JNU Admission 2023: CUET Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

JNU Admission 2023JNU Admission 2023 will begin from April 2023 for UG/ PG admissions. Admissions in the University are followed by CUET (Common University Entrance Test). CUET is conducted by National Testing Agency for admission into various UG courses as well as post-graduate courses in Jawaharlal Nehru University.

The exam will be conducted for shortlisting the candidates in various UG, PG level programs at JNU. It offers admission to the candidates who want to take admission in the field of Computer science, Engineering, Arts and humanities, etc. In this article, we have provided details about JNU Admission 2023 like exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, etc.

JNU Admission 2023 Overview

Name of the examJNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Organizing departmentNational Testing Agency
Application modeOnline mode
Mode of examCBT mode
Level of examUniversity level
Courses offeredUG & PG level
Selection procedureFor UG courses (through CUET UG scores); for PG courses (through CUET PG scores)

JNU Admission 2023 Exam Dates

 Check the tentative JNU Exam dates 2023 in the below given table for UG & PG:

For UG courses (through CUET UG):

EventsDate 2023
The release of the Application form1st week of April 2023
Last date to submit the application3rd week of May 2023
Application correction window4th week of May 2023
Availability of Admit card2nd week of June 2023
CUET UG exam1st week of July 2023
Answer key2nd week of July 2023
Announcement of the result (for viva-voce courses)2nd week of July 2023
Counselling3rd week of July 2023

For PG courses (Through CUET PG):

EventsDates 2023
Application form release3rd week of May 2023
Last date to apply3rd week of June 2023
Application correctionJune/ July 2023
Admit card2nd week of June 2023
CUET PG Exam date1st week of July 2023
Answer key2nd week of July 2023
Result2nd week of July 2023
Counselling3rd week of July 2023

JNU Admission 2023 Application Form

Know here details about JNU 2023 Application form:

  • The application form for JNU 2023 will be available through online mode.
  • The application form for UG course will release from first week of April 2023 to third week of May 2023.
  • Firstly, candidates’ registration is required for which they have to provide the basic details like name, father’s name, email, DOB, etc.
  • The application form from JNU PG course will be released from third week of May 2023 till third week of June 2023.
  • The authority will also provide the correction facility to the candidates after completion of registration process.
  • After providing all the information and uploading the documents, candidates have to pay the required application fee.
  • Candidates must take the printout of the application form for future reference.

 Application Fee:

  • The application fee for JNU Admission 2023 will be submitted through online mode.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee by using SBI/ Syndicate/ Paytm payment gateway through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI.

 For UG courses (CUET UG):

CategoryCenters in IndiaCenter outside India
General/ Un-reservedRs 650/-Rs 3000/-
General-EWS/ OBC- NCLRs 600/-Rs 3000/-
SC/ ST/ PWBD/ 3rd genderRs 550/-

For PG courses (CUET PG):

CategoryExam Centres in India (For upto 3 test papers)Exam Centres in India (Per paper)Exam Centres outside India 
General/ UN-ReservedRs. 800/-Rs.200/-Rs. 4000/- (For upto 3 papers)
Rs. 1000/- (For upto 1 paper)
General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 600/-Rs.150/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd GenderRs. 550/-Rs.150/-

How to Apply for JNU Admission 2023:

  • Visit the online website (link will be given above).
  • Apply for “Online Registration” using unique email id and mobile no.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form details like personal, educational, address, etc.
  • Uploading of scanned photo and signature.
  • Pay the application fee using SBI/ Canara Bank payment gateway.
  • Download and print copies of Confirmation page after successful application form and fee for future reference.

JNU Admission 2023 Eligibility

Check the complete JNU Eligibility Criteria 2023 for admission into various courses:

For B.A. (Hons) 1st year:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed their 12th level or its equivalent examination from any recognized board.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age limit should be 17 years as on 1st October 2023. There is no age limit for any other program.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have scored at least 45% marks in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in their final examination 2023 are also eligible to apply for JNU.

For MCA:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in BCA or its equivalent.
  • Subject: Candidates must have Mathematics as their mandatory subject to be eligible.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have scored at least 55% marks in the qualifying exam.

For MA Program:

  • Qualification: Applying candidates must be Bachelors’ degree holders in any stream.
  • Percentage: Candidates must obtain minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying exam to be eligible for admission.

For M.Tech. (Statistical Computing):

  • Qualification: Candidates must have Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in the required stream to be eligible for admission.
  • Subject: Candidates must have a master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, operational research, or in any other science branch.
  • Percentage: Applying candidates must have score at least 55% marks in the qualifying exam.

JNU Admission 2023 Exam Pattern

Following is the complete JNU CUET Exam pattern 2023 for UG/ PG admissions:


  • Mode of exam: The exam will be conducted through CBT mode (Computer Based Test).
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours to solve the paper.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Number of questions: There are total of 100 questions in the paper.
  • Medium: The medium of the paper will be English language.
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark will be given for every correct answer and there will be no negative marking.


  • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized via online (computer based) mode.
  • Time Duration: Candidates will be have to solve the paper within 2 hours.
  • No. of Questions: Each question paper will consists of 100 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded.
  • Negative marking: For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted


PatternQuestion PaperPaper Code
1There will be 100 questions divided into two parts

Part A: 25 Questions consisting of Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability

Part B: 75 Domain Knowledge Questions Comprising of Teaching Aptitude, Mathematics, Social Science & Science

The no. of Questions will be 100 & divided into two parts

Part A: 25 MCQ’s consisting of Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability & Analytical Skills

PGQP02 to PGQP07 PGQP09 to PGQP37 PGQP39
PGQP41 to PGQP59 PGQP61 to PGQ73 PGQP75 to PGQ77
2The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts

Part A : 25 Questions (Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Knowledge, and Mathematical/Quantitative ability )
Part B: 75 Questions Domain knowledge e.g. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering etc.

The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts
Part A: 25 Questions (General Knowledge/Awareness, MathematicalAbility and Logical Reasoning) Part B: 75 Questions of specific language.
3100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)PGQP38
100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning)PGQP40

JNU Admission 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus depends on the candidates to choose the course during filling the application form. For the UG Programmes JNU (CUET UG) syllabus will be of 11th and 12th class. Candidates can read the 11th and 12th class book topics.

For PG admission through CUET PG, the syllabus for exam will be based on UG level subjects/ topics.

Basically, the syllabus for the particular course includes the topics from the qualifying examination of that course.

  • MA in Economics: Microeconomics, Descriptive Statistics, Problem of Economic History, Under development and growth.
  • MCA: General aptitude, reasoning, mathematics and Computer Science.
  • M.Tech in Statistical Computing: General aptitude, reasoning and Bachelor/ Master level mathematics, statistics and computer science, data science.
  • BA (Hons.) 1st year in Foreign Languages: It contain questions from general knowledge, artificial language, short essays on issue related to the subject.

JNU Admission 2023 Preparation Tips

Following we have provided the complete JNU preparation tips for the examination:

  • Prepare a timetable and divide time equally for all subjects.
  • Check out the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Take help from the best book and study materials available.
  • Practice the previous year’s question paper and sample paper.
  • Include every single topic of the syllabus in your preparation.
  • Don’t take the stress and take care of your health.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: You can submit only one application form for one level/ programme. JNU 2023 Registration will start from April/ May 2023 for various UG/ PG courses.

Answer: You can submit only one application form for one level/ programme. However, you can opt for 3 fields of study within the same level in same form.
Answer: The Application Form for JNU UG Admission 2023 through CUET UG will release in 1st week of April 2023 and will be available till 3rd week of May 2023.
Answer: The Application Form for PG Courses through CUET PG will release from 3rd week of May 2023 till 3rd week of June 2023.
Answer: No, application form can only be submitted through online mode.
Answer: Yes, authority will provide the correction facility for the application form.
Answer: The question paper will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) only.
Answer: Yes, the candidates appearing in the final year or semester can apply for the exam.
Answer: No, there will be no negative marking in the paper.

JNU Admission 2023 Admit Card

The JNU Admission 2023 admit card will be released for CUET UG/ PG from second week of June 2023 through online mode. JNU admit card contain details such as candidate name, time, address, roll number, etc. To download the admit card candidate have to enter application number and password.

The authority will not sent admit card through post or any other offline method to the candidates. The candidate need to carry the admit card with them in examination hall as without it no candidate will be able to enter the hall.

JNU 2023 Answer Key

The JNU 2023 Answer key will be released through online mode for various programmes. The answer key will be released in second week of July 2023. Candidates who have appeared in the exam will be able to download the subject wise final answer key PDF.

NTA will release a provisional answer key before releasing the final answer key. If there are any changes in the answer key or any doubts, candidates can challenge the answer key. Final answer key will be released after the provisional answer key.

JNU Admission 2023 Result

 After conducting the exam, authorities will declare the result by online mode. Candidates will be able to check their results by entering their registration details. JNU Admission 2023 result will be released in second week of July 2023.

Based on the result, the authorities will release the merit list for admission to different courses. Those candidates who will get their names in the merit list will be invited to the counselling process.

JNU Admission 2023 Counselling

The JNU Counselling 2023 will be conducted through offline mode. All those candidates who will be shortlisted after the release of merit list will be invited to participate in the counselling process. The counselling will start from third week of July 2023.

During the counselling process, all the formalities of admission will take place. The university will also verify the documents of the candidates during the counselling process. The admission will be confirmed only after the verification of documents and payment of admission fees.

Documents Required for Counselling

The following are the documents that candidates have to carry when reporting for document verification:

  • Class 10th/ high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent color photographs
  • Graduation Degree/ Mark sheet
  • Master’s Degree/ Mark sheet
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Category certificate, etc.

If you have any other query related to JNU Admission 2023, you can ask your query in comments section below.

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  1. Vishal says:

    Sir JNU me betch computer science hai .. CUET ke threw mil jayega computer science… Please help me sir

  2. Diya says:

    When can we fill the form for diploma course of foreign language

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