Candidates with Master’s degree of Bharathiar University in the concerned or related discipline or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto by the Syndicate of Bharathiar University are eligible. All candidates should have passed a two-year PG degree course after 3-year Bachelor’s degree course and Higher Secondary course of 2-year duration after 10-year SSLC (i.e.10+2+3+2 years of study) or one year Pre-degree after 11-year SSLC (11+1+3+2) or 10-year SSLC plus 3-year Diploma plus two year UG degree and two year PG (10+3+2+2) or four year UG degree and one year master’s degree (10+2+4+1). So candidates possessing a PG degree with 17 years of total duration of study alone are eligible for admission to Ph.D. program.
(a). Candidates belonging to the following categories are eligible to register for M.Phil. (Full-Time / Part Time) program:
A candidate having a minimum 55% (for SC/ST candidates the minimum eligibility is 50%) marks and above in the Master’s degree and working as Full- time Research Fellows/Technical Assistants/Research Assistants in time-bound Research schemes of one year duration or more in University Departments/Research Departments of Affiliated Colleges/Recognized Research Institutions.
(b). Candidates belonging to the following categories are eligible to register for M.Phil. (Part-Time) program:
Any person employed in any concern/organization/institution/ R & D Centres / Laboratories within Tamil Nadu or Research Institutions recognized by Bharathiar University with a minimum of 55% of marks in the Master’s degree. Such candidates shall produce a No-objection certificate from the Employer or Head of the Institution (in case of Educational Institutions).
All teachers working in colleges affiliated to Bharathiar University are eligible. Candidates working as guest lecturers on consolidated pay are also eligible to pursue M.Phil. (Part-time) program provided they produce an NOC and service certificate from their respective colleges.
(c). Candidates working in colleges affiliated to Universities other than Bharathiar University have to produce a No objection Certificate and service certificate from the Head of the Institution/University.
T.C. need not be insisted for admission to part-time M.Phil./Ph.D. programs.