HPU PhD Admission 2022: Forms, Fee Structure, Stipend

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

HPU PhD Admission 2022: The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) released a notification to invite applications for HPU PhD Admission (direct) 2022 in different disciplines. Interested candidates can apply through the application link on the official website till August 10, 2022.

HPU Shimla offers PhD Admission in different disciplines like Chemistry, Mathematics, Zoology, Hindi, Music, Journalism, etc. The course duration is 3 years, and candidates need minimum eligibility for a master’s degree from any recognized university to apply for the particular program. Admission will be held strictly on a merit basis. Hence the university will publish a subject-wise merit list on its official website. Candidates will be called for personal interviews or counseling based on the merit lists.

Please check the article below to know the important dates, eligibility, and more about HPU Shimla PhD Admission 2022. 

HPU PhD Admission 2022Online Application

HPU PhD Admission 2022: Highlights 

Check the important details of the HPU PhD Entrance Exam in the table below. Check important details like mode of application, fee structure, and more.

Name of Institute

Himachal Pradesh University

Academic Year


Courses Offered


Exams Accepted

No Entrance Exam

Mode of Application


Last Date to Apply 

August 10, 2022

Program Fee

INR 15,800

HPU PhD Admission 2022Notification PDF

HPU PhD Admission 2022: Dates

Candidates can check below the important admission dates for HPU PhD Admission.



Online Application Begins

July 22, 2022

Registration Deadline

August 10, 2022

Merit List Declaration

To be Released

HPU PhD Admission 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates can check the detailed eligibility criteria that students need to fulfill to proceed with admission to HPU PhD Admission 2022. Candidates need to note that only applications from eligible candidates will be considered.

  • Master’s degree or an equivalent professional degree with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade B in the UGC-7 point scale or equivalent grade if another grading system is followed.
  • 5% relaxation of marks from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for the candidates belonging to ST/SC/Definitely-abled and other categories of candidates as per university norms.

HPU PhD Admission 2022: Selection Process

The selection process for admission to HPU PhD courses is through an entrance exam for some courses and a direct merit list for some. According to the notification released by HPU on July 21, 2022, the registration window is open for PhD Courses through direct admission. Admission to these courses will be strictly merit-based, and no entrance exam will be conducted. HPU will release merit lists of interested students according to their academic records and qualifying exam scores in post-graduation. Students will be called for counseling or a personal interview only after being shortlisted through the merit list.

However, the notification also mentioned that an entrance exam might be conducted in the month of December 2022 to fill the vacant seats for PhD, if any. Students must regularly check the official website for further details from the university. 

HPU PhD Admission 2022: How to Apply?

Students have the option to apply online for HPU PhD programs. The steps explained are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the official website of HPU Shimla.

Step 2: Click on the “Online Application” button appearing on the homepage and

Step 3: Now, click on the “PhD Admission” link on the next page.

Step 3: Register yourself by entering your correct details as required and click on “Submit” to continue. 

Step 4: Fill out the online HPU application form and upload a copy of all the required documents.

Step 5: Review your details and submit the form to complete your online application process for HPU PhD Admission. 

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