National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date for JNUEE application submission 2020 to April 30
JNU Admission 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the application form of JNUEE 2020 on March 2 for JNU admission at jnuexams.nta.nic.in. The last date to register for JNU 2020 admission is April 30. The registered candidates will be able to download the JNU admit card 2020 from the date which will be announced by NTA. NTA will conduct the Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE) in CBT mode from May 11 to May 14. Further, JNU result 2020 will be out on May 31. The university will start releasing the JNU admission cut off from the first week of July 2020. The JNU 2020 admission is conducted through an entrance examination regulated by NTA in online mode. The JNUEE 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. NTA will hold JNU admission 2020 for the candidates who wish to enrol in various UG, PG, M. Phil and PhD courses offered by the university.Latest: JNU Application Form 2020 last date extended till April 30 JNU semester results announcedCaution: JNU has suspended all courses/classes/seminars/workshops/exams from March 13 to 31, 2020. The revised schedule will be announced in due course. Check the official notice here.
Commencement of JNUEE registration
March 2, 2020
Last date to register for JNU application form
April 30, 2020
Release of Admit Cards
To be declared soon
May 11-May 14, 2020
Announcement of result
May 31, 2020
To be notified
Jawaharlal Nehru University starts the admission procedure of JNU for UG and PG programmes with the release of JNU application form by NTA. Interested candidates can fill the JNU 2020 application form from March 2, 2020, onwards. The last date of JNU 2020 registrations is April 30. The agency will also provide an opportunity for the registered candidates to edit their entries within a stipulated time. JNU admit card dates will be released soon. Candidates can check their allotted exam centre of JNU on the admit card of JNU and carry the same on the day of examination. 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 by the agency. The JNU results 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 be called for JNU counselling 2020 need to carry all of the official and valid documents for verification by the admission authorities and pay the tuition fee for the initial semester.
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.
For BA (H) Arts programme, candidates must have passed Senior School Certificate (10+2) or equivalent exam with at least 45 per cent marks.
Appearing candidates of Senior School Certificate (10+2) or equivalent exam can also apply.
NTA has released the JNU 2020 application form on March 2, 2020, in online mode for the candidates who wish to seek admission in JNU 2020. Candidates can fill the JNU application form 2020 till April 30. 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 is available only in online mode and no application form is 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.
Step 1: Online registration
Step 2: Filling personal/academic details
Step 3: Uploading scanned documents
Step 4: Fee payment
Step 5: Application fee submission and confirmation Candidates can pay the application form fees
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.
Jawaharlal Nehru University will release the dates for JNU 2020 admit card in due course. JNU admit card 2020 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.
Visit the official website nta.ac.in/jnu
Click on JNU 2020 admit card tab
Now enter your application number and select your date of birth
Click on submit button
Your admit card will be infront of you
Jawaharlal Nehru University has released the syllabus of JNU 2020 admission for different PG and post PG programmes. Candidates can check JNU syllabus for different MA programmes in the table below. By checking the syllabus of JNU, candidates will have an idea what to study and what not to. With the help of JNU 2020 syllabus, they can begin their preparation without wasting much time on finding out the important books and relevant topics. Apart from the JNU syllabus, candidates must also check the exam pattern to know the weightage of the questions and sectional division of topics and questions.
Course with Subject Code
MA in Economics-ECOM (216)
Applicants will be tested for their analytical abilities and awareness of national and international economic issues of importance at present and in the recent past. Candidates are expected to be familiar with the content of a standard Economics course taught at the B.A. level. Especially for the benefit of applicants without an undergraduate degree in Economics, an enumeration of the areas to be covered is given below:
(a) (i) Micro-economics (Demand Curves, Price and Income Elasticity of Demand, Cost Curves, Equilibrium of Firm under Perfect Competition and Monopoly) (ii) Macroeconomics (National Income Theory of Income Determination, Monetary Policy, Trade and Balance of Payments)
(b) Descriptive Statistics (Mean, Median and Mode, Standard Deviation, Correlation Coefficient), Elementary Probability Theory, Mathematics for Economists (Elementary Algebra, Coordinate Geometry and Elementary Calculus)
(c) Problems of Economic History, Underdevelopment and Growth: (I) India's Economic Development prior to Independence: India's Planning and Development experience since Independence; Basic indicators of Development. (ii) International Economics Issues of Contemporary Relevance.
The entrance exam for M.A. will comprise two parts: Part A will have multiple choice questions and Part B will have short and long problems/questions. Marks obtained in Part A will be used for shortlisting candidates for whom answers for Part B will be evaluated. Final selection will be on the basis of total marks obtained in Part A and Part B.
MA in Modern History- MODM (217)
Students will be tested on:
A. General comprehension
B. A broad understanding of the social sciences and
C. Themes related to political, economic and social history and on aspects of religion and culture pertaining to Indian and World history for the ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary periods. (Students are free to answer questions from any period, irrespective of the stream they have applied for.)
MA Medieval History – MEDM (218)
MA in Ancient History – ANCM (219)
MA in Political Science – POLM (220)
Candidates are expected to be familiar with the content of a standard B.A. course in Political Science.
They will be tested from areas given below:
a) Social and Political Thought of Modern India
b) Western Political Thought
c) Concepts and Approaches in Political Theory
d) Constitution and Political Institutions of India
e) State and Politics in India
f) Political Processes and Public Policies in India
g) Comparative Government and Politics
h) International Relations
Applicants will be required to show familiarity with each Unit.
MA in Geography- GEOM (221)
The M.A. admission test will carry a total of 100 marks with the unit-wise marks assigned and coverage of topics as indicated below. Unit I will have only multiple-choice questions to be answered on OMR sheet.
Unit I will have only multiple-choice questions to be answered on OMR sheet. Unit I (60 marks) Multiple Choice Questions on:
1. Geomorphology, climatology, oceanography and biogeography.
2. Human geography, economic geography, political geography, Population geography, human ecology and human settlements.
3. Regional geography of India- physiographic divisions, patterns and levels of development of agriculture and industries, growth of population, urbanization, and socio-culture diversity.
4. Geographical Information System, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Quantitative Techniques/Statistics.
Unit II (20 marks) - Short Questions on Physical, human regional geography and geography of India.
Unit III (10 marks) - Question on Cartography, scale and map projections, topographical maps of India, Methods of data representation
Unit IV (10 marks) - Question on Statistical Methods – frequency distribution, measures of central tendency and dispersion, Correlation.
MA in Sociology- SOCM (222)
Applicants are expected to have a fair understanding of Social Sciences and Indian Society and Culture Broad themes
Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Georg Simmel, C. Wright Mills, George Herbert Mead, Claude Levi-Strauss
G.S. Ghurye, M. N. Srinivas, Iravati Karve, Yogendra Singh, Andre Beteille, T.K. Oommen
2. Basic Concepts and Social Institutions
3. Tools and Techniques of Research Methodology
4. Social Structure and Social Change
5. Social Stratification - Gender, Caste, Class, Tribe, Disability
6. Economy and Society
7. State, Polity and Society
8. Family, Marriage and Kinship
10. Environment and Society
11. Social Movements
12. Social Issues
13. Understanding Indian society
14. Modernization, Globalization and Development
MA in Philosophy- SPHM (229)
The candidates are expected to have a good grasp of themes and issues listed below both from the Indian and Western philosophical perspectives. Metaphysics/Ontology: Being and Becoming; Appearance and Reality; Abhava; Substance; Theories of Consciousness; Self, Non-Self, and Other; Brahman, Atman and Jagat; Personal Identity; Freewill and Determinism; Causation; Potentiality and Actuality; Time and Space; Existence of God.
Epistemology and Logic: Different Theories, of Knowledge; Pramanas and Pramanyavada; Theories of Error; Truth and Meaning; JTB and Gettier's Problem; Certainty, Fallibility and Scepticism; Laws of Thought; Classification of Proposition; Categorical Syllogism; Truth Tables; Formal Proofs of Validity; Venn Diagram; Quantification.
Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy: Purusharthas; Rta, Rna and Yagya; Goodness; Justice and Virtues; End and Means; Duty and Obligation; Ethical Theories (Normative and Metaethics); Themes of Applied Ethics; 'Non-violence; Marginalization and Discrimination; Secularism; Liberty, Equality and Rights; Nationalism; Globalization.
MA in Development and Labour Studies- DLSM (231)
The applicants for the M.A. programme will be examined in the light of their knowledge on themes and issues studied in a standard social science bachelor programme. The purpose of the entrance exam is to test the candidates’ general awareness on issues related to development and labour studies, their capacity to comprehend and reflect on academic articles, and their ability in analytical reasoning on the contemporary issues of the informal sector. The M.A. admission test will carry a total of 100 marks and students will be tested in the broad thematic areas of major social science disciplines: Political Economy, Theories and Contemporary History of Development, Development Economics, Indian Economy, Society and Politics in India, Sociological and Political Theories. The purpose of the test is to select candidates who demonstrate an aptitude for analytical skills and the ability for original thinking.
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). Read below for further information on the JNU 2020 exam pattern.
JNU 2020 Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Test
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
1, 2, 3 or 4 Marks for a correct response (weightage of each question may vary for different programmes)
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.
B.A (H) Arabic
B.A. (H) Japanese
B.A. (H) Korean
B.A. (H) French
B.A. (H) German
M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Studies)
M.A. in Economics (with Specialization in World Economy)
M.A. in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Linguistics, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Urdu
M.Sc in Life Sciences
M.Sc in Environmental Sciences
M.Sc in Physics
M.Sc in Biotechnology
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.
2018 Sample Papers
B.A. Hons. Chinese/ Japanese/ Korean
B.A. Hons. German/ Russian/ French
B.A Hons.Arabic/ Persian/ Pashto
M.Sc Molecular Medicine
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Candidates can check JNU expected cut off marks from the table below for some of the programmes.
M.A. in Japanese
M.A. in French and Francophone Studies
M.A. in German Literature
M.A. in Russian
M.A. in Spanish
M.A. in Sociology
M.A. in Hindi
M.A. in English
M.A. In Economics
M.A. In Geography
M.A. in Sanskrit
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.
Mark sheets of the qualifying exam
Degree/Provisional Certificate of the qualifying examination
Character Certificate (from last attended institution)
Before getting enrolled for admissions in JNU, it is really important to know the JNU 2020 fee structure. The table mentioned below highlights what all components are included in the fee structure of JNU:
Student Activity Fee (per semester)
University Development Fund (per semester)
Admission Fee (One Time)
Examination Fee (per semester)
Registration Fee (One Time)
Security Deposit (Refundable: One Time)
Alumni Fee (one time)
Medical Insurance (per year)
Medical Fee (Annual)
Yes, students who are in their final year of UG programmes can also appear for the entrance test.
Corrections can be made in the application form of JNU 2020. The dates for application correction of JNU 2020 will be declared soon.
All the entrance examinations will be conducted in English.
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.
The applications forms of JNU 2020 admissions are available in online mode only.
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.
To apply for JNU 2020, you need to first register to sit for the exam. After registering, you have to fill the application form online which has been released on March 2, 2020.
To get admission in JNU, you need to sit for the online examination (JNUEE) which will be conducted by NTA.
Candidates can fill the application form till April 30, 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.
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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The eligibility criteria for M.A Economics in JNU-
For admissions in M.A Economics programme, candidates must have a Bachelor Degree in any discipline securing at least 50 per cent marks aggregate, with knowledge of Mathematics at 10+2 level.
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