Mode of Application
Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University (TNTEU) is a state university which specializes in teachers' education. It is a unique university of this kind, for it is the first and only one University in India, which is solely established for promoting excellence in teachers education. It has more than 700 affiliated colleges which consist of Government/ Government-Aided/ Self-Financing Colleges of Education.
The university offers the following 4 programmes in most of its affiliated colleges:
For admission to M.Ed. / Ph.D. / M.Phil. programme, student must possess the qualifying degree in the relevant stream. Interested candidates can apply by submitting duly filled-in applications, along with necessary enclosures and processing fee, before the last specified date.
Final selection of the candidate for M.Ed. and M.Phil. Programme will be done on the basis of his/her performance in the qualifying degree examination. For Ph.D. admissions, an entrance test will be conducted by the concerned department and candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the marks scored.
|Last Date to submit completed Ph.D. applications||05th Jan, 2017|
|Last Date to submit completed M.Phil. applications||25th Aug, 2017|
The following section contains information regarding eligibility criteria for different courses offered by TNTEU.M.Ed
Candidate should have passed Bachelor’s Degree Examination in Education of this University or some other University recognized as equivalent thereto, with at least 50% marks in theory and practical separately.Ph.D. (Education)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Full-Time
Note: A relaxation of 5% in the minimum required aggregate is provided for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Physically Challenged category
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Part-Time
Candidates should have passed M.Ed. degree course after B.Ed. and with the general Graduate/Post graduate qualification under 10+2+3+2 / 11+1+3+2.
For Internal candidates:
Candidate seeking admission to Ph.D. (Part-time) programme should possess two years of teaching experience in the affiliated Colleges of Education of TNTEU or any other University as recognized by TNTEU.
For External candidates:
Candidates possessing requisite qualifications from any other University recognized by the Tamil Nadu Teacher’s Education University Syndicate as equivalent thereto, and employed in National/State level institutions, Universities, Research and Development (R&D) Centers are eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme on a Part-time basis as external candidates.M.Phil. (Education)
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) – Full-Time (1 year)
The programme is offered in the following departments:
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) – Part-Time (2 years)
Teacher candidates working in affiliated colleges or in Departments of the University or in Polytechnic approved by the Department of Technical Education or in approved Higher Secondary Schools and High Schools under State Board or Central Board or Education Instructors of Indian Armed Force who possess the M.Ed. degree with at least 55% marks are eligible for admission to Part-time M.Phil. Programme.
Candidates seeking admission to M.Ed. / Ph.D./ M.Phil. programme can download the prescribed application form available at the university website and submit it upon completion to the University office along with the processing fee.
Application forms can also be obtained from the University office in person on payment of prescribed fee by means of Demand Draft (DD). DD should be drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Tamilnadu Teachers Education University,” payable at Chennai 600 005.
In case of Ph.D admissions, duly filled-in applications should be countersigned by the principal and proposed guide where the candidate has proposed to do the Ph.D. Research work.
For Ph.D. appplication form
For M.Phil. application form
Note: SC/ST candidates should also produce copy to the Community Certificate to avail the concession in the application fee.
The following section contains information regarding selection process for different courses offered by the university.M.Ed
Selection of candidates for admission to M.Ed. degree programme shall be based on their performance in the qualifying degree examination.Ph.D. (Education)
Selection of candidates for admission to M.Phil. programme shall be based on their performance in the qualifying degree examination.
For candidates belonging to SC, ST, MBC / DNC, BC, and other special categories, reservation of seats and other concessions are granted in accordance with the statutory provisions of the Government of Tamil Nadu.