Pondicherry University Campuses

3 campus locations found for Pondicherry University

Port Blair Campus

Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  • Establishment Year 2000
  • Campus Type Urban

Karaikal Campus

Puducherry - Other, Tamil Nadu

  • Establishment Year 2007
  • Campus Type Urban

Community College Campus

Puducherry - Other, Puducherry / Pondicherry

  • Establishment Year 1995
  • Campus Type Urban

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