CENTAC 2020, is also known as the Central Admission Committee, Pondicherry. Which is an organization that provides counselling and admission for students who want to join UG or PG courses in Pondicherry. As, this is a state level counselling and admission Organization. They provide colleges through their counselling to engineering, pharmacy and medical field and law colleges. This organization helps student get colleges in various government and private colleges. They do not have any entrance exam, the whole process is done based on candidates, 10+2 or 12th board marks.
The student who aspires to take part in the CENTAC 2020, will have to fill the application form, then a merit list will be out depending upon the scores of students, cut-offs will be provided by each institution, counselling process will start they will have three rounds of counselling and lastly the admission process will take place for students who will be allotted.
Features of CENTAC 2020:
|Organization||Central Admission Committee (CENTAC) Pondicherry|
|Counselling offered for courses||B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Sc Nursing, BSc (MLT), BA LLB, MBBS and BDS|
|Qualification||Should be Indian national; Upper age limit is 21 and lower age limit is 17|
|Purpose of organization||To provide students with admission in colleges of Puducherry only.|
|Address of organization||
CENTAC office PEC Campus, Pillaichavady,
Puducherry – 605 014
|Help desk number||04132655570/571|
CENTAC 2020: EXAM DATES
Let us discuss some of the features and important dates of this exam.
|Application form release||3rd week of May 2020|
|Application form submission||Last week of June 2020|
|Submission of application form||3rd week of June 2020|
|Publication of merit list||3rd week of July 2020|
|Counselling starts||August 2020|
|Counselling for other state candidates||4th week of August 2020|
The dates given are purely tentative, as the official dates of any events aren’t announced by the CENTAC board. These are some dates, on which these events were conducted the previous years.
CENTAC 2020: Application Form
The Application form 2020, will be uploaded soon by the CENTAC board
Here are some guidelines for the upcoming counselling CENTAC 2020:
- The application form for CENTAC 2020 will be online mode only.
- The application form will register the aspiring candidates, into their list. The candidate will go through online filling the form, paying fee, uploading images and sending the hard copy.
- The application form after filling online, by the students should be sent via post to the CENTAC board in the address of
The Coordinate, CENTAC,
Pondicherry Engineering College
- CENTAC also provided counselling and admission for LLB aspirants, for those candidates a different form will be provided and that will be done online too.
- Student opts for one course- general category – Rs 600/-
-Reserved category- Rs 300/-
2. Student who opt for 2 courses- General category- Rs 900/-
-Reserved category- Rs 450/-
3. Students who opt for 3 courses- General category- Rs 1200/-
-Reserved category- Rs 600/-
4. B.A LLB- General category- Rs 600/-
-Reserved category- Rs 300/-
CENTAC 2020: ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA
For applying to CENTAC 2020, the candidate must meet some basic eligibility criteria’s, then only the candidate will be fit for counselling by the CENTAC board.
Some general eligibility criteria’s a candidate must have, are as follows:
- Only Indian nationality candidates are allowed to sit for CENTAC counselling.
- There is an age limit for applying to this counselling. The lowest has to be 17 years on 1st October 2020. The upper age limit has to be 21 years on 1st July 2020.
For SC, candidates there is 3 years of relaxation.
- Candidates who come from the union territory Puducherry, must have the domicile certificate
For other qualification criteria’s click on the link below.
CENTAC 2020: MERIT LIST
CENTAC will make its own merit list for every course they offer counselling for except BDS and MBBS. MBBS and BDS, entrance exams rank card will be considered the final merit list for them, but for other courses merit list will be made by CENTAC depending upon the 10+2 or equivalent courses final board marks.
The students can see their ranks from CENTAC, the marks will decide their rank on the CENTAC rank card. If two candidates will have same rank then a inter merit list will be out depending upon the priority.
The results will be announced by the first week of June, it will be released only after every student is satisfied and doesn’t raise any query, if the student poses any quires, if not the process will go on normally.
How to download the merit list?
- Go to the official CENTAC website
- Open the link that says CENTAC results 2020
- Enter your application number
- Click on submit
- The page will show the rank card, find yours next.
CENTAC 2020: RESERVATION
CENTAC 2020, has its ow special reservation quotas for the reserved categories, which helps the candidates who belong to the reserved categories.
|Other backward classes (OBC)||11%|
|Backward classes Muslims (BCM)||2%|
|Most backward classes (MBC)||18%|
|Extreme backward classes (EBC)||2%|
|Backward tribes (BT)||1%|
|Scheduled Cast (SC)||16%|
|Children/ grand children of freedom fighters||4%|
|Wards of EX- service men||1% or 3%|
CENTAC 2020: COUNSELLING
CENTAC 2020 will happen through online mode providing the candidates with details online. They will also do offline counselling rounds if needed, all the details of counselling will be provided to the student on a specific date via SMS and email-id. During the counselling, the authority will be checking every students’ documents, for verification.
Students counselling will be done in many rounds depending upon the requirements. The student will also have to pay the counselling fees accordingly.
CENTAC 2020: ADMISSION
The admission through CENTAC will happen on bases of the rank card provided by CENTAC authorities, depending upon their merit list which will be done through the marks based on the candidate’s performance in their 12th board or any other equivalent recognized boards.
After the counselling based on the rank card provided by the board, after a week allotment lists will be out, depending upon the candidate’s allotment then can go get their admission done in the specified colleges only.
The candidates can see their allotment list on the official website of CENTAC 2020, where the college will be provided along with the course that they have got. And lastly a specific last date will be provided to the students, before which they should go get their admissions done, or else that seat will be transferred to other students. This is a first come first serve method, where if the student goes and gets admission done really quick, or their seat is lost.
Documents the student needs to carry for admission:
- 10th & 12th Mark sheet
- 10th & 12th passing certificate
- Residence certificate
- Counselling call letter
- CENTAC 2020 application form (photocopy)
- Category Certificate
- Photo ID proof
- NEET Scorecard, etc