Applications are invited from prospective candidates for admission to the PhD programme at CUP Bathinda for the academic session 2015-16.
Centres offering PhD Programme for Session 2015-16:
•Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Natural Products
•Centre for Environmental Science and Technology
•Centre for Law
•Centre for Education
•Centre for Computational Sciences
•Centre for Genetic Diseases and Molecular Medicine
•Centre for Human Genetics
•Centre for Physical Sciences
•Centre for Classical & Modern Languages (Punjabi Language, Literature & Culture; English)
•Centre for Chemical Sciences
•Centre for Animal Sciences
•Centre for Plant Sciences
•Centre for Biochemistry & Microbial Sciences
•Centre for Mathematics & Statistics
•Centre for Geography & Geology
•Centre for Sociology
Eligibility Criteria: The applicant should have a Masters degree in the relevant subject with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/OBC).
Admission Procedure: Prospective candidates should apply online using the “Online Application Facility” by visiting the website at http://www.cup.ac.in. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an entrance test and interview at CUP Bathinda.
1. The candidates who have qualified National Eligibility Tests with fellowships such as CSIR-UGC-JRF/ICMR-JRF/DBT-JRF/GPAT are exempted from the test.
2. DST-INSPIRE fellowship holders will be given preference in admission, however, they will have to appear in the entrance test.
3. Candidates who have qualified CSIR-UGC NET for lectureship only, will also be given preference in admission, however, they will have to compete for university fellowships, which are limited in number.
Schedule of Entrance Test/Interview: The Entrance test will be held on July 27, 2015 at 09:00 am in Central University of Punjab, City Campus, Mansa Road Bathinda. The candidates who qualify for the test will have to appear in the interview on the same day.
Last date: The online application facility will remain open till 12.00 noon, July 20, 2015. For further details about the program and research areas, please visit the university website.
Application Fee: The application fee is Rs. 600 (for SC/ST Rs. 300). The demand draft for the fee should be in the favour of “Central University of Punjab Bathinda” payable at Bathinda. Candidates are required to fill in the detail of the demand draft in the online application form before the last date i.e. 20-07-2015 and submit the DD to the university on the day of the test.
Candidates facing difficulty with the online application can contact 0164-2864109.