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The Gandhigram Rural University (GRI) PG Admissions 2018

Updated On - March 30th 2018
GRI MBA, MCA, M.Phil and Other PG Admissions

Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI), Dindigul is deemed university in the state of Tamil Nadu, established to carry on Mahatma Gandhi’s revolutionary concept of ‘Nai Talim’. The institute is focused on providing education in the rural education and the courses are designed to work for the better of the rural education and rural industries.

GRI offers 4 undergraduate courses, 6 Postgraduate courses, 1 integrated course and 3 PG Diplomas in the fields of Arts, Education, Science, Engineering and Management. Admission to all the UG programs start around the end of higher secondary examinations in Tamil Nadu. style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:107%; font-family:">

Admission to the PG courses are made on the basis of entrance tests conducted by the institute.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    24th May, 2019

Important Dates

MBA/PGDM , M.Ed , M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Last date to apply for PG Programs 24th May, 2019
Last date to apply for M.Phil. 14th Jun, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for different courses offered by GRI has been explained below:


  • MBA in Small Business Management
  • MBA in Cooperative Management
  • MBA in Rural Industries and Management
  • MBA in Rural Project Management

Eligibility Criteria:

  • One must be graduate is any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in Part-III of the degree to be eligible to take admission in the MBA program at GRI
  • Age Limit: 25 Years


Eligibility Criteria:

  • One must have obtained bachelor’s degree in the related discipline to be eligible for admission
  • Age Limit: 25 Years


Courses Offered:

  • MA (Tamil and Indian Literature)
  • MA (English and Communicative Services)
  • MA (Hindi)
  • MA (Sociology)
  • MA (Human Resource and Conflict Management)
  • MA (Rural Development)
  • MA (Governance and Development)
  • MA (Development Administration) (Integrated)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • For MA (Development Administration) (Integrated): Any candidate who has passed his/her higher secondary examinations is eligible
  • For other MA Programs: One who has obtained his/her graduation in the field related to the course he/she is applying to, are eligible to apply
  • Age Limit: 25 Years


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates needs to have passed B.Ed. Examinations with a minimum of 55% marks to be eligible for admission
  • Age Limit: 25 Years


Courses offered:

  • M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • M.Sc. (Physics)
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. (Botany)
  • M.Sc. (Zoology)
  • M.Sc. (Food Science and Nutrition)
  • M.Sc. (Home Science Extension and Communication)
  • M.Sc. (Microbiology)
  • M.Sc. (Dairy Science)
  • M.Sc. (Geo-Informatics)
  • M.Sc. (Information Technology)
  • M.Sc. (Applied Geology and Geomatics)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • One must have obtained his/her graduation in the related discipline
  • Age Limit: 25 Years

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Courses offered:

  • M.Phil. in Tamil
  • M.Phil. in English
  • M.Phil. in Micro Level Planning
  • M.Phil. in Research and Development
  • M.Phil. in Development and Sociology
  • M.Phil. in Futurology
  • M.Phil. in Economics
  • M.Phil. in Development Administration
  • M.Phil. in Food Science and Nutrition
  • M.Phil. in Women’s Studies
  • M.Phil. in Chemistry
  • M.Phil. in Energy
  • M.Phil. in Physics
  • M.Phil. in Communication for Development
  • M.Phil. in Computer Science

Eligibility Criteria:

  • To be eligible for admission to M.Phil. Program at GRI, one must have passed his/her master/post-graduation degree in the related discipline
  • Age Limit: 25 Years

How to apply?

MA , M.Ed & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

Application form along with the university prospectus can be obtained in any of the following ways:

  • Application can be downloaded from GRI’s official website.
  • By making a cash payment at the office of the Deputy Registrar of academics in person
  • By sending a written request mentioning the program that you’re seeking admission in and enclosing a crossed demand draft drawn in favor of ‘The Registrar, The Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed University’ and made payable in ‘Canara Bank, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram (Code No. 8500) or State Bank of India, Ambathurai (Code No.3373) or any nationalized/scheduled bank in Dindigul’.


Application Fee:

Registration Fee for all Diploma/UG/PG Diploma/PG/M.Phil. Programs: Rs. 180 (Rs. 220 by post).

There is no registration fees for applicants belonging to SC/ST categories.

Admission Process

MA , M.Ed & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

Admission to all the Master/Post-graduation degree programs will be based on candidates’ performance in the entrance test conducted by the institute.


Entrance Exam Dates:


Entrance Date


June 3, 2018

M.Sc. (IT)

June 3, 2018

M.Sc. (Physics and Botany/Zoology)

June 6, 2018

M.Sc. (Diary Science)

June 6, 2018

M.Sc. (Microbiology)

June 6, 2018

M.Sc. (Mathematics)

June 7, 2018

M.Sc. (Chemistry)

June 7, 2018

MA (Humanities and Languages)

June 7, 2018

M.Sc. (Food Science and  Nutrition/Home Science Extension and Communication)

June 7, 2018

M.Sc. (Applied Geology and Geomatics)

June 7, 2018

M.Tech (Renewable Energy)

June 7, 2018


June 13, 2018


June 13, 2018


June 27, 2018

Reservation Criteria

  • For all Indian students, admission will be made subject to the reservation policy of the Government of India.
  • Application forms are free for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
  • Age Relaxation for SC/ST candidates: 3 Years

*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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23 May, 2018 07:34
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23 May, 2018 12:03
Jencila mary

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04 May, 2018 14:06
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04 May, 2018 14:47

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01 May, 2018 10:03
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01 May, 2018 10:36
J janani

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18 Apr, 2018 09:32
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18 Apr, 2018 13:24

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29 Mar, 2018 08:38
Vaishali Chauhan

Hi Geethapriya, There is no Entrance Exam for B.Sc. Agriculture. Admission will be given on the basis of marks obtained in 2 examinations. Check more information about Gandhigram Rural Institute Admission

05 May, 2018 16:50
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02 Mar, 2018 11:16
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10 Mar, 2018 17:04

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