How to Apply?


For Application form BY POST and Information Brochure, write to The Deputy Registrar (Academic ), Pondicherry University, R. V. Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry 605 014. along with original bank challan for the prescribed fee and a self addressed envelope of size 32cm x 25cm, stamped for Rs.90/-. Request for application must be superscribed on the envelope “Request for application form for admission...(Course name)".


Application form can be submitted online through the University Website Send the hard copy (in A4 size) along with the original bank challan for the prescribed fee.


The application forms can also be obtained from the Pondicherry University Staff Co-operative Credit Society at the University campus on payment of the cost of the application form plus Rs. 10/- as service charge.


For all courses Rs.100/-, Rs. 50/- for SC/ST, Exempted for differently abled candidates - subject to submission of relevant certificates.

Filling of application form

1. There are two application forms -One for PG/ PG Diploma courses and another for M.Phil./ Ph.D. programmes.Candidates should ensure that they use correct application form.

2. Due care should be taken in filling the application form. Enter correct course code in the relevant column which is very important.

3. All columns should be filled correctly and unambiguously.

4. Write NA against columns that are not applicable.

5. Do not fold or staple the application form.

6. Fill in all columns with complete and correct information after going through the prospectus. Incomplete/ false/wrong information will entail rejection of application. Any claim based on wrong information, wrong course code, centre code, etc. will not be entertained at a later stage.

7. Apply separately for each course.

8. Use only HB pencil for shading inside the ovals/ brackets. Write with black ball point pen inside the boxes.

9. While filling in the qualification and marks, care should be taken to provide the relevant marks/ grades.

10. Candidates who apply for M.Com.and MCA courses which are offered at Puducherry and Karaikal Centres of the University, should give their order of preference of centre of study at relevant column of the PG application form.

11. Candidates who apply for M.Sc. Computational Biology which is offered at Anna University, Chennai, Madurai Kamaraj University and Pondicherry University should give their order of
preference of the University at relevant column of P.G. Application form.

12. Army personnel who apply for admission (see Chapter "Reservation") as per the MOU should submit the prescribed application (offline only and not by online) through the Army
Headquarters. The application form can be obtained from the Army Headquarters on payment of prescribed application fee.

13. In respect of Ph.D subjects (e.g.Chemistry, Physics, etc.) which are offered both in the University Departments and in the affiliated institution(s), the candidates should
appear for a common entrance examination. The selection will be based on a common merit list. The candidates will have the option to join either in the University department or in the affiliated
Institution as per their choice vis-à-vis their position in the merit list, subject to fulfillment of the eligibility and residential conditions. In such cases one application is enough.

14. In the cases of subjects where both M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes are offered in the University the candidates should give their options at the relevant column of the M.Phil/ Ph.D. application form as to whether to be considered for admission to M.Phil. only or Ph.D. only
or for both (One application is sufficient if applying for both M.Phil. and Ph.D.).

15. Candidates are free to apply for admission to as many courses as he/ she wishes after ensuring from the schedule for entrance examination that there is no clash in the dates of entrance exams of his/ her choice. For each course a separate application form has to be
submitted with the required fee. The University assumes no responsibility for a candidate who has applied for subjects for which examinations have been scheduled simultaneously. He/
she will be allowed to take up only one examination of his/her choice in the particular session even if he/she has applied for more than one course in the same session.

16. DO NOT send any enclosure along with the application form.


Return the filled in application forms by Registered/ Speed Post or in Person to the Deputy Registrar (Academic-II), Pondicherry University, R.Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry - 605 014 so as to reach him on or before the last date notified by the Admission Committee. Superscribe the envelope as “Application for admission to ....................... (Name of the course)”

Candidates applying for more than one course should send their applications in separate covers.
Incomplete applications and those received after the last date i.e. will be summarily rejected.
Retain a photocopy of the application and produce the same along with postal proof, in case of non-receipt of hall ticket.