Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test 2020

Form Date: 01 Dec - 08 Jul 2020

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 01 Dec - 08 Jul 2020

JSAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 950
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)
  • Courses:BA (Hons.), BBA (HONS.), BBA + MBA (INT)
  • Streams:Management, Arts

JSAT 2020 - Application Form (Ongoing), Eligibility, Admit Card

Updated On - February 10 2020 by Aditya Anand

JSAT 2020 or Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test Application has been started. This exam is conducted by O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) organized at the international level to give admission to the eligible candidates into UG programs such as BBA, Integrated BBA, BA (Hons.) etc. JSAT exam is conducted yearly from February to July month. The candidates need to register themselves each time they wish to appear for JSAT. 

Candidates can read the complete article to know all about JSAT Admission Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling.

Latest Updates:

  • JSAT 2020 Application form has been started.
  • Last date to fill JSAT 2020 Application for the second period is 15 February 2020.

JSAT 2020 Important Dates

O.P. Jindal Global University has limited number of seats for each programme. Once the seats are filled, the admissions for that programme will close. So candidates are advised to fill the application form without waiting for last date.

Admissions Offer Period Last Date for Application Submission to be Considered in This Period Last Date for JSAT Exam to be Considered in this Period Offer Date Offer Must be Accepted and Refundable Registration Fee must be received before
1 31 December 2019 15 January 2020 21 January 2020 28 January 2020
2 31 January 2020 15 February 2020 21 February 2020 28 February 2020
3 31 March 2020 15 April 2020 21 April 2020 28 April 2020
4 1 May 2020 15 May 2020 21 May 2020 28 May 2020
5 1 June 2020 15 June 2020 21 June 2020 28 June 2020
6* 1 July 2020 10 July 2020 17 July 2020 25 July 2020

* Candidates applying for this slot will not be considered for means and merit scholarships.

JSAT 2020 Application Form

JSAT 2020 Application form has been started and is made available on the official website.

Here are a few steps to fill the JSAT Application form:

  • The candidate needs to use the credentials they have received in the mail and login to the portal.
  • Applicants need to fill all the details in the application form of JSAT exam.
  • Candidates need to select their preferences for the: course, exam centre, slot etc.  
  • Then the candidates need to upload their scanned signature and photograph.
  • Then the applicant needs to pay the exam fee.
  • After that, the candidates need to preview the application form they have filled and made the corrections in the details they have filled if required.
  • After that, the candidates need to click on the submit icon.

Application Fee

The applicant needs to pay an amount of Rs. 950/- as application fee.

Mode of Payment

Online: Application fee can be paid by via Debit Card/Credit Card/ Net Banking.

JSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must check the JSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria before applying for  are given below for all sort of applicants and all the applicants must go through it to know about their eligibility:

  • The candidates must have Indian citizenship.
  • Candidates must have a 12th degree with 60% aggregate.
  • The candidates must not have any backlog at senior secondary or equivalent level during the time of admission in the course.
  • The candidates must be at least 17 years old during the admission time.

JSAT 2020 Admit card

Admit card for OP Jindal university admission will be made available online on the official website. Admit cards can be downloaded a week before your chosen exam slot, from the official website. Candidate must carry anyone government id proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.

  • Note: The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

JSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

 Candidate must check the Exam Pattern for op Jindal university is mentioned below:

Exam Pattern for JSAT 2020

Mode of the Examination

Online mode (CBT)

Types of Questions

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

Duration of Examination

120 minutes

Total Marks


Medium of Examination


Section-wise distribution of marks for JSAT 2020

Section-wise distribution of marks for JSAT
Section Subject Total no of Questions
Section A English Verbal Ability 40
Section B Logical Reasoning 40
Section C Quantitative aptitude(Maths) 40

There will be no negative marking for the wrong answer.

JSAT 2020 Syllabus

To study for the op Jindal university admission exam, the candidates need to follow this syllabus pattern given below:


The quantitative aptitude section in the JSAT 2020 exam would comprise of basic questions (of the level of class 10th) from the topics like:

  • Number System
  • Time & Work
  • Speed
  • Time & Distance
  • Surds
  • Probability
  • Approximations
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutation & Combinations
  • Profit & loss
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages


Logical Reasoning section would see questions from areas like:

  • Venn diagram
  • Inequalities
  • Water images
  • Mirror images
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Series
  • Puzzles
  • Seating arrangements


The Verbal ability section of the JSAT 2020 exam would comprise questions from the areas like:

  • Grammar
  • Para jumbles
  • Error spotting
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms

JSAT 2020 Important Books

Candidates must have to refer to following subject-wise booklist as it will be very helpful for the candidates who are preparing for JSAT 2020.

Quantitative Aptitude

JSAT Quantitative Aptitude Important Books
Book Author
NCERT Mathematics Class 10th to 12th NCERT
Quantitative aptitude RS Aggarwal
Previous Papers of JSAT 2020 Various
JSAT 2020 Sample papers JSAT official website

Logical Reasoning

JSAT Logical Reasoning Important Books
Book Author
Logical Reasoning RS Aggarwal
Previous Papers of JSAT 2020 Various
JSAT 2020 Sample papers JSAT official website

Verbal ability

JSAT Verbal Ability Important Books
Book Author
High school English Wren and Martin
General English RS Aggarwal
Previous Papers of JSAT 2020 Various
JSAT 2020 Sample papers JSAT official website

JSAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the below-given Preparation Tips for JSAT exam:

  • Make notes of everything as it is easier to refer to notes than going through all over again.
  • Daily revision is important as everyone tends to forget or the memory of what they studied becomes faded which needs to be polished time and again.
  • Ample amount of sleep is a must.
  • Give time for recreation.
  • Solve as many sample and previous year papers as possible.
  • Keep calm at the time of examination and focus.

JSAT 2020 Results

JSAT 2020 result will be declared on the official website. Candidates must visit the official website to check the result.

Here are a few steps to download the result on the official website:

  • Visit the official website 
  • Click on the link "Result''
  • Enter registered Id and password
  • Click on submit
  • Download it and take a printout of the same for future reference.

JSAT 2020 Cut off

Cut-off of JSAT 2020 exam is the minimum mark that a candidate need to score for clearing the JSAT exam. JSAT cutoff depends on various factors like:

  • Number of applicants appearing in exam
  • Number of seats available
  • The difficulty level of the JSAT paper
  • Marking scheme for that year and other related factors

The cut-off in JSAT 2020 varies from course to course for which candidates have made the application. The details about the official cut-offs for JSAT 2020 are not released by JGU.

JSAT 2020 Counselling

Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test 2020 counselling will be conducted by the conducting authority. Candidates must visit the official website to check the counselling details. Counselling would be done based on the merit list prepared after the announcement of results. The final decision in regards to any issue related to the Counselling process would rest with the conducting authority and will be deemed final.

JSAT 2020 Selection process

Applicants for the UG Programmes will undergo given below processes:

Round I

Submission of the following documents:

  • Application Form
  • Personal Statement
  • Supplemental Applications
  • X Board Scores or Equivalent “XII Board Scores or Equivalent (if completed)”
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Application Fee

      The applicant will be notified whether they have qualified for round 2 or not

Round II

Those candidates who have qualified  Round I will go to round II. The applicant will undergo the following: 

  • Faculty Interview
  • JSAT Examination (if applicable)
  • Programmes also accept SAT, ACT, LSAT-India

Candidates will be notified if they qualified to round III or not

Round III

  • Applicants who have qualifies Round II will receive an offer of admission.
  • Any pending XII Board Marks or Equivalent and Any Additional Information required by the school. Successful Applicants are required to pay the Refundable Registration Fee for their programme to secure their seat

Once all these are received, an applicant will receive a final admission letter. Candidates who like to apply for a scholarship will submit their documentation for consideration at this time.

If a candidate is unable to take the JSAT before the last date or misses their Faculty Interview without rescheduling, they may be reconsidered in the next round of applications by applying to reactivate their application.

JSAT 2020 Highlights

Given below the major information of Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test 2020:

Exam Name

Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test (JSAT 2020)

Conducting Body

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)


International Level


BBA, Integrated BBA, BA (Hons.)

Official website


Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission into UG programs such as BBA, Integrated BBA, BA (Hons.)

Stay connected for more updates for JSAT 2020 on O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)

Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test

Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test is conducted by JGU as a screening test for its undergraduate programmes. If candidates wish to improve their test scores, they may schedule a retake test for a date 96 hours from their previous attempt, by paying the required exam fee.

JGU also have a Re-schedule Policy in which board allows only one reschedule at no cost. If candidate wishes to reschedule their exam, they must contact Pearson VUE 24 hours before their scheduled appointment. Rescheduling less than 24 hours before their appointment may result in forfeiting their exam fee. They will only be allowed to reschedule their exam once.

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)

Founded in 2013, JSLH is the fifth school of the University and is at the centre of the vibrant intellectual life of JGU. We offer two different degree options:

  • A three-year BA (Hons.) in Liberal Arts and Humanities with a possible specialization in eleven areas of the student’s choice and an optional semester study abroad facilitated by JSLH
  • A unique four-year dual degree program with Rollins College, one of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States. Students perusing this option would study two years at JSLH and the next two years at Rollins College. At the end of their studies, they would receive a B.A. (Hons.) in a Liberal Arts from JSLH and a B.A. from Rollins College in a subject of their choice



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JSAT Important Dates

JSAT 2020 Form Date01 Dec - 08 Jul 2020
Application Correction07 Mar - 23 Jul 2020
Admit Card Downloading Date05 Feb - 16 Jul 2020
Result Date28 Feb - 09 Jul 2020
JSAT 2020 Exam Date12 Feb - 23 Jul 2020

Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1Verbal Ability40140
2English & Logical Reasoning40140
3Quantitative Aptitude40140

Frequently Asked Questions