Vector Control Research Center (VCRC), Puducherry and ICMR research organisation is inviting applications for admission into two year Post Graduate Degree Course in Public Health Entomology. The course is offered in affiliation with Pondicherry University, Puducherry. Following are details of seats, eligibility and application procedure:
PG in Public Health Entomology: 12 seats (Open Competition -8 and Sponsored -4); Eligibility: For Open Competition seats, applicants should have passed any one of these degrees: B.Sc., (Zoology / Microbiology / Life Sciences / Botany / Medical Laboratory Technology / Biochemistry), B.V.Sc., M.B.B.S., or B.E., / B.Tech., Degree with Biotechnology as one of the subjects. For Sponsored (Self Finance) Category seats, candidates should be employed in either Government or Non-government agencies and they should be sponsored by the employer. The sponsored candidates should have passed B.Sc. with Zoology or Biology and should have minimum 5 years of regular service OR they should have M.Sc.with Zoology or Biology as one of the subjects.
Selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in the common entrance test. Entrance test will be for a duration of two hours and the test will be held in Puducherry only. Selected candidates under category - I will get fellowship as per the rules of the VCRC.
Interested candidates can download application forms from the website www.vcrc.res.in OR www.pondiuni.edu.in . Filled in application forms along with all the requirements should be sent to 'The Director, Vector Control Research Centre, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Puducherry - 605006' . Last date for the receipt of filled in applications is 1st September 2011.