Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 19 2018

Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli  M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Bharathidasan University provides M. and Ph.D. Admissions in different branches for students who have finished their post graduation in Arts, Science, Management or Commerce. There are full time as well as part-time M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses in which interested aspirants can apply before the last date. Phil. The period of full-time M.Phil is 1 year while the period for part-time M.Phil. is 2 years. Selection of aspirants is based on the entrance test and individual interview organizeed by the university.

Period of full-time Ph.D. is at least 3 years and maximum 5 years and part-time Ph.D. The Departmental Research Committees (DRCs) of the university handles the activities concerned to Ph.D. courses including the admission procedure. The university debars registration of aspirants under the Guideship of any relative. Along with this, SC/ST aspirants get 5 % relaxation in marks in the eligibility for Ph.D. and M.Phil. programs.

Aspirants can apply for both the courses online by filling up application form with a demand draft of Rs. 500. Aspirants who finished their Master’s before 19-9-1991 with 50% marks or above can also apply. There are 4 sessions for admission to Ph.D. programs which are carried out in the months of January, April, July and October.

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    30th Jan 2018

Important Dates for Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli  M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
Last date to Apply30th Jan, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli  M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2018 

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

The eligibility for M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses are as follows:

  • At Least 50% marks are need for physically or Visually challenged aspirants.
  • Scientists or Researchers who carry out independent researchers can apply for part-time or full-time Ph.D.
  • Students who have finished graduation or post graduation from distance method or any open University are also applicable to apply.
  • Aspirants who have qualified CA, CFA, ACS or ICW with a basic graduation degree can apply for Ph.D. and M.Phil courses as well.
  • Those who have finished Post Graduation prior to 19-9-1991 with 50% marks or above can also apply.
  • The aspirants interested in applying for M.Phil. or Ph.D. in Bharathidasan University should have finished Master’s degree with at least 50% marks or a CGPA of 5.51 in Arts/Commerce/Management/Science. 
  • Teachers who are regularly employed in this University or colleges affiliated to this University can also apply for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs.
  • SC/ST aspirants get 5% relaxation of marks in the prescribed at least marks.
  • For Part-time Ph.D. course, the aspirant must have working experience in any institute/ college/ industry/ organization for at least 1 year.

How to Apply for Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli  M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions 2018?

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

Following steps will guide the aspirants to apply for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs:

Aspirants can use the common application form to apply for both, full-time or part-time M. Fill in the details cautiously, especially individual details and graduation and post-graduation details. Phil. courses.

Attach a requisition letter, a demand draft of Rs.500/- (in case of general category) and Rs.250/-  (in case of aspirants belonging to SC/ST) drawn in the favour of: BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY payable at TIRUCHIRAPPALLI -620024 and community certificate (for SC/ST aspirants) with your application.

If the aspirant wishes to pay online, visit the website and enclose the online receipt with your application.

Enclose the following documents along with your application:

  • One Set of attested copies of all semester mark sheets/ Consolidated Marksheets (Under Graduate and PG)
  • Community Certificate (SC/ST/ MBC/BC)
  • Demand Draft/ Online Receipt
  • Service Certificate (for part-time applications)

Aspirants can either hand the application in person to the university or can post the application to the following address:

Bharathidasan University,

Submit the duplicate form to the principal of the college, aspirant is getting himself enrolled in before the last date of the submission of application.

Ph.D. Application Form - Bharathidasan University

Selection Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

The selection of an aspirant will be made on the result of the written entrance exam and the interview.

The written test will contain 75 questions objective in nature focusing on the following aspects:

  • Intellectual ability
  • General Knowledge
  • Grasp of the subject
  • Research Aptitude

The interview will be of 25 marks in which aspirant’s intellectual level and communication skills are judged.

Aspirants who have passed M.Phil./NET/UGC/CSIR/JRF will be exempted from the written test but the interview will still be mandatory.

Students will be free to select their own guides. Also, the “Minutes of the Departmental Research Committee” will indicate the chosen guide/branch.

The aspirants who have applied for Ph.D. in Independent Research Scholars category are exempted from the written test as well.

The DRC will decide the final allotment of the Research guide.

There should not be a repetition in the researchers. The research guides should be presented the proposal.

Part-time Ph.D. researchers will be allotted co-guide or coordinators at their own place of work.

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