Ph.D 2017 Notification

Apr 03, 2017

Ph.D 2017 Notification

Ph.D. Admission Notification-2017

Urgent Notice for Ph.D Entrance Test Click Here to View

Sant Baba Bhag Singh University invites applications for admission to full-time and part-time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme as per UGC latest guidelines (minimum standards and procedure for award of M.Phil/Ph.D. degree) Regulation, 2016 in various disciplines/subjects for the academic year 2017.Please fill the form online given below in the link and send the print out of the form along with Demand draft (D.D.) (Rs 2500/- without late fee and additional Rs 400/- with late fee. Please note that incomplete form without payment will be automatically rejected. Keep printout of the form which has to produced at the time of entrance exam. Some of selected student may get teaching assistantship depending on the requirements of respective departments after the completion of the coursework. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for admission to the PhD Programme shall have a Master’s degree in concerned subject with at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade or M.Phil. Degree of the University or any other University incorporated by any law for the time being inforce and recognized by the University.

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 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 as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.


Ph. D. Available Streams

Ph.D are available in following streams/departments


Computer Science and Engineering(6), Electronics & Communication Engineering(4), Computer Applications(6), Mechanical Engineering(4), Electrical Engineering(3), Physics(6), Chemistry(15), Botany(8), Zoology(4), Biotechnology(4), Agriculture Sciences(Plant Biotechnology and Soil Sciences) (8), Microbiology(4), Management(2), Education(6), Punjabi(4), English(6), Physical Education(16) and Law(12).



Duration of the Programme

The minimum period required for submission of thesis (Full Time and Part Time) is three years including course work and maximum period is six years; the period shall be counted from the date of Provisional Registration.

The women candidates and Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of two years for Ph.D. in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of Ph.D. for up to 240 days.

Scheme of the Test

I) All the candidates of PhD Programs (Full Time/Part Time) shall be admitted through an entrance test conducted by the university.

II) The question paper will be of MCQ type and of two hours duration. The course contents for the test will be based on the general aptitude (25%) and subjective aspects (75%) of the concerned discipline. The candidates who secure 50% marks (minimum) will be called for interview. No separate advertisement will be given for the test Date.


Selection Procedure

Candidates who have already passed NET/SLET/GATE/JRF/M.Phil degree [obtained through regular course work and not through distance education mode] will be exempted from entrance test. The merit list of those candidates qualified the test will be calculated as per the following criteria:



Marks in Masters/M. Phil programme


Marks in Entrance Test




In case of test exempted candidates, marks will consider in P.G. and Interview



Important Dates

Registration Starts from:    31-03-2017

Last Date of Submission of Application Form along with copy of Challan/DD/:  15-05-2017

Date of Exam: 21-05-2017 Sunday (Timing 11: 00-1: 00 pm, Reporting time 9: 00 am)

Date of Exam results and interview for Ph.D. (as per merit) will be available on website

Fee Detail

The Demand draft (D.D.) for Entrance test Fee (Rs 2500/-)  should be drawn in favour of Registrar Sant Baba Bhag Singh University, Village Khiala, P.O. Padhiana, District  Jalandhar, Punjab 144030,

Phone: 0181 271 1163. Mobil No. 8556092620, 8283959724. Admissions help line: 81466-20135-139. Toll free number: 1800-180-5885.  Candidates are requested to write down their name of subject for Ph.D. and mobile number on the back side of Demand draft (D.D.).


Applicant can pay online fee for the Ph.D entrance test  as per following:

Account No: 0235002101718699
PNB, Civil Lines, Jalandhar
IFSC Code: PUNB0023500
NOTE: It is mandatory for the Applicant who has made online transaction to SMS  the detail---  UTR/Transaction ID, Date, Amount, Name of applicant to mobile number : 9988438203 for confirmation.
On the spot Ph.D registration is also available on 21-May-2017 from 8:30 A.M. to 10:00 .A.M. 


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Note: Those who are qualified NET/GATE or have been awarded M.Phil degree are not required to sit in the exam.They Must fill the Form and Deposit it before 15-May-2017 along with INR 2500/-


                                                                                                            DY. Director R & D

                                                                                                            S.B.B.S. University