JNU Exam Pattern 2018

JNU Exam PatternJNU Exam Pattern 2018 - Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has stated the exam pattern of JNU 2018 on its official website. The entrance examinations for various postgraduate programmes of JNU will be conducted on December 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2017. The JNU exam pattern 2018 mentions the number of questions, marks allocated to them, total marks, types of question paper (subjective or objective) etc. Once the candidates are made aware of the JNU 2018 exam pattern, it will aid them in preparing for the JNUEE 2018 in different programmes. Careers360, with an objective to guide the aspirants, brings the JNU exam pattern 2018 for various postgraduate programmes. Candidates must note that JNU will be conducting the examinations in an offline mode. Also, an important point to remember is that there will be negative marking but only in case of objective type question paper. The duration of each examination would be three hours. For more details on exam pattern of JNU 2018, check the page below.


JNU 2018 Exam Pattern for M.A programme

JAM Exam Pattern 2018 for M.A in Politics and International Relations and Area Studies will cover five disciplines in the question paper which are Sociology, Political Science, International Relations, History. There will be a sufficient choice of questions to be attempted. The question paper will be subjective. In M.A in International Relations and Area Studies, emphasis will be on Area Studies in International Relations. Master of Arts (In world Economy) examination will be based on micro-economics, macroeconomics, mathematics and statistics, International trade,  public economics and economic development. This will be an objective type question paper of 100 marks with negative marking.


JNU 2018 Exam Pattern of M.A in Language, Literature and Culture Studies

JAM Exam Pattern 2018 for M.A in Language, Literature and Culture Studies will cover topics from relevant language and topics on grammar, translations, short essays and about society, culture and literature of language origin country. The examination will have subjective type questions.


JNU 2018 Exam Pattern of M.Sc. Programme

JAM Exam Pattern 2018 for M.Sc. Programme’s question paper will be divided into two parts. The first part will carry questions of Science and Maths (based on Class 12) and the second part will carry questions purely based on science i.e.  Physics, Geology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Mathematics at B.Sc level. This exam would consists of objective type questions only.


 JNU 2018 Exam Pattern of M.Sc in Physics and Chemistry

Questions in examination of M.Sc in Physics will cover the broader areas of Physics, Physical Chemistry and Mathematics at B.Sc. (General) level whereas for M.Sc in Chemistry, the questions will be based on Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry. M.Sc in Physics and Chemistry will contain objective type questions only.


JNU Exam Pattern 2018 of M.A in Arts and Aesthetics


This examination of M.A in arts and aesthetics will have subjective type questions only. These questions will be divided into two types: short answer type questions and essay based questions.


JNU Exam Pattern 2018 for M.A. in Sanskrit

Questions in M.A. in Sanskrit examination needs to be answered either in English or Sanskrit language. There will be short answer type questions for a total of 100 marks with no negative marking.


JNU Exam Pattern 2018 for M.Sc in Molecular Medicine

The question paper of M.Sc in Molecular Medicinewill be divided into two parts. The first part will contain objective type questions on molecualr medicine and the other part will consists of questions based on Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics and relevant subject.


Benefits of knowing the JNU Exam Pattern 2018

  • Candidates can form their own preparation strategies once they are made aware of the JNU 2018 exam pattern.

  • It facilities time management while attempting questions.

  • These strategies built by them can give them an edge over others while writing the JNU 2018 entrance examination.

  • Since JNU follows a negative marking policy in JNU exam pattern 2018, a candidate who is well aware of the exam pattern of JNU 2018 would attempt only those questions first which he/she is confident about, thus, decreasing the negative marking.

Stay tuned to university.careers360.com for latest updates on JNU Exam Pattern 2018

Related Articles



Join this QNA topic to get updates about latest happenings about the exam!

  • 678 Joined
  • 55 Questions

harsha 6 days ago

harshas picture
HarshaLast Seen: 5 days 18 hours agoJoined on: 16-Jun-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

All msc entrance exam ke lie bsc regular clg student hokr krna jruri h kya?

Answer (1)

User Pic

Susmita Sen 3 hours ago

Susmita Sens picture
Susmita SenLast Seen: 2 hours 56 min agoJoined on: 16-Jun-2018Education Interest: PharmacyEducation Level: In Graduation

Hi Harsha,

No it is not necessary to be a regular clg student for MSC entrance exam.you can do MSC via distance education system.

Thank you.Good luck.


Bala rgr 10 days ago

Bala rgrs picture
Bala RgrLast Seen: 3 days 6 hours agoJoined on: 12-Jun-2018Education Interest: Media and JournalismEducation Level: In Graduation

If i get pass on my entrance. What about my fees structure in jnu. Journalism and mass communication?

Answer (1)


Hanisha 9 days ago

Hanishas picture
HanishaLast Seen: 19 hours 28 min agoJoined on: 01-Jun-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
It depends on which college you choose. If you go for VIPS then it varies around 52,800INR. If you go for FIMT, then around 58,300 INR.Basically, the 1 year academic fees of any college of IPU stays b...Read More
lalit choudharys picture
Lalit ChoudharyLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 03-Jun-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

Hii, muje BA first year me jnu me addmision lena hai. aur mere 12 me 61.40% bane hai to jnu,delhi me addmision ka kya process hai plz...

Answer (1)

Deepali Agarwals picture
Deepali AgarwalLast Seen: 14 hours 17 min agoJoined on: 23-May-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation


Your marks are low for JNU . 




Habibullah 1 month ago

Habibullahs picture
HabibullahLast Seen: 3 weeks 5 days agoJoined on: 14-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

2019-20 JNUEE application date

Answer (1)


Mahima 1 month ago

Mahimas picture
MahimaLast Seen: 9 hours 46 min agoJoined on: 11-May-2018Education Interest: LawEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi HabibullahFor the 2019-2020 session, the Application form will release in the 3rd week of September 2018.The Last date to submit the application will be in the 3rd week of October 2018Admit card wi...Read More
mayuri bhattacharyyas picture
Mayuri BhattacharyyaLast Seen: 1 month 2 weeks agoJoined on: 25-Apr-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

Is the application for JNUCEE same as JNUCBEE?

Answer (1)


Soumen Mandal 11 days ago

Soumen Mandals picture
Soumen MandalLast Seen: 4 days 16 hours agoJoined on: 15-Oct-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
No, application forms are different for JNUCEE and JNUCEEB. JNUCEE is taken for admission in master degree level course in technology field. While JNUCEEB is taken for admission in master degree level...Read More