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    Jain Vishva Bharati University Research Entrance Test

    Jain Vishva Bharati University conducts several courses in respective disciplines. Candidates who want to join for doctoral programs in this University should qualify a entrance exam. This University offers doctoral programs in the following areas -
    • Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy
    • Sanskrit and Prakrit
    • Science of Living, Preksha Meditation and Yoga
    • Nonviolence and Peace
    • Social Work
    • Education
    • English
    Candidates who get a good score in this exam will get admission for PhD course in any discipline.

    Structure and Pattern of Jain Vishva Bharati University Research Entrance Test

    This entrance exam is conducted in two sections. Section – A will include an aptitude based test which will primarily focus on research. Candidates have to answer 50 objective model questions which will enable them to score a maximum of 100 marks. The time allotted for Section – A is 1 hour.

    Section – B will consist of subject based questions which will be related to core specialization subject area covered in PG level. This section will include a mixture of objective model questions, essay type and short answer type questions. Section – B consist of following structure –
    • Objective type – 20 Questions – 40 marks
    • Short Answer type questions – 7 questions – 40 marks
    • Essay model questions – 1 question – 20 marks
    The time duration allowed for Section – B is 3 hours.

    The general syllabus of Jain Vishva Bharati University Research Entrance Test is as follows –

    Section – A
    • Research Aptitude
    • Reasoning
    • Current Affairs
    Section – B

    Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy
    • Achara Mimamsa - Shramanachara
    • Anupreksha
    • Concept and varieties of Samadhi
    • Concept of space
    • Cosmology
    • Dharmastikaya and adharmastikaya
    • Divisions and sub-divisions of karma
    • Eight-fold yoga
    • Form of meditation
    • Gunasthana
    • Jain culture and art
    • Jain History – Parsvanath
    • Jain poetic and narrative literature
    • Jain religion in the pre-historic period
    • Jain yoga
    • Jainachara Mimamsa
    • Jivastikaya
    • Kala
    • Karma theory and rebirth
    • Leshya: its nature and its divisions
    • Literature pertaining to the explanation of scriptures
    • Materiality of karma
    • Nine categories of truth (Nava tattva)
    • Niyati (Destiny)
    • Object of meditation (karmasthanas)
    • Origin and growth of the principles of Jaina ethics
    • Parishaha
    • Philosophical literature
    • Preksha meditation
    • Pudgalastikaya
    • Purana and Charita
    • Relation between dhravya, guna and paryaya
    • Sadhus Shravakchara (Conduct of laities)
    • Shadavshyaka
    • Shadjivastikaya
    • Stages of development of yogic views
    • Support based meditation and conceptions
    • Ten impediments and life-style
    • The agamic source of preksha meditation
    • The form of yoga
    • The nature of karma, cause of bondage and its process
    • The nature of Parmanu
    • The nature of Samadhi
    • The theory of karma in context of psychology
    • Theory of karma and Spirituality
    • Yoga literature
    • Yoga of Action (Kriya-Yoga)
    Sanskrit and Prakrit
    • A relation between the Dharmasastra and Arthasastra
    • Atharvaveda
    • Introduction to Dharmasastra
    • Literature – Sutras, Smrtis, Puranas
    • Meaning of Dharma
    • Mimamsa
    • Nirukta of Yaska
    • Poetics and Dramaturgy
    • Prachina Nyaya
    • Rigveda
    • Sahitya
    • Scope of Dharma
    • Vasistha and Vasistha’s contribution to the Rigveda and Rigvedic Culture
    • Vyakarana
    • Yajnavalkyasmrti – relevant portion
    Science of Living, Preksha Meditation and Yoga
    • Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Applied Psychology and Science of Living
    • Applied Science of Living and Research Methodology
    • Science of Living & Health
    • Science of Living and Value Education
    • Science of Living in Personal Management
    • Science of Living, Preksha Meditation and Yoga
    • Spirituality & Science
    Nonviolence and Peace
    • Ahimsa
    • Causes of War
    • Constitution of the Oberlin Non-Resistance Society
    • Custom of War
    • Doctrine of the Sword
    • Family Satyagraha
    • Four Basic Positions on Violence
    • Gandhi and his Myths
    • Mistakes about Peace
    • My Faith in Nonviolence
    • Nonresistance Asserted
    Social Work
    • Criminology and Correctional Administration
    • Education
    • Family and Child Welfare
    • Human Resource Management
    • Industrial Relations & Labour Welfare
    • Medical and Psychiatric Social Work
    • Personnel Management
    • Rural and Urban Community Development and Schools Social Work
    • Urban and Rural Community Development
    • Advanced Educational Psychology
    • Comparative Education and Curriculum Development
    • Philosophical and Sociological Bases of Education
    • Research Methodology and Statistics in Education
    • Culture Studies/ Film Studies
    • English Linguistics/ Stylistics
    • Indian Literature in English
    • Non-British English Literatures
    • Semiotics / Semiology / Pragmatics
    Eligibility criteria of Jain Vishva Bharati University Research Entrance Test

    Post graduation is the main qualification required to attend Jain Vishva Bharati University Research Entrance Test. Candidates should have a post graduation from a recognized institute with 55% marks.

    Contact address of Jain Vishva Bharati University Research Entrance Test
    • Address – Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Ladnun - 341 306, Rajasthan
    • Phone - 01581 - 222110,224332
    • Fax - 01581-223472, 222230
    • E-mail - registrar@jvbi.ac.in
    • Website – www.jvbharati.org

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