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Academic Research

Academic Research at Vel Tech aims to develop innovative solutions for the World’s most challenging predicaments, from addressing the energy needs of tomorrow to innovate for the future. The Research efforts are enhanced through creative collaborations with leading Research Institutions and consortia around the World.

Ph.D. Admissions

Candidates can pursue Research in their respective Engineering or Science domains or also opt for interdisciplinary topics for Academic Research.

ProgrammeQualification for Admission
Ph.D. Degree in Engineering/ TechnologyM.E. / M.Tech. / M.S. (Research) in the relevant branch of Engineering or Technology. The candidate should obtain minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examinations, or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

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.

Ph.D. Degree in Management SciencesMBA / M.Phil / Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management or Administration awarded by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) / M.S. (By Research) in Management Sciences. The candidate should obtain minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examinations, or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

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.

Ph.D. Degree in Science and HumanitiesM.Sc. / M.A. / M.S. (By Research) /M.Phil in the relevant branch of Science and Humanities / M.C.A.

The candidate should obtain minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examinations, or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

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.

  • Candidates applying for Ph.D are required to write the entrance examination.
  • The syllabus for entrance examination is available in website.
  • The entrance examination consists 50% of the research methodology and 50% subject specific questions.
  • Candidates with UGC/CSIR(JRF)/NET/SLET/Teacher-Fellowships/MPhil/other National level eligibility test will be exempted from writing the entrance examinations.
  • The candidate should secure 50% marks in the entrance examination to qualify for the personal interview.
  • The candidates short listed in the entrance examination shall be called for the personal interview. The candidates are required to discuss their research interest/ area through a power point presentation before a duly constituted Departmental Research Committee.
  • Selected candidates shall be provisionally admitted for Ph.D programme on verification of original certificates and payment of prescribed fee structure for Ph.D.

Ph.D. Online Application

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  • Filled application forms along with DD shall be sent to Dean Research Studies Office in person / post

Postal address:

The Dean Research Studies Office,
400 Feet Outer Ring Road,
Avadi. Chennai-600062
Tamil Nadu,India.

The programmes may be offered as full time or part time as decided by the board from year to year.

Ph.D. Course Work examination Time Table – April 2018

Ph.D. Course Work Examinations July – 2017 Result

Ph.D.Regulations

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Coursework classes for Research Methodology

 

Coursework examination dates

Schedule

a. 24th March 2018 to 31st March 2018

b. 03.03.2018, 04.03.2018, 10.03.2018, 11.03.2018, 17.03.2018, 18.03.2018, 24.03.2018 and 25.03.2018 [8 days, All Saturday & Sunday]

• 09.04.2018 Monday – Course Work I- REGRB01-Research Methodology• 10.04.2018 Tuesday – Course Work-II [ Specialized Course ] only for scholars who admitted before June 2017.

• 11.04.2018 Wednesday – Course Work-III [ Specialized Course ] only for scholars who admitted before June 2017.

Refer Instructions and Guidelines 

Ph.D 2018 Admissions in Engineering, Management and Science & Humanities
Batch
Month & Year
Issue of Applications
Last date for submission of Applications
Entrance Exam
InterviewCertificate Verification and Admission
2018
Summer
May, 2018
15.03.2018
24.04.2018
12.05.2018
12.05.2018
26.05.2018
2018
Winter
Nov, 2018
01.10.2018
22.10.2018
10.11.2018
10.11.2018
24.11.2018

All the programmes may be offered as full time or part time mode as decided by the Board, which is subject to change from year to year.

Full-Time Ph.D. Programme

  • Candidates under full-time mode are expected to do research work in the Campus and should be available during the working hours for curricular, co-curricular and related activities.
  • Minimum Stipend per month is INR 15,000.
  • Meritorious candidates (with GATE / NET / SLET Qualified) and having Research Potential will be offered stipend upto INR 32,000.
  • Candidates who are working and want to pursue research in full-time mode should be sponsored by their employer and should avail leave during the research period or should get formally relieved from their duty to join the research programme.
  • Candidates who are sponsored by the AICTE under Quality Improvement Programme from Teachers of Engineering Colleges and who satisfy the eligibility conditions shall be eligible for full-time only, in the disciplines as notified in AICTE guidelines.
  • Candidates who are selected in the Fellowship programme of National or any recognised bodies and who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per the regulations are eligible for full-time studies in their respective disciplines.
  • Foreign nationals sponsored by the Government of India on any exchange programme and who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per the regulations are eligible for full-time study.

Part Time (Internal) Ph.D. Programme

  • Any faculty member of Vel Tech possessing the minimum prescribed qualifications and two years’ experience or as may be decided by the Board from time to time can apply in the prescribed form to work on a part-time basis for PhD degree.
  • Candidates with requisite qualifications working in research projects in Campus and selected by a selection committee constituted / approved by Vel Tech are eligible to register for Ph.D. after putting in at least six months of service in the project and the project should have a valid tenure of at least two years from the date of submission of application by the candidate.

Part Time (Extramural) Ph.D Programme

The candidates who seek admission under the following categories are considered to be under part time (Extramural) Ph.D programme

  • Candidates working as teachers in other PG and professional colleges in permanent positions and sponsored by their employers candidates sponsored by R&D organizations of following categories are eligible to apply to work on a part time basis for PhD degree and shall be called Part time extramural candidates.
  • Candidates working in industrial units/ R&D Departments / National Laboratories / Units of Government / Quasi Government or any other research laboratories which are recognized by Vel Tech to do collaborative research with Vel Tech and sponsored by the respective employer.
  • The extramural candidates has to submit the No Objection certificate stating that he/she is permitted to pursue studies on part time basis, before submission. Also the No Objection Certificate must further state that he/she is permitted to pursue studies on part time basis and that (i) his/her official duties will permit sufficient time for research, (ii) facilities for research are available at the place of work, (iii) he/she will be permitted to attend full time course work at Vel Tech for at least 6 months during his/her registration for the degree if the place of work is outside 50 km radius of Institution.

Their course work and all curricular, co-curricular activities and pre and co requisites shall be as determined by the advice of doctoral committee. In this mode, the candidates shall attend classes as prescribed by the Research Supervisor to complete courses as scheduled on any day including holidays and Sundays, along with Full time students or not as the case may be.

Conversion from one mode of study to the other shall not be permitted. However, the change will be permitted under extraordinary circumstances and by the approval of vice chancellor on recommendation of Dean-Research.

Guidelines for Preparation of Synopsis & Thesis

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(Ph.D. Scholars are recommended to use LaTeX for submitting papers.)
 

» FORMAT FOR THE PREPARATION OF Ph.D. SYNOPSIS (LaTeX)

» FORMAT FOR PREPARATION OF Ph.D THESIS (LaTeX)

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