EMAT stands for Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test, an entrance test conducted by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, on behalf of the West Bengal Government. This exam is mainly for the candidates who want to seek admissions into MBA/PGDM programs offered by the government and the private colleges across West Bengal. All the information regarding JEMAT 2021 is given below.

What is the JEMAT Exam?

Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test (JEMAT), also known as WBJEMAT, is a state-level entrance examination conducted for admission into MBA, MHA and PG Diploma in Management.

  • Conducting body: JEMAT is run by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUTWB), formerly known as the West Bengal University of Technology on behalf of the State Government as per the guidelines framed by AICTE and policy framework laid down by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • Level: JEMAT is a state-level competitive entrance exam recognized and accepted by all the government and private management institutions in the state of West Bengal for offering admissions into courses like MBA, MHA, and PG Diploma in Management.
  • Frequency: JEMAT is conducted once every year.
  • Exam date & mode: JEMAT 2021 will be conducted offline, i.e. Pen & Paper-based 

. All the JEMAT 2021 important exam details are given below:

JEMAT 2021 Exam Highlights
Exam NameJEMAT
Full FormJoint Entrance Management Aptitude Test
Conducting bodyMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
LevelState Level
Mode of ExaminationOffline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT)
Offered CoursesMBA, MHA, and PG Diploma in Management
Type of QuestionsObjective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
SectionsEnglish, mathematics, and logical reasoning
No. of questions100
Time Duration2 hours i.e. 120 minutes
Marking Scheme
  • +1 mark for the correct answer
  • -0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response
  • No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions
Medium of LanguageEnglish
Official Websitemakautwb.ac.in

Changes in JEMAT 2021

With the upcoming session of JEMAT 2021. MAKAUT has made major changes in the exam pattern owing to the COVID-19 pandemic along with the seats offered for admission.

  • MAKAUT will now conduct the JEMAT exam in a remotely proctored mode ditching the offline examination mode
  • Seat intake based on JEMAT scores has been increased from 2940 in the previous session to 2974 for JEMAT 2021
  • The duration of the exam has been reduced from two hours to one hour
  • Number of questions from 100 in the offline exam has been reduced to 50 in the online proctored exam