Central University of Jammu Admission through CUCET 2017

    Simran Nigam Simran Nigam
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    CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is scheduled to be conducted on May 21-22, 2017. CUCET 2017 Application form will be available from March 14, 2017 on the official website of CUCET 2017. Candidates can apply till April 20, 2017.

    CUCET is a joint exam which is conducted by the 9 state Universities (Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu) for admission to its various UG (Under Graduate), PG (Post Graduate) and Research programs.

    The nine Universities participating in CUCET 2017 has laid down their own CUCET Eligibility Criteria. The candidates are not entitled to admissions simply by appearing and qualifying the CUCET exam. They must fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down by the universities.

    The candidates who are yet to appear in the qualifying examination can also apply for CUCET 2017 on the condition that during CUCET 2017 Counselling, the candidates have to produce the marksheet or proof of passing the qualifying examination.

    If any candidate appears in CUCET 2017 who otherwise does not satisfy the CUCET Eligibility Criteria, the candidate cannot use any sort of claim over his/her candidature at a later stage. The concerned university reserves the right to take the necessary action including the rejection of the candidature in such situations or in situations where false documents have been produced.

    They include the courses from all the three streams Mathematics, Science and Commerce. There is an opportunity for the people for those who wish to join research in Management courses.

    Program NameNumber of Courses
    Integrated and UG courses52
    PG, B.Ed. and PG-Diploma Programmes177
    M.Phil. and /or PH.D. Research Programmes92

    For the schedule, eligibility criteria, counselling of CUJAM 2017, read the article below.

    Programmes offered and Eligibility Criteria

    The Central University of Jammu is offering the following integrated UG-PG/ Master Degree and Ph.D Programme during the session 2017-18:

    A. Integrated UG-PG Programmes (5 years/ 3 years/ 1 year) CHECK HERE

    B. Master’s Degree Programme (2 years) CHECK HERE

    C. Ph.D. Programme for the Session 2017-18 CHECK HERE

    Allied Subjects

    1. Econometrics, Political   Science, International   Relations, Public   Policy/Public Administration, Sociology, Commerce, Management Studies.
    2. Commerce, Economics, Computer Science & Information Technology.
    3. Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics.
    4. History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, Public Policy/Public Administration, Geography, Strategic Studies, Law.
    5. Political Science, Economics, MBA, Sociology, Law.
    6. Botany, Zoology, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Aquaculture / Fisheries, Environmental Economics

    CUJAM 2017 Reservation of Seats

    There will be reservation of seats for SC, ST, OBC and Persons with Disabilities in the following manner:

    CUJAM Seat Reservation

    CategorySeat Reservation

    Persons suffering from not less than 40% of any disability as certified by a competent medical authority would be considered for admission under category PWD.

    For the purpose of calculation of number of seats under a reserved category, fraction of 0.5 or more will be taken as one seat and fraction of less than 0.5 will be ignored.

    Candidates seeking admission under reserved categories will be required to fulfil the prescribed conditions of admission criteria of the Programme of study offered by the CUJ.

    Reserved category candidates must submit at the time of admission the caste/ tribe/ non-creamy layer certificate issued by the competent authority as per the prescribed Proforma and attach self-attested copies of the same with the application form.

    If a candidate belonging to the reserved category qualifies for admission under the general category, they will be treated as general category candidate. If sufficient number of candidates are not available to fill up the seats reserved for the scheduled tribes, these may be filled by suitable applicants belonging to the scheduled caste category and vice versa falling in the merit.

    Concession for Kashmiri migrant students

    Concession to the Kashmiri migrant candidates will be given as per UGC instructions. The candidates desirous of these concessions should specially mention on the top of the application form and enclose a certificate from the Competent authority with regard to their migrant status.

    Admission for Overseas students

    The overseas students desirous of seeking admission in various programmes shall be given the opportunity to apply for admission under “Provisions for admission to International Students”. Such students will be exempted from appearing in CUCET-2017.

    CUJAM 2017 Admission Criteria

    Master’s Degree Programmes

    Admission to all Programmes will be based on the merit of the students in Entrance Test of CUCET 2017-

    • No one will be considered for admission unless he/she has appeared in the CUCET 2017.
    • No candidate securing less than 40% marks (35% in case of SC, ST and Persons with disabilities) in CUCET 2017 will be eligible for admission to undergraduate & postgraduate programmes. The candidates are advised to remain in touch with the website for updated information.

    Ph. D. Programmes

    Admission to the Ph.D. Programmes offered by the University will be made on the basis of the score of CUCET 2017.

    • No candidate securing less than 50% marks (45% in case of SC, ST and Persons with disabilities) in CUCET 2017 will be eligible for admission to full-time & part-time Ph.D Programme.
    • Admission to Ph.D Programme will be on the basis of score obtained in the Admission Entrance Test (AET), followed by interview. The weightage for score obtained in the entrance test will be reduced to 80% and interview will be of 20%. The score obtained in the entrance test will be factored into the given weightages. The combined merit will be determined on the basis of reduced weightage of 80% and 20%.
    Components of the Composite ScoreWeightage
    Score obtained in the CUCET 201780 %
    Interview20 %
    Total100 %
    • Subject to the minimum cut-off marks, candidates equivalent to three times the number of seats shall be called for Interview strictly on the basis of merit of entrance test score of CUCET-2017.
    • The JRF/NET/SLET/SET qualified candidates shall be exempted from CUCET-2017 for admission to Ph.D. Programmes. For the purpose of calculating merit, JRF qualified candidates shall be deemed to have scored 100% marks in the CUCET-2017 whereas, the NET/SLET/SET qualified candidates shall be deemed to have scored marks equivalent to the marks scored by the topper of CUCET-2017.
    • Provided that if a JRF/NET/SLET/SET qualified candidate appears in the CUCET-2017, at `his/her own discretion, he/she shall be awarded the actual marks scored in the CUCET-2017 by him/her and he/she shall not be deemed to have scored 100% marks or the marks scored by the topper of the CUCET-2017 respectively as the case may be.
    • Provided further that a candidate, who has passed Master’s Degree Examination in an allied subject, should have either qualified JRF/NET/SLET/SET or the CUCET-2017 in the subject in which admission is sought.
    • For the purpose of this Clause “Topper of CUCET-2017”, means a candidate who is non JRF/NET/SLET/SET and has obtained the highest marks in the CUCET 2017 amongst the candidates who have applied for admission to the Central University of Jammu in the relevant category in which NET/SLET/SET qualified candidate will be eligible to be considered.
    • Subject to the fulfillment of the minimum eligibility conditions for admission to a Ph.D. Programme, a teacher who has been awarded Teacher Research Fellowship by the UGC and is working in any institution of higher education shall be exempted from the requirement of appearing in CUCET-2017 and he/she shall be considered at par with NET/SLET/SET qualified candidates, for the purpose of calculating composite score.
    • All candidates applying for admission to the Central University of Jammu, including those exempted from appearing in CUCET-2017 by the University (refer the University website) must apply, pay necessary fee and get registered for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2017 failing which their candidature will not be considered for admission.

    CUJAM 2017 Result and Counselling

    CUCET 2017 Result is expected to be declared in the 1st week of June 2017. After the result, each Central University will declare the counselling/ admission schedule and merit list based on the weightage on CUCET score and the other criteria. The candidates who have appeared in CUCET 2017 are required to submit the following scanned documents positively on the email address of the subject for which admission is sought up to June, 2017, failing which no further request will be entertained.

    I. Copies of marks certificates of qualifying examination as per eligibility conditions for all semesters/years (B.Ed. marks card in case of M.Ed.)

    II. Category Certificate, if any (for OBC candidates certificate should be in accordance with the Central Govt. format).

    III. CUCET-2017 Score card

    The Candidates are required to visit the University website ( for information relating to admissions. The admissions will be made through counselling. The information relating to admissions will remain posted on the website of Central University of Jammu from time to time.

    The candidates who have applied for more than one course should send above information separately for each course in which the candidate is desirous of seeking admission.

    The admission to integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. shall be done later and the candidates who have appeared in CUCET shall be informed afterwards about the schedule of admission through the University website.



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