JEST - Answer Key

Joint Entrance Screening Test

Form Date: 11 Jan - 20 Feb 2022 (Tentative)

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Form Date: 11 Jan - 20 Feb 2022

JEST 2021 Answer Key: Date, Marking Scheme, How To Download?

Updated On - December 08 2020 by Sakshi Sharma

JEST 2021 Answer Key will be released soon. The JEST answer key will be released online. The answer key of JEST is only available for Physics paper. Candidates can download the answer key of the JEST 2021 examination to check their answers and to calculate the marks. Candidates can download the answer key of the JEST 2021 examination to check their answers and to calculate the marks. JEST 2021 (Joint Entrance Screening Test) is also known as National Eligibility Test which is conducted by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB).  Candidates can check the complete article to know more about the JEST 2021 answer key.

 JEST 2021 Answer Key Important Dates

Candidate can check the releasing date of the answer key for the JEST examination 2021 in the given table:

JEST 2021 Answer Key Dates
Examination Date11 April 2021
Answer Key Releasing Dateto be announced
Result releasing Dateto be announced

How To Calculate Your JEST 2021 Answer Key

Candidates can check the procedure to calculate their answer key for the JEST 2021 examination. All the steps to calculate the answer key are given below:
  1. JEST 2021 answer key will be available in the PDF format.
  2. Cross-check all the answers in the answer key sheet with what you answered in the JEST exam.
  3. Calculate all the right answers and add the marks for those answers.
  4. Calculate all the wrong answers 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 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for JEST 2021 ( based on the 2020 Marking Scheme) are given in the table below:

JEST 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Answer Key

To download the answer key of the JEST 2021 examination, a candidate must follow the procedure. All the steps are given below:
Step 1: Visit the official website. ---> "JEST 2021 official website".
Step 2: Click on the "JEST 2021 Answer Key" Button. and the answer key will open in PDF format.
Step 3: The candidate can download the PDF of the JEST answer key 2021 by clicking the "Download" button.

How To Challenge JEST 2021 Answer Key?

If the Candidate is not satisfied with the answer keys and have any objection to that, the then-candidate must check all the points to challenge the JEST answer key 2021:

  • If the candidate is unsatisfied with the answer keys for the JEST 2021 exam, then they can submit the objection on it.
  • Candidates 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 2021 Result

JEST Result 2021 will be released online on the official website. Candidates must log in on the official website with their registered ID and password to check the result of the JEST exam 2021. The candidate must download the result and takeout the hardcopy of the result.

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11 Jan 2022

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20 Feb 2022

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