Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU) is a public state university, situated in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Established in 2008, the university offers 17 post graduate programmes, several integrated courses and few research courses viz. M.Phil. and Ph.D.
VSU offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in various disciplines given below:
Candidates can get admission to the above mentioned post graduate courses on the basis of their performance in entrance examination and integrated courses based on their qualifying examination merit. Entrance examination for admission to research courses is conducted by the university and is known as VSURECET (Vikrama Simhapuri University Research Common Entrance Test). Read More: VSU Admission
Candidates can register themselves to the above mentioned courses by submitting completed applications, along with the necessary enclosures and registration fee of Rs. 1000/- through DD.
Candidate can download the prescribed application form available at the university website “www.simhapuriuniv.ac.in”
Candidate can register themselves to the above mentioned courses by submitting completed application forms, along with the registration fee amount of Rs. 1000/- through demand draft (DD). DD should be drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of “The Registrar, Vikrama SimhapuriUniversity” and payable at Nellore
Printout of the completed applications, along with the DD and necessary enclosures must be sent to the following address:
Vikrama Simhapuri University
Nellore – 524 003
P.G. Degree/Provisional Pass Certificate
P.G. Marks Statements
Caste Certificate in case of SC/ST/BC/PH/Others
Income certificate where necessary
One self-addressed envelope (9X4) stamped Rs.10/- and oneself addressed A4 Size envelope stamped Rs.45/- for receiving Ph.D. application for those selected in VSURESET
Eligibility for full-time Ph.D. & M.Phil. programme:
Candidate must possess 55% of marks in the concerned subjects at post-graduation level from any recognized university. A relaxation of 5% marks will be given to SC/ST and PHC candidates.
Candidates who have completed their final year examinations and are awaiting results can also apply for the programme.
Eligibility for part-time Ph.D. & M.Phil. programme:
The following candidates are eligible to apply for the part-time research programmes:
Teacher/Research Assistant/Research Fellow working in the Vikrama Simhapuri University with at least 2 years of Regular Service
Candidates from Non-Teaching Staff of Vikrama Simhapuri University with at least 2 years of Regular Service
Candidates Lecturer working as a Lecturer in a college affiliated to V.S. University / other universities with 2 years of teaching experience as Permanent employee / 5 years of teaching experience as Temporary are also eligible for part-time Ph.D. programme
Candidates working as Librarians / Assistant Librarians / Library Assistants working in Colleges / Junior Colleges with 2 years of experience as Permanent employee / 5 years of experience as Temporary can also apply
Junior Lecturers in Junior Colleges or Polytechnics/ DIET/PG Teachers equivalent to Junior Lecturers working in recognized institutions with 2 years of teaching experience as Permanent employee / 5 years of teaching experience as Temporary can apply for part-time research courses
Candidate working as a Lecturer in Physical Education / Physical Directors working in Colleges / Junior Colleges with 2 years of experience as Permanent employee / 5 years of experience as Temporary
Permanent employee working in Reputed National/State Institutions with at least 2 years of Regular service
Teachers with PG Degree working in Engineering Colleges with 2 years of teaching experience as Permanent employee / 5 years of teaching experience as Temporary
Candidate working as an Executive with a minimum of 10 years of service in Commercial Banks, Industries, Financial Institutions, Reputed Service Organizations, Central / State government Gazette and Non-Gazetted Officers.
Selection of the candidates to the Ph.D. / M.Phil. programme is done on the basis of marks obtained in VSURESCET entrance examination, to be conducted by university
Shortlisted candidates will have to attend a viva-voce in which he/she shall present the outline of the proposed research. Final selection of candidates will be done by the Admission Committee of the university
Candidates who have passed UGC/CSIR NET/SLET/GATE examination, DST-Inspire, ICMR, DBT etc., Fellowship holders are exempted from the university entrance test. Such candidates should apply for consideration for direct admission.
Note: Candidates who possess M.Phil. degree in the subject concerned should also appear in the VSURESET-2014 examination for admission to Ph.D. in the discipline concerned.
Candidates who clear the VSURESET-17 will receive an application form along with the call letter for admission which should be filled carefully and submitted to the Registrar, VSU, along with Xerox copies of the following enclosures:
Three self-addressed stamped envelopes
PG Pass Certificate
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College