Vels University PhD Admission

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Vels University PhD Admission 2019

Vels University invites application from eligible candidates for admission to PhD Programs for the academic year 2019.

Vels University PhD Admission Eligibility 2019

Full-time Ph.D.

  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree with at least 50% of marks in the concerned subjects of different faculties. Candidates with CA, CFA, ACS or ICWA degree are also eligible to register for Ph.D. programme
  • Research fellows of CSIR, ICAR, BARC and candidates working in research projects funded University Grants Commission (UGC) /Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and similar national / state level organizations are also eligible to apply provided they satisfy the educational qualification norms prescribed by the University
  • Candidates with Marine or equivalent Post-graduate degrees from recognized Universities and PG Diploma holders in related fields from IITs, NITs and IIMs can also apply
  • Candidates having BE/ B.Tech., UG degree in  Nautical Science are also eligible to do research in Marine related subjects.

Part-time Ph.D. (Internal)

  • Candidate with Indian citizenship working within Tamil Nadu who satisfy the eligible qualification norms prescribed by this University can apply for Internal part-time Ph.D. programme.

Part-time Ph.D. (External)

  • Under this category, candidates who satisfy the eligible qualification norms of the university can pursue External part-time Ph.D. either in their place of employment and/or in the University. Such candidates must spend at least one full semester under the direct guidance of the research supervisors

Vels University PhD Admission Seats 2019

  • Biochemistry – 24 seats
  • Bioinformatics – 8 seats
  • Biotechnology – 1 seat
  • Chemistry – 26 seats
  • Civil Engineering – 12 seats
  • Commerce – 13 seats
  • Computer Science – 4 seats
  • Mechanical Engineering -14 seats
  • Microbiology – 3 seats
  • Pharmacy – 29 seats
  • Tamil – 6 seats
  • Hindi – 7 seats
  • Law – 8 seats
  • ECE – 11 seats


  • Students from under-privileged and socially handicapped sections are admitted to the University according to All India Reservation policy

Vels University PhD Admission Application Form 2019

How to apply

  • Vels University PhD Admission Application Form available at the official website
  • Candidate can download online application form or obtain it in person from the University office upon payment of ₹ 1100/-
  • Candidate can also obtain the form through post by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with the DD of ₹ 1200/- drawn in favour of “Registrar, Vels University” payable at Chennai
  • Duly filled-in applications, along with the processing fee, must be sent to the following address:

Vels University,
Velan Nagar, P.V.Vaithiyalingam Road,
Pallavaram, Chennai 600 117, Tamil Nadu


  • 3 Passport Size photographs of the candidate
  • Two self-addressed stamped ( ₹ 10/- ) envelope
  • Mark Sheet of the qualifying examination or equivalent.
  • Provisional Pass Certificate / Degree Certificate of the qualifying examination.
  • Transfer Certificate and Conduct Certificate from the Institute last studied.
  • Community Certificate.
  • Entrance examination mark sheet.

For Foreign candidates:

  • No Objection Certificate from the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Eligibility Certificate from the respective University
  • Appropriate Student Visa

Vels University PhD Admission Selection Procedure 2019

  • Candidate’s selection will be based on their performance in the VEE and the interview conducted by concerned department, and their marks in the qualifying examination
  • Selected candidates should report to the Directors of Schools / Heads of the Department on the specified date and time
  • Candidates shall be admitted in accordance with the seats available for Ph.D. programme twice a year (i.e. January and July).

Vels University PhD Admission Important Dates 2019

1Last date of receiving duly filled-in application form09th May, 2019
2Date of Entrance Examination13th May, 2019

Contact Details

University Campus, Velan Nagar,
PV Vaithiyalingam Road, Pallavaram,
Chennai – 600117, Tamil Nadu, India,
Phone: + 91 – 44 – 2266 2500 / 2501 / 2502 / 2503,
Fax : 044 – 22662513,
Website :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.