How to Apply

For admission to Ph.D. programmes, candidates need to fill the application form ONLINE only through the University Website (Internet banking facility required).

  • Fill the application form.
  • Deposit the test fee (Male applicants: Rs. 700/-, Female applicants: Rs. 400/-)


  • For online application, Applicant should have internet banking facility through Net banking/ Debit card/ Credit card.
  • Printout of the computer generated application can be retained by the applicant for future reference.
  • All our correspondence including issue of e-hall ticket details will be through email only. Therefore, the applicants are requested to get ready with valid email id and mobile number for this.
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E-hall ticket will be mailed to the applicant. Applicant must provide valid email ID in the application form. The e-hall ticket will bear the e-hall ticket number, address of the test centre, test date and time allotted to the applicant. Discrepancies, if any, must be brought to our notice immediately at

The University will mail the e-hall ticket to the applicants from 10th October 2018 onwards.

The e-hall ticket will NOT be dispatched to applicants via post or fax.

Applicants should ensure that a printer is connected to their computer while printing the e-hall ticket. Applicants should take two print outs of the e-hall ticket using the print option on A4 size paper only. Please ensure that all information on the e-hall ticket is clearly visible on the print out.

No applicant will be permitted to appear for the test without a valid e-hall ticket.

Applicants must not mutilate the e-hall ticket or change any entry made therein after it is authenticated and received by them. The e-hall ticket is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a legally punishable offence.

The e-hall ticket is an important document; it must be preserved and produced at the time of admission also.

Report to the selected test centre with two copies of the e-hall ticket, one photocopy of application form and any one of the following for photo identification:

Passport/ Driving License/ Aadhar card/ EC Voter ID card/ IT PAN card or School/ College photo bearing ID card.
Online Entrance Test is a Computer based test. Its salient features are:
  • The applicant sits in front of the computer and the questions are presented on the monitor and the applicant submits his/ her answers through the use of the mouse. The computer is connected to the server, which delivers the test in real time, through a reliable connectivity.
  • Online Entrance test assumes that the applicant has basic familiarity in the use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the applicant to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and the university cannot take responsibility for the same.
Procedure for Online Entrance Test
  • The applicant must ensure that the computer allotted to him/ her is switched on. Any problem with the computer should be informed to the invigilator immediately.
  • All questions will be of the Multiple Choice (MCQ type).
  • Each MCQ will consist of a stem which may be in the form of a question or an incomplete statement and four responses labelled A, B, C and D. Out of the four responses, only one is correct or the most appropriate answer. Applicants must choose the correct or most appropriate answer by clicking on the button next to the answer. Applicants can navigate freely through the questions.

Rough Work

All rough work should be done in the paper/s supplied at the Test Centre. No paper/s should be taken to the test hall for this purpose.
Applicants should arrive at the test centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the e-hall ticket. Prior to the start of the actual test, there will be pre-test process which includes registration and on-site orientation. If an applicant arrives after the on-site orientation has begun, he/ she will not be allowed to take the test. The test hall will be opened 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.

The applicant has to register his/ her name at the registration counter. The e-hall tickets of the applicants will be checked to satisfy about the identity of each applicant.
A photograph of the applicant will be clicked at the test centre for verification purpose.

Each applicant will be given a seat with a computer. Applicants must find out and occupy their allotted seats at least 15 minutes before the commencement of the test.

Applicants will not be allowed to carry into the test hall any textual material, printed or hand written, bits of papers or any other material except the e-hall ticket. Applicants are also not permitted to bring calculators, slide rules, electronic watches with facilities of calculators, laptop or palmtop computers, personal stereo systems, walkie-talkie sets, mobile phones, paging devices or any other object/ device that is likely to assist in unfair means.

No applicant will be allowed to go outside the test hall till the completion of the entire test/ process. Once applicants leave the hall (even if only to answer the call of nature) he/ she may not be allowed to return under any circumstances. Smoking in the test hall is strictly prohibited. Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are also not allowed to be taken into the test hall.

There are no waiting facilities for family and friends at the test centre. Applicants should plan to meet them elsewhere after the test ends.
Applicants shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their questions only. All actions of the applicant in the test hall will be closely monitored using web cameras and closed circuit TV cameras. Any conversation or movement or disturbance in the test hall shall be deemed as misbehaviour and if an applicant is found using unfair means or impersonation, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/ she shall be liable to be debarred from taking examination either permanently or for a specified period to be decided by LPU. LPU reserves the right to withhold the result of such applicants.

Applicants must sign the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilator. The invigilator will also put his/ her signature in the place provided on the e-hall ticket.

For appearing in the test, applicants will have to make arrangements for travelling and boarding at their own.