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Jamia RCA Last 10 Years Entrance Question Papers | With Syllabus


Team JMIEntrance has arranged last10 years JMI RCA entrance question papers, 2022, 2023 and before with detailed syllabus. JMI RCA aspirants can download previous year question papers and start their preparation. These question papers are collected after conducting entrance exam.


What is JMI RCA?

Its a free coaching academy for Civil Services (Preliminary-cum-Main) for Minorities, SCs, STs and Women by Jamia Millia Islamia. The funding for the Centre is available from the University Grants Commission and Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.

The Centre draws upon qualified faculty with professional orientation to meet the requirements of the coaching programmes. Students are selected for coaching on the basis of an entrance test conducted for the purpose, and they are offered classroom teaching, which is supplemented and strengthened by periodic tests and evaluation.

The library of the Centre has a holding of relevant material on a variety of subjects which is replenished regularly to facilitate students access to current and relevant material available in the required areas.


Understanding the Jamia RCA Exam Pattern

  1. Written test would comprise General Studies (objective type) on UPSC model and Essay writing in English/Hindi/Urdu to test candidate’s ability to express themselves in an organised and structured manner. The total duration of examination would be of three hours.
  2. There would be negative marking for objective type questions in the test. One third of the marks will be deducted for a wrong answer .
  3. The entrance test paper would be divided into two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 would consist of objective type questions. There would be 100 questions and the total marks for this section would be 100 (100×1=100). Paper-I will be allotted 1 hour.
  4. Paper 2 would consist of Essay writing for which the total allotted marks would be 60. Candidates would be required to write one essay (60×1=60). The total time allotted for both the Papers would be three hours. However the OMR sheet would be collected after two hour. Time allotted for writing the essay will be 01 hour. The students may take the question papers with them.
  5. The total marks for Interview/Personality test would be 40.
  6. In case of tie, the higher marks in essay and if there is a tie again the higher marks in interview would be taken as basis of selection. If there is still a tie the candidate who is younger (age wise) would get the seat.
  7. Essay of only top 800 students will be evaluated based on the MCQ test Marks (paper-I).
  8. Reservation for Physically Handicapped as per the rules of the University.
  9. Any candidate who already availed the facilities of RCA, JMI for last three years and never appeared for civil services interview (UPSC) will not be eligible to fill the form and appear in the entrance test.
  10. Only those candidates who have already completed their Graduation need to apply.
  11. Coaching will include (a) classes on General Studies, CSAT and selected optional papers (b) Test series, answer’s evaluation and Essay writing practice shall form part of the curriculum.
  12. The Academy will also conduct Mock Interviews for those who qualify the main examination.


Last 7 Years JMI RCA Entrance Question Papers

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2020 Download

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