RESERVATION OF SEATS
In accordance with the policy of the Government of India and the guidelines of the University Grants Commission, the University has reserved 15% of seats in each course for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes and 7.5% for those belonging to the scheduled tribes with a provision for inter-changeability between these categories, wherever necessary. All SC/ST candidates who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to apply for admission irrespective of the percentage of marks obtained. Candidates should submit along with the application a certificate about their caste from a Revenue Officer not below the rank of the Tahsildar. If sufficient number of SC/ST candidates are not available to fill the reserved seats, the seats remaining unfilled shall be filled by eligible candidates from the general category.
The Pondicherry Univeristy will be implementing the OBC reservation as per Government of India instructions and wherever required the number of seats will be increased so that the number of seats, excluding those reserved for SC/ST/OBC is not less than the number of such seats available for the academic year 2006-07.
Physically Handicapped Candidates
3% of seats in each course (except in M.P.Ed. programme) are reserved for the physically challenged candidates. Each physically challenged candidate shall be required to submit a certificate from a government hospital indicating the extent of physical disability and also the extent to which the disability hampers the candidate in pursuing his/her studies. The candidates may have to undergo a fresh medical examination if required by the University before being admitted.
Candidates from the Union Territory of Puducherry
25% of the seats are reserved for the Puducherry Union territory candidates with respect to M.C.A., M.B.A.(Tourism), M.Sc., (Ecology and Environmental Sciences), M.Sc. (Physics), M.Sc. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, M.Sc (Computer Science), M.Sc.(Applied Geology), M.A.(Applied Economics) and M.Tech. Candidates applying under this categories must essentially enclose the Nativity/Residence Certificate issued by an officer not below the rank of a Deputy Tahsildar, Government of Puducherry along with the application form. Two Students hailing from the Union Territory of Puducherry shall be admitted to M.Sc. Biotechnology programme based on the merit list prepared by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Definition of Residence of Union Territory of Puducherry
An applicant is considered to be a resident of Puducherry provided he/she is an Indian national and satisfies at least one of the following criteria:
Those candidates or whose parents have been residing continuously in this Union Territory for at least the last five years as on 1-7-2007
Those who have passed the graduation or any higher public examination and for that purpose had undergone academic
Children of the spouse of Central / State Government employees / Defence personnel / employees of Public Sector Undertakings wholly or substantially run either by the Central Government or by the Puducherry Administration posted in Puducherry at the time of admission or who have declared Union Territory of Puducherry as their home town and so certified by their respective Head of Office.
Children of Defence personnel who were killed or disabled in action and children of the Central Government employees / Defence personnel / Employees of Public Sector Undertakings as referred to in category (iv) who died while in service in Puducherry.
French nationals residing in the Union Territory of Puducherry and covered by the terms of the Treaty of Cessions shall be treated on a par with candidates who produce the prescribed Puducherry Union Territory Residence Certificate. Such French nationals will not be required to produce a residence certificate, but instead should produce a certificate of registration issued for this purpose from the French Consulate at Puducherry. These French nationals shall not be considered for admission under the quota of non-residents.
*As per MCA Entrance Notification 2013
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