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Thapar University announces PhD Programs Admission 2016

Updated on Mon, 23 November 2015 at 19:40 IST
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Thapar University, Patiala invites applications for admissions to Ph.D. Programs for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Ph.D. Programs admission is conducted by Thapar University, Patiala.


The student shall submit his/her thesis to the Registrar within five years but not earlier than 2.5 years in the case of regular and 3.5 years in the case of a part-time student from the date of his/her admission.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> A candidate seeking admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy must have obtained ME/MTech/MPhil/MCA/MSc/MA/MBA/CA or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10-point scale or 55% marks in aggregate where marks are awarded or NET (UGC/CSIR) qualified.

=> Candidates with BE/BTech degree or equivalent with excellent academic record (minimum CGPA of 9.00 on 10-point scale or 80% marks in aggregate) may be considered for admission.

=> Part-time studies leading to a Ph.D. degree are permitted for professionally employed personnel. Part-time studies leading to Ph.D. shall also be permitted to persons working in Institutions with which a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for research purposes.

=> Every admitted candidate shall have to do course work for a minimum of one semester.

=> Only those candidates who successfully complete the course work within one year of admission and with a minimum CGPA of 6.00 on the 10.00-point scale shall be registered in the Ph.D. programme.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Thapar University, Patiala: Click here to download application form

Important Dates:

Ph.D. Programs Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 01 December 2015
  • Date of Examination Ph.D Programs 2015: December 21, 2015
  • Declaration of Ph.D Programs 2015 Results: 04th January 2016
  • Date of interview for PhD: 08th January 2016
  • Admission notification and deposit of fee for PhD program : 11th January 2016

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Thapar University
P.O. Box 32,
Bhadson Road, Patiala,
Pin -147004,
Phone: +91-175-2393021
Email: [email protected]

Thapar University, Patiala
Thapar University, previously known as Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (before 2007)- was founded in 1956 by Karam Chand Thapar of the Thapar Group of companies. Situated in the city of Patiala in Punjab, it is one of north India's premier institutes of engineering and technology. Thapar University offers courses at the bachelors, masters and Ph. D., level in several disciplines of engineering and technology. Over 10,000 students have graduated from Thapar University. In a survey conducted by DataQuest, it was rated among the top engineering schools in India.

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