PhD Admission 2017 at VELS University Chennai | Online PhD

VELS University Chennai PhD Entrance Test 2017

VELS University, Chennai has invited application from the eligible applicants for admission to PhD Programme for 2017 sessions.

VELS University offers PhD Programme in the following disciplines: (1) Biochemistry) 21 Seats; (2) Bioinformatics) 8 Seats; (3) Biotechnology) 29 Seats; (4) Chemistry) 13 Seats; (5) Computing Sciences) 46 Seats; (6) Commerce) 09 Seats; (7) Civil Engineering) 12 Seats; (8) CSE) 22 Seats; (9) ECE) 06 Seats; (10) EEE) 08 Seats; (11) Mechanical Engineering) 24 Seats; (12) English) 08 Seats; (13) Hindi); 14) Law) 05 Seats; (15) Management Studies) 18 Seats; 16) Microbiology) 08 Seats; (17) Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Analysis) 04 Seats; (18) Pharmaceutics) 04 Seats; (19) Pharmacognosy) 05 Seats; (20) Tamil) 20 Seats; (21) Economics) 16 Seats; (22) Mathematics) 07 Seats; (23) Fine Arts) 06 Seats.

Total Number of Seats: 299 seats.

Important Dates for VELS University Admission

Last date of receiving duly filled-in Application Form: January 31st 2017

Date of PhD Entrance Test: February 11th 2017 (Saturday, 10.00 am)

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Admission 2017

Full-time PhD: Applicants must possess Master’s Degree with at least 50% of marks in the concerned subjects of different faculties. Applicants with CA, CFA, ACS or ICWA degree are also eligible to register for PhD Programme.

Research fellows of CSIR, ICAR, BARC and applicants working in research projects funded University Grants Commission (UGC) /Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and similar national / state level organizations are also eligible to apply provided they satisfy the educational qualification norms prescribed by the University.

Applicants with Marine or equivalent Post-graduate degrees from recognized Universities and PG Diploma holders in related fields from IITs, NITs and IIMs can also apply.

Applicants having BE/ B.Tech., UG degree in  Nautical Science are also eligible to do research in Marine related subjects.

Part-time PhD (Internal): Applicant with Indian citizenship working within Tamil Nadu who satisfy the eligible qualification norms prescribed by this University can apply for Internal part-time PhD programme.

Part-time PhD (External): Under this category, applicants who satisfy the eligible qualification norms of the university can pursue External part-time Ph.D. either in their place of employment and/or in the University. Such applicants must spend at least one full semester under the direct guidance of the research supervisors.

Selection Process for PhD Admission 2017

Applicant’s selection will be based on their performance in the VEE and the interview conducted by concerned department, and their marks in the qualifying examination.

Selected applicants must report to the Directors of Schools / Heads of the Department on the specified date and time.

Applicants shall be admitted in accordance with the seats available for Ph.D. programme twice a year (i.e. January and July).

Reservation: Students from under-privileged and socially handicapped sections are admitted to the University according to All India Reservation policy.

How to Apply?

VELS University admission application form can be downloaded from Vels University Website www.velsuniv.ac.in.

Applicant can download online application form or obtain it in person from the University office upon payment of Rs.1100/-.

Applicant can also obtain the form through post by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with the Demand Draft (DD) of Rs.1200/- drawn in favour of “Registrar, Vels University” payable at Chennai.

Duly filled-in applications, along with the processing fee, must be sent to the following address: Registrar Vels University, Velan Nagar, P.V.Vaithiyalingam Road, Pallavaram, Chennai-600 117, Tamil Nadu.

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