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JNU Ph.D. Admission 2020: Courses, Application Process, Entrance Exam

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

  • M.Phil/Ph.D
  • Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D
  • M.Sc-Ph.D
  • M.Tech – Ph.D
  • MPH/Ph.D
Course NameEligibilityCourse FeesLink
Ph.DMaster’s degree with 50% marks3,949 INRKnow More

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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CourseAdmission Link
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,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Medicine,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Law,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
Admission Link

How To Apply

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 Eligibility

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.

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.

Admission Process

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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*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

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43 Comments
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Supriya Dungdung

Hello mam mai Sanskrit me phd karna chahti hu pr mera sirf net hai to mai mphil ka form daal diya hai kya mujhe phd k liye bhi alag alag se fillup karne honge

06 Apr, 2020 16:35
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Supriya, kindly contact the university for relevant information.

06 Apr, 2020 17:21
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Gurpreet kour

Hello ihave completed ma in philosophy with 84 percent marks can i eligible for mphill in philosophy

18 Feb, 2020 12:58
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Gurpreet, yes, you are eligible for this course. However, admission will be based on your marks scored in written test and viva-voce conducted by the university.

18 Feb, 2020 14:41
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Priya Sharma

Hello mam, my name is Priya Sharma and I have completed msc in chemistry with 70 percent. Can I eligible for PhD in chemistry

12 Feb, 2020 09:18
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Priya, this course is not available in this university.

12 Feb, 2020 10:24
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Rahul sharma

Mam i m pursued pg final mathematics, I will give exam. May to june . M i eligible for ph.d program

04 Feb, 2020 13:06
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rahul, yes, you can apply for admission in Ph.D provided you have scored at least 55% in your PG degree.

04 Feb, 2020 15:46
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Rahul sharma

Mam i m Prosoing final year, i can aply ph. D program Or not

04 Feb, 2020 11:31
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rahul, sorry but you are not eligible for this course as candidates seeking admission in this course must have pursued post graduation degree from a recognized university.

04 Feb, 2020 12:03
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Mohd Alig

Maam, I completed MA. In English language teaching. Am I also eligible for PhD in English or do they want pure literature?

23 Jan, 2020 15:36
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Alig, you are eligible for this course provided you have scored at least 55% (50% in case of reserved categories) in your PG degree.

23 Jan, 2020 16:32
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poetry junction07

hello, ma'am. can we directly pursue for ph.d after completing our master's? or is there any complusion to first pursue mphil? And how NET qualified candidates get any benefit? please resolve this query.

28 Nov, 2019 13:36
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hello, no, M.Phil is not necessary to apply for admission in P.hD. If you have pursued master's degree in the relevant discipline with an aggregate of 50%, then too, you will e considered eligible for this course.

28 Nov, 2019 14:24
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Himanshi Kp

Hllo mam....is there any entrance for NET qualified candidates

13 Nov, 2019 21:50
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Himanshi, no, students who have qualified NET will get exempted from the entrance exam being conducted by the university.

14 Nov, 2019 13:02
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Vaishali

Hlw mam is there phd in public administration in jnu.

12 Sep, 2019 11:21
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vaishali, no, this course is not provided by the university.

12 Sep, 2019 11:35
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Kajal Rajpoot

Hello mam, is there m.phil in political science available in JNU?

01 Sep, 2019 13:42
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kajal, no, this course is not available in the university. However, you may check other Colleges Offering M.Phil in Political Science from here.

02 Sep, 2019 13:30

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