National Testing Agency (NTA) holds Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE) at an all India level for admissions to various programmes of study offered at Jawahar Nehru University. It is an online exam, based on which admission in all the courses offered by JNU is done. However, admission in M.Phil. and Ph.D. is done as per performance in the exam and viva-voce. To apply for JNUEE, candidates have to check the course specific eligibility and then fill the online application form. Check JNUEE 2021 dates, syllabus, exam pattern, and more details from this page.
The JNUEE 2021 schedule and events will be updated through a press release around the first week of March. Candidates are requested to visit this page regularly for updates.
Expected Dates for JNUEE 2021
|Online submission of the application form to begin||1st to 4th week of March 2021|
|Last date to complete the transaction||4th week of March 2021|
|Last date to make corrections in particulars in the form||2nd week of April 2021|
|Admit Card downloading from NTA website||4th week of April|
|Examination Date||2nd week of May 2021|
The total number of candidates who appeared last year for JNUEE was 69,492. Of them, 43,202 were male candidates and 26,285 were females.
JNUEE 2021 Syllabus
Candidates must prepare for the JNUEE 2021 examination with the help of the syllabus prescribed for the same. Interested candidates can check the JNUEE 2021 syllabus for all the courses below.
|Courses Name||Syllabus Link|
|International Studies||Click here|
|Language, Literature and Culture Studies||Click here|
|Life Sciences||Click here|
|Social Sciences||Click here|
|Environment Sciences||Click here|
|Computer and System Science||Click here|
|Physical Sciences||Click here|
|Computational & Integrative Science||Click here|
|Arts & Aesthetics||Click here|
|Sanskrit and Indic Studies||Click here|
|Special Study Centre for North East India||Click here|
|Molecular Medicine||Click here|
|Law and Governance||Click here|
|Nano Sciences||Click here|
|Disaster Research||Click here|
NTA JNUEE 2021 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of JNUEE 2021 is as follows:
Mode of examination: The exam is conducted in the computer based test format (LAN based CBT).
Duration of the examination: The total duration of the exam is 3 hours
Type of Questions: In the exam candidates are asked MCQ type questions.
Total Marks: The total marks in the exam is 100.
Total questions: The total number of question in the exam is 100, however this may vary from course to course.
Medium of the examination: The language of the paper is English. However, language courses may have an exception.
Marking scheme of the exam: 1 marks for correct response (weightage of each question may vary for different programme). There is no negative marking for incorrect responses.
JNUEE 2021 Important Books
Candidates can check the important books for JNUEE 2021 examination from the table given below.
|Name of the Book||Buy Here|
|JNU BA (Hons.) in Foreign Languages Entrance Examination Guide||Buy Here|
|JNU: MA Political Science Entrance Exam Guide||Buy Here|
|JNU MA English Entrance Exam Guide||Buy Here|
|Study Notes Material On Economics Entrance Exam||Buy Here|
JNUEE 2021 Preparation Tips
Candidates can check the Preparation Tips for JNUEE 2021 examination in the points given below.
- Candidates must prepare with the help of the syllabus provided by the University for the concerned course.
- All the candidates must prepare and plan their study timings and for this they must check the exam pattern for JNUEE 2020 examination.
- Candidates shall take some ideas from the previous year question papers.
- They can practice by giving Mock Test.
- Candidates must concentrate on each and every unit given in the syllabus and prepare accordingly. They must give equal time to all the Units.
JNUEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates can check the JNUEE 2021 eligibility below:
- Age Criteria- Minimum age limit for B.A.(Hons.) is 17 years as of 1 Oct 2021. There is no age bar for any other programme.
The following represents a general criterion for the ease of information. However, the detailed eligibility criteria will be accessible only through the official notification whenever released.
- UG Course- Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks.
- PG Courses- Graduation with at least 50% in aggregate and 45% for reserved category
- Reservation- 15% of the total seats shall be reserved SC, 7.5% for ST, and 27% for OBC non-creamy layer candidates
*Note- candidates belonging to special category must produce their certificate as asked by the competent authority .
JNUEE 2021 Application Form
Before filling the ONLINE application form, aspirers must read the bulletin carefully to avoid rejection of forms. Here is the stepwise process of filling the JNUEE application form
- JNUEE Application Process
The JNUEE application process involves four steps – Registration, Application Fill, Image Uploading and Fee Payment.
- Step 1 – Register online using unique Email Id and Mobile No. on the NTA website
- Step 2 – Furnish the particulars asked in the Online Application Form and note down your system generated Application Number. Ensure that the mobile number and Email Id is valid
- Step 3 – Upload scanned images of your recent passport size Photograph and Signature within the prescribed format:-
- Photo Dimensions- (10 kb – 200 kb)
- Signature Dimensions- (4kb – 30kb)
- Step 4 – Pay the prescribed amount using SBI/Syndicate/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI and keep a copy as proof.
- Step 5 – Download the confirmation page
Fee Payment for JNUEE 2021
The following table is an indication of the expected fee criteria that may be set for the coming JNU entrance examination application submission process.
|Category||Applying for 1 course||Applying for 2 courses||Applying for 3 courses|
|General / OBC / EWS||Rs. 530||Rs. 800||Rs. 1000|
|SC / ST / PwD / OBC||Rs. 310||Rs. 415||Rs. 500|
|BPL (Below Poverty Line)||Rs. 110||Rs. 215||Rs. 300|
The application fee for BA (Hons.) 1st Year, B.Sc.-M.Sc. integrated and all part time programmes is given in the table below:
|Category||Applying for 1 course||Applying for 2 courses||Applying for 3 courses|
|General / OBC / EWS||Rs. 400||Rs. 575||Rs. 750|
|SC / ST / PwD / OBC||Rs. 265||Rs. 325||Rs. 380|
|BPL (Below Poverty Line)||Rs. 65||Rs. 125||Rs. 180|
Mode to pay the application fee of JNUEE 2020:
The application fee payment mode is online only. The online channels are:
- Credit card, or
- Debit card, or
- Ne banking, or
JNUEE 2021 Exam Centres
NTA is to make all necessary arrangements for the convenience of the candidates to appear in the examination. The candidates are required to select three options of the given choices to appear for the examination.
Additionally, MHRD has made it compulsory to curate NTA JNUEE Test Practice Centres in rural and remote areas where candidates may appear to get familiar with the CBT format. For this, a separate registration and roll number is to be formulated.
The candidates can check below the list of exam centres of JNUEE 2021, as per last year.
JNUEE Test Centres
|AHMEDABAD / GANDHINAGAR||GJ01|
|ALAPPUZHA / CHENGANNUR||KL01|
|ALLAHABAD / PRAYAGRAJ||UP03|
|CHANDIGARH / MOHALI / PANCHKULA||CH01|
|DELHI / NEW DELHI||DL01|
|DHARWAD / HUBBALI (HUBLI)||KK10|
|ERNAKULAM / ANGAMALY/ MOOVATTUPUZHA||KL04|
|HYDERABAD / SECUNDERABAD / RANGA REDDY||TL01|
|ITANAGAR / NAHARLAGUN||AL01|
|KANYAKUMARI / NAGERCOIL||TN06|
|MUMBAI / NAVI MUMBAI||MR16|
|NOIDA/ GREATER NOIDA||UP09|
|PANAJI / MADGAON||GO01|
|PATIALA / FATEHGA RH SAHIB||PB08|
|UDUPI / MANIPAL||KK17|
JNUEE 2021 Admit Card
Provisional admit cards for successful registered candidates are to be issued online through the official website. Candidates need to enter their JNUEE Application Number, Date of Birth to download the hall ticket of JNUEE. Upon downloading, candidates are advised to check all the details carefully and inform the authorities in case of any discrepancies. Candidates will need to read instructions, exam centre, particulars furnished, etc. In case of inability to download JNUEE admit card, candidates can ask for help via helpline numbers facilitated by NTA.
Documents required with JNUEE Admit Card
- Carry a copy of JNUEE 2021 admit card along with one passport size photo to the exam centre
- Authorized valid identification card
- Caste certificate, PwD certificate (if applicable)
- Reach at least two hours before the examination to complete formalities like frisking.
- Do NOT carry any prohibited items
JNUEE 2021 Answer Key
The NTA is to publish official answer keys of the NTA JNU Entrance Examination. The recorded answers as attempted by candidates will be displayed on the website for three days. It will be displayed on the website to provide an opportunity for the exam givers to challenge the answers they think suggested by NTA are wrong. The challenges should be supported with standard evidence and will be accepted upon successful payment of amount Rs.1000/- per question as processing charges.
JNUEE 2021 Result
Based on the performance of the candidates in the test, the result of the JNU entrance examination will be displayed on the website. The compiled result will be declared possibly within a month after the exam. Candidates can access the link from the JNUEE 2021 Result link provided in this page. No requests regarding re-evaluation/re-checking of the JNUEE result will be entertained.
JNUEE 2021 Cut Off
Jawahar Nehru University specifies admission cutoff for admission to different programmes. The JNUEE cutoff is to be announced in pdf format. The JNUEE 2021 cutoff is the minimum marks required for admissions into the central university. The admission cutoff of JNUEE is different for each programme. The university announces admission cutoffs for each category including General, OBC, SC, ST, PwD and EWS.
Last year the following number of candidates appeared for JNUEE:
JNUEE 2021 Counselling
Jawahar Nehru University counselling process is to begin with the release of pre-enrollment form. The candidates need to login and apply online for the pre-enrollment admission form of JNUEE 2021. The candidates also need to fill their preferences as per course, subject and school of study. The candidates then have to appear for the seat allotment process as per their JNUEE 2021 scores. The university asks the candidates to visit the campus for verification of documents and submit the fees.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act, 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions. The main aims of NTA are given below.
- To conduct efficient, transparent and international standard tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission.
- To undertake research on educational, professional and testing system to identify gaps in the knowledge systems and take steps for bridging them.
- To produce and disseminate information and research on education and professional development standards.
For more information download the below documents from last year:
|JNUEE Information Brochure||Download PDF|
|JNU e – prospectus||Download PDF|
|NTA JNUEE Press Release in Hindi||Download PDF|
|NTA JNUEE Press Release in English||Download PDF|
JNUEE 2021 FAQs
Candidates who are not able to submit the application form due to any constraint, can take the help of Common Service Centres/Facilitation Centres curated by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
No! The candidates get the chance to select the city where they want to appear for the examinations. Candidates can select the nearest centre. You may be allowed to indicate 5 nearest centres.
TPC is the short form for Test Practice Centre designated for practising Computer Based Test(CBT). The facility will be free of cost. Anyone who wishes to get themselves well conversant with the computer based test pattern, may register for TPC separately. You will also receive an SMS confirming the same.
All calculation or rough work/ writing work MUST be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centre by the invigilators. The same sheet MUST be handed over to the invigilator after the completion of the examination.