Pondicherry University is a central university in Puducherry, India. Founded in 1985 by the Government of India, the university is a collegiate university with a jurisdiction spread over the Union Territories of Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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The Dept of Electronic Media and Mass Communication conducts an entrance test in the month of May 2018 for admissions to Pondicherry University 2018 mass communication programmes. The Pondicherry University mass communication 2018 admission is for the M.A in Mass Communication and M.Sc Electronic Media programmes.

Important Dates and Updates

The official authority has released the dates of the significant events related to the PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam. The information regarding the same has been provided in the below table.

S. NoEventsDates (announced)
1.Release of online Application Form21 March 2018
2.Last day to register online24 April 2018.
4.Availability of Admit Card1st week of May 2018
5.PU Mass Communication Test 201826 May 2018
6.Declaration of Result14th May 2018
7.Announcement of shortlist of candidates for the interview in the PU website22st May 2018
8.Interview in Chennai at PUBetween 30th May to 3rd June 2018
9.Announcement of Admission Results in the PU website5th June 2018

PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam Eligibility Criteria

The official examination conducting authority has released a set of eligibility criteria for the aspirants who are willing to get admission into PU M.A Mass Communication for the academic session 2018. Before registering and filling up the online application form of PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam, candidates must ensure that they fit into all the eligibility criteria set by the exam conducting authority. The eligibility criteria to apply for PU Mass Com 2018 is provided in the table below. In case, if the applicant caught ineligible at any stage by the official authority, then his/her candidature will be cancelled.

S. NoParticularsEligibility Criteria
1.Age CriteriaThere is no age criteria to apply for PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam.
2.NationalityIndian Citizens, International candidates including PIO and NRI
3.Academic QualificationBachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks

Pondicherry University Mass Communication Application Form

The students who are willing to appear for PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam, they can apply in both online and offline mode according to their suitability. The last date to apply for the Entrance Exam 2018 is 24th April 2018. However, the information regarding both the process is provided below:

Things to be kept ready in hand before going to fill up the application form:

  1. Scanned copy of family income proof if you intend to apply for the scholarship (e.g. pay slip, last filed income tax return of earning family members).
  2. Applicant’s recent passport size colour digital photo in JPEG/PNG format. The face c)should be clear and facing up front.
  3. Education details of school and college which includes the year of study, subjects and percentage of marks/grades obtained.
  4. Scanned copy of community certificate if you intend to apply for SC/ST scholarship and avail exemption from the application fee.

For online Application process:

Candidates can fill the application form online and also pay the fee online via debit card/ credit card or net banking or before the last date. Step by step guide to fill up the application form is provided below:

Step 1: Click on the PU 2018 ‘Online Application Form’ link given on the top of this page.

Step 2: Fill in the details in the PU 2018 application form that are given below.

Personal details -Educational qualification, partial scholarship, computer skills, course preference, choice of test centre, work experience, descriptive questions, skills and other details.

Step 3: Candidates also have to upload a scanned (digital) image of their recent colour passport size photograph in JPEG/ PNG format (less than 500 KB).

Step 4: Once all the correct details are entered, candidates can go for the application fee payment. Payment can be either online through Credit Card/ Debit card/ Net Banking. The amount to be paid as application fee is given below

S. NoCategory Amount
1.GeneralRs. 400
2.SC/ STRs. 200
3.Physically Challenged handicapped candidateNil
4.NRI and Overseas candidatesUS$100

Pondicherry University Mass Communication Exam Pattern

Every candidate who is going to appear for the exam must be aware of the exam pattern. The exam pattern of any examination includes information about the exam like the mode of the exam, the duration, marking scheme, the types of questions and the number of questions. Those who are going to take ACJ Entrance Exam 2018 and starting off with the preparation for it, they must have a look at the exam pattern given below:

1)PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam26 May 2018
2)Mode of ExamOnline (computer based exam )
3)Medium of Question paperEnglish
4)Duration of Exam2 Hrs (120 mins)
5)Number of question100
6)Marking schemeEach questions carry 4 marks

1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer.

7)SectionsPart A- English Language Skills (Part- 1)

Part B- General Knowledge (Part – 2)

1. Current Affairs

2. writing ability, analytical thinking

and problem-solving skills

Pondicherry University Mass Communication Syllabus

The examination will be conducted in online (computer-based test) mode. The question paper will be divided into two parts: (a) to test the applicant’s English language skills and facility and (b) the awareness of current affairs and general knowledge. It will also test the candidates’ writing ability and assess their analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Other procedures may be prescribed for candidates from abroad.

Pondicherry University Mass Communication Admit Card

The official date of publication of Admit Card is not announced till now. Candidates who successfully applied for PU Mass Communication 2018 Exam, they can access their Hall Ticket in online mode by visiting the official website. However, the Admit Card 2018 is expected to release in the 1st week of May 2018. The registered candidates can access the hall ticket by entering the date of birth and application number. Admit card contains the exam centre details, important guidelines and other details. The applicants must carry the printout of admit card on the day of examination.

PU Examination Center 2018

The PU Entrance Exam 2018 for postgraduate courses is going to conduct in many cities across India. The official examination conducting authority has released the examination centre for the test. The PG examination 2018 will be held at the following centres

AhmedabadChennaiKozhikodeCuttackHyderabadMahe/ Thalassery
AllahabadKottayamPort Blair (Andamans)LucknowRanchiNew Delhi

Pondicherry University Mass Communication Result

The result of PU Mass Communication 2018 result is scheduled to announce on 14th May 2018 at the official website. The candidates who appeared in the test can access the result by entering the application number and date of birth. Based on the marks obtained by the applicants in the test, the official authority determines the cut-offs and prepares a merit list. The result or scorecard contains the marks obtained in the entrance test.

PU Mass Communication Entrance Exam 2018 Cut-off

As per to the official notification, the official authority will determine a cut-off for PU Mass Communication 2018 after the conclusion of the test. It will set a definite cut-off mark for the test. The candidates who score equal to more than the cut-off mark, only they will be called for the interview.

Counselling and seat allotment process

The candidates will be allotted seats based on the Entrance test score and performance in the interview. Candidates can check their seat allotment by logging in to the official website. Shortlisted candidate must report to the institute in person along the below list of documents for verification.

  • Class 10th Certificate or equivalent (as a proof of Date of Birth).
  • Documents for relaxing period of residency
  • Certificate for reserved category (if applicable)
  • Certificate of residence for address proof
  • School/College leaving certificate
  • Character certificate form the school last attended
  • Class 12th Marks Sheet and Passing Certificate.
  • Income Certificate for Tuition Fee waiver
  • Copy of PU Mass Communication 2018 Admit Card
  • Graduation mark-sheets and certificates
  • Printout of PU Mass Communication 2018 Application Form
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate (if applicable)

Contact Details

Pondicherry University

Address: Kalapet, Puducherry, 605014

Phone Number: 91 382349524

Email ID: [email protected]


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