Home >> Admission-Notification >> PHD Admission >>

Bharathiar University PhD Admissions 2018

Bharathiar University BU Coimbatore announces PhD Admissions 2018 Full Time / Part Time

Bharathiar University PhD Admissions 2018 Notification - Applications are invited from eligible candidates for regular PhD (Full Time and Part Time) Programs for the academic year 2018-19 offered in the University Departments/ Affiliated Colleges and Recognized Research Institutions. It is NOT for CATEGORY-B Stream

PhD Degree Holders

  • Minimum Period (Full Time - 3 yrs.; Part Time 4 yrs.) and Maximum Period (Full Time: 5 yrs., Part Time 6 yrs.)


PhD Programs Offered

  • PhD Programs are offered in the following disciplines in the University Depts. as Full Time & Part Time Courses


I. School of Life Sciences

  • Dept. of Botany, Bio-informatics, Environmental Sciences, Zoology, Human Genetics and Molecular Biology, BU - DRDO Centre for Life Sciences


II. School of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

  • Dept. of Microbial Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry


III. School of Commerce:

  • Dept. of Commerce


IV. Bharathiar School of Mgt and Entrepreneur & Development (BSMED)

V. School of Chemical Sciences:

  • Dept. of Chemistry


VI. School of Computer Science & Eng

  • Dept. of Computer Applications, Computer Science, Information Technology


VII. School of Education Studies

  • Dept. of Communication & Media Studies, Educational Technology, Education, Physical Education, Extension Career Guidance and Students Welfare


VIII. School of Physical Sciences

  • Dept. of Physics, Medical Physics, Nanoscience and Technology, Electronics & Instrumentation


IX. School of Economics:

  • Dept. of Economics, Econometrics


X. School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Dept. of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics


XI. School of Social Science

  • Dept. of Social Work, Women's Studies, Textiles & Apparel Design, Sociology and Population Studies, Psychology, Library and information Science


XII. School of Tamil & other Indian Languages

  • Department of Tamil


XIII. School of English & other Foreign Languages

  • Dept. of Linguistics, English & Foreign Languages


Also See : Admission Notification


Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should have passed a PG degree course (i.e., SSLC+HSC+UG+PG)or (SSLC+Pre-degree+1+UG+PG) or 10-year SSLC plus 3-year Diploma plus two year UG degree and two year PG (10+3+2+2) or four year UG degree and one year master’s degree (10+2+4+1)

  • A candidate possessing a PG degree with 17 years of total duration of study alone is eligible for admission to PhD Program
  • Candidates belonging to the following categories are eligible to register for PhD(Full-Time / Part Time) Program

Full-time/Part-time (with or without stipend/fellowship):

  • A candidate having a minimum 55% (5% relaxation for SC/ST candidates in the minimum eligibility) marks in the qualifying exams
  • The part-time candidates belonging to any one of the following categories working as teacher in Dept. of the University or an affiliated College of this University /Higher Secondary School / High School/Middle School/Polytechnics within Tamil nadu, recognized/approved by the Govt.Subjects like Engineering, Medicine, Law & Agriculture are not eligible to register under Bharathiar University
  • Private/Public Ltd., Company registered under the Companies Act


  • 31% for open Competition
  • 30% for backward classes, within this 3.5% for Muslims and 3.5 % for Christians
  • 20% for most backward class and denitrified community / DNC
  • 18% for scheduled castes [SC (A)] 3 %
  • 01% for Scheduled tribes


Selection Process

  • Admission will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the PG degree, Common Entrance Test (CET July 2018 only) and the interview conducted at the time of admission


Application Procedure

  • Application Form & Prospectus for PhD (FT/PT) Programs can be downloaded from the University Website www.b-u.ac.in
  • The filled in applications should reach to the University, concerned colleges and the Research Institution on or before 26th March 2018 (05.00 pm)
  • For more information, visit the university websitewww.b-u.ac.in


Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Forms: 26th March 2018


Bharathiar University Coimbatore

Tel.: 0422-2422222, Fax 0422-2425706 Website www.b-u.ac.in




Related Posts:

Ph.D. in Computer Science
Universities offering PhD in Computer science, Fee, Job Opportunities and Salary.

PhD Admission Process in India
Tips for Getting Good Scores in Gate Exams. Visit us for tips on getting good scores in GATE an all India level entrance examination for aspirants who want to pursue Masters/Direct PhD.

Top PhD Entrance Exams in India
Here is al ist of Top PhD Entrance Exams in India. Visit the page to know about Entrance Exam Notifications of Top PhD Courses in India.

Why do a Phd? - Reasons, Funding Schemes, Job Prospects
Why do a PhD? - Purpose, Opportunities, Funding Schemes. Check here the list of Important Schemes and Funding Opportunities available to do PhD in India