For the 991 seats of various business courses, Delhi University is going to conduct the Joint Admission Test (JAT) on 20th June. The test will be held for admission to Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS),BA (Honors) Business Economics and Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis).
For the three course the test will be held between 4pm to 6pm on that day. The admission will be strictly on the basis of candidate’s performance in the entrance test followed and marks obtained in group discussion and personal interview.
Several Teachers from Delhi University say there is no prescribed syllabus or format for the entrance test and they are confused, however, the questions will be based on English, Mathematics, Business Knowledge, and General Aptitude.
While giving the information a teacher from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies said, “ The two hours entrance test will be on multiple choice questions and for each wrong question there will be negative marking. Looking at the trends of the questions papers it is found that most of the questions are based on reasoning and analytical ability, business and general awareness, quantitative ability,general English etc.”
“Students have to appear in group discussion and personal interview for BMS and BBA (FIA) courses. The entrance examination will carry 85% while Group discussion will carry 15% marks for GD and interview” said Principal of Ramanujan College.
As far eligibility is concerned, students applying in these courses must clear their 12th Board examination with 60% marks in four subjects with English, Mathematics as compulsory and two other elective subjects. Those foreign students who want to take admission they will have to apply through the Foreign Student's’ Advisor.
There is ample career opportunity in these three subjects -pursuing BMS will have the option of specializing in one of the three fields — Finance, Marketing, and Human Resource, after which they can become financial analysts, data analysts or financial researchers. Those Students after BBA (FIA) can opt jobs in fund management and financial management while BA (Hons) Business Economics course will help students to work in banking or financial institutions.