UNIVERSITY OF KERALA

UNIVERSITY OF KERALA




                    PROSPECTUS
FOR ADMISSION TO POST GRADUATE DEGREE COURSES IN
AFFILIATED ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGES & CENTRES OF
              THE UNIVERSITY: 2018 -19




                          2018
                 Thiruvananthapuram
           www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in
PROSPECTUS FOR ADMISSION TO POST GRADUATE DEGREE COURSES IN
GOVT/AIDED/ SELF-FINANCING ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGES AFFILIATED
TO THE UNIVERSITY OF KERALA & CENTRES OF THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

1.    INTRODUCTION
      Prospectus for admission to the            Post    Graduate (PG) Degree          Courses in
      Govt./Aided/Self financing Affiliated Colleges & Centres of the University, for the
      academic year 2018-19, as approved by the University of Kerala, is published herewith. It
      contains general information and rules relating to the admission to PG Degree Courses in
      Govt./Aided/Self financing affiliated Colleges under the University of Kerala & Centres of the
      University.
1.2   The Prospectus issued by the University and various colleges during the previous years
      for PG admissions are not valid for the year 2018-19.
1.3   Admissions to the seats to be filled by the University for the PG courses (except those
      specifically mentioned) are regulated on the basis of grade/marks obtained in the qualifying
      examination. The details of seats, to which admissions are made through the rank list prepared
      accordingly, are contained in the relevant paragraphs.
1.4   Statute 19 (3), of Chapter 24 of the KUFS 1977 which states that ‘no student shall be admitted
      to any course of instruction in the colleges in anticipation of affiliation’, shall be strictly
      adhered to, in all the colleges.
1.5   Authority to prescribe qualification for admission to the various courses of studies.
      According to Sub-Section (v) and (vi) of Section 25 of the Kerala University Act,
      1974, the Academic Council shall have the power to prescribe qualifications for admission of
      students to the various courses of study (and to the Examinations) and the conditions under
      which exemptions shall be granted, and to make provision for the admission of students to
      the various courses of studies on the basis of merit in order to maintain the standards of
      education.
1.6   Agreement for Direct Payment - Relevant provisions for admission to the various
      courses in Aided Colleges.
      Article 18 of the Agreement for Direct Payment entered into between the Government and
      the Educational Agencies of Private Colleges stipulates that all future admission of students to
      the Private Affiliated Colleges shall be on the following basis, viz :-
      a) Twenty percent of the total number of seats in each college under the Educational Agency
      shall be reserved for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. Those
      seats which cannot be filled on this basis shall be filled on the basis of merit from
      among backward minority communities, in case the college is run by a backward minority
      community and from among OBCs , in all other cases.
      b) *Ten/Twenty **percent of the seats shall be reserved for the candidates belonging to
      the community to which the college belongs. These seats will be filled strictly on the basis of
      merit from among the students of the said community.
      c) *Fifty/Forty **percent of the seats will be filled by open selection on the basis of merit.
      d) The remaining seats will be filled by the Educational Agency by candidates of their choice.
         Note: * This will apply to Forward Community Colleges
              ** This will apply to Backward Community Colleges.




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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
     1. All candidates who wish to apply for PG Programme (irrespective of Category) must
        compulsorily register online, including Community Quota and Management Quota.
     2. Those who wish to apply for admission under Community quota shall submit hard
        copy(Print out) of the application, to the respective colleges, within the time
        prescribed by the University. Students applying under Community Quata shall opt the
        College and Course of their choice at the time of online registration.
     3. The candidates who are applying for Sports Quota should specifically mention the same
        and opt the College and Course of their choice at the time of online registration.They
        will be considered for General merit seats also. Such candidates should take the hard
        copy of the application and submit it to the respective Colleges where they wish to be
        considered under Sports Quota along with the attested copies of the supporting
        documents.
     4. The candidates who come under the PWD (Persons With Disability-Differently Abled)
        quota should specifically mention the same at the time of online registration.
     5. The candidates applying for Management quota seats / Special reservation Nominees
        should register online before the closure of admission.
         After completion of the online registration, the candidate should take the
         print out of the same. DO NOT SEND HARD COPIES TO THE UNIVERSITY.
         The hard copy of the online application with supporting documents should be kept by
         the candidate and it has to be submitted at the time of admission in the respective
         colleges.
       6. Candidates coming under SC/ST/OEC/SEBC are not eligible for BPL reservation.
           Only the candidates belonging to the Forward communities who are economically
           backward are eligible for BPL reservation. A certificate from local body
           (Panchayat/Municipality/Corporation) to that effect along with community certificate from
           the competent authority shall be produced at the time of admission. In case of failure to
           specify the community, the candidate shall not be eligible for reservation in the BPL
           category.
1.7    Admission to the following PG courses will not come under the purview of Centralised
       Allotment Process. The eligibility criteria and admission procedures for the following courses
       shall be as prescribed in the ‘Hand Book for Admission’ of the University.
       MBA, MCA, MAHRM, MPE, MSW, MFA, and MASLP.

2.     COURSES, INSTITUTIONS AND SEATS
2.1    Details of Courses and Duration:
       The course leads to Masters Degree in the relevant subject. The course extends for a period of
       four semesters. The course of study shall be by regular attendance for the requisite number of
       lectures, practical training and other means.
2.2    Institutions and Subjects for the PG Degree Courses:
       The list of colleges to which admissions are to be made and the subjects offered and the total
       strength in each institution are given as Annexure –I, in the Prospectus
2.3    Categorization of Seats:
       Seats available in Govt/Aided/Self financing Affiliated Colleges are mainly classified as Merit
       Seats/ Community seats/Management seats and Reservation seats.
       a. Merit Seats:
           The seats that are to be filled by the University in Government/Aided/Self financing
           Affiliated Colleges are classified as “Merit Seats.”
       b. Community Seats:
           The seats in aided Colleges that are filled by the Management concerned, on the basis of
           merit among their community candidates, are classified as “Community Seats.”



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c. Management Seats:
             The seats in Aided and Self-financing affiliated Colleges that are to be filled by the
             Managements concerned are classified as “Management Seats.”
        d. Reservation Seats:
             The seats in Government/Aided/Self-financing affiliated Colleges/Centres of the University
             that are earmarked for SC/ST/SEBC/BPL/PWD/Reservation for Nominees/Sports persons
             are classified as “Reservation Seats.”
3.      RESERVATION OF SEATS
        Apart from the merit seats, the seats earmarked for SC/ST candidates in
        Government/Aided/Self-financing Colleges/Centres of the University will be filled by the
        University. In addition to this, SEBC seats in Government/Self-financing Colleges also will be
        filled by the University.
3.1     Types of Reservations:
        Seats will be reserved for the following categories in Government/Aided/Self-financing
        Colleges/UITs for various PG courses.
        a.   Reservation for Nominees
        b.   Reservation for Persons With Disabilities
        c.   Special Reservation
        d.   Mandatory Reservation
        e.   Reservation of seats for the Widows/Wards of Armed Forces Personnel killed/disabled in
             action
3.1.1   Reservation for Nominees:
        a. An additional seat shall be created in all Government/Aided Colleges exclusively for the
        purpose of accommodating students sponsored by the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. This
        seat shall not be filled up by other candidates. The Head of the Institutions should forward the
        list of such candidates admitted, separately, to the University, immediately after admissions
        (Govt. Letter No.5455/B3/2006/H Edn., dated 15.03.2006) (U.O.No.Ac.B/1/1134/2006 dated
        26.04.2006). They should also register online before or after admission.
        b. Two additional seats shall be created in all Affiliated Colleges exclusively for the purpose
        of accommodating candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir for admission to PG courses
        from the academic year 2014 – 2015 onwards (U.O.No.Ac.B1/2292/Admns/2012 dated
        01.03.2013). Such students should also register online before or after admission and approach
        Colleges for admission and the Principal should forward the list of such candidates after
        admission. These seats shall not be filled up by other candidates.
        C. One Seat each be created for each PG course (only wherever necessary) in all affiliated Arts
        & Science Colleges under University of Kerala exclusively for the purpose of accommodating
        Malayalee students of Andaman. The colleges shall submit the list of such admitted students to
        the University, immediately after admissions along with the documents to prove that the student
        belongs to the Malayalee community in Andaman. This seat shall not be filled up by other
        candidates.
3.1.2   Reservation for Persons With Disabilities (PWD)-Differently Abled Persons
         5% seats of the sanctioned strength shall be created, over and above, exclusively for Physically
        Handicapped candidates in Government Colleges and Higher Education Institutions receiving
        aid from the Government (as per clause 32(l) of chapter VI, The Rights of Persons with
        Disabilities Act, 2016). The applicants under this quota will be selected on the basis of existing
        rules.
         One seat for each Post Graduate course in all other Colleges shall be reserved for Physically
        Handicapped candidates. These seats are over and above the sanctioned strength of the
        Course/subjects in the College and the same will be sanctioned by the University every year.

        As per Clause 2 (r), Chapter I of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, ‘Person with
        benchmark disability’ means a person with not less than 40% of a specified disability where
        specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with
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disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the
        certifying authority. Candidates who have a minimum of 40% disability alone will be eligible to
        apply for this quota. Candidates seeking admission under PWD category should submit the
        ‘Certificate of disability’, issued not earlier than 5 years prior to the submission of application,
        by the District Medical Board or bodies of higher status, certifying the degree of percentage of
        disability or Permanent Disability Card issued by the State Government. Based on the details
        furnished in the online application, candidates will be provisionally included under the ‘Persons
        with Disability’ category.
        The Permanent Disability Card issued by the State Government be also considered.

        Authorities of all Educational Institutions/Colleges affiliated to the University of Kerala are
        directed to make appropriate arrangements for Medical examination of students with
        disabilities at the place of counselling/admission, in the event of the authenticity of disability
        certificate being produced by the candidate is in doubt. Otherwise, the disability certificate
        issued by the appropriate authority should suffice. (Circular No.Ac.BI/PH/2011, dated
        26.02.2011).
         The selection of candidates under this category will be based on the rank in the inter-se
          merit list and not on the basis of the degree of disability.
         No reservation of seats is allowed for Blind candidates for Science subjects.
3.1.3   Special Reservation: -
3.1.3(A)Sports Quota
        One seat shall be given for sports persons over and above the sanctioned strength in each subject
        for the First Post Graduate Degree Programme. Admission to such seats shall be made as per the
        procedure for admission under sports quota. If the required number of sports persons is not
        available, the seats should be kept vacant and shall not be filled by other candidates.

            Norms for Admission to the Seats Reserved Under Sports Quota for Post Graduate Courses

                1. Representing the country and winning the I/II/III in the International Competitions
                    (Olympics, Approved World Competitions, Approved World University Competitions,
                    Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Afro-Asian Games, SAF Games, South Asian
                    Championships etc.)
                2. Representing the country in International Competitions (Olympics, Approved World
                    Competitions, Approved World University Competitions, Commonwealth Games, Asian
                    Games, Afro-Asian Games, SAF Games, South Asian Championships etc.)
                3. Winning the I/II/III in the Senior National Championships.
                4. Winning the I/II/III/IV in the All India Inter -University Competitions.
                5. Representing Senior State in National Championships.
                6. Winning the I/II/III in the Junior/Youth National Championships.
                7. Winning the I/II/III/IV in the Zonal Inter-University Competitions.
                8. Representing Senior State in South Zone Championship.
                9. Representing University in Inter -University Competitions.
                10. Representing the state in the Junior/Youth National Championships.
                11. Representing the state in the Junior/Youth Zone Championships.
                12. Winning the I/II/III place in the All Kerala Inter-Collegiate (College Games) organized
                    by Kerala Sports Council.
                13. Winning the I/II/III place in the Senior/Junior Inter District Championships.
                14. Winning the I/II/III in the University Intercollegiate Competitions*.
                15. Participating in the State Championships.
        *included vide Item No. 31.14.29 of the minutes of the meeting of the Syndicate held on
        06.12.2017

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General Guidelines

   i.        For filling up the seats reserved under Sports quota, hierarchy of preference shall be
             given as further norms/guidelines formulated by the University in addition to his/her
             satisfying academic eligibility.
  ii.        When the candidates fulfill minimum academic eligibility, the academic merit shall not
             be preferred over Sports merit in Sports quota reservation seats, except in the case of
             a tie in the sports merit.
 iii.        The original certificate/s from the Competent authority/ authorities (Secretary,
             Organizer etc. as per the Circular Letter No.Ad.D1.3.1276/74 dtd 23.01.1979) must be
             produced by the candidate to prove his/her claim.
 iv.         The verification of the certificate/s shall be done by the Director of Physical Education
             of the University/ Head of the Department of Physical Education of the College.
  v.         For securing admission to PG programmes under Sports quota, including readmission,
             the performance of the candidate during the preceding three years shall be
             considered.
 vi.         Preferences shall be given to those disciplines which have All India Inter-University
             Competitions.
 vii.        In case of a tie, with respect to the Sports merit, preference shall be given to that
             candidate who represents the discipline (Game/Sport) of the choice of the college
             concerned. The college shall be asked to submit their home discipline at the beginning
             of each academic year.

The List of sports disciplines considered for PG admissions is given below.(vide item No.33.110.02
of the minutes of the meeting of the Syndicate held on 24.03.2018)

        Sl. No.                                   Events
        1               Aquatics
        2               Archery
        3               Athletics
        4               Badminton
        5               Ball Badminton
        6               Baseball
        7               Basketball
        8               Best Physique
        9               Boxing
        10              Canoeing and Kayaking
        11              Chess
        12              Cricket
        13              Cross Country Races
        14              Cycling Track
        15              Fencing
        16              Football
        17              Gymnastics
        18              Handball
        19              Hockey
        20              Judo
        21              Kabaddi
        22              Kho-Kho
        23              Netball
        24              Power Lifting
                        Rollball * ( Approved Association certificate duly countersigned by
        25
                        the Kerala State Sports Council will only be considered )
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26          Rowing
                               Rugby* ( Approved Association certificate duly countersigned by
                   27
                               the Kerala State Sports Council will only be considered )
                   28          Softball
                               Squash* ( Approved Association certificate duly countersigned by
                   29
                               the Kerala State Sports Council will only be considered )
                   30          Table Tennis
                   31          Taekwondo
                   32          Tennis
                   33          Volleyball
                   34          Weight Lifting
                   35          Wrestling
                               Wushu* ( Approved Association certificate duly countersigned by
                   36
                               the Kerala State Sports Council will only be considered )
                               Yatching* ( Approved Association certificate duly countersigned by
                   37
                               the Kerala State Sports Council will only be considered )


          Note:  The candidates who are applying for Sports Quota should specifically mention
                 the same during the Online Registration. They will also be considered for
                 General merit seats.
3.1.3 (B) Arts Quota
        Students who are declared as Kalaprathibha / Kalathilakam of the University of Kerala in any
        year during their Degree course, and who are applicants for PG Course in a College affiliated to
        this University, during the succeeding academic year shall be admitted to the PG
        course/College of his/her first option, if otherwise eligible, by creating seats over and above the
        sanctioned strength.
3.1.4   Mandatory Reservation
3.1.4. a Leaving the seats set apart for Persons With Disabilities, the remaining seats for each course in
         Govt. Colleges will be distributed as per the G.O (MS) No.107/08/H.Edn. dated 30.8.08 and
         corresponding U.O AcB/I/Admns BC/2008 dated 20.9.2008.

          Sl No.                            Seat Reservation                                    % of Reservation
             I      Merit (On the basis of merit)                                              50
                    Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)
                    (a)   Ezhava (EZ)                      8%
                    (b)    Muslim (MU)                     7%
            II                                                                                 20
                    (c)   Latin Catholic /SIUC (LC)        1%
                    (d) Other Backward Christian (BX) 1%
                    (e) Other Backward Hindu (BH)          3%
           III      *Economically backward among forward communities (BPL)                    10
           IV       Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes                                        20
                    Scheduled Castes                      15%
                    Scheduled Tribes                      05%
        Candidates who enjoy communal reservation such as SEBC, SC/ST who have BPL
        endorsement in the Ration Card are not eligible for BPL reservations. Only candidates
        belonging to Forward Communities who are Economically Backward are eligible for BPL
        reservations. Such candidates must produce BPL certificate from the Village Officer/Revenue
        Authority/Local Body concerned along with community certificate from the competent
        authority. In case of failure to specify the community, the candidate shall not be eligible for
        reservation in the BPL category.

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Note: As per U.O AcB/I/Admns BC/2008 dated 20.09.2008, for reservation of 20% seats
                under SEBC, the total seats for PG courses in a college will be taken as one unit. If
                necessary, for allotment of such seats, rotation system will be followed.
        Note: (a) Thiyya and Billava will be considered as Ezhava Community for reservation.
                (b) SEBC candidates should produce Non Creamy Layer Certificate for getting the
                benefit of reservation.
                (c) The enhancement of additional seats in Government colleges and University
        Departments shall not incur any additional financial commitment to the Government/
        University.
3.1.4. b In Affiliated Aided Colleges, seats for each course will be distributed as per the existing
        pattern given below:
   Sl       Seat Reservation             Forward Community Colleges         Backward Community Colleges
   No.
    I       Open Quota                   50 percent                         40 percent
    II      Scheduled Caste              15 percent                         15 percent
    III     Scheduled Tribe              05 percent                         05 percent
    IV      Community Quota              10 percent                         20 percent
    Note: The seats under community quota in Aided Colleges will be filled on the basis of merit and on the
    basis of Community Certificate issued by the Revenue Authorities/Parish Priest/any other Competent
    Authority. The remaining seats (20%) will be filled by the Educational Agency (ie. Management) with
    candidates of its own choice. The academic eligibility of such candidates shall be the same as prescribed
    in the Prospectus, 2018-19.

3.1.4.c In Self-Financing affiliated colleges 50% seats under Government quota will be filled on the
        basis of merit.

                                   Seat Reservation                   Percentage (% ) of Reservation
                      Open Quota (Including SEBC reservation)                       30
                      Scheduled Caste                                               15
                      Scheduled Tribe                                               05
                      Management Quota                                              50
                      Note: The 50% of the seats under Management quota shall be filled by the
                      Management from candidates of its own choice by observing the prescribed
                      eligibility conditions, as per the prospectus.

3.1.5Reservation of Seats for the Widows/Wards of Armed Forces Personnel Killed/Disabled in
     action.
     Additional seats over and above the sanctioned strength may be created as and when
     required for the widows/wards of Armed Forces Personnel killed/disabled in action during
     peace time in Central/State Universities/Autonomous Professional/Non-professional institutions
     under the purview of Ministry of Human Resources Development as per UGC policy.
CLAIMS FOR MANDATORY RESERVATION AND CERTIFICATES TO BE PRODUCED
     Claims for Mandatory Reservations must be made by a candidate at the time of submission of
     online application. Candidates should also mention the item of reservation claimed in the
     relevant columns in the online application. Candidates should also satisfy the eligibility
     conditions as per Clause 5 of the Prospectus. The claims for mandatory reservation once
     made in the application cannot be altered by the candidate under any circumstances.
4.1. Merit Seats: The seats under the Merit category will be filled purely on merit basis
     irrespective of the Category/Community to which the candidates belong.
4.1.2.    Claim for Communal reservation under ‘Socially and Educationally Backward Classes’
          (SEBC):
          Reservation of seats to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes will be in accordance
          with the provisions contained in G.O. (P) 208/66/Edn. Dated 2.5.1966, as amended from time to
          time.

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a.    Candidates belonging to Ezhava, Muslim, Other Backward Hindus, Latin Catholic/SIUC
              and Other Backward Christian communities, claiming reservation under SEBC quota
              should invariably produce both “Community” and ‘Non Creamy Layer Certificate’
              obtained from the Village Officer concerned. Candidate belonging to Non Creamy Layer
              category only are eligible for claiming reservation to SEBC category. Annual Income is
              not a criterion for reservation for SEBC candidates. Only the claims of the candidates of
              those communities that are included in the list of communities will be considered.
              (U.O.No. Ac.BI/UG Admns. BC/2011, dated 11.01.2012).
        b.    Applicants claiming reservation under community quota in aided colleges (ref.
              Annexure I), who belong to the community of the Management which runs the
              college, will have to submit the Community Certificate obtained from the Revenue
              Authority/ Parish Priest/ any other Competent Authority concerned, along with the
              application to the college concerned.
4.1.3   Claim for Reservation under Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Quota
        a.   Candidates claiming reservation under Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes quota
             should obtain the Caste/Community Certificate from the Tahsildar.

               Those who produce false SC/ST Certificate for claiming reservation under SC/ST
               quota shall be liable for penalties as per rules.

        b.    Claim of OEC candidates against the un-availed seats of SC/ST candidates.
              Other Eligible Community (OEC) candidates who also come under SEBC Category,
              claiming allotment to the un-availed seats, if any, under SC/ST quota, should furnish
              Community and Non Creamy Layer Certificate obtained from the Village Officer
              concerned. OEC candidates belonging to Non Creamy Layer category alone are eligible
              for such seats. Other OEC candidates (not coming under SEBC Category) should furnish
              Community and Income Certificate obtained from the Village Officer concerned. OEC
              candidates with annual family income less than Rs. Eight Lakh alone are eligible for such
              seats and such seats will be filled as per rules laid by the Govt.
              Converted Christians do not come under the SC/ST category. They belong to OEC
              category. (Ref. Annexure IV)
4.2     Other General Rules for Mandatory Reservation
4.2.1   In the Government/Self-financing Colleges, if the seats reserved for SC/ST candidates are
        not filled up by them even after notifying the vacancies three times through the media (on
        three different dates), those seats may be filled up by candidates belonging to OEC, and in
        their absence, candidates belonging to SEBC as per the existing rules.
        The seats that still remain un-availed will go to the Open Merit Quota.
        In Backward community Colleges with Minority Status, if the seats reserved for SC/ST
        candidates are not filled up by SC/ST candidates even after notifying the vacancies three times
        through the media (on three different dates), those seats may be filled up by candidates
        belonging to the respective community.
        In other aided Colleges, if the seats reserved for SC/ST candidates are not filled up by SC/ST
        candidates even after notifying the vacancies three times through the media(on three different
        dates), those seats may be filled up by candidates belonging to SEBC. The communities
        included in the list of OEC which are also included in SEBC may also be considered along with
        SEBC candidates for filling the vacant SC/ST seats in Aided Forward and Backward Colleges.
4.2.2   Claim for fee concession to OEC candidates:
        Candidates belonging to Other Eligible Communities are exempted from payment of fee at
        the time of allotment to PG Degree Courses under Government/Community quota
        irrespective of annual family income as per G.O (MS) No. 36/07/SCSTDD, dated: 03.07.2007.
        They should provide the Community Certificate from the Village Officer/ Tahsildar at the
        time of admission.
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5.     ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
5.1     Nativity: Candidate should be an Indian citizen. Candidates seeking admission to PG courses
        will be categorized as Keralite and Non-Keralite.
        a.    Keralite: A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorized as a Keralite. Children of
        All India Service Officers allotted to Kerala Cadre are deemed to be Keralites as per G.O.
        (Rt) No. 822/08/H.Edn.Dated 09-05-2008. But they will not be eligible for
        communal/special reservation.
        b.    Non-Keralite: A candidate who does not come under Keralite category will be
        categorized as
        Non-Keralite. Such a candidate will be eligible for admission only after all the applicants of
        Keralite origin are ranked and allotted.
5.1.1   In order to prove that a candidate is an Indian citizen of Kerala origin for the limited purpose of
        eligibility for admission, he/she has to produce any one of the following certificates.
        a.     In the case of candidates who have undergone College studies in Kerala, a
        Course Certificate from the Head of the educational institution last attended in Kerala,
        certifying that the candidate has undergone his/her studies in Kerala for not less than 3 (three)
        continuous years within a period of 12 (twelve) years, immediately prior to the completion of
        the Bachelor’ Degree or equivalent examination.
                        OR
        b.   A certificate from the Village         Officer/ Tahsildar to show that he/she or         his/her
        mother/ father was born in Kerala.
                        OR
        c.    Certificate from the Village Officer/ Tahsildar to the effect that the candidate has been a
        resident of Kerala State for a continuous period of five years within a period of twelve years.
                        OR
        d. The true copy of relevant page of Secondary School Leaving Certificate showing the Place
        of Birth in Kerala, of the candidate.
                        OR
        e.    The true copy of the relevant page of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate
        showing Place of Birth in Kerala of either of the parents of the candidate with
        corroborative certificate to establish the relationship between the parent and the candidate.
                         OR
        f.     The true copy of the relevant page of the Passport of the candidate issued by the
        Government of India , showing Place of Birth in Kerala or of either of the parents of the
        candidate showing Place of Birth in Kerala with corroborative certificate to establish the
        relationship between the parent and the candidate.
5.1.2   Non-Keralites should furnish a copy of the Certificate of Nativity from the revenue authority or
        local body concerned.
5.1.3   If an applicant for admission is found to have indulged in ragging in the past or if it is
        noticed later that he/she had indulged in ragging, admissions shall be denied or
        he/she shall be expelled from the educational institution.
5.2     Academic Eligibility
5.2.1   a.    Candidates should have passed the corresponding Degree examination under the 10+2+3
        pattern with Core Course and Complementary Course/with one main subject and two subsidiary
        subjects from any of the Universities in Kerala or of any other University recognized by the
        University of Kerala as equivalent thereto for admission, subject to the stipulation regarding
        grade/marks.
        b.    Double or Triple main candidates or candidates who have passed the Degree Examination
        in Vocational or Specialized Courses are also eligible for admission. However, they have to
        submit a copy of the Equivalency and Eligibility certificate from the University of Kerala,
        stating that, their qualifying examination is recognized for seeking admission to the
        relevant PG Degree programme as applicable, at the time of admission.

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c.     The minimum requirement of grade/marks for admission to PG Degree Courses is given
           in the relevant sections.
  No rounding off of the percentage of marks to the nearest whole number is permitted.
5.3        Choice of optional subjects
5.3.1      The optional subject for the PG Degree course should be the same as the one, which the
           student has selected as Core Course for Graduation, or the main subject for Graduation
           conventionally recognized to be coming under the optional chosen. In case, the Core Course is
           different from the subject opted for admission, the eligibility will be decided as per the
           existing rules of the University.
5.3.2      Eligibility Criteria
           Candidates seeking admission to PG Degree courses have to satisfy the academic eligibility as
           described in the following sub clauses:
             Graduates who       have         Graduates   who        have        Graduates    who      have
             passed         qualifying        passed           qualifying        passed          qualifying
             examination in CBCS              examination   in    CBCS           examination in Annual
             Pattern -2013 admissions         Pattern- Prior to 2013             scheme/ Other pattern
             onwards                          admissions

 5.3.2.1                                              MA Courses
 a.          English:                         English:                           English:
             B. A. English as Core            B. A. English as Core Course       B.A. English as optional
             Course securing not less         securing not less than 1.8         main subject securing not
             than 4.5CCPA(S) * out            CGPA(S)* out of 4 or               less than 45% in Part III
             of 10 or Graduation in any       Graduation in any programme        including subsidiaries or
             programme in the Faculties       in the Faculties of Arts, Social   Graduation in any subject
             of Arts, Social Sciences,        Sciences, Science, Oriental        in the Faculties of Arts,
             Science, Oriental Studies        Studies and Fine Arts              Social Sciences, Science,
             and Fine Arts securing           securing not less than 2           Oriental studies and Fine
             not less than 5 CCPA out         CGPA out of 4 for English          Arts securing not less than
             of 10 for English Language       Language Courses (common           50% marks in Part I (Three
             Courses (common                  courses)/B.A English &             papers under compulsory
             courses)/B.A English &           Communicative English/B.A          English) or Part II Special
             Communicative                    English Language and               English (UO No.
             English/B.A English              Literature under CBCS              AcAII/4/29/2018 dtd
             Language and Literature          System.                            23.05.2018)/ B.A
             under CBCS System.                                                  Communicative English
                                                                                 (Vocational)/B.A English
                                              For Non-English degree             Language and Literature
             For Non-English degree           holders, the maximum credits       and B.A Communicative
             holders, the maximum             that can be earned in English      English (Restructured). U.O
             credits that can be earned in    Language Course should be at       No.Ac.AII/3/4961/06 dt.
             English Language Course          least of 19 Credits to acquire     22.06.06.
             should be at least of 19         eligibility for admission.         Or
             Credits to acquire eligibility                                      For Non-English degree
             for admission.                                                      holders, the maximum marks
                                                                                 that can be awarded in Part I
             A weightage of 5% which
                                                                                 or Part II Special English
             would translate to a
                                                                                 should be at least of 300
             maximum of 40 marks will
                                                                                 marks to acquire
             be given to the students of
                                                                                 eligibility for admission.
             BA English(Honours)
             Programme of Govt.
             College for women, Tvpm.
 b.          Philosophy:                      Philosophy:                        Philosophy:
             Graduation in any subject        Graduation in any subject          Graduation in any subject
             irrespective of Faculty          irrespective of Faculty            irrespective of Faculty

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securing not less than 4.5      securing not less than 1.8       securing not less than 45%
     CCPA(S)* out of 10.             CGPA(S)* out of 4. Preference    marks in Part III optional
     Preference for B.A              for B.A Philosophy graduates.    subjects. Preference for B.A
     Philosophy graduates.                                            Philosophy graduates.
c.   History:                        History:                         History:
     Graduation in any subject       Graduation in any subject in     Graduation in any subject
     in the Faculty of Social        the Faculty of Social Sciences   in the Faculty of Social
     Sciences or Graduation in       or Graduation in the Faculty     Sciences or graduation in
     the Faculty of Arts with        of Arts with English             the Faculty of Arts with
     English Language and            Language and Literature as       English Language and
     Literature as the Core          the Core Course securing not     Literature as the main
     Course securing not less        less than 1.8 CGPA(S) * out of   subject securing not less
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of        4.                               than 45% marks in Part III
     10.                                                              optional subjects.

d.   Sociology:                      Sociology:                       Sociology:
     Graduates in any subject        Graduates in any subject         Graduates in any subject
     irrespective of the faculty     irrespective of the faculty      irrespective of the faculty
     with not less than 4.5          with not less than 1.8           with not less than 45 %
     CCPA(S)* out of 10 in Part      CGPA(S)* out of 4 in Part III    marks in Part III optional
     III optional Main subject       optional Main subject            Main subject concerned and
     concerned and 5 CCPA(S)*        concerned and 2 CGPA(S)*         50% marks for students of
     out of 10 for students of       out of 4 for students of         Natural Science and
     Natural Science and             Natural Science and              Professional Courses. A
     Professional Courses, A         Professional Courses. A          weightage of 50% seats for
     weightage of 50% seats for      weightage of 50% seats for       Sociology graduates and
     Sociology graduates and         Sociology graduates and 50%      50% seats for Non-
     50% seats for Non-              seats for Non-Sociology          Sociology graduates.
     Sociology graduates.            graduates. (U.O.No. Ac.AII/      (U.O.No. Ac.AII/ 3/65/2018
     (U.O.No. Ac.AII/ 3/65/2018      3/65/2018 dated 01.08.2018)      dated 01.08.2018
     dated 01.08.2018)
e.   Economics:                      Economics:                       Economics:
     Graduation in Economics,        Graduation in Economics,         Graduation in Economics,
     Mathematics or Statistics       Mathematics or Statistics with   Mathematics or Statistics
     with not less than 4.5          not less than 1.8 CGPA(S)*       with not less than 45%
     CCPA(S)* out of 10.             out of 4. CGPA secured for       marks in Part III optional
     CCPA secured for Core           Core Course [Economics]          subjects. Marks secured for
     Course [Economics]              converted to percentage(by the   Economics main [out of
     converted to percentage(by      formula provided by              600] is to be taken as
     the formula provided by         respective Universities) will    weightage and added to
     respective Universities) will   be added to CGPA(S)*             total marks [800] in Main &
     be added to CCPA(S)*            converted to percentage as       Sub. UO Ac.AII/3/
     converted to percentage as      weightage.                       2791[18]/07 dtd 03-07-2007
     weightage.
f.   Business Economics:             Business Economics:              Business Economics:
     Graduation in Economics,        Graduation in Economics,         Graduation in Economics,
     Mathematics or Statistics       Mathematics or Statistics with   Mathematics or Statistics
     with not less than 4.5          not less than 1.8 CGPA(S) *      with not less than 45%
     CCPA(S) * out of 10.            out of 4.                        marks in Part III optional
                                                                      subjects.
g.   Political Science:              Political Science:               Political Science:
     Graduates in Political          Graduates in Political           Graduates in Politics,
     Science, Economics,             Science, Economics, History,     Economics, History,
     History, Philosophy,            Philosophy, Psychology, B.A      Philosophy, Psychology,
     Psychology, B.A English         English and Communicative        B.A Communicative English
     and Communicative               English / BA Communicative       with Public Administration,
     English/ BA                     English with Public              English, Sociology,
     Communicative English           Administration, English          Anthropology, Law,

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with Public Administration, Language and Literature,             Journalism, Commerce,
     English Language and           Sociology, Anthropology,          Business Administration,
     Literature, Sociology,         Law, Journalism, Commerce,        Public Administration,
     Anthropology, Law,             Business Administration,          Geography or other Social
     Journalism, Commerce,          Public Administration,            Science subjects with not
     Business Administration,       Geography or other Social         less than 45% marks in Part
     Public Administration,         Science subjects/ BSc             III- optional Main subject
     Geography or other Social      Psychology with not less than concerned (including
     Science subjects/ BSc          1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4.            subsidiaries).
     Psychology with not less       Graduates in Science with 2.4 Graduates in Science and
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       CGPA(S) out of 4 and              Engineering with 60%
     10. Graduates in Science       Graduates in Engineering with marks/ B.A Journalism and
     with 6CCPA(S) out of 10        60% marks/ B.A Journalism         Mass Communication and
     and Graduates in               and Mass Communication            Video Production
     Engineering with 60%           and Video Production (Career (Restructured)/ B.A
     marks/ B.A Journalism and      related / Restructured) / B.A     Communicative English
     Mass Communication and         Communicative English             (Vocational) with Public
     Video Production (Career       (Vocational) with Public          Administration as one of the
     related / Restructured) / B.A Administration as one of the       main subjects are also
     Communicative English          Core Subjects are also            eligible. But the
     (Vocational) with Public       eligible. But the proportion of   proportion of Engineering
     Administration as one of       Engineering and Science           and Science graduates
     the Core Subjects are also graduates admitted should not admitted should not exceed
     eligible. But the proportion   exceed 10% of the total seats.    10% of the total seats. A
     of Engineering and Science A weightage of 100 marks be           weightage of 100 marks
     graduates admitted should      given to the candidates who       be given to the
     not exceed 10% of the total    have studied Political Science    candidates who have
     seats. A weightage of 100      as Core Course. **                studied Political Science
     marks be given to the                                            under Part III main of
     candidates who have                                              BA.**
     studied Political Science as
     Core Course.**
     ** Graduates in any subjects with not less than 45% marks in Part III optional Main Subject
     concerned (including subsidiaries) are also eligible. A weightage of 100 marks be given to the
     candidates who studied Political Science under Part III Main of BA. (UO No. AcAII/3/59/
     2018 dated 29.06.2018)
h.   Hindi:                        Hindi:                             Hindi:
     B.A. with Hindi as Core       B.A. with Hindi as Core            B.A. with Hindi Language as
     Course securing not less      Course securing not less than optional Main subject under
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of 1.8 CGPA(S) *out of 4 or                Part III securing not less than
     10 or B.A./B.Sc. with         B.A./B.Sc. with Hindi as           45% marks for that Part or
     Hindi as additional           additional language course         B.A./B.Sc. with Hindi as
     language course securing      securing not less than 2           additional language under
     not less than 5 CCPA*         CGPA* out of 4 for additional Part II securing not less
     out of 10 for additional      language course/B.A                than 50% marks for that
     language course/B.A           Functional Hindi (Vocational).     Part/ B.A Functional Hindi
     Functional Hindi                                                 (Vocational).
     (Vocational).

i.   Malayalam:                     Malayalam:                         Malayalam:
     B.A. with Malayalam as         B.A. with Malayalam as Core        B.A. with Malayalam
     Core Course securing not       Course securing not less than      Language as optional Main
     less than 4.5 CCPA(S) * out    1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4 or           subject under Part III
     of 10 or B.A./B.Sc. with       B.A./B.Sc. with Malayalam          securing not less than 45%
     Malayalam as additional        as additional language Course      marks for that Part or
     language Course securing       securing not less than 2           B.A./B.Sc. with Malayalam
     not less than 5 CCPA out       CGPA out of 4 for                  as additional language under
     of 10 for additional           additional language course/        Part II securing not less than

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language course/ B.A           B.A Malayalam and Mass            50% marks for that Part/
     Malayalam and Mass             Communication (Career             B.A Malayalam and Mass
     Communication (Career          related/Restructured)             Communication
     related/Restructured)                                            (Restructured).

j.   Malayalam with Media           Malayalam with Media        Malayalam with Media
     Studies:                       Studies:                    Studies:
     BA with Malayalam/             BA with Malayalam/          BA with Malayalam/
     Malayalam and Mass             Malayalam and Mass          Malayalam and Mass
     Communication/Journalism       Communication/ Journalism   Communication/ Journalism
     and Mass Communication         and Mass Communication and  and Mass Communication
     and Video Production as        Video Production as Core    and Video Production as
     Core course securing not       course securing not less than
                                                                optional Main subject under
     less than 4.5 CCPA(S) * out    1.8 CGPA(S) * out of 4 or   Part III securing not less
     of 10 or BA/BSc with           BA/BSc with Additional      than 45% marks for that Part
     Additional Language            Language Malayalam (at leastor BA/BSc with Additional
     Malayalam (at least in four    in four semesters) securing not
                                                                Language Malayalam (at
     semesters) securing not less   less than 2 CGPA out of 4 / least in four semesters)
     than 5 CCPA out of 10 /        BA Malayalam and Mass       under Part II securing not
     BA Malayalam and Mass          Communication (Career       less than 50% marks for that
     Communication (Career          related/Restructured).      Part/ BA Malayalam and
     related/Restructured).                                     Mass Communication
                                                                (Restructured)
k.   Arabic:                      Arabic:                       Arabic:
     B.A. with Arabic as Core     B.A. with Arabic as Core      B.A. with Arabic as
     Course or Complementary      Course or Complementary       optional Main or subsidiary
     Course securing not less     Course securing not less than subject under Part III
     than 4.5 CCPA(S) * out of 1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4 or         securing not less than 45%
     10 or B.A./B.Sc. with        B.A./B.Sc. with Arabic as     marks for that Part or
     Arabic as Additional         Additional language Course    B.A./B.Sc. with Arabic as
     language Course securing     securing not less than 2 CGPA additional language under
     not less than 5 CCPA out of out of 4 for additional        Part II securing not less than
     10 for additional language   language course or            50% marks for that part or
     course or B.A./B.Sc. with B.A./B.Sc. with a pass in        B.A with minimum 45%
     a pass in Afzal-Ul-Ulama     Afzal-Ul-Ulama (Oriental      marks in Afzal-Ul-Ulama
     (Oriental Title) Examination Title) Examination of         (Oriental Title) Examination
     of University of Kerala or   University of Kerala or       of University of Kerala or
     Calicut University or        Calicut University or Arabic  of any other University
     Arabic Munshi examination Munshi examination (Lower        under 10+2+3 pattern which
     (Lower or Higher) of the     or Higher) of the Erstwhile   is recognized as equivalent
     Erstwhile Travancore-        Travancore-Cochin             thereto or Arabic Munshi
     Cochin Government.           Government.                   examination (Lower or
                                                                Higher) of the Erstwhile
            Or                                                  Travancore-Cochin
      BA Communicative Arabic                                   Government.
     of University of Kerala as                                       Or
     Core Course securing not                                    BA Communicative Arabic
     less than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out                                 of University of Kerala as
     of 4 or of any other                                       Core Course securing not
     University which is                                        less than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out
     recognized as equivalent                                   of 4 or of any other
     thereto.                                                   University which is
                                                                recognized as equivalent
                                                                thereto.

l.   Islamic History:               Islamic History:                  Islamic History:
     B.A. with Islamic History      B.A. with Islamic History as      B.A. in Islamic History
     as Core Course with not        Core Course with not less         Main with not less than

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less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out     than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4 .     45% marks in Part III.
     of 10 . Graduates in Social    Graduates in Social Science      Graduates in Social Science
     Science and Arabic are         and Arabic are also eligible     and Arabic are also eligible
     also eligible provided there   provided there are vacancies     provided there are vacancies
     are vacancies over and         over and above the number        over and above the number
     above the number of            of applicants with B.A           of applicants with B.A
     applicants with B.A Islamic    Islamic History. B.A Afzal-      Islamic History. BA Afzal-
     History. B.A Afzal- Ul-        Ul- Ulama is an eligible         Ul- Ulama is an eligible
     Ulama is an eligible           qualification for admission to   qualification for admission
     qualification for              Islamic History.( UO.No.Ac       to Islamic History.
     admission to Islamic           AII/3/949(10)/2010 dtd.          (UO.No.Ac AII/3/949(10)
     History.( UO.No.Ac             19.6.2010)/ Graduates in any     /2010 dtd. 19.6.2010) /
     AII/3/949(10)/2010 dtd.        subject is also eligible but     Graduates in any subject is
     19.6.2010) / Graduates in      preference/ weightage be         also eligible but preference/
     any subject is also eligible   given to graduates in Islamic    weightage be given to
     but preference/ weightage      History. (Modified UO            graduates in Islamic
     be given to graduates in       No.Ac.AII/2/31968/IV             History. (Modified UO
     Islamic History. (Modified     4(1)/2013 dtd.30.08.2013)        No.Ac.AII/2/31968/IV
     UO No.Ac.AII/2/31968/IV                                         4(1)/2013 dtd.30.08.2013)
     4(1)/2013 dtd.30.08.2013)

m.   Sanskrit (General):            Sanskrit (General):              Sanskrit (General):
     1st Preference will be given   1st Preference will be given     1 st Preference will be given
     to candidates with B.A.        to candidates with B.A. with     to candidates with B.A. with
     with Sanskrit as Core          Sanskrit as Core Course          Sanskrit Language as
     Course securing not less       securing not less than 1.8       optional Main subject under
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       CGPA(S)* out of 4.               Part III securing not less
     10.                            2nd preference will be given     than 45% marks for that
     2nd preference will be         to B.A./B.Sc. with Sanskrit      Part.
     given to B.A./B.Sc. with       as Additional Language           2nd preference will be given
     Sanskrit as Additional         Course securing not less than    to B.A./B.Sc. with Sanskrit
     Language Course securing       2 CGPA out of 4 for              as second language under
     not less than 5 CCPA out       additional language course.      Part II securing not less
     of 10 for additional           3rd preference is given to       than 50% marks for that
     language course.               students with Sanskrit as        part. 3rd preference is given
     3rd preference is given        Complementary Course.            to students with Sanskrit
     to students with Sanskrit                                       subsidiary (U.O No.Ac.AII/
     as Complementary Course.                                        12128/03 dtd. 10.7.2003)
n.   Sanskrit (Nyaya):              Sanskrit (Nyaya):                Sanskrit (Nyaya):
     1st Preference will be         1st Preference will be given     1st Preference will be given
     given to candidates with       to candidates with B.A. with     to candidates with B.A. with
     B.A. with Sanskrit (Nyaya)     Sanskrit (Nyaya) as Core         Sanskrit(Nyaya) Language
     as Core Course securing not    Course securing not less than    as optional Main subject
     less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out     1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4.           under Part III securing not
     of 10.                         2nd Preference will be given     less than 45% marks for that
     2nd Preference will be         to candidates with B.A. with     Part.
     given to candidates with       Sanskrit as Core Course          2nd Preference will be given
     B.A. with Sanskrit as Core     securing not less than 1.8       to candidates with B.A. with
     Course securing not less       CGPA(S)* out of 4.               Sanskrit Language as
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       3rd preference will be given     optional Main subject under
     10.                            to B.A./ B.Sc.with Sanskrit      Part III securing not less
     3rd preference will be given   as Additional Language           than 45% marks for that
     to B.A./ B.Sc.with             Course securing not less than    Part. 3rd preference will be
     Sanskrit as Additional         2 CGPA out of 4 for              given to B.A./B.Sc. with
     Language Course securing       additional language course.      Sanskrit as second
     not less than 5 CCPA out       4th preference is given to       language under Part II
     of 10 for additional           students with Sanskrit as        securing not less than
     language course.               Complementary Course.            50% marks for that part.

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4th preference is given to                                       4th preference is given to
     students with Sanskrit as                                        students with Sanskrit
     Complementary Course.                                            subsidiary (U.O No.
                                                                      Ac.AII/12128/03
                                                                      dtd.10.7.2003)
o.   Sanskrit (Sahitya):            Sanskrit (Sahithya):              Sanskrit (Sahithya):
     1st Preference will be given   1st Preference will be given      1st Preference will be given
     to candidates with B.A.        to candidates with B.A. with      to candidates with B.A. with
     with Sanskrit (Sahitya) as     Sanskrit(Sahitya) as Core         Sanskrit (Sahitya) Language
     Core Course securing not       Course securing not less than     as optional Main subject
     less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out     1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4.            under Part III securing not
     of 10.                         2nd Preference will be given      less than 45% marks for that
     2nd Preference will be         to candidates with B.A. with      Part.
     given to candidates with       Sanskrit as Core Course           2nd Preference will be given
     B.A. with Sanskrit as Core     securing not less than 1.8        to candidates with B.A. with
     Course securing not less       CGPA(S)* out of 4.                Sanskrit Language as
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       3rd preference will be given to   optional Main subject under
     10.                            B.A./ B.Sc. with Sanskrit as      Part III securing not less
     3rd preference will be given   Additional Language Course        than 45% marks for that
     to B.A./ B.Sc.with             securing not less than 2          Part. 3rd preference will be
     Sanskrit as Additional         CGPA out of 4 for additional      given to B.A./B.Sc. with
     Language Course securing       language course .                 Sanskrit as second
     not less than 5 CCPA out       4th preference is given to        language under Part II
     of 10 for additional           students with Sanskrit as         securing not less than 50%
     language course.               Complementary Course.             marks for that part. 4th
     4th preference is given to                                       preference is given to
     students with Sanskrit as                                        students with Sanskrit
     Complementary Course.                                            subsidiary (U.O No.Ac AII/
                                                                      12128/03 dtd. 10.7.2003)
p.   Sanskrit (Vyakarana):          Sanskrit (Vyakarana):             Sanskrit (Vyakarana):
     1st Preference will be         1st Preference will be given      1st Preference will be given
     given to candidates with       to candidates with B.A. with      to candidates with B.A. with
     B.A. with Sanskrit             Sanskrit(Vyakarana) as Core       Sanskrit (Vyakarana)
     (Vyakarana) as Core Course     Course securing not less than     Language as optional Main
     securing not less than 4.5     1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4.            subject under Part III
     CCPA(S)* out of 10.            2nd Preference will be given      securing not less than 45%
     2nd Preference will be         to candidates with B.A. with      marks for that Part.
     given to candidates with       Sanskrit as Core Course           2nd Preference will be given
     B.A. with Sanskrit as Core     securing not less than 1.8        to candidates with B.A. with
     Course securing not less       CGPA(S)* out of 4.                Sanskrit Language as
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       3rd preference will be given      optional Main subject under
     10.                            to B.A./B.Sc. with Sanskrit       Part III securing not less
     3rd preference will be given   as Additional Language            than 45% marks for that
     to B.A./ B.Sc.with             Course securing not less than     Part. 3rd preference will be
     Sanskrit as Additional         2 CGPA out of 4 for               given to B.A./B.Sc. with
     Language Course securing       additional language course.       Sanskrit as second
     not less than 5 CCPA out       4th preference is given to        language under Part II
     of 10 for additional           students with Sanskrit as         securing not less than
     language course.               Complementary Course.             50% marks for that part.
     4th preference is given to                                       4th preference is given to
     students with Sanskrit as                                        students with Sanskrit
     Complementary Course.                                            subsidiary (U.O
                                                                      No.Ac.AII/12128/03 dtd.
                                                                      10.7.2003)

q.   Sanskrit (Vedanta):            Sanskrit (Vedanta):               Sanskrit (Vedanta):
     1st Preference will be given   1st Preference will be given      1st Preference will be given
     to candidates with B.A.        to candidates with B.A. with      to candidates with B.A. with

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with Sanskrit (Vedanta) as     Sanskrit (Vedanta) as Core      Sanskrit Language (Vedanta)
     Core Course securing not       Course securing not less than   as optional Main subject
     less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out     1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4.          under Part III securing not
     of 10.                         2nd Preference will be given    less than 45% marks for that
     2nd Preference will be         to candidates with B.A. with    Part.
     given to candidates with       Sanskrit as Core Course         2nd Preference will be given
     B.A. with Sanskrit as Core     securing not less than 1.8      to candidates with B.A. with
     Course securing not less       CGPA(S)* out of 4.              Sanskrit Language as
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       3rd preference will be given to optional Main subject under
     10.                            B.A./B.Sc. with Sanskrit as     Part III securing not less
     3rd preference will be given   Additional Language Course      than 45% marks for that
     to B.A./ B.Sc.with             securing not less than 2        Part. 3rd preference will be
     Sanskrit as Additional         CGPA out of 4 for additional    given to B.A./B.Sc. with
     Language Course securing       language course.                Sanskrit as second
     not less than 5 CCPA out       4th preference is given to      language under Part II
     of 10 for additional           students with Sanskrit as       securing not less than 50%
     language course.               Complementary Course.           marks for that part. 4th
     4th preference is given to                                     preference is given to
     students with Sanskrit as                                      students with Sanskrit
     Complementary Course.                                          subsidiary (U.O No.Ac
                                                                    AII/12128/03 dtd.
                                                                    10.7.2003)
r.   Sanskrit (Jyothisha):          Sanskrit (Jyothisha)            Sanskrit (Jyothisha)
     1st Preference will be         1st Preference will be given    1st Preference will be given
     given to candidates with       to candidates with B.A. with    to candidates with B.A. with
     B.A. with Sanskrit             Sanskrit (Jyothisha) as Core    Sanskrit Language
     (Jyothisha) as Core Course     Course securing not less 1.8    (Jyothisha) as optional Main
     securing not less than 4.5     CGPA(S)* out of 4.              subject under Part III
                                      nd
     CCPA(S)* out of 10.            2 Preference will be given      securing not less than 45%
     2nd Preference will be         to candidates with B.A. with    marks for that Part.
     given to candidates with       Sanskrit as Core Course         2nd Preference will be given
     B.A. with Sanskrit as Core     securing not less 1.8 CGPA(S)* to candidates with B.A. with
     Course securing not less       out of 4.                       Sanskrit Language as
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       3rd preference will be given to optional Main subject under
     10.                            B.A./B.Sc. with Sanskrit as     Part III securing not less
     3rd preference will be given   Additional Language Course      than 45% marks for that
     to B.A./ B.Sc.with             securing not less than 2        Part. 3rd preference will be
     Sanskrit as Additional         CGPA out of 4 for additional given to B.A./B.Sc. with
     Language Course securing       language course.                Sanskrit as second
     not less than 5 CCPA out        4th preference is given to     language under Part II
     of 10 for additional           students with Sanskrit as       securing not less than 50%
     language course.               Complementary Course.           marks for that part. 4th
      4th preference is given to                                    preference is given to
     students with Sanskrit as                                      students with Sanskrit
     Complementary Course.                                          subsidiary (U.O No.Ac AII/
                                                                    12128/03 dtd. 10.7.2003)
s.   Tamil:                         Tamil:                          Tamil:
     B.A. with Tamil as Core        B.A. with Tamil as Core         B.A. with Tamil Language
     Course securing not less       Course securing not less than as optional Main subject
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out          1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4 or        under Part III securing not
     of 10 or B.A./B.Sc. with       B.A./B.Sc. with Tamil as        less than 45% marks for that
     Tamil as Additional            Additional Language Course      Part or B.A./B.Sc. with
     Language Course securing       securing not less than 2        Tamil as additional language
     not less than 5 CCPA out       CGPA out of 4 for               under Part II securing not
     of 10 for additional           additional language course.     less than 50% marks for that
     language course.                                               part.

t    Public Administration:         Public Administration:            Public Administration:

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Bachelor’s Degree in any       Bachelor’s Degree in any         Bachelor’s degree in any
     branch of Science, Social      branch of Science, Social        branch of Science, Social
     Science or Bachelors           Science or Bachelors Degree      Science or Bachelors
     Degree (irrespective of        (irrespective of Faculty)        Degree (irrespective of
     Faculty) recognized by the     recognized by the University     Faculty) recognized by the
     University of Kerala/ B.A      of Kerala/ B.A                   University of Kerala/ B.A
     Communicative English          Communicative English            Communicative English
     (Vocational). The minimum      (Vocational). The minimum        (Vocational).The minimum
     grade point for admission to   grade point for admission to     percentage of marks for
     M.A. Degree Course in          M.A. Degree Course in            admissions to M.A. Degree
     Public Administration is       Public Administration is 1.8     Course in Public
     4.5 CCPA(S)* out of 10 as      CGPA(S)* out of 4 as that of     Administration is “45” as
     that of all other subjects     all other subjects under the     that of all other subjects
     under the Faculty of Social    Faculty of Social Sciences.      under the Faculty of Social
     Sciences.                                                       Sciences. (U.O.
                                                                     No.Ac.AII/1/2011 dated
                                                                     12.01.2012).
u.   Music:                         Music:                           Music:
     B.A. with Music as Core        B.A. with Music as Core          B.A. with Music as optional
     Course securing not less       Course securing not less than    main subject under Part III
     than 4.5 CCPA(S)* out of       1.8 CGPA(S)* out of 4 / BPA      securing not less than 45%
     10 / BPA degree holders        degree holders (Vocal)           marks for that part / BPA
     (Vocal) Music.**               Music.**                         degree holders (Vocal)
                                                                     Music.**
v    Music: (Violin)                  Music (Violin)                 Music: (Violin)
     B.A./BPA with concerned          BA/BPA with concerned          BA/BPA with concerned
     optional subject securing        optional subject securing not  optional subject securing
     not less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* less than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out           not less than 45% marks**
     out of 10.**                     of 4. **
w    Music: (Veena)                   Music: (Veena)                  Music: (Veena)
     B.A./BPA with concerned          BA/BPA with concerned           BA/BPA with concerned
     optional subject securing        optional subject securing not   optional subject securing
     not less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* less than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out            not less than 45% marks.
     out of 10. **                    of 4. **                        **
x    Music: (Mridangam)               Music: (Mridangam)              Music: (Mridangam)
     B.A./BPA with concerned          BA/BPA with concerned           BA/BPA with concerned
     optional subject securing        optional subject securing not   optional subject securing not
     not less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* less than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out            less than 45% marks.
     out of 10.                       of 4 .
y    Dance (Kerala Nadanam)           Dance (Kerala Nadanam)          Dance (Kerala Nadanam)
     B.A./BPA with concerned          BA/BPA with concerned           BA/BPA with concerned
     optional subject securing        optional subject securing not   optional subject securing not
     not less than 4.5 CCPA(S)* less than 1.8 CGPA(S)* out of         less than 45% marks. **
     out of 10. **                    4. **
             **In the absence of Candidates with the above qualification, candidates who have
             passed a Bachelors Degree in Arts ( BA) or a Bachelors Degree in Performing
             Arts(BPA) with a minimum of 45% marks and having studied the concerned subject
             in the subsidiary/ complementary level under the University of Kerala or an
             equivalent Degree of any other University recognized by the University of Kerala.
             Such candidates shall also qualify an aptitude test conducted by the respective
             institution as detailed below.
             1. Oral Theory (Graduate level in the subject concerned)
             2. Practical (Adathala varnam in two speeds, a kriti with Ragam Niraval and
                  swaram)
                  (UO No.AcAIV/2/63-MA Music/2017 dated 25.10.2017)
z    Mass Communication & Mass Communication & Mass Communication &
     Journalism                       Journalism                      Journalism


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