JEST Exam Pattern 2020

Abhik Das Updated On: 27 Dec, 2019 12:01 IST

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JEST 2020 Exam Pattern

JEST 2020 exam pattern will be helpful for all those aspirants who are planning to take the entrance examination. The exam pattern of JEST 2020 will depict the mode of examination, type of questions, number of questions, marks allotted to each question, total marks, the time duration in the entrance examination, negative marking etc. With the help of the exam pattern and syllabus of JEST 2020, the test-takers will get an overall idea of the examination they are about to face. Additionally, the exam pattern of JEST 2020 clearly defines the overall structure of the exam that will help candidates to make a proper preparation strategy.

JEST 2020 will be conducted on 16th February 2020 in offline mode (pen-paper based) across various exam centres and the candidates will be required to answer the question within the prescribed time duration. In order to score well in the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST), candidates must know not only know the exam pattern but also JEST 2020 syllabus before filling the JEST application form for the examination.

Listed below are all details related to the JEST 2020 exam pattern for the candidates.

Detailed JEST 2020 Exam Pattern

The detailed JEST exam pattern for the year 2020 is as follows:

  • The question paper of JEST 2020 will be published in the English language.

  • The entrance exam will be conducted through offline mode.

  • The total duration of JEST 2020 will be of 3 hours duration.

  • The question paper of Physics will be divided into three parts i.e. Part A, Part B and Part C.


Number of Questions

Part A

15 questions

Part B

10 questions

Part C

25 questions

Marking Scheme of JEST 2020

The candidates can check out the JEST 2020 marking from the table below:


Marking Scheme

Negative Marking

Part A



Part B


No Negative Marking

Part C



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