PJET (Puducherry Joint Entrance Test)

PJET 2021 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result and Counselling 

Puducherry Joint Entrance Test (PJET) is conducted by the Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Government of Puducherry, for students who seek admission for first year Engineering and Medical degree courses available in the Government Degree courses.

To get admission, candidates must appear for the JET relevant papers and also submit admission application to CENTAC.

PJET 2021 Exam Date (Tentatively)



Release of CENTAC application form 2021

To be notified

Last date to submit CENTAC 2021 application form

To be notified

CENTAC merit list date 2021

To be notified

PJET 2021 Application Form

The candidates can request the Convener for the PJET 2021 application form along with a demand draft drawn in favor of the Convenor, CENTAC, payable at Puducherry along with two self-addressed slips to the following address

The Convenor, Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC)

Pondicherry Engineering College Campus


Pin - 605014.

N.B.: Other than the Demand Draft, the payment by money orders, postal orders, cheques will not be accepted.

The admission form can also be obtained in person from selected post offices on payment of the application fees. It should reach the above address on the mentioned dates and the applications received after the due date and time shall be rejected.

PJET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  1. Tech. Degree Course:
  • The candidate should score a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (40% for reserved category) for admission to the B. Tech. degree course in the HSC (Academic) examination held by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or other equivalent examination. The candidates are also required to choose any one of the following optional subjects: Chemistry/Bio-Technology/ Computer Science/ Biology (Botany & Zoology).
  • Other than these, those candidates who belong to the UT of Puducherry and have score 45% aggregate marks (a mere pass for SC candidates) in the Vocational subjects and Related subject (Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry) in the HSC (Vocational Stream in the area of Engineering & Technology) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination are also eligible for admission to the B.Tech. Degree course.

PJET 2021 Exam Pattern

The Puducherry Joint Entrance Test (PJET) 2021 will have three papers of two hours duration each. The candidates will have to answer objective type questions.

Paper –I

Mathematics: 60 Questions

Paper – II

Physical Sciences: 80 Questions (Physics 40 Chemistry 40)

Paper– III

Biology: 100 Questions (Botany 50   Zoology 50)

For the B.Tech degree course, the candidates should only appear in Papers I & II

PJET 2021

PJET 2021 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be prepared by by CENTAC and it will be based completely on their performance in PJET 2021 and the marks obtained by them out of 200. Separate merit list will be prepared for B.Tech., B.Pharm. and other Biology based degree courses.

For B.Tech. Degree Course:

The selection of candidates for B.Tech. Degree Courses will be made by giving equal weightage to the marks obtained by them in both Paper I Mathematics and Paper II Physical Sciences of PJET 2021 and in the subjects that are prescribed for the qualifying examination [for HSC Academic - Mathematics, Physics and one of the optional subjects (Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Biology / Botany & Zoology) in which the candidate has scored highest marks (including the practical subject, if any) & for HSC Vocational - Vocational Subject Theory, Vocational Subject Practical and Related Subject (including practical, if any)].