Jamia Millia Islamia Reschedules Dates for UPSC Preparation RCA Entrance Test, Exam on June 18

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By Education Today

Posted on May 29, 2023


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Jamia Millia Islamia on Wednesday rescheduled the dates for entrance test of Residential Coaching Academy for preparation of Civil Services Coaching programme 2023. Candidates now have time till June 5 to apply at the official website — jmicoe.in.

The online application process started on April 20. The portal will re-open for editing the application form on June 6. According to the revised schedule, the entrance test will be conducted on June 18. The paper for general studies (objective type) will be held from 10 am to 12 pm and paper two (essay) will be held from 12 pm to 1 pm.

The tentative date of result of the written test is July 18 and tentative dates for interview are July 22 to August 12. The final result will likely be released on August 10. Last day for completion of admissions is August 20. The registration of waiting list candidates will be from August 24 to 25. The waiting list candidates will be admitted on August 28, following which the orientation for classes will be conducted on August 31.

This entrance test will be held at 10 centres across the country — Delhi, Srinagar, Jammu, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Mumbai, Patna, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Malappuram (Kerala).

The written test would comprise of General Studies (objective type only) on UPSC’s model (only in English, Hindi, Urdu) and essay writing in English, Hindi, Urdu to test the candidate’s general awareness, critical thinking, logical thinking, reasoning and comprehension and written communication. There would be negative marking for objective-type questions in the test. One-third of the marks would be deducted for a wrong answer.

Test series prelims will be held from January 2024 to April 2024 and test series main will be conducted during June 2024 to September 2024. There are 100 seats available and hostel accommodation is compulsory.

The essays of only the top 800 students will be evaluated based on the MCQ test paper. The application fee is Rs 950 + applicable basic charges.