Research Admissions

Amidst the numerous programs offered at VIT, some cater to the research domain as well, namely, Ph.D and Integrated Ph.D. Students have a wide of variety of choices ranging from Nanoelectronics, Disaster management, HR, Finance to Cancer biology, Structural Engineering and several Languages.

The university offers the following research programs.

Ph. D.

Categories

Internal full-time Candidates: A candidate who wishes to work for Ph.D degree on full time (including project staff working in sponsored projects being carried out at the institute) should apply in the prescribed form on or before the due dates announced every year.

Eligibility

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION

For Ph.D. in Engineering:

1. Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant discipline with a first class or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/Institute does not award any class or

2. Equivalent qualifications like M.Sc. (Engineering) / M.S. [By Research.] / M.Tech [By Research].

For Ph. D in Sciences:
Master’s degree in the relevant discipline of Science with a first class (or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/ Institute does not award any class).

For Ph. D in Languages:
Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA

For Ph. D in Management:
Master in Business Administration or M.E./ M.Tech. with a first class or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/Institute does not award any class.

For Ph.D. in Law:
Master’s Degree in law (LLM/ML) from any recognized University/Institute, in the relevant field with a minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA.

For Ph. D in Fashion Technology:
M.Tech./M.E./M.Fashion Tech/M.S.[By Research]/M.Tech[By Research] in the field of Textile/Textile Engineering/Fibre Science/Textile Chemical Processing/ Fashion/ Apparel/ Garment with a first class or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/Institute does not award any class.
Note: M.Sc Computer Science, M.Sc (IT), MCA and M.S.(Software Engg.) degree holders are not eligible to apply for PhD. Program.

Procedure

  • Applications will be invited by open advertisement in all leading newspapers / local announcement for all categories of candidates
  • No VIT entrance examination (VITREE).
  • Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview conducted at the campus where the admission is sought.
  • Final Selection will be based on the overall merit index of the candidate which will be arrived at by taking into account the candidate’s performance in the previous university examinations at Master’s level and the performance in the written test, research output and / the performance in personal interview at VIT.

Integrated Ph.D.

Categories

Internal full-time candidates: A candidate who wishes to work for Integrated Ph.D degree on full time (including project staff working in sponsored projects being carried out at the Institute) should apply in the prescribed form on or before due dates to be announced normally once every year.

Eligibility

For Integrated Ph.D in Engineering / Technology:

  1. Bachelor’s Students with outstanding academic record in the Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology disciplines of Bio-Technology / Electronics, with an aptitude towards advanced scientific and technological research are eligible to apply.
  2. A minimum of 80% marks or a CGPA of 8.0 is mandatory. Candidates who are appearing for the final examination can also apply provided they meet all the requirements before admission.

Procedure

  • Applications will be invited by open advertisement in all leading newspapers/ local  announcement for all categories.
  • Out of the applications received, the Schools/Centers will short-list the candidates to be called for interview.
  • Selection will be based on the overall merit index of the candidate which will be arrived at by  taking into account the candidate’s performance in the previous university examinations at Bachelor’s and Master’s level and / the interview.

Fee Structure

RESEARCH PROGRAMME TUITION FEES CAUTION DEPOSIT TOTAL FEE THESIS FEE (ONE TIME) INR
Ph. D. Internal Full Time 40000 3000 43,000 10,000