JNU 2021 Seats Reservation
Reservation of Seats for SC / ST / OBC Candidates
1. 22.5% ( 15% for SC and 7.5% for ST ) seats in each Program of Study are reserved for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates respectively. All Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to appear in the entrance examination irrespective of their percentage of marks. 27% seats are reserved for OBC candidates ( non creamy layer ).
All OBC category ( non creamy layer ) candidates are eligible to 10% relaxation in the percentage of marks in the qualifying examination in relation to open category*.
*This is subject to the approval of the Academic Council.
Reservation of Seats for Person with Disability ( PWD ) Candidates
1. 3% of the seats are reserved laterally for the Person with Disability candidates in all the programs of study. The Person with Disability candidates, who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to appear in the entrance examination irrespective of their percentage of marks.
2. Such candidates would be considered for admission only to those fields of study / disciplines where their physical disability is not considered as a hindrance in pursuing the course of study.
3. A candidate, in order to be eligible for any concession / benefits under the Person with Disability ( PWD ) category, should have minimum degree of disability to the extent of 40%
Further that the certifying authority in all such cases will be a medical board at the district level consisting of the Chief Medical Officer / Sub – Divisional Medical Officer in the District and another expert in the specified field viz. Ophthalmic Surgeon in the case of visually challenged ( handicapped ) and ENT Surgeon or an Audiologist in case of speech and hearing challenged ( handicapped ), an Orthopaedic Surgeon or a Specialist in Physical Medicine and re – habilitation in case of locomotor challenged ( handicapped ).
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.