M.PhilUniversity of Kerala has invited online applications for the Entrance Examination for admission to M.Phil Degree Programme of one year duration in the University Teaching and Research Departments, University of Kerala and at University College, Thiruvananthapuram & Lakshmi Bai National College of Physical Education, Kariavattom, for the academic year 2018-2019.

Subjects Offered: The University Departments (at Kariavattom & Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram) offering the Programme are the following: Aquatic Biology & Fisheries; Arabic; Archaeology; Biochemistry (Biochemistry; Genetics & Genomics); Botany (Advanced Botany); Chemistry; Commerce; Computer Science; Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (Bioinformatics; Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)); Demography (Demography; Actuarial Science); Economics; Education; English (English Language and Literature); Environmental Sciences;  Futures Studies;  Geology; Hindi (Hindi Language and Literature); History; IMK (Management);  Library & Information Science; Linguistics (General Linguistics; Computational Linguistics); Malayalam; Mathematics; Music; Nanoscience & Nanotechnology; Optoelectronics (Photonics); Oriental Research Institute & Manuscript Library (Manuscriptology); Philosophy;  Physics; Political Science; Psychology (Consulting Psychology, Learning );  Russian; Sanskrit; Sociology; Statistics; Tamil; Zoology; Law (Human Rights).

Eligibility: Applicant should hold a recognised Master’s degree or a Professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate/equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a recognised foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority. SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-abled and other categories and those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991, will have a relaxation of 5% of marks/equivalent relaxation in case of grade. Subject-wise eligibility is given in the Prospectus available at https://admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in/mphil2018/

M.Phil Degree programmes offered at University College, Thiruvananthapuram: Arabic; Botany; Chemistry; Economics; English; Hindi; History; Islamic History; Malayalam; Mathematics; Philosophy; Physics; Zoology

The eligibility criteria in University College are same as specified for Programmes offered by University Research and Teaching Departments.

M.Phil programme at Lakshmi Bai National College of Physical Education, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram: Applicant should have passed a recognized Master of Physical Education Degree Course (MPE/M.PEd) with minimum of 55% marks and should be Physically fit to undergo daily physical activities as per the scheduled time table of the College. Applicant should not have any kind of physical, mental disabilities which may prevent him/her from active participation in physical education Programme.

Selection: Selection will be based on Entrance Test of 3 hour duration and Interview. The Entrance Test will have questions based on Research Methodology (50%) and the subject of study concerned (50%). Interview shall be conducted by the Department Doctoral Committee (DDC) where candidates would be required to discuss their research interest/area. Weightage for final selection will be as follows: Qualifying Examination- 50%, Entrance Examination- 40% and Interview- 10%.

Application: Application can be submitted online, latest by 4 June 2018, at http://admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in/m.phil

Those who have written their Post Graduate Degree Examination and are awaiting results can also apply, subject to uploading their PG marks/ CGPA in form ‘B’ on or before the last date for uploading form ‘B’.

Registration Fee is Rs.500/- for General Candidates and Rs.250/- for SC/ST Candidates. Fee for each Additional Subject applied is additional payment of  Rs.50/- and Rs.25/- respectively for the 2 categories has to be made.

The Registration Fee is to be remitted to the A/C No. 67153233669 in any branch of State Bank of India using the special Chalan of Kerala University available in the ‘Download Chalan’ link at www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in.  Registration fee can also be paid online using Credit Card, Debit card or Net Banking.

For more information, visit www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in