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Research Fellowship

Eligibility :

All full time Ph.D. scholars, age not exceeding 35 years, and minimum first class and above throughout 10th, 12th (10+2), Graduate and Post Graduate are eligible for Research Fellowships.

Time Duration of Fellowship :

The Fellowship will be provided upto 3 years (subject to successful completion of half-yearly review process).

Selection Process

Students will submit application to DRD (Division of Research & Development) with copy of their resume after the admission process is complete.
The panel will interview the Ph.D. scholars and prepare the list of selected candidates based on merit.

Details of Stipend and Reasearch Targets

In the 1st year , the applicant will get stipend amounting to Rs. 12000 per month. By the end of 1st year, the applicant needs to get the Research (Synopsis) Proposal approved from DDB (Department Doctoral Board) to be eligible for Research Fellowship in the 2nd year.
From 2nd year onwards , applicant will get stipend amounting to Rs. 15000 per month. He/ she needs to publish 2 papers in WoS (excluding E Sci.)/ Scopus Indexed Journal annually to be eligible for Research Fellowship in the subsequent years.

Candidate progress and fellowship review

The progress of fellowship holders will be reviewed after every six months on the basis of :

Coursework marks (20%)
Publication (20%)
Recommendation from supervisor (20%) and DDB (Department Doctoral Board) (20%)
Presentation and peer review (20%)

The LPU reserves the right to amend or withdraw at any time any provision contained in this policy.

Teaching Assistantships

Eligibility :

All full time Ph.D. scholars, age not exceeding 35 years, and minimum first class and above throughout 10th, 12th (10+2), Graduate and Post Graduate are eligible for Teaching Assistantship.

Selection Process

Students will submit application to DRD (Division of Research & Development) with copy of their resume after the admission process is complete.
The panel will interview the Ph.D. scholars and prepare the list of selected candidates based on merit.
Teaching Assistantship will be offered subject to the requirement in the concerned discipline.

Details of Stipend, teaching load and research targets

In the 1st year, the applicant can avail the stipend amounting to Rs. 12000 per month only after the completion of coursework to be eligible for Teaching Assistanship in the subsequent years. There will be 6 credit hours of practical and teaching load.
From 2nd year onwards, there will be total of 6 credit hours out of which 3 credits are for lecture and rest 3 credits is for practical and teaching load. The amount of stipend is Rs. 15000 per month. However, the applicant will be allowed to take teaching assistantship only after approval of Research (Synopsis) Proposal and one paper in WoS (excluding E Sci.)/ Scopus Indexed Journal (every year) to be eligible for Teaching Assistantship in the subsequent years.

Grants for Publication and Conference

The university is committed to innovative research and encourages its research scholars by awarding grants to them in their research endeavours. Our research scholars are not only encouraged to publish their research work, attend national and international conferences, workshops, seminars and symposia for their academic growth and excellence, but also provided with financial support. The university shares the article processing charges/ publication fee for publishing papers in journals of repute indexed in WoS/Scopus. In addition to this, LPU also supports the scholar community by providing them grants for attending national and international conferences, where conference proceedings/ research paper are indexed in WoS/Scopus.

LPU Contingency for PhD Support

Ph.D. scholars will be given financial support for purchasing of consumables, glassware’s, equipment’s, software’s and contingency for analysis up to a certain fixed amount required to carry out their research work. The amount sanctioned per student is given below :

Amount sanctioned per Ph.D. student

Maximum allowed purchase of material per PhD student in an academic year (in Rs.)

10000/-

Contingency for analysis of samples from other research laboratories purpose subject to re-imbursement (in Rs.)

10000/-

Duration of availing Contingency

This amount is for any 3 academic years during the study period.

Amount per student may be adjusted after due recommendation from the HOS from the total cumulative requirement.


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