DU JAT 2018 exam day strategy and last minute preparation tips

DU JAT exam day strategyThe countdown for DU JAT 2018 is on the verge of ending as the test is scheduled for Friday, June 22, 2018. BBA aspirants who are serious about cracking one among the 1162 seats offered at the 15 colleges of Delhi University, must have prepared hard for the exam. DU JAT is one of the most coveted BBA entrance exams. To help you take the exam with a better and well-prepared state of mind, this article brings to you the last minute preparation tips and the instructions for the exam day.

 

DU JAT 2018 exam day strategy and last minute preparation tips

 

Following pointers must be noted by the test takers before going for the test.

  • Don’t forget the Admit Card – Your DU JAT 2018 Admit Card is the must carry document for the exam. The admit card has been made available from June 18, 2018, from the official website of University of Delhi. It is the mandatory document to be carried at the test centre without which candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

  • Reach the centre on time – DU JAT 2018 will be conducted in two slots, from 8 AM to 10 AM and from start at 12 noon to 2 PM. According to the exam conducting body, the reporting time starts one hour prior to the exam schedule and the entry will close 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the test.

  • Confirm test centre – Candidates will not be allowed to take the test in any other test centre apart from the one mentioned in the DU JAT 2018 Admit Card. Test takers may visit the test centre in advance to be sure of the exact location and the estimated time it takes to reach the location.

  • Items not to be carried in the test centre – Candidates are not be allowed to carry any personal or electronic computing devices such as calculators, mobile phones, stray pieces of paper, books, notebooks to name a few. They are only allowed to carry pen or pencil side the test centre. 

  • Virtual calculator – Test takers will be provided with a virtual on-screen calculator for basic calculation.

  • Computer based test - The mode of the examination shall be Computer Based Online Test (CBOT). Candidate must enter his/her User Name (Examination Roll No.), Pin
    No. (Date of birth in YYYYMMDD) and Password (which shall be given in the Examination Hall) to login five minutes before the Examination Start time. 
  • Note the marking scheme – For each correct answer, four marks will be awarded and for each wrong answer, one mark would be deducted. Un-attempted questions will be given zero marks. Hence candidates need to be absolutely sure about the accuracy of the answer in order to avoid losing marks through negative marking.

  • Do the rough work in the sheet provided – Test takers have to do the rough work on the sheet provided. Make sure that you submit the rough sheet at the end of the exam and write your DU JAT 2018 roll number on it.
  • Do not leave the test hall before schedule – Candidates would not be allowed to leave the test centre before two hours. Even if they complete the exam prior to schedule, they may utilise the time in revising the answers and ensure that their admit card has been signed by the invigilator.

Exam taking strategy

 

What should be your strategy towards the test? How many questions should you attempt to have a fair chance? What should be your last moment section wise preparation strategy? Gautam Puri, Vice Chairman, Career Launcher answers all your queries.

 

 The following table will give you the section wise difficulty level and the number of questions which can be possible attempted.

 

Now let us have a look at the section wise question types and the topics that are commonly asked and last minute preparation tips.

 

DU JAT Exam Pattern

Name of the Section

Number of questions

Difficulty Level

Possible Attempts

General Awareness

25

Moderate

12 – 15

General English

25

Easy - Moderate

16 – 19

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

25

Easy

18 – 21

Quantitative Aptitude

25

Easy - Moderate

15 – 18

General Awareness: This section has the majority of questions from Current GK. Questions are mainly asked from Economics and Business Awareness. A couple of questions from Polity, Books and Authors etc. are also asked.

 

General English: This section is dominated by Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension.

 

Analytical & Logical Reasoning: This section is a good mix of questions from Logical and Mathematical Reasoning. Questions are asked from Deductive Logic, Statement Assumptions, Analogy, Visual Reasoning, Series, Data Interpretation and Arrangements.

 

Quantitative Aptitude: This section is dominated by Higher Math. Questions are also asked from the areas like Number System, Arithmetic, Permutations and Combinations, Algebra, Geometry and Probability.

 

According to Puri, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and General English are comparatively easy in this exam, so the test takers should try to make their maximum their score in these two sections. “It is to be noted that questions from Higher Math are asked only in this entrance exam for BBA. Hence, a student, who is confident of his/her preparation in the remaining topics, may choose not to prepare for Higher Math if he is not particularly comfortable in the topic,” mentions Puri.

 

First Published On : 25 Jun 2014 02:54 PM IST

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