CENTAC Lateral Entry 2017
Government of Puducherry conducts the entrance exam every year to select the best lot of engineering students. The candidates who have been aspiring to make a career out of engineering and want to get admission in the engineering colleges that are located in Puducherry and Union Territory of Puducherry.
Exam Name: Centralized Admission Committee for Lateral Entry
Commonly known as: CENTAC Lateral Entry
Exam Category: Graduate Entrance Exam
Exam Level: State Level
About CENTAC Lateral Entry Admission
CENTAC Lateral Entry is only for the students of the Puducherry state. No other candidates are allowed to sit for the exam. After the written exam is over, the selected candidates will be called for counseling. The entrance exam is quite tough, so the candidates must pull up their socks and prepare hard for the exam.
Eligibility Criteria of CENTAC LE 2017
The candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the CENTAC Lateral Entry in order to sit for the exam:
• The candidates who want to apply for the entrance exam needs to possess the 3 years Diploma course passing certificate
• B.Sc graduates can also apply for the entrance exam provided they have Mathematics as the mandatory subject
• The general candidates applying for the entrance exam must secure a minimum of 45% marks in total in the qualifying exam
• In case the candidates belong to reserved category, then they will get a relaxation of 5% in the qualifying exam, i.e. they need to secure only 40% marks.
Application Process in CENTAC LE 2017
The candidates who are looking forward to apply for the CENTAC LE need to follow the below mentioned instructions, in order to complete the application form successfully:
• The candidates need to apply online and for that they need to visit the official website, www.centacpondy.com or centaconline.in and register with them first
• To complete the registration process, the candidates will have t update the basic details about them
• Once they are done with the registration, they will receive the login credentials, which is required for successful login
• When the candidates login successfully, they will have to click on the link of ‘CENTAC LE 2017’
• There they will have access to the application form that they need to fill up completely
• After filling up the form, the candidates must verify the updates details once again to ensure that they have done it correctly
• Now take printout of the application form and pay the fee through DD
• The DD must be drawn in favor of “The Convener, CENTAC” payable at Pondicherry
• The DD and the application form must be sent to the below mentioned address –
CENTAC PEC Campus
Application Fee of CENTAC LE 2017
The General Candidates will have to pay a sum of Rs. 800 as the application fee whereas the reserved category will have to pay only Rs. 400 for the same.
Age Limit of the CENTAC LE 2017
The candidates appearing for the exam must not be above the age of 24 years as of July 1st in the examination year. For the reserved category, there are certain relaxations provided in the upper age limit.
Exam Pattern of CENTAC LE 2017
The candidates will get 2 hours to complete the question paper that is filled with MCQs. No negative marking will be there, so the candidates have the liberty to tick the answer based on guess work as well. Each question will carry one mark.
Admit Card of CENTAC LE 2017
The admit card of the candidates will be made available online. The candidates can download it by clicking on the link at the official website.
Results of CENTAC LE 2017
The result will also be declared on the official website soon after the written exam is over. The candidates will be able to check their results online by entering their roll number in the designated place.
Important Dates in CENTAC LE 2017
The candidates must remember the below mentioned dates in order to apply for the entrance exam successfully:
• The application form will be made available online from the very 1st week of June, 2017
• Till the end of June, 2017 the application form will be accepted
• The exam will be held in the month of July, tentatively
• Results will be announced by last week of July 2017
• Counselling process will start by first week of August 2017