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Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam 2023 ( JNUEE )

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Updated on Jun 5, 2023 15:45 IST

JNU CUET PG 2023 Phase 1 exam started on June 5 and will be held till June 17. JNU CUET PG Admit Card for Phase 1 exams dated June 5, 6, 7 and 8 released on June 3. Meanwhile, JNU CUET UG Phase 4 exam are being held from June 5 to 8. JNU CUET UG 2023 Phase 4 Admit Card was released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on June 2 late night for exams dated June 5, 6, 7 and 8. Candidates can download the admit card for phase 4 by visiting the official website of the exam-cuet.samarth.ac.in

JNU CUET UG exam commenced on May 21 and will end on June 8. Exam for the UG and PG courses are being conducted in three slots. Slot 1 from 8: 30 AM to 10:30 AM and Slot 2 from 12 Noon to 2:00 PM and Slot 3 from 3: 30 PM to 5:30 PM.

JNU CUET PG 2023 admit card is available for download at the official website of the exam. JNU CUET PG 2023 result declaration date has not been announced yet.

Notably, NTA introduced Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admission to UG and PG courses of JNU last year. 

Read on to know more about JNUEE/JNU CUET UG, PG 2023 exam dates, eligibility criteria, application process schedule, JNUEE exam pattern, JNUEE syllabus, centres, and more. 

JNU CUET exam 2023 is being held in computer-based mode. All the qualifying candidates in the entrance exam are provided admission to different undergraduate and postgraduate programmes by Jawaharlal Nehru University. 

What is JNUEE/JNU CUET 2023?

The Jawaharlal Nehru University adopted Common University Entrance Test for admission to offer admission to aspirants in undergraduate, postgraduate courses, postgraduate diploma and advanced diploma courses. The scores of JNU CUET is accepted by all the 14 schools under JNU. The exam was conducted in two shifts viz. first session (9:00 am to 12:15 pm) and second shift (3:00 pm to 6:45 pm).

Note: MPhil courses will not be offered this year due to the National Education Policy 2020's proposal to eliminate the programme.

Candidates can secure admission in the below-mentioned schools of JNU basis their performance in JNUEE/JNU CUET:

School of International Studies (SIS)

School of Life Sciences (SLS)

School of Environmental Sciences (SES)

School of Social Sciences (SSS)

School of Physical Sciences (SPS)

School of Computer & Systems Sciences (SC&SS)

School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies (SL)

School of Computational and Integrative Sciences (SC&IS)

School of Arts & Aesthetics (SAA)

School of Biotechnology (SBT)

Centre for Sanskrit Studies (CSS)

Centre for Molecular Medicine (CMM)

Centre for the Study of Law & Governance (CLG)

Centre for Nano Sciences (CNS)

Quick facts related to JNU CUET 2023:

  • 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 JNU CUET.
  • JNUEE/JNU CUET along with JNU CEEB will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA)this year.
  • Till 2018, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) conducted both JNUEE and JNU CEEB exams.
  • As per the official website of NTA, a total of 14,90,000 (Fourteen Lakh and Ninety Thousand) candidates, with approximately 8,10,000 (Eight lakh and ten thousand) candidates in the first slot and approximately 6,80,000 (Six lakh eighty thousand) candidates in the second slot.

JNUEE/JNU CUET 2023 Exam Highlights

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name 

Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

Conducting Body 

National Testing Agency (NTA) 

Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

Exam Level 


Exam Frequency 

Once a year 

Mode of Exam 


Courses offered through Entrance Exam 

BA (Hons), MA, MCA, Mass Media, MSc, MTech, MPhil, International Studies

Exam Fees 

INR 530 (General) 
INR 310 (SC, ST, OBC) 

Exam Duration 

2 hours 

Exam Language 

English & Hindi or language specific in concerned subjects

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Official Website 


Contact Details 

Helpline Number: 7204459208. 
Email: jnueehelpdesk@gmail.com. 
Contact Number: 011-26704048
Timings: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Monday - Friday)

JNU CUET UG 2023 Application Process

JNU CUET UG 2023 registration form will be released by NTA in online mode on the official website of the exam. Once released, candidates will be able to fill JNU CUET UG application form by visiting the official website of the exam. Firstly, candidates will be required to register by filling in details such as name, address and contact number. Candidates will get their login credential. Candidates will be needed to login by using the login credentials to fill up the JNU CUET UG 2023 application form. Candidates will be needed to fill in their personal and academic details, course and exam city preference and upload documents. After that candidates will be required to pay the JNU CUET UG application fee online via debit/credit card, Net Banking, Paytm and UPI. Candidates can get details of the JNU CUET UG 2023 application fee in the table given below based on previous year’s amount.


JNU CUET UG Application Fee (in INR)





SC/ ST/PwD/Transgender


Outside India


NTA will also provide an opportunity to candidates to make corrections in the application form of JNU CUET UG 2023 before the results. Candidates are allowed to make changes in the fields of their or their parents/guardians' names, date of birth, gender, category, PWBD and choice of universities.

JNUEE/JNU CUET Eligibility Criteria

For JNUEE. JNU CUET 2023 entrance exam, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling and submitting the form. The Jawaharlal Nehru University offers a wide variety of courses, where each course’s eligibility criteria is different from the other. The general eligibility criteria as set by the University for the Entrance Exam is a graduation degree having secured a minimum 55% marks.

For detailed information on JNU CUET eligibility criteria, candidates can click here.

JNUEE/JNU CUET 2023 Admission Process

Candidates who want to appear for the JNUEE/JNU CUET, have to follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Registration

To fill the JNUEE application form, candidates were required to register themselves. Aspirants were required to log in to the official website of the official university and enter the required details.

Name of Candidate

Mobile Number

Programme for study which the candidate wants to apply for


Valid Email ID

Date of Birth

Confirmation of Email ID


Once all the details are filled in, candidates can confirm the password and enter the registered details. From there on, the candidate can visit the home page of the website to log in and apply for the JNUEE/JNU CUET entrance exam.

Step 2: Fill JNUEE/JNU CUET Application Form

Aspirants can fill the JNU entrance exam application form in either of the modes – online or offline. Candidates can mention up to three fields of study in the same JNUEE application form in order of preference. If any aspirant submits more than one application form for JNU admissions at the same programme level then their candidature would stand cancelled. But this rule does not apply to candidates who have applied for admission in the below-mentioned programmes:

  • JRF holder candidates who have applied for admission in Science Schools under "JRF category" for admission to MPhil/PhD or Pre-PhD/PhD through the viva-voce exam in addition to admission through entrance examination
  • Aspirants who have applied for direct admission to PhD programme.

The application process for aspirants is considered complete when they have filled all the information in the JNUEE application form. Candidates are also required to affix their recent passport size photograph, signed in the space marked for signature and paid the exam fee. Candidates were required to pay application fee for JNUEE 2023 by Demand Draft which is drawn in favour of Jawaharlal Nehru University and is payable at New Delhi.

Step 3: Download JNUEE/JNU CUET Admit Card

Candidates need to download JNUEE 2023 admit card from the official website of Jawaharlal Nehru University. The admit card can be downloaded by filling in their application number or name and date of birth. Aspirants need to carry a copy of JNUEE/JNU CUET admit card to their exam centre with their latest passport size photograph.        

Step 4: Appear for JNUEE/JNU CUET Exam

Aspirants need to appear for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam as per the date, time and venue mentioned on their admit card. JNUEE is of two hours duration and contains questions related to the course for which aspirants have applied for admission.

Step 5: Check JNUEE/JNU CUET Result

Candidates can check their result for JNUEE/JNU CUET on the official website of Jawaharlal Nehru University by filling in details such as their programme of study, field of study and application number/registration number.

Step 6: Appear for Viva-Voce

In most of the courses offered at Jawaharlal Nehru University, admission is offered on the basis of an aspirant’s performance in JNUEE exam. However, in some courses candidates who have been shortlisted for admission basis their performance in Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam need to further appear for the viva-voce round. Admission to these courses is offered to candidates on the basis of their performance in both the entrance exam as well as the viva-voce round. Courses in which candidates need to take part in JNU viva-voce round are as mentioned below:

  • BA (Hons) 2nd year
  • MA (Foreign Languages)
  • MPhil/PhD
  • Pre-PhD/PhD
  • MTech/PhD
  • MPH/PhD
  • COP
  • ADOP(Mass Media)

Travel Concession for Viva-Voce

JNU invites candidates to take part in viva-voce after clearing the written entrance exams. For the viva-voce, if candidates are travelling from different cities then the central university pays second class railway fare, both ways (round trip) by the shortest route from the place from where candidates are travelling for the viva-voce that is, mailing address given in the Application Form. However, this fee is paid for a distance that is covered above 300 kms and here candidates need to produce a valid train ticket. The official website informs: “The fare for the first 300 km each way shall be borne by the candidates themselves. Candidates wishing to claim reimbursement of fare are advised to retain with them Train/Bus ticket(s). Candidates invited to viva- voce from a distance of fewer than 300 km, including local ones shall not be reimbursed Train/Bus fare under any circumstances”.

Step 7: Check JNU Final Merit List

The final merit list for JNU admissions is released on the official website of the varsity. Candidates can check their result by filling details such as their programme of study, field of study and application number/registration number. 

JNU CUET PG Exam Timings

Aspirants can check the table below to know about JNU CUET PG exam slots and timings

DU CUET PG 2023 Slot

DU CUET PG 2023 Timing

Slot 1 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM 

Slot 2

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Slot 3

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

JNU CUET PG 2023 Exam Analysis

JNU CUET PG 2023 exam was held smoothly on day 1 of Phase 1 i.e., on June 5. Shiksha covered the exam event on June 5 at an exam centre in Noida. As per the students who appeared for the B.Ed language exam, who ahred their feedback related to the exam said that the exam was conducted smoothly. Students sharing their feedback stated that the difficulty level of exam was moderate to easy. There was no technical glitch reported as per students' on day 1 of phase 1 exam. 

JNU CUET UG Exam Timings

Candidates can check the table given below to know about JNU CUET UG exam slots and timings.



Slot 1

8.30 AM to 10.30 AM

Slot 2

12 Noon to 2 PM

Slot 3

3.30 PM to 5.30 PM

JNU CUET UG 2023 Exam Analysis

For this academic session, CUET UG 2023 exam was conducted smoothly and properly at different exam centres across India and abroad. According to NTA, shift 1 of CUET UG 2023 concluded well in all the 271 cities and 447 centers. Total number of candidates scheduled in shift 1 were 87,879. However, students sharing some insight of the entrance exam revealed that the difficulty level of the exam was moderate to easy. There were no technical glitches in the exam as per students. Students Reactions and Reviews

JNU CUET PG 2023 Result

The JNU CUET PG result 2023 will be declared after the exams. Candidates will be required to visit the CUET PG website hosted by NTA and log in through their application credentials to download the scorecard.

JNU CUET UG 2023 Answer Keys

Last year, the JNU CUET UG provisional answer keys were released on September 8 and was available to challenge till September 10, 11: 50 pm. Candidates were allowed to download the answer keys along with the response sheets by logging in to the CUET website through their username and date of birth/password. NTA said, ''Candidates were given an opportunity to see their responses to the Question Papers and to challenge the Answer Keys. Challenges received online were placed before the concerned Subject Experts for verification. The Result was prepared based on the Final Answer Keys.''

JNU CUET PG 2022 Exam Analysis (Phase I)

JNU CUET UG 2022 Exam Analysis (Phase II)

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the CUET UG Phase II exam following proper security and safety measures. CUET UG exams were conducted at different exam centres in India and abroad. However, Shiksha interacted with candidates who appeared for CUET UG exam to know about the exam pattern and types of questions in Common University Entrance Test. A number of students sharing the details about the exam said that there were a lot of technical issues in the exam. Students revealed that due to technical issues their General Test paper was cancelled by NTA. As per students, the General Test paper will be held again in future. Students also faced technical issues in their their alloted computer system. Candidates were made to wait for long duration in the examination hall due to technical glitches. Students talking about the difficulty level of the exam said that it was moderate to easy. A number said that the English paper was quite easy.

JNU CUET UG 2022 Exam Analysis (Phase I)

NTA conducted CUET UG exams which commenced from July 15 for phase I at different exam centres. Students of different streams appeared for the CUET UG 2022 exam. However, students talking about the CUET exam revealed that the difficulty level of the exam was moderate to easy. For some students a few sections were quite tough. Student found English and General Test paper quite easy. Meanwhile, some candidates found it tough to complete the question paper on time. A number of students faced technical glitches during CUET UG exam. Phase I CUET exam are scheduled to be held betwen July 15 to August 4 while phase II exam will be conducted from August 5 to August 20.   

Read More: 

JNU CUET UG 2023 Pattern

JNU CUET UG 2023 Syllabus

Important FAQs related to JNUEE/JNU CUET 2023

Q: When will JNU CUET UG 2023 registration start?

A: JNU CUET UG 2023 application process closed on April 11. The application correction window was reopened on April 9. The last date to apply for the exam was April 11. The application form for JNU CUET UG released on February 10 and the last date to apply for JNU CUET UG exam was March 30. Earlier, the last date to apply for the exam was March 12. In order to apply for the JNU CUET UG exam, candidates were supposed to meet the eligibility criteria.  

Q: When will JNU CUET UG application correction window open?

A: JNU CUET UG 2023 application correction window was reopened from May 1 to 2. Earlier, the application correction facility was available from April 1 to April 3. Candidates were supposed to make correction in the application form by visiting the official website of the exam. The last date to make correction in the application form was May 2. 

Q. Does JNU offer postgraduate courses?

A. Yes. JNU offers admission to various postgraduate courses offered at the varsity and its diverse schools. Candidates need to register at the official website of CUET PG to apply for postgraduate courses.

Q. When will JNU CUET UG exam begin?

A. JNU CUET UG exam started from May 21 in online mode. In order to appear for the exam, candidates were first required to fill the application form of JNU CUET UG if they are eligible for the exam. Application process for JNU CUET UG application process has now closed. 

Q. I just did my BSc in Biochemistry, am I eligible to pursue MA in Politics?

A. It is preferred for a candidate to have a bachelor’s degree in political science as a subject taken, however, JNU allows candidates to apply from any discipline as long as they have done their graduation from a recognized university and should have secured a minimum of 55% in their graduation.

Q. I am still awaiting my bachelor’s results, can I apply for the JNU CUET PG?

A. Yes. Candidates can apply for the entrance exam but the student needs to have all their mark sheets and should provide the certificate before the classes commence. Application process for CUET PG are now closed. The last date to apply for JNU CUET PG was May 5. Candidates were required to visit the official website of the exam to fill in the application form of JNU CUET PG 2023.

Q. In how many phases JNU CUET UG will be conducted?

 A. JNU CUET UG exam is being held in three slots. JNU CUET UG phase wise exam dates have been released. However, last year, JNU CUET UG was conducted in six phases. Subject-wise exam schedule for JNU CUET UG is available on the official website of the exam. 

Q. In how many languages JNU CUET UG will be conducted?

A. JNU CUET UG exam is being held in as many as 13 languages. Given below are the detailed languages in which JNU CUET UG exam will be held-

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Odia
  • Punjabi
  • Marathi
  • Gujarati
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Kannada
  • Urdu

Q. Do I have to go to Delhi to appear for the JNU CUET UG?

A. If you not a resident of Delhi, you can select the nearest exam centre near you while filling up the JNU CUET UG application form. After registration, candidates will get the details about the exam centre on their admit card. Candidates will be required to visit their exam centre to appear for the exam.

Q. Is French course offered at JNU?

A. Yes. JNU offers BA and MA in French. Candidates can get detailed information about the courses offered at JNU in the examination brochure available at the official website of the exam.

Q. Does JNU offer students placement?

A. Yes. JNU offers students placements and assists the students by arranging interviews on and off-campus at the end of the academic year.

Q. How can I prepare for JNU CUET?

A. Candidates are advised to stick to the syllabus, know the exam pattern and marking scheme, solve sample papers and give mock tests. Candidates can either opt for self-preparation or opt for some coaching classes available for the exam.

Q: When will the JNU CUET PG result 2023 be declared?

A: The JNU CUET PG result 2023 dates have not been announced yet by the exam conducting body. JNU CUET PG exam date has been announced by the exam conducting body. JNU CUET PG exam dates are June 5 to 17. 

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