Pondicherry University –  was established in 1985. It is the central university in Puducherry. The University campus spread over 780 acres. The University was established with the vision of serving as an enabler transformation through the state-art-of-art higher education and research that match global benchmarks by providing access, resources and opportunities. The colleges located in Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam and the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar are affiliated to Pondicherry University. It is the fastest growing central university in term of Students, Faculty, Infrastructure, Teaching programmes, Research projects, and students seeking admissions. Check the article to know more about the Pondicherry University.

Pondicherry University

The mission of the university is to deploy globally component resources in term of people, infrastructure and partner through the development of trained human resources, willing to serve as agents of value-based Societal transformation in various spheres of life enriched with technology-assisted education, research, training and cultural integration. The core values of the university are to promote excellence in the learning process, catering to the diverse need of multi-cultural, multi-linguist strata of society, providing good academic ambience in pursuit of excellence in education, eco-friendly campus as a substratum of multi-disciplinary courses and promoting equity through continuous improvement and sustainable growth.

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Pondicherry University: Academic Calendar

Students pursuing at Pondicherry University can check the Academic Calendar for the academic year 2018-19. Students can check all the details like commencement of the classes, end of classes of the current semester, commence of the exam, end of examination and declaration of the result. The calendar is available for various courses and programmes. Check below the Academic Calendar for the academic year 2018-19.

Pondicherry University: Schools

There is a total of 12 schools. Each school is headed by a Dean. Schools have separate buildings which house their Laboratories and Libraries. Check the list of the Schools.

  • School of Law
  • Subramania Bharathi School of Tamil Language & Literature
  • School of Education
  • School of Management
  • Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Engineering & Technology
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Performing Arts
  • School of Social Sciences & International Studies
  • School of Media & Communication
  • Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies
  • School of Medical Sciences

Pondicherry University: Department

Each school has their department which has its own faculty and supporting staff working under the Head of Department. Students can check the department list.

Schools Departments
Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences Department of Mathematics
Department of Statistics
School of Physical, Chemical and Applied Sciences Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry
Department of Earth Sciences
Department of Applied Psychology
Department of Coastal Disaster Management(i/c)
School of Management Department of Management Studies
Department of Management(Karaikal Campus)
Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce(Karaikal Campus)
Department of Economics
Department of Tourism Studies (i/c)
Department of Banking Technology
Department of International Business(i/c)
School of Life Sciences Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Department of Biotechnology
Department of Microbiology(Coordinator)
Department of Food Science and Technology
Department of Ecology & Environmental Sciences
Department of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology
Centre for Bioinformatics(Centre Head i/c)
School of Humanities Department of English
Department of French
Department of Hindi
Department of Hindi (Head i/c)
Department of Sanskrit
Department of Philosophy
Department of Physical Education and Sports
Centre for Foreign Languages
Escande Chair in Asian Christian Studies (Coordinator)
School of Social Sciences and International Studies Department of Anthropology
Department of Sociology
Department of History
Department of Social Work (i/c)
Department of Political & International Studies
Centre for European Studies
UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asia Regional Cooperation (UMISARC) & Centre for South Asian Studies
UGC Centre for Maritime Studies(Coordinator)
UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies(Centre Head)
Centre for Women’s Studies (Centre Head i/c)
Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (i/c)
School of Engineering & Technology Department of Computer Science(i/c)
Department of Computer Science(Karaikal Campus) (i/c)
Department of Electronics Engineering
Centre for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering(Centre Head i/c)
School of Education Centre for Adult & Continuing Education
School of Medical Sciences (i/c)
School of Media & Communication Department of Electronic Media & Mass Communication (i/c)
Department of Library and Information Science
Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies Centre for Green Energy Technology
Centre for Nano Sciences & Technology (i/c)
School of Law
Sri Subramania Bharathi School of Tamil language & Literature

Pondicherry University: Programmes

Each Schools Departments offers various courses. Check the list of programmes offered Department wise.

Departments Programmes
Department of Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. (Five-year Integrated Course)
  • Ph.D. Mathematics(Full-time, Part-time (Internal & External))
Department of Statistics
  • M.Sc. Statistics (Regular)
  • M.Sc. Statistics (Five years Integrated)
  • M.Sc. Quantitative Finance
  • PhD in Statistics (Full-time and Part-time)
  • PG Diploma in Statistical and Research Methods (Add-on Course)
Department of Physics
  • M.Sc. Physics
  • M.Sc. Physics (5 years Integrated)
  • PhD Physics (Full-time)
Department of Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Chemical Sciences (2 years)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (five years Integrated)
  • Ph.D Chemistry (Full-time, Part-time(Internal))
Department of Earth Sciences
  • M.Sc. Applied Geology (2 years)
  • M.Sc. Applied Geology (Five years Integrated)
Department of Applied Psychology
  • M.Sc. Applied Psychology
  • PG Diploma in Industrial Psychology(one year)
  • Ph.D. (Full-time & Part-time)
Department of Coastal Disaster Management(i/c)
  • M.Sc. Coastal Disaster Management
  • PhD Coastal Disaster Management
Department of Management Studies
  • Master of Business Administration(M.B.A.)
  • PhD in Management
Department of Management(Karaikal Campus)
  • MBA Insurance management
  • MBA Consultancy Management
  • PhD (Management)
Department of Commerce
  • M.Com (Business Finance)
  • M.Com (Accounting and Taxation)
  • Ph.D Commerce(Full-time & Part-time)
  • PG Diploma in Investment Management (PGDIM)
Department of Commerce(Karaikal Campus)
  • Master of Commerce-Business Finance
Department of Economics
  • Ph.D (Full-time, Part-time (internal & External))
  • M.Sc. Economics (2 year PG Programme)
  • M.Sc. Economics (5 years integrated Programme)
Department of Tourism Studies (i/c)
  • MBA (Tourism)
  • PhD (Tourism Studies)
Department of Banking Technology
  • M.B.A. Banking Technology
  • Ph.D. (Full-time & Part-time)
Department of International Business(i/c)
  • MBA (International Business)
  • PhD (International Business)
  • PG Diploma in Foreign Trade (Add-on)
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology(Full Time)
Department of Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • Integrated M.Sc., PhD in Biotechnology
  • PhD biotechnology (Full-time)
  • PG Diploma in Biotechnology
Department of Microbiology(Coordinator)
  • M.Sc. Microbiology
  • PhD Microbiology
Department of Food Science and Technology
  • M.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition
  • M.Sc. Food Science and Technology
  • PhD Food Science and Nutrition
  • PhD Food Science and Technology
Department of Ecology & Environmental Sciences
  • M.Sc. Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • PhD Ecology and Environmental Sciences (Full Time)
Department of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology
  • M.Sc. Marine Biology
  • PhD Marine Biology
Centre for Bioinformatics(Centre Head i/c)
  • M.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • M.Tech Computational Biology
  • PhD Bioinformatics
Department of English
  • MA. English and Comparative Literature
  • Ph.D. English (Full-time & part-time (Internal & External)
  • PG Diploma in Professional Communication in English (PGDPCE)
Department of French
  • M.A. French (translation and Interpretation)
  • Ph.D. French(Full-time & part-time (Internal & External))
Department of Hindi
  • MA Hindi
  • Ph.D. Hindi (Full-time & part-time (Internal & External))
  • Evening Courses: PG Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation
Department of Sanskrit
  • M.A. Sanskrit
  • Ph.D. Sanskrit (Full-time & Part-time (Internal & External))
Department of Philosophy
  • M.A. Philosophy
  • Ph.D. Philosophy (Full time & Part-time (Internal & External ))
Department of Physical Education and Sports
  • M.P.Ed. master of Physical Education
  • Ph.D. Physical Education(Full-time & Part-time (Internal & External)
Centre for Foreign Languages
  • Add-on Evening Certificate of Proficiency Courses in:
    • Arabic
    • French
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Russian
    • Spanish
Escande Chair in Asian Christian Studies (Coordinator)
  • PhD Asian Christian Studies
  • PG Diploma in Asian Christian Studies
Department of Anthropology
  • MA Anthropology
  • PhD Anthropology
Department of Sociology
  • M.A. Sociology
  • PhD Sociology
  • PG Diploma in Rural Development
Department of History
  • M.A. History
  • M.A. History (Five Year Integrated)
  • PhD History
Department of Social Work (i/c)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • PhD (Social Work): Full time and part-time both internal and external
Department of Political & International Studies
  • M.A. Politics and International Relations
  • M.A. Political Science (Five-year Integrated Programme)
  • Ph.D. Politics & International Studies (Full-time & part-time (Internal & External))
  • PG Diploma in Industrial Relations & Labour Laws(Add-on Course)
  • PG Diploma in Human Rights(Add-on Course)
Centre for European Studies
UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asia Regional Cooperation (UMISARC) & Centre for South Asian Studies
  • M.A. South Asian Studies
  • PhD. South Asian Studies
UGC Centre for Maritime Studies(Coordinator)
  • Soft Core Course in Maritime Studies
  • PhD Programmes in Maritime Studies
UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies(Centre Head)
  • PhD in Southern Asia Studies
Centre for Women’s Studies (Centre Head i/c)
  • PhD women’s studies (Full-time & Part-time (Internal & External))
Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (i/c)
  • Ph.D. Social Exclusion & Inclusive policy (Full-time & Part-time (Internal & External))
Department of Computer Science(i/c)
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Five Year integrated Computer Science
  • M.C.A
  • M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering
  • M.Tech Network & Internet Engineering
  • PhD. Computer Science & Engineering (Full-time, Part-time (Internal & External)
Department of Computer Science(Karaikal Campus) (i/c)
  • MCA (3 years)
  • M.Sc. (2 years)
  • PhD. Computer Science & Engineering(Full-time / Part time-Internal / External)
Department of Electronics Engineering
  • M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • PhD Electronics & Communication Engineering
Centre for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering(Centre Head i/c)
  • M.Tech. (Envr.Engg & Mgmt)
  • PhD (Envr. Technology & Engg.)
Centre for Adult & Continuing Education
  • PhD Adult and Continuing Education – Inter-Disciplinary (Full-time & Part-time)
Department of Electronic Media & Mass Communication (i/c)
  • M.A. Mass Communication
  • M.Sc. Electronic Media
  • PhD Mass Communication
  • PhD Electronic Media
Department of Library and Information Science
  • M.L.I.S.
  • PhD in Library & Information Science
  • PG Diploma in Library Automation & Networking (Add-on Course)
Centre for Green Energy Technology
  • M.Tech Green Energy Technology
  • PhD Green Energy Technology
Centre for Nano Sciences & Technology (i/c)
  • M.Tech-NanoScience and Technology
  • PhD Nanoscience and Technology
Department of Performing Arts
  • M.P.A. Drama and Theatre Arts
  • M.Phil Drama and Theatre Arts (Full- time)
  • Ph.D. Drama and Theatre Arts Full-time & Part-time(Internal & External)
  • PG Diploma in Theatre Arts (Add-on Course)

Pondicherry University: Fees Structure

Check the list of fees structure for various courses.

Pondicherry University: Affiliated Colleges

There total of 95 affiliated colleges of Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam and the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar. Check the list of the colleges.

Official Website: www.pondiuni.edu.in

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