Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Entrance Examination 2018

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University invites admission application for Entrance Examination leading to admission in PhD and MPhil programs for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

MSU Entrance Examination Eligibility 2018

  • Candidates who have secured their Master’s Degree and M.Phil. with 55% or its equivalent grade of marks ( relaxation of 5% of marks to SC / ST / OBC ( non creamy layer ) / differently abled under ( 11+1 ) / ( 10+2 ) +3+2 pattern of courses of study are eligible, however, candidates who have passed Master’s Degree through Open University system are not eligible.
  • Qualifying Examination is mandatory for registration to M.Phil & PhD those candidates who have completed M.Phil should also write the qualifying examination for registration to PhD Program
  • Candidates with NET / SET / JRF / GATE qualifications are exempted from Qualifying Exam
  • A pass in the Qualifying Examination is valid for one year
  • Online Application for Qualifying Examination, Online Application for M.Phil Admission & PhD Registration is separate
  • Candidates appearing for Qualifying Entrance Examination should submit their M.Phil
  • Online registration will be given twice a year preferably in December and June for PhD
  • Candidates are permitted to join in M Phil Program once in a year i.e. June only
  • M. Phil admission through online will be made by the University Departments concerned / Affiliated Colleges concerned as per University norms after publication of result of the Entrance Examinations
  • Candidates are permitted to register their PhD Program under Guides who are working in the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Departments / Colleges affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
  • Candidates outside Tamilnadu and Pondicherry are eligible to apply for PhD Full Time only

MSU Entrance Examination Application Form 2018

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Entrance Examination application form is available in the official website

  • Candidates are instructed to download the application form and read the Revised Regulations for M.Phil. & PhD Program given in our official website very carefully before filling the application form
  • Completed Application form along with Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University”, payable at Tirunelveli” or through Challan of State Bank of India’s Power Jyoti Account to NSU A/C No. 3272360944 should be sent to the following address :
    The Co – Ordinator – Research,
    Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,
    Tirunelveli – 627012
  • Applications received after the due date or without Demand Draft / other documents and incomplete filled in applications will be summarily rejected

MSU Entrance Examination Selection Procedure 2018

  • Candidates seeking admission will be admitted through a common entrance test for each discipline, followed by an interview; the University Research Section in the University premises will organize both the entrance test and the interview. The result is valid for one year only
  • The written exam shall be in the forenoon session and interview will be conducted in the afternoon session
  • The Interview will be conducted by forming different interview committees followed by the exam and marks allotted for the interview will be a maximum of 50
  • At the time of interview, the candidates are expected to discuss their research interest / area
  • Pass Percentage in the entrance exam ( combined marks of both written exam and interview ) shall be as given below
  • General – 55%
  • SC / ST / BC, MBC / DNC – 50%

MSU Entrance Examination Important Dates 2018

1Opening of Online PortalSeptember, 2018
2Closing of Online PortalOctober, 2018
3Date of Qualifying Entrance ExaminationOctober, 2018

Contact Details

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,
Tirunelveli – 627012,
Tamilnadu, India.,
Phone No. : +91 462-2333741,
Email :,
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