Government of Puducherry

Welcome to Employment Exchange

    National Employment Service covers all the States and Union Territories except Sikkim and functions within the framework of the Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959.

    Day to day administration of the Employment Exchanges is with the State/UT Governments.

    It has a network of 947 Employment Exchanges as on 31-8-2005.

    As a part of administrative functioning, data are collected through 13 Employment Exchange Statistical Returns, each return covering a specific field of activity like registration, placement etc. with different periodicity.

    As a part of Employment Market Information Programme data are collected from the Organised Sector (all public sector establishments and all Non-agricultural private sector establishments with 10 or more workers) on employment, vacancies, occupational and educational pattern of employees etc. in ER-I and ER-II return prescribed under the Act.


    Provides for compulsory notification of vacancies and submission of employment returns (ER-I and ER-II) by employers to the Employment Exchanges.

    Applies to all establishments in the Public Sector and such establishments in the Private Sector as are engaged in non-agricultural activities and employing 25 or more workers.

    Enforcement of the Act is the responsibility of the States and Union Territories.

    Majority of the States/Union Territories have special enforcement machinery for this purpose.

Employment Exchange Login

Please enter the 7 digit Registration Number printed in Employment Exchange identity card prefixing it with your

5 digit Exchange code and ‘00’. For Example 0100450 has to be logged in as

PY011000100450 if registered at Employment Exchange, Puducherry.

(Exchange Code:Puducherry:PY011, Karaikal:PY021,Mahe:PY031,Yanam:PY041, Differently Abled Person: PY012)

a Your password will be your date of birth (ddmmyyyy) in this pattern

(Eg:6-Aug-1985 as 06081985)

aChange your password immediately