The IITs and the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore jointly conduct
an entrance exam called the Joint Management Entrance Exam (JMET) for
admission to their postgraduate business management programmes. The
test entitles the students for admission in the following courses:
(a) IISc Bangalore: 2 year's full time MBA
(b) IIT Bombay: 2 year's full time and 3- year part time Master of Management
Programme. The latter is for working professionals.
(c) IIT Delhi: 2 year's full time and 3- year part time MBA. The latter
is meant for working executives.
(d) IIT Kanpur: 2 year's full time MBA.
(e) IIT Kharagpur: 2 year's full time MBA.
15% seats are reserved for SCs and 7.5% seats for the ST candidates
for all the above courses.
For IISc Bangalore, IIT Kanpur and Kharagpur B.E./B.Tech in any branch
of engineering with first class. Those with second class are also eligible
for IISc. Applicants with 1st class Masters degree in Science, Economics
or Commerce (with maths or statistics at bachelors level) are also eligible
for seeking admission in IIT Kharagpur.
For IIT Bombay a bachelors degree in engineering with first class or
first class postgraduate in Science for full time MOM and part time
MOM 3years work experience is required in addition.
For IIT Delhi, 60% marks in aggregate or 66.75 CGPA on a 10- point scale
in Bachelors degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Pharmacy
/ Agricultural Engg. or Masters degree in Commerce, Economics, Physics,
Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Environmental
Sciences, Operational Research or Information Science. Additionally
2 years work experience for the part time program.
The exam has started from the year 2000 only and in all probability
the pattern would be similar to that of CAT. JMET brochure and application
forms are available at specified branches of schedule banks from September
18 onwards for Rs 800 (Rs 400 for SC/ST categories). The forms can also
be obtained in person or by post from IISc Bangalore or any of the IITs.
The forms are available upto 30th October in GATE offices at IISc and
The JMET- 2005 (as is usual every year) will be of 2 hours duration.
The test will consist of 150 questions (objective /multiple choice type)
and it will consist of the following sections:
1. Written communication
2. Logical reasoning
3. Quantitative ability
4. Data interpretation ability
5. General business environment awareness