CUTN Entrance Examination 2017

Central University of Tamil Nadu applications are invited for admission to the following Programs of CUTN for the academic year 2017 – 2018.

Courses Offered

Central University of Tamil Nadu was established in the year 2009, by an act of parliament. Presently the University offers the following programs.

Integrated M. Sc. Programs ( 5 Years )

  • Five – Year Integrated M.Sc. Mathematics
  • Five – Year Integrated M.Sc. Physics
  • Five – Year Integrated M.Sc. Chemistry
  • Five – Year Integrated M.Sc. Life Sciences

Integrated  M. A. Program ( 5 Years ) : Five – Year Integrated M.A Economics

UG Program ( 3 Years )** : B.P.A. (Music)

PG Program ( 2 Years )  

  • M.A. English Studies
  • M.A. Classical Tamil
  • MSW (Master of Social Work)
  • M. A. Mass Communication
  • M.A. Hindi**
  • M.A. Economics**
  • M. Sc. Chemistry
  • M. Sc. Computer Science**
  • M. Tech. Material Science**

PG Program ( 2 Years ) at MSE, CHENNAI

  • M.A. Economics (General Economics)
  • M.A. Economics (Financial Economics)
  • M.A. Economics (Applied Quantitative Finance)
  • M.A. Economics (Environmental Economics)
  • M.A. Economics (Actuarial Economics)

UG Program ( 3 Years )** at SVPISTM, COIMBATORE : B. Sc. Textiles

Ph. D. Programs at CUTN*** : English, Physics, Chemistry, Tamil, Life Sciences, Economics, Mathematics

CUTN 2017 Eligibility Criteria

INTEGRATED M. Sc. PROGRAM (FIVE-YEAR)

Mathematics

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry ) for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 30 seats

Physics

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry ) for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 30 seats

Chemistry

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Chemistry, Mathematics & Physics ) for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 30 seats

Life Sciences

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Biology, Physics & Chemistry ) for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 30 seats

INTEGRATED M. A. PROGRAM (FIVE-YEAR)

Economics

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with Economics / Mathematics / Statistics as one of the subject at the Hr. Secondary level with 60% marks in aggregate for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2017

Intake : 30 seats

UG PROGRAM (THREE-YEAR)

B.P.A. ( Music )

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks aggregate of marks for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 25 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 15 seats

PG Program ( TWO – YEAR )

M.A. English Studies

Bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks for General Category, 50% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy Layer ), 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates with English as major or one of the major subjects. The candidates should not have completed 30 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 20 Seats.

M.A. Classical Tamil

Bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks for General Category, 50% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy Layer ), 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates with Tamil as a major subject or as one of the subjects. The candidates should not have completed 30 years of age as on 1st July, 2017. [ Candidates admitted may be provided scholarships and book grant by CICT ]. For CUCET passed candidates an interview / written test may be conducted by the Department in addition.

Intake : 20 Seats.

MSW (Master of Social Work)

Any Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 55% marks for general category, 50% marks OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates at Graduate level. The candidates should not have completed 30 years of age as on 01-07-2017.

Intake : 20 Seats.

M. A. Mass Communication

Any Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 55% marks for general category, 50% marks OBC ( Non – creamy Layer ) and 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates at Graduate level. The candidates should not have completed 30 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 20 Seats.

M.A. Hindi

A Bachelor’s Degree in Hindi with at least 55% ( Gen ) [ 50% ( OBC Non – creamy Layer ) / 45% ( SC / ST / PWD ) ] of aggregate marks ( or ) any Bachelor’s Degree with at least 55 % ( Gen ) [ 50% ( OBC Non – creamy Layer ) / 45% ( SC / ST / PWD ) ] of marks in Hindi as Optional / Elective / Compulsory Language. Note : A candidate who has Bachelor degree but had not studied Hindi as any of the subjects ( or ) does not have 55 % ( Gen ) [ 50% ( OBC Non – creamy Layer ) / 45 % ( SC / ST / PWD ) ] marks in Hindi as a language, should have qualified Oriental title equivalent to B.A. in Hindi recognized by the Central or State Government with 50% of marks. ( The candidate has to submit the equivalence certificate from the concerned institution at the time of admission ).The candidates should not have completed 30 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 20 Seats.

M.A. Economics

Any Bachelors Degree of a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks for general category, 50% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy Layer ), 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD Candidates and had studied Economics/Mathematics / Statistics at UG level. The candidates should not have completed 24 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 20 Seats.

M. Sc. Chemistry

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry ( Main ) or with Chemistry as one of the major subjects. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA ( on a 10 – point scale ) in the qualifying degree examination for General category, 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA ( on a 10 point scale ) for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA ( on a 10 – point scale ) for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 24 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 16 Seats.

M. Sc. Computer Science

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry ( Main ) or with Chemistry as one of the major subjects. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA ( on a 10 – point scale ) in the qualifying degree examination for General category, 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA ( on a 10 point scale ) for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA ( on a 10 – point scale ) for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 24 years of age as on 1st July, 2017

Intake : 20 Seats.

M. Tech. Material Science

M. Sc. Physics / Chemistry / Applied Physics / Applied Chemistry / Material Science / Nano Science / Nano Technology or BE / B. Tech. ( except Computer Science / IT ). Minimum marks in the qualifying examination for admission is 60% for General Category, 55% for OBC ( Non – creamy Layer ) and 50% for SC / ST candidates. The candidates should not have completed 30 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 24 Seats.

PG PROGRAM(TWO-YEAR) at MSE, CHENNAI

M.A. Economics ( General Economics )

Any graduate of a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks for general category, 50% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy Layer ), 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD Candidates and had studied Mathematics at plus two level. The candidates should not have completed 24 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 50 Seats.

UG PROGRAMME (THREE YEAR) at SVPISTM, COIMBATORE

B. Sc. Textiles

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology ) for general category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2017.

Intake : 40 Seats

Ph. D. PROGRAMMES at CUTN

English

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD ] in the concerned or an allied subject, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute. UGC – NET qualified Candidates are exempted from Entrance test. Interview / written test may be conducted by the department in addition to the above.

Physics

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD ] in Physics, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University/Institute. UGC – CSIR NET / GATE / Equivalent national fellowship candidates are exempted from Entrance Test.

Chemistry

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree (two years duration) with a minimum of 55% marks [50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD in Chemistry / Organic Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Physical Chemistry or equivalent degree, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University/Institute. UGC-CSIR NET / GATE / Equivalent national fellowship candidates are exempted from Entrance Test.

Tamil

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD in Master’s degree in Tamil / equivalent subject in Tamil , preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University. For CUCET passed candidates, an Interview may be conducted by the Department. UGC – NET qualified Candidates are exempted from Entrance test, for them a written test and interview may be conducted by the Department in addition.

Life Sciences

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD in Life Sciences / Zoology / Animal Sciences / Biomedical Sciences / Biological Sciences / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Genetics / Botany / Plant Sciences, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute. UGC-CSIR NET / GATE qualified Candidates are exempted from Entrance Test.

Economics

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) in Economics with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD ] overall marks, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University/Institute. Candidates with UGC-JRF are exempted from entrance test.

Mathematics

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD in Mathematics, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute. The selection will also be based on the interview conducted by the Department. Candidates with UGC – CSIR JRF, GATE, NBHM or qualified in any other National level Exams for admission into PhD programmes are exempted from entrance test.

Note: All those candidates who have cleared National Level Examinations for admission into PhD programmes i.e. UGC – CSIR JRF or equivalent will have to apply through CUCET 2017 online portal and they will be exempted from CUCET 2017 Entrance Exam. However, they will have to appear for INTERVIEW. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview. Some of the Departments may conduct Written test at the time of interview, if required.

* Academic mentoring by Madras School of Economics, Chennai.

** Programs provisionally proposed from the academic year 2017 – 2018.

*** Conducted at Madras School of Economics ( MSE ), Chennai.

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CUTN 2017 Application Instructions

Central University of Tamil Nadu application form and fee Challan can be downloaded from the University’s website www.cucet.ac.in. The last date for submitting the filled – in applications to the University is April, 2017

CUTN 2017 Application Fee

  • General / OBC Candidates – Rupee 750/-
  • SC / ST / Candidates – Rupee 400/-.
  • PWD Candidates – All PWD candidates are exempted from CUCET-2017 Fees as per GOI Order F. No. 16-110/2003-DD.III dated 26th February 2013.

For payment through online / debit / credit card, an extra charges of Rupee 10 to Rupee 15 as levied by service provider shall be charged to the candidates.** As decided by the Coordinating University, after negotiation with SBI on February, 2017.

CUTN 2017 Exam Centres

 S. NO. TEST CITY STATE CODE PU TO MANGE CENTRE
1.AhmedabadGujarat01CURAJ
2.Bandarsindari ( CURAJ ) AjmerRajasthan02CURAJ
3.BangaloreKarnataka03CUKNK
4.BathindaPunjab04CUPUN
5.BhagalpurBihar05CUJHD
6.BhopalMadhya Pradesh06CURAJ
7.BhubaneshwarOrissa07CUJHD / CURAJ
8. BidarKarnataka08CUKNK
9.BikanerRajasthan09CURAJ
10. CalicutKerala10CUKER
11.ChandigarhPunjab11CUHAR
12.ChennaiTamil Nadu12CUTND
13.CoimbatoreTamil Nadu13CUTND
14.DavanagereKarnataka14CUKNK
15. DhanbadJharkhand15CUJHD
16.GuwahatiAssam16CUJHD
17.HissarHaryana17CUHAR
18.HubliKarnataka18CUKNK
19.HyderabadTelangana19CUKNK
20.JaipurRajasthan20CURAJ
21.JammuJ&K21CUJAM
22. JamshedpurJharkhand22CUJHD
23.JodhpurRajasthan23CURAJ
24. Kalaburagi / GulbargaKarnataka24CUKNK
25.KasargodKerala25CUKER
26.KathuaJ&K26CUJAM
27.KochiKerala27CUKER
28.KolkataWest Bengal28CUJHD
29.KotaRajasthan29CURAJ
30.KottayamKerala30CUKER
31.LucknowUttar Pradesh31CURAJ
32.LudianaPunjab32CUPUN
33.MaduraiTamil Nadu33CUTND
34.MahendergarhHaryana34CUHAR
35.MumbaiMaharashtra35CUKER
36.New DelhiNew Delhi36CUHAR
37.PatnaBihar37CUJHD
38.RaichurKarnataka38CUKNK
39.RanchiJharkhand39CUJHD
40.SambalpurOrissa40CUJHD / CURAJ
41.ShimlaHimachal Pradesh41CUPUN
42.SikarRajasthan42CURAJ
43.SilcharAssam43CUJHD
44.SrinagarJ&K44CUKAS
45.ThiruvananthapuramKerala45CUKER
46.ThiruvarurTamil Nadu46CUTND
47.ThrissurKerala47CUKER
48.TrichyTamil Nadu48CUTND
49.UdaipurRajasthan49CURAJ
50.UdhampurJ&K50CUJAM
51. UdupiKarnataka51CUKER
52. VijaywadaAndhra Pradesh52CUTND
53.VishakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh53CUKNK

CUTN 2017 Results

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CUTN 2017 Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Counselling for Bachelor of Performing Arts ( Music )28th June, 2017
2Counselling for Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed.28th June, 2017
3Counselling for Integrated M.Sc. Programmes28th June, 2017
4Counselling for All Post Graduate Programmes29th June, 2017

Contact Details :

Central University of Tamil Nadu,
Thanjavur Road,
Thiruvarur – 610 004,
Phone No. : 94890 54270.
Fax No. : 04366 – 225312.
Website : www.cutn.ac.in.

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