Periyar University Post Graduate Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 06 2018

Periyar University, Salem came into existence on 17th September 1997, founded by the Govt. This UGC recognized university is accredited with B+ Grade by NAAC. It imparts higher education at three levels, i.e., via its Departments of Study and Research, Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) and the affiliated colleges. The founded Departments, Centres, Institutes and Chair are contributing their best via academic, research and extension activities. At present, the University has 29 Departments and 5 Centers. of Tamil Nadu.

Periyar University provides M.Phil and Ph.D. programs to aspirants involved and interested in different research fields of arts and science. The programs are provided at the dedicated university departments and in different affiliated colleges as well. In order to get admission to either of the two programs, one requires to have obtained his/her master’s degree in the concerned field of research. You can read the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D. programs provided by Periyar University for more info.

M.Phil and Ph.D. programs at Periyar University are provided in full-time as well as part-time modes. There are separate forms for each program. The application forms can be obtained from the university or can also be downloaded from the official website of the university. You may also refer to the complete application procedure for admission to research programs at Periyar University.

Official Website of Periyar University
  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    10th May, 2018 - 17th Jun, 2018


Important Dates

Ph.D. & M.Phil.
STATUSEVENTDATE
Application Forms Available from10th May 2018
Last date for Submission of Completely FIlled Application Form17th Jun, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

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

Branches provided:

Economics

Eligibility:-

M.Phil. – The aspirant must have passed M.A. Economics with 55% marks.

Ph.D. – Aspirant must have passed M.A./M.Phil. Economics with 55% marks.

English

Eligibility:-

M.Phil. - An aspirant must have passed M.A. English with 55% marks.

Ph.D. - A aspirant must have passed M.A./M.Phil. English with 55% marks/M.Phil.

Journalism and Mass Communication

Eligibility:-

M.Phil. (CA) with minimum 55% marks.

Education (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have passed M.Ed. with 55 % marks from a recognized university.

Physical Education (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Aspirants must have passed M.P.Ed. or M.Com. - A pass in M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication or Electronic Media, Visual Communication, Journalism, and Communication.

Ph.D. - A pass in M.A./M.Phil. Journalism and Mass Communication or Electronic Media, Visual Communication, Journalism and Communication with 55% of marks.

Sociology (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility :- A Master’s Degree in Sociology of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate.

Tamil (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility :- A Master’s Degree in Tamil of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate.

Biochemistry (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility:- Aspirant must have passed M.Sc. Biochemistry with 55% of marks.

Biotechnology (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

Eligibility:- Aspirant must have post graduation in Life sciences subjects (Agricultural science / Animal Sciences/Aquaculture/Biochemistry/Biotechnology /Botany / Entomology / Environ mental Science/Eco biotechnology / Fishery Biology/Food Science/Gene Biotechnology/ Genetic Engineering /Immunology/Immunotechnology/Industrial Biotechnology/Home Science/ Marine Biology/Marine Biotechnology /Medical Biotechnology/ Medical Science/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/Plant Science/Nano Biotechnology/Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science /Bio Physics/ Bio medical Science/Zoology and or an equivalent degree.)

Botany (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:- A pass in M.Sc. with Botany/Plant Biology/Plant Biotechnology or Life sciences as main subject.

Chemistry

Eligibility

M.Phil. - M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry with specializations in Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry: A aspirant who has eligible for M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry of this University or an equivalent Degree with 55% of marks

Ph.D. - M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry with 55% of marks / M.Phil. Degree.

Computer Science (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility

Postgraduate degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications/ Software Science/ Computer Communication/ Information Technology and Management/ Information Technology/ M.E./ M.Tech. For the purpose of admission to Ph.D programme, an aspirant should have obtained a Master’s Degree with not less than 55% of marks or an equivalent grade.

Mathematics (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Aspirants must have passed M.Sc. Mathematics with 55% marks.

Microbiology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Aspirants who have eligible for Postgraduate Degree (any biological science) of this University or equivalent Degree with 55% of marks.

Physics (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

The aspirant must haveM.Sc. (Physics) with 55% of marks.

Psychology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have  Master’s Degree in Psychology from any recognized University with 55% of marks.

Zoology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have an M.Sc. Zoology/Biochemistry/ Wildlife Biology/Animal Science/Animal Biotechnology any other Degree concerned to Zoology/Life Sciences approved by the Syndicate of Periyar University.

Textiles and Apparel Design (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have master’s degree in Textiles and Fashion concerned branch.

Energy Studies (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Aspirants must have passed M.Sc. Energy Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences.

Commerce (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Aspirants must have passed M.Com. Computer Science/ Information Technology with 55% of marks.

Environmental Science (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

Aspirants who have eligible for Postgraduate Degree in any of life sciences programmes of this University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be qualified 

(M.Sc. with Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Physics, Chemistry, Plant Science, Animal Sciences, Physiology, Anatomy, Genetics, Bio-Physics, FoodScience and Nutrition, Pharmacology, Marine biology, Bioinformatics, Biology and other science branches.)

Food Science and Nutrition (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

P.G. with 55% marks from a recognized university.

 

Degree in Food Science and Nutrition, Food and Nutrition, Food Technology, Food Procedures, Food Engineering, Agriculture, Home Science, Biochemistry, and Catering Science and Technology approved by the Association of Indian Universities.

Geology (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

The aspirant must have M.Sc. Geology / M.Sc. Applied Geology/M.Sc. Earth Science/Marine Geology.

Library and Information Science (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)

Eligibility:

An aspirant who has eligible for Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or an equivalent thereto.


Application Procedure

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

The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained in two various ways, here’s how:

  • You may obtain it straight from the university
  • It can be downloaded from the official website of the university (Copies of downloaded application form will be accepted, as well)

Aspirants are recommended to go via Periyar University Post Graduate Admission Prospectus prior to filling up their application forms. It is also recommended to try filling up a Xerox copy of the application form, in order to eradicate any trace of mistake while filling up the Periyar University M.Phil/ Ph.D. Application Form.

The form must be complete in all aspects, incomplete applications forms will not be accepted.

Method of Payment:

The payment can only be made by Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem” Payable at “Salem”. No other modes of payment are accepted by the university.

Application Fee:

CourseApplication Fee
M.PhilRs. 300/-
Ph.D.Rs. 500/-

Note: the First application is free for aspirants belonging to SC/ST category.

The payment can only be made by Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem” Payable at “Salem”. No other modes of payment are accepted by the university.

The filled-in application along with the demand draft /challan towards application fee should be sent to the respective Head of the Department, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem-636 011.


Selection Procedure

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

Admission to the M.Phil and Ph.D. Programs provided by Periyar University is based on aspirant’s performance in the entrance test organized by the university.


Reservation Criteria 2018

SC/ST aspirants are exempted from the payment of the Application/Registration fee for any one of the programmes. The photocopy of the community certificate should be enclosed along with the application. Students should write their name, complete address, and programme for which applied, in block letters on the reverse of the demand draft/challan.

For additional programmes applied, the application fee should be paid.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College


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