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DU JAT 2017 - BMS / BFIA / Business Economics

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25 June 2017

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About DU JAT

DU JAT 2017 is an entrance exam for DU admission and will be conducted for admission to BBS/ BFIA/ BMS / B.A.(H) Business and Economics in the participating colleges of Delhi University. Earlier DU JAT was known as DU BMS Entrance Exam and it was conducted only for admission to the colleges offering BMS Course. From last year onwards two new courses have been included, so DU JAT 2017 will be conducted for the following courses: 

  • Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
  • BBA in Financial Investment Analysis (FIA)
  • B.A.(Hons.) Business Economics 
  • BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences

Latest Update: Third Allotment Ranks for BMS / BA(H) BE / BBA(FIA) are released. The ranks invited for the counselling session shall be declared on 8 August and on 12 August 2017.

DU BMS / BA(H) BE / BBA(FIA) Third Allotment Ranks 2017

DU BMS / BA(H) BE / BBA(FIA) Seat Allotment Schedule 2017 

DU BMS/BA/BE/BBA Allotmet Schedule 2017


DU JAT Application process has started from 16 June 2017. The candidates who are seeking forward to get admission in the Delhi University for the Entrance Based Undergraduate programmes. The candidates can fill the DU JAT Application Form through online mode. The complete examination schedule for the DU JAT is given below.

DU JAT 2017 Important Dates




DU JAT Application Begins

16 June 2017

DU JAT Application ends

25 June 2017

DU JAT Admit Card

3 days after the last date
of application

DU JAT Entrance test

9 July 2017 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

DU JAT Final Result

2nd week of July 2017

DU Commencement of Classes

20 July 2017


  • Interview for 3 courses scrapped: Until last year, the candidates applying for BMS, BBA and BA Economics Admissions had to appear in DU JAT Followed by Group Discussions and Interview. But from this year i.e. 2017 merit list for admissions in these three courses will be made on Entrance test and Class 12 marks of the candidate and no interviews will be held on.

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DU JAT Eligibility criteria

Age: There is no minimum age bar for admission to BMS, B.A and BBA in DU

Academic Qualification: The candidate should have passed /appeared in Senior Secondary School Examination of CBSE or any other examination considered equivalent by the University of Delhi.

  • The candidate should have appeared and secured pass marks in English and three subjects from among the following:
    • Accountancy, Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Geography, History, Informatics Practices, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

Minimum Qualifying Marks - The average marks scored in the four subjects mentioned above for the different categories should be as follows:

General At least 60%
OBC At least 54%
CW/PWD At least 57%
SC/ST Passing marks


Not eligible for the Joint Admission Test

  • Candidates who have got Compartment in the current year will not be considered for DU admission.
  • Candidates who have appeared in the class 12 examination in 2017 and who repeat a paper for improvement to gain eligibility will also not be offered admission

DU JAT Application form and Admit Card

Online Application Process - DU JAT 2017 Application form 2017 is available online from 16 June 2017 and the candidates have to fill the application form through online mode. The candidates interested in the pursuing any of the courses mentioned on above on this page can fill the application form by following the link below.

DU JAT Application Form 2017

Foreign candidates: Foreign Students seeking admission to BMS/ BBA(FIA)/ B.A.(Hons) Business Economics course and BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences
against the prescribed quota of seats earmarked for them, shall have to apply through the Foreign Students Advisor. The applicants should approach:

Foreign Students' Registry Office 
Room No. 11, 
First Floor, Conference Centre, 
the University of Delhi, 

DU JAT 2017 Admit Card

Admit Card will be available on the official website only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date. DU JAT 2017 Admit Card will be available to the candidates three days after the last date of application.

The candidates should know that the DU JAT Admit Card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered. Admit Card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre. 

DU JAT Admit Card - Download Here


The candidates have to make payment of the application fee as under:

Category One Course
General and OBC candidates Rs 500
SC/ST/CW/PWD candidates Rs 250

DU JAT Result and Counselling

For admission to BMS, B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics, BBA(FIA) and BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences, the candidates will be selected on the basis of Joint Admission Test and Class 12 marks. Until last year, Group Discussion and Personal Interviews were conducted to select candidates.

But from this year Delhi University has decided to do away with the GD and Interview. The weightage of the Entrance examination and Class 12 marks is as follows:

Course % of weightage
Written Examination
% of weightage
Class 12 Marks
BMS / BBA/ BFIA 65% 35%
B.A. (Honours) Business Economics 65% 35%
BSc Physical Education 65% 35%


DU JAT Exam pattern

  • All the questions will be multiple choice questions
  • Syllabus: There is no prescribed syllabus or format for the entrance test
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Total Questions: 100
  • The answers are to be marked by blue or black ball point pen on a separate OMR answer sheet
  • Scoring: Each correct answer will get a score of plus 4 marks, each wrong answer will get a score of minus 1 mark and a question not answered will get a score of zero marks. 
Subject Total number of Question
Quantitative Ability



Reasoning and Analytical Ability
General English Business
Business and General Awareness
DU JAT Important details

The examination schedule of the Delhi University has been released, the candidates can check the table below to get the exam dates and timing for the exam.



8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

2 July 2017

BA (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communication


BSc Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Sciences

9 July 2017

BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences
(Cluster Innovation Centre)


BA(Hons) Business Economics

BTech (IT & Mathematical Innovations)
(Cluster Innovation Centre)

DU JAT Contact

Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities,
University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007

Phone: 91-11-27666382-84 Extn. 104/05; 91-11-27667877 (Dean’s Office)
Fax: 91-11-27667183