Engineering Admission Process in Puducherry

Engineering Admission Process in Puducherry

Engineering Admission Process in Puducherry

Entrance test:

Puducherry Joint Entrance Test is conducted by the Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Government of Puducherry,  for students who seek admission for first year Engineering course.

Eligibility Criteria:

B. Tech. Degree Course:

For those who seek admission to the B. Tech. degree course should have a pass in the HSC examination held by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination with a minimum of 45% marks (a mere pass for SC / ST candidates) in aggregate in the subjects –

Mathematics, Physics and any one of the following optional subjects: Chemistry/Bio-Technology/ Computer Science/ Biology (Botany & Zoology).

Candidates belonging to Union Territory  of Puducherry, and who have passed HSC (Vocational Stream in the area of Engineering & Technology) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination with a minimum of 45% marks (a mere pass for SC candidates) in aggregate in subjects –

Vocational subjects and Related subject (Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry)

are also eligible for admission to the engineering degree.

Age Limit

The upper age limit of B.Tech course is 21 years as on 21st July on the admission year.


Candidates should be an Indian Citizen. However, French Nationals residing in the Puducherry  and covered by the terms of the Treaty of Cession shall be treated on par with Indian Nationals for the purpose of admission.


JET consists of two papers of two hours duration each. All questions will be of objective type only.

Paper – I

Mathematics : 60 Questions

Paper – II
Physical Sciences : 80 Questions


These are important dates of the entrance test (Approximate date and time, liable to change every year)





Application Form will be available for sale

April Last Week

Last date for submission of Application Form

May 3rd week


The FEE for THE EXAMINATION is Rs. 115/-


The course (Bachelor Of Technology) duration is 4 years( full time).

Contact Details:

Application form duly filled along with relevant documents should reach to:

The Convener,

Joint Entrance Test,

Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC),

Pondicherry Engineering College Campus,

Puducherry - 605 014

Phone         : 0413 - 2655281

Fax            : 0413 - 2655571

Email         :

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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Nayagarh?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Nayagarh with appropriate specialization.
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
I am from Sangli, I am looking forward to make career in engineering, Please tell me about the eligibility criteria for best engineering colleges.
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
hello, if you want to take admission in best engineering college in Sangli, you should clear JEE Main exam, or I fyou want to get admission in IITs you should clear JEE Advanced and for admission you should have Physics, chemistry and maths in your 12th or equivalent
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