Pondicherry University Objectives
Pondicherry University is a Central University established by an Act of parliament in the year 1985. This University is fully funded by the University Grants Commission. In addition to its prime function of teaching and research, it is also functioning as affiliating University.
- To disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities.
- To make special provisions for studies in French and for integrated courses in humanities and sciences in the educational programmes.
- To take appropriate measures for promoting inter-disciplinary studies and research.
The jurisdiction of the University spreads over three Union Territories viz., Union territory of Pondicherry, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Union Territory of Lakshadweep. The Higher Education Institutions in these areas get affiliated with the Pondicherry University.Establishment
The University has 14 schools, 32 departments, 2 centres and 2 chairs. There are three off-campus centres functioning in Karaikal, Mahe and Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands). The University is offering 27 Ph.D. , 19 M.Phil., 29 P.G., M.Tech. in six disciplines, 3 five-year Integrated PG courses, one Advanced PG Diploma and one PG Diploma programmes.
Working hours : 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m from Monday to Friday except on national and other notified holidays.
|Visitor||His Excellency Shri. Ram Nath Kovind, President of India|
|Chancellor||His Excellency Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India|
|Chief Rector||Her Excellency Dr. Kiran Bedi, IPS, (Retd.) Lt. Governor of Puducherry|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Gurmeet Singh|
R.Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet,
Puducherry 605 014.
Tel : 0413 – 2655179
Fax : 0413 – 2655734
Web site : www.pondiuni.edu.in
The University has been aligned under Online RTI Management Information System since 18.01.2016. Pondicherry University is the second Central University in India the first in Southern India to come under Online RTI MIS.
For Citizens to file RTI Applications Online: https://rtionline.gov.in
CPIO and FAA login : https://rtionline.gov.in/RTIMIS/login/index.php
|Sl.No||Name of the Academic|
|Role & Responsibility|
|1||Academic||Matters related to Students of the University Departments, Conduct of Entrance Examination, Admission of students to various Post Graduate, M.Phil & Ph.D courses of the University Departments, Issue of Migration, transfer Certificates, Equivalence Certificates & Transcripts, University Scholarships, Recognition of admission of students of affiliated institutions, Board of Studies, Conduct of Academic Council meetings, preparation of Academic Calendar for the courses offered in the University Departments & Affiliated Institutions.|
|2||Establishment (Non-Teaching)||All service matters related to non-teaching staff of the University as follows:|
Appointments • Pay fixation • Promotion and assured Career Progression • Maintenance of service records of the Non-Teaching staff • Conduct of disciplinary proceedings of both Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff • Implementation of Government of Indias orders relating to service matters of Non-Teaching Staff • Redressal of grievances of the Non-Teaching staff through Grievances Committee • Implementation of statutory Reservations and Maintenance of Reservation Rosters for Non-Teaching post • Sanction of terminal benefits of all Non-teaching staff • Distribution of letters through Centralized dispatch. • Vigilance matters Providing Telephone/Mobile Phone/Official phone connections at residence and payment of phone bills • Sanction of advances. • Maintenance of Annual Confidential Reports • Attending RTI matters pertaining to Non-Teaching staff • Matters relating to Recruitment Rules • Matters relating to Land affected category.
|3||Establishment (Teaching)||• Appointment of Teaching, Non Academic staff, Visiting Professors for a short duration, Guest faculty & contract faculty. • Fixation of pay and sanction of annual increment • Promotion under Career Advancement Scheme. • Maintenance of service records of the Teaching Staff. • Implementation of Government of India / UGC orders relating to service matters of teaching Staff. • Implementation of statutory Reservations and maintenance of Reservation Rosters. • Sanction of terminal benefits of all Teaching Staff. • Distribution of letters through centralized dispatch. • Sanction of Advances. • Attending RTI matters pertaining to Teaching / Non Academic Staff.|
|4||Internal Audit Office||Preamble|
Internal audit is an independent management function to carry out its work freely and objectively, which involves a continuous and critical appraisal of the functioning of an organization with a view to suggest improvements and strengthen the overall functional requirements including internal control system.
An Internal Audit Officer (IAO) with an additional member (AIAO) peeps through all the proposals/sanction orders for their correctness and suitability in all respects and guide the administration wherever necessary.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesInternal audit of transactions is conducted to ensure that the working of a department of the university in according with approved system.All proposals in respect of PURCHASE, TENDERS, including works contracts, security contracts, etc are scrutinized and checked before taking final decision by the authorities.Critical issue, referred to by various branches of University are analysed by Internal Audit with reference to relevant rules and regulations and suggest suitable remedy.System study is undertaken periodically on selected areas to improve the working of system effectively.Surprise checks are undertaken on cash, stock, store, once in a quarter covering all department as per requirements of CVC.Physical verification of stock and stores is conducted once in a year to verify the quantity accounts and report loss,pilferage, etc to the authorities.Internal Audit is functioning as a financial watchdog to ensure smooth functioning of the entire university.
|5||Transport Section||1. Purchase and Disposal of Vehicles.|
2. Operation and Maintenance of University Vehicles.
3. Providing transport for Students, Staff and Faculty for commuting to the campus and also within the campus.
4. Providing Transport for Academicians and VIP’s who visit the University for various official purposes.
5. School trips for the wards of University Faculty & Staff who reside in the campus.
6. Transport for Kendriya Vidyalaya School.
7. All other related matters.
|6||University Guest House||The Convention–cum–Cultural Complex of the University is situated opposite to the Pondicherry Engineering College. Facilities Available are:|
Air–conditioned and fully-equipped Auditorium of 360 seat capacity.Air–conditioned Seminar Hall of 100 seat capacity.20 fully furnished Air-conditioned double bedded rooms.04 fully furnished Air–conditioned suites.Air–conditioned Dining hall of 50 seat capacity.Museum Hall.Accommodation is provided to Academicians and V.I.P.’s who visit the University for various purposes at approved rates. Other available facilities are provided at approved rates.
SUCH OTHER INFORMATION AS MAY BE PRESCRIBED
Public can get information on the following issues by submitting a written application to the Public Information Officer.
- Details of affiliation about the College, course and approved intake.
- Details of the courses offered by the University, DDE & Community College.
- Details of admission such as how to apply, when to apply, eligibility criteria, fee, duration, entrance exam details, selected list for admission.
- Examination schedule, exam results (after declaration of results).
- Tender details of all purchase activities, such as furniture, stationery, scientific equipments, maintenance works, construction work, etc.
|Application Fee||Additional Fee||Mode of Payment|
|Rs.10/-||A4/A3 paper – Rs.2 per page;Larger paper – actual Cost;Printed Publications- fixed price, photocopies/extracts – Rs.2 per page;Floppy/diskette – Rs.50;Samples/ models – actual cost;Inspection of records – 1st hour free and Rs.5 for each subsequent hour.||Cash against receipt/ demand draft/ bankers’ cheque in favour of ” The Finance Officer, Pondicherry University”|
The following Officers of the University has been appointed as the Transparency Officer and Nodal Officer pertaining to the implementation of the Right to Information Act 2005 in Pondicherry University:
|DR. AMARESH SAMANTARAYA|
Finance Officer (i/c) & Transparency Officer, RTI
Puducherry – 605 014.
Phone Off: 0413-2654203 / 2655178
CPGRAMS & Online RTI Monitoring Cell,
Puducherry 605 014
Phone Off: 04132654793
The following officials of the University have been designated as Central Public Information Officers ( CPIO)/ First Appellate Authority ( FAA) under the provisions of the Right to Information Act :
Country Code : + 91 City Code: (0)413
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|Sl.No.||CPIO designated under Section 2(c) of the Act & Contact details||Subjects dealt with||Appellate Authority designated under Section 19(1) of the Act & Contact details|
|1||Shri. Marie Stanislas Ashok|
Systems Manager & Head
Phone: 0413 – 2654251
University web maintenance, Wifi Services and related issues
|Dr. B. Chithra|
Phone: 0413 – 2654202
|2||Shri. L.R. Franklin Thomas|
Asst. Registrar ( i/c)
Phone: 0413 – 2654215
|Legal Advice , Court Cases, Executive Council Agendas, Minutes and related items|
|3||Shri G. Venguidesvarane|
Phone: 0413 – 2654886
|Hostel Administration including boys and girls hostels & Planning and Development section|
|4||Shri. M. Velayudham|
Assistant Registrar ( i/c)
Phone: 0413 – 2654254
|Transport matters, Vehicle’s log books, Drivers duties and related issues|
Purchase & Stores
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mob: 9442263557
Phone: 0413 – 2654217
|Purchase & Stores|
|7||Shri V. Mourougavelou|
Phone: 0413 – 2654267
Phone: 0413 – 2654505
|All matters relating to maintenance of University Building construction and maintenance|
Section Officer,Affiliation Wing
|Affiliation of College Recognition of Centres for PhD.|
|10||Dr. R. Manivannan|
Email: email@example.com Mob: 9789263511
Phone: 0413 – 2655513
|All items relating to landscape maintenance in the University|
|Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Patents Filing, Innovation Centre & Startup Centre|
Phone: 0413 – 2654934
Public Relations wing
Phone: 0413 – 2654235
|Public Relations, Press releases, Advertisements, Matters pertaining to print & electronic media|
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mob: 9994215256
Phone: 0413 – 2654523
|Research Projects of various funding agencies, Fellowships for scholars (NET) UGC, DST, DBT, ICSSR, etc.|
Phone: 0413 – 2654641, 2654639
|All matters relating to UGC HRDC, Pondicherry University|
|16||Dr. R. Samyuktha|
Phone: 0413 – 2654205
|All matters relating to Central, School Libraries of the University -Procurement, renewal of Online data bases related issues|
|17||Dr. S.I. Humayun|
Security & Vigilance,
|Security Contracts, Police Complaints, CCTV footage, Security Personnel management related issues|
|18||Shri P. Rajasekaran|
Phone: 0413 – 2654229
|Admission, Grade cards, Recognition of qualification, Transcripts & Migration certificate|
Phone: 0413 – 2654208
|Board of Studies, Academic Council, Scholarships, Recognition, Equivalence, Grievances of students|
|20||Shri B. Routtramourthy|
Assistant Registrar (Teaching)
Phone: 0413 – 2654227
|Teaching unit subjects related to Asst. Professors, Associate Professors, Professors non vacation Academic staff and Guest faculty||Dr.P.Muralidassan|
Deputy Registrar (Admn)
Phone: 0413- 2654935
|21||Shri N. Giridharan|
Assistant Registrar (Admn)
Phone: 0413 – 2654931
|Personal files of Non-teaching staff, Registrar, Vice Chancellor and administrative officers and General Administration|
|22||Shri N. Ravi|
Phone: 0413 – 2654234
|Special Reservation Cell|
|23||Shri. M. Velayudham|
Phone: 0413 – 2654545
|Finance – Non-Plan Expenditure, Earmarked Special Funds, dealing with IT assessment, IT remittance related issues||Shri.R.Segar|
(Finance & Accounts)
Email: email@example.comMob: 9442587873
Phone: 0413 – 2654212
0413 – 2655727
|24||Mrs. R. Malarvizhi|
AR (i/c) Section Officer (Accounts)
Phone: 0413 – 2654214
|Finance – Accounts|
|25||Shri. L.R. Franklin Thomas|
Phone: 0413 – 2654546
|Engineering Section||Prof. D. Lazar|
Controller of Examinations (i/c)
Phone: 0413 – 2654204
|26||Shri.S. Govindasamy |
AR (i/c) Section Officer
|Medical and Professional courses (excluding Engineering)|
Phone: 0413 – 2654513
|UG & PG- Arts & science, Convocation & Confidential Section|
Assistant Registrar (Exam- Finance)
|Finance & Stores, Research Section|
Phone:0413 – 2654858
Mob : 9489391298
|All matters relating to DDE Academic and Administration related matters||Dr. Chennupati K. Ramaiah|
Email: director.dde@pondiuni. edu.in
Phone: 0413 – 2654565
Mobile No: +91-9344626830
Phone: 0413 – 2255806
0413 – 2252300
|Programmes offered by the Community Colleges, Admission of students, Maintenance of Accounts, Issue of Fee Structure||Dr. G. Chandrasekaran|
|33||Smt. C.M. Srikala|
Community College, Mahe Centre
|Programmes offered by the Community Colleges, Admission of students, Maintenance of Accounts, Issue of Fee Structure||Dr.S.Arulselvan,|