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Madras University PG Admission 2018

Updated On - May 16th 2018

The University of Madras invites students to the various PG courses provided by the University. The university was established in 1857 on the model of London University. The University has flourished into 18 schools and over 69 departments for post-graduate teachings. The University was reaccredited as ‘A’ level University by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2007.

The University provides a variety of student support facilities, like Library, Hostel accommodation, Endowments and Scholarships, ‘Earn while you Learn Scheme’, University Students Advisory Bureau, SC/ST Cell, NSS and NCC activities and avenues for Sports and Games. The University has 5 campuses, namely:

  • Chepauk Campus
  • Marina Campus
  • Guindy Campus
  • Taramani Campus
  • Maduravoyal Campus
University of Madras: Official Website  

Admission to these campuses is based on the rank and marks obtained by the student in the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2018. The TANCET exam is conducted annually by Anna University, Chennai. The application forms can be obtained from any of the campuses, or online from the University's website.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    16th May, 2018 - 15th Jun, 2018


Important Dates

MA , M.Sc , M.Com , M.Ed & M.Sc (Medicine)
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 15th Jun, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Master of Arts [MA] (Human Resource Management) & Master of Arts [MA] (South and South East Asian Studies)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from any recognized University.

Master of Arts [MA] (Sociology)

Candidate must have a B.A./B.Sc. in any subject.

Master of Arts [MA] (Defence and Strategic Studies)

Candidate must have a B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Degree in any branch except Indian Music, Western Music, Book Industry, Drawing and Painting, Languages(other than English), Oriental Cultures, Tourism, Corporate Secretary ship and Home Science

Master of Arts [MA] (Public Administration)

M.A. Public Administration (Tamil Medium):

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject.

M.A. Public Administration (English Medium):

Candidate must have a B.A. Public Administration/Political Science or any Degree

Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree with Political Science as main or any faculty  in Second Class.

Master of Arts [MA] (Economics)

Candidate must have a B.A. Economics/B.Com./ B.A. Corporate Secretary ship / BBA / B.Sc. Mathematics / B.Sc. Statistics Degree.

Master of Arts [MA] (Econometrics)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Economics/ Business Economics, B.ComB.Sc. in Mathematics, Statistics or UG degree in Management or Corporate Secretary ship  or Business Administration.

Master of Arts [M.A.] (Journalism & Mass Communication)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with preference to candidates with background in journalism with experience of a minimum of three years, and a letter of recommendation from a local daily newspaper.

Master in Journalism- Online Media (Self-Supportive):

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject.

Master of Arts [MA] (Comparative Religion)

M.A. Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Saiva Siddhanta Studies:

M.A. Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Vaishnava Studies:

M.A. Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Christian Studies:

M.A. Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Jaina Studies:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject.

 

Master of Arts [MA] (Divyaprabandham)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject.

Master of Arts [MA] (Music)

Candidate must have a B.A. Degree (Indian Music) or Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) B.A./ B.Sc

Master of Arts [MA] (Bharatanatyam) & Master of Arts [MA] (Rhythmology)

Candidate must have passed B.A./B.Sc. Degree.

Master of Arts [MA] (English)

Candidate must have a B.A. English or B.A. & B.Sc. with part-II English

Master of Arts [MA] (French)

Candidate must have a B.A. French Degree or B.A. & B.Sc. Degree with Part-I French or a Graduate with Diploma in French

Master of Arts [MA] (Hindi)

Candidate must have a B.A./B.Sc. Degree with Hindi under Part-I or part-III

Master of Arts [MA] (Kannada)

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with Kannada under Part-I or Part-III

Master of Arts [MA] (Malayalam)

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with Malayalam under Part-I or Part-III

Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil and Indian Literature)

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with Tamil under Part-I or B.A./B.Litt. with Tamil as the main branch of Study.

Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil)

Candidate must have a B.A/B.Litt. with Tamil as the main branch of Study

Master of Arts [MA] (Arabic)

Candidate must have a B.A./B.Sc. with Arabic under Part-I or Part-III or Afzal-ululma.

Master of Arts [MA] (Urdu)

Candidate must have a B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. with Urdu under Part-I or Part-III or Abul Fazil

Master of Arts [MA] (Sanskrit)

Candidate must have a B.A./B.Sc. Degree with Sanskrit under Part-I or Part-III or pass in the O.T. Siromani or any graduate with a pass in the Higher Diploma course in Sanskrit.

Madras University: Information Brochure   

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Human Resource Development Psychology)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject.

Note: This course has been offered in both Regular & Self-Supportive modes.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Mathematics or B.Sc. Applied Science Degree.

Note: This course has been offered in both Regular & Self-Supportive modes.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Statistics)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Statistics or B.Sc. Mathematics Degree with Statistics as an Ancillary/allied subject.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Actuarial Science)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Statistics/Mathematics Degree or B.Com. Or degree in actuarial Management with allied Mathematics & Statistics, or any degree with 85% in 10+2 in Mathematics and Statistics.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Geography)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Geology/Geography/Physics/Chemistry Degree.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Geology) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Geology)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Geology/Geography/Physics/Chemistry

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Analytical Chemistry) , Master of Science [M.Sc] (Inorganic Chemistry) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Organic Chemistry)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry with Mathematics or Physics as one of the allied subject

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biophysics)

Candidate must have a  B.Sc. Degree in Physics/Chemistry Major with Mathematics and Chemistry/Physics as allied subject, or B.Sc. with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics under Triple Major System

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Electronic Science)

Candidate must have a B.Sc.(Physics) with Electronics and Mathematics, or B.Sc.(Electronics Science) or B.E.S. with Mathematics.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Advanced Biochemistry)

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology / Botany / Zoology / Chemistry / Microbiology / Nutrition as main subject.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Information Security and Cyber Forensics)

Candidate must have a degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications / Information Technology, or B.Sc. in Mathematics/Physics/Statistics/Electronic Science, or B.E./B.Tech degree.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Bioinformatics)

Candidate must have a Degree in B.Sc. Biochemistry/ Physics/ Biotechnology / Botany/ Microbiology/ Zoology/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics Electronics/ B.Tech.(Bio.Tech) /Environmental Science /Agriculture/BVSc./MBBS/BDS/B.Pharm

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

Candidate must have a Degree in B.Sc. Biology/Botany/Zoology/ B.VSc. / Microbiology/ Chemistry / Biochemistry/ Physics/Agriculture/ B.E./ B.Tech. (Biotech) / MBBS/BDS/ Biotechnology

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Plant Science)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Botany/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry, with at least 55% in exams

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Microbiology)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Botany/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry, with atleast 55% in exams

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Zoology)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in I class or II class with Zoology as main subject.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Biology/ Zoology/ Botany/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Applied Geology/ Geology/ Geography/ Fishery Science/ Aquaculture/ Mariculture

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Medical Biochemistry)

Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Biochemistry /Chemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Nutrition or Food Sciences or B.Sc. Agriculture /Animal Science or Medicine/ Veterinary Sciences

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biomedical Genetics)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences, or Medicines/Dental Vetenary and agriculture

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Molecular Biology)

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree Life Sciences/Medicine/Veterinary and Agriculture/ Chemistry with any branch of Biology as a subject.


Application Process

MA & M.Sc

  • Collect the prospectus form the university campus or online from official website for INR 300/-
  • Detach the Application form, Computer Coding sheet, and Address slip from the prospectus and fill it carefully
  • Separate application form is to be submitted for each programme.
  • Application form along with the required documents is to be sent directly to the Registrar, University of Madras ,Tholkapiar Valagam (Chepauk)
  • The following certificates are to be sent along with the application form:
  1. HSC certificate
  2. Consolidated Statement of Marks
  3. Community Certificate for BC/MBC & DNC/SC/ST
  4. Certificate for the Differently Abled
  5. Conduct Certificate
  6. Provisional Degree Certificate
  7. Copy of TANCET Marks
  8. Statement of Marks

Application Fee:

OBC & general students have to pay INR 300 (INR 150 for other categories) through Demand Draft drawn in favor of “The registrar, University of Madras Chennai”


Admission Process

MA & M.Sc

Admissions to all the postgraduate (PG) courses offered by Madras University is made on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the qualifying examination i.e marks scored in the final undergraduate examination.

For NRI/Foreign Nationals, the selection is based on the basis of marks obtained by them in their qualifying degree course.   


Scholarships:

Apart from the SC/ST, BC/MBC and National Merit scholarships, the following scholarships are also awarded to students:

  1. The Lions International Endowment Scholarship (C&UD)
  2. Rotary Club of Madras city Endowment Scholarship (C&UD)
  3. The Lady Willingdon Peace Endowment Scholarship (C&UD)
  4. Srimathi Sivakama Radhakrishnan Scholarship (C&UD)
  5. The Sir T. Muttuswami Ayyar Endowment Scholarship (C&UD)
  6. The Srimathi Padmasani Bai Endowment Scholarship (C&UD)
  7. The K.N. Ayyaayyar Endowment Scholarship (C&UD)
  8. The Gokhale Endowment Scholarship (UD&C)
  9. Sambuvarayar Endowment Scholarship
  10. Aringnar Anna Endowment Scholarship
  11. Maharaja Sri Ganga Singhji Endowment Scholarship
  12. Professor R. Selvam Endowment Scholarship
  13. A.M.M. Foundation Endowment Scholarship
  14. IBP Endowment Scholarship
  15. Dr. A.L. Mudaliar Silver Jubilee Endowment Scholarships
  16. Prof. L. Krishnasamy Endowment Scholarship
  17. The R.Tatachariyar Endowment Scholarship
  18. Lady K. Srinivasa Ayyangar Endowment Scholarship
  19. Shri.A. Nageswara Rao Endowment Scholarship
  20. Thiru.A.R. Ramaswami Endowment Scholarship
  21. The N.C. Vasanthakokilam Endowment Scholarship
  22. Baliga Family Endowment Scholarship
  23. Bardswell Law Endowment Scholarship
  24. The Sir T. Muttuswami Ayyar Memorial Endowment Scholarship
  25. Selvi.V. Saraswathi Memorial Endowment Scholarship
  26. Dasari Narayana Rao Endowment Scholarship
  27. Thiru.K.Gopalan Memorial Endowment Scholarship
  28. The V. Rama Ayyangar Endowment Scholarship

Apart from the scholarships, the complete waiver of fees is granted to one poorest student among those selected on basis of merit for each PG course. The annual parental income has to be less than INR 1, 00,000 for the said student.

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

Comments

Comments


55 Comments
Arunadevi E

Is there any entrance exam for MA psychology course in madras University

22 May, 2018 15:52
Akansha Expert

Hi Aruna, No, There is direct admission in M.A. Course, on the basis of Undergraduate marks.

22 May, 2018 18:33
Sai Karthik

Wt abt mcom

18 May, 2018 19:07
Garima Bansal

Hi Sai, For m.com the eligibility is that the Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from any recognized University.

21 May, 2018 13:31
ARCHANA

I've completed My UG in English literature in Salem Periyar University.. Now I want to join in Madras University in Chennai. . Whats the procedure for that

13 May, 2018 13:21
Priya Sharma

Hi Archana,

Application Procedure:

  • Collect the prospectus form the university campus or online from official website for INR 300/-
  • Detach the Application form, Computer Coding sheet, and Address slip from the prospectus and fill it carefully
  • Separate application form is to be submitted for each programme.
  • Application form along with the required documents is to be sent directly to the Registrar, University of Madras ,Tholkapiar Valagam (Chepauk)
  • The following certificates are to be sent along with the application form:
  1. HSC certificate
  2. Consolidated Statement of Marks
  3. Community Certificate for BC/MBC & DNC/SC/ST
  4. Certificate for the Differently Abled
  5. Conduct Certificate
  6. Provisional Degree Certificate
  7. Copy of TANCET Marks
  8. Statement of Marks

15 May, 2018 16:06
Suganya

I want to know about M.sc microbiology course in madres university...

12 May, 2018 14:41
Garima Bansal

HI Suganya, The information regarding M.sc microbiology is given below:-

Eligibility Criteria:- Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree in Botany/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry, with atleast 55% in exams

Admission process:-Admissions to M.sc microbiology offered by Madras University is made on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the qualifying examination i.e marks scored in the final undergraduate examination. For NRI/Foreign Nationals, the selection is based on the basis of marks obtained by them in their qualifying degree course.

Application process:-Collect the prospectus form the university campus or online from official website for INR 300/- Detach the Application form, Computer Coding sheet, and Address slip from the prospectus and fill it carefully Separate application form is to be submitted for each programme. Application form along with the required documents is to be sent directly to the Registrar, University of Madras ,Tholkapiar Valagam (Chepauk) The following certificates are to be sent along with the application form:HSC certificateConsolidated Statement of Marks,Community Certificate for BC/MB DNC/SC/ST,Certificate for the Differently Abled,Conduct Certificate,Provisional Degree ,CertificateCopy of TANCET Marks,Statement of Marks

16 May, 2018 11:38
VISHNUDAS K

I want know about M.sc PHYSICS course in madras university

07 May, 2018 16:28
Akansha Expert

Hi Vishnudas, to get more information about M.Sc Physics please go through this link :- M.SC Course Details

07 May, 2018 18:58
PAVITRA S

I want know about M.sc(mathematics)course in madras university...

04 May, 2018 12:07
Akansha Expert

Hi Pavitra, The last Registration is on 15th Jun, 2018. For more details please check this link :- M.Sc in Mathematics eligibility criteria

04 May, 2018 16:19
revathi Rpm

I want MBA course in apply for enturns exam so for I need apply date

02 May, 2018 03:55
Akansha Expert

Hi Revathi, To get the entrance Exam detail please check this link for getting the information about the MBA Course :- MBA Course Details

02 May, 2018 12:28
Neha Maurya

Hi I wanna know about MSc.(Physiology) in Madras university

30 Apr, 2018 09:23
Akansha Expert

Hi Neha, To get the information about the M.Sc Course in detail please check this link :- M.Sc Course Details

30 Apr, 2018 11:49
Govindan Bhuvaneshwari

Hiii this is bhuvi, i completed bsc.maths,i want msc. Mathematics ,how to apply corresponding plz tell me,when last date for apply

29 Apr, 2018 09:28
Vaishali Chauhan

Hi Govindan Bhuvane Shwari, Please find the link to get detailed information about Madras University Admission.

14 May, 2018 13:14
kalpana rai

I want to aply for MSc micro-biology course . What is the procedure , fees and eligibility for admission in this course .

28 Apr, 2018 13:58
Vaishali Chauhan

Hi Kalpana, Please find the link to get detailed information about Madras University M.Sc Microbiology Fees, Eligibility.

14 May, 2018 12:09
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