Vellore Institute of Technology – VIT PhD Admission 2022 (Dec): Application Form, Dates, VITREE

VIT PhD Admission

VIT PhD Admission 2022 (Dec) – Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) invites applications for admission to Research Program (PhD and Integrated PhD) offered at various schools at VIT- Vellore, VIT-Chennai, VIT-AP and VIT-Bhopal for Dec 2022 Session through VITREE 2022 entrance test.
 
Check full details on VIT PhD Admission 2022 (Dec) below here.

VIT PhD Programs

PhD Categories

  • 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.

VIT PhD Admission 2022 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

Educational Requirement

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 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.

For Integrated Ph.D. in Engineering / Technology

  • Bachelor’s Students with outstanding academic record in the Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology with an aptitude towards 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.

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 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)

  • M.Tech. / M.E. / M. Fashion Tech. / M.S. [By Research] / M.Tech. [By Research] in the field of Textile / Textile Engineering / Fiber Science / Textile Chemical Processing / Fashion / Apparel / Garment 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

  • 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 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 Agriculture

  • Master degree in related field. Subject wise requirement is mentioned in prospectus.

Category and Eligibility

For Internal Full Time

  • A candidate who wishes to work for Ph.D. / Integrated Ph.D. degree on full time basis (including project staff working in sponsored projects being carried out at VIT) should apply in the prescribed form on or before the specified date.

External Part Time: (Applicable only for VIT-Bhopal Campus)

Teachers working in other colleges in a permanent position and candidates sponsored by R&D organizations of following categories are eligible to apply to work on a part time basis for Ph.D. degree.

  • Laboratories run by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research/ Department of Atomic Energy / Department of Space etc.
  • Public Sector undertakings with R & D Units.
  • Private Industries recognized by The Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India as engaged in R&D work or contributing to R&D efforts. A copy of the certificate issued by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) in this regard will be required to be produced in such cases.
  • Medical Industry, Institutions and Hospitals with approved R&D in the relevant area. (A copy of the certificate issued by the appropriate authority to be produced).

VIT PhD Admission 2022 (Dec) Important Dates

Online application form opening date02 September 2022
Last date of submission of application10 November 2022
Date of VITREE Exam03 & 04 December, 2022 (Saturday & Sunday)
Time of Exam10 AM – 12 Noon & 02:30 PM – 04;30 PM
Personal Interview10 or 11 December 2022 (Saturday & Sunday)
Declaration of results15 December 2022
Last date of guide selection23 December 2022
Last date of online fee payment29 December 2022
Commencement of classes02 January 2023

VIT PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online through the official website https://vit.ac.in/ and https://admissions.vit.ac.in/researchapplication/
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned passport sized photograph and signature.
  • Read all instructions regarding filling up online forms, and relevant information are available on the University website.

Application Fee

Application FeeRs. 1200/-
Mode of PaymentOnline through Debit Cards/Credit Cards/ Internet Banking

Selection Process

PhD

  • Selection based on the performance in the VITREE 2022 score, PG Degree marks, Research proposal and Interview.

Integrated PhD

  • Selection based on the performance in the VITREE 2022 score, UG Degree marks, Research proposal and Personal Interview.

VITREE 2022 Details

For PhD

  • Candidates, who fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed, shall appear for VITREE 2022, a computer based test (CBT) for 2 hours on 3th & 4th Dec 2022 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 personal interview through online mode on 10th & 11th Dec 2022. The selected candidates will be intimated by 15th Dec 2022.

For Integrated PhD

  • Selection based on the performance in the VITREE 2022 score, UG Degree marks, Research proposal and Personal Interview through online mode. Candidates, who satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed, shall appear for VITREE 2022, a computer based test (CBT) for 2 hours on 3th & 4th Dec 2022 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 personal interview through online mode on 10th & 11th Dec 2022. The selected candidates will be intimated by 15th Dec 2022.

VITREE 2022 Syllabus

VITREE Syllabus – Syllabus

Fellowship

VIT FellowshipGATE Qualified (Above 60 Percentile)Others
First year₹ 31000₹ 25000
Second year₹ 35000₹ 31000
Third year₹ 35000₹ 31000 
  • Raman Research Award upto 1 lakh for research publications exclusively for Scholars.
  • Apart from this, scholars are encouraged to apply for CSIR JRF / UGC JRF / Inspire Fellowships / Rajiv Gandhi Scholarships and other Govt. Scholarships..

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PhD Categories

  • At VIT-Vellore & Chennai and VIT-AP campuses only Internal Full Time [IFT] category is offered.
  • VIT Bhopal both Internal Full Time [IFT] and External Part Time [EPT] categories are available.

VIT PhD Admission 2022 (June) Important Dates

Last date of submission of application (Extended)24th May 2022
Date of VITREE Remote proctored Internet-Based Test (IBT) / Centre Based Test (CBT)04th & 05th June 2022
Time of Exam10 AM – 12 Noon & 02:30 PM – 04;30 PM
Personal Interview through online mode11th & 12th June 2022
Declaration of results22nd June 2022
Last date of guide selection6th July 2022
Last date of online fee payment14th July 2022

VITREE 2022 (June) Details

For PhD

  • Candidates, who fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed, shall appear for VITREE 2022, a computer based test (CBT) for 2 hours on 4th & 5th June 2022 at their test venue of Campus 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 personal interview through online mode on 11th & 12th June 2022. The selected candidates will be intimated by 22nd June 2022.

For Integrated PhD

  • Selection based on the performance in the VITREE 2022 score, UG Degree marks, Research proposal and Personal Interview through online mode. Candidates, who satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed, shall appear for VITREE 2022, a computer based test (CBT) for 2 hours on 4th & 5th June 2022 at their test venue of Campus 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 personal interview through online mode on 11th & 12th June 2022. The selected candidates will be intimated by 22nd June 2022.