The Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC) Pondicherry is an authorized body to conduct Pondicherry counselling for eligible candidates seeking MBBS admission in Government and private medical colleges in Pondicherry on the basis of rank obtained in NEET 2019. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), DGHS, New Delhi would conduct counselling for MBBS admission in deemed medical colleges in Pondicherry at All India level.
List of Government Medical Colleges in Pondicherry
- Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute
List of Private Medical Colleges in Pondicherry
- Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences
- Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital
- Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College & Research Institute
List of Deemed Medical Colleges in Pondicherry
- Aarupadai Veedu Medical College& Hospital
- Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences
- Mahatma Gandhi Medical College& Research Institute
- Vinayaka Mission‟s Medical College & Hospital
Pondicherry Counselling 2019 – Eligibility Criteria
The candidates seeking MBBS admission in Government or Private Medical Colleges in Pondicherry should fulfill the below criteria in order to be eligible to participate in Pondicherry counselling conducted by CENTAC.
Age: The candidate must have completed 17 years of age.
Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed 12th std. with 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (40% in case of candidates belonging to BCM/OBC/ EBC/MBC/ BT/SC/ST) and must have passed in English.
Entrance Exam: The candidates must qualify in NEET 2019 conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) with a minimum of marks at 50th percentile (40th percentile in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates and 45th percentile for PwD candidates).
Tentative Pondicherry Counselling Dates
As per previous year, Pondicherry Counselling for MBBS admission is expected to begin in the month of June. The tentative dates of counselling are as follows:
|Application Form and Choice Filling||2nd Week of June|
|Publication of Draft Merit List||1st Week of July|
|Draft Allotment||1st Week of July|
|First Round Allotment||2nd Week of July|
|Security Amount Deposit for 2nd Round||Last Week of July|
|Updating Preference of Choices for 2nd Round||Last Week of July|
|Second Round Allotment||2nd Week of August|
|Offline Mopup Round||3rd Week of August|
|Mopup Round Allotment||Last Week of August|
Pondicherry Counselling Process through NEET 2019
The CENTAC invites online applications from eligible candidates seeking MBBS admission in Government or Private medical colleges in Pondicherry. The application form requires candidates to fill their personal details, academic details and upload of required documents. The sample applications are available for different categories below:
Pondicherry Counselling – Click Here for Sample Application Pondicherry UT
Pondicherry Counselling – Click Here for Sample Application Other State
Pondicherry Counselling – Click Here for Sample Application NRI
Pondicherry Counselling Process
MBBS admission in Government or Private medical colleges in Pondicherry is based on the performance of the candidates in NEET 2019 exam. The CENTAC shall prepare a merit list of the candidates who applied for Pondicherry counselling and allot seats based on the choices filled by the candidates, availability of seats and NEET rank.
The CENTAC conducts three rounds of counselling namely, First, Second and Mop Up Round. The mop round of Pondicherry counselling will be done offline.
First Round of Counselling
The candidates must fill their preferences at the time of submitting application. The candidates can update their preferences till the last date of submission. Last saved preferences will be considered for allotment.
The CENTAC shall publish first round of seat allotment list on its official website. The candidates who have been allotted seat should report to the allotted medical college on or before the given last date along with required original documents, their photocopies and allotment order.
Second Round of Counselling
The CENTAC shall publish the list of vacant seats available for second round of Pondicherry counselling. The candidates can participate in the second round of counselling without any limitation on the regarding first round of allotment.
For participating in the second round of Pondicherry counselling, the candidates should pay the registration fee as follows:
|Type of Seats||General Candidates||OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC/ST|
|Government Quota||INR 10,000||INR 5,000|
|Management Quota||INR 1,00,000||INR 50,000|
Only those candidates who will make the above payment, as applicable, will be allowed to update their preferences in the second round of counselling. The candidates will have to forfeit this amount if they fail to join the medical colleges allotted in the second round of counselling.
The candidates who have been allotted MBBS seat in the first round of counselling can opt for up-gradation since they have paid fee, no separate registration fee is required for these candidates.
Mop Up Round of Counselling
Mop Up round of Pondicherry counselling will be done in person separately for Government quota and Management quota. The candidates who join after second round of counselling are not eligible to participate in mop up round of counselling. However students who do not join the medical college allotted in the second round will be eligible but the fee paid during second round will be forfeited.
There is a provision for students seeking MBBS seat in Government quota. The candidates who have joined in second round will also be eligible to participate in the mop up round for Government quota seats alone.
The candidates who had already registered with CENTAC have to enter their choice to participate in mop up round of counselling and also in the 1:10 list to be sponsored to the colleges after the completion of mop up round of Pondicherry counselling.
Since mop up round is the last round of counselling, the candidates who will be participating in this round should carry DD or transfer the fee amount to CENTAC. In case if the candidate has not been allotted any seat then he/she can take back DD. In case of online transaction, the amount will be refunded within a week’s time.
Pondicherry Counselling Seat Matrix
The total number of MBBS seats available in Government and Private medical colleges in Pondicherry during first round of counselling is displayed in the table below:
|College Name||Number of Seats|
|Government Quota||Management Quota|
|Indira Gandhi Medical College||105||0||0|
|Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences||37||50||13|
|Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College||55||0||95|
|Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical Collegete||55||75||20|
Pondicherry Counselling MBBS Fee Structure
The MBBS course fee for Government and Private medical colleges in Pondicherry as per the academic year 2018-19 is as follows:
Government Medical College
|College Name||Tuition Fee/Academic Fee
|Tuition Fee/Academic Fee
Per Year for NRI
|Indira Gandhi Medical College||INR 1,37,000||US$ 1,00,000|
Private Medical Colleges
|College Name||Fee for Government Quota Per Annum||Fee for Management Quota Per Annum||Fee for NRI Quota Per Annum|
|Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences||INR 3,35,000||INR 16,00,000||INR 20,05,000|
|Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College||INR 3,13,000||INR 16,00,000||INR 20,05,000|
|Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical Collegete||INR 3,29,000||INR 16,00,000||
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