Anna University - Chennai - Courses & Fees

Tamil Nadu

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Master of Philosophy
For 5 Years | Fulltime | Oncampus



Course Details

Anna University is a pioneer institute of education in south India as well as in the country, it also managed to rank within 10 ranks in the list of NIRF top engineering colleges in India 2018. The Institute offers the various programme that can either be Regular, Distance or Correspondence. Candidate on basis of their needs can opt for either a full time, part time or evening programme. The programmes offered are undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral.

Eligibility criteria for admission in the courses may vary depending on the requirements of a particular course. In the segment below the general eligibility criteria for admission in the three programmes are given.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in Anna University:

Undergraduate Degree Courses:

The Anna University at its undergraduate level offers both full time and part time courses in B.Com, BA, B.Sc., BBA, LLB and so on. The programmes may be of 2, 3 or 4 years depending on the programme selected. The basic eligibility criteria for taking admission in any of these courses are qualifying 10+2 from a recognized board including state boards.

Postgraduate Degree Courses:

The institute offers 2-year full-time postgraduate degree programme other than various part-time programmes. The courses offered under the postgraduate programme are MBA, MA, M.Sc., LLM etc. The candidate aspiring to take admission in any of the postgraduate programmes at Anna University needs to have a valid graduation degree with minimum qualifying score from a recognized university or institute.

Research and Doctoral Programme:

Anna University offers courses for research and doctoral level, particularly Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil) and PhD. The eligibility criteria for admission in the courses totally depend on the requirements of the project however the candidate should at least have a postgraduate degree in the relevant subject.




A candidate will be eligible to apply for the M.Phil course offered by the university if he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria. Candidates must have completed Post Graduation from recognized university in 10+2+3+2 years pattern in following subjects:

  • Mathematics: M.Sc. (Mathematics/Applied Mathematics)
  • Physics: M.Sc. (Physics/Medical Physics/Materials Science)
  • Chemistry: M.Sc. (Chemistry/Applied Chemistry)
  • English: M.A. (English)
  • Crystal Science: M.A. (Physics/Material Science/Medical Physics/Chemistry/Applied Chemistry)
  • Applied Geology: M.A (Geology/Applied Geology)

The admissions to M.Phil course offered by the university will be through the Entrance examination conducted by the university only.

The Schedule of the admission procedure of 2016 is given below: 

Commencement of online registration of application  25th May 2016
Last date od registration of application 08th June 2016
Date of Entrance Examination 26th June 2016

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