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Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi has released the Prospectus for admission for the Academic Session 2014-15.


The University includes different Schools of interdisciplinary research and teaching besides some Special Centres of Study. They include (i) School of International Studies (ii) School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies (iii) School of Social Sciences (iv) School of Arts and Aesthetics (v) School of Life Sciences (vi) School of Environmental Sciences (vii) School of Computer and Systems Sciences (viii) School of Physical Sciences (ix) School of Computational and Integrative Sciences (x) School of Biotechnology (xi) Centre for Molecular Medicine (xii) Centre for Sanskrit Studies (xiii) Centre for the Study of Law and Governance and (xiv) Centre for Nano Sciences.

The Programmes of study include M.A/M.Sc./MCA M.Phil./Ph.D., Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D., M.Tech./Ph.D, MPH/Ph.D; B.A(Hons) Programmes in Foreign Languages and Part Time Programmes of study. The details of the Programmes under each School of study and the eligibility for admission are given in the Prospectus that can be downloaded .

The entrance examinations for admissions to the different courses will be held on 16th, 17th, 18th & 19th May 2014. The detailed time schedule for the entrance examination for admission to various Programmes is given in Annexure XXV (A) of the Prospectus. The examination centres include Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Gwalior, Guwahati, Goa, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Secundrabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Madurai, Nagpur, Noida, Pant Nagar, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada,  Visakhapatnam and the lone overseas centre Kathmandu.

Applications can be submitted online or offline. An applicant can opt for appearing in the Entrance Examination up to a maximum of three fields of study of choice for the same level of programmes to be indicated in the same Application Form in order of preference for admission. If one submits more than one Application Form for the same level of programmes, all such Application Forms shall be summarily rejected. However, this restriction will not apply to those JRF holder candidates who apply for admission in Science Schools under ‘JRF category’ for admission to M.Phil/Ph.D. or Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D. through viva-voce examination in addition to admission through entrance examination and candidates who apply for direct admission to Ph.D. programme.

Application fee will depend on the category of the student, course and the number of Programmes applied. Details are given in the Prospectus. Application fee can be paid by way of a Demand Draft for the required amount (based on the number of choices applied), drawn in favour of ‘Jawaharlal Nehru University’, payable at New Delhi.

Online Application process will commence at at 10 a.m on 7th February, 2014 and will close at 5 p.m on 26th March, 2014. Printed copy of online Application Form should reach JNU by 2nd April, 2014.

Issue of offline Application Forms (by Post) will also start on 7th February, 2014 and the last date for issue of offline Application Forms (by Post) is 11th March, 2014. The offline completed Application Form should reach JNU by 28th March, 2014.

Application Forms/Printout should be submitted only by Registered Post/Speed Post to Section Officer (Admissions), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067. They should not be sent through private courier services or any other postal mode except registered post/speed post

The time schedule related to the other activities of admission process is available in the Prospectus. The guidelines/course outlines for entrance examination is given in the Prospectus.

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