Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020: The answer key or Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 has been published at phdadmissions.puchd.ac.in. PU M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Test was conducted on March 07, 2021. Along with the entrance test, there are a few University fellowships is available for Ph.D. research. If successful candidates wish to be considered for the University fellowship they should report to their respective departments in the given time period. For further information on Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 application form, fee, eligibility criteria, result etc, candidates must scroll down below.
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Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020
There are two types of exams in the entrance test. Paper I consists of objective type and Paper-II will be subjective type. Candidates are advised to fill the application form before the last date of the online registration. Aspirants must go through the schedule given below to get to know about the future events and their performing months.
|Online Registration Starts from|
|Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Bank Challan|
|Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challan||19 Oct 2020|
|Last day to upload the documents||22 Oct 2020|
|Final date by which roll number is available online|
02 Mar 2021
|Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee, can complete their form by paying late fee of Rs. 500/-|
04 Mar 2021
|Entrance Test Date|
07 Mar 2021
|Releasing of Answer Key and Inviting objection (through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org)|
22 Mar 2021
|Last Day to submit objections to the Answer Key|
24 Mar 2021
|Uploading of the response to the Objections (through email)|
30 Mar 2021
|Last Day to submit Cross-objections to answer key|
01 Apr 2021
16 – 19 Apr 2021
- Released Revised Schedule on January 27, 2021: Click here to check the Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Revised Schedule.
- Earlier Schedule: Click here to check Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Schedule.
Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 – Latest Update
- Press Release regarding cross objections against the answer key of M.Phil./Ph.D. Entrance Test-2020. Check here
- Panjab University has invited the candidates to Response to the Objections raised and Cross objections. Check here
Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Answer Key
Answer key along with Question Booklet for M.Phil. & Ph.D Entrance Test 2020 has released at the official website. The Question Papers and Answer Keys is put on the University website. The candidates can file their cross-objections (if any) regarding discrepancy and accuracy of the answers by email at email@example.com. Direct link to download the Answer-key of PU-M.Phil. & Ph.D. Entrance Test-2020 is provided here.
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Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card
The admit card is granted to those candidates who have successfully registered themselves online for the concerned entrance exam. It is clarified that the candidates shall be taking the test at their own risk and responsibility as far as their eligibility is concerned and the University shall, in no way, be responsible if they are found to be ineligible, later, leading to the cancellation of their result or any other consequence(s) emanating from the same.
Panjab University M.Phil. & PhD. Entrance Examination Date Sheet & Instruction
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Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Notice for Scheme of the Test (Paper-II)
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Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam Date 2020 Notice
Released on January 27, 2021: Click here to download the Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam Date 2020 Notice.
Released on September 30, 2020: Click here to download the Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Postponed Notice.
Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form
The application form for Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 releases available on the official website i.e phdadmissions.puchd.ac.in. Candidates are advised to first check the eligibility criteria before applying for the same. Aspirants also need to upload the scanned copies of the asked documents while filling the application form online. Incomplete form will lead to cancellation of the candidature by the University and any further request for completion of the form after the due date will not be entertained at all. So, candidates are advised to fill the form before the last date.
Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria regarding Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 is given below.
- M.Phil. in Defence and Strategic Studies: The candidates must have obtained at least 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PWD Category) marks in aggregate in the Master’s Degree. The defense personnel having the rank of Lt. Colonel and above are exempted from appearing in the entrance test.
- M.Phil. in Department of Physical Education: The qualification for admission to the course shall be M.P.Ed. of Panjab University with at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/BC Category). OR
- M.P.Ed. (two years) degree with 55% (50% marks for SC/ST/BC Category) marks of any other University recognized by Panjab University.
- Minimum aggregate marks to Pass: As per University regulation. Admission shall be on the basis of Panjab University Entrance Test
For M.Phil. in Sociology, a candidate should have obtained Master‟s degree in the subject of Sociology or Anthropology (Social Anthropology) with 55%(50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD Category) marks in aggregate.
Any candidate with M.Sc. (any branch of science)/ M.Tech./M.E. (any branch of engineering)/ M.Pharm. relevant to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology would be considered as eligible to pursue Ph.D. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Minimum 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PWD Category) marks in aggregate are required in the qualifying exam and existing rules of the university will apply. Further, the final decision of enrolment will be subject to the approval by the Joint Academic Administrative Purse (JAAP) committee (subject to the approval of Syndicate/ Senate). For more detailed information about the eligibility criteria, you can refer to the information brochure given below.
Panjab University M.Phil Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Pattern
Before preparing for the examination, candidates need to check the exam pattern first to get a slight idea about the topics weightage, question type, exam duration, paper pattern, number of question, marking scheme and many more. Candidates can check out the table given below for the same concern.
For Paper I
|Number of Questions||50|
|Type of Questions||(Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions)|
|Exam Duration||One Hour|
|Marking Scheme||+1 on the correct answer, no negative marking|
For Paper 2
|Number of Questions||10|
|Type of Questions||(Subjective / Descriptive Type)|
|Questions to be Attempted||5|
|Exam Duration||Two Hours|
|Marking Scheme||+10 on the correct answer, no negative marking|
The test for Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, and Police Administration will be conducted in the medium of English, Hindi, and Punjabi.
Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Center
The examination centre for Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 will be Chandigarh only.
Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Result
PU will announce the result after the entrance exam where the names of the aspirants will be maintained along with their marks secured. No separate result card will be given to the candidates. The result will be available only on the official website. Candidates can apply for the admission in M.Phil or Ph.D. after the declaration of the result.
Only if a candidate obtains 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PWD) marks or more in paper 1 only then his/ her paper II will be evaluated. To qualify for M.Phil. enrolment the candidate must obtain at least 40% (35% for SC/ST/BC/PWD) marks in paper II.
Reservations for Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020
The reservations are provided for admission into Panjab University M.Phil / Ph.D course. The reservations are given as per the category of the candidate as follows.
|Other Backward Classes||5%|
|Person with Disability||5%|
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