Mother Teresa Women's University Ph.D. Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Application Form, Dates

Sapna Malik Sapna Malik
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Mother Teresa Women’s University (MTWU) offers various undergraduate and post-graduate courses. MTWU, Kodaikanal also offers Ph.D. Programmes in 19 disciplines.

Mother Teresa Women’s University invites applications for Ph.D. Programme in both part-time and full-time format. Interested candidates can Pre-Register for the Qualifying Entrance Exam for PhD Programme. The Entrance Exam will consist of a written exam and an interview held on the same day, after which the marks of the two will be added to determine your final score. 

Applicants seeking admission to Ph.D offered by Mother Teresa University must hold a master’s degree in the related discipline in order to apply for admission. For Ph.D in education one must have completed M.Ed while for a Part-time Ph.D, one must have at least 2 years of teaching or laboratory experience. Check Mother Teresa Women’s University Admission 2019.

How to apply?

Application may be downloaded from the University website After successful downloading of application form, fill the application form correctly. Attach all enclosures. Attach a DD for Rs.550/- drawn in favour of The Registrar, Mother Teresa Women’s University, payable at Kodaikanal ONLY IN STATE BANK OF INDIA.


  1. Attested Photo Copy of Cumulative Mark Statement of PG Degree
  2. Attested Photo Copy of Community Certificate
  3. Attested Photo Copy of Experience Certificate for Two years (continuous)

Send the filled-in Application form along with the required documents to the following address:

The Registrar,

Mother Teresa Women's University,


Eligibility Criteria

Ph.DBiotechnologyWomen Candidates holding a post-graduate degree in the relevant field with a minimum of 55% marks (for general category 50% ) and 50% marks for SC/ST candidates are eligible to apply.
Computer Science (Full Time & Part Time Mode)
Guidance & Counselling
Historical Studies
Tourism Management
Tamil Studies
Visual Communication
Women Studies

Key Notes 

  • For Ph.D. in Education, you should have an M.Ed. degree
  • For part-time Ph.D., applicant should have 2 years of experience in teaching or laboratory (government or private)

Reservation Criteria

The reservation policy followed by the University is as per the Tamil Nadu Government Reservation Rules.

Admission Process

Applicants will be selected on the basis of performance in the entrance test and interview conducted by the institute. It will also depend on the number of notified vacancies in each discipline. The qualifying entrance examination for Ph.D. Programme consists of 2 steps – first the Written Examination, and then the Interview.

Written Examination:

The Written Examination will have 2 papers having multiple-choice questions. Paper 1 would be common to all candidates and contain 50 questions, whereas Paper 2 would be for Discipline Specialization (different for different disciplines of Ph.D.) containing 100 questions. There is no negative marking. You must take the Examination in both the Question Papers without fail.


After the written examinations, you have to take an interview in the respective departments or officiating departments which will assess on the basis of Subject Knowledge, Subject Knowledge and Communication Skills.

The marks from the two will subsequently be adjusted and added, and your selection will be based on that score.

Note:  NET or SET or GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the Entrance exam conducted by University.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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