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JNU Ph.D. Admission 2019: Courses, Application Process, Entrance Exam

Updated On - April 1st 2019

Established in 1969,Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university, located in New Delhi.  JNU has been accredited by NAAC. It has 10 Schools and four special centres which offer Undergraduate (BA Hons.), PG (MA, M.Sc, MCA) and several integrated research courses. To know more about courses offered, check JNU Courses & Fee structure.

The university offers the following integrated Ph.D/ and M.Phil/ Ph.D programmes in multiple streams: Check JNU Admission 2019

  • M.Phil/Ph.D
  • Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D
  • M.Sc-Ph.D
  • M.Tech – Ph.D
  • MPH/Ph.D

JNU PhD Admission Eligibility: Selection of the candidate for the Ph.D./ integrated programme will be done on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and viva-voice, both conducted by the university. Candidates can register themselves by submitting the application fee of INR 300 through online payment modes or offline method i.e. demand draft (DD).

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For more details, check JNU Admission 2019. 

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    15th Mar, 2019 - 22nd Jul, 2019


Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Management , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education , M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
STATUSEVENTDATE
Online Application Process 15th Mar - 15th Apr , 2019
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education , M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
STATUSEVENTDATE
Correction 17th - 19th Apr, 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 27th - 30th May, 2019
Announcement of Results 10th Jun, 2019
Counselling Session 15th - 17th Jul, 2019

Admission Eligibility

M.Phil/Ph.D in Management , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education & M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering

Specialization Eligibility
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts and Aesthetics
Cinema StudiesCandidate must possess master’s degree in any discipline from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks.
Theatre and Performance Studies
Visual Studies
Programmes in M.Phil/ Ph.D in International Studies
American StudiesCandidate must possess master’s degree in political science, history, economics, sociology, defence, international relations and allied subjects in social science and humanities from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks or masters degree in natural science with at least 65% marks.
Latin American Studies
Canadian Studies
International Legal StudiesCandidate must possess 3 years LLB degree after bachelor’s degree from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks or 5 years LLB degree with at least 55% of marks or MA international law with at least 55% aggregate marks or LLM degree with at least 50% aggregate marks.
International Trade and DevelopmentCandidates must possess master’s degree in economics with mathematics and statistics from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks.
International PoliticsCandidate must possess master’s degree in social sciences or humanities from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks.
Disarmament StudiesCandidate must possess master’s degree in political science, history, economics, geography, sociology, defence, international and area studies from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks or master’s degree in humanities and other social sciences with at least 60% marks or masters degree in natural science with at least 65% marks.
West European StudiesCandidate must possess master’s degree from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks.
Diplomatic Studies
Japanese and Korean Studies
International Organisation
Political Geography
Russian and East European Studies
South Asian Studies
South East Asian & Southwest Pacific Studies
Central Asian Studies
West Asian and North African Studies
Sub-Saharan African Studies
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Language, Literature and Culture Studies
FrenchCandidate must possess master’s degree in the concerned language from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% marks.
German
Arabic
Russian
Persian
Chinese
Urdu
Hindi
Tamil
Hindi Translation
Linguistics
Japanese
Spanish
M.Phil/Ph.D in EnglishCandidate must possess master’s degree in the English or linguistics or sociology or history or political science or philosophy or film communicational studies or cultural studies from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% marks.
M.Phil in PortugueseMaster's degree in Portuguese with at least 50% marks or Master's degree in any other Romance Language (Italian, Spanish, French, Romanian) or in English with atleast 50% marks and an Advanced Diploma in Portuguese with atleast 50% marks
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Life SciencesCandidate must possess master’s degree or equivalent in biological sciences, bioinformatics or physical sciences or M.Tech or M.Sc from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Social SciencesCandidate must possess master’s degree in social science or humanities or masters degree in science and technology from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% marks.
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Law and GovernanceCandidate must possess masters degree in law/ political science/ public administration/ Economics/ Sociology/ History/ Philosophy/ Social Work and development studies from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Sanskrit studiesCandidate must possess bachelor’s degree in Sanskrit or any other subject under 10+2+3 patterns from this university or any other recognized university with at least 45% of marks.
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Computer and System SciencesCandidates must possess master’s degree in computer science or mathematics or statistics or operational research or in any branch of science or bachelor’s degree in any branch of engineering or MCA from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.
M.Phil/ Ph.D in Environment ScienceCandidate must possess M.Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of basic or applied science, BE/B.Tech/MBBS from this university or any other recognized university with a minimum 55% of marks.
SpecializationEligibility
Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Computational and Integrative SciencesCandidate must possess masters degree in any branch of sciences such as biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, mathematics, physics, statistics, computer science or MBBS or BHMS or B.Tech or BE or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering, B.Pharma degree or equivalent from any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.
Pre Ph.D-Ph.D in Physical SciencesM.Sc degree in Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics, with at least 55% marks; candidates having majored in Physics or Chemistry should have had Mathematics at least up to the B.Sc level
Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Chemical SciencesM.Sc degree in Chemistry or Physics, with at least 55% marks. Candidates majoring in Chemistry should have specialization in Analytical/Organic/ Inorganic/ Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics/Polymer Chemistry at the Master’s level
Pre Ph.D in Molecular MedicineCandidate must possess master’s or equivalent degree from this university or any other recognized university in any branch of biological sciences/ chemical sciences/ MBBS/ BVSc/ B.Pharm from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.
M.Tech – Ph.D in computer and system sciencesMaster’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Operational Research or in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering or Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with at least 55% marks
MPH/Ph.D in Social SciencesCandidate must possess MBBS degree or M.Sc degree in nursing from this university or any other recognized university with at least 50% aggregate of marks.
M.Sc-PhD in Computational and Integrative SciencesCandidate must possess bachelor’s degree in any branch of basics in applied science or technology including medicine and engineering disciplines from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.
M.Sc-PhD in Molecular MedicineCandidate must possess bachelor’s degree in any branch of b asics in applied science from this university or any other recognized university with at least 55% of marks.


How To Apply

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Management & M.Phil/Ph.D in Education

Online Application:

  • Candidates can register themselves for admission to integrated Ph.D and M.Phil./ Ph.D programme through online application process available at the official university website.
  • Application fee of Rs. 300/- should also be submitted along with completed applications through the online payment modes such as net banking, credit/ debit card etc.

Offline Application:

  • Candidates can also request for application form to be sent by post along with the prospectus by sending Crossed Demand Draft of Rs.300/- along with the self-addressed envelope.
  • DD should be drawn in favour of "Jawaharlal Nehru University", payable at New Delhi and the letter should clearly indicate the program of study for which the Application Form is required
  • Natives of Nepal can also obtain the prospectus and application form by sending demand draft of amount Rs. 400/- or equivalent in USD
  • Duly filled-in applications, in all respects, along with the copies of all the necessary enclosures should reach through registered post/ speed post at the following address:

Section Officer (Admissions)

Room No. 28, Administrative Block,

Jawaharlal Nehru University,

New Delhi-110067

Enclosures:

  1. Two self attested copies of the Matriculation, Higher Secondary Pre-University of Indian School Certificate or Senior School Certificate (10+2) or an equivalent examination certificate, showing the age/date of birth of the candidate
  2. A Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended
  3. Two self attested copies of the statement of marks obtained by the candidate in Senior School or their equivalent examination
  4. SC/ST/OBC Certificate, if belonging to SC/ST/OBC category
  5. A Medical Certificate for PWD Candidates certifying nature & percentage of disability issued by the competent medical authority
  6. Migration Certificate (in original) from the Head of the Institution/ University last attended.


Admission Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts & M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering

Selection of the candidate to the integrated Ph.D programmes is done on the basis of entrance examination (70%) and viva-voice (30%), both conducted by the university.

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Reservation

27% seats are reserved for OBC candidates (non creamy layer), 15% & 7.5% of seats are reserved for SC and ST candidates respectively in all programs of study, 3% seats are reserved for Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates.


Note:

Dates are tentative

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

Comments

Comments


29 Comments
Neha

hello Mam, How to apply for M.Sc Maths at JNU?

10 Apr, 2019 16:58
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Neha, kindly check the Admission Procedure for M.Sc Maths from here.

10 Apr, 2019 17:28
goldie negi

Hello mam is there Pdh in History available in JNU?

01 Apr, 2019 17:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Goldie, yes, this course is available in the university.

01 Apr, 2019 18:06
Ishrat Nigar

is there PhD in math available in JNU

01 Apr, 2019 10:38
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ishrat, P.hD in Mathematical Science is offered by the university.

01 Apr, 2019 11:50
Himanshu Gaur

Is there PhD course available in geography in JNU?

30 Mar, 2019 16:38
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Himanshu, yes, this course is available in the university.

30 Mar, 2019 16:51
Anamika Tripathi

Can i join as external candidate in JNU if i fulfill eligible criteria and clear interview??

30 Mar, 2019 13:03
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Anamika, yes, you may take admission in the university even if you are a external student.

30 Mar, 2019 13:12
atmaja mukherjee

Is there PhD in psychology available in JNU..

27 Mar, 2019 14:28
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Atmaja, this course is not available in the university.

27 Mar, 2019 14:50
sukhpreet singh

is there p.hd in public adminstration available in JNU new delhi??

27 Mar, 2019 12:01
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sukhpreet, no, the university does not offer this course. You may check other Colleges Offering P.hD in Public Administration from here.

27 Mar, 2019 12:21
Shraddha Patil

Is there Ph.D in Library and Information Science available in JNU

20 Mar, 2019 15:17
Pragya Bhatt

Hlo mam I have done postgraduation with sanskrit but waiting for results. May i apply for ph d..

18 Mar, 2019 11:35
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pragya, no, you can apply for P.hD only after the result is declared for your post graduation.

18 Mar, 2019 12:06
Payal kanwar

Is there P.hd in home science available in JNU delhi

18 Mar, 2019 11:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Payal, no, this course is not available in JNU. However, you may check other Colleges Offering Ph.D in Home Science from here.

18 Mar, 2019 11:59

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