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Vinayaka Missions University M Phil & PhD Admission 2017



Vinayaka Mission University (VMU) announces M Phil and PhD Admission 2017

Vinayaka Missions University (VMU), Salem invites applications for admission in M.Phil. and PhD Degree Programmes for academic session October 2017
VMU Salem
Vinayaka Mission University offers M. Phil and PhD Degree Programs. Vinayaka Missions University (VMU) is an institute of higher education located in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
VMU was established in 1981 and offers research programs in Medicine, Dentistry, Paramedical Sciences, Homeopathy Medicine, Engineering, Technical and Management Sciences, Humanities, and Arts and Sciences
Admission are Offered in the following Research Programs

  1. Phil (Full-time) Program

Ph D (Full-time / Part-time) Program
Post Doctoral Fellowship
Areas of Research
a) Faculty of Arts & Science: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)/ M. Phil (Full – Time)

Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Mathematics, Physics.
b) Faculty of Commerce & Management: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)/ M. Phil (Full – Time)
Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Knowledge Management, Marketing Management, Operations Management
c) Faculty of Dentistry: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)
Oral Medicine & Radiology, Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics
d) Faculty of Engineering & Technology: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)

Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Environmental Science, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering.
e) Faculty of Homoeopathy: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)
f) Faculty of Medicine: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)

Anatomy, Biochemistry (Medical), Community Medicine, Dermatology, ENT, Microbiology (Medical), Orthopaedics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology (Medical), Surgery
g) Faculty of Nursing*: PhD (Full-time / Part-time) * Subject to approval
h) Faculty of Pharmacy: PhD (Full-time / Part-time)

Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacy Practice
Duration of the Programs
M Phil (FT) Program shall be for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years
PhD (FT) Program shall be for a minimum of three years (two years for M Phil Degree holders) and a maximum of six years (four years for M Phil Degree holders). For Medicine shall be minimum of two years for MD/MS./PG/Diploma and three years for candidates with M. Sc. (Medical Subjects) and maximum of 4 and 6 years respectively
PhD (PT) Program shall be for a minimum of four years (three years for M Phil Degree holders) and a maximum of Eight years (six years for M Phil Degree holders)
For medicine shall be minimum of 3 years for MD/MS/PG/Diploma and 4 years for candidates with M. Sc. (Medical Subjects) and maximum of 6 and 8 years respectively


Candidates for admission to the M.Phil/Ph.D Programme should have a Master’s degree or a Professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed)
For Homoeopathy passing in P.G degree exam
The candidates having regular full time M.Phil degree or passed AYUSH-NET/UGC-NET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/ teacher fellowship holder or equivalent exams are exempted from the entrance test (Part-I), but have to appear for the inter
Financial Support
To encourage Full Time Research, VMU has initiated Research Fellowships for eligible scholars registered in Full time PhD Program
Stipend Details
Rs. 15000 to 25000/- month – only for Full time Research Scholars
Rs.25000/- month – Candidates passed in GATE/NET (Ayush)/UGC – NET (including JRF)/ UGC – CSIR NET (including JRF)SLET/SET//GRE/ CAT/ICMR and any other National Eligibility Test
For others Rs.15000/- month based on the merit of their research propose
Post Doctoral Fellowship – Rs. 30000/- month
Details of Entrance Exam
Date of Entrance Examination and venue will be intimated after scrutinizing the applications
In the Entrance exam for M.Phil/Ph.D the qualifying marks for admission shall be 50%. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall be of 50% of research methodology and 50% of subject specific
The entrance examination will be of two parts
Part 1: 10.00 am – 12.00 Noon
Written Exam for a maximum of 100 marks, MCQ of 100 questions of 1 mark each; questions from the concerned subjects of PG Degree level. Candidates who secure 50% in the written test shall be eligible for interview
Part 2: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm: Interview (on the same day)
Oral presentation by the candidate, either on paper or across the table or on a Board (No power-point presentation) in front of a panel of subject experts for about 10 -20 minutes on any topic of candidate’s choice, preferably in the chosen area of research


Candidates have to submit separate application for M.Phil/PhD Programs. Candidates are requested to go through the list of vacancies available and approach the Institution and the Dept. as per their choice
Application can be downloaded from the website
Duly filled in application has to be forwarded by the Head of the Department and the Head of the Institution, where the candidate intends to do research. In addition to the above, the application is to be signed by the employer of the candidate, for applying to part time PhD Program
The completely filled in application along with a DD of Rs.1000/- as application fee (DD drawn in favour of “VMU PhD A/c” payable at Salem) by super scribing on the envelope “Application for admission into M.Phil / PhD Program in ______________” must be sent on or before 09th October 2017 to “The Registrar, Vinayaka Missions University, Sankari Main Road (NH-47), Ariyanoor, Salem- 636308” (Tamilnadu)
On the backside of the Demand Draft the candidate should write his/her Name, Application fee .The fees once remitted by the candidates will not be refunded

Important Dates

Last Date to Submit the Filled in Application: 09th October 2017
For further details, please visit the University website

VMU Salem

(Deemed-to-be-University), (Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation), (Declared u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), (Accredited by NAAC), Sankari Main Road (NH-47), Ariyanoor, Salem-636308 (Tamil Nadu), Website, Tel No.: 0427-3987000
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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