Integrated MSc Ph.D course at Mahatma Gandhi University


Mahatma Gandhi University or M.G.University was established on 2nd October 1983 in Kottayam. M.G.University is a B+ accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India.

Mahatma Gandhi University has 223 affiliated colleges spread over five districts in Central Kerala.

The University declares its admissions for Integrated MSc PhD 2014. National Institute of Plant Science Technology (NIPST) ‚ Mahatma Gandhi University‚ Kottayam announce admission to Integrated M.Sc.‚ PhD Programme of Academic Year 2014-15.

The total intake for the Ph.D course is 10 seats and the duration of the course is 5 years.


  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree having minimum 50% or equivalent in any branch of basic and applied or professional programmes in biological sciences under 10+2+3 pattern are eligible for admission to the programme.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Physics or Chemistry will be considered if they exhibit unique talents in biosciences and provided they have studies Biology at +2 levels or graduate level as one of the subjects.
  • Extra marks for (i) for participation in NCC/NSS‚ Ex-Servicemen applicants‚ Widows and Children of Jawans / Ex-Servicemen will be given as per the existing rules of admission
  • Reservation of candidates with outstanding records in sports and games shall be allowed as per rules. 3% of the seats under Merit quota are reserved for physically challenged candidates.

Selection Process:

  • Selection of candidate will be based on an entrance test and interview which are mandatory for all candidates
  • The Selection will be based on the marks obtained in the Entrance Test and Interview on 50:50 basis
  • The Entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration comprising objective type multiple choice questions for 80 marks
  • Centre of Entrance Test: School of Biosciences‚ Mahatma Gandhi University‚ Kottayam


Important Dates:

  • The last date for receipt of filled in application is 5th July 2014.
  • Date of entrance exam: 13th July 2014 (10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.‚ Venue – School of Biosciences‚ MG University Campus)
  • There is no provision for revaluation of test papers.

Website: – is the official website of M.G.University.

Application form for online application is available on the website. 


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