DU JAT : All Details

Delhi University Joint Admission Test or DU JAT is a national level entrance exam which is mandatory to give for admission into BMS, BA Hons in Business Economics programs and BBA (Financial Investment Analysis). DU JAT is conducted by the National Testing Agency on an online medium. To fill the form for DU JAT candidates can do it online from the official site.

This exam is designed in such a manner that will test the Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness of a candidate. Candidates will be provided with 2 hours’ time to answer all the questions in the objective-based exam.

This exam is used for admission to vary coveted seats in Shaheed Sukhdev College for Business Studies, arguably India’s number 1 college for Under Graduate Business Studies. 

In this article you can find out all about DU JAT, like Application process, eligibility, important dates etc.:

DU JAT  Examination Main information

Features  Details 
Exam Name DU JAT
DU JAT Full Form Delhi University Joint Admission Test
Conducting Body Delhi University
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online
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
Language English
Exam Fees 750 (General and OBC) and 300 (SC/ST/PWD)
Exam Purpose Admissions to 16 colleges
Course Offered Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) Business Economics
No. of Test Cities 20
Exam Helpdesk No. +91-11-27667336
Exam Website http://www.du.ac.in/

Eligibility Criteria for DU JAT

For qualifying the exam, the student must have to score relevant marks in class 12th according to the category-

  • 60% above for General category
  • 55% above for SC, ST, CW and PWD
  • 54% above for OBC category.

Some main points to remember:

  1. The marks gained by the student in class 12th should be a aggerate score in four subjects- Math’s, English and 2 other subjects which are mentioned in list B for Elective Subjects of DU UG Admission Information Bulletin.
  2. Students who are yet waiting for their class 12th result can also apply.
  3. The merit-based admission eligibility under the EWS category will be similar to UR Category.

Eligibility criteria for international students: Students who want admission under the Foreign Student category shall separately apply on the Foreign Student Registry website which is –  http://fsr.du.ac.in.

Admission Process for DU JAT 2021:

Students who will be short-listed according to their DU JAT score and their class 12th marks will get into the admission process which will be followed by the verification of documents and seats allotment process.

Full admission process:

  1. Fill the application form

To fill the application form firstly register yourself in the site of NTA and them give your basis information like Name, Email ID. Contact info. After you have register yourself login to the site and fill the application form.


The fee structure for different category is as followed-

Category Application Fee
General/OBC/CW Category Rs 750
SC/ST/PWD/ESW Category Rs 300


  1. Download the Admit Card for DU JAT

Admit card is the most important document that will be needed in the examination center. To download the admit card go to the website, login and download it by entering the form number and DOB.


  1. Appear for the DU JAT exam.


  1. DU JAT Answer Key:

By the 3rd week of September, the answer key and question paper is most probability going to be released. In addition, if the university decides to release the revised keys, then it may be disclosing by the 4th week of September, 2021.


  1. DU JAT Result:

The result will be announced in the NTA site itself and students can check the result there. After that the seat allotment process will start based on the marks obtained in the DU JAT and class 12th. The final merit-list will be prepared based on this.

Sections Weightage
Entrance Test 65%
Qualifying examination 35%


  1. DU JAT Counselling session:

Students will be allotted seats according to their rank and according to their preferences, subjects, etc. After this the verification of the documents will be done by the authorities. Students will be requiring to pay the fee within 24 hours of the acceptance of the admission and save the acknowledgement slip. The fee will be paid through online medium.


Colleges available according to DU JAT Score.


BMS and BA (Hons) Business Economics


Colleges BMS BA (Hons) Business Economics
Aryabhatta College 51 51
Bhim Rao Ambedkar College 68
College of Vocational Studies 51 68
Deen Dayal Upadhaya College 51
Gargi College 51
Keshav Mahavidyalaya 52
Maharaja Agrasen College 51
Ram Lal Anand College 51
Ramanujan College 51
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women (W) 51
Shaheed Sukhdev College for Business Studies 204
Shivaji College 68
Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce 46 40
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College 40
Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College 40
Lakshmibai College 33


Colleges Seats
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women (W) 51
Shaheed Sukhdev College for Business Studies 99

DU JAT preparation

Students who want to give DU JAT exam next year should prepare themselves from now only so that you will be able to score great marks in the exam. Students should have to know the pattern of the exam and the syllabus, before starting a preparation plan. This will help you to focus your time on the main study and will narrow down your study materials.

Here are the exam pattern and the syllabus of the DU JAT exam:

Exam Pattern of DU JAT   

The question paper of DU JAT consists of 100 MCQs’ of 4-5 marks each, and it also have negative marking so, in every wrong answer 1 marks will be reduced. The exam Pattern is as follows:

DU JAT exam Details
Exam mode Online
Total number of questions 100
Medium English
Sectional Weightage 25
Type of questions Objective type MCQ based
Number of sections Four (Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness)
Negative Marking Yes
Duration of the test 2 hours
Total marks 400

Syllabus for DU JAT:


Sections 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


Exam Centers for DU JAT:

The exam for DU JAT is conducted in across 24 cities of India, students have a choice to select the cities they prefer to give exam in.

Here is the list of cities for DU JAT

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar Bengaluru Bhopal
Mumbai Bhubaneswar Chandigarh/Mohali
Chennai Delhi-NCR Guwahati
Hyderabad Jaipur Jammu
Kolkata Nagpur Patna
Ranchi Thiruvananthapuram Varanasi
Srinagar Imphal Amritsar
Raipur Dehradun Shimla


  • Carry the Admit card
  • Try to reach the examination center half hour early from the actual exam time.
  • Do not carry any electrical devices inside the exam center.
  • Take precaution for COVID so, carry you own transparent water bottle and hand sanitizer.
  • Wear mark and maintain social distancing.


This exam lead to admissions in India’s best college Shaheed Sukhdev College for Business Studies along with  15 other colleges of Delhi University for professional course BMS and BBE. The tuition fee is reasonable and placements are 100%in good companies.  These career options are at par with IIT/ MBBS/ NLU’s in terms of career opportunities. Also, as Maths is compulsory to be eligible for this exam, students should opt for Maths in high school.

Personal Coaching for DU JAT

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Guarantee Seat in Top 5 colleges under DUJAT

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