University of Madras
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Class I or very high class II range.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree; or master's degree following completion of 3 year bachelor's degree; or completion of a bachelor degree followed by certain postgraduate diplomas which are either AIU (Association of Indian Universities) or AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) approved; postgrad diplomas are all evaluated individually.
Documents required: Official mark sheets/transcripts/records; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in l857; an affiliating and teaching university with more than 100 affiliating colleges. One of the top schools in India. Usual admission requirement is the higher secondary certificate (12 years of education).
|60%||Class I||75%||Distinction||50%||Class II|
|50%||Class II||60%||Class I|
|O||6||5.50-6.00||Class I distinction|
Some Indian institutions award class on last year; some on honours courses; some do not count failed/repeated courses. We calculate average on all marks/grades. Examinations held annually or by semesters.
Languages of instruction: English and Tamil.
Master's: 1-3 years after specified degree.
Ph.D.: 3 years after specified postgraduate degree; 2 years after M. Philosophy (in most faculties).
Last updated: May 09, 2005