Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) M.Phil. Admissions 2020: Courses, Dates, Result

Established in 1966, Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) is a public university with 18 schools, 72 departments and 109 affiliated colleges. Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) has 24 autonomous colleges, 14 aided colleges, 33 self-financing colleges, 18 approved institutions, 4 evening colleges, 6 constituent colleges and one University College.  Courses offered by MKU include 41 postgraduate and 35 M.Phil programmes, along with 17 Diploma / P.G. Diploma / Certificate courses in the various departments. In addition to it, 66 UG and 45 PG courses are offered in the affiliated Colleges.

In addition to regular programs, the university also offers distance learning courses through MKU Directorate of Distance Education. The university offers several distance UG & PG courses along with 21 Diploma, 44 PG Diploma, and 10 Certification programs in various departments such as Art, Science and Management courses.

The university offers M. Phil. programme in the following specializations:

TamilEconomicsGeographyEnglish Language StudiesPhysical Education
HistoryLinguisticsSociologyPolitical ScienceLibrary & Info. Sci.
FrenchMalayalamEducationSaiva Siddantha PhilosophyComputer Application
EnglishSanskritMathematicsCommunication StudiesNanoscience & Technology
TeluguKannadaPhysicsComparative ReligionMaterials Science
BotanyVedangasChemistryComputer ScienceManagement
Folklore Art HistoryBiotechnologyEnvironmental SciencesCommerce
  • Only candidates with the relevant postgraduate degree are eligible to apply for M.Phil programme. 
  • Admission to the above-mentioned programmes is through marks secured by the candidates in the university entrance examination only. Check MKU Admission
  • Those seeking admission can register themselves by filling and submitting duly filled-in applications available at the official university website.
  •  Candidate must attach the required processing fee and necessary enclosures along with completed applications. The university conducts the placement activities for students. Companies like IBM, TCS & Cognizant participate in MKU Placement activity programs. 

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Mass Communication,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Medicine,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
Admission Link

How to Apply

For applying to M.Phil. programmes of the MKU, the candidate should follow the given steps:

  • Candidate should fill the prescribed application form available on the university website and send it along with the registration fee and relevant certificates before the last date
  • Registration fees for M.Phil. programmes is Rs. 300/- which should be submitted through demand draft (DD) only
  • Students should write their name, complete address and course for which they applied in Block letters on the reverse side of the demand draft
  • Separate application form should be filled by candidate if they wish to apply for more than one course. Students belonging to states other than Tamil Nadu are treated as ‘Other Communities’
  • Photo copies of all the certificates along with application form should be in English only and must be sent to the following address:




MADURAI 625 021


  • Along with the application forms, candidates have to submit photo copies, attested by the Gazetted officer, of the following certificates:
  1. SSLC,HSE mark statement
  2. U.G./P.G. Degree Marks statement /Grade certificates/ Provisional Certificate
  3. Community certificate obtained from Tahsildar concerned otherwise it will not be taken into account.
  4. Income Certificate obtained 3 months prior to the date of advertisement (for SC/ST/Blind candidates only)
  5. Certificate of Physically Challenged / Leprosy cured if anyone has.
  6. Sports Certificate.
  7. Ex-Servicemen Certificate
  8. +2 marks statement (compulsory)
  9. Two self-addressed stamped (Rs.10/-) envelope
  10. SC/ST candidates are exempted from the payment of Registration Fee for only one course.
  11. Two recent passport size photographs

Eligibility Criteria

The following table shows eligibility criteria for different specializations offered under M.Phil programme:

Course SpecializationEligibility
M.Phil. (Physics)Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with at least 55% aggregate marks
M.Phil. (Mathematics)
M.Phil. (Chemistry)
M.Phil. (Management)
M.Phil. (Commerce)
M.Phil. (Computer Science)M.Sc. Computer Science/MCA with minimum 55% marks and should have studied Maths in +2
M.Phil. (Biotechnology)M.Sc. with Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biotechnology and other related areas of Life Sciences with 55% marks
M.Phil. (Environmental Science)M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences with 55% marks and 50% marks for SC/ST candidates
M.Phil. (Materials Science)M.Sc. Physics/ Chemistry/Materials Science /Applied Sciences with minimum 55% marks
M.Phil. (Geography)MA/M.Sc. Geography with minimum 55% marks
M.Phil. (Communication Studies)M.Sc. Media Communication / M.Sc. Communication Studies/ Electronic Media / Visual Communication or M.A. Journalism & Mass Communication / Communication & Journalism/ Media Communication & management / Advertising and Public Relations or any P.G. degree with a Diploma & P.G. Diploma in Journalism / Mass Communication / Film Technology with 55% of total marks
M.Phil. (Tamil / Malayalam/ Telugu)Master’s Degree in Education (M.Ed./M.A. Education) with at least 55% aggregate marks
M.Phil. (History)M.A History/ Art History/ Archaeology/ Indian Culture degree with 55% of total marks
M.Phil. (Economics)M.A Economics or M.Sc. Mathematical Economics or Master of Business Economics degree with minimum 55% marks
M.Phil (French / German / Hispanic / Italian Studies)M.A in the relevant language with 55% total marks and at least 50% in entrance test.
M.Phil. (English Language Studies)M.A degree in English with minimum 55% marks
M.Phil. (Political Science)M.A Political Science/ Public Administration/ M.A. Development Administration with 55% marks
M.Phil. (Sociology)M.A. Sociology/ Rural Development / Women Studies/ Co-operation / M.S.W/M.Sc. with minimum 55% marks
M.Phil. (Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy) M.Phil. (Christianity) M.Phil. (Comparative Religion)P.G Degree with minimum 55% of total marks
M.Phil. (Folklore Research)M.A Tamil/ Folklore/ History/ Sociology/ Journalism & Mass Communication and Cultural Studies with 55% of total marks
M.Phil. (Physical Education)M.P.Ed. or its equivalent degree with minimum 55% aggregate
M.Phil. (Library & Information Science)M.L.I.Sc or its equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks but for SC/ST, 50% marks
M.Phil. (Education)P.G Degree with minimum 50% marks or above as well as M.Ed./M.Ed.Tech. Degree with minimum 55% marks
M.Phil. (Nano Science and Technology)M.Sc. (Physics / Chemistry / Zoology / Botany / Biotechnology/Energy and Environmental Science / Agri / Veter / MBBS /ME / M. Tech. / Nanoscience / Nanotechnology/ Material Engg / Chemical Engg / Biotechnology) Degree with at least 55% marks but for SC/ST, 50% marks
M.Phil. (Botany)M.Sc. degree in Botany with minimum 55% marks but for SC/ST, 50% marks

Admission Process

Candidates are selected for M.Phil. programmes based on merit list prepared on the basis of marks secured in the university entrance examination only.

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




Now v can join the mphil computer science and I don't write entrance exam also. Any possible there.

16 Nov, 2019 10:04
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kavitha, admission to this course is done only on the basis of marks obtained in entrance exam conducted by the university. Direct admission is not possible in this course.

16 Nov, 2019 10:23


12 Nov, 2019 10:11
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Albin, admission process is expected to start in the month of August, 2019. However, last date has not been announced yet by the official website. You can check the Fee Structure for the concerned course in detail from here.

The university does not offers this course for distance learning.

12 Nov, 2019 11:10
Ashitha ban

I am staying in Dubai.Can I write the entrance through online?

15 Sep, 2019 22:03
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ashitha, admission test will be conducted in India only. Candidates can appear in the exam being here only.

16 Sep, 2019 13:06
Mani Megalai

Where I can get application form for m.phil management

06 Aug, 2019 09:04
Neerendra Singh

You can fill the application form online on the website of institute or you can get admission form by visiting campus.

19 Aug, 2019 18:29
Grace Leela

Dear Sir or Madam... kindly give the link to download M.Phil application...

19 Jul, 2019 12:19
Sahil Sachdeva

Hello there, the application form for M.Phil admission 2019-20 will be available in online mode from August 6, 2019 on the official website.

22 Jul, 2019 14:25
M murugan

M.phil application last date eppo sir

13 Jul, 2019 20:54
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Murugan, last date to fill the admission form for M.Phil is August 25, 2019 (tentatively).

14 Jul, 2019 01:46

When'll the university entrance exam for M.phil

15 May, 2019 10:33
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vinitha, entrance will be held either on Mar 29 or Mar 30, 2020 (tentatively).

15 May, 2019 11:15
Krishna Kumari

Please send the official website sir.

22 Feb, 2019 17:51
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Krishna, official website of the university is

22 Feb, 2019 18:39
Pooja Shree M

At which bank we had to take DD for MKU

22 Feb, 2019 13:28
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pooja, kindly visit the official website of the university for relevant information.

22 Feb, 2019 17:07
Sathiya prabha mary

Where I can get the application form

20 Feb, 2019 14:17
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sathiya, application forms will be available on the official website of the university, if released.

20 Feb, 2019 14:26

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