JNU Entrance Exam (JNUEE) 2021 – Eligibility, Academics, Application Process and Facilities

By | November 11, 2020
JNU Entrance Exam (JNUEE) - Eligibility, Academics and Facilities

Jawaharlal Nehru University commonly known as JNU is situated in New Delhi. Jawaharlal Nehru University is a young university considering its thirty years of existence.

What makes Jawaharlal Nehru University the most sought after place is their frontier disciplines, experimentation, creativity, scientific approach used to disperse knowledge and the excellent student teacher ratio.

First look at the highlights of the JNUEE 2021 examination.

Name of ExamJawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam
Conducting bodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelUniversity
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam duration3 hours
Courses offeredBA (Hons), MA, MCA, Mass Media, MSc, MTech, MPhil, International Studies
Official websiteClick Here – [https://www.jnu.ac.in/node]

Every year students from all over India appear for the Jawaharlal Nehru Entrance Exam which is held at 37 centers all across India.


The Jawaharlal Nehru University within has ten schools of Arts & Aesthetics, Biotechnology, Computer and systems Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Information Technology, International studies, Language, Literature and Culture, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.

Apart form these schools it has three centers too for Sanskrit studies, Law and governance and Molecular Medicine. These schools and centers offer various Masters, M.Phil and Ph. D degree courses to interested students.

They also offer B.A. programs and some part time programs too. The bachelor’s programs are of three years duration and the masters programs are of two years duration.

JNU Campus

Application Process

The application form for Jawaharlal Nehru University is available at a total price of Rs. 200 on the Jawaharlal Nehru University website and several other educational websites.

The call for applications for their academic year is also advertised in all leading papers. The application form must be carefully filled else it will be out rightly rejected.

Students are also allowed to pursue more than one field of study at the same time. However the fields should be chosen keeping in mind the schedule of the entrance exam for each field.

Let’s read the fee structure for online application form of JNU entrance exam.

 JNU Entrance Exam 2020 (JNUEE 2021) Application Fee
No of ChoicesMPhil/MTech/MPH/Pre-PhD/PhD, MA, MSc, MCA
General Category including OBCSC/ST/PWDBPLForeign
For 1 ChoiceRs. 530Rs. 310Rs. 110Rs. 2520
For 2 ChoicesRs. 800Rs. 415Rs. 215Rs. 5400
For 3 ChoicesRs. 1000Rs. 500Rs. 300Rs. 7200

The entrance examination or the Jawaharlal Nehru University is held in the middle of May 2021 at close to 51 centers across. There are exams help at some overseas centers too.

Following the written exam, the selected students are called for a viva voice, following which they are granted admission to various programs of their choice.

Students who are traveling to Jawaharlal Nehru University from over 300 kilometers are reimbursed for their travel. They are paid second class rail fares only on producing valid tickets.

There are close to 18 scholarships awarded to deserving students who are not able to fund their education at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

22% of the seats in Jawaharlal Nehru University are reserved for the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste candidates respectively and a 3% of the seats are reserved for physically challenged candidates.

However, all these categories of students are required to clear the qualifying examination. 27% of the seats are also reserved for the Other Backward Caste category. Definitely you need great exam preparation for crack this exam.

Mode of Teaching

The JNU follows the semester system and each semester is assigned a particular number of credits.

Students have to receive the benchmark grades and credits in their semesters to be awarded their degrees on successful completion of the course.

Hostel Facility

Hostel Facility is available to students who are pursuing various courses at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

22.5% of the hostel seats are reserved for Scheduled Casts and Scheduled tribes and 3% for the handicapped students.

Preference will be given to full time students who are not residents of Delhi.

The student has to carry all the relevant documents like ration cards, residence certificate and posting certificate where ever applicable to secure their hostel rooms.

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Thank for reading all about JNU Entrance exam eligibility criteria, courses offered by JNU, mode of teaching and hostel facility of Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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