Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Application Form, Entrance Exam

Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Admission

Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Admission 2022 – Panjab University, Chandigarh invites application for PhD Entrance Test the academic Session 2022-23.

Check full details on Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Admission 2022 below here.

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Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Programs

The Panjab University, Chandigarh will hold an Entrance Test for enrolment to PhD in the following subjects –

Faculty of Arts

Name of the Department / CollegeSubjectNo. of slots for Ph.D. (subject to change)
Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & ArchaeologyAncient Indian History &  Archaeology03
Department of EconomicsEconomics05
Centre for Research in Rural and  Industrial Development (CRRID)Economics01
Department of Evening Studies Multi Disciplinary Research CentreEconomics04
Department of Gandhian and Peace  StudiesGandhian Studies02
Department of Evening Studies Multi Disciplinary Research CentreHistory07
Department of PhilosophyPhilosophy03
Post Graduate Govt. College Sector  46, ChandigarhPhilosophy01
Department of Evening Studies Multi Disciplinary Research CentrePolitical Science01
Approved Supervisors from different  colleges of ChandigarhPolitical Science06
Department of PsychologyPsychology19
Department of Public AdministrationPublic Administration04
Centre for Social WorkSocial Work02
Department of SociologySociology02
Department of Guru Nanak Sikh  Studies, P.U.Sikh Studies02
Department cum Centre for Women’s Studies and DevelopmentWomen Studies05

Faculty of Science

Name of the Department /  CollegeSubjectNo. of slots for Ph.D. (subject to change)
Department of AnthropologyAnthropology03
Department of Bio-PhysicsBio-Physics20
Department of BotanyBotany10
Department of ChemistryChemistry09
S.D College Sec 32 ChandigarhChemistry16
PGGCG, Sec. 11, ChandigarhChemistry12
DAV College, Sector 10,  ChandigarhChemistry54
DAV College, AboharChemistry02
Department of Environment  StudiesEnvironment Studies01
Centre of Advanced Study in  GeologyGeology10
Department cum National  Centre for Human Genome  Studies & ResearchHuman Genomics08
Department of Microbial  BiotechnologyMicrobial Biotechnology02
Department of MicrobiologyMicrobiology08
Department of PhysicsPhysics02
Department of StatisticsStatistics01
Centre for Stem Cell Tissue  Engineering and Biomedical  ExcellenceStem Cell Tissue Engineering01
Centre for System Biology &  BioinformaticsSystem Biology & Bioinformatics05
Department of ZoologyZoology01
DAV College, Sector -10 ,  ChandigarhZoology37

Faculty of Languages

Name of the Department /  CollegeSubjectNo. of slots for Ph.D. (subject to change)
Department of Evening  Studies- Multi Disciplinary  Research CentreEnglish02
Department of HindiHindi03
Department of Evening  Studies- Multi Disciplinary  Research CentrePunjabi07
School of Punjabi Studies,  P.U.Punjabi20
VVBIS, & IS HoshiarpurSanskrit08

Faculty of Design and Fine Arts

Name of the Department  / CollegeSubjectNo. of slots for Ph.D.  (subject to change)
Department of MusicVocal & Instrumental02
P.G.G.C.G., Sector 11,  ChandigarhVocal & Instrumental06
Department of Art History  & Visual ArtsArt History & Visual Arts04

Faculty of Engineering

Name of the Department / CollegeSubjectNo. of slots for Ph.D.  (subject to change)
S.S.B. University Institute of Chemical  Engineering & Technology, Panjab  University, ChandigarhChemical Engineering10
S.S.B. University Institute of Chemical  Engineering & Technology, Panjab  University, ChandigarhIndustrial Chemistry10
S.S.B. University Institute of Chemical  Engineering & Technology, Panjab  University, ChandigarhFood Technology10
Energy Research Centre, Dr. SSB University Institute of  Chemical Engineering  & Technology Building,  Panjab University, ChandigarhChemical Engineering03
Energy Research Centre, Dr. SSB University Institute of  Chemical Engineering  & Technology Building,  Panjab University, ChandigarhIndustrial Chemistry03
University Institute of  Engineering and TechnologyComputer Science Engineering40
University Institute of  Engineering and TechnologyInformation Technology21
University Institute of  Engineering and TechnologyBiotechnology12
University Institute of  Engineering and TechnologyMechanical Engineering30
University Institute of  Engineering and TechnologyElectrical and Electronics  Engg.40
University Institute of  Engineering and TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engg.29
Chandigarh College of  Engineering & Technology, Sector 26,  ChandigarhComputer Science Engineering39
Chandigarh College of  Engineering & Technology, Sector 26,  ChandigarhMechanical Engineering15
Chandigarh College of  Engineering & Technology, Sector 26,  ChandigarhCivil Engineering04
Chandigarh College of  Engineering & Technology, Sector 26,  ChandigarhElectronics & Communication Engineering45
National Institute of Technical Teachers  Training and ResearchCivil Engineering05
National Institute of Technical Teachers  Training and ResearchComputer Science & Engineering03
National Institute of Technical Teachers  Training and ResearchElectrical Engineering16
National Institute of Technical Teachers  Training and ResearchElectronics and Communication Engineering28
National Institute of Technical Teachers  Training and ResearchMechanical Engineering08

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

No. of slots for Ph.D. (subject to change)62

However, Ph.D. admission / registration  will depend upon availability of the PU  fellowship received by  students qualifying PU Ph.D. Entrance Test/  Selected in the Research projects sanctioned to the Faculty or Open Fellowships granted to  the students by the various funding agencies.

Name of the Department / CollegeSpecialisationSeats (subject to change)
University Institute of Pharmaceutical  SciencesPharmaceutical ChemistryNil
University Institute of Pharmaceutical  SciencesPharmaceuticsNil
University Institute of Pharmaceutical  SciencesPharmacognosyNil
University Institute of Pharmaceutical  SciencesPharmacologyNil
University Institute of Pharmaceutical  SciencesPharmaceutical AnalysisNil
University Institute of Pharmaceutical  SciencesPharmaceutical Quality AssuranceNil

Faculty of Education

Name of the Department / CollegeSubjectNo. of slots for Ph.D.  (subject to change)
Department of Physical  EducationPhysical Education08
Research Centres, ChandigarhPhysical Education34

Schedule for Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Admission 2022

Date of Availability of Prospectus and Entrance Test Form15-09-2022
Last date for submission of information on the website to generate Login ID and Password12-10-2022
Last date for deposit of fee through Online mode14-10-2022
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website17-10-2022
Final date by which Roll Nos. will be available online.28-10-2022
Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) by paying late fee of Rs. 500/-02-11-2022
Date of holding Entrance Test05-11-2022
Centre for Entrance TestChandigarh only
Uploading of Answer Key and inviting Objections (through e-mail only to [email protected] )23-11-2022
Last date of submission of objections to the Answer Key25-11-2022
Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross-objections (through e-mail only)02-12-2022
Last date of submission of Cross-objections to the Answer Key04-12-2022
Date and mode of declaration of result27-12-2022

Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Master’s degree or  an equivalent degree to the Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.

A relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to ST/SC/ BC (non-creamy layer)/ PwD and other categories of candidates.

For detailed Eligibility Criteria – read Information Brochure

Exemption From Entrance Test

  • Exemption from entrance test will be given to those who have already cleared any of the national test like UGC/CSIR NET including JRF, SLET, GATE, or any other prestigious test for national level scholarship/ fellowship conducted at all India level on behalf of national institution(s), for example, GPAT, and JEST, Direct awardees of fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. and working permanent teachers of Panjab University and affiliated college are also exempted from the entrance test.
  • If you are exempted from Entrance test then you need not apply on https://phdadmissions.puchd.ac.in/
  • Please clarify regarding admission from concerned department.

Application Process

Eligible candidates has to apply online through the official website https://phdadmissions.puchd.ac.in/

Read the instructions given there before filling application form.

Steps to fill Application Form

Registration

  • Please enter your name as in matric (10th Class) certificate.
  • Enter your Father’s name.
  • Enter your Mother’s name.
  • Pick Date of Birth from Date picker.
  • Enter your correct email ID.
  • Enter your Post Graduation Registration number. (Optional)
  • Select Post Graduation University from drop down menu.
  • Select Post Graduation Passing/Appearing year from drop down menu.
  • Select Course from drop down menu
  • Enter your Mobile No.
  • Choose category if other than General.
  • Click on submit button to save your details.
  • Note your Application Number, login ID and Password carefully (login ID and password are case senstive).
  • Login to your account to pay fee online OR download fee challan. For paying through fee challan, take print out of the fee challan and deposit fee at any branch of State Bank of India, minimum one day after printing of fee challan

After depositing your application fee

  • Please login with your login ID and Password.
  • Click on Click Here To Complete Link to upload your scanned photograph, signature and other important information.
  • After submitting the information, please check carefully and lock(confirm) your application form.
  • Unconfirmed and incomplete application form will not be considered.
  • Take printout of your application form after submitting information.

If any candidate who submits multiple Online Entrance Test Forms for the same/different Course his/her candidature shall be considered only on the basis of one course.

Application Fee

CategoryFee
For General CandidatesRs. 2175/-
For SC/ST/PwD CandidatesRs. 1088/-

Selection Process

  • Candidates have to qualify Ph.D. entrance test conducted by the Panjab University, Chandigarh.
  • The written test shall be followed by a mandatory interview in the form of interaction to be organized by the concerned school / department/ Institute/Centres, as the case may be.
  • At the time of interview, the candidates are expected to discuss their research area. Interview is essential for enrolment in M.Phil. & Ph.D. programme and selection would be solely based on the performance of the candidates in the Interview.

Panjab University Chandigarh PhD Entrance Exam 2022 Details

Schedule

Exam Date – 05-11-2022 (Saturday)

Paper Time
Paper-I (Objective type)10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
Paper-II (Subjective type) 11.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

Exam Pattern

The medium of examination shall be ENGLISH only, except in the test for language other than English. Test for Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Police Administration and Music will be conducted in the medium of English, Hindi and Punjabi.

The Test shall consist of 2 papers in each subject as detailed below:

Paper-I

Duration         1 hour
Type of Question       Objective Type / MCQs
No. of Questions50 Questions
Questions to be attempted50 Questions
Maximum Marks50 Marks
Marking Scheme        Each question will carry one mark. There will be no negative marking.

Paper-II

Duration     2 hour
Type of Question       Subjective / Descriptive Type
No. of Questions08 Questions
Questions to be attempted05 Questions
Maximum Marks50 Marks
Marking Scheme        Each question will carry ten marks. There will be no negative marking.

Syllabus

Paper-I

There will be 25 questions on Research Methodology in Part A and 25 MCQs on Subject specialization in Part B).

Paper-II

There will be FOUR questions on Research Methodology in Part A and FOUR questions on Subject Specialization in Part B in Paper II.

Out of that the candidate is expected to attempt FIVE questions at least two questions from each Part in Paper II.

Use of calculator for Paper-II is allowed. However, use of programmable calculator is not allowed.

Qualifying Marks

Initial evaluation will be of Paper-I (Objective Type). Only if a candidate obtains 40% (35% for SC/ST/BC/PwD) marks or more only then his/ her
paper II will be evaluated.

However, the total qualifying marks for Paper I and II would be 50%

Admit Card

Admit card can be downloaded from the website.

Exam Centre

The examination center for Entrance Exam 2022 will be Chandigarh only.

Interview

  • The interview for admission to the Ph.D. shall be conducted at least twice a year.
  • However, it shall not be applicable to the scholarship holders employed in a project.
  • The Supervisor of the candidate shall be a member of the Interview Committee.
  • However, the entrance test for admission to Ph.D. shall be conducted only once a year as prevalent.

Important Links

ProspectusClick Here
Application FormClick Here
Panjab University Chandigarh WebsiteClick Here
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Schedule for Panjab University Chandigarh MPhil and PhD Admission 2021

Schedule for Panjab University Chandigarh MPhil and PhD Admission 2021

Date of availability of MPhil & PhD Prospectus & Online Entrance Test Form on the Web26 Jul 2021
Last Date for Submission of Information on the Web to Generate the Bank Challan24 August 2021
Last Date for Deposit of Fee in any branch of SBI using Web Generated Challan27 August 2021
Last Date for Submission of Fee through Online Mode27 August 2021
Last Date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website30 August 2021
Final date by which Roll No.Will be available online
Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form by paying late fee of Rs.500/-09 September 2021
Date of Holding Entrance Test12 September 2021 (Sunday)
Uploading of Answer Key and inviting Objections24 September 2021
Last Day of Submission of objections to the Answer Key26 September 2021
Uploading of the response to the Objections & Inviting Cross-objections (through e-mail only)01 October 2021
Last day of submission of Cross-objections to the Answer Key03 October 2021
Date of Declaration of Result08 to 13 October 2021
Centre for Entrance TestChandigarh Only

Panjab University Chandigarh MPhil and PhD Admission 2020

Revised Schedule

Online Registration Starts from13 July 2020
Last Date for Registration16 October 2020
Last date for submission of fee19 October 2020
Last date for completion of form22 October 2020
Admit Card02 March 2021
Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form by paying late fee of Rs. 500/-04 March 2021
Date of Holding Entrance Test07 march 2021
Uploading of Answer key and inviting objections22 March 2021
Last day for objections to the Answer key24 March 2021
Date and mode of declaration of result16 March to 19 April 2021