Bharathidasan University (BU) Ph.D. Admissions 2020: Courses, Time Table, Result

Bharathidasan University offers  Ph.D. Admissions in various disciplines for students who have completed their post graduation in Arts, Science, Management or Commerce. There are full time as well as part time  Ph.D. courses in which interested candidates can apply before the last date. Selection of candidates is based on the entrance test and personal interview conducted by Bharathidasan University

Duration of full time Ph.D. is minimum 3 years and maximum 5 years and part time Ph.D. The Departmental Research Committees (DRCs) of the university handles the activities related to Ph.D. courses including the admission process. The university prohibits registration of candidates under the guideship of any relative. Along with this, SC/ST candidates get 5 % relaxation in marks in the eligibility for Ph.D. programs. Check Bharathidasan University Admission

Candidates can apply for both the courses online by filling up application form with a demand draft of Rs. 500. Candidates who completed their Master’s before 19-9-1991 with 50% marks or above can also apply. There are 4 sessions for admission to Ph.D. programs which are carried out in the months of January, April, July and October.

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
Admission Link

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for Ph.D. courses is as follows:

  • The candidates interested in applying for Ph.D. in Bharathidasan University should have completed Master’s degree with minimum 50% marks or a CGPA of 5.51 in Arts/Commerce/Management/Science. 
  • Students who have completed graduation or post graduation from distance mode or any open University are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have qualified CA, CFA, ACS or ICW with a basic graduation degree can apply for Ph.D.  courses as well.
  • For Part time Ph.D. course, candidate must have working experience in any institute/ college/ industry/ organiztion for minimum 1 year.
  • Those who have completed Post Graduation prior to 19-9-1991 with 50% marks or above can also apply.
  • SC/ST candidates get 5% relaxation of marks in the prescribed minimum marks.
  • Minimum 50% marks are required for physically or Visually challenged candidates.
  • Teachers who are regularly employed in this University or colleges affiliated to this University can also apply for Ph.D. programs.
  • Scientists or Researchers who carry out independent researches can apply for part time or full time Ph.D.

Selection Procedure

The selection of a candidate will be made on the result of the written entrance exam and the interview.

The written test will contain 75 questions objective in nature focusing on the following aspects:

  • Research aptitude
  • Grasp of the subject
  • Intellectual ability
  • General Knowledge

The interview will be of 25 marks in which candidate’s intellectual level and communication skills are judged.

Candidates who have passed M.Phil./NET/UGC/CSIR/JRF will be exempted from the written test but interview will still be compulsory.

Students will be free to select their own guides. The research guides should be presented the proposal.

Part-time Ph.D. researchers will be allotted co-guide or coordinators at their own place of work. The DRC will decide the final allocation of the Research guide.

There should not be a repetition in the researches. Also, the “Minutes of the Departmental Research Committee” will indicate the chosen guide/discipline.

The candidates who have applied for Ph.D. in Independent Research Scholars category are exempted from written test as well.

How to Apply?

Following steps will guide the candidates to apply for Ph.D. programs:

Candidates can use the common application form to apply for both, full-time or part-time M. Phil. courses. Fill in the details carefully, especially personal details and graduation and post-graduation details.

Attach a requisition letter, a demand draft of Rs.500/- (in case of general category) and Rs.250/-  (in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) drawn in the favour of: BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY payable at TIRUCHIRAPPALLI -620024 and community certificate (for SC/ST candidates) with your application.

If the candidate wishes to pay online, visit the website and enclose the online receipt with your application.

Enclose the following documents along with your application:

  • Demand Draft/ Online Receipt
  • One Set of attested copies of all semester mark sheets/ Consolidated Marksheets (UG and PG)
  • Community Certificate (SC/ST/ MBC/BC)
  • Service Certificate (for part-time applications)

Candidates can either hand the application in person to the university or can post the application to the following address:

Bharathidasan University,

Submit the duplicate form to the principal of the college, candidate is getting himself enrolled in before the last date of the submission of application.

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



selvi deepa

Hi. I want to apply for PhD course. I have 1 year 11 months experience. But I am not working now. Is it possible for me to apply for part time course?

24 Oct, 2019 15:19
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Deepa, this course is not available for distance education.

25 Oct, 2019 15:00

sir when is last date of M.phil application How is apply the programme pls send the details

15 May, 2019 11:21
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Chitralega, last date to apply for admission is May 20, 2019 (tentatively). Students are required to fill the form in offline mode. Students need to collect the application form from the university campus, fill it carefully and send it to the address of the university along with the required documents and application fee. Application fee can be paid online also.

15 May, 2019 12:44
Kengari Nagesh

Sir when is last date of PhD application registertions

30 Oct, 2018 12:54
Akansha Expert

Hi Kengri, You may please check the official website to get the Application detail for PhD Application.

30 Oct, 2018 13:02
avila rhoda

Is there part time m.phil chemistry

29 Oct, 2018 11:17
Akansha Expert

Hi Avila, Please contact to this no. 0431 240 7072 for getting the information about the M Phil Course.

29 Oct, 2018 14:57
Rosily Kudiyat

Is there part time phD in yoga .please guide me.

06 Oct, 2018 09:35
Akansha Expert

Hi Rosily, Please contact to this no. 0431 240 7072 for getting the information about the PhD course availability.

06 Oct, 2018 15:12
Jisha Joshy

Mphil (library science) entrance exam time schedule in university campus?

14 Sep, 2018 11:34
Akansha Expert

Hi Jisha, Please contact to this no. 0431 240 7072 for getting the information about the Entrance exam schedule.

14 Sep, 2018 16:21

PhD entrance exam answer key?

07 Sep, 2018 13:49
Ritika Sharma

Hi Ilayaraja, Please visit the official website of the college to get this information.

10 Sep, 2018 12:37
suresh kumar p

is mphil part time available for physics course ?

04 Sep, 2018 11:26
Akansha Expert

Hi Suresh, You may please contact to the university for getting the correspondence study center.

04 Sep, 2018 15:03
Chava Sri Kalyan

I'd like to persue m.phil (zoology/education)course certificate without any entrance exam...if it is possible ..please let me know........[i have 20 years teaching experience in secondary education]

04 Sep, 2018 00:02
Akansha Expert

Hi Chava, Please contact to the college for getting the entrance details date of this college.

04 Sep, 2018 12:33

m.phil entrance exam date plz inform 2018

10 Jul, 2018 19:49
Akansha Expert

Hi Balamurugan, Please contact to the college for getting the entrance test date of this college.

12 Jul, 2018 16:16

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