JEST 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : February 16, 2020
Result Date : March 11, 2020

JEST 2020 Exam Pattern

The JEST 2020 exam pattern is decided and released by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The Joint Entrance Screening Test is conducted in a single session. It is completely a pen and paper-based test. It consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and the exam is conducted for a duration of 3 hours. The JEST 2020 pattern and marking scheme are given below.

According to the JEST sample paper released by the official website, Physics paper is segregated into three sections. The maximum marks for the Physics paper will be 100. The distribution of questions is as follows.

JEST Questions Distribution
Sections No. of Questions
A 15
B 10
c 25

Marking Scheme:

The candidates should be familiar with the marking scheme to clear and nail the exam smartly. The marking scheme is given below:

JEST 2020 Marking Scheme
Sections Marks for Correct Answer Negative Marking?

Marks deducted for incorrect answers

A 3 Yes 1
B 3 No -
C 1 Yes 1/3

Note: The candidates should also know that the JEST 2020 score will be valid for only one year.


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