DU JAT Syllabus 2019
Aditi Garg, 05 Dec 2018, #DU JAT

DU JAT Syllabus 2019 - Delhi University (DU) has prescribed the DU JAT 2019 syllabus for candidates aspiring to get admissions into the Delhi University affiliated colleges offering undergraduate management programmes. As per the DU JAT syllabus 2019, there are four sections that aspirants will be tested on, namely Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness. The DU JAT 2019 syllabus will aid aspiring test takers to know what can be expected from the entrance exam and prepare accordingly. DU JAT exam this year is scheduled for fourth week of June in computer-based mode. It shall be conducted in two shifts (morning and afternoon). This article by Careers360 will assist the candidates to understand the DU JAT syllabus 2019 thoroughly including the test pattern, scoring/ marking scheme, sectional topics etc.

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Besides the DU JAT 2019 syllabus, a candidate must be aware of the exam pattern and the marking scheme as well to perform well. DU JAT 2019 is composed of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) divided into four sections. Each section consists of 25 questions. The scoring scheme for the exam has been modified a bit. Now, each correct answer will be awarded plus four marks/scores, while each incorrect answer will be penalised with minus one mark/score. An unanswered will obtain a score of zero marks.

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Before delving into the DU JAT syllabus, it is imperative to understand at the DU JAT exam pattern 2019 -


DU JAT Exam Pattern





Quantitative Ability



Reasoning and Analytical Ability



General English



Business and General Awareness


Total number of questions



DU JAT 2019 Syllabus (Section-wise)

As already mentioned above, DU JAT paper consists of four sections. The detailed description of the sectional syllabus is given below-


DU JAT Syllabus 2019 - Quantitative Ability

This section poses questions from various mathematical topics namely Numbers, Profit and Loss, Fractions and Decimals, Ratio and Proportion, Graphs and Pie charts and many more. The quantitative section measures candidates’ ability to promptly and accurately solve questions based on figures/numbers.


Simple & Compound Interest

Permutations & Combinations

Integration and Differentiation

Circles & Mensuration

Averages & Percentages

Time and Work


Profit and Loss

Ratio and Proportion

Fractions and Decimals

Mathematical Series

Time, Speed & Distance

Geometry- Lines, Angles & Triangles

Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles


DU JAT Syllabus 2019 - Reasoning and Analytical Ability

The test takers are expected to answer the topics from this section mentioned below-

Verbal Analogy

Time Sequence


Word sequence

Number Series

Verbal Reasoning

Terms and Prepositions

Direction and Distance

Missing Characters


DU JAT Syllabus 2019 - General English

The General English section of DU JAT 2019 syllabus targets questions on the fundamentals of English language; aspiring candidates can expect questions from the topics mentioned below-

Grammar and Usage

Synonyms and Antonyms

Comprehension at sentence and paragraph level

One word substitution

Identification of common errors

Vocabulary word formation

Fill in the blanks

Pairing of words


DU JAT Syllabus 2019 - General Awareness

As per the DU JAT 2019 syllabus, the General Awareness section contains questions from topics like-


General History

Current Affairs





Books & Authors

DU JAT application form 2019 will be available in second week of May and continue until the first week of June 2019. The detailed syllabus of DU JAT has been shared by the University of Delhi along with the DU JAT important dates 2019. Mock tests of DU JAT 2019 will also be released for test takers to practice for the exam. It will enable them to get a hang of the type of questions which will be asked in the examination. Some of the important dates related to the DU JAT exam are-

DU JAT 2019 Important Dates


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 

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