DU JAT Eligibility Criteria 2018
Ranjini Basu, 26 Jun 2018, #DU JAT

DU JAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - The University of Delhi administers the Delhi University Joint Admission Test (DU JAT); it prescribes the eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2018 as well. Aspiring candidates should check the DU JAT eligibility criteria 2018 before filling up the application form of DU JAT. As per the DU JAT 2018 eligibility criteria norms, a candidate who has completed the higher secondary education from a recognised board is eligible to apply and appear in DU JAT 2018. An aspiring test taker should obtain a minimum of 60 percent in four papers including English, Mathematics and other two subjects from the list of elective subjects as approved by the University of Delhi. According to the exam conducting officials, there are no additional eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2018, for neither any category nor in any college/course. Careers360, in this article, has posted details related to the DU JAT eligibility criteria 2018 and other category specific eligibility requirements of DU JAT exam.

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What are the DU JAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria?

 

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The following will provide a vivid idea of the eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2018:-

  • Every aspirant, in order to apply for the DU JAT 2018 exam must have qualified/cleared the board examinations, conducted by a recognised board. The Senior Secondary School Examination must be of CBSE or any other examination which is considered equivalent by the University of Delhi.

  • Candidates who have appeared in the senior secondary examinations and are awaiting their results are eligible to apply as well.

  • Aspirants belonging to the General Category should have an aggregate of minimum 60 percent in four papers including English, Mathematics and other two subjects from the list of elective subjects as approved by the University of Delhi. List of subjects - Arabic,Bengali, Botany, Biology/ Biotechnology, Chemistry, Commerce/Business Studies, Computer Science/ Informatics Practices, Economics, English, French,Geography, Geology, German, Hindi Italian, LegalStudies, Mathematics, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Urdu, History, Political Science, Zoology, Home Science, Punjabi, and Accountancy.

  • As per the eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2018, the minimum percentage requirement for the reserved category, namely SC, ST, CW, and PwD category candidates is 55 percent in each of the four papers considered for computing the aggregate.

  • The minimum percentage requirement for the OBC (non-creamy) candidates is 54 percent in each of the four papers considered for computing the aggregate. The OBC applicants shall be given a relaxation of 10 percent in the minimum eligibility marks for getting admissions and for the DU JAT 2018 test a relaxation of 10 percent of the minimum eligibility marks prescribed for General/UR Category applicants.
  • In case of students awaiting their board results, they need to produce the confirmed result and mark-sheet of the qualifying examination on the day of the DU JAT 2018 Counselling/ Selection Procedure for admission in BMS/BBA (FIA)/ B.A (Hons) Business Economics programs.

  • Candidates without any result confirmation mark-sheets would not be considered as eligible, and will not be allowed for admissions.

  • In case of candidates belonging to any other category except general (OBC-Non creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD/CW), need to produce their category certificate at the final admission procedure.

  • Candidates with the status of compartment/failing in any of the subjects are not eligible as per the DU JAT 2018 eligibility criteria.

  • Also, candidates who have appeared for XII class improvement papers are not eligible to apply for DU JAT for the current year. They may apply next year for the same. 

Please note that all candidates must appear and qualify the Senior School Certificate exam from Boards which are recognised by the Association of Indian Universities / Central Board of Secondary Education for the purposes of DU JAT eligibility to various undergraduate courses.

 

DU JAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Foreign Students

 

Foreign Students seeking admission to BMS/BBA (FIA)/BA(Hons) Business Economics course(s) against the prescribed quota of seats earmarked for them, will have to apply through the Foreign Students Advisor as per the rules of Delhi University.

 

Minimum Marks for DU JAT 2018 Eligibility

GENERAL

OBC(Creamy Layer)

OBC(Non-creamy Layer)

CW/PWD

SC/ST

At Least 60%

At Least 60%

At Least 54%

At Least 55%

At Least 55%

DU JAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Reservation of Seats for Scheduled Caste/Tribe Candidates

 

A total of 22 percent of the total numbers of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) – 15 percent for SC and seven percent for ST.

 

Relaxation is executed to the extent of five percent in the minimum marks will be given to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) to determine their eligibility and merit for admission to the course concerned.

 

DU JAT Eligibility 2018 Criteria - Reservation of Seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC)

  • 27 percent seats will be reserved for the candidates belonging to the OBC category.

  • Also, at the time of admission to this reserved category candidates, the college must check and ensure that the students do not belong to non-creamy layer and is included in the central list.

  • OBC candidates will be given a relaxation of 10 percent in the minimum eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2018 of the mentioned course and in the admission entrance test, 10 percent of the minimum eligibility marks prescribed for General Category candidates. 

What after verifying the eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2018?

 

Once the candidates check and verify their eligibility, the next step is to fill in the online DU JAT 2018 application form which has been released on May 15, 2018, and continued until Thursday, June 7, 2018 (6 PM). DU JAT Admit Card 2018 will be released in the first week of June and DU JAT will be conducted on Friday, June 22, 2018, in online mode in two shifts (8 AM- 10 AM) & (12 PM- 2 PM). Only registered candidates will be allowed to appear in the test. 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.

 

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