CT University Ludhiana announces PhD Entrance Test (PET) 2022 for Admission to PhD Program


CT University PhD Entrance Test 2022 – CT University invites application for PhD Entrance Test  (PET) 2022 for admission to PhD Program offered in various disciplines for the academic session 2022 (December).


CT University PhD Entrance Test 2022


PhD Program Offered

Technical Courses:

Non-Technical Courses:


Duration of PhD

  • Minimum : 3 years
  • Maximum : 6 years


Important Dates

  • Last date of Application: December 13th, 2022
  • Date of Entrance Examination: December 17th, 2022
  • Result of Examination: December 21st, 2022
  • Interview Date: December 23rd, 2022
  • Result of Interview: December 24th, 2022
  • Last Date of Depositing Registration fee:  December 31st, 2022
  • Last Date of Depositing Coursework/Semester fee:  January 10th, 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates with any one of the following educational qualification
  • Master s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master s degree by the corresponding statutory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate 
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates 
  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. Course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate. A person whose M.Phil. Thesis has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted provisionally to Ph.D. program.
  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. Programme.
  • Exemption from Entrance Test : Candidates who has qualified UGC (NET/JRF)/CSIR (NET /JRF)/ICAR (JRF/SRF) Examination/SLET (for Punjab state only) /GATE/GPAT/ICAR or hold Teacher Fellowship are exempted from entrance test.


Application Process

  • Application form can be obtained and submitted on official website https://admission.ctuniversity.in/  or https://ctuniversity.in/ctu-phd-entrance-test/
  • The application form can be downloaded from https://ctuniversity.in or the applicant can buy the prospectus 2022 from the university campus after paying cash at accounts department.


Application Fee

  • Application fee (Non Refundable) : Rs. 1000/- 
  • Mode of Payment : Through RTGS/NEFT/ Demand Draft


Selection Process

  • University shall admit Ph.D. students through a two stage process 
  • Stage I- Entrance Test
  • Stage II- Interview


Exam Pattern

  • The test duration is of 120 minutes and consists of 100 MCQ (multiple choice questions), for 100 Marks. The question paper will consists of two parts:
  • Part  A : 50 MCQ based on Research  Methodology*
  • Part  B : 50 MCQ based on subject specific.**


  • Each question will carry 1 mark. There would be no negative mark for the wrong answer. The candidate should use Black/Blue ball point pen only
  • *As per syllabus uploaded.
  • ** As per syllabus (wherever applicable) of UGC NET/ GATE/GPAT/ICAR / Master level course.


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


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