Anna University Chennai M.Sc. and M.Phil. Entrance Test 2014
Anna University M.Sc Entrance Exam 2012 Date: 08th April, 2012
Anna University M.Sc & M.Phil Admissions 2014-15
Admission to M.Sc. (Two Years) Degree Programme 2014-15
Applications are invited for admission to the following M.Sc. (2 years) degree programmes (Group Code A to H) offered at University Departments of Anna University, Chennai - 600 025.
|Sl.No.||Group Code||Name of the Programme
|2.||B||Materials Science/Medical Physics
|5.||E||Electronic Media (SS)*
|6.||F||Science and Technology Communication (SS)*
|7.||G||Environmental Science (SS)*
|8.||H||Computational Biology (SS)*
* (SS) These programmes are offered under SELF - SUPPORTING categories.
Application Form with information and instructions to candidates can be downloaded from Anna University website: www.annauniv.edu
. The candidates shall send the filled-in application with required enclosures and Demand Draft for Rs.700/-
for General category (Rs.350/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu).
1. Commencement of registration of application on website : 25.03.2013
2. Last date for registration of application on website : 13.04.2013
3. Last date for receipt of filled-in applications : 17.04.2013 at 5.30 p.m.
The Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of ‘The Director (Admissions), Anna University’
payable at Chennai and should be obtained from any nationalised bank on or after 24.03.2013.
Instruction to Candidates
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DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME:
4 Semesters (2 Academic Years)
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION:
The candidate must have passed the degree in the relevant field with (10+2+3 / 4 years) pattern from a recognised University.
Group - A:
Applied Mathematics - B.Sc. Mathematics (or) B.Sc. (Applied Science)
Group - B:
1. Materials Science, 2. Medical Physics* - B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics as an Ancillary Subject (or) B.Sc. Applied Science
Group - C:
Applied Chemistry - B.Sc. Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as Ancillary Subject (or) B.Sc. Applied Science
Group - D:
Applied Geology - B.Sc. (Geology/Applied Geology/Physics/ Chemistry/Environmental Science/Applied Science)
Group – E:
Electronic Media - Any B.Sc. degree / B.A. (Journalism / Visual Communication / Mass Communication)
Group – F:
Science and Technology Communication - Any Bachelor’s degree with Physics & Chemistry subjects at +2 level.
Group - G:
Environmental Science - B.Sc. any discipline with one course related to Chemistry / Biology
* M.Sc. Medical Physics program, offered by Department of Medical Physics, Anna University, Chennai is one of the professional courses dealing with Radiation Physics, Radiation therapy and radiation safety to the public, patients and personnel. As per AERB safety code 2011 [code No. AERB/RFMED/SC-1(Rev.1)], it is mandatory that the candidates who complete M.Sc. Medical Physics degree should undergo Medical Radiological Safety Officer examination conducted by AERB after undergoing a minimum of 12 months internship in any one of the AERB recognized Radiotherapy Department to work in the Hospital and Medical institutes as a qualified Medical Physicist or as Radiological Safety Officer.
Group - H:
B.Sc.: Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Biotechnology / Biochemistry /Microbiology / Plant Biology and Biotechnology / Animal Biology and Biotechnology - With Mathematics at +2 level compulsory.
B.E./B.Tech.: Industrial Biotechnology/Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Technology / Food Technology / Chemical Engineering / Information Technology/Information Science/Computer Science and Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.
Candidates appearing for final semester / year examination in April / May – 2012 may also apply for admission.
For Group A to G programme, the admission is based on the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination to be conducted by Anna University, Chennai–25 on 08.04.2012.
Common merit list will be prepared for M.Sc. Electronic Media and M.Sc. Science and Technology Communication courses.
* For Group H, candidates should have appeared for the Common Entrance Test to be conducted by Pondicherry University.
For Group A to G
a) Date of Entrance Examinations : 08.04.2012
b) Centre for Entrance Examination : CHENNAI ONLY
For Group H
M.Sc. Computationel Biology : Entrance Test will be conducted by Pondicherry University visit www.pondiuni.edu.in
FILLING OF APPLICATION:
The candidates must fill up the application form carefully
The application form is common for admission to all M.Sc. (2 years) Degree Programmes.
i) Candidates who have studied 5 Years (from XI Standard onwards) continuously in Tamil Nadu will be considered as Tamil Nadu Candidates. Candidates who are Native of Tamil Nadu but have studied either XI, XII or / and Degree out side Tamil Nadu have to produce a Nativity Certificate from the Tahsildar of their Native Taluk / District of Tamil Nadu for considering them as Tamil Nadu Candidate.
ii) Other State candidates will be considered under Open Category.
SELECTION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURE:
Selection of candidates will be made as per the merit list prepared based on the marks secured in the Entrance Examination conducted by Anna University The selection of candidates will be through counselling following the rules of reservation of Government of Tamil Nadu. Reservation shall be made under seven categories namely OC, BC (other than BC Muslim), BCM (BC Muslim), MBC / DNC, SC, SCA and ST.
Tamil Nadu Native candidates alone will be considered for communal reservations and the list of communities eligible for communal reservation.
Candidates seeking admission against ST/SC/SCA/MBC & DNC/BCM (BC Muslim) / BC quota should obtain the certificate of social status issued by the competent authority in the prescribed Permanent Community Card in Tamil Nadu and enclose an attested photocopy of the same along with the application.
Special Reservation for Differently abled persons is available as per Government Norms.
The Counselling will be conducted at Anna University, Chennai - 600 025. (Except M.Sc. (2 years) Computational Biology). Candidates should attend counselling at their own cost with all their original certificates with an initial deposit of Rs. 5000/- in the form of a Demand Draft.
Candidates are advised to visit Anna University website www.annauniv.edu
for the results of the Entrance Examinations and the schedule for counselling and for other details regarding admission to M.Sc. Degree Programmes. Hostel accommodation is not available for all the PG programmes.
HALL TICKET for Entrance Examination will be despatched to all eligible candidates (except for M.Sc. (2 years) Computational Biology) on or before 26.03.2012. If any candidate does not receive the Hall Ticket by 06.04.2012 he/she should get a certificate from the Head of the Institution last studied/studying or from a Grade A or B officer to the effect that he/she is a genuine candidate for the Entrance Examination along with an attested copy of a passport size photograph which has been taken from the same negative as used for the photo in the application and hall ticket and produce the same on 07.04.2012 between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. in the enquiry office at the Examination Centre, Anna University, Chennai-25. The candidate, if eligible after verification, will be issued a duplicate Hall Ticket.
The Hall Ticket of Entrance Examination should be produced at the time of admission. If the mark sheet is lost, a duplicate mark sheet can be obtained on payment of Rs. 250/- on a written requisition to the Director (Admissions), Anna University , Chennai – 600 025. If the Hall Ticket is lost, a duplicate Hall Ticket can be obtained on payment of Rs.100/- on a written requisition to the Director (Admissions), Anna University, Chennai - 600 025, indicating the Registration No. and produce an attested photograph which has been from the same negative used for the photo affixed in the application and Hall Ticket with a certificate obtained from the Head of the Institution where he/she has studied or is studying or an officer of Grade A or B to the effect that he/she is a genuine candidate who has appeared for the Entrance Examination.
The Mark Sheet of the Entrance Examination will be despatched to the candidates after the publication of marks of the Entrance Examination (in the envelope enclosed by the candidate).
The payment for Duplicate Hall Ticket / Mark Sheet must be made in the form of a D.D. obtained from any Nationalised Bank drawn in favour of “The Director (Admissions), Anna University”, payable at Chennai.
SYLLABUS FOR THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION:
There will be a separate Entrance Examination on the following subjects in B.Sc. (Major)
1. Mathematics 2. Physics 3. Chemistry 4. Geology 5. Media Science 6. Environmental Science.
The duration of Entrance Examination is 2 hours.
The Entrance Examination will be conducted at Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.
The Question paper will have 100 objective type questions. Each question will have four alternative answers. The candidate has to choose the correct answer and shade the appropriate box against the question in the answer sheet with pencil. While evaluating the answers, 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. However, no deduction will be made for questions left unanswered. Multiple shadings will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted.
The Question Paper for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Media Science and Environmental Science will contain 100 questions each.
The Director (Admissions),
Centre for Admissions, Anna University,
Chennai - 600 025, Tamil Nadu.
Phone: 2352312, 2351126 PBX