The candidates who had undergone 10+2+3 (15) or 11+1+3
(15) pattern of study and passed the X and XII examinations
conducted by the respective State Board or CBSE or any other
recognized Board of Education/Examination and UG Degree
examination of the UGC approved Universities in any one of the
school subjects offered by the Directorate of School Education
at the Secondary/Higher Secondary Education level or its
equivalent as it is decided by the Equivalence Committee
appointed by Government of Tamilnadu from time to time.
The candidates who have passed the UG or PG degree in
Open University System without qualifying in 11 years SSLC
examination and 1 year of Pre-University Course (PUC)
examination or 10+2 pattern of school education examination
shall not be considered for admission.
However, the candidates not qualified in XII examination
or PUC but possessing Two Years Bachelor Preparatory
Programme Certificate / Two Years9 Foundation Course
Certificate/Two Years Diploma Course conducted by State
Government/recognized Universities and qualified with three
years UG Degree course are also considered to be eligible for
The candidates who have studied more than one main
subject in Part III(under Double/Triple Major System) of UG
Degree course should have to choose only one of the main
subjects and should have applied for that Optional only. In such
cases, marks obtained by the candidates in Two/Three major
subjects shall be taken into account to arrive percentage of marks
stipulated in item
The candidates who have passed under Double Degree/
Additional Degree Programme with less than three years of
duration are not eligible for admission.
The candidates who have qualified in PG Degree (5 year
integrated course) under 10+2+5 or 11+1+5 pattern of study shall
be considered for admission. In such cases, the marks obtained
by the candidates in the first three years (in major and ancillary/
allied subjects alone) of the course alone shall be taken into
account for admission.
The candidates with the following marks(which is subject
to the decision of Government of Tamilnadu from time to time)
in the Bachelor’s Degree are eligible for admission to the course
other than subjects like Economics, Commerce, Home Science,
Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and
Indian Culture for which PG qualification is mandatory.
Community / Category Minimum MarksOC50%BC 45%MBC/DNC
Marks obtained by the candidates in U.G. degree course
Part III Major an Allied including Practicals (other than
Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science,
Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and Indian Culture)
alone shall be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of
marks mentioned above.