PhD Admissions via National Entrance and Scholarship Test at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara: Register by Nov 20: Expired

About University

Lovely Professional University is committed to provide an outstanding environment for excellence in Research and Development in all the disciplines. The gamut of LPU research activities make it a unique academic environment that stimulates creativity and critical thinking, and providing impetus to recruiting, supporting, and developing highly-skilled motivated researchers.

About PhD Admissions

Applications are invited for admission to Full Time and Part Time PhD Programmes under various disciplines. Admission to the PhD Programmes will be through LPUNEST (PhD) and Interview.

Lovely Professional University is conducting a National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for PhD aspirants. Students studying in Post-Graduation can apply for LPUNEST (PhD). Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. The test will be conducted through online mode throughout the country for all disciplines.

Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam)

Master’s degree with 55%* marks in aggregate in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST and Interview.

For further details about eligibility and selection process, click here.

Programmes offered

The university offers full time and part-time programmes to the aspirants. For full details about the programme, click here.


LPU envisages to usher an era of accessible and affordable quality higher education to the youth of our country on the basis of score in LPUNEST (PhD). For details of the scholarship, refer “Fee and Scholarship”.

How to Apply?
  • Interested aspirants can apply for the PhD Admission through this link.
  • Pay ₹500 (for Boys) and ₹ 250 (for Girls) online when prompted.

For more details regarding application guidelines, click here.

Important Dates
Online Registration starts on2nd week of September 2019
Last date of Registration20th November 2019
Dates of Entrance Test22nd November and 24th November 2019
Result of LPUNEST (Ph.D.)4th December 2019
Interview Slot Booking4th December – 10th December 2019
Interview schedule14th December – 21st December 2019
Result of Interview3rd January 2020
Last Date of Admission10th January 2020
For more details, click here.

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