Violence broke out at JNU on Sunday night after masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus.
The protestors termed Delhi Police' handling of the situation near Jamia Milia Islamia on Sunday 'barbaric'.
In a reply to a question over the JNU hostel fee hike, the minister said that the varsity has increased room rents after around 40 years.
The JNU Students' Union has said almost 17 centers have decided to boycott the semester examinations scheduled to start from December 12.
The JNUSU, which has been protesting for over a month against the proposed hike in hostel fee, said at least 17 centres have held meetings and supported the call for the boycott of semester exams.