Dravidian University Research Common Entrance Test ( DURCET ) Entrance Examination Pattern and syllabus - 2014
The entrance test will be of 2 hours duration with 120 multiple choice questions.
Each question carries one mark.
The question paper will be in English only except in the case of language subjects.
There is a prescribed syllabus for the entrance test of each subject.
The syllabus for the test consists of
Section A – General Aptitude for 30 questions
and Section B – concerned subject at PG level for 90 questions.
Syllabus for Entrance Examination:
1. Reasoning ( including mathematical ) :
Number series; Letter series; Codes; Relationships; Classification. ( 5 Questions )
2. Logical Reasoning:
Understanding the structure of arguments; Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning; Verbal analogies: Word analogy – Applied analogy; Verbal classification; Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple diagrammatic relationship, multi-diagrammatic relationship; Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning. ( 10 Questions )
3. Data Interpretation: Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data; Quantitative and qualitative data; Graphical representation and mapping of data. ( 5 Questions )
4. Information and Communication Technology ( ICT ) : ICT meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses; General abbreviations and terminology; Basics of internet and e-mail.( 5 Questions )
5. Research Aptitude: Research :
Meaning, characteristics and types; Steps of Research; Methods of Research; Research Ethics.( 5 Questions )
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