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JNU Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.) -
Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.)
Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / SC / ST - Rs.300
Important Dates
Registration Date
Feb 10, 2017
Test Date
May 17, 2017
Result Date
Jun 27, 2017

JNU Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.) 2017 - Application Steps

Create login Id /Purchase Application Form

For Online Application Form:

  • You shall log on to or  
  • Click on to new registration / candidate login link.
  • Before you proceed to register yourself for entrance examination you must ensure that you have read and understood the eligibility criteria for each discipline / programme of study for which you intend to take the entrance examination.

Note: Choose your password between 8-16 characters. Please remember your password and don’t share with others.

For Offline Application Form:

  • Application forms together with Prospectus can be obtained from Section Officer (Admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110067 (India) through post.
Fill up the Application form
  • You should fill your correct basic and academic details like Name, DOB, Address, Contact No., Email-id and Discipline / programme of study.
Upload / Attach attested Copy of Documents and Photograph

For Online Application Form:

  • You are required to upload a recently taken scanned photograph and signature in JPG format.

For Offline Application Form:

  • Paste the passport size Photograph in the given box in required format.
Payment of Fees

Amount of fee Rs.300 /-.

Payment Methods for Online Registration:

  • Cash Deposit in SBI
    • You can pay your fee by depositing cash in any of the SBI branch which is CBS enabled and which are given in the List.
    • Visit, select appropriate fee payment link (Application Fee), fill your details and select “Cash Deposit at Bank (E Slip)” as payment mode. Generate and Print E Slip and deposit your fee payment at bank on next working day of E-Slip generation. Payment status will be reflected on website after 48 hours.
  • Payment through any bank Debit/Credit Card
    • Application fee payment can be done online through Debit or Credit card.
  • Payment Through Internet Banking
    • Application fee payment can be done online through Internet Banking / State Bank Of India, other banks to start soon.

Payment Methods for Offline Registration:

  • Offline Application fee can be paid at Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110067 (India) through post by sending a Bank Draft Rs, 300/- drawn in favour of JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERFSITY payable at NEW DELHI.
Printout of Application Form
  • After successfully submit Online application form take print out Keep this form safe for future use.
  • Offline Application Forms can be submitted only by Registered Post/Speed Post to Section Officer (Admissions), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110067 latest by 23rd March, 2017.

Tentative JNU Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.) 2017 Exam Dates

Test Date May 17, 2017
Test Start Date May 17, 2017
Registration End Date Mar 23, 2017
Test End Date May 19, 2017
Test Results Date Jun 27, 2017
Registration Start Date Feb 10, 2017

How to Apply for JNU Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.) 2017

Instruction for Online Application Form:

  • Before posting the completed application form please check that:
    • You have filled in the Application Form in your own handwriting.
    • You have noted down your Application Form Number for future correspondence or retained a photocopy of the filled in Application Form.
    • Your Application Form is complete in all respects.
    • You have firmly affixed the recent passport size photograph in the Application Form.
    • You have signed the application form in the space marked for signature.
    • You fulfil the eligibility requirements as prescribed by the University for the disciplines/field(s) of study you are applying for. Please note that permission to appear in the entrance examination is subject to your fulfilling minimum eligibility requirements prescribed for admission to the concerned programmes of study and as notified in the Prospectus. You may therefore appear in the entrance examination only if you fulfil the eligibility requirements for the programmes for which you are seeking admission. Despite this caution, in case you do not meet the minimum eligibility criteria prescribed for the concerned programmes and appear in the entrance examination, you will do so at your own risk and cost, and if at any stage, it is found that you do not fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements, the admission, if granted to you, shall be cancelled ipso facto.
    • You have enclosed the Demand Draft of the required amount (based on the number of choices you are applying for) drawn in favour of JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY payable at New Delhi towards Entrance Examination/ Processing Fee as mentioned address in brochure.

Note :

  • You can opt for appearing in the Entrance Examination upto a maximum of three fields of study of your choice for the same level of progrmmes to be indicated in the same Application Form in order of preference for admission.
  • JNU will not accept responsibility for any postal delay or irregularity or loss in postal transit.
  • Any dispute with regard to any matter relating to admission shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.
  • Requirements for Uploading Photograph and signature for Online Application Form:
    • Photograph preferably taken on or after 1-Jan-2017 only have to be uploaded (preferable width 150px and height 200px) and size less than 50 KB. Signature size should be less than 20 KB(preferable width 60px and height 40px). The maximum file size for Photo and Signature is 50 KB, failing which you will not be able to complete your application. So you must check your information details carefully before final submission of your application form.
  • General requirements for submission of online application form:
    • The candidate is required to upload his/her photograph and signature of max size 20-50 KB.
    • Keep the Photograph and Signature ready before applying online form.
    • You should have a valid e-mail id and mobile no for communication and transaction of information.
    • Please keep your Debit/Credit Card ready, if you want to pay the fee through Debit/Credit Card.
    • Photograph and signature should be clear and identifiable.
    • The candidates are required to take a printout of confirmation page and retain the same for their record but need not send the same to JNU.  
  • Entrance Examination Fee Payment : Cash payment at SBI Bank branches:  
    • Log on to or  
    • Log on to your account with your Form No. and Password.
    • Online Debit/Credit Card Mode: You can Pay your registration fee payment through Credit/Debit card. Your payment will be reflected instantly in case of successful transaction.
    • Cash Deposit in SBI: Select the cash payment option present in your page (my page) to deposit your entrance examination fees through cash.
    • Application fee payment can be done online through Internet Banking, State Bank Of India, other banks to start soon.
    • Take a printout of the SBI E- Deposit Slip
    • Generate and Print E Slip and deposit your fee payment at bank on next working day of E-Slip generation.
    • Payment status will be reflected on website after 48 hours.

Note: Please note that no manual cash deposit slip shall be entertained in any of the Bank branches. Only those candidates will be allowed to take the entrance examination, who have deposited the Entrance Examination Fee before the last date for submission of the application form.


  • Please read the Check List given in the inside front cover of the brochure before and after filling-up the Application Form.
  • Please note that there is separate Application Form for applying for Admission to Direct Ph.D.programmes and admission under NET/JRF Category.
  • Please fill the form in your own handwriting.
  • Please note down your Application Form Number for future correspondence or retain a photocopy of the filled in Application Form.
  • The Application Form is to be filled in by the candidate IN BLACK INK ONLY giving complete information using capital letters as far as possible. Please read carefully the instructions given hereunder before filling up the form. Refer to the sample of a filled-in Application Form given in the Prospectus. Note especially the right method to darken the bubbles as shown in the Sample Application Form.
  • First, write in black ink (using capital letters) the required information in the boxes (wherever provided). Then darken the appropriate bubble corresponding to the letter/numeral underneath each box. What you write in these boxes is only for your guidance and verification that you are darkening the bubble corresponding to the correct letter/numeral.
  • If you wish to change a marking, completely cover the darkened bubble with white fluid, and then darken the appropriate bubble.
  • Please note that your name, your parent's/guardian's name, and your date of birth should exactly be the same as given in your 10th class or first Board/Pre-Universtiy examination certificate. Any deviation, whenever discovered, may lead to cancellation of your candidature.

JNU Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.) 2017 Relaxation Policy

  • 27% seats for OBC, 15% of seats for SC, 7.5% of seats for ST, and 3% of seats for Physically Challenged(PH)(with minimum disability to the extent of 40%) are reserved for candidates belonging to these categories.
  • All SC/ST/PH candidates who have passed and/or appearing in the
  • qualifying examination are eligible to apply for admission
  • irrespective of their percentage of marks.
  • All SC/ST/OBC candidates are required to submit certificate in respect of their claims from the authorized officers as notified by the Government for the purpose from time to time.
  • The Physically Handicapped candidates are required to submit a certificate from authorized Medical Doctors/Hospitals indicating the extent of physical disability. The percentage of disability is duly verified by the Chief Medical Officer Medical Board of the University before the benefit is extended to the candidate.
  • Candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PH category who are selected on their own merit with General Category candidates are not counted under reserved quota.
  • The University has a provision to offer up to 15% of the seats in each programme of study to Foreign Nationals. These seats are over and above the intake fixed for each programme of study.

List of JNU Entrance Examination- B.A(HONS.) 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Delhi New Delhi Pen & Paper