JEST - Answer Key

Joint Entrance Screening Test 2020

Form Date: 11 Nov - 21 Dec 2020 (Tentative)

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Form Date: 11 Nov - 21 Dec 2020

JEST 2020 Answer Key: Date, Marking Scheme, How To Download?

Updated On - February 19 2020 by Swagota Nandi

JEST 2020 Answer Key has been released on 19 February 2020 at the official website. JEST answer key has been released online. The answer key of JEST is only available for Physics paper. Candidate can download the answer key of the JEST 2020 examination to check their answer and to calculate the marks. Candidate can download the answer key of the JEST 2020 examination to check their answer and to calculate the marks. JEST 2020 (Joint Entrance Screening Test) is also known as National Eligibility Test which is conducted by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB).  Candidate can check the complete article to know more about the JEST 2020 answer key.

 JEST 2020 Answer Key Important Dates

Candidate can check the releasing date of the answer key for the JEST examination 2020 in the given table:

JEST 2020 Answer Key Dates
Examination Date16 February 2020
Answer Key Releasing Date19 February 2020
Result releasing DateFirst week of March 2020

How To Calculate Your JEST 2020 Answer Key

Candidate can check the procedure to calculate their answer key of the JEST 2020 examination. All the steps to calculate the answer key are given below:
  1. Download the JEST 2020 answer key from the official website in the PDF format.
  2. Cross-check all the answer in the answer key sheet with what you answered in the JEST exam.
  3. Calculate all the right answer and add the marks for those answers.
  4. Calculate all the wrong answer and subtract the total negative marks obtained from the total of the right answers.
  5. Total marks obtained will be the score after subtracting the wrong answer from the right answer.

JEST 2020 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for JEST 2020 are given in the table below:

JEST 2020 Marking Scheme
SectionMarks for Each Right AnswerMarks for Each Wrong Answer
Part A+1 Mark- 1/3 Marks
Part B+3 Marks0 Marks
Part C+3 Marks-1 Marks

Formula To Check The JEST 2020 Score

  • For Part A
    • (Number of Right Answer * 1) - (Number of the wrong Answer * 1/3)
  • For Part B
    • (Number of Right Answer * 3)
  • For Part C
    • (Number of Right Answer * 3) - (Number of the wrong Answer * 1)
  • Total Marks
    • Total marks obtained in Part A + Total marks obtained in Part B + Total marks obtained in Part C.

How To Download The JEST 2020 Answer Key

To download the answer key of the JEST 2020 examination, a candidate must follow procedure. All the steps are given below:
Step 1: Visit the official website. ---> "JEST 2020 official website".
Step 2: Click on the "JEST 2020 Answer Key" Button. and answer key will open in the PDF format.
Step 3: Candidate can download the PDF of the JEST answer key 2020 by clicking the "Download" button.

How To Challenge JEST 2020 Answer Key?

If the Candidate is not satisfied with the answer keys and have any objection with that, then-candidate must check all the points to challenge the JEST answer key 2020:

  • If the candidate is unsatisfied with the answer keys for the JEST 2020 exam, then they can submit the objection on it.
  • Candidate can fill the complaint to the conducted authority through their email.

Importance Of Answer Key

Answer key plays a very important role in any examination, through the answer key candidate can check their answers if they are right or wrong and can predict their marks scored in the examination. The answer key can help in evaluating the candidate's performance in the entrance exam. The applicant also predicts the result that they qualified or not in the exam.

JEST 2020 Result

JEST result 2020 will be released online on the official website. Candidate must log in on the official website with their registered ID and password to check the result of the JEST exam 2020. Candidate must download the result and takeout the hardcopy of the result.

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Form Start Date:

11 Nov 2020

Form End Date:

21 Dec 2020

The forms will open on 11 Nov 2020



Examination Date (Online):

16 Feb 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 400

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