Chennai: University of Madras, a public state university in Chennai, has released PhD admission notification for January 2018 session. The PhD programmes are offered in more than70 departments of the university. Both PhD (Full-Time) and PhD (Part-Time) are offered.
Key Dates & Application Fees: The closing date for submission of application is 31 December 2017. Applications can be downloaded from the University websie and submit the same with processing fee of Rs.500/- (fee exempted for SC / ST). Candidates should submit the Hard copy of the on-line Application form to the respective University Department / Affiliated College / Research Institution where the candidate is proposed to do their research work on or before 31 December 2017.
Eligibility Conditions: Candidate should have obtained a Master’s Degree with 55% marks in the qualifying examination. For SC/ST candidates and for candidates who have completed the PG degree before 1991, the minimum can be only 50% for admission to the Ph.D. Programme.
Teachers of affiliated colleges holding NET/SLET qualification or M.Phil., degree with one year of teaching experience after M.Phil., degree., are eligible to register for Ph.D. (Part-time) Programme.
Teachers of Higher Secondary Schools/High Schools and Polytechnic with two years of experience after the qualifying (PG) degree are eligible to register for PhD (Part-Time) Programme.
List of Departments where PhD Admissions are offered:
Ancient History and Archaeology
Adult & Continuing Education
Anna Centre for Public Affairs
Politics and Public Administration
Centre for South and South East Asian Studies
Defence and Strategic Studies
Dr. Ambedkar Centre for Economic Studies
Agro Economic Research Centre
Mass Media and Communication Studies
JBAS Centre for Islamic Studies
Arabic, Persian and Urdu
Ramanujan Institute of Advanced Study in Maths
Crystallography & Biophysics
Central Instrumentation & Service Lab.
CAS in Botany
Plant Biology & Biotechnology
Animal Biology & Biotechnology
Pharmacology & Envi. Toxicology
National Centre for Ultra Fast Processes
Photonics and Bio-Photonics
Nano Science & Nano Technology
Institute of Distance Education (IDE)
Network Systems and information Technology
Centre for Natural Hazards and Disaster Management
Centre for Water Resource Management (CWRM)
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer PhD Admission Notification, which is available on the official website of University of Madras.