University of Madras Admission to MA, M.Sc, M.Phil, MBA, MCA, Diploma, PG Diploma, Certificate Courses

Name of Institute / University

University of Madras

Courses Offered

Courses covered under Choice Based Credit System

M.A. (Two Years):

Ancient History & Archaeology, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Applied Sanskrit, Arabic, Bharathanatyam, Christian Studies, Continuing Education Management, Criminology and Criminal
Justice Administration, Defence and Strategic Studies, Divyaprabhandham, Econometrics, English, Folk Music, French, Hindi, Historical Studies, Indian Economics, Indian Music, Indian Philosophy, Islamic Studies, Jainology, Journalism & Communication, Kannada, Malayalam, Political Science, Post Modern Development Administration, Public Administration (TM), Public Affairs, Rhythmology, Saiva Siddhanta, Sanskrit, Sociology, Tamil Literature and Culture, Tamil Studies, Telugu, Urdu, Vaishnavism

M.Sc. (Two Years):

Actuarial Science, Advanced Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Geography, Applied Geology, Applied Plant Science, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics
Biotechnology, Cyber Forensic and information Security, Electronic Media, Electronics Science, Energy & Materials Science, Environmental Toxicology, Geology, HRD Psychology, Industrial Microbiology, Inorganic Chemistry, Laboratory Technology (Medical), Library & information Science, Mathematics, Medical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Ocean Science & Technology, Organic Chemistry, Photonics & Biophotonics, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Polymer Chemistry, Spatial Information Technology, Statistics, Zoology (Special )


Analytical Chemistry, Ancient History & Archaeology, Applied Economics, Applied Geology, Applied Sanskrit, Arabic, Biochemistry, Botany, Christian Studies, Commerce, Communication, Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Continuing Education Management , Defence & Strategic Studies, Development Economics, Economics, Education, Endocrinology, English, Environmental Toxicology, French, Geology, Hindi, Historical Studies, Indian Music, Inorganic Chemistry, Islamic Studies, Kannada, Malayalam, Mathematics, Neuro and Nano-toxicology, Nuclear Physics, Organic Chemistry, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Sanskrit, Scientific Instrumentation, South and Southeast Asian Studies, Tamil Literature, Tamil Studies, Telugu, Theoretical Physics, Urdu, Vaishnavism, Zoology

MBA / MBA* / MCA (3 Years)

Others; M.Com. - International Business & Finance / M.Ed. (General) / M.L. in International Law and Organisation /M.L. in Constitutional & Legal Order / MS. Neuroscience* / M.Sc. Anatomy (3 years) / M.Sc. Medical Microbiology (3 years) / M.Sc. Pharmacology (3 years) / M.Sc. Physiology (3 years) / M.Sc. / M.Tech. Nano Science and Nano Technology (Dual Degree)

PG Diploma Programmes:

Ambedkar Thoughts, Counseling Psychology, Digital Library Management, Ethics and Biotechnology, Ethics and 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 Counselling (for School Principals and
Teachers), Saiva Siddhanta, Taxonomy of Algae, Taxonomy of Fungi, Technical Writing, Telugu, Yoga Therapy (PT)

Diplomas Programmes

Arabic, Cyber Crime information Security, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Kannada, Malayalam, Manuscriptology (PT), Medical Laboratory
Technology, Spanish, Travel and Tourism Management, Urdu

Certificate Programmes

Arabic, B!ogging*, French, Functional English and Public Speaking, German, Hospitality Management*, Italian, Kannada, Malayalam, NGO Management, Pre-Primary Education, Skin Care Beauty Therapy, Spanish, Telugu, TV News Reading, Compering, Urdu, Webpage Design, Women’s Studies, Yoga (PT)

Courses not covered under Choice Based Credit System - (Taramani Campus)

MD. (3 years) Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Diploma in Clinical Pathology (2 years), Diploma in Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Histopathology, Hematology (Non-Medical) (2 years)


How To Apply

Application and Prospectus can be obtained from the information Centre, University of Madras, Chennai- 600005. Cost: Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST candidates on production of attested Xerox copy of the community certificate).

Application and Prospectus by Post; Send a written request specifying the name of the programme together with a Demand Draft for Rs.350/- (Rs.300/- towards cost of Application and Rs.50/ - towards postage) drawn in favour of "The Registrar, University of Madras, Chennai- 5" for all the Programmes.

Application can be downloaded from However, the cost of application for Rs.300/- by means of Demand Draft shall be enclosed, failing which the application will be summarily rejected.

Contact Details

Phone: 044 - 2539 3409, 2539 9562


Last date for submission of form:

PG / M.Phil. and Self-Supportive Courses: 5th May, 2010

MD & Diploma Courses (Taramani Campus): 20th April, 2010

PG Diploma, Diploma & Certificate Courses: 30th July, 2010

MBA & MCA: with in 7 days from the date of publication of the result of TANCET

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