Institutes participating in Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET)
First and foremost, candidates need to remember that they need to apply separately to the participating institutions of Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET). All the details are thoroughly provided in the admission brochure provided by the institution participating in this entrance test. Candidates can apply to a number of programmes as there is no limit to it but the candidate must meet the eligibility criterion of the entrance test. Students can obtain the application form either by making cash payment or through a nationalized bank demand draft drawn in favour of the concerned institute. Students can also apply offline by filling up the application forms at the websites of the participating institutes.
Eligibility Criteria Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET)
A minimum of bachelor's degree certificate is required for appearing in the Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET). Engineering, technology or any equivalent discipline will be given preference. Candidates with master's degree with 60 per cent of marks can also apply. Final year students are also eligible to appear for this entrance test.
Pattern of Examination
The duration of Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is 3 hours. The written paper comprises 120 objective types of questions with multiple choice options. It consists of sections like Logical reasoning, Data Interpretation, Verbal Communication and Quantitative Ability.
1. Verbal Communication - It tests the knowledge of the candidates over English language.
2. Logical Reasoning - It mainly consists of sections like analysis of explanation questions, analytical reasoning and argument analysis. Students have to prepare accordingly.
3. Quantitative Ability - Basic Mathematics (Numbers; Operations; HCF and LCM; Fractions, Decimals and Percentages; Ratio and Proportion; Roots and Power; Logarithms; Progressions; Elementary Geometry; Elementary Trigonometry; Introductory Set Theory), Linear Algebra (Equations and Inequalities; Matrices; Determinants; Simultaneous equations and solutions; Elementary Linear Programming; Elementary differential calculus involving functions of one variable; Elementary integral calculus), and Probability and Statistics (Types of Data; Frequency Distributions; Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion; Probability Concepts: Basic Outcomes, Events, Sample Spaces; Probability Calculations: Counting Rules using Permutations and Combinations, Unions and Intersections, Complementary Events, Mutually Exclusive Events, Conditional Probability and Independent Events; Binomial, Poisson and Normal Random Variables; Correlation and Simple Linear Regression) for their use in business applications such as Partnership and Shareholding; Present Worth and Discounts; Depreciation; Demand and Supply; Cost and Revenue, and common applications such as Banking Transactions; Inventories; Mixtures; Time and Work; Time and Distance; Pipes and Tanks; Estimation of time, distance, area, volume, effort, etc.
4. Data Interpretation - In this section students need to prepare for involved calculations, histograms, graphs, simple data manipulations, etc.
Candidates are called for the group discussion and personal interview on the basis of the scores obtained or their performance in JMET or Joint Management Entrance Test. Overall score in all the sections of the written test determine the selection of the students.
Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is the qualifying examination for entering the renowned management institutes of the country that are the IITs and IISc.