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VCRC Puducherry MSc Admission 2018 in Public Health Entomology

Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC) Puducherry MSc in PHE Admission 2018

VCRC Puducherry MSc Admission 2018: Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC), Puducherry has invited applications for admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc) Program in Public Health Entomology affiliated to the Pondicherry University, Puducherry for 2018 sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

Category I: Open Competition.

Applicants seeking admission under this category should have passed any one of the following exams of any university accepted by the Academic Council of Pondicherry University, Puducherry-B.Sc, in the discipline of Zoology / Botany / Life Sciences / Medical Laboratory Technology / Microbiology / Ecology / Environmental Science / Biochemistry, or B.V.Sc., or MBBS, or B.E/B.Tech, degree with Biotechnology as one of the subjects.

Category II: In-Service (Self-supporting/Sponsored).

  1. Indian Nationals: In-service applicants employed in either Govt. or Non-Govt. Agencies and sponsored by the employer should have passed the degree exam in any of the disciplines indicated under category I from a recognized university; the in-service applicants without sponsorship should send their application with a “No Objection Certificate” from their employer.
  2. Foreign Nationals: The applicants under this category possessing qualification as mentioned under the Category I or the qualification for which Equivalent Certificate obtained from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi are eligible to apply; they will be required to produce Eligibility Certificate from Pondicherry University, Puducherry, subsequently for recognition of their qualification.

Number of Seats: 12 seats

Category I: 08 (General 50.5%, OBC 27%; SC 15% & ST 7.5%); Category II-A: 2; Category II-B: 02

Selection Method

Selection of the applicants under Category I will be based on their performance in the common entrance test (Objective type test of two hours duration). The common entrance test will be held only at Puducherry.

Category II A: based on personal interview and; Category II B: based on a letter of recommendation/ reference from the Employer.

The list of applicants selected for admission will be published in the Institutes’ website (

Scholarship Details

Applicants selected under Category-I will be paid a sum of Rs. 6000/- per month and applicants selected under Category-IIA will be paid a sum of Rs.3000/- per month, with the approval of the Admission Committee.

VCRC MSc PHE Application Form 2018

The envelope containing the application form should be superscribed as “APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO M.Sc., PHE” and sent by Registered/Speed Post to “The Director, Vector Control Research Centre, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Puducherry-605006”.

Applications From Indian Nationals should be accompanied by (i) a Demand Draft (DD) to the value of Rs.100/- (Rs.50/- in the case of SC/ST applicants) towards application fee, drawn in favour of “The Director, Vector Control Research Centre”, payable at Puducherry, and (ii) a self-addressed envelope stamped to the value of Rs.50/-.

Foreign nationals can pay the application fee at the time of their admission.

VCRC MSc Admission Dates 2018

Last date for the submission of filled-in application (a) Category I: May 18th 2018; (b) Category II: May 28th 2018

Common Entrance Test (Category I): June 17th 2018

Date of Personal Interview (Category II): June 18th 2018

Declaration of Results: June 20th 2018

Admission: 25th to 29th June 2018

Commencement of Classes: July 2nd 2018

VCRC Puducherry MSc Admission 2018 in Public Health Entomology
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