Delhi University (DU) conducts its national level entrance test, DU-JAT (Joint Admission Test) once every year in the month of June. The test is for admission into BMS, BBA (FIA) and B.A. (Hons) Business Economics courses across multiple colleges under DU. The exam is likely to be conducted for 2 hours in an offline (pencil- paper) mode.
The test consists of a total of 120 questions from 4 sections namely: Quantitative Ability, Reasoning & Analytical Ability, General English, and General Awareness. The marking scheme awards every correct answer with +3 marks and -1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.
Over 22,000 students compete nationally for about 991 seats. Hence, it is essential that your clear the basics of all concepts and practice ample number of questions. Sample papers can help you boost your score and give your best shot at this test.
Practicing sample papers that contain questions on similar concepts that have been asked in previous years DU-JATs help you in the following ways:
- You can gauge the difficulty level of each section and the overall exam.
- You get an overview of the different types of questions and area that might be expected in the exam.
- You get acclimatized to the actual test taking condition and learn to manage the exam day stress effectively.
- You learn how to manage speed and accuracy as you have only 120 minutes for 120 questions and negative marking is included.
- On analysis of these tests, you get to know your areas of strengths and weaknesses, which further helps you to work on certain areas.
- By practicing multiple mocks and sample papers, you can plan an effective exam taking strategy for yourself.