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ICMR-Vector Control Research Centre

Director's Desk

Dr. Ashwani Kumar
Director, ICMR-VCRC Puducherry

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ICMR- Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC), established at Pondicherry (now Puducherry) in July 1975, is one of the permanent institutes of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Health Research, Government of India. VCRC has been engaged in basic and applied research with the primary objective of finding newer methods and developing strategies of vector control for the control of vector borne diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the VCRC as a collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Lymphatic filariasis and Integrated Vector Management. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in 2000 recognized the Centre as one of the Institutes of Excellence in India for Courses in Health Training.

Vision: Vector-borne disease free India


  • Develop strategies for prevention and control/elimination of vector bornediseases.
  • Develop epidemiological surveillance tools for vector bornediseases.
  • Undertake human resource development activities to meet local/state/national/regional challenges.

What's New

Applications are invited upto 26.02.2021 for filling-up the following
Post(s) on Deputation basis

Walk-In-Written Test or Interview for the project posts

Result of online interview for the post of Consultant (Scientific)

List of Holidays for the year 2021 ICMR-Vector Control Research Centre,
Puducherry & Field Stations

India International Science Festival 2020 CURTAIN RAISER EVENT,
4th December, 2020 3.30-5.00 PM

M.Sc. Public Health Entomology Entrance Examination Results 2020

M.Sc PHE (2020-2022) Entrance Exam, Hall Ticket & Mock Test Links

Notice: Postponement of Written Test/Interview for the project posts
of Advertisement No.19/PROJECT/2020 dated 02.07.2020 & Corrigendum
dated 31.07.2020

Corrigendum: Entrance Exam for admission to M.Sc PHE 2020-22

Submission of Declaration form for the Financial year 2020-21

Applications are invited upto 02.11.2020 for filling up one post of
consultant (scientific) on contractual basis

Online Interview postponed for admission to MSC PHE
(Academic year 2020-22)

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. programme under
the following disciplines: Zoology, Medical Entomology, Entomology, Public Health
Entomology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Newsletter- Vector (English)

Newsletter- Vector (Hindi)

Admission Notice MSc. Public Health Entomology (PHE) 2020-22

Last date of applications for M.Sc, PHE (Academic year 2020-22) is
extended upto 20th August, 2020 for Open General (Category-I)
and In-service candidates (Category-II)

Walk-In-Written Test and or Interview for the project posts

Corrigendum for Advertisement No.19/PROJECT/2020 dated 02.07.2020

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