CENTAC Puducherry PG Medical/Dental Admission 2022-23

CENTAC Puducherry PG Medical/Dental Admission 2022-23

CENTAC Puducherry PG Medical/Dental Admission 2022-23: Application, Important Dates, Colleges, and more


CENTAC Puducherry i.e. The Centralised Admission Committee has zinvited online applications from eligible candidates for MD/MS/MDS courses under Government/All India/Management Quota. Puducherry lies in southern India. This is a Union Territory governed by the central govt. There are few one of the top medical and dental colleges in Puducherry. 

CENTAC is the sole authority to conduct counselling for admission to various PG Specialisations in the top colleges of Puducherry. Candidates need to reflect specific eligibility criteria in order to obtain an MD/MS/MDS seat in a reputed medical college in Puducherry. 

In the following article, you will find important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, and more. Theadmission and counselling process for MD/MS/MDS courses in Puducherry is online. Candidates can certainly visit https://centacpuducherry.in for the latest updates.

NEET PG 2022 Results have been declared, hence CENTAC Puducherry NEET PG Counselling 2022-23 is being commenced from the 18th of July, 2022. The Centralised Admission Committee, Puducherry i.e. CENTAC, Puducherry is the sole competent authority to conduct Puducherry NEET PG Counselling 2022-23. 

However for 100% seats in Deemed Medical Institutes in Puducherry, the MCC i.e. Medical Counselling Committee will carry out the Counselling for All India Quota seats. Candidates can certainly visit https://mcc.nic.in for NEET-PG Counselling 2022 updates.

Candidates seeking admission to the top medical institutes in Puducherry for pursuing MD/MS/MDS can visit https://centacpuducherry.in for more details and the latest updates.  


Counselling NameCENTAC Puducherry
Conducted BodyCentralised Admission Committee
Official Websitehttps://centacpuducherry.in 
Offered CoursesMD/MS/MDS
Application ModeOnline
Govt. MD/MS Seats17
Private MD/MS Seats467
MDS Seats49
Total Seats533


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Counselling Process


Candidates seeking allotment to PG Medical/Dental (MD/MS/MDS) Courses in Govt. colleges/Govt. Quota seats in Private Colleges/Management Quota seats and minority quota seats (Telugu & Christian) in Private colleges and one NRI seat in PG Dental (MDS) Course should apply online through the official website of CENTAC i.e. https://centacpuducherry.in. Following sequence of procedures need to be followed while counselling hold by CENTAC Puducherry to fill NEET-PG Medical/Dental courses.


  • The application must be submitted online through the website https://centacpuducherry.in.
  • Candidates should upload recently renewed, scanned, self-attested photocopies of certificates. Along with original certificates must be produced only at the time of admission.
  • Candidates need to produce certificates in support of Residence/Community/PwD/Linguistic Minority etc. should be valid and obtained from the respective competent authorities.
  • Residence and community certificates issued by the Revenue Department, Govt. of Puducherry will be solely considered for claiming reservation benefits under Govt./Christian/Linguistic Minority Quota.
  • Candidates should register and log in to fill in all relevant details. Only on payment of the application fee, the candidate will be allowed to enter preferences of courses.
  • Candidates should give their priorities of course preferences in each round and the last date of submission will be published on the CENTAC website. Candidates can certainly visit https://centacpuducherry.in for the latest updates.
  • Claim exercised by the candidates with regard to Residence/Community/Special Category is subjected to verification of the submitted documents and cannot be changed, once the final merit list is published.
  • On verification of the candidates’ credentials, the draft merit list will be published. CENTAC Puducherry will give adequate time to raise objections and submit documents. If any, and subsequently, the final merit list will be published.
  • Separate merit lists will be published for Govt. quota seats, Mng. quota, Christian and Linguistic Minority quota seats. Candidates are referred to the CENTAC website https://centacpuducherry.in for the merit list.
  • In the case of seat allotment in Round 1 and Round 2, only computer-based online allotment is done. Physical counselling or online counselling might be done in the event of a mop-up round.


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Counselling Fee


Govt. Quota

(Puducherry Residents only)

Rs. 3,000 /-Rs. 1,500 /-
Management Quota (All)Rs. 5,000 /-Rs. 2,500 /-
NRI (MDS Only)Rs. 10,000 /-


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Important Dates


All the NEET PG-2022 Aspirants need to keep an eye on the official website of CENTAC Puducherry i.e. https://centacpuducherry.in for regular updates regarding CENTAC NEET PG 2022-23 Counselling, to avoid any last moment hustle. Candidates can certainly opt us for the latest updates regarding the same.

Important EventsDates
Commencement of Online ApplicationJuly 18th, 2022
Last date of submission of online applicationJuly 21st, 2022
Release of Draft Merit listRefer CENTAC Website i.e. https://centacpuducherry.in for Updates
Release of Revised Draft Merit List
Release of Final Merit List
Last date for filling up of course preferences for Round 1
Date of Release of 1st Round of Online allotment
Last date of joining for 1st Round 
Last date for filling up of course preferences for Round 2
Date of release of 2nd Round of Online allotment
Last date of Joining for 2nd Round
Mop-Up Round Counselling 
Last date of Joining for Mop-Up Round
Filling up of Stray Vacancies


Aspirants must be aware of the fact that the Mop-up/Final round will only be carried out by MCC for Deemed/Central Universities and ESIC Institutes. Candidates can certainly visit at https://mcc.nic.in


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates must have qualified for NEET-PG 2022.
  • Candidates must have the domicile of Puducherry (Differ for NRI/Other Quota)
  • Candidates must have passed MBBS from an NMC Recognized Medical College.
  • The candidates must have completed 1 year of Mandatory Internship on or before 31st of March 2022 (For MDS Only)
  • The candidates must have completed 1 year of Mandatory Internship on or before 30th of June 2022 (For MD/MS Only)
  • Any Candidate who has obtained his/her MBBS degree from outside India must have a qualified FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduate Examination) Screening Test along with 1 year of Internship likely to be complete on or before 31st of Mar, 22.
  • Non-Resident Indians are only eligible for the seats under 15% NRI Quota.


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Reservation Criteria

The Union Territory of Puducherry is known for having one of the top medical colleges. There are a total of 10 medical colleges including the Unaided/Private medical colleges in Puducherry. 


CENTAC i.e. The Centralised Admission Committee, Puducherry is the authority designated for conducting Puducherry NEET-PG 2022-23 Counselling. Candidates can certainly visit at https://centacpuducherry.in. Certain reservation criteria have been defined for various quotas in the state merit quota. Details of the reservation described are being explained below.


CategoriesReservation Described
Vertical Reservation
Open General50%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)11%
Backward Classes Muslim (BCM)2%
Most Backward Classes (MBC)18%
Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)2%
Backward Tribes (BT)0.5%
Scheduled Caste (SC)16%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)0.5%
Horizontal Reservation
Children/Grand Children of Freedom fighter4%
Persons with Disability (PwD)5%
Wards of Ex-Servicemen (ESM)1%
Meritorious in Sports (MSP)1%


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Total Seats in PG Courses


The Union Territory of Puducherry has been acknowledged by several of the best and the most advanced premier medical colleges. There are many medical institutes in Puducherry that have been imparting quality medical education along with world-class practical training and research to PG Medical Students.

Total MD/MS/MDS seats are offered either by Government or Private medical institutes. Details of MD/MS/MDS seats are listed below.

CourseGovt. Medical  Colleges Private Medical College
MD (Doctor of Medicine)12319
MS (Master of Surgery)05148
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery)49



CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Allotment Procedure


As per the merit list prepared by CENTAC, Puducherry, shortlisted candidates will be called for CENTAC NEET PG Counselling 2022-23. However, from 2021 onwards, CENTAC NEET PG Counselling 2021 is conducted in an online mode. 

Following sequence of events have to be followed in the counselling process to secure a MD/MS/MDS seat in the medical institutes of Puducherry. 


  • Participating candidates need to register themselves on the Online Portal of CENTAC NEET PG Medical Admission 2022-23 at https://centacpuducherry.in.
  • Post-registration on the counselling portal of CENTAC Puducherry, candidates will be asked to fill their preferences of specialty and colleges.
  • Based on the choices filled and seat matrix CENTAC, Puducherry releases the provisional merit list followed by the final CENTAC Puducherry PG medical seat allotment list.
  • Further candidates will have to submit the part academic fee to confirm their seats.
  • Candidates, whose names are included in the seat allotment of CENTAC Puducherry NEET PG Medical/Dental will be required to download their allotment letter from the CENTAC Portal at https://centacpuducherry.in.  
  • Shortlisted candidates are then required to report to the allotted college for payment of balance admission fee, document verification, and reserving the allotted medical/dental admission seat.


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Seat Distribution

CategoryEligible Candidates
Government QuotaAs per U.T. Govt. norms, Only Residents of the U.T. of Puducherry are eligible
Management QuotaNo Restriction on residence filled on All India Basis
Management Quota-Christian MinorityStudents who are Christians and residents of the U.T. of Puducherry only are eligible
Management Quota-Telugu MinorityStudents with Telugu as Mother tongue and residents of the U.T. of Puducherry only are eligible
NRI (MDS Only)All NRI/NRI Wards/NRI Sponsored/PIO/OCI Candidates and Foreign Nationals


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Availability of Seats in MD/MS Programs


Name of CollegesTypeMD SeatsMS Seats
Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, PuducherryGovt.1205
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, PuducherryPvt.4515
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, PuducherryPvt.6231
Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College & Research Institute, PuducherryPvt.5221
Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, PuducherryPvt.6026
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, PillayarkuppamPvt.7743
Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, PondicherryPvt.2312


CENTAC Puducherry 2022-23: Availability of Seats in MDS Program


Name of CollegesMDS Seats
Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry26
Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Mahe15
Sri Venkateshwaraa Dental College, Puducherry08

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