Anna University Chennai M.Sc. and M.Phil. programs online admissions open 2020-21


Are you keen to pursue an M.Sc. or M.Phil. Degree course from Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu? This article provides complete information about the online admission procedure for Anna University's M.Sc. five-year Integrated Degree program, the two-year M.Sc. Degree program and the M.Phil. Degree program for the academic session 2020-21. Details of the eligibility requirements and application fee have also been provided.

The Registrar of Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu has issued the admission notification to three of its postgraduate courses, namely M.Sc. five-year Integrated Degree program, the two-year M.Sc. Degree program and the M.Phil. Degree program for the academic session 2020-21.

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[Image source: print advt. in The Hindu, 20th Sept. 2020.]

M.Sc. two-year Integrated programs Eligibility criteria

All the two-year M.Sc. courses are over four semesters and offered at the various campuses of Anna University.

Eligibility: You should have passed the degree in the relevant field with 10+2+3 or 4-year pattern from a recognised University. You should have cleared all the subjects up to the fifth semester in the Undergraduate degree program and without any arrears at the time of applying. Students appearing for the final semester/year exam in 2020 are also eligible to apply for admission.

The relevant eligibility for each M.Sc. course is as follows-
For M.Sc. Mathematics: B.Sc. Mathematics or B.Sc. Applied Science. This course is offered by Anna University's Department of Mathematics at the College of Engineering, Guindy campus and at the Madras Institute of Technology campus.

For M.Sc. Materials Science: B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics as an ancillary subject or B.Sc. Applied Science. This course is offered by Anna University's Department of Mathematics at the College of Engineering, Guindy campus and at the Madras Institute of Technology campus.

For M.Sc. Medical Physics: B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics as an ancillary subject or B.Sc. Applied Science. This course is offered by Anna University's Department of Mathematics at the College of Engineering, Guindy campus and at the Madras Institute of Technology campus.

For M.Sc. Applied Chemistry: B.Sc. Chemistry or B. Sc. Applied Science. This course is offered by Anna University's Department of Mathematics at the College of Engineering, Guindy campus.

For M.Sc. Applied Geology: B.Sc. (Geology/Applied Geology). This course is offered by Anna University's Department of Mathematics at the College of Engineering, Guindy campus.

For M.Sc. Electronic Media (Self-Supporting): B.Sc./BCA/B.E./B.Tech./B.A.(Journalism). This course is offered by Anna University's Department of Mathematics at the College of Engineering, Guindy campus.

Online admission requirements

In addition to scanned copies of a passport size photo (good quality, recently taken, and in jpg. format) and signature (jpg. format), the following documents are required for applying for admission to the above programs-
  1. Class 10 and Class 12 mark sheets.

  2. Degree Certificate or provisional Degree Certificate.

  3. Consolidated mark sheet or mark sheet up to the fifth semester of the qualifying exam.

  4. Nativity certificate (if applicable) should be submitted in electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate.

  5. Permanent Community Certificate in card format or electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate in the case of BC, BC Muslim, MBC/DNC & SC/ SC (Arunthathiyars)/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu.

  6. Medical Certificate issued by the District Medical Board for Differently-abled candidates, if applicable.




M.Sc. five-year Integrated programs Eligibility criteria

The five-year M.Sc. postgraduate courses are over 10 semesters. The age criteria for all three programs mentioned below is the same, namely, you should not have completed 21 years of age as on 1st July 2020. This is relaxed by three years for SC/SCA/ST students of Tamil Nadu. Those appearing for the qualifying exam in 2020 are also eligible to apply for admission.

M.Sc. Computer Science

This course is offered by the Department of Mathematics of Anna University.

Eligibility: You should have passed Class 12 at the first instance with Physics, Maths and Chemistry as three of the four subjects of study prescribed under Part - III or its equivalent. The minimum average score in these put together should be 45 % for OC, 40 % for BC/BC (Muslim)/MBC/ DNC/SC/SCA/ST category.

M.Sc. (Information Technology)

This course is offered by the Department of Mathematics of Anna University. The eligibility criteria are the same as for the above course.

M.Sc. Electronic Media

The M.Sc. Electronic Media course is offered by the Department of Media Sciences of Anna University.

Eligibility: You should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) of any group under Part - III or any other exam of any University or an authority approved as equivalent by Anna University.

Online admission requirements

In addition to scanned copies of a passport size photo (this should be of good quality, taken recently, and in jpg. format) and signature (jpg. format), the following documents should be uploaded when applying online-
  1. Class 10 and Class 12 mark sheets.

  2. Transfer Certificate.

  3. Nativity Certificate should be submitted only in electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate by Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the Class 8, 9. 10, 11 and 12th exam or an equivalent exam from a school situated outside the State of Tamil Nadu.

  4. Permanent Community Certificate and Medical Certificate for Differently-abled candidates, if applicable, as stated for the M.Sc. two-year programs.




M.Phil. programs and eligibility criteria

These are full-time programs of one year's duration over two semesters.

Eligibility: You should have passed the Master's Degree in the relevant field with the 10+2+3+2 year pattern. You should have cleared all the subjects up to the third semester in the respective Post graduate Degree program, with no standing arrears at the time of applying. Students who are appearing for final semester/year exam in 2020 are also eligible to apply for admission.

The relevant qualification required for each of the M.Phil. programs and where offered is as follows-
For M.Phil. Mathematics: M. Sc. Mathematics. This course is offered at the College of Engineering Guindy Campus and Madras Institute of Technology Campus, Chromepet.

For M.Phil. Physics/Applied Physics: M. Sc. Physics or M. Sc. Medical Physics or M. Sc. Materials Science. This course is offered at the College of Engineering Guindy Campus.

For M.Phil. Chemistry: M. Sc. Chemistry or M. Sc. Applied Chemistry. This course is offered at the College of Engineering Guindy Campus.

For M.Phil. English: M. A. English. This course is offered by Anna University's Department of English at the College of Engineering, Guindy Campus.

For M.Phil. Crystal Science: M. Sc. Physics or M. Sc. Materials Science or M. Sc. Medical Physics or M. Sc. Chemistry (or) M. Sc. Applied Chemistry. This course is offered at Alagappa College of Technology Campus.

For M.Phil. Applied Geology: M. Sc. Geology or M. Sc. Applied Geology. This course is offered at the College of Engineering Guindy Campus.

Online admission requirements

In addition to the photo and signature as required for the other courses, the following self-attested documents are required to be submitted during the online application process:
  1. Class 10 and Class 12 mark sheets.

  2. Mark sheets of all the semesters of the Undergraduate program.

  3. Bachelor's Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate.

  4. Mark sheets up to the third semester of the Master's Degree program.

  5. Postgraduate Degree Certificate or Provisional Degree Certificate.

  6. Nativity certificate, if applicable, only in electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate.

  7. Permanent Community Certificate and Medical Certificate for Differently-abled candidates, if applicable, as stated for the M.Sc. programs.

How to apply

Applications will be accepted in online mode only at the official Anna University Admissions portal. You also need to pay the registration/application fee online. The fee is Rs. Rs.700/- for General category candidates and Rs.350/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to the State of Tamil Nadu.

Important dates

  • Online registration and application begins: 23rd September 2020.

  • Online registration and submission of applications ends: 7th October 2020.




Contact information

For General Application Queries: Centre for Admissions, Anna University, Chennai 600025.
Ph: +91-44-22358314.
Email: admission@annauniv.edu.in.
Anna University Website: https://www.annauniv.edu/.

For Technical and Payment Queries: Knowledge Data Centre, Anna University, Chennai 600025.
Ph: +91-44-22357091.
Email: support@annauniv.edu.in (on working days between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.).

Department Campuses of M.Sc. and M.Phil. programs-
1. College of Engineering Guindy
12, Sardar Patel Rd, Guindy,
Chennai-600025,
Tamil Nadu.
Ph: 044-2235 8491/8490.
Email: deanceg@annauniv.edu / cegdeanoffice@gmail.com.
Website: http://ceg.annauniv.edu/.

2. Madras Institute of Technology
MIT Road, Radha Nagar,
Chromepet.
Chennai - 600044,
Tamil Nadu.
Ph: +91-2251-6002.
Website: http://www.mitindia.edu/en/.

3. Alagappa College of Technology (ACTECH)
Anna University,
Chennai – 600025,
Tamil Nadu.
Ph: 044 - 2235 - 9129/9128/9127/9126 (Office of Dean).
Email: deanact@annauniv.edu / actechau@gmail.com.
Website: https://www.annauniv.edu/act/.


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