Deshbandhu College was established in the year 1952 and currently shares a few facilities and a building with the Ramanujan College. Each of them is a separate constituent college of Delhi University. Deshbandhu College offers twenty undergraduate course and eight post-graduate courses in various disciplines spanning History, Languages, Economics, Political science, Commerce along with all the major branches of Mathematics and Science. The college is known to over 2000 students.
Deshbandhu College Admission Procedure 2020
The Delhi University has a pre-admission form available for admission which is centralized. While applying to any regular course at the Deshbandhu College, for the first time the students would not be required to fill any other form than the pre-admission form. The eligible candidates seeking admission based on extracurricular activities and sports are exempted from this. However, once the cut-off lists are announced, the selected candidates for admission would be required to fill in the Deshbandhu College’s Pre-admission form before taking admission in the college.
All the eligible candidates would be required to fill in the college admission form available at the college office during the time of admission. All the applicants would be required to submit several documents including class X examination certificate, class X and XII mark sheets, character certificate, class XII provisional certificate, ST/SC Certificate, OBC Certificate, transfer Certificate from school along with the migration certificate (in case the candidate has done their schooling from outside Delhi) and three passport size photographs self-attested by the student. Students can check the number of seats available as given below:
|Arts & Commerce||Number of Seats|
|B.A. (H) Economics||54|
|B.A. (H) English||54|
|B.A. (H) Hindi||54|
|B.A. (H) History||82|
|B.A. (H) Political Science||109|
|B.A. (H) Sanskrit||54|
For admission into B.A, a student would be required to pass their higher secondary examination from a recognized board with 40% marks in aggregate. The merit list would be prepared based on the marks a candidate has obtained in three best elective subjects and in one language subject. For admission into B.A Honors, a student has to pass their 10+2 from a recognized board and an aggregate of 45% marks. The merit list would be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in three best elective subjects and one language subject.
For the students seeking admission into B.Com Honors, the candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board and must have scored an aggregate of 45% marks. The merit list would be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in three best elective subjects and in one language subject.
The College offers B.Sc programs with the following disciplines each year.
|Science Subjects||Number of Seats||Eligibility|
|BSc (H) Botany||54||55% aggregate in Biology, physics, chemistry or Biotechnology in HSC|
|BSc (H) Chemistry||27||55% aggregate in chemistry, mathematics and physics with 50% marks in one language subject in HSC|
|BSc (H) Physics||54||55% aggregate in chemistry, mathematics and physics with 50% marks in one language subject in HSC|
|BSc (H) Mathematics||54||45% aggregate in HSC along with Maths. (50% or above marks as one of the subject)|
|BSc (H) Zoology||54||55% aggregate in Biology, physics, chemistry or Biotechnology in HSC|
|BSc APP PHY SC(H) Industrial Chemistry||54|
|BSc APP PHY SC (H) Computer Science||54||55% aggregate marks in HSC along with Mathematics and two academic subjects and one language subjects.|
Several seats are reserved for the ST/SC/OBC category in all the undergraduate courses as per the guidelines of the Delhi University and Government of India. 15% of seats are reserved for the SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC. All the candidates belonging to the reserved category would get direct admission based on the cut-offs by the college. There would be separate cut off percentages declared for each category. No additional eligibility criteria would be required for the candidates from the reserved category. They would be required to submit their reserved category certificate which should be self-attested.
In all UG courses, three percent of the seats are reserved for the candidates who have a physical disability (the disability should not be less than 40%). Out of this 3% reservation, 1% has been allotted for people with blindness or low vision), 1% for candidates with cerebral palsy or locomotor disability including dyslexia and 1% for the hearing impaired. People with any of the above disabilities would directly be admitted into the college. They would be required to submit a certificate of physical disability. A separate cut-off list would be declared for this category.
All the foreign students would be admitted through the Office of the Foreign Students Advisor. All the int5ernatiuonal students would be expected to undergo a medical examination within one month of their admission according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The admission of all the international students would only be confirmed after the results of the medical fitness examination and the admissions would remain provisional till then.
In addition to the B.A, B.Com and B.sc programs, the college also offers distance learning courses for the male students only. B.A is offered under the distance learning program and sessions are September-December and January-May. Several B.A and M.A. degree courses are offered in IGNOU by the Deshbandhu College branch.
There are two modes for getting admission into the postgraduate courses.
Category I (Direct Admission): A candidate applying under this category would have to register oneself by filling in a form in person with the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB).
Category II (Through Entrance Test): A candidate applying under this category would have to register oneself online in NCWEB. The online registration would be conducted for those seeking admission to the PG courses under the faculty of Law/Arts and Humanities/Science and Engineering. Entrance test and Interviews would be taken for admission into PG courses. The registration would begin from April 2017. The registration fee for General/ OBC candidates is INR 500 per course whereas the registration fee for SC/PwD/ST candidates is INR 250 per course.
There is no minimum age limit for getting admission into the postgraduate and undergraduate courses offered by the college.
|Course Name||Eligibility Criteria|
|MA||A student must have a BA (Degree) or a BA (Honors) in the relevant fields from Delhi University or any other recognized University with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.|
|M.Com||A student must have a B.Com (Honors) or B.A (Hons) with specialization in Economics with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (passing marks for SC/ST candidates and 45% marks for OBC) From DU or any other recognized university. B.Com Pass or B.Com (Degree) candidates must have 55% aggregate marks to be able to get admission into the M.Com program in the college.|
|M.Sc||A student must have a B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Honours) degree with a minimum of 55 % marks in aggregate from DU or any other recognized University under the 10+2+3 scheme.|
|Publication of 1st Merit List for UG Courses||27 Jun, 2020|
|Commencement of Classes||20 Jun, 2020|
|M.Com, M.Sc & MA Entrance Exam||19 May - 22 May, 2020|
|Declaration of Results (PG)||04 Jul, 2020|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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