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Pondicherry University admission notification 2017-18 for MA, MBA, MTech, PhD progarmmes

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Pondicherry: Pondicherry University, a central university accredited with A Grade by NAAC, has released official admission notification for the academic year 2017-18. The admission is open from today (06 April 2017) in the following degree programmes: Post Graduate, MBA, MTech, MSc, LLM, Doctoral (PhD), PG Diploma, etc. The closing date for online submission of application is 03 May 2017.

The Pondicherry University will conduct written tests for its programmes during 26-28 May 2017. The university will conduct written tests in 34 centres across India. The Pondicherry University informed that for PG Courses (Except LLM), selection will be based on Entrance Examination. For LLM course, selection will be based on entrance exam, group discussion, presentation and personal interview. For PhD, courses, admission will be based on Entrance Test and Interview.

The university informed that all the full time scholars admitted to the PhD of the University Departments will be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs.8000/- with contingency. All students of the MSc Marine Biology and Disaster Management (Port Blair) will get scholarship. In addition, Merit Scholarships & Merit cum Means Scholarships are available to deserving students of PG Degree programmes, MSc/MA Five Year Integrated Programmes. Fully free education for all differently-abled students is available.

PhD Programmes ( University Departments)

Applied Psychology

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Commerce (at Karaikal)

Computer Science & Engineering (at Puducherry & Karaikal)

Earth Sciences

Ecology and Environmental





Management (at Puducherry)

Marine Biology (at PortBlair)




Politics & International


Social Exclusion and

Inclusive Policies



Tourism Studies

List of subjects offered under PhD Programmes (Affiliated/Recognized Institutes)

Vector Control Research Centre, Puducherry

Zoology, Chemistry (Candidates qualifies with NET/UGC/ CSIR/ICMR/DST/DBT Fellowship are eligible)

Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andamans

Medical Entomology, Medical Microbiology

Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Puducherry

(Ph.D. admissions are restricted to candidates belonging to Union Territory of Puducherry only)

Botany, Commerce, Physics, Tamil, Zoology, Mathematics

Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry

Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Engineering Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry

Mechanical Engineering

Zoological Survey of India, Port Blair, Andamans

Ecology, Taxonomy

Mother Theresa post graduate & research institute of health science, puducherry


College of nursing, pondichery institute of medical science, Puducherry


For eligibility details in all programmes, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the admission prospectus of the University.  The admission prospectus is available on the official website of the university:



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