DU JAT - Exam Pattern
Delhi University Joint Admission Test
Exam Date: 21 May - 31 May 2023
Pen & Paper Mode
Updated On - November 13 2021 by Anusha Pachauri
DU JAT 2022 Exam Pattern is given by the University of Delhi. Delhi University Joint Admission Test will be conducted in online mode. The question paper consists of an objective type of question. A total of 100 questions will be asked which candidates have to answer in a duration of 2 hours. Questions are generally from the following four sections – Quantitative Ability, General English, Business & General Awareness, and Reasoning & Analytical Ability. Each section has 25 questions. The question paper will be available only in the English language only. DU JAT exam is of 400 marks, for every correct answer candidates will be awarded 4 marks. Candidates can check all the important details related to DU JAT Exam Pattern from this article.
Candidates can check the important highlights for DU JAT 2022 Exam Pattern from the following table. The question paper will be conducted in the English language in online mode only.
|Number of papers||1|
|Number of questions||100 questions|
|Number of sections||Four|
|Questions in each section||25 questions|
|Question Paper Type||Objective type|
|DU JAT Total marks||400 marks|
|Exam duration||2 hours|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks per question|
|Negative Marking||1 mark|
DU JAT is conducted in online mode i.e. it is a computer-based test. All the asked questions are objective type i.e. MCQ in nature. The question paper consists of 100 questions to be done in a duration of 2 hours. The whole paper is divided into 4 sections which consist of 25 questions in each. The question paper will be available only in the English language.
The question paper checks the candidate’s knowledge of Quantitative Ability, General English, Business & General Awareness, and Reasoning & Analytical Ability. Each section carries equal marks with an equal number of questions.
The table given below displays section wise-questions and marks distribution of DU JAT 2022:
|Exam Sections||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Reasoning and Analytical Ability||25||100|
|Business and General Awareness||25||100|
DU JAT 2022 question paper consists of a total of 400 marks. Each question carries equal marks in the question paper. The candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer. 01 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. There is no deduction of marks for un-attempted questions. If a single question is marked twice, it would be considered as a wrong answer.
|For every single correct answer will get||4 marks|
|Every single wrong answer result in deduction of||1 Mark|
|Deduction of marks for un-attempted questions||No Deduction|
|Quantitative Ability||Numbers, Fractions and decimals, Profit and loss, ratio and proportion, graphs and pie chart|
|Reasoning and Analytical Ability||Verbal analogy, Word sequence, Terms and prepositions, Time sequence, Number series, Direction and distance Diagram, Verbal reasoning and Missing characters|
|General English||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|
|General Awareness||Geography, Economics, General History, Politics, Current affairs, Science, Computers|
Candidates who are preparing for the entrance exam must have opted some good books while preparation. Candidates should always select a book that is mostly suggested by the professors. The language of the book should be easy and understandable.
Given below are some of the important and recommended books for the candidates preparing for DU JAT 2022 Exam:
|Quantitative Aptitude||Arun Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude||R.S. Agarwal|
|Verbal and Non- Verbal Aptitude||R.S. Agarwal|
|High School Grammar and Composition||Wren and Martin|
|The Perfect Study Resource: Delhi University (DU) BMS Common Entrance Test||Arihant Experts|
|University of Delhi BMS/BBA (FIA)/B.A. Business Economics Joint Admission Test Guide: BMS||Sima Kumari|
|Self-Study Guide BBA/BBS/BBM Entrance Examination||Arihant Experts|
Given below are the important instruction related to DU JAT 2022 that every candidate must read to avoid the unknown mistake:
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