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Pondicherry University, Puducherry

R.V.Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry
India - 605014

Courses Offered

Master of Arts , Master of Social Work , Master of Library and Information Science , Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking ,

Facilities


Comp Labs

Sports

Gym

Medical

Library

Auditorium

About College

Institute Description

Pondicherry University was founded in 1985 with the main objective to cater to the needs of Changing Industry by creating brilliant managers and leaders. It is the Central University which is spread over the Union Territories of Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

  • It has been ranked among top ten Universities in India by the survey conducted on 2013.
  • The campus of the University has covered an area of 800 acres surrounded by beautiful greenery.
  • 15 Schools, 37 Departments and 10 Centres offering 175 PG & Research programmes are within its fold and is housed in the 800-acre sprawling Wi-Fi-enabled vibrant campus, which is just 12 kms. away from the Puducherry town.
  • The University has three campuses. The Main Campus is located at Puducherry and the other two off-campuses at Karaikal and Port Blair.
  • There are over 45,000 students in its 87 affiliated colleges.
  • The university offers innovative programs in variety of fields like management programs, art & commerce programs, technical programs and lot more.
  • The University entered the field of Distance Education in 1995 – 96.
  • It provides industrial exposure to its students by organizing various visits and tours.
  • Offers excellent placements to its student’s off-campus and on-campus.

Placement :

One of the main responsibilities of the Placement Cell is to motivate, train and prepare the students of the University and its affiliated Colleges for campus interviews.

BATCH

No. of Companies

No. of Placements

2003 – 2004

9

24

2004 – 2005

28

68

2005 – 2006

55

357

2006 – 2007

56

806

2007 – 2008

63

1059

2008 - 2009 (as of Feb'09)

17

278

Facilities:

Library :

The central library at Pondicherry University is well-stocked along with state-of-the-art facilities such as 24-hours reading hall, Children's Library and Special facility for visually challenged people. It has provided other facilities like e-journals access, Reprographic and photocopying facilities, e-mail service and CD-ROM journals databases.

1. Total no. of Library Collection (Print + Electronic)

(210325+164236)               374561

2. Total Library Collection

209270

3. Total no. of Journals (Print + Electronic)

35480

a) Total no. of Journals (Print)

11624

b) Total no. of E-Journals

23856

4. Total no. of E-Resources

164236

5. E-Resources Usage: Jan - Dec 2013

1246593

Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) :

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) was started in the university in 1992 as the University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC) under the UGC Plan Scheme. It facilitated three facilities –Glass blowing Shop, Mechanical Shop and Electrical Shop, to enable support in the servicing & repair of scientific equipment.

Rankings :

Rank

Organization

Year

Top 10 Universities

India Today

2013

64th Top Unversities in India

Outlook Magazine

2010


Hostel Details

Hostel For : Male

Fees: 12800 - 15000

Presently, there are 17 hostels in the campus, 11 for men, 5 for women students/research scholars and 1 for foreign students. The hostel administration is headed by the Chief Warden and his team of wardens and its office is located in the Maulana Azad Hostel. 


Facilities

  • Comp Labs
  • Sports
  • Gym
  • Medical
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratory


Placement

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Faculty

Ms. A. Suganthy (Assistant Professor, Department of Banking Technology)

Dr. C. K. Ramaiah (Professor, Department of Library & Information Science)

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