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HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Himachal Pradesh University (HPU, Shimla announces Entrance Exam for Admission to PhD Program 2020

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla invites online applications from the eligible candidates for admission to PhD Programme through Entrance Exam for the session 2020 in the University Teaching Departments /Institutes.


Courses Offered & No. of Seats

Ph.D. Mathematics

02 Seats

Ph.D. Psychology

05 Seats

Ph.D. Physics

04 Seats

Ph.D. Management

06 Seats

Ph.D. Computer Science

03 Seats

Ph.D. Economics

04 Seats

Ph.D. Education

10 Seats

Ph.D.  Commerce

04 Seats

Ph.D. Law

18 Seats

Ph.D. Visual Arts

02 Seats

Ph.D. Public Administration

01 Seat

Ph.D. Environment  Science

06 Seats

Ph.D. Tourism

01 Seat

Ph.D. Rural Development

12 Seats

Ph.D. Journalism

01 Seat



HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last Date of Submission

31st January 2020

Date of Entrance Exam

20th February 2020


Eligibility Criteria for HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2020

Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the correspondence statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade “B’ in the UGC-7 point scale (or 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.

A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Definitely-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decisions of the university taken from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991.


Selection Process for HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2020

Selection will be based on written test.


HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Application form can be downloaded from University Website www.hpuniv.in & https://admissions.hpushimla.in

Candidate can be filled and submitted the form by 31st January 2020 the candidate will have an E-Mail ID, an active mobile number, scanned (photograph and signature) for filling the form.

The Candidate have to pay application fee through credit card/debit card/net banking.


To view the official notification, click here


HPU Shimla

Himachal Pradesh University (NAAC Accredited "A" Grade University) Office of the Dean of Studies, Simla-171005, Website www.hpuniv.in



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