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JMI says no to interview

Jamia scraps interview process for admission to its BTech programme

education Updated: Apr 03, 2012 13:55 IST
Garima Upadhyay

There is some good news for candidates applying to the BTech programme at Jamia Millia Islamia’s Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET). The university has decided to scrap the interview process for applicants this year. Elaborating more on the move, Khalid Moin, dean FET, says, “JMI probably was among the very few faculties that followed an entrance test with an interview. However, from this year onwards, the practice is being ceased.”

With the step in place, qualifying with merit in the entrance examination has become the sole criteria for gaining admission to the programme. The entrance examination is an objective-type paper spread over three hours. The syllabus for the examination is mentioned in the prospects, which is available online at The exam will be held on June 9 this year.

Speaking on the preparation tips to ace the exam, Moin advises, “In the exam, your strength will be judged in mathematics, physics and chemistry (in order). To score well, revise NCERT books well for concept clarity.”

Things you should know:
* No. of seats: 350
* Quota: 10% for muslim girls
* Website:
* Date of entrance: June 9, 2012