DU JAT Admission is done based on the Delhi University Joint Admission Test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the programs under the Delhi University such as Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) in Business Economics. Given in this article are the various aspects of the DU JAT Admission.

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DU JAT Admission Eligibility Criteria

The different criteria for appearing for the DU JAT are given below:

  • The General Category candidates must have at least secured 60% bin 12th standard.
  • SC, ST, CW and PwD candidates should have secured at least 55% in their 12th standard.
  • OBC candidates should have secured at least 54% in their 12th standard.
  • Candidates should have done the subjects Mathematics, English and 2 elective subjects in their 12th standard.
  • Those who are waiting for their results of 12th standard can also apply.

DU JAT Exam Pattern

The DU JAT Admission exam pattern is given below:

Exam ModeOnline
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Exam Duration120 minutes
No. of Sections4
No. of Questions100
Language of ExamEnglish
Marking Scheme4 marks for every right answer-1 mark for every wrong answer

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DU JAT Admission: Selection Criteria

DU JAT is not the only key to these courses. Once the result is announced the candidates are called for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). You will be selected based on the rank you obtain calculated by taking into consideration the weighted average percentage score of the entrance test and percentage score of the qualifying examination (Senior Secondary). The weightage of the entrance examination and the qualifying examination as per the scheme of DU JAT Admission is given below:

SectionsWeightage
Entrance Test65%
Qualifying Examination35%
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DU JAT Exam Syllabus

There are 4 sections in the DU JAT. They are

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Reasoning and Analytical Ability
  • General English
  • Business and General Awareness

The topics asked from each section are given below:

SectionTopics Asked
Quantitative AbilityNumbers, Profit and loss, Fractions and decimals, ratio and proportion, graphs and pie chart
Reasoning and Analytical AbilityVerbal analogy, Word sequence, Terms and prepositions, Time sequence, Number series, Direction and distance, Verbal reasoning and Missing characters, Series, Venn diagrams, Arrangement and Ranking, Blood relations, Statement and Inference, Syllogism, Visual Reasoning, Clock, Analogy, Coding and Decoding.
General EnglishReading Comprehension, Synonyms & Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Para-jumbles, One-word Substitutions, Correct usage of verbs, Idioms and Phrases, Proverbs and Prepositions, Parts of Speech, Analogy. 
Business and General AwarenessGeography, Economics, History, Politics, Current Affairs, Science, Computers, Books and Authors, Awards and Winners, Sports, Technology, Eminent Personalities, etc

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More about DU JAT

More details about the DU JAT Admission test are given below:

  • Exam Fees: Rs. 750 for OBC and General categories, Rs. 300 for SC/ST/PwD categories.
  • Admission: DU JAT is the admission test for 16 colleges working under Delhi University.
  • DU JAT Courses: Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) Business Economics.
  • No. of exam centres: 24

DU JAT Exam Centers

There are 24 test centres for the DU JAT Admission entrance test. A list of them is given below:

Ahmedabad/ GandhinagarChandigarh/ MohaliNagpurMumbai
JammuGuwahatiThiruvananthapuramKolkata
HyderabadVaranasiShimlaBhopal
BengaluruSrinagarBhubaneswarRaipur
RanchiJaipurDehradunPatna
ChennaiImphalDelhi- NCRAmritsar

DU JAT Admission: Colleges

The different colleges offering the different courses for which DU JAT is the entrance exam are given below:

Colleges for BMS: Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies; Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College; Keshav Mahavidyalaya; Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce; College of Vocational Studies; Ramanujan College; Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women; Ram Lal Anand College & Aryabhatta College

Colleges for BBA (FIA): Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies & Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women

Colleges for BA(H) BE: Aryabhatta College; BR Ambedkar College; College of Vocational Studies; Gargi College (Women); Lakshmibai College (Women); Maharaja Agrasen College; Shivaji College; Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce; Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College; Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College

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