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Pondicherry University: Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Cutoff, Scholarships, Placement 2021

Last updated on August 30th, 2021

Pondicherry University is a central university, ranked 81 by NIRF in the overall 2020 rankings. PU is recognised by UGC and has been accredited an ‘A’ grade by NAAC.

The university offers a range of UG, PG, integrated, PhD and diploma courses with the most popular programs being M.Sc and MBA/PGDM. Admissions are both merit and entrance based.The admission to the MBA program and MSc program is done via CAT entrance exam and JNU CEEB exam respectively. For other PG programs, PU conducts its own entrance examinations.

The institute has a great placement record with numerous top companies arriving for yearly placement drives. Some of the well- known companies that recruit students from PU are TCS, HP India Pvt. Ltd.,Mahindra Satyam, Infosys, HCL Technologies, Wipro, L&T Infotech and IDBI Bank. The average placement package offered is 3.5LPA.

Pondicherry University- Key Points

  • Pondicherry University is popularly known for its flagship M.Sc and MBA programs.
  • Selection to Integrated MA/M.Sc, MCA, M.Tech programs are done on the basis of Pondicherry University Entrance Examination conducted by the university.
  • Candidates for M.Tech in Computational Biology are selected on the basis of the common entrance examination conducted by the University of Pondicherry.
  • The university provides PG diploma in four specializations.
  • The university also offers several courses through distance learning mode through the Department of Distance Education, PU.
  • For the placement season 2020, the highest package offered to the student was INR 10 LPA.

Pondicherry University: Ranking

  • The university is ranked at 81 by the NIRF in the 2020 Overall rankings.
  • Ranked 67 for overall performance by the Outlook magazine in 2020.
  • Ranked 93 for the MBA program by India Today 2020
  • Achieved Times higher education universities in three different categories in the year 2020:
    • 801 in the overall category
    • 801 for Science category
    • 501 for the Life Science category
    • 501 for the B.Tech category
  • For overall performance, the university ranked 52nd and 1451th in QS 2020 and US News 2021, respectively.

Pondicherry University: Courses & Fees

PU offers various Diploma, UG, PG and integrated courses for the students. Given below are eligibility criteria, selection process and other details for the courses offered.

Program Program Details
Integrated M.A.
  • Specializations: History, Political Science, Sociology
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with minimum 50% marks
  • Selection Process: Entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Total Fees: INR 81,501
Integrated M.Sc
  • Specializations: Applied Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics.
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with minimum 50% and Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects.
  • Selection Process: Entrance Examination conducted by the university
  • Total Fees: INR 87,501
M.Tech
  • Specializations: Computer Science & Engineering, Computational Biology, Electronics & Communication, Environmental Engineering & Management, Exploration geoscience, Green energy & technology, nano science & technology, Network & Internet Engineering.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant stream with minimum 55% aggregate from a recognized university.
  • Selection Process: Entrance examination conducted by the university
  • Total Fees: INR 43, 118
MBA
  • Specializations: Tourism Management, Banking technology, Business Analytics, Finance, Marketing, Big data Analysis, Operations Management, Human resource.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant stream from a recognized university with at least 50% marks.
  • Selection Process: The university takes admission on the basis of CAT score.
  • Total Fees: INR 1.45 Lakhs
MCA
  • Specializations: Computer Applications
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or any other degree with degree level papers in Accounting are eligible with a minimum of 50% of marks.
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Total Fees: INR 1.03 Lakhs
PG Diploma
  • Specializations: Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Food Industry, Green Energy Technology, Criminology & Forensic Science, Intellectual Property Rights, Rural development.
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Eligibility: The candidates must have passed graduation in a relevant stream from a recognized university.
  • Selection process: Entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Total Fees: INR 23,651
M.A.
  • Specializations: Anthropology, Applied Economics, English & Comparative Literature, French, Hindi, History, Mass communication, Philosophy, Political and International Relations, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Tamil
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: The candidates should have passed graduation in the relevant stream from the recognized University.
  • Selection Process: Eligible candidates for the Common Entrance (CET) conducted by the University of Pondicherry must be present.
  • Total Fees: INR 38, 181
M.Sc
  • Specializations: Applied Geology, Applied Psychology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Disaster Management, Ecology & Environmental Sciences, Electronic Media, Food Science & Nutrition, Food Science & Technology, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: The candidates should have passed Graduation in the relevant stream from the recognized University.
  • Selection Process: Entrance Examination
  • Total Fees: INR 43,118
M.Com
  • Specializations: Business Finance, Accounting & Finance
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Any degree with a bachelor’s degree in commerce or a degree in accounting is eligible for a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Selection Process: Entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Total Fees: INR 38, 181
M.Ed
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: The candidates should have passed B.Ed from the recognized University
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance examination
  • Total Fees: INR 38,181
M.LIB.I.SC
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: B.L.I.Sc. or Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
  • Selection Process: Entrance examination
  • Total Fees: INR 32,181
MPA
  • Specialization: Drama
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: The candidates should have passed bachelor’s degree from the recognized University.
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance examination
  • Total Fees: INR 38,181
MSW
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any subject with minimum 50% marks
  • Selection Criteria: entrance examination conducted by the university
  • Total Fees: INR 38,181
M.P.Ed
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: M.P.Ed Program should have passed bachelor’s degree from the recognized University with at least 50% marks.
  • Selection Criteria: entrance examination as well as physical fitness
  • Total Fees: INR 38,181
LLM
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: LLB Degree or Five years of BL/ LLB course with minimum 50% marks.
  • Selection Criteria: CLAT entrance examination as well as group discussion and personal interview.
  • Total Fees: INR 30,589
Ph.D
  • Specializations: Management Studies, Computer Science & Engineering, Disaster Management, Psychology, Food Science & Nutrition, Microbiology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, English, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Economics, Hindi, Science, Anthropology, Education, Library & Information Science, Mass Communication, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Commerce, Food Science & Technology, Social Work, Ecology & Environmental Science, Politics & International Studies, Bioinformatics, Philosophy, Sociology, Tamil, Drama & Theatre Arts, Green Energy Technology, Marine Biology, Environmental Engineering, Law, History, Physical Education, Women Studies, International Business, Electronics & Communication, Banking & Technology, Maritime Studies, Statistics, Biotechnology, Earth Science, Adult Continuing Education & Extension, Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, French, Sanskrit, Applied Psychology, South Asian Studies, Tourism Management, Electronic Media, Southern Asia Studies, and Asian Christian Studies.
  • Eligibility: The aspirants should pass the Master’s degree in relevant discipline from recognized university with minimum aggregate of 55% marks
  • Selection Process: Entrance exams, evaluation of academic records and personal interviews
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Total Fees: INR 46,301
Advanced diploma in operation theatre technology
  • Specializations: Operation Theatre technology
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Eligibility: The candidates should pass (10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent.
Certification
  • Specializations: Frech, German, Spanish, Arabuc, Japanese, Russian
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Total Fees: INR 10,200

Pondicherry University Cut off

PU admits students for the PG courses through national level examinations such as CAT and JNU- CEEB.

The CAT Cut-Off details of Pondicherry University is given below :

Courses General
MBA International Business 70
MBA Banking Technology 70
MBA Tourism Management 70
MBA Insurance 75

PU – Pondicherry JNU-CEEB Cut-off 2021

The JNU-CEEB cut-off of Pondicherry University details are given below :

Courses Category
M.Sc Biotechnology
  • General: 123
  • SC: 81
  • OBC: 107

Pondicherry University Placement

The University of Pondicherry has a placement cell that helps its students connect with recruiting agencies. Companies like TCS and HDFC Bank visit the campus every year to recruit qualified students to their institutions. The highest package is INR 10.20 LPA to the aspirants.

Top Recruiters

  • TCS
  • HP India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mahindra Satyam
  • Infosys
  • HCL Technologies
  • Wipro
  • L&T Infotech
  • IDBI Bank
  • Kotak Securities
  • Standard Chartered
  • Amazon
  • Cisco
  • Cognizant
  • IBM
  • Oracle
  • Accenture
  • HDFC Bank
  • Syntel
  • Capgemini
  • Reliance

Pondicherry University Scholarships

Being one of the top institutes in the country, PU offers several scholarships to its students. While some of these are government scholarships, the university also has its own schemes and also provides scholarships on behalf of other agencies. Below are some of the scholarships offered by the university:

  • Ph.D. Non-Net Fellowship-UGC: The university offers the Ph.D Non-Net Fellowship-UGC scholarships to scholars holding full-time Ph.D. The programs are eligible for a fellowship of INR 8,000 per month and an emergency grant each year.
  • Merit-Scholarships: The university also provides Merit-Scholarships to the first three candidates who achieve the highest percentage in the PG entrance exam. The amounts are INR 2,000 ; INR 1500 and INR 1000 for the first semester respectively.
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship: The university also provides Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to the students to continue their study based on merit and student’s parents’ income. The amount of the scholarship is INR 750 per month.
  • Scholarship for M.Sc Marine Biology and Disaster Management: The university offers INR 1000 per month to selected candidates to study these courses at Port Blair, Andamans.

Scholarship/Freeship provided by other agencies:

  • N.B.H.M. Scholarship: The National Higher Mathematics Board, Mumbai offers the scholarships for students who have cleared the NBHM exam.
  • Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child: The university also offers the Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl children pursuing PG courses.
  • Madanjeet Singh Group Scholarship: This scholarship is given to 8 students from MTech in Green Energy Technology course every year. 16 M.A. students from SAARC countries are offered the with INR 10,000 per month, free hostel accommodation, and tuition fees.

Pondicherry University FAQs

Ques: What is the placement record of media and mass communication students at Pondicherry University?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: Pondicherry university organizes successful placements for the Mass communication students. Students of Media and Mass communication get placed in news organisations, advertising agencies, public relations firms, news websites, television news channels, film industry, e-learning companies, newspapers, digital marketing companies, non-governmental organisations and academic companies.

Ques: How are the placements at Pondicherry University?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: The university arranges good placement support for all courses. Top IT / ITES, private and public sector banks, Indian as well as multinational corporations in manufacturing, services and technology-based industries have visited the ‘Department of Management Studies’ to recruit students in the MBA section. But, the university doesn’t offer the good placement support for the distance MBA course. According to the student reviews, the average salary package offered by employers is INR 3.5 LPA.

Ques: What is the intake capacity for the MBA (general) course at Pondicherry University?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: The MBA courses are very popular at Pondicherry University. The MBA admission is done based on the CAT scores. The intake capacity for the MBA (general) course is given below :

  • 148 via CAT score
  • 2 Andaman & Nicobar.
  • 18 foregin & NRI students.
Ques: What is the JNU CEEB exam and application fee for JNU CEEB 2020?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: The JNU CEEB exam is the entrance exam conducted by the Pondicherry University. For admission in M.Sc. (Biotechnology), Candidates appear for JNU CEEB for which the total acceptance of students is 23. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Examination is held in the month of December. The application fee for the JNU CEEB is as follows:

  • General / OBC: INR 340
  • SC / ST / PC: INR 260
Ques: What subjects are taught in PhD, Pondicherry University program?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: The university offers various Ph.D programs to the students. The following subjects are offered- Management Studies, Computer Science & Engineering, Disaster Management, Psychology, Food Science & Nutrition, Microbiology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, English, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Economics, Hindi, Science, Anthropology, Education, Library & Information Science, Mass Communication, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Commerce, Food Science & Technology, Social Work, Ecology & Environmental Science, Politics & International Studies, Bioinformatics, Philosophy, Sociology, Tamil, Drama & Theatre Arts, Green Energy Technology, Marine Biology, Environmental Engineering, Law, History, Physical Education, Women Studies, International Business, Electronics & Communication, Banking & Technology, Maritime Studies, Statistics, Biotechnology, Earth Science, Adult Continuing Education & Extension, Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, French, Sanskrit, Applied Psychology, South Asian Studies, Tourism Management, Electronic Media, Southern Asia Studies, and Asian Christian Studies.

Ques: What are the documents required at the time of admission in the Pondicherry University?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: The Original and Xerox Documents required at the time of admission are given below :

  • SSC certificate/ Mark statement for age proof
  • HSC or its equivalent Certificate/ Marks Statement
  • Migration/ Transfer Certificate and Conduct Certificate from the institution last attended
  • Two stamp size color photograph (For Group Medical Insurance Policy)
  • Soft copy of color passport size photograph in a CD (for Library and ID Card).
  • In case of OBC candidate, OBC with Non- Creamy Layer certificate recently issued by Competent Authority.
Ques: How is the course curriculum at The Pondicherry University?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans: The syllabus of all the courses has been streamlined so that the students can acquire great theoretical knowledge in the respective field. It helps students to gain practical knowledge as well as improve communication skills and personality development.