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Bharathiar University (BU) M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2020: Application Form, Dates, Result

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Bharathiar University, Coimbatore was established in Tamil Nadu in 1982. The University offers M.Phil and PhD programs in 40 different disciplines through 13 Schools and 37 Departments. Bharathiar University has recently released notification for admission to its Part-Time and Full-Time research programs.

The application form for M.Phil. and PhD programs are available on the official website of Bharathiar University. The general eligibility for admission to the research programs is a post-graduate degree in a related discipline. 

The University conducts a Common Entrance Test for admission to the research programs. The Entrance Test is followed by a personal Interview. Candidates who have already finished their M.Phil. are exempted from appearing in the entrance test and can directly appear for the interview. 

Check Bharathiar University Admission

UGC/ CSIR-JRF NET/ SLET/ GATE/ Teacher fellowship holders/ Scientist working in DRDO/ faculty of Air Force Administrative College/foreign candidates need not appear for entrance test. Such candidates shall be directly admitted to the doctoral program through interview.

Know more about Bharathiar University Courses and Fees Structure

Bharathiar University Results

Bharathiar University conducts semester exams twice in a year. Such end-semester examinations are conducted in the months of April/May and November/December for even and odd semesters, respectively. Bharathiar University Results 2018 has been published on its official website of the university and can be checked through the following procedure:

  1. Go to the official website of Bharathiar University.
  2. Click on ‘Result’ button on the header of the website’s homepage.
  3. Click on relevant link among the links available on the new page.
  4. Enter your Registration Number.
  5. Click on ‘Result’ and the results will appear on your screen.
  6. View your results and take a print out of it.

For more details check: Bharathiar University Result

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Computer Applications,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
Admission Link

Bharathiar University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

The disciplines in which Bharathiar University offers M.Phil. and PhD program are given below:

Botany

Bio-Informatics

Environmental Sciences

Life Sciences (BU-DRDO)

Microbial Bio-Technology

Bio-Technology

Information Technology

Chemistry

Computer Applications

Communication and Media Studies

Educational Technology

Education

Physics

Medical Physics

Nano science and Technology

Econometrics 

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics

Women’s Studies

Textiles and Apparel Design

Sociology and Population Studies

Literature Studies

English Language Teaching

Linguistics and Communication/Cognitive/Soft Skills

Human Genetics and Molecular Biology

Extension Career Guidance and Students Welfare

Library and Information Science

Electronics and Instrumentation

Yoga for Human Excellence

Management and Entrepreneurial Development

Physical Education

Computer Science

Psychology

Bio-Chemistry Commerce

Social Work

Economics

Statistics

Tamil

Zoology

The detailed eligibility for M.Phil. and PhD program respectively is given below:

For M.Phil. Full-Time Candidates:

  • Must possess a Master’s degree in the concerned or related discipline or any other qualification recognized as equivalent with 55% marks or above. (5% relaxation for SC/ST candidates)
  • Possess a PG degree with 17 years of total duration of study alone are eligible for admission to the M. Phil., programme.
  • The ones holding professional degrees such as M. E., and M. Tech., and PG degree in Medicine, Law, Agriculture and similar other professional courses are not eligible for admission to the M.Phil., programmes of the University.
  • The ones working as Full-time Research Fellows/Technical Assistants/Research Assistants in time-bound Research schemes of one-year duration or more in University Departments/Research Departments of Affiliated Colleges/Recognized Research Institutions.

?For M.Phil. Part-Time Candidates:

  • Any person employed in any concern/organization/institution/R & D Centers/Laboratories situated within Tamil Nadu or Research Institutions recognized by Bharathiar University with a minimum of 55% of marks in the Master’s degree. Such candidates shall produce a No objection certificate and Service Certificate from the Employer or Head of the Institution (in case of Educational Institutions)
  • The ones teaching in colleges affiliated to Bharathiar University.

Bharathiar University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission Process

The University shall shortlist the candidates through a two-stage process- an entrance test, called Common Eligibility Test (CET), and an Interview.

The qualifying examinations marks converted to 50 Marks
Common Entrance Test: 35 Marks
Interview: 15 Marks
Total: 100 marks

Entrance Exam Pattern:

The entrance test will be based around subjects studied in the course study at the PG level by the candidate. Here are details of the entrance test:

  • There will be 50 questions in total, all the question will be of objective type (MCQ)
  • Maximum Marks: 35 (50x0.7=35)
  • Time Duration: 1.30 hours

Exemption from the written test:

  • M.Phil. degree holders need not appear for the common entrance test, however, they will be required to appear for the interview.
  • UGC/ CSIR-JRF NET/ SLET/ GATE/ Teacher fellowship holders/ Scientist working in DRDO/ faculty of Air Force Administrative College/foreign candidates need not appear for the entrance test. Such candidates shall be directly admitted to the doctoral program through interviews.

The qualifying examinations marks converted to 50 Marks
UGC/ CSIR-JRF NET/ SLET/ GATE: 35 Marks
Interview: 15 Marks
Total: 100 marks

Note: However, for the Scientist working in DRDO/ faculty of Air Force Administrative College/ foreign candidates the department should conduct entrance test and interview to assess the knowledge of the concerned discipline.

Bharathiar University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Application Procedure

  • The application form for M.Phil./Ph.D. programs at Bharathiar University can be downloaded from the University’s official website.
  • After downloading the form, a candidate needs to fill the form carefully and send it to the University with the necessary enclosures.
  • The application form will comprise of two copies.
  • Candidate must ensure that they fill the same information in both copies of the form. 

The details about the Application fee is given below:

  • The cost of the Application form is INR. 50/-
  • Fees for each paper INR. 400/-
  • Cost of Mark Statement INR.150/-

Those applicants who are eligible to appear for the M.Phil. examinations for the first time shall submit the examination application and pay the fee for all papers INR.1400/-

Payment Methods:

The fee should be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Bharathiar University, payable at Coimbatore” OR by Bank of India Challan (green color) paid into the credit of Bharathiar University Exam Fund Account.

An attested photocopy of the PG Degree certificate must be enclosed with the application by the candidate. The hall-ticket should be filled by the applicant and must accompany the application for examination.

Bharathiar University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Reservation Criteria

 Bharathiar University offers following Reservation in the total number of seats available for M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses:

  • 31% for open competition.
  • 30% for Backward Classes, within this 3.5% for Muslims & 3.5% for Christians.
  • 20% for Most Backward Class and Denotified Community/ DNC
  • 18% for Scheduled Castes
  • 01% for Scheduled Tribes

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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Natarajan V P

Sir I am daughter was complete in MA History Last year 80% pass how to apply in Mphill or Phd

13 Feb, 2020 18:40
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Natarajan, you can check the application process for this course from below:

  • The application form for M.Phil./Ph.D. programs at Bharathiar University can be downloaded from the University’s official website.
  • After downloading the form, a candidate needs to fill the form carefully and send it to the University with the necessary enclosures.
  • The application form will comprise of two copies.
  • Candidate must ensure that they fill the same information in both copies of the form. 

14 Feb, 2020 17:05
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kowsika kumar

Hai, iam kowsika, iam pursuing MBA final year, am I eligible to write the CET exam to do M.Phil

06 Feb, 2020 13:47
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kowsika, yes, you can apply for admission in this course provided your aggregate in PG course must not be less than 55% (50% in case of reserved categories).

06 Feb, 2020 14:37
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Fyroos Najeeb

HI Sir I am completed in my PG and UG in Food technology and quality assurance, can i attend CET in food technology for PHD registration.

04 Feb, 2020 10:38
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Fyroos, yes, you can opt for Food Technology as a subject in CET.

04 Feb, 2020 11:19
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Catherin Antony

hai i am catherin . what are the qualifications to do PhD in correspondence

11 Oct, 2019 18:25
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Catherin, the university does not offers this course for distance learning.

15 Oct, 2019 18:48
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Indhu

How to apply for phd ?

05 Sep, 2019 21:13
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Indhu, following are the details on admission in P.hD:

  • The application form for M.Phil./Ph.D. programs at Bharathiar University can be downloaded from the University’s official website.
  • After downloading the form, a candidate needs to fill the form carefully and send it to the University with the necessary enclosures.
  • The application form will comprise of two copies.
  • Candidate must ensure that they fill the same information in both copies of the form. 

06 Sep, 2019 14:45
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VISHAL K

Hi, Im a native of kerala Can i pursue PhD in Management (PartTime) In BU?

16 Aug, 2019 00:33
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vishal, the university does not offers P.hD course as a distance course.

16 Aug, 2019 13:03
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loganathan sambandam

Hi, At present I am working in deemed university , Chennai. I want to know my eligibility for pursuing PhD in Mathematics in BU. Can I apply through online now.

29 Jul, 2019 21:30
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Yashveer Singh

Hello Loganathan, after completing your graduation from deemed university. You may apply for Ph.D. in mathematics in BU but one shall fulfill the admission criteria such as a candidate must have completed Post Graduation in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% marks (Relaxation of 5% marks to the SC/ST category candidates) in the qualifying examination.

01 Aug, 2019 17:44
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Midhu Muraleedharan

Hi mam, Now I can apply for m.phil in Bharathiar University?what are the procedures for that mam?

11 Jul, 2019 11:47
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Midhu, you can check the steps to apply for M.Phil admission from below:

  • The application form for M.Phil. and PhD programs at Bharathiar University can be downloaded from the University’s official website.
  • After downloading the form, a candidate needs to fill the form carefully and send it to the university with the necessary enclosures before the last date is over.
  • The application form has two copies. A candidate must ensure that they fill same information in both the copies of the form.
  • Application fee of INR 500 can be paid through demand draft or bank challan.

11 Jul, 2019 16:55
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Antony Ananiya

How can i do apply the part time PHD program for this academic year 2019? online available? when is the last date...

10 Jul, 2019 16:55
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Antony, the university does not offers this course as a distance course. For regular programme, the last date to apply for admission has already gone which was May 17, 2019 (tentatively).

10 Jul, 2019 17:24
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Usha Velayutham

When is the last date to apply for M.Phil?

09 Jul, 2019 13:34
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mannu singh

Hi Usha, the last date of admission for M.Phil is 20 Aug 2019.

10 Jul, 2019 10:59

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