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  1. 1. PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY 25 (A Central University established by an Act of Parliament No. 53 of 1985) 8 5 - 201 19 0 0 Silver Jubilee Celebrating 25 years of excellence in higher education P R OS P E C T US 2 010- 11
  2. 2. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver Jubilee www.pondiuni.edu.in
  3. 3. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver Jubilee Vice Chancellor’s Message electronic access to Journals and The University is conscious that with e-resources, conference halls, playfields, increasing inter disciplinary nature of health centre, placement and other job opportunities available globally, it is services such as free buses to reach the inevitable for any student to cross the University, eco friendly commutation in borders of his specialized field & learn campus by electric cars & bicycles are a more in allied fields, to make himself few to mention. The University offers adaptable to the changing scenarios. many inter-disciplinary courses in Arts, To fulfill their need, the University has Pure and Applied Sciences, Humanities started 22 PG Diploma programmes and Social Sciences, Commerce, and 6 foreign language certificate Management, Education, Electronic courses thus providing them providing Media, Environment, Nano sciences, them add on options in various relevantH uman Resource development Green technology, Performing Arts disciplines. For example, a student and higher education in India and Computer science through Choice of ‘Master in Social Work’ can now are focused on access to a Based Credit System. Expansion, possess two additional P.G. Diploma inlarge number of aspiring students to Excellence with Equity is the punch line Industrial Psychology and Labour Laws,undergo higher education with quality and thrust of the University. which will add immense value to hisand affordability. As one of the Central employability. Similarly any student inUniversities, Pondicherry University Our faculty, officers and staff work with Bio-sciences will now have an option tohas facilities and amenities to students commitment to maintain the standards add a P.G. Diploma in Bio-Technologyto stay and study a wide range of 147 and to adopt the best practices. The which is currently in great demand.courses. The main campus located at emphasis of the University is to promotePuducherry has a lush green tropical inter-disciplinary programmes. A large To enable the large number ofevergreen forest along the east coast of number of national and international students from other states studying inIndia bordered with the Bay of Bengal. conferences and seminars are held by the campus, to possess a functionalThe University has established two more way of inviting visiting faculty from knowledge of Tamil, a specially designedcampuses to offer P.G. courses, one across the country and overseas to certificate course in Tamil is also beingat Karaikal (UT of Pondicherry) share their experiences and expertise. offered from this year.and the other at Port Blair (UT of We welcome students from otherAndaman and Nicobar Islands). The countries to take courses and carry back All the Add-On courses are alsoUniversity has excellent ambience for the credits. Recently, the University has made open to the local population ofhigher studies, research and cultural taken a big leap ahead with expansion Puducherry enhancing their access toexchange. It has nineteen hostels, of teaching departments, infrastructure, higher education.networked Wi-Fi campus, support research facilities with an ultimateservices. Scholarships and freeships are objective of 400% expansion of the We invite scholars and students toprovided to help deserving students to student, teacher and scholar strength avail this opportunity to enhancepursue their education and research. by the end of 2011-12. There will be their knowledge and realize theirThe modern laboratories, library with 450 faculty spread over 13 schools. full potential. www.pondiuni.edu.in
  4. 4. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver Jubilee VISITOR Smt. PRATIBHA DEVISINGH PATIL Her Excellency, the President of India CHANCELLOR Shri MOHAMMAD HAMID ANSARI Hon’ble Vice-President of India CHIEF RECTOR Dr. IQBAL SINGH His Excellency, the Lt. Governor of Puducherry VICE-CHANCELLOR Prof. J. A. K. TAREEN Director of Culture and Cultural Relations Professor A. BALASUBRAMANIAN Registrar Shri S. LOGANATHAN Finance Officer Shri S. RAGHAVAN IA & AS Controller of Examinations (i/c) Dr. J. SAMPATH Librarian Dr. R. SAMYUKTHA DEANS OF SCHOOLS School of Life Sciences: Dr. PRIYA DAVIDAR School of Performing Arts: Dr. R. RAJU School of Social Sciences & International Studies: Dr. D. SAMBANDHAN School of Management: Dr. M. BASHEER AHMED KHAN School of Education: Dr. M. S. LALITHAMMA School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences: Dr. H. SURYA PRAKASH RAO Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences: Dr. A.M.S. RAMASAMY School of Humanities: Dr. R. VENGUATTARAMANE Subramania Bharathi School of Tamil Language & Literature: Dr. S. AROKIANATHAN www.pondiuni.edu.in
  5. 5. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver Jubilee Schools, Departments/ Centres & respective headsSubramania Bharati School of Centre for Foreign Languages Dr. (Mrs.) Nalini J. ThampiTamil Language & Literature Dr. S. Arokianathan Escande Chair in Asian Christian Studies Dr. P. A. Sampath KumarSchool of Management School of Social Sciences and International StudiesDepartment of Department of Anthropology Dr. A. ChellaperumalManagement Studies Dr. R. Prabhakara Raya Department of Sociology Dr. B. B. MohantyDepartment of Commerce Dr. Malabika Deo Department of History Dr. Venkata RaghothamDepartment of Economics Dr. M. Ramadass Department of Politics &Department of Tourism International Studies Dr. B. MohananStudies Dr. G. Anjaneya Swamy Department of Social Work Dr. G. RamathirthamDepartment of (Course co-ordinator)Banking Technology Dr. K. Chandrasekhara Rao Madanjeet Singh Institute ofDepartment of South Asia RegionalInternational Business Dr. K. Mohan Cooperation (MISARC) &Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences Centre for South Asian Studies Prof. N. K. JhaDepartment of Mathematics Dr. V. Indumathi Centre for Women’s Studies Dr. Usha V. T.Department of Statistics Dr. P. Dhanavanthan Centre for Study of SocialSchool of Physical, Chemical and Applied Sciences Exclusion and Inclusive Policies Dr. T. Subramanyam NaiduDepartment of Physics Dr. G. Govindaraj School of Engineering & TechnologyDepartment of Chemistry Dr. P. Sambasiva Rao Department of ComputerDepartment of Earth Sciences Dr. M. S. Pandian Science Dr. R. SubramanianDepartment of Applied Department of ElectronicsPsychology (Course co-ordinator) Dr. V. C. Thomas Engineering (Course co-ordinator) Dr. V. V. Ravi Kanth KumarSchool of Life Sciences Centre for Pollution ControlDepartment of Biochemistry & and Environmental Engineering Dr. S. A. AbbasiMolecular Biology (Head (i/c)) Dr. P. P. Mathur School of Education Dr. M. S. LalithammaDepartment of Biotechnology Dr. S. JayachandranDepartment of Food Science School of Medical Sciencesand Technology (Head i/c) Dr. H. Pratap Kumar Shetty P.G. Courses to be jointly offered with Affiliated MedicalDepartment of Ecology & Colleges under Public Private Partnership modelEnvironmental Sciences Dr. N. Parthasarathy School of Performing ArtsDepartment of Ocean Studies Department of Performing Dr. V. Arumugam& Marine Biology Dr. P. M. Mohan ArtsDepartment of Coastal Disaster School of Media & CommunicationManagement Department of MassCentre for Bioinformatics Dr. P. P. Mathur Communication Dr. A. BalasubramanianSchool of Humanities Department of Library and Dr. R. SamyukthaDepartment of English Dr. S. Murali Information SciencesDepartment of French Dr. (Mrs.) Nalini J. Thampi Centre for Electronic Media Dr. A. BalasubramanianDepartment of Hindi Dr. V. Vizialakshmi Madanjeet School of Green Energy TechnologiesDepartment of Sanskrit Dr. C. S. Radhakrishnan Centre for Green EnergyDepartment of Philosophy Dr. K. Srinivas Technology (Course co-ordinator) Dr. H. Surya Prakash RaoDepartment of Physical Centre for Nano Sciences &Education and Sports Dr. N. Govindarajulu Technology (Course co-ordinator) Prof. N. SatyanarayanaCollege Development Council Dr. A. Balasubamanian, Community College Dr. K. S. Kumari Dean (i/c) PrincipalDirectorate of Distance Edn. Dr. S. Bhaskaran Central Instumentation Dr. G. Govindaraj Director Facility Co-ordinatorAcademic Staff College Dr. S. Hariharan Centre for Adult and Dr. K. Devan Director Continuing Education Lecturer (SG) www.pondiuni.edu.in
  6. 6. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver Jubilee Administrative officersOffICE Of THE VICE-CHAnCELLOR Assistant RegistrarAssistant Registrar R. Segar (Ramanujan School of N. RaviVice-Chancellor’s Secretariat Mathenatical Sciences)OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OFFICE OF THE CONTROLLER OF ExAMINATIONSAssistant Registrar (PCR) S. Alamelu Deputy Registrar Dr. S. ManivannanRegistrar’s Secretariat (DDE-Examinations)Deputy Registrar (Academic II) Dr. J. Sampath Deputy Registrar Dr. B. ChitraDeputy Registrar (Administration) P. Subramanian (Examinations)Deputy Registrar (SC/ ST) M. Jagannathan Assistant Registrar P. VaitheanathanDeputy Registrar Dr. M. Rajendiran (Examinations)(Planning & Development) Assistant Registrar DDE (Exams) Dr. S. K. BalasundaramLaw Officer A. Balasubramanian Assistant Registrar (Exams) P. MuralidassanAssistant Registrar B. Routtramourthy Public Grievances Officer K. Devan(Planning & Development) OFFICE OF THE FINANCE OFFICERAssistant Registrar S. Punitha Deputy Registrar (F&A) K. Chandramorthy(Administration) Assistant Registrar (Finance) P. GunasekaranAssistant Registrar N. Giridharan Assistant Registrar (Accounts) G. Venguidesvarane(Establishment) Project Officer, Project Cell S. RamalingamAssistant Registrar M. Velayutham OFFICER ON SPECIAL DuTy(Purchase & Stores) Officer on Special Duty D. SathyanarayanaAssistant Registrar B.N.K. Radipe (Vigilance and Security)(Academic I) Engineering WingAssistant Registrar L.R. Franklin Thomas Superintending Engineer R. Gopalakrishnan(Academic II) Executive Engineer R. DwaraganathanAssistant Registrar D.J.P. Babu Assistant Engineers N. Sankaramurthy(Public Relations) K. Vadivel Other OfficersCentral Library Central Instrumentation facilityDeputy Librarian V. Meibalan Technical Officer Gr. – II P. KasirajanDeputy Librarian U. Nagalingam Technical Officer Gr. – I (SS) P. ThillaimaniAssistant Librarian (SG) V. R. Rajan Technical Officer Gr. – I (SS) S. RamasamyAssistant Librarian K. Nallaperumal Pillai Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) Assistant Registrar V.ParthasarathyAssistant Librarian S. Durai Centre for BioinformaticsAssistant Librarian R. Hema Information Officer M. Sundara MohanAssistant Librarian Dr. M. Baskar HostelsAssistant Librarian K. Saravanan Chief Warden (Men) Dr. P. A. Sampath Kumar (Community College) Chief Warden (Women) Dr. Ilamathy JanakiramanAssistant Librarian N. Sankara Subramanian Assistant Registrar B. RouttramourthyAssistant Librarian G. Sivasubramanian Wardens : Men’s HostelsComputer/ Information Z. Olirvel Bharathidasan Dr. Subhadip BhadraScientist Ilango Adigal Dr. R. SankaranarayananComputer Centre Kalidas Dr. C. ThirunavukkarasuSystems Manager Marie Stanislas Ashok Kamban Dr. Pramod SinghSystems Analyst K. Palanivel Subramania Bharathi Dr. Subhadip Bhadra Tagore Dr. Jitendra Mohan MishraHorticulture Valmiki Dr. K. AnbuHorticulturist Dr.R. Manivannan Kannadasan Mr. Santhosh MathewHealth Centre Kabir Das Dr. R. KrishnaMedical Officer – I Dr. Sheela Das Foreign Students’ Sri. M. Rejoyson ThangalMedical Officer – II Dr. S. Makalakshmi Karaikal (Boys) Dr. S. Amilan Karaikal (Girls) Dr. Lalitha RamakrishnanMedia centre Wardens : Women’s HostelsProducer Sanjeev Kumar Ganga Ms. Archana PanFM Radia Cauvery Dr. D. SultanaExecutive Producer Saleema Rabiyath Saraswathy Dr. R. Amutha Yamuna Dr. Mumtaz Begum www.pondiuni.edu.in
  7. 7. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver Jubilee TablE Of CONTENTS01. Programmes A-Z 0802. Schools & Departments/ Centres 0903 Puducherry 1004. The University 1105. Quality Living 1206. Common Facilities 13 Library 13 Computer Centre 14 Central Instrumentation Facility 1607. International 1808. Financial Assistance 1909. Credit System (CBCS) 2010. How to Apply 2011. Examination Centres 2112. Selection Process 2213. Reservation 2214. Admission Requirements 24 Ph.D. 26 M.Phil. 32 P.G. Courses 34 P.G. Diploma courses 4015 General Conditions of Admission 4016. Fees 4117. Hostels 5118. Conduct and Discipline 5319. Course/ Centre/ Institution Codes 5420. Add-On Courses 13921. UGC Academic Staff College 14322. Pondicherry University Community College 14423. Directorate of Distance Education 14524 Placement Cell 14625 Affiliated Institutions - Ph.D. Supervisors 14726. Academic Calendar 151 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  8. 8. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver Jubilee PROGRaMMES a-Z with page numbersM.a. 133. Computer Science 105. M.P.Ed. (Master of 92. Coastal Disaster112. Anthropology 63. Economics Physical Education & Management63. Applied Economics 72. Mathematics Sports) 61. Commerce99. English & Comparative 77. Physics 133. Computer Science & Literature 74. Statistics M. Phil. Engineering101. French (Translation & 112. Anthropology 109. Drama & Theatre Arts Interpretation) M.Tech. 107. Asian Christian 81. Earth Sciences102. Hindi 133. Computer Science & Studies 89. Ecology and Environ-115. History Engineering 79. Chemistry mental Sciences129. Mass Communication 132. Electronics 61. Commerce 63. Economics104. Philosophy (also see p.38) 109. Drama & Theatre Arts 123. Education117. Politics & International 135. Environmental 63. Economics 126. Electronic Media Relations Engineering & 99. English 99. English103. Sanskrit Management 135. Environmental 135. Environmental113. Sociology 81. Exploration Technology Technology119. South Asian Studies Geosciences 101. French 93. Food Science &58. Tamil 137. Green Energy 102. Hindi Nutrition Technology 115. History 93. Food Science & TechnologyM.S c . 138. Nano Sciences & 72. Mathematics 101. French81. Applied Geology Technology 104. Philosophy 133. Network & Internet 105. Physical Education & 102. Hindi83. Applied Psychology Engineering Sports 115. History85. Biochemistry & 77. Physics 69. International Business Molecular Biology 117. Politics & International 130. Library & Information95. Bioinformatics Mba Science87. Biotechnology 66. Banking Technology Studies 103. Sanskrit 60. Management79. Chemical Sciences 60. Business 122. Social Exclusion & 91. Marine Biology92. Coastal Disaster Administration Inclusive Policies 129. Mass Communication Management 60. Insurance 114. Social Work 72. Mathematics95. Computational Biology Management 113. Sociology 104. Philosophy133. Computer Science 69. International Business 58. Tamil 105. Physical Education &89. Ecology and Environ- 64. Tourism 58. Tamil Sports mental Sciences (Modern Literature) 77. Physics126. Electronic Media93. Food Science & MCa, M.Com., 58. Tamil 117. Politics & International M.Ed., MlIS, M.P.Ed., (Religious Literature) Studies Nutrition 103. Sanskrit93. Food Science & MSW, M.P.a. 121. Women’s Studies 122. Social Exclusion & Technology 133. MCA Inclusive Policies91. Marine Biology 130. MLIS (Master of Ph.D. 114. Social Work72. Mathematics Library and 112. Anthropology 113. Sociology85. Microbiology Information Science) 83. Applied Psychology 119. South Asian Studies77. Physics 109. MPA (Theatre Arts) 107.Asian Christian Studies 74. Statistics74. Statistics 114. MSW (Master of 66. Banking Technology 58. Tamil Social Work) 85. Biochemistry & 64. TourismM.S c . 61. M.Com. (Business Molecular Biology 121. Women’s Studies(five Year Integrated Finance) 95. BioinformaticsProgramme) 123. M.Ed., (Master of 87. Biotechnology81. Applied Geology Education) 79. Chemistry79. Chemistry8 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  9. 9. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver Jubilee SCHOOlS & DEPaRTMENTS/ CENTRES with page numbers57. Subramania Bharati School of Tamil 107. Escande Chair in Asian Christian Studies Language and Literature 108. School of Performing Arts 109. Department of Performing Arts59. School of Management60. Department of Management Studies 111. School of Social Sciences and61. Department of Commerce International Studies63. Department of Economics 112. Department of Anthropology64. Department of Tourism Studies 113. Department of Sociology66. Department of Banking Technology 114. Department of Social Work69. Department of International Business 115. Department of History 117. Department of Politics & International Studies71. Ramanujan School of 119. Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asia Regional Mathematical Sciences Cooperation (MISARC) & Centre for South72. Department of Mathematics Asian Studies74. Department of Statistics 121. Centre for Women’s Studies 122. Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies76. School of Physical, Chemical and Applied Sciences 123. School of Education77. Department of Physics79. Department of Chemistry 125. School of Media & Communication81. Department of Earth Sciences 126. Centre for Electronic Media 129. Department of Mass Communication83. Department of Applied Psychology 130. Department of Library & Information Science84. School of Life Sciences 132. School of Engineering & Technology85. Department of Biochemistry & 133. Department of Computer Science Molecular Biology 132. Department of Electronics Engineering87. Department of Biotechnology 135. Centre for Pollution Control and89. Department of Ecology & Environmental Engineering Environmental Sciences91. Department of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology92. Department of Coastal Disaster Management 137. Madanjeet School of Green93. Department of Food Science and Technology Energy Technologies95. Centre for Bioinformatics 137. Centre for Green Energy Technology 138. Centre for Nano Sciences and Technology98. School of Humanities99. Department of English 139. Add-On courses101. Department of French 143. UGC Academic Staff College102. Department of Hindi 144. Pondicherry University Community103. Department of Sanskrit104. Department of Philosophy College105. Department of Physical Education and Sports 145. Directorate of Distance Education106. Centre for Foreign Languages 146. Placement Cell www.pondiuni.edu.in 9
  10. 10. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileePUDUCHERRYP uducherry is situated on the literature. Bharathidasan, a staunch and Tamil manuscripts, is a veritable Coramandal coast, 160 k.m. disciple of Subramania Bharathiar, repository of treasures. south of Chennai. It is now whose poems stressed sociala growing city and the capital of revolution and emancipation of The Puducherry museum houses rarethe Union Territory bearing the women, was also an eminent kinds of pottery from the Arikkamedusame name. son of Puducherry. site which was a bustling port city in the first century A.D. where RomanPuducherry, which attracted the The intellectual activities are fostered ships called in for trade and friendship.French to settle here two centuries in many of its institutions such asago still carries several marks of Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the Some of the other places worth seeingFrench culture and heritage. It is French Institute which caters to are Auroville, Beaches, Backwaters,also the place where the national research needs in Science, Indology Lake and Garden, Temples, Churchespoet Shri Subramania Bharathiar and Culture. The Romain Rolland and Mosques, Heritage Buildings andwrote several of his masterpieces Library which is more than 150 Monuments. Puducherry Tourismthat fanned the flames of freedom years old and preserves a rich provides more detailed information inand also enriched modern Tamil collection of several rare French this regard.10 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  11. 11. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver JubileeTHE UNIVERSITYP ondicherry University is a The main campus is located in Kalapet, The salient features of the University Central University established 10 km from the town of Puducherry include: by an Act of Parliament in in a serene and beautiful campus of  Add-On Courses in all SchoolsOctober 1985. It is an affiliating 800 acres adjoining the scenic Bay of  Remedial coaching for weakerUniversity with a jurisdiction Bengal. section students.spread over the Union Territory  Fee waiver for differently abledof Puducherry, Lakshwadeep and The University has also PG Centres at students.Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Karaikal and Port Blair. Karaikal Centre currently offers three PG programmes. In addition, the University PlacementThe University’s objectives are to Port Blair Centre offers two PG Cell has also MoU with reputed firmsdisseminate and advance knowledge programmes and two Ph.D. like TATA Consultancy Services Ltd. etc.by offering teaching and research programmes.facilities, to make provisions forstudies in French and integrated The university has entered into MoUscourses in Humanities and the with a good number of reputedSciences, and to promote inter- international institutions in Indiadisciplinary studies and research. and abroad for collaboration andThe University’s motto is ‘Vers la faculty development.lumière’ meaning ‘towards the light’. www.pondiuni.edu.in 11
  12. 12. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileeQUalITY lIVINGThe university provides Tranquil and pleasant 800 acres of lush green campus  Free transport between University and town WiFi enabled campus  Free electric wheel chair for physically challenged 90% Power back-up students at the mess and library Gyms for boys and girls  24 hours free emergency Medical facilities Rent-free hostels for women  Sports Stadiums and facilities for various games Hostel Mess subsidy to all hostel students whose like tennis, volley ball, etc. Indoor game facilities are annual parental income is less than Rs. 4.5 lakhs. available in the hostels Free transport between University and town  Yoga Classes at subsidized rates Exclusive hostel for international students Free eco-friendly electric car shuttle within the campus12 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  13. 13. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver JubileeCOMMON faClIlITESlIbRaRYThe University Library is named after Ananda Rangapillai, who was the Dubash of Lord Dupleix, the Governor ofPondicherry during the French rule. Established in 1986, it has transformed through the past two decades into aKnowledge Resource Centre catering specially to the information needs of the students, research scholars and faculty.The mission of the Library is to enhance learning and facilitating research. In tune with its mission, it is in process of amajor expansion in its infrastructure and information services.Working hours Services U.N. DepositoryLibrary functions from 8.30 a.m. to Parallel to the traditional library The Dag Hammarskjold Library of8.30 p.m. on week days and from 9.30 services, the automated Library the U.N. Secretariat in New York hasa.m. to 5.30 p.m. on week-ends. 8.30 presently facilitates value-added arranged for the distribution of U.N.a.m. to 10 p.m. during the period of services. A library portal created Documents and publications to usersexaminations. recently facilitates Referral service, and Research Scholars around the Citation analysis, Institutional world through its depository librariesMembership Repository of research output since 1946. There are about 405Library has 4542 members comprising (in process), Inter-library loan, depository libraries in 145 countriesof faculty, students, research scholars Orientation programmes, Workshops, and 16 of them are in 13 cities ofand non-teaching staff. Besides these Conferences, Exhibitions, Information India. Pondicherry University Librarymembers, the Library also attracts a product presentations and free has the honour of being one of the 16lot of scholars and visitors from other trials, Web 2.0 applications such U.N. Depository libraries in India.academic institutions and research as newsfeeds, e-alerts and open sources. Access to a digital libraryorganizations in search of information of e-reference works, e-books, Infrastructureand research tools. An independent Library building e-databases, online tutorials and the with a beautiful inspiring ambience OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)Collection of greenery around, is focused in is also made available through theThe University Library collection developing with technology. The portal.is hybrid with its traditional spaces have been revamped andinformation resources being gradually modernized with modular furniture,supplemented by the electronic UGC infonet Consortium large number of computers toresources. Book collection is over service access e-resources with high speed1,58,014, Theses – 4,456 (Ph.D. – 593, Pondicherry University Library is a bandwidth facility, comparable to anyM.Phil Dissertations – 3,863), print member of the UGC INFONET Digital world class library. An additional newjournals – 96, print journals (back Library Consortium and has access building with 50,000 sq. ft. is plannedvolumes) – 8984, e-journals – 18,020, to about 6000+ e-journals and 9 to offer 24 hour reading facility,(12020 – Pondicherry University, e-databases. Access being IP based, a special section for the visually6000 – UGC INFONET Consortia) e-resources are accessible in the challenged, a children’s library etc.e-reference works and e-books University network.– 6,345, e-databases –14 5 – PersonnelPondicherry University, 9 – UGC Pondicherry University Library is Library has a team of highly qualifiedINFONET Consortia) UN Documents identified as one of the 22 Document information professionals with the– 2052 (special collection). A recent Delivery university libraries in India potential and the drive to facilitateexclusive collection for competitive under the UGC INFONET Digital Library the best possible library service to theexaminations is popularly sought after. Consortium to cater to the journal information seekers. article requests of all the universities in the country. librarian Dr. S. Samyuktha www.pondiuni.edu.in 13
  14. 14. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileeCOMPUTER CENTREA full-fledged and well-equipped Computer Centre is available for the use of students, research scholars, faculty and non-teaching staff of the University. The Centre functions between 9.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. on all working days and from 9.30a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on holidays.academic (OFC) backbone, high-speed CISCO steady increase in the research outputThe staff of the Computer Centre offer switches and router. Faculty members, and enhanced the functioning of theregular theory, laboratory and project offices of the Deans, Department administration.courses to students of the University, Heads, Administrative Officers, Library,in particular to M.Tech.(Computer Seminar Halls and class rooms in Web ServicesScience & Engg.)/M.Tech. (Network departments are connected to the The web server and e-mail server ofand Internet Engineering) / M.C.A./ intranet. the University are established andM.Sc. (Computer Science) students of maintained on the campus by thedepartment of Computer Science. In Currently, the services offered over Centre. On-line application facility isaddition, computer laboratory courses the intranet platform are: internet, provided for admissions to variousare offered to the PG students of general computing , access to online courses offered by the University.Economics, Statistics, Tourism Studies , data base - CMIE Prowess , and Online application for admissionBanking Technology, etc. online journals both from University to MBA offered by Department of resources through Library and UGC- Management Studies has been Infonet Consortia , CD database developed by Centre for the academicapprenticeship Training subscription, cataloguing, etc. A total year 2010-11. For the year 2009The Computer Centre conducts of 17,474 online journals are provided. -10, about 14,000 applications wereone year apprenticeship training It is also proposed to connect, in received by online mode.programme to the ITI (COPA) near future, the off-campus centres/students in PASSA trade as per units of the University to the intranet The centre also provides supportthe requirements of Ministry of through Virtual Private Network. to host the websites of AcademicLabor, Govt. of India since 2006. Staff College, Directorate of Culture,These trainees are given exposure Voice Communications Directorate of Distance Education,to PC integration, troubleshooting, Recently under the ICN project, etc. The University has half-a-dozennetwork maintenance, simple web for the first time, modern AVAYA IP registered domain names and webdevelopment applications, etc. The phones were provided to faculty and servers, workstations and mediaCentre has completed 3 batches of departments in the new buildings servers.Trainees successfully. These trainees through the same Optic Fibre Cableare exposed to on the field training in (OFC) backbone saving significant UGC- Infonetthe above cited areas. capital cost and a new digital 2 Mbps UGC-Infonet link facilitates exchange using AVAYA SIP servers was the campus users, through intranet,Integrated Communications established. access to about 5000 e-journals andNetwork also internet services. This has givenIntegrated Communications Network Internet a boost to research activities on theproviding data, voice and video The internet access throughput was campus. The University is already(in future) services to the campus enhanced from 8 Mbps (1:2) to 32 ranked as seventh highest user amongcommunity is established. The (1:1) Mbps and the same is being the UGC-Infonet consortia members.campus is now Wi-Fi enabled thereby provided by M/s. Bharat Sancharfacilitating users to access online Nigam Ltd , Puducherry to all users on In-house Trainingcomputing and allied services at their the campus through the intranet on In house training to administrativeconvenience on 24 x 7 basis. 24 x 7 basis. staff of the University is regularly provided to update them on essentialThe campus-wide computer network - The internet access is well utilized ICT skills. Staff and research scholarsIntranet links all buildings and therein by the teaching/learning, research and students were also trained on thethe Schools/ Departments/ Centres/ and administrative community of the usage of IP phones and Wi Fi access.Sections on the main campus of the University. It has also contributed to aUniversity through Optic Fibre Cable14 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  15. 15. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver JubileeOther Services Peripherals Solaris/ Linux PlatformThe Centre provides IT consultancy A variety of peripherals like Color Solaris 10.0/ 11.0, Oracle 10gfor identifying proper configuration of Laser Printer/ Network Laser Printer/ Database, Oracle 10g Application ,computer systems/ network systems/ Dot Matrix Printers/ Inkjet Printers/ Oracle Internet Development Suite.web and email services to the Scanner/ DVD Writers/Web cameras Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0/4.0,University community as well to other are available. Postgress SQL, C++, JAVA 1.1, Squidgovernment and non-government Proxy Server, Apache Web Server,organizations. For the Pondicherry Software Lynx, Star Office Suite.state e-governance project, assistance The following software are available. Network Managementwas provided for selection of MS Windows Platform Cisco Workgroup for Windows,consultants and empanelment of MS Windows 2008 Enterprise Server/ SNMPc., Cisco Network Assistant.vendors/service providers. Also MS Windows 2003 Advanced Server,assisted Education Department, MS Windows Vista Business/ MS StaffGovt. of Pondicherry for Information Windows XP Professional Client, 1. Marie Stanislas Ashok , M.E., -Communication Technology (ICT) MS Visual Basic, MS Access ,MS SQL Systems Manager & Headproject. Server, MS Office and MS Project. 2. K. Palanivel , M.Tech., - Systems AnalystComputer Systems Adobe - Acrobat Editor, Macromedia 3. S. Kanagalingam, M.Sc.,M.C.A.,Sun Database Servers, Sun Application Suite (Director/ Flash/ Fireworks/ MCSA, - Senior Technical AssistantServers and Sun Storedge systems Dream weaver). 4. B. Rasan , M.C.A - Senior Technical, Intel Quad Xeon Servers, Intel AssistantPentium Servers and Intel Pentium Statistical Package - SPSS 15.0 5. A. Balquisby, M.C.A – ComputerMultimedia PCs running MS Windows/ (Networked). AssistantRed Hat LINUX/ Sun Solaris operating Antivirus Server - Symantec Antivirusenvironments are available. Server. Database Subscription- CMIE database subscription www.pondiuni.edu.in 15
  16. 16. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileeCENTRal INSTRUMENTaTION faCIlITYThis centre was established as University Science Instrumentation centre (USIC) in the year 1992 with the support of UGC.In the year 1997, it was absorbed as one of centres by the University, and named as Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF).CIF is one of the essential service units established with a mission to enrich the analytical resources on a shared basis forpromoting R & D with the following objectives: To strengthen technological infrastructure to carry out advanced research in various science disciplines under one roof and make their services available to the academics. To provide guidance acquisition of data and train personnel in operation and maintenance of sophisticated Instruments. To organize short-term courses/workshops on the use and application of various spectroscopic and analytical techniques for students, teachers and personnel from our University and other affiliated InstitutionsIt is governed by the Management Advisory Committee consisting of Vice-Chancellor as Chairman, Deans of ScienceSchools, Heads of Science Departments, Outside Experts as members and Coordinator as the Head and Member-Secretary.facilities: Atomic Energy Regulatory Board III. Glass blowing Shop (AERB), India Glass blowing shop started functioningI. Major Research in August 1997 and offers support toEquipments (11) Broadband Dielectric/ Impedance research and academic laboratory(1) Vibrating Sample Magnetometer- Spectrometer - Make: Novacontrol; works of science departments byMake: Lake Shore, Model: 7404 Model: Concept 80 repair of glass wares and fabrication of specialized glassware as required(2) UV-VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer- (12) High Performance Liquid by student and faculty membersMake: Varian, Model: 5000 Chromatography - Make: Shimadzu; of the University. Necessary tools(3) Fourier Transform Infrared Model: Prominance and equipment for carrying out theSpectrometer-Make: ThermoNicolet glassware works are available and isModel:6700 augmented from time to time. II. Mechanical Shop(4) Spectroflurometer- Mechanical shop, commissioned Machinery available: Table topMake: Jobin Yvon, during March 1997, is equipped with Burners, Glass blower’s Lathe,Model:FLUOROLOG - FL3-11 necessary equipment and tools to take Grinding machine, Graduation table, up all sorts of mechanical fabrication Annealing Furnace, Strain viewer and(5) Scanning Electron Microscope- and repair and reconditioning works Tools and Accessories.Make: Hitachi, Model: S-3400N of mechanical structures and cabinets. Modification of existing assemblies,(6) Planetary Monomill- new designs and fabrication of IV. Electronic ShopMake : Fristch, mechanical components as desired by Electronic shop of the Centre isModel : Pulverisette-7 (Monomill) research students and faculty are also equipped with necessary Electronic carried out. Test & Measurement equipments(7) Wave Length Dispersive X-Ray and tools to undertake maintenance,Fluorescence Spectrometer. Machinery available: Machining - repair and service works of all typesMake: Bruker (WD-XRF) 10’ Heavy duty cone pulley Lathe, of Electrical, electronics and audio- Universal Milling Machine, Bending visual equipment instruments /(8) 400 Mhz Fourier Transform-Nuclear - Manual machine for sheets up to 4 equipment / appliances & teachingMagnetic Resonance. mm, Cutting - Power Hacksaw, manual aid. Design and Fabrication Services ofMake: Avance-II Bruker shear, Welding – Electric Arc (200 A), instrumentation modules required by Gas welding cylinders and Torches, students and faculty research work is(9) Thermal System (TGA-DTA / DSC) Drilling - Vertical drilling up to 40mm also provided.(10)Gamma Ray Chamber: Dry Source dia, Grinding - Bench, Angle, FlexibleStorage Gamma Irradiator (category-1) grinders, Painting - Air Compressor, Equipment available: Several Test Tools and Accessories. and measuring instruments, Standard16 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  17. 17. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver JubileeOscilloscopes, 100 MHz Digital Storage CIf faculty/Officers: Er. S. Ramasamy, M.Tech., PGDDIOscilloscope, Function Generators, Dr. G. Govindaraj, M.Sc. Ph.D. Technical Officer - I (SS)Microprocessor & Microcontroller Coordinator & Professor of Electronics Design, MicrocontrollerTrainer & Development kits, IC and Physics, Condensed Matter Physics based InstrumentationDiscrete Device Testers, LCR meter, LCZ (Experiment and Theory)meter, Nano-Voltmeter, Electrometer, Er. P. Thillaimani, M.E., DCPCISource cum Measure unit Keithley – Er. P. Kasirajan, M.E., PGDCA Technical Officer - I (SS)2182, 637, 238. Technical Officer - II General Electronics, Analytical Microprocessor, Instrumentation Instrumentation systemHEalTH CENTRE POST OffICE TRaNSPORTThe Health Centre of Pondicherry A post office functions on the campus The University offers free transportUniversity functions round the clock in where all postal services including facilities to the students forassociation with Pondicherry Institute savings bank facilities are available. commuting from the city to theof Medical Sciences with limited Campus for attending classes. In -facilities for the benefit of students campus trips are operating for mobility baNkand staff. An ambulance is also of the students from one place to Indian Bank operates a branch with allavailable for emergency medical care. another. Cycles and Electric cars are services in the University Campus. The also available for in-campus trips. ATM facility is also available on theCaNTEEN campus.Three canteens are available onthe campus. www.pondiuni.edu.in 17
  18. 18. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileeINTERNaTIONaladmission of foreign For admission to Ph.D. programmes least for five year, are also exempted the applicant should submit their from entrance test but they shallStudents application to the university with the give a seminar before the AdmissionSelf-supporting foreign students who details of proposed research. However Committee which shall evaluate anddesire to study in the University may the admission to the Ph.D. programme give its opinion about suitability of theapply directly to the University for needs a valid research visa and candidate for admission to the PhDadmission in the prescribed form approval of the research project by Part time (external) program.for various courses except Ph.D. MHRD (Ministry of Human Resourceprogrammes. The foreign students Development). Semester in India Programmay be required to appear for thewritten test and/or viva-voce in case The University also offers Semester in Candidates admitted under MoU India Program in which the studentsthey are already here in India at the between Pondicherry University and can study various courses availabletime of the written examination. a University/ Institution in India or in the University on credit transferHowever, if they are abroad at the abroad where specific clause(s) exist basis. The students desirous to visittime of applying for admission, they for registration of candidates to PhD the University under the programare exempted from written test and degree by the university and those must take an application at least sixviva-voce examination, if any. Those selected under international cultural/ months in advance. For details andwho have passed University degrees educational exchange schemes of the application forms please visit theoutside India should enclose with Government of India/ UN bodies are University website or send an email totheir application form, copies of the exempted from taking the admission sipcoordinatorpu@gmail.comrelevant certificates and mark sheets test.together with the English version ofsuch documents duly attested, if they Non-Resident Indians and foreignersare in a different language. No foreign residing/working abroad, who arestudent will be admitted WITHOUT A otherwise qualified and workingSTUDENT VISA. Proficiency in English in academics/research/industry atis a condition for admission.18 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  19. 19. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver JubileefINaNCIal aSSISTaNCEfellowship/Scholarship offered by would cover tuition fee for one N.b.H.M. ScholarshipUniversity: academic year based on the annual The National Board for HigherM.Phil. / Ph.D. UGC scholarship income of the parents which should Mathematics, Mumbai (Department ofAll the full time scholars admitted to not exceed Rs.1,10,000/- (rupees one Atomic Energy) provides scholarshipsM.Phil and Ph.D. programmes of the lakh ten thousand only). for those students who clear theUniversity departments, will be eligible NBHM examination.for a fellowship of Rs.3000/- p.m. & Rs. Scholarships for M.Sc. Marine Biology5000/- p.m. respectively Ph.D. scholars & Coastal Disaster Management Government of India SC/STare eligible for contingencies grants. All selected candidates will be Scholarship(These scholarships shall not apply to awarded a scholarship of Rs. 1000/- The Governments of Tamil Nadu,students in the affiliated colleges). p.m. to study these courses at Port Kerala, Andhra, Karnataka, Blair, Andamans. Maharashtra, Union Territory ofP.G. Scholarships Puducherry provide Government ofMerit Scholarship Scholarship for M.Sc. Integrated India Scholarship to the candidates(i) The candidate who secures the students belonging to the SC/ST communities.highest percentage of marks in P.G. All M.Sc. Integrated students will beadmission entrance examination shall awarded a scholarship of Rs. 750/- Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship forbe eligible for the award of Merit p.m. for the first three years of their SC/ST StudentsScholarship @ Rs.500/- p.m. for the Ist studies. The UGC has created Rajiv Gandhsemester. National Fellowship for the SC/ ST Besides the eligibility criteria students of Ph.D./ M.Phil. Every year(ii) For the subsequent semesters prescribed for the award of the UGC notifies the eligibility and thethe Merit scholarship at same rate scholarship the candidates should last date for applying the Rajiv Gandhiof Rs.500/- p.m. shall be awarded to also fulfill the following conditions: National Fellowship twice.the candidates as noted here under.(a) For the II semester who tops the (i) should secure at least 70% of the Government of Puducherry fellowshipclass in the I semester exams. (b)For attendance every month. / Scholarshipthe III semester who tops the class in (ii) should pass in all papers registered Merit and Merit-cum-Meansthe II semester exams. (c) For the IV for each semester. Scholarshipsemester who tops the class in the III (iii)in case, these conditions are The Government of Puducherrysemester exams. violated the candidate shall not be awards Merit and Merit-cum- eligible for scholarship and the next means scholarships for the studentsMerit-cum-Means Scholarship (MCM) person in merit shall be considered for belonging to the U.T. of Pondicherry20% of the students in each P.G. the scholarship. enrolled in various courses of thedegree programme are eligible for (iv)the Head of the Department University.the award of MCM Scholarship of concerned shall certify in respect ofthe University. The scholarship is conditions i to iii. The Government of Puducherrybased both on the merit in each provides two fellowships to thesemester and the parental income fellowship / Scholarship / offered by residents/ natives of Pondicherry @of the student. The annual income other agencies: Rs.800/- per month to two studentsof the parents should not exceed Junior Research Fellowship admitted in the M.Sc. BiotechnologyRs.1,10,000/- (Rupees one lakh ten UGC / CSIR NET qualified JRFs are programme in the Department ofthousand only). Amount of scholarship eligible to receive fellowships @ Biotechnology.is Rs.500/- p.m. Period: one semester. Rs. 12,000 p.m. for two years. This may be enhanced to Rs.14,000/- on Madanjeet Singh Group ScholarshipFreeships completion of two years and subject for M.a. South asian Studies students20% of the students in each of the to fulfilling certain conditions laidP.G. degree programme are eligible down by the UGC /CSIR. They are Full scholarships for 16 students offor the award of freeship. The first six also eligible for a contingent grant of M.A. South Asian Studies - 2 for eachstudents who join the P.G. programme Rs.20,000/- per year. The award of SAARC country - covering travel,in Hindi and Sanskrit are eligible for fellowship and contingency grants are boarding, lodging and tution fees.the award of freeship. The freeship subject to approval by the UGC / CSIR. www.pondiuni.edu.in 19
  20. 20. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileeCbCSSystem of Instruction - Choice based Credit SystemSYSTEM Of INSTRUCTION courses that a student must complete indicated by letter grades based on to get the degree. These are called relative grading as follows:From the academic year 1992-93 hardcore courses. GRADE POINT DESCRIPTIONonwards the University has intro- S 10 Excellentduced the Choice Based Credit System There is also another set of courses A 9 Very Good(CBCS). called soft core courses where limited B 8 Good choice is given and the student may C 7 Above AverageUnder this system the students have choose from this restricted set. In D 6 Averagea good deal of freedom in designing addition to these, the student will be E 4 Satisfactorytheir own curriculum to suit their allowed a maximum of 12 credits for F 0 Failureneeds. courses of his/ her choice from other FA 0 Failure due to departments and this is left completely lack of attendance.The students can take any course to the student and his/ her facultyoffered in any department as long as advisor. A student is deemed to have comp-they fulfill the prerequisites for that leted a course successfully and earnedcourse. Each student, soon after he/ she joins the appropriate credit if and only if he/ the course, will fill a plan of study she receives a grade of E and above.The students can also take as many detailing the courses he/ she plans to The grades of F or FA denotes failurecourses as they can handle subject take. Depending upon the availability in the subject. Any subject success-to a maximum of 30 credits in any of the courses every semester, he/ she fully completed cannot be repeated atsemester. registers for a set of courses before the any time. semester starts by filling in theEach course is associated with a credit appropriate forms. Each student A student is expected to maintainvalue and this accrues to the student should submit the registration card minimum standards to be eligible towhen he / she successfully completes to the Head of the Department on or continue the course of study. Stu-the course. To earn a master’s degree, before the last date prescribed for the dents may refer to the guidelines anda student needs to score a minimum same. regulations available in the Universityof 72 credits and should score 108 Library.credits to earn the M.C.A./MBA degree To enable the students, the Universityand 192 credits to qualify for M.Sc. 5 will make available to each student a * Since CBCS regulations are beingyears integrated programme. bulletin listing all the courses offered revised, some changes in it may take in that semester well in advance. place in near future.Each programme will have a set of The performance of the students isHOW TO aPPlYapplication form Request for application must be the original bank challan for the superscribed on the envelope prescribed fee.BY POST “Request for application form forFor Application Form and Information admission”. IN PERSONBrochure, write to The Deputy The application forms can also be ob-Registrar (Academic II), Pondicherry ONLINE tained from the Pondicherry UniversityUniversity, R. V. Nagar, Kalapet, Application form can be submitted Staff Co-operative Credit Society at thePuducherry 605 014. along with a self online through the University Website University campus on payment of theaddressed envelope of size www.pondiuni.edu.in Send the cost of the application form plus Rs.32cm x 25cm, stamped for Rs.90/-. hard copy (in A4 size) along with 10/- as service charge.20 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  21. 21. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver JubileeA P P L I C AT I O N F E E 8. Use only HB pencil for shading which examinations have beenFor all courses Rs.100/-, Rs. 50/- for inside the ovals/ brackets. Write with scheduled simultaneously. He/ sheSC/ST, Exempted for differently abled black ball point pen inside the boxes. will be allowed to take up only onecandidates - subject to submission of examination of his/her choice in therelevant certificates. 9. While filling in the qualification and particular session even if he/she has marks, care should be taken to provide applied for more than one course infilling of application form the relevant marks/ grades. the same session.1. There are two application 10. Candidates who apply for M.Com. 13. DO NOT send any enclosure alongforms - One for PG/ PG Diploma and MCA courses which are offered with the application form.courses and another for M.Phil./ at Puducherry and Karaikal Centres ofPh.D. programmes. Candidates the University, should give their order Submissionshould ensure that they use correct of preference of centre of study at Return the filled in applicationapplication form. relevant coloumn of the PG application forms by Registered/ Speed Post or form. in Person to the Deputy Registrar2. Due care should be taken in filling (Academic-II), Pondicherry University,in the application form. 11. In the cases of subjects where R.Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet, both M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes Puducherry - 605 014 so as to reach3. All columns should be filled are offered in the university, the him on or before 28.04.2010.correctly and unambiguously. candidates should give their option at relevant coloumn of the M.Phil./ Ph.D. Superscribe the envelope as4. Write NA against columns that are application form as to whether to be “Application for admission tonot applicable. considered for admission to M.Phil. ....................... (Name of the course)” only or Ph.D. only or for both.5. Do not fold or staple the Candidates applying for more than oneapplication form. 12. Candidates are free to apply for course should send their applications admission to as many courses as he/ in separate covers.6. Fill in all coloumns with complete she wishes after ensuring from theinformation after going through schedule for entrance examination Incomplete applications and thosethe prospetus. Incomplete/ false that there is no clash in the dates of received after the last date i.e.information will entail rejection of entrance exams of his/ her choice. 28.04.2010 will be summarily rejected.application. For each course a separate application form has to be submitted with the Retain a photocopy of the application7. Apply separately for each course. required fee. The University assumes and produce the same along with no responsibility for a candidate postal proof, in case of non-receipt of who has applied for subjects for hall ticket.EXaMINaTION CENTRESThe entrance examination for admission to each programme will be held as per the scheduled time table in the followingcentres provided sufficient number of candidates opt for the given centre. Please indicate thename of centre clearly in the application form.Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Karaikal, Kochi, Kolkatta, Kozhikode, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar,Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Tiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram,Coimbatore, Goa, Guwahati, Mumbai, Mysore, New Delhi, Patna, Vijayawada, VisakhapatnamHyderabad, Jammu, Jhalander, Port Blair (Andamans) , Puducherry, www.pondiuni.edu.in 21
  22. 22. -2 25 010 5 198S ilver JubileeSElECTION PROCESSThe selection of candidates for taken into account, i.e. the negative candidate is false or incorrect or if,admission to the P.G./M.Phil./Ph.D. marks, if any will not be counted at a later stage, it is found that theprogrammes will be based on the for working out the average of the candidate does not fulfill the eligibilitymarks obtained in the entrance entrance examination. criteria prescribed for the course.examination only. The entranceexamination will consist of 2 hours Mere appearance in the entrance The University is not responsibleduration. examination does not entitle a for any postal delay or non-receipt candidate for admission to any course of hall-ticket/select card/ admissionThe NET/JRF qualified candidate in this University and he/ she will be intimation, etc.with fellowships will be given direct granted admission only if he/ sheadmission to Ph.D. programmes. fulfils the eligibility criteria fixed for Only selected candidates will beFor further details refer the chapter the courses. Even if a candidate is informed of their selection. The list“Admission requirements for Ph.D. placed in the admission list based on will also be hosted on the UniversityProgrammes”. his/ her performance in the entrance website. test but does not meet the eligibilityThe minimum cut off mark for criteria, he/ she will not be granted The candidates selected forgeneral candidates in respect of admission. Candidates are advised to admission to M.Sc. & Ph.D. MarinePh.D. and M.Phil. admission shall be take up the examination only if they Biology and Coastal Disasterhalf of the average of the entrance satisfy the eligibility criteria. If the Management offered in Andamanexamination marks scored by all the number of applications received is less centre should give an undertaking incandidate in the respective subject. than the prescribed intake, there will writing to the University that they joinThe minimum cut of mark for OBC/SC/ be no entrance test; admission will be the course at their own risk and shallST/Physically challenged candidates granted based on the marks obtained take an insurance policy to the tune ofwill be 10% below the cut off marks of in the qualifying examination. Rs.5 lakhs.the general category candidates. Admission granted will be cancelled The University reserves the right toFor the purpose of working out the at any time, if it is found that increase / decrease the intake of anyaverage, only ‘O’ and above will be the information furnished by the of the programmes.RESERVaTIONSC/ST Candidates for admission irrespective of the examination will be 10% below theIn accordance with the policy of percentage of marks obtained in the cut-off marks of general categorythe Government of India and the qualifying examination. Candidates candidates. However, there is noguidelines of the University Grants should submit a certificate about relaxation in the eligibility criteria.Commission, the University has their caste from a Revenue Officer notreserved 15% of seats in each course below the rank of the Tahsildar at the Differently abledfor candidates belonging to the time admission.scheduled castes and 7.5% for those Candidates 3% of seats in each course arebelonging to the scheduled tribes with ObC Candidates reserved for the differently ableda provision for inter-changeability The Pondicherry University isbetween these categories, wherever candidates. Each differently abled implementing the reservation for candidate shall be required to submitnecessary. All SC/ST candidates OBC category as per Governmentwho have passed the qualifying a certificate from a government of India instructions. The maximum hospital indicating the extent ofexamination are eligible to apply cut-off marks for OBCs in the entrance22 www.pondiuni.edu.in
  23. 23. -2 25 010 5 198 S ilver Jubileephysical disability and also the extent Two Students hailing from the Union Government employees /Defenceto which the disability hampers the Territory of Puducherry shall be personnel / Employees of Publiccandidate in pursuing his/her studies. admitted to M.Sc. Biotechnology Sector Undertakings as referred to inThe candidates may have to undergo programme based on the merit category who died while in service ina fresh medical examination if list prepared by Jawaharlal Nehru Puducherry.required by the University before University, New Delhi.being admitted. (v)French nationals residing in the Definition of Residence of Union Territory of Puducherry andCandidates from the covered by the terms of the Treaty of Union Territory of Cessions shall be treated on a par withUnion Territory of Puducherry candidates who produce thePuducherry An applicant is considered to be a prescribed Puducherry Union Territory25% of the seats are reserved for the resident of Puducherry provided he/ Residence Certificate. Such FrenchPuducherry Union territory candidates she is an Indian national and satisfies nationals will not be required towith respect to M.B.A.(Tourism), M.Sc., at least one of the following criteria: produce a residence certificate, but(Ecology and Environmental Sciences), (i) Those candidates or whose parents instead should produce a certificate ofM.Sc. (Physics), M.Sc. Biochemistry & have been residing continuously in this registration issued for this purposeMolecular Biology, M.Sc (Computer Union Territory for at least the last five from the French Consulate atScience), M.Sc.(Applied Geology), years as on 1-7-2010 Puducherry. These French nationalsM.A.(Applied Economics), M.Tech. shall not be considered for admission(Computer Science & Engineering), (ii) Those who have passed the under the quota of non-residents.M.A. (Mass Communication), M.A. graduation or any higher public(South Asian Studies), Master of examination and for that purpose had Reservation to WardsLibrary & Information Science, under gone academic training.Masterof Education, Master of Social of Kashmiri Migrants inWork, M.Tech. (Network & Internet (iii) Children of the spouse of Central/ Admissions Based on theEngineering), M.Tech. (Environmental State Government employees/ Instructions of MHRD:Engineering & Management), Defence personnel/ employees of (i) Extension in date of admission byM.Sc. (Applied Psychology), M.Sc. Public Sector Undertakings wholly or about 30 days.Electronic Media and M.Sc. (Food substantially run either by the (ii) Relaxation in cut-off percentage upScience & Nutrition). In respect of Central Government or by the to 10% subject to minimum eligibilityMCA & M.Com. (Business Finance) Puducherry Administration posted in requirement.which are offered at both Karikal and Puducherry at the time of admission (iii) Increase in intake capacity up toPuducherry Centres the reservation or who have declared Union Territory 5% course-wise.will be as follows. Karaikal Centre: of Puducherry as their home town (iv) Reservation of at least one seat in25% for Karikal residents failing which and so certified by their respective merit quota in technical/ professionalfor students from other regions of Head of Office. institutions.Puducherry and Puducherry Campus: (v) Waiving of domicile requirements.25% for Puducherry, Mahe & Yanam (iv) Children of Defence personnel (vi) Facilitation of migration in secondresidents, failing which for students who were killed or disabled in and subsequent years.from Karaikal. action and children of the Central www.pondiuni.edu.in 23

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