Delhi University Joint Admission Test, commonly known as DU JAT, is conducted once in a year for students seeking admissions to undergraduate management programmes in the institutes affiliated with Delhi University. It is a national level entrance examination. The University of Delhi is responsible to conduct this exam. Around 1162 seats across 15 participating institutes will be filled via DU JAT 2018. Aspirants of DU JAT 2018 must read this article in order to get the overview of the exam.

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DU JAT 2018

Important Dates of DU JAT 2018

The official examination conducting authority has released the date of the activities related to DU JAT 2018 till now.

The tentative date of the events is provided in the table below:

S. NoEventsDates
1.Online registration starts15th May 2018
2.Last date for registration4th week of June 2018
3.Availability of Admit Card1st week of July 2018
4.Date of Examination17th June 2018
5.Declaration of Result3rd week of July 2018
6.Publication of 1st Merit List3rd week of July 2018
7.Document Verification  (1st merit list)3rd week of July 2018
8.Publication of 2nd Merit ListLast week of July 2018
9.Document Verification (2nd merit list)Last week of July 2018
10.Publication of 3rd Merit ListLast week of July 2018
11.Document Verification  (3rd merit list)Last week of July 2018

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Courses offered via DU JAT 2018 at the Participating Institute

  1. Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
  2. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Economics
  3. Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)

Participating Institute and Seat Intake

B.A Honours (Business Economics) (B.A (H) B.E)

CollegeCategory-wise distribution of seats
Ayrabhatta college2437NA1246
B.R AmbedkarCollege3159NA1762
College of vocational studies3159NA1762
Gargi College (Women)2437NA1246
Lakshmibai College (Women)1515NA829
Maharaja Agrasen College2347NA1246
Shivaji College3159NA1762
Sri Guru Gobind singh college of Commerce20NANA20NA40
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College20NANA20NA40
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College20NANA20NA40

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

CollegeCategory-wise distribution of seats
Ayrabhatta college2437NA1246
College of vocational studies2337NA1346
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya college2437NA1246
Keshav Mahavidyalaya2437NA1246
Ramanujan college2437NA1246
Ram Lal Anand college2337NA1346
Shaheed Rajguru college of appllied sciences for women2347NA1246
Shaheed Sukhdev college of Business studies931428NA50185
Sri Guru Gobind Singh college of commerce23NANA23NA46

Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) BBA FIA

CollegeCategory-wise distribution of seats
Shaheed Rajguru college of applied sciences for women23471246
Shaheed Sukhdev college of Business studies457142490

Eligibility Criteria For DU JAT 2018

The students who want to get enrolled in one of the above-mentioned programmes in the participating institutes affiliated to Delhi University via DU JAT 2018, they must possess the below-mentioned eligibility criteria. The aspirants are instructed to register for the exam only after knowing the required eligibility criteria.

S. NoParticularsEligibility Criteria
1.Qualifying Examination
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 qualifying or equivalent examination with 60% marks in four papers including English, Mathematics and other two subjects from the list of elective subjects as approved by the University of Delhi.
  • The minimum percentage requirement for SC, ST, CW and PwD category candidates is 55%
  • Candidates who will attend class 12 examination in the year 2018 can also apply but they need to produce the result and mark sheet of the qualifying examination on the day of the counselling.
2.Age LimitCandidates of any age can apply for DU JAT 2018.

Application Form of DU JAT 2018

The candidates seeking admission to undergraduate BMS, BA (Hons) in Economics and BBA Courses in the participating college affiliated to Delhi University must attend the DU JAT 2018 exam. The applicants need to register and fill up the application form in order to take the exam. The application form will be available online at the official website from 3rd week of June to 4th week of June 2018.

To apply for the exam, follow the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official website and register yourself.
  2. Login by entering the login ID and password (generated during registration).
  3. Fill in the application form and upload the required documents.
  4. Payment of application fee.
  5. Submission and printout of application form.

To know more about the application form, Visit the DU JAT 2018 Application Form Article

Exam Pattern of DU JAT 2018

The exam pattern informs the aspirants about the mode of exam, medium of language and duration of exam etc. The candidates who will apply to take the DU JAT 2018 must refer to the table given below which provides the information regarding the exam pattern

S. NoParticularsDetails
1.Date of Examination1st week of July 2018 (tentative)
2.Duration of Exam2 hours (120 minutes)
3.Mode of ExaminationOnline (Computer Based Test)
4.Medium of ExaminationEnglish
5.Total Number of Question120
6.Type of QuestionMultiple Choice Question (MCQ)
7.Maximum Marks360
8.SectionQuestion paper will consist of 4 (Four) sections

(1)Quantitative Ability

(2)General English & Business

(3)Reasoning and analytical ability

(4)General Awareness

9.Marking Scheme3 marks will be awarded for correct answer

1 mark will be deducted for incorrect answer.

Syllabus of DU JAT 2018

Delhi University, the official examination authority has prescribed the syllabus for DU JAT 2018. The question paper will consist of four sections. Applicants must go through the syllabus in order to get the idea of the question paper. The subjects and the topics under each of them are provided in the table below:

S. NoSubjectsTopics
1.Quantitative Abilitynumbers, profit and loss, fractions and decimals, ratio and proportion, graphs and pie charts.
2.General English grammar, identification of common errors, synonyms, antonyms, word formation, fill in the blanks etc.
3.Reasoning and Analytical AbilityVerbal analogy, word sequence, terms and prepositions and time sequence among others.
4.General AwarenessGeography, economics, history, politics and current affairs.

Admit Card of DU JAT 2018

The University of Delhi will release the DU JAT 2018 admit card after few days of the examination. Candidates can view and download the admit card online at the official website in the 1st week of July 2018. Candidates who carry their DU JAT admit card 2018 along with the identity proof will be allowed to take the exam. Admit card will contain the candidate’s name, test timing and venue, photograph and exam day instruction for the candidates.

Exam Center For DU JAT 2018 Exam

Candidates have the option of selecting their preferred choice of the center where they will have to appear for the exam. The DU JAT 2018 will be conducted in six cities including Bengaluru, Delhi, Jammu, Varanasi, Nagpur and Kolkata. The exam centre cannot be changed once the admit card is issued. Name of the examination centre will be mentioned on the admit card.

Result of DU JAT 2018

The examination conducting authority will publish the DU JAT result 2018 online in the 3rd week of July 2018. The applicants have to provide the login ID and password to view the result. Candidates are advised to download and take the printout of the same for future reference.

Cut off for DU JAT 2018

Cut off is the minimum mark that the candidates who appeared in DU JAT 2018 must obtain to become eligible for the next round of selection process. The university will release the cut-off online at the official website after declaring the result of DU JAT 2018. The candidates must check their result before going to check the cut-off.

Candidate must obtain the marks equal to or more than cut off otherwise they will not be a part of counselling and admission process anymore. The cut-off mark of DU JAT 2018 will depend on the number of candidates appearing in DU JAT 2018, marks obtained by all the applicants, the number of seats available for all the programmes and the difficulty level of the question paper.

Merit List of DU JAT 2018

After the declaration of cut-off, the authority prepares and releases the merit list. Merit List contain the name of the candidates eligible for counselling and admission round. Total three merit list is prepared and based on the list counselling is conducted. Preparation of list depends on factors same as of cut-off.

Merit list contains the details like Merit List Roll Number, Name, Category, Merit Mark, JAT Mark, Final Score, Rank Overall, Rank CAT, Rank PwD, Rank CW and Rank Minority.

Selection Procedure of DU JAT 2018

Candidates clearing DU JAT 2018 will get admission to the participating colleges on the basis of two parameters, the first one being their score in the Joint Admission Test (JAT) and the other one is the score obtained in Class XII board exams. DU JAT 2018 score will be given 65% weightage whereas the remaining 35% will be given to what they score in class 12 qualifying examination. Candidates might be called for rounds like group discussion and personal interview. However, that depends on the participating Institute.

DU JAT 2018 Counselling Procedure

The counselling will be conducted soon after the publication of Merit List. DU JAT counselling 2018 will take in the 4th week of July 2018. Total three rounds counselling will be held. Shortlisted candidates will be required to carry documents in the original form such as class 12 mark sheet, DU JAT rank card and admit card, character certificate of the institute last attended, category certificate (if applicable) and four passport size photographs.

DU JAT 2018 Seat Allotment Process

After the document verification during counselling process, candidates will be allotted seats in the participating colleges. Seat allotment is done after considering scores obtained by candidates in DU JAT 2018 and also based on their choice of colleges and opted courses. They have to report at the institute allotted to him/her to confirm their seats and have to pay the academic fee.

Contact Details

Office of Dean students welfare

Room No. : 5, 1st Floor, conference centre, Near Gate No. 4

North Campus, University of Delhi

Delhi – 110007

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone number: 91-11-2700 900 (University Information Center)


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