Jalandhar: Lovely Professional University, a leading private university, is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for Ph.D. aspirants. Students studying in Post-Graduation can apply for LPUNEST (PhD).
LPUNEST (PhD) will provide a gateway to all PhD programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in PhD Programmes at LPU.
Key Dates: Online Registration has started form 1 October 2018. The closing date of registration is 20 November 2018. The dates Entrance Test 22 and 25 November 2018. The Result of LPUNEST (PhD) is 8 December 2018.
Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam):
Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate
5% relaxation to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently-abled candidates
Applicants having relevant Post Graduation degree in Engineering are only allowed to apply for the Ph.D. in engineering disciplines. e.g. applicants with M.Tech/ME in CSE would apply for PhD( CSE), and applicants with MCA or M.Sc. (CS/IT) degree should apply for PhD (Computer Applications).
Exemption from Entrance Test: Applicants who have qualified UGC (NET/ JRF)/ CSIR (NET/ JRF)/ ICAR (JRF/ SRF) examination/ SLET (Punjab only)/ GATE/ GPAT/ ICAR (NET), Teacher Fellowship holder or passed MPhil Programme (in Regular mode only) are exempted from LPUNEST (PhD).
Exemption is for LPUNEST (PhD) 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.
PhD Full Time (Subjects)
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Geospatial Information Science and Technology
Journalism and Mass Communication
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
Plant Breeding and Genetics
For exact details on eligibility conditions, how to apply and other detail, the candidates should refer the PhD Admission page on the official website of LPU.