Gandhi Gram Rural University admit students to Diploma, UG, PG, PG Diploma, M.Phil and Ph.D courses through Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018. The candidates seeking admission to the said courses shall take part in the application process. The selection of candidates for admission shall be made on the basis of merit / entrance / GATE score according to the course chosen by the candidate. Read the complete information about the Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018 on this page.

Latest: List of candiadtes shortlisted for the counselling has been released, same can be checked from the link provided below.

Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018

The admission process for the Gandhigram Rural University for the academic year 2018 is open for all the eligible candidates. The GRI reserves the right to shortlist candidates for all the programmes. The schedule of events for the Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018 is provided below.

Schedule of events for Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018 is given below.

Candidates Called for the Counselling

The Gandhiram Rural Institute (GRI) has published a list of some shortlisted candidates for the counselling for the further admission process. Candidates can check the complete information from the direct link provided below.

Candidates List: Click here to check the list of the candidates shortlisted for the counselling.

Candidates shortlisted for the entrance test

The Gandhiram Rural Institute (GRI) has published a list of some shortlisted candidates for the entrance test for the admission process. Applicants can check their eligibility for the entrance test from the direct link provided below.

Candidates Shortlisted: Click here to check the list of candidates shortlisted for the entrance test.

Application Form

The application process for the Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018 is completely online. The candidates seeking admission to the University will submit their online application forms through the official portal of Gandhigram Rural University. To access the Online Application Form, the candidates may use the direct link provided below.

Application process over.

Application Fee

All Diploma/UG/PG Dip /PG/ M.Phil programmes Foreigners

  • Rs. 600
  • US$ 20

Ph D – Rs. 2000

Foreigners (excluding SAARC & Developing countries) – US$ 100

Note: SC/ST students can apply for any one of the programmes without payment of application cost subject to production of evidence.

Instructions for Application Form

Step-1 Read the e-Prospectus (View / Download) carefully before filling in the application.

Step-2 Choose the Programme for which you want to apply. You may apply for any two programmes using a single application within a Programme Group.

Step-3 Identify the Programme Group.

  • Diploma/UG/M.A.(5 Year Integrated)
  • PG/PG Diploma
  • Post Diploma
  • M.Phil.
  • Skill Based Programmes
Step-4 Before login you must Register online. Valid e-mail id and mobile number are required. You will be provided username and password through SMS and e-mail.
Step-5 Login using the username and password provided to you. The required particulars may be filled up in different phases. Online payment should be completed before entering the required data.
Step-6 Make Final Submit before the last date.
Step-7 Login frequently to know the status of Your Application.
Step-8 Details of counselling and admission will be sent to you by SMS and e-mail only.

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the Gandhigram Rural University Admission 2018, the candidates must ensure their eligibility according to the course for which they are seeking admission. The eligibility criteria as prescribed by the Gandhigram Rural University is briefed below.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for admission as on 01.07.2018 is

  1. 21 years for UG/Diploma Programmes (24 years for SC/STs)
  2. 25 years for PG Diploma in Sanitary Inspector’s course (28 years for SC/ST)
  3. 35 years for B.Voc, Diploma and Skill based courses

Note : There is no age limit for other programmes.

Educational Qualification

Admission Procedure

For UG/Diploma/5 Year Integrated Programmes

Admission through counselling based on marks scored in higher secondary or its equivalent examinations.

For B.Tech./PG/PG Diploma/ Post Dip./ M.Phil Programmes

Admission based on Entrance Test.

For M.Tech Renewable Energy Programme

Category A – Based on the GATE score.

Category B – Based on entrance test conducted by GRI. 50% weightage for qualification. 50% weightage for entrance test.

For Ph.D Programme

Admissions will be made twice a year during August (Full Time) and January (Part Time). However, foreign nationals and candidates who have been awarded UGC JRF/ CSIR/ICAR/ICSSR and other fellowships from recognized institutions and agencies will be admitted at any time of the year.

For Admission of Foreign Candidates

Foreign applicants should produce a valid student visa (research visa in case of Ph D Programmes), medical fitness certificate as per the norms of the Government of India and a certificate of financial guarantee at the time of seeking admission. If admitted, they will be governed by such rules and regulations as may be framed by the Government of India and by the authorities of GRI from time to time. Students from SAARC countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and developing countries such as Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, and Nigeria can pay the fee and caution deposit on par with Indian students. This will not be applicable to fellowship holders of these countries. For all other foreign students, the fee will be four times that of Indian students and caution deposit will be Rs.10,000/- all payable in US dollars. NRI students will be treated as foreigners. For further details, contact the Director (Academic), GRI, Gandhigram. Email: [email protected]


The Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed University
Gandhigram – 624 302
Dindigul District
Tamil Nadu

Telephone – 0451 – 2452371 to 2452375
Mobile : 8300545731
Fax – 0451 – 2454466

E-Mail : [email protected]

For detailed information about the GRI Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

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