DU JAT Exam Analysis 2018

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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DU JAT 2018 Exam Analysis 

Delhi University’s Joint Admission Test (DU JAT) was conducted on 22nd June 2018 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm (second slot). The computer-based exam had a total of 100 questions. For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded four marks, and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

DU JAT is held for candidates seeking admission in Delhi University's popular Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)/BBE and BFIA courses.

The questions were not divided into sections and were jumbled up. However, they were broadly from the following four areas: General Awareness, General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. Overall, the paper was an easy one.

General Awareness

Unlike last year, most of the questions from this area were from static GK; and covered Sports, Literature, Science, Economics, History, etc. Only six questions dealt with Current Affairs.  Overall, this section had easy questions.

The break-up of questions was as follows:

Topics

Number of questions

Static GK

16

Current Affairs

9

General English

The questions from this area were some of the easiest in the paper. There was just one passage based on History (Athens vs Persia) followed by 5 questions which were directly from the passage. Questions on Vocabulary dominated, with 4 questions each on correct meaning, antonyms, and spelling corrections. Most of the words were common that the students have come across often while reading. There were 8 questions from idioms and phrases, which were again very easy; and frequently encountered in day-to-day reading. With just one question on Fill-in-the-Blanks, these questions did not require any special effort; and could have been completed within 15-20 minutes.

The break-up of questions was as follows:

Topics

Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

5

Spelling (Vocab)

4

Synonyms, Antonyms (Vocab)

8

Fill-in-the-Blanks

1

Idiom, Phrasal verb

8

Total questions

26

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

The topics from which questions were asked in this area were Arrangement, Series, Coding-Decoding, Analogy, Direction, and Syllogism. The level of difficulty was easy.

The break-up of questions was as follows:

Topics

Number of Questions

Arrangement

10

Comparison

2

Series

4

Coding – decoding

2

Analogy

3

Direction

1

Syllogism

1

Cube

1

Total

24

Quantitative Aptitude

Overall, the questions were of the moderate level of difficulty. The topics covered were Function, Coordinate Geometry, Geometry, Matrices, Sequence and Series, Probability, Statistics, Differentiation, Application of Derivatives, Trigonometry, Vectors, etc.

The break-up of questions was as follows:

Topics

Number of Questions

Geometry and Mensuration

4

Sequence and Series

1

Probability and Permutation

2

Trigonometry

2

Coordinate Geometry

1

Matrices

2

Integration

1

Functions

2

Differentiation and its Applications

4

Statistics

1

Time and Work

1

Series

1

Vectors

3

Total

25

Analysis provided by Mr. Amitendra Kumar, Mentor, Career Launcher


Disclaimer: All information on analysis and scores are based on independent analysis and evaluation made by Career Launcher. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information.

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