Pondicherry University ( PU ) Entrance Examination Selection Procedure – 2015
For Ph.D Courses / P.G. Diploma Programme / PG Courses
The selection of candidates for admission to all the P.G. / P.G .Diploma programmes, except LLM programme will be based on the marks obtained in the entrance examination only with the following exceptions:
Overseas Candidates from SAARC countries who were selected for the MSG scholarships
The selection to M.Tech Computational Biology which is offered under network teaching programme in collaboration with Anna University, Chennai will be made based on the Common Entrance Examination conducted by Pondicherry University.
The allotment of candidates to each University will be made on merit and choice of Institution furnished by the candidate in the application form. For LLM Programme, detailed selection process
The admission to the Ph.D Programmes shall be made as per the following criteria :
Entrance Exam - 70 %
Personal Interview &
Academic Record - 30 %
The NET / JRF qualified candidate with fellowships will be given direct admission to Ph.D. programmes. For further details refer the chapter Admission requirements for Ph.D. Programmes”.
The minimum cut off mark for general candidates in respect of Ph.D. admission shall be half of the average of the entrance examination marks scored by all the candidate in the respective subject.
The minimum cut of mark for OBC / SC / ST / Differently Abled candidates will be 10% below the cut off marks of the general category candidates.
For the purpose of working out the average, only ‘zero’ and above will be taken into account.
Other Conditions :
The entrance examination will be of 2 hours duration.
Mere appearance in the entrance examination does not entitle a candidate for admission to any course in this University and he / she will be granted admission only if he / she fulfils the eligibility criteria fixed for the courses.
Even if a candidate is placed in the admission list based on his / her performance in the entrance test but does not meet the eligibility criteria, he / she will not be granted admission.
Candidates are advised to take up the examination only if they satisfy the eligibility criteria.
If the number of applications received is less than the prescribed intake, there will be no entrance test; admission will be granted based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
Admission granted will be cancelled at any time, if it is found that the information furnished by the candidate is false or incorrect or if, at a later stage, it is found that the candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed for the course.
The University is not responsible for any postal delay or non-receipt of select card / admission intimation, etc.
Only selected candidates will be informed of their selection. The list will also be hosted on the University website.
The candidates selected for admission to M.Sc. & Ph.D. Marine Biology and Disaster Management offered in Andaman centre should give an undertaking in writing to the University that they join the course at their own risk and shall take an insurance policy to the tune of Rs.5 lakhs.
The University reserves the right to increase / decrease the intake of any of the programmes. The University also reserves the right not to offer any of its courses due to administrative reasons.
The Overall Merit Lists, Selection and Waiting Lists will be hosted in the University website.
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Steps to Download SRFTI Admit Card First of all applicants should log on to the official website that is srfti ac in Now hit on ldquo Announcements rdquo link which is mentioned at the homepage Then you will get aMore Details >>