JEMAT Syllabus 2023

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Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test, popularly known as the JEMAT is conducted by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT) to select eligible and qualified candidates for admission in the various management courses like MBA and MHA in the top business schools of the West Bengal. 

The JEMAT exam is conducted annually by MAKAUT. Before discussing the syllabus of the exam in detailed information, here is an overview of the JEMAT examination 2023.

Name of the ExamJoint Entrance Management Aptitude Test (JEMAT)
Examination Conducting BodyMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)
Level of ExamState-level postgraduate entrance examination 
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Duration of the Examination1 hour (60 minutes)
Type of QuestionMultiple choice questions (MCQs)
Language of the ExaminationEnglish
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JEMAT Exam Syllabus

The examinees of the JEMAT exam are tested on three different subjects, namely, general English, mathematics and logical reasoning. These subjects however consist of vast topics and concepts that need to be read and understood thoroughly to score well in the examination. 

The syllabus of the exam is discussed in detail below to allow students to acquaint themselves with the depth of the paper and what they should expect from the JEMAT exam. 

Also Read: JEMAT Sample Papers 2023

General English

The syllabus of the general English paper is moderately easy as it tests the candidate’s basic knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and verbal reasoning skills. However, candidates are recommended to practice the syllabus through mock tests and previous/sample question papers. 

SubjectsDetailed syllabus
General EnglishAntonyms and synonyms
Sentence correction
Analogies and reverse analogies
Word meaning 
Verbal reasoning
Summary question
Reading comprehension
Jumbled paragraphs


The mathematics section of the question paper is quite similar to the mathematics syllabus of Class 12th. Students are advised to go through the syllabus to not miss out on any important concepts. 

SubjectsDetailed syllabus
MathematicsNumber system
Time and work
Set Theory 
Ratio and proportion 
Linear equations 
Surds and indices 
Permutation and combination 
Quadratic equations 
Simple and compound interest
Profit and loss

Logical Reasoning 

Logical reasoning uses reasoning skills to study any problem objectively and to help reach a rational conclusion. Logical reasoning skills can be improved by practising mock tests and sample papers. Here is a detailed list of topics and concepts that need to be covered for the JEMAT exam 2023.

SubjectsDetailed syllabus
Logical reasoningBar graphs
Pie charts
Venn diagrams
Line charts
Tables, columns and graphs
Coding and decoding
Blood relations

Candidates should note that the above-noted syllabus is illustratory and candidates may be required to cover additional topics as a part of the syllabus. 


How many sections are there in the JEMAT exam 2023?

The question paper of the JEMAT exam 2023 will be divided into three sections- general English, mathematics and logical reasoning.

What is the mode of the JEMAT exam 2023?

The JEMAT exam 2023 will be conducted online i.e., it will be a computer-based test (CBT).

Is negative marking applicable in the JEMAT exam 2023?

Yes, negative marking will be applicable in the JEMAT exam 2023. 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

In this blog, we have discussed the syllabus subject-wise of the JEMAT exam 2023 in detail for candidates looking to secure admissions through the JEMAT exam. We hope candidates find the information useful and it will help aid their examination preparation and admission process further.

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