JNU Admission 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

Admissions into Jawaharlal Nehru University will be offered to the candidates on the basis of CUET entrance exam conducted by NTA. The candidates can apply for JNU Admission 2022 in online mode from March 2022. JNUEE will be the university level exam based on which enrolment will be granted into different courses. However, for admission into M.Sc Biotechnology & M.V.Sc courses, CEEB will be conducted. The candidates can find the complete information regarding JNU Admission 2022 from this post.

JNU 2022 admission would be based on candidates’ performance in CUET.

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JNU Admission 2022 Important Dates

Check below the official dates related to JNU Admission 2022:

For JNUET 2022For CEEB
Online application form release dateMarch 20223rd week of September 2021
Last date for application submissionMarch 20223rd week of October 2021
Admit card release dateApril 20222nd week of December 2021
Date of entrance examMay 2022Last week of December 2021
Announcement of resultMay 20221st or 2nd week of February 2022
Date of interviewMay 2022February 2022
Seat allotment list release dateMay 20221st or 2nd week of March 2022

JNU Exam Pattern 2022

The overview of exam pattern for both CEEB and JNUEE is given below:


  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Medium of exam: English (unless specified otherwise)
  • Duration of exam: 3 hours
  • Type of questions: Objective type


  • Duration of exam: 3 hours
  • Question paper parts: 2 (Part A and Part B)
  • Number of questions: Part A- 60 and Part B- 100 (only 60 to be attempted)
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Marking scheme:
    • For Part A: 1 mark will be given for each right answer and 0.5 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer
    • For Part B: 3 marks will be given for each right answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer

JNU Application Form 2022

The interested candidates will be able to fill their application form for JNU Admission 2022 in online mode. The candidates will have to visit the official university website to obtain the application form.

  • To fill the form, the candidates will have to provide their personal and educational details such as name, gender, category, qualifying exam marks obtained, passing year, etc.
  • Scanned copies of photograph and signature will also be provided in the form in scanned format.
  • The duly-filled application form can then be submitted along with the required application fee.
  • Candidates should keep a hard copy of the filled application with them in case of future correspondence.
  • Keep in mind that incorrect or incomplete applications or applications submitted after the last date will be rejected.

Application fee:

The application fee can be paid via credit card/ debit card/ net banking or via demand draft.

The category-wise application fee for JNUEE and CEEB are given below:


For M.Phil/ M.Tech/ MPH/ Pre-Ph.D/ Ph.D/ MA/ M.Sc/ MCA:

Number of choicesApplication fee
For General/ OBC candidatesFor SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesFor BPL candidates
For 1 ChoiceRs. 530/-Rs. 310/-Rs. 110/-
For 2 ChoicesRs. 800/-Rs. 415/-Rs. 215/-
For 3 ChoicesRs. 1000/-Rs. 500/-Rs. 300/-

For B.A. (Hons) and all part-time courses

Number of choicesApplication fee
For General/ OBC candidatesFor SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesFor BPL candidates
For 1 ChoiceRs. 400/-Rs. 265/-Rs. 65/-
For 2 ChoicesRs. 575/-Rs. 325/-Rs. 125/-
For 3 ChoicesRs. 750/-Rs. 380/-Rs.180/-


Category Application Fee
For General/ OBC candidatesRs. 1000/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesRs. 500/-
For foreign national candidatesRs. 2640/-

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates are required to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for JNU Admission 2022:

For Undergraduate courses:

  • BA (Hons): The candidates with a pass in class 12th exam or with certificate of Alimiah and a pass in English Language subject at senior secondary level scoring a minimum aggregate of 45% marks are eligible.
  • BA (Hons) 2nd year: The candidates with a pass in first year of bachelor’s degree programme scoring a minimum aggregate of 45% marks (50% marks for German) and proficiency in the concerned language are eligible.

For Postgraduate courses:

  • MTech (Computer Science and Technology): Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Operational Research/ any branch of Science/ any branch of Engineering/ Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with at least 55% marks is required.
  • MCA: The candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with sufficient skill in Mathematics and at least 55% marks in aggregate.
  • MSc (Agri.) Biotechnology & M.V.Sc: Applicants with a graduate degree scoring a minimum of 55% marks in the concerned subjects can apply.

For M.Phil/ Ph.D courses:

  • MPhil/ Ph.D in Persian, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, French & German: Master’s degree in the concerned language with at least 55% marks is required.
  • MPhil/ Ph.D Economics Studies & Planning, Modern History, Population Studies & Social Systems: Those with a master’s degree in concerned subject or in allied subjects or Humanities or Natural Sciences with at least 55% marks can apply.

For Postgraduate Diploma courses:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics:Sc/ B.Tech in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Statistics/ Operations Research/ Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ related disciplines in engineering, physical, and biological sciences with minimum 55% marks is necessary.

For Part-time courses:

  • Sanskrit Computational Linguistics, Yoga Philosophy & Sanskrit: Pass in class 12th exam or equivalent with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate is required.

Admit Card

  • The candidates may download their admit card form JNU official website jnu.ac.in from April 2022.
  • The admit card along with a latest passport size photograph must be carried to the exam center.
  • If any problem arises while downloading the admit card, the candidate must contact the JNU representative or the Presiding Officer/ Principal of the centre at least a day in advance.
  • Any candidate without a valid admit card or photograph will be prohibited from appearing in the entrance exam.
  • The admit card must be preserved until the process of counseling and admission is over.

Result & Counseling

  • JNU Admission 2022 result will be announced by May 2022.
  • Candidates can check the result using their roll number, date of birth and other related details.
  • On the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam, merit list will be prepared.
  • Counseling of the candidates will be conducted as per their names in the merit list.
  • During the counseling, the documents of the candidates will be verified and if found satisfactory, final admission will be granted.

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