M.Phil. (PT/FT)

Eligibility

(i) Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks in PG degree be permitted to register for M.Phil., / Ph.D. (Full Time / Part time programs). Further Those who have secured lesser than 55% (except SC/ST) of marks and got admitted are specifically informed that they are not eligible for teaching positions as per UGC and State Government Norms.

(ii) Further those who are working as (Full time Research Assistants / Project fellows / JRF / SRF in time bound Research schemes or one year duration or more in University Departments.

(a)Research departments of Affiliated Colleges / Recognized Research Institutions are eligible for admission.

(b)Candidates belonging to the following categories are eligible to register for M.Phil. (Part-Time) program.

i) Any person employed in any concern / organization / institution situated within the jurisdiction of the State of Tamilnadu or Research Institutions situated outside the State of Tamilnadu recognized by Bharathiar University with a minimum of 50% 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).

ii) Candidates working in colleges affiliated to Universities other than Bharathiar University have to produce a No Objection Certificate from the Head of the Institution / University.

iii) If the recognized guides are available in the non-lab oriented subjects in the affiliated colleges, the candidates may be registered for the P.T. programme in the non-lab oriented subjects.

Syllabus

  • Course I: Research Methodology (Research Methods of the concerned discipline)
  • Course II: Advanced course in the concerned discipline
  • Course III: Special Paper (Pertaining to the area of specialization chosen by the candidate / Guide’s specialization)

Duration

M.Phil. : full – time

The duration of the M.Phil Full-Time program shall extend over a period of one academic year (twelve months) consisting of two semesters commencing from 1st September.

M.Phil. : Part – time

The duration of the M.Phil Part-time program shall extend over a period of two academic years commencing from 1st September. The maximum period for completion of the M.Phil program is two years in the case of Full – time candidates, and three years in the case of Part-Time candidates.

Course Introduction & Job Opportunities

The course of study for the M.Phil program shall consist of three written papers under Part I and a Dissertation under Part II of the program.

Job Opportunities
  • Scientist
  • Scientific Editor
  • Quality Controller
  • Scientific Executive Officer
  • Agricultural Officer
Opportunities in Private Sector

Bio con, Ranbaxy, Eli-Lily, Dr.Reddy’s Laboratory, Thyrocare, IBM-Wipro Life science, TCS- Life science, Reliance Research, Infosys Life Science, Perot System, VWR

Opportunities in Government Sector
DRDO, CCMB, BARC, CFTRI, ICAR
Research Based Library (for Microbiology & Biotechnology)
Coaching students for CSIR / UGC NET / GATE exams

Eligibility

Part-I

The course is designed comprising two compulsory papers and one elective with an exhaustive choice out of ten elective papers.

Paper-I

Research Methodology

Paper-II

Statistical Analysis for Business Research

Paper III

one elective is mandatory out of the below mentioned papers

  • Marketing management
  • Financial management
  • Capital market analysis
  • Banking and financial services
  • International marketing
  • Management information system
  • Accounting and taxation
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Human resource management
  • Entrepreneurial development

Part-II

A Project is included in M.Phil syllabus as partial fulfillment of the course.

Duration

  • One year (Full-time)
  • Two years (Part-time)

Faculty Support

The Department of Commerce has 7 Scholars to guide the M.Phil students.

Eligibility

Candidates with Master’s Degree of Bharathiar University in a concerned or related discipline or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto by the Syndicate of Bharathiar University.

All candidates should have passed a two-year post graduate degree course after 3-year Bachelor’s degree course and Higher Secondary course of 2-year duration after 10-year SSLC or one year Pre-degree after 11-year S.S.L.C. Further, candidates who have passed the PG degree examination with less than 17 years of total duration of study are not eligible for admission to the M.Phil. program.

a) Candidates belonging to the following categories are eligible to register for M.Phil (Full-Time) program.

Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks in PG degree be permitted to register for M.Phil., / Ph.D. (Full Time / Part Time programs) Further, those who have secured less than 55% (except in the case of SC/ST candidates) of marks and have got admitted are specifically informed that they are not eligible for teaching positions as per UGC and State Government norms.

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 situated within the jurisdiction of the State of Tamilnadu or Research Institutions situated outside the State of Tamilnadu recognized by Bharathiar University with a minimum of 50% 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).

Candidates working in colleges affiliated to Universities other than Bharathiar University have to produce a No Objection Certificate from the Head of the Institution / University.

If the recognized guides are available in the non-lab oriented subjects in the affiliated colleges, the candidates may register for the P.T. program in the non-lab oriented subjects.

Registration

All Candidates who are admitted into the M.Phil. program (Full-Time or Part-Time) will be registered to do research in a particular topic under the supervision of a recognized supervisor.

Candidates shall be registered for M.Phil. program during only one session in a year, commencing on the first day of September, subject to the condition that the candidate so registered, shall be permitted to appear for Part I examination only after completing the minimum period of six months, in the case of full-time registration, and twelve months, in the case of part-time registration.

A candidate applying for registration shall do so, specifying the broad field of research, which shall normally be one related to the field of specialization chosen in his/her PG degree.

Duration

M.Phil. :

Full – time

The duration of the M.Phil. Full-Time program shall extend over a period of one academic year (twelve months).

M.Phil. PT :

Part – time

The duration of the M.Phil. Part-time program shall extend over a period of two academic years.

Maximum period for completion of the M.Phil. program is two years in the case of Full – time candidates and three years in the case of Part-Time candidates (including extension period).

Course of Study

The course of study for the M.Phil. Degree program shall consist of three written papers under Part I and a Dissertation under Part II of the program.

(i) Theory Papers (under Part I): Paper I Research Methodology, Paper II Trends in the concerned discipline, Paper III Special Paper (pertaining to the area of specialization chosen by the candidate under a guide). Part I Examinations shall be conducted during March/September every year.

(ii) Dissertation (under Part II) Dissertation (under Part II) Candidates shall be required to choose a research problem in his/her chosen area of research and submit a dissertation incorporating the results of his / her investigation, carried out under the supervision of a recognized supervisor.

Guidance

Every candidate admitted into the M.Phil./ Ph.D. Research program shall be registered under a qualified and recognized guide in the Department / Institution, where the candidate is admitted for the research program. The research guide shall guide the candidates, throughout his/her research program and monitor his / her progress.

A guide recognized for Ph.D. program can guide at any point of time not more than EIGHT Ph.D. candidates & FIVE M.Phil. Candidates and a guide recognized for M.Phil. Program can guide at any point of time not more than FIVE M.Phil. Candidates.

Eligibility

(i) Candidates with Master’s Degree of Bharathiar University in a concerned or related discipline or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto by the Syndicate of Bharathiar University.

(ii) All candidates should have passed a two-year post graduate degree course after 3-year Bachelor’s degree course and Higher Secondary course of 2-year duration after 10-year SSLC or one year Pre-degree after 11-year S.S.L.C. Further, candidates who have passed the PG degree examination with less than 17 years of total duration of study are not eligible for admission to the M.Phil. Program.

Duration

  • (i) Full – Time (FT)
  • (ii) Part – Time (PT)

Course of Study & Job Opportunities

The course of study for the M.Phil. Degree program shall consist of three written papers under Part I and a Dissertation under Part II of the Program.

Part-I
  • Paper-I – Research Methodology
  • Paper –II –Advanced Application of Social Work
  • Paper-III- Specialization Paper (Human Resource Management, Community Development & Psychiatric Social Work)
Part-II Dissertation
Job Opportunities
  • Counselling Centers
  • Correctional Settings
  • Education Sectors
  • Hospitals
  • NGO’s
  • HR Department in Industries

Eligibility

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:

  1. 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).
  2. 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.

  1. T.C. need not be insisted for admission to part-time M.Phil./Ph.D. programs.