(A State University Accredited with "A+" Grade [CGPA 3.64] in 3rd Cycle by NAAC)



ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (Common for Full-Time/Part-Time/Independent Research)

A: Post Graduate Qualifying Degree Marks

50% of Marks for those who got P.G. degree prior to 1-1-1991.
50% of Marks for SC/ST/Physically or visually challenged candidates
55% of Marks – For all others

B: Clearing the Pre-registration Ph.D. Program Eligibility Entrance Examination


NET (JRF as well as Lectureship)/ SET & GATE qualified candidates shall alone be exempted from clearing the Pre-Registration PhD Program Entrance Examination

and they shall be eligible to register for PhD program provided they fulfill the eligibility norms mentioned in 2.1.A. All other candidates including those who are working in the sponsored research projects shall clear the Pre-Registration PhD Program Entrance Examination.

COST OF APPLICATION: INR.1,000/- (for Resident Indians)

COST OF APPLICATION: USD.100/- (for Non Resident Indians & Foriegn Nationals )

Discipline-wise eligibility, subject to the fulfillment of 2.1 for admission to Ph.D. Programs.

Faculty : Science

Discipline Eligibility
1 Mathematics Post Graduate in Mathematics /Applied Mathematics and Computer Applications.
2 Physics Post Graduate in Physics
3 Computer Science Post Graduate in Computer Science/ Computer Applications / Engineering/ Mathematics / Physics/Statistics.
4 Chemistry Post Graduate in Industrial Chemistry/ Chemistry.
5 Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies Post Graduate in Marine Biology/ Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies / Life Science/ Earth Science / Microbiology
6 Biotechnology Post Graduate in Biotechnology/Life Science/Agriculture/Fisheries/ Pharmacy/Veterinary Science/ Medicine/Microbiology.
7 Nanoscience and Technology Post Graduate in Physical /Life Sciences.
8 Bioinformatics Post Graduate in Bio-informatics/ Biotechnology / Life Science / Veterinary Science / Agriculture / Fishery Science / Pharmacy
9 Bioelectronics and Biosensor Post Graduate in Bioelectronics / Bio sensors / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Life Science / Chemistry / Physics / Electronics / Electronic Engineering.
10 Animal Health and Management Post Graduate in Animal Health and Management, Life Science or Veterinary Science.
11 Zoology Post Graduate in Zoology / Animal Health and Management / Life Science / Veterinary Science.
12 Botany Post Graduate in Botany / Biotechnology / Life Science
13 Geology Post Graduate in Geology
14 Home Science Post Graduate in Home Science
15 Energy Science Post Graduate in Physical Sciences / Chemical Sciences and Biological Sciences
16 Electronics Post Graduate in Electronics.
17 Molecular Biology Post Graduate in Life Sciences.
18 Microbiology Post Graduate in Microbiology / Biotechnology/ Life Sciences.
Bachelor Degree holder in Engineering / Technology (B.E. /B.Tech.) with a GATE score and Non-GATE students with a CGPA score of 8.0 and above are eligible for admission to full-time Ph.D. programmes. In such cases, the duration for Ph.D. be fixed as four years and four more papers at PG level (as decided by the Doctoral Committee) be included in the Course Work which is to be completed within the period of two years.

Faculty : Arts

Discipline Eligibility
1 Tamil Post Graduate in Tamil
2 Women Studies Post Graduate in any discipline
3 History Post Graduate in History
4 English Post Graduate in English
5 Economics Post Graduate in Economics / Econometrics / Business Economics / Agriculture Economics / Rural Economics / Applied Economics /Development Economics / Financial Economics /Any related discipline.
6 Rural Development Post Graduate in Rural Development / Economics / Agricultural Economics / Rural Economics / Sociology / Anthropology / Commerce / Management / Any related discipline.
7 Library & Information Science Post Graduate in Library & Information Science or related field

Faculty : Education

Discipline Eligibility
1 Education M.Ed. (Education / Special Education) / M.A. Education
2 Physical Education and Health Science Post Graduate in Physical Education/ Medicine/Alternative Medicine/ Physiotherapy (MPT/MSPT) / M.Sc. Sports Coaching

Faculty : Management

Discipline Eligibility
1 Commerce i. Post Graduate in Commerce/ International Business / Business Administration / Bank Management / Corporate Secretaryship/Banking and Insurance / Economics / Agriculture Economics /Cooperation /Foreign Trade / Any related discipline.
ii. Any Degree with ACA/FCA.
iii. Any Degree with Grad CWA/ AICWA / FICWA.
iv. Any Degree with ACS/FCS.
v. Any PG Degree with CAIIB

2 Corporate Secretaryship
3 Bank Management
4 Management

International Business**(Thesis must be strictly related to international business)


Duration M.Phil. Degree Holders: P.G. Degree Holders:
MINIMUM Full Time – 2 years Full Time – 3 years
Part Time – 3 years Part Time – 4 years
MAXIMUM Upto five years from the date of registration.

Registration Requirement: ALL SELECTIONS ARE PROVISIONAL ONLY until fulfillment of all eligibility and other requirements. On receipt of confirmation through e-mail, candidates should submit all required original certificates as detailed below and remit the fees within ten days.

Required Certificates for Full-time / Part-time candidates

1) P.G. Marks statement and Degree Certificate (original).

2) M.Phil Marks Statement and Degree Certificate (original).

3) Pre-Qualifying Entrance Examination Certificate (sent by this office) (OR) NET/SET/GATE qualifying certificate.

4) Research Proposal duly approved by the Research Supervisor.

5) Minutes of Departmental Research Committee, duly recommended by the recognized research supervisors.

6) Sanction letter of Fellowships, if any.

7) Copy of Community Certificate.

8) Copy of Transfer Certificate (proof of Date of birth).

(For Part-time candidates only)

9) No objection Ceritificate should obtain from the Appointment Authority,as given below:

a) Government School teachers should obtain from the Director of School Education.

b) Government College teachers should obtain from the Joint Director of Collegiate Education.

c) Aided / Self Financing Colleges/Teachers should obtain from the Secretary / Correspondent.

d) University teachers should obtain from the Registrar of the concerned university.

10) Service Certificate(s) from the Employer(s).