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Central University of Punjab, Bathinda Admission Notification for PhD Program for January 2021 Session

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 – Central University of Punjab (CUP) Bathinda has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to the PhD Program for academic session Commencing January/February 2021.

Interested candidates who possess the required eligibility may apply for concerned entrance. The admission process is for JRF, NET, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET & JEST (Physics) Qualified Candidates only.


PhD Programs offered

  1. Agribusiness
  2. Food Science & Technology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Botany
  5. Chemistry
  6. Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  7. Computational Physics
  8. Mathematics
  9. Mathematics
  10. Microbiology
  11. Physics
  12. Zoology
  13. Education
  14. Physical
  15. Education
  16. Economics
  1. Computer Science & Technology
  2. Environmental Sciences
  3. Geology
  4. Geography
  5. Human Genetics
  6. Molecular Medicine
  7. Pharmacology
  8. Mass
  9. Communication & Media Studies
  10. Political Science
  11. English
  12. Hindi
  13. Punjabi
  14. Law
  15. Commerce
  16. History

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Opening of Portal

20th January 2021

Last date of receipt of applications

31st January 2021

Date of Online Interview 

08th and 09th February 2021

Commencement of Course Work

15th February 2021

Last Date of Admission/Registration

26th February 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021

  • The applicant should have a Master’s degree in the relevant subject with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) as detailed above for each programme.
  • Candidate must have qualified UGC/CSIR/ASRB-NET, ICMR-JRF, GATE, GPAT, DBT-BET & JEST (Physics) with existing validity and must have some financial assistance such as UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT-JRF, financial assistance from Govt. agencies {Like Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF), Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) etc.} / Sponsored Research Fellowship or working in CUPB projects.
  • Candidates must ensure that they should have all the original documents of their respective qualifying examinations at the time of interview and verification of Documents/Registrations.
  • For the Admission in Ph.D. Program candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria on the date of verification of Documents/Registrations.

Central University of Punjab PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Interested candidates can apply through the official website
  • For online application, visit the homepage of CUPB website (, click on home/admissions page, click on the link and apply online for necessary instructions.

Instructions for submitting Online Application:

  • Please read eligibility criteria and other requirements before submitting the application form.
  • To apply for admission to a Programme, eligible candidates must complete the online Application Form and submit it. 

Application Fee

For General/OBC candidates

Rs. 800/-

For SC/ST candidates

Rs. 400/-

PWD candidates

No Fee

Mode of Payment

Paid through online/Debit/Credit card

Selection Process

  • The candidates are required to appear in the interview and merit list will be prepared as per the evaluation criteria.
  • The Interview will be conducted at the level of Department by the Head of the Department along with 02 Senior Faculty members. The Department shall check the eligibility for admission to Ph.D. Programme. The Dean of the School will be Chairman/Coordinator for Ph.D. Admission.
  • Interview Committee of the Department will also verify all the original documents of the candidates and shall be responsible for compliance of rules prescribed. 


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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