Periyar University Admission 2017

Periyar University is a public university established by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1997. It is located in Salem, Tamil Nadu. The institution has been accredited Grade A by NAAC. The University majorly offers Postgraduate, Research and Certificate level programmes. It has 8 schools offering different specializations in streams like, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Biosciences, Languages, etc. The only course offered by the University in UG is B.Voc.

For taking admission to courses like MBA, the students would have to appear to TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test). This examination is conducted by Anna University. Admissions to other courses are done on the basis of merit.

The University also offers various scholarships which also include Government of India, Merit, State Government  BC/MBC/ST/ST scholarships, farmer’s scholarships, UGC sponsored scholarships, such as Single Girl Child, Rank holders scholarship, etc.

Periyar University has a Career and Guidance and Placement Cell. Students are given training in communication skills and general aptitude.

The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Periyar University organizes regular and special camps in the areas of Health and Hygiene, Literacy, Environmental Protection, Watershed Management, Infrastructural Development and Personality Development. It involves student volunteers in various youth-related Seminars, Workshops and Training Programmes.

Relaxations will be given to reserved category candidates. 

Periyar University UG Admission

Periyar University doesn’t offer any UG programme except B.Voc. There are two specializations that the University offers, namely, Bachelors of Vocational Programme in Textile and Apparel Design & Food Science and Nutrition. The duration of the course is three years with multiple entry and exit options. There’s no age limit. Students have the option to complete 6 months certificate level, have the option to get placements, continue the job till he/she desires and come back to join the course where they left.

The programme is flexible with multiple exit and entry provisions that plus two qualification with any branch is eligible, no age limit, students can complete 6 months certificate level, can get placements, continue the job till he/she desires and come back and join in Diploma and continue his/her studies at a later time. B.Voc. Degree holders can continue their higher studies till Ph.D. Programme in the relevant disciplines.

S.No.

Exit Programme Level

Duration

1

Certificate

6 months

2

Diploma

1 year

3

Advanced Diploma

2 years

4

B.Voc. Degree

3 years


Eligibility

Any candidate passed +2 examinations in any subject approved by TNBSC/CBSE/ICSE or any Diploma/UG degree, approved by the Association of Indian Universities are eligible to seek admission. 

Periyar University PG Admission

Periyar University offers an array of PG courses under various specializations. The PG courses that are offered by the university are M.A., M.Com, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, etc. The duration of these courses is two years. MCA is for three years. To take admission to a few courses, the aspirants need to appear in TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test). The minimum eligibility to get admission to PG courses is to have a Bachelor’s degree in a cognate field. Passing 6th semester of the Bachelor’s degree is important. The university follows Choice Based Credit System.

The list of all the PG courses offered by Periyar University along with their eligibility is given in the table below:

S.No.

Course

Eligibility

1

MBA (Two Year)

Any Degree with minimum of 50% Marks and TANCET/GMAT/CAT/PRIMS Entrance Exam or any other equivalent admission test score. Group discussion and Personal Interview.

2

Executive MBA (Two Years)

Executive MBA (Two Years) MBA Programme for working executives / professionals. Duration: 15 Month Course. Any Degree and Industrial / Academic working experience of minimum 2 years

3

MCA (Three Years)

A pass in any recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in 10+2+3/4 pattern in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject at 10 +2 level or any recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in 10+2+3 years pattern in any discipline with Mathematics or Statistics as a course

4

MCA Lateral Entry (Two years)

A pass in a recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration with 10+2+3 pattern in B.C.A. B.Sc. (Information Technology/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a subject at 10 +2 level with at least 50% ( 45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying Degree examinations

5

M.Ed. (Two years)

B.Ed./ B.A., B.Ed./B.Sc. B.Ed./B.EI.Ed./D.EI.Ed. with an undergraduate degree (with 50% of marks in each) For SC/ST Communities,45% Marks

6

M.A. English

Any candidate who has passed B.A., English or any other Bachelor’s Degree examinations of this University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate are eligible and qualify for M.A. English (2 Year course). Preference will be given to students of B.A., English. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in other disciplines must possess a minimum of 50% in Part - II English. Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 40% in UG degree examinations.

7

M.A. Economics

A candidate who has passed B.A. Economics or Cooperation or B. Com., or B.B.M. or B.B.A. or B.Sc Mathematics or Statistics Degree examinations of Periyar University or any other University accepted by the syndicate as are eligible to appear and qualify for M.A Economics.

8

M.A. History

A candidate who has passed B.A History or any other Degree

9

M.A. Sociology

Any UG Degree from any recognized University in India

10

M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications

A pass in any Degree in the 10+2+3 pattern. Preference will be given to graduates in Visual Communication, Mass Communication, Electronic Media, Journalism and Mass Communication

11

M.Com.

Any Degree with Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting / Management Accounting each with 100 marks.

12

M.Sc. Mathematics

A pass in B.Sc. Mathematics, B.Sc Mathematics C.A. with 55% marks. Relaxation of 5% marks for SC / ST and Differently Abled Students

13

M.Sc. Applied Geology

B.Sc. Applied Geology/ B.Sc. Geology

14

M.Sc. Physics

B.Sc (Physics) with 55% of marks

15

M.Sc. Chemistry

 B.Sc. Degree examination with Branch IV Chemistry as main subject of study with specialization in Industrial Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry or any other specialization in Chemistry of some other University accepted by the Syndicate considered as equivalent.

16

M.Sc. Biochemistry

B.Sc., Life Sciences.

17

M.Sc. Computer Science

Candidates who have qualified for their Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Computer Technology/ Software Engineering/Software Science/ BCA under the 10+2+3 system of this University or equivalent Degree.

18

M.Sc. Food Science Technology and Nutrition

A pass in B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics / B.Sc. Home Science / B. Sc. Catering / B.Sc. Degree with PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics / Food Processing, B.Tech. / B.Sc. Food Technology, B.Sc. Life Science courses (Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry), UG Degree in Allied Health Science (B.Pharm), B.Voc (Food Science and Nutrition related disciplines) and Nursing approved by the Association of Indian Universities are eligible to seek admission.

19

M.Sc. Biotechnology

Graduate in the related discipline with a minimum of 50% marks

20

M.Sc. Microbiology

Graduate in a cognate field

21

M.Sc. Applied Psychology

A candidate who has passed B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com., or B.B.A of this University or an examination of some other University are eligible and BE., MBBS., BAMS., BHMS shall be permitted to appear and qualify for the M.Sc. Applied Psychology. Preference will be given to the candidate with B.A/B.Sc. Degree in Psychology

22

M.Sc. Botany

A pass in B.Sc. with Botany/ Plant Biology/Plant Biotechnology or Life Sciences as main subject.

23

M.Sc. Environmental Science

Graduate in a cognate field

24

M.L.IS. Library Information and Science

A candidate who has passed any degree examination of this university or an examination of any other Universities / Institutions approved and accepted by the Syndicate of this University as equivalent are eligible. (10+2+3).

25

M.Sc. Zoology

B.Sc. Zoology /Biochemistry/Wild life Biology/Animal Science/Animal Biotechnology/ Any other Degree related to Zoology/Life Sciences approved by the University are eligible.

26

M.Sc. Bioinformatics

Graduate in a cognate field.

27

M.Sc. Textiles and Apparel Design

A pass in B.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion, B.Sc. Textiles and Apparel Design, B.Sc. Textiles and Fashion Design, B.Sc. Fashion Technology, B.Sc. Textiles and Clothing or any B.Sc. and B.Voc Degree related to Textiles and Fashion Discipline.

28

M.Sc. Energy Studies

B.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, any degree from Biological Sciences with 55% of marks or equivalent grade. 5% relaxation for SC/ST candidates

29

M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, / Home Science / Food Science and Nutrition / Applied Nutrition / Biomedical Science / Biochemistry / Clinical Biochemistry / any B.Sc.in Life Science / B.A. Home Economics. B.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics / Human Science / Nutrition and Dietetics / Foods and Nutrition / Nursing. Any Bachelor Degree in Medicine Bachelor Degree in Allied Health Sciences.

30

M.Sc. Statistics

A Pass in B.Sc. Statistics or B.Sc. Mathematics with Statistics as a paper with 45% marks. Relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST and Differently Abled Students.

31

M.A. Tamil

Bachelor’s degree in Tamil

Periyar University M.Phil Admission

Periyar University offers Ph.D. and M.Phil programmes under various specializations like Economics, Sociology, History, Mathematics, Chemistry, etc. Minimum eligibility to get admission to M.Phil courses is to have a Bachelor’s degree in the cognate field. Relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.

M.Phil Fees:

  • Arts – INR 9,300/-
  • Science – INR 10,300/-

M.Phil courses offered by Periyar University

S.No.

Specialization

Eligibility

1

English

A candidate who has passed M.A. English with 55% marks.

2

Economics

M.A. Economics with 55% marks.

3

History

M.A. History with 55% marks.

4

Sociology

A Master’s Degree in Sociology of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the University.

5

Journalism and Mass Communication

A pass in M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication or Electronic Media, Visual Communication, Journalism and Communication

6

Commerce

A pass in M.Com or M.Com. CA

7

Mathematics

A pass in M.Sc. Mathematics with 55% marks. Relaxation of 5% marks for SC / ST and Differently Abled Students

8

Applied Geology

M.Sc. Geology / M.Sc Applied Geology/M.Sc. Earth Science/Marine Geology

9

Physics

A pass in M.Sc (Physics) with 55% of marks

10

Chemistry

M.Sc Degree in Chemistry with specializations in Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry: A candidate who has qualified for M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry of this University or an equivalent Degree with 55% of marks

11

Biochemistry

A pass in M.Sc Biochemistry with 55% of marks.

12

Computer Science

Candidate who have qualified for Postgraduate Degree with minimum of 55% in Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Computer Technology/Information Science and Management/Information Technology and Management under the 10+2+3 system recognized by the university.

13

Food Science Technology and Nutrition

Candidates who’ve a P.G. Degree in Food Science and Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition, Food Technology, Food Processing, Food Engineering, Agriculture, Home Science, Biochemistry and Catering Science and Technology approved by the Association of Indian Universities are eligible

14

Biotechnology

A pass in M.Sc Biotechnology with 55% of marks.

15

Microbiology

Candidates who have qualified for Post Graduate Degree (any biological science) of this University or equivalent Degree with 55% of marks

16

Psychology

Candidates who have qualified for the Post Graduate Degree in Psychology  with 55% marks are eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phi l) in Psychology

17

Botany

A pass in M.Sc. with Botany/Plant Biology/Plant Biotechnology or Life sciences as main subject.

18

Environmental Science

Candidates who have qualified for Post Graduate Degree in any of Life Sciences programmes are eligible

19

Library and Information Science

Candidates who have qualified for Post Graduate Degree in Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S) under 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+5 or 10+2+3+1+1 are eligible

20

Zoology

Candidates having M.Sc. Zoology/Biochemistry/ Wild life Biology/Animal Science/Animal Biotechnology any other Degree related to Zoology/Life Sciences are eligible

21

Education (Full Time)

M.Ed. from any recognized University, (For SC/ST Community 50% Marks, for other communities 55% Marks)

22

Education (Part Time)

M.Ed. from any recognized University, (For SC/ST Community 50% Marks, for other communities 55% Marks). Only teachers working in Government / Government Aided / Private Schools / Colleges are eligible for admission

23

Management

M.B.A. with 55% marks (for SC/ST Community 50% marks) written test and Personal Interview.

24

Textiles and Apparel Design

A Pass in Master’s Degree in Textiles and Fashion or in any related discipline with 55% of marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST and Differently abled students)

25

Energy Studies

A pass in M.Sc. Energy Studies/Physics/ Chemistry/ Biological Sciences.

26

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Candidate having Bachelor’s degree in cognate field

27

Statistics

A Pass in M.Sc. Statistics or M.Sc. Statistics C.A with 50% marks. Relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST and Differently Abled Students.

 

Periyar University Application Process

Candidates who want to apply to Periyar University must go through the points below:

  • Candidates should read the prospectus carefully before filling in the application form.
  • Application forms must be complete in all aspects. Incomplete applications will be rejected without any intimation.
  • Separate application should be submitted for each programme.
  • Fees paid will not be refunded if a student leaves the programme after admission.
  • The filled in applications should be sent to the respective HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT, PERIYAR UNIVERSITY, PERIYAR PALKALAI NAGAR, SALEM – 636 011.
  • Self-attested copies of mark statements of the qualifying examination should be sent along with the filled in application form.
  • A self – addressed Stamped envelope (28cm x13 cm) for Rs.10/- shall be attached along with the filled-in application form.
  • The number of seats is limited. Selection is based on merit and the communal roster system of the Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • Candidates from other states (except SC/ST) will be considered for selection under the General Category
  • Admission to Master’s Degree programmes are based on the marks obtained in both the qualifying examinations and the entrance examination

Periyar University Admission Process

Students are requested to check the official website of the university to get more information about the admission process. 

Available College Facilities

The list of facilities available in this university are as follows,

  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Medical
  • Hostel
  • Lab
  • Gym
  • Cafeteria
  • ATM
  • Bus Transportation
  • InPlant Training
  • Industrial Visit
  • Placement Training
  • Internship
  • Postal Service

Hostel

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines
Laboratory

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs
Library

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility

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