Procedure to join M.A Political Science in JNU


CenterĀ for Political Studies under Jawaharlal Nehru University offers M.A in Political science course. First step in the procedure to join M.A Political Science course is to acquire the basic eligibility requirements. Qualified candidates can apply for admissions through the official website of JNU. Eligible candidates should qualify an entrance exam. Qualified candidates can seek admission after paying the requisite fees.

Admission Procedure for M.A Political Science in JNU

Candidates having graduation in any stream can apply for M.A in Political Science. Degree must be obtained from any recognized institution in 10 + 2 + 3 pattern. Eligible candidate must possess minimum 50% marks in the qualifying degree exam.

Selection of suitable candidates to the course is done on the basis of an entrance exam. Syllabus of the exam covers the topics studied during the bachelor degree program in political science. There will be 100 questions for the test. Each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking for this multiple choice model exam. Questions for the entrance test will be mainly based on the following topics.

  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Thought in Modern India
  • Public Policies in India
  • Western Political Thoughts

Application form can be collected from the web portal of JNU or from their office. Application fee for attending the entrance test is Rs. 220/- This must be paid in the form of Bank Draft drawn from any nationalized banks. Filled up applications along with bank draft and other necessary documents must reach JNU office before closing date.

Fee Structure for M.A Political Science in JNU

  • Tuition Fee: Rs. 216/- per annum
  • Sports Fee: Rs. 16.50 /- per annum
  • Literary & Cultural Fee: Rs. 16.50 /- per annum
  • Students’ Union Fee: Rs. 15 /- per annum
  • Library Fee: Rs. 6 /- per annum
  • Medical fee: Rs. 9 /- per annum
  • Medical Booklet: Rs. 12 /- per annum
  • Students Aid Fund: Rs. 4.50 /- per annum
  • Admission Fee: Rs. 5.00 /-
  • Enrolment Fee: Rs. 5.00 /-
  • Security Deposit (Refundable): Rs. 40 /-
  • Identity Card Folder: Rs. 10 /-
  • Information Guide: Rs. 15 /-

Admission fee, enrollment fee and security deposit must be paid at the time of admission. Tuition fee and other annual fees must be paid at the commencement of each academic year. Those who fail to pay the fee on time should pay additional amount as fine as per the norms of the University.

All the above mentioned fees do not remain same. It is subjected to change according to the prevailing rules of the University.



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3 Responses to “Procedure to join M.A Political Science in JNU”

  1. 3
    sanatan mishra:

    Ply Sir, inform me about ma (political science) syllabus and medium of entrance exam(Eng. or Hindi or both)
    and exam date.

  2. 2
    swathy s:

    can u please provided some guidlines for tackle the JNU MA entrance exam?

  3. 1

    sir ,
    please tell me every detail to join m.a in A.I.H.C and Hindi
    type of question asked.
    how to prepare and so on