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Education in Pondicherry

Pondicherry is one of the most beautiful cities of the country. Once the capital of the French in India, it is the able flag bearer of the French culture, architecture, cuisines and education. The less polluted city is a still a great favorite with the French and other foreign tourists. In addition to that, the presence of international standard colleges and educational institutions attract students from all over the world and obviously from all corner of the country. All these factors have taken Pondicherry Education to new heights.

The city of Pondicherry has emerged as one of the main educational hubs of south India and there are valid reasons behind these development. The academic institutions of Pondicherry have given importance on building basic infrastructure. Apart from schools and colleges the prominent part of Pondicherry Education is the presence of specialized technical training and research institutes.

An overall view of the type of educational institutions in Pondicherry are:-
  • Pondicherry Schools
  • Pondicherry University
  • Pondicherry Colleges
  • Pondicherry distance education
  • Pondicherry Research Institutes
Some of the well known institutions of the Pondicherry area are:-
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
  • Pondicherry Kendriya Vidyalaya
  • Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education
  • Blessed Sacrament High School
  • Pondicherry University
  • Mother Theresa Institute of Health Sciences, Pondicherry
  • Pant Institute of Technology, Pondicherry
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Pondicherry
  • Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital

Pondicherry University

The Pondicherry University is a much-esteemed university in the union territory of Pondicherry. It was established in the year 1985, in the month of October. It was established and recognized by the Government of India through a Parliamentary act. The University of Pondicherry gets the full aid and support from the University Grants Commission. It provides the university with aids, as the Pondicherry University is a Central University.

The Pondicherry University Campus encompasses a vast area of about seven hundred and eighty acres. Some of the bordering areas of the university complex cover parts of sea beaches in the un-ion territory of Pondicherry. The campus is beautiful and the atmosphere of the university is peace-ful and sublime.

The Pondicherry University has classes inside the university campus on regular basis. Teaching and research works in the Post Graduate Level are carried on sincerely with much vigor. There are also many other colleges in the union territory that are affiliated to the Pondicherry University.

The esteemed University in the union territory of Pondicherry is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. This honored academia of Pondicherry has qualified and has been attributed with the four star level in the academic year 1999-2000 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. It is known as NAAC in short.

The university offers cost effective and time saving courses that allow students to complete the courses in shorter period compared to other universities. Since the beginning of the university, a total number of 1, 30,000 students have enrolled. English is the only medium of teaching and the classes are made compulsory for the benefit of the students. The Pondicherry University also conducts distance education courses.

Puducherry Engineering College

Located 12 km from Pondicherry in the town of Pillaichavady, the Pondicherry Engineering College affiliated under Pondicherry University was established in 1984. Eight undergraduate courses, eight post graduate courses and phd is undertaken by the college. The departments of Pondicherry Engineering College are:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Humanities
Some of the Pondicherry Engineering colleges are :
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Regency Institute of Technology
  • Bharathihar College of Engineering
  • Pondicherry Engineering College
  • SM Vijaynagar Engineering College

The selection of the students in the Pondicherry Engineering College is based on the criteria led by the college in respective departments. Website of the college should be looked for admission related queries.

Facilities available to the students of Pondicherry Engineering College
  • Scholarships to the deserving students.
  • Separate hostel facilities for both male and female students.
  • Student Amenities Centre for recreation of the students.
  • Dispensary in campus to serve the students.
  • PEC Co-operative store which meet the general needs of the student.
  • Banking service to provide financial help to the students.
  • Guest house for comfortable staying of parents of students and guests.

Scools in Pondicherry

Pondicherry Schools are among the best in the whole world and meet the international standard of education. There are a large number of schools in the union territory of Pondicherry, which pro-vide education to the students. The Pondicherry schools consist of all types of schools like:

  • Kindergarten Schools
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Boarding or Residential Schools
  • Higher Secondary Schools

The schools in Pondicherry provide the students with utmost care and education of international standard. Most of the schools in Pondicherry are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Edu-cation. It is known as C.B.S.E. in short.

Some of the most esteemed schools in the union territory of Pondicherry along with their address and other details are given below.

Blessed Sacrament High School

Blessed Sacrament High School is one of the most renowned educational institutes in the union territory of Pondicherry. It is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, Delhi. English is the medium of instruction in this school.

The Blessed Sacrament High School of Pondicherry is a co- educational day school. It is known for the excellent academic records.

The students in this institute of repute are encouraged to take part in different type of extra curricular activities that would enable them to have an all round development. Thus the pupils here are boosted to participate in various completive events related to games, sports, music, arts and craft.

There are well-equipped computer and science laboratories with all the modern amenities in the Blessed Sacrament High School in Pondicherry. The school library is also nicely stocked with books on various subjects so as to help the students to enrich themselves on diverse topics.It is one of the most well maintained Pondicherry schools.

The street address for the Blessed Sacrament High School of Pondicherry is provided below

Blessed Sacrament High School
Puri Ho, Puri

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are one of the important schools in the union territory of Pondi-cherry. Pondicherry has as many as four Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas situated in four different regions of Karaikal, Mahe, Kalapet and Yanam.

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are residential as well as non-residential schools spread all over India. There are a total number of five hundred and fifty one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in the country. The Navodaya Vidyalay Samiti runs these schools and the Jawahar Navodaya Vid-yalayas that are in Pondicherry are among the well known ones in the union territory. All the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in Pondicherry are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. It is known as C.B.S.E. in short.

The four Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in Pondicherry are successful in creating new standards on the educational front of the region. The schools follow some objectives to make the academic sce-nario even better. The objectives are:
  • To impart education in a contemporary style
  • Imbibing moral lessons in the students
  • Encouraging cultural aspects in the students
  • Enhancing environmental consciousness
  • To build up lingual competency- classes are taken in three different languages
  • Providing classes on physical education
The address and contact details of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in the union territory of Pondicherry are provided for the readers' convenience:

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
Rayanalayam, Karaikal,
Pondicherry 609609
Affiliated to: CBSE

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
Pandakkal, Mahe,
Affiliated to: CBSE

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
Pariakalpet, Kalapet, Pondicherry,
Affiliated to: CBSE

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
Mettakur, Yanam,
Affiliated to: CBSE

Pondicherry Kendriya Vidyalaya

Pondicherry Kendriya Vidyalaya is one of the most renowned schools in this region. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education.

In the Kendriya Vidyalaya of Pondicherry education is offered to students from the primary to the high school level.

There are two branches of the Kendriya Vidyalaya in Pondicherry. The street address of both the campuses are provided below:
  • JIPMER Campus, Pondicherry- 605006
  • University Campus, Kalapet, Pondicherry- 605014
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, located in the JIPMER, campus was started in the month of May in 1968. The present strength of the school is about1257 students. Shri. P. Balasubhramanian is functioning as the principal of the school since 2004.

The school is well equipped with all sort of modern facilities for its students. There are two computer laboratories with about forty-nine computers in them.

The academic course is structured in the Kendriya Vidyalaya at Pondicherry according to the syllabus that is prescribed by the CBSE. English, Mathematics, Hindi and AHPL are the academic subjects that are taught to the students in the primary classes. In the middle school level Social Science and the General Sciences are also taught to the students. Environmental Studies is also an integral part of the academic course here.

Beside the academic subjects the non- academic subjects like games, sports, drawing, music and SUPW also form an integral part of education in the Kendriya Vidyalaya of Pondicherry.

Pondicherry Kendriya Vidyalaya is counted among the best Pondicherry schools for its excellent academic records.

Sri Aurobindo International Center of Education


Pondicherry Research Institutes

Pondicherry Research Institutes offer scholastic education services to those who are interested in pathbreaking studies in various learning streams. All the research institutes that are located within the premises of Pondicherry provide comprehensive and internationally acclaimed courses.

Pondicherry Research Institutes offer scholastic education services to those who are interested in pathbreaking studies in various learning streams. All the research institutes that are located within the premises of Pondicherry provide comprehensive and internationally acclaimed courses.

Pondicherry French Research Institute

Pondicherry French Research Institute came into existence in 1955. Emphasizing on training, research and expertise, the French Research Institutes of Pondicherry is governed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Initially the institute was mainly engaged with the research work on civilization of India. However, with due course of time the French Research Institute started conducting various multi-dimensional research study options.

Dealing with such areas as elements of biodiversity in Western Ghats, South Indian Paleo-environments, modified usage of ecosystems and biodiversity through human activities and making the taxonomic expertise more firm through high-end applications, the Ecology department of the Pondicherry French Research Institute had been established in 1960s.

The establishment of the Social Sciences department took place next in the premises of Pondicherry French Research Institute in the 1980s. Focusing on fields like environment and societies, health and societies and economy and societies the department of Social Sciences offers scope to explore and analyze the dynamics of the society as a whole.

The Indology department of Pondicherry French Research Institute is considered one of the notable wings which is specializing in the fields of Tamil studies, historic past of the religions and Indian analysis of Sanskrit language and literature.

All the research departments of the Pondicherry French Research Institute are aptly supported by two vital units namely the Centre for Documentary Resources and Laboratory of Applied Informatics and Geomatics. The former one boasts of a commendable high-end compilation of 136000 snaps, 900 journals, 56000 books and 8500 palm leaf manuscripts all of which are related to the various historic structures and temples of southern India. The latter one comprises of usage of satellite imagery, digital mapping, multimedia promotion and geographic information systems and modeling.

Pondicherry French Research Institute is truly a proud learning possession of the Union Territory.

Jawaharlal Institute of Post -Graduate Medical Education and Research

JIPMER, Pondicherry or Jawaharlal Institute of Post -Graduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry was established in 1964. The government of India, had taken over the medical school in Pondicherry in November of 1956. JIPMER is now a Regional Center of education in Pondicherry.

Among Pondicherry Colleges, Jawaharlal Institute of Post -Graduate Medical Education and Research is a reputed name. This institute has a hospital which is under Directorate General of Health Services of Government of India. The Director of JIPMER heads the institute and he is responsible for the management of the institute. Dr. KSVK Subba Rao, the Director of JIPMER is assisted by the Dean of JIPMER, Dr. K.S. Reddy.

Jawaharlal Institute of Post -Graduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry conducts entrance exams and the students from all over India are selected on merit basis. The interested candidates can apply for graduate and post graduate courses in paramedical and medical sciences. JIPMER has received affiliation from Pondicherry University.

JIPMER, Pondicherry has an active participation in research works. The institute conducts research in fields like health and medicine. A Research Council has been organized so that it can arrange the works related to research in the institute. JIPMER, Pondicherry organizes many seminars, workshops and conferences for the benefit of the students through out the year.

The college in Pondicherry also publishes several journals to encourage the young students. These journals are acclaimed on international and national level. Among the journals published by JIPMER, Indian Journal of Pharmacology is the most important one.

Muktabodha Indological Research Institute

Muktabodha Indological Research Institute was established in the year 1997 in Pondicherry with the apt assistance of two important institutions namely the Gurudev Siddha Peeth Trust in India and the SYDA Foundation of United States of America.

Connoting wisdom of the free souls, Muktabodha takes keen interest in the preservation of the ancient manuscripts of Indian civilization in general and the history of the Agamic, Vedic and Tantric traditions in particular. The oral rituals involving the chanting of Vedic slokas are an integral part of the research studies in Muktabodha Indological Research Institute of Pondicherry.

There are primarily three categories of scholarships that are offered by the Muktabodha Indological Research Institute. The first one is on dissertation research fellowships in Hindu Tantra which basically provides financial assistance to those students who are working in the areas of the traditional Tantric heritage of India. The second one is graduate scholarship programme which offers monetary grant to those who are doing research works in the field of Kashmir Shaivism and role of Sanskrit in the country. The third one is the international master's scholarship in Hindu Tantra which strives to offer all possible support to those extra-meritorious research scholars who wish to pursue the masters degree with the help of the exponents of the concerned area.

The school of Vedic studies in Muktabodha Indological Research Institute which is also called by the name of Vedashala is a significant milestone since it possesses the dynamics of the Vedic rituals specially the oral ones. The digital library of Muktabodha Indological Research Institute is another important achievement as it facilitates the preservation and easy understanding of the Sanskrit scriptures in digitized form. The library is famous for having the the oldest of Shaivism texts.

Enhancing and encouraging the study of religious diversities and philosophical variations of the ancient India, Muktabodha Indological Research Institute in Pondicherry truly creates a distinct identity of its own.

Regional Research Institute Siddha

Regional Research Institute Siddha was established in Pondicherry as an inherent extension of the Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha. As a facilitating center, Regional Research Institute Siddha in Pondicherry strives to offer ample opportunities in the field of Ayurvedic research works.

With the aim of strengthening the base of Siddha and ayurvedic research studies, the Regional Research Institute of Pondicherry focuses on the following core areas:

  • Health care research which includes studies on pipplyadiyoga neem oil and contraceptives Drug research
  • Clinical research which includes IPD or OPD level studies on neerizhivu, venpadai and vatha sollai

    In order to provide a conducive learning ambiance which is aptly equipped with all possible high-end support systems, Regional Research Institute Siddha offers a state-of-the-art pathological laboratory within its premises where the research scholars can conveniently carry out various pathbreaking ayurvedic processes and formulations.

    Some of the other important educational facilities offered by the Regional Research Institute Siddha to its students includes free of cost consultation services in the IPD and OPD sections and a biochemistry laboratory.

    Apart from providing a well-organized platform to pursue a diversified range of research works in the ayurvedic field, the Regional Research Institute Siddha of Pondicherry also offers treatment services to the patients. Ailments like venpadai which is known as leucoderma in medical terms and neerizhivu which is medically called diabetes mellitus are successfully treated in Regional Research Institute Siddha of Pondicherry.

    Located in the Indira Nagar area of Pondicherry, Regional Research Institute Siddha is administered by Dr. Mrs. S Raj Laximi who is the assistant director of this famous center.

    Regional Research Institute Siddha in Pondicherry undoubtedly widens the prospects of Ayurvedic research in India.

    Medical colleges in Pondicherry

    Pondicherry medical colleges occupy a position of high esteem among the educational institutes. There are a number of medical colleges that have been established in the union territory. Studying Medical Science is a much coveted dream to many students. The medical colleges in Pondicherry are there to fulfill the ambitions of many.

    The duration of MBBS degree in the medical colleges is of 5 years. After completion of the course, the students have to go through a period of internship. The candidates applying for the course have to pass class XII examination with Biology, Chemistry and Physics as their subjects. The candidates have to pass the entrance tests for medical science.

    Among the colleges in Pondicherry, some of them offer courses in Paramedical Sciences as well. Generally this course is only for 3 years. Some of the Pondicherry medical colleges offer both Degree and Diploma courses in Medical Laboratory Technology.Pondicherry medical colleges have significant role in carrying out research works related to medicine and fields of medical science.

    Medical colleges in Pondicherry have an average number of 100 seats for the candidates. Some of the colleges have hostel facilities for non resident students of the colleges. In the hospitals associated with the medical colleges in Pondicherry, the diseased are well taken care of, by the senior and junior doctors of the colleges.

    The medical colleges in the union territory of Pondicherry are
    • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research
    • Vinayak Mission's Medical College
    • Aarupadai Veedu Medical College
    • Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research
    • Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute
    • Mother Teresa Institute of Paramedical Sciences

    Pondicherry Dental Colleges

    The beautiful city of Pondicherry is not only a great tourist tub of Southern India but a very important business and residential city also. With the rising population of the city, the need for medical assistance has increased considerably. Many people from various parts of the world have made the city their homes. Thus hospitals and medical institutions of international standards are needed. The Pondicherry Dental Colleges have been established in the line of such top quality medical institutions.

    The city of Pondicherry boasts of two fine Dental colleges. They are:-

  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Pondicherry
    Course offered - Bachelor in Dental Science
    Number of seats - 100
  • Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital
    Old Secretariat Building, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu
    Pondicherry: 605006.
    Telephone: 0413 2279601
    Course offered Bachelor in Dental Science
    Number of seats - 40

  • These Pondicherry Dental Colleges are definitely among the topmost Pondicherry Colleges and boast of modern facilities. The dental colleges provide excellent boarding facilities for the future doctors and dental surgeons. Students from all over the world come here to study and get graduated in dental science. These students will one day grow into accomplished doctors to serve the society.

    Pondicherry Biotechnology Colleges

    The puny union territory of Pondicherry has plenty to speak of barring its inexplicable natural beauty and voluminous oceans. The erstwhile French colony is a center of academic excellence as evinced by the burgeoning Pondicherry Biotechnology Colleges, a scope of study that is very much in vogue in recent times.

    Biotechnology can be defined as the development of technological applications with the aid of biological systems or living beings. Thus the application of natural and biological processes to further the progress and development in the field of medicine, genetics, food and agriculture all falls under the domain of biotechnology.

    Gregor Johann Mendel's phenomenal observation of the fundamental inheritance traits of pea pods that accorded him with the distinction of being the Father of Genetics and Watson and Crick's intensive research that unraveled the structure of the helical DNA are some of the pioneering works that paved the way for the birth of a new, groundbreaking field of study, Biotechnology.

    The Pondicherry Biotechnology Colleges are some distinguished institutes that offer limited seats to meritorious students interesting in delving into the world of biotechnology followed by regular research work. The institutes receive substantial funding from the government that permits it to titivate its infrastructure, introduce state of the art technologies that facilitate research work.

    The institutes encourage the study of the latest trends and discoveries from the world of biotechnology and incorporate the disciplines of biochemistry, embryology, molecular biology,genetics, and cell biology in conjunction with robotics, chemical engineering and information technology to make the course more interesting.

    For further information on the biotechnology colleges of Pondicherry, contact:
    • Achariya Arts and Science College
      (Affiliated to Pondicherry University)
      No.5, Villupuram Main Road, Villianur,Pondicherry 605110

    • Indira Gandhi College of Arts and Science
      (Affiliated to Pondicherry University)
      Kadhirkamam, Pondicherry 605 009

    • Dept. of Biotechnology, Pondicherry University
      (A Central University)
      R.Venkataraman Nagar, Kalape
      Pondicherry - 605 014, India
      Phone: 2202582(R), 2655715(O),Intercom: 427,428

    Management colleges in Pondicherry

    Pondicherry Management Institutes are among the reputed institutes in the union territory. Among the colleges in Pondicherry, pursuing courses in the institutes of management have become almost a passion for the students. The institutes cater the students with courses that are suitable to global standards. The colleges aim at building future professionals.

    Pondicherry Management Institutes offer Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Master degree in Business Administration to the students after completion of the courses. Some management colleges also gives an opportunity to the students to pursue correspondence courses in management studies.

    Generally the management institutes in Pondicherry offer an average of 60 seats to pursue management studies. Many of the Pondicherry Management Institutes have received affiliation from Pondicherry University. The students interested in pursuing a career in the professional field have to pass the entrance examination before they secure an admission to the management colleges in Pondicherry. To pursue Bachelor degree in Business Administration a candidate need to pass class XII examination. To pursue a degree in Master in Business Administration one need to be a graduate in any field.

    Some of the reputed Pondicherry Management Institutes are :
    • ST. John S. Post Graduate Institute of Information Technology
      Pitchanveeranpet, Olugaret Commune,
      Pondicherry Management

    • School of Management

    • Shri Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology,
      Pondy - Cuddalore East Coast Road,
      Kirumambakkam,PondicherryPin - 605 102

    • Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engg. College,
      No. 24, Mariyamman Koil Street,Madagandipet,
      Mannadipet Commune,PondicherryPin - 605 107

    Pondicherry Polytechnic Institutes

    Pondicherry Polytechnic Institutes provide the students with quality education. The Polytechnic colleges in Pondicherry offer courses that can be utilized in practical field. These institutes look forward to make each of the students of Polytechnic an independent person. The Polytechnic institutes in Pondicherry are both Government owned and privately owned.

    There are a number of colleges in Pondicherry that provide higher education to the students. Among the colleges in the union territory, the demand for securing admission in the Polytechnic colleges have never decreased. These colleges in Pondicherry offer technical education to the students. The colleges also offer many vocational courses and even courses that are mainly oriented for women.

    The vocational courses taught in the institutes of Polytechnic in Pondicherry for women can be related to sewing and cookery. There are other technical and vocational courses that are offered to the women. Pondicherry Polytechnic Institutes train the students professionally.

    Courses offered in Pondicherry Polytechnic Institutes
    • Automobile Engineering
    • Interior Decoration
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Mass Communication
    • Fashion Designing
    Some of the reputed Pondicherry Polytechnic Institutes are mentioned here:
    • Yanam Polytechnic
      Yanam, Pimate, Pondicherry-605008

    • Mother Teresa Institute Of Health Sciences
      Govt. General Hospital Pondicherry-605001
      Phone number: 36099/41231

    • Motilal Nehru Govt. Polytechnic

    • Government Polytechnic
      Karaikal, Pondicherry

    • Women's Polytechnic,

    Pondicherry Architecture College

    The tropical paradise of Pondicherry is depicted by the exotic cocktail of emerald green waters, sun kissed white sands and plenty of cheerful sunshine. Standing tall and prettily adorning the landscape of Pondicherry, is the sole Pondicherry Architecture College, the Bharathiyar Palkalaikoodam.

    The puny union territory is a distinguished center of academic excellence where erudite scholars and savant researchers assemble from time to time to satiate their intellectual appetite. Amongst the notable educational institutes of Pondicherry that facilitate higher education, the multi-disciplined Bharathiyar Palkalaikoodam holds a special place.

    One of the talking points of Bharathiyar Palkalaikoodam is that it happens to the only Pondicherry Architecture College that offers 30 seats in architecture. The institute specializes in the discipline of applied arts and has resulted in several promising architects. The ancient institute was set up in accordance with the promulgation of the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

    The five year long architecture course offered by Bharathiyar Palkalaikoodam enlightens students on the basics of architecture followed by a field work and a year of grueling apprenticeship in any of the country's leading architectural firms. Those who are inspired by Howard Roark, the protagonist of Fountainhead or others who want to gift another Taj Mahal to their beloved enroll for courses in the college. The first year in the architecture course is rigorous as its introduces the basics of mechanical sciences, complex trigonometrical calculations, structural mechanics, engineering drawing and civil engineering. The history of architecture that delves into the depths of the glorious history of architecture and the thoughts that provoked the fine lines of the Gothic and Renaissance, Neoclassic, Modern and Cubism are also explored in detail in the first year of the course before the students venture onto the core architectural subjects.

    For further information on the architecture college of Pondicherry, contact:
    • Bharathiyar Palkalaikoodam
      (AICTE Approved)
      Cuddalore Main Road
      Pin - 605 007

    Pondicherry Law colleges

    Pondicherry law collegesare the reputed educational institutions to pursue higher studies in the union territory. Among the colleges in Pondicherry, the law colleges are the coveted institutes to pursue studies due to the reputation of the profession.

    The law colleges in Pondicherry are either Government owned or private owned. The demand to study law have increased for the past few years. The students prefer to take up this noble profession to serve the people of the nation. Thus grooming and proper education are required to shine as a successful lawyer in future.

    The law colleges in Pondicherry are affiliated to the University of Pondicherry. The Pondicherry Law Colleges offer degree in Master of Law or LLM. The colleges also offer the students to pursue Doctorate in Law. To pursue the research works, the candidates need to have an LLM degree secured from any recognized law college. In the Government college of Law in Pondicherry has a special course in Law. The students can pursue a Post Graduate Diploma in French Law.

    The Pondicherry Law Colleges have appointed the best of the faculties to teach the students. The colleges provide sufficient number of seats to the students to pursue their studies in Law. The would-be lawyers are given proper practical training and the students go through a period of apprenticeship under a senior lawyer before they start practicing in the High Courts independently.

    The popular law colleges in Pondicherry are
    • Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College,
      Pondicherry 605001

    • Pondicherry University,
      Faculty of Law,
      R Venkataraman Nagar,
      Kalapet, Pondicherry 605014
      Phone : 2655175/ 2655209
      Fax: 2655265

    Hotel Management in Pondicherry

    The students interested in pursuing a carrier in hospitality industry are eager in studying courses in Hotel Management in Pondicherry. The institute in Pondicherry offers quality education to the students. The module of this institute also includes courses in catering technology.

    The demand for well trained professionals is gradually increasing in the global market. Pondicherry Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology offer trainings to the future professionals that are suited to global standards. Besides proper practical training in Hotel Management, the students also need to be well groomed. The institute helps to develop the skills that are already inherent in the students.
    Pondicherry Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology offers a Diploma course for one and half years. The college in Pondicherry also has a three year Diploma course for the students. Pursuing Diploma from this college of Hotel Management in Pondicherry opens a number of scopes for the students. They are appointed in reputed hotels through the institute.

    Studying Hotel Management in Pondicherry can be very helpful for the would-be professionals. The institute also takes care in developing personalities of the students and motivates them to strive better in their carrier.

    By pursuing Hotel Management in Pondicherry, the students can seek jobs in different fields related to the hospitality industry. The students from the college are recruited as
    • Hospitality Executives
    • Executives in Call Centers
    • Cabin Crew in airlines
    • Customer Service Executives in bank

    Distance Education in Pondicherry

    There are a number of educational institutes that provide distance-learning courses in the union territory of Pondicherry. The Universities in Pondicherry offer courses on distance education on a number of subjects. Apart from the Universities of Pondicherry, some other educational institutes also offer many distance learning courses. Pondicherry distance education is very popular in the union territory of Pondicherry as it provides a wonderful opportunity for the students to pursue studies along with working or nurturing other interests.

    The demand of distance education in Pondicherry is very high as it offers excellent educational courses and saves a lot of time in the process, as there is no need for the students to attend the regular classes. Like in the other places in India, the union territory of Pondicherry takes a lot of interest in promoting distance education. Correspondence education is another name for the dis-tance learning education. In the fast pace of today's life, distance-learning courses provide a golden chance to carry on with higher studies without having to attend regular classes. The time that is saved due to the facility that the correspondence courses provide can be devoted to other works like doing jobs or pursuing other regular educational courses, etc.

    Pondicherry distance education is even more rewarding, as course fee of these courses are lower compared to the regular or direct learning courses. The distance study institutions and the universi-ties in Pondicherry provide the students with the necessary course materials.

    The Directorate of Distance Education in University of Pondicherry started offering distance-learning courses from the academic year, 1995-1996. The Pondicherry University offers distance education on many subjects. The most popular of the courses are given below:
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Software Marketing
    • Masters in Business Administration- Foreign Trade
    • Masters in Business Administration-Marketing Management
    • Masters in Business Administration-Financial Management

    Last Updated on 30 May 2013