JEMAT Syllabus 2023: Subject-Wise Syllabus PDF Download

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Nov 4, 2023

JEMAT syllabus 2023 is prescribed by MAKAUT. Candidates can check the previous year's question papers to have better clarity about the syllabus. Depending on the syllabus, the JEMAT exam pattern is formed into three sections. Therefore, eligible candidates can start preparing for the exam abiding by JEMAT syllabus. 

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JEMAT 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus of the JEMAT 2023 includes sections of English, Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning. The candidates can refer to the books referred by the conducting authority and the previous year's topper students. The detailed syllabus of JEMAT 2023 is given below.

JEMAT 2023 English Syllabus

The first section of the JEMAT 2023 exam is English. About 40% out of 100 marks of the examination are from this section. Test-takers must practise these topics to rank well in the examination.

  • Reading Comprehension passages involving poems and short paragraphs.
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Meanings of words as described in a dictionary.
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Word meaning
  • Jumbled paragraph/ words
  • Grammar and sentence correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Analogies and Reverse Analogies

JEMAT 2023 Mathematics Syllabus

The second subject of JEMAT 2023 in Mathematics. Mathematics is not something that can be mastered in just a few days' time. Thus, make sure you are well-aware of the topics and the requirements of this portion of the exam. To score well, test-takers must practise this section everyday by solving previous year's question papers and taking mock tests once they are well-versed with the syllabus. 

  • Compound interest
  • Geometry
  • LCM and HCF
  • Linear equations
  • Mensuration
  • Number system
  • Percentage
  • Permutation and combination
  • Probability
  • Profit and loss
  • Quadratic equations
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Set theory
  • Simple interest
  • Surds and indices
  • Time and work
  • Trigonometry

JEMAT 2023 Logical Reasoning Syllabus

The last section of the JEMAT 2023 exam is logical reasoning and constitutes about 20% of the paper. The intelligence of an individual is tested through the logical reasoning section and the questions are pretty tricky.

  • Finding the odd one out
  • Coding and decoding
  • Data interpretation
  • Identifying strong arguments
  • Weak arguments
  • Identifying next number series
  • Identifying probably true
  • Probably false
  • Wrong kind of statements.
  • Graph
  • Venn Diagram
  • Tables

JEMAT 2023 Reference Books

JEMAT 2023 entrance exam consists of the same syllabus as CAT with simple differences and difficulty being lesser than CAT. However, the candidates are advised to study well to secure a seat in the institution of their choice. The candidate must find references from a credible resource and make a solid strategy to tackle the JEMAT exam.

A few important reference books are given below.

  • Mission MBA guide by B.S. Sijwali and Tharun Goyal by Arihant
  • MAT entrance guide by Deepak Agarwal and Mahima Agarwal
  • Study package for MAT Arun Sharma.
  • MAT score accelerators by Disha Experts

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JEMAT 2023 Exam Pattern

The participant must be thorough with the exam patterns to be clear with their method of preparation and strategy of answering. The English and Mathematics section consists of 40 questions each, while the Logical Reasoning section consists of 20 questions.

The following table shows JEMAT 2023 exam pattern.

JEMAT 2023 Exam Pattern
Subjects Questions Marks
English 40 40
Mathematics 40 40
Logical Reasoning 20  20
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks

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JEMAT 2023 Marking Scheme

The organizing body decides the JEMAT marking scheme. The candidates must know the marking system and be thorough with the three sections that constitute the JEMAT question paper: English, Mathematics and Logical Reasoning. These sections have different amounts of marks.

The marking scheme of JEMAT 2023 is as follows.

JEMAT 2023 Marking Scheme
Type  Marking Scheme
Correct Answer +1 Mark
Unattempted Answer 0 Mark
Incorrect Answer -.25 Mark


What is the most challenging section in the JEMAT exam?

Mathematics is considered the most difficult. However, suitable studying methods can solve it.

Is there any sectional timing in the JEMAT exam?

No, there are no such sectional timings.

How many subjects are there in the JEMAT syllabus?

There are three subjects in JEMAT syllabus including English, Mathematics and Logical Reasoning.

Which section has the most weightage in marks?

English and Mathematics has the most weightage with 40 marks for 40 questions.



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