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University of Madras Ph.D. Admissions 2015

University of Madras Ph.D. Admissions 2015

Last Modified : June 20, 2015

University of Madras's establishment was initiated in 1840 and Mr. George Norton was the first president of the university. The university was established on September 5, 1857 after a systematic educational policy was developed by the Government of India.

The last date of application is April 1, 2015 for the admissions of July session. The application Fee is INR 500 but for SC/ST the application is free of cost.

It offers Ph.D. in more than 70 streams. It has full time, Part time (external) and part time (internal) courses. Some of the streams in Ph.D. are:

  • Indian History
  • Education
  • Criminology
  • Legal Studies
  • Languages (Indian & Foreign)
  • Computer Science
  • Science
  • Medical
  • Pharmacology
  • Women's Studies

University of Madras Ph.D. Eligibility:

The candidates applying for the Ph.D. programme should have master's degree with 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST candidates) in the qualifying exam.

Eligibility for Full Time Ph.D. candidates:

  • Master's degree in Arts, Science, Fine Arts, Languages, Commerce, Education, Management Science of University of Madras
  • B.B.S degree with 2 years of senior house surgeoncy/ Special training or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in veterinary Science, Ayurveda, Unani Medicines etc.
  • Research fellows/ Assistants/ Technical Assistants/ Project Fellows/ Assistants/ officials in extension departments approved by university

Eligibility for Part time Ph.D. candidates:

  • A teacher working in the university departments/ affiliated colleges holding NET/SLET qualification or M.Phil. degree
  • Teachers in affiliated colleges with 1 year teaching experience without M.Phil./ NET/ SLET qualification
  • Research Assistants/ Technical Assistant appointed on a permanent basis by university

University of Madras Ph.D. Application Process:

Admissions will be made 4 times in a year i.e. January, April, July and October. Application forms can be obtained from the official website of the university on payment of fees i.e. INR 500 but for SC/ST application is free of cost. The last date of application is April 1, 2015.

The admissions will be made in the first month of each session. The application form must be submitted alongwith required documents  and Demand Draft of INR 1000/- drawn in favor of "The Registrar, University of Madras" on the address of the concerned head of the departments of the university/ Principals of the university or Directors of recognized Institutions.

Also see:

University of Madras Courses

University of Madras Course fees