Admission Notification for M.Phil/PhD/Pre-PhD Programme at various centres & Schools of JNU, New Delhi
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
Admission Announcement : 2012-13
(Category-A) ADMISSION THROUGH ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
The University will hold Entrance Examination on May 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2012 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.)
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.
ELIGIBILITY : Candidates with M.Sc. or equivalent degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, in Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics or Physical Sciences, as well as those with M.B.B.S or M. Tech. or M.Sc. (Agriculture) or M. Sc. (Veterinary Sciences) degree with 55% marks are also eligible. Candidates having the M.Sc. or equivalent degree in allied subjects of Life Sciences, including Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Genetics, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Zoology, or in Chemistry or Physics are also eligible. (B) M.Sc. in LIFE SCIENCES : An integrated interdisciplinary programme in Modern Biology.
ELIGIBILITY : Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc. or B Tech or equivalent) in Biological, Physical or Agricultural Sciences under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.
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.
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.
(B) M.Sc. in ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES : AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL ORIENTATION, DRAWN FROM RELEVANT AREAS OF BIOLOGICAL, CHEMICAL, EARTH AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES.
ELIGIBILITY : Bachelor’s degree in any branch of basic or applied science under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.
SCHOOL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY :
PRE-PH.D./PH.D. IN 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 : Master’s Degree in Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or any branch of Physical or Biological or Engineering Sciences with atleast 55% marks
CENTRE FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE :
PRE-PH.D/PH.D IN AREAS OF METOBOLIC DISORDERS, INFECTIOUS AND NONINFECTIOUS DISEASES, DIAGNOSTICS AND MOLECULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY
ELIGIBILITY : Master’s degree or equivalent from recognized University/Institution in any branch of biological sciences/MBBS/ BVSc./B.Pharm. with at least 55% marks.
(Category-B) DIRECT ADMISSION TO PH.D. PROGRAMME :
The University admits a limited number of candidates directly to Ph.D. programme either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination and viva-voce both as may be decided by each Centre/ School both in Monsoon and Winter Semesters in all Schools/Centres. In addition direct admission to Ph.D. is also offered in Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory, Adult Education, Women's Studies and Study of Discrimination and Exclusion. Candidates are required to check the availability of seats in each Centre/School before applying for admission in Winter Semester. Candidates are advised to refer to the admission announcement being notified separately.
(Category-C) ADMISSION OF JRF HOLDERS TO M.PHIL./PH.D. AND PRE-PH.D./
PH.D. PROGRAMME IN SCIENCE SCHOOLS :
The University admits a limited number of candidates to M.Phil./Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D. programmes either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination and viva-voce both as may be decided by each School who have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF in Schools of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer & Systems Sciences, Computational and Integrative Sciences and Biotechnology.
ELIGIBILITY: Only those candidates who fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed for admission of candidates to M.Phil./Ph.D. and Pre-Ph.D. programmes through Entrance Examination under category A above in above Science Schools and have qualified a National Test entitling them to a JRF are eligible to apply.
HOW TO APPLY : A candidate can apply either “Online” or “Offline”. Online Application:
Candidates can apply Online on payment of prescribed fee if they have access to a computer, a printer and Internet by logging on to JNU website www.jnu.ac.in or www.jnuonline.in. The sites have been designed in a ‘user friendly’ way to help candidates for applying Online in a step-by-step fashion. Online application portal will remain open from 10:00 AM (IST) on 6th February, 2012 till 5:00 PM (IST) on 21st March, 2012. Offline Application : Set of
Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained through Post by sending crossed Bank Draft for Rs.300/- (Rs. Three Hundred only) drawn in favour of JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY payble at NEW DELHI alongwith a self addressed (unstamped) envelope of the minimum size of 30 cms x 25 cms. clearly indicating the programme of study 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 a set of Application Form and Prospectus from Nepal are required to send a Demand Draft of Rs.400/- or equivalent in US Dollars. Money Orders and Cheques are not accepted. PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR REQUEST FOR SET OF APPLICATION FORM AND PROSPECTUS THROUGH COURIER. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE
NO CASH COUNTER FOR SALE OF SET OF APPLICATION FORM AND PROSPECTUS. 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.
Deadline : 21.03.12