Pondicherry University is marvelous among the central universities of the nation. University prime focus is towards teaching and research functions. Moreover, it has affiliated colleges in places like Karaikal, Yanam, Mahe, Puducherry and in the Union Territory Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In the near future, another Union Territory Lakshadweep is expecting to have a college under the affiliation of Pondicherry University. In the year 1985 Pondicherry University appeared and having some unique features under the belt. Pondicherry University have worked very hard to provide facilities for studies in French and offer subjects like humanities and science, to take suitable actions for endorsing interdisciplinary research and studies.
People here at this region come from diverse culture and tradition. Language spoken here are Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, English, French, Bengali and Telugu. The main campus of the university is located in an area of about 780 acres on either side. UGC (University Grants Commission) fully supports the functionality of the university. Pondicherry University is also the member of educational bodies like Association of commonwealth Universities and AIU (Association of Indian Universities).
The numbers of teaching faculty are around 180 active and some scholar from different schools, departments and centers. Presently, more than 1600 students enrolled under the PG and Doctorate programme and came here across the nation for fulfillment of their dreams. University is well organized for effective functioning. Teaching and research work is carried out in schools that assist and encourage inter disciplinary work. Each school conducts teaching programmes in definite subjects under several departments.
Under the university, more than 68 colleges are affiliated and they are continuously working to improve the standard of education and the level of teaching. As there is not many university in the region so people of the area is trying to get the best possible education via this university.
Following are some of the courses offered by the University:
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Master of Commerce (MCom)
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Master of Science (MSc)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)
Master of Computer Application (MCA)
Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Master of Education (MEd)
Master of Social Work (MSW)