Government of Puducherry
common online admission portal to All Colleges in U.T. of Puducherry

CENTAC (2018-19)

Government of Puducherry
common online admission portal to All Colleges in U.T. of Puducherry
News and Events
 Final merit list for Group IV (Lateral Entry to Polytechnic) published on 24.6.2018
 Last date extended for Group V & VII to 30.6.2018
 Application capture opened for Group VI (Lateral Entry to B.Com, B.Sc.,BCA,BPA, PBBSc. and B.Pharm). Last Date 30.6.2018
 Verification of applications is in progress... Candidates are instructed to check their mails and dashboard periodically for updates
 Candidates are advised to choose the course preferences through their dashboard at least once. The order of preferences can be altered till a day before first counseling. Seats will be alloted based on the preferences, merit position and the reservation criteria as stipulated in the information brochure...
 Candidates/Parents can visit Help Desks functioning at 9 institutions for assistance..
List of Colleges
The portal caters to the need of students seeking admission in SEVEN groups.
  1. I. PG in Professional Courses
  2. II. UG in Medical Courses
  3. III. UG in Other Professional Courses
  4. IV. UG in Arts & Science and others
  5. V. Diploma courses in Polytechnics
  6. VI. Lateral Entry to Degree Courses
  7. VII. Part Time Diploma Courses

Important Dates
Applications to courses in Group II and III (MBBS/BDS/B.Tech. and others) was opened on 7.6.18.
Closed on 16.6.2018
Applications to Part Time Diploma Courses (Group VII) opened on 6.6.2018
Last Date (Extended): 30.6.2018
Online submission of applications to Group IV & V courses commenced on 30.5.2018.
Last date (Group IV): Closed on 16.6.2018
Last date (Group V): 30.6.2018 (Extended)

Group VI (Lateral Entry to B.E/B.Tech./) opened on 13.6.2018
Last Date (Extended): 30.6.2018
Lateral Entry (B.Sc.(CS) and BCA,B.Com, PBBSc.Nursing, B.Pharm) opened on 22.6.2018.
Last Date: 30.6.2018

 Watch salient features of the institutes here...

 Through single application you can apply for all courses listed under Groups 2 and 3.

The common Online Admission portal

CENTAC - Govt. of Puducherry

The Government of Puducherry has, in a first of its kind exercise, decided to bring the admission process for all its Government and Government run Society Colleges in the U.T. of Puducherry, viz., Professional, Arts and Science, Fine Arts, Education, Hotel Management and Diploma courses as well as “Government Quota Seats” in Private and Unaided Professional Colleges, including minority colleges, under one umbrella.

The prospectus contains five volumes which can be downloaded from this portal. The hardcopy of the brochures may be purchased from colleges on paying Rs.50 per volume.


In order to help the students/parents CENTAC has established help desks at 9 institutions.