• • There will be ONE question paper of total 3 hours duration.
  • • The question paper will be in English.
  • • Questions from both the parts are compulsory.
  • • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
  • • The question paper will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B. Details from both the parts are given below:


Total marks: 240 marks; Maximum time: 2 hours 30 mins

  • Part-A of the question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
  • Part-A of the question paper will consist of 3 sections.
    NAT (Numerical Answer Type): 18 questions (4 marks each; no negative marks). For these questions, the answer is a number that needs to be entered using a virtual keyboard in the computer screen. No choices will be shown for these questions. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.

    MSQ (Multiple Select Questions): 18 questions (4 marks each; 0.19 negative marks). Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices.

    MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions): 32 questions (3 marks each; 0.71 negative marks). Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer.


    Total marks: 60 marks; Maximum time: 30 mins marks

  • Part-B consists of one question that is aimed at testing drawing skills which will require subjective evaluation. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in the answer book provided by the invigilator only.
  • Part-B answer booklets will be collected at the end of the examination.
  • Part-B question is mandatory.
  • The entire paper (both part-A and Part-B) must be finished within overall time duration of 3 hours.

    The summary of the paper structure is given bellow:

    Section Number of Questions Question Numbers Marks if Correct Marks if Wrong Marks if not Attempted Total Marks
    Part-A (240 marks, 2 hours 30 mins)
    NAT 18 1—18 4 0 0 72
    MSQ 18 19—36 4 −0.19 0 72
    MCQ 32 37—68 3 −0.71 0 96
    Part-B (60 marks, 30 mins)
      1 1 60 0 0 60
    TOTAL (Part-A and Part-B combined): 300 MARKS