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 JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018

JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018 - JNU offers the undergraduate as well as the postgraduate programmes based on JNU Entrance Exams. To qualify the entrance exam, the candidates should go through the exam pattern and the syllabus so that they would be able to score more. On this page, the candidates will find the syllabus for JNU Entrance Exam for the BA Foreign Language, PG, MPhil and PhD. The question paper of each postgraduate programme will have both the objective as well as the subjective type of questions. Read on for JNU entrance syllabus for different courses:

JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018 for BA Foreign Language Course

JNU offers admission to Bachelor of Arts Degree Courses. Separate entrance exams are conducted for the BA (Hons) 1st Year and 2nd Year course. The entrance exam for the BA (Hons) 1st year admissions would be conducted in the English Language while the candidates seeking admission into the 2nd year must know the language in which they are seeking admission further. The following foreign languages are included in BA programme:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Pushto
  • Russian
  • Spanish 

JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018 for BA Foreign Language 1st Year

JNU BA Foreign Language Entrance Exam for the 1st year would be held in both Subjective and Objective mode. The entrance exam would be conducted in the English Language. There is a common entrance test for this programme which will be conducted in the different languages. i.e. Persian, Pushto, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, German, French, Spanish & Russian.

Questions based on the following topics would be covered in the syllabus. 

  • General Knowledge
  • Artificial Language
  • Short Essays on issues related to the subject etc. 

JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018 for BA Foreign Language 2nd Year - Part I & II

The syllabus mentioned below is divided into two parts. The first one shows the JNU BA 2nd year Syllabus for Persian, Pushto, Arabic and Japanese language. While the Second part holds the syllabus for the Korean, Chinese, French, Russian, German and Spanish Language. The BA Foreign Language 2nd Year Entrance Exam would be subjective type.

PART I: JNU Syllabus for  Persian, Pushto, Arabic and Japanese language

Name of Centre

Language & Subject Code

JNU Syllabus

Centre for Persian and Central Asian Studies (CPCAS)

Persian – PERS (301)

The questions on the following topics will be asked in the entrance exam. The candidates are suggested to go through the given topics below:

Language:

  • Noun, Pronoun, Adjectives, Singular & Plural, Masculine & Feminine and vowels.
  • Kinds verbs, Verb conjugation Formation of Sentences, Translation of small sentences from Persian into English and vice-versa
  • Indo-Iran Relations & Composition in the Persian language on general topics

Literature:

  • Introduction of Literary Personalities: Firdowsi, Saadi Shirazi, Hafiz Shirazi, Amir Khusraw, Rumi,
  • History of Persian language Geo-Political regions of the language
  • Iran culture and Civilization

Pushto – PUSS (310)

The questions on the following topics will be asked in the entrance exam. The candidates are suggested to go through the given topics below:

Language:

  • Noun, Pronoun, Adjectives, Singular & Plural, Masculine & Feminine and vowels.
  • Kinds verbs, Verb conjugation Formation of Sentences, Translation of small sentences from Pushto into English and vice-versa
  • Indo-Iran Relations & Composition in the Pushto language on general topics

Literature:

  • Introduction of Literary Personalities: Khushhal KhanKhatak.
  • Rahman Baba etc.
  • History of Pashto Language.
  • Geopolitical regions of the language.
  • Afghan culture and civilization.

Centre for Arabic and African Studies (CA&AS)

Arabic – ARBS (302)

  • Essay on general topics.
  • Letter writing
  • Grammar
  • Common errors
  • Morphology
  • Translation (Arabic-English-Arabic)

Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS)

Japanese – JAPS (303)

Speaking and Listening

  • Japanese Greetings
  • Self-Introduction
  • Use of basic Japanese grammar to be able to form simple
  • sentences/ conversation, be able to converse
  • on the day to day matters.
  • Listening and comprehension of elementary Japanese

Writing Skills

  • Approximately 350 Kanji
  • Construction of Japanese sentences using all the basic
  • grammatical patterns verb forms and usage of adjectives,
  • construction of sentences (passive, causative etc.)
  • inflexion of adjectives, use of adverbs introduced at the Basic level.

Reading Skills

  • Reading and Comprehension.
  • Texts with the vocabulary of Basic and the Intermediate level.
  • The candidate should be able to read and answer question-based on the text.

Society and Culture

  • Knowledge of socio-cultural and historical aspects of Japan
  • Festivals and cultural understanding of Japan.

PART II: JNU Syllabus for the Korean, Chinese, French, Russian, German and Spanish Language

Name of the Centre

Subject & Code

JNU Syllabus

Centre for Korean Studies (CKS)

Korean – KORS (304)

 

 

  • The language competence of the candidate in grammar, written comprehension & expression will be evaluated.
  • Questions focused on grammar exercises such as past tense, commands, object pronouns, subjective etc. along with a letter and essay writing would be used to evaluate the level of the candidate.
  • The written examination will carry a weightage of 80% while the oral has 20% weightage.
  • For admission into some of the courses, the viva voce for the candidates’ who have qualified written examination will be conducted.

Centre for Chinese, South East Asian Studies (CCSEAS)

Chinese – CHNS (305)

Centre for French and Francophone Studies (CFFS)

French – FRNS (306)

Centre for German Studies (CGS)

German – GERS (307)

Centre for Russian Studies (CRS)

Russian – RSNS (308)

Centre for Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Latin American Studies (CSPI&LAS)

Spanish – SPNS (309)

  

JNU MCA Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018

 

The Master of Computer Application is taught in the centre of School of Computer & Systems Sciences. Under this course, the questions from General Aptitude, Reasoning, Mathematics and Computer Science get asked. The Syllabus for the Maths and Computer Science is given below:

  • Total Number of Questions: 100 Questions
  • Type of Questions: MCQ
  • Marks Distribution: 1 Mark for each correct answer
Subjects

Syllabus

Maths
  • Differential and Integral Calculus
  • Vector Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • 2D, 3D Geometry
  • Modern Algebra
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Real Analysis
  • Theory of Real Function.
Computer Science
  • Digital Systems
  • Design & Architecture
  • Programming (C)
  • Data Structures
  • Operating Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics

 

JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018 for MA IR/ MA Economics and Political Science

JNU offers the courses such as Master of Arts in International Relations, Economics and Political Science. These courses are offered by the School of International Studies Centre.  The JNU MA International, economics and political science syllabus for the entrance exam are given below:

 JNU MA International Relation & Political Science Syllabus 2018

  • Pattern of the Exam: Paper will be conducted in Subjective Type

Subject along with code

Syllabus

International Relations and Area Studies – IRAM (234)

  • There would be five disciplines get covered in the question paper that is:
    • Sociology
    • Political Science
    • International Relations
    • History
  • The sufficient choice of the questions would be provided to the candidates from each discipline.

Politics (with specialization in

International Studies) – PISM (201)

 

JNU MA Economics Syllabus 2018

The JNU Entrance Exam would be conducted to judge the knowledge of the candidates in Economics with specialisation in World Economy. The topics from which the questions would be asked is given in the table below:

  • Total Number of Question: 100 Marks
  • Type of Question: MCQ
  • Grading System: Computerisation

Subject along with code

Syllabus

Economics (with specialization
in World Economy) – EILM (202)

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • International Trade
  • Public Economics
  • Economic Development

 

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JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2018 for Other Courses

JNU Syllabus for the BA Foreign Language, MCA and MA in International Relation & Political Science and MA Economics have already been given on this page. Apart from these courses, there are many other courses offered by the JNU such as MSc Biotechnology, Chemistry. The link to get the JNU entrance exam syllabus for MSc Biotechnology, Mphil & PhD courses is given below.

JNU Entrance Exam Syllabus for Other Courses - Click Here

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