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Madurai Kamaraj University - [MKU], Madurai - Admission Details 2019

Madurai Kamaraj University - [MKU], Madurai - Admission Details 2019

Madurai, Tamil Nadu UGC, NAAC-A Estd 1965 State University
Updated On - March 7th 2019 by SAKSHI TYAGI

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) Admission 2019: Last Date, Schedule

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) was established in 1965, under the Government of Tamil Nadu. Currently, it is offering MA, M.Sc, MBA, MCA, M.Com, M.Ed, M.P.Ed and M.Li.I.Sc courses in various disciplines. Apart from PG courses, the university also offers Integrated (BBA+MBA), Integrated (B.Tech+M.Tech) courses at UG level along with M.Phil & Ph.D. courses at the Doctorate level. MK University also offers UG, PG, PG Diploma, Diploma and Certificate courses under Directorate of Distance Education.

  • Madurai Kamaraj Universityoffers admission to MA, M.Sc (certain specializations), M.P.Ed, M.Ed, MBA and MCA courses on the basis of Entrance Test followed by an Interview. Entrance-based admissions are termed as Category A.
  • Admission to some specializations of MA, M.Sc, M.Com and M.Li.I.Sc is offered on the basis of marks in the relevant Bachelor’s degree. Non-entrance-based admissions are termed as Category B.
  • MK University also offers admission to Integrated (BBA+MBA) and Integrated (B.Tech+M.Tech) courses on the basis of marks in 10+2.
  • Candidates have to appear in the university-level written test followed by an interview to secure admission in M.Phil & Ph.D. courses.
  • GATE/ SLET/ CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ JRF and other national or state level fellowship holders are exempted from the M.Phil & Ph.D. Entrance Test.

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Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) Admission Highlights

Name of the UniversityMadurai Kamaraj University (MK University)
University TypeState University
Basic Admission CriteriaMA & M.Sc (some discipline)/ M.Ed/ M.P.Ed/ MBA/ MCA: Entrance Test and Interview
MA & M.Sc (some discipline)/M.Li.I.Sc/ M.Com: Marks in Graduation
BBA+MBA/ B.Tech+M.Tech: Marit in 10+2
M.Phil & Ph.D.: Written Test and Interview
Distance EducationYes

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) Admission Dates 2019

Course NameAvailability of Application FormsLast Date to submit the Application FormEntrance DateInterview
UG CoursesFebruary 11, 2019March 09, 2019--
Integrated CoursesMay 02, 2019May 31, 2019--
M.Sc (Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Genomics)February 02, 2019March 08, 2019April 23 2019-
M.Sc (Marine biology/Earth Remote Sensing and Geo- Information Tech)April 24, 2019-
Entrance-Based PG Courses (MA/ M.Sc/ M.Ed/ M.P.Ed)April 27, 2019May 06, 2019-
Non-Entrance-Based PG Courses (M.Sc/ MA/ M.Li.I.Sc/ M.Com)--
M.PhilAugust 15, 2019August 24, 2019--
Ph.D.April 27, 2019May 25, 2019June 17, 2019June 24, 2019

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) UG Integrated Admission 2019

 MK University offers full-time integrated BBA-MBA and B.Tech-M.Tech courses at undergraduate level. 10+2 with PCM is required for B.Tech+M.Tech while 10+2 in any subject group is sufficient for BBA-MBA program. Admission is based on the marks in 10+2.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
BBA+MBATourism & Hotel Management10+2 with Physics/ Chemistry and MathematicsOn the basis of marks in 10+2
B.Tech+M.TechFilm & Electronic Media Studies10+2 from a recognized board

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) PG Admission 2019: MA, M.Sc, M.Com, M.Ed, M.P.Ed & M.Li.I.Sc

Madurai Kamaraj University offers MA, M.Sc, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, M.LI.I.Sc and M.Com courses in different specializations at PG level. Bachelor’s degree in the related discipline is the minimum eligibility criteria. For some courses, the university conducts Entrance tests while for other the admission is completely merit-based.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.ScGenomicsBachelor's degree in any branch of Life Sciences, Physical and Chemical Sciences, Medicine, Veterinary and Agriculture with 55% marks OR B.Tech in Biotechnology, Computer Science, Information Technology or Bioinformatics with Biology at +2 level are also eligibleEntrance Test followed by Seminar Presentation and Interview
MicrobiologyBachelor's degree in Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Microbial Technology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics or other relevant discipline with Major or an Ancillary subject OR MBBS., B.V.Sc., B.D.S, B.Pharm., B.Sc. (Agriculture) and related subjects from a recognized university
BiochemistryB.Sc. degree in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Genetics/Nutrition and Dietetics/ Microbiology/ Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Chemistry / Medical Laboratory Technology/Triple major with Biochemistry and allied subjects
Marine BiologyBachelor's Degree in Biology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Marine Biology/ Microbiology/ Bio-technology with 55% marks in aggregateMarks in the Entrance Test
Computational TechnologyB.Sc. degree in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Genetics/Nutrition and Dietetics/ Microbiology/ Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Chemistry / Medical Laboratory Technology/Triple major with Biochemistry and allied subjectsOn the basis of University-Based Entrance Test
ChemistryB.Sc in Chemistry/ Special Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry degree with Physics as one of the main subjects with 55% marks
PhysicsB.Sc in Physics/ Applied Physics with 55% marks
MathematicsB.Sc. Math/ Special Math/ Applied Science with 55 marks
Computer ScienceB.Sc Computer Science/Mathematics/Physics/Applied Sciences. BCA / B.Sc (IT) with Mathematics at 10+2 level with 55% marks
GeographyB.A/ B.Sc. Geography with 50% aggregate marks
Environmental ScienceBA/ B.Sc with 55% marks
Earth Remote Sensing and Geo-Information TechnologyB.Sc. degree in any subject /B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ Bachelor of Town and Country planning with 50% marks
Mathematical EconomicsB.Sc. Mathematics/ Statistics or B.A. Economics or B.A. Economics with Mathematics at 10+2 level with 50% marks in aggregateOn the basis of marks in Graduation
Applied PsychologyAny Bachelor's Degree with 40% of total marks.
E-Media Communication
Communications & Journalism
Peace Making
Criminal JusticeB.Sc Computer Science/Mathematics/Physics/Applied Sciences. BCA / B.Sc (IT) with Mathematics at 10+2 level with 55% marks
Electronics & Instrumentation
MAEnglish & Comparative LiteratureAny Bachelor's Degree with English as Language subjectOn the basis of University-Based Entrance Test
TamilBachelor’s degree with Tamil as a language subject
FrenchB.A./B.Sc./B.Mus with French or French Baccalaureate with any degree course OR B.A./B.Sc./B.Mus with one or two-year Higher Diploma in French with 50% marksOn the basis of marks in Graduation
English Language StudiesAny Bachelor's Degree with English as Language subject
EconomicsB.A. Economics or BBE with Mathematics/Statistics with 50% marks in aggregate
HistoryAny Bachelor's degree
MalayalamBachelor's degree with Malayalam
TeluguBachelor's degree with any of Telugu/ Tamil/ Kannada/ Malayalam
KannadaBachelor's degree with Kannada
SanskritB.A. / B.Sc. with Sanskrit or pass in Oriental Title Siromani OR any graduate with a pass in Diploma in Sanskrit
FolkloreAny Bachelor's degree
Political Science
Philosophy and Religion
Administrative ServicesAny bachelor Degree (10+2+3 / 10+2+Agri. / Engg. / Medicine) of any University recognized by the UGC
Women’s StudiesAny Bachelor's degree
M.Com-B.Com / BBA / Bachelor of Bank Management/ BA Corporate Secretaryship/ Business Economics / Co-operation /Industrial Organization OR B.Sc. Mathematics with Accountancy and Costing or Banking as Allied subjects OR B.Sc. Computer Science OR any other degree with Accounting/ Costing as allied subjects
M.Li.I.Sc-B.Li.Sc or B.Li.I.Sc degree
M.Ed-Any UG degree with B.Ed with at least 55% marks both in theory and practicalOn the basis of University-Based Entrance Test
M.P.Ed-B.P.Ed/B.P.Es/BPE with 50% marks. Inter-collegiate or District Sports participation in any one of the games/sports is essential
Advanced PG DiplomaGIS and Remote SensingM.Sc or BE/ B.Tech in the relevant disciplineOn the basis of marks in Graduation

Key Points

  • For admission to MA Sanskrit, the university conducts Aptitude test & has a provision of Bridge course in Sanskrit for the students who have enrolled in the program.
  • 40% seats in M.Sc (Genomics) are reserved for the candidates belonging to outside Tamil Nadu state.
  • Application form can be downloaded from the official website of the university followed by submission at the university.
  • Candidates have to pay INR 300 for entrance based courses and INR 200 for non-entrance based courses by SBI Collect or through DD.

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) MBA & MCA Admission 2019

MK University offers admission to MBA and MCA courses for the duration of two and three years respectively.  Graduation in any discipline is required for MBA program while BCA or any other Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics is mandatory for MCA program. Admission is based on the university entrance Test followed by GD and PI.

Application form can be downloaded from the official website of M K University followed by submission at the university address along with required documents and application fee of INR 600.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
MBAGeneralAny Bachelor’s degree from a recognized universityPerformance in the Entrance Test followed by GD and PI
Hospital Administration
MCA-BCA OR B.Sc in Computer Science OR Any Graduation with Mathematics at 10+2 or UG level

Key Point: Those candidates who have not studied Mathematics at 10+2 level but have studied any of the following subjects at Graduation level, namely, Business Mathematics/ Business Mathematics & Operational Research/ Operations Research/ Business Mathematics and Statistics or Numerical Methods and Mathematics are not eligible to apply for MCA program.

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2019

At Doctorate level, MK University offers M.Phil (Regular) & Ph.D. (Full-time/ Part-Time) courses in various specializations. Master’s degree in the relevant discipline is the desired eligibility criteria. Admission is offered on the basis of university-based written test and interview.

Candidates with Junior/Senior Research Fellowship sanctioned by National/State level research funding agencies are exempted from the M.Phil & Ph.D. Entrance Test. Candidates selected by a Committee constituted by the Research Department or Institution and appointed in Research Project are also exempted from the M.Phil & Ph.D. Entrance Test.

NET/ JRF/ CSIR/ SLET/ Project Fellow/ RGNF or any other Fellowship holders are also exempted from the Entrance Test.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.PhilArt HistoryKannadaA relevant Master’s degree from a recognized university with 55% marks in aggregateEntrance Test followed by an Interview
BiotechnologyLibrary and Information Science
ChristianityMarine Environmental Studies
CommerceMaterial Science
Comparative Religion (Tamil)Mathematics
Computer ApplicationsMedia and Communication
Computer ScienceNanoscience and Technology
Counselling and PsychotherapyPeace Making & Gandhian Thought
EconomicsPhysical Education
EnglishPolitical Science
English Language StudiesSaiva Siddhantha Philosophy
Environmental SciencesSociology
FolkloreSocial Work
French Tamil
HistoryTourism and Hotel Management
Journalism and Mass CommunicationVedangas
Ph.D.BiochemistryIslamic &Tamil StudiesA relevant Master’s degree from a recognized university with 55% marks in aggregate
Biomedical ScienceJournalism and Mass Communication
BotanyLibrary and Information Science
 Business AdministrationLinguistics
CommerceMaterial Science
Computer ApplicationsMathematics
Computer ScienceMicrobiology
Counselling and PsychotherapyMolecular Biology
EducationPhysical Education
English Language StudiesPolitical Science
Environmental StudiesPublic Administration
FolkloreRural Development
Food and NutritionSaiva Siddhantha Philosophy & Religion
Future StudiesSocial Work
Gandhian Thought & Peace MakingSociology
Genomics / GeneticsTamil
GurunankTourism Management

Note: For M.Phil in French, the candidates need to score a minimum of 50% in the entrance test.

Madurai Kamaraj University M.Phil & Ph.D. Entrance Exam Pattern:

 The M.Phil & Ph.D. Entrance Test (objective type) will comprise of two parts for the duration of one-hour each. Details are given below:

PartTopicMaximum MarksDurationExam Centers
Part IResearch Aptitude50One HourMadurai
English Comprehension (for Indian Languages, respective language comprehension)Chennai
Logical and General ReasoningCoimbatore
Part IISubject Concerned50One HourTirunelveli

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) M.Phil & Ph.D. Application Process 2019

Application form can be filled by following the below-listed steps:

  1. Visit the official website of Madurai Kamaraj University.
  2. Download the application form.
  3. Pay the application fee of INR 1000 for Ph.D. (INR 500 for SC/ST) and INR 400 for M.Phil (No fee for SC/ST) online via State Bank of India I Collect facility.
  4. Application fee can also be paid through DD drawn in favor of ‘The Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University’ payable at Madurai.

Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University,

Madurai-625 021

Note:  Envelope should be superscribed with ‘Admission to Ph.D. (Full Time / Part Time) / M.Phil) Programs”.

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

offline application mode

MKU offers M.Phil programme to candidates with the relevant postgraduate degree and the admission is done through marks secured by the candidates in the university entrance examination. Those seeking admission can register themselves by filling and submitting duly filled-in applications available at the official university website. read more

26, April 2019
application form dates

offline application mode

Madurai Kamaraj University offers many Ph.D. programme in various disciplines of Science and Social Science based on marks secured by the candidate in the relevant PG degree. Candidate should fill the prescribed application form and send it along with the registration fee and relevant certificates before the last date. read more

26, April 2019
application closing date

offline application mode

Madurai Kamaraj University offers admissions to the Five year Integrated M. Tech and MBA programme on the basis of aggregate marks scored in 10+2 examination. Eligible candidates can register themselves by filling the application form available at the official university website and submitting it within the stipulated time. read more

26, April 2019
application form dates

offline application mode

The university offers various post-graduate (PG) and PG Diploma courses on the basis of marks secured by the candidate in the university entrance examination. Interested candidates can download the online application form available on the university website and send it along with the fee amount of Rs.300/- within the stipulated time. read more

25, April 2019
application form dates

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