Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination 2007

Admission 2007-08

The University will hold Entrance Examination on
May 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2007 for admission to following full-time programmes of study in 51 cities spread all over India and in Kathamandu (Nepal) and Colombo (Sri Lanka):

Category ‘A’ – Admission through Entrance Examination

Programmes: M.Phil / Ph.D. in International Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities, Foreign Languages. Life Science, Environmental Sciences, Sanskrit Studies & Law & Governance. M.Phil / Ph.D and M.Tech /Ph.D. in Computer and Systems Sciences. Pre-Ph.D. / Ph.D in Physical Sciences, Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine, MPH / PH.D master of Public Health. M.Phil in Portuguese and Arts & Aesthetics. M.Tech in Computational and Systems Biology. Master of Computer Application (MCA). M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Relations), Economics (with specialization in the World Economy), Geography, History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, English, Linguistics, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Arts & Aesthetics. M.Sc. in Life Sciences, Environmental Science and Physics. B.A. (Hons) in Persian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Russian and Spanish (with Entry points to both 1st and 2nd year)

Category ‘B’ – Direct Admissions to Ph.D.

Programme: The University admits a limited number of candidates directly to Ph.D. programme on the basis of their performance in viva voce examination (without Entrance Examination) both in Monsoon and Winter Semesters in the above Fields of Study (except Life Sciences), In addition, Group of Political Theory and Comparative Politics (International Relations) also offers Direct admission to Ph.D. programmes.

Category ‘C’- JRF Holders: The University also admits a limited number of candidates to M.Phil / Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D. / Ph.D programmes who qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF in Schools of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer & Systems Sciences, Information Technology & Centres for Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine without appearing in the Entrance Examination.

Foreign Nationals: All foreign Nationals present in India are required to appear in the Entrance Examination at any one of the Centres of entrance examination and they will be competing among themselves.


Reservation of Seats: 15% seats for SC, 7.5% seats for ST for ST and 3% seats for PH (Physically Challenged / Handicapped) with a minimum of 40% disability) are reserved for candidates belonging to these categories. The Government of India has proposed to reserve seats for candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC) starting from academic year 2007-08. The same would be implemented as and when the Government order for the same would be implemented as and when the Government order for the same is received and approved by the Academic Council. In such a situation, University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the provision of deprivation points as per the approval of the Academic Council of the University.

How to Apply: Seats of Application Form and Prospectus can be had (i) either personally from the Counter on cash payment of Rs.120/- per set from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. on all working days (Monday to Friday); or (ii) through post by sending crossed Bank Draft for Rs.200/- in favour of Jawaharlal Nehru University payable at New Delhi along with a self-addressed (Unstamped) envelope of the size of 28 cms X 20 cms. Clearly indicating the Category for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope to the Assistant Registrar (Admissions), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067. Money Orders and Cheques are not accepted.

Last Date for issue of Application Forms

(i) By Post : March 6, 2007

(ii) At cash Counter : March 16, 2007

Last Date For Receipt of Completed Application forms:
March 16, 2007

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