Mode of Application
Online & Offline Both
START DATE - END DATE
01st Apr, 2019 - 26th May, 2019
The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Periyar University at Salem on 17th September 1997 under the provisions of the Periyar University Act, 1997. The university is recognized by UGC and 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 from eligible candidates for admission to the MBA and MCA Program offered by the university. One must be graduate to apply for both the courses. Admission to both the programs is through TANCET.
Candidate may choose to apply online or may even apply offline. The application forms can be either be obtained directly from the university or can also be downloaded from the official website of the university.
Online & Offline Both
01st Apr, 2019 - 26th May, 2019
|Commencement of Registration in Person / Internet||01st Apr, 2019|
|Last Date for Registration through Internet||26th May, 2019|
|Date of Entrance Examination||02nd Jun, 2019|
Any graduate with 50% of marks (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) is eligible for admission. The candidates can seek admission through MAT/CAT/TANCET scores, group discussion, personal interview and academic score in UG programme.MCA
Candidates who have secured 50 % marks (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in any one of the following or equivalent degrees are eligible to apply: Bachelor’s degree in any subject with Mathematics at Higher secondary level or bachelor’s degree in any subject with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the allied courses
Admission to MCA programme in Periyar University is carried out through TANCET.
MCA Lateral Entry
A pass in a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B.Sc. (Computer Science/Information Technology) with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained at least 50% (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
Candidates have to submit only one application for the Entrance Test for MBA & MCA PG Programmes.
The candidates have to pay a fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/SCA/ST Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu on production of a copy of Permanent Community Certificate) as entrance test fee for any one of the Programmes, either MBA or MCA.
If a candidate desires to appear for more than one programme, for every additional programme, he/she has to pay Rs.500/-(Rs.250/- for SC/ST Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) along with the filled-in application
Registration for Entrance test and Documents required
The candidates can register for the entrance test in any one of the modes given below
a) Registration in Person
Candidates can appear in person at the coordinating centres with the following documents:
b) Internet Registration
Candidates can register through internet by filling-up the application form, downloading it and send it to "The Secretary, TANCET, Centre for Entrance Examinations, Anna University", Chennai-600025 with the following enclosed:
Once the candidate has appeared for TANCET, then they will need to apply to the university. The university application process is pretty simple. The application process for Periyar University is pretty much the same as for the TANCET.
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 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 MBA/MCA Application Form.
The form must be complete in all aspects, incomplete applications forms will not accepted. You will need to fill out separate application form for each different course, that you wish to apply for. By saying separate forms, it implies that you will also need to pay application fee for every form separately, in case applying for more than one program.
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 made in favor of The Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11.
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.
Students are selected on the basis of TANCET/MAT/CAT score.
TANCET Exam Pattern
The TANCET Exam includes the questions from following topics for MCA programme:
TANCET MBA Exam broadly covers the following areas:
The exam has a total of 100 questions, each question carries 1 mark. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
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:
1. Chennai Examination Centre, Anna University, Chennai
2. Chidambaram Annamalai University
3. Coimbatore Government College of Technology
4. Dindigul University College of Engineering, Dindigul
5. Erode Institute of Road and Transport Technology
6. Karaikudi Alagappa College of Engineering & Technology
7. Madurai Anna University Regional Centre - Madurai
8. Nagercoil University College of Engineering, Nagercoil
9. Salem Government College of Engineering
10. Thanjavur Kunthavai Naacchiyaar Govt. Arts College for Women
11. Tirunelveli Government College of Engineering
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College