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Applications are invited in the prescribed format (downloadable from the website) for admission to ONE year Post-Graduate Diploma in Medical Entomology Course (PGDME) upto 15th June 2010. The PGDME course is affiliated to the Pondicherry University, Puducherry. Separate hostel accommodation is available for Men and Women students.


Category - I

General: Candidates seeking admission under this category should have passed in I class (II class in the case of SC/ST) in one of the following examinations in 12+3+2 pattern of any University accepted by the Academic Council of Pondicherry University (i) M.Sc. with Zoology or Biology as one of the subjects, or (ii) M.Sc. with Life Sciences.

Category II -

In-service: In-service: Candidates seeking admission under this category should be employed in either Government or Non-government agencies and sponsored by the employer. Such candidates should have passed (i) B.Sc. (12+3 pattern) with Zoology or Biology as one of the subjects and must have 5 years of regular service or (ii) M.Sc. (12+3+2 pattern) with Zoology or Biology as one of the subjects. The candidates on permanent service must forward their application with a "No Objection" or sponsorship certificate from their employer.

Total No. of seats: 12 (Reservation: OBC 27%; SC 15%; ST 7.5% & General 50%)


Selection of the candidates belonging to category I as well as category II will be based upon their performance in the entrance test, which includes a written test and viva-voce. Entrance test will be held only in Puducherry, and the date will be intimated to the eligible applicants individually.


The envelope containing the application should be superscribed as: "APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO PGDME" and sent by Registered Post to: The Director, Vector Control Research Centre, Indira Nagar, Puducherry 605 006. The application should be accompanied by (i) a Demand Draft to the value of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- in the case of SC/ST candidates), towards registration fee, drawn in favour of "The Director, Vector Control Research Centre" payable at Puducherry, (ii) a self addressed envelope stamped to the value of Rs.15/-, (iii) attested copies of certificates and (iv) two recent passport size photographs. Incomplete application in any respect will be rejected and no communication in this respect will be entertained.

* Students are required to familiarize with the rules and regulations of the Pondicherry University with regard to the degree/diploma for which they are seeking admission (