Thiruvalluvar University (TU) M.A. and M.Sc. Admission 2020: Time Table, Result, Fees

Thiruvallavur University was established in 2002 in a bid to promote higher education in the state of Tamil Nadu. Thiruvallavur University offers MA and M.Sc. in its post-graduate academic curriculum. The PG programs cover a wide variety of disciplines in the Arts, Commerce, and Science streams. 

Candidates with an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline are eligible to apply for the MA and M.Sc. courses. The University follows the reservation policy prescribed by Tamil Nadu government. 

The admission process for PG programs at Thiruvalluvar University starts in the month of June each year. The application form can be downloaded from the University website. The merit list for admission to the Master’s programme  is prepared on the basis of marks scored in Qualifying Examination and Entrance Examination held by the University. 

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Application Process

The Application process for PG courses begin in the month of June. The last date for submitting correctly filled in application form to the University is June 25.

The application forms can be downloaded from the Thiruvalluvar University’s website. Candidates applying for admission to PG programs have to pay an application fee of 200 INR. The application fee is 100 INR for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes. This amount should be remitted through NEFT or RTGS mode in the Indian Overseas Bank. The bank details for application fee submission is given below:

Bank name: Indian Overseas Bank

IFSC Code: IOBA0002484

MICR Code: 632020014

Bank Account number: 248401000000001

The candidate must send the original bank challan with the UTR number along with the application form. The candidate must also send

  1. Original Bank challan with UTR number
  2. Self-attested copies of the mark statement for Undergraduate degree/last degree attended
  3. Self-attested copies of mark statement up till V semester for appearing candidates
  4. a self addressed 24x12 cm envelop with a 20 INR stamp

The filled in application should be posted to the following address:

The Registrar,

Thiruvulluvar University

Serakkadu, Vellore- 632 115

The subscription on top of the letter should read: Application for admission to University Department.

Eligibility Criteria

The essential eligibility for admission to PG courses is that a candidate must hold an undergraduate degree, preferably from Thiruvalluvar University. There is no age limit for applying to PG courses at  Thiruvalluvar University. 

Candidates who have passed a three year degree course under the 10+1+3 or 10+2+2 or 11+1+2 pattern of examination are not eligible to apply for PG courses at Thiruvalluvar Univesrity. 

Thiruvalluvar University offers MA degree in an array of subjects. The list of subjects available in MA degree course along with their eligibility is given below:

MA Tamil

An undergraduate degree in Tamil from Thiruvalluvar University

Or an undergraduate degree in any stream with Tamil as a subject in part II with a minimum of 55% marks

Or any other equivalent degree accepted by Thiruvalluvar University

MA English

A BA degree examination in English from Thiruvalluvar University

Or A B.Sc. degree with English as a subject in Part II

Or B.Com./BBA/BCA/BCS and any other such degree with one year part II English where the candidate has scored a minimum of 55% marks

Or any other degree which ia accepted by Thiruvalluvar University as equivalent to the degrees mentioned above.

MA Economics

A BA degree in Economics/ Corporate Economics/Business Economics

Or B.Com./B.Sc. Mathematics/B.Sc. Statistics/BBA

Or any other degree accepted as equivalent by Thiruvalluvar Univesrity


The Thiruvalluvar University recognizes the reservation policy prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The list of reserved categories and the corresponding percentage of seat reservation is given below:

Open Competition31%
Backward Classes including 3.5% for Muslims30%
Most Backward Classes and De-notified Communities20%
Scheduled Caste including 3% for Arunthathiyars and 1% for Scheduled Tribes (ST)18%
Physically Disabled3%
Outstanding Sports Personality2%

Note: Any candidate from states other than Tamil Nadu shall be considered under Open Competition except those belonging to the SC/ST category.


Selection Process

The University takes admission to its PG courses on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination as well as performance in Entrance Examination conducted by University. The Entrance examinations will be conducted in the respective departments of the courses to which the candidate has applied for at the Thiruvalluvar University, Serkkadu, Vellore-115. The respective weightage given to qualifying examination and entrance examination is 50%.

The syllabus for entrance test for PG courses will be the same as the undergraduate syllabus for the subject applied at Thiruvalluvar University. The number of seats available at each department and their selection procedure is based on the Reservation policy as upheld by the government of Tamil Nadu.

*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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