Personal Contact Program (PCP)

Personal Contact Program (PCP) In order to establish face-to-face contact with the Faculty and also to provide classroom teaching experience the Directorate arranges Personal Contact Programme classes for its students. The Personal Contact Programmes are scheduled twice in a year i.e. April/ May and September/ October. The PCP classes are meant for classroom lectures/ face-to-face interaction and doubts clearing of the students.
Name of the Programme No. of Hours PCP classes Tentative Dates
UG (Non-Semester Pattern) A total of 25 hours of PCP classes April/May and September/October.
PG (Non-Semester Pattern) A total of 30 hours of PCP classes April/May and September/October.
MBA (Semester Pattern) A total of 40 hours of PCP classes (per semester) April/May and September/October.
The Personal Contact Programme (PCP) classes are scheduled at selected centres across the country (it is the prerogative of DDE to identify the centres for PCPs based on the enrolment of students from a specific region).
List of Tentative PCP Centres:
Code Centre Code Centre Code Centre
01 Puducherry 14 Guwahati 46 Kolkatta
02 Chennai 16 Port Blair 48 Vijayawada
03 New Delhi 17 Trivandrum
05 Bangalore 19 Vishakhapatnam
07 Secunderabad 21 Mumbai
08 Bhubaneswar 30 Mahe
12 Lucknow 44 Yanam
In case of PCP is not conducted in the centre opted by the student, he/ she may attend the classes at any other centre of their convinience where PCP is conducted. Intimation for PCP classes will be hosted on website or sent through SMS to all but no individual communication will be sent through post. The students of this Directorate have to refer to the DISTANCE EDUCATION link of Pondicherry University Website for all updates on PCP scheduled of the respective centres and venue of PCP classes. PCP Online Classes Schedule and Webinar Link Due to COVID-19 situation, DDE is conducting ‘Personal Contact Programme Classes’ through “Online Google Meet Class Room”.  All the students are requested to attend the webinars offered by our senior professors.