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North-Eastern Hill University UG Admission 2022 through CUET: Dates, Application Process, Courses Wise Eligibility, Admission Process

Harleen Kaur
Harleen KaurUpdated On: June 24, 2022 03:36 pm IST | CUET

The CUET scores will now be used to provide NEHU Shillong UG Admission 2022. The CUET 2022 exam will be held in the first week of July. Find more about the NEHU admissions process, eligibility criteria, fees, and important updates by reading on.

North-Eastern Hill University UG Admission 2022 through CUET: Dates, Application Process, Courses Wise Eligibility, Admission Process

According to NTA, NEHU Shillong will now offer admission to UG courses through the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). Registration for CUET 2022 began on 6th April and continued until 31st May 2022. CUET 2022 PG registration commenced on 19th May 2022, and will go on till 4th July, 2022.

Update: Registration for CUET UG is closed. It reopened on 27th May 2022 and was operational until 31st May 2022. The CUET 2022 examination will take place in the first week of July. Meanwhile, registration for postgraduate admissions through CUET PG has been extended from 18th June to 4th July, 2022.

BA, BSc, BA LLB, BTech, BEd, and BArch are the undergraduate courses offered by NEHU Shillong. MA, MSc, MCom, MEd, MTech, MBA, MTTM, MLI Sc, MCA, MJMC, MSW, and PGPD-SEDE are some of the postgraduate courses available. MPhil and PhD. research courses are available to students. Admission to various courses is based on the merit list of various State/ National level entrance examinations such as MAT, JEE Mains, GATE, and so on, as well as the University administered entrance exam. To apply for admission, candidates must go to the NEHU Shillong official website and fill out the online application form.

North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is a central university with an 'A' grade from NAAC. The University currently has 53 colleges affiliated with it, including eight professional institutes. The University has eight schools of study that offer undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level programmes. In 2021, the University was ranked 59th by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

Also, look for the best study material for CUET 2022 here below in this article.

NEHU Shillong Highlights 2022

Some of the important highlights related to NEHU Shillong are given below:

Name of Institute

North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU)

Accredited & Approved By

NAAC with 'A' Grade, UGC Approved, AIU Member

University type

Central University

Admission Criteria

Either National / State Level Entrance or Merit-based

Application mode


Entrance mode


College ranking (2021)

59th rank for University by NIRF

Modes of education

Full-time, Part-time, Distance Learning

Type of scholarships

JRF Scholarship Scheme Financial Assistance Scheme

NEHU Shillong Important Dates 2022

The following are some CUET 2022 important dates for NEHU Shillong admission in 2022:



Online Registration Process Re-Started on

June 23, 2022 (09:00 AM Onwards)

Last day of submission

June 24, 2022

Correction Window of CUET 2022 Application

June 24, 2022 (till 11:50 PM)

Admit card release

To be notified soon

CUET Exam Date

July 15, July 16, July 19, July 20, August 4, August 5, August 6, August 7, August 8, and August 10, 2022

CUET Result Date

August 2022

CUET Merit List

Yet to be announced

CUET Counselling Dates 

Yet to be announced

NEHU Shillong UG Admissions 2022

North-Eastern Hill University offers nine undergraduate courses, the most popular of which are BA, BSc, and BA LLB (Hons). Distance learning is also available at the university for Certificate, Diploma, and BEd (Special Education) courses.



Course Duration

BA: 3 Years

BSc: 3 Years

BEd: 3 Years

BA LLB (Hons): 5 Years

No. of Specialisations

BA: 1 Specialization (Economics)

BSc: 2 Specializations (Economics and Environmental Studies)

General Eligibility Criteria

BA, BSc, BA LLB (Hons): 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks.

BEd (Special Education): A graduation degree is required.

Basic Admission Criteria

BA, BSc: Based on Merit; Class 12th marks are required.

BEd: Based on Graduation’s Merit.

BA LLB (Hons): Based on Entrance Conducted by University.

NEHU Shillong UG Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria in order to be considered for college admission:

  • Candidates who have completed 10+2 in any discipline from a recognised board are eligible for admission to BA/ BSc programmes.
  • Students who have completed their 10+2 with at least 50% marks are considered eligible for the BA LLB (Honours) course.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university to be considered for admission to the BEd programme.
  • In each course, 30% of the seats are reserved for Open candidates, 50% for SC/ ST candidates, 3% for Physically Disabled candidates, and 10% for NEHU Employees' children/spouses.
  • The university reserves seats for ex-servicemen, outstanding athletes, and Meghalaya's economically disadvantaged residents.

The University offers nine undergraduate programmes, including the BA, BTech, and BSc. Admission to these programmes is based on the results of the previous qualifying exam or national/university-level entrance exams.

Also Read: CUET Admit Card 2022: Direct Link , Steps to Download & Instructions

NEHU Shillong Course-wise Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates for the BA and BA (Hons) programmes are shortlisted by NEHU Shilling based on their Class 12th aggregate. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria listed below are considered for the shortlisting process:



Eligibility Criteria


Class 12th in any stream from a recognised board


Environmental Science


BA (Hons)


Eligibility Criteria

Political Science

Class 12th in any stream from a recognised board




The BSc programme lasts three years and is divided into six semesters. The programme is available in four specialisations. Candidates are shortlisted based on their Class 12th average.



Eligibility Criteria


Class 12th in science stream from a recognised board




The University provides a BTech programme with four specialisations. Candidates with valid JEE Main scores fill the program's seats. To be considered for admission, candidates must also meet the following eligibility criteria:



Eligibility Criteria

Biomedical Engineering

Qualifying exam: JEE Main

Eligibility: Class 12th in science stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ ST candidates)

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Information Technology

Energy Engineering

NATA is required for candidates seeking admission to the BArch programme. The following are the eligibility requirements for the BArch programme:


Eligibility Criteria


Qualifying exam: NATA

Eligibility: Class 12th in science stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ ST candidates)

Admission to the BA LLB (Hons) programme at NEHU Shillong is based on the results of an entrance exam administered by the University. Candidates must, however, meet the following eligibility requirements in order to take the entrance exam:


Eligibility Criteria

BA LLB (Hons)

Class 12th in any stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ ST candidates)

Aside from the courses mentioned above, NEHU Shillong also offers BCom, BBA, and BEd programmes at the undergraduate level. Admission to these courses is determined by the results of the previous qualifying exam.


Eligibility Criteria


Class 12th in any stream from a recognised board



Graduate in any stream from a recognised institute/ university

How to Apply at NEHU Shillong 2022?

Students applying for courses/ programmes in Shillong as well as Tura Campus are asked to apply online and pay INR 800 and INR 400 (for SC/ ST category) and INR 500 and INR 250 (for SC/ ST category) and the payment will be made online using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking through SBI and HDFC Bank. The entrance fee is non-refundable.

The online application will close at 11:59 PM on the above-mentioned date. Candidates may consult the University's prospectus for additional information.

Also Read: CUET 2022 Syllabus: Important Topics, Download PDF

NEHU Shillong Application Process 2022

Candidates can apply for admission to NEHU Shillong online through the University's official application portal. Candidates must, however, also apply through the official website of the relevant entrance examinations. The following is the University-specific application process:

Step 1: Go to the NEHU Shillong official website (

Step 2: Select 'Fees' from the 'Students' tab.

Step 3: Fill out your name, gender, date of birth, and email address to register. Press the 'Register' button.

Step 4: Your login ID and password, as well as a link to complete the application form, will be emailed to your registered email address. To proceed, click on the link.

Step 5: Enter your email address and password to access your NEHU Shillong account. Press the 'Login' button.

Step 6: Choose the course for which you want to apply.

Step 7: Include scanned copies of your passport-size photo and signature in JPG/JPEG format (up to 50 kb). Fill in your other personal and academic information.

Step 8: Continue by entering your address and guardian information. Press the 'Submit' button.

Step 9: Complete the application form by paying the application fee listed below.

Also Read: CUET Exam 2022: Date, Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card (Soon), Result

NEHU Shillong Application Fee 2022

The following is the NEHU Shillong Application Fee for the academic year 2022-2023:


Application Fee (INR)

General/ OBC candidates


SC/ ST candidates


Also Read: Best Study Material for CUET 2022

NEHU Shillong Course-wise Fee 2022

The total course fee for some of NEHU Shillong's flagship courses is listed below:

UG Courses


Fee (INR)


INR 1,41,000


INR 30,000

BA LLB (Hons)

INR 30,000


INR 7,200


INR 1,440

Note: The five-year BA LLB (Honours) course costs INR 20,650.

Also Read: CUET 2022 Study Plan & Prepartion Strategy - Timetable, Tips & Important Topics

NEHU Shillong Seat Reservation 2022

Candidates from various categories can reserve seats at NEHU Shillong. The following information is provided in detail:

UG courses


Percentage Reservation



Open category


NEHU employee' wards




NEHU Shillong Scholarships 2022

NEHU Shillong provides two scholarship programmes for deserving and economically disadvantaged students. The following information is provided in greater detail:

  • JRF scholarship programme: Candidates with a master's degree from a recognised institute/university with a minimum of 55% aggregate and a valid score in the National Eligibility Test are eligible for JRF scholarships at NEHU Shillong (NET)
  • Scheme of financial assistance: It is a scheme started by NEHU Shillong to help economically disadvantaged students. The benefits of this scheme include tuition, hostel, and examination fee waivers, as well as free textbooks, stationery, clothing, and emergency medical expenses.

The students opting for North-Eastern Hill University UG Admission 2022 through CUET for the academic session of 2022-2023 can refer to this article and keep a check on this page for further updates and date releases. If you have any questions, visit our QnA section and feel free to write your queries to us.

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