CENTAC 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern


CENTAC 2021 admission will be offered in various engineering & pharmacy courses. It is a state level admission procedure which will be organized by Centralized Admission Committee, Puducherry. Admission will be offered in various engineering & pharmacy courses. There will be no entrance exam organized for offering admission in the UG course. Candidates will be offered admission based on 12th level examination. Here we are providing details as application form, exam dates, admit card, and much more regarding CENTAC 2021.
CENTAC 2021 Important Dates
Candidates must go through following table regarding tentative important dates for CENTAC 2021:

Dates (2021)

Application Form releases
3rd week of May

Last date to submit the application form
4th week of June

Hard copy of application form
3rd week of June

Merit list publication
3rd week of July

Counselling process
1st week of August

Counselling for other state candidates
4th week of August

CENTAC 2021 Application Form
Candidates must go through following details regarding CENTAC 2021 Application Form:

Candidates will be able to fill the application form from third week of May 2021.
The last date to submit the application form will be till fourth week of June 2021.
CENTAC 2021 application form will be made available through online mode.
Candidates are advised to check all the information in the application form as authority will not provide any correction facility.
Authority will not rectify/ modify any changes entered in the application form by candidates.
For L.L.B course, candidates will have to submit different application form.
While filling application form, candidates must also upload scanned image of passport size photograph & signature in the application form.
Candidates will have to send their filled application form to below address:

The coordinate, CENTAC,
Pondicherry Engineering College,
Puducherry- 605014
Application Fee:

CENTAC 2021 application fee will be paid through online mode.
Online mode of payment includes credit card, debit card or net banking.
The application fee will be different as per course & category:

No. of course
General Category
Reserved Category

For 1 course
Rs. 600
Rs. 300

For 2 course
Rs. 900
Rs. 450

For 3 course
Rs. 1200
Rs. 600

For BA LLB course
Rs. 600
Rs. 300

Candidates will be required following document for filling the application form:

10th Marksheet
12th Marksheet
Nationality Certificate
Residence Certificate
Permanent Integrated Certificate
Special category certificate (if required)
Community Certificate
Nativity Certificate
Sports Certificate
Payment Receipt
NEET rank card

CENTAC 2021 Admission
Candidates must go through following eligibility norms before applying for CENTAC 2021:
General Eligibility:

Nationality: Indian national candidates will be eligible to apply for CENTAC 2021.
Domicile: Candidates belonging to the UT of Puducherry must possess domicile certificate.

For MBBS/ BDS/ B.V.Sc. /A.H/ B.P.T. Programme:

Qualification: Candidates must qualify 12th/ HSC examination from any recognized board or university.
Mandatory Subject: Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology, Botany or Zoology with English as mandatory subject in the qualifying examination.
Percentage: Candidates must qualify with minimum 50% marks & 40% for reserved category candidates to be eligible for the examination.

B.Tech Programme:

Qualification: Candidates must qualify 12th examination from any recognized board or university to be eligible for the course.
Mandatory Subject: Candidates must have Physics & Chemistry as their mandatory subject along with any one from Chemistry/ Biology/ Bio-technology/ Computer Science subjects.
Percentage: He/ She must score minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category) to be eligible for the examination.
Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination will be also eligible for the examination.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: Will there any entrance exam for admission in UG course?

Answer: No, there will be no entrance exam for admission in UG course.

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Question: I will be in 12th level in year 2021, will I be eligible for the examination ?

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates will be also eligible for CENTAC 2021.

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Question: Is application fee will be refundable?

Answer: No, the application fee will be non-refundable in any case.

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Question: In case any candidate has filled duplicate application forms, will the application get rejected?

Answer: Only single application form will be accepted for every candidate.

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Question: Is it necessary to send any hard copy of filled in application form ?

Answer: Yes, it will be necessary to send hard copy of filled in application form to the exam conducting authority.

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Question: Do we have to submit original documents at the time of filling application form?

Answer: Yes, original documents will be required while submission of application form.

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CENTAC 2021 Merit List
CENTAC 2021 Merit List will be different for various courses. It will be based on admissions to all courses except MBBS & BDS prepared by CENTAC. There will be separate merit list for Government Quota Seats & Management Quota Seats.
Authority will release merit list as drafts by giving candidate one or two days time to raise objection. Students will be allotted ranks which will be based on normalization method. In case candidates will get rank list similar to each other in the Common Merit List (CML), then authority will release inter-se-merit list.
CENTAC 2021 Cut-Off
CENTAC 2021 Cut-Off will be different for different courses. It will be published on website & will be made available via online mode. Candidates will have to reach the cut-off criteria for admission in various participating colleges of Puducherry.
Cut-off will be prescribed by the authority based on 12th level. It will be based on number of candidates participated in the entrance exam, seats availability, difficulty level of exam, & previous year cut-off.
CENTAC 2021 Reservation
CENTAC 2021 Reservation criteria for U.T. of Puducherry candidates will be different as mentioned in the following table:
Vertical Reservation:

Reservation Percentage

Open General

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

Backward Classes Muslim (BCM)

Most Backward Classes (MBC)

Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)

Backward Tribes (BT)

Scheduled Castes (SC)

Horizontal Reservation:

Reservation Percentage

Children/ Grand Children of Freedom Fighter (FF)

Wards of Ex-serviceman (EX)
1% for MBBS
3% for all courses

Person with Disabilities (PwD)

Meritorious in Sports (SP)

CENTAC 2021 Counselling
CENTAC 2021 Counselling will be done in one or more rounds. It will be done via online mode. Authority may be conducted done in three rounds as First Round, Second Round, and Mop-up Round. Candidates will be informed through SMS or mail about counselling session. Candidates will also receive OTP during various rounds of counselling.
Candidates will also have to show & verify documents at the time of counselling. Candidates will have to fill option of courses & colleges and will also have to submit the counselling fee. There will be no mock allotment unless it will be notified separately.
CENTAC 2021 Admission
CENTAC 2021 Admission will be on the basis of scores of NEET in MBBS/ BDS courses. It will be based on 12th level examination. Seats will be allotted to candidates on provisional basis. Candidates are advised to report within the given time period as late provisional allotment will be automatically cancelled.
Candidates will have to bring following original certificates with photo stated copies for verify & submission:

10th Marksheet & passing certificate
12th Marksheet & passing certificate
Residence certificate
Counselling call letter
CENTAC 2020 application form
Category certificate
Photo ID Proof
NEET Scorecard

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