CENTAC 2018 Details – Application Form, Exam Dates, Admit Card

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CENTAC 2018 –  Central Admission Committee conducts the admission process into various undergraduate courses in the field of pharmacy, engineering, etc. CENTAC conducts the admission process for admission into various government institutes of Puducherry & other states/UTs. Candidates who have qualified the 10+2 or equivalent board examination are eligible for CENTAC 2018 and there will be no entrance examination.

The CENTAC 2018 Application Form will tentatively be released from the 3rd week of May 2018. Complete information about the Application form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc is provided below.

CENTAC 2018 Admission Dates

The following are the Important Dates of CENTAC 2018:

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EventsDates (Tentative)
Commencement of Online Application Form3rd week of May 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application FormLast week of May 2018
Last Date for fee receipt printing2nd week of June 2018
Merit List4th week of June 2018
Counselling4th week of July 2018


CENTAC 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the CENTAC Eligibility Criteria 2018 which is provided below:

  • Candidates should be a citizen of India.
  • For BAMS, candidates minimum Age must be 17 Years as on 1st October 2018.
  • For B.Tech, the maximum Age limit is 21 years as on 1st July 2018.

Qualification Criteria:

For BAMS Course:

  • Qualified 10+2 examination from a recognised board.
  • Candidates must have Qualified the above examination with Chemistry, Physics, Biology, & English subjects individually.
  • Minimum 50% marks for General category and 40% marks for SC/ST/OPH & 45% marks for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/OPH.
  • Only one attempt limit is allowed.

For B.Tech Course:

  • Qualified 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must have Qualified the above examination with Physics & Mathematics along with one of the given subjects: Chemistry/Biology/Bio-Technology/Computer Science.
  • Minimum 45% marks for General category and 40% marks in case of reserved category.
  • Only two attempts limit is allowed, for SC three attempts is allowed.

For B.Pharma Course:

  • Qualified the 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must have qualified the above examination with Physics & Chemistry along with one of the given subjects: Biology/Bio-Technology/Mathematics /Computer Science.
  • Minimum 45% marks for General category and 40% marks in case of reserved category.
  • There are no attempt limits for B.Pharma.

CENTAC 2018 Application Form

  • CENTAC 2018 Application Form will tentatively be released from the 3rd week of May 2018 on the official website via online mode.
  • Candidates have to fill the Application Form by providing their Personal and Educational details like Name, Mobile No, etc.
  • Scanned document and passport size photograph is to be uploaded by candidates while filling the form.
  • After submitting, the Application form candidates will have to take a print copy of the same & send it by post/courier or submitted in person in the below given address along with all the required documents:

“The Convenor”
CENTAC office PEC Campus, Pillaichavady,
Puducherry – 605 014

Application Fee

Thre fees for Application Form can be paid online using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking mode. The fee structure is provided below:

CoursesFee (GEN category)Fee (Reserved Category)
One Course500250
Two Courses750350
Three courses1000500


CENTAC 2018 Merit List

CENTAC Merit List 2018 will be published after all Application Forms are submitted. The Merit list will be prepared by the concerned authorities on basis of marks secured by the candidates in the qualifying examination. The Merit List will tentatively be released on the 4th week of June 2018 on the official website via online mode. Candidates have to enter their Application number/date of birth and select their course & click on show status button to check the merit list details.

CENTAC 2018 Reservation

The CENTAC Seat Reservation 2018 is provided below:

CategoriesReservation (%)
Vertical Reservation
Other Backward Classes (OBC)11
Backward Classes Muslims (BCM)2
Most Backward Classes (MBC)18
Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)2
Backward Tribes1
Scheduled Caste (ST)16
Horizontal Reservation
Children/Grand Children of Freedom (Fighter (FF)4
Physically Challenged3
Wards of Ex-Servicemen1 or 3**
Candidate who are Meritorious in Sports (SP)1


CENTAC 2018 Counselling

Do you want to join CENTAC Institute then let us check below the CENTAC Counselling 2018:

  • The counselling will tentatively start from the 4th week of June 2018. Candidates will be called for the document verification through SMS/Email before the counselling procedure.
  • During the document verification process, candidate’s must bring all the documents in original.
  • Candidates will be invited for counselling as per their name in merit list.
  • The schedule for counselling will be published on the website or in the local newspapers.
  • Candidates will have to pay the admission fee to participate in the counselling procedure through the online mode.

CENTAC 2018 Admission

CENTAC Admission 2018 will start after the counselling procedure is completed. Candidates will be selected for admission into their preferred course on the basis of the merit list. Selected Candidates have to download their provisional allotment letter through online from the official website. It is necessary for the candidates to report at the allotted centre within a given period of time with all the required documents. If candidates fail to report at the centre, his/her seat will be cancelled.

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