JNU PhD, MPhil, MA, MSc admissions 2011

Jawaharlal Nehru University invites applications for admission to the various Programmes of study under the University for the session 2011-12.

Admissions are categorised under 4 categories. Category-A includes courses for which Admission is through Entrance Examination. Category-B has Ph.D. Programmes having direct admissions. Category-C relates to admission of JRF holders to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D programme in Science Schools. Category-D has Part-time Programmes.

Admissions to Category A full-time programmes of study will be based on the Entrance Examination to be held on May 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2011.

Schools and programmes of study:

School of International Studies:

(i) M.Phil/Ph.D. in International Politics, International Organisation, Diplomacy and Disarmament, Political Geography; International Legal Studies; International Trade and Development; South Asian, Central Asian, Southeast Asian & Southwest Pacific Studies; Chinese, Japanese & Korean Studies; West Asian Studies, African Studies; Canadian, United States and Latin American Studies; European Studies and Russian & Central Asian Studies

(ii) M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Relations)

(iii) M.A. in Economics (with specialization in World Economy).

School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in French, German, Arabic, Russian, Persian, Chinese, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Hindi Translation, English, Linguistics, Japanese and Spanish

(ii) M.Phil. in Portuguese

(iii) M.A. in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Urdu

(iv) B.A (Hons) in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Russian and Spanish (with entry points to both 1st and 2nd Year).

School of Social Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. Programme is offered by the following Centres which have their curricular and research work organized on interdisciplinary basis with a focus on some major problems of study: Centres : Economic Studies and Planning ; Historical Studies; Political Studies; Regional Development (Geography, Economics and Population Studies); Social Systems (Sociology); Educational Studies (Psychology, Sociology, Economics and History of Education); Social Medicine and Community Health; Philosophy and Studies in Science Policy

(ii) MPH/Ph.D (Master of Public Health)

(iii) M.A. in Economics, Geography, History, Political Science and Sociology.

School of Life Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in areas of interdisciplinary research in Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neurobiology, Microbiology, Radiation and Cancer Biology, Bio-Physics and Structural Biology

(ii) M.Sc. in Life Sciences, an Integrated interdisciplinary programme in Modern Biology

School of Environmental Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences including interdisciplinary areas of Biology (Ecology, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Bioremediation), Chemistry (Air, Water, Soil pollution), Geology and Physics

(ii) M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, an interdisciplinary course with environmental orientation, drawn from relevant areas of biological, chemical, earth and physical sciences.

School of Computer & Systems Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. & M.Tech/Ph.D

(ii) M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications)

School of Physical Sciences:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Physical Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Mathematical Sciences. The emphasis is on topics of Chemical Physics, Computational Physics, Disordered Systems, Granular Materials, Mathematical Physics, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Quantum Chaos, Quantum Magnetism and Strongly Correlated Systems, Quantum Optics, Statistical Nuclear Physics. Experimental areas include Complex Fluids, Materials Science, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Nonlinear Optics, Semiconductors, Polymers and Nanoparticle Physics

(ii) M.Sc. in Physics

School of Arts & Aesthetics:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D in three different streams – Visual Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies and Cinema Studies. (Admission to the M.Phil./Ph.D. is through a separate entrance examination for each discipline followed by a viva-voce)

(ii) M.A. in Arts & Aesthetics.

School of Computational and Integrative Sciences:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

(ii) M.Tech. in Computational and Systems Biology

School of Biotechnology:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in areas of Gene Transfer and Expression in Eukaryotic system, Transcription Control and Gene Regulation, Protein Engineering, Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, Protein folding and Stability, Optimization of Recombinant Protein Production, Structural Biology & Molecular Bioinformatics, and Biochemical Engineering, Molecular virology, cancer biology, molecular cell biology.

Centre for Sanskrit Studies:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Sanskrit

(ii) M.A. in Sanskrit

Centre for Molecular Medicine:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Areas of Metobolic Disorders, Infectious and non-infectious Diseases, Diagnostics and Molecular Endocrinology

Centre for the Study of Law and Governance:

(ii) M.Phil/Ph.D in Law and Governance

Category-B: Direct Admissions to Ph.D. Programme: A limited number of candidates are directly admitted to Ph.D Programme either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination and viva-voce both as may be decided by the University both in Monsoon and Winter Semesters in all Schools/Centres. Direct admission to Ph.D is also offered in Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory, Adult Education, Women’s Studies and Study of Discrimination and Exclusion. Candidates are required to check the availability of seats in each Centre/School before applying for admission in Winter Semester. Candidates are advised to refer to the admission announcement being notified separately.

Category-C: Admission of JRF Holders to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D Programme In Science Schools: A limited number of candidates are admitted to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D Programmes either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination and viva-voce both as may be decided by the University, who have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF in Schools of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer & Systems Sciences, Computational and Integrative Sciences and Biotechnology.

Category-D: Part-Time Programmes: The University will hold Entrance Examination (in Delhi Centre only) for admission to Certificate of Proficiency and Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu one-year Part-Time Programmes of Study in the School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies. Since these are Part-Time programmes, these are intended for candidates residing in Delhi NCR only. Admission to Diploma of Proficiency and Advanced Diploma of Proficiency will be made on basis of the past academic record of the candidate which will be assessed in accordance with the criteria laid down by the University for Selection.

Programmes of Study: (i) Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu (ii) Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in Pushto (iii) Diploma of Proficiency in Italian, Pushto and Bahasa Indonesia (iv) Certificate of Proficiency in Mongolian, Pustho, Bahasa Indonesia and Urdu.

Details regarding the eligibility for admission to the various courses are given at http://www.jnu.ac.in/main.asp?sendval=FullTimeCourses. Those who are due to appear in respective qualifying examination prescribed for eligibility for admission to a particular programme are also eligible to appear in the entrance examination subject to their fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed in the prospectus, before 16th August, 2011.

Foreign Nationals: All foreign nationals present in India are required to appear in the Entrance Examination subject to their fulfilling minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed for Indian students as indicated under Category ‘A’ above. However, in the event of their selection, they will be considered for admission subject to equivalence of their degrees as per eligibility requirements.

Application Form: Application Form is different depending on the category of course. There is a different application for Category ‘A’, Category ‘D’ (Admission through Entrance Examination), Category ‘B’ (Direct Admission to Ph.D. programmes) and Category ‘C’ (Admission of JRF holders). For admission through Entrance Examination under Category-A and Certificate of Proficiency (Part-Time Programme) under Category-D, applicants can opt up to a maximum of three Fields of Study in a single Application Form for the same level of Programmes (like COP (Part-Time) or B.A. (Hons) (1st Year) or M.A/M.Sc/MCA or M.Phil/Ph.D,Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D,M.Tech/Ph.D,M.P.H/Ph.D), and are not required to submit separate Application Forms for each field of study. In case a candidate submits more than one Application Form for the same level of programmes of study, his/her candidature will be rejected.

However, this restriction will not apply to those who apply for Direct Admision to Ph.D. programme under Category-B, JRF holders to M.Phil./Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. programmes under Category-C and Diploma/Advanced Diploma of Proficiency (Part-Time Programmes) under Category-D. Candidates are required to submit separate Application Form for each Field of Study for admission to B.A. (Hons) 2nd year under category A, Direct Admision to Ph.D. programme under Category-B, JRF holders to M.Phil/Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. under Category-C and for Diploma and Advanced Diploma (Part-Time) programmes under Category-D.

Sets of Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained by Post from the ‘Section Officer (Admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067’, by sending a Crossed Bank Draft (valid for six months) for Rs. 300/- drawn in favour of ‘Jawaharlal Nehru University’, payable at New Delhi, along with a self-addressed (unstamped) envelope of minimum size of 30 cms X 25 cms, clearly indicating the Category for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope. Those seeking Application Form and Prospectus from Nepal are required to send a Bank Draft of Indian Rs.400/- or equivalent in US Dollars.

Sets of Application Form and Prospectus can also be obtained in person from the Counter in the Administrative Block of the University on payment of Rs. 200/- in cash, per set, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m to 4 p.m, on all working days (Monday to Friday). BPL card holders will be issued a set of Application form & Prospectus free of cost on submission of a copy of the BPL card issued by the competent authority showing their name in the card.

The last date for receipt of completed application forms is March 21, 2011

For details visit http://www.jnu.ac.in

Jawaharlal Nehru University invites applications for admission to the various Programmes of study under the University for the session 2011-12.

Admissions are categorised under 4 categories. Category-A includes courses for which Admission is through Entrance Examination. Category-B has Ph.D. Programmes having direct admissions. Category-C relates to admission of JRF holders to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D programme in Science Schools. Category-D has Part-time Programmes.

Admissions to Category A full-time programmes of study will be based on the Entrance Examination to be held on May 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2011.

Schools and programmes of study:

School of International Studies:

(i) M.Phil/Ph.D. in International Politics, International Organisation, Diplomacy and Disarmament, Political Geography; International Legal Studies; International Trade and Development; South Asian, Central Asian, Southeast Asian & Southwest Pacific Studies; Chinese, Japanese & Korean Studies; West Asian Studies, African Studies; Canadian, United States and Latin American Studies; European Studies and Russian & Central Asian Studies

(ii) M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Relations)

(iii) M.A. in Economics (with specialization in World Economy).

School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in French, German, Arabic, Russian, Persian, Chinese, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Hindi Translation, English, Linguistics, Japanese and Spanish

(ii) M.Phil. in Portuguese

(iii) M.A. in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Urdu

(iv) B.A (Hons) in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Russian and Spanish (with entry points to both 1st and 2nd Year).

School of Social Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. Programme is offered by the following Centres which have their curricular and research work organized on interdisciplinary basis with a focus on some major problems of study: Centres : Economic Studies and Planning ; Historical Studies; Political Studies; Regional Development (Geography, Economics and Population Studies); Social Systems (Sociology); Educational Studies (Psychology, Sociology, Economics and History of Education); Social Medicine and Community Health; Philosophy and Studies in Science Policy

(ii) MPH/Ph.D (Master of Public Health)

(iii) M.A. in Economics, Geography, History, Political Science and Sociology.

School of Life Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in areas of interdisciplinary research in Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neurobiology, Microbiology, Radiation and Cancer Biology, Bio-Physics and Structural Biology

(ii) M.Sc. in Life Sciences, an Integrated interdisciplinary programme in Modern Biology

School of Environmental Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences including interdisciplinary areas of Biology (Ecology, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Bioremediation), Chemistry (Air, Water, Soil pollution), Geology and Physics

(ii) M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, an interdisciplinary course with environmental orientation, drawn from relevant areas of biological, chemical, earth and physical sciences.

School of Computer & Systems Sciences:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. & M.Tech/Ph.D

(ii) M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications)

School of Physical Sciences:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Physical Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Mathematical Sciences. The emphasis is on topics of Chemical Physics, Computational Physics, Disordered Systems, Granular Materials, Mathematical Physics, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Quantum Chaos, Quantum Magnetism and Strongly Correlated Systems, Quantum Optics, Statistical Nuclear Physics. Experimental areas include Complex Fluids, Materials Science, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Nonlinear Optics, Semiconductors, Polymers and Nanoparticle Physics

(ii) M.Sc. in Physics

School of Arts & Aesthetics:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D in three different streams – Visual Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies and Cinema Studies. (Admission to the M.Phil./Ph.D. is through a separate entrance examination for each discipline followed by a viva-voce)

(ii) M.A. in Arts & Aesthetics.

School of Computational and Integrative Sciences:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

(ii) M.Tech. in Computational and Systems Biology

School of Biotechnology:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in areas of Gene Transfer and Expression in Eukaryotic system, Transcription Control and Gene Regulation, Protein Engineering, Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, Protein folding and Stability, Optimization of Recombinant Protein Production, Structural Biology & Molecular Bioinformatics, and Biochemical Engineering, Molecular virology, cancer biology, molecular cell biology.

Centre for Sanskrit Studies:

(i) M.Phil./PH.D. in Sanskrit

(ii) M.A. in Sanskrit

Centre for Molecular Medicine:

(i) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Areas of Metobolic Disorders, Infectious and non-infectious Diseases, Diagnostics and Molecular Endocrinology

Centre for the Study of Law and Governance:

(ii) M.Phil/Ph.D in Law and Governance

Category-B: Direct Admissions to Ph.D. Programme: A limited number of candidates are directly admitted to Ph.D Programme either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination and viva-voce both as may be decided by the University both in Monsoon and Winter Semesters in all Schools/Centres. Direct admission to Ph.D is also offered in Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory, Adult Education, Women’s Studies and Study of Discrimination and Exclusion. Candidates are required to check the availability of seats in each Centre/School before applying for admission in Winter Semester. Candidates are advised to refer to the admission announcement being notified separately.

Category-C: Admission of JRF Holders to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D Programme In Science Schools: A limited number of candidates are admitted to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D Programmes either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination and viva-voce both as may be decided by the University, who have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF in Schools of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer & Systems Sciences, Computational and Integrative Sciences and Biotechnology.

Category-D: Part-Time Programmes: The University will hold Entrance Examination (in Delhi Centre only) for admission to Certificate of Proficiency and Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu one-year Part-Time Programmes of Study in the School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies. Since these are Part-Time programmes, these are intended for candidates residing in Delhi NCR only. Admission to Diploma of Proficiency and Advanced Diploma of Proficiency will be made on basis of the past academic record of the candidate which will be assessed in accordance with the criteria laid down by the University for Selection.

Programmes of Study: (i) Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu (ii) Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in Pushto (iii) Diploma of Proficiency in Italian, Pushto and Bahasa Indonesia (iv) Certificate of Proficiency in Mongolian, Pustho, Bahasa Indonesia and Urdu.

Details regarding the eligibility for admission to the various courses are given at http://www.jnu.ac.in/main.asp?sendval=FullTimeCourses. Those who are due to appear in respective qualifying examination prescribed for eligibility for admission to a particular programme are also eligible to appear in the entrance examination subject to their fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed in the prospectus, before 16th August, 2011.

Foreign Nationals: All foreign nationals present in India are required to appear in the Entrance Examination subject to their fulfilling minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed for Indian students as indicated under Category ‘A’ above. However, in the event of their selection, they will be considered for admission subject to equivalence of their degrees as per eligibility requirements.

Application Form: Application Form is different depending on the category of course. There is a different application for Category ‘A’, Category ‘D’ (Admission through Entrance Examination), Category ‘B’ (Direct Admission to Ph.D. programmes) and Category ‘C’ (Admission of JRF holders). For admission through Entrance Examination under Category-A and Certificate of Proficiency (Part-Time Programme) under Category-D, applicants can opt up to a maximum of three Fields of Study in a single Application Form for the same level of Programmes (like COP (Part-Time) or B.A. (Hons) (1st Year) or M.A/M.Sc/MCA or M.Phil/Ph.D,Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D,M.Tech/Ph.D,M.P.H/Ph.D), and are not required to submit separate Application Forms for each field of study. In case a candidate submits more than one Application Form for the same level of programmes of study, his/her candidature will be rejected.

However, this restriction will not apply to those who apply for Direct Admision to Ph.D. programme under Category-B, JRF holders to M.Phil./Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. programmes under Category-C and Diploma/Advanced Diploma of Proficiency (Part-Time Programmes) under Category-D. Candidates are required to submit separate Application Form for each Field of Study for admission to B.A. (Hons) 2nd year under category A, Direct Admision to Ph.D. programme under Category-B, JRF holders to M.Phil/Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. under Category-C and for Diploma and Advanced Diploma (Part-Time) programmes under Category-D.

Sets of Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained by Post from the ‘Section Officer (Admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067’, by sending a Crossed Bank Draft (valid for six months) for Rs. 300/- drawn in favour of ‘Jawaharlal Nehru University’, payable at New Delhi, along with a self-addressed (unstamped) envelope of minimum size of 30 cms X 25 cms, clearly indicating the Category for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope. Those seeking Application Form and Prospectus from Nepal are required to send a Bank Draft of Indian Rs.400/- or equivalent in US Dollars.

Sets of Application Form and Prospectus can also be obtained in person from the Counter in the Administrative Block of the University on payment of Rs. 200/- in cash, per set, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m to 4 p.m, on all working days (Monday to Friday). BPL card holders will be issued a set of Application form & Prospectus free of cost on submission of a copy of the BPL card issued by the competent authority showing their name in the card.

The last date for receipt of completed application forms is March 21, 2011

Fee structure for the different courses is available at http://www.jnu.ac.in/main.asp?sendval=Fees

For details visit http://www.jnu.ac.in

2 thoughts on “JNU PhD, MPhil, MA, MSc admissions 2011

  1. Sir I am doing M.A. last semester. Can I apply for M.Phil degree in JNU ?

  2. Hello
    I am a master in geography – tourism
    I want information a bout geography – tourism ( phd ) for countiniu study
    please help me
    thank you
    sadr – from Iran

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