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JNU Entrance Examination- M.A. -

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination- M.A. (JNU Entrance Examination- M.A. - 2017)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / SC / ST - Rs.300
Important Dates
Registration Date
Feb 10, 2017
Test Date
May 16, 2017
Result Date
Jun 27, 2017

JNU Entrance Examination- M.A. 2017 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Pen & Paper    |     Exam Duration : 3.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Multiple Choice Questions based on graduation subject 180 Minutes 100 100

Total Questions: 100
Total Marks: 100
Test duration: 180 minutes
Marking System: 

  • Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark and for each wrong answer there will be a deduction of 0.25 mark.  

JNU Entrance Examination- M.A. 2017 Syllabus

Chapters
  1. Visual Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Critical Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Matrix
  9. Cubes
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
Chapters
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Statements & Inferences
  5. Logical Sequence of Words
  6. Analogies
  7. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  8. Syllogism
  9. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  10. Course of Action
  11. Causes and Effects
Chapters
  1. Reading Comprehension
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Prepositions
  6. Articles
  7. Verbs
  8. Tense
  9. Modifiers
  10. Parallelism
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs
Chapters
  1. Politics
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Sports
  5. Institutions of India
  6. Defence & Space
  7. Indian Judiciary
  8. Awards & Honours
  9. Literature
  10. Economics
  11. Indian Constitution
  12. International Relations
  13. Science and Technology
  14. Movies
  15. Who's who
  16. Indian Industries
  17. Indian Agriculture
  18. Current Affairs
  19. History
  20. Geography
Chapters
  1. Data interpretations
  2. Data Sufficiency
Chapters
  1. Profit, Loss and Discount
  2. Percentage 
  3. Partnership
  4. Pipes and Cisterns
  5. Time and Work
  6. Time, Speed and Distance
  7. Ratio and proportion
  8. Age
  9. Averages
  10. Alligation and Mixture
  11. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  12. Compound interest
  13. Relative speed
  14. Simple Intrest
Chapters
  1. Angles, lines
  2. Properties of Circles
  3. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  4. BODMAS/Simplification
  5. Quadratic equations
  6. Number System
  7. Probability 
  8. LCM and HCF
  9. Permutation and Combination
  10. Height and Distance
  11. Logarithm
  12. Linear Equation
  13. Indices
  14. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  15. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  16. Geometry and Mensuration
  17. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  18. Properties of Triangles

JNU Entrance Examination- M.A. Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What are the eligibility criteria for appearing in JNU Entrance Examination- M.A?

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks.

2) Whether the final year students of Bachelor degree can apply?

Provisional Admission may be given subject to successful completion of the Bachelor degree examination obtaining minimum 50% marks.

3) Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc.?

Yes, Examination Centre will provide. But no electronic devices are allowed in Examination Hall/Room.

4) Whether I will be eligible to apply for the programme, if I have done my graduation through correspondence?

No,you are not allowed.

5) Do students with a year’s gap face disadvantages?

No. All you need are the necessary documents. There is no age limit.

6) My university has awarded me First class but my aggregate percentage of marks or CGPA as per JNU norm is less than 45% or 4.25 (on a 10 point scale). I belong to General/OBC category. Am I eligible to apply?

Unfortunately,you are not allowed for entrance test.

7) If I have secured more than 50% marks in my previous years but unable to manage 50% marks in aggregate after final year result. In this case, may I be allowed to pursue B.Ed program?

No. Minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, are compulsory in graduation/post graduation to pursue M.A program.