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Periyar University Salem PG Program Admissions 2019, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Periyar University Salem announces MA MCom MBA EMBA MCA MEd MPhil Admission 2019

Periyar University PG Admissions 2019 - Periyar University has published official notification for eligible candidates for admission into the following Post Graduate Programs at PG Extension Centre, Dharmapuri of the academic year 2019-20. Candidates who are eligible can fill their Application Form before the last date.


Periyar University, Salem

  • Periyar University, Salem was established in September 1997 by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu. This UGC recognized university is accredited with B+ Grade by NAAC. It imparts higher education at three levels, i.e., through its Departments of Study and Research, Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) and the affiliated colleges. The University has 29 Departments and 5 Centers


See: Latest Entrance Exam


 Periyar University PG Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of filled in Application Forms: 17th May 2019
  • Entrance Test for PG Programs: 29th May 2019

Courses Offered

  • MBA
  • MCA
  • M.Ed
  • M.A
  • M.Sc
  • M.Com


See: Admission Notification and Dates


University PG Programs

  • M.A.: Tamil, Economics, English, Journalism and Mass Communication, Sociology MHRD (Master of Human Resource Development), M.Com (Master of Commerce)
  • M.Sc.: Applied Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, Applied Psychology, Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany, Environmental Science, Computer Science (self supportive), Zoology
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration), MBA (self supportive), MBA (Executive), MCA (Aided), MCA (self supportive), M.Ed (Master of Education), MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science)
  • M.Phil (Full Time): Applied Geology, Commerce, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Tamil, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Food Science and Nutrition, Management Studies, Education, English, Biotechnology, Journalism and Mass Communication, Microbiology, Psychology, Sociology, Physical Education


See: MA Admissions


Eligibility Criteria for Periyar University PG Admission 2019

For MBA Course

  • MBA (Two Year) - Any Degree with minimum of 50% Marks and TANCET 2018/MAT 2018/CAT 2018/PRIMS Entrance Exam or any other equivalent admission test score. Group discussion and Personal Interview
  • Executive MBA (Two Years) - for working executives/professionals (duration 15 months course) Any Degree and Industrial/Academic working experience of minimum 2 years


See: MBA Admissions


For MCA Course

  • MCA (Three Years) - A pass in any recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in 10+2+3/4 pattern in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject at 10 +2 level or any recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in 10+2+3 years pattern in any discipline with Mathematics or Statistics as a course
  • MCA Lateral Entry (Two years) - A pass in a recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration with 10+2+3 pattern in B.C.A. B.Sc. (Information Technology/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a subject at 10 +2 level with at least 50% ( 45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree exams


See: MCA Entrance Exams


M.Ed. Course

  • M.Ed. (Two years) - B.Ed./ B.A., B.Ed./B.Sc. B.Ed./B.EI.Ed./D.EI.Ed. With an undergraduate degree (with 50% of marks in each) For SC/ST Communities, 45% Marks


See: M.Ed Admissions


For M.A., M.Sc. & M.Com Courses

  • M.A. in English -Any candidate who has passed B.A., English or any other Bachelor’s Degree exams of this University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be permitted to appear and qualify for M.A. English (2 Year course)
  • Preference will be given to students of B.A., English. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in other disciplines must possess a minimum of 50% in Part - II English. Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 40% in UG degree exams
  • M.A. in Economics - A candidate who has passed BA Economics or Cooperation or B.Com. Or BBM or BBA or B.Sc. Mathematics or Statistics Degree Exams of Periyar University or any other University accepted by the syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be permitted to appear and qualify for M.A Economics
  • M.A. in History - A candidate who has passed B.A History or Any other Degree
  • M.A. in Sociology - Any UG Degree from any recognized University in India
  • M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication - A pass in any Degree in the 10+2+3 pattern Preference will be given to graduates in Visual Communication, Mass Communication, Electronic Media, Journalism and Mass Communication
  • M.Com. Commerce - (a) B.Com or B.Com (CA); (b) Any Degree with Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting / Management Accounting each with 100 marks
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics - A pass in B.Sc. Mathematics, B.Sc. Mathematics C.A. with 55% marks. Relaxation of 5% marks for SC / ST and Differently Abled Students
  • M.Sc. in Applied - Geology B.Sc. Applied Geology/ B.Sc. Geology
  • M.Sc. Physics - B.Sc. (Physics) with 55% of marks
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry - A candidate who has passed the B.Sc. Degree Exam with Branch IV Chemistry as main subject of study of this University or any of the B.Sc. Degree Exam with specialization such as Industrial Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry or an y other specialization in Chemistry of some other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto, subject to such condition as may be prescribed therefore shall be permitted to appear and qualify for the M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry of this University after a course of study of two academic years
  • M.Sc. Botany - A pass in B.Sc. with Botany/ Plant Biology/Plant Biotechnology or Life Sciences as main subject
  • M.Sc. in Bioinformatics - A Student who has obtained Bachelor’s Degree (i) B.Sc. Biotechnology /Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/Botany/ Chemistry/Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Geology/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/Computer Technology/ Home Science) (ii) B.Pharm. (iii) MBBS (iv) BDS (v) BAMS (vi) BHMS (vii) B.E/ B.Tech.in CSE/ IT/ Biomedical Engineering Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. in Statistics - A Pass in B.Sc. Statistics or B.Sc. Mathematics with Statistics as a paper with 45% marks; relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST and Differently Abled Students


See: MSc Admission


Selection Process

For MA, M.Com & M.Sc.

  • Admission to Master’s degree programs are based on the marks obtained in both the qualifying examinations and the entrance examination. Entrance examination will be conducted by the respective Departments for each different course which would also intimate the result to the candidates

Reservation Criteria

  • Periyar University complies with the reservation criteria laid down by the Government of Tamil Nadu and MHRD, Govt. of India. So, here are a few points to remember by candidates looking to take up admission to PG Programs offered by Periyar University:
  • A total of 15% seats has been on a supernumerary basis for foreign nationals (including NRIs) in all the PG programs
  • Foreign nationals including NRIs with valid Passports and Visas issued by the Govt. of India and refugees will be considered for admission subject to their eligibility in terms of schooling and qualifying examinations passed
  • Candidates from other states (except SC/ST) will be considered for selection under the General Turn only
  • Communal Roaster system would also taken into consideration, as the university follows reservation criteria laid by the Government of Tamil Nadu


See: Mass Communication Admission Notice


Periyar University PG Admission 2019 Application Process

  • The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained in two different ways:
  • It can be downloaded from the official website of the university (Copies of downloaded application form will be accepted, as well).
  • You may obtain it directly from the university
  • Candidates are advised to go through Periyar University PG Admission Prospectus prior to filling up their application forms. It is also advised to try filling up a Xerox copy of the application form, in order to eradicate any trace of error while filling up the Periyar University PG Application Form
  • The form must be complete in all aspects, incomplete applications forms will be summarily rejected without any entertainment. You will need to fill up separate application form in case, applying for more than one course

Mode of Payment

  • Application fee /Registration fee should be paid only by Demand Draft (DD) or by Challan and should be dated for any date after the issue of advertisement in favor of The Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11


See: M.Com Admission


Application Fee:

  • A & B - Rs.300/-
  • MCA/M.Ed. - Rs. 500/-
  • MBA - Rs. 750/-

*Category - A - Selection Based Admission, Category - B - Merit Based Admission
SC/ST candidates are exempted from the payment of the Application/Registration fee for any one of the program. For every additional program applied, the application fee should be paid separately along with a separate application form
Completely filled-in application forms must be sent to the respective Head of Department, Periyar University, Periyar Palkai Nagar, Salem-636011


Periyar University, Salem

State University, Awarded 12B and 2f status by UGC and accredited by NAAC, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem-636011, Website www.periyaruniversity.ac.in


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