VSSUT Odisha PhD Admission 2018 eligibility, application, dates

 

Veer Surendra Sai University VSSUT PhD Admissions 2018

Veer Surendra Sai University (VSSUT) Odisha invites application for admission into the regular /sponsored Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the academic year 2018
 
PhD Program Details
 
Admission into the regular/sponsored PhD Program in broad disciplinesof Engineering, Science & Humanities at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla
 
Admissions will be made to PhD Program offered by the VSSUT, Burla in the following faculties and respective department/subject branches as per existing vacancies only
 
Engineering
 
Architecture 02; Civil Engineering 04; Chemical Engineering 01; Computer Science & Engineering 06; Electrical Engineering 06; Electronics & TC Engineering 06; Information Technology 04; Mechanical Engineering 06; Metallurgy & Materials Engineering 02
 
Science
 
Chemistry 04; Computer Applications 02; Mathematics 04; Physics 03
 
Humanities
 
Humanities (English) 01
 

Eligibility Criteria

 
PhD (Engineering)
 
The eligibility criterion for admission to PhD Program in Engineering is one of the following:
 
(i) M.Tech/M.E/M.Sc.(Engg) in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at B.Tech/M.Tech level from an Institute/University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(ii) B.Tech/B.E/B.Sc (Engg.) in relevant discipline with at least 65% marks (or equivalent CGPA) at B.Tech level from an Institute/University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(iii) Faculty members employed permanent positions of VSSUT, Burla having M.Tech in relevant discipline from an Institute/University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(iv) Non-Teaching staff members employed on permanent positions of VSSUT, Burla for a period of at least 08 years out of which 03 years in existing post and having M.Tech in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at B.Tech /M.Tech level from an Institute/ University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
PhD (Science)
 
The eligibility criterion for admission to PhD Program in Science is one of the following:
 
(i) M.Phil /M.Tech. /M.S/ M.Sc. in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate ( or equivalent CGPA) in M.Sc. level from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Govt.
 
(ii) MCA with at least 65% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at MCA level from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(iii) M.Tech with MCA in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks (or equivalent CGPA) at M.Tech/MCA level from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(iv) Faculty members employed on permanent positions of VSSUT, Burla having M.Phil/M.Sc./MCA in relevant discipline from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Govt.
 
(v) Non-Teaching Staff members, employed on permanent positions for a period of at least 08 years out of which 03 years in the existing post and having M.Sc. with 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at M.Sc. level from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Govt.
 
(vii) Non-Teaching Staff Members, employed on permanent positions for a period of at least 08 years out of which 03 years in the existing post and having M.Tech with 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at MCA/ M.Tech level or with 65% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at MCA level from an Institute or University required by AICTE/UGC/Central Govt.
 
PhD (Humanities & Social Sciences)
 
The eligibility criterion for admission to Ph.D Program in Humanities and Social Science is one of the following:
 
(i) M.Phil /M.A/M.B.A in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at M.A/MBA level from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(ii) Faculty members employed on permanent positions of VSSUT. Burla having M.Phil/M.A/MBA in relevant discipline from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
(iii) Non-Teaching Staff members, employed on permanent positions for a period of at least 08 years out of which 03 years in the existing post and having M.Phil/M.A/MBA in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent CGPA) at MA/MBA level from an Institute or University recognized by AICTE/UGC/Central Government
 
Essential qualification in relevant discipline for admission to various Ph.D Programs is given in Appendix-II. The equivalent CGPA shall be computed as per the VSSUT Regulations without considering the conversion formula of the respective Institute/University
 
Candidates belonging to SC/ST category shall be given relaxation of 5% marks in eligibility criteria. Relaxation of 5% marks shall also be given to physically challenged/disabled candidates as per UGC guidelines
 
Selection Process
 
All categories of candidates need to undergo the process of selection through the Selection Committee on the basis of overall academic career and Viva-voce after screening from the written test
 
There shall be an entrance test to screen the eligible candidates to appear Viva-voce test for PhD admission. The screening shall be done at a ratio of 3:1 from the entrance test with respect to the requirement of PhD of the Department for this Semester
 
The merit list shall be prepared by combining weightage of academic career and viva-voce at the ratio of 60:40. The weightage of the viva-voce includes clarity of the research proposal, publication in journals of previous works if any, and viva-voce performance, at the ratio of 10:10:20
 
The candidates who have qualified GATE/NET/Inspired fellowship (DST)/Teacher fellowship (UGC) and other fellowships from Govt. Agencies are exempted from the Written Test of PhD admission
 
The Selection of the candidates in all categories shall have the following two components for the candidates as follows:
 
Career Marks: 60 Marks
 
Viva-voce: 40 Marks
 
Total (A) + (B): 100 Marks
 
Reservation
 
Candidates Belonging To SC/ST Category/ Physically Challenged/Disabled Candidates as Per UGC Guidelines/Government Rules
 

Application Procedure

 
Application form and other information can be downloaded from VSSUT website www.vssut.ac.in
 
Filled in application form with required certificates and a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.500/- (Rs.200/- in case of SC/ST candidates) in favour of VSSUT payable at Burla, Syndicate Bank (Code – 8062) or SBI, Burla (Code – 2034) and send the same by Speed Post/Regd.Post only so as to reach in the office of Dean, PGS&R, VSSUT, Burla, Sambalpur by 20th December 2017, 5.00 PM
 
The envelope containing the application should be superscribed as “Application for PhD Program Spring-2018” along with the name of the Department as applicable. The authority reserves the right to accept/ reject any or all applications or the entire selection process without assigning any reason thereof
 

Important Dates

 
Last date of Receipt of Application by Speed Post (Fix date: 20th December 2017
 
Last date of display of short listed candidates VSSUT Website: 04th Week of December 2017
 
Date of the Written Test & Interview at VSSUT, Burla: 02nd week of January 2018
 
Date of Publication of list of Selected candidates in VSSUT Website: 03rd week of January 2018
 
Date of admission & commencement of classes: 04th Week of January 2018
 
For more information visit the websitewww.vssut.ac.in
 

VSSUT Odisha

Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla (Formerly University College of Engineering, Burla, Odisha), PO-Engineering College Burla, Dist-Sambalpur, Odisha-768018, Website www.vssut.ac.in
 

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