DU JAT Syllabus 2017

DU JAT SyllabusDU JAT Syllabus 2017: Delhi University (DU) has conducted the DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) on July 9, 2017. Any candidate who wants to appear for the DU JAT must prepare according to the syllabus of DU JAT 2017. The entrance exam was conducted in computer based mode from 12 noon to 2 PM. The DU JAT 2017 syllabus will help aspirants know what to expect from the entrance exam and also help them prepare accordingly. Apart from DU JAT syllabus 2017, a candidate must also be aware of the exam pattern and its marking scheme.


DU JAT 2017 comprised of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) divided into four sections. The marking scheme for the entrance exam is quite simple, each correct response will carry +3 marks, while each wrong answer will suffer -1. The application process of DU JAT 2017 began from June 16, 8 PM onwards.


Before we bring you the DU JAT syllabus 2017, let us first take a look at the exam pattern of DU JAT 2017:


For detailed information on DU JAT 2017 exam pattern, below we have shared a table with marks division for each section for better understanding.


DU JAT Exam Pattern





Quantitative Ability



Reasoning and Analytical Ability



General English



Business and General Awareness


Total Questions


Now we bring you elaborate DU JAT 2017 syllabus and its various sections:


DU JAT Syllabus 2017 - Quantitative Ability


Under this section, candidates can expect questions from various topics like Numbers, Profit and loss, Fractions and Decimals, Ratio and proportion, graphs and pie chart. Basically, the section checks candidates ability to quickly solve questions based on numbers, how accurately and quickly can the candidate complete the section.


DU JAT Syllabus 2017 - Reasoning and Analytical Ability


While in the above section,  test takers have to answer from the topics mentioned below:

  • Verbal Analogy

  • Word sequence

  • Terms and prepositions

  • Time sequence

  • Number series

  • Direction and distance

  • Diagram

  • Verbal reasoning

  • Missing characters

DU JAT Syllabus 2017 - General English


While in the General section of DU JAT 2017 syllabus, candidates can expect various questions from the topics below:

  • Grammar and usage

  • Identification of common errors

  • Synonyms and antonyms

  • Vocabulary word formation

  • Comprehension at sentence and paragraph level

  • Fill in the blanks

  • One word substitution

  • Pairing of words

DU JAT Syllabus 2017 - General Awareness


According to the DU JAT 2017 syllabus, the general awareness section will contain questions from topics such as:

  • Geography

  • Economics

  • General history

  • Politics

  • Current affairs

  • Science

  • Computers

DU JAT 2017 is conducted for students who seek admission to colleges offering Bachelor of  Management Studies (BMS), B.A Business Economics (Hons.) and BBA (FIA) programmes. Candidates aspiring to take admission into such programmes must prepare for the entrance exam as per the DU JAT syllabus 2017.


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