FEE AND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICABLE FOR Ph.D. (2018-19) Spring Term (Regarding details of Fee and Scholarship applicable for Ph.D. (2019-20), Click here)
Programme Applicable Fee
Ph.D. 44,500/- Per Semester


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

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

‘Top 35% applicants’ appearing for LPUNEST (Ph.D.) (subject to qualifying LPUNEST (Ph.D.)), will be eligible for Scholarship upto 60,000 per annum. Scholarship details are as per the following table :
Performance in LPUNEST (Ph.D.) Scholarship Amount Applicable fee after scholarship for Ph.D.
90% Marks in LPUNEST (Ph.D.) 60,000 Per Annum 14,500 Per Semester
Top 10% applicants 40,000 Per Annum 24,500 Per Semester
Next 10% applicants (i.e. 11% - 20%) 30,000 Per Annum 29,500 Per Semester
Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% - 35%) 20,000 Per Annum 34,500 Per Semester
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.

On the basis of Performance in SPM/ JRF/ NET (LS)

Scholarship details on the basis of SPM/ JRF/ NET (LS) for Ph.D. programmes are as per the following table:
Scholarship Amount Applicable for
60,000 Per Annum SPM qualified
40,000 Per Annum JRF qualified
30,000 Per Annum NET (LS) qualified

On the basis of Performance in GATE/ GPAT

Scholarship details on the basis of GATE/ GPAT for Ph.D. programmes are as per the following table:
Scholarship Amount GATE Percentile GPAT Rankings
60,000 Per Annum GATE percentile of 98 or above
(subject to qualifying GATE)
GPAT rank from 1 to 1000
(subject to qualifying GPAT)
40,000 Per Annum GATE percentile from 95 to 97.99
(subject to qualifying GATE)
GPAT rank from 1001 to 2000
(subject to qualifying GPAT)
30,000 Per Annum GATE percentile from 90 to 94.99
(subject to qualifying GATE)
GPAT rank from 2001 to 3000
(subject to qualifying GPAT)
20,000 Per Annum GATE percentile of 80 to 89.99
(subject to qualifying GATE)
GPAT rank from 3001 to 5000
(subject to qualifying GPAT)
Cut-off for Eligibility GATE qualified GPAT qualified
Note: GATE/GPAT score should be valid at the time of admission.

Fee Details and Allied Issues:

  • Examination fee (per semester) is Rs. 2500 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. 15000 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 of Registration/ Enrolment, Cultural, Sports, Club activities, Co-curricular activities etc. as prescribed; Fee for Additional Services/ Facility for Contingency Outreach, Placements, 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.
  • Fee other than programme fee under the head ‘Fee for Additional Services/ Facilities’ of ‘General Guidelines for Admissions’ as mentioned in Part C of Prospectus-2019 must be referred.
  • ‘Terms and Conditions for LPU - Scholarship and its different phases’ as mentioned in Part B of Prospectus-2019 must be referred.
  • Semester Fee is to be paid by the Ph.D. scholars as per schedule/ announcements otherwise 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 students enrolled under Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) and/ or other such scholarship schemes the University may take full fee directly from the student, and/ or security amount as deemed fit by the university.
  • For aggregate marks in qualifying exam, refer clause ‘Eligibility’ under General Guidelines for Admissions etc. in Part C of Prospectus-2019.
  • Scholarship is applicable for minimum duration of the Programme i.e. 3 years.
  • LPU Teaching Fellowship is applicable for 3 years (From the date of selection for Teaching Fellowship) (subject to successful completion of half-yearly review process).