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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
Group: Ph.D.
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.

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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 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
A.d.m. College For Women, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu
A.P.C. Mahalakshmi College for Women, Tamil Nadu
A.R.C. Viswanathan College, Tamil Nadu
A.V.C College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Tamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Tamil Nadu
CBM College of Arts And Science, Tamil Nadu
Cherraan''s Arts and Science College, Tamil Nadu
Dr. S.N.S. Rajalakshmi College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu
Ethiraj College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College, Udagamandalam, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College, Udumalpet, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College,Udhagamandalam, Tamil Nadu
J.K.K.Nataraja College of Arts & Science, Tamil Nadu
Jamal Mohamed College OF Teacher Education, Tamil Nadu
K.S.R College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu
Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post-Graduate Studies, Puducherry
Karuppannan Mariappan College, Tamil Nadu
Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Tamil Nadu
Kunthavai Naacchiaar Govt.Arts College for Women, Tamil Nadu
L.N. Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu
Madura College, Tamil Nadu
Madurai Diraviyam Thayumanavar Hindu College, Tamil Nadu
Maharaja Arts and Science College, Tamil Nadu
Meenakshi College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College, Tamil Nadu
Nirmala College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Pachaiyappa''s College for Men, Chennai, Tamil 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.

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