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Manonmaniam Sundaranar University PG Admissions 2018

Updated On: JUN 15TH, 2017

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU)was established in Tamil Nadu on September 7, 1990 with an aim to cater to the needs of an University and affiliating body for the southern most provinces of tamilnadu, i.e. Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, and Kanyakumari. There are 24 academic departments in the university which offer Part time, Full-time Post graduate, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in various disciplines. The university also has 61 affiliated college, 5 Mano colleges and 1 constituent college. 

The basic eligibiltiy for admission to PG programs at MSU, is that a candidate must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. The University gives due weightage to marks scored in the undergraduate program while considering a candidate for admission. Check the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to PG programs at MSU

The application process for PG programs begins in the month of May. The application forms are available from May 05, 2018 (tentative) and the last date for submission of forms is May 31, 2018 (tentative). The University accepts only those students who qualify an entrance exam held by the Unoiversity. The entrance xam is held in the month of June. Check the detailed admission process for PG courses at MSU

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • END DATE

    31st May, 2018


Important Dates

MA , M.Com , M.Sc , MCA & ME/M.Tech
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 05th - 31st May, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination 09th Jun, 2018

Eligibilty

Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil)

MSU offers a total of 5 post-graduate courses in the Arts stream. The Course-wise eligibility for each course is explained below:

CourseEligibility
MA TamilAn undergraduate degree in Literature or an Undergraduate degree in any stream with Tamil as one of the subjects of study in Part I from a recognized University.
MA EnglishAn undergraduate degree in any stream with English as one of the subject of study in part II from a recognized University.
MA History (TM – Tamil Medium EM – English Medium)An undergraduate degree in any discipline (except for Literature) from a recognized University in India.

MA Sociology

MA Economics 

An undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognized University.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics) , Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Marine Biotechnology)

MSU offers post graduate courses in a variety of discipline in the Science stream. The detailed course-wise eligibility for each course is given below:

CourseEligibility
M.Sc. MathematicsA B.Sc. degree in Mathematics or any equivalent degree from a recognized university
M.Sc. PhysicsA B.Sc. degree in Physics or any equivalent degree from a recognized university.
M.Sc. ChemistryA B.Sc. degree in Chemistry or any equivalent degree from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Environmental ScienceA B.Sc. or Engineering degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Electronic MediaAny undergraduate degree in Science stream from a recognized University.
M.Sc. Computer ScienceA B.Sc. degree or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Information TechnologyA B.Sc. or BCA or any equivalent degree in any of the following disciplines: Information Technology/Information Technology and E-Commerce/Computer Science/Computer Technology/Software Engineering/Computer Applications/Electronics/any other discipline with MAthematics or Computer Applications as a subject.
M.Sc. Statistics
  1. A B.Sc. degree with Statistics or MAthematics as the main subject
    1. or A B.Sc. degree with Computer Science/IT/Physics as the main subject and Mathematics as Ancillary subject with 45% marks (40% marks in case of Sc/St candidates) in aggregate in part III. 

 

M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology

M.Sc. Microbiology

A B.Sc. degree with Biology/Biotechnology or any other relevant discipline 
M.Sc. PsychologyA Bachelor degree in Psychology or any allied subject with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST candidates) from a recognized university. 
Integrated 5 year M.Sc. in Animal Science

Candidates who have passed 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks in Science stream with any of the following subject groups:

  1. Biology/Physics/Maths/Chemistry
  2. Botany/Zoology/Physics/Chemistry
    1. Biology/Agriculture – Vocational
Integrated 5 year M.Sc. in BotanyA candidate must have passed 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) in Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Biology or Physics/Chemistry/Botany/Zoology

Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Management Systems) & Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Accounting and Finance)

For those looking for higher studies option in the field of Commerce and Management, MSU offers M.Com. and MBA courses. The eligibility requirement for these courses is given below:

CourseEligibility
M.Com. in Accounting and FinanceA B.Com. degree with Commerce as the main subject. Or a BBA/B.Sc./BCS/BCA degree with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized university.
MBA
  1. An undergraduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
  2. The candidate must have studies Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 or graduation level.

ME/M.Tech & MCA

For candidates willing to continue their education in the field of Technology, Engineering, and Computer Applications, MSU has MCA, ME, and M.Tech. courses on offer. The eligibility for these courses is given below:

CourseEligibility
MCA
  1. An undergraduate degree in the 10+2+3 pattern of examination with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level.
  2. Or any undergraduate degree with Ancillery Mathematics at graduation level from a recognized university
MCA Lateral Entry
  1. A BCA or a B.Sc. degree in Computer Applications.
  2. Any undergraduate degree with a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)
ME (Master of Engineering)Any undergraduate degree or equivalent in the relevant field with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized University.
M.Tech.A BE or B.Tech. degree with IT/CSE/ECE or an MCA/M.Sc. with IT/CS or an equivalent degree from a recognized university.

Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]

In the field of education, MSU has two courses to offer - M.P.Ed. and M.Ed. The eligibility requirement for these courses is given below:

CourseEligibility
M.Ed.A B.Ed. degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.P.Ed.A B.P.Ed. or B.P.E. with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.

Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC]

Candidate with an undergraduate degree in any stream can apply for Master degree in Journalism and Mass Communication at MSU.


How To Apply

MA , MBA/PGDM & M.Com

The application from for PG courses at MSU is available for download on the official website from May 05, 2018 (tentative). The last date to submit the filled-in form is May 31, 2018 (tentative). Before applying to the PG programs at University, a candidate must go through the eligibility criteria for the same. 

Candidates applying to courses offered by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University must go through the prospectus and read carefully the details about the course. The application form must be filled in by the candidate themselves in their own handwriting. The candidate must also sign on the photo pasted and get it attested by a gazetted officer. 

The candidate needs to send a  demand draft or SBI challan – Power Jothi Scheme (DD& CE A/c. No. 32723644765 drawn in the favor of “The Registrar, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli”)  for 650 INR payable at Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu along with the filled-in application form. Apart from the Demand Draft/SBI Challan, a candidate also needs to send self-attested xerox copies and original copy of the following certificates to the University (the original certificates will be returned after the verification):

    1. Secondary School Leaving Certificate
    2. 10+2 Mark sheet
    3. UG degree mark statement
    4. UG degree Provisional certificate/original degree or diploma. Candidates appearing in their final year/semester exam need to submit their mark statement till V semester and a course certificate issued by the Principal.
    5. PG degree certificate if applicable.
    6. Transfer Certificate
    7. Community Certificate for SC/ST/BC/BCM/MBC/DNC candidates only
    8. Conduct Certificate
    9. Sports Certificate if the candidate is an outstanding sports person.
    10. NSS certificate in case the candidate is the best NSS volunteer.
    11. Differently Abled Certificate, if applying under the Differently abled category.

The candidate should send the filled in application form along with the xerox copies of the certificates mentioned above and DD/SBI challan to the Head of the concerned department

The candidate also needs to send a xerox copy of the filled-in application form along with attested copies of the certificates mentioned above to the following address:

Registrar

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

Abhishekapatti

Tirunelveli – 627012


Admission Process

MA , M.Com & M.P.Ed

MSU offers admission to the PG programs on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination and university-held entrance examination. The weightage given to marks scored in Qualifying Examination and Entrance Examination is 50:50.

The entrance examination will be based on the undergraduate syllabus in the relevant discipline. The entrance exam will be held on June 09, 2017 (tentative). The result will be declared within a fortnight of the exam. Candidates selecetde for admission will be informed individually through mail or memo. 

Candidates selected for admission will have to submit their original certificates at the time of admission. The list of documents is as follows:

  1. Secondary School LEaving Certificate
  2. 10+2 mark sheet
  3. UG Degree mark statement
  4. Degree Provivional Certificate or Original Degree or Diploma
  5. Candidates awaiting their final result need to submit their mark statement up to V Semester and the course certificate issued by the Principal
  6. PG Mark sheet/degree certificate (if applicable)
  7. Transfer Certificate
  8. Community Certificate
  9. Conduct Certificate 


Reservation Criteria

MSU abides by the reservation rules prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The category-wise reservation policy is explained below:

CategoryPercetage of Setas Reserved
SC15%
SCA (Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyar)3%
ST1%
BC (Backward Classes)30%

MBC (Most Backward Classes) and 

DNC (Denotified Community)

20%
Open category31%

 

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