Research admission notification 2019-20 at Dravidian University Andhra Pradesh

Interested to join M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes (full time and part time) for the academic year 2019-20 at Dravidian University in Andhra Pradesh? If yes, check out this article to know the details of these programs, including eligibility, application forms, date, and place of interviews, application fees, etc.

Dravidian University located in Andhra Pradesh state is inviting applications from eligible candidates for their M.Phil and Ph.D., Programmes (full time and part time) for the academic year 2019-20 . This program is applicable to all candidates who are qualified in UGCJRF/NET / CSIR-JRF / NET / DST-INSPIRE Research Fellowship. The research programs leading to the award of M.Phil. (full-time/ part-time) and Ph.D. (full-time/ part-time) degrees in Dravidian University are offered in the following disciplines.

  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Computer Science
  • Telugu
  • Comparative Dravidian Literature
  • Kannada
  • Biotechnology
  • Tamil
  • Folklore
  • Tulu
  • Linguistics
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Education
  • Chemistry
  • Library and Information Science
  • Management and Environmental Management


  1. Candidates with a post graduate degree from Dravidian University or recognized as equivalent thereto must have a minimum 55% marks in the concerned PG subject. There will be a concession of 5% marks allowed for SC/ST candidates
  2. If you have qualified UGC-NET / UGC-CSIR NET JRF/teacher fellowship holder / National fellowship holder twice in a year, then you wil be given M/.Phil and Ph.D admissions without any entrance tests
  3. The other eligibility for each program is given as
    • Linguistics- PG in Linguistics/ Social Sciences/Languages/Computer Science/Humanities
    • Education – M.Ed
    • Biotechnology- M.Pharmacy, PG in Life Sciences and M.Tech in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics
    • Folklore - PG in Folklore/Language/Fine Arts/Anthropology/Performing/Sociology/Arts/Literature and History
    • Management – PG in Management
    • Chemistry – PG in Chemistry
    • Environmental Management – PG in Environmental Management, SD, Energy Studies, Management & Civil & Electrical Engineering

Are foreign students eligible for research admission at Dravidian university?

Yes, but they should apply through ICCR mode.

Where to buy the application form and prospectus

Candidates can buy the application form and prospectus in person from the below address by paying Rs.500/- through DD. But SC/ST/PH candidates need to pay only Rs 400/-.
  • The Dean,
    Academic Affairs,
    Dravidian University,

On the other hand if you are trying to download the application form and prospectus from university website mentioned below., then you need to pay Rs.550/- (Only Rs.450/- for SC/ST/Differently-abled candidates) through a DD that is drawn in favour of "The Registrar, Dravidian University" and payable at Kuppam and which can be sent by post to the same address mentioned above.

Documents to be submitted along with application form

Each application should be accompanied by duly attested copies of your relevant certificates. Don't forget to affix a duly attested passport size photograph in the application form.

Important dates

  • Start date of sale of application form: 15 July 2019
  • Last date of sale of application form: 29 July 2019
  • Last date for submission of filled-in application forms: 29 July 2019 before 5:00 PM

Mode of study and number of vacancies for each post

In order to know the mode of study and number of vacancies in each post, please check the website mentioned below.


Candidates will be called for an interview where the committee consists of Head of the Department, Chairperson, Board of Studies and one Senior Faculty Member from the Department nominated by the Vice-Chancellor. Here the applicants will be required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Committee.

Important information regarding interview

  • Date of interview: 02 August 2019 – 03 August 2019
  • Place of interview : The Dean, Academic Affairs, Dravidian University, Kuppam

Dravidian University contact information

  • Dravidian University
    Srinivasa Vanam
    Kuppam-517 426,
    Chittoor District
    Andhra Pradesh
    Vice-Chancellor: 08570 - 278236
    Fax: 08570 - 278209
    Tel: 9059117712

Regarding queries

If you have any queries regarding in respect of non-receipt of the Acknowledgement and Call letter for Interview, then you must contact
  • The Dean,
    Academic Affairs,
    Dravidian University,


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