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Entrance Examination

The Entrance examination for M.A consists of a test for 100 marks.  There will be five sections (20 marks for each). Questions will be on General Knowledge / Studies (Section I); Social Science Aptitude (Section II); Language and Communication Skills (Section III); Comprehension (Section IV) and Test of Reasoning (Section V).  Three is negative marking.  Each wrong answer carries 0.33 marks. However, there is no negative award of marks for the questions not attempted.

The entrance examination for M.Phil  will consist of two parts, viz., Part-A for 50 marks and Part-B for 25 marks. Part – A which consists of objective type (multiple choice answers) questions (total 50) from the compulsory courses of M.A Anthropology.  These questions are to be answered in the OMR answer sheet.  Each correct answer carries one mark. There is negative marking of 0.33 marks for every wrong answer in Part-A.  However, there is no negative award of marks for the questions not attempted. In Part –B consist of two questions. (One essay type question for 10 marks and three short notes for 15 marks). Questions will be from Anthropological Theory, Research Methods and Indian Society.  There are no negative marks for question in Part-B. Answers in Part-B should be written in only English.

The entrance examination for Ph.D. too will consist of a test for 100 marks.  This question paper will have two parts, viz., Part-A for 50 marks and Part-B for 25 marks like in M.Phil. Part-A has to be answered in the OMR answer sheet. Each correct answer carries one mark.  There is negative marking of 0.33 marks for every wrong answer in Part-A.  However, there is no negative award of marks for the questions not attempted. There are no negative marks for question in Part-B.  Answers in Part-B (one essay and three short notes) should be written in English.

The candidates may obtain old question papers from the University Library or write to the Head, Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad.

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