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Madurai Kamaraj University- [MKU], Madurai, Tamil Nadu Admission 2021: Eligibility, Selection, Application Process

Last updated on September 2nd, 2021 by Nikita Joshi

The university offers various integrated UG, PG and Doctoral courses. The university offers MA, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, M.Com, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, and M.Li.I.Sc. in various specializations. It also offers integrated UG courses like B.Tech-M.Tech and BBA-MBA courses along with M.Phil and Ph.D. in various disciplines. Besides these, the university also offers UG, PG, PG Diploma, Certification courses under Directorate of Distance Education.

  • The basic eligibility criteria for undergraduate course application are having a minimum 50% aggregate marks at their 10+2 level from any recognized board/ council.
  • For PG course admission, the candidates need to secure at least 60% aggregate marks at their Bachelor’s degree course from any recognized college/ university.
  • For M.Phil and Ph.D. course application, the aspirants must have a master’s degree from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.

Quick Updates:
  • The university has released the online application form 2021 for MBA/MCA course on February 2 and the last date of application submission is March 8,2021.
  • The application deadline for UG/PG course admission into Madurai Kamaraj University has been extended till April 30,2021.
  • The university also extend the online application date for DDE courses till December 31,2021.

Madurai Kamaraj University admission is granted on the basis of candidate’ performance in the entrance exam and the marks secured in the last qualifying examination. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu was established in 1966 and recognized as one of the oldest universities in India covering four districts of Madurai, Dindugal, Thane and Virudhunagar. The university is ranked 84th on the basis of India Ranking 2020 by NIRF. The university has been ranked 89th in the QS World University ranking 2020. The university has 98 affiliated colleges working under it. Top companies like IBM, Wipro, ICICI Bank, Reliance, Apollo Healthcare, HCL, SRF Ltd., Virtusa are hiring most of the UG and PG course graduates from this university.

Madurai Kamaraj University Important Admission Dates

Events Dates
Online Registration (PG Non Entrance Based Courses) 1st week of March, 2021
Online Registration (PG Entrance Based Courses) 3rd week of March, 2021
Online Registration (Integrated Courses) 1st week of May, 2021
Online Registration for PG level entrance exam To be announced
Madurai Kamaraj University PG level entrance exam To be announced

Madurai Kamaraj University UG Integrated Admission 2021

The Madurai Kamaraj University offers full-time integrated BBA-MBA and B.Tech – M.Tech courses at undergraduate degree level. The basic eligibility criteria for applying these integrated Bachelor’s degree courses are completing 10+2 level from a recognized board.

Eligibility Criteria

Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria
BBA+MBA Tourism & Hotel Management Pass 10+2 level with Physics/ Chemistry and Mathematics
B.Tech+M.Tech Film & Electronic Media Studies Complete 10+2 level from a recognized board

Selection Criteria

Admission into BBA-MBA and B.Tech-M.Tech courses are granted on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates at their 10+2 level.

Madurai Kamaraj University UG Course Application Process

How to Apply?

  • Check out the official website of MK University.
  • Download the application form and filled it up carefully with all required details.
  • Pay the application fee online or make a DD in the favor of ‘The Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University’ payable at Madurai.
  • Send it along the application form at university address.

Documents Required:

  • 10th and 12th standard Marksheets and certificates
  • Age Proof
  • Caste Certificate (if necessary)
  • Passport-sized photographs

Madurai Kamaraj University PG Admission 2021

At Postgraduate level study, the Madurai Kamaraj University offers MA, M.Sc., M.Com, M.Ed, M.P.Ed and M.Li.I.Sc courses with different specializations. At M.Sc. course, the university offers 20 different specializations and for MA course it offers 17 specializations. The university also offers PG Diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing study. The basic eligibility criteria for applying MKU PG course is having a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline.

Eligibility Criteria

Course Specializations Eligibility Criteria
M.Sc. Genomics Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences, Physical and Chemical Sciences, Medicine, Veterinary and Agriculture with 55% aggregate marks OR B.Tech in Biotechnology, Computer Science, Information Technology or Bioinformatics with Biology at 10+2 level
Microbiology Complete Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Microbial Technology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics or another relevant discipline with Major or an Ancillary subject OR MBBS, B.V.Sc., BDS, B.Pharm, B.Sc. (Agriculture) and any such related subjects from a recognized university
Biochemistry Must have a B.Sc. degree in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Nutrition and Dietetics/ Microbiology/ Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Chemistry/ Medical Laboratory Technology/ Triple major with Biochemistry and allied subjects
Marine Biology Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Marine Biology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology with at least 55% aggregate marks
Computational Technology Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Microbial Technology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics or another relevant discipline with Major or an Ancillary subject OR MBBS, B.V.Sc., BDS, B.Pharm, B.Sc. (Agriculture) and any such related subjects
Biotechnology
Chemistry Complete B.Sc. in Chemistry/ Special Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry with Physics as one of the main subjects with at least 55% aggregate marks
Physics Must have B.Sc. In Physics/ Applied Physics with minimum 55% marks in aggregate
Mathematics Secure 55% marks in aggregate in B.Sc. Math/ Special Math/ Applied Science
Computer Science Complete B.Sc. in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Applied Sciences or BCA/ B.Sc. (IT) with Mathematics at 10+2 level with 55% aggregate marks
Geography BA/ B.Sc. in Geography from a recognized university with minimum 55% aggregate marks
Environmental Science Complete BA/B.Sc. with at least 55% marks in aggregate
Earth Remote Sensing and Geo-Information Technology B.Sc. degree in any subject/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ Bachelor of Town and Country Planning with minimum 50% aggregate marks
Mathematical Economics Complete B.Sc. in Statistics/ Mathematics or BA in Economics with Mathematics at 10+2 level from a recognized university with 50% aggregate marks
Applied Psychology Must have a Bachelor’s degree with 40% of total marks
E-Media Communication
Communications & Journalism
Peace-Making
Criminal Justice
Electronics & Instrumentation B.Sc. in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Applied Sciences or BCA/ B.Sc (IT) with Mathematics at 10+2 level with minimum 55% marks
MA English & Comparative Literature Need to complete Bachelor’s degree with English as Language Subject
Tamil Pass Bachelor’s degree with Tamil as a Language subject
French Complete B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Mus with French or French Baccalaureate in any degree course OR BA/B.Sc./ B.Mus with one or two-year Higher Diploma in French with minimum 50% aggregate marks
English Language Studies Need to have a Bachelor’s degree with English as Language subject
Economics Complete BA Economics or BBE with Mathematics/ Statistics as main subjects with at least 50% aggregate marks
History Must have any Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
Malayalam Complete Bachelor’s degree with Malayalam
Telugu Must pass Bachelor’s degree with any of Tamil/Telegu/ Kannada/ Malayalam
Kannada Any Bachelor’s degree with Kannada
Sanskrit Complete BA/B.Sc. with Sanskrit or pass in Oriental Title Siromani OR any graduate degree with a pass in Diploma in Sanskrit
Folklore Must have a Bachelor’s degree
Linguistics
Political Science
Sociology
Philosophy and Religion
Administrative Services Complete any Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3/ 10+2+ Agri./ Engg. / Medicine) of any UGC recognized University
Women’s Studies Complete any Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks
M.Com Candidate need to pass B.Com/ BBA/ Bachelor of Bank Management/ BA Corporate Secretaryship/ Business Economics/ Co-operation/ Industrial Organization OR B.Sc. Mathematics and Costing or Banking as Allied subjects OR B.Sc. in Computer Science or any other degree courses with Accounting/ Costing as allied subjects
M.Li.I.Sc Need to pass B.Li.Sc. or B.Li.I.Sc. degree
M.Ed Need to pass UG degree with B.Ed along with minimum 55% aggregate score both in theory and practical
M.P.Ed Secure minimum 50% aggregate marks in B.P.Ed/B.P.Es/BPE. Candidates need to participate in any one of the games/sports in Inter-collegiate or District Sports level
Advanced PG Diploma GIS and Remote Sensing Need to complete M.Sc. or B.E/B.Tech in the relevant discipline

Selection Criteria

For most of the PG course admission, the university conducts their own set of Entrance exams while for others the admission is granted on the basis of merit at the qualifying examination.

M.Sc. in Genomics, Microbiology, Biochemistry course admission is done on the basis of entrance exam performance followed by the Seminar Presentation and Interview round conducted by the university itself.

M.Sc. in Mathematical Economics, Applied Psychology, e-Media Communication, Communications & Journalism, Peace-Making, Criminal Justice, Electronics and Instrumentation admission is granted on the basis of marks obtained in the graduation and the rest are depending on the entrance exam performance.

Most of the MA course, M.L.I.Sc. and M.Com admission is granted on the basis of marks secured by the candidates at their Bachelor’s degree course study, whereas MA in English & Comparative Literature and Tamil course admission is done on the basis of university-based entrance exam. For MA Sanskrit course admission, the university conducts an Aptitude test and has a provision of Bridge course in Sanskrit for the students who have enrolled in this course study.

For M.P.Ed course, the admission is done on the basis of University-based entrance test.

The university offers Advanced PG Diploma course admission on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates at their graduation level.

Madurai Kamaraj University PG Course Application Process

  • Download the application form.
  • Fill in the application form properly with the details.
  • Pay INR 300/- for entrance-based course application and INR 200/- for non-entrance-based courses through online or by SBI collect or through Demand Draft payable at Madurai.
  • Send the DD along with the application to the university address.

Madurai Kamaraj University MBA and MCA Course Admission 2021

The university also offers MBA and MCA course at PG level. The duration of these course study is 2 years and 3 years respectively. For MBA course study, the basic eligibility criteria are completing Graduation in any discipline while for MCA course program, the candidates must have BCA or any other Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics is must.

Eligibility Criteria

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria
MBA General Must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
Hospital Administration
MCA Candidates need to have BCA or B.Sc. in Computer Science or complete graduation with Mathematics at 10+2 level or UG level

Candidates who have not studied Mathematics at 10+2 level but studied any one of the following subjects, such as Business Mathematics/ Business Mathematics & Operational Research/ Operations Research/ Business Mathematics and Statistics or Numerical Methods and Mathematics are not eligible for applying into MCA program.

Selection Criteria

The MKU offers admission into MBA and MCA course on the basis of the performance at the university entrance exam followed by GD/PI round conducted by the university.

Madurai Kamaraj University MBA and MCA Course Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the MK University.
  • Download the application form, print and fill it properly.
  • Fill up the application form properly with all required details.
  • Pay the application fee INR 600/- as a demand draft and send it along with the duly filled application form at the university address.

Documents Required:

  • 10 & 12th standard Marksheets
  • Bachelor’s degree Marksheet and Certificate
  • Id proof
  • Recent passport size photographs
  • Caste Certificate (if required)

Madurai Kamaraj University Ph.D. Admission 2021

The MK University, Tamil Nadu offers Ph.D. (full-time/ part-time) courses at Doctorate level. The university offers PhD course in various specializations. The basic eligibility criteria for this course study is having a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline.

Eligibility Criteria

Biomedical Science Journalism and Mass Communication-

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria
Ph.D. Biochemistry Must have a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university with minimum 55% aggregate marks
Biotechnology Kannada
Botany Library and Information Science
Business Administration Linguistics
Chemistry Malayalam
Commerce Material Science
Computer Applications Mathematics
Computer Science Microbiology
Counseling and Psychotherapy Molecular Biology
Economics Music
Education Physical Education
English Physics
English Language Studies Political Science
Environmental Studies Public Administration
Folklore Rural Development
Food and Nutrition Saiva Siddhantha Philosophy & Religion
French Sanskrit
Future Studies Social Work
Gandhian Thought & Peace-Making Sociology
Genomics/ Genetics Tamil
Geography Telugu
Guru Nanak Tourism
History Urdu
Immunology Zoology

Selection Criteria

Admission into Ph.D. and M.Phil course is granted on the basis of the performance in the university-level written entrance exam followed by the personal interview round.

Candidates having Junior/ Senior Research Fellowship sanctioned by National/ State level research funding agencies are exempted from the entrance test.

Even the candidates selected by the committee constituted by the Research Department or Institution and appointed in Research Project are also exempted from the Ph.D. entrance test.

Candidates holding NET/ JRF/ CSIR/ SLET/ Project Fellow/ RGNF or any other fellowship are also exempted from the PhD entrance exam.

Madurai Kamaraj University Ph.D. Course Application Process

  • Visit the official website of MKU.
  • Download the application form.
  • Fill in the application form with details.
  • Pay the requisite application fee of INR 1000/- for Ph.D. (INR 500 for SC/ST) and INR 400/- for M.Phil (No fees for SC/ST candidates) through online via Credit Card/ Debit Card or State Bank of India.
  • The application fee can also be paid through Demand Draft drawn in the favor of ‘The Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University’ Payable at Madurai.
  • Send the application form at

Registrar, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-625 021

  • Always remember that the envelop should be superscribed with “Admission to Ph.D. (Full Time/ Part Time) Programs”.

Documents Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree Marksheet & Certificate
  • Master’s degree Marksheet & Certificate
  • ID proof
  • Recent Passport-size photographs
  • Work Experience (if applicable)
  • Category Certificate (if required)

Madurai Kamaraj University Admission FAQs

Ques. What course does MKU offers?

Last updated on September 1st, 2021

Ans. MKU offers various integrated UG, PG and Doctoral courses. It offers MA, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, M.Com, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, and M.Li.I.Sc. in various specializations. It also offers integrated UG courses like B.Tech-M.Tech and BBA-MBA courses along with M.Phil and Ph.D. in various disciplines.

Ques. What is the basic selection criteria Ph.D. degree course admission?

Last updated on September 1st, 2021

Ans. For Ph.D. course, the MKU granted admission on the basis of the performance in the university-level written entrance exam followed by the personal interview round.

Ques. What is the admission criteria required for MKU distance education?

Last updated on September 1st, 2021

Ans. MKU offers admission into distance education through based on merit. Candidates who are applying for distance study need to score minimum 50% aggregate marls at their qualifying examination.

Ques. Does MKU offer any scholarships to the students?

Last updated on September 1st, 2021

Ans. MKU offers various scholarships from the UGC for the meritorious and reserved category students are

  • Post-Metric National Scholarship for Disabilities
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Junior Research
  • Tamil Nadu State BC/ MBC/DNC Scholarship
  • Indian Council of Historical Research
  • UGC-JRF/SRF, Indian Council of Social Science Research etc.
Ques. Which are the top recruiters of MKU?

Last updated on September 1st, 2021

Ans. Some of the top recruiters of MKU are IBM, Wipro, ICICI Bank, Reliance, Apollo Healthcare, HCL, SRF Ltd., Virtusa, offering average placement package of INR 3,50,000 to 5,00,000 per annum.

Ques. What is the PG Program fee structure for foreign country students at MKU?

Last updated on September 1st, 2021

Ans. MKU asks for INR 1,46,700 as 1st year fee and INR 1,18,950 as 2nd year fees for the foreign country students applying for PG program in regular mode.