Tamil Nadu Open University Phd Admissions 2016 Eligibility

Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai invites applications for admission to the PhD Programme (Regular) under full-time Category only.

Eligibility for Tamil Nadu Open University Phd Admissions 2016

Applicants who have studies under 10+2+3 pattern of education and been awarded and Master’s degree in the relevant subject or Applicant with Master’s Degree under 10+2+5 pattern of education of any recognized University in India or aboard, or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as notified for the purpose from time to time by the University, with at least 55 percent marks (50 percent in the case of SC/ST Applicants) (GPA of 5.51 and above in the 10 points scale) School Teachers applying for Part-time PhD Programme shall work in High/Higher Secondary Schools.

Qualified in an Entrance Test conducted by the Tamil Nadu Open University.

Those Applicants having qualified UGC/CSIR (JRF) Examination NET/SET/GATE/Teacher fellowship shall be exempted from appearing in the entrance test.

Important Dates for TNOU Phd Admissions 2016

Last date to submit the application in the University is First week of January 2016

Entrance test will be held at 11:00 am on Last week of January 2016 for the Eligible Applicants in the University premises

No separate communication will be sent for the entrance test

Vacancy Details

1) Humanities: English/Distance Education (16 vacancy)

2) Politics and Public Administration: Public Science (07 vacancy); Public Administration (08 vacancy)

3) Science: Mathematics (02 vacancy)

4) Tamil and Cultural Studies: Tamil (14 vacancy)

5) Social Sciences: Commerce (04 vacancy)

6) Special Education and Rehabilitation: Special Education (04 vacancy)

7) Management Studies: Management (01 vacancy)

8) History and Tourism Studies: History (01 vacancy)

9) Computer Science: Computer Science (08 vacancy)

10) Education: Education (13 Vacancy)

Selection Procedure

As per the UGC Regulations, an Entrance test and Interview will be administered for all the eligible applicants and the performance in the interview will be taken into account along with the marks score in the PG Programme.

The written test would comprise of objective type of questions for 40 percent marks and the Interview would be conducted for 10 percent marks.

The marks secured in written test and interview will be added to the marks obtained in the PG Degree Examinations by giving 50 percent weight-age and the rank list will be prepared accordingly.

How to Apply..?

The application can be downloaded from the university website www.tnou.ac.in and the downloaded application must be submitted along with the demand draft (DD) Rs.500/- in favour of Tamil Nadu Open University payable at Chennai.

The fee of Rs550/- may also be paid in the form of demand draft (DD) in favour of Tamil Nadu Open University payable at Chennai or through Challan of State Bank of India or Indian Bank of get the application through post by addressed the request to the Registrar, Tamil Nadu Open University, No 577, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai-1600015.

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