Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination Exam

What is JNUEE Exam?

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE) is the All India Level Entrance Examination conducted for admission to JNU. The final selection of the candidates will be based upon the performance in the computer-based test for all programmes of study, except M.Phil. and Ph.D. Candidates should appear for the Viva-voce for selection in M.Phil. and Ph.D. 

What Is JNU CEEB? 

The Jawaharlal Nehru University has been conducting the Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology (CEEB) on behalf of Department of Biotechnology (DBT). The test is conducted for 54 participating universities for admitting students to four Masters Programmes in Biotechnology. 

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology (33 Universities) 
  • M. Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology (11 Universities)
  • M. VSc. (03 Universities)
  • M. Tech. Biotechnology (07 Universities)

Who Will Conduct JNUEE? 

MHRD has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation. NTA has been vested with the authority to conduct the Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE) and Combined Entrance Examination Biotechnology (CEEB) from 2019 onwards. The Agency has changed the JNUEE exam title to Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Test (JNUET). 

JNUEE Exam Details 

Exam name  Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE)
Conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) 
Frequency  Once in a year
Mode of examination  Computer-based examination 
Application mode  Online 
Admit card mode  Online 
Official website ntajnu.nic.in 
E-mail  jnuee-nta@nic.in 
Phone number  0120-6895200

JNUEE Important Update

The NTA has released an important notice regarding common/single question paper for M.Phil and PhD. 

The notice reads, "There will be a common/single question paper for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in the same field of study (provided intake is there in both the programme for JNUEE). The entrance examination shall be conducted for both the programmes in same filed on the same date and time, as per the schedule given in the Information Bulletin. If any candidate intends to apply for these two Programmes of study i.e. M.Phil. and Ph.D. in the same filed, candidate can apply for both the programmes and has to appear only in one common test and attempt the relevant question paper (in the same field). The marks obtained by the  candidate shall be considered for both the programmes, if opted for both."

JNUEE 2021 Dates 

Notification release date   July 27, 2021
Registration date   July 27 to August 27, 2021 (Upto 5:00 PM)
Last Date of Successful Transaction of fee through Credit / Debit / Net-Banking/UPI August 27, 2021 (Upto 11:50 PM)
Correction in Particulars of Application Form on Website Only September 1 to September 03, 2021
Admit card release date  September 08, 2021
Exam date  September 20 to 23, 2021
Result date  November, 2021


Mode of Examination LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
Duration 3 Hours
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions* 100
Marks Per Question* 1 (One) for each correct response
Scoring No Negative marking for incorrect response
Medium of Paper English only (Language courses may have exception)

JNUEE Notification 2021

The NTA has released the JNUEE notification on July 27, 2021. Interested candidates are advised to visit the official site to explore the JNUET 2021 notification. The JNUEE 2021 information bulletin contains all the important details such as registration process, eligibility, exam date, application fee, syllabus, etc. JNU admission notification is also important for aspirants to understand the exam pattern and selection process. 

Download JNUEE notification 2021

JNUEE Application Form 2021

Interested candidates who satisfy the eligibility conditions set by NTA should start registering for the exam through the official website. The JNUEE registration 2021 window will be available between July 27 and August 27, 2021. The JNUEE and CEEB application form steps are below. 

Step 1: Apply for online registration through the official website. 

Step 2: Fill the online application form 

Step 3: Upload scanned photo and signature 

Step 4: Pay examination fee using a payment gateway. 

Step 5: Download confirmation page 

JNUEE Exam Pattern 

The selection of the candidates will be based on the online written examination. Aspirants should appear for the computer-based test that consists of multiple-choice questions. The duration of the JNUEE exam is 3 hours. The maximum marks is 100. 

JNUEE Answer Key 2021

The NTA will release the answer keys of the written exam on the official website. It will also provide an option to challenge the answer keys. Candidates should pay Rs 1000/- per question as processing charges. NTA will release the final answer key and results will be based on it. 

JNUEE 2021 Admit Card Released

The NTA has released the JNUEE admit card 2021. Candidates can download the admit card with their login credentials. The entrance exam will be held from September 20 to 23, 2021. 

13 September 2021
JNUEE 2021 Admit Card Expected Soon

The NTA is likely to release the JNUEE admit card 2021 anytime soon. The registered candidates can download JNUEE admit card 2021 on the official portal at jnuexams.nta.ac.in The entrance exams will be conducted from September 20 to 23, 2021. 


9 September 2021
JNUEE Result 2020 Declared

The National Test Agency (NTA) has released the JNUEE result 2020. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam held in October can check their JNU Entrance Exam result 2020 on the official site at jnuexams.nta.nic.in. One should enter their application number and date of birth to check their status of JNUEE result. 


Download JNUEE Result 2020

The JNUEE result 2020 was declared for M.A./M.Sc./M.C.A. courses. Students are advised to visit the official site for details regarding cut-off and counselling.

25 November 2020
JNUEE 2020 Final Answer Key Released

NTA has released the JNUEE Final Answer Key 2020. Candidates who have appeared for the entrance exam can check their final answer key on the official website - jnuexams.nta.nic.in. Candidates can find the JNUEE final answer key 2020 pdf on the official site.


Earlier, the NTA has released the provisional JNUEE answer key 2020 on October 21 and provided an objection to raise objections. The JNUEE result will be released soon.


3 November 2020
JNUEE 2020 Exams Begin

NTA has started conducting the Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE) 2020. The written test will be conducted between October 5 and 8, 2020. The written exam would be conducted at 358 centres for 101 streams.

The sources suggest that the exam will be conducted in two shifts and 2,34,048 candidates will appear around the country. NTA has released the admit cards for the exam on September 21, 2020. 

5 October 2020
JNUEE Admit Card 2020 Released
JNUEE 2020 Exam Schedule Released
JNUEE 2020: One Entrance Exam For MPhil And PhD In Same Field
JNUEE 2020 Correction Facility Until July 20
JNUEE 2020: Correction Facility Started For Online Application Form
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