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 Agriculture||Agricultural Economics|
|Soil Science & Agriculture Chemistry|
|Horticulture – (Vegetable Science)|
|Horticulture – (Fruit Science)|
|Genetics and Plant Breeding|
|Agriculture Extension & Communication|
|School of Computer, Science & Technology||Computer Science|
|Computer & Communication Engineering|
|Computer Science & Engineering|
|Electrical & Electronics Engineering|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|School of Commerce and Management||Commerce|
|School of Journalism and Mass Communications||Journalism and Mass Communications|
|School of Pharmacy||Pharmacy|
|School of Nursing||Nursing Science|
|School of Legal Studies||Legal Studies|
|School of Arts and Business Management||English|
|School of Hotel Management||Hotel Management|
PHD RULES, REGULATIONS & OTHER INFORMATION
|Guidelines of PhD program||Click here to download|
|Policy of Plagiarism||Click here to download|
|PhD Awarded List (Till January 2022)||Click here to download|
|PhD Forms and Annexure||Click Here to View|
The Syllabus for the PhD Entrance Exam is:
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Arts & Law
Faculty of Design
|Faculty of Basic Sciences||Faculty of Management & Commerce||Research Methodology|