FEE AND SCHOLARSHIP FOR Ph.D. AUGUST (2022) SCHEDULE

Fee

Fee applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of LPUNEST (Ph.D.) will be as per details given below:
Discipline Name Fee (Per Semester) Discipline Name Fee (Per Semester)
Management ₹120000 Computer Applications ₹80000
Engineering ₹120000 Bioinformatics ₹80000
Geospatial Information Science and Technology ₹120000 Sciences ₹80000
Agriculture ₹120000 Physiotherapy ₹80000
Pharmaceutical Sciences ₹120000 Commerce ₹80000
Design ₹120000 Economics ₹80000
Architecture ₹120000 Psychology ₹50000
Journalism & Film Production ₹120000 Performing Arts ₹50000
Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences ₹80000 Social Sciences ₹50000
Environmental Sciences ₹80000 Fine Arts ₹50000
Forensic Sciences ₹80000 Geography ₹50000
Microbiology ₹80000 Indian Languages ₹50000
Biotechnology ₹80000 Physical Education ₹50000
Biochemistry ₹80000 History ₹50000
Food Technology ₹80000 Education ₹50000

Scholarship

Lovely Professional University strongly believes in the fact that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a Research Scholar to have access to quality education. So the University offers India’s largest Scholarship scheme. The objective of the scheme is to realize the vast talents that may be hidden due to financial constraints. Under this scheme, Research Scholars have been awarded with scholarship worth ₹ 100+ crores in last year only.

1. On the basis of Performance in LPUNEST (Ph.D.)

The categories of scholarship are based upon performance in LPUNEST (Ph.D.) The cut-off for each category will be announced along with the result of respective schedule. The scholarship details are as per the following table:
Performance in LPUNEST (Ph.D.) For Full Time Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable For Part Time Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable
LPUNEST score more than or equal to Category I cut-off 90% of Programme Fee 70% of Programme Fee
LPUNEST score more than or equal to Category II cut-off 70% of Programme Fee 50% of Programme Fee
LPUNEST score more than or equal to Category III cut-off 50% of Programme Fee 30% of Programme Fee

Note:
Applicant seeking test (LPUNEST (Ph.D.)) exemption on basis of, UGC (NET/ JRF)/ CSIR (NET/ JRF)/ ICAR (JRF/ SRF) examination/ SLET (Punjab only)/ GATE/ GPAT/ ICAR (NET), Teacher Fellowship holder or passed M.Phil. Programme (in Regular mode only) may appear for test LPUNEST (Ph.D.) in order to avail the scholarship as mentioned above.
The result of scholarship for Ph.D. applicants will be declared along with the Ph.D. Interview results.

Scholarships upto 90% of programme fee are offered to research associates in centrally funded labs, Professionals working in Industry/Corporate/Teaching and candidates with various research achievements.

2. Scholarship for Meritorious Research Scholars

For Full Time# Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable**
Category 90% Scholarship 70% Scholarship 50% Scholarship
Research Associates JRF/NET/SPM/GATE/GPAT qualified Research associates/ Scientists who are working in Defense Labs/ICAR/ICMR/COE’s/DRDO/CSIR/Space-Atomic Centers Research associates/ Scientists working in Defense Labs/ICAR/ICMR/COE’s/DRDO/CSIR/Space-Atomic Centers Other Research associates
JRFs JRF qualified with validity period as mentioned in the JRF award letter NA JRF qualified
Competitive Exam Qualified (NET/CSIR/GATE/GPAT) GATE percentile more than 95/ GPAT Rank 1 – 600 DST Inspire Fellow
OR
GATE percentile of 90-95/
OR
GPAT Rank 601 – 1200
NET (LS) qualified
OR
GATE percentile of 85 - 89.99
OR
GPAT Rank 1201 – 1800
Research Outcomes Five Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publications excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation index). (05)
with H-index >=2
OR
Patents (Granted= 02)
Three Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publications excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation index) (03)
OR
Patents (Granted= 01)
One Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publications excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation index) (01)
OR
PG-Gold Medalist
For Part Time Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable
Category 70% Scholarship 50% Scholarship 30% Scholarship

Research Associates

JRF/NET/SPM/GATE/GPAT qualified Research associates/ Scientists who are working in Defense Labs/ICAR/ICMR/COE’s/DRDO/CSIR/Space-Atomic Centers Research associates/ Scientists working in Defense Labs/ICAR/ICMR/COE’s/DRDO/CSIR/Space-Atomic Centers Other Research associates
JRFs NA NA JRF qualified
Competitive Exam Qualified (NET/CSIR/GATE/GPAT) GATE percentile more than 95/ GPAT Rank 1 – 600 DST Inspire Fellow
OR
GATE percentile of 90-95/
OR
GPAT Rank 601 – 1200
NET (LS) qualified
OR
GATE percentile of 85 - 89.99
OR
GPAT Rank 1201 – 1800
Research Outcomes Five Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publications excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation index).
with H-index >=2
OR
Patents (Granted= 02)
Three Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publications excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation index)
OR
Patents (Granted= 01)
One Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publications excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation index)
OR
PG-Gold Medalist

3. LPU Research Fellowship and Scholarship ^

Category Criteria Scholarship Fellowship
LPU Research Fellowship and Scholarship (For Full Time candidates only) i) CSIR-UGC NET-JRF/SPM/GATE (RANK in 1-1000)/ GPAT ( RANK in 1-500)
OR
ii) 2 Scopus indexed research / review papers (accepted/ published) with minimum impact factor of 1 each for LFTS and LFAMS / 2 Scopus indexed research or review papers (accepted/ published) in Q1/A* category journal for LFBA
OR
iii) 3 Patents filed/published out of which atleast 1 patent granted

Note: The Selection committee will make the final decision after screening all valid applications. Click Here to Know Screening Process in Detail.
Full Programme Fee Waiver i.e. No Programme Fee maximum upto first 7 semesters with subject to minimum research outcome each year after which scholar needs to pay all applicable fee as per programme. Fellowship amount:
31,000/- per month upto maximum first 7 semesters with subject to fulfillment of condition of minimum research outcome

Fellowship Seats: Total Number of Fellowships seats are 22.
^Note:
  • Minimum research outcome: Each year the research scholar under this scholarship shall be required to publish at least three Scopus indexed research/ review papers in Q1 journals with minimum impact factor of 2 each for LFTS and LFAMS/ and at least three Scopus indexed research/ review papers in Q1 or A* journals for LFBA each year.
  • Scholarship discontinuation: Non-fulfilment of the minimum research outcome may lead to the cancellation of this scholarship.
  • Scholarship Transfer case: If the scholars as per eligibility criteria-(i) are not able to fulfil the terms then it may lead to cancellation of this scholarship and they will be applicable for normal JRF scholarship given at the time of admission for the fixed time as per the university guidelines.
  • Click Here to Know Terms and Conditions for scholarship on the basis of Research.

4. Scholarship for Industry professionals and Teaching Fraternity

For Full Time# Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable
Category 90% Scholarship 70% Scholarship 50% Scholarship
Industry professionals Industry Professionals from companies listed in
-Fortune India 500/Forbes 500/ET 500 Company/Gallup/Bloomberg Top 500
Industry Professionals from Other public listed companies and from Government sector Industry Professionals from Private Ltd. Companies
OR
Unlisted public companies
OR
MSMEs
Teaching Fraternity NA NA All Academicians     
For Part Time Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable
Category 70% Scholarship 50% Scholarship 30% Scholarship
Industry professionals Industry Professionals from companies listed in
-Fortune India 500/Forbes 500/ET 500 Company/Gallup/Bloomberg Top 500
Industry Professionals from Other public listed companies and from Government sector Industry Professionals from Private Ltd. Companies
OR
Unlisted public companies
OR
MSMEs
Teaching Fraternity NA NA All Academicians     

5. Other Scholarship categories

  50% Scholarship 30% Scholarship
For Full Time# Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable All female candidates All male candidates
For Part Time Ph.D. Programmes Scholarship Percentage Applicable NA All female candidates
  • #Minimum 30% scholarship for male candidates and 50% scholarship for female candidates will be granted to full time candidates. In addition, full time candidates (except the ones getting any other fellowship like JRF) may also get Teaching Fellowship of Rs. 15,600 subject to qualifying the eligibility criterion of teaching fellowship and available vacancies.
  • LPU Alumni (done any previous qualification from LPU either in regular or distance mode) will be given 10% additional scholarship in Ph.D programme with a condition that the scholarship cannot exceed the maximum scholarship slab (i.e. 90% in case of Full Time and 70% in case of part Time).
Note:
  • The semester fee would be applicable till the time of thesis submission.
  • ** The scholars are required to submit the following document at the time of admission
    • a) No objection certificate (NOC) from employer
    • b) Proof of Leaves taken from the employer for the complete duration of Ph.D. programme
  • GATE and GPAT score should be valid at the time of admission.
  • If candidate applies from above categories or elsewhere from LPU, only one scholarship whichever is higher will be applicable.
  • Candidates enrolling in Full Time mode may be given three or more months of time period to complete their existing assignment and join the University for their full-time Ph.D.
  • If candidate qualifies JRF/NET/SPM/GATE/GPAT within 1.5 years of registration in the Ph.D. Programme then he/she is eligible for scholarship on that basis in the immediate next term.
  • If candidate has been granted Patent with in 1.5 years of registration in the Ph.D Programme then he/she is eligible for scholarship on that basis in the immediate next term.
  • Allotted scholarships to Research Associates, Industry Professionals and Academicians (Universities/Colleges/Schools) will continue in subsequent years only after the submission and verification of job continuation certificates.
  • If any of the candidate joins Centrally Funded Research  Labs or Industry or PSU as mentioned in above categories within 1 year of registration for Ph.D. with LPU, scholarship will be applicable (in the immediate next term).
  • If a candidate publishes research papers in Scopus or Web of Science Indexed Publication excluding ESCI (Emerging Source Citation Index) Journals within 1.5 years of registration in the Ph.D. Programme then he/she is eligible for the scholarship on that basis from the immediate next term.
  • Scholarship for Ph.D. Programme is applicable for a maximum of upto 3.5 Years from the date of admission.
  • In case of any confusion, decision of Head, Centre for Research Degree Programmes will be considered final.

In addition to above mentioned scholarship categories, Scholarship is also available on the basis of:

Fee Details and Allied Issues:

  • Examination fee (per semester) is Rs. 4000 and examination fee of 1st semester is payable along with the fee of 2nd semester or before.
  • Examination fee includes fee for the evaluation of Seminars/ Presentation/ Annual Reports to be submitted/ prepared by the candidates after every term (semester).
  • Fee for successive semesters will be payable before the end of teaching of preceding semester.
  • Applicants may have to pay the additional charges as decided by the university on account of :
    • Thesis evaluation fee of Rs. 20000 is payable during the final thesis submission.
    • Expenditure in excess of amount, approved by DDB or provided by sponsoring agency for carrying out Instrumentation, Lab/ Experimentation/ Workshops/ Seminars/ Training/ Surveys/ Internships/ Projects etc.
  • The term ‘Programme fee’ as mentioned above, includes - Tuition and Development fees; University Fee for Registration/ Enrolment, Cultural, Sports, Club activities, Co-curricular activities etc.; Fee for Additional Services/ Facilities for Contingency, Outreach, Placement, Medical, Counselor etc. as prescribed by the University.
  • The examination fee and programme fee as mentioned above shall be paid for all terms (semesters) till the completion of the programme.
  • For Fee other than programme fee, please refer the head ‘Fee for Additional Services/ Facilities’ of ‘General Guidelines for Admissions’ in Part C of the Prospectus-2022.
  • ‘Terms and Conditions for LPU-Scholarship and its different phases’ as mentioned in Part B of Prospectus-2022 must be referred.
  • Semester Fee is to be paid by the Research Scholars as per schedule/ announcements otherwise Research scholar may get de-registered from the programme.
  • If the Fee of the programme is reduced due to any reason,scholarship amount for all the brackets/ categories will be reduced proportionately i.e. fee after scholarship etc. will not be reduced and will remain same.
  • For aggregate marks in qualifying exam, refer clause ‘Eligibility’ under General Guidelines for Admissions etc. in Part C of Prospectus-2022.
  • Scholarship is applicable for a period of 3.5 years only.
  • LPU Teaching Fellowship is applicable for 3.5 years (From the date of selection for Teaching Fellowship) (subject to successful completion of half-yearly review process).