JNU Eligibility for M.A, Ph.D. in International Studies

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) has exclusive centers for International Studies. These are highly reputed centers with experienced faculty. The School of International Studies offer M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes in the centers of Canadian, US and Latin American Studies, European Studies, International Legal Studies, International Trade and Development, East Asian Studies, International Politics, Organization and Disarmament Studies, Russian and Central Asian Studies, South, Central, South-East Asian and South-West Pacific Studies, African Studies and West Asian Studies. The school also offer direct admission to Ph.D. for deserved candidates. Following are eligibility requirements for these programmes in various centers:

1) Eligibility for Direct Admission to Ph.D. Programme in International Studies: Candidates should have obtained M.Phil degree from any recognized University or Research Institution with at least Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 6.00 in 10 point scale. Candidates who have not graded or grading is different from the prescribed method should send a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the application for Direct Ph.D. OR Applicants must have minimum 2 years research experience after Master's Degree.

2) Eligibility for M.Phil./Ph.D.: The eligibility requirements for various centers differ and depends on the focus of the center. Following are these details:

a) International Politics, Organization and Disarmament: Applicants need Master's degree in Political Science, Economics, Geography, History, Defence / Strategic Studies, Sociology, International Relations and Area Studies with minimum 50 percent marks or candidates need Master's degree in Humanities and other Social Sciences with minimum 60 percent marks or Master's degree in Natural
Sciences with minimum 65 percent marks.

b) International Legal Studies: Qualification: LL.B. (Three Year) / LLM after Bachelor's degree with at least 55 percent marks or an LL.B. (Five year) degree OR M.A. with International Law as one of the subjects.

c) International Trade and Development: Applicants must have Masters's degree in Economics with at least 50 percent marks and they should have familiarity with Mathematics and Statistics till the level of Bachelor degree.

d) South, Central, South East Asian and South West Pacific Studies: Candidates should have Masters degree in History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Defence Studies, Geography, International Relations and Area Studies with minimum 50 percent marks. Candidates with Master's degree in Humanities and other Social Sciences with first class marks are also eligible. Natural Sciences candidates with minimum 65 percent marks in PG are also eligible to apply.

e) Canadian, US and Latin American Studies: Candidates should have Master's degree in History, Political Science, Sociology, Defence or Strategic Studies, Economics, International Relations with minimum 50 percent marks. Candidates with M.Sc. in any Natural Sciences with first class marks are also eligible.

f) All other Centres: Applicants need Master's degree in History,
Economics, Political Science, International Relations and Area Studies with at least 50 percent marks. Candidates with Master's degree in Humanities and other Social Sciences with first class marks and Master's degree holders in Natural Sciences with minimum 65 percent marks are also eligible.

3) M.A. Politics (with specialization in International Relations): Candidates must have Bachelor's degree in any discipline under 10+ 2+ 3 pattern with minimum 50 percent marks.

4) M.A. Economics (with specialization in World Economy): Candidates with Bachelor's degree in any one of the subjects like Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering under 10+2+3 pattern with minimum 50 percent marks can apply. More details may be available on www.jnu.ac.in.

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4 thoughts on “JNU Eligibility for M.A, Ph.D. in International Studies

  1. Priyanka meena

    I'm in B.A second year from BANASTHALI university and my subjects are geography, public administration and mathematics..i want admission in jnu In M.A geography..my percent is 76 in 10th,62 in 12th and now 55 in first year.plz send me any msg on my email i.d at facebook about admission.

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    1. admin

      You should have completed or in the final year of Graduation to be eligible to appear for PG Admission test of JNU. You can appear for JNU Entrance Exam 2013-14 if you meet the eligibility criteria by that time.

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  2. Gautam Kumar

    I've completed my B'com in 2009 from Ranchi university. since then i was working with an MNC's. Now i want to do PG in statistic. can you please tell me, what is the procedure to get access to the course and also would like to know about the entrance exam and dates.

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  3. Md Asad Ali

    I am a student of TDC 3rd year (Gauhati University) i want to do M.A Geograhy. I have cradited 68% in the Last two exams. Our Final exam will be held on March 2013. Please tell me the procidure to admission in JNU.

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