Dravidian University Admission 2021: UG, PG, Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Selection

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The Dravidian University, Kuppam, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh, India was established by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, through a Legislature Act (No. 17 of 1997) with the initial support extended by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala for integrated development of Dravidian languages and culture.

Currently, the university has 20 academic departments and 6 research centres. It offers various programmes in undergraduate, postgraduate, research and also distance education courses to the students.

The eligible candidates are selected on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the university. For undergraduate courses, there is no such entrance exam. The students get admission on the marks achieved in their pre-degree course. For PG and Research, candidates need to appear in DUCET and DURCET entrance exam respectively. 10% of the seats are reserved for Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu students.This university also imparts education through distance learning. For further information visit Dravidian University Distance Education Admission

Application for entrance examination for admission to the various course can be submitted to the university office. A separate application is required for each course. Candidates are required to submit the prescribed entrance examination fees of INR 350 (for General/ BC Candidates) and INR 250 (for SC/ST/Differently Abled candidates) in the form of Demand Draft (DD) to the university office.

Dravidian University Admission Highlights 2021

Name of the University Dravidian University
University Type Private
Basic Admission Criteria Merit Based/ Entrance based
Application Mode Online
Name of Entrance Examination DUCET (For PG Courses)
Counselling Yes
Scholarship Yes

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
Admission Deadline for Remaining Seats of UG & PG programmesJan 22, 2021
DUCET 5th PhaseExamMar 1, 2021
DUCET 5th Phase ResultMar 2, 2021

Dravidian University UG Admission 2021

At the undergraduate level, Dravidian University offers several courses in the field of Arts, Social Science, Commerce and Science.

Under B.Sc the university offers various specializations such as Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics. The intake capacity for each specialization is 60 seats.

The admission is entirely based on merit achieved in the pre-degree course. For admission into B.Sc  priority should be given to the students who have studied and passed Biology, Physics and Chemistry in the qualifying examination.

For admission to B.B.M., B.Com and B.A., the candidates must have studied and passed Commerce, Commerce/Arts and Arts respectively. The total seats available for each course is 60.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Selection Criteria
B.Sc. Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science Passed 10+2 with Mathematics On the basis of merit in the qualifying examination
Botany, Biotechnology, Chemistry Passed 10+2 with Biology, Physics and Chemistry
Zoology, Bio-Technology, Chemistry
Botany, Zoology, Chemistry
Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry
BSW Sociology, Social Work, Psychology Passed 10+2
 
B.Com. Computer Applications
BBM
B.A. History, Telugu, Philosophy
History, Telugu, Political Science
History, Telugu, Sanskrit
Linguistics, History, Sociology

Dravidian University PG Admission 2021

At postgraduate level, the university offers various courses under several specializations. For admission to Dravidian University at postgraduate level, the candidates are required to appear in an entrance exam, Dravidian University Common Entrance Test (DUCET), conducted by the university. The duration period of all the PG courses is 2 years, except MBA and M.Ed which are of 3 years and 1 year, respectively.

For MCA and MBA, candidates need to appear in Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET). Admission to B.Ed. and B.P.Ed courses will be done through Ed.CET and PE CET, respectively.

Course Name Specialization Seats Eligibility Criteria
M.A. Philosophy 30 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
Linguistics 20 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
English 40 Bachelor's degree With English under Part-I or Part-II
History 40 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
Kannada 40 Bachelor's Degree with Kannada under Part I or Part II
Tamil 40 B.A., Tamil or B.Litt. or any degree with Tamil under Part I or Part II
Telugu 40 Bachelor's Degree with Telugu under Part I or Part II
Folklore 30 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
Performing Arts Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline
Tourism and Management Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline
B.P.Ed. Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
B.Ed 50 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
M.Ed. 35 B.Ed.
M.Sc. Herbal sciences 30 B.Sc., With Chemistry and any two subjects in Life Sciences
Biotechnology 30 B.Sc., with chemistry and any two subjects in Life Sciences
Chemistry (Organic) 30 B.Sc., with Chemistry as one of the subjects
Computer Science 30 B.Sc., Computer Science with Mathematics Combination
Mathematics 30 Degree with Mathematics as main subject or Degree with Mathematics, Economics, Statistics
Zoology 30 B.Sc., Zoology as one of the subjects
MBA 60 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
M.Com. 40 B.Com., or B.A., Commerce
MCA 30+30 3 Years Bachelors Degree (Regular) with Mathematics as one of the subjects + ICET Rank in 2013
M.L.I.Sc. 20 Bachelor's Degree in any discipline

Dravidian University Ph.D and M.Phil Admission 2021

Apart from UG and PG courses, Dravidian University offers research programmes such as Ph.D. and M.Phil to the students who want to go one step ahead in the field of their concerned subject.

Candidates are required to appear in entrance examination, Dravidian University Research Common Entrance Test (DURCET), conducted by the university.

Eligible students can also appear in GATE/UGC NET/SLET/CSIR to seek admission but qualifying the entrance test conducted by the university is mandatory. Along with the qualifying marks, students also get admission on the basis of their marks obtained at postgraduate level. 

A concession of 5% in marks is allowed to SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria Duration
Ph.D. (Full-time) with M.Phil Philosophy minimum of 55% marks in the concerned subject of Post Graduation. In case of Engineering courses candidates shall have either 1st class in B.Tech. or 1st Class in concerned M.Tech. course. However, a concession of 5% in marks is allowed to SC/ST candidates. 1-3 Years
Comparative Dravidian Literature
English
Kannada
Tamil
Telugu
Tulu
Linguistics
Traditional Theatre
History
Education
Physical Education
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Herbal Science
Computer Science
Library and Information Science
Business Management
Ph.D. (Full-time) Philosophy 2-4 Years
English
Comparative Dravidian Literature
Kannada
Tamil
Telugu
Tulu
Linguistics
Traditional Theatre
History
Education
Physical Education
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Herbal Science
Computer Science
Library and Information Science
Business Management
Ph.D. (Part-time) with M.Phil Philosophy 2-4 Years
English
Comparative Dravidian Literature
Kannada
Tamil
Telugu
Tulu
Linguistics
Traditional Theatre
History
Education
Physical Education
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Herbal Science
Computer Science
Library and Information Science
Business Management
M.Phil. (Full time) Philosophy P.G. degree of this University or degree recognized as equivalent thereto shall have a minimum of 55% marks in the concerned subject of PG. However, a concession of 5% marks is allowed to SC/ST candidates. 1-2 years
Comparative Dravidian Literature
English
Kannada
Tamil
Telugu
Tulu
Linguistics
Traditional Theatre
History
Education
Physical Education
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Herbal Science
Computer Science
Library and Information Science
Business Management
M.Phil. (part time) Philosophy 2-3 Years
Comparative Dravidian Literature
English
Kannada
Tamil
Telugu
Tulu
Linguistics
Traditional Theatre
History
Education
Physical Education
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Herbal Science
Computer Science
Library and Information Science
Business Management

Dravidian University Distance Programme Admission 2021

Dravidian University also offers Distance Programme to the students who can not take advantage of conventional institutions of higher learning. Under this programme, the candidates are offered many courses at both UG and PG level with various specializations.

For undergraduate (Open System) the candidates just need to pass the eligibility test conducted by the university and for UG (Regular System) students need to pass their 10+2 or any equivalent examination. The duration period is 3 years except for B.Li.Sc whose duration is 1 year.

To get admission in postgraduate, the eligible candidates are required to study and pass their graduate degree from any university. The duration period varies depending upon the nature of the course.

Course level Course Name Eligibility Criteria Duration
UG (Open System) B.A. 18 years of age who have no formal education but have to pass the eligibility test by university 3 Years
B.Com.
UG ( Regular System) B.A. 10+2 or equivalent examination 3 years
B.Com. 3 years
B.Sc. 3 years
B.B.A. 3 years
B.C.A. 3 years
B.Li.I.Sc 1 Year
PG M.A. Graduate degree 2 Years
M.Sc. 2 Years
M.Com. 2 Years
M.C.A. 3 Years
M.B.A. 2 Years
M.Lib.I.Sc. B.Li.I.SC . 1 Years
M.C.J.

Dravidian University Application Process

Candidates can submit the applications through online as well as offline modes. Application for admission to the various course can be submitted to the university office. A separate application is required for each course.

In case of downloaded applications, candidates can submit it upon completion along with INR 450 as the processing fee.

Candidates can also obtain the form from the office of the Dean. In such cases, candidates are required to submit the prescribed entrance examination fees of INR 350 (for General/ BC Candidates) and INR 250 (for SC/ST/Differently Abled candidates)

Fee should be submitted in the form of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of the “Registrar, Dravidian University, Kuppam” and payable at Andhra Bank, Dravidian University Branch, Kuppam (0001539).

Filled in Applications are to be sent to the following address:

Office of Dean,

Academic Affairs,

Dravidian University, Kuppam.

Single application can be used for multiple courses by giving the order of preference of their choice from any of the following two groups of PG Programmes.

Group 1: Philosophy/Linguistics/Folklore/History/Library Science/Social Work.

Group 2: Bio-Chemistry/Biotechnology

Note: Each of the above two groups will have a Common Entrance Test. Preference will be given in admission based on the subjects studied in the qualifying degree

Attested photocopies and other materials to be enclosed along with the application:

  1. Transfer Certificate, Conduct Certificate, S.S.C & Intermediate Pass Certificates, Degree Marks & Provisional Certificates
  2. Original Caste Certificate (Permanent or Latest obtained from the M.R.O/Tahsildar). 
  3. Income Certificate (obtained in 2015 from the M.R.O / Tahsildar). 
  4. Relevant Certificate in case of Differently Abled. 
  5. Relevant Certificate in case of NCC/NSS/Games & Sports. 
  6. Discharge Certificate and Service Certificate of the parent in case of Children of Armed personnel. 
  7. Migration Certificate (in case of other university students).
  8. 4 Passport size recent photographs.
  9. Two Self-addressed Post-Cards. 
  10. Legal Size Self-addressed cloth covers with Rs.10/- postal stamps affixed
  11. Aadhar Card photocopy.
  12. Bank Pass Book photocopy.

Dravidian University, Kuppam Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
MBA4,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 50% + APICET
B.Ed2,900 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 50% + AP EDCET
B.Sc6,200 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
M.A7,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 55% + DUCET
M.Sc29,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 55% + DUCET
BBA5,600 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
BA4,000 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
COURSEADMISSION LINK
B.Ed
M.Ed
M.Sc
MA
MBA/PGDM
MCA
PG Diploma in Arts
B.P.Ed
Admission Link
BA
Admission Link

*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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