JNU Admission 2025: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

JNU Admission 2025JNU 2025 Admission for UG/ PG will begin from February 2025 after the start of CUET 2025 application process. The notification for same will be announced online on the website. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public universitylocated in Delhi. Constituted under JNU Act 1966, this university came into existence in the year 1969. The university includes various schools of inter- disciplinary research and teaching.

Admission in various UG/ PG courses in JNU is offered through scores of CUET (Common university entrance test). CUET is a single national level entrance exam which offers common platform for UG/ PG admissions to students located across the nation. It has been introduced to get entry into all Central universities including JNU. Besides, CUET scores, the university also accepts the scores of other national entrance exams like CAT/ JEE Main/ NEET, etc. for admission into various offered specializations. To know all about JNU Admission 2025, candidates can checkout this whole article which provides details about its application process, eligibility, exam dates, pattern, syllabus, etc.

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JNU 2025 Overview

NameJNU Admission 2025
Organizing UniversityJawaharlal Nehru University
Admission ProcedureThrough CUET (Common university entrance test) scores organized by NTA
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam modeOnline mode (CBT – Computer Based Test)
Exam DateMarch 2025 (CUET PG)
Maty 2025 (CUET UG)

Courses Offered:

UG Courses: B.A. (Hons) in Foreign Languages, B.E/ B.Tech., B.Sc., B.Sc & M.Sc. Integrated program in Ayurveda Biology, UG Diploma, etc.

PG Courses: MA, M.Sc., MCA, MPH, M.Tech., Post graduate diploma, M.Sc. in (Biotechnology, Computational Biology), MBA/ PGDM, etc.

JNU 2025 Exam Dates

Checkout tentative JNU Dates 2025 of CUET UG and CUET PG events for admission into offered UG/PG courses:

For UG (Through CUET UG):

EventsDates 2025 (Tentative)
Release of notificationJanuary/ February 2025
Application form releases1st week of February 2025
Last date to submit the form3rd week of March 2025
Application correction1st week of April 2025
Announcement of city of examination2nd week of April 2025
Admit card availability1st week of May 2025

For PG (Through CUET PG):

EventsDates 2025 (Tentative)
Release of notificationDecember 2024
Start of application process4th week of December 2024
Last date to apply1st week of February 2025
Last date to submit fee1st week of February 2025
Application correction1st/ 2nd week of February 2025
Admit card release1st week of March 2025

For MBA (Through CAT):

EventsDates 2025 (Tentative)
Online submission of Application FormLast week of January 2025
Last date to submit application formLast week of February 2025

JNU 2025 Application Form

Know details regarding JNU 2025 Application form in the below provided section:

  • JNU 2025 Registration for UG/ PG can be done through online mode only.
  • Candidates planning for admission into UG/ PG courses offered by JNU are required to register for CUET UG/ PG exam 2025.
  • For CUET PG, the registrations will begin from fourth week of December 2024.
  • For CUET UG, the application will be available in the first week of February 2025.
  • MBA Applications in JNU 2025 will be invited in the last week of January 2025 based on CAT scores.
  • Application process will consist of various steps – Online registration, form filling, uploading of images, payment of application fee & printing of form.
  • Online applications must be filled carefully. No defective forms will be accepted by the University.
  • For same level of program, only one application should be submitted otherwise all his/her applications will be rejected.

Application Fee:

  • The non-refundable application fee for CUET UG/ PG can be paid through online mode only.
  • Through online mode, fee can be paid using debit card/ credit card/ UPI/ net banking/ wallet.
  • For MBA, application fee is Rs.2000/- for General/ EWS/OBC and Rs.1000/- for ST/ SC/ PWD.

CUET UG/ PG Application Fee for various categories is described below in the table:

No of SubjectsGeneral (UR)OBC-NCL/ EWSST/ SC/ PWBD /Third genderCentres outside India
Up to 3 subjectsRs. 750/-Rs. 700/-Rs. 650/-Rs. 3750/-
Up to 7 subjectsRs. 1500/-Rs. 1400/-Rs. 1300/-Rs. 7500/-
Up to 10 subjectsRs. 1750/-Rs. 1650/-Rs. 1550/-Rs. 11000/-


CategoryCentres in India (Per paper)Centres in India (For up to 3 test papers)Centres outside India
General/ UN-ReservedRs. 600/-Rs. 1200/-Rs. 6000/- (For up to 3 papers)

Rs. 2000/- (For up to 1 paper)

General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 500/-Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd GenderRs. 500/-Rs. 900/-
PwBDRs. 500/-Rs. 800/-

How to Apply for JNU 2025 Admission

Know complete steps to apply for JNU UG/ PG / MBA admission 2025:

  • Visit the online website (Link will be given above).
  • Click on the link provided – ‘CUET Registration 2025.’
  • Now complete instructions will be displayed mentioning about the application procedure.
  • After going through all the instructions, start registering by entering details like name, DOB, phone number, mail id, etc.
  • Login details (Application number and password) will be now generated using which candidates can fill further details.
  • Fill other details in application form such as – educational, test paper, exam city, university/ course selection, etc.
  • Next step is to upload the scanned photograph and signature as per the specified format/ size.
  • Pay application fee using the provided online modes – Net banking/ credit card/ debit card/ UPI.
  • Download, save and take printout of application form for further references in future.

JNU 2025 Application Correction

Details in the JNU (CUET) Application form 2025 can be edited through online mode. Students have to login and select the details which they want to edit. However, students must remember that only few details will be allowed for modification.

JNU Application correction facility 2025 will open in February 2025 for CUET PG. For CUET UG, correction will be available from the month of April 2025.

JNU 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Check below JNU Eligibility Criteria 2025 for various offered UG/ PG courses:

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

  • Qualification: Qualifying candidate must have passed 12th level exam or its equivalent from any recognized board.
  • Percentage: In the 12th level students must have secured at least of 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Age Limit: The candidates age must be 17 years as on 1st October 2024. No age limit is prescribed for any other program.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in their final examination in year 2024 are also eligible.

For M.Tech. (Statistical Computing):

  • Qualification: Bachelor’s / Master’s degree holders in the required stream will be eligible to apply.
  • Subject: The master’s degree should be in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Operational research, or in any other science branch.
  • Percentage: Candidates should have secured at least 55% marks in the qualifying degree.

For MA Program:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have Bachelors’ degree in any stream.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have secured minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying degree.

For MBA:

  • Applying candidate should have Bachelors’ degree (3 years) or its equivalent degree recognized by university/ institution.
  • In the qualifying degree, students must have obtained 50% marks for General /OBC/ EWS (45% for ST/ SC/ PWD).
  • Students must have a valid scorecard of CAT conducted by IIMs.

JNU Reservation Criteria

The reservation policy as prescribe by the Govt of India will be applicable only to the reserved category candidates (ST/ SC/ OBC-NCL, EWS/ PWD).

For various categories, the reservation policy has been described below:

CategoriesPercentage Seats Reserved

JNU 2025 Exam Pattern

Go through complete JNU Exam pattern 2025 details for CUET UG and CUET PG exam:


  • Exam Mode: CUET UG will be conducted by online (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • Time Duration: Test will be held on multiple days in three slots per day.
  • Medium of Exam: The exam will be available in English language only.
  • Sections: There will be 4 sections in the paper as Section IA, Section IB, Section II & Section III.
  • Number of Questions: 100 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Types of Questions: The test will consist of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct response, 1 mark will be given. There will be no negative marking in the exam.


  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through online (Computer based) mode.
  • Exam Duration: Candidates will be given 2 hours to solve the exam.
  • Number of Questions: Each paper will consist of 100 questions.
  • Test Duration: Examination will be conducted in 1 hour 45 minutes duration.
  • Marking: 4 marks will be given for each correct answer. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

JNU 2025 Syllabus

Applicants are advised to check out the compete syllabus before start preparing for the exam. Check complete JNU 2025 syllabus for both CUET UG & CUET PG examinations:

For CUET UG Exam:

Subject Syllabus
Computer Science  Exception and file handing in python, data base concepts, structure query language, computer networks, queue, searching, sorting, understanding data, etc.
Physics  Current electricity, magnetic effects of current and magnetism, electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, optics, atoms and nuclei, electronic devices, communication systems, etc.
Chemistry Solutions, solid state, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, surface chemistry, block elements, coordination compounds, alcohols, phenols, ethers, organic compounds containing nitrogen, etc.
MathematicsAlgebra, matrices, determinants, inverse of a matrix, calculus, tangents and normal, binomial distribution, linear programming, definite integrals, etc.

For CUET PG Exam:

Subjects Syllabus
Agricultural Science Agronomy, genetics & plant breeding, plant physiology, horticulture, entomology, agriculture engineering & statistics, etc.
Applied ArtsPrincipal of design, unity, contrast, type of newspaper advertising, outdoor media-poster, hoarding, sign boards, neon signs, etc.
BiochemistryIntroduction of biochemistry, bioorganic chemistry and metabolites, cell biology, biochemical techniques, biomolecules, nutrition, metabolism, bioenergetics, and membrane biology, etc.

JNU 2025 Preparation Tips

To score higher in the exam, candidates can follow the given tips & tricks:

  • First of all, check out the complete syllabus from the website.
  • Make a proper study schedule as per the exam pattern and follow it strictly.
  • Take a help from best books and study material from the internet.
  • Try to practice previous year questions papers to know the paper strategy.
  • Revise the difficulty topics on daily basis.
  • Stay healthy, eat healthy and avoid taking stress.

JNU 2025 Books

Here we have provided topmost important books to prepare for the JNU (CUET UG & PG) 2025 examination:


  • NCERT 10th standard
  • Magical Books on Quicker Maths
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Aggarwal
  • Practice sets based on class exams by Oswaal
  • Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey


  • Statistical Mechanics by Patharia
  • Real Analysis by Bartle
  • Linear Algebra by Friedberg
  • MCQs for Master in Physiotherapy (MPT) Entrance Examination by Sooraj Kumar
  • Classical Mechanics by Rana and Joag
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Applied Geophysics by Telford

JNU 2025 Exam Centers:

Candidates can check the given section to know that where will the CUET UG & PG exam conducted in 2025:


Exam centers are Port blair, amaravathi, ananthpur, chirala, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Bangalore, Ranchi, Karnataka, Kerala, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Ujjain, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland etc.


CUET PG 2025 exam will be conducted in 324 cities across India including 24 abroad centres. The list of various exam centres where CUET PG 2025 will be conducted are Roorkee, Howrah, Basti, Tiruchirappalli, Pathankot, Bhubaneswar, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Tirupathi, Patna, Bilaspur, Vadodara, Ranchi, Kargil, Indore, Nagpur, Shillong, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Bikaner, Gangtok, Udaipur, Vellore, Warangal, Meerut, Haldwani, Siliguri etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: The JNU 2025 application form will be released in the fourth week of February 2025 for UG courses.

Answer: No, OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) candidates will not be able to apply for the exam.

Answer: No, CUET exam is conducted once in every year.

Answer: No, candidates must be graduated to apply for PG courses.

Answer: Yes, there will be no upper age limit to apply for admission .

Answer: No, the admission will be solely based on CUET scores, there will be specific criteria that candidates must satisfy to be eligible.

Answer: The exam will be conducted from the fourth week of March 2025.

Answer: Yes, the JNU 2025 (CUET UG) exam will be available in 13 languages.

JNU 2025 Admit Card

The JNU 2025 admit card for CUET UG will be released in the first week of May 2025 & for CUET PG it will be released in the first week of March 2025. Candidates will be able to access the admit card through online mode. To download it, candidates must visit the website and enter the login credentials. Details like application number and date of birth will be required to access the admit card from the website.

It will consist with the details such as exam dates, time, venue, address, name of the candidates, photograph, signature, exam name, etc. Candidates are suggested to keep the hardcopy of the admit card safe as it will be required on the day of examination. It will be mandatory for appearing candidates to carry the admit card along with the valid Photo Id at exam center.

JNU 2025 Answer Key

The authority will publish the JNU 2025 answer key in the first week of April 2025. It will be accessible through online mode only. There will be no requirement to enter the login credentials to check answer key. It will be available in the form of PDF on the website. It will consist with correct answers to all the asked questions in the exam.

The authority will release the UG & PG answer keys separately on the website. Candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores in the entrance exam using answer key. Challenge facility will also be provided by the authority. Candidates will easily raise objection against the key through online mode. After examining all the raise objections, the final answer key will be published on the website.

JNU 2025 Result

The JNU 2025 result will be released in the fourth week of April 2025 for CUET UG exam and first week of May 2025 for CUET PG exam. Those appeared candidates in the entrance examination will download the result. Candidates will be required to visit the website of authority to access the result.

Candidates will be required to use their login credentials such as application number and date of birth in the given space. Those qualified candidates in the exam will be called to participate in the counselling session.

JNU 2025 Counselling

The authority will organize a counselling procedure for qualified candidates only. The JNU 2025 counselling will be organized through offline mode for all the shortlisted candidates. After the release of merit list, shortlisted candidates will be called to participate in the counselling session.

From the third week of July 2025, the counselling procedure will be commenced. During this session, there will be various steps organized such as verification of documents, payment of admission fee, registration, etc. University will verify the original documents of the candidates to provided admission. After completing the payment of admission fees & verification of documents, the admission will be given to the candidates.

Documents Required for JNU 2025

  • Class 10th/ high school or its equivalent exam certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • Recent passport size photograph
  • Graduation degree/ Marksheet
  • Master’s degree/ Marksheet
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Category certificate, etc.

Participating Institutes

Here we have provided the list of affiliated colleges to JNU 2025:

  • Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi
  • Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram
  • School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Faculty of Technology, National Defence Academy, Pune
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management Entrepreneurship, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Indian Naval Academy, Kannur
  • National Defence Academy, Pune
  • RIG Institute of Hospitality and Management, Greater Noida
  • Adarsh College of Engineering
  • College of Military Engineering, Pune
  • Central Drug Research Institute, Uttar Pradesh
  • National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi

In case of any query related to JNU 2025 Exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.

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