Name of the organisation: 
University of Lucknow

Eligibility:  

1. Candidates for admission to the Ph.D programme shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

2. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / Differentlyabled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.

3. Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.

4. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to go through the admission guidelines and LU Ph.D. Ordinance 2020 and check his/ her eligibility at the time of application. The University will not be verifying the eligibility at the time of submission of online application by the applicant. All candidates who have applied will be allowed to appear in the entrance test. The eligibility will be verified by the University at the time of interview.

Admission Procedure:

1. As per the LU Ph.D. Ordinance 2020 the admission would be done on the basis of Research Entrance Test (RET) to be conducted by the University of Lucknow followed by an interview.

2. A candidate seeking admission to the PhD programme shall be required to have secured at least 50% marks in RET.

3. There will be 5% relaxation in marks for OBC/SC/ST candidates i.e. 45% will be minimum qualifying marks for OBC/SC/ST candidates.

4. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.

5. The syllabus of the subject specific part will be the same as prescribed for the PG Programs of the University of Lucknow.

6. All candidates who qualify the RET with the minimum prescribed cutoff have to attend the interview.

7. Candidates have to report for interview at the stipulated date and time which will be declared on the University website. No individual letter would be issued for this purpose.

8. Candidates who qualify the RET and appear in the interview will be considered for the final merit.

9. Candidates who qualify the RET but do not appear for the interview will not be considered for the final merit.

10. The marks of qualified candidates and non qualified candidates will be displayed only after the declaration of the final merit list. This is being done to remove the value judgment or bias from the interview board.

How to apply:

Step 1 Registration

Applicants have to fill the relevant details in the form. These fields cannot be edited later.

Applicants will receive their login details in the mobile number and email ID provided at the time of registration.

Step 2 Personal Details

Applicants have to enter their personal details

Step 3 Educational Qualifications

Applicants have to fill their educational qualifications.

Enter the marks of all the subjects mentioned in the mark sheets

Step 4 Upload photo and signature

Applicants have to upload their photo and scanned signature.

Step 5 Preview

Applicants can preview all the entries made at this point

Step 6 Application Fee

If all the entries in the application form are correct the applicant can submit the form and proceed for payment of the application fees.

Form fees can be submitted by any of the following ways

Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking

Step 7 Print Application form

Applicants can print their complete application form and fee receipt to complete the application process.

Applicants have to retain a printout of their application form which will be needed later on.

Applicants do not have to send the print out of the application form to the University.

Application Fee:           

 

Application Fee

With late Fee (After last date)

General and OBC

Rs. 2000.0

3000.0

SC and ST

Rs. 1000.0

2000.0

Last date for Submission of Application:

For Ph.D. Programmes:

Start of form filling            : 09-03-2021

Last date of form filling    : 15-04-2021

Last date with late fee      : 22-04-2021

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