DU JAT 2022 – Application Form, Exam Date Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, FAQ

DU JAT 2020: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Cutoff, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) is a national level entrance examination conducted for students who wants to take admission in Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) Business Economics programmes.  It is mandatory to clear DU JAT Entrance Test to apply for BBS / BMS / BFIA programmes.

Delhi University is a tutorial public central, established in 1922 in New Delhi, India. Delhi University is India’s largest institution of higher learning across the world. Delhi University conducts various exams and one of them is DU JAT.

DU JAT 2020 Highlights


Conducting Body

Delhi University

DU JAT Full Form

Delhi University Joint Admission Test

Exam Level


Official Website


Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) Business Economics

Exam fee

INR 750 – General Category

INR 300 – Reserve Category

Mode of Examination


Duration of Examination

2 hours

Paper Medium


Exam Pattern

100 questions in MCQ format

Exam Purpose

Getting admission in 18 Delhi University Colleges

No. of Test Cities


Exam Helpdesk No.


DU JAT 2020 Important Dates



Other Information

DU JAT application begins on

March 2, 2020

Application form will be available online

Last Date of Registration

March 31, 2020

Last date of registration is unlikely to be extended

DU JAT admit card releases on

April 30, 2020

To be released by National Testing Agency

DU JAT Exam Date

June 2 to 9, 2020

To be held in two slots across 18 cities

DU JAT result releases on

June 25, 2020

The score of candidate will be subjected to a Normalization Process called EquiPercentile Equating before declaration of DU JAT 2020 result

DU JAT 2020 - Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for DU JAT 2020 must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students should have cleared their 10+2 qualification from some recognized examination board like CBSE.
  • General Category students should secure at least 60% in English and Mathematics as core subjects in class 12th or equivalent.
  • SC/ ST/ CW/ PwD category students need 55% marks in 12th or equivalent and OBC category students need 54% marks in 12th or equivalent.
  • The aggregate should be based on the marks in four papers – English, Mathematics and any other two subjects approved by the Delhi University.
  • Candidates, who have appeared in their final exams and their results, are awaited, can also apply for DU JAT exam. However, they will have to show the qualifying certificate at the time of counseling.
  • Students having “compartment”  in any of the subject are not eligible to apply for this test.
  • There is no minimum age bar for taking this test.
  • Eligibility Criteria for merit-based admissions under the EWS category shall be similar to that of UR category.

Academic Qualification Required for DU JAT Entrance Exam 2020

  • Every candidate, in order to apply for the DU JAT 2020 exam must have qualified/cleared the board examinations, conducted by a recognized board.
  • The students who are awaiting their 12th board examination result, are also eligible to apply for DU JAT.

DU JAT 2020 - Course Offered

DU JAT is a national level entrance test conducted for students who wants to take admission in following courses:

  • Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)

  • BA (Hons.) Business Economics programmes

DU JAT 2020 Application Form

The application form of DU JAT 2020 will be available to students from March 2, 2020 in online mode. The last date to submit the DU JAT 2020 application form is March 31, 2020. Students who will satisfy all the above mentioned eligibility criteria can fill the DU JAT application form 2020. Candidates will need to follow the steps mentioned below to fill the application form of DU JAT 2020.

Steps to Apply for DU JAT 2020:

Step 1: Go to the official website – Link will be available as soon as authority releases it.

Step 2: Click on the tab ‘New registration’.

Step 3: Fill in the details as prescribed.

Step 4: Login with your registered email id and password.

Step 5: Fill the Personal details

Step 6: Upload the documents within the prescribed size and format

Step 7: Select the course to apply for

Step 8: Pay the application fees through any of the subsequent methods:

  • Debit card

  • Credit card

  • Net banking

Step 9: Take the print of the receipt

DU JAT 2020 Application Fee


Fees (per course)

General/ OBC/ CW

INR 500


INR 250

DU JAT 2020 Selection Process

Students can refer to below selection process for their understanding:

DU JAT 2020 Selection Criteria

Marking Scheme for DU JAT 2020


Number of questions


Quantitative Ability



Reasoning and Analytical Ability



General English



Business and General Awareness



DU JAT 2020 Syllabus

Students can prepare for the DU JAT syllabus without dallying, especially topics that they find difficult.

Students need to attempt questions from 4 sections Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and General Awareness. Applicants targeting DU JAT should go through the syllabus and devise a prep plan accordingly.


Important Topics

Quantitative Ability

Numbers, Profit and loss, Fractions and decimals, Ratio and proportion, graphs and pie chart

Reasoning & 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.

Best Books to Prepare for DU JAT 2020

Students can refer below list of recommended book for preparing themselves for DU JAT:

Quantitative Ability:

Quantitative ability is to check arithmetic & problem-solving skills of students and for preparing this subject students and opt for the following books i.e.



Maths class XI and XIIth


Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Abhijit Guha-McGraw-Hill Education

The Pearson Guide To Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations

Dinesh Khattar

Reasoning and Analytical Ability:

Reasoning and Analytical Ability shows the capability of students for interpreting data and logically work. Candidates can study and prepare for exams from following books for this section.



Short-cuts in reasoning

Disha Publications

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal& Analytical

Arihant publications

Verbal and Non-Verbal Aptitude

RS Aggarwal

General English:

General English evaluates an student’s understanding of the English Language. Below mention are some of the books which helps students in preparation for English section of DU JAT 2020.



General English

Arihant Publications

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

High School English Grammar

Wren and Martin

Business and General Awareness:

Business and General Awareness section checks the candidate’s knowledge of the latest happenings across the world. To prepare for this section of DU JAT exam, refer to the following:



General Knowledge

Lucent publications

Manorama Year book



The Hindu, Indian Express, Times of India

Note: Refer to DU JAT previous year question papers for better understanding. 

DU JAT 2020 Admit Card

NTA (National Testing Agency) will issue the admit card of DU JAT 2020 to only those candidates who will the application form duly along with the payment of fees. 

DU JAT Admit Card 2020 will be available for download in online mode from April 30, 2020. It is an important document on the day of examinations.

Below are the steps that show how to download your admin card online:

Step 1: Connect to official link provided by University 

Step 2: Login with your valid credentials – registered email ID and password

Step 3: Select ‘download admit card’ option

Step 4: There will be display admit card on the screen for DU JAT 2020 in PDF format

Step 5: Now, you can download and take the print of the admit card

Note: Remember to take your DU JAT 2020 admit card as without the same candidates will not be permitted to sit in the examination.

DU JAT 2020 Exam Centres

DU JAT 2020 will be conducted in the following cities:




















DU JAT 2020 Exam Pattern

It is advisable for the student to have a look at the exam pattern. The paper of DU JAT 2020 covers 100 questions which will be divided into 4 sections. Each question will carry 4 marks which gives grand total of 400 marks. All the questions are equally divided into 4 sections with each consisting of 25 questions.

As per DU JAT exam pattern, the duration of the examination is 2 hours and all the questions are objective type.



Number of Questions

Total Marks

Quantitative Ability



Reasoning and Analytical Ability



General English



Business and General Awareness



DU JAT 2020 Result

Candidates can follow the steps given below to see DU JAT 2020 result


Step 1: Visit the official website.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Result Tab’ on the home page.

Step 3: Candidates are going to be redirected to the page that hosts the PDF link of DU JAT. result.

Step 4: The merit list will open in PDF format.

Step 5: To download the scorecard, candidates got to click ‘candidate login to look at individual result.’

Step 6: In the login page, candidates got to enter form number and date of birth.

Step 7: The scorecard are going to be displayed on the screen.

Step 8: Download the scorecard and take its printout.

DU JAT 2020 Cut-off

DU JAT Cut-off 2020 The minimum marks required by the candidates to require admission within the under-graduate courses offered by Delhi University is called the cut-off of DU JAT 2020. DU JAT 2020 result will be declared on June 25, by exam conducting body itself. Through DU JAT cut-off 2020, candidates will get admission to varied under-graduate courses offered by Delhi University. Those candidates who get marks are as per the cut-off of DU JAT 2020 are going to be called for further rounds of selection.

After the cut-off, students have to go for group discussion and personal interview rounds. For all other basic queries like dates of cut-off, determining factors, previous cut-offs, what after its declared, counselling and frequently asked questions, and so on are given in this article below.

There will be bright chances of getting seat for students who meet the DU JAT 2020 cut-off.

DU JAT takes place every year to admit students in Undergraduate courses offered by Delhi University. Students who want to take admission can fill the application form before the last date i.e. March 31, 2020

DU JAT 2020 Mock Tests and Sample Papers

The best way to prepare for DU JAT is through Mock Tests and Sample Papers, which gives the good idea about exams. The exam conducting authorities shall release the DU JAT 2020 sample papers in PDF format on its official website and candidates can go through these papers before appearing for the examination.

DU JAT 2020 Counselling and Seat Allotment

Delhi University is predicted to start DU JAT 2020 counselling process from the last week of July, 2020 and it’ll tentatively continue till mid-August. The University will do spot allotment for courses like  BMS, BBA (FIA), BA (H) Business Economics courses at Arts faculty Building of DU.

Based on the scores obtained within the entrance test and therefore the marks of class XII, a merit list of qualified candidates will be prepared .the counselling process will be conducted in multiple rounds subject to the availability of seats.


In order to verify their seats, candidates are required to deposit the admission fee and original documents along with the admission form. The admission list of DU JAT will be made available on the official website of Delhi University (DU) in PDF format. The admission list displays the roll number of candidates, form number, name, UR rank, allotted college, allotted course, college preference and category filled. 

DU JAT 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions

Ans 1. The exam will conduct in online mode. The type of question paper will be objective type and students have to attempt 100 questions in duration of 2 hours.

Ans 2. Students need to apply online for the exam. The examination authority for the entrance test accepts applications through online mode only.

Ans 3. Like all other entrance this paper is also moderate in terms of difficulty level.

Ans 4.Yes, math is compulsory in Senior Secondary for DU JAT.

Ans 5. Candidates who have completed their class 12th can apply for DU JAT, while ensuring above mentioned eligibility criteria in the article.

Ans 6. DU JAT consists of 100 questions from Quantitative Ability, Reasoning & Analytical Ability, General English, and Business & General Awareness. The test was conducted for two hours.

Ans 7. DU JAT syllabus highlights the topics that candidates need to cover under different sections of exam i.e. Quantitative Ability, Reasoning & Analytical Ability, General English, and Business & General Awareness.

Ans 8. Students can prepare from following books for DU JAT preparation:

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma

Basic English Grammar book by Wren & Martin

Delhi University BMS Guide 2019 by Arihant publications

The Perfect Study Resource for – Delhi University (DU) BMS Common Entrance Test

Ans 9. DU JAT conducted in 18 cities like Delhi, Nagpur, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chandigarh etc. 

Ans 10. DU JAT entrance test is conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of Delhi University.

Ans 11. Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer while 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer.

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