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VITREE - 2022 December session Results Vellore Campus | Chennai Campus | AP Vijayawada Campus | VIT Bhopal Campus

SCHOOLS / CENTRE'S LIST OF RESEARCH GUIDES - 2022 (Vellore Campus)

VIT has the record of publishing maximum number of SCOPUS Indexed Research Journal papers, among Indian Universities, overtaking all the premier institutions. VIT has also completed 3 cycles of NAAC accreditation and has been rated as an “A++” grade institution. In addition, VIT also has obtained the coveted ABET accreditation by US agency.

Amidst the numerous courses offered by VIT, there are a few that cater to the research domain as well.

 

EXAM CITIES

S. No. Cities
1 Bangalore
2 Chandigarh
3 Coimbatore
4 Hyderabad
5 Indore
6 Jaipur
7 Kochi
8 Kolhapur
9 Kolkata
10 Kozhikode
11 Lucknow
12 Madurai
13 Nagpur
14 New Delhi
15 Patna
16 Pune
17 Trivandrum
18 VIT-Vellore
19 VIT-Chennai
20 VIT-AP Vijayawada
21 VIT-Bhopal
 

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES OFFERED IN VIT AT VARIOUS CAMPUSES & SCHOOLS

VITREE 2022 - PhD. Programmes Offered - View Details

VITREE 2022 - Integrated PhD. Programmes Offered - View 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].
  • VIT-AP campus only Internal Full Time [IFT] category is available.
  • VIT-Bhopal campus both Internal Full Time [IFT] and External Part Time [EPT] categories are offered.
 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

For Engineering Stream:

  • 10+2+4+2 or any equivalent for Ph.D. in Engineering
  • 10+2+5 year Integrated M.Tech. programme, Integrated M.S Programme in Engineering

For Non-Engineering Stream:

  • 10+2+3+2 or any equivalent for Ph.D. in Non-Engineering
  • 10+2+5 year Integrated. M.Sc. (Biotech) in Non- Engineering

For all the Research Programmes, it is mandatory that the candidate should have studied in regular, full time and formal education in their previous degree programmes (UG and PG).

M.Sc. Computer Science, M.Sc. (IT), MCA degree holders are not eligible to apply for Ph.D. Programme.

Integrated Ph.D.

For Integrated Ph.D. in Engineering / Technology:
Graduates with an outstanding academic record in the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology with an aptitude for advanced scientific and technological research are eligible to apply. A minimum of 80% marks or a CGPA of 8.5 is mandatory on a 10-point scale.

Ph.D.

For Ph.D. in Engineering:
Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks (of all the years /semesters) wherever marks are awarded / CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale in cases where letter grades are awarded or 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 minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale.

For Ph.D. in Languages:
Master’s degree with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.

For Ph.D. in Management:
Master in Business Administration / CA / ICWA with a minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale.

For Ph.D. in Hospitality Management: (Vellore campus only)
Masters in Hotel Management {(MHM, M.Sc.-HM, MHMCT, MBA (Hospitality)} or Masters of Tourism Management {MA (Tourism), MTM, MTTM, MBA (Tourism)} from any accredited Indian or Foreign University with a minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale.

For Ph.D. in Design & Planning: (Vellore campus only)
Master’s in Design / Planning, M.Tech, M.E., MSc (Physiology), any master’s degree in Arts, Media Studies, Multimedia & Animation in full-time or regular mode of education with 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale.

For Ph.D. in Architecture and Planning (Vellore campus only):
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture/ Planning and Master’s degree in Architecture/Design/Planning/Building Engineering and Management or its equivalent in full-time or regular mode of education with 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) where marks are awarded or a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.5 on a 10-point scale wherever letter grades are awarded.

For Ph.D. in Agriculture (Vellore campus only):

  • Agronomy
    Eligibility: M.Sc. (Agriculture) in Agronomy with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
    Eligibility: M.Sc. (Agriculture) in Plant Breeding and Genetics with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
    Eligibility: M.Sc or M.Tech in Agricultural Biotechnology / Biotechnology / Molecular Biology and Biotechnology / M.Sc in any other relevant agriculture subjects with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Agricultural Entomology
    Eligibility: M.Sc. (Agriculture) in Agricultural Entomology with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Agricultural Engineering
    Eligibility: B.E/ B.Tech in Agricultural/Environmental/Civil/Mechanical or any equivalent discipline and M.E/M.Tech in Soil and Water Conservation /Environmental/ Land and Water Resource / Irrigation/ Farm Machinery and Power engineering or any other equivalent discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Microbial Technology
    Eligibility: M.Sc. Microbiology, M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Biochemistry, M.Sc. Agricultural Microbiology with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Food Science and Technology
    Eligibility: Master’s degree in Food Science / Food Science and Technology / Food Technology / Food Processing / Post-Harvest Technology / Dairy Technology and related disciplines with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Horticulture (Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture and Landscaping)
    Eligibility: M.Sc. Horticulture with specialization in specific subjects with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Agricultural Extension Education
    Eligibility: Master's degree in Agricultural Extension/Agricultural Extension & Communication/Agricultural Extension Education/Veterinary Extension/Dairy Extension/Fisheries Extension with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • Agri-business Management
    Eligibility: Master's degree in Agri-business Management, /Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation / Agricultural Economics/ Business Management with specialization in Agriculture with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.

For Ph.D. in Law: (VIT-Chennai & VIT-AP campus only)
Master's Degree in law (LLM / ML) from any recognized University / Institute, in the relevant field with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale.

For Ph.D. in Fashion Technology: (Chennai campus only)
Master’s degree in the relevant areas of Technology, Design / Science (or) Management (or) equivalent qualification from an institute/ university of national/ international repute with a first class or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale.

   Technology - M.E / M.Tech. / M.Fashion Tech / M.S [By Research] / M.Tech [By Research] in the field of Textile Tech. / Textile Engg. / Fibre Science / Textile Chemistry / Textile Chemical Processing / Fashion Tech. / Apparel Tech. / Garment Tech. / Techincal Textiles.

   Design / Science - M.Design / M.Sc in the field Costume Design and Fashion / Apparel Design / Fashion Design / Apparel and Fashion Design / Textile Design / Textile and Apparel Design / Knit-wear Design / Accessory Design.

   Management - M.F.M in the field of Fashion Management / Apparel Management / Fashion Marketing/ Fashion Merchandising

 

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.

Integrated 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 2022, 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

Programme Caution Deposit Tuition Fee per Annum Thesis Fee *
Ph.D. Internal Full Time 3,000 INR 40,000 INR 10,000 INR
Ph.D. External part Time (Teachers) 3,000 INR 60,000 INR 10,000 INR
Ph.D. External part Time (Industry) 3,000 INR 75,000 INR 10,000 INR
Integrated Ph.D. 3,000 INR 40,000 INR 10,000 INR

* Thesis fee to be paid at the time of submission only

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Issue of online application 01st September 2022 (Thu)
Last date for submission of application 15th November 2022 (Tue)
VITREE Slot Cum Test City Booking 24th & 25th November 2022 (Thu & Fri)
Date of VITREE through Centre Based Test 4th December 2022 (Sun)
Personal Interview (Online Mode) 10th & 11th December 2022 (Sat & Sun)
Declaration of results 15th December 2022 (Thu)
Last date of guide selection 29th December 2022 (Fri) (Extended)
Last date of online fee payment 2nd December 2022 (Thu) (Extended)
Commencement of classes 2nd January 2023 (Mon)
 

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

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CONTACT US

Office of PG Admissions
VIT, Vellore - 632 014
Ph : +91-416-220 2188 / 2050 / 2055
E-Mail : researchadmission@vit.ac.in