JNU Exam Pattern 2020 – Jawaharlal Nehru University releases the JNU 2020 exam pattern for the candidates aspiring to get admission across the UG and PG programmes of JNU. The JNU exam pattern 2020 comprises of information about several aspects of the exam including mode of exam, number of questions, time duration, sections, etc. By knowing the exam pattern of JNUEE and JNUCEEB, it will be easy for the candidates to grasp the overall type and nature of the exam. Apart from the exam pattern of JNU, candidates must also know the syllabus and previous years question papers for better preparation for the exam. Know complete details of JNU 2020 exam pattern as per the different programmes by further reading the article below.
Note: As the NTA has taken over as the official exam conducting body for JNU since 2019, it has been conducted in online or computer-based mode. Earlier than 2019, the exam would be held in offline mode. Talking about the programmes, JNU offers admission to 10 UG and 37 PG courses. Check details of all programmes by clicking on JNU Courses 2020.
Scheme of Exam
Mode of exam
LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
Type of questions
Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs)
1, 2, 3 or 4 Marks for a correct response (weightage of each question may vary for different programmes)
No negative marking for incorrect response
Candidates have to answer a total of 100 objective type questions for B.A. programme.
The paper has been divided into two sections.
The first section contains objective type questions from Reasoning, English Grammar, Comprehension, Language for 50 marks.
Second section has descriptive type questions for 50 marks
The paper has to be completed in three hours
The questions in paper for M.A Programme are based on microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics and statistics, International trade, public economics and economic development.
The paper will have 100 objective and subjective type questions.
For this paper, negative marking is applicable.
M.A Language, Literature and Culture Studies test pattern for JNU 2020 contains 100 objective type questions, covering topics from Language, grammar, translations, short essays and society, culture and literature of language origin country.
For this paper, candidates need to answer 100 objective type questions.
JNU paper for M.Sc. Programme has two parts.
The first part has questions from Science and Maths (based on Class 12)
Second part of JNU paper for MSc. carries questions from Physics, Botany, Geology, Zoology, Chemistry and Mathematics of B.Sc. level.
Questions in this paper appear from Physical Chemistry and Mathematics of B.Sc. (General) level for M.Sc Physics
For M.Sc Chemistry, the questions come from Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry. M.Sc in Physics and Chemistry contain objective type questions only.
This paper has two sections.
Candidates have to answer short and long answer questions.
A certain time limit is there to answer both type of questions.
This paper is in either English or Sanskrit language.
Candidates are required to answer short answer type questions for 100 marks.
No negative marking is applicable for this paper.
This paper is also divided into two sections.
First section contains objective type questions the likes of molecular medicine topics.
The second section carries questions from botany, zoology, physics, chemistry and relevant subjects.
JNUEE exam pattern gives candidates an overall understanding of the type of questions that can appear in the exam. They can prepare accordingly.
By knowing the JNU exam pattern 2020, candidates can work hard on the weak areas.
The preparation strategy can be prepared accordingly.
Apart from knowing the test pattern of JNU admission 2020, it’s also imperative that candidates know well about the JNU 2020 syllabus, as it will give them a complete idea about which all topics, chapters and units from different respective subjects are to be studied. The syllabus of JNU 2020 will have topics from BA, MA and MSc. programmes.
National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JNU 2020 exam from May 11 to 14, 2020, in online mode. The JNU application form 2020 will be available from March 2, while the last date for filling the application form is March 31. For JNU admission 2020, the authority will provide the download link of JNU admit card 2020 from April 21 onwards. Registered candidates can doanlod that till May 14, the last day of the examination. NTA will release the JNUEE result for the UG and PG courses on May 31, 2020.
The JNU exam pattern 2020 comprises of information about several aspects of the exam including mode of exam, number of questions, time duration, sections, etc.
By knowing the exam pattern of JNUEE and JNUCEEB, it will be easy for the candidates to grasp the overall type and nature of the exam.
Apart from the exam pattern of JNU, candidates must also know the syllabus and previous years question papers for better preparation for the exam.
As the NTA has taken over as the official exam conducting body for JNU since 2019, it has been conducted in online or computer-based mode. Earlier than 2019, the exam would be held in offline mode
National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JNU 2020 exam from May 11 to 14, 2020, in online mode.
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Admission to MA Politics with International Studies will take place through JNUEE.
JNU will hold its entrance test JNUEE for admission of various UG and PG courses in online mode from 11th May to 14th May, 2020.
Online registration for the same will start on 2nd March, 2020 and the last date being 31st March, 2020.
MA Hindi Entrance Paper will be subjective in JNU. So, no negative marking will be there.
Syllabus covers the courses prescribed in B.A./B.A.(Hons.) in various colleges/ universities all over the country, comprising the following topics:
History of Hindi Literature, Major Literary Genres, works, movements and trends, major writers of Hindi Literature.
Registration for JNU Entrance Exam for 2020 will start on 2nd March, 2020. While CBT Test will be held from May 11 to May 14, 2020. Results will be released on May 31, 2020.
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