JNU has a interdisciplinary approach for allmost all courses. Each centre is proud of having students from different backgrounds. Still, there are admission requirements and eligibility criterions for each courses and programmes. We have prepared the requirements list on the basis of Schools, Programmes and Cenre. This is sorted in alphabetic order.

JNU Admission Requirements School of Biotechnology


Direct Admission to Ph.D. Programme

obtained M.Phil degree of a recognized University/Research Institution with minimum Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 6.00 in 10 point scale/comparable standard where the grading is based on system other than 10 point scale. The candidates who have obtained M.Phil. degree from a University/Institution where dissertation is not graded or grading is not on 10-point scale, are required to forward a copy of their M.Phil. dissertation along with the Application Form for the purpose of assessment of their credentials


at least 2 years research experience in reputed institutions with research publication(s) comparable to M.Phil. standard. In addition, they should have obtained Master’s Degree with FGPA of 6.00 in the 10 point scale/ comparable standard or equivalent percentage


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