Pondicherry University Transport

The University offers transport facilities (buses and vans), separatley for the faculty, staff and free for students to commute from Puducherry town and its outskirts such as Ariyankuppam and Villianur to the main campus for attending classes/work. For students 8 buses are operated on various routes and for staff 5 buses are operated in various routes. Exclusive buses are operated for Ladies students on certain routes depending upon the strength.

Green Transport

Green Transport For in campus transport, 4 battery operated vehicles are plied from 6.30 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. on all days and for movement of students from Departments to mess and other places within the campus, buses are plied in addition to battery operated vehicles. For the mobility of the faculty, staff, research scholars and students inside the campus, free circular bus trips are run at the interval of every half-an-hour during all working days.

Free Bicycles

Free bicycles are provided within the campus for the convenience of users. A full fledged 24 hours air conditioned ambulance is operated for the students and staff and is available in the University Health Centre (Phone No. 2254269) In addition to the transport facilities provided for the Faculty / Staff / Students. University buses and vans are operated for school trips for the transport of KV School children. Free transport is provided for the children of the University staff coming from the quarters and nearby villages to various schools in the town. An emergency vehicle is made available at the University Guest House throughout the night. University approved taxi operators as detailed below , are appointed for providing vehicles for staff at approved rates for various outstation official trips.

  (Onward :  8.40 a.m. from the first point   Return : 5.35 p.m. from Science and   
                                                                               Humanities Block)      
City Route
Ram International Hotel – Kamban Kalai Arangam – (Old Bus stand) – Law College – Post Office – Handmade Paper Mill – Women’s College – Perumal Kovil – Muthialpet Market – Kala Thirumana Nilayam – Campus  and Campus  rounds.
Ariyankuppam Route Two Buses , (No. 2 Gents & No. 3 Ladies)
Ariyankuppam (Church) – Murungapakkam Bus Stop – Nainarmandabam  (Nagammal Kovil Bus Stop) – Marapalam (Signal) – Tagore Nagar – Jeeva Colony – Ponniyamman Kovil  - Ashok Nagar (Vanavil) – Navalar Nedunchezhian School – JTS – Uzhavar Santhai –  Campus and Campus rounds.
JIPMER Hospital – MOH Petrol Bunk – Rajiv Gandhi Statue – Saram – Balaji – Women’s College – Perumal Kovil – Muthialpet  Market – Campus and Campus round.
Nellithope Route
Kandhan Complex – Nathan Thirumana Nilayam – Balaji – Nellithope – New Bus stand – Ram International Hotel -  Bharathidasan Women’s College – Campus and Campus rounds.
Villianur Route Two buses (No. 6 Gents & No. 7 Ladies)
Commune Panchayat (Villianur) – Anna Statue (Villianur) – Sulthanpet Bus stop – Thattanchavady (Opp. To E.B) – Moolakualam – Kamban Nagar – Pavazhakaranchavady – Indira Gandhi – Statue – Lawspet Main Road – Pettuchettipet – Mahavir Nagar – Paris Mahal and Campus round. 
Saram Route
Indira Gandhi Statue – Rajiv Gandhi Statue – Saram – Balaji – Women’s College – Campus and Campus rounds.
 In addition to the buses , 2 Mazda vans are  operated for the transport of teachers and  officers.
Swaraj  Mazda vans shall ply in the following routes :
Van No
Onward Trips
Return Trip
Van No. 1
PY 01 T 9657
Lawspet Route
Periyar Nagar – Rajiv Gandhi  Statue – Pakkumudaiyanpet – Ponniyamman Koil –  Vanavil – Navalar School – Uzhavar Sandai – Bharathi Nagar – Muthialpet – University.
Reverse of onward routes
Van No.2
PY 01 Z 2557
City Route
Pavazha Nagar – Sarathambal Nagar – Brindhavan – Balaji Theatre – Hotel Jayaram – Ram International Hotel – Chinna Manikoondu – Gingee Salai – Vysial Street – Eswaran Koil – BGCW – University.
Reverse of onward route but with some changes after Vysial Street – Ambour Salai – Candappa Mudali street – Ram International Hotel – Hotel Jayaram- Balaji Theatre – Brindahavan – GAW – Sarathambal Nagar – Pavazha Nagar.

Travel Agencies for taxi services on hire basis:

Sl.NoAddressContact Nos.
1M/s Sivasakthi Travels ,
No.66, Perumal Koil Street,
Pondicherry - 605001

Phone No :   2220682

Mobile No :  9842333199

2M/s Comfort Tours & Travels,
No.567, M.G. Road ,
(Near Mahalakshmi Thirumana Mandapam)
Chinna kadai, Pondicherry
Pondicherry -605001. 

Phone No   :   2223724

Mobile No  :   9842355959

3M/s. Maha Travels,
Auroville Main Road,
Auroville - 605 101

Phone No   :  2622915

Mobile No  :  9842360701

Complaints if any, (including  the service rendered by the taxi operators) may be informed to  
  1.   The Deputy Registrar    -    Telephone No. 0413-2655176 ,   e-mail ce@pondiuni.edu.in
  2.   The Section Officer       -    Telephone No. 0413-2654254 ,   e-mail rj_sgy@yahoo.co.in

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