Overseas college students to get PhD admission if seats left vacant after being supplied to Indian candidates: JNU


The Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNU) on Sunday mentioned international college students get entry to PhD programs provided that seats are left vacant after being supplied to Indian candidates who’ve appeared for the varsity’s entrance examination.

The assertion comes days after three college students from Afghanistan had written to the JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar urging him to ease the method for Afghan college students to get entry to PhD programs within the wake of the “deteriorating” state of affairs of their nation.

Yearly, the college conducts entrance examinations for admission into varied tutorial programmes and the admission coverage is devised as per the UGC tips and Union authorities’s guidelines associated to reservation of seats for various classes.

Separate benefit lists are ready for candidates belonging to the overall class, scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, different backward lessons, economically weaker sections and PWD class and likewise in respect of international nationals for every programme of research, in accordance with the college.

“The admission of international college students for PhD programme is taken into account in compliance with UGC 2016 Laws relating to the variety of analysis students school members can supervise. Overseas college students are supplied PhD admission provided that seats are left vacant in any self-discipline after being supplied to Indian candidates who’ve appeared within the JNU entrance examination,” the assertion learn.

The Nationwide Testing Company conducts computer-based exams (CBT) for admission into its tutorial programmes. Faculties and particular centres of JNU conduct the viva voce exams wherever relevant, it mentioned.

The ultimate collection of candidates for admission to varied programmes of research is made “on the idea of inter-se benefit of candidates of their respective classes based mostly on their efficiency within the CBT and viva voce (wherever prescribed),” it mentioned.

Considerably, PhD admissions at JNU are based mostly on the 2016 College Grants Fee gazette notification and the variety of seats in every class is fastened and introduced effectively prematurely within the prospectus, the assertion mentioned. The variety of PhD seats is predicated on obtainable vacancies with every school member and obtainable analysis sources.

JNU has no authority to create supernumerary PhD positions whereas supernumerary positions are attainable in non-PhD programmes, the college mentioned.

“As per the admission coverage of the college, JNU allocates 5 per cent supernumerary seats for widows/wards of Armed Forces Personnel killed/disabled in motion or throughout peacetime for admission to school programmes.”

“These supernumerary seats are earmarked for UG/PG/Half-time programmes, however not in BTech, MSc (Biotechnology), MSc (Computational and Integrative Sciences), MBA and PhD programmes,” the varsity mentioned.


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