Jai Prakash University, Chapra (JPU Chapra) - Admission

State University


Chhapra, Bihar

State University


Chhapra, Bihar

Jai Prakash University Admission 2020-21: Courses Offered, Reservation, Application Process

Updated On - December 13 2019 by Jimmy

Jai Prakash University (JPU) was established in 1990 by the enactment of Section 3(b) of Bihar State Universities Act, 1976 and located in Chapra, Bihar, India. The university is a State University recognized by the UGC and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities. 

The university was established on 22 November 1990 by the Government of Bihar to the needs of higher and quality education for the people of Saran commisionary. JPU offers courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in most of the subjects. 

Jai Prakash University has completed its 27 years and comprises of 21 constituent and 12 affiliated colleges situated in the districts of Chapra, Siwan, and Gopalganj. The university also comprises of 16 affiliated B.Ed. colleges, an Engineering college named as Loknayak Jai Prakash Engineering College, and a recently proposed Medical college. 
  • Admissions to UG Courses are offered to the candidates who have passed 10+2 with minimum 45% marks in aggregate.
  • LLB Course is offered to the candidates having passed Graduation with at least 45% marks.
  • Admissions to UG courses are based on Merit and Counselling.
  • LLB admissions are based on the Entrance Exam scores conducted by the University.
  • JP University PG Admissions are open for those candidates who have passed Graduation with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Admissions to all the Postgraduate courses are provided based on Merit.
  • JP University application process for admissions is completely held through online mode. 

Jai Prakash University UG Admission 2020

The university offers three-year degree programs in the disciplines of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, and Commerce. Candidates who have successfully cleared the Intermediate level examination will only get admission in the corresponding courses. For the admission in Honors level, it is mandatory to clear the intermediate level exam with a score of at least 45 % in the related subjects.

Minimum eligibility for admission in three-year programs in Law (LLB) is to have a graduation level degree in any discipline with at least 40% marks. University offers various Undergraduate courses such as BCA, BBA, BJMC, B. Lib. In Information Science, BA, B.Com, B.Sc. and B.Ed course.

Eligibility for UG Admission in Jai Prakash University

The eligibility criteria for the admission into various UG courses offered by the JP University is given below:

JPU Eligibility for Undergraduate Admission
Course Name
Minimum Eligibility
Selection Criteria
Course Duration


Humanities, Functional Hindi, Industrial Fish & Fisheries

It is mandatory to clear the intermediate level exam with a score of at least 45% in the related subjects to take admission in Honors level.

Admissions are done based on marks in the qualifying degree. The academic council of University will take the final decision.



Bio-Technology, Environmental Science, Industrial Microbiology

It is mandatory to clear 10+2 with a score of at least 45 % in the related subjects.







The basic eligibility criteria for L.L.B. admission is graduation. Min. 45% of marks in graduation are required for general category and 40% for reserved categories.

Admissions are done either based on qualifying marks or through some entrance test. Students appearing for the final year exam of their graduation degree can also apply for entrance tests conducted for LLB admissions.



Computer Application

It is mandatory to clear 10+2 exam with a score of at least 45 % in the related subjects.

Admissions are done based on marks in the qualifying degree. Only the academic council of University will take the final decision. 




Business Administration


Journalism & Mass Communication

Graduation or Equivalent

B. Li. Inf. Sc. (Bachelor of Library Information Science)

Information Science

It is mandatory to clear 12 standard examinations with a score of at least 45 % in the related subjects.

Important Points:
  • University offers Graduation programmes in Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, and Commerce stream.
  • Distance education courses are also offered by the University to fulfil its mission to provide education to all.
  • Various scholarships are also provided for reserved category and physically disabled students.
  • Final Admissions are provided purely based on the counselling and merit-based.

Jai Prakash University PG Admission 2020

Postgraduate Admissions are offered in various subjects such as Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Commerce with various specializations as Hindi, Sanskrit, English, Urdu, Philosophy, Political Science, Economics, History, Psychology, Geography, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and commerce. 

Eligibility for PG Admission in Jai Prakash University

For the admission into Postgraduate courses, students have to fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

JPU Eligibility for Postgraduate Admission
Course NameSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
M.A.Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Philosophy, Political Science, PsychologyAt least 50% marks in B.A. (Hons) in aggregate or graduation with 60% marks in Relevant subject.Selection is based on merit or marks scored in graduation only. Merit list will be prepared by the academic council of University.
M.Sc.Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Zoology, PhysicsGraduation in any discipline with Mathematics and English as the main subject with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.Selection criteria are purely based on marks scored in graduation.
M.Com.CommerceGraduation or B.Com with 50% marks or equivalent.Selection criteria are purely based on marks scored in graduation.
Important Points:
  • JP University offers PG courses in MA, M.Com and M.Sc. with various specializations with a duration period of 2 years.
  • The academic activities of the university are decided, designs and simulate by the Academic council of Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya (University).
  • Final Admissions in the University are provided purely based on the merit.
  • Relaxation will also be provided to the reserved category candidates as per University norms.

Jai Prakash University Application Process 2020

The application form for the admission into various courses offered by the Jai Prakash University will be available on the official website of the university. Students can download the application form from the website and submit the same, after filling all the required details asked in the application form, at the address of the university along with the necessary documents.

Documents required for filling the application form:
  1. 10th and 12th marks sheet
  2. Valid scorecard of entrance exam (whatever applicable)
  3. Aadhaar card
  4. Recent Photograph (Coloured)
  5. Personal, academic and address details.
  6. Debit/Credit card or payment details
  7. Passing certificate of the qualifying exam
  8. Transfer Certificate (if applicable)
  9. Other documents as per university requirements.
University Adress:

Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya,
Rahul Sankrityan Nagar,
Near Parwati Ashram (Chota Telpa),
Chapra - 841301, Bihar

Jai Prakash University Reservation Criteria

Category-wise reservation criteria of Jai Prakash University is given below:

Reservation Criteria of JP University
CategoryReservation Criteria (%)
Most Backward Class18
Most Backward Class12
Woman from Backward Class3
Physically Handicapped3
Students endorsed by the donors1
Wards of the teachers of College/University Departments and other colleges2
Wards of non-teaching employees2
Wards of university officers1
By the grace of Vice-chancellor4
Wards of soldiers1
Wards of transferred Govt. Employees1
By the grace of principals4
N.S.S./Adult Education1
Sports & Games1
Music & Lalit Kala1
NOTE: Seats that are vacant in the reserved categories will be treated as free and such seats will be allotted to the candidates according to the merit of the applicants.

Jai Prakash University Highlights

Check the below-given table to know the basic details of JPU University:

University NameJai Prakash University, Chapra
University TypePrivate
Basic Admission CriteriaBased on the merit list prepared by the academic council of University.
Application ModeOnline
Entrance Exam NameUniversity conducts Entrance Exam
Entrance ModeOnline

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