Applications invited for Ph.D /M.Phil. Programs 2017 at Madurai Kamaraj University


Madurai Kamaraj University Ph.D (full time/part time) and M.Phil Programs 2017 admission have been announced. Searching for the details of those courses? Check out this article to get some important information of this course like application, fees, entrance test, selection process and interview.

Madurai Kamaraj University established in the year 1966 is a public university located in Tamil Nadu state, India. Now the latest news regarding Madurai Kamaraj University is that it has invited applications from eligible candidates for the post of Ph.D (full time/part time) and M.Phil Programs 2017. The university offers Ph.D. (full time/part time) programs in 48 subjects and M.Phil (regular programs) in 40 subjects in various departments/schools/affiliated colleges. The details are mentioned below.

M.Phil program subjects

  • Art History
  • Botany
  • Biotechnology
  • Christianity
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Comparative Religion (Tamil)
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Applications
  • English
  • Education
  • Economics
  • English Language Studies
  • Folklore
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Entrepreneurship
  • French
  • Geography
  • Linguistics History
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Kannada
  • Library and Information Science
  • History
  • Malayalam
  • Management
  • Peace Making & Gandhian Thought
  • Material Science
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Communication
  • Nanoscience and Technology
  • Marine Environmental Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Physics
  • Saiva Siddhantha Philosophy
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Vedangas


Ph.D program subjects

  • Biomedical Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Commerce
  • Computer Applications
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Folklore
  • French
  • Future Studies
  • Genomics / Genetics
  • Gandhian Thought & Peace Making
  • Geography
  • Gurunank
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Islamic &Tamil Studies
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Kannada
  • Mathematics
  • Linguistics
  • Malayalam
  • Material Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Rural Development
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Social Work
  • Physical Education
  • Saiva Siddhantha Philosophy & Religion
  • Sanskrit
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Tourism Management
  • Urdu
  • Zoology


Eligibility

Candidates who are interested to join the Ph.D Programme in Madurai Kamaraj University should have a Bachelor's degree as well as a Master's Degree (10+2+3+2 pattern or equivalent) of this university or any other university recognized by this university as equivalent in the concerned discipline with not less than 55% of marks in Master's Degree.

Where to get application form

The application form for Ph.D.(full time/part time) /M.Phil. Programs 2017 conducted by Madurai Kamaraj University is available in the following link http://mkuniversity.org/direct/notification_2017/application_of_phd&Mphil_2017.pdf. If you are interested to apply for more than one program, then you should definitely submit separate application.

Where to send the filled in application form

The completely filled in application form with the envelope super scribed as 'Application for admission to Ph.D. (full time/part time)/M.Phil programs' should be send on or before the last date to

  • The Registrar,
    Madurai Kamaraj University,
    Palkalai Nagar,
    Madurai 625021


Documents to be submitted along with filled in application form

  • 2 self-addressed stamped envelope for Rs 10/-
  • Birth certificate/SSLC certificate
  • Community certificate
  • HSC mark lists
  • UG mark list
  • PG mark list
  • M.Phil. mark list
  • Degree certificates
  • Certificate of differently abled person
  • Hall ticket


Application fees

M.Phil course:
  • General: Rs 750
  • SC/ST candidates: Rs 375
Ph.D course: Rs 1000

How to pay the application fees

Candidates can remit all the fees prescribed by the University through an online payment, into the MKU Registrar Account of State Bank of India, Madurai Kamaraj University Branch, Madurai or in any one of its branches that is close to the place of the candidate or can send a Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favor of "The Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University" payable at Madurai. But those NRI candidates living abroad shall remit the fees in US $. The foreign nationals who reside in India will be treated equivalent to NRI candidates and they can pay the fee either in US $ or equivalent Indian National Rupees.

Admission

There will be an entrance test conducted by the University for getting admission to the M.Phil and Ph.D courses. The candidates for Ph.D course will be admitted under full-time/part-time mode while those for M.Phil course will be admitted only in the full time mode and not in part-time or distance learning or any other mode.

Entrance test

The entrance test will be conducted by the University and comprise of two parts, each of one hour duration. The entrance tests will be of objective type with a maximum of 50 marks each. The first part includes Research aptitude, English comprehension, Logic and general reasoning while the second part of the exam will be in the subject concerned in which the candidate is willing to pursue the Ph.D degree. The list of centers where the exam will be conducted is mentioned below.

Entrance exam centers

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai
  • Nagercoil
  • Tirunelveli
  • Tiruchirappalli


Interview

Following the entrance test, based on ranking, the candidates will be short listed and called for an interview by their respective Research Department /Institution/ Centre . There will be 50 marks for the interview.

Selection

At the time of interview, the department research committee will be interacting with the candidate and will assess his/her research interest/aptitude. The selection will be made on the basis of marks obtained by a candidate in the entrance test and interview.

Important information

  • Last date for receipt of filled in application: 7 August 2017
  • Date of entrance exam (offline objective examination): 19 August 2017(M.Phil) and 20 August 2017(Ph.D)


Contact information

Madurai Kamaraj University,
Palkalai Nagar,
Madurai 625021,
Tamil Nadu,
India,
Tel: +91 0452 2458471
Fax: +91 0452 2459181
Email: mkuregistrar@rediffmail.com


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