JNU MCA 2023 Admission Process: Application Form, Eligibility


JNU MCA 2023 Admission Process will commence soon. The admission is provided based on the scores of the JNU entrance exam which will be organized by the NTA. The exam is held once a year at the National level in CBT(Computer Based Test) mode only. Those who are seeking to apply can refer to the complete article to know more about the JNU MCA 2023 examination.

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JNU MCA 2023 Dates


The candidates can check the vital dates for JNU  Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 2023 below in the given table:

Jawaharlal Nehru University MCA Admission Dates
Events Dates
Start date of Online Registration June 2023
Last Date to apply June 2023
Correction Window open dates July 2023
Date to download the Admit Card  August 2023
JNUEE 2023  August 2023
Provisional Answer Key release date August 2023
Result declaration date September 2023

JNU MCA 2023 Application Form

Before applying for the JNU  Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Entrance Exam candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria. Get the other relevant details of JNU MCA entrance exam form 2023 below in the given points:

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  • To apply, firstly candidates have to register themselves by entering the details like personal details, address details & security details. On registering system generated application numbers will be sent which has to be noted down.
  • To fill the remaining details candidates have to log in with the system generated Application Number and created Password.
  • The passport size photo & signature must be uploaded in the prescribed format only.
  • Without the fee payment form will remain incomplete. 
  • One the form is completed must get the printout of it and retain it till the admission process gets completed.

JNU MCA 2023 Application Fee

Check the details of fee to be submitted underneath:

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination Application Fees
Categories Application fee
For 1 Choice For 2 Choices For 3 Choices
General/OBC/EWS Rs. 530/- Rs.  800/- Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PwD/OBC(NCL) Rs. 310/- Rs.  415/- Rs. 500/-
BPL Rs. 110/- Rs.  215/- Rs. 300/-

Note: Fee once paid will not be refunded or transferred by the competent authority in any case. 

Mode of Payment: The fee has to be submitted online via Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card/UPI/Paytm Services.

JNU MCA 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants can check the eligibility criteria for JNUEE MCA below:

  • A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university/college /Institute with Maths at graduation or XII level.
  • The minimum marks at the qualifying degree should not be less than aggregate 55% marks for all unreserved category candidates for OBC-NCL there is 10% marks relaxation & for SC/ST/PWD candidates the minimum pass mark is required.
  • There is no age limit to apply for this course.
Eligibility Criteria for MCA Admission
S.No. Name of Centre Sub. Code & Sub.
Code Number
1 School of Computer &
Systems Sciences
Master of Computer
Applications- MCAM
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with adequate competence in
Mathematics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55%

JNU MCA 2023 Exam Pattern

Those who have applied or will apply can check the JNUEE paper pattern in the given table:

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination Pattern
Exam Mode LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
Medium of exam English only 
Duration of exam 180 Minutes(02 Hours)
Questions Type Multiple Choice Question(MCQ)
Number of Questions 100 
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each correct response. There will be no deduction for wrong responses.

Stay connected to the page to know the change(if any) about the JNU MCA entrance exam scheme.

JNU MCA 2023 Syllabus

The questions from General Aptitude, Reasoning, Maths of Graduation & XII level topics as listed below will be asked in JNU MCA syllabus 2023.

Mathematics Syllabus:

  • Differential and Integral Calculus
  • Vector Algebra 
  • Trigonometry
  • 2D-3-D Geometry 
  • Modern Algebra
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Real Analysis
  • Theory of Real Function
  • Matrices and Determinants

Computer Science Syllabus:

  • Digital Systems Design & Architecture
  • Programming Languages (C)
  • Data structures
  • Discrete mathematics

JNU MCA 2023 Admit Card

The Admit Card will be issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions & application form. Check the other vital details about the hall ticket below:

  • The authority will release the JNUEE (MCA) 2020 admit card after the application form window will be closed.
  • All aspirants will have to download their hall ticket from the official website of the National Testing Agency.
  • It is mandatory to carry the exam call letter to the exam hall otherwise entry would not be given. 
  • Aslo, must carry any national photo identity in original along with the admit card for verification purposes.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on a date and timings other than that mentioned on the call letter.
  • In case of any query regarding the hall ticket, the candidate must approach the helpline between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 
  • The authority will not send the admit cards via post to any individual.

JNU MCA 2023 Answer Key

Check the details of the answer key of JNU  Master of Computer Applications 2020 below in the given points:

  • After the successful conduction of the exam, the NTA will release the Answer Key on its official website for three days. 
  • With the help of a provisional answer key, the candidates will be able to calculate their expected marks of the entrance exam.
  • To download the answer key one has to enter the application number & password. 
  • The candidates will be given an opportunity to make a challenge against the Answer Key on payment of Rs. 1000/- per question & also will have to submit the proof in support of answer.
  • After that, the authority will release the final Answer Key based on which result will be declared.

JNU MCA 2023 Result

In the below-mentioned points check the result details:

  • National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the result in the last week of May or first week of June 2020.
  • Applicants will be able to check their results online on the official website by entering their application number and password/date of birth. 
  • The JNU MCA individual’s result page will show marks obtained in the entrance exam and the status of having passed or not. 

JNU MCA 2023 Merit List

Candidates can check the merit list details below in the given points:

  • The NTA will release the merit list based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the examination.
  • It will have the details of marks secured & the rank in the entrance examination.
  • Those who will get their names in the merit list will be called for the counselling process.

JNU MCA 2023 Counselling 

Check the details of counselling below:

  • The counselling process for JNU MCA admission 2023 will be conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru University itself based on the JNUEE merit list released by NTA.
  • The selected candidates will have to carry the original documents of their educational minimum qualification & national identity card.
  • The process will take place tentatively in July.

JNU  MCA 2023 Seat Reservation

The candidates can check the category-wise reservation of seats which will be given of the total number of seats on admission.

Jawaharlal Nehru University MCA Seats
Categories Percentage of Reservation
Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) applicants 7.5%
PwD candidates 5%
EWS(those who are not covered any of the above) 10%

Note: To claim the reservation applicants must submit the certificate supporting their claim.

JNU MCA 2023 Highlights

Applicants can check the basic information about the JNU MCA 2023 in the below table:

 Master of Computer Applications Admission at JNU
Exam Name JNUEE  2023(Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination)
Conducting Body  National Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of exam University Level
Frequency of exam Once a year
Exam Mode Online mode
Purpose of exam To offer admission in  Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 
Duration of Course 03 Years (6 Semester)
JNU official Website https://www.jnu.ac.in/

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