Type and Conduct of Exam Paper :
(a) The test paper will consist of 120 objective type (multiple choice) questions in the following format : -
(i) Part I. Biology (Total 50 marks, Multiple Choice questions 25 marks each from Botany and Zoology).
(ii) Part II. Physics (Multiple Choice questions 25 marks).
(iii) Part III. Chemistry (Multiple Choice questions 25 marks).
(iv) Part IV. English – 10 Marks.
(v) Part V. General Awareness – 10 Marks.
(b) All answers shall be indicated on a single Optical Marks Reader (OMR) sheet using HB pencil to darken the circle pertaining to the most appropriate answer. The questions shall be generally based on the CBSE syllabus for class 10+2. Any overwriting, excessive marking and filling of roll numbers in wrong slots is liable to be rejected by computers and names of such candidates will not appear in merit list. OMR sheets without proper roll numbers, with overwriting, cuttings and poorly erased pencil marks are rejected by the computer system.
(c) Syllabus for the Examination: The general standard of the entrance examination will be that of 11th and 12th class under the 10+2 scheme/pre-medical/intermediate science or an equivalent examination of the State Education Board/Indian University.
(d) Evaluation System:The evaluation of the OMR answer sheets will be done through optical scanners and computers. Each correct answer will fetch one mark whereas incorrect answers, multiple answers or doubtful answers will lead to a deduction of 0.25 marks. Since the entire process is computerized, candidates are advised to be very careful in making their answers on the OMR sheet.