Chennai: Alagappa University, a state public university based in Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu), has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD progarmmes for the current session. The PhD progarmmes are available in 36 subjects/streams in following faculties: Arts, Science, Management and Education.
Key Dates: Online Application for PhD Entrance Programme has commenced from 11 July 2017. The last date for receipt of filled in application is 10 August 2017 (05:00 PM). The PhD written test will be held on 27 August 2017 (10.00 am – 01.00 PM) while Interview is scheduled to be held on 27 August 2017 (02.00 PM). The application fee is Rs 500/- .
Eligibility Conditions (Min mark in the Qualifying Degree):
Candidates who have passed through 10+2+3+2/11+1+3+2/10+3+2+2 pattern alone can apply
50 % of marks for SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) / Person with Disablity
55 % of marks for all Other Candidates
M.Ed.(Education / Spl Education)/M.A. Education is essential for Ph.D. in Education
Alagappa University informed through the PhD Entrance notification that NET/SET/GATE candidates are exempted from entrance examination & interview. Candidates who are in the final year / semester of their P.G. Degree may also apply for the Pre-Registration Qualifying Entrance Examination for Ph.D. Program. However the pass certificates will be issued only on production of attested copy of Cumulative Mark Statement ensuring minimum eligible percentage of marks in PG Degree.
List of Subjects/ disciplines where PhD programmes are offered:
Arts: 1.Tamil 2.English 3.Women’s Studies 4.Rural Development 5.History 6.Economics 7. Social Work 8. Fine Arts 9. Library & Information Science
Science: 1.Mathematics 2.Computer Science 3.Physics 4.Chemistry 5.Biotechnology 6.Molecular Biology 7.Microbiology 8.Nanoscience & Technology 9.Bioinformatics 10.Bioelectronics & Biosensors 11. Oceanography & Coastal Area Studies 12.Animal Health & Management 13.Zoology 14.Botany 15.Home Science 16.Geology 17.Energy Science
Management: 1.Management 2.Commerce 3.Corporate Secretaryship 4.Bank Management 5.International Business 6.Political Science 7. Logistics Management
Education: 1. Education 2.Special Education 3.Physical Education
PhD Program (both Full Time/Part Time) are offered in the University Departments, Constituent Colleges, Affiliated Colleges and other Approved Research Centres of Alagappa University. The university is accredited with A+ Grade by NAAC (CGPA : 3.64) in the Third Cycle.
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer the PhD Entrance Test notification, uploaded on the Online Admission page of official website of the University: