CENTAC 2019: Merit List (Released), Dates, Allotments, Admission Process

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CENTAC Renewal formCENTAC 2019 Draft Merit list has been Released now. CENTAC is referred to as the Centralized Admission Committee. This admission process is conducted to fill the professional degree seats in the colleges that come under the UT of Puducherry.

CENTAC 2019 Application Form can be filled till 15th May 2019 for Diploma Courses through SSLC Marks. The Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Government of Puducherry will manage the admission procedure. From 2015 onwards there will be no entrance exam conducted for offering admission in UG courses.

Candidates can get admission in the engineering and various medical courses through the admission process.

In this article, details are provided about CENTAC 2019 which include Exam Dates, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Etc.

CENTAC 2019 Notification – Merit list Released

New CENTAC 2019 Draft Merit list has been Released now. Click Here to Check Merit list Details.

New CENTAC 2019 Application Form has been Released now. Click Here to Apply Online.

New CENTAC 2019 Seat Allotment has been Started now. Click Here to Check Allotment Details.

CENTAC 2019 Quick links

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CENTAC Highlights

Exam Name CENTAC
Full Form Centralized Admission Committee
Exam Types UG Level
Exam Level Central
Offered Courses Engineering & Other Courses
Conducting Body Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC)
Application Mode Online
Official Website https://www.centacpuducherry.in
Helpline 0413-2655571
Email [email protected]

CENTAC Admission Dates 2019

In below table details are provided of CENTAC 2019 Exam Dates .events such as Releasing of the online application form, Last date of submitting the online application, and Last date to send hard copy of application form, etc.

In this table, candidates can check the complete dates related to the admission procedure of CENTAC 2019.

Events Dates Announced
Releasing of online application form 15th May 2019
Last date of submit online application 30th May 2019
Publication of Draft Merit List 3rd June 2019
Objections for the Draft Merit List Till 5th June 2019
Release of Final Merit List 7th June 2019
1st Round of Allotment 10th June 2019
Last Date for Joining for 1st Round 17th June 2019
Filling of Choices for 2nd Round (if needed) up to 19th June 2019
2nd Round of Allotment 21st June 2019
Last Date for Joining for 2nd Round 28th June 2019
Subsequent Rounds of Allotment 1st July Onwards

For Diploma Courses in Polytechnic College

Events Dates 2019 (Announced)
Releasing of online application form Started
Last date of submitting an online application 15th May 2019

CENTAC Application Form 2019

CENTAC 2019 online application form has been Released on 15th May 2019 and the Last date of submitting online application is Last 21st May 2019.

Submit the CENTAC 2019 Application Form before the mentioned dates.

Candidates should read the guidelines given below in order to fill the CENTAC 2019 online application form.

  • The CENTAC 2019 application form can be filled only through online mode.
  • CENTAC 2019 Application Form can be filled till 15th May 2019 for Diploma Courses through SSLC Marks.
  • The application form can be filled by candidates on the official portal.
  • The candidate has to send the hard copy of the filled-in application form to the official authority.
  • The candidates have been able to can fill application from 15th May 2019.
  • Application form submission last date is 21st May 2019.
  • Candidates can be Filled Application till 30th May 2019 for UG Courses.
  • The candidates have to fill separate application form those wish to apply for the LL.B course.
  • Candidates have to provide a valid mobile number while filling the application form.
  • After filling details in the application, candidates must upload the scanned image of the photograph of 20 KB to 25 KB in JPG format only.
  • The completed application form signed by the candidate, with all necessary enclosures, should be sent by post/courier or in person to the address given below:

“The Convenor”
CENTAC office, PEC Campus, Pillaichavady,

Application Fee:

All candidates have to pay application form fees ass per candidate’s category wise. Keep copies of application form for further use. Candidates can make fees payment through online mode.

  • The application fee can be deposited only through online mode.
  • The fee can be paid through Credit cards/Debit cards/NEFT.

The fees will be different for the number of courses:

  • For one course: Rs. 600/- (for SC/BT Rs. 300/-)
  • For two courses: Rs. 900/- (for SC/BT Rs. 450/-)
  • For three courses: Rs. 1200/- (for SC/BT Rs. 600/-)
  • For B.A. LL.B (5 years): Rs. 600/- (for SC/BT Rs. 300/-)

Documents required at the time of filling application form:

  • 10th mark sheet as a proof of age
  • 12th mark sheet
  • Residence Certificate
  • Nationality Certificate
  • Permanent Integrated Certificate
  • Special Category Certificate (inapplicable)
  • Community Certificate
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Sports Certificate
  • Copy of Online Payment
  • Xerox copy of NEET Rank and Score

Courses Offered:

  • MBBS
  • BAMS
  • BDS
  • V.Sc.
  • H.
  • P.T.
  • Sc Nursing
  • Sc (MLT)
  • Tech
  • Pharma
  • LL.B
  • B.
  • Sc Agriculture
  • Sc Horticulture

Eligibility Criteria 2019

CENTAC Admission Eligibility Criteria are provided For MBBS/BDS/B.V.Sc/A.H./B.P.T, B.Tech, B.Pharma and B.A.M.S courses. Different courses have different criteria.

To get admission candidate needs to check criteria whether they fulfill all criteria or not.

To eligible for any degree course, candidates should fulfill all the requirements for admission prescribed by the Pondicherry University or other deemed universities.


The candidate should be an Indian citizen. However, the French Nationals residing in UT of Puducherry can also apply.


A candidate is considered to belong to the UT of Puducherry if he/she has the domicile certificate.

Qualification Criteria:


  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have passed the HSC/12th examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: It is necessary to score the minimum of 50% marks (40% for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC candidates) in aggregate.
  • Subjects: The applying candidate should pass the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology, Botany and Zoology along with English subject.

For B.Tech

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidates studying/passed the HSC/12th examination from a recognized board are eligible to apply.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).
  • Subject: Physics & Mathematics are mandatory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biology/Bio-Technology/Computer Science subjects.

For B.Pharma

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidate should clear the 10+2 from a recognized board. Appearing candidates can also apply.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category).
  • Subject: Physics & Chemistry are compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/Biology/Bio-Technology/Computer Science subjects.

For B.A.M.S.

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidate must pass the 12th standard examination from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category).
  • Subject: Physics/Chemistry/Biology/English are necessary to have in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

Note: Improvement marks in the qualifying exam in any year will not be considered.


CENTAC 2020 Examination is organized by the Central Admission Committee, Puducherry to offer admission to the applicants in various undergraduate courses in the field of Engineering, Pharmacy, etc. The admission will offer to the candidates in the various participating institutes of Central Admission Committee, Puducherry. The CENTAC 2020 Application Form will start from 2nd week of May to Last week of May 2020.

Seat Reservation 2019

The seat reservation is mentioned below for various categories.

Categories Reservation (%)
Vertical Reservation
Open General 50
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 11
Backward Classes Muslims (BCM) 2
Most Backward Classes (MBC) 18
Extreme Backward Classes (EBC) 2
Backward Tribes (BT) 1
Scheduled Caste (SC) 16
Horizontal Reservation
Children/Grand Children of Freedom (Fighter) (FF) 4
Physically Challenged (PH) 3
Wards of Ex-Servicemen (EX) 1 (MBBS) & 3 (all other courses)
A candidate who is Meritorious in Sports (SP) 1

 CENTAC 2019 Exam Pattern

All candidates must get familiarize with exam pattern as well as with syllabus this will help the candidate to score marks in the entrance exam. Paper is divided into 3 part, paper 1 Mathematics, paper 2 Physical sciences, and 3 paper Biology.

  • CENTAC JET has 3 papers of two hours each.
  • All questions are multiple choices.
  • At times short answers also provided in the question paper.
  • There is negative marking for the wrong question.
  • The validity of the score will be only for one year.

Paper 1 – Mathematics section has 60 questions.
Paper 2 – Physical sciences have 80 questions (40 physics set and 40 chemistry set).
Paper 3 – Biology has 100 questions (50 Zoology and 50 Botany)

 How to Prepare for the Exam

Below we are providing some best CENTAC 2019 preparation tips to score well in the exam:

  • Prepare for the exam as per the prescribed syllabus.
  • Candidates must know details such as the exam pattern, type of questions, exam timing, etc.
  • The exam will be held to test candidates thinking skills, knowledge and IQ Level, so concentrate in studies.
  • Candidates can take help from the reference books and also practice from the previous year question papers.
  • Candidates have to maintain their health.

CENTAC 2019 Syllabus

Question asked on the exam will be on the bases of 10+2 level.in paper questions will be from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates have to prepare for the exam from syllabus provided on the official by the authority.

CENTAC Merit List 2019

CENTAC 2019 Merit list has been Released now. On the bases of merit list prepared by the CENTAC admission will be provided to all courses except MBBS and BDS.

On the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the prescribed subjects in the previous examination, admission will be offered for all biology-based degree courses.

  • If candidates have scored the same rank in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit list will be prepared in the order of the priority. CENTAC 2019 Merit list  has been issued by the authority
  • The authority will provide a separate rank to the candidates by adopting the normalization method.
  • On the third week of July 2019, CENTAC 2019 merit list will be published.

Check Here – CENTAC 2019 Cut Off 

CENTAC Counselling 2019

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Candidates got shortlisted for counseling have to attend the counseling on prescribed date and time on the day of counseling. Details of counseling will be sent to candidates through SMS, E-mail and will also be published on the official website.

  • CENTAC 2019 Counseling is held in online mode in which candidates have to fill the option for colleges and courses as much as they can.
  • Authority will issue the CENTAC candidate’s selection list for provisional admission.
  • Candidates must carry all the original certificates along with one set of photocopies of all the documents.
  • Fees can be paid of counseling in the form of Demand Draft of  750/- (Rs. 350 for SC/BT)drawn in favor of, The Convenor, CENTAC and payable at Puducherry.
  • Candidates can also pay the fee in cash.

If you have any other queries about CENTAC 2019, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. Harry says:

    Sir I didn’t get the link for B.tech program.
    If u have plz provide it.

  2. reshma says:

    when you will announce centac application form

  3. Gerald says:

    For mbbs after on line filled application we want to send to centack office by post.

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