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Madurai Kamaraj University Ph.D and M.Phil. Admission 2020

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) announces Common Entrance Test for Admission to Ph.D. (Full Time/ Part Time) / M.Phil. Programmes 2020-2021

MKU PhD and M.Phil.Admission 2020 – Madurai Kamaraj University applications are invited for Common Entrance Test for admission to PhD (Full Time/Part Time)/ M.Phil. (Regular) program offered in various disciplines for the academic year 2020-2021.

Read the post below for more details on Madurai Kamaraj University PhD and M.Phil Admission 2020.



About Ph.D & M.Phil. Program

  • Madurai Kamaraj University is currently offering Ph.D. (Full Time/Part Time) Programs in 51 subjects & M.Phil. (Regular) programs in 48 subjects in its departments and affiliated colleges. The list of subjects is given below.
  • It may be noted that appearing and clearing the entrance examination entail only the eligibility of a candidate for admission to Ph.D / M.Phil degree program of the University and shall not guarantee admission to any Ph.D / M.Phil degree program of the University.

MKU PhD and M.Phil.Admission 2020 Important Dates

Opening of Online Registration Portal 18th July 2020
Last date for submission of online application Extend to 30th September 2020
Date and Time of Entrance Test (Online Objective Examination) Will be notified in the University website

Eligibility Criteria for MKU PhD and M.Phil.Admission 2020

  • Candidates willing to register for Ph.D Programme should have a Bachelor’s degree as well as a Master’s Degree (10+2+3+2 pattern or equivalent in that order) of this university or any other university recognized by this university as equivalent thereto in concerned disciplines with not less than 55% of marks in the aggregate marks in Master’s Degree.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / Differently Abled and other categories of candidates.
  • The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
  • Junior/Senior Research Fellows working in research projects funded by various external agencies of National and State level organizations and executed by the Departments of University / Recognized Research Centres of the affiliated Colleges/ Recognized Research Institutions and those who are working as stipendiary/ non stipendiary research scholars are also eligible to register for Ph.D
  • Students who are pursuing their final year PG Course may also apply for the Common Entrance Examination for Ph.D programmes. The Pass Certificate will be issued only on production of attested copy of Cumulative Mark Statement ensuring minimum eligible percentage of marks in PG Degree.
  • Candidates who cleared NET/SET/GATE are exempted from appearing for entrance test.

MKU PhD and M.Phil.Admission 2020 Application Process

  • The interested and eligible candidates may apply through online mode through the link provided in the University website www.mkuniversity.ac.in
  • Applicants should upload attested Photocopies of SSLC, HSC, UG, PG, and M.Phil Mark Statements, Degree Certificates, Community Certificate, and Certificate of Differently Abled persons along with applications.
  • Candidates who have already cleared the entrance test in 2018 and 2019 may approach the Department concerned for admission till the validity of their eligibility certificates

Application Fee

Programs For General Candidates For SC/ST Candidates
For Ph.D. Rs.2000/- Rs.1000/-
For M.Phil. Rs. 1500/- Rs.750/
Mode of Payment Online through Debit card/Credit Card/Net banking

Admission Procedure

  • The University shall admit students in PhD and M.Phil program through online Entrance Test conducted by the University
  • The candidates for Ph.D. will be admitted under FullTime/Part-Time mode. The candidates for M.Phil shall be admitted only in the regular (Full Time) mode.
  • By integrating the entrance test marks and the performance of the candidate in the interview, the department research committee shall rank the candidates on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance test and the interview


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



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