VCRC Puducherry MSc Program 2016 in Public Health Entomology

Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC) Puducherry MSc in PHE Admission 2016

Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC), Puducherry has invited applications for admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc) Program in Public Health Entomology affiliated to the Pondicherry University, Puducherry for 2016-18 sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

Category I: Open Competition.

Applicants seeking admission under this category should have passed any one of the following exams of any university accepted by the Academic Council of Pondicherry University, Puducherry-B.Sc, in the discipline of Zoology / Botany / Life Sciences / Medical Laboratory Technology / Microbiology / Ecology / Environmental Science / Biochemistry, or B.V.Sc., or MBBS, or B.E/B.Tech, degree with Biotechnology as one of the subjects.

Category II: In-Service (Self supporting/Sponsored).

  1. Indian Nationals: In-service applicants employed in either Govt. or Non-Govt. Agencies and sponsored by the employer should have passed the degree exam in any of the disciplines indicated under category I from a recognized university; the in-service applicants without sponsorship should send their application with a “No Objection Certificate” from their employer.
  2. Foreign Nationals: The applicants under this category possessing qualification as mentioned under the Category I or the qualification for which Equivalent Certificate obtained from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi are eligible to apply; they will be required to produce Eligibility Certificate from Pondicherry University, Puducherry, subsequently for recognition of their qualification.

Number of Seats: 12 seats

Category I: 08 (General 50.5%, OBC 27%; SC 15% & ST 7.5%); Category II-A: 2; Category II-B: 02

Selection Method

Selection of the applicants under Category I will be based on their performance in the common entrance test (Objective type test of two hours duration). The common entrance test will be held only at Puducherry.

Category II A: based on personal interview and; Category II B: based on a letter of recommendation/ reference from the Employer.

The list of applicants selected for admission will be published in the Institutes’ website (www.vcrc.res.in)

Scholarship Details

Applicants selected under Category-I will be paid a sum of Rs. 6000/- per month and applicants selected under Category-IIA will be paid a sum of Rs.3000/- per month, with the approval of the Admission Committee.

How to Apply?

The envelope containing the application form should be superscribed as “APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO M.Sc., PHE” and sent by Registered/Speed Post to “The Director, Vector Control Research Centre, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Puducherry-605006”.

Applications From Indian Nationals should be accompanied by (i) a Demand Draft (DD) to the value of Rs.100/- (Rs.50/- in the case of SC/ST applicants) towards application fee, drawn in favour of “The Director, Vector Control Research Centre”, payable at Puducherry, and (ii) a self-addressed envelope stamped to the value of Rs.50/-.

Foreign nationals can pay the application fee at the time of their admission.

Important Dates for MSc Programs 2016

Last Date for the Submission of filled-in Application:

Category I: May 06th 2016

Category II: May 13th 2016

Common Entrance Test (Category I): June 12th 2016

Date of Personal Interview (Category IIA): June 13th 2016

Declaration of Results: June 15th 2016

Date of Admission: June 16th to 22nd 2016

Commencement of Classes: July 04th 2016

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