JNU Admission 2021 Apply Online : JNUEE 2021 notification will be released by NTA on behalf of Jawaharlal Nehru University @https://jnuexams.nta.nic.in/ in the first week of March 2021. JNUEE registration commences from 2 March and the last date to apply online is 31st March 2021. JNUEE is an all India level entrance exam conducted for admission to Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research programs at JNU.
- NTA will conduct the JNU Entrance Exam on various dates for each course or set of courses in May 2021.
- JNUEE Admit Cards can be downloaded from the NTA website in the last week of April 2021.
- The final selection will be based on performance in CBT, except M.Phil and Ph.D. for which viva-voce is conducted along with CBT.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, shortly called as JNU is one of the prominent universities in the country. The university has a world-renowned center for research and teaching. JNU was ranked the first among the other universities in India by the NAAC with a grade point of 3.91 on scale 4.
JNU was also ranked with the third position among all the universities in the country by the National Institutional Ranking Framework of the Indian Government.
JNU offers admission to various courses in Science, Commerce, Arts at different levels like UG, PG, Research, Integrated courses.
- JNU Undergraduate Admission
- JNU Postgraduation Admission
- JNU Research Programs Admission
- JNU Integrated Programs Admission
JNU Admission Policy
JNU admits students to different courses based on the merit secured by the applicants in written Examination and this examination is named as JNU Entrance Exam conducted by NTA.
For M.Phil and Ph.D., a Viva Voce Examination is also conducted along with CBT. The weightage for the written exam and viva voce is 70% and 30% respectively.
|Course||Written Exam||Viva Voce|
|Part-time (COP and Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu)||100%||NA|
|Part-time (DOP in Bhasha Indonesia & Mongolian)||-||NA|
|B. A (Hons.) First Year||100%||Not Applicable|
|B.A. (Hons.) Second Year||100%||NA|
|MA/MSc/MCA Other than Foreign Languages, M.Sc in SCMM & SCIS||100%||Not Applicable|
|M. Tech, MPH, PGDE, M.A (Foreign Languages), M. Sc (SCMM & SCIS)||100%||NA|
|Ph. D, M. Phil/Ph. D (Through JRF), M. Phil/Ph.D (Through JRF)||70%||30%|
JNU Admission 2021 Notification
JNU invites applications for JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE) from eligible candidates in March every year. They will be required to submit the filled-in application forms within the last week of March.
JNU Admission 2021 Important Dates
As far as JNU Entrance Examination 2021 for admission to different courses is concerned, the tentative dates are as follows:
|Office Notification||1st week of March 2021|
|Start date of application||1st week of March 2021|
|Last date of application||last week of March 2021|
|Date of Entrance Examination||May 2021|
|Declaration of results||June 2021|
|Viva Voce for selected candidates||One month after the declaration of results.|
|Tentative date for publication of merit lists for courses that do not have Viva Voce||To be notified|
|Tentative date for publication of merit list for courses with viva voce||To be notified|
|Registration of candidates selected for admission for diploma and degree courses||To be notified|
|For MA, M. Sc and MA||To be notified|
|M. Phil/Ph. D, PDGE, MPH and M. Tech||To be notified|
|Last date for fee payment||To be notified|
|Writing list registration||To be notified|
|Deadline for admission/registration||Middle of August 2021|
JNU Admission 2021 Eligibility
The eligibility for admission to the different courses for which admission is done through JNU Entrance Exam is as per the table given below:
|B.A Hons. First Year||Higher secondary with at least 45% Marks. Candidates appearing in final exams can also apply.|
|B.A Hons. Second Year||First year in any Bachelor Degree with at least 45% of marks.|
|M. A in foreign languages||UG in any stream with at least 45% of marks. Candidates should have complete proficiency in the concerned language.|
|M. Sc in Life Sciences||B. Sc or B. Tech or its equivalent in biotechnology, agricultural or physical sciences or biological sciences with at least 55% of marks|
|M.A. In Economics||UG or equivalent in any stream with at least 50% marks. Applicants should have the knowledge of higher secondary level mathematics.|
|MCA||UG in any discipline with a good knowledge of mathematics. Candidates should have secured at least 55% of marks|
|M. Tech in Statistical Computing and Computer Science & Technology||A PG in operational research, statistics, mathematics, computer science or in any other branch of science along with a UG in any branch of engineering or MCA. Candidates must have secured at least 55% of marks in the qualifying examination.|
- Candidates appearing for the respective qualifying examination can also apply for the particular course. However, if they are selected, they will be granted admission only if they secure the minimum qualifying percentage of marks.
- The same will be verified at the time of admission when they will have to submit the original copy of the mark sheet of their qualifying examination.
The final date for seeking admission is the 14th of August every year and after this, candidates cannot get admission for the specific academic year.
Nevertheless, candidates, who do not join by the stipulated date mainly because of the fact that the result of the qualifying examination was not announced, can join in the next academic year or semester by submitting a written request with the approval of the concerned school without having to take up the JNU test again.
JNU Admission 2021 Application Form
The application form should be submitted only online and candidates have the option to apply to the utmost three fields of study of their choice.
How to Apply?
The applicants interested in applying for any course with the JNU will have to apply online. They will find onscreen instruction and also the complete guide to applying from the website of the university.
List of Documents Needed
The original documents are required only at the time of admission and not at the time of applying for the university. Candidates selected for admission to the JNU will have to report for registration/admission along with the original copies of their mark sheet of the qualifying examination.
JNU Admission 2021 Exam Pattern
JNU Entrance Exam is conducted for admission to the different courses, so the pattern differs from one course to another.
- Paper can be a subjective type or of objective type. Candidates can check the same from the official website of the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
- However, the general format is that there will be a single question paper of three-hour duration for each course of study or each set of course of study.
- The test is held for four days with two or three-hour sessions each day.
- For some courses, JNU conducts a viva voce for admission and only some candidates will be selected to take up the viva voce test from those taking the written test.
The eligibility for viva-voce will be calculated as follows:
|Course||General Category||OBC||SC/ST/PwD Candidates|
|Ph. D, M. Phil||50% Marks|
|B.A (Hons.) second year. M. Sc, MA, PGDE, MPH and M. Tech||25%, which means 20 out of 80||22.5%, which means 18 out of 80||15%, which means 12 marks out of 80?|
JNU Admission 2021 Syllabus
The JNU Admission syllabus for the entrance test for different courses will be as follows:
|Course||Syllabus for entrance test|
|MCA||General aptitude, reasoning and 10+2 and UG level degree in computer science and mathematics.|
|M. Tech in Computer Science & Technology||Reasoning, General Aptitude, UG/PG level in computer science and mathematics.|
|M. Tech in Statistical Computing||The first part of the test will encompass UG/PG level mathematics, computer science, statistics, reasoning and general aptitude. The second part will encompass topics from data communication/data science stream.|
|MA in Economics||Entrance test for this course will have questions from under-development and growth, problems of economic history, descriptive statistics, and micro-economics.|
|M. Sc in Life Sciences||There is no specific syllabus designed for this test. However, candidates can go through their UGC approved syllabus in their appropriate subjects for guidance.|
JNU Admission Admit Card
The applicants are provided with admit cards that are computer-generated. So candidates should download JNUEE admit cards around the last week of April 2021 from the official website. They will be allotted registration number for appearing in the entrance test.
How to Download Admit Cards?
- Open https://jnuexams.nta.nic.in/
- Find JNUEE admit card tab
- Enter application number and other required details and click on submit
- Check the details and save/print
Note: Take a recent photograph along with admit card to the exam center
JNUEE Answer Key
NTA will release the JNUEE answer key prior to the announcement of the result on its website and displayed for 3 days. Candidates can check the answer key and raise objections if any by paying Rs.1000/- per question. Answer key Challenging window will be opened for 3 days.
NTA will also display an attempted question paper of the candidate to all the candidates for 3 days prior to the declaration of result.
JNU Admission Results
JNUEE Result 2021 will be released in June 2021 @https://jnuexams.nta.nic.in/. Candidates can check the result by using application number and password.
How to Check Results?
- Open https://jnuexams.nta.nic.in/
- Click on Results 2021-22
- Enter application number and password
- Use forgot password option to retrieve password if forgotten
- Click on login and check the result
The university will decide the cut-off for admission to each course based on different criteria:
- Based on the past year cut-off
- On the basis of the number of applicants
- Based on the toughness of the question paper for the entrance test for the specific course.
JNUEE Previous Year Question Papers
To download previous year question papers of JNUEE, open-admission page of university and click on the previous year question papers tab. Select year, program, school, code. Click on question paper to check, save, or download.
Click here to get the previous question papers page directly.
JNU is one of the popular institutions with a national level of reputation. So, applicants will have to check with the university prospectus to find whether they will have to take up the entrance test for admission to a specific course with the university.
Otherwise, if the degree course to which they wish to apply does not have any entrance test, they can apply based on the score of their qualifying examination.