JNUEE 2020


    JNUEE 2020 Application Form (Extended), Dates, Pattern, Syllabus and Cut Off

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    Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE)​ is conducted for admissions in various UG, PG and Doctoral courses offered by Jawaharlal Nehru University. The exam dates have been postponed in wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Previously it was scheduled to be conducted from May 11–  14, 2020 (May 31, 2020 as reserve day) in online mode.

    Latest: JNUEE 2020 Registration has been further extended by NTA on the official website till May 31, 2020. Apply Now!
    • JNUEE 2020 Application Form correction window  has also been postponed.
    • Eligible candidates can fill the form in online mode only at the official website.
    • The exam will include 70 marks multiple choice questions followed by 30 marks viva-voce. Check JNUEE Exam Pattern
    • Successfully registered candidates will be issued JNUEE Admit Card in the month of May 2020
    • Merit list and final result will be announced in fourth week of June 2020.

    JNUEE 2020 Highlights

    Name of ExamJawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam
    Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
    Exam LevelUniversity
    Mode of ExamOnline
    Official Websitentajnu.nic.in
    Duration of Exam3 Hours
    Courses OfferedBA (Hons.), MA, M.Sc. & MCA

    JNUEE 2020 Exam Dates

    Candidates interested in appearing for JNUEE 2020 must know all the exam dates so that they can apply for the examination on time. The important exam dates of JNUEE 2020 are listed below:

    Commencement of online application formMarch 2, 2020 
    Last date of submitting Application Form FeeMay 31 , 2020 (Upto 11:20 PM)
    Availability of admit cardTo be notified
    Date of entrance examinationMay 11 – 14, 2020 (May 31, 2020 as reserve day) (Postponed)
    Announcement of resultto be notified
    Viva-voce of selected candidatesSecond week of June 2020
    Publication of merit listFourth  week of June 2020
    Registration for admissionJuly 2020

    JNUEE 2020 Eligibility

    The Eligibility Criteria of JNUEE 2020 is different for different programs. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure that they satisfy all the eligibility conditions for the entrance examination. The eligibility criteria for the most popular courses of JNU are listed below:


    • Both Indian and Foreign nationals can apply for the exam.

    Age Limit

    • The minimum age to appear for the exam is 17 years.

    Academic Qualification

    For B.A (Hons) 1st year

    • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 examination with a minimum of 45% marks.
    • Candidates who will be appearing in 10+2 examination can also apply.

    For B.A (Hons) 2nd year

    • Candidates must have qualified the 1st year of bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 45% marks.

    For MA

    • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks under the 10+2+3 education pattern.

    For M.Phil and Ph.D

    • Candidates must have a master’s degree in the related subject with a minimum of 50% marks.

    For MCA

    • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (BCA/B.Tech) with Mathematics at graduate or 10+2 level with a minimum of 55% marks.

    For M.Sc (Life Sciences)

    • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in physical, biological or agricultural sciences with a minimum of 55% marks under the 10+2+3 education pattern.

    JNUEE 2020 Application Form

    Candidates can fill JNUEE 2020 application form in online mode. Candidates can find the online application form on the official website of the university from March 2 – May 15, 2020. Here are some guidelines for completing the application process of JNUEE 2020:

    Step 1: Registration 

    1. Visit the official website of Jawaharlal Nehru University
    2. Click on the link “Application form- Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination”.
    3. Create their login ID by providing details – name, programme of study, valid email address, valid mobile number, nationality, date of birth and password. 
    4. Candidates will be sent their application number for JNU admissions on the registered email id.

    Step 2: Fill details in the application form

    1. Login on the official website of Jawaharlal Nehru University by providing their JNU application number and password.
    2. Fill in the personal, educational and contact details asked in the application form.
    Information asked in Application Form

    Mother’s name

    Father’s/Guardian’s name



    State domicile

    JNUEE exam centre


    Academic record

    Name & address of school

    Name & address of college (for graduation/post-graduation)

    Name of any other entrance exam that the candidate is appearing for


    Step 3: Uploading the documents

    Aspirants need to upload their scanned images of the following documents in the mentioned specification in the application form:

    Photograph20 Kb to 50 Kb150 px (width) X 200 px (height)JPG
    Signature10 Kb to 20 Kb140 px (width) X 60 px (height)JPG

    Step 4: Payment of Application Fee

    • Candidates can pay the application fee through debit card/credit card/internet banking or e-Challan of SBI bank.
    • The application fee for JNUEE 2020 is non-refundable.

    The application fee for JNUEE 2020 is different for different programs and categories. Candidates can check the application fee for their desired program from the following table:

    Number of programs chosen by candidatesM.A/M.Sc/MCA/M.Phil/M.Tech/MPH /PHDB.A (Hons) 1 and 2nd year programs/All part time programs
    1 programRs. 530Rs.310 ( Rs.110 for BPL)Rs. 400Rs. 265 ( Rs. 110 for BPL)
    2 programsRs. 800Rs.415 (Rs. 215 for BPL)Rs. 575Rs.325 (Rs.125 for BPL)
    3 programsRs. 1000Rs. 500 (Rs. 300 for BPL)Rs. 750Rs. 380 (Rs. 180 For BPL)

    After submitting the online application form, candidates must take a printout of the confirmation page for future use. Candidates need to submit the Online application form via speed post/registered post to the following address:

    Section Officer (Admissions)

    Room No. 28

    Administrative Block

    Jawaharlal Nehru University

    New Delhi-110067

    Read More about JNUEE 2020 Registration

    JNUEE 2020 Admit Card

    • Candidates who have successfully applied for JNUEE 2020 can download their JNUEE 2020 admit card from the official website.
    • JNUEE 2020 admit card will be uploaded by the university once the application process is over.
    • Candidates must take a printout of the admit card and carry it with them to the exam center on the day of the examination.
    • If candidates fail to show their JNUEE 2020 admit card to the invigilator, they will not be allowed to give the examination. The steps to download JNUEE 2020 admit card is listed below:
      1. Visit the official website of JNU – ntajnu.nic.in 
      2. Click on the link “JNUEE 2020 admit card”.
      3. Enter your application number and date of birth.
      4. Click on the “submit” button.
      5. JNUEE 2020 admit card will appear on the computer screen.
      6. Download the admit card and take a printout of it.
      7. In case of any discrepancy, candidates must immediately contact the university to avoid problems on the day of the examination. Candidates can send an email at helpdesk@ntajnu.nic.in
    Information mentioned on the admit card
    Name of candidateAddress of examination center
    Candidate’s father and mother nameDate of examination
    Candidate’s date of birthTiming of examination
    Photograph of candidateRoll number
    Signature of candidateRegistration number

    Read More about JNUEE 2020 Admit Card 

    JNUEE 2020 Exam Center

    There are total 54 examination centers for JNUEE 2020. During filling the application form, candidates can select their choice of exam center.

    Name of the CentreCentre CodeName of the CentreCentre Code
    Ahmedabad1601Kolkata 3800
    Allahabad3611 Mumbai2401
    Bangalore 2101Nagpur 2402
    Bareilly3616Pant Nagar3702
    Chennai3301Raipur 1401
    Dehradun3701 Sagar 2302
    Dimapur 2801Secundrabad3402
    Itanagar1101Visakhapatnam 1002
    Jaipur 3100Kathmandu5000

    JNUEE 2020 Exam Pattern

    Exam Pattern Highlights
    Mode of examinationOnline (Pen and paper based examination)
    Duration of examination3 hours
    Type of questionsDifferent for different programs
    Total marks100
    Negative markingYes

    The exam pattern of JNUEE 2020 is different for different programs. The detailed exam pattern of JNUEE 2020 for various courses of JNU is listed in the table below:

    CourseExam Pattern
    • Multiple choice questions
    • 80% questions will be from 10+2/Graduate level Mathematics
    • 20% questions will be from General aptitude and reasoning
    • Objective type questions
    • Part 1 includes questions from Mathematics and Science of 10+2 level
    • Part 2 includes questions from Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology and Geology of B.Sc level
    • Subjective type questions
    • Part 1 will have short answer type of questions
    • Part 2 will have essay type questions
    B.A (Hons)-Foreign Language
    • Questions will come from General English, General Knowledge and basic knowledge on the culture of the foreign language.
    • The paper will be set in respective foreign language.
    • Multiple choice questions
    • Questions will come from graduate or postgraduate level of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science

    Read detailed JNUEE Exam Pattern 

    JNUEE 2020 Syllabus

    JNUEE Syllabus is different for different courses. The detailed syllabus of various courses is given below:

    JNUEE 2020 Result

    Candidates can check JNUEE 2020 result from the official website of JNU. The result will be declared only through the online mode. Dates for the same is under revision and will be announced in due course. The steps to check JNUEE 2020 results are listed below:

    1. Visit the official website of JNU 
    2. Click on the link “JNU Entrance Examination Results 2019-20”.
    3. Select program of study, field of study and application number.
    4. Click on “search” button.
    5. JNUEE 2020 result will appear on your computer screen.

    Candidates who will qualify the entrance examination will be called for the next round of selection which is viva-voce. After viva-voce, a merit list will be published by JNU for candidates of all categories for each program of study. 

    Read More about JNUEE 2020 Result

    JNUEE 2020 Cut Off

    JNUEE 2020 cut off marks is different for candidates under different categories. Cut off marks is the minimum marks that candidates have to score for qualifying in the entrance examination. JNUEE 2020 cut off marks is listed in the table below:

    Program of StudyGeneralOBCSC/ST & PH
    M.Phil/Ph.D, Pre Ph.D/Ph.D/M.Tech/Ph.D/MPH/Ph.D40%36%30%
    M.A/MCA/M.Sc, B.A (Hons) 1 and 2nd year and part time programs30%27%25%

    Check JNUEE First Cut off list

    Check JUNEE Second Cut off list 

    JNUEE Counselling

    • After the viva-voce, the final merit list is published by JNU. Admission of candidates will be completely based on the final merit list.
    • JNU will prepare the final merit list on the basis of the performance of candidates in the entrance examination and the viva-voce. 
    • Registrations for admissions in JNU is scheduled from March 2, 2020 to May 31, 2020
    • Candidates need to bring their original documents on the day of admission. The documents that candidates need to carry with them are listed below:
      • Mark sheet and certificate of Class 12
      • Mark sheet and certificate of Graduation (if applicable)
      • Mark sheet and certificate of Post graduation (if applicable)
      • Caste certificate
      • Transfer certificate
      • JNUEE 2020 admit card
      • Passport size photographs

    Annual Fee Structure at JNU

    Given below is the fee structure for Indian Nationals for various courses offered by JNU:

    JNU Fee structure for Indian Nationals

    Scholarships offered by JNU

    JNU offers a number of scholarships to meritorious as well as financially challenged candidates. A few of such scholarships are listed below:

    Merit-cum-Means Scholarships:

    A number of Merit-cum-Means scholarships are available for deserving and meritorious students whose parent’s/ guardian’s income does not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum or as may be laid down from time to time. The payment of scholarships will be governed by the rules in force in the University from time to time.

    Ford Foundation Scholarships:

    A limited number of Ford Foundation Scholarships of the value of Rs. 700/- per month are available for students of the M.A. Programme of the School of International Studies. The Scholarships will be awarded purely on merit subject to the proviso that at least half of them will go to female students. 

    Prof. M J K Thavaraj MCM Scholarship:

    There are 2 Scholarships of worth Rs.300/- each p.m. and Rs.2000/- as contingency are awarded on merit to M.A.

    Read about more Scholarships by JNU

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

    Fee Structure

    • 1000


    • 500


    • 500


    Sample/Mock Papers


    Full practice Papers for JNUEE 2020





    Sir Maine 2007 me 10 2 pass kiya tha 43% se. Kya main B. A Hons me admission ke liye form apply Kar sakta hoon

    26 Jan, 2020 12:23
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Jamir, candidates applying for admission in this course must have scored at least 45% in intermediate. Thus, you are not eligible.

    27 Jan, 2020 16:58
    Tejas Dattatraya Thite

    I want to do BA in English, is this course available in JNUEE? can you help me to understand process?

    21 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Tejas, JNU does not offers this course on PG level.

    21 Jan, 2020 12:04
    Paras Meena

    can i apply for MA in pol. science.

    16 Jan, 2020 13:11
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Paras, yes, you can apply for this course provided you have scored at least 50% in your graduation degree from a recognized university.

    16 Jan, 2020 16:23
    Ziya shakeel

    Can I apply fo m.sc. course while persuing in b.sc 3rd year

    07 Jan, 2020 21:19
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ziya, you can apply for admission in M.Sc only if you are in your last semester of graduation. However, by the time of document verification, your result must be released.

    08 Jan, 2020 13:41
    Kanchan Sharma

    I want to do BA. In psychology

    07 Nov, 2019 12:38
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kanchan, this course is not available in the university.

    07 Nov, 2019 12:49

    I'm studying 3rd Bsc can I apply for Msc now

    18 Oct, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Darshana, no, you cannot apply for M.Sc admission until you have done graduation.

    18 Oct, 2019 12:08
    Megha Sharma

    I am still studying in m.sc biotechnology ... can i apply for.. p.hd .. program

    03 Apr, 2019 11:19
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Megha, after completion of M.Sc, you may apply for P.hD program.

    03 Apr, 2019 11:50
    Kiran Kumari

    I have recently given my 12th board and i want to apply for BA hons in arts and it shows only in foreign language.so kindly help

    01 Apr, 2019 14:22
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kiran, kindly go through the Admission Procedure of the university for BA Hons from here.

    01 Apr, 2019 14:43
    Mohd kashif

    I have recently given my 12th boards exam and i want to apply for ba foreign language course when the application form would be available.

    06 May, 2018 00:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Kashif, The online registration for JNUEE 2018 will start from the third week of October.

    20 Jun, 2018 12:41

    Excuse me sir Mujhe MCA karna hai uske liye graduation lavel mai matha hona jarori hai ya only bachlar degri se ho Sakti hai MCA Maine DCA diploma bhi kiya hai uske base se ho Sakti hai kya

    05 Mar, 2018 15:57

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