CENTAC MBA -

Centralised Admission Committee MBA Entrance Test, Puducherry (CENTAC MBA - 2016)

Online | State Level Exam
Application Fee - SC / ST - Rs.530 | General - Rs.1030
Important Dates
Registration Date
May 08, 2016
Admit Card Date
Jul 10, 2016
Test Date
Jul 17, 2016
Result Date
Jul 31, 2016

CENTAC MBA Counselling FAQ

1) What is the fee structure and/or are there any installments?

The number of questions in each section are as follow –


The fee for a 2-year MBA programme is Rs. 45,500.
The fee can be paid semester-wise, below is the fee payment schedule:

  • Semester 1: Rs. 15,500 (including 5,500 towards Books and admission fee)
  • Semester 2- Rs. 10,000
  • Semester 3- Rs. 10,000
  • Semester 4- Rs. 10,000

The fee for a 1-year PGD programme is Rs. 23,500.
The fee can be paid semester-wise, below is the fee payment schedule:

  • Semester 1: Rs. 13,500 (inclusive of registration fee, tuition fee and books)
  • Semester 2- Rs. 10,000

2) Is there any scholarship or discount?

No special scholarships or discounts are available to students.

3) I am not sure which specialization is best for me.

Our admission team has experienced counselors on board and they’d be happy to assist you in selecting a programme best suited to your professional needs. Reach out to us at 080 4545 3102 or drop us an email at admission@onlinepondiuni.edu.in.

4) Can we apply for a government sector job ?

Yes, you can apply to any public/private sector job post successful completion of the programme.

5) Want to go abroad, is this certificate valid out of the country?

While the degree is globally-recognised, we strongly recommend you check with the recipient institution/university/organisation as well. Should you need any specific assistance, feel free to reach out to our admissions office at 080- 45453102 or write in with your queries to admission@onlinepondiuni.edu.in.

6) Is this programme approved by the Government? Is this a recognized course?

Pondicherry University is a central Government University. All programmes offered are approved by University Grant’s Commission (UGC), Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Distance Education Council (DEC).

7) What is the difference between PGD and MBA ?

A Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) is a 1-year course, it comprises 2 semesters, whereas Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is a 2-year course comprising 4 semesters.
Note: The maximum duration to complete a PGD is 2 years and an MBA is 4 years.

8) I am a Foreign Degree holder. Can I apply ?

Foreign Degree holders need to provide an Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Equivalence Certificate. This certificate facilitates students, with foreign degree, to get admission in Indian Universities.

9) If I have doubts, how can I clarify them?

Before Enrolment: While you consider enrolling with Pondicherry University’s online programmes and have doubts and need help clarifying your doubts, you are welcome to reach out to us on call at 080- 4545 3102 Monday to Sunday between 9am to 6pm. You can also drop in an email to admission@onlinepondiuni.edu.in and our admission team will respond to your queries.
Post Enrollment: Once enrolled, if you have queries, questions related to the course-ware, faculty, LIVE sessions, accessing our Learning Management System (LMS), you can reach out to our student support team. You can also post your queries and/or doubts on the online platform (ATP) and our academic team will respond within 24 hours.
Moreover, during each semester we conduct 10 hours of LIVE mentoring sessions, cumulatively. You can use these sessions to clear subject related doubts and orient yourself to the examination.

10) How is the course delivered ?

Anytime, anywhere, any device – as long as you have an internet connection. You can also access all material on your android phone through an app.

You will receive books (hard copy) for each semester at the address of communication provided by you.
Apart from this a login ID and password will be provided, giving you access to all of the below:

I. You will receive an e-book link, so you can access books (soft copy) anytime.
II. You will get access to an e-library with 12,000+ titles
III. Prerecorded audio and video sessions
IV. You can post any doubts and/or queries 24x7 and the faculty will respond to you within 24 hours. Doubts are also cleared during live mentoring sessions; where previous year’s question papers are discussed.
V. You can see how much of which course you have completed and also take self-assessments to judge for yourself how well you have covered and understood a topic.
VI. Guru Talks are organised – Industry/Renowned personalities address the students through the virtual classroom. That is one of the benefits of Distance MBA Courses.