Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is one of India’s top-ranked universities. The university offers a wide range of courses in various disciplines such as Technology, Arts, Management, Science, etc., at UG, PG, and doctorate levels.
Admission to JNU is entrance based. At JNU, admission to most of the UG courses is done on the basis of the CUET UG exam, and for PG Courses, the university accepts CUET PG scores. CUET is a national-level exam conducted by National Testing Agency for admission into various UG courses as well as post-graduate courses at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Some other national-level exams such as JEE Main, CAT, and GATE, are accepted for admission to B.Tech, MBA, and M.Tech courses respectively. Interested and eligible candidates seeking admission to JNU must submit their application forms as per the prescribed schedule. Candidates can check the complete details regarding JNU Admission 2024 from the article below.
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JNU Admission Highlights
|Full form||Jawaharlal Nehru University|
|Courses offer||Over 106 courses at UG, PG & PhD levels|
|Total number of students||More than 8,800|
|Official entrance exam||JNUEE, CUET UG, CUET PG|
|Selection criteria||For UG courses (through CUET UG scores); for PG courses (through CUET PG scores)|
JNU Admission 2024 Important Dates
Aspirants can check the tentative schedule regarding JNU Admission from the table below.
For UG Courses- CUET UG
|Release of online application form||February 2024|
|Last date for application submission||March 2024|
|Application correction facility||April 2024|
|Admit card||May 2024|
|Date of CUET exam 2024||May 2024|
|Release of answer key||June 2024|
|Announcement of result||June/July 2024|
|Start of counseling||July/August 2024|
For PG Courses- CUET PG
|Release of online application form||March 2024|
|Last date for application submission||April 2024|
|Application correction facility||April 2024|
|Availability of admit card||May/June 2024|
|Date of CUCET PG 2024 exam||June 2024|
|Release of answer key||July 2024|
|Announcement of result||July 2024|
|Counselling starts from||July 2024|
JNU Admission Eligibility Criteria
The JNU eligibility criteria will differ from course to course. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
|Courses offered at JNU||Eligibility Criteria|
|B.Tech/B.E||Candidates must have cleared class 12th from a recognized board with no less than an aggregate of 75%. Candidates must hold a valid JEE Mains score|
|For B.A. (Hons) first||Candidates must pass 12th from a recognized board with no less than an aggregate of 45%. Candidate must have qualified CUET -UG.|
|M.Tech||Should be graduated with a minimum aggregate of 55%. Candidate should have CUET-PG/GATE score.|
|MBA||Should have a graduation with a minimum aggregate of 50%. Applicant must clear the CAT + GD & PI|
|MCA||Candidate must hold a BCA degree or any other Bachelor’s degree with no than an aggregate of 55%|
JNU Admission 2024 Application Form
The application form for JNU admission will be available in online mode only. It is expected that the NTA will release the CUET Application form in February 2024.
Candidates have to register for the exam online by providing basic details like name, contact number, email address, etc. After completing the online registration, the candidate must fill out the application form with details like educational qualification, personal, address, etc.
Candidates have to upload scanned copies of documents like passport-size photographs, signatures, etc.
A correction facility will also be provided by the authority for making changes in the details.
Candidates must pay the required application fee for successful application submission.
Take the hard copy of the application form for future reference.
JNU Application Fee
Candidates can make the payment online using Syndicate/ SBI/ Paytm payment gateway through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI payment gateways.
Application fee for UG courses (through CUET UG)
|Number of subjects||General category||ST/ SC/ PWBD /Third gender||OBC-NCL/ EWS||Centres outside India|
|Up to 3 subjects||Rs 750/-||Rs 650/-||Rs 700/-||Rs 3750/-|
|Up to 7 subjects||Rs 1500/-||Rs 1300/-||Rs 1400/-||Rs 7500/-|
|Up to 10 subjects||Rs 1750/-||Rs 1550/-||Rs 1650/-||Rs 11000/-|
JNU Exam Pattern
Candidates can check the complete details related to JNU Exam Pattern 2024 from the below section.
For UG (CUET UG)
|Mode of exam||Online (computer-based test)|
|Duration of exam||Multiple days in 3 slots|
|Type of questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Language of paper||English|
|Negative marking||+1 for each correct answer No negative marking|
For PG (CUET PG)
|Mode of exam||Online -Computer-based test|
|Duration of exam||2 hours|
|Number of questions||100 questions|
|Marking criteria||+4 for each correct answer -1 for incorrect answer|
JNU Admission Syllabus
The syllabus will vary for all the offered courses. Candidates are advised to go through the entire syllabus and start preparation accordingly. The JNU Syllabus for CUET UG will comprise topics from class 11th and 12th level.For CUET PG, the syllabus will cover topics from UG -level subjects. Some of the important topics related to the JNU syllabus are listed below.
|M.Tech in Statistical Computing||Reasoning and Bachelor/ Master level mathematics, General aptitude, statistics and computer science, data science|
|MCA||General aptitude, mathematics, reasoning, and Computer Science.|
|MA in Economics||Problem of Economic History, Descriptive Statistics, Microeconomics, Under development and growth|
|BA (Hons.) 1st year in Foreign Languages||It contains questions from artificial language, general knowledge, and short essays on issues related to the subject.|
JNU Admit Card 2024
The University will release the JNU admit card in online mode. Candidates who applied for JNU Admission 2024 successfully will be able to download their admit card from the official website. The admit card will include important details related to the exam such as the candidate’s name, exam date & time, roll number, and other exam day instructions.
Candidates must bring the admit card to the examination centre on the exam day. The authority will not allow any candidate to appear in the exam without having a valid admit card.
JNU Result 2024
The authority will announce the result a few days after conducting the exam. The JNU Result will be announced online mode only. Candidates can check/download their JNU Scorecard by visiting the official website link by entering their login details such as application number, date of birth, or password.
After the announcement of the result, a separate merit list will be published for admission to various courses. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for admission based on their merit rank.
JNU Counselling 2024
The process of JNU Counselling 2024 will be held in offline mode only. All the qualified candidates will be called to attend the counselling process based on their merit score. The JNU Counselling process will be commenced in July 2024.
Candidates should bring a list of important documents as required for the verification process. Seats will be allotted only after the verification of documents and payment of the admission fee.
JNU Contact Details
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110067
Contact number: 011-26704090
JNU Website: https://www.jnu.ac.in/main/
The official notification has not been announced yet. However, it is expected that the last date to apply for JNU admission is in July 2024.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University offers admission to PG courses such as M.Sc., M.A., MCA, M. Tech., MPH, PG Diploma, and Advanced Diploma courses through CUET PG 2024.
The candidates must have attained the minimum age of 17 years as of the year of admission. There will be no upper age criteria.
Yes, it is a public university.
It is one of the most challenging entrance exams in India.
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