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DU JAT 2021 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, And Recommended Books

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Bhavya Rawal

Study Abroad Expert | Updated On - Feb 15, 2021

DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) 2021 Exam Pattern is prescribed by the University of Delhi. The entrance exam will be conducted in the month of July 2021 through online mode. The questions in the exam will be objective. Candidates will be required to attempt 100 questions in a duration of 2 hours.

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 2021 will be of 400 marks, for every correct answer candidates will be awarded 4 marks. There will be also a negative marking of 1/3rd.

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


DU JAT 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

Given below are the important highlights for DU JAT 2021 Exam Pattern candidates can check. The question paper will be conducted in the English language in CBT mode only.

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

DU JAT 2021 Exam Pattern in Detail

DU JAT will be conducted in computer-based mode i.e. online mode. The question paper will be of objective type i.e. MCQ based. The question paper will consist of 100 questions to be done in a duration of 2 hours. There will be 4 sections which will be consisting 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 2021:

DU JAT 2021 Exam Sections Number of Questions Total Marks
Quantitative Ability 25 100
Reasoning and Analytical Ability 25 100
General English 25 100
Business and General Awareness 25 100
Total Questions 100 400

DU JAT 2021 Marking Scheme

DU JAT 2021 question paper consists of a total of 400 marks. Each question will be carrying 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 will be 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 2021:

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

DU JAT Syllabus

DU JAT 2021 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 2021 candidates can check:

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 Books

DU JAT 2021 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 2021 Exam:

Book Name Author
Quantitative Aptitude  Arun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude R.S. Agarwal
Verbal and Non- Verbal Aptitude R.S. Agarwal
High School Grammar and Composition Wren 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: BMS Sima Kumari
Self-Study Guide BBA/BBS/BBM Entrance Examination Arihant Experts

Important Instructions

Important Instructions

Given below are the important instruction for DU JAT 2021 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. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: What is the section-wise weightage in DU JAT exam?

Ans: Every section in DU JAT exam carries equal weightage i.e. 100 marks for each section.

Ques: Are objective type questions asked in DU JAT exam?

Ans: Yes, questions in DU JAT are asked in MCQ format.

Ques: In which mode DU JAT exam is conducted?

Ans: DU JAT exam will be conducted in Computer Based Test Mode.

Ques: What will happen if I leave a question answered?

Ans: No marks will be deducted for not attempting a question.

Ques: Can I start with the section of my choice in DU JAT exam?

Ans: Yes, candidates will have the option to start with the section of their choice,

Ques: How many options will be given against each question in DU JAT exam?

Ans: For every question, candidates will have to choose one of the four options given as answers

Ques: Is there a section-wise time limit in DU JAT exam?

Ans: No, there is no section-wise time limit in DU JAT exam.

Ques: Will my marks be deducted if I don’t attempt a question in DU JAT exam?

Ans: No marks will be deducted for not attempting a question.

Ques: Which section in DU JAT carries maximum weightage?

Ans: Every section in DU JAT exam carries equal weightage i.e. 100 marks for each section.

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

Comments


5 Comments
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ayushi sharma
Is there any deductions for getting wrong answer??
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aniket ranjan

Yes, There is negative marking of 1/3rd for every incorrect answer. In DU JAT entrance exam you are required to attempt 100 questions of total 400 marks and for every correct answer you will be awarded 4 marks. DU JAT has 4 sections consisting of 25 questions in each section.

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amrutha priya
I want the exact syllabus of dujat and some sample papers with the year 2020
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luvya kariro
I'VE PASSED MY CLASS 12TH AND DECIDED ON DOING BBA BUT I'M NOT TAKING ANY COACHING..SHOULD I?
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Luvya, there are pros and cons for taking coaching. Thus, it is totally up to you whether you want to take one or not as per your preparation.
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manmohan singh
When will be forms will be out for admission in DU ( JAT)
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Manmohan, registration forms for DU JAT were to be out from May 15, 2019 (tentatively).
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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
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sakshi garg expert
Hi Gaurav, You get information about the admission details of B.Com program, please contact on 011-22814747, 22814126.

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