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Course work is mandatory for all the students admitted in Ph. D Programme.  The course work will have a minimum of 08 credits. All candidates admitted to the Ph.D. programme will be required to complete the course work prescribed by the university during the initial one or two semesters.

The course work shall consist of the following three courses:
  • Course I: Research Methodology
  • Course II & III: Advanced level courses preparing the students for Ph. D degree.
Min. 75% Aggregate attendance is mandatory in the course work. The evaluation parameters will be similar to that of regular programmes of the university. The minimum passing marks required in course work of Ph.D. programme is 55% in the individual courses. Exemption in course work will be applicable only if student has done M.Phil. with 55% or equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale through full time mode from LPU or any another university.
Selected Student will have option to pursue course work in one of the following modes and tentative schedule is mentioned below:
Duration Spring Term Autumn Term Class Timings
Option I One semester January to April August to November Saturdays 03:00 P.M. - 06:00 P.M. and Sundays 09:00 A.M. - 04:00 P.M.
Option II 15 days May December 08:00 A.M.- 06:00 P.M. (daily)
Option III 4 days* every month February to May September to December 08:00 A.M.- 06:00 P.M. (daily)
*Preferably every second week (Thursday-Sunday)
Note: Option II & III will be applicable only if batch of each discipline/cluster is having minimum 10 students.
The contact hours in all these three options will remain same. If number of students in any option is less, then that option may not be offered.