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    PEC Puducherry Admission Process

    Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry is a state-funded engineering college founded in 1984. Last year Pondicherry Engineering College received the university status. Currently, there are more than 1,000 undergraduate students in different branches of engineering. Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry admission is offered for bachelors, masters, and doctoral programmes in various branches. For the UG students, B. Tech courses are offered and for the PG students M. Tech and Ph.D. programmes are offered. PEC Puducherry admission for UG courses is completed through Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying examination. The masters students are admitted through the same on the basis of their GATE marks. Given below is the Pondicherry Engineering College admission procedures for both UG and PG students.

    Pondicherry Engineering College Admission Process for UG and PG courses

    PEC Puducherry Admission Process for B. Tech

    The B. Tech programme is for 4 years duration. It is for the UG students. The admission process is given below.

    Applicants should first appear for the JEE MAINS examination.

    After receiving a valid scorecard, one must go through CENTAC application procedure.

    Candidates will have to fill up the CENTAC application form online along with uploading necessary documents.

    Marks obtained in the qualifying examination will be normalised with the marks obtained in boards examination (Tamil Nadu).

    A merit list is released after normalising the marks.

    Qualifying candidates will have to go through the counseling procedure. .

    Document verification will be followed by admission of the candidate in PEC.

    PEC Puducherry Admission Process for M. Tech. 

    The M. Tech programme is for 2 years duration. It is for the PG students. The admission process for the same is given below.

    Applicants have to first appear for the GATE examination and clear the qualifying cutoff score.

    Applicants have to fill out the CENTAC application form online for M Tech admission.

    Candidates are selected on the basis of their GATE marks or percentile.

    The CGPA from 3rd to 8th semester of the UG course is considered if there's a tie between candidates due to the same GATE marks.

    In case of any vacancy, the seats for M Tech students are then filled by non-GATE candidates.

    The selected candidates have to go through counseling procedure and document verification before admission in PEC.

    PEC Puducherry Admission Process for PhD 

    The duration for the PhD programme is 6 years. After completing the masters course, one can apply for PhD programmes.The admission process is detailed below.

    Applicants should apply for the interested PhD programme through the online website of Pondicherry University.

    The candidates should also fill the Reservation Category Request (RCR) form.

    An entrance examination is conducted for these PhD students. Whoever is a recipient of Junior Research Fellowship don’t have to appear for the entrance test.

    Academic record is checked followed by interview as the final judging criteria.

    The selected students will have to submit their documents for verifications.

    Pondicherry Engineering College Eligibility Criteria

    Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry provides three main programmes to the students; B. Tech, M. Tech, and Ph.D. All these three programmes have different criterion and entrance examination that one needs to meet to get admitted in this college. Let’s have a look at the marks and other eligibility criteria one needs to meet to apply for the online application procedure.

    PEC Puducherry Eligibility Criteria for B. Tech 

    Here is the criteria for the student he or she needs to meet before filling out the CENTAC application form.


    Eligibility criteria



    10+2 from a recognized board with 75% aggregate marks (PCM)


    Should clear the JEE MAINS cutoff score


    Pondicherry Engineering College admission process for B. Tech through JEE MAINS

    The admission procedure through CENTAC has been mentioned above for the B. Tech programme. Before applying through CENTAC, the JEE MAINS marks is mandatory and one should meet the above criteria for marks. If your name comes in the merit list, here is a list of documents you need to present during the counseling process.

    Documents required

    10th mark sheet  or equivalent

    12th mark sheet or equivalent

    Valid photo ID

    Scorecard of JEE MAINS

    Migration certificate

    PEC Puducherry Eligibility Criteria for M. Tech

    Pondicherry Engineering College offers M. Tech programme in thirteen different streams. Here is the eligibility criteria in the terms of merit to apply for an M. Tech programme.


    Eligibility criteria

    M. Tech

    10+2 from a recognized board with 75% aggregate marks (PCM)


    B.E./B. Tech in engineering relevant stream from a recognized university with 60% marks.


    Should clear the GATE exam cutoff score


    Pondicherry Engineering College Admission Process for M. Tech through GATE

    The procedure for the admission through CENTAC using the GATE scorecard is mentioned above. A valid GATE score is mandatory for applying in an M. Tech programme in Pondicherry Engineering College. Here is the list of documents required for the counseling procedure.

    Documents required

    10th mark sheet or equivalent

    12th mark sheet or equivalent

    UG marks sheet

    Valid photo ID

    Scorecard of GATE

    Migration certificate

    PEC Puducherry Eligibility Criteria for P.hD

    Pondicherry Engineering College’s PhD programme has various specializations including mathematics, chemistry, several branches of engineering, etc.


    Eligibility criteria






    10+2 from a recognized board with a minimum 55% marks.


    B.E./B. Tech or integrated B. Tech + M. Tech with minimum 55% marks.


    If not integrated then an M. Tech with 55% marks.


    Entrance examination of PEC


    Pondicherry Engineering College Admission Process for PhD through college level counseling

    The procedure for PhD programme selection is mentioned above for Pondicherry Engineering College. If you meet the eligibility criteria and want to go ahead with counseling procedure, here is a list of important documents you need.

    Documents required

    -        10th mark sheet or equivalent

    -        12th mark sheet certificate

    -        UG and PG degree certificate

    -        SC/ST/PH/EWS certificate

    -        Valid photo ID

    -        No objection certificate

    -        Migration certificate

    Pondicherry Engineering College scholarships

    Pondicherry Engineering College allows many scholarships both at state and national level to encourage the students to excel in academics. For the SC/ST students, a free laptop and computer scheme is also available. There are many scholarship schemes like post matric scholarship scheme, Rajiv Gandhi National Scheme, etc for both UG and PG students.

    PEC Puducherry Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: What is the fee of the B. Tech programme in Pondicherry Engineering College?

    The four years B. Tech programme fees are Rs 1,74,000.

    2: What is the counselling process of the M. Tech programme?

    The counselling process of the M. Tech programme is application through CENTAC and clearing the cutoff score of the GATE exam.

    3: How many courses are offered in the M. Tech programme?

    In Pondicherry Engineering College, the M. Tech programme has 13 branches which also includes the newly added social science course.

    4: What is the eligibility criterion of the B. Tech programme in Pondicherry Engineering College?

    The eligibility criterion to get into B. Tech programme in Pondicherry Engineering College is to complete 10+2 from a recognized board with 75% aggregate marks in PCM and successfully qualify JEE MAINS exam.

    5: What are the programmes offered at Pondicherry Engineering College?

    Pondicherry Engineering College offers mainly B. Tech, M. Tech, and PhD programmes. Other programmes like MSc and MBA also available.

    Student Reviews for PEC Puducherry

    College Infrastructure: 4.1/5
    Academics: 4.3/5
    Placements: 4.1/5
    Value for Money: 1/5
    Campus Life: 4.7/5

    Wish you all the best for your future endeavours.


    The place is full of intellectuals the only thing is you have to strive for knowledge. professors (almost all) are well distinguished and PhD holders. Labs are well equipped except one of them. you have ample number of opportunities over there.

    Excellence place to learn and become an engineer

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    i got 3.85 rank in jee mains and i got 8.8k rank in st categeory can i get seat inGFTI in pondicherry engineering college mechanical stream

    Hi Shiva.

    With a category of ST and a CRL Rank of 385,000 in JEE Main, you have high chances of getting a seat at Mechanical branch of PEC (Pondicherry Engineering College). You may also get Mechatronics branch there. Here are other colleges that you may seek admission into:

    • NIT Rourkela
    • NIT Nagaland
    • IIIT Una
    • IIIT Bhagalpur

    I used this College predictor ,

    For cutoffs of various colleges, refer this:


    For expert guidance from Careers360 , refer here,

    • Hope this helps. Thanks .

    [Note: These are predictions from previous years' data. This year's cutoffs have not been released yet.]

    [Cutoffs and ranks depend on various factors like:

    1. Number of Candidates.
    2. Performance in exam.
    3. Difficulty of exam.]

    I got 60k crl rank in jee mains 2022. I want to join in Pondicherry engineering college (CSE) ? can I get into this college? is it worth joining in this college? how is the campus ?

    Dear aspirant !

    Hope you are doing great !

    The college has a good infrastructure . Placements: Almost 90% of the students from our course got placed. The highest salary offered is 15 lacs per @nnum and the lowest salary offered is 4 lakh per annum .

    The college is ranked 49th. It belongs to tier-2 colleges. Not as good as the IIT's and NIT's but a decent state level government institution.

    hope it helps you!

    thanking you!

    i got 8800 rank in st categeory in JEE mains can i get seat in GFTI mechanical stream in pondicherry engineering college

    Hello Aspirant,

    As we go through the latest cut-offs of JEE-Main 2021 of JOSAA 6th round then it shows that the closing ST rank for Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry in 2021 was around 5.4k for Mechanical branch so with the mentioned ST rank you have very less or almost no chances to get Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry.

    You can check out the latest cut-offs from the link given below :-

    Note that the above prediction is made on the basis of latest cut-offs available on official website of JOSAA or CSAB and the cut-offs are bound to change every year depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appearing in an examination, the number of candidates qualifying an examination, difficulty level of the paper, and so on.

    To have a list of all those colleges which you can get based upon your JEE-Main score or rank you can use JEE-Main College Predictor:-

    As the cut-offs are released along with the JEE-Main 2022 result so now you can check whether you have qualified for JEE-Advance 2022 or not, JEE-Main 2022 qualifying cut-offs are enlisted below :-

    ==>> Common Rank List (CRL) -  88.4121383 percentile

    ==>> GEN-EWS - 63.1114141 Percentile

    ==>> Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) - 67.0090297  Percentile

    ==>> Scheduled Caste (SC) - 43.0820954 Percentile

    ==>> Scheduled Tribe (ST) - 26.7771328 Percentile

    ==>> PwD - 0.0031029 Percentile

    You can check out previous year's cut-off trends from the link given below :-

    I hope this information helps you.

    Good Luck!!

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