Admission Notice 2010-11 (BA, MA, M.Phil, Ph.D, M.Sc, MCA, M.Tech), Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Admission Announcement : 2010-11

(Category-A) Admission through Entrance Examination

The University will hold Entrance Examination on May 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2010 for admission to various full-time programmes of study at the following 51 cities: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Goa, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pant Nagar, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Secunderabad, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. In addition, the University will hold entrance examination at Kathmandu (Nepal). (The University reserves the right to change/cancel any centre of examination without assigning any reason).

I. School of International Studies

(A) M.PHIL/Ph.D. in : International Politics, International Organisation, Diplomacy and Disarmament, Political Geography; International Legal Studies; International Trade and Development; South Asian, Central Asian, Southeast Asian & Southwest Pacific Studies; Chinese, Japanese & Korean Studies; West Asian Studies, African Studies; Canadian, United States and Latin American Studies; European Studies; and Russian & Central Asian Studies.

(B) M.A. in : Politics (with specialization in International Relations)

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

II. School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies

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

(B) M.Phil. in Portuguese

(C) M.A. in: arabic, chinese, English, french, german, hindi, Japanese, KOREAN, linguistics, persian, russian, spanish and urdu.

(D) B.A. (HONS.) in : arabic, chinese, french, german, japanese, korean, persian, russian and spanish (with entry points TO both 1st and 2nd Year).

III. School of Social Sciences

(A) M.Phil./PH.D. Programme 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 Systems (Sociology); Educational Studies (Psychology, Sociology, Economics and History of Education); Social Medicine and Community Health; Philosophy and Studies in Science Policy.

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

(C) M.A. in : Economics, Geography, History, Political Science and Sociology

IV. School of Life Sciences

(A) 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.

(B) M.Sc. in Life Sciences : An integrated interdisciplinary programme in Modern Biology.

V. School of Environmental Sciences

(A) M.Phil./Ph.D. in environmental sciences including interdisciplinary areas of biology(Ecology, biotechnology, biophysics, bioremediation), chemistry (Air, Water, Soil pollution), geology and physics.

(B) M.Sc. in environmental sciences : an interdisciplinary course with environmental orientation, drawn from relevant areas of biological, chemical, earth and physical sciences.

VI. School of Computer & Systems Sciences

(A) M.Phil./Ph.D. & M.Tech/Ph.D.

The school offers academic programmes leading to the degrees in computer science and technology

(B) M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications) : 3 year programme open to candidates with adequate competence in mathematics.

VII. School of Physical Sciences

(A) Pre-Ph.D./ph.d. in Physical Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Mathematical Sciences. the emphasis is on topics of Chemical Physics, Computational Physics, Disordered Systems, Granular Materials, Mathematical Physics, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Quantum Chaos, Quantum Magnetism and Strongly Correlated Systems, Quantum Optics, Statistical Nuclear Physics. Experimental areas include Complex Fluids, Materials Science, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Nonlinear Optics, Semiconductors, Polymers and Nanoparticle Physics.

(B) M.Sc. in Physics

VIII. School of Arts & Aesthetics

(A) M.Phil./Ph.D.: The School offers M.Phil./Ph.D. programme 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 viva-voce.)

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

IX. School of Information Technology

(A) Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

(B) M.Tech. in computational and systems biology

X. SCHOOL OF Biotechnology

Pre-Ph.D./ph.d. in areas of Gene Transfer and Expression in Eukaryotic system, Transcription Control and Gene Regulation, Protein Engineering, Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, Molecular Immunology, Protein folding and Stability, Optimization of Recombinant Protein Production, Structural Biology & Molecular Bioinformatics, and Biochemical Engineering, Molecular virology, cancer biology, molecular cell biology.

XI. Centre for Sanskrit Studies

(A) M.Phil./PH.D. in Sanskrit

(B) M.A. in Sanskrit

XII. Centre for Molecular Medicine

Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D in Areas of Metobolic Disorders, Infectious and non-infectious Diseases, Diagnostics and MOLECULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY

XIII. Centre for the Study of Law and Governance


How to apply :
Sets of Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained either (i) through post by sending crossed Bank Draft (valid for six months) for Rs. 300/- drawn in favour of Jawaharlal Nehru University payable at New Delhi alongwith a self-addressed (unstamped) envelope of the minimum size of 30 cms X 25 cms. clearly indicating the Category for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope to the Section Officer (Admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067. Candidates seeking Application Form and Prospectus from Nepal are required to send a bank draft of Indian Rs.400/- or equivalent in US Dollars. Money Orders and Cheques are not accepted. Please do not send your request through private courier services; or (ii) in person from the Counter in the Administrative Block of the Univeristy on cash payment of Rs. 200/- 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). BPL card holders will be issued a set of application form & prospectus free of cost on submissiion of a copy of the BPL card issued by the competent authority showing their name in the card

Issue of application forms from :
February 1, 2010

Last date for issue of application forms

(i) By Post : March 05, 2010
(ii) At Cash Counter : March 15, 2010

last date for receipt of completed application forms : March 15, 2010

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