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Periyar University PhD Admission 2019-20, Dates, Application

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Periyar University announces admission to PhD Programs (Full Time/Part Time) 2019-20 (December Session)

Periyar University PhD Admission December 2019-20 - Applications are invited through online mode for Common Entrance Test for full-time/part-time Ph.D. (December Session) Programmes offered in the Departments / Affiliated Colleges / Research Institutions of Periyar University for the Academic Year 2019-2020.


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Periyar University PhD Admission December 2019-20 Important Dates

Last date for submission of on-line application

20th January 2020 before 5.00p.m

Last date for submission of printed version of the on-line application

22nd January 2020

Candidates can download their Hall tickets from the portal using their application number, Mail-ID and date of birth between

29th January to 01st February 2020

Date of Common Entrance Test

01st February 2020, 10. 30 a.m. to 11.30 am


Periyar University Campus


Eligibility Criteria for Periyar University PhD Admission December 2019-20

Candidate should have obtained a Master Degree with minimum 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 Ph.D. programme:

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/ Government are also eligible to register for Ph.D. on a full time basis in the same department provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria laid down.

Independent Research without Supervisor.


Periyar University PhD Admission December 2019-20 Application Process

The application should be filled on-line only and the fee can be paid once all the information filled in the application.

The certificate proof for community and differently-abled category should be duly self-attested and uploaded.

Steps to fill the application form:

Step 1

Log in www.periyaruniversity.ac.in

Step 2

Click Admission menu and then click Research submenu

Step 3

Click on-line portal

Step 4

Click Ph.D. Entrance Box


Application Fee

For SC/ST and Differently-abled candidates


For Other Candidates

Rs. 500/-

Mode of payment

Net Banking/ Debit Card / Credit Card


For more details and to apply online, please visit official website


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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