DU JAT Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme, Negative Marking, Total Marks

Exam Date

Sep 7, 2021

Result Date

Oct 14, 2021

Jun 19, 2021 | Arts, Management


National Testing Agency (NTA) will prescribe the exam pattern of DU JAT 2021 which will include the different aspects related to the entrance test. DU JAT exam pattern 2021 will include the different sections from which the questions will be asked, mode of the entrance exam. Candidates re expected to know the DU JAT 2021 exam pattern along with the syllabus before they start preparing for the exam. The section below explains the DU JAT 2021 exam pattern and other related details. 

DU JAT 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

DU JAT 2021 exam is objective in nature with 100 questions. The duration of the DU JAT exam is 2 hours and the total marks are 300. The test is divided into four sections- Quantitative Ability, Reasoning, and Analytical Ability, General English, and Business and General Awareness. As per the marking scheme, each correct question will have 3 marks and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer pattern. The table below gives a rough idea of the DU JAT 2021 exam pattern and details such as mode, the number of questions, marks, and duration have been tabulated below. 

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

Candidates will be tested on 4 main subjects i.e. Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, English, and Business and General Awareness for 25 questions each. Candidates will be questioned on a total of 100 questions. The topics along with the number of questions the candidates will be tested on have been tabulated below. 



Quantitative Ability


Logical Reasoning






Total Questions


DU JAT 2021 Marking Scheme 

As per the marking scheme of DU JAT 2021, the candidates will be awarded four marks and one mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. More details of the DU JAT 2021 marking scheme have been listed below. 

  • For every correct answer, four marks will be awarded
  • For every wrong answer, one mark will be deducted
  • If more than one answer is marked in one question, then one mark will be deducted
  • If no answer is marked, then no marks will be awarded


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