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Ph.D Tamil

Doctorate of Philosophy in Tamil

Are you a post graduate with a wish to pursue higher studies n the field of Tamil? Doctorate of Philosophy is available in Tamil for candidates with research attitude. There are many government institutes offering this course in India with stipends and scholarships. Candidates can find the basic details from below.

Course Name: Ph.D Tamil
Stream: Journalism, Media & Communication
Course Category: Languages
Duration: 4-6 Years

Course Detail

PhD. is a research based degree with a full name as "Doctorate of Philosophy". PhD in Tamil is a course which allows students to have thorough reading of Tamil literature ad then to pursue a research on a topic as per their own interest.
This course is available in regular s well as in distance learning/ correspondence mode. Candidates can even pursue the same along with their ongoing job. They only need to be in contact of their supervisor and to study on their own.


The eligibility criteria requires a post graduation degree in Tamil. Candidates holding M.A in Tamil / M.Phil in Tamil are eligible for this course. The minimum required marks vary from one institute to another and ranges between 50%-60%.
There is no age restriction for this course and a candidate can pursue the same at ay time of his/ her professional life as per the requirement, suitability and interest.

Ph.D Tamil 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Ph.D Tamil - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D Tamil course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A.A. Govt. Arts College Periyar UniversityTamil Nadu
A.d.m. College For Women, NagapattinamBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
A.P.C. Mahalakshmi College For WomenManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
A.R.C. Viswanathan CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
A.V.C College of EngineeringAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
CBM College of Arts And ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Cherraan''s Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr. S.N.S. Rajalakshmi College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr.SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts & ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Ethiraj College for WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Government Arts College (Autonomous)Bharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Arts CollegePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Arts College, UdagamandalamBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Arts College, UdumalpetBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Arts College,UdhagamandalamBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
J.K.K.Nataraja College of Arts & SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Jamal Mohamed College OF Teacher EducationDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University Tamil Nadu
K.S.R College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post-Graduate StudiesPondicherry UniversityPuducherry
Karuppannan Mariappan CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kongunadu Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kunthavai Naacchiaar Govt.Arts College for WomenBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Madura CollegeMadurai Kamaraj UniversityTamil Nadu
Maharaja Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Meenakshi College for WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Nirmala College for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Pachaiyappa''s College for Men, ChennaiUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu

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Admission Procedure

Admission for PhD has different ways-
  • Direct admission- This requires submission of application form explaining your scope of research to the institute as well as selected supervisor.

  • Through National level examinations- CSIR and UGC conduct National Eligibility Test twice a year. If a candidate qualifies for PhD, he or she can get admission in reputed government institute for PhD.

  • Through Institute level entrance test- Many government institutes conduct their own entrance examinations for PhD. Candidates need to submit the application form and perform well in entrance examination.

  • Other way- The other ways includes extending the current project, enroll for PhD along with teaching assistance, contacting a supervisor and request to accept you for research work.


The duration for this course is variable with no strict policies. The usual duration ranges between 4- 6 years.

Course highlights

The initial part of course includes reading of literature already available on the selected topic. Candidates go through those papers and then start their own research.
Once they are done with their research, they need to write their thesis explaining about their research. The last step is to give presentation and defend your thesis in front of panel of experts in your field.

Job aspects

These candidates have may job options available in India as well as abroad.
They can be a teacher, lecturer, etc. They can become a language expert in any education institute managing Tamil language department.
The opportunities as a translator and free lancer are also available. They can start their own tuition classes for Tamil.

Ph.D Tamil Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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