CENTAC 2017 - Admission to first-year B.Tech courses offered by Government and Self-financing colleges in the U.T of Puducherry will be conducted by the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC). Application forms for CENTAC 2017 will be available tentatively from 2nd week of May 2017 and has to be filled and submitted online. The last date of submitting the online CENTAC Application Form 2017 is 4th week of May 2017. For students belonging to Puducherry, admission to various B.Tech courses offered by CENTAC 2017 will be based on scores of Class 12 or any equivalent exam, while candidates of other states and UTs will be selected based on their JEE (Main) 2017 scores. There is no separate entrance exam that students need to appear for admission to B. Tech courses offered by CENTAC 2017. To be considered for admission, applicants are expected to fulfill CENTAC Eligibility Criteria 2017, including minimum academic requirements, nationality and age limit. Also, while filling CENTAC 2017 Application Form, the candidate needs to follow the correct procedure; otherwise the application form will be rejected. Here we bring you all the important information related to CENTAC 2017 like application issue and submission dates, eligibility requirements, participating institutes, and counselling date.
Name of the Admission Process: CENTAC
Conducted by Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC)
Salient Features of CENTAC 2017
CENTAC is the admission process for the undergraduate engineering courses in Puducherry.
Applications are online
Candidates from Puducherry and Tamilnadu can apply on the basis of their Class XII marks while students of other states will be eligible on the basis of their JEE Main 2017 scores.
Counselling will be on the basis of the Merit List that will be prepared after normalization.
CENTAC Important Dates 2017
Issue of Online Application Form
2nd week of May 2017
Application Submission Deadline
4th week of May 2017
Last Date of Receipt of Print-out of Online Application
Last week of May 2017
CENTAC Merit List Publication Date
2nd week of June 2017
Counselling Phase I
CENTAC Eligibility Criteria 2017
Candidates applying for CENTAC 2017 must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to be considered for CENTAC 2017 Admissions.
Educational Qualification: Candidates need to have passed H.Sc (Academic) examination conducted by Tamil Nadu Board or any equivalent exam with minimum 45% aggregate marks ( 40% in case of candidates belonging to OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC categories) in the prescribed subjects: Mathematics, Physics, and any of Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/ Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Age Limit: The upper age limit is 21 years as on 1st July 2017. This limit is relaxable by up to three years for SC candidates.
Nationality: In addition to Indian nationals, French nationals residing in the UT of Puducherry and conforming to the Treaty of Cession can take CENTAC 2017.
Candidates belonging to the U.T of Puducherry will be admitted based on scores of Class 12 or any equivalent exam, but admission of candidates from other states and UTs will be based on their JEE Main 2017 scores.
CENTAC Participating Institutes 2017
Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg., & Tech Karaikal
B.Tech candidates belonging to other states/other UTs will only be considered for admission at government colleges.
Self Financing Colleges & Deemed Universities
Achariya College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
Alpha College of Engineering & Technology
Avvaiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
Bharathiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal
Christ College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
Christ Institute of Technology, Puducherry
Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry
Prist University (Off Campus), Puducherry
RAAK College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
RVS College of Engineering & Technology, Karaika
Shri Krishnaa College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
Sri Ganesh College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry
Sri Venkateshwaraa College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
CENTAC Application Form 2017
The online application form for CENTAC 2017 will be available for download tentatively from 2nd week of May 2017 onwards. Applicants can also download the Information Bulletin, which contains guidelines to fill the CENTAC Application Form 2017, from the CENTAC website. When filling the application form, the applicant must take care to enter only genuine information, because sharing wrong information will lead to rejection of the application. Also, you must fill in all the required fields; you may also fill in non-essential fields to add more substance to your application. Last date of submission of completed CENTAC Application Form 2017 is 4th week of May 2017. After filling the application form, the applicant needs to take a printout of their online entry and fee payment receipts, and submit it in person or by post at the CENTAC Office, along with all the necessary self-attested copies of certificates.
CENTAC Merit List 2017
A merit list will be prepared by the authorities on the basis of the class XII marks of the candidates who belong to Puducherry and Tamilnadu. For candidates from other states, a separate merit list will be prepared on the basis of their JEE Main scores. The counseling and seat allotment will be on the basis of the merit list of CENTAC 2017. The merit list will be prepared after normalization of the class XII marks or JEE Main scores as the case may be.
CENTAC Counselling 2017
Admission to all B.Tech courses will be based on the Merit List drawn up by CENTAC, prepared by normalizing marks obtained by candidates in their H.Sc (Academic) or equivalent exam. Normalization is done to account for difference in scoring pattern and difficulty level of different Boards. To participate in the counseling round, the candidate has to deposit a fee of Rs. 850 (Rs, 350 for SC/BT), which is refundable in case the candidate doesn’t get selected in the first round. However for each subsequent round, a non-refundable fee of Rs. 850 (Rs, 350 for SC/BT) will be collected from every student. The fee for CENTAC Counselling 2017 has to be paid in the form of a “Demand Draft” drawn in favour of “The Convenor, CENTAC,” payable at Puducherry.
Centralised Admission Committee
Pondicherry Engineering College
Puducherry - 605014
*The article above is based on last year’s official notifications. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications for this year are made available.
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