JNU 2016 Admission Procedure
Apratim Chatterjee, 08 Feb 2016, #JNUEE

JNU 2016 Admission Procedure – Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has begun the admission formalities for a number of post graduate programmes in the Central University with inviting application forms from February 8. JNU 2016-17 Admission Procedure shall help you in drawing an overview of the modalities of the PG University admissions.

Latest: JNU 2016 Application Form is now available.

Check here the admission procedure of JNU 2016 to know the selection criteria including JNU Entrance Exam 2016. Candidates applying for JNU Entrance Exam 2016 need to apply on any of the modes – online or offline with remitting an application fee of Rs. 220 for each programme.

JNU 2016 Admissions – The admissions to as many as 34 post graduate programmes in the Central University will be conducted through entrance examination. JNU Admission Procedure 2016-17 includes invitation of application, followed by conduct of entrance exam, declaration of results, preparation of merit list and ends with final admissions to the PG programmes.


JNU Admission Policy 2016-17 – Let us go through the admission modalities of JNU Entrance Exam 2016-17:

  • Candidates can opt for a maximum of three programmes in a single application form for the same level of programme

  • However, in case any candidate applies for the same level of programme with different applications, the candidature shall be cancelled

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University shall be conducting an entrance exam for shortlisting candidates for each of the post graduate programmes

  • There shall be no viva-voice conducted for the post graduate admissions barring a few including M.A. in Foreign Languages

  • The candidates will be admitted based on the merit list prepared by the Central University after conducting all necessary short-listing process (including viva-voice wherever necessary)

  • The maximum number of candidates who shall be invited for viva-voice will be around three times of the intake of the programme

  • Moreover, a candidate needs to score at least 25% of the total marks in order to be qualify for the viva-voice (17.50 marks in case of M.A. in Foreign Language programmes)

  • The merit list for every programme will be issued for each of the categories– General, SC, ST, OBC and PH, respectively

  • The final selection of candidates is done on the basis of inter-se merit of candidates in their respective categories based on the performance in the JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE) 2016-17 and viva-voice (wherever required)

  • The University issues a single merit list for the candidates; however a second merit list can be issued if any such situation arises and such decision shall be taken by Standing Committee on Admissions

  • A candidate needs a minimum marks for admissions to the post graduate programmes. The table below shall help you in knowing the minimum marks required for the admissions –

Programme of Study

General Category

OBC Category

SC/ST/PH Category





  • The University offers the following seats under reservation criteria in various post graduate programmes –

    OBC – 27% of total seats

    Schedule Caste (SC) – 15% of total seats

    Schedule Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of total seats

    Physically Challenged (PH) – 3% of total seats

  • The reserved category candidates will need to submit necessary certificates in support of claiming the reserved seats

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) conducts JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE) for admissions to as many as 1025 seats in 34 post graduate programmes.

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Aditya kumar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Hello there!


You haven't mentioned the specific UG or PG course for which you want to know the fee structure,  neither you have mentioned the name of the college.  Now there are n numbers of colleges each having large number of UG and PG courses and each college has a different fee structure,  so I can't help you , so please let me know the name of the college and the specific UG or PG course for which you want to know the fee so that I can help you with relevant and detailed informations.



i want to do pg in literature. is it have entrance exam?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019


St Joseph's Degree and PG College, Hyderabad has following courses in pg level-


Master of Communication & Journalism (MCJ)

Evidently,this college doesn't offer English Literature at PG level.

Coming to JNU, it does conduct entrance test for MA English,its syllabus includes topics such as history of English Literature, how development of English Literature took place in India and other parts of world specifically focusing from 18th century onwards, literary criticism and theory etc, basically an in depth understanding of Literature at undergraduate level is required here.


when the appliction form for ma politics with international studies will be released

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019


Admission to MA Politics with International Studies will take place through JNUEE.

JNU will hold its entrance test JNUEE for admission of various UG and PG courses in online mode from 11th May to 14th May, 2020.

Online registration for the same will start on 2nd March, 2020 and the last date being 31st March, 2020.


Are B.Sc. life sciences students eligible for M.Sc. Chemistry in JNU?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 7th Oct, 2019
Hello aspirant I am here for helping you.
after completion of your BSc life sciences you definitely can do MSC chemistry from JNU but you no need to fulfill some eligibility criteria of JNU for having admission in MSC, for knowing more about MSc chemistry from JNU you can click on the below option.
I hope you got it.
Feel free to ask any query in comment section.
Best of luck.

Is there negative marking in entrance exam in MA hindi and paper which type written ya objectives type

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 7th Oct, 2019


MA Hindi Entrance Paper will be subjective in JNU. So, no negative marking will be there.

Syllabus covers the courses prescribed in B.A./B.A.(Hons.) in various colleges/ universities all over the country, comprising the following topics:

History of Hindi Literature, Major Literary Genres, works, movements and trends, major writers of Hindi Literature.

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