Method of Application
31st Aug, 2018
University of Kerala is one of the first 16 universities to come into existence in India. The University has also a number of study centers in specialized areas such as Nano-technology, Kerala Studies, Bioinformatics, Women’s Studies, Learning Difficulties, Sree Narayana Studies, Gandhian Studies etc. The University presently has 16 faculties and 41 departments of teaching and research.
The University of Kerala provides M.Phil. And Ph.D. in a wide range of branches. The basic eligibility criteria for admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. program is a Postgraduate degree in a relevant branch.
The University takes admission to M.Phil. program once a year while admission procedure for Ph.D. program is organized twice a year. The admissions are made via an entrance test organized by the university. You can apply online via Kerala University’s official website before the last date. The University is soon to begin the Ph.D. admission procedure for the January 2018 session. Admission to Ph.D. programs is also made with a few exceptions and concessions.
31st Aug, 2018
|Online registration for Ph.D. Programmes||14th December, 2017 - 15th January, 2018|
|The last date to apply online for M.Phil Programme||04th Apr, 2018|
An aspirant must have obtained a master’s degree in the concerned branch with minimum 55% marks from any recognised university.
The list of specializations provided by Kerala University in M.Phil. degree is given below:
Aquatic Biology & Fisheries
Genetics & Genomics
Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD) (under CSS mode)
Hindi Language and Literature
Library & Information Science
Computational Linguistics (Interdisciplinary) (under CSS mode)
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Theatre Arts and Film Aesthetics for Education
Tamil Language & Literature
The University provides full-time Ph.D. programmes in following specializations:
|Aquatic Biology and Fisheries||Arabic||Archeology||Bio-Chemistry (Including Medical Bio-Chemistry)||Bio-Technology (Including Microbiology and Medical Microbiology)|
|Botany||Chemistry||Commerce||Communication and Journalism||Computer Science|
|Demography||Economics||Education||Environmental Sciences||Future Studies|
|Management Studies||Islamic Studies||Law||Library and Information Science||Linguistics|
|Home Science||Geography||Physical Education||Social Work||Computational Biology and Bioinformatics|
|Chemical Engineering||Civil Engineering||Computer Science and Engineering||Electrical and Electronics Engineering||Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|Mechanical Engineering||Architecture (Inclusive of Town Planning)||Basic Medical Science||Medicine and Allied Specialties||Surgery and Allied Specialties|
The application form for M.Phil. courses can be accessed online via the Admission portal on Kerala University Official Website. The details for the same are given below:
|MICR Code of Bank||695009010|
|Bank & Discipline||State Bank of Travancore, Kerala University Office Discipline, Senate House Campus, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Account Holder Name||Finance Officer|
|Account Holder Address||University of Kerala, Senate House Campus, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram 695034|
Application forms will be available on the official website of Kerala University, After online application, an aspirant can download the filled in application form. Here are the steps to apply online:
Aspirants after applying online will require to download the application and send it along with the necessary documents. All relevant documents proving qualification and eligibility should be sent along with the application. The application fee details are given below:
Fee for Registration
Fee for each optional subject applied
The application fee can be submitted to Account number 67153233669 in any discipline of State Bank of Travancore, via a challan generated during the Registration procedure. Incomplete application will be summarily rejected. Aspirants, who do not have a State Bank of Travancore discipline nearby, can submit the application fee via RTGS transfer.
Applications should access the following address before the last date:
University of Kerala,
Near Church, Karyavattom,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695581.
Note: The photographs in the application and admit card should be attested by a Gazetted Officer and the name and designation of the Officer should be completely shown.
Application Fee and Payment Method:
Documents to be submitted with the application form:
Selection Process for M.Phil Programmes
Selection of aspirants to the M.Phil. Programs will be made on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination organized by the university. Merit list will be prepared to keep in mind the marks scored by the aspirants in the entrance test and the marks obtained in the qualifying examination by the aspirants. Both the marks are to be taken in a ratio of 50:50.
The entrance test will be based on the course study finished by aspirants at Master’s degree level.
Selection of aspirants for admission to the Ph.D. program at Kerala University will be made on the basis of aspirants’ performance in the entrance test organized by the university.
Note: While applying for the Eligibility Test, the aspirants should cautiously choose the subject most appropriate according to their qualifying P.G.
Note: The aspirants who appear for Entrance Examination in Malayalam and Tamil shall be considered for admission to M.Phil. in Manuscriptology. Degree/ choice or area of interest for doctoral research.
*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College