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CENTAC 2021 Online Counseling Procedure

The students should refer the CENTAC website www.centaconline.in for merit list for all the courses. If there are any corrections in the Name, Date of Birth, Marks in the concerned subjects, Categories, Special categories, Regional Claim and their merit marks they should report to the CENTAC office within two days with all original certificates related to his / her demand.

From the academic year [ 2021 – 22 ], CENTAC is adopting Choice Based Seat Allocation Procedure. Dates for the counseling will be sent through SMS, E-mail, & and updated in the CENTAC website apart from publishing the same in the public media by way of press releases.

After the counseling date is announced the students should refer the CENTAC website www.centaconline.in regularly. During that period CENTAC portal will be open from 7.00 A.M. to 7.00 P.M.

Candidates can login to the CENTAC website only by paying the admission processing fees through online payment ( Credit cards / Debit cards / NEFT ) as part of the admission procedures.

Candidates must enter their options ( unlimited options are provided ) for the courses and college ( Biology based Degree courses / B.Tech Degree and B.Pharm Degree Courses ) as per their wish. Then only they should log out of the website.

After a week’s gap CENTAC will publish selection list on the website and provisional allotment will be posted on the CENTAC website and the same may be downloaded from the CENTAC website. ( Intimation will be sent through SMS / Email )

After downloading the Provisional Allotment Order the candidates should report to the allotted college within the specified duration. If not reported in the given time, provisional allotment will be cancelled automatically.

Similar procedure will be followed for the Second and Third round of counseling. Candidates are asked to visit the CENTAC website frequently.

CENTAC 2021 Counselling Venue

CENTAC Counselling for the given degree courses will be conducted at the following address

The CENTAC Office,
Chemical Engineering Block,
Pondicherry Engineering College ( PEC ),
Pillaichavady, Puducherry – 605 014.

CENTAC 2021 Counseling Fee

Candidates can login to the CENTAC website only by paying the admission processing fees through online payment ( Credit cards / Debit cards / NEFT ) as part of the admission procedures. A fee of ₹ 750/- ( ₹ 350/- for SC / BT) will be collected from each candidate, which is a non-refundable fee, irrespective of the outcome of counseling.

CENTAC 2021 Counselling Date and Time

Candidates will be called for CENTAC counselling as per their order of merit in each course. Candidates to be called for counselling will be intimated through call letters or a public notification in local newspapers and in the official of CENTAC website. No change of date / time of counselling is permissible. CENTAC will not be responsible for postal delay, if any, and non – delivery of counselling / intimation letters whatever may be the reason ( s ) thereto.

Important Particulars pertaining to CENTAC Counselling

Candidates, who do not attend the CENTAC counselling on the specified date and time, have to forego their claim for admission. However, due to unforeseen circumstances and unavoidable reasons, if a candidate is unable to attend the counselling on the specified date and time ( duly informed to CENTAC either by SMS or otherwise ), he / she can attend on a subsequent date and time during the counselling period for the course, with prior permission of “The Convenor, CENTAC”. But, the candidate can only opt for the seat available at that time and cannot claim any seat as per his / her original rank for the course. In any case, CENTAC counselling will not be done in the absence of candidates.

If the revaluation / re – totaling marks are submitted by the candidate after the commencement of CENTAC counselling, the actual seats available at the time of counselling will be made available to such candidates. However due weightage will be given to the revaluation / re – totaling marks.

Unfilled seats and vacancies, arising out of the dropouts of already admitted candidates or due to the introduction of new courses or inclusion of new institutions, will be filled – up during the subsequent counselings. Details of such vacancies will be notified in newspapers and will also be made available in the official web site of CENTAC and such information will also be updated periodically.

Individual intimation will not be sent to candidates for CENTAC Counselling of seats arising due to vacancies for the reasons mentioned above. These vacancies “shall be open” to all candidates who have applied for admission through CENTAC, including the candidates already admitted during earlier counselling. In the Final counseling the unfilled seats of different / reserved categories are filled under the same category of UT of Puducherry and at the end all the vacant seats are filled under the General category of UT of Puducherry.

Important Note

Candidates admitted into any college / course during their subsequent CENTAC 2018 Counselling, shall join that college / course on or before the last date prescribed by the respective colleges. Failure to do so will make them liable to forfeit both the newly allotted seats and the seats in which they had been admitted during the earlier counseling. The candidate shall be personally liable for such lapses.

No communication shall be sent to candidates who are not eligible to be called for CENTAC 2021  Counselling and no further correspondence in this regard will also be entertained.

Due to unforeseen and unavoidable reasons if a candidate is unable to attend the counselling on the specified date and time, he / she can authorize his / her parent / guardian on his / her behalf with suitable evidence and the parent’s / Guardian’s decision will be binding on the candidate.

Eligible candidates who have applied may appear for counselling according to their cutoff mark, two hours before the counselling session along with their original certificates for verification irrespective of receipt of individual communication.

Important Particulars pertaining to Counseling

Candidates called for counseling shall be required to submit all the documents in original for verification at the time of counseling. Candidates, who fail to produce the required documents in original, shall not be counseled. However, if a candidate has deposited all or the required original certificates, with an institution where he / she has already been admitted, a letter to that effect issued by the Head of that Institution should be produced. Only in that case, attested / true copy of the relevant certificates will be accepted for verification and CENTAC 2021 Counselling of candidates. The original documents submitted by the candidates to be admitted, shall be returned only after obtaining recognition from the respective Universities and hence the candidates are advised to take enough number of photocopies of the documents, before submitting the originals for verification during counseling and subsequently for admission to the courses.

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.