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Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation invites applications for admission to (Full-time / Part-time) Ph.D. programme for the session commencing in April 2020. Interested candidates can submit their application form with an application fee of Rs. 1000/- through post, on or before February 12, 2020.
Ph.D (Full-time / Part-time) Programme

Faculty of Arts & Science, Management, Dentistry, Engineering & Technology, Medicine, Nursing & Pharmacy


Programme Categories

1. Full-Time Ph.D. Programme
2. Part Time (Internal) Ph.D Programme
3. Part Time (External) Ph.D Programme


Vinayaka Missions University PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last Date for submission of filled in applications is 12th February 2020


Eligibility Criteria for Vinayaka Missions University PhD Admission 2020

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.
For admission into Ph.D in Medicine: the candidates with 2 years M.Sc., Medicinal subjects are not eligible.
Candidates with, having at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale and a person whose M. Phil. Dissertation has been evaluated and the viva – voce is pending may also be admitted to the Ph. D. programme.
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, or for those who had obtained their Master‟s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, 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, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.


Admission Process

Admission shall be based on the marks secured in the Entrance test and Interview, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria and the rules of reservation.


Fellowship Details

Rs. 15, 000 to 25, 000/ month – only for Full time Research Scholars.
Rs. 25, 000/ month – Candidates who have qualified in GATE/NET (Ayush)/UGC – NET (including JRF)/ UGC – CSIR NET (including JRF) SLET//GRE/ CAT/ICMR and any other National Eligibility test.
For others Rs. 15,000/ month based on the merit of their research proposal.


Vinayaka Missions University PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

The Application form can be downloaded from the website
Duly filled in application has to be forwarded by the Head of the Department and the Head of the Institution where the candidate intends to do research.
Candidates are requested to go through the list of vacancies available and approach the Institution and the Department as per their choice.
They can discuss with the available Supervisors about doing the Ph.D Programme in the area of interest and the resources available.
In addition to the above, the application is to be signed by the employer of the candidate, for applying to part time Ph.D programme.
The completely filled in application along with a DD of Rs.1,000/- (One thousand only) as application fee (DD drawn in favour of “VMRF(DU) PHD” payable at Salem) by superscribing on the envelope “Application for admission into Ph.D programme in ______” must be sent on or before 12th February 2020 to The Registrar Vinayaka Mission‟s Research Foundation (DU), Sankari Main Road (NH-47), Ariyanoor, Salem-636308, Tamilnadu.


Application Fee

Application fee Rs. 1000/-
Registration fee Rs. 10,000/-

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