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Bharathidasan University PhD Admission 2018


PhD Admission 2018

Bharathidasan University (BDU) Ph.D. Qualification Entrance Examination September 2018

Bharathiar University PhD Admissions 2018 – Eligible candidates desirous of pursuing PhD Program (both Full-time / Part-time) in the University Departments, Affiliated Colleges and other Approved Research Centres of Bharathidasan University are instructed to apply Online for the Pre-Registration Qualifying Entrance Examination (Written Test)

Also See : PHD Admissions 2018

Important Dates

  • Last date for receipt of filled-in online application: 22nd August 2018 at 23.59 hrs
  • Last date for receipt of hard copy with original DD: 24th August 2018 at 5.00 PM
  • Written Test, Date and Time: 02nd September 2018 at 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM (Sunday)

Also See : Admissions Notification 2018

Subject Offered

Subjects offered by the University are given below:


  • Commerce; 2. Cooperation; 3. Economics; 4. Education* / Education Technology / Adult Education / Lifelong Learning; 5. History; 6. Human Resource Management; 7. Philosophy; 8. Physical Education* / Yoga; 9. Social Work; 10. Sociology; 11. Women’s Studies


  • Biochemistry; 2. Bioinformatics; 3. Biomedical Science; 4. Biotechnology* / Microbial Biotechnology / Marine Biotechnology / Environmental Biotechnology; 5. Botany* / Plant Biotechnology / Plant Science; 6. Chemistry* / Industrial Chemistry; 7. Computer Science* / Computer Application / Embedded System / Information Technology / Information Science; 8. Environmental Management; 9. Environmental Science; 10. Geography* / Applied Geography; 11. Geology* / Applied Geology; 12. Remote Sensing* / Geoinformatics; 13. Library and Information Science; 14. Marine Science; 15. Mathematics* / Applied Mathematics; 16. Microbiology; 17. Physics* / Electronics / Nanotechnology; 18. Rehabilitation Science; 19. Statistics; 20. Zoology* / Animal Science / Wild Life Biology; 21. Visual Communication* / Media


  • Arabic; 2. English; 3. Sanskrit; 4. Tamil


  • Management


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have passed any PG Degree under regular pattern in recognized University
  • 50% of marks for SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) / Person with Disability
  • 55% of marks for all Other Candidates
  • However, Candidates who are pursuing final year PG Course may also apply for the Pre-Registration Entrance Exam for Ph.D. Program. But the pass Certificate (validity 5 years) will be issued only on production of attested copy of Cumulative Mark Statement ensuring minimum eligible percentage of marks in PG Degree.


  • NET / SET / M.Phil. / candidates working in the sponsored research projects / teacher candidates are exempted from Entrance Exam

Pattern of Exam

  • 100 Multiple Choice Objective Questions (100 marks)


  • PG subject of Bharathidasan University Syllabus (*Main subject knowledge will be tested in case of grouped subjects)

Application Process

  • Application shall be filled online from the University Website (www.bdu.ac.in)
  • Filled-in application must be submitted online and the same print out (one page only) shall be submitted to the office. Original Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Bharathidasan University”, payable at Tiruchirappalli, along with the printout of online filled-in application form with Original signature shall be sent to “The Director-Research, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620024”
  • No need to send the certificates that are attached online
  • Examination Centre will be intimated later in the University website
  • Late applications shall not be entertained. University reserves the right to change anything mentioned above. For further details refer to the University website

For Technical problems: call 94441 35602 and for any clarifications mail to bduphdentrance@gmail.com

Application Fee

  • Application Fee: Rs.500/- (Rs.300/- for SC/ST Students)


Bharathidasan University

(Re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC), Palkalaiperur, Tiruchirappalli-620024, Tamil Nadu, India, Email: bduphdentrance@gmail.com


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