CENTAC Counseling

Engineering Entrance , CENTAC (Engg)

Combined Admission Test (CENTAC) Counseling:


Venue of CENTAC Counseling:

Counseling for all the offered degree courses will be conducted at the Office of the CENTAC, Chemical Engineering Block, Pondicherry Engineering College (PE C ), Pillaichavady, Puducherry - 605 014 .

Counseling Date Schedule:

Candidates will be called for counseling as per their order of merit in each course. Candidates to be called for counseling will be intimated through call letters or a public notification in local newspapers and in the official web site of CENTAC. No change of date / time of counseling are permissible. CENTAC will not be responsible for postal delay, if any and non-delivery of counseling/intimation letters whatever may be the reason (s) thereto.

Counselling Fee:

A non-refundable counselling fee of Rs.600/-(Rs.200/- for SC/ST candidates) will be collected from each candidate 'getting admission for the first time', to any of the Degree courses coming under CENTAC.During every subsequent/supplementary counselling, the candidate will be required to pay an 'additional counselling fee' of Rs.400/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST candidates) if, he/she 'takes admission in any other college/degree course/branch of study'.

The counselling fee should be in the form of 'Demand Draft' drawn in favour of “The Convenor, CENTAC”, payable at Puducherry. Payment by cheques, postal orders, money orders and Cash will not be accepted. No candidate will be allowed to attend the counseling without the prescribed counselling fee.

Important Particulars/Documents Pertaining to Counseling:

Candidates, who do not attend the counseling on the specified date and time, have to forego their claim for admission. However, due to unforeseen circumstances and unavoidable reasons, if a candidate is unable to attend the counseling on the specified date and time, he / she can attend on a subsequent date and time during the counseling period for the course, with prior permission of “The Convenor, CENTAC”. But, the candidate can only opt for the seat available at that time and cannot claim any seat as per his / her original rank for the course. In any case, counseling will not be done in the absence of candidates.

If the improvement marks are submitted by the candidate after the commencement of counseling, the actual seats available at the time of counseling will be made available to such candidates. However due weightage will be given to the improvement marks.

Unfilled seats & vacancies, arising out of the dropouts of already admitted candidates or due to the introduction of new courses or inclusion of new institutions, will be filled - up during the subsequent counseling’s. Details of such vacancies will be notified in newspapers and will also be made available in the official web site of CENTAC and such information will also be updated periodically.

Individual intimation will not be sent to candidates for Counselling of seats arising due to vacancies for the reasons mentioned above.

These vacancies “shall be open” to all candidates applied for admission through CENTAC, including the candidates already admitted during earlier counselling. In the Final Counselling the unfilled seats of different /reserved categories are filled under general category region wise and at the end all the vacant seats are filled under the General Category of UT of Puducherry.

Important Note:
Candidates admitted into any college/course during their subsequent counselling, shall join that college/course on or before the last date prescribed by the respective colleges. Failure to do so will make them liable to forfeit both the newly allotted seats and the seats in which they had been admitted during the earlier counseling. CENTAC will not be responsible or liable for such lapses, on the part of candidates.

No communication shall be sent to candidates who are not eligible to be called for counselling and no further correspondence in this regard will also be entertained.
Due to unforeseen and unavoidable reasons if a candidate is unable to attend the counselling on the specified date and time, he/she can authorize his/her parent/guardian on his/her behalf with suitable evidence and the parent’s/Guardian’s decision will be binding on the candidate.

Eligible candidates who have applied may appear for counselling according to their cut-off mark, two hours before the counselling session along with their original certificates for verification irrespective of receipt of individual communication.

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About CENTAC Entrance
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Points to Ponder - CENTAC
CENTAC Contact Details
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CENTAC Exam Pattern
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