All About DU-JAT Exam

An article discussing the Eligibility, Application, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus, Mode, Fees and other aspects of the Delhi University- Joint Admission Test.
All About DU-JAT Exam

All About DU-JAT Exam

DU JAT or Delhi University Joint Admission Test is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to BMS, BBA (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) in Business Economics programmes. DU JAT will aid the admission process of 16 colleges affiliated with Delhi University. National Testing Agency conducts DU JAT in an online mode. The DU JAT question paper is designed to ask questions from Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness. All the questions in DU JAT are objective type, to be answered within two hours.

DU-JAT Eligibility Criteria: -

  • Candidates should have passed/appeared for their HSC from a recognized board or board equivalent by the University of Delhi
  • Candidates must have a minimum of: General/OBC - 60% | SC/ST - 50% | CW/PwD - 54% | aggregate in the qualifying examination
  • The minimum aggregate in the qualifying examination is based on simple average of the percentage scored in four subjects: English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

DU JAT Exam Highlights: -

More information regarding the exam is mentioned in the table below: -



Exam Name

DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Duration

120 minutes

Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English, Business and General Awareness.

Exam Pattern

100 Questions in MCQ format

Exam Fee(s)

-INR 750 (General and OBC)

-INR 300 (SC/ST/PwD)

Marking Scheme

+4 for correct response and -1 for incorrect response

Courses Offered

-Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

-Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)

-Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Business Economics

Number of Seats


Exam Website

DU-JAT Exam Pattern: -

  • The paper pattern comprises four sections: General Awareness, General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude
  • The time allotted is 120 minutes
  • The total no of questions is 100
  • Each question carries four marks. There is negative marking of one mark for every incorrect answer

The breakup of questions is as follows: -


No of Questions

General Awareness


General English


Analytical & Logical Reasoning


Quantitative Aptitude




DU JAT Exam Syllabus: -

As the Exam is aptitude based so the syllabus isn’t well defined but the following table covers all the important topics regarding the same: -


Important Topics

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, Verbal reasoning and Missing characters

General English

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms & Antonyms, Fill in the blanks

General Awareness

Geography, Economics, History, Politics, Current Affairs, Science, Computers etc

DU JAT Admission Process: -

The admission process involves shortlisting candidates based on their DU JAT score and Class 12 Board aggregate. This is followed by document verification and spot allotment of seats.

So, this was all about the DU JAT Exam. Start your prep today to get into your dream management college.

All the Best!