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DU JAT Normalisation Process and Merit List

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: October 15, 2020 05:09 pm IST | DU JAT

The DU JAT exam is conducted in two shifts and hence normalisation is employed in the DU JAT exam to adjust for any difference in the difficulty level of the two shifts. Delhi University uses the EquiPercentile Equating method for normalisation in DU JAT. Here are the details.

DU JAT Normalisation Process and Merit List

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October 14, 2020:DU JAT 2020 Results have been released in the online mode on

Registration for DU JAT 2020 was closed after extending the last date to apply to 31 July 2020. Delhi University conducted DU JAT 2020 on September 7, 2020. The exam was earlier expected to be conducted in August 2020 for the admission to B.A (Hons) Business Economics, BMS and BBA-FIA courses of the university.

Candidates appearing for DU JAT 2020 must be fully aware of the processes involved in preparing the final merit list for admissions. In DU JAT, the normalisation process is applied before the final results of the exam are calculated. Candidates appearing for DU JAT must be aware of the complete process of normalisation used in the calculation of DU JAT final results.

In this article, candidates can check the normalisation process and merit list preparation process involved in DU JAT 2020. All of the details regarding the final merit list creation of DU JAT can be found given below.

Table of Contents
  1. DU JAT 2020 Normalisation Process
  2. Highlights of the DU JAT 2020 Normalisation Process
  3. DU JAT 2020 Normalisation: EquiPercentile Equating Method
  4. DU JAT 2020 Merit List

DU JAT 2020 Normalisation Process

The DU JAT 2020 exam is conducted in two shifts on the same day. Different sets of question papers are presented to the candidates in both batches and there is always some difference in the difficulty level of both question papers. This can result in giving undue advantage to candidates appearing in a particular batch over the other. The DU JAT Normalisation Process takes this into account and ensures that no candidate is given an undue advantage or disadvantage in the exam.

Delhi University has come up with an elaborate normalisation method for DU JAT, which ensures that all of the candidates are judged on the same platform and the exam is fair to each and every aspirant. After the DU JAT normalisation process has been applied, each candidate can rest assured that they have received fair marking in the exam. The DU JAT normalisation process ensures that each candidate is provided equal opportunity to succeed and get admission to Delhi University. 

Highlights of the DU JAT 2020 Normalisation Process

Given below are the details about the normalisation process used when calculating the final results of the DU JAT exam.

  • DU JAT 2020 applicants must note that the score secured in the entrance test shall be subjected to the normalisation process.

  • DU employs theEquiPercentile method for normalisation.

  • The derived and equated percentile marks will be used as input criteria to finalise the DU JAT 2020 merit list.

  • With a motive to ensure a fair comparison of marks, DU will normalise the score as per the process mentioned above.

  • The process of normalisation will take place after the conclusion of the test (two sessions) for the same subject.

DU JAT 2020 entrance exam will take place in two shifts and the question paper for both shifts will be different. The difficulty level of both shits will remain the same.

Also Read:Documents Required for Delhi University Admissions 2020

DU JAT 2020 Normalisation: EquiPercentile Equating Method

The Equipercentile Equating process is a widely adopted and internationally accepted process of score normalisation in multi-batch examinations. In the method, the scale of scores from one test can be converted to the scale on another. The method uses statistical theorems and is a highly accurate method of equating the difference in the level of difficulty between two tests or question papers. 

DU JAT 2020 Merit List

Based on the normalised marks, the varsity will do the merit ranking of the candidates. The following are significant factors in determining the merit ranking.

  • No. of test-takers

  • The difficulty level of DU JAT 2020

  • Maximum marks obtained in DU JAT 2020

  • Average score obtained by candidates

Also Read:Delhi University (DU) B.A, B.Com, B.Sc Admission 2020 - Know Details Here

The candidates must note that making it to the merit list does not guarantee admission. The admission will be granted based on the rank and score in the entrance test.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the latest DU JAT 2020 news & updates.

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