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CENTAC 2021 Entrance Exam

CENTAC Admission to the first semester MTech Programs offered by the Government sponsored colleges in the Union Territory of Puducherry is centralized and made by the Centralised Admission Committee – CENTAC – PG, Government of Puducherry for the academic year 2021 – 2022.

CENTAC Admission is based on GATE and admission for Non GATE Candidate will be based on the qualifying degree marks.

CENTAC 2021 Courses Offered

MTech Programs offered by CENTAC 2021

  • Civil Engineering ( Structural Engineering )
  • Mechanical Engineering ( Energy Technology )
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering ( Distributed Computing Systems )
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering ( Electrical | Drivers and Control )
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering ( Product Design and Manufacturing )
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering ( Wireless Communication )
  • Computer Science and Engineering ( Information Security )
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering ( Instrumentation Engineering )
  • Mechanical Engineering ( Computer Aided Design )
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering ( Power Electronics and Drives )
  • Computer Science and Engineering ( Computer Science and Engineering )
  • Computer Science and Engineering ( Networking )
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering ( VLSI and Embedded System)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering )
Note : Subsequent to the publication of admission notification for the academic year 2021 – 22, if any, new college / (s), new programme / (s) or change in intake to various existing programme / (s) is / are approved by the U.T. of Puducherry, and / or other statutory bodies, for admission during the academic year 2021 – 22, candidates who have already applied through CENTAC – PG for admission will be automatically considered for admission to those college / (s), programme / (s) also

CENTAC 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Qualification for Admission

M.Tech. in Structural Engineering – B.E / B.Tech in Civil Engineering / Civil and Structural Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or ) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA

M.Tech. in Energy Technology – B.E / B.Tech in Mechanical / Chemical / Aerospace / Aeronautical /Automobile / Energy Engineering / Marine Engineering / Petroleum Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution (or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA

M.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering – B.E / B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering / Communication Engineering / Telecommunication Engineering / Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution (or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent

M.Tech. in Distributed Computing Systems – B.E. / B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technofgadslogy or MCA through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution (or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

M.Tech. in Electrical Drives and Control – B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electrical Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or ) an examination of any University or authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA

M.Tech in Environmental Engineering – B.E / B.Tech in Civil / Chemical / Environmental Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

M.Tech. in Product Design and Manufacturing –  B.E / B.Tech in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing /Automobile / Mechatronics /Aeronautical / Metallurgy / Plastic Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution (or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

M.Tech. in Wireless Communication – B.E / B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering / Communication Engineering / Telecommunication Engineering / Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering/ Information Technology through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or ) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

M.Tech. in Information Security – B.E. / B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Bio -Informatics or MCA through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or ) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA

M.Tech. in Information Technology – B.E / B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology  through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or ) an examination of any University or authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA

M.Tech. in Instrumentation Engineering – B.E / B.Tech in Electronics / Instrumentation / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Control Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or ) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

M.Tech. in Computer Aided Design – B.E / B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering / Metallurgy / Automobile / Production and Manufacturing Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or) an examination of any University or authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA
M.Tech. in Power Electronics and Drives – B.E / B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution ( or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.
M.Tech. in Power Computer Science and Engineering – B.E. / B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology or MCA through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution (or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA .

M.Tech. in Networking – B.E. / B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics and Communication Engineering or MCA through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution  or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

M.Tech. in VLSI and Embedded Systems – B.E / B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering / Information Technology / Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering/ Bio Medical Engineering /  Electronics and Instrumentation and any other branch equivalent to the above, through regular course of study from an AICTE approved institution (or) an examination of any University or Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA
M.Tech. inManufacturing Engineering – B.E / B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering/ Metallurgy/Automobile/ Production/ Manufacturing/ Industrial/ Aeronautical/ Thermal/ Mechatronics/Precision Manufacturing/ Aerospace /  utomation and Robotics/ Marine/Mechanical and Automation Engineering/ Nano Technology and Material Science and Technology through regular course of study from  an AICTE approved institution ( or) an examination of any University or
Authority accepted by the Pondicherry University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks in the degree examination or equivalent CGPA.

CENTAC 2021 Reservation Of Seats

Out of the total sanctioned intake, 75% of the seats are reserved for candidates from U.T. of Puducherry and 25% of the seats reserved for candidates from other states / UTs, for the PG courses offered in Government / Government sponsored Colleges. The reservation ** in admission to various Post Graduate courses offered by the Colleges run by the Society and Unaided Private Professional Colleges are as follows

Sl.No.CategoriesNo Of Seats
ACENTAC Vertical Reservation of Seats
1Open Competition / General Category ( OC )103
2Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) 25
3Backward Classes Muslims ( BCM )4
4Most Backward Classes ( MBC )38
5Extreme Backward Classes ( EBC )4
6Backward Tribes ( BT ) 2
7Scheduled Caste ( SC ) 34
BCENTAC Horizontal Reservation of Seats*
1Children / Grand Children of Freedom Fighter ( FF )8
2Physically Handicapped ( PH )10
3Wards of Ex-servicemen ( EX )6
4Candidate who are Meritorious in Sports ( SP )2
Horizontal Reservation : Seats reserved / allotted under these categories will become operational, only if the minimum number of seats earmarked for each of these categories are not filled up under normal process of selection in any category

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