PhD Entrance Exam 2018, PhD Admission in VEL Tech University, PhD Programs
Vel Tech University Chennai has invited applications for admission to (full-time/part-time) Doctor of Philosophy – PhD Programs in Engineering, Management and Basic Sciences for the commencing session 2018.
PhD Eligibility Criteria
PhD Degree in Engineering/Technology: M.E. / M.Tech. / M.S. (Research) in the relevant branch of Engineering or Technology.
PhD Degree in Management Sciences: MBA / M.Phil / Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management or Administration awarded by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) / M.S. (By Research) in Management Sciences.
PhD Degree in Science and Humanities: M.Sc. / M.A. / M.S. (By Research) /M.Phil in the relevant branch of Science and Humanities / M.C.A.
PhD Program Details
Full-Time PhD Program
Applicants under full-time mode are expected to do research work in the University and be available during the working hours for curricular, co-curricular and related activities.
Applicants who are working and want to pursue research in full-time mode should be sponsored by their employer and should avail leave during the research period or should get formally relieved from their duty to join the research program.
Applicants who are sponsored by the AICTE under Quality Improvement Program from Teachers of Engineering Colleges and who satisfy the eligibility conditions shall be eligible for full-time only, in the disciplines as notified in AICTE guidelines.
Applicants who are selected in the Fellowship program of National or any recognized bodies and who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per the regulations are eligible for full-time studies in their respective disciplines.
Foreign nationals sponsored by the Government of India on any exchange program and who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per the regulations are eligible for the full-time study.
Part-Time (Internal) PhD Program
Any faculty member of the University possessing the minimum prescribed qualifications and two years’ experience or as may be decided by the Board from time to time can apply in the prescribed form to work on a part-time basis for PhD degree.
Applicants with requisite qualifications working in research projects in Campus and selected by a selection committee constituted/approved by the University are eligible to register for PhD after putting in at least six months of service in the project and the project should have a valid tenure of at least two years from the date of submission of application by the applicant.
Part-Time (Extramural) PhD Program
The applicants who seek admission under the following categories are considered to be under part-time (Extramural) PhD Program.
Applicants working as teachers in other PG and professional colleges in permanent positions and sponsored by their employer’s applicants sponsored by R&D organizations of following categories are eligible to apply to work on a part-time basis for PhD degree and shall be called Part-time extramural applicants.
Note: The applicant should obtain the minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examinations, or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of applicants as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.
VEL Tech University PhD Admission Last Date 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application Forms: December 20th, 2017
Date of Entrance Examination: December 23rd, 2017
All programs may be offered as full time or part time mode as decided by the Board, which is subject to change from year to year.
VEL Tech University PhD Selection Procedure
Applicants applying for PhD are required to write the entrance examination. The syllabus for entrance examination is available on the website. The entrance examination consists 50% of the research methodology and 50% subject-specific questions.
Applicants with UGC/CSIR (JRF)/NET/SLET/Teacher-Fellowships/M.Phil/other National level eligibility test will be exempted from writing the entrance examinations.
The applicant should secure 50% marks in the entrance examination to qualify for the personal interview.
The applicants shortlisted for the entrance examination shall be called for the personal interview. The applicants are required to discuss their research interest/ area through a power point presentation before a duly constituted Departmental Research Committee.
Selected applicants shall be provisionally admitted to the PhD program on verification of original certificates and payment of prescribed fee structure for PhD.
VEL Tech University PhD Application Form 2018
Applicants can apply online at the university’s website www.veltechuniv.edu.in.
Filled application forms along with DD shall be sent to Dean Research Studies Office in person/ post/ email to [email protected]; the Dean Research Studies Office, 400 Feet Outer Ring Road, Avadi. Chennai-600062, Tamil Nadu, India.
Vel Tech University Chennai
Director Admissions, Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University, #42 Avadi-Vel Tech Road, Avadi, Chennai-600062 (Tamil Nadu), Phone No.: 044-26841601, 044-26840896, Email [email protected], Website www.Veltechuniv.edu.in.