M.Sc.,PHE Programme(12) In Vector Control Research Centre,Puducherry

Applications are invited in the prescribed format (downloadable from the website: Application form) for admission
to the TWO year Post-Graduate Degree Course in Public Health Entomology up to 14
th June 2013. The course is affiliated to the Pondicherry University, Puducherry


Category I: Open Competition

Candidates seeking admission under this category should have passed any one of the following examinations of any
University accepted by the Academic Council of Pondicherry University, Puducherry - B.Sc., in the discipline of
Zoology / Botany / Life Sciences / Medical Laboratory Technology / Microbiology / Ecology / Environmental Science /
Biochemistry, or B.V.Sc., or M.B.B.S., or B.E., / B.Tech., degree with Biotechnology as one of the subjects.

Category II: In-service (Self supporting / Sponsored)

A. Indian Nationals
In-service candidates employed either in Government or Non-government agencies and sponsored by the employer
should have passed the Degree examination in any of the disciplines indicated under Category I from a recognized
University accepted by the Academic Council of Pondicherry University, Puducherry. The in-service candidates
without sponsorship should send their application with a "No Objection Certificate" from their employer.

B. Foreign Nationals
The applicants under this category possessing qualification as mentioned under the Category I or the qualification for
which Equivalent Certificate obtained from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi and Eligibility Certificate
from Pondicherry University, Puducherry are eligible to apply. Applications of in-service/self supporting as well as
sponsored/nominated foreign applicants should be routed through the employer or sponsoring/nominating
authority/organization. These applicants will be admitted only with valid student visa for the entire duration of the

Open Competition - 8 (General 50.5%, OBC 27%; SC 15% & ST 7.5%); In-service/Sponsored - 4 (Indian 2; Foreign 2)

Selection of the candidates under Category I will be based on their performance in the common entrance test (two
hours duration), Category II A: based on an oral interview and Category II B: based on a letter of recommendation/
reference from the Head of Department/Institution, last studied, if the candidate is a student or the Employer, if
he/she is in service. The common entrance test will be held only at Puducherry and oral interview at VCRC,
Puducherry and the date will be intimated to the eligible applicants individually. The list of candidates selected for
admission will be published in our website (http://www.vcrc.res.in). For more details, please see the prospectus in
the website.

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Vector Control Research Centre

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Course Start Date: 
May, 2024
Last date of application: 
Friday, June 14, 2024
Application/Prospectus Fees: 
Rs. 100

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