Alagappa University PhD Admission 2016

Alagappa University Applications are invited for admission to PhD program for the academic year 2016 – 2017.

Eligible candidates desirous of pursuing Ph.D. Program (both FT/PT) in the University Departments, Constituent Colleges, Affiliated Colleges and other Approved Research Centres of Alagappa University are instructed to apply in the prescribed format for the Pre-Registration Qualifying Entrance Examination (Written test and Interview).

Faculty-wise disciplines offered by the University are detailed below.

Faculty Disciplines
Arts 1.Tamil 2.English 3.Women’s Studies 4.Rural Development 5.History 6.Economics 7. Social Work 8. Fine Arts 
Science 1.Mathematics 2.Computer Science 3.Physics 4.Chemistry 5.Biotechnology 6.Molecular Biology 7.Microbiology 8.Nanoscience & Technology 9.Bioinformatics 10.Bioelectronics & Biosensors 11. Oceanography & Coastal Area Studies 12.Animal Health & Management 13.Zoology 14.Botany 15.Library & Information Science 16.Home Science 17.Geology 18.Energy Science
Management 1.Management 2.Commerce 3.Corporate Secretaryship 4.Bank Management  5.International Business 6.Political Science
Education 1.  Education 2.Special Education & Rehabilitation Science 3.Physical Education

Alagappa University PhD Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates who have passed through 10+2+3+2/11+1+3+2/10+3+2+2 pattern alone can apply
  2. P.G. Degree with 55% of marks, 50% marks for SC/ST / Physically or Visually challenged candidates, & 50% for P.G. qualified before 1st January 1991.
  3. M.Ed. (Education / Special Education) / M.A. Education is essential for Ph.D. in Education

Note : Candidates who are in the final year / semester of their P.G. Degree may also apply for the Pre-Registration Qualifying Entrance Examination for Ph.D. Program.  However the pass certificates will be issued only on production of attested copy of Cumulative Mark Statement ensuring minimum eligible percentage of marks in P.G. Degree.

NET/SET/GATE– qualified candidates are exempted from clearing the Entrance Exam (Both Written Examination & Interview)  – They need not apply for the examination.

Alagappa University PhD Exam Pattern

A. Written Examination (In English Medium) (3 hours)
(For all candidates seeking admission in all disciplines except Ph.D. in Tamil Literature)

S. No. Area of Test No. of MCQs Marks
 1. Test of English Language Skills 25 25
 2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
 3. Test of Relevant Subject Knowledge 100 100
Total 150 150

(For candidates seeking admission to Ph.D. in Tamil Literature)

S.No. Area of Test No. of MCQs Marks
 1. Test of Language Skills in Tamil 25 25
 2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude (Tamil Medium) 25 25
 3. Test of Subject Knowledge in Tamil 100 100
Total 150 150

The question paper in MCQ pattern is adopted.  The Standard of Question paper will be PG so far as subject Area is concerned and Graduate level for Language and Quantitative Skills.

B. Interview

All candidates have to take an interview at 2.00 p.m.in the respective departments or officiating departments which will assess the following abilities of the candidates.

S. No. Type of Ability Assessed Maximum Marks
 1. Subject Knowledge 70
 2. Research Aptitude 20
 3. Communication Skills 10
Total 100

A will be converted to 85 marks and B will be converted to 15 marks.
A + B = 100 Marks.

Alagappa University PhD Application Form 2016

Alagappa University PhD Application may be downloaded from the University website ( www.alagappauniversity.ac.in ). List of Approved Research Centres and discipline wise recognised Research Supervisors are available in the University Website. Filled in application must be accompanied by a DD for Rupee 500/- drawn in favour of the Registrar, Alagappa University payable at Karaikudi.

Filled in Applications should be sent to the following address on or before 05th August, 2016.

The Registrar,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi – 630 003.

Alagappa University PhD Important Dates 2016

Purpose Date Time
Last date for receipt of filled in application 05.08.2016 5.30 p.m.
Written Test 28.08.2016 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
Interview in the Concerned Department 28.08.2016 2.00 p.m. onwards

Note : The Venue of Interview and the Interview Schedule will be notified in the website prior to Entrance Examination.

Alagappa University Contact Address

Alagappa University
Karaikudi,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Pin Code : 630 003.
Telephone : 91-4565-226250,223400,
Fax : 04565 – 225216,
E-Mail : dde@alagappauniversity.ac.in,
Website : alagappauniversity.ac.in.

12 thoughts on “Alagappa University PhD Entrance Exam 2016

  1. Respected sir. I did Mphil in Pri d t university. It is eligible to write phd entrance exam. At the s as me time I need a model question paper for entrance exam( commerce subject ) I have finished M.com Bed Mphil.

  2. Respected Sir/ Madam,
    This is T.Ayyappan from Dindigul. I did my M.P.ED programme in Alagappa University during 2008. After I completion of M.PHIL programme in PRIST University during 2010. Now, I would like to take up Pat-Time PhD in Physical Education in your esteemed University. Please guide me Sir/ Madam. How can I apply Pat-Time PhD in Physical Education in Alagappa University. I am Waiting for your notification (Pat-Time PhD).

  3. Respected sir,
    I am preparing for pre-qualifying exam for ph.d in alagappa university mar-2016,i request u set model question papers to win exam.

  4. Sir, I am G.V. Jayalakshmi aspiring to do Ph.D. in Education. Kindly facilitate me with a model Question Paper for Pre-Qualifying Exam Admission to Ph.D.. My e-mail id is j_gvj@yahoo.co.in.

  5. sir I did M.PHIL IN PSYCHOLOGY now registered with MADRAS UNIVERSITY for PH.D ,GUIDE HAS RETIRED .How do I join into ALAGAPPA.Plese help.I work as teaching staff for more than 20 years,willing to start the study afresh.i did M.A IN CHILD CARE &EDUCATION @ YOUR UNIVERSITY
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  6. Sir I am R.Angayarkanni completed M.Sc Marine Biotechnology.Please send the model question paper Biotechnolgy.

  7. hello sir I m Aafaq From Kashmir & i m so much interested in doing Phd in zoology in Alagappa University, Sir is there any option for online Registration for Phd,

  8. Am Srinivasan, I have Completed current year M.Sc., Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in University of Madras, Chennai-25. I am so much interest on Phd In Alagappa University,

    Please give for information for Entrance Exam Date, How is apply then modal question paper send me my mail id sbn.chem@gmail.com.

  9. I have completed my MBA in alagappa university (DDE). Can i apply for Ph.D?Am eligable for Ph.D?

  10. Respected sir,
    I am Bharat ram kumar from karaikudi,i had atten PhD Entrance Exam 2012,i want to know that i got a oppurtunity to do PhD or not, so i request you to send the procedure to know the result,
    Thank you

  11. sir i attended the entrance examination of ph.d in library and information science, but i have not recieved any information so for.please what about my seat //

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