DU JAT Paper Analysis 2019, Difficulty level, Section-wise Topics and Questions

    DU JAT 2019 (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) was conducted on July 6, 2019 by National Testing Agency for granting admission to students in Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelors in Business Economics (BBE) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) programs offered by colleges affiliated to Delhi University.

    • The exam was held in 18 cities across India in Computer based mode.
    • Total duration of the exam was 2 hours. However, there was no sectional timings.
    • The exam was conducted in 2 shifts- Morning shift (12:00 noon - 2:00 PM) and evening shift (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM).

    DU JAT 2019 consisted of 4 sections i.e. General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. The questions were arranged in a random order. No sectional order could be seen in the exam. A timer was set on the screen so that the candidates could keep track of time. Candidates were also allowed to use scientific calculator and check exam status through the side panel of the screen.

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    DU JAT 2019 Highlights

    Exam NameDelhi University Joint Admission Test
    No. of questions 100
    Marking scheme4 marks for each correct answer,  -1 for each wrong answer.
    Exam dateJuly 6, 2019
    Final answer key Release dateJuly 12 - July 20 , 2019 (tentative)
    ResultThird week of July 2019 (tentative)
    Seat allotmentLast week of July 2019 (tentative)

    As per the selection criteria, 65% weightage will be given to DU JAT and 35% weightage will be given to class 12th marks. Check DU JAT Cutoff

    DU JAT Exam Pattern 2019

    DU JAT 2019 consisted of 100 questions. 4 marks is given for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer.

    SectionsNo. of Questions
    General Awareness25
    General English26
    Analytical and Logical Reasoning24
    Quantitative Ability25

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    DU JAT Section-Wise Analysis

    General Awareness

    This section primarily focuses on Current Affairs. Questions based on personalities like Geeta Gopinth , Swatch Sarwekshan , Minister for Small and Micro Enterprises ministry etc. were quite easy. This year, questions from static GK outnumbered questions based on Current Affairs.

    Students found General Awareness section moderate. One needs to be thorough with facts and daily headlines to crack this section.

    TopicNo. of Questions
    Static GK16
    Current Affairs9

    General English

    The topics included in this section were Spelling, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Idioms and Grammar. Candidates found this year’s English section doable. Since there was only a single reading comprehension, students got enough time to work through other sections. Vocabulary questions were comparatively easy while questions based on idioms and phrases were bit tricky.

    TopicsNumber of Questions
    Reading Comprehension5
    Fill in the blanks1

    Analytical and Logical Reasoning

    Questions based on reasoning were easy. Students felt most comfortable attempting this section. This section was divided into two parts which were of moderate level but a bit time consuming.

    TopicsNumber of Questions
    Coding – Decoding2

    Quantitative Aptitude

    The difficulty level of this quantitative aptitude section was moderate. Most of the questions were from class XI and XII. 

    TopicsNumber of Questions
    Geometry and Mensuration3
    Coordinate Geometry3
    Differentiation and its applications2
    Time and work1

    DU JAT Result is expected to release in third week of July, 2019. Based on the cutoff, students will be allotted colleges and courses.  



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