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Periyar University PhD Admission 2018-19, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Periyar University  announces admission to PhD Programs (Full Time/Part Time) for academic session 2018-19

Periyar University PhD Admission 2018-19 - Applications are invited for admission to full-time/part-time PhD Programs offered in the Departments of Periyar University and PhD Programs Offered in the affiliated Colleges/Research Institutions of Periyar University for the academic year 2018-19 (December Session).


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Periyar University PhD Admission 2018-19 Important Dates

  • Important Date for Submission of Online Application is on 24th December 2018 before 05.00 pm
  • Last Date for the Printed Version of the Online Application to reach the University: 28th December 2018
  • Candidates can download their Hall Tickets Form the Official Website: 09th January 2019 & 12th January 2019
  • Date of Common Entrance Test: 12th January 2019 (11.00 am to 12.00 noon)


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Eligibility Criteria for Periyar University PhD Admission 2018-19

Full Time

  • For the purpose of admission to PhD Program, a candidate should have obtained a Master Degree with not less than 55% of marks or an equivalent grade.
  • For the candidates belonging to SC/ST community and those who have qualified for the Master’s degree before 19th September 1991 the minimum eligibility marks shall be 50% in their Master’s degree.
  • Candidates can register under the following categories for the PhD Program:
  • Full Time (with or without stipend or fellowship)
  • Part Time (teacher or non-teacher; internal vis-à-vis external)
  • Research Fellows/Research Assistants/Technical Assistants/
  • Project Assistants/Training Officers in Extension Departments approved by the University, appointed in the Research Projects funded by recognized Agencies/Govt. are also eligible to register for PhD on a full-time basis in the same department provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria

Part Time (Internal)

  • A candidate, possessing any one of the qualifications prescribed above and falling under any of the following categories, is eligible to do research on a Part Time basis (i.e., can carry out research while continuing as teacher etc.)


  • NET/SET/GATE qualified candidate need not apply for Common Entrance Test.
  • Entrance marks valid for the period of one-year (two sessions). Those who have already cleared the entrance test in July 2018 and so far, not joined in the PhD Program need not apply again. They can apply in December 2018 session with the marks obtained in the July 2018 entrance test.
  • There is no vacancy is the following University Departments English, Commerce, Sociology and Botany


Periyar University PhD Admission 2018-19 Application Process

  • Details of the Program, eligibility conditions and other instructions are available in our website www.periyaruniversity.ac.in.
  • Candidates are instructed to send the printed version of the Online Application along with Candidates Signature, Demand Draft /Bank Challan and required attachments to the Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-636011 on or before 28th December 2018.
  • The payment must be made through Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favour of "The Registrar, Periyar University, Salem" Payable at "Salem" or Canara Bank Challan available in Periyar University Branch. SC/ST candidates have to enclose the self-attested copy of Community Certificate along with the printed version of online application.
  • Printed version of the online application along with Candidate Signature, Demand Draft/Bank Challan and Required Attachments should be sent to the Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-636011, on or Before 28th December 2018.


Periyar University, Salem

NAAC A Grade (3.15), Registrar, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar Salem-636011, Website www.periyaruniversity.ac.in



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