Puducherry Joint Entrance Test - PJET 2018

The Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Government of Puducherry conducts the Puducherry Joint Entrance Test (PJET) 2018 for admission the first year Engineering and Medical degree courses available in the Government Degree courses in Puducherry.

PJET 2018 Exam Dates

Given below is the tentative dates for PJET 2018

Availability of Online Application Forms: 3rd week of May, 2018
Form submission last date: 4th week of May, 2018
Receipt of online printout last date: 2nd week of June, 2018
Publishing of merit list: 4th week of June, 2018
Counselling date: 4th week of July 2018

PJET 2018 Courses

  • B.Tech
  • M.B.B.S
  • B.D.S
  • B.V.Sc & Ah
  • B.Pharm
  • B.Sc (Nursing)
  • B.P.T
  • B.SC (MLT)

PJET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

B. Tech. Degree Course:
The candidate should score a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (40% for reserved category) for admission to the B. Tech. degree course in the HSC (Academic) examination held by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or other equivalent examination. The candidates are also required to choose any one of the following optional subjects: Chemistry/Bio-Technology/ Computer Science/ Biology (Botany & Zoology).

Other than these, those candidates who belong to the UT of Puducherry and have score 45% aggregate marks (a mere pass for SC candidates) in the Vocational subjects and Related subject (Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry) in the HSC (Vocational Stream in the area of Engineering & Technology) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination are also eligible for admission to the B.Tech. degree course.

PJET 2018 Exam Pattern

The Puducherry Joint Entrance Test (PJET) 2018 will have three papers of two hours duration each. The candidates will have to answer objective type questions.
  • Paper –I
    Mathematics : 60 Questions

  • Paper – II
    Physical Sciences : 80 Questions(Physics 40 Chemistry 40)

  • Paper– III
    Biology : 100 Questions (Botany 50   Zoology 50)
For the B.Tech degree course, the candidates should only appear in Papers I & II.

PJET 2018 Application Process

The candidates can request the Convener for the PJET 2018 application form along with a demand draft drawn in favor of the Convenor, CENTAC, payable at Puducherry along with two self addressed slips to the following address
The Convenor, Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC)
Pondicherry Engineering College Campus
Pin - 605014.

N.B.: Other than the Demand Draft, the payment by money orders, postal orders, cheques will not be accepted.
The admission form can also be obtained in person from selected post offices on payment of the application fees. It should reach the above address on the mentioned dates and the applications received after the due date and time shall be rejected.

The application set consists of:
  • JET Application form.
  • B.Tech Admission Application form and Coding Sheet.
  • Biology based courses Admission Application form and Coding Sheet.
  • Information Bulletin.

PJET 2018 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be prepared by by CENTAC and it will be based completely on their performance in PJET 2018 and the marks obtained by them out of 200. Separate merit list will be prepared for B.Tech., B.Pharm. and other Biology based degree courses.

For B.Tech. Degree Course:
The selection of candidates for B.Tech. Degree Courses will be made by giving equal weightage to the marks obtained by them in both Paper I Mathematics and Paper II Physical Sciences of PJET 2018 and in the subjects that are prescribed for the qualifying examination [for HSC Academic - Mathematics, Physics and one of the optional subjects (Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Biology / Botany & Zoology) in which the candidate has scored highest marks (including the practical subject, if any) & for HSC Vocational - Vocational Subject Theory, Vocational Subject Practical and Related Subject (including practical, if any)].

List of Colleges under PJET 2018

  • Pondicherry University School of Engineering and Technology Centre for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering, Puducherry (Puducherry)
    Pondicherry University , Puducherry (Puducherry) – 605014

  • Sairam Shipping Science Institute, Puducherry (Puducherry)
    Villiyanoor – Koodapakkam , Puducherry (Puducherry)

  • Regency Institute of Technology, Puducherry (Puducherry)
    Adivipolam, Yanam, Near Kakinada , Puducherry (Puducherry) – 533464

  • National Institute of Technology (NITPY), Karaikal (Puducherry)
    Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College Campus, Nehru nagar , Karaikal (Puducherry) – 609605

  • Sri Manakula Vinayagar Polytechnic College, Puducherry (Puducherry)

  • Sri Manakula Vinayaga Educational Trust
    Kalitheerthal kuppam, Madagadipet , Puducherry (Puducherry) – 605107

  • Karaikal Polytechnic College, Karaikal (Puducherry)
    Varichikudy, Kottucherry Post , Karaikal (Puducherry) – 609609

  • Sri Chakra Maritime College, Puducherry (Puducherry)
    Near Nalla Farm House, Moratandi, Auroville , Puducherry (Puducherry) – 605001

  • Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (Puducherry)
    Pillaichavady , Puducherry (Puducherry) - 605014

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