Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU), a state university in Tamil Nadu, has announced MPhil and PhD Programmes 2022. The university will conduct PhD (Full Time/Part Time)/ MPhil (Regular) Common Entrance Test for available seats in various disciplines for 2022.
Madurai Kamaraj University is currently offering Ph.D. (Full Time/Part Time) Programmes in 49 subjects & M.Phil. (Regular) programmes in 43 subjects in its departments and affiliated colleges.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 09 September 2021 (After Extension).
Date and Time of Entrance Test- (Online Objective Examination) – Will be Notified
The online portal registration fee is Rs.2000/- for PhD and Rs. 1500/- for MPhil, (Rs.1000/- and Rs.750/-respectively for SC/ST Candidates) inclusive of eligibility certificates for passing candidates.
List of Departments where PhD Seats Available:
1 Biochemistry 20 Genomics / Genetics 39 Rural Development
2 Biomedical Science 21 Geography 40 Saiva Siddhantha Philosophy
3 Biotechnology 22 History 41 Philosophy
4 Botany 23 Immunology 42 Psychology
5 Biology 24 Islamic Tamil Studies 43 Sanskrit
6 Business Administration 25 Journalism and Mass Communication 44 Social work
7 Chemistry 26 Kannada 45 Sociology
8 Commerce 27 Library and Information Science 46 Tamil
9 Computer Science 28 Linguistics 47 Telugu
10 Environmental Remote Sensing and Cartography 29 Malayalam 48 Tourism Management
11 Economics 30 Material Science 49 Zoology
12 Education 31 Marine Biology
13 English 32 Mathematics
14 English Language Studies 33 Microbiology
15 Environmental Studies 34 Molecular Biology
16 Energy Science 35 Physical Education
17 Folklore 36 Physics
18 Food and Nutrition 37 Political Science
19 Gandhian Thought & Peace Making 38 Public Administration
Online Entrance Test: The online entrance test shall be conducted by the University and shall comprise of two parts, each test of one hour duration. The tests shall be of objective type with a maximum of 50 marks each. The first part includes Research aptitude, English comprehension, logic and general reasoning and the second part shall be in the subject concerned in which the candidate is willing to pursue the Ph.D degree.
Students who are pursuing their final year PG Course may also apply for the Common Entrance Examination for PhD programmes. The Pass Certificate will be issued only on production of attested copy of Cumulative Mark Statement ensuring minimum eligible percentage of marks in PG Degree.
For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of Madurai Kamaraj University.