MSU (Manonmaniam Sundaranar University) PG Admissions 2018

Last Updated - March 22 2018

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) was founded in Tamil Nadu on September 7, 1990, with an aim to serve to the required of a University and affiliating body for the southernmost provinces of Tamilnadu, i.e. Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, and Kanyakumari. There are 24 academic departments in the university which provide Part-time, Full-time Postgraduate, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in different branches. The university also has 61 affiliated college, 5 Mano Colleges and 1 constituent college. 

The basic eligibility for admission to Post Graduate programs at MSU is that an aspirant must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant branch. Check the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to Post Graduate programs at MSU The University gives due weightage to marks scored in the undergraduate program while considering an aspirant for admission.

The application procedure for Post Graduate programs begins in the month of May. Check the detailed admission procedure for Post Graduate courses at MSU The University accepts only those students who qualify an entrance exam held by the University. The entrance exam is held in the month of June. The application forms are available from May 05, 2018 (tentative) and the last date for submission of forms is May 31, 2018 (tentative).

MSU Official Website
  • END DATE

    31st May 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


Important Dates for MSU (Manonmaniam Sundaranar University) PG Admissions 2018

MA , M.Com , M.Sc , MCA & ME/M.Tech
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration05th - 31st May, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination09th Jun, 2018

Eligibilty for MSU (Manonmaniam Sundaranar University) PG Admissions 2018

Master of Arts [MA] (Tamil)

MSU provides a total of 5 post-graduate courses in the Arts stream. The Course-wise eligibility for each course is explained below:

CourseEligibility
MA TamilAn undergraduate degree in Literature or an Undergraduate degree in any stream with Tamil as one of the subjects of study in Part I from a recognised University.
MA EnglishAn undergraduate degree in any stream with English as one of the subjects of study in part II from a recognised University.
MA History (TM – Tamil Medium EM – English Medium)An undergraduate degree in any branch (except for Literature) from a recognised University in India.

MA Sociology

MA Economics 

An undergraduate degree in any branch from a recognised University.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics), Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Marine Biotechnology)

MSU provides postgraduate courses in a variety of branch in the Science stream. The detailed course-wise eligibility for each course is given below:

CourseEligibility
M.Sc. MathematicsA B.Sc. degree in Mathematics or an equivalent degree from a recognised university
M.Sc. PhysicsA B.Sc. degree in Physics or any equivalent degree from a recognised university.
M.Sc. ChemistryA B.Sc. degree in Chemistry or any equivalent degree from a recognised university.
M.Sc. Environmental ScienceA B.Sc. or Engineering degree in any branch from a recognised university.
M.Sc. Electronic MediaAny undergraduate degree in Science stream from a recognised University.
M.Sc. Computer ScienceA B.Sc. degree or equivalent with an at least of 50% marks from a recognised university.
M.Sc. Information TechnologyA B.Sc. or BCA or any equivalent degree in any of the following branches: Information Technology/Information Technology and E-Commerce/Computer Science/Computer Technology/Software Engineering/Computer Applications/Electronics/any other branch with MAthematics or Computer Applications as a subject.
M.Sc. Statistics
  1. A B.Sc. degree with Statistics or MAthematics as the main subject
    1. or A B.Sc. degree with Computer Science/IT/Physics as the main subject and Mathematics as an Ancillary subject with 45% marks (40% marks in case of Sc/St aspirants) in aggregate in part III. 

 

M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology

M.Sc. Microbiology

A B.Sc. degree with Biology/Biotechnology or any other relevant branch 
M.Sc. PsychologyA Bachelor degree in Psychology or any allied subject with an at least of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST aspirants) from a recognised university. 
Integrated 5 year M.Sc. in Animal Science

Aspirants who have passed 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks in Science stream with any of the following subject groups:

  1. Biology/Physics/Maths/Chemistry
  2. Botany/Zoology/Physics/Chemistry
    1. Biology/Agriculture – Vocational
Integrated 5 year M.Sc. in BotanyA aspirant must have passed 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST aspirants) in Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Biology or Physics/Chemistry/Botany/Zoology

Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Management Systems) & Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Accounting and Finance)

For those looking for higher studies option in the field of Commerce and Management, MSU provides M.Com. in Accounting and FinanceA B.Com. degree with Commerce as the main subject. and MBA courses. Or a BBA/B.Sc./BCS/BCA degree with an at least of 45% marks from a recognised university.MBA

  1. An undergraduate degree with an at least of 50% marks from a recognised university.
  2. The aspirant must have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 or graduation level.
The eligibility requirement for these courses is given below:

CourseEligibility
M.Com.

ME/M.Tech & MCA

For aspirants ready to continue their education in the field of Technology, Engineering, and Computer Applications, MSU has MCA, ME, and M.Tech. The eligibility for these courses is given below: courses on provide.

CourseEligibility
MCA
  1. An undergraduate degree in the 10+2+3 format of examination with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level.
  2. Or any undergraduate degree with Ancillary Mathematics at graduation level from a recognised university
MCA Lateral Entry
  1. A BCA or a B.Sc. degree in Computer Applications.
  2. Any undergraduate degree with a PG Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)
ME (Master of Engineering)Any undergraduate degree or equivalent in the relevant field with an at least of 50% marks from a recognised University.
M.Tech.A BE or B.Tech. degree with IT/CSE/ECE or an MCA/M.Sc. with IT/CS or an equivalent degree from a recognised university.

Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]

In the field of education, MSU has two courses to provide - M.P.Ed. with an at least of 50% marks from a recognised university. and M.Ed. The eligibility requirement for these courses is given below:

CourseEligibility
M.Ed.A B.Ed. degree with an at least of 50% marks from a recognised university.
M.P.Ed.A B.P.Ed. or B.P.E.

Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC]

An aspirant with an undergraduate degree in any stream can apply for Master degree in Journalism and Mass Communication at MSU.


How To Apply for MSU (Manonmaniam Sundaranar University) PG Admissions 2018?

MA, MBA/PGDM & M.Com

The application form for Post Graduate courses at MSU is available for download on the official website from May 05, 2018 (tentative). No. Apart from the Demand Draft/SBI Challan, an aspirant also required to send self-attested xerox copies and original copy of the following certificates to the University (the original certificates will be returned after the verification):

  1. Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  2. 10+2 Mark sheet
  3. Under Graduate degree mark statement
  4. Under Graduate degree Provisional certificate/original degree or diploma. The aspirant must also sign the photo posted and get it attested by a gazetted officer. 

    The aspirant required to send a  demand draft or SBI challan – Power Jothi Scheme (DD& CE A/c. The last date to submit the filled-in form is May 31, 2018 (tentative). Aspirants appearing in their final year/semester exam required to submit their mark statement till V semester and a course certificate alloted by the Principal.
  5. Post Graduate degree certificate if eligible.
  6. Transfer Certificate
  7. Community Certificate for SC/ST/BC/BCM/MBC/DNC aspirants only
  8. Organize Certificate
  9. Sports Certificate if the aspirant is an outstanding sports person.
  10. NSS certificate in case the aspirant is the best NSS volunteer.
  11. Differently, Abled Certificate, if applying under the Differently abled category.

The aspirant should send the filled in application form along with the xerox copies of the certificates mentioned above and DD/SBI challan to the Head of the related department

The aspirant also required to send a xerox copy of the filled-in application form along with attested copies of the certificates mentioned above to the following address:

Registrar

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

Abhishekapatti

Tirunelveli – 627012

32723644765 drawn in the favour of “The Registrar, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli”)  for 650 INR payable at Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu along with the filled-in application form. Before applying to the Post Graduate programs at University, an aspirant must go via the eligibility criteria for the same. 

Aspirants applying to courses provideed by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University must go via the prospectus and read cautiously the details of the course. The application form must be filled in by the aspirant themselves in their own handwriting.


Admission Procedure of MSU (Manonmaniam Sundaranar University) PG Admissions 2018

MA , M.Com & M.P.Ed

MSU provides admission to the Post Graduate programs on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination and university-held entrance examination. The result will be declared within a fortnight of the exam. The weightage given to marks scored in Qualifying Examination and Entrance Examination is 50:50.

The entrance examination will be based on the undergraduate syllabus in the relevant branch. The entrance exam will be held on June 09, 2017 (tentative). The list of documents is as follows:

  1. Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  2. 10+2 mark sheet
  3. Under Graduate Degree mark statement
  4. Degree Provisional Certificate or Original Degree or Diploma
  5. Aspirants awaiting their final result required to submit their mark statement up to V Semester and the course certificate alloted by the Principal
  6. Post Graduate Mark sheet/degree certificate (if eligible)
  7. Transfer Certificate
  8. Community Certificate
  9. Organize Certificate 
Check the course fee for Post Graduate programs at MSU
Aspirants selected for admission will be informed personally via mail or memo. 

Aspirants selected for admission will have to submit their original certificates at the time of admission.


Reservation Criteria for MSU (Manonmaniam Sundaranar University) PG Admissions 2018

MSU abides by the reservation rules prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The category-wise reservation policy is explained below:

CategoryPercentage of Setas Reserved
SC15%
SCA (Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyar)3%
ST1%
BC (Backward Classes)30%

MBC (Most Backward Classes) and 

DNC (Denotified Community)

20%
Open category31%


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