Jadavpur University Exam Pattern 2020 - Aspirants must check the Jadavpur University 2020 exam pattern to find important information related to the entrance test paper like maximum marks, duration, syllabus, marks distribution, and so on. Candidates appearing for the entrance examination conducted by the university can go through the exam pattern of Jadavpur University 2020 to get an idea about how the examination is going to be like. Jadavpur University exam pattern 2020 will give candidates a fair idea about the question paper structure and its contents. The exam pattern of Jadavpur University for both undergraduate and postgraduate programme is given below in the article. According to Jadavpur University exam pattern 2020, the question paper for all subjects will consist of both MCQs and descriptive questions or just descriptive questions. The entrance test will be held in the offline mode.
For more information on Jadavpur University 2020 exam pattern like question paper structure, syllabus, marks distribution, entrance exam dates and instructions, selection modes, and so on, candidates may read further.
Given below are the entrance exam pattern for undergraduate courses. Candidates will find maximum marks, duration, and modalities of the question paper.
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Types of questions/Modalities
Four passage based questions - 60 marks
One descriptive question - 40 marks
Types of Questions/Modalities
Part One - 30 MCQs - 30 marks, Part Two - Four poem based descriptive questions - 40 marks, one essay question - 50 marks. Two logic based questions - 10 marks
Two short notes - 20 marks
One descriptive question - 20 marks
One short essay - 20 marks
One poem based descriptive question - 20 marks (There will be certain questions which can be answered either in Bengali or English. Candidates who had Bengali in school can write those answers in Bengali)
Three comprehension based questions - 20 marks, one essay based question - 15 marks, One argument based question - 10 marks , Five Multiple Choice Questions - 5 marks
One essay, Four short notes, comprehension passage, 20 MCQs
One essay - 40 marks
Four short notes - 20 marks
Four passage based questions - 20 marks
20 MCQs - 20 marks
Candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of Jadavpur University 2020 for postgraduate programmes to get an idea about the details of the question paper mentioned below like maximum marks, duration, types of questions, and modalities.
Paper one - 1.5 hours
Paper two - Two hours
Paper 1- (100 marks) (For category 2 students) Part 1 - 5 Passages each with 6 MCQs - 60 marks
Part 2 - One essay (options available) - 40 marks
Paper 2 (100 marks)
Four Poem based questions - 40 marks
One essay writing question for forty marks - 40 marks
Four short notes (options available) - 20 marks
Part A- 30 MCQs - 30 marks
Two descriptive questions - 20 marks total
Number of questions
Section A - Microeconomics - 13 MCQs - 26 marks
Section B - Macroeconomics - 13 MCQs - 26 marks
Section C- Mathematical Economics - 12 MCQs - 24 marks
Section D - Statistics and Economics - 12 MCQs - 24 marks
Part one - Seen questions
Part two - unseen questions
Group A - 10 MCQs each of two marks (to be answered out of 14 given MCQs)
Group B - 5 Descriptive questions each of 4 marks (To be answered out of 10 given questions)
Group C - One essay for ten marks (to be answered out of four questions
One essay for 50 marks
Five descriptive questions - 50 marks
Four passage based questions (50 marks )
Two descriptive questions - (50 marks)
One passage based descriptive question - 30 marks
Two short notes each of 20 marks (500 words each)
One essay of 30 marks (1500 words)
Category I - Three descriptive questions (To be attempted either in Bengali or English)
Category II - Paper 1 - 50 marks - Three descriptive questions
Paper 2 - Two questions - 50 marks
One essay - 50 marks
Five descriptive questions - 50 marks
Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus of Jadavpur University 2020 to know the topics and subjects from where questions will be asked in the entrance test. The syllabus of Jadavpur University will mention the modalities of the question paper and their marks distribution. Jadavpur University syllabus 2020 will be different for various entrance examination based programmes. The university will also release the updated syllabus of Jadavpur University along with the official admission brochure.
Aspirants are advised to first check the complete syllabus of Jadavpur University for their desired programmes.
Candidates are advised to go through the aforementioned exam pattern and familiarize themselves with the pattern of the question paper, types of questions, and marks distribution.
After getting a fair idea of the question paper pattern and structure, candidates should prepare a time table to assign time slots to topics which need to be studied.
Try to make long and short notes while studying each important topics.
Candidates should also practice considerable number of sample papers. This will not only help candidates to strengthen their understanding of concepts but also help them to increase their attempting speed.
Candidates appearing for the admission process of Jadavpur University must be acquainted with the selection process of their desired programme.The selection process of Jadavpur University will vary as per different courses. The university will publish results in the form of merit lists which will mention the list of candidates selected for admissions and their ranks.
These candidates will then have to attend a counselling round on the mentioned dates along with requisite documents. If candidates fail to attend the counselling session, their admissions will be forfeited. Given in the table below are the selection modes for different courses of Jadavpur University.
Faculty of Arts (UG)
50%(marks in qualifying examination)+50%(marks in entrance test)
Written entrance test (candidates will have to qualify in the first part of the question paper. Only then they will be evaluated for the second part)
Marks in qualifying examination (including marks in Maths)
Sanskrit and Sociology
Aggregate marks in the HSC or equivalent exam
Comparative Literature and History
Marks in entrance test
50% (marks in Bengali and English taken together in HSC or equivalent examination)+ 50% (marks in the written entrance test)
Marks in the qualifying examination. Interviews will be conducted for the following courses - Hons. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Geological Sciences.
Faculty of Arts (PG)
Candidates who have an hons. in Film Studies with at least an aggregate of 50% will be admitted directly.
Rest will be admitted on the basis of marks in the entrance examination.
Marks in the admission test (candidates who have done their hons. In non-literature subjects will have to appear for two papers. Rest will have to take only one paper)
Bengali and Sociology
Marks in the qualifying examination. Students who have completed their graduation from correspondence or distance will be admitted on the basis of a qualifying test.
Economics, Linguistics, Political Science with International Relations, History, English
Marks in the admission test
Philosophy and Sanskrit
50%(marks in qualifying exam) + 50%(marks in admission test)
Category 1 -
(% of marks in HSC or equivalent)(0.5) + (% of marks in B.A. (Hons.)Education) (0.5)
(% of marks in HSC examination)(0.5) + (% of marks in B.Ed.)(0.5)
Faculty of Sciences (PG)
70%(entrance exam) + 30%(viva)
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Geology, Geography and Electronics Science
Marks in the entrance test
60%(admission test) + 40%(hons. paper)
For Secondary or equivalent students, (0.1)(aggregate of all marks)
For Higher Secondary or equivalent students, (aggregate of marks)(0.2)
For Honours Graduates(aggregate of marks in Honours paper only)(0.3)
For Postgraduate students (% of marks)(0.4)
The entrance examination will be conducted in offline mode.
Candidates should carry two copies of admit cards with their passport size colour photographs affixed on them. Additionally, they should carry their valid identity proofs as well.
The nature of the question paper depends upon the programme applied for. I.e, MCQ, Descriptive type or both.
Candidates are advised to report to the examination centre at least an hour before the exam is scheduled.
Aspirants are advised to carry blue/black ball pen, at least two pencils, and other important stationery items.
The duration of Jadavpur University entrance test will vary depending upon the programmes applied in the application form.
Candidates will either be selected based on the marks scored in the entrance test or based on the last qualifying examination score.
As per the exam pattern of Jadavpur University 2020, candidates will be asked a total of four passages and two descriptive questions.
As per the Jadavpur University 2020 exam pattern, the entrance examination will be conducted in offline mode.
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minimum percentage required in class 12th is different for different categories
for unreserved candidate 60%
for reserved candidate 50%
the addmission process is offered by on the basis of wbjee score followed by counselling.
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As the admission process in Jadavpur University is through WBJEE, the University gives 90% reservation to it's domicile students. Remaining 10% seats are for foreign state students.
As per last few years record the score was declined upto 164 rank for other state students(general category), to take admission in computer science at Jadavpur University.
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