Central University of Tamil Nadu PhD Admission 2020, Application Form, Dates

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Central University of Tamil Nadu Thiruvarur announce Admission to PhD (Part Time) Programme 2020 through Entrance test

Central University of Tamil Nadu PhD Admission 2020 – Central University of Tamil Nadu Thiruvarur has invited online application for admission to Part Time 4-years Ph.D Programmes through Entrance test during the Academic year 2020-2021


Ph.D Program offered

    1. Chemistry

    2. Commerce

    3. Computer Science

    4. Economics

    5. Education

    6. English

    7. Epidemiology & Public Health

    8. Geography

    9. History

    10. Hindi

    11. Life Science

    12. Management

    13. Mass Communication

    14. Materials Science

    15. Microbiology

    16. Music

    17. Physics

    18. Social Work

    19. Tamil

Central University of Tamil Nadu Phd Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last date for submission of online application form

25th October 2020

Date of Entrance Exam

To be announced

Entrance Exam Centres

Chennai & Thiruvarur

Eligibility Criteria for Central University of Tamil Nadu Phd Admission 2020

    A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree (two years duration) or M.Phil. degree with a minimum of 55% marks [50% for OBC (Non-creamy layer) / SC/ST/PWD candidates] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University/Institute. 
  • Passed M.A./M.Sc. or M.Phil./ MBA or Post Graduation in Financial Economics / Econometrics / Statistics or Equivalent or ACA/ACS/CMA or M.Phil. in Commerce / Management / Financial Economics / Statistics of Equivalent obtained from any recognised Indian University or its equivalent, with a minimum of 55% marks for General category and 50% marks for OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories at P.G level.
  • Those who have appeared for final year P.G. Degree Exams and waiting for the result also can apply.

Central University of Tamil Nadu Phd Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website https://cutn.ac.in/ & https://cutn.ac.in/admissions-2020-2021/
  • Candidates desirous of applying for more than one programme have to apply separately with different Email I.D and make separate payment.
  • The candidates are required to submit the application through proper channel endorsed by the appropriate authority in his/her organization to pursue studies on a part-time basis
  • The applicants are advised to take a print out of the submitted application for  future reference.

Application Fee

For For General and OBC candidates


For SC/ST candidates

Rs. 350/-

For PWD candidates


Mode of Payment

Online Through Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking/SBI collect

Admission Procedure

Admission will be done through a two stage process.

Stage I

an entrance test with qualifying marks as 50% (45% and for OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PWD candidates). The syllabus of the entrance test shall consist of 50% or research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.

Stage II

an interview/viva-voce.

For selection of candidates, a weightage of 70% to the entrance test and 30% to the performance in the Interview/Viva-voce.


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