JSAT 2020


    JSAT 2020 Registration (Open), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and Question Papers

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    JSAT 2020 (Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test) is an International level entrance exam conducted by O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) for granting admission to students into its UG programs – BBA(H), B.Com(H), Integrated BBA+MBA, BA (H) Economics, Political Science, Global Affairs, Social Science & Policy, Liberal Arts & Humanities, Journalism & Media Studies, and Built Environment Studies. JSAT 2020 will be held on multiple days from February 12 to July 23, 2020. As per JSAT 2020 Eligibility, candidates appearing or having passed class 12 with 60% marks can apply for JSAT 2020.

    JSAT 2020 Application Form is available from December 1, 2019 to July 8, 2020 at the official website – admissions.jgu.edu.in.Candidates can take JSAT 2020 multiple times during its conduct period and the best of all scores would be considered for the purpose of admission. For each attempt of JSAT 2020 registration would have to be made afresh.

    Candidates would be allowed the chance to select the date and slot for the JSAT 2020 exam. JSAT 2020 Admit Card would be made available one week before JSAT 2020 exam date on the official website from February 5 – July 16, 2020. 

    As per JSAT 2020 Exam Pattern, it will be a two-hour long online test having 120 MCQs of 1 mark each. The exam will test candidates’ abilities in Verbal Ability (English), Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

    After the JSAT 2020 written exam, a merit list of all the qualifying candidates would be prepared based on their performance in the exam. JSAT 2020 Counselling cum admission process will be conducted based on the merit list prepared.

    Direct link to Register for JSAT 2020

    JSAT Application Form

    JSAT 2020 Highlights

    Candidates who are planning to take the JSAT 2020 exam must note the important highlights point related to the exam. For the reference of the candidates, we have tabled the JSAT 2020 highlights table below. One can refer to the below-mentioned exam highlight table in order to get a quick glance of JSAT 2020.

    JSAT Highlights
    Conducting bodyJGU
    Mode of ExamOnline
    Official Websitejgbs.edu.in
    Duration of Exam120 Minutes ( 2 Hours )
    Eligibility10+2 or equivalent level exam passed from recognized board/institute
    Courses offeredB.Com (H), BBA (H), Integrated BBA+MBA, BA (Hons.)
    Number of seatsLimited and varies for each course)

    JSAT 2020 Exam Dates

    Candidates appearing for JSAT 2020 exam must note down the exam schedule related to it. This crucial bit of information related JSAT 2020 exam would help you to pace your preparations for the exam. For, the reference of the candidates we have tabled the exam schedule below.

    JSAT 2020 Application Start DateDecember 1, 2019 – July 8, 2020
    Application CorrectionMarch 7 – July 23, 2020
    Availability of JSAT 2020 Admit CardsFebruary 5 – July 16, 2020
    JSAT 2020 Exam DatesMultiple dates (February 12 to July 23, 2020)
    Release of JSAT 2020 Result July 25, 2020
    JSAT Counselling begins on1-2 weeks after the results of the respective leg are declared

    JSAT 2020 Eligibility

    Candidates looking to take the JSAT 2020 must note the eligibility criteria for JSAT 2020 as stipulated by JGU. Candidates applying for the respective courses (offered through JSAT 2020) would have to check whether they fulfill the desired eligibility criteria or not. In case of non-fulfillment of the eligibility criteria, the candidature of the candidate would be canceled at any subsequent stage of the exam.

    The details regarding eligibility criteria’s are mentioned below for your reference

    • Candidate must be a citizen of India/ NRI/ PIO cardholder
    • Candidate must have passed senior secondary or equivalent exam from a recognized board with at least 60% (relaxable for reserved category candidates) in aggregate.
    • Candidate must not have any backlog at senior secondary or equivalent level at the time of taking admission in the course.
    • Candidate must have attained a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of admission.

    JSAT 2020 Registration cum Application Form

    Registration cum application process for JSAT 2020 would be made available in online mode only on the official website of JGU. Candidates would have to visit the official website in order to make application for the JSAT 2020 exam. The step by step registration cum application process is mentioned below for your reference.

    Registration Process

    • Go to the official website of JSAT 2020: jgbs.edu.in
    • Click on JSAT 2020 Registration/application tab.
    • A new web page would be opened. Fill in the registration details asked for like the name, E-mail ID, mobile number etc.
    • Click on submit. A new registration ID and password would be sent to the registered E-mail address.

    Application Process

    • Login to the portal using the credentials received through E-mail.
    • Fill in the details as asked for in the JSAT 2020 detailed application form.
    • Select the preference, of course, exam center, slot etc.
    • Upload your signature and Photograph (as per dimensions provided in the notification) in .jpeg format.
    • Pay the exam fee.
    • Preview the filled application form.
    • Correct mistakes in the application form (if any).
    • Click on submit.

    JSAT 2020 Admit card

    Admit card for JSAT 2020 will be made available in online mode only. Candidates would be able to download the JSAT 2020 one week before the date of exam form the official website.

    Candidates should follow the following steps to download the JSAT 2020 admit card

    • Go to the official website of JGU: http://www.jgbs.edu.in  
    • Click on “JSAT 2020 Admit cards”.
    • A candidate log in window will appear.
    • Fill in your credentials like date of birth, registration number, and captcha code to log in.
    • Admit card will appear on the screen.
    • Download this admit card and take a printout of the same.

    JSAT Exam centers

    Candidates appearing for JSAT 2020 would be allowed to make a preference for the choice of examination center during the time of registration/application. The availability of the choice would rest with conducting authority and would be decided on first come first serve basis.

    The JSAT 2020 exam would be conducted at over 240 verified centers across India and abroad. The list of nearest centers would be available to the candidate at the time of making application for JSAT 2020.

    JSAT Exam Pattern

    • The JSAT 2020 exam would be conducted in online mode only.
    • A total of 120 MCQ type questions are asked in the exam.
    • Candidates are tested for their knowledge in handling questions from verbal ability (English) & logical reasoning along with the test for Quantitative Aptitude
    • 40 questions would be asked from each section.
    • Each question would carry equal marks
    • There would be no negative marking for the wrong answer in JSAT 2020.
    • The paper would be held in the English language.

    Exam Pattern Highlights

    For a quick glance of examination pattern, a highlight table for JSAT 2020 exam pattern is provided below for the reference of the candidates.

    Exam Pattern Highlights
    Mode of ExaminationOnline
    Number of Questions120
    Maximum Marks120
    Duration of Exam2 hours (120 Minutes)
    Section in Paper3 (verbal Ability, logical reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude)

    JSAT 2020 Syllabus

    The JSAT 2020 exam syllabus would be of basic nature and would test English, reasoning, and Quantitative abilities as expected of a class 12th or equivalent pass out student. The detailed subject-wise syllabus for the exam is mentioned below.

    Quantitative Aptitude

    The quantitative aptitude section in the JSAT 2020 exam would comprise of basic questions (of the level of class 10th) from the topics like:

    • Number System
    • Time & Work
    • Speed
    • Time & Distance
    • Surds
    • Probability
    • Approximations
    • Trigonometry
    • Permutation & Combinations
    • Profit & loss
    • Percentages
    • Ratio and proportion
    • Averages

    Logical Reasoning

    Logical Reasoning section would see questions from areas like:

    • Venn diagram
    • Inequalities
    • Water images
    • Mirror images
    • Data Sufficiency
    • Series
    • Puzzles
    • Seating arrangements

    Verbal Ability (English)

    The Verbal ability section of the JSAT 2020 exam would comprise questions from the areas like:

    • Grammar
    • Para jumbles
    • Error spotting
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Synonyms
    • Antonyms
    • Idioms

    Books for JSAT 2020 exam

    The following subject-wise booklist would be helpful for the candidates who are preparing for JSAT 2020.

    Quantitative Aptitude

    NCERT Mathematics class 10th to 12thNCERT
    Quantitative aptitudeRS Aggarwal
    Previous Papers of JSAT 2020Various
    JSAT 2020 Sample papersJSAT official website

    Logical Reasoning

    Logical ReasoningRS Aggarwal
    Previous Papers of JSAT 2020Various
    JSAT 2020 Sample papersJSAT official website

    Verbal Ability

    High school EnglishWren and Martin
    General EnglishRS Aggarwal
    Previous Papers of JSAT 2020Various
    JSAT 2020 Sample papersJSAT official website

    JSAT 2020 Results

    The results of the JSAT 2020 exam would be announced at the end of each leg of the JSAT 2020 exam. Candidates would be able to check their results by visiting the official website as soon as results are published by them.

    Candidates are required to follow the following steps in order to check their results.

    • Go to the official website of  JSAT 2020: http://www.jgbs.edu.in  
    • Click on the link “JSAT 2020 Results”.
    • After clicking on this tab you would be directed to a login window.
    • Log in using your registered e-mail id (entered at the time of making application) and password.
    • Click on submit.
    • The JSAT 2020 Scorecard would appear on the screen.
    • Download it and take a printout of the same for future reference.

    JSAT 2020 Cutoff

    Cut-off of JSAT 2020 exam would depend on various factors like

    • the number of applicants for the exam
    • seats available
    • The difficulty level of the question paper
    • Marking scheme for that year and other related factors

    The cut-off in JSAT 2020 varies from course to course for which candidates have made the application. The details about the official cut-offs for JSAT 2020 are not released by JGU.

    JSAT 2020 Counselling

    As soon as the JSAT 2020 results for the respective leg of the exam are declared and the merit list for that is published JGU would begin the Counselling cum admission process for various courses. Those candidates who will clear the exam would be issued a Counselling letter.

    The Counselling would be conducted by the exam conducting authority and the details for it would be published on the official website. The Counselling would be done on the basis of merit list prepared after the announcement of results. The final decision in regards to any issue related to the Counselling process would rest with the conducting authority and will be deemed final.

    Counselling would be conducted for each leg of the JSAT 2020 separately. That is those taking admission in the respective leg would have to take the admission in that leg’s Counselling and there would be no mechanism for combined Counselling for all the legs together.

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

    Fee Structure

    • 950


    Sample/Mock Papers


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