Direct Ph.D.

Eligibility for admission: Master’s Degree holders (with adequate research experience and publications) and M.Phil. Degree holders are eligible for admission, provided they have scored a minimum of 55 per cent marks or equivalent grades [UGC Guidelines]. Admission is based on a national level entrance examination followed by an interview. For updated information, please visit JNU’s Admission Webpage.


About the course: The Centre may prescribe courses to the candidate admitted under the Ph.D. programme. Ph.D. scholars need to obtain a minimum of 55% of marks or its equivalent grade in the UGC 7-point scale in the course work in order to be eligible to continue in the programme and submit the dissertation/thesis [UGC Guidelines].


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