Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Entrance Examination 2015


JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY

Admission 2015-16

(Category-A) ADMISSION THROUGH ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

The University will hold Entrance Examination on May 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2015 for admission to various full-time programmes of study at the following 51 cities : Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Goa, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pant Nagar, Patna, Pondicherry,  Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Secunderabad, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. In addition, the University will hold entrance examination at Kathmandu (Nepal). (The University reserves the right to change/cancel any centre of examination without assigning any reason.)

Schools and their Programmes of Study

  1. Schoolof International Studies
  2. Schoolof Language, Literature and Culture Studies
  3. Schoolof Life Sciences
  4. Schoolof Social Sciences
  5. School of Environmental Sciences
  6. School of Computer & Systems Sciences
  7. Schoolof Physical Sciences
  8. Schoolof Information Technology
  9. School of Arts & Aesthetics
  10. Schoolof Biotechnology
  11. Centre for Sanskrit Studies
  12. Centre for Molecular Medicine
  13. Centre for the Study of Law & Governance

Eligibility:

School and Programmes of Study

School of International Studies

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

Eligibility

Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament: Master’s degree in Political Science, History, Economics, Geography, Sociology, Defence/Strategic Studies, International Relations and Area Studies with at least 50% marks or Master’s degree in Humanities and other Social Sciences with at least 60% marks or Master’s degree in Natural Sciences with at least 65% marks.

Centre for International Legal Studies: LL.B (3 year) degree after bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks or an LL.B (5 year) degree with at least 55% marks in the aggregate or an M.A. with International Law as one of the subjects with at least 55% marks in the aggregate or an LL.M degree with at least 50% marks in the aggregate.

Centre for International Trade and Development: Master’s degree in Economics with at least 50% marks and familiarity with Mathematics and Statistics upto Bachelor’s level.

Centre for South, Central, South East Asian and South West Pacific Studies: Master’s degree in Political Science, History, Economics, Geography, Sociology, Defence Studies, International Relations and Area Studies with at least 50% marks or Master’s degree in Humanities and other Social Sciences with at least 60% marks or Master’s degree in Natural Sciences with at least 65% marks.

Canadian and Latin American Studies: Master’s degree in Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Defence/Strategic Studies, International Relations and other allied subject in Social Sciences and Humanities with at least 50% marks or Master’s degree in Natural Sciences with at least 60% marks.

US Studies: Master’s degree in Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Defence/Strategic Studies, International Relations, Humanities with at least 50% marks.

All other Centres: Master’s degree in Political Science, History, Economics, International Relations and Area Studies with at least 50% marks or Master’s degree in Humanities and other Social Sciences with at least 60% marks or Master’s degree in Natural Sciences with at least 65% marks.

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

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks.

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

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree (with 50% marks in aggregate) in the following subjects Economics (Honours) with Mathematics as subsidiary subject; Mathematics (Hons) with Economics as a subsidiary subject; or Statistics (Hons) with Mathematics and Economics as subsidiary subjects.

School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies

M.Phil/Ph.D: French, German, Arabic, Russian, Persian, Chinese, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Hindi Translation, English, Linguistics, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

Eligibility

M.Phil/Ph.D in Languages/Subjects other than English, Linguistics and Hindi Translation: Master’s degree in the concerned language/subject with at least 50% marks.

M.Phil/Ph.D in English: Master’s degree in English or Linguistics or Sociology or History or Political Science or Philosophy or Folklore or Film and Communication Studies or Culture Studies or Comparative Literature with at least 55% marks.

  1. Phil/Ph.D in Linguistics:Master’s degree in Linguistics or any other discipline with at least 50% marks.

M.Phil/Ph.D in Hindi Translation: Master’s degree in Hindi with 50% marks and English or any Indian language as one of the subject at B.A. level other than Hindi or Master’s degree in any Indian/ Foreign language with 50% marks and Hindi as one of the subject at B.A. level.

M.Phil in Portuguese

Eligibility: Master’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.A. in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Urdu

Eligibility

M.A. in English and Linguistics: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks

M.A. other than English and Linguistics: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 45% marks with adequate proficiency in the concerned language

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

Eligibility

B.A. (Hons) (1st year): Senior School Certificate (10+2) or equivalent examination with at least 45% marks

Certificates issued by some Madrasas with at least 45% marks

Names of the Madras as are detailed in the prospectus

B.A. (Hons) (2nd year): First year of bachelor’s degree or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 45% marks under 10+2+3 pattern of education with adequate proficiency in the concerned language

School of Social Sciences

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

Eligibility: Master’s degree in the subject concerned with at least 50% marks; or Master’s degree in allied subjects or Humanities with at least 55% marks; or Master’s degree in Natural Sciences with at least 60% marks

Centre for Studies in Science Policy: Master’s degree in Social Science or Humanities or Law or Management with 55% marks or Master’s degree in Natural Sciences or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine with 60% marks

Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health: Master’s degree in social sciences or other disciplines allied to public health with 50% marks

MPH (Master of Public Health/Ph.D

Eligibility: MBBS degree with at least 50% marks and at least one year’s work experience after internship or M.Sc degree in Nursing with at least 50% marks and at least one year’s experience in Community Health Nursing.

M.A. in Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy

Eligibility

M.A. in History, Geography and Sociology: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 45% marks.

M.A. in Economics: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks, and Mathematics either at 10+2 level or at Bachelor’s level, either as subsidiary or as honours.

M.A. in Political Sciences: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks.

M.A. in Philosophy: Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks in Social Sciences and Humanities and 55% marks in Science and Technology disciplines.

School of Life Sciences

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.

Eligibility: M.Sc or equivalent degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, in Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics or Physical Sciences, as well as to those with MBBS or M.Tech or M.Sc (Agriculture) or M.Sc (Veterinary Sciences) degree with 55% marks.

Candidates having the M.Sc or equivalent degree in allied subjects of Life Sciences, including Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Genetics, Microbiology, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Zoology, or in Chemistry or Physics are also eligible.

M.Sc in Life Sciences: An integrated interdisciplinary programme in Modern Biology

Eligibility: Bachelor’s (B.Sc or B.Tech or equivalent) in Biological, Physical or Agricultural Sciences under the 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.

School of Environmental Sciences

M.Phil/Ph.D in Environmental Sciences including Interdisciplinary Areas of Biology (Ecology, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Bioremediation), Chemistry (Air, Water, Soil Pollution), Geology and Physics.

Eligibility: M.Sc degree or equivalent in any branch of basic or applied science or applied science or MBBS or B.Tech/B.E. with minimum 55% marks.

M.Sc in Environmental Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Course with Environmental Orientation, drawn from relevant areas of Biological, Chemical, Earth and Physical Sciences.

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any branch of basic or applied science under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.

School of Computer and Systems Sciences

The school offers academic programmes leading to the degrees in Computer Science and Technology.

M.Phil/Ph.D and M.Tech/Ph.D

Eligibility: 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 Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with at least 55% marks.

MCA (Master of Computer Applications): 3 year programme open to candidates with adequate competence in mathematics.

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with adequate competence in Mathematics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.

School of Physical Sciences

Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Physical Sciences/ Chemical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences

Eligibility

Physical Sciences: M.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.

Exceptions can be made in case of applicants with B.Tech (Electronics/Electrical) degrees provided they successfully qualify the entrance examination.

Chemical Sciences, M.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

Admission through entrance examination is kept in abeyance for this year

Admissions however will be made under the category NET qualified candidates)

Mathematical Sciences: M.Sc degree in Mathematics, with at least 55% marks

M.Sc. in Physics

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree (with Physics as one of the subjects) under the 10+2+3 pattern of education with 55% marks in the aggregate (or in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics combined), or in Physics Honours

School of Arts and Aesthetics

M.Phil/Ph.D: The school offers M.Phil/Ph.D programme 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

Eligibility: Master’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks

M.A. in Arts and Aesthetics: The school offers M.A. programme with cross disciplinary study of the Visual, Cinematic and Performing Arts

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks

School of Computational and Integrative Sciences

Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Eligibility: Master’s degree in any branch of Sciences such as Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science/MCA

MBBS or BHMS or equivalent degree as recognized by Govt Council such as MCI

B.Tech or B.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering, B.Pharma degree or equivalent

Common to all is a minimum requirement of 55% marks

M.Tech in Computational and Systems Biology

Eligibility: Master’s degree in any branch of Sciences including Biological, Chemical, Mathematical, Physical, Statistics, Computer Sciences/MCA

MBBS or BHMS or equivalent degree as recognized by Govt Council such as MCI

B.Tech or B.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering, B.Pharma degree or equivalent

A mini­mum of 55% marks in the qualifying degree and Mathematics till class XII is compulsory.

School of Biotechnology

Pre-Ph.D/ Ph.D in areas of Gene Transfer and Expression in Eukaryotic Systems, Transcription Control and Gene Regulation, Protein Engineering, Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, Protein Folding and Stability, Optimization of Recombinant Protein Production, Structural Biology and Molecular Bioinformatics, and Biochemical Engineering, Molecular Virology, Cancer Biology, Molecular Cell Biology.

Eligibility: Master’s degree in Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or any branch of Physical or Biological or Engineering Sciences or B.Tech (Biotechnology/Bioengineering/allied qualifications) with atleast 55% marks.

Centre for Sanskrit Studies

M.Phil/Ph.D in Sanskrit

Eligibility: Master’s degree in Sanskrit or in an allied subject (with Sanskrit up to B.A. level) with at least 55% marks

M.A. in Sanskrit

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Sanskrit or in any other subject under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 45% marks.

Centre for Molecular Medicine

Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in areas of Metobolic Disorders, Infectious and Non­infectious Diseases, Diagnostics and Molecular Endocrinology.

Eligibility: Master’s degree or equivalent from recognized university/institution in any branch of biological sciences/MBBS/BVSc/B.Pharm with at least 55% marks.

Centre for the Study of Law and Governance

M.Phil/Ph.D in Law and Governance

Eligibility: Master’s degree in Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Sociology, History, Philosophy and Cognate Areas/Disciplines with 55% marks; or 60% in any branch of natural science.

Category-B

Admission of JRF Holders to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D Programme in Science Schools

The university admits a limited number of candidates to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D programmes on the basis of viva-voce who have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF in Schools of Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer and Systems Sciences, Computational and Integrative Sciences.

Eligibility: Only those candidates who fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed for admission of candidates to M.Phil/Ph.D and Pre-Ph.D programmes through entrance examination under category-A above in above Science Schools and have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF are eligible to apply.

Category-C

Part Time Programme

The University will hold entrance examination (in Delhi centre only) for admission to Certificate of Proficiency and Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu a one-year Part-Time Programmes of Study in the School of Language, Literature and 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: Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu; Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in Pushto; Diploma of Proficiency in Pushto and Bahasa Indonesia; Certificate of Proficiency in Mongolian, Pushto, Bahasa Indonesia and Urdu.

Eligibility

Certificate of Proficiency: Atleast Senior School Certificate (10+2) or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.

Diploma of Proficiency: Atleast Senior School Certificate (10+2) or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 45% marks in aggre­gate and Certificate of Proficiency in the Language concerned or an examination recog­nised as equivalent thereto.

Advanced Diploma of Proficiency: Atleast Senior School Certificate (10+2) or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate and Diploma of Proficiency in the language con­cerned or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto.

Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu: A Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate with Urdu as one of the subjects at High School or Intermediate or B.A. Level.

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.

Reservation: 27% seats are reserved for OBC candidates (non creamy layer), 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for SC/ST candidates respectively in all programmes of study, 3% seats are reserved for Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates (with a minimum of 40% disability)

All SC/ST/Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates who have passed and/or are appearing in the qualifying examination are eligible to appear in the entrance examination irrespective of their percentage of marks.

Besides, all candidates who have passed qualifying examination prescribed for admis­sion to the concerned programme of study from the identified backward districts, will be eligible for deprivation points.

All Kashmiri migrants and wards/widows of certain cate­gories of Defence Personnel will be eligible for deprivation points subject to their sub­mitting a documentary evidence of their status

All female candidates are also eligible for deprivation points.

Only those candidates will be eligible for deprivation points as stated above who seek admis­sion through entrance examination.

How to Apply:

A candidate can apply either “Online” or “Offline”. Online Application: Candidates can apply Online on payment of prescribed fee if they have access to a computer, a printer and Internet by logging on to JNU website. The sites have been designed in a ‘user friendly’ way to help candidates for applying Online in a step-by-step fashion. Online application portal will remain open from 10:00 AM (1ST) on 6th February, 2015 till 5:00 PM (1ST) on 20th March, 2015. Offline Application: Set of Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained through Post by sending crossed Bank Draft for Rs.260/- (Rs. Two Hundred sixty only) drew in favour of JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY payable at NEW DELHI along with a self addressed (unstamped) envelope of the minimum size of 30 cms x 25 cms. Clearly indicating the programme of study for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope to the SECTION OFFICER (ADMISSIONS), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067. Candidates seeking a set of Application Form and Prospectus from Nepal are required to send a Demand Draft of Rs.400/- or equivalent in US Dollars. Money Orders and Cheques are not accepted. PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR REQUEST FOR SET OF APPLICATION FORM AND PROSPECTUS THROUGH COURIER. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO CASH COUNTER FOR SALE OF SET OF APPLICATION FORM AND PROSPECTUS.

BPL card holders will be issued a set of application form and prospectus free of cost on submission of a copy of the valid BPL card issued by the competent authority showing their name in the card.

Important Dates

Start of online application process: 06th February, 2015

Closing of online application process: 20th March, 2015

Start of issue of offline application forms (by post): 06th February, 2015

Last date for issue of offline application forms (by post): 09th March, 2015

Last date of submission of completed offline or printed copy of the online application form to reach JNU: 25th March, 2015

Entrance Examination on May 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2015 

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