University of Madras (UOM), popularly known as Madras University, Chennai, has issued the notification for admission into various PG / Diploma courses, to be offered in the ensuing session 2012-13.

Last Updated: 2012-03-29T06:58:58+05:30

Madras University Various Courses 2012 Admission

University of Madras (UOM), popularly known as Madras University, Chennai, has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission into the following PG (Post Graduate) / Diploma courses, to be offered in the upcoming academic session 2012-13.
Courses Offered:
Courses Offered in the University Departments under Choice Based Credit System
I. Admission Based on the marks in the qualifying examinations
MA (Master of Arts) Programmes (two year): Ancient History & Archaeology, Anthropology, Applied Sanskrit, Arabic, Bharatanatyam*, Christian Scriptures, Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Saiva Siddhanta Studies, Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Vaishnava Studies, Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Christian Studies, Continuing Education Management, Defence & Strategic Studies, Econometrics, French, Folk Music, M.L.-International Law and Organization, M.L.- Constitutional Law and Legal Order, Human Resource Management, International Relations, Financial Economics, Hindi, Historical Studies, Indian Economics, Indian Music, Indian Philosophy, Islamic Studies, Jaina Studies, Kannada, Malayalam, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Administration (TM), Applied Linguistics, Rhythmology, Saiva Siddhanta Saiva Agamas and Pannirutirumurai Classics, Sanskrit, Sociology, Telugu, Urdu, Divyaprabandham, South and Southeast Asian Studies
Note: TM –Tamil Medium Course and (*) denotes Self-Supportive Courses
M Sc (Master of Science) Programmes (two year): Library and Information Science, Yoga, Photonics & Biophotonics, Biophysics
PG Diploma Programmes: Ambedkar Thoughts, Counseling Psychology, Digital Library Management, Ethics and Biotechnology, Ethics & Human Resource Management*, Extension and Development Administration, Folkloristic and Mass Media, Functional Hindi and Translation, Inscription and Culture, Manuscriptology and Editing, Organizational Development and Management of Change, Parent Counseling (for School Principal and Teachers), Peace and Communal Harmony, Saiva Siddhanta, Sociology of Development*, Taxonomy of Algae, Taxonomy of Fungi, Technical Writing, Yoga Therapy(PT).
Note: PT – Part Time and (*) denotes Self-Supportive Courses
Diploma Programmes (one year): Arabic, Buddhist Studies, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Kannada, Malayalam, Manuscriptology (PT), Medical Laboratory Technology*, Spanish, Travel and Tourism Management*, Urdu, Telugu.
Note: PT – Part Time, (*) denotes REGISTRAR I/c Self-Supportive Courses
Certificate Programmes (Six Months): Arabic, Blogging*, Buddhist Studies, French, Functional English and Public Speaking*, German, Hindi, Hospitality Management*, Italian, Kannada, Malayalam, NGO Management*, Pre-Primary Education*, Skin Care Beauty Therapy*, Spanish, TV News Reading Comparing*, Urdu, Webpage Design*, Women’s Studies, Yoga(PT).
Note: PT – Part Time, (*) denotes Self-Supportive Courses
II. Admission based on the entrance test
MA (Master of Arts) Programmes (two year): Criminology & Criminal Justice Administration, English, Journalism & Communication, Tamil Literature & Culture, Tamil Studies, M.Ed.-Education**, M.Com.-International Business &Finance.
Note: (**) denotes Regular & Self-Supportive Course
M Sc (Master of Science) Programmes (two year): Actuarial Science*, Advanced Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Geography, Applied Plant Science, Bioinformatics*, Biomedical Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology**, Cyber Forensic & Information Security, MJ-Online Media*, Electronics Science, Energy & Material Science, Geology, Applied Geology, HRD Psychology**, Industrial Microbiology, Inorganic Chemistry, Medical Laboratory Technology (Pathology)*, Mathematics**, Medical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology*, Ocean Science & Technology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Physics (Nuclear Physics), Physics (Theoretical Physics), Spatial Information Technology, Statistics, Zoology (Special), Neuroscience*, Toxicology, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Medical Microbiology (3 Years), Anatomy (3 Years), Physiology (3 Years), M Tech Geoinformatics.
Note: (*) denotes Self-Supportive courses, and (**) denotes Regular & Self-Supportive courses
M Phil (Master of Philosophy) Programmes (one year): Analytical Chemistry, Ancient History & Archaeology, Applied Economics, Applied Geology, Applied Sanskrit, Arabic, Biochemistry, Botany, Christian Studies, Commerce, Communication, Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Continuing Education Management, Defence and Strategic Studies, Development Economics, Economics, Education, Endocrinology, English, Environmental Toxicology, French, Geology, Hindi, Historical Studies, Indian Music (FT & PT), Inorganic Chemistry, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Kannada, Malayalam, Mathematics, Neuro & Nanotoxicology, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Sanskrit, Scientific Instrumentation, Saiva Siddhanta, South & Southeast Asian Studies, Tamil Literature and Culture, Tamil Studies, Telugu (FT&PT), Theoretical Physics, Urdu, Vaishnavism, Zoology,
Note: FT & PT – Full time & Part time courses
Professional Courses
MBA- Regular & Self Supportive Course (2 Years) and MCA (3 Years)
Courses not covered under Choice Based Credit System (Sekkizhar Campus)
MD Courses: Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology – (3 Years), Diploma in Clinical Pathology, Diploma in Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Histopathology, Hematology (Non-Medical)-2 Years
Date of Exam
N/A (For more details, one can visit the University’s official website:
See the prospectus
How to Apply
Interested candidates may obtain the application form and prospectus from the information centre, University of Madras, Chennai – 5, on payment of Rs 300 (Rs 150 for SC / ST candidates on production of attested Xerox copy of the community certificate). One may get the same through post by sending requisition for the application form and prospectus specifying the name of the programme, along with a DD of Rs 350 (Rs 30 towards cost of application and Rs 50 towards postage) drawn in favor of the Registrar, University of Madras, Chennai-5, for all programmes.
In addition, the prescribed application forms can also be downloaded from the University’s official website: However, the downloaded application form should be sent along with the cost of application form for Rs 300 by means of DD. The duly filled-in and completed application form along with requisite documents and DD (wherever applicable) should be submitted latest by the last date(s) mentioned below. For more information about admission, eligibility criteria and application procedure, candidates are advised to visit the University’s aforementioned official website.
Date of Issue of Application Form
March 28, 2012
Last Date of Submitting Application Form
Last dates for submission of filled-in application form are as follows:
  • MD and Diploma Courses (Sekkizhar Campus): April 12, 2012
  • PG & M Phil Courses: May 31, 2012
  • PG Diploma, Diploma & Certificate Courses: July 31, 2012
  • MBA & MCA: within 7 days from the date of publication of the results of TANCET
- By Iti Agarwal
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