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Kerala University (KU) M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2020: Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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University of Kerala offers admission in M.Phil and Ph.D. programme with various specializations. Admissions will be based on qualifying exam score, entrance test along with an interview conducted by the Kerala university.

Post Graduation degree holders in relevant subject with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/SBC category) are eligible for applying. Candidates appearing for qualifying examination can also apply for M.Phil and Ph.D. 

Course NameEligibilityCourse FeesLink
M.PhilMaster’s degree with 55% marks32,270 INRKnow More

Application forms can be filled online and application fee of INR 525/- (265 for SC/ST category) should be paid through Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card.

Specializations in M.Phil

Aquatic Biology and FisheriesArabicArcheologyBio-Chemistry (Including Medical Bio-Chemistry)Bio-Technology (Including Microbiology and Medical Microbiology)
BotanyChemistryCommerceCommunication and JournalismComputer Science
DemographyEconomicsEducationEnvironmental SciencesFuture Studies
GeologyGermanHindiHistoryEnglish
Management StudiesIslamic StudiesLawLibrary and Information ScienceLinguistics
MalayalamMathematicsMusicOptoelectronicsPhilosophy
PhysicsPoliticsPsychologyRussianSanskrit
SociologyStatisticsTamilTourismZoology
Home ScienceGeographyPhysical EducationSocial WorkComputational Biology and Bioinformatics
Chemical EngineeringCivil EngineeringComputer Science and EngineeringElectrical and Electronics EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringArchitecture (Inclusive of Town Planning)Basic Medical ScienceMedicine and Allied SpecialtiesSurgery and Allied Specialties
NursingPharmaceutical SciencesDentistryAyurvedaHomeopathy

Specializations in P.hD

Aquatic Biology and FisheriesArabicArcheologyBio-Chemistry (Including Medical Bio-Chemistry)Bio-Technology (Including Microbiology and Medical Microbiology)
BotanyChemistryCommerceCommunication and JournalismComputer Science
DemographyEconomicsEducationEnvironmental SciencesFuture Studies
GeologyGermanHindiHistoryEnglish
Management StudiesIslamic StudiesLawLibrary and Information ScienceLinguistics
MalayalamMathematicsMusicOptoelectronicsPhilosophy
PhysicsPoliticsPsychologyRussianSanskrit
SociologyStatisticsTamilTourismZoology
Home ScienceGeographyPhysical EducationSocial WorkComputational Biology and Bioinformatics
Chemical EngineeringCivil EngineeringComputer Science and EngineeringElectrical and Electronics EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringArchitecture (Inclusive of Town Planning)Basic Medical ScienceMedicine and Allied SpecialtiesSurgery and Allied Specialties
NursingPharmaceutical SciencesDentistryAyurvedaHomeopathy

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How to Apply?

Application form can be filled online from the official account of Kerala university.

  • Visit www.research.keralauniversity.ac.in
  • Tap “Register Here”
  • Enter Email id and Phone number 
  • Type all required personal information
  • Enter academic details
  • Upload supporting documents
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature
  • Pay application fee of INR 525/-(general category) and INR 265/- (SC/ST category) though Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card
  • Take a print out of application form for future reference

Required Documents-

  1. Marksheet of qualifying examination
  2. 10th and 12th marksheet
  3. Transfer Certificate (if applicable)
  4. Domicile of Kerala (if applicable)
  5. Migration Certificate (if applicable)
  6. Reasearch proposal 
  7. UGC NET/JRF score card (for Ph.D)

Eligibility Criteria for M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes

  • Masters degree in relevant subject
  • Minimum 55% marks should be scored in aggregate
  • 50% marks should be scored by reserved category candidates
  • Applicants appearing for the qualifying exam can also apply for admission

Admission Process

Admission will be based on the scores secured in the qualifying examination, entrance examination and interview (conducted by the university).

Weightage for different components

Components  Marks(%)
Qualifying Examination50
Entrance Examination40
Interview10

  • Merit list will be uploaded by university on the basis of performance in entrance examination.
  • Qualified candidates of entrance exam will be called for interview.
  • Interview will be followed by document verification.
  • Document verification and payment of programme fee will confirm admission.

Required Document

  • Date of birth certificate
  • Transfer Certificate (TC) from the Institution last attended 
  • Marksheet of the PG Degree examination
  • Provisional/PG Degree Certificate (for appearing candidates)
  • Migration Certificate (if required)  

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

Comments

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12 Comments
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AMITHA V J

Hi, i am Amitha i had passed out M sc zoology in the year 2014,now i like to do Mphil.So i want to know when will the admission starts.

20 Apr, 2020 23:39
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Amitha, admission dates have not been announced yet by the university. Keep visiting the official website for latest updates.

21 Apr, 2020 10:23
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Muzafar Ahmad Bakshi

Im teacher mean in govt. Job I want to do an mphil in distance....is there any option for the same

15 Mar, 2020 12:10
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

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

15 Mar, 2020 13:58
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Jula

Hi, i have completed my M.com with 81% in Kerala University. I have also qualified the NET exam. What is the next step for Ph.D?

22 Dec, 2019 02:13
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Jula, you can apply for admission in this course through online mode. Visit the official website and register yourself by submitting personal details. Fill the application form and keep the allotted user ID and password carefully for future reference. Pay the application fee and take a printout of the form.

27 Dec, 2019 18:04
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siby .bs

can i change to another university once i got registerd for phd ???

18 Oct, 2019 17:06
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Siby, kindly refer the official website of the university for relevant information.

18 Oct, 2019 17:37
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ABHINAV BALAKANDY

When is the last date to apply for PhD in English for 2020 academic year

17 Sep, 2019 15:21
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Abhinav, admission procedure for next session will conclude in May, 2020 (expected).

18 Dec, 2019 16:18
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pradyoth

hi i have completed my masters in statistics can i know the dates of date of entrance.....

15 Sep, 2019 10:47
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pradyoth, dates for entrance exam has not been announced yet by the official website. Keep visiting the official website of the university for relevant details.

20 Nov, 2019 17:12
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Pandiyan R

Sir I am completed Msc statistics in Periyar university with 65% futher can I apply PhD study? Plse replay me sir

15 Sep, 2019 08:41
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pandiyan, yes, you can apply for admission to this course. However, admission will depend on your score obtained in entrance exam conducted by the university.

20 Nov, 2019 17:32
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Sruthy Sk

I am in the final semester of my masters in tourism course. The results will be out only in the month of February. Can I still apply for pH.d ?

03 Sep, 2019 08:10
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sruthy, no, you cannot apply for admission in P.hD until result of your concerned PG degree is announced.

03 Sep, 2019 10:43
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Humam Rashid

I HAVE PASSED M.A IN MALAYALAM LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE WITH FIRST CLASS IN 1972.NOW I AM 69 YEARS OLD.NOW I WISH TO WORK FOR PH.D CAN I GET AN EXEMPTION FROM ENTRANCE TEST?I AM A PENSIONER IN THE K.S.E.B

25 Mar, 2019 15:56
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hello sir, kindly contact the university for relevant information.

25 Mar, 2019 16:16
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Amritha Nair

When to apply for PhD programme in 2019

28 Jan, 2019 20:38
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Amritha, online registration process for Ph.D has already started from Dec 18, 2018 and the last date to apply is April 4, 2019.

29 Jan, 2019 11:04

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