DU JAT 2020 Exam Pattern

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    DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) 2020 Exam Pattern is given by the University of Delhi. The exam will be conducted on June 2 – 9, 2020 in online mode. The type of question paper will be objective type. Candidates have to attempt 100 questions in a duration of 2 hours.

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    • There will be four sections – Quantitative Ability, General English, Business & General Awareness, and Reasoning & Analytical Ability, each section contains 25 questions.
    • The question paper will be available only in the English language only.
    • DU JAT 2020 will be of 400 marks, for every correct answer candidates will be awarded 4 marks.
    • There is also a negative marking of 1/3rd. For every incorrect response, candidates have to lose 1 mark.

    DU JAT is conducted once every year in the month of June/July. The exam is conducted by Delhi University for the aspirants seeking admission in various undergraduate programs like BMS, BBA, etc. 

    DU JAT 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

    Given below are the important highlights for DU JAT 2020 Exam Pattern candidates can check. The question paper will be conducted in the English language in CBT mode only.

    Exam ModeComputer-Based
    Number of papers 1
    Number of questions 100 questions
    Number of sectionsFour
    Questions in each section25 questions
    Question Paper TypeObjective type
    DU JAT Total marks400 marks
    Exam duration2 hours
    Exam language English
    Marking Scheme4 marks per question
    Negative Marking1 mark

    DU JAT 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

    DU JAT is conducted in computer-based mode i.e. online mode. The question paper is of objective type i.e. MCQ based. The question paper consists of 100 questions to be done in a duration of 2 hours. There are 4 sections which consist of 25 questions in each section. The question paper will be available only in the English language.

    The question paper checks the candidate’s knowledge of Quantitative Ability, General English, Business & General Awareness, and Reasoning & Analytical Ability. Each section carries equal marks with an equal number of questions.

    Given below is the table for a number of questions and marks in DU JAT 2020:

    DU JAT 2020 Exam SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
    Quantitative Ability25100
    Reasoning and Analytical Ability25100
    General English25100
    Business and General Awareness25100
    Total Questions100400

    DU JAT 2020 Marking Scheme

    DU JAT 2020 question paper consists of a total of 400 marks. Each question carries equal marks in the question paper. The candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer. There is 1/3 negative marking in the question paper. Every incorrect answer will lead to the deduction of 1 mark. There is no deduction of marks for un-attempted questions. If a single question is marked twice, it would be considered as a wrong answer.

    Given below is the marking scheme of DU JAT 2020:

    Every single correct answer will get4 marks
    Every single wrong answer result in deduction of1 Mark
    Deduction of marks for un-attempted questionsNo Deduction

    DU JAT 2020 Syllabus

    Getting a fair idea of the syllabus will increase the candidate’s understanding of question paper. Given below is the syllabus for a different subject for DU JAT 2020 candidates can check:

    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 Diagram Verbal reasoning Missing characters
    General EnglishGrammar 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 AwarenessGeography Economics General history Politics Current affairs Science Computers

    DU JAT 2020 Recommended Books

    Books play an important role in the life of candidates who are preparing for the entrance exam. Candidates should always select a book that has least/no mistake. The language of the book should be easy and understandable.

    Given below are some of the important and recommended books for the candidates preparing for DU JAT 2020 Exam:

    Book NameAuthor
    Quantitative Aptitude Arun Sharma
    Quantitative AptitudeR.S. Agarwal
    Verbal and Non- Verbal AptitudeR.S. Agarwal
    High School Grammar and CompositionWren and Martin
    The Perfect Study Resource: Delhi University (DU) BMS Common Entrance Test Arihant Experts
    University of Delhi BMS/BBA (FIA)/B.A. Business Economics Joint Admission Test Guide: BMSSima Kumari
    Self-Study Guide BBA/BBS/BBM Entrance ExaminationArihant Experts

    Important Instructions

    Given below are the important instruction for DU JAT 2020 candidates should read to avoid the unknown mistake:

    • Candidate should reach the exam center 1-hour prior than the commencement of exam
    • It is compulsory to bring admit card, without the admit card entry would be prohibited.
    • No electronic item is allowed in the examination hall which is considered as the subject of cheating.
    • No extra rough sheet is allowed in the examination hall. Margin will be given to do rough work in the test booklet.
    • Do not open the test booklet without permission
    • Fill the required details in the answer sheet. The result may not be evaluated if the details are not entered or entered correctly.
    • It is not allowed to clarify doubts on any item in the test booklet from the invigilator.
    • The answer should be marked properly by darkening the circle in the OMR sheet.
    • Failure to follow instruction written in the examination will lead to disqualification. 

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Amrutha Priya

    I want the exact syllabus of dujat and some sample papers with the year 2020

    11 Jun, 2020 00:20


    31 Mar, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

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    31 Mar, 2020 02:26
    Manmohan Singh

    When will be forms will be out for admission in DU ( JAT)

    17 May, 2019 14:13
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Manmohan, registration forms for DU JAT were to be out from May 15, 2019 (tentatively).

    17 May, 2019 14:57
    Gaurav Singh Bankawat

    I have passed 12 without maths can i apply for b.com in bhim rao Ambedkar college by DU JAT 2018 please help me out

    31 Mar, 2018 12:05
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Gaurav, You get information about the admission details of B.Com program, please contact on 011-22814747, 22814126.

    31 Mar, 2018 16:40

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