Here you will find PhD in VTU Admission 2016-17 Notification, Entrance Test, Eligibility Criteria and Applying Procedure.
Visvesvaraya Technological University is the largest technological university with 194 colleges a total of 28 disciplines in undergraduate courses and 71 disciplines in postgraduate courses. Visvesvaraya Technical university offers full time and part time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science programs in engineering research disciplines.
Notification for Registration to Research Programmes of VTU 2016
Applications are invited for registration to the following Full time/Part time Research Programmes:
1. Ph.D./M.Sc.(Engg.) by Research in the faculty of Engineering
2. Ph.D. in the faculty of Science*
3. Ph.D. in the faculty of Architecture
4. Ph.D. in the faculty of Management studies
Application form shall be downloaded from the website www.vtu.ac.in Duly filled in applications along with Demand Draft for Rs 800/- drawn in favour of ‘Finance Officer, VTU, Belagavi’ and necessary enclosures should be sent to: The Registrar, Visvesvaraya Technological University, “Jnana Sangama” Belagavi-590018, Karnataka, by mentioning “Application for Ph.D./M.Sc.(Engg.) by Research”.
• Last date for receipt of duly filled in application form : 30th June 2016
• Date of VRAT (VTU Research Aptitude Test): 21st Aug 2016
• Test Centres: Belagavi , Bengaluru and Kalaburgi
PhD Admission in VTU is offered for the following subjects under various faculties.
•Industrial Engineering and Management
•Manufacturing Science and Engineering
•Construction Technology and Management
PhD eligibility for Engineering disciplines
1.Masters degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized university with a CGPA of 6.75 out of 10. (Minimum 60 percent aggregate at the bachelors level or masters level).
2.Bachelors degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized university with a CGPA of 7.75 out of 10 (minimum 70 percent aggregate at bachelors level) and should have published research papers in refereed journals or obtained patents.
3.Applicants with an M.Sc Engineering degree from a recognized university who have successfully completed coursework in first two semesters of study with CGPA of 7.75 out of 10 (70 percent minimum aggregate) are eligible to apply. The candidate should have also published research papers in refereed journals or should have obtained patent files.
4.Candidates with an M.Tech degree from recognized university who have successfully completed prescribed course work at first three semesters of study with a CGPA of 7.75 out of 10 (70 percent aggregate) with good research aptitude are eligible to apply.
•Group I, Group II, Group III. Group IV
•Electronics and Communication Engineering
•Electrical and Electronics Engineering
PhD eligibility for Science disciplines
1.Candidates with an M.Phil or M.Sc degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or any other such allied discipline are eligible to apply.
2.Minimum CGPA of 6.75 out of 10 or aggregate of 60 percent marks at the bachelors degree or masters degree level.
PhD eligibility for Computer Science
1.Master of Computer Application (MCA) from a recognized university.
2.Minimum CGPA of 6.75 marks out of 10 (60 percent aggregate).
PhD eligibility for Architectural disciplines
a.Master degree in architecture or allied specializations from recognized university with a CGPA of 6.75 marks (minimum 60 percent) at either bachelors or masters level.
b.Candidates with a bachelors degree in Architecture or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university with a CGPA of 7.75 marks out of 10 (minimum 70 percent) with published research papers or filed/ obtained patents are eligible to apply.
c.Applicants with a bachelors degree in Architecture with 10 years or more of relevant teaching, research and professional practice are eligible to apply.
d.Candidates who have completed M.Arch at the university successfully completing coursework in the first three semesters of study with a CGPA of 7.75 marks out of 10(70 percent) with good research aptitude are eligible to apply.
•Research methodology and statistics
3.1 Advanced Marketing Management
3.2 Advanced Human Resource Management
3.3 advanced Financial Management
3.4 Systems Management
3.5 Strategic Management
3.6 Advanced Total Quality Management
3.7 Materials Management
3.8 Advanced Production and Operations Management
PhD eligibility for Business Management
1.MBA degree from a recognized university
2.CGPA of 6.75 out of 10 (60 percent aggregate).
Please note that students studying in their final year are also eligible to apply.
ULRAT Exam- The university conducts ULRAT Exam for full time and part time PhD programs in Faculty of Science, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Computer Application, Faculty of Business Administration PhD/Master of Science.
Paper pattern of ULRAT Exam
•The question paper is of 100 marks.
•Objective type in nature with multiple choice questions.
•Sections of paper with marks
a)General Aptitude (20 marks)
b)Quantitative aptitude (30 marks)
c)Subject aptitude (50 marks)
Relaxation in general eligibility
SC/ST/ Category-I/Physically challenged or any other reserved category candidates with a relaxation of 5 percent or equivalent grade.
Application form for PhD admission to VTU are available through recognized research center or any VTU affiliated college/R &D laboratory/VTU research center. Applications forms can also be downloaded from the university website www.vtu.ac.in.
How to Apply:-
1.A demand draft must be drawn in favor of Finance Officer VTU Belgaum (Amount of demand draft will be mentioned in VTU Admission notification).
2.Requisite documents along with application forms must be sent to the following address.
3.Envelopes used for application “Application for Ph.D./M.Sc.(Engg.) by Research”.
Required documents needed to be sent to complete VTU Phd Admission
Duly filled in application shall be enclosed with 7 envelopes of 5x11” size, with complete
address of 1) candidate (3no’s) 2) supervisor 3) co-supervisor (if applicable) 4) principal/head of the organization where candidate is willing to register for ph.d./m.sc. (engg.) 5) parent college (if applicable)
Tentative dates for Admission
•Last date for receipt of application form- Second week of June.
•Date for University Level Research Apptitude Test- First week of June.