JNUEE/JNU CUET (UG/PG) 2022: Registration, Exam Dates (Aug 4 - Aug 20 for UG), Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam 2022 ( JNUEE )


Exam On: 15 Jul '22 - 20 Aug '22

This exam is conducted for courses given below:
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Updated on Aug 4, 2022 15:30 IST

JNUEE/JNU CUET UG 2022 exam for phase II is being held between August 4 to August 20. JNU CUET UG admit card for phase II was released on August 2 instead of July 31. Registered candidates can visit the official website of CUET to download the JNU CUET UG phase II admit card. JNU CUET UG phase II exam dates are August 4, August 5, August 6, August 7, August 8, August 10 and August 20.  

JNU CUET UG phase I exam was held on July 15, July 16, July 19, July 20. JNU CUET UG admit card for phase I was released on July 13 on the official website of CUET. The application form and correction window closed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on June 26. NTA is conducting Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG at different centres located in 500 cities across India and 10 Cities abroad. The official notification read, ''National Testing Agency will be conducting Common University Entrance Test [CUET (UG)] - 2022 from 15 July 2022 to 20 August 2022 (excluding the days of other undergraduate Examinations) at different Examination Centres. 

JNUEE/JNU CUET PG 2022 exam is scheduled to be held from September 1. JNU CUET PG exam dates are September 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11. The dates of Advance City Intimation and Release of Admit Card will be announced later on. The detailed schedule along with the Test Paper Code and Shift/Time will be announced by NTA soon. JNUEE/JNU CUET PG 2022 registration last date was July 18. Meanwhile last date of payment of applictation fee online was July 19. JNUEE/JNU CUET PG application process started on the official website of CUET on May 19. JNU CUET PG application correction window were available from July 20 to July 22.  

For academic session 2022-23, JNU will admit candidates to UG and PG courses based on Central Universities Common Entrance Test scores. JNU CUET exam 2022 is being held in computer-based mode. All the qualifying candidates in the entrance exam will be provided admission to different undergraduate and postgraduate programmes by Jawaharlal Nehru University. 

What is JNU CUET?

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 is 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 2022:

  • 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 2022 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)

JNUEE/JNU CUET Important Dates 2022

JNU 2022 application process for UG and PG courses through CUET has started. Candidates can get the latest schedule for the entrance exam in the table below:

Exam Events

Exam Dates

Release of JNU Application Form UG Courses (CUET)


Last Date to Apply for JNU UG Courses

06-May-2022 22-May-2022 31-May-2022 23-Jun-2022 to 24-Jun-2022 26-Jun-2022

Release of JNU CUET PG Application Form 


Last Date to Apply for JNU CUET PG

18-Jun-2022 04-Jul-2022 10-Jul-2022 18-Jul-2022

Last Date to Pay JNU UG Fee

22-May-2022 31-May-2022 (upto 9:00 PM)

Last date of successful transaction of fee for (PG) through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/UPI 

19-Jun-2022 (upto 11:50 PM)05-Jul-2022 (upto 11:50 PM) 11-Jul-2022 (upto 11:50 PM) 19-Jul-2022 (upto 11: 50 PM)

Form correction window UG

27-May-2022 to 31-May-2022 23-Jun-2022 to 24-Jun-2022 26-Jun-2022

Form correction window PG

20-Jun-2022 to 22-Jun-2022 06-Jul-2022 to 08-Jul-2022 12-Jul-2022 to 14-Jul-2022 20-Jul-2022 to 22-Jul-2022

Issue of Admit Card UG Phase I

12-Jul-2022 6:00 PM onwards 13-Jul-2022

Issue of Admit Card UG Phase II

31-Jul-2022 02-Aug-2022


15-Jul-2022 to 20-Aug-2022

JNU CUET PG Exam Dates

01-Sep-2022, 02-Sep-2022, 03-Sep-2022, 04-Sep-2022, 05-Sep-2022, 06-Sep-2022, 07-Sep-2022, 09-Sep-2022, 10-Sep-2022, 11-Sep-2022 

Release of Provisional Answer Keys

To be announced

Final Answer Key

To be announced

Declaration of Results (PG courses)

To be announced

Declaration of Results (UG courses, Advanced Diploma)

To be announced

Declaration of Results (PhD courses)

To be announced

Declaration of Results (PhD under GATE category)

To be announced

Declaration of Results (PhD under JRF category)

To be announced

First Cut-offs List 

To be announced

JNUEE/JNU CUET Eligibility Criteria

For JNUEE. JNU CUET 2022 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 2022 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 2022 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 2022 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 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 202 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.   

Important FAQs related to JNUEE/JNU CUET 2022

Q. Does JNU offer postgraduate courses?

A. Yes. JNU offers admission to various postgraduate courses offered at the varsity and its diverse schools. 

Q. When will JNU CUET UG exam begin?

A. JNU CUET UG exam dates for phase II is August 4 to August 20. 

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.

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

 A. JNU CUET UG will be conducted in two phases. Phase I exam dates were July 15 to July 20 while phase II exam dates are August 4 to August 20. 

Q. What is the duration of the JNU CUET UG?

A. The duration of JNU CUET UG will be:

Slot I - 195 minutes

Slot II - 225 minutes

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

A. JNU CUET UG will be held in as many as 13 languages including  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.

Q. Is French course offered at JNU?

A. Yes. JNU offers BA and MA in French.

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.

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