Annamalai University announces Ph.D Degree Programmes Admission
Annamalai University announces Ph.D Degree Programmes Admission

Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar invites applications for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) for the year.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Admission is conducted by Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar

Duration : 3year – 5 year
With M.Phil. – Minimum Years – Maximum Years
=> Full-time – 2 Years – 4 Years
=> Part-time – 3 Years – 5 Years

Without M.Phil. – Minimum Years – Maximum Years
=> Full-time – 3 Years – 5 Years
=> Part-time – 3 Years – 6 Years

Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Candidates who have secured their Master’s Degree under (11+1)/(10+2)+3+2 and (10+2)+5 pattern of courses of study are eligible. Candidates who have passed Master’s Degree through Open University system are not eligible to apply.

=> For SC/ST and Differently-abled candidates, there will be a relaxation of 5% marks for the minimum eligibility for admission in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Marine Sciences, Indian Languages, Education & Fine Arts.

=> Preference will be given to candidates who have passed the UGC-JRF / NET /SET / Lecturership / GATE / CSIR / ICAR / ICSSR or other fellowship
related examinations

Note: While granting admission to the Ph.D. Programmes, due attention shall be paid to the State Reservation Policy.

Application Procedure for Ph.D:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Application forms along with the Prospectus can be downloaded from the University Website along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 1500/- towards the cost of application should be enclosed along with the filled in application. Downloaded Application will not be considered without Demand Draft.

=> The completed application forms should be addressed to The Registrar, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar – 608 002, Tamil Nadu by designation and not by name and should reach on or before the last date prescribed.

=> Originals of marks-lists or other certificates should not be sent along with the application. Only attested copies of documents need be sent.

=> Late applications and applications which are not in the prescribed form or which are not correctly filled in, or the prescribed certificates and documents are not received on or before the due date and applications which do not otherwise fulfil the terms of the instructions, will be considered defective and are liable for rejection.

=> The University will not be responsible for any postal or other kinds of delay for the receipt of applications after the due date.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D: {website}

Candidates are required to submit following:
The Research Supervisor concerned will decide what constitutes “residence” and where the residential requirement is to be fulfilled, considering the nature of the study and its requirements.

=> A Ph.D. student may be allowed to stay in the Hostel for a maximum of five years from the date of admission to the Ph.D. programme.

=> Full-time candidates will sign the attendance register maintained in the Department on all working days. He/She is expected to put in a minimum of 80% attendance for the course work, and submission of thesis, failing which the candidate will not be permitted to appear for the examination. However, they are not entitled to any vacation.

=> A Ph. D. Full-time student may be permitted to reside outside Annamalai University for the purpose of collecting material/conducting experiments/ learning techniques for his/her thesis for a period not exceeding six months during the entire tenure of Ph.D. which shall count as residence at Annamalai University.

=> Further, in special cases, a Ph.D. Full-time student may be permitted to reside outside Annamalai University for the purpose of his/her research for the Ph.D. program for durations it deems fit, on the recommendation of the Doctoral Committee; and this period too shall count as period spent in residence at Annamalai University. The student shall however produce an attendance certificate from the institution where he/she undertook research during that period.

=> A teacher of the University admitted to the programme leading to the Ph.D. Degree as a part-time internal candidate in accordance with these Ordinances shall be required to devote full time to research for a minimum of 180 days during the period of research in not more than five spells. Week-end attendance cannot be reckoned towards attendance requirement.

=> Part-time external Scholars (India) including those with an M.Phil. Degree are required to mark attendance in the Department for a minimum compulsory period of 180 days during their period of research in not more than five spells. The period of residence may be at a stretch of two months every year including weekends.

=> For part-time external Scholars (Overseas), a minimum compulsory period of three months of residence will have to be put in by the candidates, including those have qualified for the M.Phil. Degree. This period of attendance may be at a stretch of one month every year including weekends.

=> The Head of the Department shall send the attendance certificate and the Dean shall forward the same to the Controller of Examinations to the
effect that the part time (internal and external) candidate has completed campus residential/full time requirement when submitting the synopsis.

Ph.D Important Dates

Ph.D Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Application can be downloaded from : January !year
  • Last Date for Receipt of filled in Application Form : January !year
  • Date of Examination Ph.D : February !year

Courses Offered:

=> Arts
English, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Sociology, Commerce, Population Studies, Business Administration, Rural Management, Library & Information Science, and Philosophy

=> Science
Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Herbal Science, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Zoology, Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Geology, Applied Geology, Geoinformatics, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology.

=> Marine Sciences
Marine Biology & Oceanography, Coastal Aquaculture, Marine Biotechnology, Marine Microbiology, Marine Food Technology, and Ocean Science & Technology.

=> Indian Languages
Tamil, Hindi, and Linguistics.

=> Engineering & Technology
Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical, Instrumentation, Chemical, Computer Science & Engineering, and Pharmacy.

=> Education
Education, Psychology, Physical Education, Lifelong Education, and Yoga.

=> Fine Arts

=> Agriculture
Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Microbiology, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Botany, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Seed Science & Technology, Horticulture, Agricultural Economics, Agri.Business Management, Agricultural Extension and Animal Husbandry.

=> Medicine
Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Physiotherapy, Pathology, Medicine, ENT,Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, DVL, Orthopaedics, and Nursing.

=> Dentistry
Periodontia, Oral Medicine & Radiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Prosthodontics Crown & Bridge

Selection Process:

The selection shall be based on marks obtained in the qualifying degree, a written test and an interview

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Annamalai University
Annamalainagar – 608 002
Tamil Nadu, India

04144 – 238259, 238282
FAX No. 04144-238080
email: [email protected]