JNU Admission 2020 Entrance Exam for UG and PG Programs: Application Form, Syllabus, Result & Counselling

JNU Admissions

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi is considered one of the prominent universities in India. Admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate level courses offered by the University is done through an entrance exam conducted yearly. From the year 2020, National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE). The agency has released the application forms for the examination on 2nd March 2020. Candidates interested in taking admission in UG, PG, M.Phil, and Ph.D. courses must appear for the entrance examination. Go through the complete article to know about the application process, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, jnu admit card 2019, counselling, and other details related to the JNUEE examination.

JNU Admission 2020 Updates – The National Testing Agency (NTA) has formally released the JNUEE Answer Key 2020 for the recently concluded entrance exam. Along with the answer key for JNUEE 2020, the exam authority has also released the Question Papers for the entrance examination. Candidates who have appeared the entrance exam can check the provisional answer key for JNUEE 2020 exam by logging onto the exam portal jnuexams.nta.nic.in. The JNUEE 2020 entrance exam was conducted from 05th to 08th October 2020.

More than this, the NTA has given a short window to raise objections or challenge the answer key for the candidates till 22nd October 2020.

JNU 2020 Courses:

The Jawaharlal Nehru University offers 37 programs for brilliant students. The university has different schools of courses include Arts and Aesthetics, Computational and Integrative Sciences, Environmental Sciences, International Studies, Literature & Culture Studies, Life Sciences, Language, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Computer & Systems Sciences, Social Sciences, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Sanskrit Studies.

JNU Admission 2020 Quick Overview

Name of the Exam

JNUEE 2020

Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official Website

https://jnuexams.nta.nic.in

Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Exam Level

National

Programs offered by the University

37

Mode of Examination

Computer-Based Test

Participating States

32


JNU Admissions 2020 Important Dates

The announced schedule for JNU Admission 2020 examination is as follows:

Exam Events

Important Dates

Official Notification Releasing Date

2nd March 2020

Online application form submission begins

2nd March 2020

Online form submission window closes

30th June 2020

Application correction

06th to 24th July 2020

Releasing Date of Admit Card

24th September 2020

Date of Examination

05th to 08th October 2020

Declaration of results

October 2020

Counselling

October 2020


JNU Admissions 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

JNU Exam Pattern 2020

NTA will conduct the exam in online mode where both objective and subjective type questions will be asked. The structure of the question paper will be different for different courses. Here is the general scheme for the exam.

S. No

Courses

Exam Pattern

Marks Obtain

Negative Marking

1.

MCA

Objective type question

1 mark will be given for every correct answer

 

There is no negative marking scheme

2.

M. Tech in Computer Science and Technology

 

100 Multiple Choice Questions will be asked in the examination

1 mark will be given for every correct answer

 

0.25 mark will be deducted every wrong answer

3.

M. Tech in Statistical Computing

 

100 Multiple Choice Questions will be asked in the examination

1 mark will be given for every correct answer

 

0.25 mark will be deducted every wrong answer

4.

MA in Economics

 

Candidates need to solve Objective and Subjective type questions

Comprises of two parts i.e. Part A & Part B.

Part A will contain multiple type questions and Part B will contain short and long problems/questions.

 

There is no negative marking scheme

5.

M. Sc in Life Sciences

 

Objective type questions will be asked by the participants

Each question carries equal mark

 

There is no negative marking scheme

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JNU Syllabus 2020

S. No

Courses

Syllabus

1.

MCA

Reasoning, General aptitude, Computer Science, Class 12th and Bachelor’s level mathematics.  

2.

M. Tech in Computer Science and Technology

 

General aptitude, Reasoning, Computer Science and Bachelors and Masters level Mathematics.

3.

M. Tech in Statistical Computing

 

The part A of the exam will comprise of Reasoning, General Aptitude, Computer Science, and Bachelors and Masters level Mathematics.

The part B of the exam will contain topics from data science and communication subject.  

4.

MA in Economics

 

It will contain topics like Problems of Economic History, Microeconomics, Underdevelopment, Descriptive Statistics, and Growth etc.

5.

M. Sc in Life Sciences

 

Candidates can follow the syllabus approved by UGC in their respective subjects for guidance.

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JNU Admissions 2020 Eligibility

Interested candidates are advised to check and qualify the eligibility mentioned for the particular course.  Here are the details:

Age Limit

The minimum age limit for B.A. (Hons.) programme is 17 years as on 1st October 2020. There is no age limit for other courses.

Educational Qualification:

Basic eligibility details 

The minimum eligibility for the postgraduate program will be a degree of graduation from a UGC recognized university.

MA in Arabic,  Persian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese & French

Candidate must have a bachelor degree or equivalent in any stream with minimum 45% marks. Also he/she must have sufficient proficiency in the concerned language.

M. Sc in Life Sciences

Candidate should have completed his/her bachelor degree in B. Tech or B.Sc. or equivalent in Biological, Physical or Agricultural Sciences or Biotechnology with at least 55% marks.

MA in Economics

Applicant must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent in any stream with minimum 50% marks and should have knowledge of Class 12th mathematics.

MCA

Applicant must hold a bachelor degree with minimum 55% marks in any discipline with a good knowledge of mathematics.

M. Tech in Computer Science and Technology

Candidate should have completed his/her bachelors in a related subject with at least 55% of marks.

Post-graduation holders of AYUSH related subjects are also eligible to apply.

M. Tech in Statistical Computing

Applicant must hold a bachelor degree in the related subject or have Master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Operational Research, and Statistics or in any branch of Science with at least 55% marks. 


JNU Admissions 2020 Application Process

The JNU Admission 2020 application process has started on the official website on 2nd March 2020. Candidates are allowed to fill the online application form for JNUEE 2020 till 30th April 2020. Students need to fill the application form with all the correct details. Before start filling the application form, candidates must have to read all the guidelines and instruction very carefully. The online application form will be available from the official website of JNU Exams NTA.

  • The applications are invited via online mode only.
  • Students get an opportunity to apply up to a maximum of three fields of their choices for examination.

Examination Fee Details:

Students can make the payment for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Test 2020 only via online mode. Payment will be done only through debit card, credit card, and net banking.

Number of Choices

MPH/ Pre-Ph.D. /Ph.D. /M.Sc. /M.C.A. / M. Phil./ M. Tech. /M.A. (in INR)

General Category

SC/ ST/ PWD & OBC Category

BPL Students

For 1 Choice

₹ 530

₹ 310

₹ 110

For 2 Choice

₹ 800

₹ 415

₹ 215

For 3 Choice

₹ 1000

₹ 500

₹ 300


Other Details

JNU Admission 2020 Admit Card:

JNUEE 2020 admit card has been released on 24th September 2020. Candidates who have successfully submitted their application form for JNU admissions will be able to download their JNUEE admit card from the official website of the exam using their login details. It is mandatory for the applicants to carry a copy of the admit card to the examination hall. Without admit card no entry shall be given to the candidates.

Apart from the admit card, candidates also need to carry a copy of their latest passport size photograph on JNUEE exam day. Along with the admit card, candidates will also have to download a self-declaration form, which is also required to be carried to the exam centre.

JNU Admit Card 2020 – Steps To Download

The National Testing Agency has released the JNUEE Admit Card 2020 at jnuexams.nta.nic.in. Candidates can easily obtain JNU admit card 2020 download link from this page. The admit card will have the details related to exam venue, date, timing, etc.

Here are the steps to download your Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of JNUEE exam.
  • Click on the ‘Admit Card’ tab and enter your registration number and password.
  • Now, read and download a copy of your admit card for future use.

Note: Students must download the admit card well before the exam day.

The details of the JNU admit card 2020 is mentioned below:

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Photograph and Signature of the candidate
  • Address of the Examination Venue
  • Date and Timing of the examination
  • Address of the candidate
  • Center and Subject code
  • Name of the examination
  • Date of Birth of the student
  • Applicant’s category
  • Father’s and Mother’s Name of the student
  • Other important instructions

JNU Admission 2020 Answer Key

To make access to JNU Entrance Exam 2020 provisional answer key, the exam authority has published the answer key on the official exam portal run by NTA. Candidates can obtain their preliminary JNUEE 2020 answer key by using their login credentials. In addition, they get an opportunity to submit challenges against the same. The window to raise challenges will remain open for candidates until 22nd October 2020 at 10 PM. Candidates who appeared for JNUEE 2020 Exam in CBT mode from 5th to 8th October 2020, can now log onto the website to raise challenges or objection against the answer key by paying the requisite processing fee of ₹ 1000/-  per answer challenged. The fees is to pay using digital means like Debit Card / Credit Card and Net Banking.

How to Download JNUEE Answer Key?

To make access to JNU Entrance Exam 2020 provisional answer key, the exam authority has published the answer key on the official exam portal run by NTA. Candidates who are not sure about the process of downloading the JNUEE Answer Key 2020, can follow the step-by-step process mentioned below:

  • Visit official website i.e. jnuexams.nta.nic.in.
  • Find and Click on Link for Display Question Paper / Challenge Answer Key.
  • You will be redirected to new page with two links.
  • Select the link for which you details available to log onto the portal.
  • Input the required details, verify them and submit them.
  • Your JNUEE 2020 answer key and question paper links will be displayed.
  • Download the answer key and use it to verify your answers.

JNU Admission 2020 Results:

The results of JNUEE 2020 will be announced in the month of October 2020 itself at the official website. Applicants can check their result by logging in to their profiles. To check the results students need to enter their login details which include the registration number, school of choice, and program details. The result will be available in the form of a scorecard.

Merit List for JNUEE 2020:

The merit list of JNUEE 2020 will be declared after the results are announced by NTA. The list will mention the name of the candidates along with their scores. All the selected candidates will have to attend further counseling process to secure their position.

Counseling Process 2020:

The JNU Admission 2020 counselling process will be conducted online. The university will start the process for those candidates who have cleared the entrance examination. Eligible aspirants can apply for the admission according to their obtained marks and merit scores. Students have to pay the counselling fee and confirm their seat at the time of registration.

Eligible candidates are required to bring all the necessary documents and certificates along with a copy at the time of admission.

Exam Centers:

Allahabad

Delhi

Chennai

Bangalore

Ghaziabad

Gwalior

Lucknow

Indore

Jammu

Kolkata

Goa

Mumbai

Pune

Patna

Ranchi

Shimla

Vishakhapatnam

Udaipur

Varanasi


JNU Admission 2020 Exam FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

The JNUEE 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency. Here are the answers for the queries related to the entrance examination:

Q. When to find the application form for JNUEE 2020 Exam?

The application forms are released at the official website on 2nd March 2020.

Q. How to pay the Examination and Counseling Fee?

Students need to pay the examination and counselling fees through the Credit Card, Debit Card, and Net Banking.

Q. Is there is any negative marking scheme for the examination?

No, there is no negative marking scheme for JNUEE 2020.

Q. What will be the mode of examination for JNUEE?

Computer-Based Test

Q. How to check the Admit Card?

Simply follow these steps to check your admit card.

  • Visit the official website of JNUEE 2020 Exam.
  • Click on the ‘Admit Card’ tab and enter your registration number and password.
  • Now, read and download a copy of your admit card for future use.

Q. How many seats will be offered by the University?

The University will conduct an entrance test for 37 programs and offers 1065 seats for the deserving candidates.

Q. Can final year candidates appear for the exam?

Yes, final year students can appear for the exam.

Q. What will be the medium of the examination?

English

Q. Will there be an option to make corrections in the application form?

Yes, candidates can make correction in the application form from 7th to 15th April 2020.

 

The JNUEE 2020 exam will now be conducted by the National Testing Agency. The FAQs section will help you in finding answers for your queries related to the exam.


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