VPSEI

Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics & IT

“Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronic & IT”, with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, was initiated in 2014 with an objective to enhance no. of PhDs in the country (Budget: Rs. 466 Cr).

PhD seats were allocated to 97 institutions (IITs, NITs, Central & State Universities etc.) in 25 states and 4 Union Territories. Some of the achievements of the scheme are as follows-

  • PhD Completion: 517 Full Time & 102 Part Time
  • Thesis submission: 167 Full Time & 8 Part Time
  • Currently Pursuing: 220 Full Time & 198 Part Time
  • Research Publications: 5750
  • Patents filed: 82

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Phase-II of the scheme was launched with a budget of Rs. 481.93 Crs for 9 years targeting:

  • 1000 Full Time PhD Candidates
  • 150 Part Time PhD Candidates.
  • 50 awardees of “Young Faculty Research Fellowship”.
  • 225 awardees of “Post-Doctoral Fellowship”.
Features of Phase-II
  • Enhancement in number of PhD in ESDM, IT/ITES
  • Full Time PhD candidates will receive monthly fellowship along with RoR through DBT
  • Selected 250 Full Time candidates will get support for 6 months visit to Labs Abroad.
  • Support of Research Contingency Grant for each Full Time PhD candidate @ Rs. 1.20 Lakhs/year/candidate
Status of phase-II: 122 full time PhD Candidates are currently enrolled at 53 Institutions

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619

PhD Completed

175

Thesis Submitted

5750

Total Publications

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Special Features

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Full Time PhD candidates will receive monthly fellowship along with Reimbursement of Rent through DBT

Selected 250 Full Time candidates will get support for 6 months visit to Labs Abroad.

Support of Research Contingency Grant for each Full Time PhD candidate @ Rs. 1.20 Lakhs/year/candidate.

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Last modified : February 26, 2024