• • There will be ONE question paper for 3 hours duration.
  • • The question paper will be in English.
  • • The question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
  • • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
  • • The question paper will consist of 3 sections.

Section A:

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) [20 questions]
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. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks. There is NO NEGATIVE marks for this section. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.

Section B:

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) [20 questions]
Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices. There is NEGATIVE marking for this section. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks and each wrong answer will be awarded –0.19 marks. There is NO PARTIAL marks for this section. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.

Section C:

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) [45 questions]
Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer. There is NEGATIVE marking for this section. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and each wrong answer will be awarded –1.32 marks. Questions not attempted will be given zero mark.

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
NAT 20 1—20 3 0 0 60
MSQ 20 21—40 3 −0.19 0 60
MCQ 45 41—85 4 −1.32 0 180
Total 85 1—85 300