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University of Mysore MA Admission

University of Mysore MA Admission

Last Modified : June 18, 2015

University of Mysore was established in 1916. It offers various undergraduate and post-graduate courses in different streams such as arts, science, management, law etc. University has four campuses. Registration will start from June 16, 2015. Last date of filling application form is July 9, 2015.


Following is the list of MA courses offered at different campuses:-

MA Ancient History and ArchaeologyMA Comparative Literature and Translation StudiesMA English


MA AnthropologyMA Co-operative ManagementMA Folklore


MA ChristianityMA  Development StudiesMA Hindi


MA Communication and JournalismMA  Economics


MA History
MA  Jainology and PrakritMA Kannada


MA Linguistics


MA Philosophy


MA Political ScienceMA Public Administration
MA Rural Development


MA Sanskrit


MA Sociology
MA Social WorkMA UrduMA Peace and Conflict Resolution


List of campuses offering above mentioned programmes:-

  • Manasagangotri, Mysore
  • Sir M.V. Postgraduate Centre, Tubinakere, Mandya
  • Postgraduate Center, Hemagangotri, Hassan
  • University Satellite Centre, Chamarajanagara
  • CIST, Manasagangotri, Mysore

University of Mysore MA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to fulfill below mentioned eligibility requirements as per the course they are applying for. Minimum percentage requirement is 45% for GEN/ 40% for SC/ST.

Course Eligibility
MA Ancient History and ArchaeologyBachelor Degree with Ancient History and Archaeology/ History and Archaeology/Archaeology and Museology as major/optional subjects
MA AnthropologyBachelor Degree with History /

Economics / Political Science/ Sociology /

Criminology / Geography / Folklore /

Journalism/ Mass Communication / Social

Work / Rural Development Studies

MA Comparative Literature and Translation StudiesCandidate must have Bachelor's degree
MA Co-operative ManagementBachelor degree from a recognized university in any stream except engineering and medicine
MA Communication and JournalismBachelor degree from a recognized university in any stream except engineering and medicine
MA ChristianityBachelor degree with Christianity as a subject


MA DanceBFA/BPA in Dance or graduate with senior certificate
MA Development studiesMust have B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.B.M.
MA EconomicsBA with economics as major subject


MA EnglishCandidate must have done BA/B.A.Ed. Those who have cleared degree with postgraduate diploma in English are also eligible. Minimum 50% in BA/B.Sc/BA Performing Arts
MA FolkloreBachelor degree from a recognized university
MA HindiBachelor Degree with Hindi as a subject
MA HistoryBA with history as a subject
MA  Jainology and PrakritBachelor degree from a recognized university
MA KannadaB.A./B.Sc./B.A. Performing Arts with

Kannada or Degree with Post-Pre-University Diploma in Kannada or Pandit Examination of

Karnataka Government or B.Ed. Degree

with S.S.L.C. and Vidwat Examination of the

University of Madras.

MA LinguisticsBachelor degree from a recognized university
MA MusicB.Music/BA Performing Arts or BA with Music as a subject
MA Peace and Conflict ResolutionBachelor degree from a recognized university
MA PhilosophyMust have done B.A./B.Sc./B.Com.
MA Political ScienceShould have passed BA with Political Science as a subject
MA Public AdministrationBachelor degree with Political Science/Public Administration as a subject. Minimum percentage is 45% aggregate marks for GEN and 40% for SC/ST
MA SanskritShould have completed BA with Sanskrit as a subject. Those who have done B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.A.

Performing Arts with not less than 50%

marks in Sanskrit Language can also apply

MA SociologyShould have cleared BA Sociology
MA Social WorkMust have done B.S.W., B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.B.M./B.C.A./


MA UrduShould have completed BA / B.Sc. /B.Com./B.B.M./B.C.A.
MA Rural DevelopmentMust have done graduation


University of Mysore MA Application Process

There will be an entrance examination for admission into post-graduate courses. Registration will start from June 16, 2015. Last date of filling application form is July 9, 2015. Mode of application is online. Registration fee is INR 200.

How to apply

  • Visit the website-
  • Click on given link- Live Application PG Entrance exam
  • Now you need to register. Click on New Applicant
  • Enter the details. Click on sign up
  • You will receive password on your e-mail id and mobile number
  • Click on login now and enter your username and password
  • You can change the password and fill the application form
  • Verify and click on Save Application
  • Status of Registration will be sent to your mobile-number and e-mail id
  • Now you can pay the application fee by Credit card/debit card
  • It can also done by printing the pre-acknowledgment form and submitting it


Application form needs to be submitted with necessary enclosures to Chairman of selection committee of the concerned department.

Self attested photocopies of following documents need to be submitted along with application form:-

  • S.L.C. Marks Card / Cumulative Record.
  • Marks Cards of all the years of the qualifying examination
  • Certificates relating to the proficiency in Sports and Games issued by Director of Physical Education, University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • Certificate of Literary and Cultural Activities issued by the competent authority.
  • Certificate issued by the NCC Directorate.
  • Certificate issued by the NSS Programme Co-ordinator of the University of Mysore.
  • Candidates seeking admission under Defence Quota shall produce thefollowing certificates:
  • Certificate from the Employer / Competent Authority for In-Service Person.
  • Certificate from the Zilla Sainik Board / Competent Authority for Ex-Service Person.
  • Candidates seeking admission under the Physically-Challenged Quota should attach the Certificate issued by a Doctor of the rank of a Professor in a Government Medical College/Hospital
  • Candidates seeking admission under children of Teaching and Non-Teaching Employees Quota of University of Mysore should attach the
  • Certificate issued by the Registrar, University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • Latest valid Caste/Group/Income Certificate for those who claim benefit under the concerned categories, obtained from the competent authority.
  • Certificate from the concerned Head Master of the School where the candidate has studied in Kannada Medium from I Standard to X Standard
  • Kashmiri Migrants (Certificate from MHRD, New Delhi.)