DU JAT 2022 (Scrapped): DU Admissions Based on NTA CUET

Delhi University Joint Admission Test 2022 ( DU JAT )

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Abhishek Dhawan

Abhishek DhawanSenior Executive – Editorial

Updated on May 9, 2022 22:09 IST

DU JAT 2022 exam has been scrapped. Moving forward, BBA, BMS and BBE admissions to Delhi University will not be based on DU JAT. Delhi University has adopted the CUET exam for admission to all its UG courses. CUET exam will have three sections, the first section is for a language, the second section is for a domain-specific subject, and the third section is the General Test. Candidates aspiring for BBA (FIA), BMS, and BBE admissions need to choose Mathematics for the second section of the CUET exam. Further, the third section will be based on questions from General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning, and Logical and Analytical Reasoning. Candidates who wish for DU admission to any of the UG courses can proceed to fill the CUET 2022 application form. Read here important details related to DU JAT 2022 including the DU JAT schedule, eligibility criteria, registration process, exam pattern, syllabus, centres, and more.

What is DU JAT?

DU JAT or Delhi University Joint Admission Test was a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to BMS, BBA (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Hons) in Business Economics programmes. However, starting 2022-23 admission session, Delhi University has scrapped the DU JAT exam and has adopted CUET for admission to all UG courses. DU JAT aided the admission process of 16 colleges affiliated with Delhi University. National Testing Agency conducted DU JAT exam in an online mode. With acceptance of CUET, DU JAT question papers can still help in preparing for the General Test of CUET exam. DU JAT exam has four sections, namely Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness. All the questions in DU JAT were objective type, to be answered within two hours.

DU JAT 2022: Exam Highlights

The table below mentions the key highlights related to DU JAT exam:

Features 

Details 

Exam Name

DU JAT (scrapped)

DU JAT full form

Delhi University Joint Admission Test

Conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam level

Undergraduate exam at National level

Exam frequency

Once a year

Exam mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam duration

120 minutes

Total registrations

20,368 (2021 data)

Exam syllabus

Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English, Business and General Awareness

Exam pattern

100 questions in MCQ format

Medium

English

Exam fees

- INR 750 (General and OBC)

- INR 300 (SC/ST/PwD)

Exam purpose

Admissions to 16 colleges

Marking scheme

(+) 4 marks for each correct response, and (-) 1 for each incorrect response

Course offered through entrance exam

- Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

- Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)

- Bachelor of Arch (Honours) in Business Economics

Number of test cities

27 (2021 data)

Number of seats

1,400+

Exam helpdesk number

+91-11-27667336

Exam website

http://www.du.ac.in/

DU JAT 2022 Important Dates

Delhi University is adopting the CUET exam for admission to courses that were based on admission through DU JAT. The table below mentions the CUET 2022 important dates followed by the schedule for the e-counselling to be conducted by Delhi University:

Events DU JAT Dates Salient Features

Commencement of CUET registration

06-Apr-2022

Application form for CUET exam has been released online at cuet.samarth.ac.in

Last date of CUET registration

06-May-2022

22-May-2022

Last date to fill the online application form and pay registration fees in an online mode

Issuance of CUET admit card

Last week of June 2022

NTA releases admit card and will be downloadable at the DU admission portal

CUET 2022 exam date

First week of July 2022

Exam held in two slots (12.30 pm to 2.30 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm) across multiple cities

Release of CUET answer key

Second week of July 2022

DU JAT question papers and answer keys are released in a PDF format

CUET 2022 Answer Key Challenge Date

Second week of July 2022

DU JAT answer key challenge process to end

CUET result 2022 declaration

Third week of July 2022

DU JAT scores are normalised through the equi-percentile method

DU JAT 2022 rank list declaration

to be notified

DU JAT rank list is declared by the University of Delhi at the official admission portal

DU JAT 2022 admission process

to be notified

DU releases three allotment lists (DU JAT merit lists) and conduct spot admission rounds as per the vacancy report

DU JAT 2022 Application Process

Since the DU JAT 2022 exam has been scrapped, Delhi University admission is based on CUET. The application form for CUET 2022 is available in an online mode. Candidates can register and appear for the CUET exam. Instead of DU JAT application form, candidates have to fill the CUET application form. The space below mentions the CUET 2022 application process:

1st Step: Visit the official website of CUET, cuet.samarth.ac.in to complete the one-time registration

2nd Step: Fill in the application form by entering personal details, educational details, communication details, and exam centre preferences.

3rd Step: Upload photograph and signature in the prescribed format, size and dimensions

4th Step: Payment of CUET 2022 application fee

The table below mentions the DU JAT 2022 application fee. Delhi University might charge the below mentioned fee for the centralised counselling process.

Category

Examination Fee (in INR)

General/OBC/CW Category

750

SC/ST/PwD/ESW Category

300

CUET 2022 Application Fee

Category

CUET Application Fee (in INR)

General

650

OBC-NCL and EWS

600

SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender

550

Outside India

3,000

Also Check: DU JAT application form 2022

DU JAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

With the change in the selection criteria, the eligibility criteria for admission to BMS, BBE and BBA (FIA) courses have changed slightly. With the scrapping of the DU JAT exam, the minimum qualifying score has also been scrapped. Now, the candidates only need to pass Class 12 for admission to the DU JAT courses. Other eligibility conditions remain the same.

Key Points to Remember

  1. Candidates awaiting Class 12 results can also apply
  2. Candidates must have studied Mathematics at Class 12 to appear for CUET exam for admission to BBA (FIA), BMS, BBE courses offered by Delhi University 

Also Read: DU JAT Eligibility Criteria

Criteria for Foreign Candidates

Applicants seeking admission under the Foreign Students’ category to apply separately on Foreign Students’ Registry website, http://fsr.du.ac.in.

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DU JAT is not being conducted, candidates must refer the CUET exam centres for admission to the courses that were offered based on DU JAT.

Also Check: CUCET (CUET) Exam Centres 2022

DU JAT 2022 Syllabus

DU JAT syllabus 2022 was divided into four sections—Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English, Business and General Awareness. Delhi University outlined the DU JAT syllabus, as mentioned below:

Sections

Important Topics

Quantitative Ability

Numbers, Profit and loss, Fractions and decimals, 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, Verbal reasoning and Missing characters

General English

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms & Antonyms, Fill in the blanks

General Awareness

Geography, Economics, History, Politics, Current Affairs, Science, Computers etc

With the scrapping of the exam, the DU JAT syllabus still has some relevance. CUET exam has three sections with the third section for General Test. The General Test of the CUET exam will have questions from three core sections as per the syllabus of the DU JAT exam.

DU JAT 2022 Exam Pattern

DU JAT question paper comprised a total of 100 multiple-choice questions carrying four marks each. For every incorrect answer, one mark was to be deducted. the table below mentions the DU JAT exam pattern:

DU JAT exam

Details

Exam mode

Online

Total number of questions

100

Medium

English

Sectional Weightage

25

Type of questions

Objective type MCQ based

Number of sections

Four (Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness)

Negative Marking

Yes

Duration of the test

2 hours

Total marks

400

Also Read: DU JAT Exam Pattern 2022

With the change in the selection process, candidates must be aware of the CUET exam pattern. The table below mentions the CUET test pattern:

CUET Exam Features

Details

Exam mode

Computer Based Test

Total number of questions

140

Marks per question 5
   

Type of questions

Objective type MCQ based

Number of sections

Three sections, namely

- Language test

- Domain-specific subject test

- General test

Negative Marking

No

Duration of the test

45 minutes for one paper

DU JAT 2022 Preparation

Aspirants aiming to appear for DU JAT should put in extra effort to score well in the exam. Before devising a preparation plan, candidates need to have a tacit understanding of the exam pattern and the syllabus. It will not only help them gain familiarity with the structure of the DU JAT question paper but also assist them in customising preparation strategies based on important topics. Here we will discuss the DU JAT exam pattern, DU JAT syllabus along with other preparation tips.

To perform well in DU JAT, candidates can refer to the list of preparation articles mentioned below:

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How to prepare for DU JAT 2022 in 1 month

How to prepare for DU JAT 2022 in six months

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How to prepare for DU JAT in three months

Section-wise preparation strategy for DU JAT 2022

DU JAT Mock Test 2022

The official website of NTA hosts mock tests for all exams conducted by NTA. Candidates, irrespective of their registration status, can take the DU JAT mock test. One needs to register on the NTA portal to take the DU JAT mock test. The mock test portal has previous years question papers embedded for candidates to practise on the actual user interface. After registration, candidates can select the exam name and the question paper year from the drop-down menu and take the DU JAT 2022 mock test.

Also Read: DU JAT 2022 Mock Test

DU JAT 2022 Admit Card

Candidates completing the DU JAT registration before the last date were issued the DU JAT 2022 admit card. The admit card of DU JAT 2022 exam was available in an online mode. Candidates had to enter their registration number and date of birth to download the admit card. All the applicants appearing for DU JAT 2022 need to carry a hard copy of the admit card. Candidates face denial in the entry on failure to carry the DU JAT admit card to the examination centre.

With the change in the selection criteria, CUET admit card, downloadable at the official website, cuet.samarth.ac.in, will help candidates take the exam. 

DU JAT 2022 Question Paper

NTA releases the DU JAT question paper soon after the exam is conducted. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can use the DU JAT question paper and answer key to evaluate their performances. Candidates who will be appearing for DU JAT in the subsequent year can use the previous year's question paper during their preparation phase. The DU JAT question papers are released in PDF format over the candidate login portal. Along with the question paper, test takers are also able to access the response sheet.

Since the General Test of CUET exam has several common sections, candidates can practise the DU JAT question paper to prepare for the General Test of CUET exam. 

Also Read: DU JAT Question Papers 

DU JAT 2022 Result

DU JAT is not being conducted for DU admission anymore. Candidates need to take the CUET exam. Therefore, the CUET result will aid the admission process of BMS, BBA (FIA), and BBE courses. The CUET score will help the candidates participate in the centralised counselling process for admissions. Earlier, candidates got admission based on the collective performance of Class 12 and DU JAT scores.

DU JAT 2022 Counselling

The counselling process for admission to Delhi University is expected to be conducted in multiple rounds. The counselling process is expected to change due to change in the selection criteria. 

List of required documents:

  • Class 10 certificate indicating the date of birth and parents' name
  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • SC/ST/OBC/EWS/CW/KM certificate (if applicable)
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • EWS certificate issued by the competent authority

Confirmation of admission: Candidates who are approved for admission will receive a link on their Dashboard on the UG Admissions portal through which they need to submit the college/course fees. Candidates are required to pay the fees within 24 hours of the approval of admission and save the acknowledgement slip. This fee can only be paid online through the portal.

Read More:

DU JAT 2022 Syllabus  DU JAT 2022 Dates 
DU JAT 2022 Exam Pattern  DU JAT 2022 Question Papers

FAQs Regarding DU JAT 2022

Q: Can I appear for DU JAT 2022 in an offline mode?

A: No, the DU JAT exam is held in Computer-based Test mode.

Q: When will the DU JAT 2022 be held?

A: DU JAT 2022 is likely to be held in the month of July. NTA conducts the exam in two slots. DU JAT Exam under first shift shall start from 12:30 PM, while the second shift exam shall start from 5 PM.

Q: How many times was DU JAT exam conducted in a year?

A: DU JAT is conducted once a year for admission to BBA (FIA), BBE, and BMS courses offered by colleges affiliated to Delhi University.

Q: What was the difficulty level of DU JAT?

A: Questions in the DU JAT exam are usually moderate in terms of difficulty level.

Q: Which examination agency conducted the DU JAT entrance test?

A: NTA conducts DU JAT on behalf of Delhi University, Besides the exam, the admission process is conducted by the Delhi University.

Q: What is the exam pattern for DU JAT?

A: DU JAT comprises 100 multiple-choice questions carrying four marks each. The test is conducted for two hours.

Q: Is there a negative marking in the DU JAT exam?

A: Yes, one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer while four marks will be awarded for every correct answer.

Q: What is the syllabus for DU JAT?

A: DU JAT syllabus outlines the topics and sub-topics under each section of the exam. DU JAT syllabus is spread over four sections—Quantitative Ability, Reasoning & Analytical Ability, General English, and Business & General Awareness.

Q: In how many cities was DU JAT conducted?

A: DU JAT exam was conducted in more than 25 exam cities across India. NTA conducted two shifts for the exam. Moving forward with the CUET exam for admission, DU JAT has been scrapped.

Q: Do I need to appear for both DU JAT and CUET for admission to Delhi University?

A: No. Candidates only need to appear for CUET for admission to UG courses of Delhi University. However, the General Test under the CUET exam will have similar questions to that of the DU JAT exam.

Q: Can one challenge the DU JAT answer keys?

A: Yes, NTA allowed the candidates to challenge the DU JAT answer keys by paying a fee of INR 200. Since there is no DU JAT exam this year, answer key will not be released.

DU JAT 2022 Contact Information

Address: Delhi University Head Office,

                  New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Phone/Enquiry Number: 9119801914, 9119801915, 9119801916 

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Will DU JAT 2022 be replaced by CUET?

Reply to Rahul Gupta

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Yes because now CUCET is a common entrance test to get admission into all the central universities.

I have commerce with applied Maths in grade 12. Am I eligible for DU JAT exam?

Reply to Shweta

R

Rashmi Chandel

Beginner-Level 4

2 months ago

Yes, you are eligible for the DU JAT exam. To be eligible for the DU JAT exam you need mathematics in 11th and 12th.

Can I know do I have to give CUCET exam or DU JAT to get admission to Delhi University for the BBA course?

Reply to Tanvi Sharma

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Pankaj

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

You have to appear for CUCET exam for BBA admission in DU.

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