Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC) established in 1987, is a constituent college of the University of Delhi. DCAC offers Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in a total of 16 specializations, in addition to two General degrees. It also offers various add-on and self-financed courses. Admission to all courses is strictly merit-based. Applications are accepted online. Top recruiters include ICICI Prudential, Zee Media, L&T, etc. 

DCAC Admission Dates 2020

EVENT DATE
Registration Begin for UG / PG Courses 20 Jun, 2020
Last Date to Apply for PG Courses 18 Jul, 2020
Class XII Marks Updation Last Date 09 Aug, 2020 – 05 Oct, 2020
Last Date for UG Registration 31 Aug, 2020
DUET Applications Available 20 Jun - 31 Aug, 2020
DUET Admit Card (Released) 29 Aug, 2020
DUET Exam Date 06 Sep - 11 Sep, 2020
UG / PG DUET 2020 Answer Key (Released) 26 Sep, 2020
First Cutoff Release Date 10 Oct, 2020
Admission Against First Cutoff 12 Oct, 2020 – 14 Oct, 2020
Fee Payment Deadline (First List) 16 Oct, 2020 (Upto 11:59 p.m.)
Second Cutoff Released 17 Oct, 2020
Third Cutoff Released 24 Oct, 2020
Fourth Cutoff Released 31 Oct, 2020
Fifth Cutoff Released 7 Nov, 2020
First List for PG 2020 Admissions Released 18 Nov, 2020
DU Special Cutoff (Released) 23 Nov, 2020
Admission in Special Cutoff 24 Nov, 2020 – 25 Nov, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment 27 Nov, 2020
Sixth Cutoff Released 28 Nov, 2020
Admission Against Sixth Cutoff  29 Nov, 2020 – 2 Dec, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (6th Cutoff Admission) 4 Dec, 2020
Seventh Cutoff Released 5 Dec, 2020
Admission Against Seventh Cutoff  7 Dec, 2020 – 9 Dec, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (7th Cutoff Admission) 11 Dec, 2020

DCAC Cutoffs 2020

Courses Cut off 1 (Gen) Cut off 2 (Gen) Cut off 3 (Gen) Cut off 4 (Gen) Cut off 5 (Gen) Cut off 6 (Gen) Cut off 7 (Gen)
B.A. (Hons.) Economics 96.75 Closed Closed Closed 96.25 95.50 Closed
B.A. (Hons.) English 96.50 95.25 93.75 Closed 95.00 Closed 95.00
B.A. (Hons.) Journalism 98.50 97.00 96.75 96.50 96.00 Closed Closed
B.A. (Hons.) History 94.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
B.A. (Hons.) Political Science 95.50 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
B. Com (Programme) 96.50 Closed Closed Closed Closed 95.00 Closed
B. Com (Hons.) 97.25 Closed Closed Closed 96.25 95.25 Closed
B. A. Hindi 88.00 86.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

DCAC Highlights

Established | Type 1987 | Public
Approved UGC
Affiliation  University of Delhi
Courses B.A and B.Com 
Basic Eligibility criteria 10+2
Selection criteria Merit-based
Application mode Online
Reservation  Yes
Top Recruiters ICICI Prudential, Zee Media, L&T
Official Website  http://dcac.du.ac.in/

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DCAC Courses Offered

DCAC offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce, under various specializations. This includes 5 B.A Hons programs, a B.Com Hons, and general B.A and B.Com programs. The details are as mentioned below: 

Course Details
B.A General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with 50%
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per annum: INR 10615
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B.Com General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with 60%
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per annum: INR 10015
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B.Com Honours Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with 60% aggregate and 50% in Maths
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per annum: INR 10015
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B.A Honours Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with at least 45% aggregate
Specializations: English, History, Journalism, Economics and Political Science
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per annum: INR 10015
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DCAC Admissions

Admissions to all courses are merit-based. Eligible candidates can apply online at the Delhi University website. The steps to apply are mentioned below. 

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of DU.
  • Register and create their login credentials.
  • The applicants have to register to choose the college and courses of their choice.
  • After successful registration, the candidates must click on the “Apply Now” button.
  • Female applicants can choose to apply for NCWEB.
  • Fill all the eight sections of the application form correctly.
  • The candidates need to upload the necessary documents.
  • Review the application form and proceed to make the payment.
  • Pay the application fee through any electronic payment gateway, viz. Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit card.

Documents required

The applicants shall be required to produce following documents in original with two sets of self-attested photocopies at the time of admission:

  • Copy of the Online University Registration Form.
  • A copy of Aadhar Card. 
  • Class X Certificate indicating the Date of Birth and Parents’ names.
  • Class X Marks-Sheet.
  • Class XII Marks-Sheet.
  • Class XII Provisional Certificate/ Original Certificate.
  • Caste Certificate 
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate 
  • EWS Certificate st March 2019 certifying that the applicant can claim reservation under this category. 
  • At least four passport size self-attested photographs.

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DCAC Placements

DCAC has a Placement Cell named BROADWAY that works with the aim of providing a strong interlink between the corporate sector and academia. It works as a career guidance unit as well as a placement service provider for the students of the college. The top recruiters of the college include: 

KPMG  Oberoi Group of Hotels Zakoopi
E & Y Genpact Focus TV
PWC L&T Zee Media
ICICI Prudential CBSE Capital IQ

DCAC Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the college include: 

  • Library: The college library is fully automated with a wide-ranging collection of over 56538 books of various disciplines. It subscribes to 15 newspapers and 30 journals/ periodicals and has a rich collection of various reference sources such as Dictionaries, Yearbooks, etc. It also provides access to E-resources. 
  • Computer Lab: DCAC has four computer labs equipped with servers, printers, desktop machines, laptops, LCD projectors, and scanners of the latest configuration. There are more than one hundred desktops interconnected in a Local Area Network with a central server system. The campus is also Wi-Fi enabled. 
  • Sports: The college boasts of a well maintained and spacious sports ground with various sports facilities like synthetic Basketball Court, Volleyball Court, Table Tennis Room, Carom and Chess Room, and Mini Football Court, etc. There is also an open-air gymnasium being built in the sports ground.

DCAC Faculty

The faculty at DCAC consists of the principal, professors, associate, and assistant professors. All the members are highly qualified in their respective fields with most of them having a Ph.D. degree. They are well-experienced teachers. They focus on students' overall development and not restrict to just academics. The faculty includes: 

  • 24 Associate Professors
  • 59 Assistant Professors
  • 83 Total Professors

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DCAC FAQs

Ques. Is there any hostel facility in DCAC? 

Ans. No, there is no hostel facility in the college. However, there are a lot of PGs, student hostels, and flats available for students near the college.

Ques. Can I get admission in Economics Honours if I have not studied Economics in 10 + 2?

Ans. Yes, but there will be a reduction of 1% marks from your aggregate percentage. You also must have Mathematics as one of the best four subjects. Hence, the chances are harder seeing as admissions are based on merit.

Ques. What subjects are compulsory for admission in B.Com Honors at Delhi College of Arts and Commerce? 

Ans. Out of the best four subjects, one should be a language(English/Hindi) and the other three should be a combination of only any of the following: Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics, and Business Studies/ Commerce.

Ques. How do I contact the college for further details? 

Ans. The mailing address of the college is Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, Netaji Nagar, New Delhi-110023. You can also contact them at 011-24109821 or email them at principaldcac@gmail.com.

Ques. What is the reservation criteria at DCAC Delhi? 

Ans. The reservation criteria are as follows: 
Category Seats
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC 27%
PWD 3%
ECA quota 5%
Sports quota 5%