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Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2019, Dates, Courses, Eligibility, Application

Gandhigram Rural University announces Admission to various Diploma to Doctoral degrees program 2019

Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2019 - The Gandhigram Rural University has lately invited applicants for admissions to various Diploma, UG, PG, PhD, PG Diploma, Mphil Program  for academic session 2019-20


School Departments and Centres
GRI offers academic Programs in various disciplines ranging from Diploma to Doctoral degrees through the following 8 Schools comprising of 16 Departments and 12 Centres

  1. School of Tamil, Indian Languages 
  2. School of English and Foreign Languages
  3. School of Social Sciences
  4. School of Helath Sciences and Rural Development
  5. School of Sciences
  6. School of Management Studies
  7. School of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
  8. School of Computer Science and Technology

Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • All UG / Diploma Programs / 5 Year Integrated Programs: 10 days from the date of publication of  results of Hr. Secondary Examinations of Tamil Nadu, results of CBSE class XII examinations
  • All PG and PG Diploma Programs: 17th May, 2019 (Friday)
  • All M.Phil / Ph.D. Programs: 17th June, 2019 (Monday)

Date of Entrance Test:

  • M.Sc. Chemistry 29th May 2019
  • PG.Dip.in Sanitary Inspector’s Course 29th May 2019
  • M.Sc. Mathematics 30th May 2019
  • M.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition 30th May 2019
  • M.Sc. Textiles & Fashion Design 30th May 2019
  • M.Sc. Home Science Extension and Communication 30th May 2019
  • M.Sc. Physics / Botany & Zoology 30th May 2019
  • M.Tech. Renewable Energy 30th May 2019
  • M.Sc. Micro Biology 30th May 2019
  • M.Sc., Applied Geology and Geomatics:  30th May 2019
  • M.C.A. 31st May 2019
  • M.B.A. 31st May 2019
  • M.Sc. Geo Informatics 03rd June 2019
  • PG.Dip. in Spatial Technologies 03rd June 2019
  • M.A. Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences 03rd June 2019
  • PG.Diploma in Yoga Education 03rd June 2019
  • M.Ed. 03rd June 2019
  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering & B.Tech. Civil Engineering (Lateral Entry) 4th June 2019
  • M.Phil. 27th June 2019
  • Ph.D. 28th June 2019

Program Offered and Eligibility Criteria for Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2019

Post Graduate Programs (Four semesters)

  • M.A. Tamil and Indian Literature: A pass in B A Tamil / B Lit Tamil with 50% of minimum marks
  • M.A. Hindi A pass in B.A. Hindi / any UG degree with Part-I Hindi/ Visharad
  • M.A. English and Communicative Studies: A pass in B.A. English Literature or any UG degree with 50% marks in part II English (four semesters)
  • M.A. Rural Development Studies: A pass in any UG degree in Rural Development/ Social Sciences/ Humanities
  • M.A. Gandhian Studies and Peace Science: A pass in any UG Degree
  • M.A. Economics: A pass in any UG degree
  • M.Com. (Cooperative Management): A pass in B.Com./BBA/B.Com. (Cooperation) / B.A.
  • Corporate Secretaryship / Cooperation / Rural Economics/Business Economics / B.Sc. Agriculture with 55% marks in Part-III.
  • M.Sc. Mathematics: A pass in B.Sc. Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Physics: A pass in B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics as one of the allied / ancillary subjects
  • M.Sc. Chemistry:  A pass in B.Sc. Chemistry with Physics and Mathematics / Botany / Zoology as ancillary subjects
  • M.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition: A pass in B.Sc. Home Science / B Sc Food Science and Nutrition / B.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics / Allied branches in Food Science and Nutrition
  • M.Sc. Home Science Extension and Communication: A pass in B.Sc. Home Science / Allied branches of specialization in Home Science
  • M.Sc. Textiles and Fashion Design: B.Sc. Textiles and Fashion Design / Apparel Design /Costume and Fashion Design / Fashion Designing and other relevant field of specialization (3 years) / B.Sc. Home Science (with textiles and related core / allied papers in their curriculum.
  • M.Sc. Botany: A pass in B.Sc. Botany / Plant Biology / Plant Biotechnology and allied branches of Plant Sciences
  • M.Sc. Zoology A pass in B.Sc. Zoology
  • M.Sc. Microbiology: A pass in B.Sc. degree with Microbiology / Zoology/ Botany / Biology / Bio-Chemistry / Life Sciences / BioTechnology / Dairy Science / Food Science /Food Science/ Medical Lab Technology and allied fields of Biological Sciences.
  • M.Sc. Applied Geology and Geomatics: A Pass in B.Sc. Geology / Applied Geology or its equivalent.
  • M.Sc. Geoinformatics: Any UG degree in Engineering or Science

5 Year Integrated Programs (Ten semesters)

  • M.A. Development Administration (5 yrs. Integrated): A pass in Higher Secondary Examination in any academic stream or its equivalent.
  • M.A. Sociology (5 yrs. Integrated): A pass in Higher Secondary Examination in any academic stream or its equivalent.

Post Graduate Diploma Programs (Two semesters)

  • P.G Diploma in Spatial Technologies: Any UG degree in Engineering or Science
  • P.G Diploma in Applied Gerontology: A pass in any UG degree
  • P.G Diploma in Sanitary Inspector’s Course: A pass in B.Sc. Chemistry only with higher secondary Biology / Botany & Zoology
  • P.G Diploma in Epigraphy: Any pass in M.A. Tamil / M.A. History / M.A. Sanskrit / M.A. Indian Culture
  • P.G Diploma in Yoga Education: A pass in any UG degree.
  • P.G Diploma in Sustainable Social Development: A pass in any UG degree.

Under Graduate Programs (Six semesters)

  • B.Com. (Cooperation): A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent
  • B.B.A.:  A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent and vocational stream with following subjects: Office Secretaryship, Accountancy and Auditing, Agro Based Industries, Baking and Confectionery, Food Preservation with Biology, Food Preservation, Banking Assistant with Commerce, Business Management Small Industries, Cooperative Management with Commerce, Marketing and Salesmanship, Office Secretary ship –with shorthand, Office Secretary ship with Accountancy, Accounting and Auditing, Banking Assistant with Accountancy
  • B.A. Economics: A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent
  • B.Sc. Mathematics: A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Physics:  A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Chemistry:  A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology or Computer Science
  • 33 B.Sc. Home Science: A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with Science / Home Science (academic stream) / Home Science / Nursing (vocational stream) with Physics / Chemistry / Biology
  • B.Sc. Textiles and Fashion Design: A pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with Science / Home Science (academic stream) Home Science with dress designing / Tailoring/ (vocational stream)
  • B.Sc. Geology: A pass in Higher Secondary examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Botany / Zoology / Biology / Computer Science or any other subject.
  • B.Sc. Computer Science:  A pass in Higher Secondary examination or its equivalent with Mathematics (or) Computer Science as one of the main subjects.
  • B.Sc. Microbiology: A pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent in Science stream with Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Microbiology as one of the subjects

 Professional Courses (AICTE/ UGC/ NCTE Approved and ICAR pattern)

  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering (8 Semesters): A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with a minimum 45% marks taken together in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST)
  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering (Lateral Entry) (6 Semesters): A pass in Dip. in Civil Engg. from an AICTE approved institution with a minimum of 45% marks. A pass in B Sc degree with a minimum of 45% marks, with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Hr Sec (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST)
  • M.Tech. Renewable Energy: B.E./B.Tech./AMIE or PG Science with Diploma/Post Diploma in Renewable Energy with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (50% marks or CGPA of 5.0 on a 10 point scale for SC/ST candidates).
  • B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons) (8 Semesters): A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with a minimum 50% marks (45% for SC and a pass for ST) in each subjects under Part III having any one of the following Groups:
    • Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
    • Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology with fourth (elective) subject of any science subject.
    • Group II (A): Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
    • Vocational Stream: A pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks each in Biology and Agricultural Practices and also in practical papers (55% each for SC and ST)
  •  M.C.A. (6 Semesters): A pass in UG Degree with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level with a minimum of 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) at the qualifying examination.
  • M.B.A. (4 Semesters): A pass in any UG degree in Arts /Humanities / Science / Agriculture/Engineering and Technology with a minimum of 50% marks in Part-III.
  • B Sc., B.Ed. (8 Semesters) Candidates with at least 50% marks in Senior Secondary / +2 or its equivalent with specialization of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • B.Ed. (4 Semesters): A pass with minimum of 50% marks in UG/PG degree in the subjects of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology, Social Science, Home Science, Tamil, English and Hindi and 55% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and Technology with Science and Mathematics subjects
  • M.Ed. (4 Semesters) Any UG/PG with B.Ed. with a minimum of 50% marks in B.Ed.

Skill Based Programs (B.Voc. / Diploma /Certificate)

  • B.Voc. (Farm Equipments Operation and Maintenance (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • B.Voc. (Footwear and Accessories Design (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • B.Voc. (Renewable Energy) (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • B.Voc. (Multimedia Production Technology) (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • B.Voc. (Food Processing) (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • B.Voc. (Food Testing and Quality Evaluation) (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • B.Voc. (Dairy Production and Technology ) (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent
  • B.Voc. (Organic Agriculture and Enterprises
  • Development) (6 Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • D.Voc Refrigeration and Air conditioning (2 Semesters) (subject to approval of AICTE): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • D.Voc. Software Development (2 Semesters) (Subject to Approval from AICTE): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • Diploma in Two Wheeler Mechanism and Maintenance (2
  • Semesters) (UGC approved): A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • Certificate in Two Wheeler Technician (2 Semesters) (GRI–Yamaha – Joint Program): 10th Pass or its equivalent including NIOS

Diploma Programs

  • Diploma in Textile Technology (AICTE Approved): A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in academic stream/Textile Technology in vocational stream with the following subjects: Textile Technology, Maintenance and Serving Textile Machinery
  • Diploma in Agriculture: A Pass in Higher Secondary examinations or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC and a pass for ST) in each subject under Part III having any one of the following Groups:
    • Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
    • Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology with fourth (elective) subject of any science subjects:
    • Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
    • Vocational Stream: A pass in Higher Secondary examinations with a minimum of 60% marks in Biology and Agricultural Practices and also in practical papers. (55% each for SC and ST)
  • Diploma in Videography *: A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent.
  • Diploma in Yoga Education: A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations or its equivalent

Certificate Programs

  • Epigraphy
  • Folk Arts
  • News Reading and Anchoring
  • Translation
  • Functional Malayalam
  • Spoken English
  • French
  • Satellite Image Processing
  • Cancer Rehabilitation*
  • Geriatric Care
  • Home Health Aide
  • General Duty Assistant
  • Digital Photography
  • Biofertilizer Production Technology
  • Mobile Applications
  • Energy Auditing
  • Disaster Mitigation and Management

D.Sc. and D.Litt. Programs

  • Regulations for admission to D.Sc. and D.Litt. Programs along with eligibility criteria, fee structure and other details can be downloaded from our website at www.ruraluniv.ac.in

PhD Programs

  • Separate regulation (July 2017) on admission, fee structure and other details are available for Ph.D. Programs and it can be downloaded from our website www.ruraluniv.ac.in

M.Phil. Programs

  • M.Phil. Programs are offered under two different modes from the academic year 2018-19
  • M.Phil. Program in Regular stream (2 Semesters)
  • Integrated M.Phil. - PhD Program(3 Semesters)
  • Separate regulations for M.Phil. Regular and Integrated streams including admission procedure, fees structure and other relevant details can be downloaded from our website www.ruraluniv.ac.in

Please Note

  • For all the courses, eligibility details, kindly refer the prospectus and visit the website site www.ruraluniv.ac.in

Age Limit

  • The upper age limit for admission as on 01st July 2019 is:
  • 21 years for UG/Diploma Programs (24 years for SC/ST)
  • 25 years for PG Diploma in Sanitary Inspectors Course (28 years for SC/ST)
  • 35 years for B.Voc., Diploma and Skill based Courses
  • There is no age limit for other Programs

Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Applications can be submitted only by online. Online applications can be made from 10 th April 2019) onwards
  • Please visit University website www.ruraluniv.ac.in for prospectus and instructions for filling up the online applications. Candidates are advised to read carefully and follow the instructions. Before applying for admission, the candidate is advised to ensure his/her eligibility as per the criteria laid down in the prospectus
  • Candidates should register before filling up the online application. During the registration process, the following details should be furnished:
    • Name followed by initials (as per the Higher Secondary mark statement)
    • Date of birth
    • Valid email-ID
    • Mobile number
  • After successful online registration, the candidates can access their login in the portal and proceed to fill up the application form. The applicants are required to make the payment through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. Fee once paid will not be refunded on any account. After final submission, the data entered online cannot be modified.
  • Candidates can check the status of their application in the University website by using their login ID allotted to them

Application Fee

  1. All Diploma / UG / PG Dip / PG / M.Phil programs: Rs. 600

Foreigners: US$ 20

  1. Ph.D.: Rs.2000

SAARC & Developing countries: US$ 100
Other Countries: US$ 200

GRI, Gandhigram

The Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul, Deemed University, Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade, fully funded by Govt. of India/UGC, Gandhigram-624302, Dindigul Distt, Tamil Nadu, Tel 0451-2452371-75, Website www.ruraluniv.ac.in