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  Metros   Delhi  23 Jan 2017  After 13 years, JNU hikes entrance test fee by 27 per cent

After 13 years, JNU hikes entrance test fee by 27 per cent

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jan 23, 2017, 4:05 am IST
Updated : Jan 23, 2017, 6:48 am IST

Hike will not be applicable to candidates of reserved categories, including SC/ST, physically disabled and below poverty line.

The fee for the entrance examination has been increased after 13 years. (Representational image)
 The fee for the entrance examination has been increased after 13 years. (Representational image)

New Delhi: JNU aspirants will now have to shell out more money for appearing for the varsity’s entrance examination as the exam fees has been increased by 27 per cent from the upcoming academic session.

According to officials of the varsity’s admission department, a decision in this regard was taken at a recent meeting of the academic council followed by the executive council.

 

However, the hike will not be applicable to candidates of reserved categories, including SC/ST, physically disabled and below poverty line.

“The fee for the entrance examination has been increased after 13 years. Prior to this, the fees structure was revised in 2003. ,” an official said.

Earlier, the application fee for BA programme was Rs 420 and for choosing one and additional programmes was Rs 630 and Rs 800, respectively. Now, the same has been hiked up to Rs 530, Rs 800 and Rs 1,000 respectively.

Similarly, the fees for MPhil, PhD, MTech, MSc, MCA and MA programmes, which were Rs 300, have now been increased to Rs 400.

For additional disciplines, the candidates will have to pay Rs 575 and Rs 750, respectively.

 

Tags: below poverty line (bpl), jawaharlal nehru university (jnu), physically disabled
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi