ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • 1) Attendance criteria for course work classes for Full time and Part time Ph.D. scholars
    All the Ph.D. scholars must maintain at least 75% attendance during their course work classes, irrespective of their mode of programme, to be eligible to appear in the End Term Exams.
  • 2) Attendance criteria for weekly interaction time slots and biometric attendance
    • 2.1 Attendance criteria for Full Time Ph.D. Scholars
      The full time Ph.D. scholars who have been allocated supervisors are required to maintain at least 75% attendance in the weekly interaction time slot with their supervisors in offline mode.
      In addition, full time Ph.D. scholars are also required to punch their daily attendance (5 days in a week from Monday to Saturday for at least 6 hours in a day) in the university in offline mode by using their biometric card and must maintain at least 75% attendance for the same.
    • 2.2 Attendance criteria for Part Time Ph.D. Scholars
      The part time Ph.D. scholars who have been allocated supervisors are required to maintain at least 75% attendance in the weekly interaction time slot with their supervisors in online mode through MyClass platform.
      In addition, part time Ph.D. scholars are required to maintain the biometric attendance for offline reporting in LPU for at least 7 days in a semester. Furthermore, it is expected that the Ph.D. scholars should visit LPU as and when required or asked by the supervisor depending upon the progress of his/her research work.

Note:
1) A male/female research scholar (Full time / Part time) shall be eligible for paternity leave of 15 days or maternity/child care leaves of 240 days as per government of India rules during their entire Ph.D. duration.
2) Research scholars (both full-time and part-time) may make a request with legitimate documentary proofs to the Centre for Research Degree Programmes in case that they are unable to maintain the required minimum attendance standards to present for any of the required activities. A properly constituted committee will hear the case, and the committee❜s decision will be final in this case.