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.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES OFFERED IN VIT AT VARIOUS CAMPUSES & SCHOOLS

1. PhD. Programmes – To know more details

2. Direct PhD. Programmes – To know more details

  • VIT-Vellore campus only Internal Full Time [IFT] category is offered.
  • VIT-Chennai campus Internal Full Time [IFT] category is offered and Internal Part Time [IPT is offered only for VIT faculty members].

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Ph.D.

Selection based on the performance in the VITREE score, PG Degree marks, Research proposal and Personal Interview. Candidates, who fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed, shall appear for VITREE, a Computer Based Test for 2 hours at their test venue of choice. Change of Venue Campus, date of Interview or program will not be permitted. The question paper will have 100 MCQs (Technical – 70 questions; English communication skills – 15 questions; Statistics and probability – 15 questions).

The shortlisted candidates should appear for a personal interview and the selected will be intimated.

Direct Ph.D.

Selection based on the performance in the VITREE score, B.E. / B.Tech. Degree marks, Research proposal and Personal Interview. Candidates, who fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed, shall appear for VITREE 2023, a Computer Based Test for 2 hours at their test venue of choice. Change of Venue Campus, date of Interview or program will not be permitted. The question paper will have 100 MCQs (Technical – 80 questions; English communication skills – 20 questions).

The shortlisted candidates should appear for a personal interview and the selected candidates will be intimated.

FEES STRUCTURE

ProgrammeCaution DepositTuition Fee per AnnumThesis Fee *
Ph.D. Internal Full Time3,000 INR40,000 INR10,000 INR
Direct Ph.D.3,000 INR40,000 INR10,000 INR

IMPORTANT DATES (TENTATIVE)

Issue of Online Application11th September 2023 (Monday)
Last Date for Submission of Application30th November 2023 (Thursday)
Date of VITREE through Computer Based Test10th December 2023 (Sunday)
Personal Interview (Online Mode)16th December 2023 (Saturday)
Declaration of Results22nd December 2023 (Friday)
Last Date for Selecting a Guide31st December 2023 (Sunday)
Last Date for Paying Online Fees31st December 2023 (Sunday)
Reporting in person at VIT,ChennaiTo be announced

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED

The following documents are required to be submitted at the time of reporting:

VITREE - INFORMATION BROCHURE

VITREE - SYLLABUS

RESEARCH PROPOSAL TEMPLATE

TEMPLATE FOR TWO PAGE RESEARCH PROPOSAL

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Contact Us

Deputy Director Admissions

VIT Chennai Campus,
Vandalur – Kelambakkam Road,
Chennai-600127,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Call : +91 44 3993 1555

Email : admissions.chennai@vit.ac.in