CENTAC 2018 Complete Details: Application, Eligibility, Dates, Counselling

Through CENTAC 2018 examination candidate gets admission into the various undergraduate program in the field of engineering, pharmacy etc. CENTAC stands for Central Admission Committee owes the authority to conduct the admission process for admission into various government institutions of Puducherry & other states/UTs. Candidates will get admission direct on the basis of their performance in the 10+2 or equivalent examination. Read this article to get complete details about CENTAC 2018.

CENTAC Admission Dates


Below, we have updated the tentative schedule of CENTAC 2018:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online Application start 3rd week of May 2018
Last date of application form Last week of May 2018
Last Date of receipt of online printout 2nd week of June 2018
Merit List prepered 4th week of June 2018
Counselling date 4th week of July 2018

CENTAC 2018 Application Form 


CENTAC 2018 Application Form available through online mode. The Application form start from the 3rd week of May 2018 and the last date of submission of the application form will be the last week of May 2018. When application form filling, candidates must enter their valid mobile number & scanned image of the photograph is prescribed format. The property of the scanned image should be 20 KB to 25 KB. Candidates, who wish to Law courses have to submit separate forms. After the submission of application form candidates take a print copy of the filled application form & send it by post in person to the given address along with all the required documents:

“The Convenor”
CENTAC office PEC Campus, Pillaichavady,
Puducherry – 605 014

Documents needed for Application Form


Candidates have to attach the following documents with the printout of the application form:

  • 10th and 12th or equivalent exam mark sheet
  • Birth Certificate
  • Nationality Certificate
  • Copy of Online Payment
  • Permanent Integrated Certificate
  • Residence Certificate
  • Special Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Community Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sports Certificate (if applicable)
  • Nativity Certificate (if applicable)

Application Fee


The application fee submits through online (credit card/debit card/net banking) mode.

Courses Fee (GEN category) Fee (Reserved Category)
One Course 500 250
Two Courses 750 350
Three courses 1000 500

Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates should be Indian Nationals.

Age Limits:

  • Minimum Age Limit: For BAMS, candidate’s minimum age limit is 17 Years (as on 1st October 2018).
  • Maximum Age Limit: For B.Tech, the Maximum age limit is 21 years (as on 1st July 2018). SC Candidates have three years relaxation.

Qualification Criteria:

For B.Tech Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should Pass 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised board.
  • Subjects: Qualify the above examination with Physics & Mathematics along with one of the given subjects: Chemistry/Computer Science Biology/Bio-Technology.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to Secure minimum 45% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).
  • Attempts: For SC, three attempts application & for other, only two attempts.

For B.Pharma Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should Pass 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised board.
  • Subjects: Physics & Chemistry along with one of the given subjects: Mathematics /Computer Science Biology/Bio-Technology.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates need score at least 45% marks (40% marks if reserved category).

For BAMS Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Cleared the 10+2 examination from a recognised board.
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English subjects individually.
  • Minimum Marks:Candidates need to secured 50% marks (For GEN), 40% marks (For SC/ST/OPH) & 45% marks (For OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/OPH (GEN & OBC).
  • Attempts: Only one attempt limit.

CENTAC Merit List 2018


The merit list will be prepared by the authority. The CENTAC 2018 merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks reserves by the candidates in the same examination. The merit list will be published on the 4th week of June 2018 through online mode. Candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth, select wishes course & click on show status button to check the merit list details.

CENTAC Counselling 2018


The counselling process will be started through offline mode. Before the counselling process, students invites for the document verification through SMS/Email. Candidates have to verify original documents. Candidates will be called for the counselling process according to their order of merit in each course. The counselling schedule will be published on the official website or in the local newspapers. The conducting body will also intimate candidates via call letters. The application fee pays the admission fee through the online mode to participate in the counselling procedure.

CENTAC Admission 2018


Candidates will get admission into their choice course on the merit list base. After the completion of the counselling process, the conducting body will prepare a seat allotment list. Candidates need to download their provisional allotment letter with help of the official website.

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