JNU Admission Procedure – check here the steps

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) is among the prestigious university of our country offering a majority of undergraduate, postgraduate and research-oriented programmes to learners. Getting admission to JNU is really proud of students as it is an ultimate gateway for a successful and bright future. The university has set up some sort of rules based on which it confirms admission of candidates to its offered programmes. In this post, my aim is to provide you with the best possible info related to JNU admission procedure.

Admission Announcement

The very first, the university announces its admission notification for various programmes through employment news and several newspapers all across the country.

Written Test

The second step is the written test. In order to appear in the written test conducted by the university, candidates need to apply for JNU admission first and its online registration process is starting most probably from February 2020. The university has also set up certain eligibility rules and candidates are required to fulfill the same in order to appear in the test.

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JNU entrance test is going to be conducted possibly in the month of May 2020. Interested applicants are required to complete the online registration process for the same before the given timeline.

Viva-Voce Exam

List of programmes for which viva voce is not conducted are:

  • B.A. (Hons.) First-year
  • Masters’ degree programmes of study (excluding M.A. in Foreign Languages, B.A. (Hons.) Second year), COP programme of study (Part-time), Advanced Diploma in Mass Media (Urdu)).

Admission to these programmes will be done based on candidates’ performance in the written examination and deprivation points added to their score as per the university admission policy.

The weightage will be given to written test and viva voce will be given as per the rules we have furnished below:


Based on candidates’ performance in the written test, they will be called for viva voce procedure and minimum qualifying criteria are as follows:


Deprivation Points Rules

Candidates belonging to the following categories will be given deprivation points (up to a maximum of 10 points).

  • Candidates will be given Deprivation points for each educational level and details for the same are as follows:
Educational Degree Points given for 1st Quartile District Points given for 2nd Quartile District
B.A./B.Sc. 02 01
10th/ Matriculation/High School/ 12th level/Intermediate 03 02
M.A./M.Sc. 01 01
  • Candidates those are among Kashmiri Migrant they will be given 05 deprivation points, subject to produce necessary registration documents from the concerned authority.

Candidates who are among following defence categories are also liable to get 05 deprivation points:

  • Wards of Serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in the period of action;
  • Wards/ Widows of Defence personnel those are killed in action;
  • Wards of Defence personnel disabled during peace time along with disability attributable to military service;
  • Wards/ Widows of Defence personnel who died during peace time along with death attributable to military service;

Deprivation Points Rules for All Female/Transgender candidates

  • Candidates completed 10th/ Matriculation/ High School/12th level/ 04 B.A./B.Sc./ M.Sc./ M.A. education either from first or second quartile district will get 04 points.
  • Candidates who have completed above-mentioned education from the district which is not backwards will get 2 points.
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  1. If I have done my 10th from a quartile district and 12th from a non quartile district , am I eligible for the depreviation points


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