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Delhi University released the DU JAT 2021 exam pattern as the structure of how the question paper of the exam will be conducted. Various features of DU JAT 2021 question paper such as the number of sections, number of questions, time duration, marking scheme etc. are defined in the DU JAT 2021 Exam Pattern.
DU JAT 2021 is an online computer-based test, which is conducted at various exam centres located throughout the country. The exam has 100 questions divided equally into four sections -- Quantitative Ability, General English, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, and Business and General Awareness. Each section of DU JAT 2021 contains 25 questions and the total duration of the exam is 2 hours.
DU JAT 2021 contains multiple-choice questions and four options are given for each question out of which a single option is correct. For each correctly answered question, a candidate is awarded 4 marks. Hence, the total marks in the DU JAT 2021 question paper are 400. DU JAT 2021 also has a provision for negative marking and 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer. Hence, a candidate must be careful when marking options.
The detailed exam pattern of DU JAT 2021 can be found given below.
Here is a quick overview of the DU JAT 2021 exam pattern.
Number of questions in DU JAT 2021
DU JAT 2021 Exam Duration
Types of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
DU JAT 2021 Exam Mode
Pen and Paper based test
Questions in each Section
General English, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness and Reasoning & Analytical Ability
Three Marks for Correct Answer
- One Mark for Wrong Answer
Zero Marks Allotted for Unattempted Questions
Following table shows the section-wise distribution of the DU JAT 2021 exam pattern.
DU JAT 2021 Exam Sections
Number of Questions
Business and General Awareness
Reasoning and Analytical Ability
The question paper of DU JAT 2021 is in English language only.
DU JAT 2021 is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper mode).
Candidates have to attempt 100 objective type questions within two hours.
There are 4 sections in total, and each section contains 25 questions.
The question paper is based on Quantitative Ability, Business and General Awareness, General English, and Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
In DU JAT 2021, each question has equal weightage in terms of marks.
The question paper of DU JAT 2021 consists of 300 marks in total.
For every correct answer, candidates are awarded 3 marks.
Every incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted.
For unattempted questions, no marks are deducted.
For correct answer
3 marks are awarded
For incorrect answer
1 mark is deducted
For unattempted questions
No Deduction of marks
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Yes, there is negative marking in the DU JAT exam. 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.