Lucknow University PhD Admission 2020: Fees, Notification, Form, Entrance Test

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Lucknow University is a state government university based in Lucknow. It provides specialization in various undergraduate, postgraduate as well as research programs in Arts, Commerce, Education, Fine Arts, Law, Science, Ayurveda, Engineering streams. For admission to any program, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria and should have a vaid score in Entrance exam conducted by Lucknow University.
Lucknow University provides PhD courses in Arts, Science, Law, Commerce, Fine arts, Ayurveda and Education and Engineering fields. Selection to the Ph.D program will be based on Centralized Entrance Test (QET), followed by interview round.

For admission, Interested and eligible candidates must fill the Ph.D Admission form.  The application fee for General/OBC candidates is INR 2000 and for SC/ST/ PH candidates it is INR 1000. Candiates who will meet the required cutoff will be called for interview. 

The overall merit list would be prepared on basis of marks obtained in the written test and interview. In the final merit candidates would be given a weightage of 70 % to the entrance test and 30% to the performance in the interview. For more, check Lucknow University Admission 2020.

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Lucknow University Course and Fee Structure

Lucknow University Ph.D Admissions Dates 2020

CourseApplication Start DateLast Date to ApplyEntrance Test

January 15, 2020

February 6, 2020 (Without Late Fee)

February 10, 2020 (With Late Fee)

March 16 – 20, 2020

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Law,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
Admission Link

Lucknow University PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Interested and eligible candidates must visit the official website of Lucknow University i.e. . Step-wise application process is mentioned below:

Step 1Selection of Course - Applicants have to select the Faculty and Course they are interested in. Candidates are advised to read all the instructions before filling their interested PhD course.

Step 2Registration - Applicants have to fill the relevant details in the form provided. Fill name, e- mail id and mobile number carefully because applicants will receive their login details through mobile and email ID provided at the time of registration.

Step 3Personal Details - Applicants have to enter their personal details i.e. name, father’s name and candidate’s category etc.

Step 4: Educational Qualifications - Applicants have to fill their educational qualifications. They have to fill the subjects they studied in the final year of graduation and post-graduation.

Step 5: Upload photo and signature - Applicants have to upload their current photograph and scanned signature. Size of both the scanned files must be correct.

Step 6: Preview - Applicants can preview all the entries made. If there is some error they can edit or can start the entire process again. Once they have submitted the application fee the data submitted cannot be edited under any condition.

Step 7: Application Fee - Application fee for the General/ OBC category is INR 2000 and for SC/ ST/ PH it is INR 1000. If all the information provided by the candidate in the application form is 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 and e– challan.

Step 8: Printout of the application form - Applicants must print their complete application form and fee receipt to complete the application process.

Important things to take care while filling up application form: 

  • Email Id should be right and mobile number should be active. 
  • There should be authentic mobile number.
  • Photograph and signature should be in right format. 
  • Marksheet of high school, intermediate, graduation and post graduation. 
  • ID proof with a photograph. 
  • Caste certificate 
  • Income certificate

Lucknow University PhD Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill eligibility criteria provided below for admission to various PhD programs.

  • Candidates must have at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC point scale in their respective Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equal to master’s degree shall be eligible for admission to the Ph. D. Programme.
  • For S.C./S.T./OBC/PH candidates, qualifying marks shall be 50% at Master’s degree level.
  • Student with M.Phil. degree from Indian institute and from foreign educational institute are eligible for Ph.D

Note: The students appearing for final year or final semester of their post-graduate degree examination will also be eligible to appear for the admission process subject to the fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria.

Lucknow University PhD Admission 2020 Selection Process

 Ph.D Selection process consists of two steps, which are as follows:

Step 1:Centralized Entrance Test (CET)

  • The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.
  • CET will be of 90 minutes duration.
  • There will be a single question paper of 100 marks having 100 multiple choice questions and questions will check the subject proficiency and research aptitude of the candidate.
  •  The minimum qualifying marks for QET will be 50%.

Step 2 - Interview

  • A research proposal (400-600 words) in the area of research interest of the applicants which will be submitted to the interview board.
  • A power point presentation of the said research proposal by the applicant must be presented in front of the interview board
  • Personal Interview (PI)

Note: Candidates must bring all the relevant documents during interview.

Merit List Preparation

  1. The overall merit list would be prepared on basis of marks obtained in the written test and interview.
  2. The merit list would be displayed on the University’s website as well as on the departmental/ Institute’s Notice Board.
  3. In the final merit candidates would be given a weightage of 70 % to the entrance test and 30% to the performance in the interview.
  4. In case of a tie, the first preference will be given to the candidate who secures higher percentage of marks in PG examination.
  5. If the marks secured in PG, UG, 12 class and 10 class marks are also same, then in that case the older candidate will be given priority.

Contact Details

  • Technical Helpline 0522-4150500
  • University Helpline 0522-2740412
  • Program Help Line 6392451866

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Meghna Arora

Kya Hindu mythology main PhD available hai or uska kya procedure hai plz batiye

17 Jun, 2020 00:44
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Meghna, no, this course is not available in Lucknow University.

17 Jun, 2020 05:37

Kya economic se PhD available h or please entrance exam ki details Bata dijiye or registration link bhi

26 Jan, 2020 21:17
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Aashna, this course is not available in this university. However, you may check other colleges in Uttar Pradesh offering this course from below:

You can check the complete list of the colleges from here: Ph.D Economics Colleges in UP

27 Jan, 2020 12:13
Madhu Verma

Sociology se phd hindi medium me hai is university me

18 Jan, 2020 16:07
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Madhu, yes, the university provides Ph.D in Hindi medium.

18 Jan, 2020 16:40

Me geography se PhD karna chata hu kab Tak from fill honge please tell me

28 Nov, 2019 06:49
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nawal, this course is not available in this university. However, you may check other P.hD Geography Colleges in Uttar Pradesh from here.

28 Nov, 2019 10:49
Rajat Manchanda

PhD ka form 2019-20 k liy kab ayega aur counselling kab tk hogi

06 Nov, 2019 11:16
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rajat, you can contact the university at 6392451866 for desired information.

06 Nov, 2019 11:49
shipra srivastava

Ma'am when forms for PhD 2019 will come?

05 Nov, 2019 11:30
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shipra, application forms for P.hD will be available from Jan, 2020 (expected).

05 Nov, 2019 13:09
rajat manchanda

mam I am currently in my final year of mcom . whose last exam is on June 2020 . so can I apply for PhD from commerce.

22 Oct, 2019 09:23
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rajat, you can apply for admission to P.hD only when your result for post graduation has been declared.

22 Oct, 2019 10:24
arsla _saleem

When will forms for PhD in computer science will come??

28 Sep, 2019 16:12
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Saleem, this course is not available in the university.

16 Nov, 2019 17:18
ankita chaurasia

I m jrf from geography with 69.33% 208 number and want to get admission in Ph.D.....please tell me when will the form come

26 Aug, 2019 14:59
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ankita, application forms for this course are expected to release from Nov 29, 2019 (tentatively).

26 Aug, 2019 15:11
Priyanka Vaidya

sir/mam, please kindly inform me when phd application form 2019 will come

28 May, 2019 09:56
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Priyanka, admission forms for P.hD will start from Sep 26, 2019 (tentatively). Admission will be approved on the basis of students' performance in Qualifying Entrance Test (QET) followed by an interview by the university.

28 May, 2019 10:05

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