Jawaharlal Nehru University, most popular as JNU, New Delhi has announced admission notification 2012 for various Post Graduate, M.Phil and Ph.D. Programmes. JNU (www.jnuonline.in) is also offering UG Programmes (BA) in Languages. JNU is one of the internationally reputed educational and research institute in India. The university offer highly qualitative and rigorous programmes in the disciplines of Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and other sciences. The JNU offer admission to candidates in various programmes under four categories. The University also offer direct Ph.D for those qualified in CSIR - UGC NET for JRF examination or any other equivalent examinations. The JNU conducts entrance examinations and interviews admission to various programmes. Apart from offline applications, JNU is also inviting online applications through www.jnuonline.in from this year. These details are mentioned below along with School wise courses, subjects, scheme of entrance exams, Previous question papers and application procedure:
Admissions under Category - A: JNU will conduct and entrance examination for these courses:
A) M.Phil / Ph.D: These Programmes are offered in the centers of Diplomacy and Disarmament, United States and Latin American Studies; International Politics, Political Geography; International Legal Studies; International Trade and Development; West Asian, North African and Sub- Saharan African Studies; International Organisation, South Asian, Central Asian, Southeast Asian and Southwest Pacific Studies; European Studies; Chinese, Japanese and Korean Studies; Canadian, and Russian and Central Asian studies.
B) M.A : Politics (with specialization in International Relations)
C) M.A.: Economics (with specialization in World Economy)
A) M.Phil. / Ph.D.: In the subjects - Urdu, Hindi, German, French, Persian, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Hindi Translation, English, Linguistics, Tamil, Japanese and Spanish.
B) M.Phil. in Portuguese
C) M.A: Chinese, German, Hindi, English, Arabic, Linguistics, Persian, Korean, Russian, French, Japanese, Spanish and Urdu.
D) B.A. (Hons.): Arabic, German, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, French, Russian, Persian, and Spanish
3. School of Social Sciences:
A) M.Phil./ Ph.D. Programmes offered in the centers of Economic Studies and Planning ; Social Systems (Sociology); Social Medicine and Community Health; Political Studies; Educational Studies (Psychology, Sociology, Economics and History of Education); Historical Studies; Regional Development (Geography, Economics and Population Studies); Philosophy and Studies in Science Policy.
B) M.Phil. / Ph.D. (Master of Public health)
C) M.A.: Political Science, Economics, History, Geography and Sociology
4. School of Life Sciences:
A) M.Phil / Ph.D.: Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Plant Biotechnology, Radiation and Cancer Biology, Genetic Engineering, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Neurobiology, Bio-physics and Structural Biology.
B) M.Sc. in Life Sciences
5. School of Environmental Sciences: M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D in Environmental Sciences
6. School of Computer and Systems Sciences:
A). M.Phil./Ph.D. and M.Tech./ Ph.D.: Computers and related sciences
7. School of Physical Sciences:
A) Pre-Ph.D. / Ph.D. in Physical Sciences/ Pre-Ph.D./ Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences
B) M.Sc. in Physics
8. School of Arts and Aesthetics:
A) M.Phil./Ph.D.: Visual Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies and Cinema Studies.
B) M.A. : Arts and Aesthetics
9. School of Information Technology:
A) Pre-Ph.D/ Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
B) M.Tech. in computational and systems biology
10. School of Biotechnology: A) Pre-Ph.D./ Ph.D. in all areas of biotechnology
11. Centre for Sanskrit Studies: A) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Sanskrit B) M.A. in Sanskrit
12. Centre for Molecular Medicine: A) Pre-Ph.D/ Ph.D
13. Centre for the Study of Law and Governance: M.Phil./Ph.D.
Category B : Direct Admission to Ph.D. Programme:
JNU admits some students directly to Ph.D. programme on the basis of their performance in interview. Candidates will be short listed based on the merit in qualifying examination. Applicants with qualificatoins from reputed institutions will be preferred. There will be no entrance exam for this category admissions.
Category-C: JNU offer direct admission to JRF holders into M.Phil and Ph.D. Programmes in all subjects of the School of Sciences.
Category-D : JNU hold separate entrance exam for Part Time admissions
There is a good interaction among the aspiring students of JNU in last year's post on JNU admissions. Interested candidates can obtain application form through post / by hand from the office of JNU. Filled in forms should be sent to 'Deputy registrar (admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067'. For more inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org; Website : www.jnu.ac.in . Previous question papers and model papers for JNU entrance examinations will be available in the campus library at JNU or also check in famous exams book shops.
Important Dates (Tentative)
1. Issue of application forms starts: February 2012
2. Last date for issue of application forms: March 2012 by post; and March last week 2012 (at cash counter of the University)
3. Last date for receipt of completed application forms: Last week of March 2012