Tamil Nadu Sports University Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - May 31 2018

TNPESU Ph.D. Admissions 2018

The Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University (TNPESU) is an affiliation university founded in 2004 in Chennai, with a motive to improve the quality of Physical and Sports education in the state of Tamil Nadu. At current, the University has three Faculties, five Departments, and ten affiliated Colleges.

TNPESU invites applications for part-time and full-time Ph.D. Programmes with provisions to do research work in the University or the approved research centers for part-time Ph.D. programmes. Admission to the Ph.D. program is entrance based, while the marks scored in the qualifying degree examination and an interview also play an important role in the preparation of the merit list.

You can apply offline by obtaining the application form from the university or by downloading it from university’s official website.

You also required to have a master’s degree in the concerned field of research that you wish to apply for, you might refer to the detailed eligibility criteria for more. 

Your completely filled-in application form must access the university on or before November 27.


    27th Nov, 2018 - 11th Dec, 2018

  • Method of Application


Tamil Nadu Sports University Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Education & M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science
Last date for receiving the filled in Application27th Nov, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination11th Dec, 2018

Tamil Nadu Sports University Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

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

For all branches:

Aspirant must have eligible for Master’s Degree (10+2+3+2 format or equivalent in this order) of this University or of any other university recognized by the syndicate of this university as equivalent with not less than 55% of marks for General category, 50% for SC/ST and those who finished their Post Graduate degree on or before 1991 or a CGPA of 5.51 and above in the 10.00 point scale or B grade in the seven point scale, under CBCS, for the subjects of Physical Education, Yoga, Practice Physiology/ Practice Physiology & Nutrition, Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology, Sports Management, Sports Psychology, Sports Sociology, Sports Coaching and Sports Technology respectively.

Specialization Specific Eligibility Criteria:

SpecializationEducational Qualification
Physical EducationM.P.Ed. / M.P.E. / M.P.E.S.
YogaM. Sc. (Yoga) / M.A. (Yoga).
Practice Physiology and NutritionM. Sc. (Practice Physiology & Nutrition).
Sports Biomechanics and KinesiologyM. Sc. (Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology)
Sports ManagementM.B.A. (Sports Management).
Sports Psychology and Sports SociologyM.Sc. (Sports Psychology & Sociology).
Sports Coaching:M.Sc. (Sports Coaching) / M.S. (Sports Coaching
Sports TechnologyM. Tech. (Sports Technology).

Note: However, the Vice-Chancellor has the discretionary power to nominate a research committee to decide the equivalence of a degree for the admission to any Ph.D. programme.

Tamil Nadu Sports University Ph.D. Admissions 2018 How to apply?

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

  • Aspirants must submit the Application Form to the Principal of Approved Research Centres of this University the via the proper channel, before the due date.
  • Aspirants must fill in the application with necessary details.
  • Aspirants must attach a Demand Draft of Rs.750/- drawn in favor of the "The Registrar, Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, Chennai -600127"
  • Aspirants can obtain the Application Form either straight from the University on payment, or download the form from the University website by clicking on the “Ph.D.” tab and subsequently on the “Download form” tab.

Tamil Nadu Sports University Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Selection Procedure

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

Aspirants are selected keeping 3 factors in mind: the Entrance Exam, Interview, and marks in the Post Graduate Degree.

Entrance Exam: This would involve two papers of 50 marks each and 50 Objective Type Questions. Paper 1 is General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude.

Note: If you have eligible in NET/SLET/other National Level Eligibility Test, you will be exempted from entrance test and you will have to appear for the interview only. Paper 2 is on Related Subject. You should secure more than 50% marks in the Interview to secure admission.

Interview: This is of 25 marks in which students are screened on the basis of their communication skills and intellectual level.

Post Graduate Degree marks: Marks obtained in the P.G Degree is converted to a maximum of 25.

Based on the performance in the entrance test and interview, the successful aspirants shall be short-listed. If you secure 50% of the total marks altogether in the entrance test, Interview and Post Graduate Degree, you will be qualified for Ph.D. admission.

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

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