CENTAC Eligibility Criteria 2023 (Available), Qualification, Age – Check Category Wise Eligibility Here


CENTAC 2020The CENTAC (Centralized Admission Committee) is authorized by the Government of Puducherry to provide admission to candidates on the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and every year, a large number of candidates may participate in these courses to make a future in their careers.

The aspirants get admission to government colleges of Puducherry as per the candidates’ rank and eligibility criteria. They have to qualify by the equivalent examination. The courses provided for candidates are MBBS, BAMS, BDS, BPT, B.V.Sc & A.H, B.Sc (Nursing), B.Sc (MLT), B.Tech, B.Pharm, and B.A LLB program, so those candidates appearing, can apply online mode.

Here, we are providing detailed information on CENTAC through this article which includes CENTAC Eligibility Criteria.

CENTAC 2023 Eligibility

The CENTAC is providing admission to candidates as per their eligibility criteria, and they should be eligible to prefer the courses of their choice. Aspirants have to complete their examination with qualifying marks to get admission to the government colleges of UT of Puducherry.

The educational qualification, age, and nationality of candidates should be proper and eligible, so only those candidates who will get admission to the Colleges of UT of Puducherry will be Eligible.

CENTAC Colleges and Degree Courses

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    1. Parul University, Gujarat | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
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    4. Alliance University, Bangalore | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
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    7. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    8. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
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The following are CENTAC College and degree courses are mentioned below for candidates.

S.No College Course Number of Seats
1 Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry M.B.B.S 127
2 Rajiv Gandhi Ayurveda Medical College, Mahe B.A.M.S 42
3 Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry B.D.S 29
4 Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research Puducherry B.V.Sc & A.H 30
5 Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry B.Tech 382
6 Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg., & Tech., Karaikal B.Tech 153
7 Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry B.Sc ( Nursing ) 68
B.Pharm 51
B.P.T. 14
B.Sc. ( M.L.T ) 10

CENTAC Courses Duration

S.No Course Duration
1 M.B.B.S. 4½ years + 1-year internship
2 B.A.M.S. 4½ years + 1-year internship
3 B.D.S. 4 years + 1-year Compulsory internship
4 B.V.Sc. & A.H. 4½ years + 6 months internship
5 B.P.T. Four years + 6 months internship
6 B.Sc. ( Nursing ) 4 years
7 B.Sc. ( MLT ) 3 years
8 B.Tech. 4 years
9 B.Pharm. 4 years

CENTAC Eligibility Criteria

All the aspirants should be aware of the Eligibility Criteria before applying to get admission. The CENTAC Eligibility criteria as mentioned below

CENTAC Qualifications

Biology-based Degree Courses

  • M.B.B.S./B.D.S., Courses

Those aspirants are interested in getting admission to these different courses; they have to pass the HSC examination from the recognized board.

Candidates have to get a minimum of 50% marks (40% of marks for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC candidates) in aggregate, in the prescribed subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Biotechnology, Botany, and Zoology.

Candidates should also have to study English subjects, and they have to be passing on that subjects with good marks.

  • B.P.T. Degree Courses

Interested candidates for B.PT Degree courses have to pass an H.Sc. (Academic) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination.

The marks should be minimum of 50% marks (40% of marks for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate, in the prescribed subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology, or Botany and Zoology.

Candidates should also have to study English subjects, and they have to be passing on that subjects with good marks.

  • B. Sc. Nursing Degree Course

Those applicants are interested in the B.Sc. (Nursing) degree course; they have to pass the H.Sc. (Academic) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination

The minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate, in the prescribed subjects of Physics, Chemistry Biology/Botany, and Zoology. Candidates should also have to study English subjects, and they have to be passing on that subjects with good marks.

  • B.Sc. (MLT) Degree Program

Candidates must pass in H.Sc (Academic/Vocational) test organized by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu to get admission in the B.Sc (MLT) degree program.

Along with that, candidates must obtain at least 50% marks (40% marks for BCM/ OBC/MBC/ BT/ EBC/SC).

S.No Particulars Details
1 Educational Qualification Candidates must have passed H.Sc (Academic) examination conducted by Tamil Nadu Board or any equivalent exam.

The minimum aggregate marks are 45% (40% in case of candidates belonging to OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC categories) in the prescribed subjects: Mathematics, Physics, and any of Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/ Biology (Botany & Zoology)

2 Age Limit The upper age limit is 21 years as of 1st of July 2017, which is relaxable by up to three years for SC candidates.
3 Nationality Apart from Indians, French nationals residing in the UT of Puducherry and conforming to the Treaty of Cession can apply for CENTAC 2017.

CENTAC Participating Institutes

The candidates can check the seat intake in the participating institutes of government, which is mentioned below in the table.

S.No. Government Colleges Seat Intake Other State Quota 
1 Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry 382 46
2 Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg. & Tech., Karaikal 153 27

Participating Institutes of CENTAC with seat intake in Self Financing Colleges and Deemed Universities

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2023

    1. Parul University, Gujarat | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    2. Manipal University, Karnataka | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    3. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | Management Admissions Closing Soon! Apply Now
    4. Alliance University, Bangalore | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    5. NIMS University, Jaipur | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    6. MIT WPU, Pune | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    7. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    8. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    9. Bennett University, Noida| Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
S.No. Self-Financing Colleges and Deemed Universities Seat Intake
1 Achariya College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 240
2 Alpha College of Engineering & Technology 210
3 Avvaiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 120
4 Bharathiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal 210
5 Christ College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 360
6 Christ Institute of Technology, Puducherry 330
7 Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry 330
8 Priest University, Puducherry 150
9 RAAK College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 150
10 Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 300
11 RVS College of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal 120
12 Shri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 150
13 Sri Ganesh College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 210
14 Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry 600
15 Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry 150

If you have any queries regarding CENTAC Eligibility Criteria 2023, you can ask your query leave comments below.

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  1. Nandhini says:

    My application status shows uneligible because of final sem mark sheet and residential certificate but I already submit it….how I sort that problem in my application?

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