JNU CEEB Exam Pattern 2019

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 21 Nov, 2018 12:32 IST

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JNU CEEB 2019 Exam Pattern

The JNU Combined Entrance Exam for Biotechnology is a national level examination which takes place every year for the aspirants of postgraduate Biotech and related courses. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has released the JNU CEEB 2019 Exam Pattern for the aspirants appearing in the examination. Eventually, no major changes have been made in the exam pattern in the past few years. Therefore, candidates can also check out the Previous Years’ Question Papers to understand the Exam Pattern in detail. The exam pattern will help candidates to understand the structure of the question paper highlighting the number of questions per section, the total number of questions, marks per section, total marks, mode of examination, the time duration of the examination, marking scheme, etc. In order to help test takers understand the pattern and structure of the paper, we have explained the details of the exam pattern of JNU CEEB 2019.

Since the level of competition for such a nationalised examination is considered to be pretty tough and challenging, there is a solution to this problem. This solution is a strategised and systematic preparation for the examination. If test takers are well prepared then countering the examination will become easy and smooth. For this candidates must check out the How to Prepare Section of JNU CEEB 2019 and plan their study programme accordingly. A good preparation will lead to good score and performance in a way making a path for admission into a good institution for the desired course.

Highlights of JNU CEEB 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Conducting Authority

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Total Number of Sections

Differs according to the course opted

Total Number of Papers/Course

3

Mode of Examination

Online

Streams Per Paper

2

Exam Time Duration

3 Hours

Negative Marking

Applicable - Differs as per the Papers

Subject-Wise Divison of JNU CEEB 2019 Question Paper

Name of the Subject Total Number of Questions Total Marks

M.Sc.(Agri.) Biotechnology & M.V.Sc. Programmes

160 240

M.Sc. Biotechnology Programme

120 240

Details of the JNU CEEB 2019 Exam Pattern

For M.Sc.(Agri.) Biotechnology & M.V.Sc. Programmes:

The question paper for the entrance examination will be of 3 hours duration and will have two parts: PART A and PART B.

Part A:

  • There is 60 multiple choice type (MCQs) questions at the level of 10+2 in the subjects:
    • Physics,
    • Chemistry,
    • Mathematics,  
    • Biology.
  • The total marks for Part A will be 60 marks.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, the ½ mark will be deducted.

Part B :

  • There will be 100 multiple choice questions out of which the candidates will have to attempt 60 questions.
  • The total marks for Part B will be 180 Marks.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded 3 marks.
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

For M.Sc. Biotechnology Programme

The question paper for the Entrance Examination will be of 3 hours duration and divided into two parts:

Part-A :

  • There are 60 multiple choice type questions at the level of 10+2 in the subjects:
    • Physics,
    • Chemistry,
    • Mathematics
    • Biology.
  • The total marks for Part A will be 60 marks.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded as 1 marks.
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, the ½ mark will be deducted.

Part-B :

There are 60 multiple-choice questions at the Graduation level requiring thinking and analysis.

  • There will be questions from
    • Physics,
    • Mathematics,
    • Biology (e.g., Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics and Molecular Biology)
    • Chemistry.
  • The total marks for Part B will be 180 Marks.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded 3 marks.
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

For M.Tech. Biotechnology Programme:

The question paper will be of 3 hours duration consisting of two programmes:

  • Technology /Engineering Programmes and
  • Life Sciences Programme

Technology /Engineering Programme

Part A

Basic Engineering & Technology

At Undergraduate level

Part B

Physics/Chemistry/Maths

At Undergraduate level

Part C

Fundamental Life Sciences and Informatics

At 10+2 level

Life Science Programme

Part A

Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Immunology)

At Postgraduate level

Part B

Physics/Chemistry

At Undergraduate level

Part C

Maths, Computer & Information Sciences

At 10+2 level

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