Anna University Centre for Research

Centre For Research Anna University, Chennai

 

Eligibility for Research Department Recognition

 

DEPARTMENTS IN THE ENGINEERING COLLEGES WITHIN TAMIL NADU / INDUSTRIAL UNITS / R&D CENTRES / LABS OF GOVERNMENT / QUASI GOVERNEMENT OR ANY OTHER RESEARCH LABORATORIES FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH WITH ANNA UNIVERSITY.


 

1.

The Engineering College / The Industrial units / R&D centres / Labs of Government/Quasi Government or any other Research Laboratory shall be of minimum 5 years standing.

   

2.

a) Departments of Engineering Colleges

i) The Engineering College shall offer P.G. programme in the concerned Department with minimum of 2 years standing (except for Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry /Humanities Departments).


ii) At least two faculty members in the concerned Department with Ph.D. degree in the core/allied specialization. Each faculty member should be a recognized Supervisor of this University and having a minimum of one year working experience in the concerned Department.

   

b) Industrial Units / R&D centres / Research Labs


i) At least two researchers / scientists in the concerned organisation with Ph.D. degree in the core/allied specialization.

   

3.

Sufficient infrastructure facilities in the relevant area of research.

   

4.

A satisfactory assessment report by the Inspection Committee on the availability and suitability of infrastructure facilities for research.

 
Recognition fee of Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only) in the form of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Director (Research), Anna University” payable at Chennai shall be enclosed along with filled-in application form.
 
 
Note:
1. The recognition will be given initially for a period of three years for Academic Institutions and five years for State/National R&D Laboratories and it shall be renewed periodically once in three years / five years respectively in the format prescribed with a fee of Rs.25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand only) to continue as a recognized research Department/R&D centre.

2. Fee Waived for Central or Tamil Nadu Goverment / Quasi Government Organizations.

3. The list of publications in SCI journals during the recognized period shall be given as Annexure along with renewal application form.