JNU Admission 2018: JNUEE, Application Correction, Pattern, Syllabus

JNU Admission 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is the premier University which holds an entrance examination (JNUEE) for admission to various UG, PG and doctoral courses. The written examination of JNU is conducted once in a year. It will be conducted from 27th to 30th December 2017. This article provides the detailed information about JNU admission 2018 including application form, eligibility, entrance exam dates, etc.

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JNUEE 2018 Notifications:

JNU 2018 Application Form Last Date has been over by 17th October 2017 (5:30 PM). Click here for application

Note: The candidates who are due to appear in their respective qualifying examination may also apply In the event of their selection they will be entitled to admission only if they have secured the minimum prescribed percentage of marks in their qualifying examination and they submit all documents including final marks-sheets of qualifying examination before the deadline fixed for registration.

JNU Exam Dates 2018

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Get the complete official dates of JNU 2018 from the below table:

EventsExam Dates (Announced)
Commencement of online application process15th September 2017
Closing of online application process17th October 2017
Application correctionOctober 2017
Admit Card Available10th December 2017
Date of entrance exam (JNUEE)27th – 30th December 2017
CEEB exam date30th December 2017
Result Declaration for the programmes for which viva-voce is necessary [B.A. (Hons.) 2nd year, M.Sc.in SC MM & SCIS,-21st February, 2018 (Tentative) M.A. (Foreign Language)M.Phil/Ph.D., Ph.D., PGDE,M.Tech, MPH, COP & ADOP(Mass Media)21st February 2018 (Tentative)
Viva-Voce of candidates selected on the basis of written testBy 20th March 2018 (Tentative)
Publication of Merit listBy 25th March  & 15th April (viva-voce candidates)
Registration for Admission Commences From23rd July 2018
Registration of Waiting List30th – 31st July 2018
Admission Deadline14th August 2018

 JNUEE Application Form 2018

Get details of the JNUEE 2018 application form including mode of filling the application form, application fee, etc.

  • JNUEE 2018 application form can be filled through online mode only.
  • The application form has been released from 15th September 2017.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned images of photograph & signature.
  • Photograph (with specification 150 px width and 200 px height, size less than 20-50 KB) and signature (140 px width and 60 px height size less than 10-20 KB) has to be uploaded in the application form.
  • Pay the application through the prescribed modes.
  • Last date to submit the application has been extended till 17th October 2017.
  • Candidates are suggested to take the printout of confirmation page for further use.

Note: Candidates can fill maximum three fields of study in a single application form for the same level of programme (like COP, B.A.  (Hons.) or M.A./M.Sc./MCA or M.Phil./Ph.D., M.Tech./Ph.D., MPH/Ph.D.). They are not required to fill in separate application forms. In case a candidate submits more than one application form for the same level of programme, his/her candidature will be rejected.

Application Fee:

Candidates can check the JNUEE 2018 application fee according to their category and choices for programme from the below table:

Number of ChoicesM.Phil./M.Tech./MPH/ Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D., M.A., M.Sc., M.C.A.B.A. (Hons.) 1st & 2nd year and all Part Time programmes
For 1 ChoiceRs.530*Rs.310*Rs.110*Rs.400*Rs.265*Rs.65*
For 2 ChoicesRs.800*Rs.415*Rs.215*Rs.575*Rs.325*Rs.125*
For 3 ChoicesRs.1000*Rs.500*Rs.300*Rs.7500*Rs.380*Rs.180*

Payment can be made through internet banking/credit card/debit card or e-challan of SBI bank. GST will also be applicable.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can appear in the entrance examination only if they fulfill the eligibility requirements for the programmes for which they are seeking admission. JNU Eligibility for some popular courses is given in below table:

CourseQualification Eligibility
B.A. (Hons.) 1st year
  • Passed/appearing 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 45% marks.
  • Certificate of Alimiah with atleast 45% marks and passed English Language subject at senor secondary level or a 3-years course conducted by Darul-Uloom  Deoband.
B.A. (Hons.) 2nd year in German
  • First year of Bachelor’s degree or an examination recognized as equivalent with at least 50% marks under 10+2+3 pattern with proficiency in German.
B.A. (Hons.) 2nd year other than German
  • First year of Bachelor’s degree or an examination recognized as equivalent with at least 45% marks under 10+2+3 pattern with proficiency in concerned language.
M.A. in Economics (with Specialization in World Economy)
  • Bachelor’s degree passed with minimum 50% aggregate marks in the following subjects:
  • Economics (Hons.) with Mathematics as a subsidiary subject or Mathematics (Hons.) with Economics as as a subsidiary subject or Statistics (Hons.) with Mathematics and Economics as a subsidiary subject.
  • Any bachelor’s degree passed with Mathematics & Economics by securing 60% marks.
M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Studies) & M.A. in (International Relations and Area Studies)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline passed with not less than 50% marks.
  • Passed master’s degree in the related discipline.
M.Sc (Life Sciences)
  • Bachelor’s (B. Sc. or B Tech or equivalent) in
  • Biological,  Physical  or  Agricultural  Sciences  or Biotechnology under the 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.
  • Pass bachelor’s degree (like BCA or B.Tech) with Mathematics in 10+2 or at graduate level with at least 55% marks.
  • Pass Master Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Operational Research or in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering or MCA by securing minimum 55% marks.
Ph.D (Direct Admission)
  • 2-years M.Phil degree or 1-year M.Phil with one year research experience and one publication.
  • Minimum 2-years research experience after Master’s degree or diploma equivalent of Master degree with research publication. Moreover, master’s degree should be passed with at least 55% marks.
M.Phil/Ph.D & Ph.D(Through JRF)
  • Pass M.Sc in relevant subject.
  • Candidates who have qualified for the examination for a fellowship through a national level written test, i.e. JRF category under CSIR/UGC National Eligibility Test (NET)-JRF, DBT-JRF (Category-I), ICMR-JRF, INSPIRE Fellowship, Ayush Fellowship, Bioinformatic National Certification (BINC) examination (conducted by DBT) or any other fellowship awarded from Government of India.

JNUEE Exam Pattern 2018

The JNUEE 2018 exam pattern include details about number of questions, subjects, marking scheme, etc. For each programme of JNU, there shall be different exam pattern.

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be written in offline mode.
  • Number of Questions: There shall be different number of questions for each programme.
  • Subjects: The subjects that includes in question paper will depend upon the course. Subjects varies from course to course.
  • Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • Exam Duration: The time provided for completing the examination will be 3 hours.
CoursesExam Pattern
M.Sc. Environmental SciencesQuestion paper will be of objective type and include questions in two parts.

Part-1: Include questions from Science and Mathematics of 10+2 standard.

Part-2: Include questions from Physics,

Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Botany and Zoology at the B.Sc. level.

MCAIt includes the multiple choice questions. 10+2/Graduate level Mathematics and Probability (80% questions) and General Aptitude and reasoning (20% questions).
M.A. in Economics (with Specialization in World Economy)The paper tests the candidate’s knowledge in micro-economics,  macro-economics, mathematics and statistics, International trade  and  some related  disciplines,  such  as  public economics and economic development.

Objective type questions will be asked in examination comprising of 100 marks with negative marking.

B.A. (Hons.) 1st year in Foreign LanguagesThe paper judges General Knowledge, General  English and Elementary Knowledge on the culture  and civilization of the languages/country  concerned and aptitude for language skills.
B.A. (Hons.) 2nd year in Foreign LanguagesKnowledge of basic and applied grammar, besides some competence for simple  translation from the language concerned into English and vice-versa and familiarity with the culture and civilization of the country  concerned.

The paper will be set in respective foreign language.

M.Phil/Ph.D and M.Tech/Ph.DThe entrance examination will consist multiple choice questions.

The question paper has Graduate/Post  graduate  level Mathematics and Statistics, Graduate/Post  -graduate level Computer Science and General Aptitude.

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FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Eligibility is different for each course of study. Candidates can check the eligibility for desired course in the eligibility criteria section.
Answer: The application form has been released from 15th September 2017.
Answer: There no offline application is available.

Answer: The seat reservation is as follows:

  • SC Candidates – 15%
  • ST Candidates – 7.5%
  • OBC-NCL Candidates – 27%
  • PWD Candidates – 3%

Answer: The exam will be held in offline mode (PBT).
Answer: 70% weightage to written examination and 30% to viva-voce (where applicable).

Answer: The question paper will consist of two parts:

Part-1: Include questions from Science and Mathematics of 10+2 standard.

Part-2: Include questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Botany and Zoology at the B.Sc. level.

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JNUEE Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of JNUEE will differ according to the course. Basically, the syllabus for particular course includes the topics from the qualifying examination of that course. For example: the syllabus for bachelor’s course is of 10+2 standard.

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JNU Admit Card 2018

  • The admit card for JNU entrance examination will be uploaded online on the official website of JNU.
  • Applicants can download JNU 2018 admit card from 10th December 2017.
  • Admit card will provide entry to the examination hall on the day of examination.

JNU Result 2018

  • The entrance examination result of JNU 2018 will be declared through online mode on 21st February 2018.
  • To check the JNU 2018 result, students have to select programme of study and field of study.
  • Candidates who qualify the examination will be eligible for next round of selection process i.e. viva-voce.
  • Separate merit list will be prepared for candidates belonging to general category, scheduled caste category, scheduled tribe category, OBC category and physically handicapped category for each programme of study.

JNU Cut-Off 2018

To be eligible for admission, the minimum overall scores that candidates have to score is given in the below table:

Programme of StudyMinimum Marks
General CategoryOBC CategorySC/ST & PH Category
M.Phil./Ph.D., M.Tech./Ph.D., Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D., MPH/PH.D.40%36%30%
M.A./M.Sc./MCA, B.A.(Hons.) 1st & 2nd Year Part Time (COP & Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu30%27%25%

JNU Admission 2018

JNU admission will be done on the basis of merit. Merit list will be drawn on the basis of candidate’s performance in entrance test and viva-voce (wherever prescribed). The registrations for admissions will commence from 23rd July 2018.

For any queries regarding JNU Admission 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. ows says:

    I want to change my choice subject but there is no edit option available now . Is there any option now so that i can change it

  2. Rasal Singh says:

    Sir, tell me that how many questions in entrance examination for MA geography, negative marking shall be or not and it’s syllabus.

  3. Rasal Singh says:

    How many questions in entrance examination for MA in geography, and from where we collect it’s last year paper and syllabus? Please send link.

  4. Harsh says:

    Is online form date 17 oct may be extend ???

  5. Ravi says:

    Sir I just missed the chance to apply the form of JNU. Is there any chance?

  6. Sandhya says:

    For the written entrance exam for political science ,shall we choose Hindi language ?

  7. afsal says:

    Is there any change in application correction date .now editing option is not there..what to do..

  8. Mukesh jasu Gavit says:

    I am law student.muze admission Lena hi LLM ko

  9. Akanksha says:

    Sir when I fill application form for MPhil .then there is a problem .while selecting physical science no study option are coming. Please help and tell me what can I do for this problem.

  10. Aman says:

    I am studying in 12th standard. Am I eligible?

  11. sajjan says:

    sir i have apllied for M.A and i have paid my fee 2 times but only third time they approved rest 2 times it was like sorry for in conviniance but from my accout 2times money was out means it shows that money has sent to jnu .Is there refund policy in this case because i dont have any profe as i pain only i have bank details. plzzzz help me

  12. santhosh says:

    how to change gender correction sir

  13. Rashi says:

    We can’t apply for bsc.?

  14. C.Malaisamy says:

    sir!i am registered jnu application.While i am filling my 10th 12th marks in these application in my cellphone it get into battery down and suddenly switched off.after charging my cell phone i am trying to fill rest of details. it will not open my application.So what i will do?

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