Exam info

JNUEE 2018 will be conducted tentatively in December 2017. JNUEE (Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination) is conducted every year by the JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) through which deserving candidates get admission into the several UG, PG and doctoral programs offered by the university. Candidates who are interested in studying at JNU must appear for JNUEE 2018.

While filling the application form for JNU admissions aspirants can opt to appear in the entrance test for a maximum of three courses in order of their preference. Since the seats available for admission in programmes offered at JNU is limited, aspirants are shortlisted for admission basis their performance in Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE) as well as viva-voce.

JNUEE 2018 for admission in maximum courses is of three hours duration and was earlier conducted in the month of May. However, as per the latest information released by JNU, the entrance exam for admissions in all courses would now be conducted in December. The courses for which the entrance exam for JNU admissions would be conducted in December are - MPhil/ Ph.D., MPhil/ Ph.D. through JRF, Ph.D., Ph.D. through JRF, MTech, MPH, PGDE, MA, MSc, MCA, Ba (Hons) Foreign Languages and Part-Time courses.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of JNUEE 2018 is different for different programs. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure that they satisfy all the eligibility conditions for the entrance examination. Candidates will be allowed to appear for JNUEE 2018 only if they are eligible for the program in which they want to take admission.

The eligibility criteria for the most popular courses of JNU are listed below:

For B.A (Hons) 1st year

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 examination with a minimum of 45% marks.
  • Candidates who will be appearing in 10+2 examination can also apply.

For B.A (Hons) 2nd year

Candidates must have qualified the 1st year of bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 45% marks.

For MA

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks under the 10+2+3 education pattern.

For M.Phil and Ph.D

Candidates must have a master’s degree in the related subject with a minimum of 50% marks.


Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (BCA/B.Tech) with Mathematics at graduate or 10+2 level with a minimum of 55% marks.

For M.Sc (Life Sciences)

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in physical, biological or agricultural sciences with a minimum of 55% marks under the 10+2+3 education pattern.

If candidates satisfy all the eligibility conditions, they should fill JNUEE 2018 application form.

Examination Date

Exam DatesConfirmed

  • Registration Start15thSep 2018
  • Admit Card Date1stApr 2019
  • Examination dates1stMay 2019


  • Second week of September
  • First week of April
  • First week of May

Application Fee

For Detail information See Exam Fee Pattern.


Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) conducts JNUEE in order to offer admission to aspirants in undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by it. The Syllabus of JNUEE 2018 varies according to the course. The detailed syllabus will be provided by the conducting authority on the date of notification.

The Syllabus of JNUEE 2018 is given below:

  • Technology Stream:
    1. Basic Engineering & Technology (of undergraduate level).
    2. Physics/Chemistry/Maths of undergraduate level).
    3. Fundamental Life Sciences and Informatics (10+2 level).
  • Life Science Stream:
  1. Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Immunology of postgraduate level).
  2. Physics/Chemistry (undergraduate level).
  3. Maths, Computer & Information Sciences (10+2 level).

Detailed syllabus of Mathematics, General aptitude, and Computer science is given below:

  • Mathematics:
    1. Real series analysis
    2. Trigonometry etc.
    3. Calculus and analytical geometry
    4. Differential equations
    5. Statistics and probability
    6. Modern Algebra and Matrix Theory
    7. Theory of Equation
    8. Numerical analysis
  • General Aptitude
    1. Current affairs
    2. General Science
    3. History of India etc.
  • Computer science
  1. Representation of characters
  2. Binary and hexadecimal representations etc.
  3. Organization of a computer
  4. Floating point representation of numbers
  5. Data structures
  6. Fundamentals of Computer
  7. Integers and fractions
  8. Boolean algebra
  9. Input/output devices
  10. Venn diagrams
  11. Computer memory
  12. Computer Organisation
  13. Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  14. Binary arithmetic
  15. C Language
  16. Truth tables
  17. Structure of instructions in CPU

Exam Fee Pattern

JNU Entrance Exam 2018 (JNUEE 2018) Application Fee

No of Choices

MPhil/MTech/MPH/Pre-PhD/ Ph.D., MA, MSc, MCA

General Category including OBC


For 1 Choice*

Rs 530

Rs 310

For 2 Choices*

Rs 800

Rs 415

For 3 Choices*

Rs 1000

Rs 500

No of Choices

BA (Hons) 1st & 2nd year and all Part Time programmes

General Category including OBC


For 1 Choice*

Rs 400

Rs 265

For 2 Choices*

Rs 575

Rs 325

For 3 Choices*

Rs 750

Rs 380

Note: Candidates belonging to dependent Leprosy Affected Person (LAP) category are exempted from fees for BA (Hons) only.

*If you are applying for more than one field of study of the same level of the programme, you are required to pay the examination fees for each field of study as per rates indicated above, failing which your candidature will not be considered for the additional field(s) of study.

**Once the fee is paid, the online JNUEE application form filling process is complete and candidates are provided with a ‘Confirmation Page’. Aspirants need to save and keep this page for future reference.

Similar Exams