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JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020
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JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Jamia Millia Islamia Entrance Exam for M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 or JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to M.A. (Geography) and M.Sc. (Geography). JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 is conducted by Jamia Millia Islamia University.

JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) for the year 2020 has been announced by Jamia Millia Islamia University and will be held on 15/10/2020. The application forms will be available from 21/02/2020 till 14/09/2020. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes. It is being conducted in English, Hindi and Urdu languages. The result date will be announced later.

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JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Conducting Body

Jamia Millia Islamia University

JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

  •  B.A. / B.Sc.(Hons.) Geography, three years course with not less than 50% marks in aggregate Or B.A / B.Sc. with not less than 55% marks in Geography and 50% marks in aggregate.

JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 21/02/2020 14/09/2020
JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 15/10/2020
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    JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Prospectus

    JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    Application FeeRs. 700/- 

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    General Instructions for filling up the Application Form

    Students applying for the JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 have to fill up the application form on the official site.

    A student can submit the application for only once; multiple forms will be rejected.

    The submission is ONLINE only.

    Requirements to be readied before you start filling up the Application Form of JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020

    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Soft copy of candidate’s coloured passport size photograph (Maximum 100KB in size) in JPG / JPEG format with White Background.
    • Soft copy of candidate’s signature (Maximum 100 KB in size) in JPG / JPEG format.
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; Parents email id is recommended.
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too. Parents phone number can be used.
    • For online payments, usually a valid debit or credit card as well as Net B facility, Credit Cards & Debit Cards Service is a must.
    • Printer is required for keeping hard copies; if there is no printer, one can save the printouts, transfer them on to a pen drive and get it printed from a cyber-café.
    • It is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill up the form.

    Candidates are not allowed to make any correction at a later stage after submission of an application. O correction is entertained via post, fax, email or by hand.

    The Usual Steps in filling up the Online Application Form of the JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020

    Step-1: Students have register for Online Application Form. A login and Password are created.

    Step-2: Student has to Complete the Application Form and its various sections

    Step-3: Required documents in the form of Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Candidate’s Signature.

    Step-4: Payments have to be made by Net Banking, Credit Cards, Debit Cards & Demand Draft

    Important Instructions Application Process

    • All steps have to be completed before you can submit the form.
    • Incomplete forms will be rejected.
    • No correspondence is allowed on incomplete submission of form.
    • No request of remitted fees is entertained
    • Please keep visiting the JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 official website for latest updates.

    JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Syllabus

    Syllabus Description for JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020

    Physical Geography

    • Geomorphology: Solar System; Origin of the Earth : Nebular Hypothesis; Super Nova Hypothesis ; Otto Schmidt’s Gas and Dust Cloud Hypothesis; Interior of the Earth; Seismic Evidence; Geological Time Scale; Origin of Continents and Ocean Basins : Wegner’s Theory of Continental Drift, Plate Tectonics; Forces of the Earth’s Crust & Earth Movements; Folds and Faults; Volcanoes and Earthquakes; Rocks; Major Landforms; Weathering and Mass Wasting; Normal Cycle of Erosion; Types of Streams, Drainage Pattern, Evolution of Landscape : Fluvial, Glacial, Aeolian, Coastal, and Karst.
    • Climatology: Elements of Weather and Climate; Composition and Structure of Atmosphere; Insolation and Heat Budget; Temperature; Pressure and Winds; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation : Forms of Precipitation and Types of Rainfall, World Patterns of Rainfall; Air Masses and Fronts; Cyclones and Anti-cyclones; Koppen’s Classification of Climates.
    • Oceanography: Surface Configuration of the Ocean Floor; Sub-marine Relief of Atlantic and Indian Oceans; Temperature and Salinity; Tides and Currents; Ocean Deposits. 

    Human and Economic Geography

    • World Patterns of Growth, Distribution and Density of Population; Determinants of Population Distribution; Human Migration : Past and Present; Population Problems of Developed and Developing Societies; Types and Patterns of Rural Settlements; Patterns of Urbanization in the World.
    • Resources: Components and Classification; Distribution, Utilization and Conservation of Water, Iron Ore, Coal, Petroleum, Forest and Fisheries; Production and Distribution of Wheat, Rice and Tea; Exploitation of Natural Resources and Environmental Problems.

    Geography of India

    • Structure; Physiographic Divisions; Drainage System; Climate : Origin and Mechanism of Indian Monsoon; Seasons of India; Classification of Climate; Soils; Natural Vegetation.
    • Trend and Pattern of Population Growth and Distribution; Demographic Attributes : Literacy, Age and Sex, Occupational Structure, Religious and Linguistic Composition; Patterns of Urbanization in India; Population Problems and Policies.
    • Production and Distribution of Mineral (Iron ore, Manganese and Mica) and Energy (Coal, Petroleum and Hydro-electricity) Resources; Irrigation; Production and Distribution of Rice, Wheat, Cotton, Sugarcane and Tea; Green Revolution and Problems of Indian Agriculture.
    • Production and Distribution of Sugar, Cotton Textile, Iron and Steel, Chemicals and Electronic industries; Industrial Regions of India (SEZs); Transport Networks : Roads and Railways; Internal and Foreign Trade.

    Environment, Development and Planning

    • Man-Environment Relationship; Elements of Natural Environment and their relationship with Man; Approaches to Man-Environment Relationship : Environmental Determinism, Possibilism and Modern Environmentalism; Man in the Eco-system; Bio-climatic regions of the World : Human Life in Tundra, Hot Deserts, Equatorial, Monsoon and Mediterranean Regions; Environmental Crisis: Nature and Management of Deforestation Desertification, Floods and Droughts, Soil Erosion and Land Degradation; Water Pollution; Conservation of Biodiversity; Global Warming; Population Explosion, Food Security and Sustainable Development.
    • Region : Concept, Types, Forms and Functions; Concept of Spatial and Sectoral Development; Planning : Concept, Levels, Types, Need and Scope; Delineation of regions : Weighted Index; Regional Development : Concepts, Indicators and Levels; Regional Planning : Concept, Purpose and Approaches; Levels of Regional Planning Local, Regional and National. Theories of Regional Development : Rostow’s Model, Hirschman’s Model, Perouxes Growth Pole Theory and Core-Periphery Model. Planning in India : Five year Plans; Problem Regions : Drought and Flood Affected Areas.

    Cartography, Statistics And Surveying

    • Maps: Definition and Classification; Map Projections, Methods of Relief Representation Contours and their Profiles; Determination of Slope and Gradient; Topographic Sheets. Line and Bar Graphs, Isotherms, Isobars and Isohyets; Climographs and Hythergraphs. Statistical Methods: Measures of Central Tendency –Measures of Dispersion, Coefficient of variation, Measures of association, Regression. Qualitative and Quantitative areal distribution maps, Age and Sex Pyramid, Surveying: Classification; Radiation, Intersection, Resection; Traverse (open and closed), Levelling; Plane Table, Prismatic Compass, Dumpy Level, Sextant, Theodolite.


    Subjects for JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Exam are: 

    • Physical Geography
    • Human and Economic Geography
    • Geography of India
    • Environment, Development and Planning
    • Cartography, Statistics and Surveying

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    JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Admit Card

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    JMI Entrance Exam M.A. / M.Sc. (Geography) 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 15/10/2020

    Examination Day Instructions

    Preparation for the Exam Day

    • The Admit card should be downloaded and printed immediately.
    • A few copies of the Admit Card should be kept in reserve as these are also used at the time of admission and counselling.
    • Photo to be fixed on the admit card, if required.
    • Photo to be fixed on the admit card, if required
    • Copy of the photo may be required to be taken to the Test Centre
    • Stationary related articles as mentioned should be kept ready.
    • Dress related details will also be provided in
    • the prospectus as well as with the admit card and should be followed. 
    • Items not to be taken to the Exam centre or barred should be noted.

    Before entering the Exam Centre

    • Try to reach the exam centre one hour prior to the time advised in the admit card.
    • Before leaving for the site, please have a hearty breakfast or light lunch depending on the session. Drink plenty of fluids; as in summers dehydration can set in affecting your performance in the exam.
    • Have a cookie or a chocolate just before entering the centre; this prevents hypoglycaemia and thus helps you stay alert longer improving your results.
    • If it is a busy centre, then don’t wait till last for the entry and security check.
    • Centre will not allow you to enter after the stipulated time of closing the doors.
    • Admission to the Exam Centre is with the Admit Card; no candidates shall be admitted to the test without the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre.
    • Usually no bags are allowed.
    • No eatables are allowed.
    • No communication equipment such as mobile phones / pager/ wireless set, scanner, camera or any such electronic / digital gadget etc are allowed in the exam centre; carrying one will lead to disqualification.
    • Handbag / Carry bag/ Mobile phone / calculator /watch/any other electronic gadget or any paper (other than the Admit Card) shall not be allowed inside the Test Hall/Room and the University shall not be responsible for its safekeeping. If a candidate is found in possession of any such item during the Test, he/she would be deemed to have used unfair means and may lead to cancellation of his/her candidature.

    After entering the centre

    • Once candidates enter the centre, they should locate their designated hall and seat.
    • If mentioned, candidates will be hand frisked as well as photographed or video graphed before entering the centre
    • After all the formalities, candidates should enter the allotted hall and take the designated seat.
    • For Objective Type question papers, rough work is to be done in the space provided for this purpose. No rough work is allowed on the OMR Answer Sheet under any situation.
    • Questions have to be answered on the answer sheet only.
    • Copying, use of unfair means of any kind, talking, asking questions from other candidates or borrowing of material inside the Test Centre is strictly prohibited.
    • The candidates are to return their OMR answer-sheets and the question paper in full to the Centre Superintendent. Tearing or taking away of the question paper is not allowed failing which the candidates shall be disqualified from the entire Entrance Test.
    • Smoking is a not allowed.
    • Misbehaviour of any kind can lead to expulsion of the candidate.
    • Caught copying helping in copying will mean cancellation of the answer sheet/cancellation of the candidature.
    • Marking the answer sheet or question paper in any way will also lead to cancellation of the exam for that candidate.
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