Guidelines for recognition

GUIDELINES FOR RECOGNITION/CONTINUATION OF R & D LABORATORIES ATTACHED TO INDUSTRIES AND OTHER LABORATORIES OF RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS AS RESEARCH CENTRES OF VTU(Approved by Executive Council vide resolution no. 2.12 of 2-2-2007)

(These guidelines are to be read along with the Regulations Governing Recognition of Research Centers and Research Guides)

The interested National / Govt. Institutions shall apply against the University notification, which is issued once in a year for recognition of specific Laboratory / dept. as a Research Centre in a particular Faculty of Engineering / Science.

The application shall be submitted in the prescribed format of the University.

The Govt. organizations are exempted from paying the application and inspection fee.

After receipt of the application an expert committee shall visit the institution and submit the report to the University. The report shall be placed before the Research Review Committee.

The recommendations of the Research Review Committee shall be placed before the Academic Senate and Executive Council.

After recommendation from the Executive Council for Recognition of the Research Centre, a formal Notification will be issued from the University clearly indicating the field / Dept. of research.

The candidates shall be allowed for registration only after the formal Notification by the University.

The Recognized Research Centers shall comply with all the other rules and regulations notified by the University from time to time.

Such of the R & D labs attached to Industries and other labs of Research Institutes already notified as recognized Research Centers by VTU, shall also send the annual report and request for continuation of recognition in the specified format, since the recognition is given on annual basis only.