LPU PhD Admissions 2021: Dates, Application Form

LPU PhD Admissions

LPU PhD Admissions 2021 – Lovely Professional University (LPU) Jalandhar invites application for PhD admissions through entrance test LPUNEST (Ph.D.) for the academic year 2021-22. Check more details below.


  • LPU Jalandhar is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for PhD aspirants.
  • Considering current situation LPUNEST for PhD would be conducted in online mode only i.e. remotely proctored online LPUNEST from home will be conducted.

Departments offering Full Time PhD Programs

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

LPU PhD Admission 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

Eligibility Criteria for LPU PhD Admission 2021

  • Candidate should have Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks in aggregate
  • Relaxation of 5% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently-abled category.
  • Other conditions as prescribed in the Guidelines for PhD programmes.

Exemption from Entrance Test

  • Candidates having qualified CSIR / UGC (NET/JRF)/ ICAR/ examination/ Other National Fellowships Examinations or passed MPhil Programme (in Regular mode only)
  • Exemption is for LPUNEST (PhD) only but the applicant will have to fill the LPUNEST (PhD) form and appear for the Interview.

LPU PhD Admission 2021 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.

For more details and to apply online – visit