DU JAT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

DU JAT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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DU JAT is also known as the Delhi university joint admission test is a national level entrance exam conducted by NTA (National testing agency) every year. This exam provides admission into DU’s three courses that are BMS, BBA, and BA Honours in Business economic.

DU JAT is a part of the Delhi university entrance test. The exam aids admission into many top colleges of Delhi universities. This year the exam will take place on the  27th of September 2021 as per the recent update.

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  • The registration forms for DU JAT are no longer available on the admission portal of DU.
  • The last date of registration is over now. The deadline was on 31st August 2021.
  • As per the notification, there is no offline admission process for any candidate.
  • On August 29th NTA released the exam date of DUJAT2021.
  • NTA will conduct The DU JAT 2021 on 27th September 2021 in two shifts.
  • Three new cities will conduct the DU JAT 2021. They are Shillong, Cuttack, and Lucknow.



DU JAT 2021 exam is conducted every year by NTA. It helps to get admission into BMS, BBA (Financial Investment Analysis), and BA (Hons) in Business Economics courses. Students get admission into many top colleges of DU. This exam opens doors to many career opportunities. Every year thousands of candidates apply for DU JAT for their bright future.
NTA is an independent, autonomous, self-sustained organization. It is conducting DU JAT on behalf of DU from 2019 onwards.NTA conducts the exam fairly and transparently. This year, NTA will conduct the exam in 27 cities.

The Basic updates of DU JAT 2021-


Name of examination DU JAT
Application fee UR/OBC/EWS – ₹ 750

SC/ST/PwBD – ₹ 300

Mode of the exam online(computer-based )
Duration 2 hours
Exam conducting authority NTA
Courses BMS

BBA(Financial Investment Analysis) and

BA Honors in Business economic programs.


The exam will take place online mode. There will be negative marking (one mark will be a minus for each incorrect response). The candidates should follow the guidelines given by NTA for DU JAT on their official website.



The date for the exam is out now.NTA will conduct the exam on 27th September 2021. It will be a computer-based test. The candidates should follow the proper code of conduct at the exam hall. The admit card details are not yet out as of now.
The candidates must keep checking the official website of NTA and DU for any latest updates. The exam will take place on the prescribed date. Each candidate must follow the norms issued by the exam conducting authority.
Exam to be conducted on 27th September 2021
Admit card mid of September
Answer key first two weeks of October
Result date first two weeks of October



DU JAT2021 exam admission forms were available on the official site of DU from the 2nd of August 2021. The last date to submit the same was 31st August 2021. On August 29th NTA released the official exam date of DUJAT2021. The exam is scheduled to be held on 27th September 2021 in two shifts.
As per the notification,3 new exam cities have been added to the existing list of 24. The three newly added cities are Shillong, Cuttack, and Lucknow.
The candidates can follow up with updates available on the bulletin page of DU. The dates for admit card, answer key and result date also be available to the candidates soon. Applicants can also avail the opportunity to avail the answer key.



Candidates should be very well aware of the eligibility criteria of DU JAT 2021 before applying for the same.


Age criteria

There is no age limit to apply for DUJAT2021 as notified by NTA.


Education criteria

  • Total of 60% or more marks in qualifying exams.
  • English and Maths are compulsory for calculating aggregates.
  • Candidates must be able to produce their mark sheets for the qualifying examination.


Qualifying criteria

Admission is possible if the applicant qualifies for the entrance exam. Hence, the Selection will be upon the rank secured by the candidate.
The rank calculation will depend on the weightage of the entrance exam and the weightage of class 12th results.
Weightage 65% Entrance exam

35% Qualifying exam

Apart from DU JAT eligibility criteria, all aspirants must consider the following guidelines:

  • All applicants must pass in all 4 subjects individually. Failing in and can cause a problem.
  • The applicants can apply for the DU JAT exam even if their result in the qualifying exam is awaited.
  • They must show their mark sheet at the verification round.
  • OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD categories must show a category certificate at the time of verification.
  • All the applicants must fulfil the least eligibility criteria. NTA will take strict action against the defaulters.

Any candidate failing to meet the conditions will lose their candidature.



NTA holds certain reservation seats for the reserved categories for every government exam. For DU JAT 2021, NTA has a reservation and relaxation policy.
The following list highlights the categories along with the percentage of reservation and relaxation allotted to them.
Categories Reservation
SC and ST candidates-
  • 15% of seats are reserved for SC and 7.5% for the ST category.
  • Relaxation of 5% minimum marks for candidates belonging to the SC and ST category.
  • Further relaxation if the seats remain vacant for SC and ST category.
OBC candidates-
  • 27% of seats are reserved for OBC candidates.
  • Relaxation of 10% of minimum eligibility marks.
  • Further relaxation if any seat remains vacant.
EWS(Economic weaker section)-
  • 10% of seats are reserved for the EWS category.
PwBD(person with benchmark disabilities)
  • Relaxation to the extent of 5% till the seats are vacant.
CW(Children/widower of  personnel of the armed forces)
  • 5% of seats are reserved.
KM(Kashmiri Migrants)
  • 5% of seats are reserved.

Note-The merit list for the UR category will also include SC/ST/OBC/EWC candidates if they can meet the criterion for the UR category.



To apply for DU JAT 2021 the applicants should register themselves in the admission registration portal.
Following steps must be followed to get registered for the exam.
  • All applicants should visit the official website of DU. The registration process starts here.
  • The candidates are required to provide their personal, academic, and other details.
  • The next step is filling up the application form.
  • The next step is followed up with uploading images and documents as asked.
  • The final step is making payment. Candidates can make payments via credit card, debit card, or net banking.

Note – The registration process for DU JAT 2021 has been closed now. The last date for registration was 31st August 2021. The registration fee is non-refundable.


DU JAT Application fee

The application fee for DU JAT 2021 is as follows –

for UR/OBC/EWS ₹ 750
for SC/ST/ PwBD ₹ 300
Cancellation fee (as per UGC/DU norms) ₹1000

While uploading the documents, applicants must use authentic and valid data. They must be able to show the same at the time of verification. The application process will not be successful if the applicant fails to produce so.
Students must have a stable internet connection during the registration process. After completing the registration process, candidates must keep in mind all the guidelines.



DU JAT 2021 syllabus comprises the following 4 sections and each section will carry 25 questions of 4 marks each. The candidates should prepare accordingly as per the syllabus updated by NTA.


Quantitative Ability

This section will have 25 questions. It will test the ability of an aspirant to handle and solve numerical data. The level of difficulty would be moderate.
The syllabus for quants is usually vast and difficult. Thus the aspirants should prepare this section with proper preparation.

Reasoning And Analytical Ability

This section will have 25 questions. It will test the reasoning and analytical ability of an aspirant. It will check the aspirant’s ability to read and understand information. The knowledge of applying logic to conclude is also tested here.
The level of difficulty will be moderate. Each topic under this section is very important. Aspirants should cover all the topics of this section.

Business And General Awareness

This section will have 25 questions. It will test the business and general knowledge of the aspirants
The level of difficulty would be easy.

General English

This section shall have 25 questions that will test the general English skills of an aspirant. This section would consist of easy questions.
The applicants can prepare this section by regularly practising. The topics are divided into two categories: static and General knowledge.
Note – Each section will consist of 25 questions and each question will be of 4 marks each.

The students are suggested to follow the syllabus and prepare accordingly. The syllabus for each section is as follows-


Section Syllabus
Quantitative Ability Modern math, geometry, algebra, arithmetic problems, no. Systems etc.
Reasoning And Analytical Ability- Verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning, analytical reasoning, etc.
Business And General Awareness- Current affairs, Business economics affairs, General knowledge, etc.
General English- Reading comprehension,vocabulary, grammar, verbal ability, etc.



The DU JAT will be conducted in online mode. It will comprise 4 sections, each section consisting of 25 questions of 4 marks each. The medium will be English. Each section will be comprised of objective-type MCQ questions. For every correct answer, 4 marks will be allotted and for each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
The following detail will provide a detailed analysis of the exam.

Section No. of questions Total marks
Quantitative Ability 25 100
Reasoning And Analytical Ability- 25 100
Business And General Awareness- 25 100
General English 25 100


Note- Total questions – 100(25 questions in each section)

Time duration – 2 hours.

Medium -English



NTA will display the date of releasing the admit cards soon on their official website. Keeping in mind the date of the exam, it will accessible by the mid of September. The admit card will include details like shift timings, date of exam, exam venue, and other guidelines issued by the exam authority. All the applicants must follow up with the bulletin information page.


DU JAT Admit card guidelines

Students must follow all the guidelines available in their admit cards.

  • The admit card will not be available by post to any of the applicants.
  • The students must keep their DU JAT admit cards in good condition for future references.
  • Only those candidates will be able to download the admit card who have successfully registered for the exam.
  • No entry to any of the applicants without an admit card.
  • The name on the Id proof must match the admit card name.


In case of any discrepancy-

  • If any candidate finds a discrepancy in their admit card, they can contact the NTA helpline no. 011-40759000 in the working hours (10 A.M -5 P.M).
  • The authority will look into this matter and will try to issue a fresh admit card to the applicant.
  • No entry to any of the applicants without one valid ID proof.
Date of release of DU JAT Admit card No updates (tentative mid of September)

Note- NTA will update the notification regarding DU JAT admit card on its official website.



The applicants can check their results on the official website of NTA on the released date for the same. The date for declaration of result is not available now. Meanwhile, students should keep up with the updates.


Expected result date-

The result date may come by the 2nd or 3rd week of October 2021.


How to check results-

  • The applicants need to visit the official site of NTA.
  • Then the students need to click on the official notification regarding the DU JAT result.
  • After this, they have to tap on the scoreboard link.
  • Applicants should fill in the necessary details in this step. After that, click on the login tap.
  • The scoreboard will display details like name, roll no. , percentile score scored by the applicant.
DU JAT 2021 Answer key date No updates( tentative first week of Oct 2021)
DU JAT 2021 Result date No updates( tentative first two weeks of October)


DU JAT Ranking

NTA will prepare the ranks of the applicants based on their performances. The entrance test and class 12th result will help NTA in processing DU JAT Ranking. Yet, there will be a certain weightage given to both.

The weightage scheme is as follows-


Entrance exam weightage 65%
Class 12th result weightage 35%

The candidates will have ranks after normalization by NTA. Various factors will determine the ranks of the applicants. After the rank candidates must get their admission at the colleges within the time frame.
The seats are fewer, thus, all students should take admission without any delay in the process. Students should carry all the vital for the admission process. No candidate will get admission if he/she doesn’t have documents. The candidates should pay the admission fee after the college approves their admission.
Note- The result and answer key date are not available now by NTA on their official website. After the release of the answer key, the applicants will also have a chance to challenge it.


Colleges offering admission

After the declaration of the result, the applicants should take admission to the colleges. The candidates must take admission on time to secure a seat at the specified time. To avoid any kind of hassle during the admission process, the applicants must be ready with all the documents. The college will do all the verification to complete the admission process. The authority will cancel the entire admission process if the applicant is at fault.

The list of following colleges will provide admission after passing DU JAT result :

Program/course College/Institution name
B.A. (Honors) Business Economics


Aryabhatta College

Bhim Rao Ambedkar College

College of Vocational Studies Gargi College

Lakshmibai College

Maharaja Agrasen College

Shivaji College

(SGGCC)Sri Guru Gobind college of commerce

(SGNDKC)Sri guru Nanak dev khalsa college

(SGTBKC)Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur khalsa College

Aryabhatta College College of Vocational Studies

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College

Bachelor of Management Studies[BMS] Keshav Mahavidyalaya

Ram Lal Anand College

Ramanujan College

Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for ladies

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce

Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) [BBA(FIA)] Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for ladies

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies



.To perform well is equally important for every candidate. Following things must be taken into consideration before entering the exam hall.

  • The applicants must carry the admit card.
  • They should have one valid ID proof(mentioned in the admit card).
  • Adhere with the guidelines issued by NTA about COVID.
  • Every candidate should carry their sanitiser, mask, or water bottle.
  • Must reach the examination hall on time (as mentioned on the admit card).


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Q1.What is the date for the DU JAT 2021 exam?

A. NTA will conduct the DUJAT 2021 on 27th September 2021.


Q2.What is the mode of DU JAT 2021?

A. The exam is will be in online mode by NTA.


Q3.What is the exam pattern of DU JAT 2021?

A. The exam will consist of 4 sections. Sections are Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and analytical skill, Business, and general awareness. and General English. awareness. Each section will have 25 questions of 4 marks each. Negative marking of one mark each for the wrong answer.


Q4.Will there be any negative marking in DUJAT 2021?

A. Yes, for each wrong answer NTA will deduct one mark as per its guidelines.


Q5.In how many cities The DU JAT 2021 will take place?

A. The exam will take place in a total of 27 cities. The aspirants must keep up with the bulletin of the information portal which is available on the official website of Delhi University.


Q6.What are some good book recommendations for preparation for DU JAT 2021?

A. The aspirants can use their NCERT of class 10th,11th, and 12th for quantitative aptitude or R S Aggarwal. For reasoning and analytical aspirants can use R S Aggarwal’s book. For general English, aspirants can go with Arihant publication. The aspirant use newspaper, journals or magazines to score well in the English section. The candidates can prepare from any books as per their choice.


Q7.What are the allotted shifts of DU JAT 2021?

A. The exam will take place in two shifts. The first shift time starts from 12:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. The second shift time will start from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.


Q8.Are DU JAT 2021 forms out?

A. Yes, the forms are no more available. The application window is closed now.


Q9.Can we use calculator in DU JAT2021?

A. No. The exam does not allow calculators.


Q10.In how many courses does DU JAT 2021 will offer admission?

A. The exam will help the students to get admission into three courses. Three courses are BMS, BBA in Financial Investment Analysis, and Business Economics programs.

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