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DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) is the authorized entrance exam held for admissions in undergraduate programs like BMS, BBA, etc. in Delhi University. DU JAT Results are expected to be released after a few weeks the exam is conducted. Candidates can check the result on the official website of the University of Delhi. Every year, students who wish to take admission to courses like BBA, BMS, and BA(H) Business Management in colleges affiliated with DU appear for the DU JAT Exam

DU JAT Result 2020

  • Candidates can check the answer keys a day after appearing for the exam. 
  • To check individual scores, candidates will have to use exam form number and date of birth to login.
  • A merit list is released post declaration of result. The merit list is prepared on the basis of DU JAT Scores, Group Discussion, and Interview round.
  • Students must check DU JAT Cut Off in order to check if they qualify for the admission process. 
  • The DU JAT Admissions conclude with the counseling which is conducted after the preparation of the merit list and release of the cut off for the counseling process.
  • Read on to know all the details about DU JAT 2020 composite score results, answer key, merit list, and counseling.

DU JAT 2020 Result Highlights

Name of Exam Joint Admission Test
Conducting Body of DU JAT University of Delhi
Colleges Participating in DU JAT for offering Admission 20 Colleges of Delhi
Courses Offered under DU JAT Entrance Exam Undergraduate Programmes (BA, BSc, BBA, BMS, B.Tech, etc.)
Mode of Result Announcement Online
Official Website  du.ac.in
Details required for downloading DU JAT 2020 Result Registration Number, Password

DU JAT Result Date 2020

The tentative DU JAT Result Date 2020 and other event dates are tabulated below.

Event Dates 
DU JAT 2020 Exam Date 07 September 2020
Answer Key Releases on Within 24 hours of DU JAT Exam
DU JAT Result Expected Date September 2020
Availability of Score Card for DU JAT 2020 September 2020
Group Discussion and Personal Interview To be Notified
Counselling Session commencement To be Notified

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How to Check the DU JAT Result?

Candidates who have appeared in the exam can get the DU JAT2020 Result by following the steps given below. As per the exam schedule, the DU JAT 2020 Result Date is expected to be released in the month of June 2020.

  • Go to the official website.
  • Look for the Link to view result on the homepage Candidates will find themselves on a new window with a pdf showing names of qualifying candidates.
  • As a part of the DU JAT Entrance Test Result, candidates will be able to download their individual results by clicking on ‘candidate login to view the individual result.
  • By clicking on the link, candidates will be asked to enter credentials including, form number and date of birth.
  • The DU JAT Scorecard will appear on the screen.
  • Download the Result 2020 PDF and get a printed copy for future reference.

Details mentioned on the DU JAT Result Scorecard

The following details are mentioned on the DU JAT 2020 Result Scorecard.

  • Candidates' Name
  • Registration Number
  • Roll Number
  • Category of the Candidate
  • Total questions attempted
  • Number of Correct Answers
  • Number of Wrong Answers
  • Marks obtained in DU JAT 2020
  • Total Percentage
  • Equated Percentage
  • Status of Selection for Group Discussion and Interview

What is the Tie-Breaking Procedure in DU JAT?

Often there are cases when candidates happen to have the same scores, in such cases, there are some tie-breaking rules that are taken into consideration.

  • Candidate with a higher percentage of marks (aggregate of best four subjects including one language) in the qualifying exam is given preference.
  • If the issue persists, a candidate with a higher score in the entrance test is considered first for the admission.
  • In case of conflict again, a candidate with a higher percentage in aggregate of best five subjects including one language in Class 12 is considered first.
  • Candidate with an earlier birth date as mentioned in the Class 10 certificate is considered first for allotment.

How is DU JAT Result calculated?

To calculate the DU JAT score, things such as marks allotted to every correct answer, negative marking, percentage, etc. are considered. Candidates can check their results from the DU JAT 2020 Result PDF. Following is the criteria to calculate DU JAT Entrance Test Result:

  • For every correct answer, candidates will get 4 marks
  • For each incorrect response, one mark is deducted
  • The maximum assigned for the test is 400 marks.
  • For the normalization of marks, candidates’ equated percentage is calculated
  • The total score is hence prepared on the basis of the number of correct and incorrect answers. 

Normalization of marks in DU JAT 2020 Exam

To normalize scores of DU JAT test-takers, the equi-percentile method will be used. The percentile ranks derived after this are taken into consideration to make the merit list. The normalization of marks takes place since a large number of students appear for the test, hence the test is conducted in different shifts.

  • Depending on the difficulty level of the questions put up in both the shifts, the normalization takes place.
  • The marks of candidates are normalized in order to adjust the difficulty levels of question papers
  • The normalization of marks is done only after completion of the tests for all shifts for the same subject.

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DU JAT Answer Key

The final answer key of DU JAT will be uploaded by the exam conducting authorities a day after the exam is conducted. The exam takers can download the answer key from the official website to match the answers they have marked in the exam. In case of any discrepancies in the answers, candidates have an option to apply for an evaluation of the answer sheet, and they can get a copy of the OMR Response Sheet.

  • Candidates must report the errors within 48 hours of the declaration of Answer key to the concerned authorities.
  • After the declaration of result, candidates have to pay Rs.100/- for revaluation and obtaining a copy of the OMR Response Sheet.
  • For revaluation, a self-attested copy of Admit Card along with Application form should be attached.
  • payment of application fee will be done in the form of DD in favor of “The Registrar, the University of Delhi” payable at Delhi.
  • The applicant will be notified about the issue of discrepancy within 10 days of receipt of the complaint. 
  • A copy of the OMR Response Sheet will be provided in 16 to 30 days by the university.
  • The university will accept the discrepancies related to Unmarked Answer, Error in totaling of marks, and Unchecked Answer.

How to Check DU JAT Answer Key

Following are the steps to check DU JAT Answer Key:

  • Visit the official website of DU at www.du.ac.in.
  • Click on UG Admissions.
  • Candidates will find the ‘DU JAT 2020 Answer key’ link, click on it.
  • Download the answer key available in PDF format to match the answers.

What after DU JAT Exam Result 2020?

Selected candidates will be called for the further selection process after the declaration of the DU JAT 2020 Result by the exam conducting authority.

  • The DU JAT Answer Key will be released within one or two days after the completion of the exam.
  • If there is any discrepancy in the answer key, candidates can challenge them before the time limit.
  • After complete of objection process, authorities will release the final DU JAT Exam Result 2020.
  • Based on the marks scored in the DU JAT 2020 Exam, candidates will be shortlisted for the group discussion and interview process.

DU JAT Merit List

After the preparation of the DU JAT 2020 Results, a merit list will be released on the official website. The admission to courses under DU JAT, i.e. BMS, BBA, and B.A (Hons.) Business Management will be based on the criteria including marks in DU JAT, group discussion, and interview.

  • Seats under the general category will include all the names of students who have achieved a higher rank in the merit list regardless of their category.
  • A merit list for all the students will be prepared on the basis of higher marks obtained by the candidates.
  • However, a separate merit list will be prepared for reserved category candidates as per the reservation rules for them and the seats allotted to each category. 
  • Merit list will be prepared as per the reservation rules and seats allotted to a particular category for the candidates belonging to the reservation category.
  • The Merit list of DU JAT 2020 includes the name of the candidate, roll number, category, rank, college allotted, and total score in the exam.

The merit list is based on the following weightage. 

Particulars Marks Allotted
DU JAT 2020 Entrance Exam Score 85%
Group Discussion and Interview 15%

DU JAT Cut Off 2020

In order to shortlist candidates for the next stage, Delhi University decides the cut off marks. The cutoff marks are released either along with the results or after the declaration of results. Based on the cut off marks candidates are offered seats to the respective programs. The DU JAT Cut Off is decided based on various parameters and those are as follows:

  • Number of candidates appearing to the exam
  • Reservation Criteria
  • Number of seats available 
  • Difficulty Level of the exam
  • Previous Year cut off marks

DU JAT Seat Intake 2020

As per the notice, Delhi University has a seat intake of more than 1160 seats for BMS/BBA(FIA)/B. A (Hons) in Business Economics courses for the year 2020.

Let us have a look at the table below to know the number of DU colleges offering these courses.

Program Name Number of Colleges
Bachelor of Management Studies 6
BBA(FIA)/B. A (Hons) in Business Economics 9
Total Seats  1160+

DU JAT Counselling

Subject to the availability of seats, the DU JAT Counselling is conducted in multiple rounds. Those who secure the highest marks are among the first ones to sit for the counselling process as per the offer by the institutions and choices of candidates. Those who do not make it to the first round of counseling must wait for the second cut off list which will be released as per the availability of remaining seats. The subsequent rounds of counselling will be subjected to the availability of seats, and the college preferences of the candidates. 

Documents Required at the Time of DU JAT Counselling

During the counselling sessions, candidates must take the following documents along with them for the admission process. 

  • Original academic documents as proof of qualification
  • Proof of Category (if applicable)
  • Recent Character Certificate
  • DU JAT Scorecard
  • DU JAT Admit Card
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate as in the central list
  • 5 Passport size self-attested photographs
  • Minority certificate for admission in Minority Colleges
  • Transfer Certificate from school/college as well as Migration Certificate from Board / University (if applicable)
  • Photocopy Set of all documents

To conclude the counselling session, candidates have to pay the admission fee and original documents within the stipulated time in the college. 

DU JAT Admission 2020

After the completion of counselling, the DU JAT 2020 Admission process will begin to provide admission in undergraduate programs like BMS, BBA, etc. in Delhi University. The ranking for admission is based on the marks scored by candidates in the DU JAT entrance exam and weightage given to the marks of DU JAT 2020 and Class 12.

Documents to be carried for DU JAT Admission

Candidates need to carry the following documents while attending the DU JAT 2020 Admission process.

  • Class 10 board examination certificate
  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • Class 12 provisional certificate
  • Character certificate
  • SC/ST/PwD/CW issued by the competent authority (if applicable)
  • OBC certificate (if applicable)
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Transfer certificate from school/college for students who have passed Class 12 from outside Delhi
  • Migration certificate from Board/University for students who have passed Class 12 from outside Delhi
  • Minority certificate for admission in Minority colleges

DU JAT Colleges 2020

Candidates must note that it is very important to know the list of DU JAT Colleges that provides admission into these courses. Colleges that recognize DU JAT scores will be called DU JAT participating institutes 2020. A total of 10 colleges offer BA (Hons) Business Economics classes, while 9 colleges offer BMS programs. There are two DU colleges that offer BBA (FIA) degrees. 

Check the table below to know the DU JAT 2020 colleges.

Aryabhatta College Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
College of Vocational Studies Gargi College
Lakshmibai College Maharaja Agarasen College
Shivaji College Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College

DU JAT Toppers List

Last year, DU JAT was held on July 6, 2019. The result was announced on July 17, 2019. Ishaan Jain and Shantanu Chaudhary secured the first position. The second position was held by Ishaan Mithal and Abhishek Anand. Harivansh Gahlot and Vijay Jha secured the third position with 99.97 percentile each. The list of toppers from DU JAT conducted in 2019 is as follows:

Candidate's name Percentile score
Ishaan Jain 100
Shantanu Chaudhary 100
Ishaan Mittal 99.9899739
Abhishek Anand 99.9898611
Harivansh Gahlot 99.9799479
Vijay Jha 99.9797222
Shreya Jamwal 99.9699218
Arnav Agrawal 99.9695833
Nikunj Aggarwal 99.9598957
Saurabh Kudligi 99.9594444

FAQ's

Will candidates get any intimation regarding DU JAT Result Date 2020?

No. Candidates will not be provided with any information regarding DU JAT 2020 Result Date. They are advised to visit the official website to stay updated will all the latest news related to the DU JAT exam.

Can I change my college preference after the declaration of the DU JAT 2020 result?

Yes. Candidates will be given one day to change their college preference after the declaration of the DU JAT 2020 result. They can able to change their preference only on that particular day.

Will there be group discussion and personal interview round after the declaration of DU JAT results?

The group discussion and the personal interview has been removed from the DU JAT selection process. candidates will be selected based on their performance in the DU JAT exam and class 12 score.

Is it necessary to carry a copy of DU JAT Results 2020 at the time of counselling?

Yes. It is mandatory to carry a copy of the DU JAT 2020 Results at the time of counselling. Hence, candidates are advised to take 2-3 printouts of their result PDF.

Is Normalisation considered in DU JAT Result?

Depending on the difficulty level of the questions put up in both the shifts, the normalization takes place. The normalization of marks is done only after completion of the tests for all shifts for the same subject.