The following guidelines shall be applicable for Ph.D. scholars, which would supersede all the previous attendance guidelines.

  • The Ph.D. scholars need to attend the mandatory course work at University campus.
  • Scholar will be required to maintain 75% attendance during the course work to be eligible to attend end-term examination.
  • After the successful completion of the course work, the scholars will be allocated with the supervisor with whom the scholars would be required to attend the scheduled interaction slots.
  • The interaction with the supervisor can be held in offline mode, online mode through LPU My Class platform or hybrid mode (online+ offline).
  • All Ph.D. research scholars need to maintain at least 75% attendance in interaction slots to be eligible for End term presentation.
  • Apart from pre-scheduled interaction slots, additional interactions slots as scheduled by the supervisor shall be mandatory for the scholar to attend.
  • Bonus attendance and duty leave criteria shall be as applicable as per University Policy.
  • In case of a particular tenure a Ph.D. scholar publishes a paper in the Scopus Indexed Journal/Conference or have a granted Patent in his/her name or have a Funded Research Project then the attendance criteria shall be waived off for the upcoming evaluation. However, the benefit of a particular research achievement shall only be claimed once towards exemption from attendance.

Note: Ph.D. research scholars for whom the Pre-Submission evaluation is recommended, will be exempt from the attendance requirements.