DU JAT 2019 – Delhi University (DU) will conduct its own entrance exam called DU JAT 2019 in the fourth week of June 2019. Delhi University Joint Admission Test, better known as DU JAT, is annually conducted for the purpose of shortlisting students for admissions to undergraduate management programmes at DU’s affiliated institutes. The exam is conducted across 18 cities in India for a total duration of two hours in online mode. DU JAT 2019 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. DU will announce the result of DU JAT Exam 2019 in July in the form of ranks and subsequently merit lists. The final admissions will be held for around 1162 seats which will also depend on the number of vacant seats, and spot allotment which will be conducted in August. The first, second, and third admission lists for DU JAT (BMS/BBA(FIA)/BBE) programmes will be announced in the month of July. Aspirants of DU JAT 2019 must read the mentioned details about DU JAT exam such as eligibility, application form, dates, and exam pattern, result etc.
Quick Facts - DU JAT 2019
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 must keep track and be aware of the important dates of DU JAT 2019. Following are some of the crucial dates of DU JAT 2019 exam events.
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DU JAT 2019 Important Dates
Availability of DU JAT Online Application
Second week of May
DU JAT Application Ends
First week of June
DU JAT Admit Card
Third week of June, 2019
Exam Date- JAT (two shifts)
Third week of June, 2019 (morning and afternoon shift)
DU JAT Answer key 2019
Fourth week of June, 2019
Result of DU JAT
First week of July
Notification of First Allotment List for college/course List (Entrance-based)
Second week of July
Commencement of Classes
Third week of July
Second week of August
Closing Date of Admission
Third week of August
As per eligibility criteria laid down by Delhi University, all senior secondary qualified candidates can apply for DU JAT test. Details about the DU JAT 2019 eligibility 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 per cent in the qualification examination.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/CW/PwD category requires minimum 55 per cent, while OBC (Non-creamy) category candidates require 54 per cent, at the senior secondary level.
It must also be noted that the DU JAT Eligibility Criteria may vary from college to college.
The application form of DU JAT 2019 will be released in second week of May and can be filled until first week of June. All eligible candidates can register for the test by duly filling the DU JAT 2019 application form. A requisite application fee must be paid at the time of DU JAT registration via Debit or Credit card. Only after the payment acknowledgement is received will the application form be considered as submitted.
DU JAT 2019 Application Fee
General/ OBC/ CW Category
SC/ ST/ PwD Category
The admit card/hall ticket of DU JAT 2019 for the registered candidates will be released in the third week of June in online mode. It will contain the candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Photo, Signature, Examination Venue and Date. Candidates should download the DU JAT admit card and carry a print out of the same to the exam centre on test day. Candidates found without the possession of DU JAT 2019 admit card will not be allowed to appear in the exam. Also, candidates must ensure that the admit card is signed by the invigilator in the test room.
DU JAT 2019 is a computer based online test consisting of 100 questions. As per the exam pattern of DU JAT, candidates will be given two hours to complete the test and the total marks allotted for the exam is 300. DU JAT 2019 exam pattern prescribes that the test has four sections, namely Quantitative Ability, Reasoning & Analytical Ability, General English, and Business & General Awareness. As per the marking scheme, each correct answer will be awarded four marks and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
DU JAT exam pattern – Section wise
Number of Questions
Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Business and General Awareness
DU JAT Exam Centres 2019
DU JAT 2019 will be held in 18 cities across the sub-continent. The complete address of DU JAT exam centres will be mentioned on the DU JAT admit card. Following is the list of exam centres of DU JAT 2019:
DU JAT exam centres
The official answer key of DU JAT 2019 will be released by the officials in the fourth week of June. It will be released in online mode for candidates to check and match their answers to calculate their tentative DU JAT 2019 scores. DU JAT answer key can be found on the official website of DU or on the link above as and when it is released.
Delhi University will announce the DU JAT 2019 results in the last week of June. Candidates who appear for DU JAT exam can check their result in online mode only. The result of DU JAT 2019 will be followed by the selection process which will be based on the combined average of percentage scored in the DU JAT and the percentage scored in the qualifying exam in the ratio of 65:35 respectively. The final ranks for college and course allotment shall be displayed in July.
The first, second, and third admission lists will be announced by the officials of DU by July. The selection process will be conducted as per the DU JAT 2019 cutoff. The minimum marks to be secured by a candidate to get into a particular institution/college of Delhi University is the cutoff of DU JAT 2019.
DU JAT Analysis 2019
As per the review of test takers, the DU JAT exam last year was rated as moderate to tough on the difficulty level. English language section was quite easy; Maths was a bit on the tougher side especially Integration, and Logical Reasoning was on the easier side. GK section seemed a bit tough for some. The academic experts will give the complete DU JAT 2019 analysis post the exam.
Normalization Process for DU JAT 2019
Delhi University follows the process of normalization for DU JAT in order to exercise the admission procedure. 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 the test on all shifts are concluded for the same subject.
Merit ranking of candidates will be executed on the basis of normalized marks of DU JAT. 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 selection procedure of DU JAT 2019 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 2019 selection procedure will be based on the following criteria:
DU JAT Selection Criteria
DU JAT 2019 Weightage
Class XII Board Exam Weightage
BMS, BBA, BFIA and B.A (H) Business Economics
65 per cent
35 per cent
There is no counselling process post-DU JAT 2019 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.
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