VITMEE 2012 for Research Admissions at VIT University

VITMEE 2012 for Research Admissions at VIT University

VITMEE 2012 for Research Admissions at VIT University
VIT University invites applications for M. Phil / M. S. [by Research]/ Integrated Ph.D. & Ph. D. Degree Programmes

Research Programmes Offered :
Ph.D, Integrated Ph.D & M.S (By Research) Degrees in Engineering Disciplines

Admissions to be accorded for the specializations mentioned below after the selection process:

Research Areas in School of Mechanical & Building Sciences (SMBS):
Manufacturing Engineering; Fracture Mechanics; FEM; Micro Machining; Industrial Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Cryogenics; Remote Sensing & GIS Applications; Ground Water Resources; Structural Engineering; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Robotics; Shock & Vibration; Tribology (Wear Research); Special Alloys & Steels Technology; Earth Science; Environmental Fluid Mechanics; Surface Engineering; Nanomaterials Technology; Renewable Energy; Fuel Cells; Enhanced Heat Transfer; Efficient Engine Coolants; Composite Materials; Mechanical Design Analysis; Thermal Engineering.

Research Areas in School of Biosciences & Technology
(SBST):
Bio-medical Engineering; Bio-informatics; Bio-sciences; Applied Microbiology; Medical Biotechnology; Plant Biotechnology; Protein Engineering; Medical Image Processing; Bio-Remediation; Computational Biology; Environmental Biotechnology; Clinical/Biomedical Research (CBMR); Biomolecules & Genetics.

Research Areas in School of Computing Sciences & Engineering (SCSE) and School of Information Technology & Engineering (SITE):
(A few candidates would be choosen if found exceptionally brilliant or promising)

Computer Graphics; Image Processing; Cryptography and Network Security; Computational Intelligence; Wired / Wireless Computer Networks; Data Mining; Software Engineering; Theoretical Computer Science; Computer Architecture; Parallel and Distributed Computing.

Research Areas in School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT):
(A few candidates would be choosen if found exceptionally brilliant or promising)
Nanoelectronics; MEMs; Sensors RF & Microwaves; Communication & Networking.

Research Areas in School of Electronics Engineering (SENSE):
(A few candidates would be choosen if found exceptionally brilliant or promising)
Control Optimization Computational Electromagnetics; Power Systems; Protection Switchgear & Control; Power Electronics; Optimization Techniques for Power Electronics & Drives.

Research Areas in Centre for Bio-separation Technology (CBST):
Cancer Biology; Lipid Science; Monoclonal Antibody Development; Natural Product Research.

Research Areas in Centre for Disaster Mitigation & Management (CDMM):
Structural Engineering; Geology/Geomatics/Disaster Management.

Ph.D in Management

Research Areas in VIT-Business School (VITBS):
(A few candidates would be choosen if found exceptionally brilliant or promising)
Technology Management; Women Issues, HR, Marketing & Finance.

Ph.D & M.Phil. in Sciences & Languages

Research Areas in School ofSocial Sciences & Languages (SSL) :
Commerce; Economics; Languages -Tamil, Hindi & English.

Research Areas in School of Advanced Sciences (SAS):
Mathematics:
Geometric Function Theory; Stochastic Process; Numerical & Analytical Methods; Fuzzy Theory; Wavelet Analysis & Applications; Fluid Dynamics; Algebra; Graph Theory; Operational Research.

Physics:
Thin Films/Sensors/Energy Conservation; Crystal Growth; Gel Dosimetry/ Laser Spectroscopy; Nonlinear Fiber Optics/ Photonics; Bio Physics; Condensed Matter Physics; Material Science; Medical Physics/Nuclear Physics; X-Ray Crystallography; Ultrasonics; Thin Film Technology; Bio-Materials; Surface Engineering; Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials.

Chemistry:
Analytical Chemistry; Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Battery Materials; Bioactive Molecule Using Plant Extract; Catalytic materials; Kinetic and Catalytic Studies Using Metal Ions/ Micellar System; Nano Materials: Synthesis of Nonmetals; Bioremediation; Electro Organic Chemistry; Environmental Electrochemistry; Inorganic Solid State Chemistry & Materials Science; Development of Nonmaterial's on Electrode Surface; Phyto Chemistry; Drug Metal Interactions, Catalysis; Corrosion Studies; Polymer Synthesis; Polymer Composites/Blends; Synthesis & Studies of MRI Contrast Agents; Natural Products/Biomaterials/Bio fuels;


Biochemistry & Pharma; Design & Synthesis ofHeterocycles; Metallo-Organic Chemistry; Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Polymer Synthesis; Solar Cells; Colloids & Surface Chemistry; Environmental Analytical chemistry; In Vitro drug metal ion interactions through kinetic studies; Drug development; Biotechnology; Thin Films; Sensor Systems;

Minimum Qualification For Admission :
a. For Ph.D in Engineering:
i) Master's degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant discipline with a first class or a minimum
of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/Institute does not award
any class
(or)
ii) Equivalent qualifications like M.Sc. (Engineering) / M.S. [By Research.]

b. For Integrated Ph.D in Engineering:
Bachelor's Students with outstanding academic record in the Bachelor's degree in engineering disciplines ofCivil, Mechanical, Computer, and Electrical & Electronics, with an aptitude towards advanced scientific and technological research are eligible to apply. A minimum of 80% marks or a CGPA of8.0 is the primary pre-requisite. Candidates who are appearing for the final examination can also apply provided they meet all the requirements before admission.

c. For M.S. (by Research) degree:
i) A Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science or Master's degree in
Computer Applications (with Physics & Mathematics at Bachelor's level) with a first class or a minimum 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/Institute does
not award any class.
ii) Associate membership of the following professional bodies with a pass in both Parts A & B with 60%
marks. (Such candidates are eligible for admission to M.S. (by research) Programme in their parent
discipline. Their eligibility for other disciplines will be decided on a case-to-case basis).
The Institution of Engineers (India)
The Aeronautical Society of India
The Indian Institute of Metals
The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

d. For Ph.D / M.Phil. in Sciences / Languages:
Master's degree in the relevant discipline of Science with a first class (or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale in cases where the University/ Institute does not award any class). However for Languages, a Master's degree with a minimum of 55% marks is essential.

Categories and Eligibility:
a. Internal Full Time Candidates:
A candidate who wishes to work for Ph.D / Integrated Ph.D / M.S. (By Research) / M.Phil. degree on full time basis (including project staff working in sponsored projects being carried out at the Institute) should apply in the prescribed form on or before the specified date.

b. Internal Part Time candidates:
All the staff members of the Institute having the requisite minimum qualifications can work on a part time basis for Ph.D / M.S. (by research) / M.Phil. degree.

c. External Part Time candidates:
Teachers working in other colleges in a permanent position and candidates sponsored by R&D organisations of following categories are eligible to apply to work on a part time basis for Ph.D /M.S.(By Research) / M.Phil. 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).
• Sponsoring Institutions/ Industries should be located within 500 km.
• Candidates fulfilling these criteria may apply in the prescribed form along wih NOC on or before the specified date.

d. International candidates:
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.

Foreign nationals with foreign degrees must meet the minimum educational requirements as given in Section 2. Their degrees must be equivalent to Indian degrees mentioned in Section 2 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 direct admission will be offered purely on merit.

Selection Procedure :
The candidates, who satisfy the criteria prescribed, will be called for the written test (VITMEE) which will be conducted at selected centres across India. Candidates can choose an appropriate subject in VITMEE based on their background and their potential research interests. Based on the performance in VITMEE, those candidates who satisfy the prescribed criteria and who have also secured more than the cut off score would be called for a personal interview to assess the technical skills, research and analytical aptitude and communication skills of the candidates. Final selection will be based on the previous academic records and the performances in the written test and interview.

Issue of Application Forms
The Application Forms will be issued from 19-04-2010 to 25-05-2010.
The Main Brochure and the Information Brochure for the MCA / M.Tech./Research degree programmes, along with the necessary enclosures which include the application form and a printed self-addressed envelope, can be obtained against cash payment of Rs.900/- from the designated branches of the GPOs / HPOs as mentioned in the website: www.vit.ac.in and through online at www.vit.ac.in/vitmee2010

Candidates can obtain the application form from the VIT University at Vellore or from the Administrative Office, New No. 6, (Old No. W-73), Second Street (Opposite
Towers Club), Anna Nagar, Chennai-600040 (Phone: 044-42016555 / 65480555, Fax: 044-26222555), by handing over a Demand Draft for Rs. 900/- drawn in favour of "VIT University", payable at Vellore.

Candidates can also obtain the application form through post by sending a Demand Draft for Rs.900/-drawn in favour of "VIT University", payable at Vellore, with a covering letter addressed to "Admissions Officer", VIT University, Vellore-632014, requesting for the application form and indicating their complete postal address. On receipt of the DD, the application form with the enclosures will be sent by post. The postal charges will be borne by the Institute. Candidates should write their name and address on the reverse of the DD.

IMPORTANT DATES
Issue of Application Forms Monday 19.04.2010 TO : Tuesday 25.05.2010

Last date for the receipt of completed application forms at VIT : Tuesday 25.05.2010

VIT Master's Engineering Entrance Examination (VITMEE): Sunday 06.06.2010

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