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JSAT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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JSAT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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In this article, an overview of the JSAT exam is discussed. The O.P Jindal Global University conducts the JSAT Exam. The JGU is deemed to be University at Sonipat, in Haryana state.

The JGU had proved itself as one up-and-coming University with Humanities and Liberal Arts. The University is one of the recognized Universities in the QS BRICS University ranking in 2019.

The JSAT exam maintains its International standards. It allows students to take admission in diverse UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs conducted by the University. The University is acknowledged by UGC and NAAC with a Grade “A”. The JGU regulates programs such as

  • B. Com
  • BBA
  • B. A. (Hons.)
  • Management
  • Law
  • Design.

This year, the Pearson Vue testing organization conducted the JSAT exam on behalf of Jindal Global University. The examination body conducted the exam online. The test is administered offline every year. The candidates appeared for the exam from their respective homes. However, the result was based on merit performance.

 

LATEST NEWS:

  • The JSAT 2021 Exam was conducted between January 17 to June 17, 2021.
  • The results of JSAT 2021 was declared on July 25, 2021.
  • On August 31, 2021. The University has decided to proffer Afghan students with fellowships.
  • Admission to programs for B. Arch and B. Des is also available.
  • Candidates with NATA/JEE Mains and JCAT scores are in for admission.
  • Admission to MBA programs requires scorecards of:
    a) CAT
    b) MAT
    c) XAT
    d) CMAT
    e) ATMA

 

Table of Contents

 

Basic Information about JSAT:

The JSAT is organized by JGU. The exam is conducted via online mode. The candidates appearing for the exam should be well versed in the English language. Since, the test is open for all, especially the international group, the exam is entirely English based.

The JSAT exam is a multiple-choice question-based exam. The test consists of 120 questions and the candidate is allowed to complete the test in 120 minutes. The test paper has 3 segments which are divided into Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Skills. A tabular representation is given below.

Exam Name Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test
Organizing Team Pearson Vue on behalf of O.P. Jindal Global University
Abbreviation JSAT
Mode of Exam Online
Type of Exam MCQs
Total No. of questions 120
Time allotted 2 hours
Segment of Paper Verbal Ability
Logical Reasoning
Quantitative Skills
Website www. jgu.edu.in

 

JSAT Exam Date:

The JSAT 2021 entrance test is organized by O.P. Jindal Global University. The exam was conducted between January 17 to June 17, 2021.

The application form for the exam got released on 1st December 2020 on the official website of admissions.jgu.edu.in. The candidates are allowed to take the JSAT exam every year. There is no upper age limit for the test. Every registration for JSAT will be counted as a new registration.

For JSAT 2022, the notification for the exam is yet to be notified by the authorities. The table given below is a tentative assumption of the important dates for the exam.

Date of initiation of Application Form January 2022
Last Date for submission 31 January 2022
Admit card availability February 2022
Commencement of JSAT 5 February 2022

 

To know more about JSAT exam date click here

 

JSAT Notification:

The candidates who wished to appear in the JSAT 2021, have completed the registration process via the University’s official website. The exam has already been conducted between January 17 to June 17, 2021. The results were declared on July 25, 2021. Due to the outbreak of the pandemic, the university decided to conduct the exam online mode this time.

The candidates are required to fill the application form for JSAT via the Pearson Vue website  https://home.pearsonvue.com/JSAT. The Pearson Vue testing organization conducts the JSAT exam on behalf of the Jindal Global University. This time the JSAT exam was conducted in online mode rather than in offline mode. The candidates appeared for the exam from their respective homes. However, the result was based on merit performance.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

The JSAT exam that was conducted earlier in 2021 have had the following eligibility criteria to be followed. While applying for the test, the aspirants must have filled in for their respective courses. Each course holds individual criteria which have to be followed while filling up the application form. In the brochure, the details are given.

The primary thing that the individual should look for is whether they are the desirable candidate or not. Individuals who do not have the same criteria might face the cancellation of candidature. The checklist for eligibility criteria should have these pointers in common.

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen or an NRI or a PIO holder.
  • The candidate must have passed the secondary board exam or plus two. Or any equivalent exam with 60% marks from a recognized board.
  • The applicant must have cleared their backlogs if any. During the time of admission, it is not permissible that the individual has failed in any other exams.
  • The minimum age of admission is above 17years and more. No candidate below age 17 years will be given admission.

 

Registration for JSAT applications:

The applicants who wish to appear in the JSAT exam would have to register themselves first. For the registration process to start, the candidate has to log in to the official website. The university i.e. https://www.jgbs.edu.in. The application forms for 2021 have already been laid down by the university in December 2020.

To join in for the upcoming session, the university will publish the application details on its website. By this December it will publish details for the new session. The process of registration is the same for years. It will remain the same for upcoming years. The individuals who have already been part of the application process know the details to fill-up the form. This stepwise information is for the newcomers.

In the registration process, the applicants have to follow certain guidelines to reach their destination i.e. the application forms.

  • Log in to the official website of the institute i.e. https://www.jgbs.edu.in
  • Click on the tab where JSAT registration or application window appears.
  • The window will take the applicant to a new page where they will be filling up their credentials.
  • Towards the end of the registration, the applicant must click on the submit tab. A new registration ID and password are then created.
  • The applicant can then log in with the credentials and start filling up the form.

 

The process of filling the application form begins when the applicant receives the credentials from the university portal via mail. The next point that would arise is how to fill up the application form?
  • The applicant has to login to the official website of the institute i.e. https://www.jgbs.edu.in
  • In the application form, the details are to be filled up by the candidate for the JSAT test.
  • The candidate then needs to fill the course of study, the center of exam, time slots, etc.
  • Uploading the desired size image and signature mentioned on the instruction page or in the brochure. Both the signature and photo should be in. jpeg format.
  • The next step is to pay for the exam fee. The website directs into a secure portal for fee payment. The applicant has to pay a sum of Rs. 950 which is non-refundable.
  • In the next step, the application preview can be viewed. It asks for any “edit” the candidate wants to perform.
  • The final step is to click on the submit tab. The process of application fill-up is now completed.

 

Syllabus for JSAT:

The JSAT Exam continues to keep its syllabus the same as the previous year. The only possible thing that can bother the aspirants is the change in questions and not the question pattern. Since the exam will be conducted online mode, the nature of the paper is English. It is believed that the test contents will be of class XII level for:
a) Verbal Ability
b) Reasoning
c) Quantitative abilities.

Quantitative Aptitude or Mathematics:

The Aptitude segment of the JSAT Exam comprises the syllabus of class X. The candidates are aware of the mathematics part. The Aptitude involves topics such as:

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

Syllabus for Logical Reasoning:

The Logical Reasoning section is to test the student’s ability. It implies how logically they can work for different concepts and solve problems.

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

Verbal Ability (English) syllabus:

The syllabus for Verbal Ability covers some of the quick English areas. Students who are proficient in the English language will enjoy this section in the exam. The level of difficulty of the test is easy to medium level. Given below is the syllabus part for verbal ability.

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

 

To know more about JSAT exam syllabus click here

 

Exam Pattern

The applicant appearing for the JSAT exam must follow the exam guideline to excel in the examination. The JSAT Exam is conducted online by the conducting body. The answers for the test are chosen from multiple options. A total of 120 minutes given to the candidates to solve the test. The candidate gets a plus one for every correct answer. There are no negative marks for wrong answers. In the table below, there is a brief overview of the exam pattern. This is the overall pattern of the JSAT exam.

Mode of Exam Online
Type of Exam MCQs
Medium of exam English
Time allotted 2 hours
Total No. of questions 120
Total Marks 120
Marking System Plus 1 for every correct answer. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

 

The total number of questions for each section is 40. A total of 120 questions for 120 minutes is allotted to students. This explains the part-wise distribution of marks and the total number of questions. There are three divisions of the question paper:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Logical reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude.
  Content-Type
No. of Questions
Part 1 Verbal Ability 40
Part 2 Logical Reasoning 40
Part 3 Quantitative Aptitude 40

 

NOTE: There is no negative marking in the exam. Hence skipping any questions must be avoided.

 

Exam Admit Card:

The admit card for the JSAT exam will be available on the official website of JGU. The official site of JGU  is https://www.jgbs.edu.in. The applicants can get their admit cards one week before their examination date. The candidates should check the official website to get news of the latest updates.

To download the JSAT admit card the subsequent steps should be followed.

  • Log in to the official website of the institute i.e. https://www.jgbs.edu.in
  • Click on the JSAT admit card tab.
  • The candidate will get a login window wherein they have to fill in their credentials. The credentials consist of birthdate, registration number, and captcha code.
  • The candidate can view the admit card. Download the same for entry into the examination center.

Centers of the JSAT exam are chosen by the applicants during the registration process. However, the conducting board will allocate the city for examinations for the students. The JSAT test is held in 270 Pearson VUE authorized test centers. It covers India & SAARC Countries. Locations such as

  • Alappuzha
  • Ernakulum
  • Kannur
  • Kasaragod
  • Kattappana
  • Palakkad
  • Malappuram
  • Kozhikode
  • Kottayam
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kollam
  • Pathanamthitta
  • Wayanad
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Thrissur
  • Dubai

 

To know more about JSAT exam admit card click here

 

JSAT Exam Result:

The results for the JSAT exam are announced after the exam is over. The candidate must stay up-to-date with the official website of the university. The declaration of the result will not be released under any other platform. The candidates who are qualified in the test will be called for counseling or admission process.

To download the results from the website, the students must proceed stepwise i.e.

  • Log in to the official website of the institute i.e. https://www.jgbs.edu.in
  • A link would be provided showing “ Results for JSAT exam”
  • The page would redirect the candidate to the login window to view the result.
  • The candidate will then have to enter the email id and password and click on the submit icon.
  • The scorecard for the JSAT test will be displayed on the screen.
  • The students must save the scorecard. It is required during admission.

 

To know more about JSAT exam result click here

 

JSAT Cutoff:

Cut-off refers to the minimum marks a student should secure to get qualified in any exams. However, various factors play a role to determine the cut-off of any student.

  • The total number of applicants appearing on the JSAT Exam.
  • The total number of seats is available to accommodate the students.
  • The medium of question paper whether it was easy, mediocre, or difficult.
  • The negative responses do not owe any mark deduction. It is for the current year. If changes are made the website will update.

The cut-off for the JSAT exam varies from one course to another. The cut-off details for this year 2021 are not yet available on the website.

 

JSAT Counselling:

The counseling for JSAT takes place after the declaration of the result. The results are on the merit performance of the aspirants. The authority sends a counseling letter to the candidate. from the authority for admission purposes. The counseling for qualified students with details will be on the official website of the examining body. The updates are on the official website. If any changes is done.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1. What does JSAT stand for? What does it have to offer?

A. JSAT otherwise known as Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test is a common entrance test. It is an international level of exam in which even the NRIs participate. The JSAT is conducted by JGU who works for the betterment of students’ future. The JGU offers programs like

  • UG
  • PG
  • Management
  • Ph.D.
  • Law
  • Management

 

Q2. What courses can the JSAT qualified students pursue?

A. The courses mentioned below are for 3 years. The Integrated BBA is for 5 years.

  • B. Com
  • BBA
  • Integrated BBA (5 years)
  • B. A. in Liberal Arts AND Humanities
  • Graduate in Economics
  • A degree holder in Global Affairs
  • B.A. in Journalism.
  • Graduate in Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • A degree holder in Social Science and Policy.

 

Q3. What other scores does JGU accept other than JSAT scores?

A. The JGU accepts scorecards of the following. The scorecard given below are also accepted for admission.

  • LSAT
  • NATA
  • CAT
  • CMAT
  • MAT
  • CBT

 

Q4. What is the mode of the JSAT exam in 2021?

A. The JSAT exam is conducted offline. The JSAT exam in 2021 was conducted in online mode.

 

Q5. Are there any valid contact details of the university? How do I log in to the University?

A. The Jindal Global University is located at Sonipat in Haryana. To be more precise it is 131001 NCR of Delhi, India. The contact number of the university is 91-8930110724 / 08396907449. Other contact details +91-130-4091960, Fax no +91-130-4091888/808. To mail the university use the mail id: jsgp.admissions@jgu.edu.in

 

Q6. What is the pattern of the exam for the JSAT? How difficult is the exam?

A. JGU conducts the JSAT exam online. Pearson Vue conducts on behalf of JGU. There is a total of 120 minutes given to the candidate to solve the test. The candidate gets a plus one for every correct answer and no negative marks for wrong answers. In the table below, there is a brief overview of the exam pattern. This is the overall pattern of the JSAT exam.

Exam Name
Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test
Organizing Team
Pearson Vue on behalf of O.P. Jindal Global University.
Mode of Exam Online
Type of Exam MCQs
Medium of exam English
Time allotted 2 hours
Total No. of questions 120
Total Marks 120
Marking System
Plus 1 for every correct answer. There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.

 

Q7. Describe the eligibility criteria for the JSAT exam?

A. The eligibility criteria hold no bars for candidates. While applying for the test, the aspirants must have filled in for their respective courses. Different courses have different eligibility criteria. The applicant must read the brochure. The brochure is available on the website. The checklist for eligibility criteria should have these pointers in common.

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen or an NRI or a PIO holder.
  • The candidate must have passed the second board exam or +2 or any equivalent exam with 60% marks from a recognized board.
  • The applicant must clear their backlogs if any. During the time of admission, it is not permissible that the individual has failed in any other exams.
  • The minimum age of admission is above 17 years and older.
  • Candidates below the age are not permitted.

 

Q8. What are the application fees for the JSAT exam?

A. The candidate has to pay Rs. 950 during the application form fill-up time.

 

Q9. Do I need to register myself first for application fill up? Can I directly log in to fill the application form?

A. It is mandatory to complete the registration process first. Then log in to the application site. No candidate can proceed with the application form.

 

Q10. What is the process of registration?

A. For the registration process, the applicants have to follow these guidelines to complete the application forms process.

  • Log in to the official website of the institute i.e. https://www.jgbs.edu.in
  • Click on the tab where JSAT registration or application window appears.
  • The window will take the applicant to a new page where they will be filling up their credentials.
  • Towards the end of the registration, the applicant must click on the submit tab.
  • Creation of new ID & password is done successfully.
  • The applicant can then log in with the credentials and start filling up the form.

 

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