JNU is one of the premier universities in India offering various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, M.Phil/PhD and Part-time courses. The written entrance examination for selection of candidates for the various courses will be conducted tentatively in December 2018 at various centres across India.
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The JNU 2019 written entrance examination will be an objective type or descriptive type in nature or a mixture of both depending upon the course you have applied for. Some courses will also include a viva-voce round following the written test as a part of the selection procedure.
Pre-Enrolment Form for Selected Candidates
The selected candidates will have to accept the offer for admission by filling up the online pre-enrollment form. While filling the pre-enrolment form they will be required to pay the following amount of fees online:
Ph.D., M.Phil./Ph.D Rs. 295.00* M.Tech, MPH PGDE Rs. 10,174.50* M.A./M.Sc./M.C.A, B.A. (Hons.) Rs. 283.00* Part Time Rs. 234.00*
*plus GST rates as applicable.
Candidates will have to upload scanned copies of relevant documents that will be mentioned on the portal while filling the pre-enrolment form.
Documents to be Carried During the Time of Viva-voce
Some courses also will have an interview round followed by the written examination for final selection. Candidates who will be invited for viva-voce must have bought the following documents along with them:
- Testimonials from two persons one of whom should be a former teacher of the candidate;
- A complete list of subjects/papers taken by the candidate for the certificates/degrees held by him/her.
- A copy of at least one of the published papers of the candidate, if any, which he/she considers to be the most representative of his/her intellectual interest and ability.
- A brief note (one copy) stating the candidate’s area of specialised interest of research, if any, and his future professional goals, and such other additional information that may help his/her selection to the programme of study.
- A research proposal of around 500 words is to be submitted by the candidate at the time of viva-voce.
Documents Required During the Time of Admission
Candidates will be required to bring the following documents on the day of admission. Note that they must have filled the online pre-enrollment form beforehand accepting the offer of admission. The required documents are:
- Enrolment Form.
- Central Library Application Form.
- Five copies of recent passport size photographs.
- Two sets of self-attested copies of the Matriculation, Higher secondary, Pre-University or Indian School Certificate or Senior School Certificate (10+2), or an equivalent examination certificate showing the age/date of birth of the candidate.
- A Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended.
- Two sets of self-attested copies of the statement of marks obtained by the candidate and passing certificate/degree of Senior School, Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s Degree examination etc; or their equivalent examination.
- For SC/ST Candidates: Two attested copies of SC/ ST Certificate in the prescribed format in support of their claim for admission against the reserved quota.
- OBC Candidates: Two copies of OBC Certificate in the prescribed format.
- For PWD Candidates: Two copies of Disability Certificate in the prescribed Format issued by a Competent Medical Authority indicating the nature and extent (including percentage) of Physical Disability in support of their claim for admission against PWD quota.
- Migration Certificate (in original) from the Head of the Institution/University last attended. Two Anti-Ragging Affidavits (one to be signed by the candidate and the other to be signed by the parent/guardian of the candidate) on non-judicial Stamp Paper of Rs.10/- each as per the given format duly attested by a Notary Public.
- Candidates pursuing their studies with some other University/Institution are required to submit discontinuation certificate from their respective University/Institution at the time of registration/admission. They are also required to submit the Migration Certificate subsequently within the stipulated time.
- The admission of candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from a Foreign University will be subject to their qualification is found equivalent to the qualifications prescribed by the University.
- The candidates, enjoying the employed status and selected for admission to any programme of study in the University, are required to produce leave sanction order/relieving order at the time of admission/ registration from their employer for the duration of the programme.
- Following documents will be submitted by the candidate (in original) at the Admission Counter in a separate envelope while taking admission/registration:
- Marksheets & Degree/Provisional Certificate of the qualifying examination
- Migration certificateCharacter Certificate
- Anti-ragging Affidavits
Note: The formats in which the certificates has to be produced will be available in the prospectus.