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Pondicherry University-PhD

Pondicherry University is a central university in Puducherry, India. Founded in 1985 by the Government of India, the university is a collegiate university with a jurisdiction spread over the Union Territories of Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It has introduced innovations like the Choice-based Credit System and on-line admission for postgraduate studies.

Ph.D. Admission for Academic Year 2015:


  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Marine Biology (at Port Blair, Andamans)
  • Microbiology


  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science & Technolog
  • Marine Biology(at Port Blair)
  • Microbiology


P.G. – PhD INTEGRATED PROGRAMMES: M.Sc. – PhD Bio-Technology

SCHOLARSHIPS: All the full time scholars admitted to the PhD of the University Departments will be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs.8000/- with contingency. Integrated PhD sudents will get a monthly stipend of Rs.1000/- for four semesters and Rs.8000/- p.m. with contingency for the rest of the period as applicable to other Ph.D. All students of the M.Sc. Marine Biology, Disaster Management (Port Blair) and M.Sc. Five Year Integrated Programmes will get scholarship. In addition, Merit Scholarships, Merit cum Means Scholarships and Freeships are available to deserving students of PG Degree programmes


      • APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application form is to be submitted online through the University website Pondicherry University by following the instructions given therein.
      • MODE OF EXAM: Online based Entrance test at designated centres. For Further details visit the University website
      • APPLICATION FEE: For all courses Rs.250/-(Rs. 125/- for SC/ ST, exempted for differently abled candidates – supported with relevant certificates). Rs. 1,000/- for NRI and Overseas candidates. Use separate applications for each programme. Payment of Application fee can be made either through online or offline mode .
        • Online Registration starts on : 28th April 2015
        • Last Date for Online Registration : 15th May 2015
        • Dates of Entrance Examination : 29, 30 & 31 May 2015

Deadline: 15-05-2015

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