Updated On - July 11th 2019, Updated By - Sudhir


Pondicherry University is a central university in Puducherry, India. Founded in 1985 by the Government of India, the university is a collegiate university with a jurisdiction spread over the Union. It has a good infrastructure for provides the best education quality to every student. The University offers a lot of facilities for the candidate such as the Internet in the campus, Library, Hostel, etc. It also provides the scholarship for the ranker student of each department.

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University NamePondicherry University
University TypeCentral
Accredited byNCTE, AICTE, NAAC-A
LocationKalapet, Puducherry
RankingsIndia NIRF (2018)- 59
Campus Area-
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
Vice ChancellorProf.Gurmeet Singh
Accommodation Facility For both (Boys & Girls)
How to Reach-
Founded In1985
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Pondicherry University, Kalapet Admission 2019

This university is located in Kalapet, Puducherry. University provides many courses at UG and PG level. The university provides the many courses is many subjects like science, commerce, medical and Law. Admission at this university depends on the entrance exam. University conducts the entrance exam at the state level as well as the national level. Firstly the candidate needs to fill in the application form for the entrance exam. University provides the application form in online mode or offline mode. For the online candidate needs to visit the university website and for the offline form, the candidate needs to download the application form from the university official website and can visit the university campus. University has the eligibility criteria for admission. If the candidate takes the admission in UG courses then-candidate required the 12th class from a recognized board. If the candidate takes the admission in PG courses then-candidate required the  UG courses from a recognized university. 

For Admission in Ph.D.: The university provides the course of Ph.D. in multi-disciplines. the program is provided in full-Time as well as Part-Time(External/Internal)mode.

Candidate must have complete PG degree in relevant discipline from any recognized university at least aggregate the 55% marks secured for admission in Ph.D.

Some of the Main Features i

  • University was founded on 16 Oct 1985 and it is the central university.
  • This university is recognized by the University grant commission and accredited by the NAAC with the "A Grade".
  • University has the more than 95 affiliated Colleges in this university.
  • University declares the result online on the university official website.
  • The university has the national Digital library. this library has books, thesis, Audio Lecture, Article, Manuscripts, and other facilities.
  • This University also provides distance education in all subjects.
  • University also provides the other facilities like ad hostel, canteen, mess and other facilities to the students.
  • University also has the guest house for the faculties members and the university's guest. 
  • Hostel: the university has given the separate residential facility for girls and boys. the hostel has all the basic and measure facilities enabled such as 24 hours power supply, and filtered drinking water supply, well-equipped study room, TV Hall and apart from that they provide some indoor games.

Pondicherry University Placement, Kalapet

From this university has very good placement scenario. the university has separate placement cell or its has very active to invited the various companies for placement and almost reputed companies visit on the campus of the university and placed the all eligible students. apart from that college also given the internship opportunity to final year students. the internship experience was very useful for their career.

  • This university provides several interviews and training opportunity for the students every year.
  • University placed the students in respective and reported university in the good package.
  • The percentage of the placement is 70% to 80% per year.
  • University also arranges the internship and training for all students.

Top Recruiting Companies in Pondicherry University, Kalapet in the last  years

  • WIPRO 
  • TCS 


Name of FacultyDesignationDepartment
Dr. Jesurathnam DevarapalliAssistant ProfessorDepartment Of Anthropology
Dr. B.B. MohantyProfessorDepartment Of Sociology
Dr. T. NambirajanProfessorDepartment Of Management Studies
Dr. R. Prabhakara RayaProfessorDepartment Of Management Studies
Dr. P. DhavachelvanProfessorDepartment Of Computer Science
Dr. P.NatarajanProfessorDepartment Of Commerce
Dr. D.LazarAssociate ProfessorDepartment Of Commerce
Dr. Amaresh SamantarayaAssociate ProfessorDepartment Of Economics
Dr. M.RamachandranProfessorDepartment Of Economics
Dr. P. SamundiswaryAssistant ProfessorDepartment Of Electronics Engineering


University provides the scholarship on a merit basis. It provides the scholarship to the toppers of all department. University also provides the stipend to some students and the amount is the 5000/- month. For higher education, the university also provides the loan facility. the university also has given the good amount of scholarship for meritorious students. and they also advise getting education loan from the bank. the various nationalized bank provided the education loan with the lowest interest. apart from that the government of central and state also given the good amount of scholarship based on the last qualifying examination or who are studying in any professionals course. 

Approvals and Recognitions

  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Rating of PU

  • Faculty & Course Curriculum - 3.9
  • Crowd & Campus Life - 4.4
  • Value for Money - 4.4
  • Placements - 3.2
  • Infrastructure - 4.4

Award & Ranking 

Ranking:- India NIRF (2018)- 59

Contact Details:

  • Website:- http://www.pondiuni.edu.in
  • Address:- Pondicherry University,
                     Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Administrative Building,
                     R.V.Nagar, Kalapet,
                     Puducherry – 605014.
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