VELS University PhD Admission


VELS Institute of Science Technology & Advanced Studies announces Admission to PhD Program 2023, Apply now


VELS University PhD Admission 2023 – VELS Institute of Science Technology & Advanced Studies,  Deemed University Chennai invites online applications for admission to PhD Program for the Academic Year 2023-24.


VELS University PhD Admission 2023


PhD in the following Disciplines / Specializations

  • Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biotechnology; Microbiology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; Computing Sciences; Commerce; Management Studies; Economics; CSE; ECE; EEE; Civil Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Bio Engineering (B.Tech); Bio Medical Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; English; Tamil; Hindi; Law; Pharmacy; Music & Fine Arts; Visual Communication; Physiotherapy; Education; Yoga; Astrology


Important Date

  • Last date For Submission of filled applications for PhD (June ‘2023 Session): 30th June 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates have passed SSLC (10th or 11th class/grade and PUC or higher secondary (12th grade) before joining undergraduate (UG) programme (3 or more years) and UG before joining PG degree programme. That 10+2+UG Degree (3 or more years) or 11+1+ UG Degree (3 or more years)
  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 10% of marks, from 55% to 45%, 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, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.


Application Process

  • Application will be accepted only through online mode. Other forms of Application will not be accepted
  • Application can submit online application at


Application Fee

  • General Courses – Rs.1200/-
  • Professional Courses – Rs.1300/- (Rs.100/-)


Admission Procedure

  • Notification will be issued, well in advance, on the University website and through Advertisement in at least two (2) national newspapers, of which at least one (1) shall be in the regional language, with regard to the number of seats available for Ph.D. program in different disciplines, date of entrance examination etc. and the candidates shall be admitted, depending on the vacancies, once in 6 months (i.e. January and July session).


For more details and to apply, please visit the official website


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