Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Candidates are requested to refer to the Prospectus 2011-12 (available on JNU website (www.jnu.ac.in) for details regarding eligibility requirements for direct admission to Ph.D. programme under the respective Schools/Special Centres. Candidates whose M.Phil / M.Tech. / MD/MPH results are not likely to be declared by 31st May, 2011, need not apply.
Candidates enjoying employed status and selected for admission shall be required to produce Leave Sanction Order for a period of two years at the time of admission/registration. However, there is a limited provision for exemption of this requirement to candidates employed in research and teaching Institutions located in NCR.
Application Forms and Prospectus can be obtained through Post by sending a request along with crossed Bank Draft (valid for six months) for Rs. 300/- drawn in favour of Jawaharlal Nehru University payable at New Delhi along with a self-addressed (unstamped) envelope of minimum size of 30 x 25 cms with the words "Direct Admission to Ph.D. Programme" inscribed on it to the Section Officer (Admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110067 throughout the year.
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Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU
Jawaharlal Nehru University, also known as JNU, is located in New Delhi, the capital of India. It is mainly a research oriented postgraduate University with approximately 5,500 students and a faculty strength of around 550.
International league tables produced in 2006 by the London-based The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) placed JNU among the world's top 200 universities. For life and biological sciences, JNU is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. JNU's School of Social Sciences is at the 57th position among the world's top 100 institutes for social sciences.
The JNU Campus
The university is an example of the new red brick universities built in the mid-twentieth century.
Located in the southern part of New Delhi and spread over an area of about 1000 acres (4 km²), the campus occupies some of the northernmost reaches of the Aravalli Hills. The campus still maintains large patches of scrub and forestland - the JNU ridge, home to over 200 species of birds and other wildlife such as nilgai, jackals, mongoose, peacocks as well as a large number of snakes.
The JNU library is a nine-storey building in the middle of the academic block of the university and is the tallest structure on the campus. It contains large collections of books, printed journals, newspapers and archives of primary sources. On the ground floor are the reading rooms, a section of the stacks, the library's collection of the back numbers of scholarly journals, computer terminals and a newspaper and journal section. The different floors are devoted to different subjects. The library also houses the P.C.Joshi Archives.
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