Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022-23: Dates, Application Form

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022-23 – Central University of Punjab (CUP) Bathinda invites applications for PhD admission for academic session commencing from 2022-23 (July Intake).

Check more details on Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022-23 like eligibility criteria, dates, application process etc. here.

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Central University of Punjab PhD Programs Offered

The following PhD Programmes are offered for 2022-23 (July Intake) –

Ph.D.   Programme(s) Eligibility CriteriaTentative   No. of   Seats 
Agribusiness MBA (Agribusiness)/Master’s Degree in Agricultural Marketing with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.04
Food Science & TechnologyMaster’s Degree in food science and allied fields with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a
recognized Indian or foreign University.
04
Biochemistry Master’s degree in Life Sciences or related area with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University02
Botany Master’s degree in Botany, Plant Sciences and allied subjects in Life Sciences with minimum of 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC (NCL) /PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
Chemistry Master’s degree in Chemistry (Inorganic /Organic/ Physical/Analytical/Bio-inorganic/Bio-Physical/Medicinal/
Applied/ Pharmaceutical) and Biochemistry, Biotechnology,
Biophysics with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
BioinformaticsMaster’s degree in Bioinformatics/Life
Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics/Chemistry or any other relevant areas with minimum of 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
Theoretical and  Computational  ChemistryMaster’s degree in Chemistry or any other relevant areas with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University
01
Computational  PhysicsMaster’s degree in Physics or any other relevant areas with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
01
Mathematics Master’s degree in Mathematics with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.01
Statistics Master’s degree in Statistics with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.01
Microbiology Master’s degree in Life Sciences or allied subjects with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
Physics Master’s degree in Physics/Applied Physics with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC (NCL) /PWD} from a
recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
Zoology Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC (NCL) /PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.03
Education Master’s degree with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign
University
02
Physical   EducationMaster’s degree in Physical Education with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized
Indian or foreign University.
03
Computer   Science &   TechnologyMaster Engineering degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science & Technology, Information Technology or
equivalent with 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
03
Environmental  SciencesMaster’s degree in Environmental Sciences / Environmental Engineering / Environment Science & Technology /
Biotechnology / Botany / Chemistry / Civil Engineering with specialization in Environment / Energy & Environment with 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized
Indian or foreign University.
04
Geology Master’s degree in Geology/ Earth Science/ Geological Science/ Applied Geology/ Marine Geology/ Environmental
Science*/ Physics*/ Chemistry*/ Allied Subjects*” with 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
*Students from such background should have keen interest to take up research in the field of Earth Sciences and it will be
evaluated case wise.
05
GeographyMaster’s degree in Geography/Urban Planning/Geoinformatics/Population studies with 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
Human   GeneticsMaster’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a
recognized Indian or foreign University
01
Molecular
Medicine
Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a
recognized Indian or foreign University
01
Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmaceutical SciencesMaster’s degree in M.Pharm./M.S.(Pharm.)/M.Sc. or equivalent in Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Chemistry with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.06
Pharmacology Master’s degree in M.Pharm./M.S.(Pharm.)/ M.Sc. or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacology and M.Sc. Life Sciences with minimum of 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
Mass   Communication & Media  StudiesMaster’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
01
Political   ScienceMaster’s degree Political Science & allied subjects with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
01
English Master’s degree in English with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.05
HindiMaster’s degree in Hindi with minimum of 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University
03
Punjabi Master’s degree in Punjabi with minimum of 55% marks {50%
for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
04
Performing
Arts-Theatre /
Drama
Master’s degree in Performing Arts-Theater/Drama subject with minimum of 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University
04
MusicMaster’s degree in Music subject with minimum of 55% marks
{50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University
02
Law Master’s degree in Law with minimum of 55% marks {50% for
SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
06
Commerce Master’s degree in Commerce/Finance with minimum of 55%
marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
06
Economics Master’s degree in Economics with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.06
History Master’s degree in History with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University06
SociologyMaster’s degree in Sociology, Development Studies, Cultural
Studies, Gender Studies/Women Studies, Diaspora Studies, Social Exclusion and Inclusion with minimum of 55% marks
{50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
03
PsychologyMaster’s degree in Psychology / Applied Psychology with minimum 55%marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD) from a
recognized Indian or foreign University.
02
Library and
Information
Science
Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences with minimum of 55% marks {50% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
01

Eligibility Criteria for Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022-23 (July)

  • The applicant should have a Master’s degree in the relevant subject with minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) as detailed above for each programme.
  • Candidate must have qualified CSIR-NET/UGC-NET/ ASRB-NET, ICMR-JRF, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET/JEST (Physics) with existing validity and must have some financial assistance such as UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT-JRF, financial assistance from Govt. agencies {Like Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF), Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) etc.} / Sponsored Research Fellowship or working in CUPB projects. They have to apply in the CUPB Ph.D. admission portal and appear in interview.
  • The existing eligibility conditions of having fellowship for admission in the Ph.D. Programmes will not be insisted upon in those subjects for which NET is not conducted either by UGC or CSIR. These subjects include Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology and Computer Science & Technology. However, for admission in Ph.D. programmes of these disciplines, the candidates must have qualified GPAT/GATE not more than four years (including the time period spent in acquiring M.Tech./M.Pharm degree) preceding the date of admission in the Ph.D. program. The fellowship may be given to the candidates selected for Ph.D. admission in these programmes subject to the sanction of funds and approval by UGC.
  • The candidates who are eligible to apply for DST INSPIRE Fellowship (Level II) will be allowed admission in the Ph.D. Programme, subject to submission of an affidavit stating that in case they fail to get INSPIRE Fellowship their Ph.D. admission shall stand cancelled. However, the University shall take semester/admission fee from such candidates. They will be allowed to take Ph.D. course work in the respective Department along with other regular students.
  • The University may provide provisional registration to the candidates not having financial assistance with a validity of one year for Applying for External Financial Assistance from Governmental Bodies/PSUs for admission to Ph.D. programme (as per the University rules regulations/policy). If a candidate fails to get Financial Assistance within one year the Ph.D. provisional registration shall automatically stand cancelled.

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022-23 Important Dates

Opening of Portal30 July 2022
Last date of receipt of applications (Extended)16 August 2022
Date of Interview01-02 September 2022
Last Date of Admission/Registration30 September 2022
Date of commencement of ClassesTo be notified by concerned HoD

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022-23 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online only CUPB website 
  • Check eligibility criteria and other requirements before filling the application form.

Application Fees

General/OBC CandidatesRs.800/-
SC/ST CandidatesRs.400/-
PWD CandidatesNo Fee
Mode of PaymentOnline/Debit/Credit Card

Evaluation of Performance

The performance of the candidate will be evaluated as the following

For CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT-JRF Qualified Candidates

  • Fix weightage for JRF qualification – 70 marks
  • Interview – 30 marks

For CSIR/ UGC/ASRB-NET/GATE/GPAT/DBT-BET/JEST (Physics) (without JRF) Qualified Candidates

  • Fix weightage for NET/GATE/ DBT-BET/ GPAT/JEST (Physics) qualification: 50 Marks
  • Percentage of Marks obtained in NET/GATE/ DBT-BET/ GPAT/JEST (Physics) (20% weightage)- 20 Marks
  • Interview: 30 Marks

Category-II. All other Candidates not exempted from the Entrance Test:

  • University Entrance Test (70% weightage): 70 Marks
  • Interview: 30 Marks

Admission Criteria

  • The candidates has to  appear in interview and merit list will be prepared on the basis of  the evaluation criteria given above.
  • The Interview will be conducted at the level of Department.
  • Preference for interview will be given to JRF candidates. NET candidates will be called for interview only in case there are insufficient number of JRF candidates available against advertised seats, for interviews.
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Previous Admissions

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022 (Jan)

Important Dates

Opening of Portal01 February 2022
Last date of receipt of applications (Extended)04 March 2022
Date of InterviewMarch 2022
Last Date of Admission/Registration30 March 2022
Date of commencement of Classes1st week of April (To be notified by concerned HoD)

Available PhD Programs

The following PhD Programmes are offered for Jan./Feb. 2022 –

Ph.D.   Programme(s) Eligibility CriteriaTentative   No. of   Seats 
Agribusiness MBA (Agribusiness)/Master’s Degree in Agricultural Marketing with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University. 02
Food Science &  TechnologyMaster’s Degree in food science and allied fields with minimum of  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.02
Biochemistry Master’s degree in Life Sciences or related area with minimum of  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.02
Botany Master’s degree in Botany, Plant Sciences and allied subjects in Life  Sciences with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.06
Chemistry Master’s degree in Chemistry (Inorganic /Organic/  Physical/Analytical/Bio-inorganic/Bio-Physical/Medicinal/ Applied/  Pharmaceutical) and Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.06
BioinformaticsMaster’s degree in Bioinformatics/ Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Physics/
Chemistry or any other relevant areas with minimum of 60% marks {55% for
SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
03
Theoretical and  Computational  ChemistryMaster’s degree in Chemistry or any other relevant areas with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.03
Computational  PhysicsMaster’s degree in Physics or any other relevant areas with minimum  of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.01
Mathematics Master’s degree in Mathematics with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 05
Statistics Master’s degree in Statistics/Mathematics with minimum of 60%  marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or  foreign University.02
Microbiology Master’s degree in Life Sciences or related area with minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University. 04
Physics Master’s degree in Physics/Applied Physics with minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.01
Zoology Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.04
Education Master’s degree with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 08
Physical   EducationMaster’s degree in Physical Education with minimum of 60%  marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University. 08
Computer   Science &   TechnologyMaster Engineering degree in Computer Engineering, Computer  Science & Technology, Information Technology or equivalent with  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University. 06
Environmental  SciencesMaster’s degree in Environmental Sciences / Environmental  Engineering / Environment Science & Technology / Biotechnology  / Botany / Chemistry / Civil Engineering with specialization in  Environment / Energy & Environment with 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.07
Geology Master’s degree in Geology/Earth Science/Geological  Science/Applied Geology/Marine Geology with 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.06
GeographyMaster’s degree in Geography/Urban Planning/Geoinformatics/Population studies with 60% marks {55% for
SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign
University.
02
Human   Genetics and Pharmaceutical
Sciences
Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences with minimum  of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.06
Pharmacology Master’s degree in M.Pharm./M.S.(Pharm.)/ M.Sc. or equivalent  in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacology and M.Sc. Life  Sciences with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.09
Mass   Communication & Media  StudiesMaster’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.04
Political   ScienceMaster’s degree Political Science with minimum of 60% marks  {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or  foreign University.02
English Master’s degree in English with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.02
Punjabi Master’s degree in Punjabi with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.03
Law Master’s degree in Law with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University. 09
Commerce Master’s degree in Commerce/Finance with minimum of 60% marks  {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 08
Economics Master’s degree in Economics with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 09
History Master’s degree in History with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University. 06
SociologyMaster’s degree in Sociology, Development Studies, Cultural
Studies, Gender Studies/Women Studies, Diaspora Studies,
Social Exclusion and Inclusion with minimum of 60% marks
{55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian
or foreign University.
06
PsychologyMaster’s degree in Psychology / Applied Psychology with
minimum 60%marks (55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD) from
a recognized Indian or foreign University.
07
Library and
Information
Science
Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences with
minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}
from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
06

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2022 (Jan) Results

Selected Candidates

List of Candidate(s) selected for provisional admission for various Ph.D. programmes

Shortlisted Candidates

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 (July)

Important Dates

Last date of receipt of applications01 September 2021
Date of Interview (Online)To be declared
Date of Admission & Registration30 September 2021
Date of Orientation01 October 2021
Date of commencement of Classes01 October 2021

PhD Programs Offered

The following PhD Programmes are offered for admission

Ph.D.   Programme(s) Eligibility CriteriaTentative   No. of   Seats 
Agribusiness MBA (Agribusiness)/Master’s Degree in Agricultural Marketing with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University. 04
Food Science &  TechnologyMaster’s Degree in food science and allied fields with minimum of  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.04
Biochemistry Master’s degree in Life Sciences or related area with minimum of  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.06
Botany Master’s degree in Botany, Plant Sciences and allied subjects in Life  Sciences with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.01
Chemistry Master’s degree in Chemistry (Inorganic /Organic/  Physical/Analytical/Bio-inorganic/Bio-Physical/Medicinal/ Applied/  Pharmaceutical) and Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.09
BioinformaticsMaster’s degree in Bioinformatics/ Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Physics/
Chemistry or any other relevant areas with minimum of 60% marks {55% for
SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University.
01
Theoretical and  Computational  ChemistryMaster’s degree in Chemistry or any other relevant areas with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.02
Computational  PhysicsMaster’s degree in Physics or any other relevant areas with minimum  of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.02
Mathematics Master’s degree in Mathematics with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 01
Statistics Master’s degree in Statistics/Mathematics with minimum of 60%  marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or  foreign University.04
Microbiology Master’s degree in Life Sciences or related area with minimum  of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University. 03
Physics Master’s degree in Physics/Applied Physics with minimum of  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University.03
Zoology Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences/ Veterinary  Sciences with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.04
Education Master’s degree with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 04
Physical   EducationMaster’s degree in Physical Education with minimum of 60%  marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University. 08
Computer   Science &   TechnologyMaster Engineering degree in Computer Engineering, Computer  Science & Technology, Information Technology or equivalent with  60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized  Indian or foreign University. 09
Environmental  SciencesMaster’s degree in Environmental Sciences / Environmental  Engineering / Environment Science & Technology / Biotechnology  / Botany / Chemistry / Civil Engineering with specialization in  Environment / Energy & Environment with 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.09
Geology Master’s degree in Geology/Earth Science/Geological  Science/Applied Geology/Marine Geology with 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.08
Human   Genetics Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences with minimum  of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.05
Molecular   MedicineMaster’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences with minimum  of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.04
Medicinal
Chemistry
Master’s degree in M.Pharm. /M.S.(Pharm.)/ M.Sc. or equivalent in
Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Chemistry with minimum
of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian
or foreign University.
01
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
Master’s degree in M.Pharm. /M.S.(Pharm.)/ M.Sc. or equivalent in
Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Chemistry with minimum
of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian
or foreign University.
14
Pharmacology Master’s degree in M.Pharm./M.S.(Pharm.)/ M.Sc. or equivalent  in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacology and M.Sc. Life  Sciences with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.10
Mass   Communicati on & Media  StudiesMaster’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with  minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a  recognized Indian or foreign University.05
Political   ScienceMaster’s degree Political Science with minimum of 60% marks  {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or  foreign University.06
English Master’s degree in English with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.01
Punjabi Master’s degree in Punjabi with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University.04
Law Master’s degree in Law with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University. 07
Commerce Master’s degree in Commerce/Finance with minimum of 60% marks  {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 05
Economics Master’s degree in Economics with minimum of 60% marks {55%  for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign  University. 04
History Master’s degree in History with minimum of 60% marks {55% for  SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} from a recognized Indian or foreign University. 03

Eligibility Criteria for Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021

  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject with atleast 60% marks (55% for OBC/SC/ST/ PWD).
  • Candidate must have qualified CSIR-NET/UGC-NET/ ASRB-NET, ICMR-JRF, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET/JEST (Physics) with existing validity and must have some financial assistance such as CSIR/UGC/ ICMR/DBT-JRF/RGNF/MANF / Industrial Fellowship or working in CUP projects.
  • The valid UGC/CSIR/ASRB-NET, ICMR-JRF, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET & JEST (Physics), qualified candidates will be exempted from test, however, they have to apply in the CUPB Ph.D. admission portal and appear for the interview.
  • Only those Non-NET candidates, who have some financial assistance/fellowship from Govt. agencies/Research Projects/ Sponsored Research shall apply for the Ph.D. Entrance Test in the Central University of Punjab. For admission to Ph.D. programmes, the candidates working in Research Projects with fellowship and those having Financial Assistance from Govt. of India/RGNF/MANF/etc./Sponsored Research Fellowship (as per the University Guidelines) are required to pass in the written Entrance Test as well as the Interview for Ph.D. The candidate must have minimum 02 years of fellowship.
  • Candidate must fulfill the eligibility criteria on the date of Registrations/ verification of Documents

Evaluation of Performance

The performance of the candidate will be evaluated as the following

Category-I Candidates exempted from Entrance Test

For CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT-JRF Qualified Candidates

  • Fix weightage for JRF qualification – 70 marks
  • Interview – 30 marks

For CSIR/ UGC/ASRB-NET/GATE/GPAT/DBT-BET/JEST (Physics) (without JRF) Qualified Candidates with Financial Assistance

  • Fix weightage for NET/GATE/ DBT-BET/ GPAT/JEST (Physics) qualification: 50 Marks
  • Percentage of Marks obtained in NET/GATE/ DBT-BET/ GPAT/JEST (Physics) (20% weightage)- 20 Marks
  • Interview: 30 Marks

Category-II All other Candidates not exempted from the Entrance Test

  • University Entrance Test (70% weightage): 70 Marks
  • Interview: 30 Marks

Admission Criteria

  • The candidates has to  appear in interview and merit list will be prepared on the basis of  the evaluation criteria given above.
  • The Interview will be conducted at the level of Department by the HOD along with 02 Senior Faculty members.

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online only CUPB website 
  • Check eligibility criteria and other requirements before filling the application form.

Application Fees

General/OBC CandidatesRs.800/-
SC/ST CandidatesRs.400/-
PWD CandidatesNo Fee
Mode of PaymentOnline/Debit/Credit Card

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 Results

Entrance Test Details

Test Centre

Entrance test will be computer based and will be conducted at Central University of Punjab, Village
Ghudda, District Bathinda.

Pattern

The question paper will comprise of 70 multiple choice questions of one mark each.

Part A will be of 20 questions of general aptitude, reasoning and awareness.

Part B will be of 50 questions of subject specialization.

The time for the exam will be 75 minutes

Syllabus

The question papers for the entrance test will be as per UGC/CSIR NET/GATE/GPAT syllabi.

Cutoff Marks

The cut-off marks to qualify the entrance test will be 50% {45% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}.

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 (Jan)

Important Dates

Date of Issue of Advertisement20.01.2021 (Wednesday)
Opening of Portal20.01.2021 (Wednesday)
Last date of receipt of applications31.01.2021 (Sunday)
Date of Interview (Online)08.02.2021 and 09.02.2021 (Monday & Tuesday)
Commencement of Course work15.02.2021 (Online) (Monday)
Last Date of Admission/Registration26.02.2021 (Friday)

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission Jan 2021 Results

First Admission List

Ph.D. Provisional Selection list (Jan/Feb.2021 Intake)

Second Admission List

List-2 Provisional Result of Ph.D. Admission, for Academic Session 2020-21 Starting from Jan/Feb-2021 (For JRE, NET. GATE, GPAT,DBT-BET& JEST (Physics)

Third Admission List

List-3 Provisional Result of Ph.D. Admission, for Academic Session 2 020-21 Starting from Jan/Feb-2021 (For JRF, NET, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET & JEST (Physics))