Ph.D.

Research Admissions

The Ph.D. programme at VIT-AP admits bright students to carry out research in engineering, basic sciences, humanities and management disciplines. The major areas of research are Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Management – HR, Marketing, Economics, Law, English etc.

 

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION For Ph.D. in Engineering:
  • (10+2+4+2 or any equivalent for Ph.D. in Engineering )
    (10+2+3+2 or any equivalent for Ph.D. in Non-Engineering )
    (10+2+5 year Integrated M.Tech. programme, Integrated M.S Programme in Engg. & Integrated. M.Sc. (Biotech) in Non-Engg.)
  • 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:
    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:
    M.Tech. / M.E. / M.Fashion Tech. / M.S. [By Research] / M.Tech. [By Research] in the field of Textile / Textile Engineering / Fibre Science / Textile Chemical Processing / Fashion / Apparel / Garment with a minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale.

    Ph.D.
  • Selection based on the performance in the VITREE 2022 score, PG Degree marks, Research proposal and Interview. 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.
    Integrated Ph.D.
  • Selection based on the performance in the VITREE 2022 score, UG Degree marks, Research proposal and Personal Interview through online mode. 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.

  • Foreign nationals / NRI candidates can only register as full-time scholars through separate link: https://admissions.vit.ac.in/irpgapplication/
  • Candidates of foreign nationality who hold Degrees from Indian Universities seeking admission to research programmes with the necessary clearance from the Government of India (The Ministry of Human Resource Development) and possess valid Visa will be treated on par with Indian nationals for purposes of admission to the Institute.
  • Indian nationals having degrees from Indian Universities may apply as NRI candidate. After receiving their application and required documents, they will be interviewed via skype or other web technology. The fee is payable only as USD
  • Foreign nationals with foreign degrees must meet the minimum educational requirements as given in Section 3. Their degrees must be equivalent to Indian degrees mentioned in Section 3 in Engineering / Technology / Science and they should have a good academic record. International Students are expected to have a good working knowledge of English. Candidates with valid GRE and TOEFL scores will be given preference. The case of each foreign applicant will be examined and admission will be offered purely on merit.

Programme Ph.D. Internal Full Time
Tuition Fees (INR)40,000
Caution Deposit (INR)3,000
Total Fees (INR)43,000
Thesis Fee (INR)10,000

ParticularsDates
Application CostRs. 1200
Online application form opening date17th March 2022
Last date for submitting the online application form24th May 2022
Online Interview18th & 19th June 2022
Seat Allotment1st July 2022

☘ Last Date for submitting the online application Extended from 20th to 24th May 2022

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