JNU Admission 2024: Eligibility, Application Process & Dates

K Krishna Priya K Krishna Priya | Apr 24, 2024
K Krishna Priya
K Krishna Priya

Updated on - Apr 24, 2024

Latest Updates for JNU

  • 15 July 2024 :

    CUET 2024 re-exam for the affected candidates has been scheduled for Jul 19, 2024.

  • 15 July 2024 :

    CUET UG 2024 Result is expected to be released on Jul 22, 2024.

  • 13 July 2024 :

    GATE 2025 exam date has been scheduled for Feb 1, 2, 15, and 16, 2025.

JNU admission 2024 is offered for UG, PG, doctoral, integrated, diploma, and certificate programmes. B.Tech admission to JNU is based on valid JEE Main scores. Results for JEE Main 2024 Session 2 are expected to be announced on April 25, 2024. Further, JoSAA 2024 registrations are expected to begin on June 10, 2024.

Jawaharlal Nehru University accepts CUET UG and CUET PG scores for UG and PG admission, respectively. For B.Tech and MBA admission, JNU selection criteria require candidates to have valid JEE Main and CAT scores, respectively. For PhD admission, the institute conducts the JNUEE exam.

JNU reserves seats for OBC/ST/SC/PwD category students and offers up to 20% of the seats in every program to foreign nationals. Complete details associated with Jawaharlal Nehru University admission 2024 are provided below.

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JNU Admission: Important Dates 2024

The table below provides the important events related to JNU Admission 2024. Applicants can also check the official website for specific details on JNU admission requirements and dates. 

Events Dates
CUET UG 2024 Exam Dates  May 15 to May 31, 2024
JEE Main 2024 Session 2 Result Date April 25, 2024
CAT 2024 Exam Date November 24, 2024 (Tentative)

JNU UG Admission 2024

JNU UG admission 2024 is offered for B.Tech and B.A. (Hons.) courses. The course duration is three years. For more information on the JNU admission 2024, applicants must meet the JNU eligibility criteria and selection process mentioned below.

Course Total Tuition Fee Eligibility & Selection

INR 1,66,664

Eligibility: 10+2 with at least 75% marks

Selection Criteria: JEE Main scores +  JoSAA counselling

B.A. (Hons.)

INR 648


Eligibility: 10+2 with at least 45% marks

Selection Criteria: CUET UG scores

JNU PG Admission 2024

JNU PG admission 2024 is offered for various courses like M.Tech, MCA, MA, M.Sc, and MPH. The course duration is two years. Several specialities are offered for various PG courses. To secure a seat, students must meet all the JNU admission criteria for the PG courses.

Below is more information on the JNU eligibility criteria and selection process of the Jawaharlal Nehru University admission 2024.

Course Total Tuition Fee Eligibility & Selection
M.Tech INR 480 Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech. with 55% marks or a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline.
Selection Criteria: CUET PG scores
MCA INR 432 Eligibility: BCA/ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering with 55% marks or BA/B.Sc/B.Com with Mathematics in 10+2
Selection Criteria: CUET PG scores
MA INR 432 Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks
Selection Criteria: CUET PG scores
M.Sc INR 432 Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks
Selection Criteria: CUET PG scores
MPH INR 480 Eligibility: MBBS/BHMS/BOT/BPT/BAMS/BUMS/BDS/AYUSH/BSMS/B.Sc. (Nursing)/BVSc degree with 55% marks or a master’s degree with 50% marks
Selection Criteria: CUET PG scores
MBA INR 12,00,000 Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree/equivalent with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PWD)
Selection Criteria: CAT scores + Group Discussion + Personal Interview

JNU PhD Admission 2024 

JNU admission 2024 is available for 2 Research-level programmes - PhD and M.Phil. Jawaharlal Nehru University offers various PhD specialisations to choose from. The duration of the PhD programme is three years. JNU entrance exams and viva-voce examinations are held at the institute for JNU admission 2024 for PhD programmes.

Check the JNU eligibility criteria and selection process to participate in the Jawaharlal Nehru University admission process below.

Course Total Tuition Fee Eligibility & Selection
PhD INR 720 Eligibility: Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with 55% minimum marks or an M.Phil degree with a GPA of 6 on a 10-point scale
Selection Criteria: JNUEE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/ICMR JRF/DBT JRF/AYUSH NET scores + Viva-voce marks/Interview
M.Phil INR 480 Eligibility: A master’s degree with at least 50% marks.
Selection Criteria: Entrance exam scores + viva-voce marks

Note: The tuition fee for PhD varies for certain disciplines. The total fee for PhD in Management and Engineering fields is INR 3,00,000 and INR 45,000, respectively.

JNU Integrated Courses Admission 2024

JNU offers a five-year BSc-MSc integrated programme in Ayurveda Biology. Admission to this course is based on valid CUET UG scores. Get more details concerning JNU Integrated courses admission 2024  below:

  • Total Tuition Fee: INR 1080
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 45% marks
  • Selection Criteria: CUET UG scores

JNU PG Diploma Admission 2024 

JNU provides admission to the PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics to candidates who satisfy the required eligibility and selection criteria. Here are additional details related to the course:

  • Total Tuition Fee: INR 10,000
  • Eligibility: Relevant bachelor’s/master’s degree with at least 55% marks
  • Selection Criteria: CUET PG scores

JNU Application Process 2024

JNU offers admission based on merit and entrance exam scores. The accepted JNU entrance exams include - CUET/ CUET PG/ JEE Main/ UGC NET. For any JNU course admission, visit the official website and fill out the JNU application form without errors.

The JNU admission process based on the CUET exam usually involves filling out an online application form, submitting required documents, and appearing for the entrance exam. The exam comprises multiple-choice questions and is conducted in various cities across India. Candidates who clear the exam are called for counselling and seat allocation based on their merit rank.

Students are required to deposit the course fee as per the JNU admission 2024 guidelines to block their seats. Detailed information about the fee structure is available on the JNU Courses and Fee page. Personal interviews and SOP also determine the eligibility of the applicants.

Steps to Apply for JNU Admission 2024

Applicants must meet all the JNU admission criteria to avoid application rejections. A quick roadmap of the JNU admission 2024 process is elaborated below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website CUET page.
  • Step 2: Register by creating a student account on the portal.
  • Step 3: Proceed to fill out the JNU CUET admission 2024 form.
  • Step 4: Upload the required documents.
  • Step 5: Upload photograph and signature.
  • Step 6: Pay the application fee.
  • Step 7: Take a copy of the JNU CUET admission 2024 form.
  • Step 8: Submit the Jawaharlal Nehru University and save a copy for future reference.

Documents Required for Application Process 

Candidates must furnish the following documents for securing Jawaharlal Nehru University admission 2024:

  • Signature (less than 100 KB)
  • Passport size photo (less than 100 KB)
  • Proof of age (less than 200 KB)
  • Educational Qualification (less than 200 KB)
  • Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 200KB)
  • Category Certificate if SC/ST/OBC (Less than 200 KB)

JNU Selection Process 2024

JNU selection criteria are based on both merit and entrance examinations. Moreover, for some of the courses, candidates are required to have valid work experience. More information about the JNU selection process is given below:

  • For selection to the B.Tech program, candidates must have valid scores in JEE Main. Further, the final selection is based on JoSAA counselling.
  • MBA admission to JNU is based on valid scores in CAT. The institute prepares the merit list based on entrance exam scores, academic records, group discussion, and personal interview process.
  • For BA Hons. program, the selection criteria are based on scores obtained in the CUET UG exam. 
  • CUET PG scores are required to get shortlisted for PG programs like M.Tech, MCA, MPH, MA, and M.Sc
  • For PhD admission, JNU conducts the JNUEE entrance exam to shortlist candidates, followed by a viva voce and interview process. Alternatively, scores in JNUEE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/ICMR JRF/DBT JRF/AYUSH NET exams are also accepted for JNU PhD admission.

JNU Entrance Exams 2024

JNU accepts scores of various entrance exams for admission to its UG, PG, and PhD programs. Check out the JNU entrance exams for the respective courses here:

Courses Offered Entrance Exams Accepted
B.Tech JEE Main

JNU Admission Helpline

The Jawaharlal Nehru University admission contact details are below. Applicants can contact the institute for any queries about the JNU admission process.

JNU Admission Contact Details
Phone Number  011-26704054, 26741236/ 011-26704012, 26742616
Email ID director_admissions@mail.jnu.ac.in / admission@mail.jnu.ac.in
Address  Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi, India - 110067

JNU Admission Highlights

Courses Exams Accepted
BTech JEE Main

JNU Admission FAQs

Are the CUET scores accepted for JNU admission?

Yes, CUET UG scores are accepted for undergraduate courses like BA and CUET PG for PG courses like M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc, etc.

What are the JNU eligibility criteria for BA admission?

Students must complete class 10+2 from a recognized Board. Applicants must secure at least 50% aggregate academic marks and meet the JNU cutoff rank for the CUET UG exam.

Can I get direct admission to JNU?

No, JNU admission is primarily based on academic scores and entrance exam cutoff rank. Personal interviews and SOPs are considered during the final selection rounds.

Can I join JNU after the 12th?

Yes, students can join any undergraduate programme at the Jawaharlal Nehru University after completing the 12th.

What is the JNU admission process?

JNU admission process is based on academic performance, entrance scores, personal interview performance and overall student record.

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