Madras University has extended the registration date of M.Phil. and PG courses till October 31, 2020 and October 30, 2020 respectively. Candidates can also apply for few of the Diploma and Certificate courses until the last of October month. Check Here. The application form can be filled online through the official website by paying INR 354/- as an application fee.
Madras University, a premium university in Tamil Nadu, offers admission to Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research as well as Diploma, PG Diploma & Certificate courses in the field of Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management. The university offers UG courses through its constituent colleges present at Nemmeli and Thiruvottiyur. For further information visit Madras University Distance Admission.
Madras University comprises 18 Schools along with 68 departments of post-graduate teaching and research. At present, the university consists of 109 affiliated colleges along with 5 approved Institutions (Diploma/Certificate Courses), 16 Stand-alone Institutions for MBA/MCA courses and 52 approved Research Institutions.
The university also caters a revolutionary Earn while you learn scheme for PG & Research courses. Under this scheme, you can work as a laboratory assistant/Technical assistant or Library assistant on part-time monthly basis. In lieu of your work, the university will give you a suitable amount as a stipend.
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|Name of University||Madras University|
|Type of University||State University|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, Ph.D. and M.Phil.|
|Basic Admission Criteria||UG/MA/MSW/M.Sc (except for certain specializations)/ M.Li.I.Sc: Marks in the last qualifying degree|
|Certain specialization of MA/ M.Sc and M.Ed/ Master in Journalism/ M.Com/ Master of Law: Entrance Test+ Merit in last qualifying degree|
|M.Phil/ Ph.D.: Entrance Test+ Interview|
|Application Mode||Online and Offline|
|M.Sc||₹7,425 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|MBA||₹25,380 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + TANCET|
|M.A||₹5,305 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.Com||₹5,305 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|Ph.D||₹10,970 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.Phil||₹5,060 (Total Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.C.A||₹22,580 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + TANCET|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Mass Communication,
PG Diploma in Management,
UG Diploma in Medical
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Mass Communication,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering
|Last Date to Apply for M.Phil. course||31 Oct, 2020||Apply|
|Last Date to Apply for PG, Diploma and Certificate Courses||30 Oct, 2020||Apply|
|Last Date for Issue and submission of the filled in Application for MA in Bharathanatyam and Rhythmology||10 Nov, 2020||-|
|M.Phil. (Mathematics) Entrance Exam||05 Nov, 2020||-|
|M.Phil. (Mathematics) Viva-Voce Exam||06 Nov, 2020||-|
Madras University offers UG courses such as BA, BCA and B.Com. through two of its constituent campuses present at Nemmeli and Thiruvottiyur. The minimum eligibility for these courses is HSC (10+2) in relevant stream.
Admission is merit-based depending upon the marks obatined in qualifying examination.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Criteria|
|BA||Tamil||Passed 10+2 with academic or vocational courses||Merit secured in the qualifying exam|
|BCA||Computer Application||10+2 with Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathemtics|
|B.Com||General||10+2 with Accountancy and Commerce|
|Computer Application||10+2 with Accountancy, Commerce and Computer Science|
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Annamalai University - [AU], Chidambaram||# 151 by NIRF||₹56,450|
|Indira Gandhi National Open University - [IGNOU], New Delhi||-||₹18,900|
|Anna University - [AU], Chennai||# 20 by NIRF||₹55,000|
|Bharathiar University - [BU], Coimbatore||# 19 by The Week (university)||₹39,715|
|Alagappa University, Karaikudi||# 24 by The Week (university)||₹12,850|
The university also offers MBA, EMBA and MCA (Regular+ Lateral Entry) at the postgraduate level. Any Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university is desired eligibility criteria for admission. Admission is granted on the basis of marks in TANCET conducted by Dte Tamil Nadu.
|Course Name||Eligibility Criteria||Admission Process|
|MBA (Regular & Self-Supportive)||The candidate must have any bachelor degree from a recognized university||A valid score in TANCET conducted by DTE Tamil Nadu|
|MBA Executive (EMBA)||55% marks in the bachelor’s degree with two years of post-qualification experience in the related field|
|MCA||BCA/BES/BSc. In Computer Science/ Mathematics /Applied Sciences/ Physics/ Statistics OR B.Com/ BBM/ BBA/ BLM OR BA Corporate Secretary ship/ Economics or any other degree with Business Mathematics and Statistics as main subjects OR B.Sc. Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as optional subjects OR B.E./ B.Tech/ MBA OR Any UG degree with Mathematics|
|MCA (Lateral Entry)||B.Sc in Computer Science or BCA|
Madras University offers M.Tech, MA, M.Sc, M.Com, M.Ed, ML, Master in Journalism, M.Lib.I.Sc and MSW courses in various specializations at postgraduate level. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission. Admission is offered on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination and score in the entrance tests conducted by the university.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Criteria|
|M.Tech||Geoinformatics||M.A./M.Sc with Geography/ Geology/ Physics/ Environmental Sciences / Computer Science / Computer Applications / Information Technology/ Agriculture / Remote Sensing as one of the main subjects with Mathematics/Statistics OR BE (Civil Engineering/ Information Technology related fields)||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|Nanoscience & Nanotechnology||M.Sc.(Nanoscience/Nanotechnology/Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Science/Biomedical) OR BE/B.Tech (Electronics Electrical /Instrumentation/ Mechanical/Metallurgy & Material Engg./ Biotechnology/ Chemical Engg) with 55% marks in aggregate|
|MA||Ancient History and Archaeology||Students must have passed bachelor degree in relevant discipline.||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Historical Studies||Graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|Anthropology||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Human Resource Management (Regular & Self Supportive)|
|Defence and Strategic Studies||B.A./B.Sc./B.Com in any branch except for Indian Music, Western Music, Book Industry, Drawing and Painting, Languages(other than English), Oriental Cultures, Tourism, Corporate Secretary ship and Home Science|
|Public Administration||Graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university|
|Public Administration TM|
|South & Southeast Studies|
|Economics||B.A. Economics/B.Com./ B.A. Corporate Secretary ship / BBA / B.Sc. Mathematics / B.Sc. Statistics|
|Econometrics||B.A. Economics or Business Economics or any Specialization in Economics, B.Com./BCA OR B.Sc. in Mathematics, Statistics or Under-Graduate degree in Management or Corporate Secretaryship or Business Administration|
|Indian Philosophy||Graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university|
|Yoga: Theory & Practice (Self-Supportive)|
|Journalism & Communication||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Saiva Siddhanta Studies||BA/ B.Sc or B.Com or any other Bachelor Degree or any Oriental Title (Like Siromani, Vidvan or Pulavar) or B.Litt (Tamil) or any Professional Degree such as BE/ MBBS||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Saiva Siddhanta, Saiva Agamas & Pannirutirumurai Classics||Graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university|
|Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Christian Studies|
|English (Regular & Self Supportive)||B.A. English or BA/ B.Sc in any specialization with English as one of the main subject||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|Bharathanatyam||B.A./B.Sc. with any subject as the main or any other degree with Diploma in Dance of Madras University or equivalent along with OR Five years training in Bharathanatyam||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Rhythmology (Regular & Self Supportive)||BA/ B.Sc. with any subject as the main or any other equivalent degree with Diploma in Percussion (Mridangam or any other percussion instrument) OR years training in any percussion instrument|
|Jaina Studies||Graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university|
|French||B.A French or BA/ B.Sc in any specialization with French as one of the main subject|
|Hindi||BA/ B.Sc in any specialization with Hindi as one of the main subject|
|Kannada||Bachelor’s degree in any specialization with Kannada as one of the main subject|
|Malayalam||Bachelor’s degree in any specialization with Malayalam as one of the main subject|
|Tamil Literature & Culture||Bachelor’s degree in any specialization with Tamil as one of the main subject||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|Tamil Studies||BA/ B.Litt in Tamil|
|Telugu||Bachelor’s degree in any specialization with Telugu as one of the main subject||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Arabic||Any degree with Foundation Course in Arabic OR BA Arabic OR A candidate who have passed any of the OT Degree or Diploma as given; FAZIL/ FAZIL-E-MAZAHIR/ AALLMIYAT/ MOULVIFAZIL/ SHAHADATUL FAZEELAT/ FAZILAH or Bachelor's in USOOLUDDHEEN/ SHARIA|
|Urdu||Any degree with Foundation Course in Arabic/ Urdu or Persian OR any other equivalent degree|
|Indian Music||BA in Indian Music or B.Mus OR any other equivalent degree|
|Folk Music||Bachelor degree in any discipline with aptitude in Karnatic/light/Folk/Devotional Music|
|Sanskrit||BA/ B.Sc with Sanskrit or pass in the OT Sironmani OR any graduate with a pass in the Higher Diploma course in Sanskrit|
|M.Sc||Criminology and Criminal Justice Science||Any Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|Statistics||B.Sc. Statistics or B.Sc. Mathematics with Statistics as an optional subject|
|Applied Geography||B.Sc. Geology/Geography/Physics/ Chemistry|
|Geology||B.Sc in the relevant discipline|
|Chemistry - Polymer Chemistry|
|Energy & Material Science|
|Advanced Biochemistry||B.Sc in the relevant discipline|
|Botany||B.Sc Botany/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry with minimum 55% marks in aggregate|
|Biomedical Genetics||B.Sc in any field of Life Sciences OR degree in Medicines/Dental Veterinary and Agriculture|
|Anatomy||B.Sc in Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Animal Sciences or Biology OR MBBS, BSMS, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS & BNYS degree|
|Physiology||Zoology, Botany/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Bio-chemistry/ life sciences/ Bio-science/ Biology/ Nutrition and Bio-Technology OR B.Sc in Allied Health Sciences|
|Photonics and Bio-Photonics||B.Sc in Physics or Chemistry||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Yoga||Graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university|
|M.Sc (Regular & Self Supportive)||Cyber Forensics & Information Security||A degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications / Information Technology or any other equivalent degree in Information Technology and Computer Science OR B.Sc. in Mathematics/ Physics/Statistics/ Electronic Science OR BE/ B.Tech in the relevant discipline from a recognized university||Score in the Entrance Test+ Marks in the qualifying degree|
|HRD Psychology||BA/ B.Sc with Psychology|
|Counselling & Psychology|
|Mathematics||BE/ B.Tech OR B.Sc (Mathematics) OR B.Sc (Applied Science)|
|Biotechnology||B.Sc Biology/Botany/Zoology/ B.V.Sc. / Microbiology/ Chemistry / Biochemistry/ Physics/Agriculture/ B.E/ B.Tech. (Biotech) / MBBS/BDS/ Biotechnology|
|Nanoscience & Nanotechnology||B.Sc in Nanoscience/ Physics/Chemistry/ Electronic Science/Zoology/Botany/Biotechnology/ Biochemistry or Basic Medical Sciences|
|Medical Microbiology||Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Microbiology, Biology, Zoology, Biotechnology and Medical Laboratory Technology|
|Medical Biochemistry||B.Sc in Biochemistry /Chemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Nutrition or Food Sciences/ Agriculture /Animal Science or Medicine/ Veterinary Sciences|
|M.Sc (Self-Supportive)||Actuarial Sciences||B.Sc.(Statistics/Mathematics/Actuarial Science) OR B.Com Actuarial Management with Mathematics & Statistics with 60% marks (Business Maths/ Business Statistics are not eligible)|
|Computer Science||B.Sc in Computer Science or BCA|
|Geology||B.Sc. in Geology|
|Applied Geology||B.Sc. in Geology/ Applied Geology|
|Materials Science||B.Sc. Physics/Applied Physics with Chemistry and Mathematics as ancillary subjects OR B.Sc. Chemistry with Physics and Mathematics as ancillary subjects OR B.E Materials Science or equivalent|
|Information Technology||Bachelor's degree in Computer Science OR Computer Science & Technology OR B.Sc Information technology or B.C.A. degree|
|Neuroscience||B.Sc. in Life Science subjects OR B.Sc in Physical or Chemical Sciences with Life Science subjects as optional OR B.Sc in Allied Health Sciences OR MBBS, BSMS, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS,BNYS,BDS, BPT, BOT, B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Nursing OR Bachelor Degree in Yoga and Naturopathy OR B.Tech/B.E in Biotechnology|
|M.Ed (Regular & Financing)||-||B.Ed from a recognized university|
|Master of Journalism (Self-Supportive)||Online Media||Any UG degree from a recognized university|
|Master of Law (ML) Constitutional Law & Legal Orders (Regular & Self-Supportive)||Legal Studies||Bachelor’s degree in Law|
|M.Com||International Business & Finance||B.Com from a recognized university|
|Business Data Science (Self Supportive)|
|M.Lib.I.Sc.||-||Bachelor’s degree in any subject||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
Madras University offers PG Diploma and Diploma courses in various specializations at Postgraduate and Undergraduate level. Graduates, XII and X passed candidates can apply for these courses. Admission is completely merit-based.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Criteria|
|PG Diploma||Ambedkar Thoughts||Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Banking and Finance|
|Biblical Languages and Interpretation|
|Christian Spirituality & Counseling|
|Digital Library Management|
|Ethics and Biotechnology|
|Ethics & Human Resource Management|
|Extension and Development Administration|
|Functional Hindi and Translation(Two year – Part time)|
|Folkloristic and Mass Media|
|Inscription and Culture|
|Manuscriptology and Editing|
|Molecular Cell Biology & Stem cell Technology|
|Stem Cell Technology & Tissue Engineering|
|Organizational Development and Management of Change|
|Parent Counseling (for School Principal and Teachers)|
|Peace & Communal Harmony|
|Taxonomy of Algae|
|Taxonomy of Fungi|
|Yogic Education (Two Shift Program)|
|Diploma||French||Pass in class X||On the basis of marks obtained in the relevant Bachelor’s degree|
|Internal Audit||Graduation in the relevant subject or equivalent from Madras University or nay other university|
|Italian||Pass in class X|
|Jaina Temple Management||10+2 from a recognized board|
|Kannada||Graduation in the relevant subject or equivalent from Madras University or nay other university|
|Cyber Crime & Information Security|
|Spanish||A pass in class X|
|Travel and Tourism Management||10+2 from a recognized board|
|Telugu||Certificate in Telugu or equivalent from Madras University or nay other university|
|Buddhist Studies||10+2 from a recognized board|
|Teaching Methodology – Abhinaya & Nattuvangam||10+2 from a recognized board|
|Teaching Methodology In Music|
|Hindi||10+2 with certificate in Hindi|
Madras University also offers M.Phil and Ph.D. programs in full-time as well as part-time modes in several disciplines. Master’s degree from a recognized university is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission. The university conducts separate written Test and interview to offer admission in these courses. Candidates who have cleared UGC/CSIR NET are exempted from appearing in the entrance examination.
The admission process for Ph.D. is conducted in the month of December, March, June, and September. Candidate can apply for the Ph.D. course in any of the four sessions (January, April, July, and October) in a year. Application form can also be filled offline by paying application fee of INR 500. For M.Phil course, the application form can be collected from the campuses, or downloaded online from official website of Madras University for INR 300.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|Ph.D. (Full-Time)||-||-||Students with Master degree in Arts/Science/Engineering or any other discipline are eligible to apply. Students with ACA, FCA, AICWAI, ACSI qualifications of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, and Institute of Company Secretaries of India are also eligible to apply. Research fellows/Research Assistants/Technical Assistants/Project Fellows/Project Assistants/Training Officers in extension departments approved by the University are also eligible to apply.||Selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in qualifying exam & entrance test conducted by the university. 50% marks will be calculated for qualifying exam & rest 50% through entrance.|
|Ph.D. (Part-Time) (Internal)||-||-||Teachers working in any department of the University or in affiliated College of the university are eligible to apply. Teachers of affiliated colleges (NET/SLET qualified) or student with M.Phil degree along with experience of one year are eligible to apply. Employees other than a teacher in a permanent job with four years of experience after qualifying degree are eligible to apply.|
|Ph.D. (Part-Time) (External)||-||-||Candidates with any of the qualifications from a recognized University, and working as a teacher, scientist in National/State level institutions, Universities, Research and Development (R&D) Centres/Laboratories are eligible to apply.|
|M.Phil (Full-Time)||Analytical Chemistry||English||M.Phil (Full-Time): Mastre’s degree in the relevant discipline with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories) M.Phil (Part-Time): Teachers working in the University departments OR Teachers working in affiliated colleges whose qualifications are approved by the University OR Teachers of Polytechnics approved by the Director of the Technical Education or teachers of Higher secondary and High schools approved either by State Board or Central Board of Secondary Education or Educational Instructors of IAF (within the Madras University area) are also eligible for Part time M.Phil provided they have secured at least 55% marks (50% for reserved categories)|
|M.Phil (Part-Time)||Ancient History & Archaeology||French|
|Applied Geology||Historical Studies|
|Applied Sanskrit||Human Resource Management|
|Arabic||Indian Music (F.T. & P.T.)|
|Christian Studies||Jaina Studies|
|Continuing Education Management||Network System & Information Technology|
|Counseling Psychology||Organic Chemistry|
|Defence and Strategic Studies||Philosophy|
|Development Economics||Physical Chemistry|
|Public Administration||South & Southeast Asian Studies|
|Sanskrit||Tamil Literature & Culture|
|Scientific Instrumentation||Tamil Studies|
|Telugu (Full-Time/ Part-Time)||Vaishnavism|
|Theoretical Physics||Physical Education and Yoga|
The university follows a common application process for UG, PG, M.Phil, PG Diploma and Diploma courses. Follow the below-listed steps to apply online:
For UG Courses
For Master of Laws
For applying to Masters in Law, the candidate can fill the application in both – online or offline mode.
In Person –
By Post –
Ques. What are the points of eligibility criteria for taking admission for MBA in Madras University?
Ans. Students must have completed their graduation in any stream with an aggregate of 55%.
Ques. What are the mandatory documents that need to be submitted for taking admission in Madras University?
Ans. The mandatory documents required are listed below:
Ques. How many times examinations are conducted by Madras University per year?
Ans. Madras University conducts examination once a year.
Ques. What is the cost and mode of the Application form?
Ans. The application fee is Rs. 300 and you can get the forms both through online and offline mode. For UG programs offered by constituent colleges, the application fee is Rs. 50.
Ques. How to upload the signed copy in the application form of Madras University?
Ans. The candidate’s signature should be signed with black ink on a white paper and the scanned copy should be uploaded.
Ques. How many seats are reserved for Foreign residents every year?
Ans. 15% of seats are reserved for the Foreign residents for the PG courses.
Ques. In case, I want to withdraw my admission, will I get the refund or would there be any amount that would get deducted?
Ans. Yes, you will get a refund only after a deduction of Rs. 1,000.
Ques. Does Madras University hold distance education for UG courses?
Ans. Yes, Madras University holds distance education for UG courses. The courses are listed below:
Ques. Does Madras University offer certification courses?
Ans. Madras University does offer certification courses in Indian and Foreign languages as well which includes Web designing, Blogging, Voice training, Public Speaking and many more.
Ques. In case of any doubt, how will the students get in touch with the Madras University
Ans. Students can get in touch via contact numbers:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College