Himachal Pradesh University – HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2023-24: Dates, Application Form

HPU Shimla PhD Admission

HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2023-24 – Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla invites applications for PhD Admission for session 2023-24 through direct admission mode.

Check more details on HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2023-24 like dates, application process, eligibility here.

HPU Shimla PhD Programs

Online applications for direct admission to Ph.D. Programme (without Entrance Test) for the session 2023-2024 in the University Teaching Departments/ Institutes are invited from the eligible candidates who have qualified UGC NET(JRF)/ UGC-CSIR(JRF) / NFSC, NFST/ Maulana Azad Fellowship /INSPIRE/ Sponsored by ICSSR/ DBT-JRF, ICMR or any other department of Govt. of India.

The position of seats available for admission to Ph.D. programme in the following teaching departments is as under.

Name of the Course/SubjectTotal No of Seat(s)
PhD Chemistry10
PhD Mathematics2
PhD Physics6
PhD Botany3
PhD Zoology11
PhD Bio-Technology6
PhD Physical Education2
PhD Computer Science13
PhD English8
PhD History4
PhD Hindi5
PhD Sanskrit1
PhD Commerce6
PhD Economics5
PhD Music2
PhD Journalism7
PhD Geography4
PhD Sociology3
PhD Social Work1
PhD Law18
PhD Psychology6
PhD Tourism15
PhD Management5
PhD Political Science9
PhD Yoga3
PhD Education5
PhD Microbiology3

Important Dates for HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2023-24 (Direct Admission)

EventDates
Date of Notification10 Nov 2023
Last date for submission of online application25 Nov 2023
Date of Interviewto be announced

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC -7 point scale (or equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Differently- abled and other categories of candidates as per the decisions of the university taken from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.

HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2023-24 Application Process

Candidate has to apply online through the official website of HPU Shimla.

Read the instructions carefully before filling the application form.

Selection Process

Selection will be through counselling/interview.

Preferences in the Direct admission shall be as under: –

  1. The first preference shall be given to UGC NET(JRF) and other equivalent fellowship holder candidates through National Level Test agency and the merit shall be drawn on the basis of Merit of P.G. Examinations.
  2. For remaining seats, if available after (1), the admission in Ph.D. Programme shall be made among other fellowship holders like NFSC, NFST, Maulana etc., on the basis of merit of the P.G. examination.
  3. For Direct Admission to Ph.D. Course under the INSPIRE, the candidate(s) must be INSPIRE JRF with final JRF) award letter.
  4. The applicant is required to submit degree completion certificate at the time of Counselling/Interview.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Application LinkClick Here
HPU Shimla WebsiteClick Here
Previous Admissions

HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2022-23 (Through Entrance)

Available PhD Programs

Applications are invited for admission to Ph. D. Programme (through entrance test) for the session 2022-2023 in the following courses:

PhD ProgramNumber of Seats
PhD Mathematics07
PhD Physics16
PhD Biotechnology07
PhD Botany
PhD Zoology
PhD Computer Science12
PhD History05
PhD Hindi08
PhD Economics
PhD Music05
PhD Journalism01
PhD Geography
PhD Public administration03
PhD Sociology02
PhD Tourism06
PhD Social work01
PhD Law03
PhD Education24
PhD Management06
PhD Commerce09
PhD Psychology05
PhD Sanskrit05
PhD Political Science10
PhD English15
PhD Chemistry08
PhD Physical Education07
PhD Sustainable Rural Development04
PhD Visual Arts03
PhD Yoga Studies01

Selection Process

Selection will be through entrance test.

Entrance Details

  • Entrance test will be of 80 Marks.
  • Passing marks will be 50% marks. Relaxation of 05% Marks for SC/ST/PwD category.
  • Weightage of Marks scored in Entrance Test-
    • For UGC-NET/GATE Qualified Students – 20% of Marks Secured in Entrance Test
    • For SLET Qualified Students – 15% of Marks Secured in Entrance Test
    • For MPhil/LLM/MTech Qualified Students from H.P. University – 10% of Marks Secured in Entrance Test

Important Dates for HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2022-23 (Through Entrance)

EventDates
Date of Notification11 Jan 2023
Last date for submission of online application (Extended)31 March 2023
Date of Entrance Test (Revised)09 May 2023

HPU Shimla PhD Entrance Test 2022-23 Admit Card

The Entrance Test for Ph.D. programme for the session 2022- 2023 will be conducted on 4th May, 2023 at Himachal Pradesh University Campus (Morning session 10:00 am onwards and Evening Session 2:00 PM onwards).

All the candidates concerned are advised to download their Admit Cards – Admit Cards

Entrance Date Revised

Entrance Schedule (Old)

HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2022-23 Results

HPU Shimla PhD Entrance Test 2022-23 Results

HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2022-23 (Direct Admission)

Available PhD Programs

Applications are invited for admission to Ph. D. Programme (directly without entrance test) for the session 2022-2023 in the following teaching departments:

PhD ProgramNumber of Seats
PhD Mathematics07
PhD Physics12
PhD Biotechnology11
PhD Botany06
PhD Zoology08
PhD Computer Science10
PhD History08
PhD Hindi13
PhD Economics07
PhD Music04
PhD Journalism05
PhD Geography04
PhD Public administration03
PhD Sociology03
PhD Tourism01
PhD Social work01
PhD Law05
PhD Education24
PhD Management06
PhD Commerce06
PhD Psychology02
PhD Sanskrit03
PhD Political Science01
PhD English08
PhD Chemistry09
PhD Physical Education07

Important Dates for HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2022-23 (Direct Admission)

EventDates
Online applications starts22 July 2022
Last date for submission of online application10 Aug 2022

HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2021-22

Important Dates

Online applications starts23 Nov 2021
Last date for submission of online application10 Dec 2021
Entrance Test date3rd week of Dec 2021

Available PhD Programs

PhD ProgramNumber of Seats
Mathematics   4
Physical               8
Biotechnical       3
Botany 6
Zoology               10
Computer Science         5
Economics          14
Public administration     7
Sociology            2
Social work        2
Law       9
Education           1
Management   9
Commerce         15
Psychology        3
Sanskrit               2
Rural development        7
English 3
Chemistry          7
Microbiology     3

Selection Process

Selection will be Entrance Based.

Eligible candidate has to appear for entrance test of 80 marks.

Weightage will be as follows

NET/GATE Qualified20% marks secured in Entrance Test
SLET Qualified15% marks secured in Entrance Test
M.Phil/ LLM/ M.Tech. from HPU Shimla10% marks secured in Entrance Test

HPU Shimla PhD Admission Jan 2021

Important Dates

Online applications starts23 Jan 2021
Last date for submission of online application10 Feb 2021
Entrance Test date26 Feb 2021