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Kannur University Ph.D. Admissions 2019: Admit Card, Entrance Exam, Result

Updated On - April 5th 2019

Kannur University, Kannur is one of the largest universities in Kerala. The university offers various courses in the fields of arts, commerce, science and management. It is well spread in three district namely, Kannur, Kasaragod and Wayanad and has 7 campuses in total.

Kannur University offers Ph.D. in 39 disciplines in total in various fields of Arts, Science, Commerce, Management and Engineering. Admission to the Ph.D. program is based on an entrance test conducted by the university.  

Check Kannur University Admission 2019

Disciplines Offered:

Agriculture Statistics (Anticipatory)AnthropologyBiochemistry and Immunology
ChemistryCivil EngineeringCommerce and Management Studies
HorticultureKannadaLibrary and Information Science
MathematicsMedical BiochemistryMedicine
PsychologyPhysical EducationPhysics
Information Technology (Anticipatory)ArabicMechanical Engineering
PhotochemistryPolitical ScienceLife Science
Pharmaceutical ScienceBiotechnologyBotany
  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    15th Feb, 2020 - 13th Mar, 2020

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
Online submission of Applications 15th Feb - 08th Mar , 2020
Last date of submission of Documents 13th Mar, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. (English) , Ph.D. (Analytical & Applied Economics) & Ph.D. (Geography)

  • Candidate should possess Master’s Degree from Kannur University or any other recognized University, with not less than 55% marks (or equivalent grade) in the qualifying Degree Examination
  • A pass in qualifying Degree Examination for SC/ST candidates and 5% relaxation in marks for teachers of affiliated colleges

How to apply?

Ph.D. (English) , Ph.D. (Physical Education) & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

Candidates can apply online from the official website of the Kannur University. Here are the steps to apply online:

  1. Log on to the official website of Kannur university.
  2. On the right side, in the ‘Latest News’ section, click on ‘Ph.D. Application form’ link.
  3. The application form will open in a new window, fill the form carefully, and upload all the required documents along with a recent scanned photograph (photograph should be attested by a gazette officer).
  4. Take a print out of the completed application form and send it to the following address:

Kannur University,

Thavakkara, Civil Station,

P.O. Kannur District,

Kerala India – 670 002.

Application fee:

Challan Receipt: Rs. 580/-

Payment Method:

Fee can be remitted through the pay-in-slip of the SBT for Kannur University.

Applicants residing outside Kerala shall remit the fee through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Finance Officer, Kannur University, payable at SBT Kannur University, Thavakkara Branch.

Admission Process

Ph.D. (English) , Ph.D. (Physical Education) & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

Admission to the Ph.D. program at Kannur University is based on candidate’s marks/grades in the qualifying degree examination and performance in the entrance test conducted by the university. Shortlisted candidates will be ultimately called for an interview, on successful completion of which candidates shall be admitted to the university.

Entrance Test Pattern:

 The test will be of three hours in duration and will carry a maximum of 100 marksincluding objective and descriptive questions. Syllabus for the entrance test will be based on the syllabus for UGC / CSIR / NET examinations.

Result will be announced in the month of October. Candidates with 50% marks in the entrance examination (35% for SC/ST candidates) shall be eligible for registration to course work leading to PhD Program.

The Candidates who qualify the Entrance Test are to undergo six months regular compulsory Course Work.

Exemption from the entrance test:

  • Regular Teachers of Government/Aided College & University Teaching Department
  • Regular Teachers of unaided Colleges under Kannur University with 5 Years of continues teaching experience.
  • Candidates who have qualified CSIR/UGC-NET/ICAR/ICMR, KSCSTE/JRF Examination
  • Candidates who are selected for the direct fellowship of state, Central Govt. funding agencies.
  • Candidates who hold M.Phil. degree under regular scheme from Recognized Universities
  • Candidates who have selected for Rajeev Gandhi National Fellowship
  • Scientists/Social Scientists with experience for not less than 3 years after getting permanent appointment at recognized Research Centers under Central/State government or Central/State Government funding agencies.

*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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