Tamil Nadu Open University PhD Admission 2022 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form


TNOU Admission PhD Application


Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Chennai announces Admission to PhD Program for July 2022 Session 


Tamil Nadu Open University PhD Admission – Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) Chennai invites applications for admission to the regular mode (Full-Time/Part-Time) PhD Program for the academic session beginning in July 2022 Session.


Tamil Nadu Open University PhD Admissions 2022


PhD Program offered

  • Psychology;  Sociology; Management; Education; English; Zoology ; Botany ; Chemistry ; Physics ; Geography; Apparel and Fashion Design (Inter-Disciplinary) ;  Tamil ; Drama and Theatre Studies ;  History ;  Ancient History and Archaeology


No. of Seats

  • Total 47 seats


Important Dates

  • Last date for Receipt of Application: 27th May 2022
  • Conduction of Entrance Examination: 03rd June 2022
  • Conduct of Interview : 07th June 2022
  • Uploading of selection list in the TNOU Website : 08th June 2022
  • Admission Intimation to the Candidates : 08th June 2022
  • Last Date of Admission : 20th June 2022


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have studied under 10+2+3 pattern of education and been awarded a Master’s Degree in the relevant subject.
  • 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


Application Process 

  • Application form can be downloaded from the website www.tnou.ac.in
  • The applicants need to submit the attested photocopies of the required documents along with the filled-in application form


Application Fee

  • Application fee – Rs. 500/-
  • Mode of Payment – The DD should be drawn in favour of ‘Tamil Nadu Open University’ payable at Chennai.


Selection Procedure

  • Selection will be based on the 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.
  • Written test would consist of objective type of questions for 40% marks and the interview would be conducted for 10% marks.


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


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