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Periyar University M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Updated On - March 30th 2018

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 offers M.Phil and Ph.D programs to candidates involved and interested in various research fields of arts and science. The programs are offered at the dedicated university departments and in various affiliated colleges as well. In order to get admission to either of the two programs, one needs to have obtained his/her master’s degree in the related field of research. You can read the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D programs offered by Periyar University for more info.

M.Phil and Ph.D programs at Periyar University are offered in full-time as well as part-time modes. There are separate forms for each program. The application forms can be obatined from the university or can also be downloaded from the official website of the university. You may also refer to the complete application process for admission to research programs at Periyar University.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    10th May, 2018 - 17th Jun, 2018


Important Dates

Ph.D. & M.Phil.
STATUSEVENTDATE
Application Forms Available from 10th May, 2018
Last date for Submission of Completely FIlled Application Form 17th Jun, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. , M.Phil. & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Disciplines offered:

Economics

Eligibility:-

M.Phil. – Candidate must have passed M.A. Economics with 55% marks.

Ph.D. – Candidate must have passed M.A./M.Phil. Economics with 55% marks.

English

Eligibility:-

M.Phil. - A candidate must have passed M.A. English with 55% marks.

Ph.D. - A candidate must have passed M.A./M.Phil. English with 55% marks/M.Phil.

Journalism and Mass Communication

Eligibility:-

M.Phil. - A pass in M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication or Electronic Media, Visual Communication, Journalism and Communication.

Ph.D. - A pass in M.A./M.Phil. Journalism and Mass Communication or Electronic Media, Visual Communication, Journalism and Communication with 55% of marks.

Sociology (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility :- A Master’s Degree in Sociology of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate.

Tamil (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility :- A Master’s Degree in Tamil of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate.

Biochemistry (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility:- Candidate must have passed M.Sc. Biochemistry with 55% of marks.

Biotechnology (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility:- Candidate must have post graduation in Life sciences subjects (Agricultural science / Animal Sciences/Aquaculture/Biochemistry/Biotechnology /Botany / Entomology / Environ mental Science/Eco biotechnology / Fishery Biology/Food Science/Gene Biotechnology/ Genetic Engineering /Immunology/Immunotechnology/Industrial Biotechnology/Home Science/ Marine Biology/Marine Biotechnology /Medical Biotechnology/ Medical Science/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/Plant Science/Nano Biotechnology/Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science /Bio Physics/ Bio medical Science/Zoology and or an equivalent degree.)

Botany (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:- A pass in M.Sc. with Botany/Plant Biology/Plant Biotechnology or Life sciences as main subject.

Chemistry

Eligibility

M.Phil. - M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry with specializations in Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry: A candidate who has qualified for M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry of this University or an equivalent Degree with 55% of marks

Ph.D. - M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry with 55% of marks / M.Phil. Degree.

Computer Science (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility

Postgraduate degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications/ Software Science/ Computer Communication/ Information Technology and Management/ Information Technology/ M.E./ M.Tech. Computer Science/ Information Technology with 55% of marks.

Environmental Science (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidates who have qualified for Postgraduate Degree in any of life sciences programmes of this University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible 

(M.Sc. with Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Physics, Chemistry, Plant Science, Animal Sciences, Physiology, Anatomy, Genetics, Bio Physics, FoodScience and Nutrition, Pharmacology, Marine biology, Bioinformatics, Biology and other science disciplines.)

Food Science and Nutrition (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

P.G. Degree in Food Science and Nutrition, Food and Nutrition, Food Technology, Food Processing, Food Engineering, Agriculture, Home Science, Biochemistry and Catering Science and Technology approved by the Association of Indian Universities.

Geology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidate must have M.Sc. Geology / M.Sc. Applied Geology/M.Sc. Earth Science/Marine Geology.

Library and Information Science (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

A candidate who has qualified for Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or an equivalent thereto. For the purpose of admission to Ph.D programme, a candidate should have obtained a Master’s Degree with not less than 55% of marks or an equivalent grade.

Mathematics (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidates must have passed M.Sc. Mathematics with 55% marks.

Microbiology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidates who have qualified for Postgraduate Degree (any biological science) of this University or equivalent Degree with 55% of marks.

Physics (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidate must haveM.Sc. (Physics) with 55% of marks.

Psycology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidate must have  Master’s Degree in Psychology from any recognized University with 55% of marks.

Zoology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidate must have a M.Sc. Zoology/Biochemistry/ Wild life Biology/Animal Science/Animal Biotechnology any other Degree related to Zoology/Life Sciences approved by the Syndicate of Periyar University.

Textiles and Apparel Design (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidate must have master’s degree in Textiles and Fashion related discipline.

Energy Studies (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidates must have passed M.Sc. Energy Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences.

Commerce (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidates must have passed M.Com. or M.Com. (CA) with minimum 55% marks.

Education (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidate must have passed M.Ed. with 55 % marks from a recognized university.

Physical Education (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Candidates must have passed M.P.Ed. with 55% marks from a recognized university.

 


Application Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained in two different ways, here’s how:

  • It can be downloaded from the official website of the university (Copies of downloaded application form will be accepted, as well)
  • You may obtain it directly from the university

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 M.Phil/Ph.D Application Form.

The form must be complete in all aspects, incomplete applications forms will not be accepted.

Mode of Payment:

The payment can only be made by Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem” Payable at “Salem”. No other modes of payment are accepted by the university.

Application Fee:

CourseApplication Fee
M.PhilRs. 300/-
Ph.DRs. 500/-

Note: First application is free for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

The payment can only be made by Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem” Payable at “Salem”. No other modes of payment are accepted by the university.

Filled-in application along with the demand draft /challan towards application fee should be sent to the respective Head of the Department, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem-636 011.


Selection Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

Admission to the M.Phil and Ph.D Programs offered by Periyar University are based on candidate’s performance in the entrance test conducted by the university.


Reservation

SC/ST candidates are exempted from the payment of the Application/Registration fee for any one of the programmes. For additional programmes applied, the application fee should be paid. The photocopy of the community certificate should be enclosed along with the application. Students should write their name, complete address and programme for which applied, in block letters on the reverse of the demand draft/challan.

*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

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1 Comment
ravi kumar

I ravi, i had done MA English with 54.4% and belongs to SC community. is i am eligible to apply M.Phil ???

27 Apr, 2017 14:15
sangeeta rawat

Hello Ravi, To know about the M.Phil eligibility details find this link and check Eligibility Criteria

27 Jul, 2017 18:14

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