DU JAT Exam Pattern 2021

Delhi University Joint Admission Test is a national level exam conducted by the Delhi University for admission into various undergraduate courses. The test is designed to evaluate the aptitude of the candidates to pursue a BMS*/BBA(FIA)/B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics degree. This post takes you through in-depth information about DU JAT Exam Pattern 2021. Go through the section-wise weightage and marking scheme for DU JAT Exam.

DU JAT Exam Pattern 2021

There are four sections included in the DU JAT Exam 2021 i.e., Quantitative Ability, General English, Business & General Awareness, and Reasoning & Analytical Ability. The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks where each question carries 4 marks. As per the DU JAT Syllabus, each subject needs an equal amount of attention and concentration to understand the topics and crack the exam in one attempt.

DU JAT 2021 Exam 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
DU JAT Total marks 400 marks
Exam duration 2 hours
Exam language  English
Marking Scheme 4 marks per question
Negative Marking 1 mark

DU JAT Exam Pattern 2021

Here is the brief pattern for DU JAT Examination 2021. Go through the table and know about how the exam is conducted.

  • The exam is conducted in online mode which includes Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Each correct answer is awarded 4 marks.
  • A total of 2 hours time is allotted to complete the exam.
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

DU JAT 2021 Marking Scheme

Each correct answer will get a score of plus 4 marks, each wrong answer will get a score of minus 1 mark and a question not answered will get a score of zero marks. Marking of multiple answers for one question shall be treated as the wrong answer.

Question Marks
Every single correct answer will get 4 marks
Every single wrong answer result in deduction of 1 Mark
Deduction of marks for un-attempted questions No Deduction

The test shall be of two hours duration. The Test Booklet shall be distributed to candidates 10 minutes before the start of the test so as to enable candidates to fill the details on test booklet and answer sheet, mark their attendance and verification of their documents.

DU JAT Syllabus 2021

Check out the below important topics from the syllabus. Studying from the highly recommended DU JAT Books can help in understanding these topics easily and cracking the exam in one attempt.

Subject Syllabus
Quantitative Ability Numbers, Profit and loss, Fractions and decimals, Ratio and proportion, graphs and pie chart
Reasoning and Analytical Ability Verbal analogy Word sequence Terms and prepositions Time sequence Number series Direction and distance Diagram Verbal reasoning Missing characters
General English Grammar and usage Identification of common errors Synonyms and antonyms Vocabulary word-formation Comprehension at sentence and paragraph level Fill in the blanks One-word substitution Pairing of words
General Awareness Geography Economics General history Politics Current affairs Science Computers

DU JAT Selection Process 2021

The selection criteria for BMS and BBA(FIA) will comprise of performance in Joint Admission Test, an interview, a group discussion and performance in class XII. The selection criteria for B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics shall comprise of the performance in the entrance test, and in class XII.

Course Written Examination Class XII Board Examination Interview Group Discussion
BMS /BBA 50% 30% 10% 10%
BA (Honours)

Business Economics

50% 50%



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