Periyar University Admissions 2020

Periyar University is a university in Salem, Tamil Nadu. The Government of Tamil Nadu established it in 1997. Periyar university imparts higher education through its Departments of Study and Research, Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE), and the Affiliated Colleges. The 29 departments offer research programs apart from postgraduate and some certificate programs. Also, the five departments at the PG Extension Centre, Dharmapuri, offers Post Graduate programs. Detailed Information about Periyar University Admission read this article below.
by Roselet Sheena Merli | Last updated: Jun 10, 2020
Periyar University Admissions 2020
Periyar University Admissions 2020

Periyar university Admissions-2020

Periyar University admission Notification Click Here

  • Candidates can apply for the Ph.D. and Part-time programs online through the official website

  • For M.Phil and Ph.D. Programs, Candidates must have completed post-graduation in the relevant stream. Selection based on the marks secured in the qualifying examination.

  • Admission to all PG courses will be made based on marks secured in the graduate degree except for MBA & MCA

  • For MBA and MCA admission done based on marks obtained in TANCET.

About Periyar University M.Phil And Ph.D. Admission- 2020

  • Periyar University offers M.Phil and Ph.D. courses to the students in various specializations. The duration of these two programs is one and two years, respectively.

  • Aspiring Candidates who have qualified for Post Graduate Degree (any biological science) of this University or equivalent Degree with 55% of marks can apply for M.Phil.

  • Students holding recognized Master's Degree or recognized equivalent Master's Degrees (M.Sc with Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry or an allied area) to be considered Qualify for registration for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the subjects with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades can apply Ph.D.

  • Admissions seats will allot based on marks secured in the Entrance Exam and Performance in the interview, conducted by the University.

Periyar University exam 2020-Related Dates

Students can check the Common Entrance Test related dates mentions in the following table below.



Last date for submission of on-line application

20 Jan, 2020

Last date for submission of printed version of the on-line application

22 Jan, 2020

Candidates can download their Hall tickets from the portal

29 Jan - 01 Feb, 2020

Date of Common Entrance Test

01 Feb, 2020

Details about Application Procedure for Ph.D.

  • Students can apply online through the official website. Aspirants can pay the application fee through the demand draft to fill the details.

  • Take the print out copy of your application submitted. Sent the print out copies along with the applicant's Signature, Demand Draft / Bank Challan, and necessary attachments and send it to the Registrar, Periyar University, Salem 636 011 on or before July 28, 2020.

  • Fee Payment: INR 1000 (INR 500 for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled).

What are the Documents Required for Filling the Application Form?

  • Class 10 and 12 Marksheet

  • Copies of Provisional or Degree, Certificates of UG, PG, and M. Phil.

  • Copies of Mark Statements/Consolidated Mark Statements of PG Degree.

  • Copy of Community Certificate

  • Copies of Mark Statements or Consolidated Mark Statements of PG Degree

  • Copy of Common Entrance Test Result / SET / NET/ GATE clearance Certificates

  • Service Certificate as on date and No Objection Certificate obtained from the concerned Institution (for Part-Time Candidates only)

  • The differently-abled Student should support their claim with suitable Certificate

Hint: All Copies of the documents should be self-attested

Periyar University PG Admissions-2020

At the PG level, Periyar University offers various courses to the candidates seeking admission in MA, M.Com. And M.Sc. courses. The duration of these courses is two years. Also, the university offers a Master of Library and Information Science, and its duration is one year. Admission to MA, M.Com., and M.Sc. is made based on the marks obtained till the 5th semester at UG level. Passing in the 6th semester is mandatory. (UG/PG November Result 2019 Check here)

Periyar University MBA, MCA, M.Ed Admissions- 2020

Periyar University offers MCA (aided and self-supportive), MCA (assisted and self-supportive lateral entry), and MBA to the students who seek to take admission at the postgraduate level. There are 71, 142, and 200 seats available for each program, respectively. The duration for MCA (aided and self-supportive) is for three years, and the rest is two years. For MCA, candidates need to appear in TANCET, which is an online entrance examination for the mentioned course. Aspirants who are willing to seek Entry in MBA will need to perform either in TANCET/MAT followed by group discussion & personal interview.

Periyar University B.Ed, M.Ed Admission-2020

Periyar University offered courses in the stream of Education, such as B.Ed and M.Ed. The duration for these two programs is of two years each. B. Ed and M.Ed are merit-based, and students selected based on their marks obtained in the entrance and qualifying exams.

Periyar University Distance Education Admission 2020

Periyar University offers Distance Education courses to the students who are willing to seek admission at UG, PG Diploma, and PG level. At UG level, the university provides eight courses with various specializations, six courses at PG level, and along with these, Diploma, PG Diploma, and Certificate courses offered too. The applicants can go to the official site of the university and perform the required actions.

Periyar University Application Process 2020

  • Aspiring candidates can download the form from the university official Website.
  • Fill up the application form available online. Fill the details, documents, photographs, and signature.
  • Upload it online and Make the payment through Debit card/credit card/Net banking.

Official Website

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Exams 2022 - FAQ

1. Is Periyar University distance education recognised by the University Grant Commission UGC?  

Yes, the distance education programme by the University is affiliated to UGC.

2. What all courses does Periyar University offer?  

The university offers MSc, MA, MFA, MTech, MBA, MCA, MPhil and PhD degrees in various streams.

3. What is the minimum marks requirement for MSc in Mathematics course?  

A minimum of 60% aggregate in bachelor's degree (Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects) or a minimum of 55% aggregate in BA/ BSc (Hons) course in Maths/ Statistics.

4. How is the faculty at Periyar University?  

The faculty is knowledgeable, interactive, qualified and expert in their respective subjects.

5. Does University of Hyderabad have any rankings for 2019?  

The university has been ranked 68 among all universities in India by NIRF.