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Central University of Punjab Announces PhD Admission 2021 for 151 Seats

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Bathinda, 20 August 2021: Central University of Punjab (CUP),  a Central University under Govt of India,  has announced PhD Admission for Academic Year 2021-22. PhD Admission is available in 31 Departments for 151 seats.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application is 01 September 2021.

Application Fee:

Online Application Fee to be paid through online/debit/credit card:

General/OBC candidates: Rs. 800/-

SC/ST candidates: Rs. 400/-

PWD candidates: No Fee

List of departments where PhD seats are vacant:

Chemistry 9
Bioinformatics 1
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry 2
Computational Physics 2
Mathematics 1
Statistics 4
Physics 3
Botany 1
Zoology 4
Biochemistry 6
Microbiology 3
Agribusiness 4
Food Science & Technology 4
Education 4
Physical Education 8
Computer Science & Technology 9
Environmental Sciences 9
Geology 8
Human Genetics 5
Molecular Medicine 4
Medicinal Chemistry 1
Pharmaceutical Sciences 14
Pharmacology 10
Mass Communication & Media Studies 5
Political Science 6
English 1
Punjabi 4
Law 7
Commerce 5
Economics 4
History 3
Total 151


Eligibility Conditions:

The applicant should have a Master’s degree in the relevant subject with minimum of 60% marks {55% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD} as detailed above for each programme.

Candidate must have UGC/CSIR/ASRB-NET, ICMR-JRF, DBT-BET & JEST (Physics) with existing validity and must have some financial assistance such as UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT-JRF/ financial assistance from Govt. agencies {Like Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF), Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) etc.}/ **Sponsored Research Fellowship or working in CUPB research projects.

 The valid UGC/CSIR/ASRB-NET, ICMR-JRF, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET & JEST (Physics), qualified candidates will be exempted from test, however, they have to apply in the CUPB Ph.D. admission portal and appear for the interview.

For admission in Ph.D. programmes of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology and Computer Science and Technology, the candidates must have qualified GPAT/GATE, not more than four years preceding the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme.

Only those Non-NET candidates, who have some financial assistance/fellowship from Govt. agencies/Research Projects/ Sponsored Research shall apply for the Ph.D. Entrance Test in the Central University of Punjab.

The cut-off marks to qualify the entrance test will be 50% {45% for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD}. Candidates scoring less than 50% {45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD} marks will not be considered.


For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer Admission notice uploaded on the official website of the university.


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