JEMAT 2020, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Form

The West Bengal University of Technology carries out the Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test which is shortened for JEMAT to give admission to the relevant candidates in the Post Graduate management (PGM) or Master in Business Administration (MBA) courses in 44 Government and Private MBA Colleges in West Bengal which are affiliated with the West Bengal University of Technology. 


JEMAT 2020 Schedule

Event Date (Tentative)
Application form available 1st week of May 2020
Application form closing Last week of May 2020
Admit card availability Last week of May 2020
Exam date 1st week of June 2020
Result declaration 3rd week of June 2020
Counseling August 2020


JEMAT 2020 Admit Card

The admit card for JEMAT 2020 will be available during the last week of May 2020 in online mode only on the official website. 

Steps to download the admit card:
  • Visit the official website of JEMAT
  • Click on download admit card tab
  • Enter application number and password
  • Download and take a print out of the admit card


JEMAT 2020 Syllabus

The exam conducting body does not release any specific syllabus for the exam. Since all the management tests have common topics. Given below are the topics which generally come in the exam:

  • English:

Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms and Analogies, Antonyms and Synonyms, Fill in the blanks, Sentence correction, etc.

  • Mathematics:

Number systems, Geometry, Trigonometry, Probability, Permutation & Combination, Algebra, Mensuration, Time and Work, etc.

  • Logical Reasoning:

Clock, Calendars, Binary logic, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, logical sequence, etc.


JEMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Examination: Offline (paper-based exam)
  • Duration of Examination: 2 hours
  • Number of Questions: 100.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: Deduction of 0.25 marks for each incorrect
Section Number of Questions Marks
English 40 40
Mathematics 40 40
Logical Reasoning 20 20
Total  100 100


JEMAT 2020 Cut-Off

The cut-off for JEMAT 2020 will be released after the result is declared. The cut-off varies from institution to institution. The cut off is decided on the basis of no of applicants, exam difficulty level, last year cut off, etc.  Combining the result and the cut-off mark, the merit list for the eligible candidates will be made by the authorities. The candidates will be called for the counseling process according to the merit list.


JEMAT 2020 Application Form

The application form for JEMAT 2020 will be released during 1st week of May 2020 in online mode on the official website.


Steps to apply:
  • Go to the official website of JEMAT
  • Click on the link for JEMAT 2020 from the ‘Notice’ section
  • Click on the application form to register for JEMAT 2020 and fill it with all the necessary details
  • After submitting the form online, an application number and password will be sent to the candidate’s email ID.
  • Upload the necessary document 
  • Take a print out of the form and affix a recent passport size photograph on it.

Application Fee:
  • Without late fee charges: Those who belong to the general category need to make payment of Rs 600/- in the application form and Rs 300/- for SC/ST category students
  • With late fee charges: Those who belong to the general category need to pay the Rs 1000/- in the application form and Rs 500/-for SC/ST category, students
  • The payment can be made through demand draft drawn in favor of JEMAT-WBUT payable at Kolkata.


JEMAT 2020 Counseling

Candidates who have cleared the cut-off will be called for counseling by the university. They will be called on the basis of merit list prepared by the university which will be determined through the candidate's rank. Various institutions conduct group discussions and personal interviews along with JEMAT score to provide admission. 

Documents required during counseling:
  • JEMAT 2019 admit card
  • JEMAT 2019 rank card
  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet/certificate
  • Caste certificate


JEMAT 2020 Result

The result for JEMAT 2020 will be announced during the 3rd week of June 2020 in online mode by providing their Registration Number and Password. With the result, the university also publishes the scorecard in which the candidate's obtained marks are mentioned in subjects wise. 

Steps to view the result:
  • Go to the official website of JEMAT
  • Click on JEMAT Result 2019 tab
  • Enter JEMAT registration number and password
  • Enter the captcha security code and click on 'check results'
  • View the result and take a print out for future use


JEMAT 2020 Answer Key

The answer key for JEMAT 2020 will be released soon after the exam is conducted. The answer key will consist of the answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can compare their attempted questions and get a brief idea about their results.

Steps to download the answer key:
  • Go to the official website of JEMAT
  • Click on the "JEMAT 2020 Answer key" tab
  • The answer key will be shown on the screen
  • Download or take a print out of the answer key


JEMAT 2020 Eligibility

The minimum qualification for admission to MBA programs is a Bachelor's degree in Arts/Science/Commerce/Engineering/Technology /Medical /Dental/Agriculture or other professional courses from recognized universities. The candidates who expect their graduation results by September of a given year may also apply for this examination.



Q:  Is there any negative marking in JEMAT 2020?

A:  Yes, 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Q:  What are the steps to download the admit card for JEMAT 2020?
A:  Steps to download the admit card:

  • Visit the official website of JEMAT
  • Click on download admit card tab
  • Enter application number and password
  • Download and take a print out of the admit card


Q:  What should be the specifications of the photo and documents during the form fill up of JEMAT 2020?
A:  Specifications of photo and signature should be:

  • Photo: Between 20KB and 100 KB and in .jpeg format
  • Signature: Between 20KB and 100 KB and in .jpeg format


Q:  What is the duration of JEMAT 2020?
A:  The duration of JEMAT 2020 is 2 hours or 120 minutes.


Q:  What is the exam mode of JEMAT 2020?
A:  JEMAT is an offline mode exam i.e. paper-based exam.


Q:  What are the subjects of JEMAT?
A:  The JEMAT 2020 consists of 3 sections English, Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning.


Q:  What can I carry to the examination hall of JEMAT 2020?
A:  The candidate can take with them their admit card, a photo id proof, and pencil or blue/black ballpoint pen


Q:  What are the best books to prepare for JEMAT 2020?
A:  Books that will help to clear JEMAT 2020 are:

  • Linear Algebra and its Applications by David C. Lay
  • Principle Of Mathematical Analysis by Rudin
  • Mathematical Analysis by H. C. Malik
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation by Nishit K. Sinha
  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning by Gautam Puri
  • High School English Grammar and Composition Book by Wren and Martin
  • Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal


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