Manonmaniam Sundaranar University – MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2023: Dates, Application, Entrance

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2023 – Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), Tirunelveli has invited application for Qualifying Entrance Examination for PhD Programs for Jan 2023.

Check full details on MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2023 here.

Subjects for Qualifying Entrance Examination

Candidates can appear for Qualifying Entrance Examinations only in the
discipline of their study in PG. When there is no Research Centre for PG discipline of the candidate, the candidate has to choose anyone relevant subject to their PG Discipline from the given list of subjects.

Discipline Code Subject Name
01 Tamil
02 Folklore
03 English
04 History
05 Sociology 
06 Social work
07 Economics
08 Commerce
09 Education
10 Management Studies/Business Administration
11 Communication
12 Physical Education
13 Library and Information Science
14 Mathematics
15 Physics
16 Chemistry
17 Statistics
18 Environmental Science
19 Marine Biotechnology / Marine Science
20 Geo Technology/Geology
21 Criminology and Criminal Justice
22 Biotechnology
23 Microbiology
24 Animal Science/Zoology
25 Plant Science/Botany
 26 Computer Science/Computer Applications/Computer Science & Engineering
27 Information Technology & Engineering
28 Psychology

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2023 Important Dates

Opening of the Online Application portal21 Dec 2022
Closing of Online Portal16 Jan 2023
Date of Qualifying Entrance Examination22 Jan 2023
Resultswill be declared later

Eligibility Criteria for MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2023

  • Candidates who have passed Master’s Degree through Open University system are not eligible.
  • Candidates who have secured their Master’s Degree and M.Phil. with 55% or its equivalent grade of marks (relaxation of 5% of marks to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer)/differently abled under (11+1)/(10+2)+3+2 and10+ 3+2+2 pattern of courses of study shall be eligible for Ph.D. programme.
  • Final Mark Statement of PG/M.Phil. is mandatary for Ph.D online Registration.
  • Candidates with UGC NET/SET/JRF/GATE qualifications are exempted from Qualifying Entrance Examination.
  • A pass in the Qualifying Entrance Examination is valid for one session only.

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2023 Application Process

Candidates can apply online in the Entrance Exam link of this University website.

Read the instructions carefully before filing application form.

Fees for Qualifying Entrance Examination is Rs.500/-

Selection Process

  • Candidates have to appear for entrance test, followed by an interview.
  • Entrance Examination will be conducted in the subjects of Master Degree obtained by the candidate.
  • Venue of Examination: M.S.University Campus, Abishekapatti, Tirunelveli – 12
  • The Interview will be conducted by forming different interview committees.
  • The Interview will be for testing –
    • Presentation Skill
    • Knowledge on the Infrastructure Required
    • Domain Knowledge
    • Proposed Research
    • New Knowledge to be created

Candidates are required to discuss their research interest / area through a presentation before Interview Committee.

Fellowship Amount

Bharat Ratna Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Centenary Research Fellowship amount of Rs. 5,000/- per month (other than scholars getting fellowship from other funding agencies) will be awarded to the top-ranking PhD full-time scholars doing research in the University Departments for the maximum period of 3 years by taking into account of the performance in the qualifying entrance examination.

Important Links

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Application FormClick Here
MSU Tirunelveli WebsiteClick Here
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Previous Admissions

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2022

Important Dates

Opening of the Online Application portal05th January 2022
Closing of Online Portal29th January 2022
Date of Qualifying Entrance Examination10th & 11th February 2022
Resultswill be declared later

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission July 2021

Important Dates

Opening of the Online Application portal17 September 2021
Closing of Online Portal31 August 2021
Date of Qualifying Entrance Examination (Online)13 & 14 September 2021
Resultswill be declared later

MSU Tirunelveli PhD Admission Jan 2021

Important Dates

Opening of the Online Application portal01 March 2021
Closing of Online Portal31 March 2021
Date of Qualifying Entrance Examination (Online)08 & 09 April 2021
Resultswill be declared later