The JMET 2011 syllabus includes four sections: Verbal Communication, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, and Data Interpretation. Detail syllabus of each section has been mentioned below:
This section tests the candidate’s proficiency with common forms of English expression, and grammar usage. Verbal Communication section examines the candidate’s ability to extract essential information from a variety of data and concludes a relevant opinion. In order to prepare for this section, the candidate can analyze business articles, non-fiction prose, and other related written material. Apart from this, practice of communicative English grammar is also required. The candidates should thoroughly and carefully read newspaper.
The section of Logical Reasoning consists of questions related to analytical reasoning, argument analysis, and analysis of explanation questions. In order to appear for this section, the candidates can practice the following related questions: Linear arrangements, Sequencing, Puzzles, Family tree problem, identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding and so on.
Quantitative Ability section comprises of questions from Basic Mathematics. In order to prepare for this section the candidate can practice questions from following topics: Numbers; Operations; HCF and LCM; Fractions, Decimals and Percentages; Ratio and Proportion; Roots and Power; Logarithms; Progressions; Elementary Geometry and Mensuration; Elementary Trigonometry; Linear Algebra, Matrices; Determinants; differential calculus, Probability and Statistics Permutations and Combinations, Correlation and Simple Linear Regression Depreciation; Demand and Supply; Time and Work; Time and Distance, Estimation of time, distance, area, volume, effort, etc.
Data Interpretation examines the candidate’s ability to make valid interpretations from a given data set. The section may comprises of questions related to tables and bar graphs, column graphs, pie chart, graphs representing area, line charts, venn diagram etc. Apart from this, the candidate can also practice questions on Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption- Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences, Matrix arrangements, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, identifying next number in series, etc. No heavy calculations will be required, only simple data manipulation will be tested.