JNU Admission 2020
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 - 9:15 a.m. IST by Parul Thapa

JNU Admission 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the schedule of JNU 2020 admission on August 21, 2019 in online mode at nta.ac.in. Candidates who wish to appear for Jawaharlal Nehru University entrance exam 2020 can start registering from March 02, 2020. The last date to register and fill the JNU application form 2020 is announced to be March 31, 2020. The agency will hold Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE) in a computer-based test (CBT) from May 11 to May 14, 2020. NTA will release the JNU 2020 result on May 31, 2020.

NTA will hold JNU admission 2020 for the candidates who wish to get enrolled in various UG, PG, M. Phil and PhD courses offered by the university. The admission is conducted through an entrance examination regulated by NTA in online mode. The JNUEE 2020 is a national-level test which consists of objective as well as subjective types of questions where the question pattern and structure differ as per the courses and programmes applied for.

Latest: JNU Courses 2020 List of UG & PG Programmes

The candidates can go through the article to know detailed information about the JNU admission procedure, from the application form, admit card, examination to the procedure of the announcement of result, counselling etc.

JNU Admission 2020 - Overview

Exam NameJawaharlal Nehru University Common Entrance Exam
Abbreviated Name
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Exam Centres
States Participating32
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)

JNU Admission 2020 - Important Dates



Commencement of JNUEE registration

March 02, 2020

Last date to register for JNU application form

March 31, 2020

Release of Admit Cards

April 21, 2020

Examination date

May 11 - May 14, 2020

Announcement of result

May 31, 2020


To be notified

JNU Admission Procedure 2020

Jawaharlal Nehru University starts the admission procedure of JNU for admission in UG and PG programmes with the release of application forms by NTA. Interested candidates can start filling their candidature from March 2, 2020 onwards. The last date of JNU 2020 registrations is March 31. The agency will also provide an opportunity for the registered candidates to edit their entries within a stipulated time. The admit card of JNU 2020 will be release on April 21 for the registered candidates. Candidates can check their allotted exam centre on the admit card of JNU and carry the same on the day of examination. National Testing Agency will conduct the JNUEE 2020 in around 127 cities from May 11 to May 14. For the candidates who wish to check if they have answered the correct options, the provisional JNU answer key 2020 will be released. They will also get a facility to raise an objection against the provisional answer key which will be submitted before the scheduled deadline. After considering all valid objections, the final answer key of JNUEE 2020 will be released b y thge agency. The results of JNU will be released on May 31, 2020. Qualified candidates are required to check the merit list of JNU 2020 and fill the admission form which is necessary for participating in the counselling, as a part of JNU admission procedure 2020. Candidates are required to fill the pre enrolment form along with their preferences of subjects. Candidates who will will be called for JNU counselling 2020 need to carry all of the official and valid documents to get them verified by the admission authorities verification and pay the tuition fee for the initial semester. .

JNU Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates who wish to apply for JNU admission 2020 must keep in mind that they must fulfil the eligibility criteria of JNU 2020 in order to sit for the online examination. There is a certain criterion set for the candidates by the university for them to take the computer-based test. The minimum eligibility is that the candidates need to have passed out with passing marks in their previously qualified examinations. The JNU 2020 eligibility criteria differ as per different courses and programmes offered by the university. Therefore, the candidates are suggested to fully go through the JNU admission criteria before filling the application form.

JNU Application Form 2020

NTA will release the JNU 2020 application form on March 02, 2020, in online mode for the candidates who wish to seek admission in JNU 2020. The candidates have to fill one common application form even if they wish to apply for multiple courses. Multiple JNU 2020 application form will be cancelled by the university. Before filling the application form, the candidates must make sure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria. The application form of JNU 2020 will only be available in online mode and no application forms will be sent to the candidates via post/courier. It must be noted that the candidates first register for the entrance exam. After successful registration, the candidates can continue filling the JNU application form by giving all the requisite information and uploading the scanned copies of their official documents. It is also suggested that the candidates take out multiple copies of their JNU application form 2020 and keep it with them until the admission process is completed.

JNU Exam Centres 2020

The university conducts the examination in various selected cities/towns all over India. The exam centre of JNU 2020 is the venue where the candidates can visit and sit for their examination. There are a total of 127 cities and 32 states (including Union Territories) where the online examination will take place. The candidates can select the JNU exam centre on their application form according to their preferences and conveniences. The exam centres of JNUEE 2020 include cities such as Allahabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gwalior, Goa, Indore, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam. It must also be noted that once the JNU exam centre has been allotted to the candidates, they will not be changed under any circumstances. Also, the authority has all the rights to change the exam centres at any point of time without informing the candidates before.

Click here to see the detailed segregation of JNU exam centres.

JNU Admit Card 2020

JNU 2020 admit card acts as an entry hall ticket/pass for the candidates who wish to sit for the online examination. The admit card of JNU 2020 includes details such as the candidate’s name, enrollment number, category, the name of the course for which the examination is sought after, the exact venue and location of the exam centre along with the date and time of the examination. Failure to present the JNU admit card 2020 to the invigilator before the commencement of the examination will make the candidates get disqualified. Therefore, it is advisable that the candidates take out multiple copies of JNU 2020 admit card and carry it with themselves to the examination centre.

JNU Exam Pattern 2020

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the entrance exam for JNU 2020 admission from May 11 to May 14, 2020, in online mode. The JNU exam will include both the objective and subjective questions. The structure of the JNU question paper will differ as per the courses that are sought after. There will be negative marking in some for some of the exams (subjects with objective type questions).

JNU Courses 2020

Jawaharlal Nehru University offers as many as 37 JNU 2020 courses. All these courses are a postgraduate level of programmes. There are various schools in JNU under which these courses/programmes are segregated. The schools offering different programmes include School of Arts and Aesthetics, School of Biotechnology, School of Computational and Integrative Sciences, School of Computer & Systems Sciences, and School of Environmental Sciences, besides School of International Studies, School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies, School of Life Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences, School of Social Sciences, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Centre for Sanskrit Studies.

JNU Sample Papers 2020

The sample papers of JNU are just a compilation of questions that had come in the previous years. By solving multiple JNU 2020 sample papers, the candidates will get an idea about the structure, marking scheme and a detailed break-up of the marks dedicated to each of the topics and subjects. In this way, the candidates will be able to prepare for their examination and set certain topics as their priorities according to the marks allotted to each course. The JNU sample papers 2020 help the candidates understand the trends of the questions and what kind of questions have repeatedly been consistent throughout the years.

How to prepare for JNUEE 2020?

Preparing for a major examination in your life can be a nerve-wracking moment. But if planned properly, the candidates can be ready to sit for any examination in no time. Given below are some of the points that the candidates can keep in mind whilst preparing for JNUEE 2020.

  • Plan your syllabus

It is very important to go through the syllabus of the examination. The candidates are advised to read the syllabus carefully and know what topics and subjects are going to come in the examination.

  • Notes

While preparing for the examination and searching for knowledge here and there, the candidates must always pen down each and every information or detail that he/she might get regarding their topics. The candidates must always prepare their own short notes to make yourself memorize little things even better.

  • Solve previous years’ question papers

Solving the JNU sample papers helps candidates not only to understand the structure of the examination but also in making them practise and adjust themselves to the types of questions that have been coming for many years. Going through multiple sample papers of JNU 2020 makes candidates acquainted with the type of questions which might come in the actual examination.

JNU Answer Key 2020

NTA will release the JNU answer key 2020 in online mode for the candidates who wish to know the correct answers to the questions that had come in the online examination. The candidates have to enter their login credentials in order to view the JNU 2020 answer key. NTA will give a facility to the candidates to raise an objection against the provisional answer key which will be submitted before the scheduled deadline. The facility will be available online on the official website of NTA. Candidates will be charged Rs. 1000 to apply for raising the objection online.

JNU Result 2020

The result of JNU 2020 will be announced by NTA on May 31, 2020, in online mode. In order to check the JNU result 2020, candidates have to enter their login details which include the application number, the programme and school of the candidate’s choice. The result of JNU 2020 will be announced in the form of a scorecard. The JNU result contains the details such as acquired marks by the candidates, their application number, registration number and the course sought after.

JNU Merit List 2020

The merit list of JNU 2020 will be released after the results have been announced. The candidates can expect the JNU merit list 2020 to release in the first week of June 2020. Candidate has to enter their login credentials in order to see the selected candidates’ list. The JNU 2020 merit list will contain the names of the selected candidates with their ranks acquired. The candidates who manage to successfully secure a good rank in the examination will be called for the round of the counselling process.

JNU Cut off 2020

NTA will release the JNU 2020 cut off in online mode which will mention the details such as the courses, subject name, categories, and the cutoff. The cutoff of JNU admission for the different programmes will be made based on a total number of applicants for a particular course, the difficulty level of the examination and the previous years cutoff trends. The authority released three cut off lists the previous year, therefore, it is highly anticipated that there will be three cut off lists this year too.

JNU Counselling 2020

The qualifying candidates will be needed to attend the JNU counselling 2020 which will include verification of their official documents, remitting the semester fee, fixing their seat in the first semester. It must be noted that there is a certain official document that must be carried by the candidates for them to get verified by the authorities. Failure in presenting any one of the official documents will lead to the candidate’s disqualification. Therefore, it is advisable that the candidates go through the list of required official documents.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JNU Admission 2020

Question: Can candidates who are in their final year UG apply for JNU Entrance Test?


Yes, Students who are in their final year of UG programmes can also appear for the entrance test.

Question: Can corrections be made in the application form of JNU admission 2020?


Corrections can be made in the application form of JNU 2020 admission by the candidate before they have applied for application fee payment process. Once the fee is remitted, there is no provision to make any corrections.

Question: What is the medium of JNUEE 2020?


All the entrance examinations will be conducted in English.

Question: Can a change in exam centre be requested after the exam centre has been allotted?


No, there is no facility to change the examination centres. Candidates must also note that they have to sit for the exam in the centres allotted to them.

Question: Will the application forms of JNU admission 2020 be available offline?


The applications forms of JNU 2020 admissions will be available in online mode only.

Question: What is the minimum marks required by candidates to apply for JNU courses?


Candidates must score minimum 50 to 55 percentage of marks in their qualifying examination. It must be noted that the required marks differ as per the categories.

Question: How can I apply for JNU 2020?


To apply for JNU 2020, you need to first register to sit for the exam. After registering, you will be required to fill the application form online which will be released on March 02, 2020. 

Question: How can i get admission in JNU?


To get admission in JNU, you need to sit for the online examination (JNUEE) which will be conducted by NTA. 

Question: What is the last date to fill JNU application form?


Candidates can fill the application form till March 31, 2020.

Question: Is it difficult to get admission in JNU 2020?


No, the online examination that will be conducted by NTA will be quite easy if candidates have their basics and concepts of that particular courses intact and clear. It is suggested that you go through JNU sample papers and mock test in order to crack the online examination.

Question: Can I get direct admission in JNU?


Yes, in order to get admission in JNU, you will be needed to fill JNU application form and appear for JNUEE, an online examination that will be conducted by NTA. 

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Can you provide entrance sample question paper in geography subject?

Sudarshan kumar 14th Feb, 2020

Hi Lepcha,

Yes,we can provide the old entrance exam question papers of BHU. The only thing you have to do is visit the website and download it in form of pdf.

for old question papers visit:-


For sample papers you can visit the link below:-


Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

Thank you.


Hello Is there BBA available in JNU ?

Shiksha 13th Feb, 2020

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) does not offer BBA program.

For knowing more about JNU undergraduate programs you can click on the below link:



what is the fee of entrance test application form online for general

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 13th Feb, 2020


The all required parameters are mising, But I will provide full information

For UG programs

For 1 sub 400

For 2 sub 575

For 3 sub 750

For PG programs

For 1 sub 530

For 2 sub 800

For 3 sub 1000

For more detail check this link https://university.careers360.com/articles/jnu-application-form

Hope it helps

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sir me bhut bdi confussion me hu ,muje jnu ka entrance dena h geography se masters krni h or mera totally beckground hindi h or me abhi dehli university me hu so sir me yeh aana chaahta hu ki jnu ka entyrance sirf english me hi kyu hote h sir ye to hindi mediem ke students ke saath glt ho rha h

Manish Singh 13th Feb, 2020

See hanuman , I understand how you feel but every university has some norms on which it works and nothing can be done regarding that. The only thing I can suggest you start taking English classes not only for this paper but also for future endeavors as most of the exams and interviews require a sufficient amount of knowledge in English language


the mentioned exam date is 11-14 it might clash with my semester exams ..... so what can i do?

Apoorva Student Expert 10th Feb, 2020

Hello dear student,

Yes the entrance test date for jnu is between 11 to 14 may. It might clash with your semester end exam as you are thinking. Then you can either give your entrance test if it clashes with your semester exam or you can choose to give your semester exam. As giving semester end exams are more important for the completion of your degree. Also these dates are tentative that can these can be changed in future . I hope this was helpful

Best wishes

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