Bharathiar University PG Admissions, Reservation, Eligibility Criteria 2018

Last Updated - March 22 2018

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore is a public university in the state of Tamil Nadu. Bharathiar University offers graduate, masters and Ph.D. programs in different subjects (including distance PhD Programs). It has 104 affiliated institutions (80 arts and science colleges, 29 colleges of education, eight management institutions, one Air Force administration college and one college of physical education). The university is known for its stringent Ph.D. evaluation guidelines.

Bharathiar University provides 25 master’s degree programs in Science, 9 master’s programs in Arts, a different program in the fields of Commerce, Computer Application, Social work, Education, Physical Education, Human Resource Management, Mass Communication and 5 Post Graduate diploma programs.

The admissions are made via two various modes: either by entrance test or via direct admission.

Via Entrance Test:

  • M.Sc. Physics
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Medical Physics
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.S.W Master of Social Work
  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Zoology
  • M.Sc. Nanoscience and Technology
  • M.P.Ed.
  • M.Ed.
  • MCA

Direct Admission:

  • M.Sc. Applied Psychology
  • M.Sc. Textiles and Apparel Design
  • M.Sc. Statistics
  • M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology
  • M.A. Educational Communication
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.J.M.C. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • M.Com. Finance and Accounting
  • M.A. Tamil logy
  • M.Sc. Animal Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Applied Econometrics
  • M.Sc. Electronics & Instrumentation
  • M.A. Women Studies
  • M.A. English Literature
  • M.Sc. Statistics with Computer Applications
  • M.A. Sociology
  • M.Com. Finance and Computer Applications
  • M.A. Population Studies
  • M.A. Business Economics
  • M.Sc. Botany
  • M.A. Career Guidance
  • M.Sc. Information Technology
  • M.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • M.A. Linguistics
  • M.Sc. Mathematics with Computer Applications
  • M.Sc. Environmental Sciences
  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    27th Apr 2018 - 20th May 2018

Important Dates of Bharathiar University PG Admissions 2018

M.Sc, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, M.Com & MA
Registration27th Apr - 20th May, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for Bharathiar University PG Admissions 2018


Branches Provideed:

MathematicsMathematics with Computer ApplicationStatistics
Electronics and InstrumentationAnimal BiotechnologyBioinformatics
Textiles and Apparel DesignIndustrial BiotechnologyComputer Science
Applied EconometricsPhysicsMedical Physics
BiochemistryHuman Genetics and Molecular BiologyEducational Communication
Statistics with Computer ApplicationEnvironmental SciencesNanoscience and Technology
Information TechnologyApplied PsychologyApplied Psychology
E-Learning TechnologyChemistryBotany

Eligibility Criteria:

For M.Sc. (Biochemistry): A pass in bachelor’s degree in the concerned branch with an at least of 60% Marks

For all other branches: A pass in bachelor’s degree in the concerned branch


Branches provideed:

  • Business Economics
  • English Literature
  • Tamil
  • Economics
  • Population Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Career Guidance
  • Women Studies
  • Sociology

Eligibility Criteria: A pass in bachelor’s degree in the concerned branches


Branches Provideed:

  • Finance and Computer Application
  • Finance and Accounting

Eligibility Criteria: A graduate in the concerned branch.

Master of Social Work [MSW]

Eligibility Criteria: A Pass in any Under Graduate Degree from recognised University.

Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]

Eligibility Criteria: A Pass in B.P.E / B.Sc. P.H.S (or) B.P.Ed with an at least of 50% marks.

Master of Education [M.Ed]

Eligibility Criteria: A pass in B.Ed./B.A/B.Sc./B.EI.Ed./D.EI.Ed with an at least of 50 % Marks.

Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC]

Eligibility Criteria: A Pass in any Under Graduate Degree from recognised University.

How to Apply for Bharathiar University PG Admissions 2018?

Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC], Master of Social Work [MSW] & M.Sc

Participants may choose to apply online or can even apply offline, both the methods have been explained below:

Online Application Method

Please read the instructions cautiously before entering Online Registration. Applicable aspirants need to apply 'online' via our website.

Before registering their applications on the website, aspirants should possess the following:

  • Valid E-mail ID.
  • Demand Draft of Rs. 150/- as application fee in case SC / ST aspirants, on the production of attested photocopy of community certificate.
  • Soft Copy Passport size Photograph
  • Demand Draft of RS. The application fee in the form of Demand Draft for Rs 300 for others (Rs.150/- for SC/ST aspirants) drawn in favour of The Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore.

    2. The print out of the application along with the documents mentioned above should be sent BY POST in a closed envelope super scribed as "APPLICATION FOR  admission to Post – Graduate / Post-Graduate Diploma Courses during 2017-2018 " at the following address: -

    Professor & Head,
    Department of ‘Name of the Department’
    Bharathiar University,
    Coimbatore – 641 046
    Tamil Nadu.

    Offline Application Method

    Application forms and prospectus can be had from the Registrar in person or by post from April 15, 2018 (tentative) on requisition with a cost of Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- in the case of SC/ST Aspirants, on production of attested photocopy of community certificate) in the form of a Demand Draft dated no previous than April 15, 2018 (tentative) drawn in favor of the "Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore" and self-addressed stamped envelope to the value of Rs.60/-. Please note that cash payment will NOT BE ACCEPTED. Copies of Certificates pertaining to age, educational qualifications and Community certificates.

    Note: The copies of certificates should be attested. The cost of the application once paid will not be refunded. 

    The application should be accompanied with attested Xerox copies of the following certificates:

    • HSC Mark Sheet
    • SSLC Mark Sheet
    • Certificate of disablement (for disabled students)
    • Provisional / Degree Certificate (if already qualified for degree)
    • Degree Mark Sheets
    • Community Certificate
    • Certificate of extra-curricular activities, if any.
    as application fee for OC / BC / MBC / DNT aspirants.

Note: No other financial instrument other than Demand Draft is acceptable.

Here are the steps to the online application:

  1. Go to the official website of the university.
  2. Go to ‘Admission’ tab and click on ‘Applications’.
  3. Now, Click on ‘Click here for Online Application’ under MA, M.Sc. and Post Graduate Diploma Courses.
  4. You will be redirected to the application page and click on ‘Application for admission to Post – Graduate / Post Graduate Diploma Courses at 2016-2018’.

After applying online, the aspirant should download the system generated a printout of the application and it should be signed by the aspirant and sent along with:


Admission Procedure of Bharathiar University PG Admissions 2018

Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC], Master of Social Work [MSW] & M.Sc

Selection of Aspirants to Bharathiar University shall be made via one of the following methods:

Via Direct Admission: Provisional admissions will be made straight based on the academic performance in UG Courses. However, in case of a large number of applications, the University reserves the right to organize entrance examination or counseling.

Via Entrance Test:

The selection will be based on the marks scored by the aspirants in the entrance test and the average of Marks secured by them up to 5th Semester/ 2nd year of their Under Graduate degree course of study.

Hall- tickets containing the date, time and venue of the entrance test will be sent to the aspirants by the respective HODs by a certificate of postings so as to access the aspirants minimum 5 days before the date of entrance test. Aspirants who do not receive the hall-tickets in time may contact the respective HODs and obtain the same.

Entrance Exam Format:

Total Number of Questions: 60 (MCQ Type, 1 Mark each)

Period of the test: 90 Minutes

The weightage will be as follows:

  • Under Graduate Course of study (up to V Sem. / 2nd year) - 40 Marks
  • Entrance Test - 60 Marks
  • Total - 100 marks

Reservation Criteria for Bharathiar University PG Admissions 2018

  • Backward Caste Muslim – 3.5%
  • OC – 31%
  • Arunthathiyar – 3%
  • SC/ST – 15% +3% + 1%
  • Backward Caste – 26.5% + 3.5% (Overall)
  • Most Backward Caste – 20%

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