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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.