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Undergraduate Admissions

When will applications open for the Undergraduate Programme commencing in August 2021?

Applications for the current Admissions Cycle are now open. For more details please visit https://admissions.jgu.edu.in/

 

How can I apply to Undergraduate Programme commencing in August 2020?

Candidates are required to fill the Undergraduate Application Form in order to apply for the programme. The Application Form is available online on our website. Please click here https://admissions.jgu.edu.in/ to apply.

 

 Do I need to submit official transcripts and certificates when I apply?

You will have to attach scanned copies of all your transcripts and certificates in your online Application Form. It is mandatory to attach your grade X transcript. Students who have appeared for qualifying examinations and are waiting for examination results can put “results awaited” in the relevant column.

 

While filling out the Non-Academic Activities and Engagement section, it is recommended that you attach whatever certificates you have. If you wish your participation to be considered for evaluation, you will be required to furnish the certificates at the time of the Interview Round.

 

 

What are the criteria for selection into the Undergraduate Programme?

Jindal Global University (JGU) pursues a holistic admissions policy for most programmes. A holistic admissions policy seeks to understand the whole applicants beyond numbers and asks whether an applicant will be a good fit in a programme and whether they will thrive. This is in keeping with the best practices of international universities and allows us to select the best applicants for our programmes. 

 

What are the academic scores that have to be submitted for evaluation?

Students are required to submit their grade X, XI, and XII final exam scores. In case they are applying before their grade XII final/ board exam results are available, students must submit grade XII predicted scores.

 

What are the predicted grades/scores?

Students who are awaiting their grade XII final/ board exam results are required to submit their predicted grades. Predicted grades are supposed to be an accurate estimation of a student’s final grades. For students from the IB, Cambridge, and other International boards, the school counsellor must submit the predicted grades on behalf of the student. The process to do this is mentioned in the application form. Students from other boards may submit their predictions, or share the school counsellor’s predictions.

 

How can I check the status of my application?

When you submit your Application Form, you will receive an automated email saying that your application has been submitted. After the application submission, if you have been shortlisted for the Interview Round, you will receive the interview invitation via email on your registered email ID.

 

 

Which entrance exam JGU prefer for admission. 

  • Applicants to the BBA (H) / B.Com (H) / Integrated BBA (H) + MBA / BA (H) Eco/ BA (H) Liberal Arts & Humanities / BA (H) Journalism & Media Studies / BA (H) Global Affairs / B.A. (Hons.) Finance and Entrepreneurship / BA (H) Environmental Studies/ BA (H) Political Science/ BA (H) Social Science & Policy / B.A.(Hons.) Psychology must register for JSAT ( Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test ) at www.home.pearsonvue.com/jsat. We also accept at par SAT/ACT score for above mentioned courses. 
  • Applicants for the B. Arch Program must register for Accepted Standardized Tests or Competitive Examinations – NATA/ JEE Mains Paper 2.
  • Applicants for the Bachelor of Design (B. Des) and BA (Hons) Built Environment /Architecture Studies Program must register for Jindal Creative Aptitude Test (JCAT) at www.home.pearsonvue.com/jgu/jcat.

 

  • Applicants to the 5 year BA / BBA LL.B. (H) must register for LSAT—India examination before submitting this form. Register for LSAT—India 2021 Examination at www.discoverlaw.in
  • Applicants to the Three Years BA (Hons.) Legal Studies must register for LSAT—India or JSAT Law examination before submitting this form. Register for JSAT Law Examination at www.home.pearsonvue.com/jgu/jsat-law

 

Do I have to give JSAT right now or wait until I get result for next step of admission process? If so, please let me know when I will be notified for the same?

After the successful completion/ submission of the application form, the committee reviews the supplementary answers and mark sheets. Students found eligible for round 2(Appearing for the Entrance Exam) are notified through e-mail. 

 

I have yet to take an eligibility exam. Most probably I will take the LSAT. I have filled the result section as awaited, is that appropriate?

Students can appear through more than 1 competitive exam. If you have applied for LSAT and yet to appear for it, you can select it as awaited. But generally, the LSAT results are announced in May. So in order to complete your application in time, we suggest that you take up JSAT exam.

 

I have my JSAT scheduled for tomorrow and have not received the Admit Card until now. How to download the admit card?

The payment confirmation e-mail received from JSAT mentioning all the details including venue and time slot is itself an Admit Card. Take a printout of it along with any Govt. Photo ID proof.

 

Whether LSAT score is acceptable for other programmes of JGU?

Yes, we accept LSAT Scores for other programmes.

 

How can I book a Time Slot for JSAT for the second time?

You can attempt JSAT Exam only thrice. The time slot will be available according to the Centre availability.

 

I’ve filled the application and paid the fee. Now I want to know the topics which will come for the exam? 

Once you will be qualified for Round 2(Entrance test round), the Sample papers for LSAT/JSAT Exam will be shared in a separate e-mail.

 

 When can I get my JSAT results by approximately?

Generally, we announce the result within 48 hours after you appear for the exam. Either SELECTED or REJECTED, you will be notified through e-mail or phone for the same. No scores are displayed after the JSAT is over.

 

Is it possible to apply before obtaining the grade XII final/ board exam scores?

Yes. Students can apply before obtaining their grade XII final/ board exam results. 

 

What is the weightage given to each component – scores, extracurriculars, SOP, and interview – in the final admissions decision?

The Admissions Team handpicks students based on their potential for academic rigour and extra-curricular engagement. These include academic scores/JSAT/SAT/ACT scores, projects, and research, if applicable, as well as a disciplined and committed pursuit of varied interests and passions. Equally, the SOP and faculty interview with the panel, also contribute to the decision for admission.

 

How to get the application number?

 

The application Number (Alpha Numeric) gets generated after making the payment of Rs.3000/- towards the application fee. E.g. JGBS/UG/20/2345