Pondicherry University (PU), Kalapet is a central university established in 1985 by the Government of India through an Act of the Parliament. The university boasts over 400 faculty members and 6100 students from across the country on its rolls. There are over 45,000 students in its 87 affiliated colleges. aThe university has a Directorate of Distance Education offering Master’s Programme in Management to cater to the aspirations of students who are not able to pursue higher education through “on-campus” mode and corporate professionals across the country.
The university hosts three campuses. The main campus is located at Puducherry and the other two off-campuses at Karaikal and Port Blair. The 800 acre main campus hosts well-furnished, air-conditioned auditorium, bank, book shop, canteen, Wi-Fi-enabled computer centre, day care centre, guest house, gymnasium, health centre, shopping complex, state-of-the-art laboratories, free transport on and off the campus, and excellent sports facilities. The Ananda Rangapillai Library features a collection of more than 2lakh books and 25,084 e-journals, 7,455 e-books, 36 e-databases and 620 e-thesis.
Online application form can be downloaded from the linkhttp://www.pondiuni.edu.in. Applicants need to send a hard copy of the filled in application form along with DD of Rs. 100/- towards application fee drawn in favour of Finance officer, Pondicherry University payable at Puducherry. By Post- For application form and brochure write to the principal, Pondicherry University along with DD Rs. 100/- towards application fee drawn in favour of Finance officer, Pondicherry University payable at Puducherry with a self-adressed envelop of size 32cm*25 cm stamped for Rs. 60/- Eligibility criteria Diploma/B.Voc/UG degree courses- Candidate should have passed plus two/HSC or equivalent with the relevant subjects. PG diploma- Candidate should hold a bachelor degree in the relevant branch of study with minimum of 45 percent marks. For more details please visit http://www.pondiuni.edu.in/news?quicktabs_2=0#quicktabs-2. Fees -For detailed information on fees, please contact the university.
Pondicherry University is ranked among the top ten universities in India by leading education surveys. The university has introduced innovations like the Choice-based Credit System and on-line admission for postgraduate studies.