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Vel Tech University PhD Entrance Exam 2018

Vel Tech University PhD Admissions 2018 - Engineering, Management & Basic Sciences


Applications are invited by Vel Tech University Chennai for admission to (full time/part time) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs in Engineering, Management and Basic Sciences for the commencing session 2018


PhD Program Details

Full-Time PhD Program

Candidates 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

Candidates 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

Candidates 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

Candidates 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 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

Candidates 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 Ph.D. 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 candidate


Part Time (Extramural) PhD Program
The candidates who seek admission under the following categories are considered to be under part time (Extramural) PhD Program

Candidates working as teachers in other PG and professional colleges in permanent positions and sponsored by their employers candidates 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 candidates


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

Note: The candidate should obtain 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 candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time


Selection Procedure

Candidates applying for PhD are required to write the entrance examination. The syllabus for entrance examination is available in website. The entrance examination consists 50% of the research methodology and 50% subject specific questions

Candidates with UGC/CSIR(JRF)/NET/SLET/Teacher-Fellowships/MPhil/other National level eligibility test will be exempted from writing the entrance examinations

The candidate should secure 50% marks in the entrance examination to qualify for the personal interview.
The candidates short listed in the entrance examination shall be called for the personal interview. The candidates are required to discuss their research interest/ area through a power point presentation before a duly constituted Departmental Research Committee

Selected candidates shall be provisionally admitted for PhD program on verification of original certificates and payment of prescribed fee structure for PhD



Candidates 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 deanrsearch@veltechuniv.edu.in; theDean Research Studies Office, 400 Feet Outer Ring Road, Avadi. Chennai-600062, Tamil Nadu,India

For more information on college and courses, please click www.veltechuniv.edu.in


Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Forms: 20th December 2017

Date of Entrance Examination: 23rd December 2017

All program 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 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 admission@veltechuniv.edu.in, Website www.Veltechuniv.edu.in


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