Ph.D. Course Work

A student is required to undertake a course work for one term typically consisting of three courses
A fulltime Ph.D. student must complete one course in research methodology and other two courses may be opted from the specialization/core courses offered by the department/allied department at the post graduation level in consultation with Advisor/Co-Advisor. These courses shall not be similar to the courses that the student has already studied at the Master’s level. The attendance for course work shall be mandatory and the University’s attendance rules as defined in the Academic and Examination rules for regular programmes shall be applicable.

A part time Ph.D. Student will be required to complete one course in research methodology, one course of the concerned discipline and one seminar course of the concerned discipline, which may include reviewing of published research in the relevant field
The attendance for course work shall be mandatory and the University’s attendance rules as defined in the Academic and Examination rules for regular programmes shall be applicable.


Exemption in Course Work
Where the admission to M.Phil.programme of Lovely Professional University has been through an entrance examination and course work has been prescribed at the M.Phil. level, such M.Phil. candidates when admitted to the Ph.D. programme shall not be required to undertake course work, subject to the specific compliance of other requirements.
A student in case has done M.Phil from another university, Lovely Professional University may give credit for the course work done in the previous university and exempt such a candidate from course work in Ph.D. However such a student will have to appear for the entrance test as applicable to a fresh candidate directly joining Ph.D.