Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi 2015 PhD Admission

New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi – 110 067, India,
Telephone No. : 011 – 26704054,
Email : director_admissions@mail.jnu.ac.in,
Website : www.jnu.ac.in.

PhD Admission

JNU PhD Admission 2016

The JNU admits a limited number of candidates directly to Ph.D. programme either on the basis of viva-voce or on the written examination and viva-voce, as may be decided both in Monsoon and Winter Semesters in various areas of research.

  1. School of International Studies
  2. School of Social Sciences
  3. School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
  4. School of Computer & Systems Sciences
  5. School of Physical Sciences
  6. School of Environmental Sciences
  7. School of Life Sciences ( only in Winter Semester )
  8. School of Arts and Aesthetics
  9. School of Computational and Integrative Sciences
  10. Centre for the Study of Law & Governance
  11. Centre for Molecular Medicine and
  12. Centre for Sanskrit Studies

JNU PhD Admission Application Form 2016

Application Forms along with eligibility requirements and Instructions for completing the Application Form can be downloaded from the website of the University ( www.jnu.ac.in ) and submit the duly filled in all respects enclosing therewith the required documents and a Demand Draft of the required amount drawn in favour of “Jawaharlal Nehru University” payable at New Delhi to the following address :
Section Officer ( Admissions ),
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi – 110067.

Last date for receipt of completed Application Form along with all documents is 29th January, 2016.

Note :

The applications of the candidates whose M.Phil / M.Tech. / Pre-Ph.D. / MPH results are not available will not be considered under any circumstances. Hence, the applications of only those candidates can be considered whose results have been declared and copy attached with the application form.

Candidates enjoying employed status and selected for admission shall be required to produce LEAVE SANCTION ORDER for a period of two years at the time of admission/registration. However, there is a limited provision for exemption of this requirement to candidates employed in research and teaching Institutions located in NCR.

Application Forms for admission in Winter Semester beginning January, 2017. The Application Forms for Winter Semester beginning January 2017 will be available from 1st September, 2016 to 14th October, 2016 and last date for submitting the Application Forms will be 14th October, 2016.

 

Pre PhD Admission

Admission of JRF holders To Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. Program In Special Centre For Nano Sciences :

The Jawaharlal Nehru University will admit candidates to Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. programmes on the basis of vivavoce who have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF in Special Centre for Nano Sciences in the Winter Semester 2015-16.

JNU Pre-PhD/PhD Admission Eligibility 2015

Candidates must have M.Sc./M.Tech./M.E./B.Tech./B.E. degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point. Candidates must have had Mathematics at least upto 12th standard or equivalent and have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF are eligible to apply. All SC/ST/PH candidates who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to apply irrespective of their percentage of marks.

The candidates must have qualified CSIR/UGC/ICMR/NBHM/DBT-JRF or other National Level
Examination that guarantees a fellowship from the funding agency concerned. Candidates shall have to appear for an interview and their selection will depend on their performance in the interview.
Candidates who have appeared in the above mentioned examinations but whose results are awaited
may also apply under this category. However, such candidates will only be interviewed upon submission of a valid proof of having qualified for or awarded the above mentioned fellowship at the time of interview. Moreover, only those candidates with valid proof of above mentioned fellowship would be provided permissible travelling allowances for attending the interview. Please note that candidates who have been awarded only the “Lecturership” in the CSIR/UGC examination are not eligible and will not be interviewed.

JNU Pre-PhD/PhD Admission Application Form 2015

  • Candidates are requested to fill in the Application Form in all respects. Duly filled in Application Forms can be submitted by Registered Post to the following address or in person in Room No. 28, Administrative Block of the University on or before 15th October, 2015.
    Section Officer (Admissions),
    Jawaharlal Nehru University,
    New Delhi – 110067
  • Before filling in the Application Form, please make sure that you fulfil the minimum eligibility  requirements as prescribed by the University.
  • Candidates are required to enclose Demand Draft drawn in favour of JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY payable at NEW DELHI as per the following rates towards cost of application form and processing fees with the Application Form.

Note :

  • candidates are requested not to send their application forms through private courier services;
  • Last date for submission of duly filled in Application Forms 15th October, 2015.

 

Application Cost :

  • For General and OBC Category : Rupee 420/- ( Rupee 200/- for cost of application form + Rupee 220/- for processing fee)
  • For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH Category : Rupee 310/- ( Rupee200/- for cost of application form + Rupee110/- for processing fee) For candidates belonging to BPL Category : Rupee 110/- for processing fee
  • For Foreign National candidates : Rupee 1750/- ( Rupee 200/- for cost of application form + Rupee 1550/- for processing fee)

 

JNU PhD Eligibility & Application Form

Jawaharlal Nehru University invites application from eligible candidates for direct admission to Doctor of Philosophy ( PhD ) Program either on the basis of viva-voce or on the written examination and viva-voce, as may be decided both in Monsoon and Winter Semesters for the academic year 2015 – 2016.

JNU Delhi PhD 2015 Admission Eligibility

  • For School of International Studies : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi admission to the PhD Program who have ( a ) obtained MPhil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • For Centre for International Trade & Development : The candidate should have ( i ) M.Phil. in Economics / International Trade and Development with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of easement of their credentials; OR ( i ) Masters degree in Economics with FGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage and at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. Students admitted to the Direct Ph.D. Program are required to do course work.
  • For Human Rights Studies program : ( a ) obtained M.Phil. or equivalent degree of a recognized University / Research Institution in the field of human rights or ailed areas with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard in the field of Human Rights. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • For Energy Studies program : ( a ) obtained M.Phil. degree of a recognized University/Research Institution in the field of energy studies or alied areas with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in 10 point scale/comparable standard where grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University/Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10-point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the application form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR (b) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard in the field of energy studies. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Defence / Strategic Studies or Area Studies with FGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage. Students admitted to direct Ph.D. program in energy studies are also required to do compulsory course work.
  • School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi admission to the PhD Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD admission application form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • School of Socail Sciences : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct admission to the Ph. D. Program who have (a) obtained M.Phil. / MD / MPH degree of a recognized University/Research Institution as relevant to each centre with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in 10 point scale/comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10-point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. / MPH dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR (b) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil./ MPH standard. In addition, they should have obtained Masters Deere with FGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • School of Environmental Sciences : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi Admission to the PhD Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.

  • School of Arts and Aesthetics : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi Admission to the PhD Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • School of Biotechnology : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi Admission to the Ph.D. Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • School of Computer & Systems Sciences : The candidates interested in research in Communication Networks. Data Warehouse, Software Engineering, Service Oriented Architecture, Wireless Communication, Ad Hoc Networks, Sensor Network, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Database, Soft Computing, Text Mining, Web Mining, Natural Language Processing, will be considered for Direct Admission to Ph.D. program this year.
  • School of Physical Sciences : Candidates shall be considered for Direct admission to the Ph.D. program on the following basis : ( a ) M. Phil. / M.Tech. or equivalent degree from a recognized University / Research Institutions with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in a 10 – point scale / comparable standard where the grading  is based on systems other than a 10 – point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. / M.Tech. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10-point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. / M.Tech. dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials. OR ( b ) At least 2 years’ research experience in a reputed institution with research publication ( s ) comparable to the M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained a M.Sc. degree with FGPA of 6.0 in a 10 – point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage. ( c ) They should also satisfy the academic background criteria specified in Category I below.
  • Pre – Ph.D. / Ph.D. Program
    Category I ( Through Entrance Examination ) :
    a) For Physical Sciences, M.Sc. degre in Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics, with at least 5% 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 aplicants with B.Tech. ( Electronics / Electrical ) degrees provided they successfully qualify the entrance examination.
    b) For Chemical Sciences, M.Sc. degree in Chemistry or Physics, with at least 5% marks. Candidates majoring in Chemistry should have specialization in Analytically / Organic / Inorganic / Physical Chemistry / Chemical Physics / Polymer Chemistry at the Master’s level.
    c) For Mathematical Sciences, M.Sc. degree in Mathematics, with at least 5% marks.
  • School of Computational and Integrative Sciences : Only those candidates in science / Engineering branch shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi Admission to the Ph.D. program who have ( a ) Obtained M.Phil / M.Tech. degree in the related field like science, engineering, medical and pharmaceutical science from a recognized university / research institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidate who have obtained M.Phil degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 points scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials. OR ( b ) At least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions in the related fields with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree in the related field with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage. OR ( c ) Candidates with Advanced Diploma ( after M.Sc. degree ) in Bioinformatics are also eligible if they secure minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • School of Arts & Aesthetics : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct admission to the Ph. D. Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Deere with FGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale/comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • School of Biotechnology : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct admission to the Ph.D. Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil. and / or M. Tech. degree or equivalent of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.0 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. and / or M. Tech. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. and / or M.Tech. dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Deere with FGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • Centre for Sanskrit Studies : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi Admission to the Ph.D. Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree in Sanskrit / Pali / Allied subject of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • Centre for Molecular Medicine : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi Admission to the Ph.D. program, who have either ( a ) Obtained MBBS or BVSc degree ( during 2007 or later ) from a recognized University / Institution with one year experience or obtained MD / MVSc degree ( during 2008 or later; experience is not essential ). OR ( b ) Obtained 2 years M.Phil degree from a recognized University / Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than the 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where the M.Phil dissertation is not graded or grading is not based on 10 point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation alongwith the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( c ) at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) in peer reviewed / indexed journals ( NOT review articles or popular articles or papers in the proceedings ) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.
  • Centre for the Study of Law & Governance : Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct JNU Delhi admission to the PhD Program who have ( a ) obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 in 10 point scale / comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University / Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10 – point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the JNU Delhi PhD Admission Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials; OR ( b ) at least 2 years research / administrative / legal experience in reputed institutions with research publication ( s ) comparable to M.Phil. standard.  In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale / comparable standard or equivalent percentage.

Note :

  • That the applications of the candidates whose MPhil / MTech / Pre – PhD / MPH results are not available will not be considered under any circumstances. Hence, the applications of only those candidates can be considered whose results are indicated / available in the application form.
  • Candidates enjoying employed status and selected for admission shall be required to produce LEAVE SANCTION ORDER for a period of two years at the time of admission / registration. However, there is a limited provision for exemption of this requirement to candidates employed in research and teaching Institutions located in NCR Region.

JNU Delhi PhD 2015 Admission Application Form

Application Forms along with eligibility requirements and Instructions for completing the Application Form can be downloaded from the JNU University Website www.jnu.ac.in and submitted to the following address :

Section Officer ( Admissions ),
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi 110 067

JNU Application Form duly filled in an respects enclosing therewith the required documents and Demand Draft of the required amount drawn in favour of “Jawaharlal Nehru University” payable at New Delhi.

JNU Delhi PhD 2015 Fee Details

AreaMarksAreaMarks
General Psychology10Physiological Psychology10
History of Psychology10Personality10
Social Psychology15Developmental Psychology15
Statistics10Clinical Psychology30
Research Methodology10Abnormal Psychology20

Important Date for JNU Monsoon & Winter Season 2015

  • Last date for receipt of completed Application Form along with ail documents is 30th January, 2015.
  • Last date for submission of dully filled Application Form :
    For Monsoon Semester : 30th January, 2015
    For Winter Semester : 15th October, 2015

 

JNU PhD Research Areas

S. No.CategoryNumber of Seats
1.General Category10
2.Schedule Caste ( SC )01
3.Schedule Tribe ( ST )01
4.OBC03
5.In service sponsored candidates02
6.Foreign Candidates02
Total Seats19

 
 

2 thoughts on “Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi 2015 PhD Admission

  1. I want to know the availability of seats in school of life science in monsoon semester.plz reply me

  2. Sir,
    i am m.tech in environment and i wan to take admission in PhD programs in environment winter session.so plz provide me some guidance for how to take admission.

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