The State government has issued an order following its 60th equivalence committee meeting that some of the degrees offered by universities in the State would not be recognised as equivalent to certain other degrees required by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission for employment.
The TNPSC will not recognise Bachelor of Computer Applications awarded by Periyar University as equivalent to B. Sc Mathematics.
M. Sc Applied Microbiology awarded by Bharathiar University, Periyar University, Madurai Kamaraj University and Thiruvalluvar University will not be treated as equivalent to M.Sc Zoology.
Degrees such as M.Sc Biochemical technology from Madurai Kamaraj University will not be recognised as equivalent to M.Sc Biochemistry; M.Sc Industrial Biotechnology and M.Sc Nano Science and Technology (Physics based) awarded by Bharathiar University will not be recognised as equivalent to M.Sc Biochemistry or M.Sc Physics.
The B.Sc Computer Science and B Sc Mathematics 4-year (Dual degree system) by Annamalai University is not equivalent to B.Sc Computer Science for employment in public service.
The M.Sc Applied Physics (Computer Electronics) awarded by Bharathidasan University is not equivalent of M.Sc Physics and M.Sc Statistics and Informatics offered by St. Joseph’s College, affiliated to Bharatgidasan University, is not equivalent to M. Sc Mathematics.
The committee has taken a similar decision on a large number of degrees offered by Annamalai University: BBA (Double degree) awarded by Annamalai University is not equivalent to BBA; MBA in Marketing Management, MBA International Business, MBA e-Bysubessm MBA Human Resource Management, MBA Global Management, MBA online degree, and MBA Financial Management degrees are not equivalent to MBA degree.
The university’s double degree programmes in a number of subjects including History, B. Com, B.A. Economics, B.A. English, BA Political Science, B.A. Sociology are not equivalent to degrees offered as normal three-year degree courses.
The B.Ed four-year integrated degree awarded by Barkatullah University, Bhopal, is not equivalent to B. Ed degree awarded by Bharathiar University.