Bharathiar University M.Phil PhD Admission 2017 Application

M.Phil and PhD Admission 2017 at Bharathiar University

Bharathiar University M.Phil PhD Admission 2017 – Eligibility, Application Form, Selection Process, Application Date, Reservation, Duration, Application Fee and more details

Bharathiar University has invited applications for admission to M.Phil and PhD (Full-time and Part-time) programs for 2017-18 sessions in the University Departments/ Affiliated Colleges and Recognized Research Institutions.

Duration of Programs

Ph.D Degree Holders: Minimum Period (Full Time – 3 yrs; Part Time 4 yrs) and Maximum Period (Full Time: 5 yrs, Part Time 6 yrs).

M.Phil Degree Holders: Minimum Period (Full Time: 2 yrs, Part Time 3 yrs) and; Maximum Period (Full Time 4 yrs; Part Time 5 yrs).

Eligibility Criteria

For M.Phil Research Program (FT/PT): Applicants 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.

All applicants must 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 (10+2+3+2) 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 masters degree (10+2+4+1).

For PhD Research Program (FT/PT): Applicants should have passed a PG degree course (i.e., SSLC+HSC+UG+PG) or (SSLC+Pre-degree+1+UG+PG) or 10-year SSLC plus 3-year Diploma plus two year UG degree and two year PG (10+3+2+2) or four years UG degree and one-year masters degree (10+2+4+1).

The applicant possessing a PG degree with 17 years of total duration of study alone is eligible for admission to PhD Program.

Applicant having a minimum 55% (5% relaxation for SC/ST applicants in the minimum eligibility) marks in the qualifying exams.

The part-time applicants belonging to any one of the following categories working as the teacher in Department of the University or an affiliated College of this University /HSC/High School/Middle School/Polytechnics within Tamilnadu recognized/approved by the Govt.

Subjects like Engineering, Medicine, Law, and Agriculture are not eligible to register under Bharathiar University.


  • 31% for Open Competition
  • 30% for backward classes, within this 3.5% for Muslims and 3.5 % for Christians
  • 20% for most backward class and denotified community / DNC
  • 18% for scheduled castes [SC (A)] 3 %
  • 01% for Scheduled tribes

Selection Process

Admission will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the PG degree, Common Entrance Test (CET July 2017 only) and the interview conducted at the time of admission.

Bharathiar University Application Form

Application Form & Prospectus for M. Phil. (FT/PT) and Ph.D. (FT/PT) Programs can be downloaded from the University Website

Applicant must go through the prospectus carefully regarding Eligibility Criteria, Name of the College / University Departments, courses offered, i.e. Full time or Part time.

  • The cost of Application for M.Phil. Rs.500/-.
  • The cost of Application for Ph.D. Rs. 600/-.

The above said application fees payable in the form of Demand Draft (DD) from any Nationalized Bank / Challan (Bank of India) shall be drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore”, (mention name of the applicant at the back side of the DD).

If the applicant applies for more than one college, he/she has to apply separately for each college along with Demand Draft/Challan for Rs.500/- for M.Phil & Rs.600/- for PhD Program towards the cost application.

The filled in applications should reach to the University, concerned colleges and the Research Institution on or before August 21st, 2017 (05.00 pm).

Bharathiar University Application Dates

Last Date for submission of Forms: August 21st, 2017

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