VJTI Mumbai PhD Admissions 2016 | PhD Application Form

Phd Admission 2016 at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute Mumbai

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai has invited application for Admission to Full-Time Regular / Part-time PhD Programme for 2016-17 sessions.

PhD (Technology) Programme in: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Production Engineering, Textile Technology, Electronics Engineering and Computer Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant shall be considered eligible for registration for the degree of PhD provided that the applicant satisfies one of the following:

i) Applicant must have obtained Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in technology or engineering in relevant disciplines with minimum 60% marks (55% marks in case of reserved category) in either of the two or a CPI/CGPA of 6.75 or above on a 10 point scale (CPI/CGPA of 6.25 or above on a 10 point scale in case of reserved category).

ii) Applicant from a research organization or industry is considered eligible for registration for the degree of Ph D provided that the applicant satisfies the following:

a) Having obtained Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in technology or engineering in relevant disciplines

b) Having 3 years technical/industrial experience in the field of interest.

c) Having visibility/acceptability of his/her work by way of paper presentations in reputed conferences, peer reviewed journals and/or research project completion in the field of interest.

d) Having sponsorship from the parent organiszation. (Applicant shall submit a sponsorship letter from the parent organiszation in the prescribed format).

Selection Process

Applicants have to undergo a written test as per the UGC norms for PhD Programme in the concerned department; department shall provide applicants with the details of research areas in the department.

The eligible applicants will have to undergo an interview by a panel formed for the purpose, including Head of the department- and all eligible research guides in the department.

PhD Entrance Exam

The test will consist of one paper of 100 marks in the relevant discipline.

Syllabus: It shall consist of the various topics included in the compulsory / core papers at Post Graduate degree level in the respective disciplines. (Refer annexure – II for detailed syllabus).

Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper will consist of three sections Section I: Objectives (40 marks); Section II: Short answers (30 marks); Section III: Long answers (30 marks).

Exemption from the Written Test: A applicant who has appeared for the PhD Entrance Test (PET) of University of Mumbai and has valid PET score is exempted from the written exam for PhD, conducted by the departments.

A applicant with valid GATE score in the relevant field is exempted from the written exam for PhD, conducted by the department.

Application Processing Fee

An application processing fee of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) for General applicants and Rs.300/- (Rupees Three Hundred Only) for Physically Handicapped applicants and applicants belonging to Reserved category (SC /ST/VJ/DT/ NT/OBC) to be paid by Demand Draft (DD) or Pay Order drawn in favor of “Director, VJTI”, payable at Mumbai, along with the Hard copy of the application.

Submission of the Application

Completed applications along with necessary application FEES and copies of supporting documents should be forwarded to “The Director, VJTI, H. R. Mahajani, Marg, Matunga, Mumbai-400019” super-scribing the envelop with “Application for PhD admission-2016” to reach the office on or before June 30th 2016 (05:00 pm).

Those who are submitting the applications in person, should submit to Administration and Academic Section, First floor, Main Bldg. (Near Director’s office).

Important Dates for Phd Admission 2016

Date of Advertisement: June 06th 2016

Last Date of Receipt of Application at VJTI: June 30th 2016

Display of Shortlisted applicants on Website: July 07th 2016

Clarification/Objection on shortlisted applicants: July 11th 2016

Display of Corrected Shortlisted applicants: July 15th 2016

Date of Written Test in respective Departments at VJTI: July 19th 2016

Date of Interview at VJTI: July 21st to July 22nd 2016

Display of Final Merit List on website: July 25th 2016

Confirmation of Provisional Admission by Paying Fees: July 29th 2016

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