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Ph.D The value of a doctorate never depreciates. So, why not invest in yourself ?

The detailed eligibility criteria for Ph.D. admission are given below. Interested candidates may apply to do research in different areas like, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Computer Science & Engineering, Data Science, Cyber Security, Computers & Communication Engineering, Educational Technology, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry, Management as per the area of interest and eligibility.

PhD is a doctoral degree with an academic focus. A PhD course is usually of three years duration and candidates need to complete the course within a maximum time span of five to six years. However, the course duration may vary from one institute to the other. Aspirants need to possess a master’s degree to be eligible to pursue a PhD programme.

Candidates can pursue a PhD programme in any stream. In a PhD course aspirants need to select a topic or a subject and do in-depth research on it and answer any queries related to the topic/ subject.

Earlier, candidates could pursue PhD course through the distance mode, however, as per a circular issued by UGC in 2017 it has been informed that a PhD course pursued through the distance education mode would no longer be recognised.

Candidates who have qualified for the Master’s degree from any academic institution recognized by UGC (with not less than 55% of marks, or a CGPA of 5.5 and above in the 10 point scale) are eligible to register for PhD at LNCT University.

  • In case of candidates holding a qualifying degree from foreign universities/ institution, registration for PhD at LNCT University will be confirmed after determination of equivalence by the Directorate of Research& Development (DoRD) .
  • A candidate would be allowed to register for PhD in a department relevant to his/her field of study, but the degree would be awarded from the Faculty in which he/she has got his/her PG degree.
  • Master’s degree qualifying marks
  • Candidates who have passed M.Phil/UGC-CSIR NET/JRF/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellow are exempted from the entrance examination.

PhD Offerings in following Streams


School of AgricultureAgricultural Economics
Soil Science & Agriculture Chemistry
Horticulture – (Vegetable Science)
Horticulture – (Fruit Science)
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Agriculture Extension & Communication
Plant Pathology
School of Computer, Science & TechnologyComputer Science
Computer Applications
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer & Communication Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Information Technology
Mechanical Engineering
School of Commerce and ManagementCommerce
School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationsJournalism and Mass Communications
School of PharmacyPharmacy
School of NursingNursing Science
School of Legal StudiesLegal Studies
School of Arts and Business ManagementEnglish
Political Science
School of Hotel ManagementHotel Management


Guidelines of PhD programClick here to download
Policy of Plagiarism Click here to download
PhD Awarded List (Till January 2022)Click here to download
PhD Forms and AnnexureClick Here to View


The Syllabus for the PhD Entrance Exam is:

Faculty of EngineeringFaculty of Arts & Law

Faculty of Design

Faculty of Basic SciencesFaculty of Management & CommerceResearch Methodology

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