How to get VTU Provisional Degree Certificate (PDC) in 2018?

What is VTU Provisional Degree certificate (PDC)?

Provisional Degree certificate is a temporary degree certificate provided to you by your university (Visvesvaraya Technological University).

PDC tells you that you are eligible to receive Convocation Degree certificate.

Is Provisional Degree certificate mandatory to have with you?

Provisional Degree certificate is not mandatory to have with you.

Why do you need Provisional Degree certificate?

You may need PDC when you are yet to receive your Degree certificate and at the same time you are looking for a job or want to apply for further studies.

What is the validity of PDC?

Provisional Degree certificate is valid until you receive your Convocation degree certificate.

When can you apply for Provisional Degree certificate?

You can apply for PDC Immediately after you complete your education. In other words, immediately after your final sem results are declared.

And also, you do not need to wait for your final Sem marks card to reach your hands. You can get your PDC to your address in 15 to 45 working days after applying.

Provisional Degree Certificate (PDC) looks like as shown below…


Sample VTU Provisional Degree Certificate
Sample VTU Provisional Degree Certificate

How to get a Provisional Degree Certificate (PDC)?

Steps to follow to get PDC:

  1. PDC application form
  2. Make online payment
  3. A Letter to Registrar (optional)
  4. A4 size envelope cover
  5. Submit

Step 1: Print PDC application form

  • Print the application form:  PDC Application form
  • You can also get the application form from your college.
  • Read the PDC application form carefully and fill the required fields.
  • You can leave PDC Token no blank. It will be filled by VTU.
VTU Provisional Degree Certificate Application Form
VTU Provisional Degree Certificate Application Form

Step 2: Make an online payment

Note: VTU has removed the PayUMoney link from its website

VTU Payment Link
Click State Bank of India
VTU Payment Link 2
Click Proceed
VTU Payment Link 3
VTU Payment Link 4
Choose the required certificate and enter amount
VTU Payment Link 5
VTU Payment Link 5
VTU Payment Link 6
Choose your mode of payment
  • Fill the required details in the online payment form.
  • Make sure to note down the Payment ID/Transaction ID/Reference number at the end of your payment.
    This ID is required to fill in the PDC application form.
  • Check the latest fee:  VTU List of Application Forms and Fee Structure

Step 3: Write a Letter to Registrar (Optional)

  • Write a letter to registrar clearly mentioning the purpose of the application.
  • The letter must contain your USN number, College, Home address, Payment ID, and Phone number.

Step 4: Buy an A4 size Envelope cover

  • Go to a stationery shop and buy an A4 size envelope cover
  • Staple Together Letter and PDC application form. Put them all into the envelope
  • Write your home address or wherever you want to receive the PDC on one side, and below-given address on the other side of the Envelope cover:

The Registrar (Evaluation)
Visvesvaraya Technological University
“Jnana Sangama”
Machhe Belgaum: 590 018

Step 5: Submit

You can choose one of the below options to submit your documents.

Option 1: Submit at VTU Bangalore Regional center, or any other VTU regional center nearest to you and receive your PDC in 2 days:

VTU Bangalore Regional Centre:

Visvesvaraya Technological University, Regional Center Bangalore,
# 351, CA Site no 2, Karnataka Health & Family Welfare Housing co-operative society Extension, Annapoorneshwarinagar, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore-560079 080-23181188

Other VTU Regional Centers

Option 2: Speed post it to VTU Belgaum through DTDC or Professional courier, or some other mailing service to the below-given address,

The Registrar(Evaluation)
Visvesvaraya Technological University
“Jnana Sangama”, Machhe Belgaum: 590 018

You’ll receive your PDC in 15 to 20 working days.

Option 3: Visit VTU Belgaum before 12 PM along with your college ID, DL for photo identification, and submit personally, and receive your PDC on the same day in the evening.

Please Note:

If you plan to submit at VTU Belgaum then you don’t need to carry the xerox copy of  marks, No need of anybody’s signature, No need of anybody’s attestation, No need of the letter

Refer:  How to go to VTU, Belgaum for Receiving documents? The Procedure

Option 4: Submit to your college.


Also Read: VTU Update: Issue of Provision Degree Certificate (PDC)