DU JAT 2018 –The University of Delhi annually conducts Delhi University Joint Admission Test (DU JAT), for the purpose of shortlisting students for admissions to undergraduate management programmes at Delhi University’s affiliated institutes. DU JAT 2018 has been re-scheduled for Friday, June 22, 2018, in an online or computer-based mode in two shifts. The first shift will commence from 8 AM to 10 AM and the second shift will start at 12 PM and end at 2 PM. The application process had commenced from May 15, 2018, and continued until Thursday, June 7, 2018 (6 PM). Candidates who successfully filled the application form can download the DU JAT 2018 admit cards from June 18, 2018. The total duration of the test is two hours; conducted across 18 cities in India. The results will be announced 10-15 days after the exam date. DU JAT 2018 is conducted for admissions to six stipulated colleges, offering Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), and eight other colleges which offer B. A (Hons) in Business Economics and BBA (FIA) programmes. The final admissions will be for around 1162 seats across 15 participating institutes of DU JAT. Candidates aspiring for admissions must read the mentioned details about DU JAT exam as an undergraduate entrance exam, its eligibility, application form, dates, and exam pattern.
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Quick Facts - DU JAT 2018
Name of the Exam: Delhi University Joint Admission Test
Popular as: DU JAT
Exam Category: National
Exam Level: Under Graduate
Conducting Body: University of Delhi
All aspirants should be aware of the important dates of DU JAT 2018. Following are some of the related dates of DU JAT 2018 exams.
DU JAT 2018 Important Dates
Availability of Online Application
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Application Ends (Concluded)
Thursday, June 7, 2018 (6:00 pm)
June 18, 2018
Exam Date- JAT (two shifts)
June 22, 2018 (8 AM to 10 AM) & (12 PM- 2 PM)
Notification of First Cut-off (Merit-based)
19th June, 2018
Result of DU JAT
July 2018 (tentative)
Notification of First Allotment List for college/course List (Entrance-based)
To be announced
Commencement of Classes
20th July, 2018
Closing Date of Admission
16th August, 2018
The officials have released the DU JAT 2018 admit card/hall ticket for the registered candidates on June 18, 2018. The DU JAT admit card 2018 includes the candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Photo, Signature, Examination Venue and Date. Candidates should ensure that they carry admit cards to the exam centre; as without the admit card/hall ticket test takers will not be allowed to appear in the DU JAT 2018 exam. Also, candidates must ensure that the admit card is signed by the invigilator in the test room.
DU JAT 2018 is a computer based online test consisting of 100 questions to be answered by the candidates. The test will be completed in two hours and the total marks allotted for the exam is 300. According to the DU JAT 2018 exam pattern, the test has four sections, namely Quantitative Ability, Reasoning & Analytical Ability, General English, and Business & General Awareness. Each correct answer will be awarded four marks and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
DU JAT exam pattern – Section wise
Number of Questions
Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Business and General Awareness
DU JAT Exam Centres 2018
DU JAT 2018 will be conducted in 18 cities across the sub-continent. The address of DU JAT 2018 exam centres is usually mentioned on the admit card. Following is the list of exam centres of DU JAT 2018:
DU JAT exam centres
Following the previous trends, it can be stated that the Delhi University will announce the DU JAT 2018 results in the form of ranks. The result of DU JAT 2018 will be announced for all those candidates who appear in the test in July. DU JAT result 2018 will be available in online mode only. The result of DU JAT 2018 will be followed by the selection process which will be based on the combined weighted average of percentage scored in the DU JAT and the percentage scored in the qualifying exam in the ratio of 65:35 respectively.
Normalization Process for DU JAT 2018
This year onwards, Delhi University will follow the process of normalization in order to exercise the admission procedure. It has been notified that the aspirants opting for JAT BMS/BBA (FIA) & B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics will undergo this process wherein their scores will be subjected to the Normalization Process called EquiPercentile Equating, a widely adopted & internationally accepted method of score normalization in multi-batch exams. The percentile ranks so derived & equated will be used as input criteria to finalise the merit list. Normalization of obtained scores will be done after test on all shifts are concluded for the same subject.
Merit ranking of candidates will be executed on the basis of normalized marks. The following factors will be considered in determining the merit ranking-
Number of test takers
The difficulty level of examination
Maximum marks obtained in the examination
Average score obtained by candidates.
The cutoff will be announced by the officials of DU after the test gets conducted and results declared. The selection procedure will be conducted as per the DU JAT 2018 cutoff. It is likely that the cutoff will be announced in the third week of July 2018.
The selection procedure of DU JAT 2018 is applicable to the following programmes:
Bachelor of Management Studies
Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)
B.A.(Hons) Business Economics
The DU JAT 2018 selection procedure will be based on the following criteria:
DU JAT Selection Criteria
DU JAT 2018 Weightage
Class XII Board Exam Weightage
BMS, BBA, BFIA and B.A (H) Business Economics
This is to bring to notice that there is no counselling process post-DU JAT 2018 exam. The allotment of course/college will be done by the University based on the option exercised by the applicants, which would be final and no change will be allowed at any stage.
According to the eligibility criteria, as prescribed by the officials of the Delhi University, all senior secondary qualified candidates can apply for DU JAT test. Details about the criteria are mentioned below:
Candidates should have passed their senior secondary schooling from a recognised board like CBSE or board equivalent by the University of Delhi.
Candidates who have appeared in their final exams and are awaiting results are eligible to apply for DU JAT exam as well.
Applicants must obtain a minimum of 60 percent in the qualification examination.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST category requires minimum 50%, and CW/PWD category candidates require 54%, at the senior secondary level.
It must also be noted that the DU JAT Eligibility Criteria may vary from each college.
All eligible candidates could register for the test by duly filling the DU JAT 2018 application form which was made available online until June 7, 2018.
The application procedure had commenced from May 15, 2018
The application form of DU JAT 2018 should include the application fee of Rs. 500 for General and OBC category, and Rs.250 for SC/ST/PWD to be paid during the registration process.
Once the complete application form of DU JAT 2018 is duly filled, the application fee must be paid via Debit or Credit card. Only after the payment acknowledgement is received will the application form be considered as submitted.
DU JAT 2018 Application Fee
General/ OBC/ CW Category
SC/ ST/ PwD Category
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