DU JAT Exam Pattern 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : August 16, 2022


National Test Agency (NTA) is responsible for prescribing the exam pattern for the DU JAT exam. The exam pattern specifies the structure of the question paper, type of questions asked in the exam, marking scheme, and other details.

If you are someone who is preparing for the Delhi University test, then going through this post will help you know the detailed DU JAT Exam Pattern 2022. 

DU JAT 2022 Paper Pattern Highlights

Exam Mode Computer-Based
Number of papers  1
Number of questions  100 questions
Number of sections Four
Questions in each section 25 questions
Question Paper Type Objective type
 Total marks 400 marks
Exam duration 2 hours
Exam language  English
Negative Marking Yes

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DU JAT 2022 Section-Weightage

There will be four sections in the DU JAT Exam 2022, i.e., Quantitative Ability, General English, General Awareness and Reasoning & Analytical Ability. The question paper consists of a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions for 400 Marks. Each section requires practice with perseverance. Take subject wise quiz like-  Logical reasoning quiz , daily english quiz , quantitative aptitude quiz to cover each and every section.

Being aware of the exam pattern and DU JAT Syllabus will help you clear all these sections easily in the exam. The table below explains the section-wise break up of questions.

Subject Number of Questions Marks
General Awareness 25 100
General English 25 100
Analytical and Logical Reasoning 25 100
Quantitative Aptitude 25 100
Total 100 400

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DU JAT 2022 Marking Scheme

As per the DU JAT Exam Pattern, each question will be carrying 4 marks in the question paper. There is a negative marking of 1/3 for each wrongly answered question.

Note that if a single question is marked twice, it would be considered as a wrong answer. Check out the table below to know the marking scheme for each question.

Question Marks
Each Correct Answer +4 marks
Each wrongly Answered Question -1 Mark
Un-attempted questions No marks

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