Any candidate who has passed the Masters examination in the concerned subject with a score of not less than 55% (50% for SC / ST / BC Category) in aggregate, or have appeared in the final year examination of Masters degree in the subject concerned from Panjab University, Chandigarh or from any other University (approved by the appropriate Academic Bodies of P.U.), shall also be eligible to appear for the PhD Entrance Test.
I. Every candidate interested in admission to PhD Programme in any of the school / department / institute of Panjab University has to appear in PhD Entrance Test except the following :
(i) Candidates who have qualified UGC / CSIR (JRF) Examination / SLET / GATE examination.
(ii) Candidates who are Teacher Fellowship Holders / direct awardees of fellowship by DST (INSPIRE), ICMR or any other National Agency. In case of Science and Engineering Departments / Institutes (because of the cost of the laboratory work) it will be the decision of the Academic Committee of the Department to decide whether the candidates who have cleared SLET / PhD entrance test without fellowship be admitted to PhD Programme or not.
(iii) Sponsored Foreign Students holding valid Research Visa for doing PhD under the ICCR or other Academic Exchange Programme fellowships of Governments. However, each such case shall be decided by the Academic Committee of the concerned Department.
Online applications are to be submitted at http://phdadmissions.puchd.ac.in.\
General Category : Rs. 1800/-
SC / ST Category : Rs. 900/-
* Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan : 04-07-2012 upto 4 pm
* Last date for submission of fee details (journal no. , branch code and date of deposit given by Bank) and uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information : 07-07-2012 * Date of Entrance Test : 22-07-2012