CENTAC 2020: Centralised Admission Committee Puducherry


CENTAC 2020 is a Centralised Admission Committee which is formed to fill the professional degree seats in the colleges that comes under the UT of Puducherry. The admission procedure will be managed by the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC), Government of Puducherry. There will be no Entrance Exam conducted for offering admission in UG courses from 2015 onward. Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) conducts the admission process of students into various Government Universities of Puducherry and other states or union territories.The aspirants will get admission on the basis of their performance in 10 + 2 or equivalent.

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CENTAC 2020 Important Dates

The Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) Puducherry important dates are yet to be released.

Name of Event Date(Tentative)
Release of Online Application Form May 2020
Deadline for Submission of Online Application Form May 2020
Display of Draft Merit List June 2020
Display of Final Merit List June 2020
Start of Counselling(1 Round) June 2020
Start of Counselling(2 Round) June 2020

CENTAC 2020 Application Procedure

The step wise Application procedure is listed below.

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  1. Firstly, the Centralised Admission Committee will release the CENTAC 2020 Online Application Form on the official website.
  2. And, the application form will be released in month of May 2020.
  3. Also, the deadline for submitting the application form will be end of May 2020.
  4. Moreover, during the application form procedure, the applicants must provide their valid contact number and a recent photograph.
  5. And, the permissible size of the photograph to be uploaded must be between 20 KB to 25 KB. And, the allowed format is JPG only.
  6. Moreover, the candidates willing to fill the application form for the Law Courses should submit separate Online Application Form.
  7. Finally, after successfully submitting the application form, candidates must take a printout of the submitted application form and send it to the below-mentioned address along with the required documents by post/courier.

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CENTAC Office PEC Campus, Pillaichavadi,

Puducherry – 605014

CENTAC 2020 Required Documents to be Sent Along with Application Form

  • Class 10 or equivalent Mark Sheet
  • Class 12 or equivalent Mark Sheet
  • Proof of Date of Birth (SSLC Mark Sheet or Birth Certificate)
  • Online Payment Copy
  • Certificate of Nationality
  • Certificate of Residence
  • Permanent Integrated Certificate
  • Special Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Community Certificate (if applicable)
  • Nativity Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sports Certificate (if applicable)

CENTAC 2020 Application Fee

  • 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/-)

CENTAC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for CENTAC 2020 is given below.

  • Nationality Criteria
  1. The applicants must be of Indian Nationality.
  • Age Criteria
  1. Firstly, for B.A.M.S. course, the applicants must be at least 17 Years (as on 1 October 2020).
  2. But, for B. Tech. course, the applicants must be at most 21 Years (as on 1 July 2020). However, the candidates from Scheduled Castes category will be given a relaxation of 3 Years.
  • Qualification Criteria
Course Qualifying Examination Subjects Minimum Marks Attempts
B. Tech. 10 + 2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Science Minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category) 2 attempts (3 attempts for SC)
B. Pharm. 10 + 2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university Physics and Chemistry along with Mathematics / Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Science Minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category) No Limit
B.A.M.S. 10 + 2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and English Minimum 50% marks (UR), 45% marks (OBC / MBC / EBC / OPH (UR & OBC)), 40% marks (SC / ST / OPH) 1 attempt

CENTAC 2020 Seat Reservation




Vertical Reservation


Open General



Other Backward Classes (OBC)



Backward Classes Muslims (BCM)



Most Backward Classes (MBC)



Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)



Backward Tribes (BT)



Scheduled Caste (SC)


Horizontal Reservation


Children/ Grand Children of Freedom Fighter (FF)



Physically Challenged (PH)



Wards of Ex-Servicemen (EX)



Candidate who are Meritorious in Sports (SP)


CENTAC Merit List

Admission in all the courses except MBBS and BDS will be done on the basis of merit list prepared by the CENTAC. Separate rank will be provided to the candidates by adopting the normalisation method.

For all Biology-based Degree courses, the admission will be offered on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the prescribed subjects in the previous examination.

CENTAC 2020 Admission Procedure

Admission in the MBBS & BDS seats will be offered only on the basis of 2020 NEET score card.

The authority will publish the seat allotment result after completion of the first round of counselling. After each round of the counselling, the authority will release the vacant seat matrix on their official site.

Candidates have to download the allotment letter and report to the allotted college for admission within prescribed time period of admission.

If candidates don’t get admission on prescribed date and time, their admission will be cancelled and they will not be allowed to participate in the subsequent counselling.

JEE Mains 2020

The JEE Main 2020 is the National Level Engineering Entrance Examination. The aspiring candidates seeking admission in top Engineering colleges of India must apply for JEE Main 2020. The Joint Entrance Exam (Main) is also an eligibility test for JEE advanced 2020, the only gateway for IIT’s (premium engineering colleges of India).

CENTAC Counselling 2020

Counselling 1 Round shall be started from 3rd week of June 2020 and 2 Round shall be also started Immediately after first round ends in same month.The counselling will be conducted through online mode in which candidates can fill for their choice of colleges and courses as much as they can. The candidates have to attend the counselling on prescribed date and time on the day of counselling. The dates for the counselling will be sent through SMS, E-mail and will also be published on the official website.

The CENTAC will publish the selection list for provisional admission. The candidates can download the allotment letter on the same day of publication from the website.

Candidates have to bring all the original certificates along with one set of photocopies of all the documents.

NOTE: Applicants will also have to submit the counselling fee in the form of Demand Draft of Rs. 750/- (Rs. 350 for SC/BT) drawn in favour of, The Convenor, CENTAC and payable at Puducherry.

Candidates can also pay the fee in cash.

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