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CUTN Entrance Examination 2018

Central University of Tamil Nadu applications are invited for admission to the following Programs of CUTN for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CUTN Offered Courses 2018

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
  • Five – Year Integrated M.Sc. Economics*

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

Integrated  B.Sc. B.Ed Program ( 4 Years ) : Four – Year Integrated B.Sc B.Ed Mathematics

PG Program ( 2 Years )  

  • Integrated M.Lib.I.Sc. ( Library and Information Science )
  • M.Com. ( Commerce )
  • M.Sc. ( Applied Psychology )
  • M. Sc. ( Chemistry )
  • M. Sc. ( Computer Science )
  • M. Sc. ( Epidemiology & Public Health )
  • M.Sc. ( Geography )
  • M.Sc. ( Microbiology )
  • M.Tech. ( Materials Science )
  • MA ( Classical Tamil Studies )
  • MA ( Economics )
  • MA ( English)
  • MA ( Hindi )
  • MA ( History )
  • MA ( Mass Communication )
  • MBA  ( Business Administration )
  • MSW ( Social Work )

PG Diploma Program ( 1 Year )

  • P.G. Diploma Chemical Laboratory Technician

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 ( 4 Years )** : B.P.A. (Music )

B.Sc ( 3 Years ) & MBA ( 2 Years ) Programms at SVPISTM, COIMBATORE

  • B.Sc ( Textiles )
  • MBA ( Apparel Management )
  • MBA ( Retail Management )
  • MBA ( Textile Management )

M.Phil., Programmes at CUTN****#

  • M.Phil. ( Applied Psychology )
  • M.Phil. ( Chemistry )
  • M.Phil. ( Commerce )
  • M.Phil. ( Computer Science )
  • M.Phil. ( English )
  • M.Phil. ( Geography )
  • M.Phil. ( Library and Information Science )
  • M.Phil. ( Management )
  • M.Phil.  ( Mass Communication )
  • M.Phil.  ( Mathematics )
  • M.Phil. ( Music )
  • M.Phil. ( Physics )
  • M.Phil. ( Social Work )
  • M.Phil.  ( Tamil )

Ph. D. Programs at CUTN*** : 

  • Ph.D ( Applied Psychology )
  • Ph.D ( Chemistry )
  • Ph.D ( Commerce )
  • Ph.D ( Computer Science)
  • Ph.D ( Economics )
  • Ph.D ( Education )
  • Ph.D ( English )
  • Ph.D ( Epidemiology & Public Health )
  • Ph.D ( Geography )
  • Ph.D ( Hindi )
  • Ph.D ( Library and Information Science )
  • Ph.D ( Life Sciences )
  • Ph.D ( Management )
  • Ph.D ( Mass Communication )
  • Ph.D ( Materials Science )
  • Ph.D ( Mathematics )
  • Ph.D ( Microbiology )
  • Ph.D ( Music )
  • Ph.D ( Physics )
  • Ph.D ( Social Work )
  • Ph.D ( Tamil )

CUTN 2018 Eligibility Criteria

INTEGRATED M. Sc. PROGRAM (FIVE-YEAR)

Chemistry

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology / Botany / Zoology / Biotechnology ) for General Category, 55% marks for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates.

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.

Intake : 30 seats

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.

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.

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 students will undergo first three years of study at CUTN campus and the rest of the two years either at CUTN campus or at MSE, Chennai as per their choice. The allotment of specialisation at MSE is based on their CGPA during the first three years of study at CUTN.

Intake : 30 seats

INTEGRATED B.Sc. B.Ed. PROGRAMME (FOUR-YEAR)

Mathematics

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks ( Mathematics / Statistics, Physics and Chemistry ) for General Category, 55% marks for OBC (Noncreamy layer) and 50% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates. The candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 01.07.2018. Candidates who are appearing in March 2018 qualifying examination are also eligible to apply

Intake : 50 seats

TWO YEAR POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Integrated Library and Information Science

Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with at least 50% marks for General Category, 45% marks OBC ( Non-creamy Layer ) and 40% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates at Graduate level.

Intake : 15 seats

M.Com. ( Commerce )

Graduates in commerce from a recognized University with a minimum of 55 % marks. 50% marks OBC ( Non-creamy Layer ) and 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates at Graduate level.

Intake : 40 Seats

M.Sc. ( Applied Psychology )

Any Bachelor’s degree from 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 at Graduate level.

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 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA ( on a 10-point scale ) in the qualifying degree examination for General Category, 50% marks or 5.5 CGPA ( on a 10 point scale ) for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) and 45% aggregate marks or 5.0 CGPA ( on a 10-point scale ) for SC / ST / PWD candidates.

Intake : 16 seats

M.Sc. ( Computer Science )

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications / Computer Sciences / Mathematics / or any Bachelor’s degree in Science stream with Mathematics as one of the subjects for at least four semesters. 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 candidates.

Intake : 20 seats

M.Sc. ( Epidemiology & Public Health )

Students with graduation in Medical Science ( MBBS ), Dental Science ( BDS ), BAMS, BHMS,BUMS, BVSc & AH, BSc Nursing, Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Hospital Administration, Bachelor in Medical Lab Technology, Bachelor / Masters in Hospital Management ( BBA, MBA ), Bachelor in Pharmacy, Bachelor in Social Work / Sociology, Bachelor in Psychology / Applied Psychology, Bachelor in Anthropology, Bachelor in Life Sciences ( Preferably CBZ ), BSc Microbiology, any other graduates of relevant disciplines etc. are eligible to apply. 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.

Intake : 15 seats

M.Sc. ( Geography )

Bachelor’s degree in Science / Arts ( B.A / B.Sc. ) with Geography as main subject or ancillary subject as Geography or related disciplines of Earth Sciences / Environmental Sciences from a recognized Indian or foreign university / ( as per the AIU foreign equivalence list ). Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55 % marks in aggregate for General Category, 50% marks for OBC ( Non-creamy Layer ) and, 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates.

Intake : 30 seats

M.Sc. ( Microbiology )

Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Human Genetics, Nutrition and Dietetics, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Plant protection, Dairy Sciences, Agriculture and Horticulture, Home Science, Fisheries and Public Health from a recognized university or equivalent. 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.

Intake : 30 seats

M.Tech. ( Materials Science )

M. Sc. Physics / Chemistry /Applied Physics /Applied Chemistry / Materials Science / Nano Science / Nano Technology / Electronics (OR) B.E / B.Tech in Materials Science Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics Engineering / ECE / EIE / EEE / Aeronautical Engineering /Applied Electronics /Ceramic Technology / Polymer Technology ( except Computer Science / IT / Food Technology ). 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.

Intake : 30 Seats

MA ( Classical Tamil 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 Tamil as a major subject or as one of the subjects. [Candidates admitted may be provided scholarships and book grant by CICT ].

Intake : 20 seats

MA ( Economics )

Any Bachelor’s 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 who had studied Economics / Mathematics / Statistics at UG level.

Intake : 20 seats

MA ( English )

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.

Intake : 20 seats

MA ( 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 Noncreamy 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 ).

Intake : 20 seats

MA ( History )

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.

Intake : 20 seats

MA ( Mass Communication )

Any Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 55% marks for General Category, 50% marks for OBC ( Non-creamy Layer ) and 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates at Graduate level.

Intake : 30 seats

MBA ( Business Administration )

Any degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 55 % marks. 50% marks for OBC ( Noncreamy Layer ) and 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates at Graduate level. Candidates with a minimum of two years of industry and allied experience are preferred.

Intake : 40 seats

MSW ( 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.

Intake : 20 Seats

PG DIPLOMA PROGRAMME ( ONE-YEAR )

Chemical Laboratory Technician

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry ( Main ) or with Chemistry as one of the major subjects. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA ( on a 10-point scale ) in the qualifying degree examination for General Category, 50% marks or 5.5 CGPA ( on a 10 point scale ) for OBC ( Noncreamy layer ) and 45% aggregate marks or 5.0 CGPA ( on a 10-point scale ) for SC / ST / PWD candidates

Intake : 8 seats

PG PROGRAM(TWO-YEAR) at MSE, CHENNAI

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

Intake :

  • M.A. Economics ( General Economics / Financial Economics / Applied Quantitative Finance ) : Each 50 Seats
  • M.A. Economics ( Environmental Economics / Actuarial Economics ) : Each 20 Seats

UG PROGRAMME (FOUR-YEAR)

BPA ( Music ) 

A Pass in the Plus two examination or equivalent of any recognized board in India with 50% marks aggregate of marks for General Category, 45% marks for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) SC / ST / PWD candidates.

Intake : 15 Seats

B.Sc. (THREE YEAR) & MBA (TWO YEAR) PROGRAMMES 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.

Intake : 80 Seats

MBA ( Apparel Management / Retail Management / Textile Management )

A graduate from any discipline  ( recognized by UGC / AICTE ) with a minimum of 15 years ( 10+2+3 ) of education and with a minimum of 55 % marks for General, 50% marks for OBC ( Non-creamy Layer ) and 45% marks for SC / ST / PWD candidates at Graduate level. Those who are in their final year and who expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before 15th July, 2018 can also apply.

Intake : 120 seats

M.Phil., PROGRAMMES at CUTN****#

Applied Psychology

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree in Psychology  / Applied Psychology ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University / Institution.

Intake : 2 seats

Chemistry

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] 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.

Intake : 11 seats

Commerce

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) in M.Com / MBA or Post Graduation in Financial Economics / Econometrics / Statistics or Equivalent Communication with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( NonCreamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University / Institute.

Intake : 9 seats

Computer Science

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years or Integrated five years ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in Computer Science / Information Technology or allied subjects, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years / four years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

Intake : 4 seats

English

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( of 2 years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non creamy layer ) SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in the concerned or an allied subject, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent degree of 3 years duration from a recognized university / institute.

Intake : 5 Seats

Geography

M.A. / M.Sc. Geography / Applied Geography / Geoinformatics / Population Studies / Regional Development Studies / Tourism / Disaster Management / Rural Development / Environmental Studies with a minimum of 55% marks [50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer )  / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University / Institution.

Intake : 6 Seats

Library and Information Science

A pass in the Master’s Degree Programme from a recognized University in Library and Information Science with at least 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed.

Intake : 7 seats

Management

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree in Management ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University / Institution.

Intake : 4 seats

Mass Communication

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) in Mass Communication /Journalism and Mass Communication /Communication with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University / Institute.

Intake : 6 seats

Mathematics

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) /for SC / ST / PWD candidates] in Mathematics or equivalent degree, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

Intake : 5 Seats

Music

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s degree in Music, obtained from any recognised Indian University or its equivalent, with a minimum of 55% marks for General category and 50% marks for OBC / SC / ST / PWD categories.

Intake : 2 seats

Physics

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree (with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in Physics or equivalent degree, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

Intake : 11 Seats

Social Work

A consistently good academic record possessing Master`s Degree ( Two Years duration ) with minimum 55 % of marks [ 50 % for SC / ST / OBC / PWD candidates ] in Social Work or any of the Social Science disciplines ( Gender studies / Sociology / Psychology / Public Health / Public Administration / Human Resource Management / Labour Studies/ Early Childhood Care Development / Disaster Management / Regional Development /Development Studies or any other Post Graduate Programme found relevant ) preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent degree of three years duration from recognised University / Institution

Intake : 5 Seats

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 ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] 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.

Intake : 3 Seats

Ph. D. PROGRAMMES at CUTN

Applied Psychology

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) / M.Phil. degree in Psychology / Applied Psychology or Allied Subjects with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST /PWD candidates ] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute

Chemistry

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer )  / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] 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.

Commerce

A consistently good academic record and possessing a Master’s degree in Commerce / MBA or Post Graduation in Financial Economics / Econometrics / Statistics or Equivalent or ACA / ACS / CMA or M.Phil. in Commerce / Management / Financial Economics / Statistics of Equivalent obtained from any recognised Indian University or its equivalent, with a minimum of 55% marks for General category and 50% marks for OBC / SC / ST / PWD categories.

Computer Science

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years or Integrated five years )  / M.Phil. degree with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in Computer Science / Information Technology or allied subjects, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years / four years duration from a recognized University /Institute.

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 ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] overall marks, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

Education

A consistently good academic record possessing M.Ed. Degree, offered by NCTE approved Institution with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ].

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 ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] 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.

Epidemiology & Public Health

The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Ph.D. programme is a second class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 % of aggregate marks, or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed. In the case of SC / ST / OBC ( non-creamy layer ) /differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 50 per cent of aggregate marks, or an equivalent grade. The programme suits for those candidates who have an interest / expertise / practical exposure in the area of epidemiology and public health. Relevant subjects include public health, epidemiology, social work, sociology, MD / PSM / MVSc / MPH /, M.Sc. Molecular Biology, M.Sc. Biochemistry, Masters in Lifesciences and relevant disciplines.

Geography

A consistently good academic record and possessing a M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Phil. in Geography / Applied Geography obtained from any recognised Indian University or its equivalent, with a minimum of 55% marks for General category and 50% marks for OBC / SC / ST / PWD categories.

Hindi

M.Phil. or Master’s degree or its equivalent degree in the relevant or allied subject from any University / recognised Institution with at least 55% marks ( 50% for SC / ST / PWD candidates ).”

Library and Information Science

A pass in the Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science Programme from a recognized University with at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed. A relaxation of 5% may be provided in marks from 55% to 50% to the candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / PWD ( Physical and Visual Disabilities ) categories

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 ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates] 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.

Management

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree in Management ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University/Institution.

Mass Communication

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) in Mass Communication / Journalism and Mass Communication / Communication with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non-Creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognised University / Institute.

Materials Science

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( M.Sc. ) ( two years duration ) with a minimum of 55% marks [ 50% for OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in Materials Science Physics / Chemistry / Applied Physics / Applied Chemistry / Nano science / Nano technology / Electronics (OR) M.E. / M.Tech. in Materials Science/Mechanical Engg. / Metallurgy / Nano technology / Nano electronics / Applied Electronics / Ceramic Technology / Polymer Technology (except Computer Science / IT / Food Technology ), preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute. Minimum marks in the qualifying examination for admission is 55% for General Category, 50% for OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and 45% for SC / ST / PWD candidates.

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 ) / SC /ST / PWD in Mathematics, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

Microbiology

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 ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in Microbiology / Life Sciences / Zoology / Animal Sciences / Veterinary Sciences / Biomedical Sciences / Biological Sciences / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Genetics / Botany / Plant Sciences /, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree of three or five years duration from a recognized University/Institute.

Music

A consistently good academic record and possessing a Master’s degree in Musicobtained from any recognised Indian University or its equivalent, with a minimum of 55% marks for General category and 50% marks for OBC / SC / ST / PWD categories

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 ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates] in Physics, preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

Social Work

A consistently good academic record possessing a Master’s Degree ( two years duration ) / M.Phil. degree with a minimum of 55% marks [50% for OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] in Social Work or any of the Social Science disciplines ( Gender Studies / Sociology / Psychology / Public Health / Public Administration/ Human Resource Management / Early Childhood Care and Development/ Disaster Management / Regional Development / Development Studies or any other Post Graduate Programme found relevant ), preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree of three years / four years duration from a recognized University / Institute.

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 )  / SC / ST / PWD candidates ] 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

****#All those candidates who are applying for admission into M.Phil. / PhD programmes and have cleared National Level Fellowship Examinations i.e. UGC-NET-JRF / UGC-CSIR- NET-JRF have to apply through CUCET 2018 online portal and they are exempted from CUCET 2018 Entrance Exam. However, they 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. Preference will be given for candidates with JRF.

****#Candidates without National Level Fellowship, who appear in CUCET have to appear in the interview conducted by the department as per UGC 2016 ( M.Phil. /Ph.D ) Regulations.

Candidates securing 50% of marks and above in CUCET 2018 only are eligible to appear for the interview

CUTN 2018 Application Instructions

Central University of Tamil Nadu application form and fee Challan can be downloaded from the University’s website http://cutn.ac.in/. The last date for submitting the filled – in applications to the University is 2nd April, 2018.

CUTN 2018 Application Fee

  • General / OBC Candidates – [rupee] 800/-
  • SC / ST / Candidates – [rupee] 350/-.
  • PWD Candidates – Nil

Note :

  • A Candidate can apply for payment through netbanking / debit / credit card or through Challan
  • GST and other taxes as applicable by Govt. of India / Bank.
  • A candidate can apply for 03 PUs by paying application fee as mention above. He / She can select upto three programs in each PU.
  • The Students can further apply upto 03 additional PU’s(03 programmes each) by availing Add-on facility by paying additional fee [rupee] 800/- ( Gen / OBC Candidates ) or [rupee] 350/- ( SC / ST Candidates )

General Information 

  • Detailed information about CUCET 2018 is available on CUCET website www.cucetexam.in
  • Candidates are required to apply online through CUCET 2018 website.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the final examination of the qualifying degree / certificate are also eligible to apply.
  • Details of the programme of studies, Eligibility Criteria, Programme Structure, Faculty Profile etc. are available at the respective website of Participating universities and candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of each PU for a given programme before applying for CUCET 2018.
  • CUCET 2018 provides facilities for applying to admission to these universities by single examination process with nominal examination fees.
  • Online admission counselling facility is available for some universities with additional fees.

CUTN 2018 Exam Centres

S. NO.TEST CITYSTATE
1.AhmedabadGujarat
2.AllahabadUttar Pradesh
3.AmritsarPunjab
4.AsansolWest Bengal
5.Bandarsindari (CURAJ) AjmerRajasthan
6.BangaloreKarnataka
7.BathindaPunjab
8.BegusaraiBihar
9.BhaderwahJ&K
10.BhagalpurBihar
11.BhopalMadhya Pradesh
12.BhubaneshwarOdisha
13.BidarKarnataka
14.BikanerRajasthan
15.BrahmapurOdisha
16.CalicutKerala
17.ChandigarhPunjab
18.ChennaiTamil Nadu
19.CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
20.DavanagereKarnataka
21.DehradunUttarakhand
22.DhanbadJharkhand
23.GayaBihar
24.GuwahatiAssam
25.HissarHaryana
26.HubliKarnataka
27.HyderabadTalangana
28.IndoreMadhya Pradesh
29.JabalpurMadhya Pradesh
30.JaipurRajasthan
31.JammuJ&K
32.JamshedpurJharkhand
33.JodhpurRajasthan
34.Kalaburagi / GulbargaKarnataka
35.Kalpetta (Wynad)Kerala
36.Kannur (Thalassery)Kerala
37.KargilJ&K
38.KasargodKerala
39.KathuaJ&K
40.KochiKerala
41.KolkataWest Bengal
42.KotaRajasthan
43.KottayamKerala
44.LehJ&K
45.LucknowUttar Pradesh
46.LudianaPunjab
47.MaduraiTamil Nadu
48.MahendergarhHaryana
49.MangaloreKarnataka
50.MumbaiMaharashtra
51.MuzaffarpurBihar
52.MysoreKarnataka
53.NagarcoilTamil Nadu
54.NagpurMaharashtra
55.New DelhiNew Delhi
56.PalakkadKerala
57.PatialaPunjab
58.PatnaBihar
59.PuneMaharashtra
60.PurniaBihar
61.RaichurKarnataka
62.RaipurChattisgarh
63.RajouriJ&K
64.RanchiJharkhand
65.SambalpurOdisha
66.ShimlaHimachal Pradesh
67.SikarRajasthan
68.SiwanBihar
69.SolapurMaharashtra
70.SrinagarJ&K
71.ThiruvananthapuramKerala
72.ThiruvarurTamil Nadu
73.ThrissurKerala
74.Tiruchirappalli (Trichy)Tamil Nadu
75.UdaipurRajasthan
76.UdhampurJ&K
77.VaranasiUttar Pradesh
78.VijaywadaAndhra Pradesh
79.VishakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
80.YadgirKarnataka

CUTN 2018 Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Online Application Form Go-Live Date19th February, 2018
2Closing Date of Online Application Form2nd April, 2018
3CUCET 2018 Exam Date 28th April, 2018 & 29th April, 2018
4Answer Key upload 30th April, 2018
5CUCET 2018 Result Declaration 25th May, 2018