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Pondicherry University will be adding 15 new departments

Updated on Wed, 09 May 2012 at 17:03 IST

India's fastest growing Pondicherry University has planned to add 15 more departments, taking the total to 55 departments. Pondicherry University will also be adding about 40 new Masters and PhD programme in 12th 5 years plan.

The vice-chancellor of the university, JAK Tareen has informed the media.

"After the addition of departments in the XII five year plan period, the total departments may touch 55 with 200 programmes" he said.

Pondicherry University has witnesses exponential increase in number aspirants from across the company for admission to Masters and PhD programmes

"The total number of students writing the entrance exams increased from 7900 in 2007 to 49,000 in 2012. Simultaneously, the student intake has also increased from about 900 to over 3500. The overall growth of the university has been 300 per cent on all fronts, which is itself a record in the country" Vice Chancellor JAK Tareen elaborated.

 
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