NEHU Admissions 2020 – North Eastern Hill University, Shillong has released the application form for NEHU 2020 admissions. Candidates will need to register for NEHU 2020 online by visiting the official website. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria as per their repective programmes will only be eligible for the admission process. Only those who have successfully registered for NEHU 2020 admissions and submitted the application forms can appear for the examination.
The North Eastern Hill University offers MA programmes in a number of subjects including Anthropology, Philosophy, Statistics, Environmental Science, History and Archaeology. Scroll below to read about NEHU Admissions 2020 including revised dates, registration and counselling.
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NEHU Admissions 2020 – Overview
|Name of the Admission||NEHU Admission|
|Admission Conducting Body||North Eastern Hill University, Shillong|
|Frequency of Exam||Once in a year|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Courses Offered||General Courses|
|Mode of Application||Online mode|
|Selection Criteria||For some courses there will be entrance test and for some courses, candidates will be selected on the basis of marks secured in qualifying exam|
NEHU Admission Dates 2020
All the candidates applying for the NEHU 2020 admissions are advised to check below the application dates and other important dates from the table provided below.
NEHU Admission 2020 Calendar
|Release of NEHU application form 2020||Available|
|Last date to apply||June 2020|
|Date of entrance exam for some of the courses||To be notified|
|Announcement of result||To be notified|
|NEHU admission counselling||To be notified|
NEHU 2020 Academic Calendar for Semester Classes
|Commencement of odd semester classes||First week of August 2020|
|Odd semester examination dates||First week of December 2020|
|Commencement of winter vacation||December to first week of February 2020|
|Commencement of even semester classes||First week of February 2020|
|Even semester examination dates||First week of June 2020|
|Semester break||July 2020|
NEHU 2020 Courses
Candidates can check below the names of the courses offered by North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
- MA/MSc in Anthropology
- MA in Philosophy
- MSc in Statistics
- MSc in Rural Development and Agricultural Production
- MSc in Environmental Science
- MA in Political Science
- MA in History and Archaeology
- MA in Journalism and Mass Communication
- MA Sociology
- Master of Commerce (M.Com)
- MA English
Besdies these, the university also offers Certificate, Diploma and B.Ed. (Special Education) through Distance Education courses.
NEHU 2020 Eligibility Criteria
North Eastern Hill University determines the eligibility criteria for various programmes. It is important for the candidates to check the eligibility criteria in order to avoid any rejections at later stages. The eligibility criteria include requirements based on educational qualification and minimum marks. Check below the table provided for detailed information.
- MA/MSc in Anthropology – Candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology will be given first preference. The second preference will be given to those candidates who have a major in Geography, Sociology, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Home Science and Mass Communication.
- MA in Philosophy – Candidates with Majors in Philosophy will be preferred. However, those with majors in any subject and simple pass in Philosophy with 40 percent marks will be eligible.
- MSc in Statistics – Candidates with a graduation degree in Statistics and Mathematics will be eligible to apply.
- MSc in Rural Development and Agricultural Production – Candidates with a B.Sc. degree in Agriculture and those having B.Sc. with Zoology, Botany, Horticulture, Forestry or Biochemistry are also eligible to apply.
- MSc in Environmental Science – Those who have a Bachelor‟s degree in Environmental Science /Botany /Zoology /Chemistry/Biotechnology /Biochemistry Geography /Geology/Forestry are eligible to apply.
- MA in Political Science – Candidates with B.A. degree in Political Science will be considered for admission into MA in Political Science.
- MA in Journalism and Mass Communication – Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50 percent aggregate marks can apply for NEHU 2020 admissions. Also, candidates will have to qualify in the entrance test as well.
NEHU 2020 Application Form
North Eastern Hill University, Shillong has released the application form in online mode for all programmes. In order to fill up the online NEHU admission form, candidates will have to visit the official website (nehu.ac.in). Before applying for NEHU 2020 admissions, candidates must go through the eligibility criteria in order to avoid rejection at any later stage. In order to fill up the application form, candidates will have to follow these steps.
- Filling up the required information
- Uploading of documents
- Payment of application fees
- Final submission
Candidates will have to pay the application fees or else they will not be able to submit the application form. The payment has to be made in online mode by using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking through SBI and HDFC Bank.
|Category||Fees (in INR)|
After paying the application fees, candidates must take a printout of the application form of NEHU 2020 for future references.
NEHU 2020 Admit Card
The North Eastern Hill University will issue the admit card of entrance exam for some of the select programmes in online mode. Eligible candidates can download their admit card by using their username and password on the official website. NEHU 2020 admit card can be downloaded by only those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form and paid the application fee.
The NEHU hall ticket will mention the details about the exam venue, date and time of the exam, test centres address along with other information like name of the candidate, application number and photograph and signature.
Along with the admit card of NEHU entrance exam, candidates are also required to carry any one photo identity card including Aadhaar Card, Passport, Voter ID Card, Driving License and PAN Card. Without carrying the hall ticket of NEHU 2020 admissions, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre.
NEHU 2020 Exam Pattern
The North Eastern Hill University, Shillong conducts entrance tests for some of the professional courses. The authorities have released the entrance exam pattern along with the prospectus on the official website. For MA in Journalism and Mass Communication, entrance exam, the questions will be based on these four topics – General English, General Knowledge and Logical Reasoning. Candidates will have to complete the objective type of paper within two hours.
NEHU 2020 Selection Procedure
The NE Hill University determines the selection procedure for all the eligible candidates in order to shortlist them for the next stage of admission. As per the NEHU 2020 admission selection procedure for some courses, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their marks obtained in the qualifying exam and national entrance test conducted by the other statutory bodies. However, for some programmes there will be entrance tests conducted by the university. Also, the weightage as given to the qualifying exam and entrance exam will be of the ratio 50:50.
NEHU 2020 Results
The university will declare the NEHU admission result. Candidates may note that the result of NEHU 2020 admissions will be released in the form of a merit list. In order to check the results, candidates will have to visit the official website and click on the relevant link. In the NEHU result 2020, there will be the following information – name, category, name of the institution and name of the reporting supervisor. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted in NEHU admission 2020 result will have to report to the allotted college with the prescribed documents.
NEHU Admission 2020 – Required Documents
All the shortlisted candidates will further go for document verification at the allotted centre. Check below the list of documents that have to be carried:
- Class 10th, 12th and Graduation marksheet
- Scorecard of the entrance exam appeared for
- Birth Certificate
- Domicile Certificate
- Caste/Community Certificate (if applicable)
- Four passport size photographs
- Transfer Certificate
- Migration Certificate
- Aadhar Card
- Passport size photographs
NEHU Admission 2020 – Seats
NEHU Admission 2020 – FAQs
Question 1.How is the merit list of NEHU admission prepared?
Answer. The NEHU merit list 2020 is prepared on the basis of marks secured in the by the candidates in the entrance exam.
Question 2. Is there any provision for re-evaluation of the NEHU 2020 result?
Answer. No, the request for re-evaluation of the result will not be entertained under any circumstances.
Question 3. Do I need to collect the application form for NEHU admission from the institute?
Answer. No, the application form for NEHU 2020 admission will be available in online mode on the official website.
Question 4. How much do I need to secure in the qualifying exam to get shortlisted for NEHU admission?
Answer. To get shortlisted, candidates belonging to general category have to score at least 50 percent whereas those belonging to OBC are required to score at least 45 percent.
Question 5. What is the mode of payment for the application fee?
Answer. The candidates need to pay the application fee in online mode.
We hope that this article about NEHU Admission 2020 have helped you with an overview of the North Eastern Hill University admission process. In case if there is something else that you need to know, feel free to connect with us by writing in the comment section below.
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