The test paper will contain 150 objective-type questions in all. Each question will be provided with four alternative answers marked as (1), (2), (3) and (4). Out of these, only one correct or most appropriate answer should be selected and marked on the OMR answer sheet;
Each question shall carry four marks;
There will be negative marking for incorrect answers. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer;
The Written Test will be of two and a half hours duration and will carry 600 marks;
The medium of the tests will be English only;
Candidates should bring a black ball point pen to the Examination Hall for writing/marking responses (darkening the ovals) on OMR answer sheet. Use of pencil is not allowed;
No requests for re-checking,re-evaluation,re- assessment or scrutiny of OMR answer sheet will be entertained;
For those who are unable to appear in the test on the scheduled date for any reason, retest will not be held by the University under any circumstances. No refund of fee is permissible;
Reporting for the Test
The Candidate should report at the Examination Centre 30 minutes prior to the time of the commencement of CET. For any delay on the part of candidate, the candidate will be solely responsible and no compensatory time will be given;
No candidate will be allowed to enter in the Examination Hall after the commencement of CET;
No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall before the prescribed time for CET is over;
Candidate should leave Examination Hall only after handing over OMR answer sheet & test booklet to the Invigilator.
Expected Behaviour and Discipline during the Test
If any candidate is found using any UNFAIR MEANS or does not observe discipline during conduct of the Common Entrance Test, the University will take necessary disciplinary action against such candidate(s) as per its rules;
No candidate should carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except the Admit Card (without envelope) inside the Examination Hall. If the candidate is found to be copying or conversing with other candidate(s) or having in his/ her possession papers, notes or books/any electronic material with or without relevant text, he/she will be disqualified from taking the Test and the next one or two such Tests depending on the nature of offence;
Carrying of cell phone, pager, calculator or any other electronic gadgets to the Examination Centre is strictly prohibited. Neither the University will make any arrangement for the safe custody of any of these items nor will it be responsible for loss of any such item. Hence, the parents may counsel their wards for not carrying such items with them while going to respective examination centres for taking the CET.
Candidates must not obtain or give or attempt to obtain or to give irregular assistance of any kind during the Test, which will entail expulsion and cancellation of candidature for the Test;
Any attempt to note down questions during the Test or to take away pages from the Test Booklet will be viewed very seriously, and invite legal action;
Candidate shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their papers only. Any conversation, gesticulation or causing disturbance during the Test will be deemed to be an act of misbehavior and is, therefore, strictly prohibited. Also, if a candidate is found impersonating or using unfair means, he/she will be disqualified from taking the Test and the next one or two such Tests depending on the nature of offence.
Detailed instructions to be followed in the examination hall are given in Appendix :3. Specimen copy of the OMR answer sheet to be used for the Test is given in Appendix :4.