JEMAT 2020: Registration, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date : August 7, 2020 To September 14, 2020
Result Date : August 11, 2020

JEMAT  stands for Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test, which is an entrance test conducted by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, on behalf of the West Bengal Government. This exam is mainly for the candidates who want to seek admissions into MBA/PGDM programmes offered by the government and the private colleges across the state of West Bengal. Read the full article below, to know more about JEMAT 2020.

Latest Update:

  • August 20, 2020: The JEMAT 2020 Exam Results are announced. Click here to check the results. The JEMAT 2020 Second Exam Session will begin soon.
  • August 4, 2020: The JEMAT 2020 mock examination will be held on August 4 and August 5, 2020. Candidates can attend this mock test to understand the way the online examination will be conducted and thus stay prepared for the actual examination on August 7, 2020.
  • July 31, 2020: The last date to apply for the JEMAT 2020 examination is extended to August 3, 2020.
  • July 25, 2020: The JEMAT 2020 examination will be conducted on August 7, 2020. Click here to view the JEMAT 2020 Guidelines for the online exam.
  • The JEMAT 2020 examination will be conducted as an online proctored test that the candidates can take up from their houses.
  • The last date to apply for the JEMAT 2020 examination is extended to August 3, 2020.

JEMAT exam is conducted by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal. Prepare yourself for JEMAT Exam by going through the tips and tricks given below.

What is JEMAT Exam?

Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test (JEMAT), also known as WBJEMAT, is a state-level entrance examination conducted for admission into MBA, MHA, and PG Diploma in Management.

  • Conducting Body: JEMAT is conducted by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUTWB) formerly known as the West Bengal University of Technology on behalf of the State Government as per the guidelines framed by AICTE and policy framework laid down by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • Level: JEMAT is a state-level competitive entrance exam recognized and accepted by all the Government and Private Management Institutions in the State of West Bengal for offering admissions into courses like MBA, MHA and PG Diploma in Management.


  • Frequency: JEMAT is conducted once every year.
  • Exam Date & Mode: JEMAT 2020 will be conducted through Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) on August 7, 2020.
  • No. of attempts: A candidate can attempt multiple times for this exam. There is no set limit.

Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test (JEMAT) is a state-level test conducted for admission in the MBA programs in the colleges of West Bengal. All the JEMAT 2020 important exam details are listed below:

JEMAT 2020 Exam Highlights
Exam Name Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test
Acronym JEMAT
Conducting Body Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
Level State Level
Type Postgraduate
Mode of Examination Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT)
Offered Courses MBA, MHA, and PG Diploma in Management
Type of Questions Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Sections English, Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning
No. of Questions 100
Time Duration 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for the correct answer,
-0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.
No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions
Language Medium English
Official Website

JEMAT 2020 Exam Dates

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), West Bengal, released the important dates of JEMAT 2020. In the article given below, all the JEMAT 2020 Important Dates such as the admit card download date, registration deadline date, application dates, result date, GD/PI and counseling dates are mentioned.

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. from April 15, 2020 (tentative) and the last date to submit the JEMAT Application Form will be on August 3, 2020.
  • Admit Card: Admit Card will be available online for candidates.
  • Examination: JEMAT 2020 will be conducted through Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) on August 7, 2020.

The JEMAT 2020 Important Dates are mentioned in the table given below -

JEMAT 2020 Important Dates
Events Dates (Tentative)
JEMAT 2020 Application Form Start Date April 15, 2020
JEMAT 2020 Application Form End Date August 3, 2020
JEMAT 2020 (II) Application Form End Date September 6, 2020 
Admit Card Release Date Second Week of September (Tentative)
JEMAT 2020 Mock Test - Online August 4, 2020 to August 5, 2020
JEMAT 2020 (II) Mock Test - Online September 10, 2020 to September 12, 2020
JEMAT 2020 Exam August 7, 2020
JEMAT 2020 (II) Exam September 14, 2020 
JEMAT 2020 Result announcement August 11, 2020 
JEMAT 2020 Result (II) announcement September 19, 2020 
GD/PI sessions To be announced
Counselling session To be announced

JEMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate's application can be cancelled at any time during the process of admission if the candidate is found to be ineligible for the examination. Applicants must go through the JEMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria listed below before filling the application form. Given below are some of the eligibility standards that an individual must satisfy to appear for the JEMAT Exam 2020.

  • Educational Qualification:
    • The candidate must have passed Bachelor's Degree in Arts/ Science/ Commerce/ Engineering/ Technology/ Medical/ Dental/ Agriculture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
    • The candidates appearing in the final year examination of the above-mentioned programs or equivalent are also eligible to apply for JEMAT.
    • However, degrees acquired through any distance education program are not eligible.
    • Candidates in the final year will be granted provisional admission and will have to submit their final mark sheet before a prescribed deadline.
  • Age Limit: The is no specific age limit to apply for JEMAT.
  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen. If the candidate is from outside India then he/she should submit the nationality certificate. If the candidate is from Bhutan or Nepal, he/she must submit NOC from their High Commission.

JEMAT 2020 Syllabus

Candidates must know the syllabus of JEMAT 2020 in detail. Going through the JEMAT 2020 Syllabus will help the aspirant to know what exactly to study and what not to study for the examination.There are a list of topics that candidates must study for scoring well in the examination. JEMAT 2020 Syllabus includes three topics - English, Mathematics and Logical Reasoning. The eligible candidates can start preparing by going through the syllabus.

Mathematics Section:

JEMAT 2020 Mathematics Section
Number System Percentage Simple Interest
Time and Work Ratio and Proportion Compound Interest
Probability Linear Equations Profit and Loss
LCM and HCF Surds and Indices Geometry
Trigonometry Permutation and Combination Mensuration
Set Theory Quadratic Equations -

Logical Reasoning Section:

JEMAT 2020 Logical Reasoning Section
Bar Graphs Venn Diagram Tables
Pie Charts Line Charts Columns and Graphs

English Section:

JEMAT 2020 English Section
Antonyms Fill in the Blanks Summary Question
Synonyms Analogies and Reverse Analogies Facts/Inferences/Judgements
Grammar Word Meaning Reading Comprehension
Sentence Correction Verbal Reasoning Jumbled Paragraphs
  • Reference Books: The candidates can refer to the books which are referred by the conducting authority and the previous year topper students.
  • Previous Year Question Paper: Candidate can check the previous year question paper to have better clarity about the syllabus.

JEMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

As per the JEMAT 2020 exam pattern, it is an objective test that consists of only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The test is conducted in offline mode. JEMAT 2020 exam has a total of 100 questions which is further divided into three sections - Mathematics, English and Logical Reasoning.

  • Sections: The question paper consists of 3 sections which include English, Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning.
  • Duration: The time given to complete the examination will be 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.
  • No. of Questions: English - 40, Mathematics - 40, and Logical Reasoning - 20.
  • Marking Scheme: +1 marks will be given for the correct answers and -0.25 mark will be reduced for incorrect answers and no negative marking for unanswered questions.
  • Medium: The question paper will be in English.

JEMAT 2020 Application Form

The JEMAT 2020 application form will be available on the official website i.e., from April 15, 2020 to August 3, 2020. Candidates need to register themselves with their respective valid email id and contact number. All other required details like educational and personal details should be uplaoded by the applicant within the form

The application process for the JEMAT 2020 is completely online. There will be no other application form available for the examination. 

  • Registration Fee: The Registration Fee for general category candidates is INR 600/- and for SC/ ST category candidates is INR 300/- which can be paid online through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking or cash challan.
  • Submission of Form: The filled JEMAT 2020 Application Form along with the corresponding Registration Fees needs to be submitted to the following address: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal BF – 142, Sector – 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700064.

After going through the application form the candidates can go through the application procedure to understand the steps to avoid error and save time.

JEMAT 2020 Exam Centres

JEMAT is conducted in the selected cities in the state of West Bengal. JEMAT will be conducted across 11 centres (Kolkata, Salt Lake, Hoogly, Madhyamgram, Kalyani, Haldia, Berhampur, Siliguri, Kharagpur, Durgapur).

  • Preference: A candidate appearing for JEMAT shall give his/ her preference for the centre, however, the Competent Authority reserves the right to allocate the centre and venue.
  • Note: No request for change of centre/venue/date/session for Examination shall be entertained.

JEMAT 2020 Admit Card

Admit Card will be available online for candidates from second week of September, 2020. JEMAT 2020 Admit Card will not be sent to the test-takers through post or email.

  • Download: Admit Card will be made available for download from the scheduled date. Registered candidates can download their Admit Cards by using their Application Number and Password.
  • Identity Verification: The candidates should carry the current valid photo identity issued by the government (bearing the same name as it appears on the Hall Ticket) which should be submitted to the invigilator for verification.
  • Details: The details present in the JEMAT 2020 Admit Card is the name of the student, date of birth, registration number, exam centre, exam date, and exam time.

Admit card contains important information such as registration number, Exam Centre, etc and this information is also required to check the result.

How to prepare for JEMAT 2020 Exam?

JEMAT exam takes place two times in a year. So, if you are planning to appear for the test you must start your preparation as soon as possible. You must dedicate at least six months to practice and learn the important concepts to prepare well for the JEMAT Exam.

  • Make sure that you study a few hours daily. MBA is all about management, so you need to prepare yourself by doing little effort every day.
  • Read newspapers daily to improve your grammar, vocabulary, and reading speed.
  • Make sure that you read all the questions given in the JEMAT question paper carefully and then attempt them.

Also, go through previous years' JEMAT question papers and practice them.

JEMAT 2020 Results

The result will be declared on the official website for all the candidates. The candidates will need their registration number and password to access their JEMAT 2020 result.

  • Scorecard: The candidates who have appeared for the exam can download their JEMAT 2020 Results by using their login credentials.
  • Tie Break:
    • Profile: The educational background of the candidate is analyzed and the best one is given the position.
    • Work experience: this will be used as the second parameter, students who have higher work experience in a managerial position will be given higher marks and the seat will be allotted.
    • Age: this is the last step; the student older in age will be given the seat.
  • Cut-off: JEMAT 2020 Cut-Off is the minimum cut off marks that must be secured by the candidate so that he/ she can appear for the further rounds of GD/ PI.
  • Shortlisted: The shortlisted candidates will be called for GD/ PI, followed by Counselling.

JEMAT 2020 Cutoff 

 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal will release the JEMAT 2020  cutoff  after the declaration of result. JEMAT 2020 cutoff is the minimum marks required by the candidates to qualify for selection rounds. The cutoff marks will be different for various institutes. JEMAT 2020 cutoff release date has not been announced yet. Once it is released the JEMAT 2020 cutoff date will be updated here. Candidates have to qualify and clear the minimum cutoff defined by each college and their eligibility requirement.

JEMAT 2020 Counselling

The Candidates who have cleared the JEMAT 2020 will be called for the JEMAT 2020 counseling process. 

The candidates must provide the following documents at the time of reporting for JEMAT 2020 Counselling:

  1. JEMAT Admit Card
  2. JEMAT Score Card
  3. Mark Sheet - 10th standard
  4. Mark Sheet - 12th standard
  5. Graduation Mark Sheet
  6. Call letter
  7. Caste/Community Certificate (if applicable)
  8. Demand Draft Details (photocopy of Demand Draft)
  • Counseling Fee: Candidates enlisted in the merit list will have to pay a Counseling Fee of INR 500.00 at the time of Counseling.
  • Counseling Phases: The counseling consists of the following phases: General Discussion/ Personal Interview.

Here is the JEMAT colleges list.

JEMAT 2020 Preparation Books

This section is a combination of reading comprehension and verbal ability. Candidates appearing for JEMAT Exam should make sure that they go through these reference books given below to prepare themselves for the exam.

JEMAT 2020  Reference Books- English Language

JEMAT 2020 English Reference Books
Reference Books Author
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
30 Days To More Powerful Vocabulary Norman Lewis
Objective General English S.P Bakshi
Better English Norman Lewis
Grammar Error Spot A.Uphadhaya
A Mirror Of Common Errors Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh
Proficiency in Reading Comprehension simplifying the “Passage” for you Ajay Singh

JEMAT Reference Books - Mathematics

JEMAT 2020 Mathematics Reference Books
Reference Books Author
How To Prepare for Logical Reasoning Arun Sharma
A Complete Manual for the CAT Arihant
Mathematics for MBA R.S Aggarwal
Vedic Mathematics Dr. Aditi Singhal
Mathematics Papers Kiran Publications

JEMAT Reference Books - Logical Reasoning

JEMAT 2020 Logical Reasoning Reference Books
Reference Books Author
Logical Reasoning Arihant
Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Agarwal
How To Prepare for Logical Reasoning Arun Sharma

JEMAT - Practise Books

JEMAT 2020 Preparation Books
Reference Books Author
MBA Complete Book Chandresh Agarwal
Complete Guide for MBA Disha Publications

JEMAT Contact Details

  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
  • Chairperson, Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test – 2020 (JEMAT - 2020)
  • Phone Number: (033) 2321 0731 / 1327
  • Email Id: [email protected]
  • Official Website:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. A candidate must have passed/appeared in the qualifying examination.

The payable amount is either Rs. 600/- or Rs. 300/- depending on the category of the candidate.

No, you must make sure that you upload the documents before the payment of the fee.

On successful submission of the application, you will receive the registration number on the registered email id and phone number.

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Discussion Forum

Answer By: Getmyuni

Hi Pratik,

 JEMAT 2020 Counselling will start from 14th August. Documents required will be:

  • JEMAT 2020 scorecard

  • JEMAT Admit card.

  • Provisional or original degree certificate from 10h onwards.

  • Community certificate

  • Photocopy of the demand draft.

  • Proof of Date of birth (Candidates are permitted to submit their class X mark sheet).

Good Luck!

Asked By: Anonymous,

Answer By: Getmyuni

Hi Supriya,

JEMAT- II 2020 exam will be held on 24th July 2020.

Good Luck!

Asked By: Anonymous,

Answer By: Getmyuni

Hi Yash,

JEMAT syllabus includes topics related to:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Logical Reasoning 

Click here to know about JEMAT Syllabus in details.

Good Luck!!

Answer By: Getmyuni

Hi Varun,

You can get admission in Heritage Business School on the basis of JEMAT score.

To know about the other colleges that accept JEMAT score, click here

Good Luck!!

Answer By: Getmyuni

Hello Chandrika,

If you forget or miss your Application no. and password, use “Forget Password” link option on the “Applicant Login” page. Fill all necessary information to get your Application No. and Password. 

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