Bharathiar University (BU) PG Admissions 2020: Application Form, Dates, Selection

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Bharathiar University offers 25 master’s degree programs in Science, 9 master’s programs in Arts, various programs in the fields of Commerce, Computer Application, Social work, Education, Physical Education, Human Resource Management, Mass Communication, and 5 PG diploma programs.

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The admissions are made through two different modes: either by entrance test or through direct admission.

Through Entrance Test:

M.Sc. MathematicsM.Sc. PhysicsM.Sc. Medical PhysicsM.Sc. Nanoscience and Technology M.Sc. Chemistry
M.Sc. ZoologyM.Sc. BiotechnologyM.Ed.M.S.W Master of Social WorkM.P.Ed.

Direct Admission: 

M.Sc. Mathematics with Computer ApplicationsM.Sc. BotanyM.Sc. Textiles and Apparel DesignM.Com. Finance and AccountingM.J.M.C. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
M.Sc. StatisticsM.Sc. Environmental SciencesM.Sc. Industrial BiotechnologyM.Com. Finance and Computer ApplicationsM.A. Business Economics
M.Sc. Statistics with Computer ApplicationsM.Sc. BioinformaticsM.Sc. Computer ScienceM.Sc. Applied EconometricsM.A. Tamil logy
M.Sc. Electronics & InstrumentationM.Sc. Animal BiotechnologyM.Sc. Information TechnologyM.Sc. Applied PsychologyM.A. Linguistics
M.A. English LiteratureM.A. Educational CommunicationM.A. Career GuidanceM.A. SociologyM.A. Population Studies

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How to Apply?

Application forms and prospectus can be obtained from the Registrarin person or by post from April 10, 2020 (tentative) on requisition with a cost of Rs.400/- (Rs.200/- in the case of SC/ST Candidates) in the form of a Demand Draft drawn in favor of the "Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore" and self-addressed stamped envelope to the value of Rs.60/-.

Please note that cash payment will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
The cost of the application once paid will not be refunded. 

  • The application form should be filled with utmost care.
  • No changes in the application form will be entertained later.
  • In the application form, the candidate must provide all the necessary details.

The application should be accompanied with attested Xerox copies of the following certificates:

  • SSLC Mark Sheet
  • Provisional / Degree Certificate (if already qualified for degree)
  • HSC Mark Sheet
  • Certificate of extra-curricular activities, if any.
  • Degree Mark Sheets
  • Certificate of disablement (for disabled students)
  • Community Certificate

Note: The copies of certificates should be attested. The print out of the application along with the documents mentioned above should be sent BY POST in a closed envelope super scribed as "APPLICATION FOR  admission to Post – Graduate / PG Diploma Courses " at the following address: -

Professor & Head,
Department of ‘Name of the Department’
Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore – 641 046
Tamil Nadu.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Disciplines Offered:

    MathematicsMathematics with Computer ApplicationStatistics
    Electronics and InstrumentationAnimal BiotechnologyBioinformatics
    Textiles and Apparel DesignIndustrial BiotechnologyComputer Science
    Applied EconometricsPhysicsMedical Physics
    BiochemistryHuman Genetics and Molecular BiologyEducational Communication
    Statistics with Computer ApplicationEnvironmental SciencesNanoscience and Technology
    Information TechnologyApplied PsychologyApplied Psychology
    E-Learning TechnologyChemistryBotany

    Eligibility Criteria:

    For M.Sc. (Biochemistry): A pass in a bachelor’s degree in the related discipline with a minimum of 60% Marks

    For all other disciplines: A pass in a bachelor’s degree in the related discipline

    Reservation Criteria

    Backward Caste26.5% + 3.5% (Overall)
    Backward Caste Muslim3.5%
    Most Backward Caste20%
    SC/ST15% +3% + 1%
    Differently Abled 5%

    Admission Process

    Selection of Candidates to Bharathiar University shall be made through one of the following methods:

    Through Direct Admission:

    • Provisional admissions will be made directly based on the academic performance in Under Graduate Courses. However, in the case of a large number of applications, the University reserves the right to conduct entrance examination or counseling.

    Through Entrance Test:

    • The selection will be based on the marks scored by the candidates in the entrance test and the average of Marks secured by them up to 5th Semester/ 2nd year of their UG degree course of study.

    Admissions in MBA and MCA courses will be done on the basis of marks scored in TANCET followed by Centralized Counseling conducted by the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.

    Hall- tickets containing the date, time and venue of the entrance test will be sent to the candidates by the respective HODs by certificate of postings so as to reach the candidates at least 5 days before the date of entrance test. Candidates who do not receive the hall-tickets in time may contact the respective HODs and obtain the same.

    Entrance Exam Pattern:

    Total Number of Questions: 60 (MCQ Type, 1 Mark each)

    Duration of the test: 90 Minutes

    The weightage will be as follows:

    • Entrance Test - 60 Marks
    • UG Course of study (up to V Sem. / 2nd year) - 40 Marks
    • Total - 100 marks


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



    Gopal P

    Hi ... application form out now for msc medical physics

    10 May, 2020 21:12
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Gopal, yes, you can apply for admission now and the registration process will conclude on May 31, 2020 (tentatively).

    11 May, 2020 08:13
    Shajahan T

    Hi I'm pursuing BSc IT I'm gonna passed out 2020 I wish to pursue MSc Data Analyst at BU What is procedure and About application form ? I'm p

    25 Apr, 2020 23:24
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shajahan, admission to this course will be done on the basis of merit in graduation. You can check the Admission Process from here.

    25 Apr, 2020 23:46
    Dharshini U

    Is there entrance exam for MSc industrial biotechnology in this university?

    06 Apr, 2020 17:37
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Dharshini, yes, admission to this course will be done on the basis of marks obtained in entrance exam conducted by the university.

    07 Apr, 2020 02:25

    How to take admission for MSC.medical physics in this university??

    02 Apr, 2020 13:21
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

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

    • Application forms and prospectus can be obtained from the Registrarin person or by post from April 10, 2020 (tentative) on requisition with a cost of Rs.400/- (Rs.200/- in the case of SC/ST Candidates) in the form of a Demand Draft drawn in favor of the "Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore" and self-addressed stamped envelope to the value of Rs.60/-.

    • However, admission will be based on your score secured in an entrance exam conducted by the university.


    02 Apr, 2020 13:30
    Jhithesh Rahav

    Is there entrance exam for M.Sc Bioinformatics and last date for applying this course?

    01 Apr, 2020 15:31
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Jhithesh, no, there is no entrance exam for this course. Selection of the students is done on the basis of merit in graduation degree. Application forms are expected to release from April 10, 2020.

    01 Apr, 2020 16:14
    vishnu kumar

    Is there Entrance Exam for M.Sc zoology in this university?????

    22 Jan, 2020 11:11
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vishnu, yes, admission to all the M.Sc programs is done on the basis of their marks in entrance exam conducted by the university along with their marks in UG degree up to 5th semester.

    22 Jan, 2020 12:46
    Aiswarya S R

    Sir, I am a BSc. Nursing graduate from kerala university of health science and interested in doing pg in applied psychology from BU. Can i eligible for this?

    01 Dec, 2019 21:47
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Aiswarya, yes, you are eligible for admission to this course. However, admission will be determined on the basis of merit in qualifying examination.

    02 Dec, 2019 11:59

    When the tancet counselling 2019 Conducted..

    14 Jul, 2019 13:35
    mannu singh

    Hi Kaviyan, the commencement of TANCET 2019 counseling was 8 July (tentative).

    15 Jul, 2019 11:15
    Midhu Bashini

    Last date for applying Mathematics( regular)

    30 May, 2019 14:06
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Midhu, last date to apply for this course is May 31, 2019 (tentatively).

    30 May, 2019 14:25

    Hi sir / mam How to apply the M.SC statistics course apply to direct admission or entrance exam

    13 May, 2019 11:57
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Velmurugan, admission to M.Sc Statistics is direct and is not based on the scores in any entrance exam. Candidates who have scored 50% (45% for reserved categories) in graduation will be held eligible for the course. Last date to apply for admission is May 31, 2019 (tentatively).

    13 May, 2019 12:56

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