Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - May 26 2018

Established in 1969, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university, located in New Delhi. It has 10 Schools and four special centers which offer Undergraduate (BA Hons.), PG (MA, M.Sc, MCA) and several integrated research courses. The university has earned a grade of 3.9 out of 4 from NAAC, the highest grade awarded to any educational institution in the country and is considered among the top universities in the country.

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

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

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

  • START DATE - END DATE

    08th Feb, 2019 - 21st Mar, 2019

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

JNU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 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
Application forms available from08th Feb 2019
The closing of Online Application Process21st Mar, 2019

JNU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

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 recognised 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, defense, international relations and allied subjects in social science and humanities from this university or any other recognised 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 minimum 50% marks and an Advanced Diploma in Portuguese with minimum 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 the 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 an 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 an 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 masters 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 disciplinees 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 basics in applied science from this university or any other recognised university with at least 55% of marks.

JNU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 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 cleard applications through the online payment modes such as net banking, credit/ debit card etc.

Offline Application:

  • Candidates can also request for the 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.
  • Natives of Nepal can also obtain the prospectus and application form by sending a demand draft of amount Rs. 400/- or equivalent in USD
  • DD should be drawn in favor of "Jawaharlal Nehru University", payable at New Delhi and the letter should clearly indicate the program of study for which the Application Form is the required
  • 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.

JNU Ph.D. Admissions Process 2018

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

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

Fees Structure of JNU

Reservation Criteria

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.

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


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