Pondicherry University Application Form 2020

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The Pondicherry University Application Form dates have been extended due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic. The country is going through a lockdown, and so the University authorities have decided to extend the dates for submitting the application form. 

The application forms will be released in June. The University conducts its entrance exam for admission to various PG and doctoral programs. You can submit your form through the online process only. Remember to ensure eligibility before applying for any course. You can also apply for more than one course in a single form. 

Application Fee Details for Various Courses

Before applying for any course, you should know the application fees for it. The below table shows the different application fees, which are to be paid to the university after filling the online form. 













Documents Required to Fill The Application Form

Pondicherry University Application Form is accepted through online mode only. You must visit the official website of the University and register for the entrance exam. You would require the following documents for the entrance exam and remember that only scanned copies of all documents should be submitted. 

  • Address proof like Aadhar card, pan card, voter card, passport or driver’s license

  • Scanned photograph and signature upload in JPEG format only

  • Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates

  • Disability certificate for PH candidates

  • Email ID and mobile number

How to Fill the Application form for Pondicherry University Entrance Exam

1st Step: Registration

You need to register first to fill the Pondicherry University Application Form. 

  • Open the official website of Pondicherry University.

  • Open the new registration tab.

  • Enter necessary details like Name, Email ID & Mobile Number.

  • User Id will be generated after OTP verification. Note it down.

  • Login with the default user id and password.

  • Change your password by following the detailed instructions.

2nd Step: Fill up Personal Details

Now you need to fill up your personal information like:

  • Father’s name, mother’s name, and date of birth.

  • Email id and phone number.

  • Caste, gender, and nationality.

  • Exam center preference.

  • Save and continue after verification.

3rd Step: Academic Details

Enter your academic details like mark sheets, experience if any, pass percentages. Then click Save and continue. 

4th Step – Upload Images

Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature. Signature should be done on a white paper of size 10Kb-30Kb. The photograph should not be more than six months old.

The photograph should be of passport size on a white background and of size 20KB – 60KB. The images must be in JPEG format. After uploading your pictures, click save, and continue. 

5th Step – Course Selection

Select the course now and discipline for which you wish to apply. After that proceed towards the payment process.

6th Step – Fee Payment

Fees are accepted through online mode only. You can submit your payments through a credit/debit card or net banking facility. A confirmation message would be sent to your registered email id and mobile number. 

7th Step – Preview and Printout

Preview your application form by hitting the preview button. You can apply for another course by repeating the above steps. After a successful preview, take a printout and keep a copy for future reference.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Does the exam take place online, or do you need to visit an Examination Center?

Ans. The entire application process is conducted online, but for the examination, you would need to visit the designated exam center. The format of the exam also varies according to the course chosen by you. Pondicherry University has exam centers spread throughout the 33 states and Union Territories of the country.

2. How can I clear my doubts about the Exam Information?

Ans. You can clarify your doubts before and after the exam. If you have any doubts regarding the online process, you can contact the examination center helpdesk for further clarification. You can also send a mail to clear doubts. 

If you have any questions regarding the course methodology, you can contact the academic team who will respond to your query.

3. What is the time duration of the Examination?

Ans. The total time for Pondicherry University Exam is 2 hours, and you are advised to visit the hall at least 2 hours before the start of the examination.

4. What are the reservation criteria for the Exam?

Ans. Yes, since it’s a Central University, reservation criteria are applicable for all programs. 15% of seats are reserved for SC, 7.5% for ST;27% for OBC NCL;5% for PH and 25% for candidates of Puducherry UT.