JNUEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 07 Jul, 2020 16:54

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JNUEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the eligibility criteria for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam 2020. Registrations for JNUEE 2020 has concluded on 30th June 2020. Before applying for the JNUEE 2020, the candidates have to first check if they are eligible for the course they had applied for.

The JNUEE eligibility criteria mention the specific academic qualifications and the basic requirements required to apply for the examination. The eligibility criteria vary from one course to another. If the candidates fail to fulfil the JNUEE eligibility criteria but they qualify the written exam, then they will not be allowed to appear for the examination. 

Detailed Eligibility Criteria of JNUEE 2020

The below table specifies the eligibility norms for JNUEE 2020:

Course

Qualification Eligibility

M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Studies) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks.
M.A. in International Relations and Area StudiesBachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks.

M.A. in Economics (with specialisation in World Economy)

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks in the following subjects:

Economics (Hons.) with Mathematics as a subsidiary subject or

Mathematics (Hons.) with Economics as a subsidiary subject or

Statistics (Hons.) with Mathematics and Economics as a subsidiary subject.

Any bachelor’s degree passed with Mathematics and Economics by securing 60% marks.

MCA

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (like BCA or B.Tech) with Mathematics in 10+2 or at Graduate level with at least 55% marks.

B.A. (Hons) 1st-year

Candidates must have passed/appearing 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 45% marks.

Certificate of Alimiah with at least 45% marks and passed English Language subject at the senior secondary level or a 3-year course conducted by Darul-Uloom Deoband.

M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Studies) & M.A. in (International Relations and Area Studies)

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline passed with not less than 50% marks.

B.A. (Hons) 2nd year in German

Candidates must have the First year of Bachelor’s degree or an examination recognized as equivalent with at least 50% marks under 10+2+3 pattern with proficiency in German.

Ph.D (Direct Admission)

Candidates must have 2-years M.Phil degree or 1-year M.Phil with one-year research experience and one publication.

Or

Minimum 2-years Research experience after Master’s degree or diploma equivalent of Master degree with research publication. Moreover, a master’s degree should be passed with at least 55% marks.

M.Sc (Life Sciences)

Candidates must have Bachelor’s (B. Sc. or B Tech or equivalent) in:

Biological, Physical or Agricultural Sciences orBiotechnology under the 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.

B.A. (Hons) 2nd year other than German

Candidates must have the First year of Bachelor’s degree or an examination recognized as equivalent with at least 45% marks under 10+2+3 pattern with proficiency in a concerned language.

M.Phil/ Ph.D. & Ph.D. (Through JRF)

Candidates must have passed M.Sc in a relevant subject.

Candidates who have qualified for the examination for a fellowship through a national level written test, i.e. JRF category under CSIR/UGC National Eligibility Test (NET)-JRF, DBT-JRF (Category-I), ICMR-JRF, INSPIRE Fellowship, Ayush Fellowship, Bioinformatics National Certification (BINC) examination (conducted by DBT) or any other fellowship awarded from Government of India.

M.Phil/ Ph.D.

Candidates must have passed master’s degree in the related discipline with 55% in the relevant subject.

M.Tech/ Ph.D.

Candidates must have passed Master Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Operational Research or in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering or MCA by securing minimum 55% marks.

Reservations of Seats in JNUEE 2020

Here we have presented the category-wise reservation for the applicants of JNUEE:

JNUEE 2020 Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe 

Almost 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled caste candidates who apply for the JNUEE 2020. The Scheduled Tribes have a reservation of 7.5% in the JNUEE 2020. 

Certificates issued only by the Competent Authority would be accepted, not any certificate given by anyone else. If the candidate belongs to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe then they must be listed under the following categories: Name of the caste, tribe of the candidate, state and district or union territory of the candidate's usual place of residence, If the applicants do not have the SC or ST caste/ tribe certificate at the time of (i.e. final registration after selection), the applicant may upload the acknowledgement slip of the SC or ST caste/tribe certificate application. But on the day of admission, the applicants will have to produce the valid Scheduled caste and Scheduled tribe certificate. 

If any SC/ST candidate seeks admission under the unreserved category then they must satisfy all the general category eligibility criteria. 

ST/SC candidates who would get admission under open merit or general category will not be included in the reserved category. 

Reservation of Seats for all JNUEE 2020 OBC candidates

About 27% of the total number of seats will be reserved for candidates belonging to OBC category of non-creamy layer. The candidates must be enlisted in the Central list of OBC.

The application must mention that the OBC Category is of non-creamy layer and the name of the candidate must appear in the Central list of OBC’s only. Only such candidates would be considered for admission under the OBC category notified by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, which is recommended by the National Commission for Backward Class. 

The OBC applicants who belong to the ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ and whose caste appears in the Central List of the OBCs only, shall be eligible to be considered for admission under the OBC category.

Candidates must upload the latest non-creamy layer OBC certificate if that is not available during the uploading of the documents then the applicant can upload the old non-creamy layer certificate. But during the time of admission, the applicants will have to produce the recent document. 

Reservations for the JNUEE 2020 Persons with Disabilities 

About 5% of the seats are reserved for the persons with disability. Such candidates are considered under the “benchmark disabilities” which means that these candidates are at least 40% disabled. Reservation of 5% seats will be straight considered for PwD as per the guidelines of the NTA. 

Candidates with such disability would be considered under this category:

  • Physical Disability: Locomotor Disability 
  • Visual Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Speech and Language disability
  • Mental Disability
  • Neurological Malfunction
  • Blood disorder

Reservation for JNUEE 2020 Economically Weaker Section

The candidates belonging to Economically weaker section but do not belong to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Class would get at least 10% reservation. This kind of reservation is called Quantum Reservation.

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I am a Male candidate and I belong to the General Open category with no deprivation points. I have scored 78 in JNUEE 2020. What are my chances of getting selected for M.A. IRAM (International Relations and Area Studies)?

-Rishi BorkotokyUpdated on November 05, 2020 04:40 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, according to the previous year male general open category JNUEE closing cutoff score for M.A International Relations and Area Studies was 77%. If the cutoff trends for JNUEE 2020 for M.A IRAM admission for the general unreserved male category candidate remain same then you are likely to get inducted into your favourite programme offered at Jawaharlal Nehru University. However, we suggest you wait until the JNUEE cutoff scores for the academic year 2020-21 is released so as to get a clearer picture regarding getting admission. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is yet to announce the detailed ...

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I am a B.Sc IInd year student. Can I apply for M.A Political Science admission at JNU? If yes, can you please provide me with the course details like eligibility, exam pattern etc?

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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Yes, dear student, you can apply for M.A Political Science admission at JNU with a Bachelor’s degree in Science. You need to have an overall aggregate of 55% in your B.Sc degree qualifying exam from a recognised University to be eligible for the M.A Political Science programme of JNU. You also have to appear in the JNUEE or Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination and qualify the same with the minimum required aggregate score. JNUEE is a computer-based exam where the questions are asked in MCQ format. There are a total of 100 questions in the JNUEE ...

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