Lovely Professional University Jalandhar PhD Admission open for Jan 2019

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)

Aerospace Engineering


Ayurvedic Pharmacy




 Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering

Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Microbiology


Computer Applications

 Computer Science and Engineering



 Electrical Engineering

 Electronics and Communication Engineering


Environmental Sciences

Fine Arts

Food Technology

 Forensic Sciences

Fruit Science


 Geospatial Information Science and Technology



Hotel Management

Journalism and Mass Communication


Library Science



 Mechanical Engineering


Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering

 Pharmaceutical Chemistry




 Physical Education




 Plant Breeding and Genetics

 Political Science


 Public Administration


 Tourism Management

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