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LPU Jalandhar PhD Entrance Test 2018


Entrance Test

LPU PhD Entrance Test 2018 (Spring Term)

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road (NH-1), Phagwara, invites applications for admission to PhD Full Time and Part Time (Spring Term) Programs for the session 2018 through an entrance test.

PhD Programs Offered at LPU

Applications are invited for admission to Full Time and Part Time PhD (Spring Term) Programs under various disciplines. Admission to the PhD Programs will be made through LPUNEST (National Entrance and Scholarship Test) and Interview. LPUNEST for PhD (Spring Term) is applicable to the following programs:

For PhD (Full Time) in Electronics & Communication Engg; Computer Science Engg; Mechanical Engg; Computer Applications; Vegetable Science; Horticulture; Soil Science; Plant Breeding & Genetics; Agronomy; Botany; Zoology; Chemistry; Physics; Environmental Sciences; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Nutrition & Dietetics; Microbiology; Mathematics; Management; Commerce; Economics; Journalism and Mass Communication; Performing Arts; Psychology; History; Sociology; English; Pharmaceutics; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmacognosy; Pharmacology; Ayurvedic Pharmacy; Education; Physical Education

For PhD (Part Time) in Electronics & Communication Engg; CSE; Mechanical Engg; Computer Applications; Horticulture; Vegetable Science; Plant Breeding & Genetics; Soil Science; Agronomy; Nutrition & Dietetics; Biotechnology; Microbiology; Biochemistry; Environmental Sciences; Botany; Zoology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; Management; Commerce; Economics; Journalism and Mass Communication; Performing Arts; Psychology; History; Sociology; English; Pharmaceutics; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmacognosy; Pharmacology; Ayurvedic Pharmacy; Education; Physical Education

Eligibility Criteria for Entrance exam

Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate

Other conditions, as prescribed in the Guidelines for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs are in Prospectus 2018

5% relaxation to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently-abled candidates

Selection Criteria

An applicant will be short listed for interview on the basis of his/ her score in the entrance examination.The final selection for admission in PhD will be based on the performance in the Interview subject to scoring minimum marks

Exemption from Entrance Test

Applicants who have qualified UGC (NET /JRF) / CSIR (NET / are exempted from PhD Entrance Test

IMP: Exemption is for LPUNEST only but the applicant will have to appear for Interview. The applicants are required to bring the original documents against which exemption is sought at the time of interview

Fee & Scholarship applicable for PhD

PhD Program – Rs.39500/- Per Semester


Lovely Professional University strongly believes in the fact that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education

So the University offers India’s largest Private Scholarship Scheme. The objective of the scheme is to realize the vast talents that may be hidden due to financial constraints. Under this scheme, more than 30000 students have been awarded with scholarships worth 300+ crores in last 5 years

For more details related to Scholarship, Click here

Application Procedure

Guidelines for filling the Application Form

“Pre-application Supplement for M. Phil and PhD” is available in Part C of Prospectus 2018

Cost of Application Fee for Admission is Rs.900/-; this is non-refundable

Application forms can be obtained and submitted using one of the following methods


After Purchasing Prospectus 2018; applicant may obtain Prospectus 2018 from University Campus/Camp Offices or any other prescribed place by paying cash or providing Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Lovely Professional University” payable at Jalandhar

Once the applicant has obtained the Prospectus 2018, he/she can submit the form by one of the following methods:

Manual Application

Fill the full application form after reading all the instructions as specified in “Instructions for filling Application Form”. The filled application Form, specifying “Pre-application Supplement for M. Phil and PhD” and “Programme Applied for [i.e. M. Phil./PhD as applicable]” on the backside of the sealed envelope, is required to be submitted

In person, either at the Admission Office at the University Campus, Phagwara (Punjab) or at the designated camp offices of the University or at such other places as specified by the University;

Or by Registered Post/Courier in good quality envelope to the below address:

Division of Admissions

Lovely Professional University

Jalandhar- Delhi G.T. Road,

Phagwara, Punjab-144411

Note: Applicants are hence advised to ensure that the application is duly filled and dispatched along with complete enclosures in all respects

Fill the application form at

When prompted for payment, choose the option – Prospectus Code (that can be obtained on scratching the top right corner of title page of PART C of Prospectus 2018)

Submit the completed application form along with the Prospectus Code (obtained on scratching title page of Part C of the Prospectus 2018)

E-Hall Ticket

E-hall ticket will be mailed to the applicant.Applicant must provide valid email ID in the application form. The e-hall ticket will bear the e-hall ticket number, address of the test centre, test date and time allotted to the applicant.Discrepancies, if any, must be brought to our notice immediately at [email protected]

The university will mail the e-hall ticket to the applicants from 01st December 2017 onwards

Important Dates

Last Date of Registration: 21st December 2017

Date of Entrance Test (LPUNEST): 24th December 2017

Result of LPUNEST: 09th January 2018

Interview Schedule: 16th January to 24th January 2018

Result of Interview: 29th January 2018

Student Supervisor Meet for PhD: 03rd February 2018

Last Date of Admission: 10th February 2018

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar

Division of Admissions, Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road (NH-1), Phagwara-144411 (Punjab), Tel.: +91-1824-404422, Toll Free: 1800-102-4431, Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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