Pondicherry University is a Central University established by an Act of Parliament
in October 1985. It is an affiliating University with a jurisdiction spread over the Union Territory of Puducherry,
Lakshwadeep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The University's objectives are to disseminate and advance knowledge by offering teaching and research facilities, to
make provisions for studies in French and integrated courses in Humanities and the Sciences, and to promote interdisciplinary
studies and research. The main
campus is located at Kalapet, 10 km from the town of Puducherry, in a serene and beautiful campus of 800 acres
adjoining the scenic Bay of Bengal.
Teaching and research are its primary functions as in other Central Universities. It has affiliated colleges located in Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahé, Yanam and the Union Territory of Andaman & NicobaRead more