DU JAT 2018
Ranjini Basu, 04 Aug 2018, #DU JAT

DU JAT 2018 –
DU has published the schedule, number of vacant seats, and rules for the spot allotment which will be conducted on August 11, 2018. The first, second, and third admission lists for DU JAT (BMS/BBA(FIA)/BBE) programmes have been announced in the month of July, 2018. The lists comprise the names of the selected candidates based on their categories (Unreserved/OBC-Non Creamy/SC/ST/PwD/CW). Colleges have executed the document verification process pertaining to the first admission list on 13th & 14th July 2018. The University of Delhi (DU) had announced the result on July 7, 2018. The final ranks for college and course allotment shall be displayed by 10 a.m. on 8 July 2018. DU JAT 2018 was conducted on Friday, June 22, 2018, in an online or computer-based mode in two shifts - 8 AM to 10 AM and 12 PM to 2 PM. Delhi University Joint Admission Test (DU JAT) is annually conducted for the purpose of shortlisting students for admissions to undergraduate management programmes at DU’s affiliated institutes. The total duration of the test is two hours; conducted across 18 cities in India. 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. 

Latest: DU JAT 2018 Selection Procedure (Schedule, Rules and Seat Availability for Spot Allotment)

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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

DU JAT Important Dates 2018


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


Important Dates

Availability of Online Application

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Application Ends (Concluded)

Thursday, June 7, 2018 (6:00 pm)

Admit Card

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

DU JAT Answer key 2018 - declared

June 26, 2018

Result of DU JAT (Declared)

Saturday, July 7 2018

Notification of First Allotment List for college/course List (Entrance-based)

July 12, 2018, by 4 PM (Released)

Commencement of Classes

20th July, 2018

Spot Allotment

August 11, 2018

Closing Date of Admission

16th August, 2018

DU JAT Result 2018


Delhi University had announced the DU JAT 2018 results on July 7, 2018. The result of DU JAT 2018 had been announced for all those candidates who appeared in the test on June 22. DU JAT result 2018 was available in online mode only. The result of DU JAT 2018 is 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. The final ranks for college and course allotment shall be displayed by 10 a.m. on 8 July 2018.


DU JAT Cutoff 2018


The first, second, and third admission lists have been announced by the officials of DU. The selection procedure will be conducted as per the DU JAT 2018 cutoff. The cutoff of DU JAT 2018 is the minimum marks to be secured by a candidate to get into a particular institution/college.


DU JAT Answer Key 2018


The Delhi University has released the official DU JAT 2018 answer key. The answer key has been announced on June 26 in online mode. Using the answer key of DU JAT 2018, candidates can check and match their answers to calculate their tentative DU JAT 2018 scores. The answer key can be found on the official website of DU or on the link above.


DU JAT Analysis 2018


As per the review of test takers, the exam was 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. Some students even found the GK section a bit tough. The academic experts will also have a take on the exam and the same will be updated here as soon as the second shift of the exam is over.


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 the 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. 

DU JAT Selection Procedure 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

65 per cent

35 per cent

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.


DU JAT Admit Card 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 Exam Pattern 2018


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

S. No.


Number of Questions


Quantitative Ability



Reasoning and Analytical Ability



General English



Business and General Awareness


Total Questions


DU JAT Exam Centres 2018


DU JAT 2018 has been 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




















DU JAT Eligibility Criteria 2018


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 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 each college.

DU JAT Application Form 2018


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

Rs 500

SC/ ST/ PwD Category

Rs 250


University Of Delhi

Delhi-110 007


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