Pondicherry University: Ranking & Review

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Puducherry Rank India Rank World Rank
2 94 4752
Top 28%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate5%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment67,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$500
International students$1,750$1,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++-

General info

Alternative namesPU
पांडिचेरी विश्वविद्यालय
MottoFrom Darkness, towards the Light!
AccreditationUniversity Grants Commission, India
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
Academic structureSubramania Bharathi School of Tamil Language and Literature
School of Management
Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences
School of Engineering and Technology-School of Physical-Chemical and Applied Sciences
School of Life Sciences
School of Humanities
School of Performing Arts
School of Social Sciences and International Studies
School of Education
School of Medical Sciences
School of Media and Communication
Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies
School of Law
Colorsblue, red
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff3,750
Student/staff ratio18
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.pondiuni.edu.in
AddressR. Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet
Puducherry, Puducherry, 605 014
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone+91 (413) 265 5179
Fax+91 (413) 265 5734

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