Eligibility : For admission to the Ph.D. programme, a candidate has to fulfill the following minimum qualifications: 3.1.1 Faculties of Arts, Science, Marine Sciences, Indian Languages, Engineering & Technology, Education, Fine Arts, Medicine (Nursing & Physiotherapy only) A pass in Master’s Degree with a minimum of 55% of marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) or in an examination recognized as equivalent thereto. 3.1.2 Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry (except Nursing & Physiotherapy) A Pass in Master’s Degree with 50% of marks in the concerned subject. 3.2 Candidates who have passed Master’s Degree through Open University system are not eligible to apply; however, candidates who have secured their Master’s Degree under (11+1) or (10+2) + 3 + 2 / (10+2)+4+2 / (10+3)+3+2 / (10+2) + 5 pattern of programmes of study are eligible. 3.3.1 A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently abled or for those who obtained their Master’s degree prior to 16th September, 1991 in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Marine Sciences, Indian Languages, Education & Fine Arts. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures. 3.3.2 Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work examination with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ’B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is following) and successfully completed the M.Phil. Degree programme shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph.D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for these belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time. 3.4 Preference will be given to candidates who have passed the UGC JRF / NET / SET (SLET) / Lecturership / GATE / CSIR / ICAR / ICSSR or other fellowship related examinations. 3.5 While granting admission to Ph.D. Programmes, due attention shall be paid to the State Reservation Policy.
The Post-Matric Scholarshipwill be awarded to the students studying Ph.D. Programme including self finance programmes those who belong to SC/ST community and also converted students whose parents/guardians annual income from all sources does not exceed from Rs. 2,50,000/-.
Research Incentive will be granted to SC/ST students doing full time Ph.D. Programme at a rate of Rs.50,000/- p.a for 4 years only by Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department, Chennai.
How To Apply For Ph.D. Programmes
The hard copy of the filled in Online application should be sent with all the enclosures either by speed / Registered post or in person to The Registrar, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Chidambaram Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu Pin- 608 002 and should reach on or before 09.12.2019 - 5.30 p.m.
About Annamalai University
Annamalai University is a unitary, teaching, and residential university. It was founded by the munificence of the farsighted and noble hearted philanthropist and patron of letters the late Hon’ble Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar of Chettinad, Kt, LL.D., D.Litt. He started several colleges, and ultimately, the University in 1929. Since its inception, it has progressively tried to realize the aims of the noble Founder Pro-Chancellor.