The pattern of the question paper will be multiple choice objective types with negative marking. All candidates will undergo a common multiple-choice type examination of three hours duration consisting of the following three parts:
|Paper||Subjects||Number of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|Part-I||General Ability Test||20||20||3 hours 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.|
|Part – II||Basic Engineering||90||90|
Minimum qualifying standards
The minimum qualifying marks for each of the above three parts of the question paper will be 30% for candidates belonging to OC category and 20% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category. Further, the minimum qualifying marks in aggregate will be 40% for candidates belonging to OC category and 33% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category. Candidates obtaining less than minimum-qualifying marks in any of the three parts as well as in aggregate shall not be considered for inclusion in the merit-list.