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The Jamia Millia Islamia University prescribes the JMI Entrance Exam Pattern 2024. The JMI Entrance Exam 2024 exam pattern consists of the stages of the exam, sections, time duration, and marking scheme. Candidates preparing for the JMI entrance exam are advised to go through the exam pattern before starting their preparation. As per the official exam pattern of JMI entrance exam 2024, the B.A. Hons (Mass Media), will be of a total of 100 marks out of which part A will be of 40 marks while part B will be of 60 marks.

The time duration will be 1 hour 45 minutes. For the M.A. (Mass Communications) the total marks will be 200 out of which part A will be 120 marks while part B which will consist of Interview and Portfolio will be 45 and 55 marks respectively. The time duration of this exam will be 3 hours as prescribed by Jamia Millia Islamia University.

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the Objective Type/Multiple Choice Questions in all programs of the University. Candidates obtaining less than 15% marks in the Objective Type/ Multiple Choice questions will not be shortlisted for interview/admission.

As per the general guidelines released by the university, candidates obtaining less than 30% marks in the descriptive part of the Entrance Test, wherever applicable, will not be shortlisted for interview/ admission. Along with the pattern, candidates must also check the JMI Entrance Exam Syllabus. Check more details related to the exam pattern of the JMI entrance exam here.

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Q:   What is the exam pattern of JMI Entrance Exam?

A:
JMI or Jamia Millia Islamia Entrance Exam is a paper-pencil based test. The duration and pattern of test varies according to the course. The test duration for Mass Communication course is of 3 hours, whereas test duration for other courses lies between 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours. There are a total of 200 questions which are both multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and descriptive questions. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the Objective Type/Multiple Choice questions in all programs of the University. No marks will be awarded or deducted for unattempted or extra attempted questions.
 

Q:   Will JMI Entrance Exam have sectional time limit?

A:

No, there is no time limit to solve a section in JMI Entrance Exam. The total duration of the exam varies according to the course. Hence, on an average, candidates will get around five minutes for each MCQ. Candidates must keep a tab on the timing as JMI Exam is a time-pressed exam. Before the exam day, candidates are advised to prepare a time management strategy wherein a particular timing should be assigned for each section or subject. They must also note that they will not be given any extra time to complete the exam, nor will they be allowed to take breaks in between or leave before time.

 

Q:   Will there be negative marking in JMI Entrance Exam?

A:

Yes, the JMI Entrance Exam examination pattern suggests that there will be negative marking for multiple choice questions (MCQs). For every incorrect answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted and 1 marks will be awarded for every correct answer. However, negative marking will not be applicable for the unattempted or extra attempted questions. Since there is a negative marking scheme for wrong answers, candidates must answer questions carefully and select the questions carefully which they are sure about the accuracy.

 

JMI Entrance Exam 2024 Pattern (Mass Communication)

The entrance exam for admission in courses offered at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) consists of two sections – A and B.

Subject/ Topics Marks Duration
Part A: Written Test
(Objective/ MCQs)
20 3 hours
Part B: Written Test
(Subjective/ Descriptive/ Theory)
180
Interview 45 10 - 20 minutes
Portfolio 55 (-)

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Q:   What is the JMI exan pattern for Undergraduate courses?

A:
The JMI Entrance Exam pattern for all the courses varies. According to the test format for Undergraduate programmes. The JMI Entrance Exam question paper most likely consists of 100 MCQ-type questions with a maximum score of 100. The question paper is divided into two parts, Part A and Part B, and the total time to complete the paper is 1 hour and 45 minutes. Candidates should note that those obtaining less than 15% marks in the Objective Type/ Multiple Choice questions will not be shortlisted for interview/admission.
 

Q:   Can you tell me about the BA political science entrance exam of JMI?

A:
Jamia Millia Islamia offers Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Admission to this course is done through JMI Entrance Exam. Candidates who qualify the written test and meet the cut off declared by the university are called for counselling. The exam pattern for B.A. Political Science is such that it consists of four sections: English, General Awareness, Reasoning and Social Awareness. Around 100 multiple choice questions are asked from all the sections. There is no sectional time limit in this exam but there is a provision of negative marking. For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted as penalty. However, no marks are deducted for unattempted questions. The duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 minutes. Candidates are required to prepare well in advance to clear the JMI Entrance Exam.
 

Q:   I marked two answers for a question in JMI Entrance Exam. One of the answers is correct. Will I get full marks for this question?

A:

According to the JMI Entrance Exam pattern, an MCQ question for which more than one response is marked on the OMR sheet will be considered incorrect. For such questions, one mark would be deducted. Hence, candidates should be careful while answering on the OMR sheet. They should solve the questions separately on the space provided for rough work, and then shade the answer option on the OMR sheet to avoid such errors. Revision after completing the exam is also important.

 

Q:   Will marks be deducted for unanswered questions in JMI Entrance Exam?

A:

According to JMI Entrance Exam pattern, there will be no deduction of marks for unanswered questions. Such questions will not be taken into consideration while calculating the total marks of a candidate. Hence, if candidates are not sure about the answer of a question, it is better to leave it unattempted rather than doing a guess work, to avoid negative marking. Although candidates should attempt all the questions in decriptive part and refrain from leaving questions.

 

JMI Entrance Exam 2024 Pattern for Other Courses

Aspirants vying for a spot in one of JMI's courses will gain a better understanding of the JMIEE with the help of the exam pattern. The most significant advantage a candidate will gain from understanding the exam pattern is that it will allow them to anticipate the types of questions that will be asked on the exam. Candidates should also be aware that the exam patterns for undergraduate and graduate papers differ. A brief about the same is given below:

JMI Exam 2024 Pattern for UG Programmes:

  • According to the test format for the JMI Entrance Exam UG programme, the question paper will most likely consist of 100 MCQ-type questions with a maximum score of 100.
  • The question paper is divided into two parts, Part A and Part B, and the total time to complete the paper is 1 hour and 45 minutes.

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JMI Exam 2024 Pattern for PG Programme:

Similarly, the PG programme exam pattern indicates that the question paper will be divided into two halves (like with the UG test) and that students will be asked 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) or subjective questions for a maximum of 100 points. The JMI Entrance exam pattern as per programmes are described in the parts below.

For MSc Programme

  • Duration of Exam: 105 minutes
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark per question and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
Subjects Questions | Marks
Objective type questions based on the specialisation/ programme opted by the candidate 100 | 100

 For LLM (2-year) Programme

  • Duration of Exam: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Negative Marking: Yes, there is a negative marking in Part A
Subjects Question | Marks Marks per Question
Part A: GK & Current Affairs 40 | 40 1
Part B: Legal Subjects 100 | 100 1
Part C: Subjective/ Descriptive questions on Law 10 (out of which 6 have to be answered) | 60 10

Check MSc Programme

For MTech Programme

  • Duration of Exam: 2 hours
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer
Subject Question Marks

Objective/ Multiple Choice Questions based on engineering branch

85 85

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For MCA Programme

There will be 4 sections in the exam for MCA, the same are explained below:

Subjects Distribution of Questions
Mathematics 50 per cent
Computer Awareness 20 per cent
Reasoning 20 per cent
General English 10 per cent

For MBA Programme

  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours
  • No. of Sections: 3 sections, the same are given below:
Subjects Questions Total Marks
MCQs based on specialisations 170 3 hours
Interview 20
Group Discussion 10

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Q:   What is the exam pattern for MBA in JMI?

A:
The pattern for JMI Entrance Exam 2023 for Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programme is such that it consists of three sections: Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English. The duration of exam is of three hours and total 170 questions are asked from all the three sections. The questions are objective type and candidates have to fill the correct answer in the OMR sheet. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for incorrect answer. Candidates shortlisted in the written exam will be called for group discussion and interview and candidates clearing both the rounds will have to appear for counselling.
 

Q:   Is there any interview round for MA in geography in JMI?

A:
The admission process for M.A. In Geography at Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) may vary from year to year, so it's best to check the official website or admission brochure for the latest information. However, in general, JMI conducts an entrance examination for admission to various postgraduate programs, including M.A. In Geography. Based on the performance in the entrance examination, shortlisted candidates may be called for an interview round. The purpose of the interview is to assess the candidate's aptitude and suitability for the programme. The interview may consist of questions related to the candidate's academic background, research interests, and career goals. So, while it is not certain whether there will be an interview round for M.A. In Geography at JMI in the current year, it is possible that there may be one as part of the admission process. It is advisable to check the official website or admission brochure for more information. Please upvote if it was helpful.
 

Q:   Is JMI Entrance Exam tough for an average student?

A:
JMI Entrance Exam is a pen and paper-based test which is designed to assess a candidate's analytical aptitude, logical reasoning skills, English comprehension and general awareness. It may sound tough, but these are the skills which we are taught in school so there is nothing new to learn. What is required is to learn these subjects at advanced level. Even if you are an average student, you will find a lot of familiar topics in the sections asked in Jamia Millia Entrance Exam. All you will need is to brush up the basics and practice the concepts on advance level. However, since the competition is high, the preparation for JMI Entrance Exam requires a lot of focus, dedication, discipline and diligence. If you can do that, despite being an average student, you can crack the entrance exam.
 

Q:   Can you tell me about BBA entrance exam pattern of JMI?

A:
JMI Entrance Exam is conducted for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The exam pattern of all the courses is different. The pattern of some courses include only multiple choice questions, while some courses have a descriptive section as well. Hence, a candidate must go through the exam pattern before appearing for the test and prepare accordingly. The exam JMI Entrance Exam pattern for BBA course is mentioned below: 1. English 20 questions 2. General awareness: 40 questions 3. Reasoning: 20 questions 4. Numerical ability: 20 questions Every question consist of 1 mark each. Total marks: 100 Negative marking: -0.25 Duration of exam -1h 30 min.
 

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