JMET 2011 Exam Pattern

IITs, on a rotational basis, conduct Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET). The entrance examination is conducted in order to select deserving candidates for admission into post graduate degree level two years of full-time management course. JMET is regarded as one of the highly competitive entrance examinations of its field. Apart from IITs, other management institutions also accept the scores of JMET. JMET 2011 is scheduled to be held on December 12, 2010.

JMET 2011 comprises of 120 multiple choice objective questions that need to be answered within the time limit of three hours. The candidates are required to mark the correct choice by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question, on a separate Objective Response Sheet (ORS). Indicating more than one answer against a single question will also be considered as wrong. The entrance exam question paper is divided into following four sections: Verbal Communication, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation. 

Verbal Communication section tests the candidate's interpretative abilities in English language, while Logical Reasoning comprises of questions related to analytical reasoning, argument analysis, and analysis of explanation questions. The candidate’s knowledge regarding basic Mathematics is tested in Quantitative Ability section. Data Interpretation section assess the candidate’s ability to make valid interpretations from a given data set. 

For every incorrect answer 25% of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted. Other than overall cut-off, in order to qualify JMET 2011, the candidates are required to meet the sectional cut-off in each of the four sections as well.  They not only need to secure certain minimum marks in the test paper, but also should necessarily obtain certain minimum marks in each of the four sections stated above.

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