Question Paper Pattern

The test for Ph.D. (LPUNEST) will be conducted through online mode in University campus or at various test centres through out the country for all disciplines except for Hindi and Punjabi, which will be conducted in pen and paper mode at university campus only. The duration of the test is of 120 minutes and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type. It is divided into two papers, i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II.

Mode of test Computer based Test (Online)
No. of Questions for Paper-I 50 Objective Type
No. of Questions for Paper-II 50 Objective Type
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 1 mark.
There would be no negative marks for a wrong answer.


Syllabus will be as per UGC-NET, UGC-CSIR, GPAT, ICAR, GATE. For more details, click on the relevant link in the following Table:

Discipline Covered National Educational Body Name Link for syllabus
Social Sciences UGC-NET Click here
Sciences CSIR UGC-NET Click here
Pharmacy GPAT Click here
Agricultural ICAR Click here
Engineering GATE Click here
Note: The given links may undertake updations or make changes, when they deem fit. This university will not be held responsible for any of their updations/changes, in any way. The candidates need to keep themselves updated with the updations/changes in those links on their own.

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