Anna University - [AU], Chennai - Ph.D

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Ph.D

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ADMISSION 2021
20 Mar 21 Start Date
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Course Description

Anna University offers Ph.D program in the fields of Engineering, Science, Computer Applications, Management and Arts. The candidates may choose to apply online or can even download the application from the university’s official website.

For admission to the Ph.D program at Anna University, One must have passed his/her master’s degree in the related field, that one wishes to apply for. 

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their preceding academic performances. Selected candidates will be called in for a written entrance test and an interview, final selection will be an amalgamation of all the three factors. 

Anna University Ph.D Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have master's degree or any other qualification recognized as equivalent in the fields of study that the candidate is applying to:
Sl. No. Programme  Qualification for Admission
1. Ph.D. Degree in Engineering/ Technology M.E./M.Tech./M.S. (By Research) in the relevant branch of Engineering or Technology
2. Ph.D. Degree in Science and Humanities M.Sc./M.A. (English / Communication / Mass Communication / Journalism / Media Arts)/M.S. (By Research) in the relevant branch of Science and Humanities / M.C.A.
3. Ph.D. Degree in Management Sciences MBA / Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management or Administration awarded by Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) / M.S (By Research) in Management Sciences
4. Ph.D. Degree in Architecture and Planning M.Arch./M.Plan. / M.S.(By Research) in Architecture and Planning
  • Candidates must have bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology of the University or any other qualification recognized as equivalent in the fields of study with a minimum of 15 years of Research and development (R & D) experience in National Research Laboratories / Public sector undertakings and with minimum of three publications in referred impact factor journals or two approved international patents in the last five years. 
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (50% marks or CGPA of 5.0 on a 10 point scale for SC/ST candidates).
  • Candidates having an M.phil Degree in the related field of the proposed Ph.D. field of research, then the minimum duration of the programme reduces by one year (i.e) for full-time it becomes 2 years and for part-time it reduces to 3 years.

Anna University Ph.D Selection Process

  • Only the applications having the consent of recognized supervisor from recognized department of Anna University, Chennai are considered for admission to Ph.D. program. Other applications are summarily rejected without any notice.
  • The preliminary scrutiny will be done by the Centre for Research and short list the eligible candidates. The short listed candidates shall be called for a written test (to be conducted in the University Departments of Anna University, Chennai only) by the Director, Entrance Examination.
  • Syllabus for the written test for various specializations will be posted in the website by the Director (Research).
  • The selection shall be based on the performance of the candidate in written test, interview and the marks scored in the PG qualifying degree.

Documents To Be Submitted Along With The Application Form:

  • Duly attested photocopies of certificates for proof of qualification (X std. or equivalent, HSC, UG/PG mark sheets and Degree certificate), Community certificate, Transfer certificate (If applicable) and Service certificates (if any)
    Note: If you have ST/SC certificate then produce the original community certificate at the time of admission for claiming tuition fee exemption
  • If you have obtained UG degree under Full-Time Regular mode of State/Central Universities, IISC, IITs, NITs, IISER or NISER the only you shall be considered as eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme
  • Others have to apply for Course Equivalence to the Director (Academic Courses), Anna University
  • Photocopies of curriculum
  • Syllabi of the courses undertaken
  • Mark sheets
  • Certificate from the institution regarding mode of the programme
  • Conduct of classes
  • Evaluation pattern along with prescribed fee
  • The above should be enclosed while applying for Course equivalence to the Director (Academic Courses)
  • Photocopy of appointment order (if any) 
  • A brief one-page write-up on the Research topic chosen and duly signed by the suggested supervisor, Joint supervisor, if any and the candidate
  • Two self-addressed covers stamped to the value of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five only) each

Anna University Ph.D Application Process: How To Apply?

  1. Candidates can visit the Official Website.
  2. Register yourself with the required details. Preview and confirm.
  3. Note the reference number and upload your photo.
  4. Pay the fee online which is one time and non-refundable.
  5. Enter your personal and academic details, address, experience, employment and publications.
  6. Under supervisor’s login enter supervisor’s and current scholar’s details
  7. If applicable enter the joint supervisor’s and current scholar’s details.
  8. Finally enter the DC/MC member details, preview all parts in PDF format and re-edit if required.
  9. Take the final printout. Once taken, the application is locked and no more editing is allowed.
  10. Consent from a recognized supervisor from a recognized department of this University is mandatory to consider the application for admission to Ph.D. programmes. 
  11. Filled in application with all the documents required must be sent to ‘The Director, Centre for Research, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025’.
  12. Online fee receipt must be enclosed along with the completed application.

Application fee

Application registration fee of Rs.1000/- for General Category and other states SC/ST candidates and Rs.600/- for Tamil Nadu SC/ST candidates.

FAQs

Ques. What is the fee structure of Ph.D at Anna University?

Ans. 

FEE STRUCTURE
Sl. No. Particulars Full-time / Part-time Rs.
I. One time Fee
1. Admission Fee 2500
2. Cost of Regulations Book 500
Total 3000
II. Refundable Deposit
1. Caution Deposit 10000
Total 10000
III. Payable Every Semester
1. Enrolment Fee 1000
2. Tuition Fee  1500
3. University Library Fee 500
4. Development Fee 2000
5. Research Coordination Fee  12000
Total 17000
Grand Total 30000

Ques. What is the registration fee for applying for Ph.D at Anna University?

Ans. Application registration fee of Rs.1000/- for General Category and other states SC/ST candidates and Rs.600/- for Tamil Nadu SC/ST candidates.

Ques. How to get admission in Ph.D at Anna University?

Ans. First the candidate must be eligible to apply as per the college guidelines. Then the candidate has to appear for an entrance test and after clearing the examination, they have to clear their interviews.

Ques.Can students from other states apply for Ph.D at Anna University?

Ans. Yes, students from other states can apply for Ph.D. they have to be eligible to apply for the programme as per the guidelines issued by Anna University.

Ques. If M.Phil degree is related to the Ph.D field of research, then what will be the minimum duration of the programme?

Ans. If your M.Phil. degree is related to the proposed Ph.D. field of research, then the minimum duration of the programme reduces by one year (i.e) for full-time it becomes 2 years and for part-time it reduces to 3 years.

College Admission Reviews

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Shakthi vendhan , PhD English
7.8/10
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Took the enterance test which had elements such as MCQ, detailed answers and presented the research proposals and got selected in the merit list. Later the dissertation idea was well decided and it was presented in front of the doctoral committee members and got it approved.

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goshika srikanth
Hello, SIR/MADAM, Does Anna university provide Hostel fecility for M.Phil in English students..?
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goshika srikanth
can you please tell me that this university has a hostel facility for M.Phil in English ?
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supriyaa
Hlo how I have to join in au
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Supriya, you can check the Admission Process of the concerned course (if available) in this university from here.

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priyadharshini
Is jee must for aeronautical engineering if not what entrance exam is compulsory to admin in your college for the above mentioned course?
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Priyadharshini, admission to this course will be based on marks scored in intermediate. You can check the Admission Procedure in detail from here.

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kaushik palanivel
Hai,b.arch details please
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Kaushik, candidates applying for this course must have scored at least 50% in intermediate (PCM). However, admission will be done on the basis of marks in NATA/TANATA. Annual fees for this course in this university is INR 87,000.

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prashant kulkarni
Kya BSc student BTech ke liye apply kar sakta hai aur kya agar vah kisi dusre rajya ka Ho
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Prashant, yes, they can apply for B.Tech provided they have passed intermediate with an aggregate of 50% in PCM from a recognized board.
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kaif sufi
What is process to take admission?
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Kaif, admission to all the UG courses is done on the basis of marks scored in qualifying degree i.e. intermediate. However, admission to all the PG courses will be based on marks scored in TANCET conducted by the university. You can check the Admission Procedure for the concerned course in the university from here.

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sushant raina
hello is there integrated course of BTech and MTech??
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Sushant, no, this course is not available in this university. However, you may check some of the colleges offering this integrated course from below:

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priyadharshini sg
I am B E ECE student can I study MSc in physics is there any possible
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Priyadharshini, the university does not offers this course. It offers M.Sc in Medical Physics instead.
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b abinaya
Is GATE score is considered for M.Plan?
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Abinaya, no, admission to this course will be done only on the basis of marks scored in TANCET followed by counselling.
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subash sham
Does ceg has mca lateral entry
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Subash, following are the details regarding MCA (lateral) admission:

  • All those candidates who have secured at least 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates) in BCA OR B.Sc (IT/ CS) with Mathematics as one of the main subjects are eligible to apply.
  • Aapproval of admission will depend on the score of TANCET followed by counselling process.
  • However, May 25, 2019 (tentatively) was the last date to apply for admission.

For further details, you may check the Admission Procedure of the university from here.

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pavan yadav
What is the fees for computer science engineering course per year??
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suraj selva
WHAT IS THE FEES FOR IT PER YEAR IN ANNA UNIVERSITY ?
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akhil pasanth

Hi Suraj, Please mention for which course you want to know fees for per year.

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suraj selva
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Suraj, kindly check the Fee Structure of M.Tech in Information Technology in the university from here.

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bobby03
What is the total fees for b.tech CSE?
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Bobby, the university offers BE in CSE instead. Annual fee for this course in the university is INR 1,20,380.
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joseph robert
Do this university offer marine engineering under counselling?
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Joseph, this course is not offered by the university. However, you may check out other Marine Engineering Colleges from here.

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abdul rahim
I have a compartment one subject Can i able to apply for anna university
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Abdul, if you can clear the compartment subject till the admission process starts in the university, then, you are eligible for admission, else not as it is compulsory to be eligible to apply. 

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basheer sher
Is Cse couse avilable at Anna university
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Basheer, yes, B.Tech CSE is available in the university for which admission is done on the basis of TNEA counseling and marks in 12th class.
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jay durga
Can u plz say cse couse is avilable at Anna university
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Jay, yes, this course is conducted by the university.
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g nandhakumar
My native place is chennai-Tamilnadu. My work transfer to Andhra Pradesh. Now, my son completed 2 with 9.7 grade in Visakhapatnam - AP. My son willing to join in Anna University - Chennai. Pl advice. Procedure and submit documents.
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Sir, please kindly specify the course in which your son is seeking admission so that we can provide you with the eligibility criteria and selection process for the same. However, you may check the Admission Procedure being followed in the university for each course from here.

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rajula solomon
is MCA degree not eligible to do M.Tech ?
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Rajula, students with BE/ B.Tech in the relevant discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH) from a recognized university OR Diploma with AMIE degree along with two years of work experience are also eligible to apply. Thus, MCA does not counts for eligibility to take admission in M.Tech.

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