M.Sc. Public Health Entomology Program at ICMR- VCRC Puducherry
ICMR-Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC), Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India; Indira Nagar, Puducherry - 605 006, has invited applications for admission to the 2-year Post-Graduate Degree Course, M.Sc. Public Health Entomology Program 2021 - 23, affiliated to Pondicherry University.
Admissions are offered in two categories.
Eligibility- Category I: Open Competition: Applicant should have passed B.Sc. in 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. Those who are appearing for the Under Graduate final examinations / waiting for the results of the above courses can also apply. However, they need to produce evidence for the successful completion of the course fulfilling the eligibility criteria at the time of admission.
Category IIA: In-service (Self-supporting / Sponsored)- Indian National, in-service candidates employed either in Government or Non-Government organizations and sponsored by the employer should have passed the Degree examination in any of the disciplines indicated under Category I. Category IIB is for Foreign Nationals, details of which are available in the Notification.
There are 8 seats in Category I (General 40.5%, EWS 10%, OBC 27%; SC 15% & ST 7.5%); 2 in Category IIA and 2 in Category IIB.
Selection: For Category I, selection will be based on the performance in the common entrance test of 2 hours' duration. For Category II-A, it will be based on the oral interview and for Category II B, it will be based on the 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.
Scholarship: Those selected under Category-I will be paid a sum of Rs. 6,000/- per month and those selected under Category-IIA will be paid a sum of Rs. 3,000/- per month, with the approval of the Admission Committee.
Admission Notification, Application form, and Prospectus can be downloaded from the Notification link at https://vcrc.icmr.org.in/ (What's New link).
The application fee is Rs.100/- (Rs.50/- for SC/ST) should be paid by way of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of 'The Director, ICMR-Vector Control Research Center, payable at Puducherry.
Filled in application along with the required documents should be sent by Registered / Speed Post to 'The Director, ICMR-Vector Control Research Centre, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Puducherry 605 006' in an envelope super scribed as, 'Application for Admission to M.Sc., PHE 2021' to reach by 23rd July 2021.
Common Entrance Test (Category I) will be held on 22nd August 2021. For details, visit https://vcrc.icmr.org.in.