CENTAC 2021 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Centralised Admission Committee JET [CENTAC]

CENTAC - Centralised Admission Committee JET

CENTAC JET is conducted by Centralised Admission Committee Joint Entrance Test of Pondicherry government for admissions to university and associated colleges. It is organized for admission into professional courses in the union territory of Puducherry for other states and other UTs candidates.

The admission into degree courses on the basis of the performance of the candidates in intermediate or equivalent board examination. 
Selected candidates are spotted for admission in approved dental, engineering and medical programmes. Eligible candidates will be getting admission in related courses in all affiliated colleges of regions such as Mahe, Yanam, Pondicherry, and Karaikal.

CENTAC 2021 Exam Date


Dates (Tentative)

Online application submission

Second week of May, 2018

Last date to submit the online application form

Third or Fourth week of May, 2018

Merit list publish Date

June, 2018

Counselling starts

July, 2018

CENTAC 2021 Eligibility criteria

B. Tech  Eligibility Criteria  :-

  • 12th or equivalent exam with minimum 45% marks for general and 40% for reserved categories.
  • Candidates must have Mathematics, Physics and one of the following subjects: Chemistry/Bio-Technology/ Computer Science/Biology (Botany & Zoology)

CENTAC 2021 Application Form & fees

CENTAC 2018 Application Form for admission will be available from the second week of May, 2018.

The application form will be filled and submitted only through the online process from the official website of CENTAC.
 After submitting the application online, candidates are required to send the printout of the application form along with the necessary documents to the address given below:

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

CENTAC 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

CENTAC JET has 3 papers of two hours each. All questions are multiple choices.

Paper 1 – Mathematics section has 60 questions.
Paper 2 – Physical sciences have 80 questions (40 physics set and 40 chemistry set).
Paper 3 – Biology has 100 questions (50 Zoology and 50 Botany)

CENTAC 2021 Admit Card

  • Admit card of CENTAC JET  2018 will be provided 1 week before the date of exam.  They can Download Admit Card of CENTAC JET 2018 form the official site of exam. 
  • The permission letter of exam has the all info of the exam and student such as- name of exam, Exam duration, exam centre address, exam instruction, name of student, DOB of student, photo & sign of applicant, etc. 
  • Without call letter of exam any aspirant can’t appear in the exam

CENTAC 2021 Results & Score Card

The Result of CENTAC JET 2018 will be announced 2 week after the date of exam.

The merit list will be prepared by CENTAC for admissions on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in their qualifying examination.
Tentatively the merit list will be released in the month of June, 2018. Candidates can check the merit list through the official site of CENTAC.

CENTAC 2021 Counselling & Admission

  • CENTAC counselling 2018 will be held from June 2018.
  • Candidates will be called for counselling as per the merit list prepared Counselling for all branches of the B. Tech course will be done at the CENTAC - (LE) Office, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pillaichavady, Puducherry – 605 014.
  • Candidates are required to fill up a college /branch option form at the time of counselling. The admission is based on their merit, category and availability of vacancies.

CENTAC 2021 Participating Colleges

Colleges accepting the Pondichery Centralized Admission Committee Joint Entrance Test for B. Tech (CENTAC JET B Tech) are:-

  • Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC)
  • Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal
  • Achariya College of Engineering Technology
  • Alpha College of Engineering and Technology
  • Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikal.

CENTAC Contact Information

Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC)
Pondicherry Engineering College Campus, Pondicherry – 605014
Tel: (0413)2655281 to 2655287 (Ext. 342 / 343),
Fax: (0413)2655571
Email: centacprof@gmail.com