Financial Assistance @lpu

Teaching Fellowship


Other than scholarship, LPU also offers Teaching Fellowship to full time Research Scholars. Preference will be given to NET/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates and Research Scholars having previous teaching and research experience.

Details of Fellowship:

The teaching fellowship awardee will be paid an honorarium of Rs. 15,600/ per month (consolidated). The Research scholar is required to take teaching load of minimum six credits with the possibility of: 6 Lectures or (3 Lectures + 6 Practicals) or (3 Lectures + 6 Tutorials) or (6 Practicals + 6 Tutorials) or (12 Practicals / 12 Tutorials) Subject to minimum 9 hours.

Fellowship Selection Process:

After completion of course work, research scholar will submit application in prescribed format to Center for Research Degree Programmes with copy of his/her resume. The panel will interview the Research Scholars and prepare the list of selected research scholars based on merit.

Duration of Fellowship:

Upto 3 years (From the date of selection for Teaching Fellowship) (subject to successful completion of half-yearly review process).

Research Targets during the tenure of fellowship:

  • The research scholar, availing teaching fellowship, will be required to complete his/her Ph.D. course work and must clear SOTA within the first year of fellowship.
  • They have to publish minimum one paper in Scopus/WoS indexed Journal and have to present at least one paper in conferences /seminar (Scopus/ WoS indexed) in every six months of fellowship tenure.

Incentives for Publication

The university is committed to innovative research and encourages its research scholars by giving incentives to them in their research endeavours. Our research scholars are encouraged to publish their research work in journals of repute indexed in WoS/Scopus and provide them the research incentives as per University Policy.

Special Benefits for LPU Employees

Additional benefits for LPU Faculty and Staff for Ph.D. Programmes (taking admission in 2019 Session):

  • Extended PPW (Pay Proportionate Work) Policy where faculty needs to stay only for specified duration in the campus. The policy is detailed below:
    • Faculty can avail the PPW benefit (as per this policy) for six months at the most twice during his/her Ph.D. (one at the time of Synopsis submission and secondly at the time of Pre-submission) without losing seniority.
    • The leave can be availed with any of the following arrangements:
      • Option 1: Weekly Load- 6 Hours and Salary- 25% subject to a maximum of Rs. 20000/-
      • Option 2: Weekly Load- 12 Hours and Salary- 50% subject to a maximum of Rs. 40000/-
    • The weekly load as mentioned in above table, shall be allocated with the following conditions:
      • Load for Option-1 shall be distributed at least in two days.
      • Load for Option-2 shall be distributed at least in three days.
    • Fee waiver will be applicable as per University Policy.
  • Duty Leave for Course Work:
    • Two hours weekly relaxation to attend course work classes on Saturday from 3.00-5.00 PM without taking any leave.
    • Four Days duty leave for attending course work as per Option II and III, mentioned under the Head ‘Course Work’.
  • 50% Ph.D. fee waiver (Research scholars may avail Fee Waiver or Scholarship).

* For details contact Division of Admissions.

LPU Contingency for Ph.D. Support

Research Scholars will be given financial support for purchasing of consumables, glasswares, equipments, softwares and contingency for analysis up to a certain fixed amount required to carry out their research work. The amount sanctioned per Research Scholars is given below :

Amount sanctioned per Ph.D. Research Scholars
Maximum allowed purchase of material per Ph.D. Research Scholars 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 Research Scholars may be adjusted after due recommendation from the HOS from the total cumulative requirement.