Periyar University, Salem came into existence on 17th September 1997, established by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu. This UGC recognized university is accredited with B+ Grade by NAAC. It imparts higher education at three levels, i.e., through its Departments of Study and Research, Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) and the affiliated colleges. The established Departments, Centres, Institutes and Chair are contributing their best through academic, research and extension activities. At present, the University has 29 Departments and 5 Centers.
Periyar University invites applications for admission to post-graduate degree programs from candidates, who have completed their graduation in the related field of interest. Candidates appearing for their final term/semester examination may also apply.
Application forms can be downloaded from periyar university’s official website or can also be obtained from the university in person. There is no application fee for SC/ST candidates, You may read about the detailed application process mentioned in this article. Check Periyar University Admission
The PG programs offered by the university have two modes of selection. There is an entrance test for some courses while for the rest the selection is based on marks scored by the candidate in the qualifying degree examination.
The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained in two different ways, here’s how:
Candidates are advised to go through Periyar University PG Admission Prospectus prior to filling up their application forms. It is also advised to try filling up a Xerox copy of the application form, in order to eradicate any trace of error while filling up the Periyar University PG Application Form.
The form must be complete in all aspects, incomplete applications forms will be summarily rejected without any entertainment. You will need to fill up separate application form in case, applying for more than one course.
You will also need to attach self-attested copies of Mark Sheets of the qualifying degree examination along with the application form. If you completed you qualifying degree or bachelor’s degree from a different university (Other than Periyar University), then you will also need to submit their eligibility certificate, which can be obtained from Periyar University.
Following a list of documents that one needs to submit along with an application form:
Application fee /Registration fee should be paid only by Demand Draft (DD) or by Challan and should be dated for any date after the issue of advertisement in favor of The Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11.
|A & B*||Rs. 300/-|
*Category – A – Selection Based Admission, Category – B – Merit Based Admission
SC/ST candidates are exempted from the payment of the Application/Registration fee for any one of the program. For every additional program applied, the application fee should be paid separately along with a separate application form.
Completely filled-in application forms must be sent to the respective Head of Department, Periyar University, Periyar Palkai Nagar, Salem – 636011.
Periyar University complies with the reservation criteria laid down by the Governmant of Tamil Nadu and MHRD, Government of India. So, here are a few points to remember by candidates looking to take up admission to PG Programs offered by Periyar University:
Admission to Master’s degree programs are based on the marks obtained in both the qualifying examinations and the entrance examination. Entrance examination will be conducted by the respective Departments for each different course which would also intimate the result to the candidates.
Here’s a table that shows both the modes, Category-A shows courses with entrance test as selection criteria while Category-B has courses with merit-based admission process:
|Category-A (Admission Through Entrance Test||Category-B (Admission on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination)|
|M.Sc. (Mathematics)||M.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition|
|M.Sc. (Physics)||M.Sc. Biochemistry|
|M.Sc. (Chemistry)||M.Sc. Geology|
|M.Sc. (Biotechnology)||M.Sc. Environmental Science|
|M.Sc. (Microbiology)||M.Sc. Psychology|
|M.Sc. (Zoology)||M.Sc. Bioinformatics|
|M.Sc. (Botany)||M.Sc. Textiles and Apparel Design|
|M.Sc. (Computer Science)||M.Sc. Energy Studies|
|MCA||Master of Library and Information Science|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College