JNU Entrance Exam 2016

JNU Exam Schedule 2016

JNU University Exam Schedule 2016

Jawaharlal Nehru University invites application for admission to various Full – Time Programs of study ( 2016 – 2017 ).

JNU Entrance Exam 2016 Date

JNU 2016 Exam Date : 16th May, 2016 to 19th May, 2016.

A. Admission through JNU Entrance Examination ( Category – A )

JNU Schools and Programs of Study :

I. School of International Studies :

1. M.Phil / Ph.D. :

For 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.

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil / Ph.D. :

  • For Centre for International Legal Studies : LL.B. ( Three Year ) degree after Bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks or an LL.B. ( Five 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.
  • For Centre for International Trade & Development :Master’s degree in Economics with at least 50% marks and familiarity with Mathematics and Statistics upto Bachelor’s level.
  • For Centre for South Asian Studies, Centre for Indo Pacific Studies and Centre for Inner Asian 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.
  • For 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.
  • For US Studies : Master’s degree in Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Defence / Strategic Studies, International Relations, Humanities with at least 50% marks.
  • For Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory : Master’s degree in Social Sciences or 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.

2) M.A. : Politics ( with specialization in International Studies ) and M.A. in International Relations and Area Studies

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

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

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

II. School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies :

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

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil / Ph.D. :

  • 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 & Communication Studies or Culture Studies or Comparative Literature with at least 55% marks.
  • M. 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 / Hindi Translation 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 : 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.

3) M.A. :

Eligibility for JNU M.A. :

  • 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.Candidates who have already pursued B.A. ( Hons. ) / M.A. language program in two or more Centres of study of the School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies are not eligible to join M.A. Language program.

4) B.A. ( HONS. ) :

Eligibility for JNU B.A. :

  • For B.A. ( Hons. ) ( 1st Year ) : Senior School Certificate ( 10+2 ) or equivalent examination with minimum of 45% marks. The candidates who are due to appear in Senior School Certificate ( 10+2 ) or equivalent examination are eligible to apply.
  • For B.A. ( Hons. ) ( 2nd Year ) : Senior School Certificate ( 10+2 ) or equivalent examination with minimum of 45% marks.The candidates who are due to appear in Senior School Certificate ( 10+2 ) or equivalent examination are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have already pursued B.A. / M.A., Language program in any two Centres of the School during their entire academic career are not eligible for admission.Minimum Age : 18 years as on 1st October 2016.

III. School of Social Sciences :

1) M.Phil. / Ph.D. Program 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 Medicine and Community Health
  • Study of Social Systems
  • Studies in Science Policy
  • Philosophy
  • Educational Studies
  • Women’s Studies
  • study of Discrimination and Exclusion ( CSDE )

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil. / Ph.D. :

  • Masters 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 Masters degree in Natural Sciences with at least 60% marks.
  • For 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.
  • For Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health : Masters degree in social sciences or other disciplines allied to public health ( As given on page 31 ) with 50% marks.
  • For Centre for Women Studies : Master’s degree in Social Science or Humanities or Law with at least 50% marks.

2) MPh ( Master of Public Health ) / Ph.D.

Eligibility for JNU M.Ph. : 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.

3) M.A. : Economics, Geography, History, Political Science and Sociology

Eligibility for JNU M.A. :

  • 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. Knowledge of Mathematics at 10+2 level is expected and will be tested for in the Entrance Examination.
  • 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 & Technology disciplines.

IV. School of Life Science :

1) 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 for JNU M.Phil. / Ph.D. : 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 M.B.B.S or M. Tech. or M.Sc. ( Agriculture ) or M.Sc. ( Veterinary Sciences ) degree with 55% marks.

2) M.Sc. in Life Sciences : An integrated interdisciplinary program in Modern Biology.

Eligibility for JNU M.Sc. : 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.

V. School of Environment Sciences :

1) M.Phil. / Ph.D. : 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 MBBS or B.Tech. / B.E. with minimum 55% marks. After selection on the basis of either through entrance examination ( Category I ) or as JRF – NET qualified candidates ( Category II ) they have to provide their preference for research topics representing the faculties within the Areas applied for.

2) M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences : an interdisciplinary course with Environmental Orientation, drawn from relevant areas of Biological, Chemical, Earth and Physical Sciences.

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

VI. School of Computer and Systems Sciences

The School offers Academic Programs Leading to the Degrees in Computer Science and Technology.

1) M.Phil. / Ph.D. & M.Tech / Ph.D.

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil. / Ph.D. & M.Tech / Ph.D. : 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.

2) M.C.A. ( Master of Computer Applications ) : 3 year program open to candidates with adequate competence in Mathematics.

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

 

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VII. School of Physical Sciences

1) Pre – Ph.D. / Ph.D. Program

Eligibility for JNU PhD :

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

2) M.Sc. in Physics

Eligibility for JNU M.Sc. : 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.

VIII. School of Arts & Aesthetics

1) M.Phil. / Ph.D. : The School offers M.Phil. / Ph.D. program 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 vivavoce. )

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil. / Ph.D. : Masters degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks.

Admision to the M.Phil. / Ph.D. is through a separate entrance examination for each of the three streams viz

  1. Visual Studies
  2. Theatre and Performance Studies and
  3. Cinema Studies followed by a viva-voce.

2) M.A. in Arts & Aesthetics : The School offers M.A. program with cross disciplinary study of the Visual, Cinematic and Performing Arts.

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

IX. School of Computational and Integrative Sciences

1) Pre – Ph.D / Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Eligibility for JNU Ph.D :

  • 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 Government Council such as MCI.
  • B.Tech, B.Pharma degree or equivalent, B.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering.

Minimum requirement is 55% marks in above examinations. Further Mathematics as a subject till class XII is compulsory.

2) M.Tech in : Computational and Systems Biology

Eligibility for M.Tech :

  • 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 byGovernment Council such as MCI.
  • B.Tech, B.Pharma degree or equivalent, B.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering.

X. School of Biotechnology

Pre – Ph.D. / Ph.D. : 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 & Molecular Bioinformatics, and Biochemical Engineering, Molecular Virology, Cancer Biology, Molecular Cell Biology.

Eligibility for JNU Ph.D : 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.

XI. Centre for Sanskrit Studies

1) M.Phil. / Ph.D. in Sanskrit

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil. / Ph.D. : Master’s degree in Sanskrit or in an allied subject ( with Sanskrit up to B.A. level ) with at least 55% marks.

2) M.A. in Sanskrit

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

XII. Centre for Molecular Medicine

1) Pre – Ph.D / Ph.D in Areas of Metobolic Disorders, Infectious and Noninfectious Diseases, Diagnostics and Molecular Endocrinology

Eligibility for JNU Ph.D. : Master’s degree or equivalent from recognized University / Institution in any branch of biological sciences / MBBS / BVSc. / B.Pharma. with at least 55% marks.

XIII. Centre for The Study of Law and Governance

1) M.Phil. / Ph.D. in Law and Governance Only those candidates shall be considered for Direct admission to the Ph. D. Program who have

B. Direct Admission to Ph.D. Program ( Category – B )

  • obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University / Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average ( FGPA ) of 6.00 on a 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 the dissertation is not graded or grading is not on a 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
  • 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.

2) M.Phil. / Ph.D.

Eligibility for JNU M.Phil. / Ph.D. : Master’s degree in Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Sociology, History, Philosophy and cognate areas/disciplines with 55% marks; or 60% marks in any branch of natural science.

 
 

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