Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI), Dindigul offers Ph.D. in 27 disciplines in total in various fields of arts and science. The institute education system is designed in order to promote rural development and hence, education in the rural area.
Admissions to the Ph.D. program at GRI are conducted twice in a year, first announcement comes in the month of January while the other one comes in August. Admission to the institute are made on the basis of entrance test conducted by the institute. Admission are open to all Indian and foreign students satisfying the eligibility criteria.
Ph.D. program at GRI is offered in two modes: Full-time and part-time. Candidates applying for part-time Ph.D. program should have a minimum of 5 years of experience at the time of registration. Check GRI Admission
|Tamil, Indian Languages and Rural Arts||English and Foreign Languages||Rural Social Sciences (Co-operation)|
|Social Exclusion and Inclusion Policy||Gandhian Thought and Peace Science||Rural Development|
|Home Science||Biology||Computer Science and Applications|
|Applied Geology||Rural Technology||Rural Health and Sanitation|
|Applied Research||Women's Studies||Lifelong Learning|
|Political Science and Development Administration||Rural Industries and Management||Agriculture and Animal Husbandry|
|Future Studies||Rural Energy||Mathematics|
| M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
You can fill the application form for admission to Ph.D. program online. Before starting to fill up the application form, read the prospectus and get ready with the following documents:
Steps to fill the online application:
After Final Submit you cannot edit the application
Cost of the application: Rs.1000
Payment can be made only by online mode.
SC/ST applicants can have the application free of cost by submitting the required details.
Steps to fill online application:
Candidates (Indian / Foreigner) who have studied under 10+2+3+2 years pattern or Equivalent and qualified for the award of the Master’s Degree in relevant discipline by any university recognized by the UGC in relevant discipline with not less than 55% marks (50% for SC/ST and part-time non-teacher candidates) or an equivalent grade are eligible.
In addition, he / she should have qualified the entrance test conducted by GRI OR should have obtained M.Phil. or qualified the UGC - JRF / NET / SLET / lecturer-ship / GATE / CSIR / ICAR / ICSSR or other fellowships or passed equivalent examinations
Admissions to the Ph.D. program at GRI are made on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the institute. Candidates shortlisted from the entrance test will be called for an interview.
There will be an interview for the candidates who passed the entrance test and the M.Phil. holders in which the candidates shall discuss their research interest / area.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College