Central University of Tamil Nadu

Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur  Admissions 2024 Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu

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Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur Admission

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The Central University of Tamil Nadu Latest Update: 

  • The CUET PG's last date for online submission of the Application Form was extended from January 24 2024 to January 31, 2024. The examination will be held from March 11, 2024, to March 28, 2024.
  • CUET UG application will tentatively begin in the first week of February. The examination will held from May 15, 2024, to May 31, 2024.

Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) is a Central University located in Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India, and Prof. M. Krishnan is the Vice-Chancellor of this Central University, which now has over 2,000 students in 27 Departments under 12 Schools. Various UG, PG, and Integrated courses in the fields of science, management, humanities, etc. are offered by the university. The results of the CUET UG and CUET PG entrance exams determine admission to all UG and PG programs.

The application mode for this institute is both online and offline. The admission criteria are merit-based and entrance-based. The entrance exam accepted is CUET

Further reading

CUET 2024 Important Dates

Particulars

Dates

CUET-PG Application Registration 

December 26, 2023 - January 31, 2024

CUET-PG Admit Card 

March 07, 2024

CUET-PG Exam Date

March 11, 2024 - March 28, 2024

CUET-PG Answer Key Challenge

April 04, 2024

CUET-UG Application Registration

The first week  of February (Tentative)

CUET-UG Admit Card

The first week of May (Tentative)

CUET-UG Exam Date

May 15, 2024 - May 31, 2024

CUET-UG Answer Key Challenge

The first week of June (Tentative)

Seat Reservation

The university follows reservation procedures as per the Central Education Institutions Act, of 2006.

  • OBC-NCL: 27%
  • SC: 15%
  • EWS: 10%
  • ST: 7.5%

Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) Admission Criteria for UG and Integrated Programs

Degree

Program Specialization

Eligibility Criteria

Integrated M.Sc. (Five-Years)

Chemistry, Biotechnology, Mathematics, and Physics

A passing grade in your Higher Secondary (10+2) or the equivalent of any recognized board in India with 60% marks in relevant subjects like (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Biotechnology) for the General category, 55% marks for OBC/EWS, and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD category.
Integrated M.A (Five-Years)

Economics

A passing grade in the Higher Secondary education (10+2) examination or the equivalent of any recognized board in India with Economics/Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects at the Higher Secondary level with 60% marks in aggregate for the general category, 55% marks for OBC (NCL)/EWS, and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 
Integrated M.P.A  (Five-Years)

Music

A passing grade in the Higher Secondary (10+2) or the equivalent of any recognized board in India with an aggregate of 50% marks for the General Category, and 45% marks for OBC (NCL)/EWS/SC/ST/PWD candidates.
B.Sc (Three-Years)

Textiles, and Technical Textiles

A passing grade in the Higher Secondary (10+2) or the equivalent of any recognized board in India with science stream/vocational stream with textile subjects having 50% of marks for General and 45% marks for OBC (NCL)/EWS/SC/ST/PWD candidates
BBA (Three-Years)

Textile Business Analytics

A passing grade in the Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent to any recognized board in India (any stream) having 50% of marks for General and 45% marks for OBC(NCL)/EWS/SC/ST/PWD candidates

If the applicants are eligible regarding the above-mentioned criteria then the final admission will be done based on the CUET results and Personal Interview.

Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) Admission Criteria for PG Programs

Degree

Program Specialization

Eligibility Criteria

M.Lib.I.Sc.

Library and Information Science.

Candidates must have Any bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% (45% for OBC*, 40% for SC/ ST/ PWD applicants)

M.Com

Commerce.

Graduates in commerce from a recognized University with a minimum of 55 % marks. 50% marks for EWS/OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates at the Graduate level.

LLM

Corporate Law and Industrial Jurisprudence.

Candidates must have an LLB Degree or its equivalent with not less than 50% of marks (45% in case of EWS/OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PWD) in the aggregate in all the 3 years / 5 years of B.L / LLB Degree Course.

M.A.

Hindi, English, Classical Tamil Studies, History, Mass Communication, and Economics.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks for General Category, 50% marks for EWS/OBC (Non-creamy Layer), 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD with relevant subjects like (English, Hindi, Tamil, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics) as a major or one of the major subjects.

M.Sc.

Geography.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Science/ Arts (B.A/B.Sc.) with Geography as a main or ancillary subject from a recognized Indian University or Foreign University equivalent, with a minimum of 55 % marks in aggregate for the General Category, 50% marks for EWS/OBC and 45%marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

M.Sc.

Geology.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Science with Geology or Applied Geology as the main subject or allied or related disciplines of Earth Sciences from a recognized Indian or foreign university (as per the AIU foreign equivalence list). Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55 % marks in aggregate for General Category, 50% marks for EWS/OBC, and, 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

M.Sc. 

Biology.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Human Genetics, Nutrition and Dietetics, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Plant Sciences, Dairy Sciences, Agriculture and Horticulture, Fisheries and Public Health from a recognized university or equivalent. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in the qualifying degree examination for the General Category, 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for EWS/OBC, and 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

M.Sc. 

Chemistry, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, and Applied Psychology.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant subjects like (Chemistry, Statistics, and Mathematics) as the main or one of the major subjects. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in the qualifying degree examination for the General Category, 50% marks or 5.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for EWS/OBC, and 45% aggregate marks or 5.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

M.Sc.

Computer Science.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications / Computer Sciences/Mathematics/ or any Bachelor’s degree in the Science stream with Mathematics as one of the subjects for at least four semesters. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in the qualifying degree examination for the General Category, 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for EWS/OBC, possess and 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA (on a 10- point scale) for SC/ST candidates.

M.Sc.

Horticulture

Candidates must have A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Fruit Science/ Vegetable Science/ Floriculture and Landscaping/ Forestry or equivalent in a 10+2+4 system with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in a qualifying degree examination for General Category, 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for EWS/OBC and 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

M.Sc.

Epidemiology and Public Health

Students with graduation in Biological and Bio-Medical Sciences are eligible to apply. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in the qualifying degree examination for the General Category, 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for EWS/OBC, and 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA (on a 10- point scale) for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

MBA

Business Administration, and Tourism and Hospitality Management

Candidates with any degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 55 % marks, 50% marks for EWS/OBC, and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates at the Graduate level.  Candidates with a minimum of two years of hospitality industry and allied experience are preferred.

MBA 

Apparel Management, Retail Management, Textile Management, and Technical Textile Management

A graduate from any discipline (recognized by UGC / AICTE) with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education and with a minimum of 55 % marks for General, 50% marks for EWS/OBC, and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates at Graduate level.

M.Tech.

Materials Science and Technology

Candidates must have a degree in any one of the M. Sc. Physics / Chemistry /Applied Physics /Applied Chemistry /Materials Science/ Nano Science / Nano Technology/Electronics/Applied Electronics (Or) B.E/B.Tech. in Materials Science Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronics Engineering/ Automobile Engineering / Petroleum Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering/ECE/EIE/EEE /Aeronautical Engineering/Production Engineering/ Applied Electronics/Ceramic Technology/Polymer Technology/ Nanotechnology (Except Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Food Technology/ Textile Technology). Minimum marks in the qualifying examination for admission are 60% for General Category, 55% for EWS/OBC, and 50% for SC/ST candidates.

PG Diploma

Chemical Laboratory Technician

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (Main) or with Chemistry as one of the major subjects. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in the qualifying degree examination for the General Category, 50% marks or 5.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for EWS/OBC, and 45% aggregate marks or 5.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST/PWD candidates

Candidates fulfilling the conditions mentioned in the table above are eligible for admission. The final admission will depend on the CUET score and the performance in the Personal Interview.

Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) Admission Criteria for Ph.D. Programs

Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. program shall have successfully completed:

  1. A minimum of 55% overall in a 1-year, 2-semester Master’s program (following a 4-year undergraduate program), or an equivalent grade of "B" on the UGC 10-point scale (or an equivalent grade in any point scale used for grading), or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution approved by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency, acknowledged or permitted by a body established or incorporated under a law in its nation of origin or by any other statutory body in that nation to evaluate, accredit, or guarantee the caliber and standards of educational establishments.
  2. A 2-year/4-semester Master’s degree program, with the same conditions as mentioned above
  3. 3 A candidate seeking admission after a 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree in Research should have a minimum CGPA of 7.5/10.
  4. Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ’B’ in the UGC 10-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a Foreign Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program.
  5. A person whose M.Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and recommended for award of the degree, may be admitted to the Ph.D. program in any Institution on a provisional basis even before the viva-voice or final defense.

Degree

Specialization

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D.

Applied Mathematics, Applied Psychology, Economics, English, Geography, History, Hindi, Library and Information Science, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Physical Education, Social Work, Statistics, Tamil, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Law

Candidates must have a consistently good academic record and possess a Degree in relevant subjects mentioned in the specializations tab or allied subjects or an equivalent Degree obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Biotechnology

Candidates should possess a consistently good academic record and a Degree in Life Sciences/ Zoology/ Animal Sciences/ Biomedical Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Botany/ Plant Sciences, obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Chemistry 

Candidates with a consistently good academic record and possessing a Degree in Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Physical Chemistry or an equivalent degree obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D. 

Commerce

Candidates should have a consistently good academic record and possess a Degree in Commerce / MBA or Post Graduation in Financial Economics / Econometrics / Statistics or Equivalent or ACA/ACS/CMA or M.Phil. in Commerce / Management / Financial Economics / Statistics obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Computer Science

Candidates should possess a consistently good academic record and possessing a Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or allied subjects, obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Epidemiology & Public Health

The program suits those candidates who have an interest/ expertise/ practical exposure in the area of epidemiology and public health. Relevant subjects include Degrees in Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Work, Sociology, MD/PSM/MVSc/ MPH/, and other relevant disciplines, obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Geology

Candidates must have a consistently good academic record and possess a degree in Geology/Applied Geology/ Marine Geology/Geophysics or related disciplines of Earth Sciences obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Geography

Candidates with a consistently good academic record and possessing a degree in Geography/Applied Geography or related disciplines of Earth Sciences, obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Horticulture

Candidates with a consistently good academic record possessing M.Sc. in Horticulture / Fruit Science / Vegetable Science / Floriculture/ Spices, Plantation Crops & Medicinal and Aromatics / Post Harvest Technology / M.Sc. (Agri.) in Horticulture / Plant Breeding and Genetics/ Seed Science and Technology / Biotechnology obtained from any recognized Indian University or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Ph.D.

Materials Science

Candidates with a consistently good academic record possessing a Degree in Materials Science Physics/ Chemistry / Applied Physics / Applied Chemistry / Nano Science / Nano Technology / Electronics (OR) M.E./M.Tech. in Materials Science/Mechanical Engg. / Metallurgy / Nano Technology / Nanoelectronics/Applied Electronics / Ceramic Technology / Polymer Technology (except Computer Science/IT/Food Technology), obtained from a recognized University / Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

  • Applicants for Ph. Ds should have passed the UGC-JRF or UGC-CSIR-JRF National Level Fellowship Examination.
  • If the applicants haven’t taken the Fellowship exam then they must take the Common University Entrance Test (CUET).
  • Applicants who pass the fellowship exam do not need to take the CUET; they can go straight to the interview.

Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur FAQs

Q-1

How can students apply for Central University of Tamil Nadu?

Students can apply both offline and online. They also need to register for the CUET examination, which scores will help the students get admission to the institution.

Q-2

How hard is the CUET exam?

The CUET exam’s level of difficulty is regarded as moderate for an average student. One should expect their exam to be highly challenging if they don’t adequately prepare or review the courses

Q-3

Who is eligible for CUET exam?

As per CUET Eligibility Criteria , aspiring candidates must secure at least 50% marks in their class 10+2 from any recognized board. Students appearing for class 12 are also eligible to apply for the exam. CUET Eligibility Criteria may vary based on the university and the courses.

Q-4

What are the dates for the CUET PG examination 2024?

The exam date for the CUET PG examination 2024 starts from March 11, 2024 - March 28, 2024. These dates are tentative as the examination authority has yet to announce the official dates.

Q-5

What are the exam dates for the CUET UG examination?

The CUET UG exam dates are from May 15, 2024 - May 31, 2024. These dates are subject to change as it has not officially been released by the examination authority.

Q-6

Are there any reservations provided by the Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN)?

Yes, the university offers reservations as per the Central Education Institutions Act, of 2006. It offers reservations to OBC-NCL (27%), SC (15%), EWS (10%), and ST (7.5%).

Q-7

Is there any entrance exam for Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN)?

Yes, the Central University of Tamil Nadu accepts CUET-UG and CUET-PG entrance exam scores for admission to the undergraduate, integrated and postgraduate courses. Candidates seeking admission to CUTN need to appear for the NTA-conducted CUET-UG and CUET-PG entrance tests.