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JNUEE 2018 Exam Pattern

JNUEE 2018 will be conducted in the month of December 2017. Candidates need to check exam pattern of JNU Entrance Examination before applying for it.

  • JNUEE 2018 will be conducted in offline mode for the duration of three hours.
  • The question paper of each program will carry questions of different nature i.e.  Objective type, Subjective type or Short answer type questions.
  • There will be negative marking in case of wrong attempts for objective type questions only.

Jawaharlal Nehru University conducts JNUEE i.e. Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam to admit deserving applicants in different courses of undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programs.

JNUEE 2018 Highlights

Organization NameJawaharlal Nehru University
Exam NameJNU Entrance Exam 2018
Courses offeredUG/ PG/PhD courses
Type of QuestionsBoth Objective and Subjective Type Questions (depending on the program)

JNUEE 2018 Exam Dates

Following are the events of JNUEE 2018:

Entrance Exam onDecember 2017
Result declarationSecond week of January 2018
Viva-Voce of selected candidatesThird week of January 2018

JNUEE 2018 Exam Pattern in Detail

Following is JNUEE 2018 Exam Pattern which includes some useful details about number of questions, subjects, Negative Marking and Exam Duration.

  • Exam Mode: The exam of JNUEE 2018 will be written in offline mode.
  • Number of Questions: There will be different number of question for each course.
  • Subjects: The subjects that includes in question paper will depend upon the course. Subjects vary from 1 course to another.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking for each wrong answer.
  • 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: Includes questions from Science and Mathematics of 10+2 standard. Part 2: Includes questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Botany and Zoology at B.Sc. level.
MCAThe question paper will include multiple choice questions based on10+2/Graduate level Mathematics and Probability (80% questions) and General Aptitude and reasoning (20% questions).
M.A. in Economics (with Specialization in World Economy)Objective type questions will be asked in examination comprising of 100 marks with negative marking. 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.
B.A. (Hons.) 1st year in Foreign LanguageThe 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 LanguageKnowledge of basic and applied grammar, besides some competence for simple translation from the English language concerned 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.

JNUEE 2018 Syllabus

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) conducts JNUEE in order to offer admission to aspirants in undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by it. The Syllabus of JNUEE 2018 varies according to the course. The detailed syllabus will be provided by the conducting authority on the date of notification.

The Syllabus of JNUEE 2018 is given below:

  • Technology Stream:
    1. Basic Engineering & Technology (of undergraduate level).
    2. Physics/Chemistry/Maths of undergraduate level).
    3. Fundamental Life Sciences and Informatics (10+2 level).
  • Life Science Stream:
  1. Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Immunology of post graduate level).
  2. Physics/Chemistry (undergraduate level).
  3. Maths, Computer & Information Sciences (10+2 level).

Detailed syllabus of Mathematics, General aptitude and Computer science is given below:

  • Mathematics:
    1. Real series analysis
    2. Trigonometry etc.
    3. Calculus and analytical geometry
    4. Differential equations
    5. Statistics and probability
    6. Modern Algebra and Matrix Theory
    7. Theory of Equation
    8. Numerical analysis
  • General aptitude
    1. Current affairs
    2. General Science
    3. History of India etc.
  • Computer science
  1. Representation of characters
  2. Binary and hexadecimal representations etc.
  3. Organization of a computer
  4. Floating point representation of numbers
  5. Data structures
  6. Fundamentals of Computer
  7. Integers and fractions
  8. Boolean algebra
  9. Input/output devices
  10. Venn diagrams
  11. Computer memory
  12. Computer Organisation
  13. Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  14. Binary arithmetic
  15. C Language
  16. Truth tables
  17. Structure of instructions in CPU

Recommended Books for JNUEE 2018

Following are the books which helps in preparing JNUEE 2018:

SubjectBook NameAuthor
MA Economics  EconomicsJ K Chopra
MA Economics MicroeconomicsRobert S. Pindyck
MA Economics Macroeconomics: Theories and PoliciesRichard T. Froyen
Ecology EcologyMr. P.D Sharma
SociologySociologyGeorge Ritzer
SociologySociologyJ.J. Macionis
SociologyModern Sociological TheoryFrancis Abrahams
MA History Ancient India Published by penguinRomila Thapar
MA History Medieval IndiaSatish Chandra
MA History Medieval India published by NBTIrfan Habib
MA History Ancient IndiaD.N. Jha

Important Instructions for JNUEE 2018

Following are the important instructions while using the OMR Sheet or writing the exam:

  • The candidates should not open the sealed Test Booklet until the invigilator announces to open it.
  • After opening the sealed Test Booklet, the first thing students have to do is to verify the serial no. and series of the Test Booklet with the serial no. and series of OMR Sheet.
  • If any student finds any variation in the serial no. and series of Booklet and OMR Sheet, then they need to immediately inform the invigilator to replace it with another set of same series available in the exam hall centre.
  • There are some Codes written on each Answer booklet like A, B, C or D. Students have to check whether Test Booklet Code which is pre-printed on the Answer Sheet is same or not.
  • Answer Sheet will be scanned on Optical Scanner so students have to fill it using Blue/Black ball point pen only.
  1. Roll Number of student
  2.  Student's name
  3.  Father’s Name
  4.  Signature of the student
  • The answer once marked is not liable to be changed.
  • While filling up the circle, remember that it should not be left light or faintly darkened.
  • Students don't have to do any rough work on the Answer Sheet.
  • Students will be assigned the Test Booklets to do rough work on it.

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




sri ram

Hello Mam/Sir....I am doing my UG COURSE in General History in TamilNadu.. My Aim is to become an Archaeologist. I Gathered various information Regarding Archaeology. I need to Do Ancient History in my PG DEGREE In order to pursue my career on archaeology. I wish to do in this Esteemed JNU. But Our Local History Professionals Told me that you are not eligible to take Ancient History in Post Graduate if you do so, You will become "CROSS MAJOR"...This Cross Major Doesn't allow you to take archaeology. So Respected Mam/Sir, Is it possible for me to take ANCIENT HISTORY in my PG Degree By neglecting CROSS MAJOR??? And also..Is it advisable for me to study Ancient History in my PG Degree at JNU in this situtation...I am eagerly waiting for your Answer Mam/Sir.....Please... Thank you mam/Sir..

04 Aug, 2018 09:12
Akansha Expert

Hi Ram, The JNU College Office Number:- 011 2674 2575 may you please contact to this no regarding your Query.

04 Aug, 2018 11:36
Tanya Agrawal

Hello mam can you please tell me the detailed syllabus of MA Economics with specialization of world economy?

25 Jul, 2018 06:24
Garima Bansal

Hi Tanya, The syllabus of MA Economics with specialization of world economy is mentioned above on this page you can check it

25 Jul, 2018 11:01

In which month the online farm apply for the entrance exam for forgien language

23 May, 2018 14:32
Garima Bansal

Hi Rakesh, The online applications for the foreign language will starts from the third week of October

25 May, 2018 11:56
Pintu kumar

MCA. K. Leya. Kay. Karna. Ho. Ga

16 Nov, 2017 16:48
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Pintu,You have to appear for JNU Entrance Exam and you should have bachelor’s degree (BCA/B.Tech) with Mathematics at graduate or 10 2 level with a minimum of 55% marks.

14 May, 2018 18:12

what is the type of questions andhow many

08 Nov, 2017 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Roshan, In JNUEE exam the number of question vary for each course and the type of question are both objective and subjective type according to the course

14 May, 2018 15:12

Madam/ Sir ,Can you please tell me the syllabus for JNUEE M.A in political science with specialization in international relations and M.A i political science ? Please reply ASAP.

17 Oct, 2017 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Pratibha,

syllabus for M.A in political science with specialization in international relations-

       Five disciplines are covered in the question paper – Sociology, Political Science, International Relations, History. There is sufficient choice in questions for applicants from each discipline to be able to attempt the required number of questions. 

M.A. in Political Science syllabus- Candidates are expected to be familiar with the content of a standard B.A. course in Political Science.

Applicants will be tested from areas given below:

Unit I

a) Social and Political Thought of Modern India b)

Western Political Thought

c) Concepts and Approaches in Political Theory

Unit II

d) Constitution and Political Institutions of India

e) State and Politics in India

f) Political Processes and Public Policies in India

Unit III

g) Comparative Government and Politics

h) International Relations 

11 May, 2018 13:24
apeksha meshram

Can i apply for bsc molecular biology? If yes,si hiw i can i apply..?

21 Sep, 2017 09:34
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Shahabaz, You Can apply for this course if you have cleared the higher secondary school certificate exam in the science discipline (biology, physics, chemistry). Fulfill the above mention Eligibility Criteria. Best of luck for your career.

21 Sep, 2017 10:51

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