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One of the best colleges in Vidharbha, Recommended!

By Souvik Bera (Class of 2017) , 7 months, 4 weeks ago
For : Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research & Technology
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It's a good college in the Vidharbha area probably with the best possible facilities for all the seven disciplines it holds. Professors are really good, mostly they are friendly and approachable for a read more

Lifestyle, environment and faculty

By Poojit Chowdry (Class of 2020) , 5 months, 1 week ago
For : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology
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The lifestyle in this college is awesome. You get to experience a lot of friends. The college has a renowned faculty with a lot of experience. People in the campus are friendly. The placements and the read more

The college does not live upto the expectations

By Anonymous , 5 months ago
For : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology
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The college was not the way one expects to be of National level. The teachers are not so cooperative and the conditions of the hostel is not what one expects. There is scope of improvement in many are read more

Fairly good in terms of placements but can be improved

By Prasanna Kamath (Class of 2020) , 5 months, 4 weeks ago
For : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology
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College doesn't have huge campus but its still ok, wifi facility is only accessible in library and majority of campus placements are in TCS and Accenture. Faculty for almost all departments are experi read more

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology Review

By Anonymous , 1 year ago
For : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology
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The college is good. Surrounding is happening and clean. Easily accessible campus. Hostels are not good. Academic facilities should be improved. Campus crowd is decent. Extracurricular activities take read more

More about Pondicherry University

The Pondicherry University (PU) was set up in 1985, by an Act of Parliament No. 53 of 1985. It is a Central University situated at Puducherry, India.  PU is an affiliating University with a jurisdiction over the Union Territory of Puducherry, Lakshwadeep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC for the good infrastructure, amenities, and students’ friendly learning environment, amongst other. The university has three campuses: main campus is in Puducherry and the other two are situated in Port Blair and Karaikal. The main campus has an area of 800 acres and includes all the modern amenities.


PU has been ranked ranked 801-1000 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018. In 2017, National Institutional Ranking Framework has ranked the university 59th in India overall and 37th among universities. The Pondicherry University has signed Memorandum of Understanding with many international and Indian universities to carry out research and educational collaboration. Some of them are follows:


• Michigan State University, USA

• Cleveland State University, USA

• Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University

• Bordeaux Montaigne University, France

• Jawarhalal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research [JIPMER], India

• Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA) in India  

Pondicherry University has 15 Schools, 37 Departments, 10 Centres and 2 Chairs and offers more than 144 post graduate and research programmes. It has 92 affiliated colleges that offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the disciplines of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management and Medicine. Additionally the university conducts 26 Diploma/ Certificate Add-On Courses in the evening.  The Directorate of Distance Education of the University offers various distance learning courses.

The courses are conducted in one of the following schools and departments:


S. No.




School of Management

·  Department of Management Studies

·  Department of Commerce

·  Department of Economics

·  Department of Tourism Studies

·  Department of Banking Technology

·  Department of International Business

·  Department of Management (Karaikal)

·  Department of Commerce (Karaikal)


Sri Subramania Bharathi School of Tamil Language and Literature



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 Disaster Management


School Of Medical Sciences



School of Law



School of Life Sciences

·   Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology  

·   Department of Microbiology

·   Department of Biotechnology

·   Department of Ecology & Environmental Sciences

·   Department of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology

·   Department of Food Science and Technology

·   Centre for Bioinformatics


School of Humanities

·   Department of English

·   Department of French

·   Department of Hindi

·   Department of Sanskrit

·   Department of Philosophy

·   Department of Physical Education and Sports Centre for   Foreign Languages

·   Escande Chair in Asian Christian Studies


School of Performing Arts

·   Department of Performing Arts


School of Social Sciences and International Studies

·   Department of Anthropology

·   Department of Sociology

·   Department of Social Work

·   Department of History

·   Department of Politics & International Studies Centre for          European Studies

·   UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asia Regional Cooperation (UMISARC) & Centre for South Asian Studies

·   UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies

·   Centre for Women’s Studies

·   Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

·   Centre for Maritime Studies


School of Education

·   Centre for Adult & Continuing Education


School of Media & Communication

·   Department of Electronic Media & Mass Communication

·   Department of Library & Information Sciences


School of Engineering & Technology

·   Department of Computer Science

·   Department of Computer Science (Karaikal) Department of      Electronics Engineering

·   Centre for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering


Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies

·   Centre for Green Energy Technology

·    Centre for Nano Sciences and Technology

Candidates seeking admission can fill their application form online. Admission to all the P.G./P.G.Diploma programmes except L.L.M programme will be based on the marks obtained in the entrance examination. The University offers relaxation and scholarships as per the policy of Central Government and UGC guidelines. 15% of seats in each course are reserved for SC and 7.5% for ST candidates. For some programmes, about 25% of the seats are reserved for the Puducherry Union territory candidates.

The university has state of the art facilities like a shopping complex, library, laboratories, classrooms, hostels, auditoriums, bank, post office, health centre, gym, sports and games facilities, a 24-hour hospital with fully equipped Ambulance. PU also has a Community Radio (Puduvai Vaani).


Available College Facilities

This University has a sprawling scenic, serene and a very beautiful campus with a peaceful and a conducive environment for learning. The life in Pondicherry University is extremely congenial and entirely self-contained and self-sufficient with following on-campus facilities:

It offers a lot of facilities to its students which are listed below-

  • Electrical Wing
  • Hostels and Dining
  • Health Centre
  • Placement Cell
  • Auditorium
  • Bank 
  • Book Shop 
  • Transport Facilities
  • Campus
  • Canteen
  • Computer Centre
  • Day Care Centre
  • Gymnasium
  • Engineering Wing
  • Shopping Complex
  • Pre-Primary School
  • Post Office



There are Hostel facilities which are offered by Pondicherry University where there are separate hostel buildings for boys and girls with dining facility being made available to everybody. Presently, there are 17 hostels in the campus for the students where 11 are for the male students, 5 are for the female students/research scholars and 1 is for foreign students. The total capacity of these hostels is 1500 students where there is a Chief Warden and his team. Students are given preference on a first come-first serve basis.

  • Following is the list of special details of the campus hostels-
  • SC/ST students and all women students are exempted from payment of room rent
  • Differently-abled students are provided free accommodation and food
  • Two more hostels exclusively for research scholars - one for men and another for women shall be added shortly
  • Separate hostels for Men and Women are available at PG Centre, Karaikal
  • Limited hostel facilities are available at Port Blair Centre of the University

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines

Pondicherry University has a large number of classrooms to accomodate its students and give them a conducive environment for learning. There are adequate number of desks and chairs for a comfortable learning experience and the conventional chalk and talk method is the most common here. 

Facilities available in Classroom

  • Wi-Fi
  • AC
  • Projector
  • Audio-Visual Teaching Aids

The university focusses on overall development of personality and so it focuses on sports and other co-curricular activities. The university conducts regular national level tournaments every year.Following is the brief view:

  • 2-outdoor stadiums which comprise of
  1. Standard 400 meters track
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium for 1000 with an international standard pitch
  • Tennis courts
  • Volleyball courts
  •  Basketball courts
  • Gym Facility which comprises of:
  1. Treadmill
  2.  Bicycle ergometer,
  3. Bicycle elliptical meter
  4. Physiotherapy equipment
  5.  Microwave diathermy
  6.  Ultrasound
  7. Infrared indications
  8. Electrical muscles stimulation equipment


Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court

The Pondicherry university library is renowned for its disabled friendly modern infrastructure spread on a large area of 80,000 sq. ft. It is fully air-conditioned, WIFI enabled and there are services for the Visually Challenged among the proactive services with RFID technology and 24/7 remote access to a collection of 4.67 lakhs, of which print is 2.17 and 2.5 lakhs of e-resources (e-books, e-journals, e-databases, e-theses, Academic Online Videos, Video Talks etc.) This gives the students of Pondicherry University a huge opportunity to explore all the possible resources to have a better understanding of the course that they are studying in. This is not just limited to the normal students but the needs of the visually challenged students are also catered to. 

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility

To facilitate naitional and international events, confrence, placement programs and cultural events, the university provides Auditoriums and Seminar Halls with huge capacity. There are 2 Auditoriums and total of 8 Seminar Halls department wise and all are airconditioned, well furnished, equipped with modern projection and audio systems with access to internet. Following is the details:




Jawaharlal Nehru Auditorium (in the Administrative building) fully air conditioned


Fully Air conditioned Auditorium (in the Cultural-cum-Convention Centre building opposite to Pondicherry Engineering College on the East Coast Road)



School of Management


Cultural-cum-Convention Convention Centre (opposite to Pondicherry Engineering College on the East Coast Road)


Earth Sciences (Science & Humanities Block II )









 Computer Science (Science & Humanities Block II building)


Management Studies 


Earth Sciences (Science & Humanities Block II )



Health Centre

The facility is available round the clock and provides the basic requirement for students and staff.An Ambulance is always present for emergency medical care.


There are several canteens on campus to serve the hunger of students, faculty member, staff members and visitors. The canteens are open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Following is the list of on-campus canteen facilities:

  • Canteen I
  • Canteen II
  • Canteen III
  • Coffee Bars
  • Ponlait Bunks