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Periyar University M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2019

Updated On - November 2nd 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. 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.

M.Phil and Ph.D. programs at Periyar University are offered in full-time as well as part-time modes. Currently, Applications are invited for the Ph.D. program. Application forms are available at the University website.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    10th May, 2019 - 26th May, 2019


Important Dates

Ph.D. & M.Phil.
STATUSEVENTDATE
Application Forms Available from 10th May, 2019
Last date for Submission of Completely FIlled Application Form 26th May, 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 02nd Jun, 2019

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 Arts & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Application forms are available online:

  • Fill the application form through the official website
  • Attach all the required documents
  • Take a print out of filled application form 
  • Send it to the University Address along with the self-attested documents and Demand Draft

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.PhilINR 300
Ph.D.INR 1000 (INR 500 for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled)

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 Arts & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

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

Comments


4 Comments
Pema Yangjom

Hi.. I am Pema from Arunachal Pradesh... I have completed my M. A in English with 57 % marks and would like to join PhD...please suggest.

16 Sep, 2018 04:12
Garima Bansal

Hi Pema, The eligibility for the phd course is that the candidate must have passed M.A./M.Phil. English with 55% marks/M.Phil.

17 Sep, 2018 12:54
Partha Pratim Gangopadhyay

I have 50% marks in M.A. Hindi. I also possess Diploma in Mech. Engineering . I have admin. Work experience for 20 yrs. I am an Ex Air Force Admin. Officer. Looking for studying M.Phil. PLEASE guide.

01 Sep, 2018 21:44
Garima Bansal

Hi Partha, The admissions are closed for this session.

03 Sep, 2018 14:48
Shakira

Hi I am Shakira I complete msc 85%. Gold medal 2017. Now IAM apply m.phil when last date for apply the application

28 Jun, 2018 13:09
Akansha Expert

Hi Shakira, 17th June 2018 is last date for M.Phil Application and for more details please contact tot he college office.

28 Jun, 2018 16:26
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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