DU JAT is an entrance examination conducted by Delhi University for various examinations including BBA, BMS, and BFIA courses. Delhi University conducts this examination in collaboration with National Testing Agency (NTA). In 2021, this examination took place on 27 September 2021. This paper was conducted in two shifts. DU JAT 2021 will be evaluated through the normalization process.

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Exam Analysis of DU JAT 2021

1. English Language

The difficulty level of this section was ‘Easy’. Overall, 25 questions were asked from this section. This section hadn’t troubled the students. There were two comprehension passages based on caffeine and grand slam titles. The questions from these comprehensive were direct and fact-based. The vocabulary part was also easy to do. Summary of English Language includes:

TopicsNumber of Questions Asked
Reading Comprehension4-5 each
Sentence Correction3
Idioms and Phrases2
Spelling Correction2

2. Analytical and Logical reasoning

In 2021, this exam consists of questions mostly from Analytical reasoning. Only a couple of questions were asked from Logical Reasoning. Questions from the data sufficiency were also asked and it proves to be beneficial for the students. The difficulty level is Easy to Moderate. Summary of Analytical and Logical Reasoning includes:

TopicsNumber of Questions Asked
Blood relations2/3
Data Sufficiency3
Paragraph based critical reasoning3
Coding Based Questions2
Coding and decoding1
Statement and arguments1
Statement and course of action1
Inequalities or comparison1/2
Missing number in figure1
Venn Diagram1
Mathematical Operations1

3. Quantitative Aptitude

The difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude is Moderate-Difficult. Most of the questions are from Quantitative Aptitude. Summary of Quantitative Aptitude includes:

TopicsNumber of Questions Asked
Permutation and Combination1
Derivative/ integration4-5
Vectors Functions2
Differential equation1-2
Ratio and proportion1+-2
Time, Speed, and Distance1
DI1 set
Maxima and Minima1
Quadratic Equation1
Conic section1

4. General Awareness

The General awareness section of this exam proves to be unexpected for the students. Generally, the number of questions asked from this section is 25. But, this time only around 10-12 questions were asked from this section.

Exam Pattern of DU JAT 2021

DU JAT entrance consists of 100 questions which are to be attempted in 120 minutes. Each question carries 4 marks and a negative marking of 1 mark is done for every wrong answer. Following are the details of this examination:

Exam NameDU JAT
Conducted byDelhi University in collaboration with the National Testing Agency
Duration of the exam120 minutes
Exam ModeOnline
Questions TypeObjective Type
Negative MarkingYes
Number of sectionsFour, including ·         Quantitative Ability·         Reasoning and Analytical ability·         General English·         Business and General Awareness
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Expected Cut Offs

DU JAT exam is conducted for the admissions for BMS/ BBS/ B.A. Hons in Business Economics courses. The expected cut-offs for the DU JAT courses are analyzed here. In 2021, it gets delayed because of COVID-19, but it took place in September.

Expected cutoffs marks of BMS/BBA (FIA):

DU CollegeUG CourseExpected DU JAT Cut off marks 2021
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi (SSCBS)BMS230-240
Keshav Mahavidyalaya, DelhiBMS200-210
Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, DelhiBMS200-210
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi (SSCBS)BBA (FIA)230-240

 Expected Cut off Rank 2021

DU CollegeUG CourseExpected DU JAT Cut off Rank 2021
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi (SSCBS)BMS160
Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, DelhiBMS245
Keshav Mahavidyalaya, DelhiBMS270
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi (SSCBS)BBA (FIA)150
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women, DelhiBBA (FIA)630
Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of CommerceBA(Hons) Business Economics (BBE)375
Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar CollegeBA(Hons) Business Economics (BBE)1045
Aryabhatta College, DelhiBMS710
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa CollegeBA(Hons) Business Economics (BBE)875


DU JAT examination is one of the most reputed and most aspired entrance examinations every year. Lakhs of students appeared for this examination every year. In 2021 as well, lakhs of students appeared for this examination and is successfully conducted by NTA.

With this article, we have analyzed the pattern and difficulty level of this examination. The analysis is as per the verdicts from the students. The expected cut-offs are analyzed based on the previous year’s trend and the difficulty level of this year examination. However, the result completely depends on the DU.

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