CIPOD Admission

Admission to Centre’s four MPhil/PhD programme is offered on the basis of a nation-wide common JNU entrance examination and an interview by the Centre faculty. See JNU Admission Policy and Procedure

Direct admission to PhD Programme is also offered by the four different programmes of the Centre, as per the norms relating to Direct PhD admission, as stipulated under the academic ordinances of the University. A candidate directly admitted to the PhD Programme, at the discretion of the Centre, may be asked to fulfil certain course work requirements. Such a candidate will not qualify for the MPhil degree. On satisfactory completion of the prescribed courses and examinations, he may be registered for the PhD Programme

Those wishing to apply to CIPOD should note the specific areas of concern for respective programme of study, as each of these require a higher degree of specialization.