JNU Entrance Exam

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is accredited as the best university of India by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). JNU has been awarded 3.9 grades out of 4 by NAAC. This university has an intellectually rich heritage and educational ambience. It was established in the year 1969 and was named after the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Entrance Exam of Different Schools, Disciplines and Centers

Jawaharlal Nehru University has 10 schools and 4 centers of education. The ten schools of JNU belong to different educational streams and they are Social Sciences, Arts and Aesthetics, International Studies, Environmental Sciences, Language Literature and Culture Studies, Biotechnology, Physical Sciences, Computational and Integrative Sciences, Computer and Systems Sciences and Life Sciences. Besides these schools, there are four centers and they are Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Special Centre for Nanoscience, Special Centre for Molecular Medicine and Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies.

Entrance Examination Date

Entrance examination is conducted in these schools and centers of JNU every year. Examinations at the different departments are generally conducted in the month of May every year. Issuance and closing of the admission forms of various exams take place during February–March.

Application Forms & Process

A student who is interested to join this renowned university should fill up the application form first by visiting their official site. Academic and basic details (Name, Address, Date of Birth, Contact Number, Education Discipline and many more) of the candidate should be filled up correctly. Then he or she should get a printout of E-Deposit slip of SBI by logging into the JNU website. After this, the concerned applicant has to visit a SBI branch and deposit the required application fees to complete the application process.

Entrance Exam Fees

A candidate can appear in entrance examinations of 3 fields of study. Entrance examination fees structure is given below:

  • B.A. (Hons.) or Part Time Programs – Entrance exam fee of a general candidate (including OBC) is Rs. 130, Rs. 250 and Rs. 360 for one, two and three choices respectively. In case of the reserved categories, the entrance examination fees are Rs. 65, Rs. 125 and Rs. 180 respectively.
  • M.Sc., M.A., M.Phil./Ph.D./M.Tech./Pre-Ph.D./MPH, M.C.A. - Entrance exam fee of a general candidate (including OBC) is Rs. 220, Rs. Rs. 430 and Rs. 600 for one, two and three choices respectively. . In case of the reserved categories, the entrance examination fees are Rs. 110, Rs. 215 and Rs. 300 respectively.
For admission to M.Phil./Ph.D., M.Tech./Ph.D., Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D., and M.Phil/Ph.D. Programs
Subjects Date of Examination(Tentative) Time(Tentative)
  • Hindi, Urdu and Tamil Languages (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • Economic Studies & Planning (School of Social Sciences )
  • West Asian Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Visual Arts (School of Arts & Aesthetics)
  • Environmental Sciences (School of Environmental Sciences)
22nd May, 2012 9.00 AM.to 12 Noon
  • International Politics, International Organisation, Political Geography Diplomacy and Disarmament (School of International Studies)
  • Portuguese Language (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • Computer & Systems Sciences (School of Computer and Systems Sciences) (COM)
  • Social Medicine & Community Health (School of Social Sciences ) (CSM, MPH)
22nd May, 2012 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM
  • Theatre and Performance Studies (School of Arts & Aesthetics)
  • Social Systems (School of Social Sciences )
  • International Trade & Development (School of International Studies)
  • Physical Sciences (School of Physical Sciences)
  • Persian, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, French & German Languages (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • International Legal Studies (School of International Studies)
23rd May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies and Korean Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Mathematical Sciences (School of Physical Sciences)
  • Political Studies (School of Social Sciences )
  • Biotechnology (School of Biotechnology)
  • European Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Regional Development (School of Social Sciences) GEO/ POP/ ECN
  • Linguistics (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
23rd May, 2012 2.00 P.M.to 5.00 P.M.
  • Molecular Medicine (Centre for Molecular Medicine)
  • Russian & Central Asian Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Hindi Translation (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • Historical Studies (School of Social Sciences) (mod/med/anc)
24th May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • Studies in Science Policy (School of Social Sciences)
  • Educational Studies (School of Social Sciences)
  • South Asian Studies, South East Asian & South West Pacific Studies and Central Asian Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Life Sciences (School of Life Sciences)
  • English (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
24th May, 2012 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (School of Computational and Integrative Sciences )
  • Chemical Sciences (School of Physical Sciences)
  • Canadian Studies , United States Studies and Latin American Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Cinema Studies (School of Arts & Aesthetics)
  • Philosophy (School of Social Sciences )
25th May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • African Studies (School of International Studies)
  • Law & Governance (Centre for the Study of Law & Governance )
  • Computational and Integrative Sciences (School of Computational and Integrative Sciences )
  • Sanskrit Studies (Centre for Sanskrit Studies)
25th May, 2012 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
For admission to Master Degree Programs
Subjects Date of Examination(Tentative) Time(Tentative)
  • M.A.in Linguistics, (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, (School of Environmental Sciences )
  • M.A. in Political Science, (School of Social Sciences)
22nd May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • M.A. in Economics, (School of Social Sciences)
  • M.A. in English, (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • M.A.in Hindi, (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
  • M.A. in Urdu, (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies)
22nd May, 2012 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
  • MCA (Master of Computer Applications), (School of Computer and Systems Sciences)
23rd May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • M.A. in Economics (with specialization in World Economy), (School of International Studies)
  • M.A. in History, MOD/MED/ANC, (School of Social Sciences)
  • M.Sc.in Life Sciences, (School of Life Sciences)
23rd May, 2012 2.00 P.M.to 5.00 P.M.
  • M.A. in Arts and Aesthetics , (School of Arts & Aesthetics)
24th May, 2012 9 am to 12 noon
  • M.Sc. in Physics, (School of Physical Sciences)
  • M.A. in Geography, (School of Social Sciences)
  • M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Relations), (School of International Studies)
24th May, 2012 (2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
  • M.A. in Sanskrit, (Centre for Sanskrit Studies)
25th May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • M.A. in Sociology (Two -year), (School of Social Sciences)
  • M.A. Programme, (School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies) in: Persian / Russian / Chinese / Spanish / Japanese / Arabic / German / Korean / French and Francophone Studies
25th May, 2012 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
For admission to Part Time Programs
Subjects Date of Examination(Tentative) Time(Tentative)
  • Certificate of Proficiency (Part-Time) – Urdu / Mongolian / Bhasa Indonesia / Pushto
23rd May, 2012 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
  • Advanced Diploma in Mass Media in Urdu
24th May, 2012 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
For admission to First and Second Year B.A (Hons.) Programmes in Foreign Languages
Subjects Date of Examination(Tentative) Time(Tentative)
  • Second year of 3-year B.A. (Hons.) programme in Foreign Languages – (Arabic, Spanish, Persian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Korean, German, French)
22nd May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon
  • First year of 3-year B.A. (Hons.) programme in Foreign Languages – (Arabic, Spanish, Persian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Korean, German, French)
24th May, 2012 9.00 A.M. to 12 Noon

M.SC.(AGRI) BIOTECHNOLOGY & M.V.Sc. Programmes

 

1 Issue of Application Forms (only by post) 6th February, 2012
2 Last date for issue of Application Forms (only by post) 5th March, 2012
3 Last date of submission of completed Application Form to reach JNU 21st March, 2012
4 Date and time of Entrance Examination May 25, 2012 (2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.)
5 Results of Entrance Examination June/July 2012
6 For admission/result queries candidate may visit our website www.jnu.ac.in

M.Tech. BIOTECHNOLOGY Programmes
1 Issue of Application Forms (only by post) 6th February, 2012
2 Last date for issue of Application Forms (only by post) 5th March, 2012
3 Last date of submission of completed Application Form to reach JNU 21st March, 2012
4 Date and time of Entrance Examination May 25, 2012 (2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.)
5 Results of Entrance Examination June/July 2012
6 For admission/result queries candidate may visit our website www.jnu.ac.in


M.Sc. BIOTECHNOLOGY Programmes

 

1 Issue of Application Forms (only by post) 6th February, 2012
2 Last date for issue of Application Forms (only by post) 5th March, 2012
3 Last date of submission of completed Application Form to reach JNU 21st March, 2012
4 Date and time of Entrance Examination May 25, 2012 (9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
5 Results of Entrance Examination June/July 2012
6 For admission/result queries candidate may visit our website www.jnu.ac.in

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