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PhD Programme 2015, VELS University, Chennai

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PhD Programme 2015, VELS University, Chennai

VELS University, Chennai invites applications for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) for the year 2015.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Admission is conducted by VELS University, Chennai

Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Candidates who have qualified for Masters Degree with not less than a second class or as equivalent grade and in the case of examination where classification does not exist, a minimum of 50% of marks in the qualifying examination in the subjects in the faculties of Arts, Science, Fine Arts, Indian and other languages, Management, Commerce, Engineering, Para Medical Sciences etc., and CA, CFA, ACS or ICWA degree are eligible to register for Ph.D. in VELS UNIVERSITY under this category. However, a minimum of 55% marks (60% marks for professional degrees) in the qualifying examination is a must to become an Assistant Professor at the University/ College level. Their degrees must have been awarded by VELS UNIVERSITY or any other University approved by UGC for the award of degree in the discipline concerned.

=> Candidates with Marine and Marine – related Post-graduate degrees from recognized Universities / PG Diploma holders in related fields from IITs, NITs and IIMs.

=> Those who hold undergraduate degree in the fields such as Nautical Science, BE/ B.Tech., and holding a minimum certificate of competency as Chief Officer MOT Class 2 Engineer or equivalent should also possess a post graduate degree from any recognized university are also eligible to do research in Marine related subjects.

Part-time Research Scholars (Internal):

=> Any citizen of India irrespective of his/her employment status, and working within Tamilnadu who wishes to pursue doctoral research in VELS UNIVERSITY is eligible to register for part-time research provided he/she fulfills the eligible qualification norms prescribed by this University. Research scholar, who comes under this category irrespective of his/her employment status, can pursue his/her doctoral research under the guidance of a Research Supervisor on Part-time basis in VELS UNIVERSITY.

Application Procedure for Ph.D:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Application form for Ph. D will be issued by the University office on payment of Rs.1100/- or through post by paying an additional amount of Rs.100/- ie., a total of Rs.1200/- in the form of DD drawn in favour of “ The Registrar, Vels University” payable at Chennai. The duly filled in application along with all enclosures should be submitted to the university office either in person or through post. Candidate has to write the Common Entrance Examination and on the basis of performance in the Common Entrance Examination and Viva-Voce conducted by the concerned department the candidate will be informed of his/her selection. The candidate has to pay the research and admission fee after completing all the above said process.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D:

Candidates are required to submit following:
=> Attested photo copies of HSC/UG/PG/ M.Phil Mark Statements and Convocation Certificates.

=> Attested photo copy of Community Certificate.

=> Attested photo copies of Certificates of Research Experiences.

=> Two Passport size Photos.

=> Part-Time candidates should enclose the following original certificates along with application.

=> a. A service certificate and no objection certificate from the Head of the Institution where the candidate is employed indicating the date of appointment (i.e., whether permanent or temporary or leave vacancy etc.) should be furnished if there is any break in service ( if it is
not a continuous service), the details should be furnished.

=> All original certificates should be submitted after selection for the Ph.D. program on the basis of Common Entrance Examination of the concerned School for verification.

=> A Profile on the Broad field of Research in 500 words.
For detailed information regarding application procedure, applications, eligibility and other related information, candidates should refer the official notification. Please visit for further reference.

Fee Details:

Cost of Prospectus, Application and Registration forms Rs.1,100/- Only

Ph.D Important Dates:

Ph.D Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Registration: 31st January 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact

VELS University, Chennai
VAEL'S EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established in 1992 with the aim of transforming an individual into a complete man with character and ability committed to national service & development. The Trust was founded by Dr.Ishari K Ganesh, M.Com, MBA, B.L, Ph.D, a visionary and an eminent educationist, in fond memory of his father Shri.Isari Velan, the Former Minister in the popular Govt. of Dr. MGR. Vael's Educational Trust always served for taking education to the humble thresholds of first generation learners and weaker sections of the society. THE UNIVERSITY
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