Latest Updates: Bharathiar University announced a Special Notification in which the last date for various PG courses’ admissions for 2021 were extended up to November 16, 2021. Applications are being accepted online.
|PG Courses Registration Closed||August 28, 2021|
|MSW Merit List (Released)||September 30, 2021|
|CET Registrations 2021 for M.Phil & Ph.D (Open)||September 2, 2021 – October 17, 2021|
|CET 2021 Entrance Date||October 27, 2021|
|PG Courses Online Registrations (Extended)||November 16, 2021|
In addition to the regular courses, the university also offers several programmes through distance learning mode via Bharathiar University School of Distance Education Admission 2021.
Admission to the university programmes is done directly on first come first serve basis. Application forms and prospectus can be obtained in person or through post from the university centres or downloaded from the university website upon payment of INR 150 through crossed Demand Draft.
|Institution Name||Bharathiar University|
|Semester Type||Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)|
|Type of Institution||Government funded|
|Course Level||PG, PG Diploma, Certificate, Doctoral|
|Application Fee||INR 400 (Gen/OBC); INR 200 (SC/ST)|
|Admission Offered||Either merit or entrance based|
|Entrance Accepted||MBA: TANCET|
M.Sc Medical Biotechnology (DBT Sponsored): GAT-B Entrance
|Reservation||As Per Government of Tamil Nadu Norms|
|M.Sc||₹19,280 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|MBA||₹41,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + TANCET|
|M.Phil||₹9,400 (Total Fees)||Post Graduation|
|Ph.D||₹18,400 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.A||₹10,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.P.Ed||₹18,360 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 or Graduation|
|MSW||₹16,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
PG Diploma in Engineering,
PG Diploma in Computer Applications,
PG Diploma in Science,
PG Diploma in Management
|Release of application forms (PG)||10 Apr, 2020|
|Last date to apply (PG)||31 May, 2020|
|Release of application forms for CET Exam (M.Phil/ Ph.D.)||10 Apr, 2020|
|Last date to apply for CET Exam (M.Phil./Ph.D.)||17 May, 2020|
|CET Exam for M.Phil. and Ph.D.||24 Jun, 2020|
|Start of application form for school of distance learning (Calendar Year Batch)||01 Dec, 2020|
|End Date of application form for school of distance learning (Calendar Year Batch)||30 Apr, 2020|
|Start of application form for school of distance learning (Academic Year Batch)||01 May, 2020|
|End Date of application form for school of distance learning (Academic Year Batch)||30 Nov, 2020|
|Start of Application Form for B.Ed.||13 Dec, 2020|
|End Date of Application form for B.Ed.||30 Apr, 2020|
The University offers a number of PG programmes including MA, M.Sc, M.Com etc. in multiple disciplines along with several diploma programmes such as PG Diploma in Environmental Education, Cheminformatics etc. In addition to it, the university also offers B.P.Ed and M.P.Ed programme along with MBA and MCA (Regular and Lateral Entry). Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of performance in an entrance test (60 marks) and in the qualifying examination (40 marks) upto V Semester / II year. The Entrance Test will be conducted in the university campus only.
Candidates must fulfill the following criteria to be deemed eligible for admission to most of the PG courses offered by Bharathiar university:
The selection process varies depending on the course applied for. It may a direct one, where candidates either are offered the seats on a first come first serve basis depending on merit and availability, or based on the entrance examination conducted by the University. Certain courses under the university may have interviews as part of the process before finalizing the list of selected candidates. The courses which require entrance examination and those that allow direct admission are as follows:
|Course||Specialization||Minimum Eligbility||Selection Criteria|
|M.Sc||Industrial Biotechnology||Passed Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Applied Science / Animal Science Biochemistry Biology Biotechnology Bioinformatics Botany / Plant Biology Biochemistry and Plant Biotechnology / Environmental Science / Food Science & Nutrition / Microbiology / Pharmacy / Medical Sciences (MBBS/BDS/BVSc) and Zoology||Entrance Test + Marks secured in UG upto 5th semester|
|M.Sc||Mathematics||Passed B.Sc. Mathematics (or) B.Sc. Mathematics with Computer Applications or equivalent thereof.|
|M.Sc||Physics||Passed B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics and Chemistry as ancillary subjects|
|M.Sc||Medical Physics||Passed B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics and Chemistry as ancillary subjects.|
|M.Sc||Nanoscience and Technology||Passed Bachelor degree in Physics/Chemistry/Nano science/ Botany/Zoology/Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Medical biotechnology/and other similar degrees|
|M.Sc||Zoology||Passed B.Sc. Zoology / Advanced Zoology / Applied Zoology / Life Sciences / Biology / Animal Science / Animal Science and Biotechnology / Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology|
|M.Sc||Botany||Passed B.Sc. Botany / Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology / Plant Science|
|M.Sc||Biotechnology||Passed UG Degree in any Life Science with 60%|
|M.Sc||Chemistry||Passed B.Sc. Chemistry with Mathematics / Physics as one of the ancillary subjects|
|M.Sc.||Microbiology||Passed Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Agriculture / Biochemistry / Botany / PLant Biology / Biochemistry and Plant Biotechnology / Environmental Sciences / Medical Sciences (MBBS/BDS/BVSc) /Zoology.|
|M.A||English Literature||Passed in B.A. English / any UG Degree with 4 Papers of Part II English||Entrance Test + Marks secured in UG upto 5th semester|
|B.P.Ed.||(Physical Education)||Bachelor's degree in any discipline with min. 50% marks with at least participation in Inter - College / Inter - Zonal / District / School competition in sports and games as recognized by the AIU/IOA/SGFI/Govt. of India.|
Bachelor's degree in Physical education with min. 45% marks. OR
Bachelor's degree in any discipline with min. 45% marks and studied physical education as compulsory / elective subject
|M.P.Ed.||(Physical Education)||B.P.Ed or equivalent with at least 50% marks|
(OR) B.Sc in Health and Physical Education with at least 50% marks.
|MJMC||Any graduate degree after 12th Class|
|M.Sc||Statistics||Passed B.Sc. in Statistics/Mathematics/Mathematics with Computer Application along with Statistics as one of the subjects||Merit-basis|
|M.Sc.||Human Genetics & Molecular Biology||Passed B.Sc. Genetics / Zoology / Animal Science / Advanced Zoology / Applied Zoology, Animal Science and Biotechnology / Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology / Microbiology Biochemistry / Forensic Science B.E. Biotechnology / B.Tech. Biotechnology / B.Tech. Biotechnology / B.Tech. Genetic Engineering / Industrial Biotechnology / Agricultural Biotechnology / Pharmacy BAMS/BHMS Ayurveda and Homeopathy / MBBS and all branches of Life Science.|
|M.Sc||Econometrics||Graduation in any discipline with Mathematics / Statistics / Economics / Business Econometrics / Commerce / Management as one of the subjects of study|
|M.Sc.||Electronics and Instrumentation||Passed B.Sc. Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Electronic Science / Electronics and Communication Systems / B.Sc. Hons / B.Sc. Electrical Equipment Maintenance, Instrumentation / B.E.S. OR Passed in Triple Major (Mathematics/ Physics & Electronics) or (Mathematics/ Electronics & Computer Science). OR Passed B.Sc. Electronics with Computer Hardware/ Technology of Applied Science/ B.Sc. Computer Technology/ B.E. with ECE/ EEE. EIE/ and A.M.I.E. in respective branches|
|M.Sc||Information Technology||Pass in B.Sc. Computer Science / B.C.A. / B.Sc. (IT) / B.Sc. (CT)|
|M.Sc||Bioinformatics||Passed in B.Sc. / B.Tech. in all Science disciplines, B.V.Sc. / B.Pharm./ M.B.B.S./B.D.S|
|M.Sc||Statistics with Computer Applications||Passed B.Sc. Statistics/ B.Sc. Mathematics/ B.Sc. Mathematics with Computer Applications/ B.Sc. (CS)/ BCA. along with Statistics as one of the subjects|
|Master of Library and Information Science||-||Passed any UG/PG Degree from recognized University|
|M.Sc||Biochemistry||Passed UG Degree with 60% marks in Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biomedial Science / Biomedical instrumentation Science / Medical Lab Technology / Bioinformatics / Environmental Science / Clinical Lab Technology / Biochemistry (Nanotech) / Chemistry.|
|M.Sc||Mathematics with Computer Applications||Passed B.Sc. Mathematics (or) Mathematics with Computer Applications.|
|M.Sc||Environmental Sciences||Passed B.Sc. Environmental Sciences / Botany / Zoology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Geology / Bioinformatics / Chemistry / Physics / Nanoscience / Life Science/ Biological Science|
|M.Sc||Data Analytics||Passed in any Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration with Mathematics or statistics as any one of the subjects at graduation level.|
|M.Sc||Applied Psychology||Passed any graduate Degree from recognized University|
|M.Com||Finance and Computer Applications||Passed Bachelor’s in Commerce / Business Management / Administration / Bank Management / Corporate Secretaryship / Commerce and Computer Application / Business Management Administration and Computer Application / Commerce and E-Commerce or an equivalent qualification, B.A. Co-op / B.Com. Co-op / B.Com. with Information Technology.|
|M.Com.||Finance and Accounting||Passed in B.Com./ B.Com. (CA) / B.Com. (E-Commerce) / B.B.A. / BBM / BBA / BBM (CA) / BCS / BCS (CA) / B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship) / B.Com Corporate Secretaryship (CA) / B.A.Corporate Secretaryship / B.A. Corporate Secretaryship (CA)|
|M.Sc.||Textiles and Apparel Design||Passed B.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion / B.Sc. Textiles and Apparel Design / B.Sc. Textiles and Fashion Design / B.Sc. Fashion Technology / B.Sc. Textiles and Clothing or any other B.Sc. degree related to textiles/Fashion|
|M.Sc.||Computer Science||Passed B.Sc. (CS) / B.C.A. / B.Sc. (IT) / B.Sc. (CT) / B.Sc. Information Sciences / B.Sc. Information System / B.Sc. Software Systems / B.Sc. Software Sciences / B.Sc. Software Engineering.|
|M.Sc||E-Learning Technology||Passed any graduation degree from recognized University|
|MA||Sociology||Passed any graduate Degree from recognized University|
|MA||Linguistics||Passed in any UG Degree recognized by UGC.|
|MA||Tamil||Passed in any UG Degree with Part I Tamil and 50% / B.A. Tamil or B.L. itt. Tamil.|
|MA||History||Passed any graduate Degree from recognized University|
|MA||Economics||Graduation in any discipline with Economics / Econometrics / Mathematics / Statistics / Business Economics / Commerce / Management as one of the papers.|
|M.A||Women Studies||Passed any graduate Degree from recognized University.|
|MA||Career Guidance||Passed any graduate degree from recognized University|
|M.Ed||Master of Education||Passed B.Ed / B.A. B.Ed / B.Sc., B.Ed / B.EI.Ed / UG with D.EI.Ed. with min. 50% Marks|
|Master of Social Work||-||Passed any graduation degree from recognized University|
|B.Voc||-||Passed in High School|
|PG Diploma Courses||-||Any PG Degree with science subject.|
Interested candidates can register through the online portal available on the official university website, or apply through offline mode, following the admission notification released by the university.
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Calicut University - [CU], Calicut||# 76 by NIRF||₹35,000|
|Alagappa University, Karaikudi||# 24 by The Week (university)||₹12,850|
|Madurai Kamaraj University - [MKU], Madurai||# 84 by NIRF||₹44,100|
|Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU], New Delhi||-||₹18,900|
In addition to the various PG courses mentioned above, the university also offers MBA (Master of Business Administration) and MCA (Master of Computer Application) programmes to the students. The application process remains the same for MBA, MCA programmes as for the other PG courses. In order to be eligible for admission to MBA, MCA programmes, the candidates should have appeared for TANCET Examination and possess valid TANCET scores.
Candidates must fulfill the following criteria to be considered eligible for admission to these courses.
|Course||Minimum Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|MBA||Graduate in any discipline||TANCET followed by Counseling|
|M.C.A. Lateral Entry||Bachelor’s in the relevant field||Entrance Test plus marks till 5th semester of graduation|
Applications are accepted only if submitted within 10 days of declaration of results of TANCET. Selection of candidates is done on a direct basis, with the performance in the qualifying degree as well as the TANCET score being taken into consideration. Admission to MBA and MCA courses is done through Centralized counseling conducted by Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
The University offers M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses in almost all the university departments with more than 37 specializations being offered. The general eligibility for admission to the research programs is a post-graduate degree in a related discipline. There are generally two sessions of applications accepted, in November and May, with the process being the same as the other courses offered by the university. The University conducts a Common Entrance Test for admission to the research programs, followed by a personal interview.
Candidates must fulfill the following criteria to be deemed eligible for admission to this university.
The selection process is based mainly on the performance in the entrance examination conducted by the University.
|Course Name||Minimum Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|M.Phil./Ph.D.||Passed Master’s degree with min. 55% marks in aggregate in the relevant discipline||CET Exam -2020|
Alongside its full-time regular courses, the University also offers multiple distance education programmes, including the courses stated below.
|At the undergraduate level|
|B.A.||B.Sc.||B.L.I.Sc. (Library Science)|
|B.A. (Language)||B.C.A. (Computer Applications)||B.B.A.|
|B.Com.||B.S.W. (Social Work)||B.Ed.|
|At the postgraduate level|
|M.S.W. (Social Work)||M.L.I.Sc. (Library Science)||M.Ed. (Education)|
The minimum required eligibility is as stated below.
Selection is done on a direct, merit oriented basis, with the performance in the qualifying degree / examination being taken into consideration.
Candidates seeking admission to PG Degree/ Diploma courses can apply through online or offline mode. Interested students can register themselves online through the official university website and submit the required fee through available payment modes. Students can also apply offline by obtaining the application form and submitting it upon completion along with the processing fee for Rs. 300/- as Registration fee (Rs.150 /- for SC / ST candidates) through Demand Draft and necessary enclosures.
Professor and Head,
Department of ...............
Coimbatore - 641 046
Duly filled-in applications should be sent along with the Xerox copies of the following certificates:
Candidates can also register online for admission to the university courses through the official university website. Candidates should possess the following pre-requisites while registering online:
Note: Candidate must enter the exact Demand Draft Number, Bank and Date during Online Registration
Upon applying online, the candidate should download the system generated printout of the application and send it along with the demand draft (DD) drawn in favour of The Registrar, Bharathiar University, payable at Coimbatore. Student should also attach attested copies of Certificates pertaining to age, educational qualifications and Community certificates.
The print out of completed applications along with the documents mentioned above should be sent via Post in a closed envelope superscribed as "Application For admission to Post–Graduate / PG Diploma Courses " to the following address:
Prof & Head
Coimbatore – 641 046, Tamilnadu
Admission to School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University are done twice a year, Application forms are available for download at the university website/ obtained in person from the university centres and completed applications are received round the year. The enrolment is made a continuous ongoing process throughout the year.
Candidates can obtain the application form through any of the following ways:
Candidates should submit duly filled-in application form, along with all necessary enclosures and fee, in person (or) send the same by post to "The Director, School of Distance Education (SDE), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - 641 046 (or) "The Co-ordinator of any Spot Admission cum learning Centres / Information cum Spot Admission Centres.
Ques. Does Bharathiar University offer any UG courses?
Ans. Yes, the Department of Extension, Student Guidance and Career Welfare, Bharathiar University offer UG courses- B. Voc. Business Process and data Analytics and B. Voc. Multimedia and Animation for in-person courses.
Ques. Does Bharathiar University offer any BSc courses at the undergraduate level?
Ans. Bharathiar University does not offer any in-person undergraduate science courses. The School of Distance Education has several BSc courses in various fields like Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, IT, etc.
Ques. What are the application fees for enrolling in distance education courses of Bharathiar University?
Ans. The usual application fees for distance education courses is INR 150. Students from States other than Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and the Union Territory of Pondicherry have to Pay an additional amount of Rs. 750/- towards postal and Handling Charges to be paid with the academic fees.
Ques. Where will I get the study material for BCom under School of Distance Education at Bharathiar University?
Ans. The study material for any course you enroll for will be couriered to your communication address within a month of enrollment.
Ques. How will I know if my admission enrollment has been successful at Bharathiar University?
Ans. Students have to login on the portal, download their admission cum ID card (Taking a printout is advised) to activate the course. Since the system is automated, the enrollment will not be successful until the admit card is downloaded.
Ques. What is the grading system followed for PG courses at Bharathiar University?
Ans. BU follows a Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) curriculum. Students can choose courses of their choice and receive credits for successful completion.
Ques. Which marks are considered for admission to PG courses at Bharathiar University if the applicant is still awaiting their final undergrad result?
Ans. The total marks scored upto fifth semester of study (if it is semester pattern) or upto second year of study(if it is non-semester) in the UG degree programme in all subjects other than Part I/II Languages and subjects like General Knowledge are considered for admission, apart from the entrance examination.
Ques. What is the registration fee if I apply for multiple programs at Bharathiar University?
Ans. The candidate has to pay a registration fee of INR 400 for each program they are interested in. (Rs 200 for SC/ST candidates). The modes of application are both offline and online.
Ques. What are the modes of payment for applying to PG courses at Bharathiar University?
Ans. The modes of payment for the application are Netbanking / Debit Card / Credit Card/Demand Draft/ NEFT. Those making offline applications need to send the fee receipt along with hard copy of the application.
Ques. If I am admitted in one department of Bharathiar University can I change my degree specialization?
Ans. Yes, a candidate admitted for one course can transfer the application to another department if seats are available. This depends on the discretion of the university.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College