## JMET Syllabus

| September 22,2010 04:42 pm IST

JMET Test consists of following sections

Verbal Communication
This section aims to test the candidate's comprehension of and interpretative abilities in English as a language of business. Given the potential manager's decision-making roles, this section seeks to examine the candidate's felicity with common forms of English expression, grammar and usage in business that would enable him/her to extract essential information from a variety of data, and arrive at an informed decision.

Regular analysis of business articles and non-fiction prose, besides a firm grasp of communicative English grammar would be helpful in preparing for this section.

Logical Reasoning
This section consists of analytical reasoning, argument analysis, and analysis of explanation questions.

Quantitative Ability
This section aims to test the candidate's understanding of Basic Mathematics (Numbers,Operations, HCF and LCM, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Roots and Power, Logarithms, Progressions, Elementary Geometry and Mensuration, 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.

Data Interpretation
This section aims to assess the ability of the examinee to make valid interpretations from a given data set. The section also assesses the ability of the examinee to understand data in different representative forms such as simple tables, histograms, pie charts, graphs, scatter diagrams, etc. Although involved calculations are not expected, simple data manipulations would be required.

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