Madurai Kamaraj University – MKU PhD Admission 2022-23: Dates, Application Form

Madurai Kamaraj University MKU PhD Admission

MKU PhD Admission 2022-23 – Madurai Kamaraj University invites applications for Ph.D. (Full Time/ Part Time) / M.Phil. Programmes for Session 2022-23.

Check full details on MKU PhD Admission 2022-23 below here.

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MKU PhD & MPhil Programs

Applications are invited for Ph.D. (Full Time/Part Time)/ M.Phil. (Regular) Common Entrance Test of Madurai Kamaraj University for available seats in various disciplines for the year 2022. Last date for application is 20 August 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.

Available PhD Programs

1Biochemistry
2Biomedical Science
3Biotechnology
4Botany
5Biology
6Business Administration
7Chemistry
8Commerce
9Computer Science
10Environmental Remote Sensing and Cartography
11Economics
12Education
13English
14English Language Studies
15Environmental Studies
16Energy Science
17Folklore
18Food and Nutrition
19Gandhian Thought & Peace Making
20Genomics / Genetics
21Geography
22History
23Immunology
24Islamic Tamil Studies
25Journalism and Mass Communication
26Kannada
27Library and Information Science
28Linguistics
29Malayalam
30Material Science
31Marine Biology
32Mathematics
33Microbiology
34Molecular Biology
35Physical Education
36Physics
37Political Science
38Public Administration
39Rural Development
40Saiva Siddhantha Philosophy
41Philosophy
42Psychology
43Sanskrit
44Social work
45Sociology
46Tamil
47Telugu
48Tourism Management
49Zoology

Available MPhil Programs

1.Art History
2Biotechnology
3Botany
4Bio-chemistry
5Business Administration
6Chemistry
7Commerce
8Comparative Religion (Tamil Medium)
9Computer Applications
10Computer Science
11Psychology
12Economics
13Education
14English
15English Language Studies
16Entrepreneurship Studies
17Environmental Sciences
18Folklore
19Geography
20Journalism and Mass Communication
21History
22Kannada
23Library and Information Science
24Linguistics
25Malayalam
26Management
27Marine Biology
28Material Science
29Mathematics
30Media and Communication
31Microbiology
32Peace Making & Gandhian Thought
33Physical Education
34Physics
35Political Science
36Saiva Siddhantha Philosophy
37Sanskrit
38Sociology
39Social Work
40Tamil
41Telugu
42Tourism Management
43Zoology

Eligibility Criteria for MKU PhD Admission 2022-23

  • Candidates willing to register for PhD Programme should have a Bachelor’s degree as well as a Master’s Degree (10+2+3+2 pattern or equivalent in that order) of this university or any other university recognized by this university as equivalent thereto in concerned disciplines with minimum 55% of marks in the aggregate marks in Master’s Degree.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer) / Differently-abled /SC/ST categories of candidates as per the rules.
  • 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.
  • Junior/Senior Research Fellows working in research projects funded by various external agencies of National and State level organizations and executed by the Departments of University / Recognized Research Centres of the affiliated Colleges/ Recognized Research Institutions and those who are working as stipendiary/ non-stipendiary research scholars are also eligible to register for Ph.D.

MKU PhD Admission 2022-23 Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply online mode through http://mkuniversity.ac.in/
  • Read all instructions carefully before filling the online application.

Application Fee

For PhDRs. 2,000/- (Rs.1,000/- for SC/ST Students)
For M.Phil.Rs. 1,500/- (Rs.750/- for SC/ST Students)

MKU PhD Admission 2022-23 Important Dates

Opening of Online Registration Portal05 August 2022
Last date for submission of online application20 August 2022
Date and Time of Entrance Test (Online Objective Examination)Will be notified later

Selection Process

  • Selection for PhD Admission will be on the basis of Entrance test and interview.
  • The department research committee shall rank the candidates on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance test and the interview.

Exemption from Entrance Test and Interview

The following candidates are exempted from appearing for the entrance examination and interview and they may be directly admitted into the PhD programme.

  • Candidates with Junior/Senior Research Fellowship (JRF/SRF) sanctioned by National/State level research funding agencies who have been admitted following the recommended admission procedure.
  • Candidates duly selected by a Committee constituted by the Research Department/ Centre / Institution after proper notification and selection process and appointed in Research Projects.
  • Those candidates may directly apply to the University Departments / Research Centres in Colleges for admission and need not apply for entrance examination and need not pay the online registration fees.

About Online Common 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.
  • Pattern of Exam
Part – IPart – II
50 Marks – objective type Questions – Research aptitude, English comprehension, logic and general reasoning.50 Marks – objective type Questions in the subject concerned.

Syllabus

First Part – The first part includes Research aptitude, English comprehension, logic and general reasoning

Second Part – Second Part will be based on PG level syllabus in concerned subject.

Exam Centres

The online Entrance test centers (Subject to change depending upon the minimum strength)

  • (1) Thiruvananthapuram
  • (2) Ernakulam,
  • (3) Bangalore,
  • (4) Chennai,
  • (5) Madurai,
  • (6) Coimbatore
  • (7) Trichy,
  • (8) Dindigul
  • (9) Virudhunagar
  • (10) Tirunelveli
  • (11) Thoothukudi
  • (12) Theni
  • (13) Ramanathapuram

Important Links

Application FormClick Here
ProspectusClick Here
MKU WebsiteClick Here
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MKU PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

Opening of Online Registration Portal15 July 2021
Last date for submission of online application (Extended)09 September 2021
Date and Time of Entrance Test (Online Objective Examination)notified later