JUET 2020 Exam Pattern; Mode, Total Questions, Marking Scheme

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    An abbreviation for Jammu University Entrance Test, JUET is an entrance exam for admissions to a number of UG and PG programmes offered at the main and offsite university grounds of Jammu University. JUET 2020 is an offline entrance test.

    • Candidates have to solve 150 objective type questions, each question carrying one mark.
    • There are only multiple choice questions in the paper, out of the four options only one is correct.
    • Negative marking is there in JUET 2020 question paper.
    • Maximum time allowed to attempt the 150 questions is 150 minutes.
    • The test is designed to examine the candidate’s Reasoning and Logical ability.
    • There are four sections in the paper- General Knowledge, General English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning.

    Name of ExamJammu University Entrance Test (JUET) 2020
    Mode of examPen and paper based (offline)
    Conducting BodyJammu University
    Number of sections4 (General English, General Knowledge, Reasoning, and Numerical Ability)
    Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
    Number of questions150
    Maximum Marks150
    Exam DurationTwo and half hours (150 minutes)
    Language of ExamEnglish

    JUET 2020 Exam Pattern in detail

    JUET 2020 will be conducted only in English language. The question paper has of only objective type questions. Total number of questions is 150 and candidates have to complete the examination in two hours. JUET 2020 is an offline exam, so candidates are advised to fill the OMR carefully. There are separate question papers for UG and PG candidates.
    About the question papers:

    • An applicant can obtain a maximum of 150 marks by solving the 150 questions given in JUET 2020 paper.
    • All questions in the paper are objective type or multiple choice questions.
    • JUET 2020 question paper is divided into four sections.
    • Section 1 is General English, Section 2 comprises of General Knowledge, Section 3 examines the student’s Numerical ability and the last section is of Reasoning.
    • There are separate question papers for UG and PG level students.
    • Time given for the examination is two and half hours.

    The table given below shows the weightage of subjects:

    SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
    General English4040
    General Knowledge4040
    Numerical Ability3030
    Total Questions = 150Total Marks = 150

    NOTE: The subjects are same for both OG and PG tests but the level of questions differ. In JUET 2020 exam for UG programmes, the level of questions is 12th standard. For the other set of paper, the level is higher i.e. Graduation level. Numerical Ability is of 10th standard for both the papers, however.

    JUET Marking Scheme

    Marking Scheme for JUET 2020

    Aspirant is awarded with one mark for every correct answer. Total 150 questions are to be answered by a student.

    • Each question in JUET 2020 paper carries 1 mark.
    • There is negative marking in JUET 2020 entrance exam for incorrect answers.
    • 0.25 Marks are deducted for every incorrect response in the answer sheet.
    • No marks are given if the question is not attempted.
    • Unmarked answers are ignored while checking the OMR sheet.
    • If a candidate marks more than one option in any question, the question is treated as wrongly answered. Marks are deducted consequently.
    • There are no special types of questions.
    • No special marking for different subjects or topics is there.

    JUET Syllabus 2020

    JUET 2020 Exam Syllabus

    Knowing the exam’s syllabus helps the pupils in the preparation as well as in managing time during the test. One can pre-plan their time and work according to the strategic time table. Subjects for both the UG and PG level question papers are same. The level of questions is different, though. Detailed syllabus is given below:

    Syllabus for General English:

    GrammarVocabularyReading Skills
    Common ErrorSynonymsCloze Test
    Sentence ImprovementAntonymsArrangement of sentences
    Active and Passive VoiceOne Word SubstitutionStructure
    Direct and Indirect SpeechSelection of misspelt/correctly words
    Idioms and Phrases

    Syllabus for General Knowledge:

    Basically, General Knowledge is about how many facts can you store in your brain?

    Important Topics
    Indian HistoryIndian PolityGeography
    EconomicsIndian EconomyGeneral Science
    Computer KnowledgeMiscellaneous

    Syllabus for Numerical Ability:

    Important Topics
    Percentage InterestProfit and Loss
    Time and WorkHeight and DistanceStock and Shares
    Ration and ProportionAverageFractions
    TrigonometryCalculusAnalytical Geometry
    StatisticsProbabilityDifferential Equations
    Modern AlgebraLinear Equations

    Fundamentals of Computer Arithmetic:

    • Series – Numeric and Alphabetic
    • Logical reasoning
    • Representation of Characters
    • Floating point representation of numbers
    • Fundamentals of computers
    • Boolean Algebra
    • Binary Arithmetic etc.

    Reasoning Syllabus:

    Important Topics
    Machine Input and OutputCoding-DecodingPuzzles
    Direction and DistanceOrder and RankingSyllogism
    Blood RelationsSeating ArrangementInequalities
    Statement and AssumptionsStatement and Course of actionCause And Effect
    Statement and Argument

    JUET Books for Preparation

    Books for JUET 2020 Preparation

    After going through the syllabus, one needs to practice questions for the exam. Questions matching the exam’s status are helpful in the preparation.
    Some of the recommended books are given below:

    • Jammu University Entrance

    Author: -

    Publication: Arihant Publication

    Lang ISBN-10: 9385929119

    ISBN-13: 978-9385929113

    JUET 2018 Exam Pattern
    • JUET - Jammu University Entrance Test Guide (for PG Programmes/PG Diploma Programmes/UG Programmes)

    Author: R. Gupta

    Publication: Ramesh Publishing House, New Delhi

    Language: English

    ISBN-10: 9386298171

    ISBN-13: 978-9386298171

    JUET 2018 Exam Pattern

    Important Instructions

    Some rules for the day of examination:

    • Read the examination guidelines properly written on the very first page of the JUET 2020 question paper.
    • Go through the marking pattern given in the instructions.
    • Carry your JUET admit card to the exam center.
    • Candidates have to mark their answers in the provided OMR sheet.
    • Darken the appropriate bubbles carefully.
    • Only use of black or blue ball point pen is allowed.
    • Do not use HB pencil under any circumstances.
    • Do not write or make any mark on the OMR sheet.
    • Do not fold or damage your question paper.

    JUET Exam Pattern FAQs

    Ques.  How many questions are there in JUET 2020 ?

    Ans. JUET 2020 comprises of total 150 questions. The paper is divided into 4 sections- General English- 40 questions, General Knowledge- 40 questions, Reasoning – 40 questions, Numerical Ability- 30 questions.

    Ques.  What are the important topics to be studied to crack numerical ability section?

    Ans. Important topics in numerical ability section are: Percentage, Time & Work, Calculus, Profit & Loss, Trigonometry,Linear Equation, Differential Equations.

    Ques.  How much time is allotted to give the examination?

    Ans. Candidates are allotted 2 hrs and 30 minutes to attempt the JUET 2020 exam.

    Ques.  Is there any option to give the exam from personal laptop?

    Ans. No , Candidates will have to appear at the test centers and attempt the pen paper based test.

    Ques.  Can I use pencil to mark the answers in the answer sheet?

    Ans. Candidates can use black or blue ball point pen only to mark the answers. Pencil will not be permitted for answering the options.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




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