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Periyar University: Courses, Eligibility, Admission Process, Placements 2021

Last updated on August 30th, 2021

Periyar University situated in Salem was established by the Tamil Nadu in 1997. The New Delhi based University Grants Commissions, gave 2F status during 1998 and a 12(b) status during 2005, it has also been accredited with”A” grade by NAAC. It has been ranked #83 in the ‘India Rankings 2020’

Periyar University is also an affiliating university to over 100 colleges in Tamil Nadu. Periyar University Admission is done on the basis of marks secured in various entrance exams. For MBA and MCA courses , admissions are done on the basis of marks secured in TANCET. Admission to all other PG courses will be done on the basis of marks secured at the UG level.

Periyar University Highlights

Established Type 1997 / State
Approved By UGC
Accredited By NAAC GRADE “A”
Courses Offered PG & Doctoral
Admission Merit & Entrance Based
Application Mode Online
Official Website https://www.periyaruniversity.ac.in/

Periyar University Ranking

Rankings Ranked By Year
97 NIRF Indian Universities 2020
40 Outlook-ICARE India 2019

Periyar University Courses Offered

Course Name Specializations Details
MA Economics, English, Sociology, Journalism & Mass Communication, History
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduate in B.A. in relevant subject with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: Merit Based
MBA General Executive
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline from any recognized University with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: Entrance Based
M.COM General
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduate with BCom Degree from any recognized University with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: Entrance Based
MSc Geology, Statistics, Mathematics, Chemistry
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduate In BSc in a relevant discipline from any recognized University with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: Entrance Based
MCA General
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduate In BCA or related field from any recognized University with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: Entrance Based
M.ED General
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduate in B.Ed/ B.A B.Ed/ B.El.Ed with 50% marks (45% marks for SC & ST)
  • Admission Process: Entrance Based
B.Voc Food Science & Nutrition, Textiles & Apparel Design
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: Intermediate Graduate in any discipline (Vocational subjects Preferred)
  • Admission Process: Entrance Based
  • Intermediate Graduate in any discipline (Vocational subjects Preferred)

The University also offers several Research-based programs like M.Phil and Ph.D Under streams like Arts, Science and Commerce, the eligibility criteria for such programs is a Master’s degree related to the subject with a minimum of 55% marks.

Periyar University Admission Process 

Applicants who are willing to apply for the university must meet the eligibility criteria as said according to the respective courses. The applicants can also apply online by visiting the official website of the university and further downloading the application form, and filling in all the details appropriately with required information of Documents, Photographs, & Signature then one can upload the form. They can make payments using the method of Debit Card/ Credit Card or by the process of Netbanking. Each Course has its own certain criteria which varies from one another, further information is mentioned below.

  • For the process of MBA and MCA admission is done according to the marks secured in TANCET
  • Further for the process of the PG courses, the admission is done on the basis of the marks secured in the graduation

For Online Admission:

  • Visit the University Website at https://www.periyaruniversity.ac.in/
  • Click on the sign up section and fill in all the necessary details
  • Than click on sign up button
  • Than you will receive a confirmation mail with the registered mail id with further registration link
  • Open the registration link, and register yourself
  • Complete the registration process with necessary details
  • Pay the registration fees which is INR 1200, and a processing fee of INR 50/-, payments are accepted through credit/debit/dd/NEFT etc
  • Once the payment is confirmed one would receive the online receipt for confirmation
  • After completing all the process one has to download and take print of registration form

Documents Required:

  • Copies of Class 10 and 12 Marksheet
  • Copies of Marksheets, Certificates of UG, PG a candidate must posses.
  • Copies of Marksheets or Consolidated Marksheets of UG Degree
  • Copy of Community Certificate
  • Copies of Marksheets or Consolidated Marksheets of UG Degree

For PH.D/M.Phil:

  • Copies of Class 10 and 12 Marksheet
  • Copies of Degree, Certificates of UG/PG
  • Copies of Mark Sheets or Consolidated Mark sheets of UG/ PG Degree
  • Copy of Community Certificate
  • Copy of Common Entrance Test Result with clearance results
  • The candidates also must posses a No-Objection Certificates from their previously concerned Institution
  • The differently-abled candidate must possess all the necessary documents

Note: The Candidate also must make sure that the following copies are Self Attested

Important Dates

Event Date
Last Date for Submission Of Online Application Jan 20, 2021
Last Date for Submission Of Printed Online Application Jan 22, 2021
Candidates can Download their Hall Tickets, From the portal using their application Number, Mail ID and Date of Birth Between Jan 29- Feb 1, 2021
Date Of Common Entrance Test Feb 1, 2021

Periyar University Distance Learning

Periyar university also offers the distance learning, to courses like UG, PG Diploma level, At UG level the University offers that of the 8 courses with that of the Various specializations, and also that of the 6 courses to the PG level along with that of the Diploma, PG Diploma at that of the level, the aspirants can also visit that of the University website for that of the further details

Periyar University Results and Placements 

Periyar University follows the semester system for all its courses by following the odd & even semesters examinations the odd semester based examinations happen in the month of December/ January and the even semester based examination happens in the month of May/June, the results are often declared through the college website, the students have to do is visit the results tab, and fill in the following details and further the results are displayed in a PDF format

The University also has a Placement Cell that looks after the Employment needs of their students, which will also provide them with proper training, so that the students get a fair idea working on the field or in their desired industry, the placement are from multinational companies, government departments, & the private sector, students are also been given the training in communication and interview skills and general aptitude.

Periyar University Scholarship

The Scholarship criteria for the Periyar University are as follows:

  • Candidate will only become applicable for scholarship only if one of the Guardian annual income must be around INR 108000 including all sources
  • For the purpose of Minority Scholarship the annual income should be INR 200000
  • For General/OBC students it is important that the candidates must gain about minimum 55% marks in Qualifying Exams
  • For that of the SC/ST students it is important that the candidate must gain minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying exams
  • In terms of students getting admission based on the competitive examination will also become applicable for the Scholarship

Documents Required In order To apply For the Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

  • A candidate must posses 2 Passport Size photographs
  • A candidate should also have two attested photocopies of required certificates
  • A candidate should also posses the College/School Necessary Certificates
  • A candidate should also have a Domicile certificate
  • A candidate should also carry Caste Certificate if he belongs to any (SC/ST/OBC/General)
  • A candidate should also carry a address proof, Marksheet of last attended class, and also that of the Income certificate person earning (Mother/Father/Guardian)

Periyar University Facilities

Facilities offered by the University are :

  • Library: There are around 90,871 volumes of text and reference books including various disciplines, it also has 167 periodicals and also has around 16 online journals.
  • Hostel: The University also has around 3 hostels namely Ladies hostel separately, there are also hostels for the PG and research program based students & scholars and it also provides a gents hostel, with every room offering all the modern facilities according to the students needs
  • Bank: A branch named after the canara bank is also available on the campus that renders the services to the teachers, students and the public
  • Medical Centre: In case if there is any kind of medical emergency, or students or any kind of teaching or non teaching staff needs any kind of medical health related problems or check up there is a medical centre available on the campus
  • Internet Centre: The Lab has around a total of 61 PCs which focuses on the students needs and Internet related issues, and it also helps in keeping them updated through the latest trends.

Periyar University Faculty

Name Of the Faculty Association Department
Dr.V. Vaithianathan Assistant Professor Economics
Dr.D. Janagam Assistant Professor Economics
Dr.B.J. Geetha Assistant Professor English
Mrs. K Sindhu Assistant Professor English
Dr. T Palvannan Assistant Professor Biochemistry
Dr K. Selvann Assistant Professor Botany

Periyar University FAQs

Ques. What kind of Education Mode is available in Periyar University?

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

Ans. The education mode available involves Teaching in class, Online lectures because of pandemic, on field projects to make them ready for the in field related work, apart from these the university also offers distance learning for the candidates, courses like UG, PG Diploma level.

Ques. Is Periyar University a Government Institute?

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

Ans. Yes, Periyar University is a Government University situated in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 1997.

Ques. What is an Online admission process like in Periyar University?

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

Ans. The Online Admission Procedure is as followed :

  • Visit the University Website at https://www.periyaruniversity.ac.in/
  • Click on the sign up section and fill in all the necessary details
  • Than click on sign up button
  • Than you will receive a confirmation mail with the registered mail id with further registration link
  • Open the registration link, and register yourself
  • Complete the registration process with necessary details
  • Pay the registration fees which is INR 1200, and a processing fee of INR 50/-, payments are accepted through credit/debit/dd/NEFT etc
  • Once the payment is confirmed one would receive the online receipt for confirmation
  • After completing all the process one has to download and take print of registration form
Ques. Any Information regarding scholarships offered to students by the University?

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

Ans. The scholarship criteria is as follows :

  • Candidate will only become applicable for scholarship only if one of the Guardian annual income must be around INR 108000 including all sources
  • For the purpose of Minority Scholarship the annual income should be INR 200000
  • For General/OBC students it is important that the candidates must gain about minimum 55% marks in Qualifying Exams
  • For that of the SC/ST students it is important that the candidate must gain minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying exams
  • In terms of students getting admission based on the competitive examination will also become applicable for the Scholarship
Ques. What are the documents required for scholarship?

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

Ans. Documents Required In order To apply For the Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

  • A candidate must posses 2 Passport Size photographs
  • A candidate should also have two attested photocopies of required certificates
  • A candidate should also possess the College/School Necessary Certificates
  • A candidate should also have a Domicile certificate
  • A candidate should also carry Caste Certificate if he belongs to any (SC/ST/OBC/General)
  • A candidate should also carry a address proof, Marksheet of last attended class, and also that of the Income certificate person earning (Mother/Father/Guardian)
Ques. Which are the recruiter companies giving placements at Periyar University?

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

Ans. The University has a Placement Cell that looks after the Employment needs of their students, which will also provide them with proper training, so that the students get a fair idea working on the field or in their desired industry, the placement are from multinational companies, government departments, & the private sector, students are also been given the training in communication and interview skills and general aptitude.