Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam 2012


Alagappa University conducts entrance exams every year for the selection of eligible candidates to its various Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) courses in different fields such as Arts, Science, Management, Education, and so on.

Structure of Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam

The Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam will have 2 sections. One is common for all the candidates which will consists of objective type multiple choice questions of a total of 100 marks and has to be answered within 2 hours duration. The second section will be a subject wise paper which will be separate for each discipline.

Syllabus of Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam

Test of Language skills (25 marks)

  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Jumbled paragraph
  • Sentence correction
  • Comprehension
  • Syllogism

Test of Quantitative Aptitude (25 marks)

  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Interest calculations
  • Time distance questions
  • HCF and LCM
  • Quadratic equations
  • Square root and cube root
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Problems on numbers
  • Surds and Indices
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Partnership
  • Chain rule
  • Time and Work
  • Problems on train
  • Boats and Streams
  • Allegation or Mixture
  • Logarithm
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Calendar
  • Clocks
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Discount
  • Heights and Distances
  • Odd one out and Series problems
  • Data Interpretation
  • Graphs

Test of Discipline wise subject knowledge (50 marks)

In this section, questions will be asked from the core subjects one has pursued in the under graduate and post graduate program. This section is mainly to analyze the technical knowledge of the aspirants.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates those who have passed their post graduate program with minimum 55% (50% for SC / ST candidates) aggregate can apply for the Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam.

How to Apply?

The application form for the Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam can be obtained directly from the University by person or post. There is also a provision of downloading the application form from the official website of the University. The application fee payment has to be done in the form of demand draft of Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of The Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi and payable at Karaikudi.

How to fill the Form?

The applicants have to be very careful while filling in the form. Every instruction regarding filling up of form are given in the information brochure. The aspirants are advised to go through it before filling the form. One has to fill the form personally without committing any errors. Each mandatory column has to be filled and should not be left blank.

Important Dates (Tentative)

[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]

Last date for receipt of filled application form: Last week of July, 2012

Date of entrance exam: First week of August, 2012

List of Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam Centers

Alagappa University campus

Contact Address for Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam

  • Address: Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003, Tamilnadu, India
  • Telephone no: 91-4565-228080, 228095
  • Fax: +91 - 4565 - 225202
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Website URL:

Colleges Accepting the Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam Score

Alagappa University

Reference Books for Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam

  • Quantitative Aptitude by R S Aggarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Guha
  • Course in Quantitative Aptitude by Agarwal Pk Manjula
  • Quantitative Aptitude Kit by Malhotra Am Bright
  • Hand Book of Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude by P K Aggarwal
  • Unique Approach to Quantitative Aptitude by Gupta P
  • Course in Mental Ability and Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Thorpe, Edgar
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Cat & Other Entrance Exams by Avinash Agarwal Shipra Agarwal
  • Arithmetic Quantitative Aptitude Competitive Exams by Subrahmanyam Jv Gopal
  • Quantitative Aptitude- Mathematics by Jha, Shah
  • Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for CAT PB by Nishit K Sinha
  • Easy & Fast Quantitative Aptitude Tests by Monika Saha
  • The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by Dinesh Khattar
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Common Proficiency Test by Kashyap R Trivedi, Chirag Trivedi
  • Handbook of Test of Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude Mental Ability & Numerical Aptitude by Agarwal Pk
  • English Language Skills PB by Koneru Aruna
  • Language skills by G Willard Woodruff
  • Early Reading- Language Skills by Shab
  • The Critical Eye (Language skills) by Don Shiach
  • Basic Language Skills by Frank Schaffer
  • Language Skills for Journalists by R Thomas Berner
  • Language: Skills and Use by Beverly Dryden
  • Language: Skills and Use by Et Feder Cramer Beech
  • English Writing and Language Skills by Murray Winterowd
  • Cassells Dictionary of English Grammar by No Author
  • Essential English Grammar by Murphy
  • English Grammar for Everyone- Excel in English Language by Gratian Vas
  • Master Your English Grammar by Jayakaran I
  • English Grammar & Composition by J C Nesfield
  • Advanced English Grammar by Hewings
  • English Grammar by William Kirkus
  • A Textbook of English Grammar & Usage by K V Joseph
  • Understanding English Grammar by Martha J Kolln , Robert W Funk
  • Oxford Pocket English Grammar by A J Thomson, A V Martinet
  • The English Language and English Grammar by Ramsey Samuel
  • Essentials of English Grammar by Baugh
  • Really Simple English Grammar by Carolyn Humphries
  • Self- Instruction in English Grammar  By K S Joseph

Coaching Centers for Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam

  • T.I.M.E (Triumphant Institute of Management Education) Private Limited
  • Aakash Institute
  • Brilliants Tutorial Private Limited
  • Pearson Tandem coaching center
  • Career point
  • Pathfinder Academy
  • Sreekrishna Entrance Coaching Center
  • Oasis education services
  • Sri Krishna Academy
  • Life Line Competitive and Entrance Coaching Centre
  • Manidha Naeyam IAS Coaching Centre
  • VPM classes
  • Narayana IIT Academy
  • Sahil study circle
  • J .R. S Tutorials
  • Hierank School of Competitions

Study Plan

The candidate should first get a thorough idea about the syllabus and pattern of the exam. Based on which a timetable has to be set up by the candidate which should be followed systematically. The candidate should give time management while preparing for the entrance exam. One has to revise all the topics at least once before the exam. Important points can be noted in a separate book so that the individuals can easily refer it before the exam. Combine studies will also be helpful in the preparation for the exam.

How and Where To Get the Results?

The result of Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam can be obtained from the official site of the University.

Score Validity

The score of the Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam will be valid up to 12 months.



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5 Responses to “Alagappa University Ph.D Entrance Exam 2012”

  1. 5
    peter paul sahayaraj:

    As i am working as physics teacher in ramnad school, i am willing to do doctorate course in education . i have completed M.Ed and M. Phill in education . I want to pursue this part time . what are the papers and syllabus for education to write entrance/? please answer .
    thank you.

  2. 4
    n j k singh:

    wold you kindly to allow me to under go Research in phy.Edn

  3. 3

    ihave finished msc nursing.i would like to do phd in education .so i need full details of course. thanking you.

  4. 2
    Hema Malini.R:

    how do perform the paper presentation

  5. 1

    i am m.pharm in pharma. analysis. can i do ph.d. in chemistry from university. if yes tell me the universities offering ph.d. chemistry.