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TNOU PhD Admission 2019, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Tamil Nadu Open University Chennai announces admission to PhD Programs 2019

TNOU PhD Admission 2019 - Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai, invite applications for admission to the Ph.D., Program (Regular) under full time Category only for the academic January 2019 Admission Session.

Here check out on PhD Admissions 2019. Also look for more info on eligibility, application and dates for Tamil Nadu Open University PhD Admissions 2019.


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TNOU PhD Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Last date for Receipt of Application Form: 29th December 2018
  • Conduct of Examination (Entrance): 11th January 2019
  • Conduct of Interview: 11th January 2019
  • Uploading of Selection List in the TNOU Website: 22nd January 2019
  • Admission Intimation to the Selected Candidates: 23rd January 2019
  • Last date of Admission: 29th January 2019
  • Induction Program: 2nd week of February 2019


PhD Courses Subject Discipline

  • PhD in Humanities, Politics and Public Administration, Science, Tamil and Cultural Studies, Social Sciences, Special Sciences, Special Education and Rehabilitation, Management Studies, History and Tourism Studies, Computer Science, Education.


Eligibility Criteria for TNOU PhD Admission 2019

  • Candidates who have studies under 10+2+3 pattern of education and been awarded a Master’s Degree in the relevant subject or Candidate with Master’s Degree under 10+2+5 pattern of education of any recognized University in India or abroad, or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as notified for the purpose from time to time by the University, with at least 55% marks (50% in the case of SC/ST candidates) (GPA of 5.51 and above in the 10 points scale).
  • Qualified in an Entrance Test conducted by Tamil Nadu Open University
  • Those candidates having qualified UGC/CSIR (JRF) Examination NET/SET/GATE/Teacher fellowship shall be exempted from appearing in the entrance test.
  • Note: The vacancies may be filled according to the availability of the Guide in the respective Schools of Study and by following the reservation policy of the Govt.


Selection Procedure

  • As per the UGC Regulations, an Entrance Test and interview will be administered for all the eligible applicants and the performance in the interview will be taken into account along with the marks scored in the PG Program.
  • The written test would comprise of objective type of questions for 40% marks and the interview would be conducted for 10% marks.
  • The marks secured in written test and interview will be added to the marks obtained in the PG Degree Examination by giving 50% weight age and the rank list will be prepared accordingly.


Application Fee

  • Application Fee - Rs.500/-
  • Registration Fee - Rs.1000/-
  • The Application Form once sold shall not be taken back and the cost of Application Form will not be refunded or adjusted towards any purpose.
  • Note: Applicants who wish to enrol for a Diploma / Certificate Program under the scheme of Dual Registration shall submit separate Application Forms.


TNOU PhD Admission 2019 Application Procedure

  • The application can be downloaded from the University Website www.tnou.ac.in
  • Downloaded application must be submitted along with the Demand Draft of Rs.500/- in favour of Tamil Nadu Open University payable at Chennai.
  • The application can also be had directly from the University on payment of Rs.1000/-.
  • The fee of Rs.550/- may also be paid in the form of Demand Draft in favor of Tamil Nadu Open University payable at Chennai or through Challan of State Bank of India or Indian Bank to get the application through post by sending a request letter to the Registrar, Tamilnadu Open University, No. 577 Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai.
  • Before submitting the Application Form, applicants are asked to read carefully and thoroughly the Application Form, the OMR Application Form and the instructions for filling up the Application Form.


Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai

No.577, Anna Salai, Sadapet, Chennai-600015, Phone No.: 044-24306600, Website www.tnou.ac.in



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