Exam Details

Exam Name : CENTAC

Exam Mode : Online

Number of Questions Asked : 90

Negative Marking : 0.25

Last date to fill application form : 01/01/1970

Admit Card release date : 3rd week of June 2021

Age Limit : "S.No Name of Courses Lower Age Limit Upper Age Limit 1 M.V.Sc - The candidate should not have completed 35 years as on 31 December 2020 (Relaxable up to five years for SC/ST candidates) 2 P.G Arts and Science - - 3 MBBS & BDS 17 years as on 31.12.2020 - 4 BAMS 17 years as on 01.10.2020 - 5 B.Sc Nursing 17 years as on 31.12.2020 - 6 B.V.Sc & AH  17 years as on 31.12.2020 25 years as on 31.12.2020 (Relaxable up to five years for OBC/MBC/BCM/EBC/BT/SC/ST) candidates). 7 B.Tech -  21 years as on 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to three years for SC candidates). 8 B.P.T 17 years as on 31.12.2020 25 years as on 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to three years for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT candidates and five years for SC/ST candidates). 9 B.Pharm - - 10 B.Sc (M.L.T) - - 11 B.Sc(MRIT) 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 12 B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture - 21 years as of 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to 4 years for SC / ST candidates and candidates B.Sc seeking admission under NRI scheme) 13 B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture - 21 years as of 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to 4 years for SC / ST candidates and candidates B.Sc seeking admission under NRI scheme) 14 BA LLB - - 15 LLB - - 16 D.G.N.M 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 17 D.A.N.M 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 18 D.M.L.T 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 19 D.C.E.C 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 20 D.D.T 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 21 D.A.P.T 17 years 35 years 22 U.G. Arts and Science Courses The candidate should not have completed 21 years of age as of 1st July 2020. However, age relaxation by three years for SC / ST candidates, five years for PWDs and five years in the case of Nuns belonging to various Religious congregations and Widows are applicable.   23 U.G. Performing & Fine Arts Courses The candidate should not have completed 23 years of age as of 1st July 2020. However, age relaxation by three years applies to Physically Challenged and Scheduled Caste and Tribe candidates. Apart from the above-said candidates, no age relaxation will be given to any candidate under any circumstances.   24 Hotel Management Courses B.Sc. 22 years as of 01.07.2020 for Open Category relaxable up to three years for SC/ST candidates as on 01.07.2020     Diploma 25 years as of 01.07.2020 for Open Category relaxable up to three years for SC/ST candidates"

Exam Duration : 3 hours

Total Marks : 360

Application fee : "For Professional Courses (UG & PG): SC/ST: SC/ST Others: Rs. 1000/- For PG Courses SC/ST: Rs. 200/- Others: Rs. 400/- For All Other Courses SC/ST: Rs. 150/- Others: Rs. 300/- "

Application form release date : 01/01/1970

Last date to pay fee : 01/01/1970

Exam date : 3rd week of July 2021

Declaration of result : 4th week of August 2021

Eligibility :

  • "S.No Name of Courses Lower Age Limit Upper Age Limit 1 M.V.Sc - The candidate should not have completed 35 years as on 31 December 2020 (Relaxable up to five years for SC/ST candidates) 2 P.G Arts and Science - - 3 MBBS & BDS 17 years as on 31.12.2020 - 4 BAMS 17 years as on 01.10.2020 - 5 B.Sc Nursing 17 years as on 31.12.2020 - 6 B.V.Sc & AH  17 years as on 31.12.2020 25 years as on 31.12.2020 (Relaxable up to five years for OBC/MBC/BCM/EBC/BT/SC/ST) candidates). 7 B.Tech -  21 years as on 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to three years for SC candidates). 8 B.P.T 17 years as on 31.12.2020 25 years as on 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to three years for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT candidates and five years for SC/ST candidates). 9 B.Pharm - - 10 B.Sc (M.L.T) - - 11 B.Sc(MRIT) 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 12 B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture - 21 years as of 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to 4 years for SC / ST candidates and candidates B.Sc seeking admission under NRI scheme) 13 B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture - 21 years as of 01.07.2020 (Relaxable up to 4 years for SC / ST candidates and candidates B.Sc seeking admission under NRI scheme) 14 BA LLB - - 15 LLB - - 16 D.G.N.M 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 17 D.A.N.M 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 18 D.M.L.T 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 19 D.C.E.C 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 20 D.D.T 17 years as on 31.12.2020 30 years as on 31.12.2020 21 D.A.P.T 17 years 35 years 22 U.G. Arts and Science Courses The candidate should not have completed 21 years of age as of 1st July 2020. However
  • age relaxation by three years for SC / ST candidates
  • five years for PWDs and five years in the case of Nuns belonging to various Religious congregations and Widows are applicable.   23 U.G. Performing & Fine Arts Courses The candidate should not have completed 23 years of age as of 1st July 2020. However
  • age relaxation by three years applies to Physically Challenged and Scheduled Caste and Tribe candidates. Apart from the above-said candidates
  • no age relaxation will be given to any candidate under any circumstances.   24 Hotel Management Courses B.Sc. 22 years as of 01.07.2020 for Open Category relaxable up to three years for SC/ST candidates as on 01.07.2020     Diploma 25 years as of 01.07.2020 for Open Category relaxable up to three years for SC/ST candidates Nationality Criteria A candidate seeking admission through CENTAC 2021 should be an Indian National. However
  • French Nationals residing in the UT of Puducherry and covered by the terms of the Treaty of Cession shall be treated on par with Indian Nationals
  • for admission to all the courses. Residence Criteria(Applicable for Seats in Govt. Colleges and Govt. Quota Seats in Private Colleges) The candidate or whose parent or Guardian has been residing continuously in this Union Territory for at least five years preceding the date of application. Children of natives of U.T. of Puducherry who has declared any place in U.T. of Puducherry as their home town and so certified by their respective Heads of Office. Nativity A certificate in the prescribed format has to be enclosed. Children of Defence Personnel who were killed or disabled in action and children of Central Government Servants/ Pondicherry UT Government Servants/Defence Personnel/ Employees of Public Sector Undertaking wholly or substantially run either by the Central Government or by the Puducherry UT Administration who died while in the service in the Puducherry UT. Those who have passed the SSLC / HSC or any other public examination and for that purpose had undergone academic studies continuously for 5 successive classes immediately preceding the qualifying examination in a recognized educational institution located in Pondicherry UT and having their residence in Pondicherry UT for 5 years continuously during that period. Mere stay in places such as residential hostel would not amount to the residence"


Description :
"CENTAC 2021 application form will be released for the BNYS course from the 3rd week of May 2021. The admission is controlled by the Centralized Admission Committee to offer various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Diploma Programmes. There will be no entrance exam organized for offering admission in the UG course. It is a state-level exam that is used to fill a professional degree in college in the Union Territory of Puducherry. Candidates who wish to apply for admission to the participating institutes of the Centralized admission committee conducts the CENTAC once a year. This is a state-level examination. For more information candidates can read the whole article. Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC) works under the Govt. of Puducherry. It is a common admission platform for all the colleges of the Union Territory of Puducherry. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses. CENTAC provides both government and private colleges to the candidates. Candidates will get the colleges as per their rank in the merit list released by the CENTAC. It conducts various counseling rounds for the allotment of seats to the candidates."

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