Pondicherry University Admissions 2020 – Faculty, Courses, Eligibility, Distance Education


Check out the information about the 2020 admissions of Pondicherry University. The University recently released the Admissions Notifications. The University invites students by offering PG, MCA, M.P.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., PG Diploma & Certificate Courses in regular mode and by offering UG, PG & MBA Courses in DDE mode.

In this article, we are going to provide details like Admissions, Application Process, Courses & its Duration, Eligibility Criteria, Fees Structure, Faculty, Important Links, Distance Education & Contact Details of PU (பாண்டிச்சேரி பல்கலைக்கழகம்). Read this article completely to obtain more information about Pondicherry University Admissions 2020.

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Pondicherry University

Events Information
Name of the Organisation Pondicherry University
Location Kalapet, Puducherry, India
Admission based on Merit List
Courses General – PG, MCA, M.P.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., PG Diploma & Certificate Courses

DDE – UG, PG & MBA Courses

Mode of Application Online/offline
Contact number 0413 – 2655179
Official Website Click here

About University

PU was established in 1985 by the Govt. of India in Kalapaet, Puducherry. The University has 50,000 students in its 90 affiliated colleges including 10,000 students in the distance education (DDE) mode. The Current On-campus strength of this university is  6,500. It has introduced the Choice Based Credit System [CBCS] & Online Admissions for Post Graduate Courses. The university library, named after Ananda Ranga Pillai, was established on Sept 1986.

This University became India’s fastest-growing central university with 300% all-round growth in Students, Faculty, Infrastructure, Teaching programs & Research projects. The Faculty are from 22 states, students from 30 states & union territories. It also has some social-oriented plans for students i.e., Rent-free hostels to girls, Free education & free hostels to all physically challenged, Free transport to students,100% disabled-friendly buildings & special library for visually challenged.

Pondicherry University Regular Courses & Duration

Courses Duration
M.A. 2 years
M.Sc. 2 years
M.Tech. 2 years
MBA 2 years
MCA 3 years
M.Com. 2 years
M.Ed. 2 years
M.P.A. 2 years
MLIS 2 years
M.P.Ed. 2 years
MSW 2 years
M.Phil. 2 years
Ph.D. 3 years
PG Diploma 1 year
Certificate Courses 1 year

Directorate of Distance Education Courses & Duration

Courses Duration
B.Com. 3 years
BBA 3 years
M.A. 2 years
M.Com. 2 years
M.B.A. 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

Here we have provided the eligibility for both Regular & Distance Education Courses:

  • UG Courses – Candidates should have to complete (10+2) in a relevant discipline with at least 55% aggregate marks from any recognized Board.
  • PG Courses – Candidates have to pass graduation in a relevant stream with a min. of 50% aggregate marks from any recognized University.
  • M.Phil. Courses – Candidates have to pass his / her masters in the relevant discipline from any recognized University.
  • Ph.D. Courses – Candidates have to pass Masters or M.Phil. in the relevant discipline from any recognized University.
  • PG Diploma – Candidates who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Finance or an equivalent bachelor’s degree with 50% of marks from a recognized university.
  • Certificate Courses – Candidates have to pass (10+2) / equivalent examination in a relevant stream with a min. of 40% aggregate marks from any recognized university.

Pondicherry University Admissions

Administration / Faculty

Pondicherry University Application Process

Step by step process to apply for the Admissions :

  • Visit the official website of the University – http://www.pondiuni.edu.in/
  • From the home page, click on the ‘Admissions’ section which is at the top of the page.
  • From the dropdown menu, click on the ‘Downloads’ tab.
  • The links of Application forms will display on the screen. Click on the desired one.
  • Fill all the necessary details, upload the scanned Passport Size Photo, Signature, and the relevant documents.
  • Check the details & submit the Application.

Important Links

Distance Education

Fee Structure



  • Good Ambiance
  • Excellent Coaching


  • Poor Lab Facilities
  • Not responding to mails

Ratings – 4.2/5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is PU UGC approved?

Ans. Yes. All the Programs offered by PU are approved by the Joint Committee of DEC, AICTE & UGC. It may also be noted that this University is a Central University, completely funded by the Govt. of India.

What is a famous Pondicherry?

Ans. Tourists in Pondicherry can also indulge in various water activities like surfing, scuba diving, etc. if they are seeking an adrenaline rush. For seekers of spirituality, Pondicherry is known for Aurobindo Ashram & Auroville attracting thousands of tourists to explore this beautiful city.

How do I contact PU?

Ans. Contact Office:
The Assistant Registrar,
Telephone: 91-413-2655175.
Intercom : (2654) 206.
Fax: 91-413-2655265.
e-mail: arvcs@pondiuni.edu.in.

Is Pondicherry University good for MBA?

Ans. The campus provides a good ambiance. Placements of our university go up to an average of 4.32 LPA in the master of business management. And faculty also supports a lot in this concern.

Contact Details

The Registrar,

Pondicherry University,

Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Administrative Building,

R.V.Nagar, Kalapet,

Puducherry – 605014.

Tel: 0413 – 2655179

e-mail: registrar@pondiuni.edu.in

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