LPU PhD Admission Aug 2022 (LPUNEST): Dates, Application Form

LPU PhD Admissions

LPU PhD Admission Aug 2022 – Lovely Professional University (LPU) Jalandhar invites application for PhD admissions through entrance test LPUNEST (Ph.D.) for Aug 2022.

Check more details on LPU PhD Admission Aug 2022 below here.

About LPUNEST (PhD)

  • LPU Jalandhar is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for PhD aspirants.
  • LPUNEST (Ph.D.) will provide a gateway to all Ph.D. Programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in Ph.D. Programmes at LPU.

Departments offering Full Time PhD Programs

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agronomy
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Design
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Entomology
  • Fine Arts
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Geospatial Information Science and Technology
  • History
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
  • Performing Arts-Music
  • Performing Arts-Theatre
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Planning
  • Plant Pathology
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Punjabi
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Horticulture (Fruit Science)
  • Horticulture (Vegetable Science)

LPU PhD Admission Aug 2022 Important Dates

Current Schedule

EventDates
Online Registration starts on26th May 2022
Last date of Registration6th July 2022
Dates of Entrance Test8th and 10th July 2022
Result of LPUNEST (Ph.D.)15th July 2022
Interview Slot Booking15th to 18th July 2022
Interview Schedule20th to 24th July 2022
Result of Interview28th July 2022
Last Date of Admission10th August 2022

Previous Schedule

EventDates
Online Registration starts on1st February 2022
Last date of Registration25th May 2022
Dates of Entrance Test27th and 29th May 2022
Result of LPUNEST (Ph.D.)3rd June 2022
Interview Slot Booking3rd to 6th June 2022
Interview Schedule10th to 14th June 2022
Result of Interview18th June 2022
Last Date of Admission30th June 2022

Eligibility Criteria for LPU PhD Admission Aug 2022

For Non Agriculture Programmes

Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam)

  • Master’s degree with 55%* marks in aggregate in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST and Interview.
  • 5% relaxation to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently-abled candidates.

Note:

  • Applicants having relevant Post Graduation degrees in Engineering are only allowed to apply for the Ph.D. in engineering disciplines.
    For example, applicants with M.Tech./ ME in CSE would apply for Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering), and applicants with MCA or M.Sc. (CS/IT) degrees should apply for Ph.D. (Computer Applications).
  • The applicants with masters degree in distance education or online mode are not allowed to take admission in the Ph.D. Engineering Programmes.
  • An applicant who has completed the Company Secretary(CS) course from ‘The Institute of Company Secretaries of India’ (ICSI) with a Minimum of 55% aggregate marks is eligible to apply for admission Ph.D. (Commerce) and Ph.D. (Management).
  • An applicant who has completed the Chartered Accountancy (CA) course from ‘The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India’ (ICAI) with a Minimum of 55% aggregate marks is eligible to apply for admission to Ph.D. (Commerce).

Selection Criteria

  • An applicant will be short listed for interview on the basis of his/ her score in the entrance examination LPUNEST (Ph.D.).
  • The final selection for admission in Ph.D. will be based on the performance in Entrance Test (70% weightage) and Interview (30% weightage) subject to scoring minimum marks in the Interview.

Exemption from Entrance Test

Applicants who have qualified UGC (NET / JRF) / CSIR (NET/ JRF) / ICAR (JRF / SRF) examinations / SLET (Punjab only) / GATE or GPAT score card / ICAR (NET), SPM, Teacher Fellowship holder or passed M.Phil. Programme (in Regular mode only) are exempted from entrance examination LPUNEST (Ph.D.).

Note:

  • Exemption is for LPUNEST (Ph.D.) only but the applicant will have to fill the LPUNEST (Ph.D.) form and appear for the Interview. The applicants are required to bring the original documents against which exemption is sought at the time of interview.
  • GATE/GPAT score should be valid at the time of admission.
  • The final selection for admission in Ph.D. will be based on the performance in Entrance Test (70% weightage) and Interview (30% weightage) subject to scoring minimum marks in the Interview. However if anyone is exempted from LPUNEST (Ph.D.) entrance test, then 100% weightage will be given to Interview only.

For Agriculture Programmes

Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam)

  • Master’s degree with 65%* marks in aggregate in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST and Interview.
  • For SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently-abled candidates relaxation of 5% of marks from 65% to 60% will be applicable.

Selection Criteria

  • An applicant will be short listed for interview on the basis of his/ her score in the entrance examination LPUNEST (Ph.D.).
  • The final selection for admission to Ph.D. will be based on the performance in Entrance Test (80% weightage) and Interview (20% weightage) subject to scoring minimum marks in the Interview.

Exemption from Entrance Test

Applicants who have qualified UGC (NET/ JRF)/ CSIR (NET/ JRF)/ ICAR (JRF/ SRF) examination/ SLET (Punjab only)/ GATE or GPAT score card/ ICAR (NET), SPM, Teacher Fellowship holder or passed M.Phil. Programme (in Regular mode only) are exempted from LPUNEST (Ph.D.).

Note:

  • Exemption is for LPUNEST (Ph.D.) only but the applicant will have to fill the LPUNEST (Ph.D.) form and appear for the Interview. The applicants are required to bring the original documents against which exemption is sought at the time of interview.
  • The final selection for admission in Ph.D. will be based on the performance in Entrance Test (80% weightage) and Interview (20% weightage) subject to scoring minimum marks in the Interview. However, if anyone is exempted from LPUNEST (Ph.D.) entrance test, then 100% weightage will be given to Interview only.
  • In case a candidate has done Bachelor degree in 3 years and Master degree in 2 years will be required to complete additional remedial courses during their coursework.

LPU PhD Admission Aug 2022 Application Process

Eligible candidates can apply online only through the official website of LPU.

Read instruction carefully given on their website before applying.

Application Fee

For BoysRs. 1000
For GirlsRs. 500
Mode of PaymentThrough online

Selection Process

  • Candidate will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of entrance examination LPUNEST (PhD) score.
  • Selection for PhD admission will be based on the performance in the Entrance Test and Interview subject to scoring minimum marks in the Interview.
  • Weightage for selection
Entrance Test70% weightage
Interview30% weightage
  • However if anyone is exempted from LPUNEST (PhD) entrance test, then 100% weightage will be given to Interview only.

LPUNEST (PhD) Exam Details

Exam Pattern

It is divided into two papers, i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II.

Mode of testNo. of Questions
Duration2 Hours
No. of Questions for Paper-I50 Objective Type
No. of Questions for Paper-II50 Objective Type

Paper-I(Teaching and Research Aptitude) shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude reading comprehension, communication, reasoning (including mathematical), logical reasoning, data interpretation, information and communication technology (ICT), people and environment, higher education system: governance polity and administration.
Paper-II (Programme wise) shall consist of multiple objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Note:

  • Paper I of Agriculture disciplines will consist of questions from basic agriculture
  • Each question will carry 1 mark. There would be no negative marks for a wrong answer.

Syllabus

Syllabus will be as per UGC-NET, UGC-CSIR, GPAT, ICAR, and GATE.

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Fee & Scholarship

For details of Fee & scholarship – refer “Fee and Scholarship”.

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Previous Admissions

LPU PhD Admission Jan 2022

Important Dates

 EventsJanuary (2022) Schedule
Online Registration starts on28th September 2021
Last date of Registration24th November 2021
Dates of Entrance Test26th and 28th November 2021
Result of LPUNEST (Ph.D.)4th December 2021
Interview Slot Booking4th to 7th December 2021
Interview Schedule10th to 15th December 2021
Result of Interview20th December 2021
Last Date of Admission5th January 2022

LPU PhD Admission Aug 2021 Important Dates

ParticularsAugust (2021) Schedule
Start of Online Registration24 March 2021
Last date of Registration26 May 2021
Dates of Entrance Test28 and 30 May 2021
Result of LPUNEST (PhD)04 June 2021
Interview Slot Booking04 to 07 June 2021
Interview schedule10 to 15 June 2021
Result of Interview19 June 2021
Last Date of Admission05 July 2021