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DU Students Opt for Online Mode of Exams Over Offline Mode
Delhi University is conducting final year exams of UG and PG in the OBE (Open Book Exams) format and students have given their preference to online mode as their preferred medium of examination.
Due to COVID, DU decided to carry the final year exams in two phases in the form of OBE. Ove
Delhi Government Issues Grant-in-Aid Worth INR 32.1 Cr to six DU Colleges
On Tuesday, the Delhi government issued a grant-in-aid of Rs 32.1 crore to six fully funded Delhi University colleges to pay the salaries of staff members.
However, the Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) alleged that the grants were inadequate considering the curren
DUET 2020: PG Answer Key Expected Soon, Check DU Updates Here
Delhi University (DU) is expected to release the DUET 2020 Postgraduate (PG) Answer key in a short while. Read details below.
Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) 2020 answer keys for PG courses can be released anytime soon. The answer keys will be made available for candidates for 3 days only
DU OBE: 77% Students to appear online for Second Phase Exam Today
Delhi University (DU) will begin the Second Phase of Open Book Exam (OBE) today that is slated to be held from September 14-October 1. 77% of the total registered students opted for online mode of OBE. Read details below.
Delhi University (DU) has begun the Second Phase of Open Book E
Delhi University Issues Modified Academic Calendar 2020-21
Delhi University has released a notification regarding the latest changes made to the academic calendar of 2020-21 due to the pandemic.
DU has published the notice on its official website. The university has modified its academic calendar because of the delays that took place due to the pande
DUET 2020: NTA Succeeds with COVID-19 Protocol on Day-1 with few Misses
National Testing Agency (NTA) successfully maintained all COVID-19 protocol for Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) on the first day. Students, overall contented with safety measures at the exam centres, however, reported of mismanagement at a few.
Delhi University had its entrance test
DU LLB Entrance Exam 2020: Instructions for Exam Day amid COVID-19
DU LLB entrance exams will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on September 9, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The entrance exam for Delhi University, Department of Law will be held in Computer-Based Test mode across different exams centres in the country. As exams are conducted
DU: NTA Releases DU JAT 2020 Answer Key; Check Details Here
September 26, 2020: National Testing Agency has released the revised DU JAT 2020 Answer Key and Response Sheet on the official website of NTA on September 27, 2020. Earlier, the answer keys were released on September 25, which were revoked as some responses were found wrong. Click Here for Dire
DU: NTA Releases DUET Admit Card 2020, Check Details Here
National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the admit card on 29 August 2020 for Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) 2020 September Examination today
Candidates who have applied for the DUET entrance examination conducted by Delhi University can now download the admit card from the official webs
DU to Release DUET Admit Card this Week, Exams from 6 to 11 September
Delhi University is expected to release the Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) admit card this week for those who have sought admission via the entrance test.
DU has scheduled DUET 2020 to be held from 6 to 11 September for all courses. The National Testing Agency will conduct DUET on beha
DU Opens Research Labs for Ph.D. Students in Phased-Manner
Delhi University is all set to open research labs for Ph.D. students in a phased manner. Abiding the Ministry of Health guidelines, only two or three students will be allowed entry in the labs at a time.
The official notice released by the University of Delhi reads, "Registered bon
Delhi University: NTA Likely to Release DUET 2020 Admit Card on August 22
National Testing Agency (NTA) is likely to release the admit card of DUET anytime soon at nta.ac.in/DuetExam. DUET admit card 2020 was expected to be released about 15 days before the commencement of the examination.
Earlier, the National Testing Agency is likely to release the DUET 2020 admit ca
DU OBE 2020: Chaos Among Students as Wrong Question Paper was Distributed
At 11 a.m., students of BA (Hons) Political Science received their paper on Modern Political Philosophy with the header, 'Sample Question Paper for Mock Test.' The questions came from a mock test paper they had received earlier.
Troubles continued with the Delhi University Online Open
DU: Less Students Turn Up for Online Open Books Exams At CSCs
The Joint Service Centers that facilitate the Delhi University's online open-book exams here said that only a handful of students have access to the service and most of them have been confronted with issues while uploading their answer sheets.
Common Service Centers (CSCs) have been set u
DU activates Online Portal for Digital Degree Certificates
Delhi University has activated an online portal to issue digital degree certificates to the varsity students to speed up the process. The University has also informed the Delhi HC regarding the matter.
Delhi University has submitted its documents to the Delhi High Court which states that the stud
Delhi University: Delhi HC Grants Permission for the Conduct of OBE Exams
Delhi University has been granted permission by the Delhi High Court to conduct the open book exams for final year students.
A number of directions have been passed by the Delhi High Court which DU has to take into consideration while holding open book exams, apart from the fact that finally, Ope
Delhi University M.Com Registration Extended till Aug 31 2020, Check Here
Delhi University has released the official notification for M.Com Admissions 2020. Admission into the M.Com programme of the varsity is granted on the basis of entrance exam as well as on the basis of merit.
The regular M.Com programme of Delhi University is granted at both south and north campus
DU Students Face Troubles with DU Open-Book Exam One Week Away
With just a week to go before the Delhi University Open-Book Examination (OBE), students are going through tough times. Many students have been unable to take online classes.
The OBE for final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students of Delhi University is due to begin from 10 August onwa
Delhi High Court Rejects Petition for Dance Courses in Delhi University
The Delhi High Court refused to entertain a plea that sought a directive to the central government and Delhi University to introduce dance courses in the university.
The petitioner had argued that since Delhi University (DU) offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in vocal and instrumental
DU OBE First Phase Mock Test Released, Students faced Technical Glitches
Delhi University today conducted its first test of the phase 1 of mock tests for the Open Book Exam which is scheduled from July 27-29,2020.
The Mock OBE has been released for all the final year candidates of Delhi University, SOL and NCWEB. who will be appearing for the exams scheduled fro
DU: Delhi HC asks CSC Academy to show its readiness for OBE Exams
Delhi High Court has asked Delhi University to state the preparedness of Common Service Centres (CSC), which have been set up to provide services to students who do not have the infrastructure to take Open Book Examinations (OBE).
A notice was issued to Delhi University by Delhi HC to state about
DU Previous Years Question Papers: Download UG/PG/Diploma Papers
Delhi University (DU) offers myriad of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD levels. While some examinations are held after every 6 months (semesters), others are conducted annually.
DU has a repository of previous years’ question papers for all the courses it offers. St
DU to conduct UG, PG Final Semester Exams From August 17 in OBE Mode
Delhi University has recently informed the Delhi High Court that it will be conducting final semester examinations for undergraduate and postgraduate courses from Aug 17.
In an affidavit filed before Delhi High Court, Delhi University said that examinations for the final semester/term/year studen
Delhi University Professor Protest over Postponing Final Year Exams
Delhi University has decided to delay the examination for the final year students pursuing UG and PG in the view of COVID-19 outbreak. This decision is now being highly protested by the teachers and students as well.
Earlier Delhi University announced to schedule the exams during J
DU SOL Exams Stand Cancelled, Students to be Assessed on Internals
On Friday, 10 June 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources Department cancelled exams of School of Learning (SOL) in wake of COVID-19 outbreak. The exams were slated for July 17, 2020.
MHRD came up with such a decision for DU-SOL soon after scrapping the Central Board of Secondary Educati
JNU, DU, Mumbai University Firm on Cancelling Exams, Faculty Writes to UGC
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has pushed the dates to hold final year examinations from July to September for universities and colleges alike.
UGC recently sent letters to 40 universities across the country relating safety norms and guidelines. The letter also recommended following a ble
Delhi University Postponed Final Year Exams Till August
Delhi University has postponed its final year exams till August. The varsity council has informed its decision to postpone its final year examinations which were scheduled to commence from July 10.
Earlier, Delhi University scheduled the conduct of final semester examinations from
DU Extends Registration Process For DU LLB; Last Date To Apply is July 18
Delhi University has extended the registration process for DU LLB and the last date to apply is July 18, 2020. The entire application process is in online mode.
The Delhi University Law Colleges offer admission on the basis of DU LLB entrance exam score. There are about 2900 LL
St Stephen’s College Registrations Begins on July 7 with New Guidelines
Delhi University’s St Stephen’s College on Sunday announced that it will not conduct the written test component for enrolment to its undergraduate courses and switch to online interviews this year in order to maintain social-distancing norms amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Registrations for DU Mock Test Begin, Website Crashes on Day One
Delhi University has opened the DU mock test windows for regular, School of Open Learning and NCWEB students of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at its official website.
Delhi University students who have filled the examination form and are taking the open book examination (OBE)
DU Puts Down UGC directions on PG Dual Degree Admissions for 2020
In the first-ever Delhi University virtual open house for postgraduate pre-admissions, about 1600 applicants joined in. The webinar saw students participating through channels including Google Meet and Facebook.
Delhi University pre-admission webinar was focused on Postgraduate courses and t
DU Declares Date-Sheet for upcoming OBE
Delhi University has finally declared the date-sheets for its upcoming online open-book exam on Thursday. The examination is set to be conducted for the final year students July 10 onwards.
The open book exam was earlier scheduled to begin from July 1. However, Delhi University announced
DU has postponed OBE Exams, shall begin from July 10
Delhi University has postponed the dates of Open Book Exams (OBE) and the exams are now scheduled to begin from July 10.
The Open Book Exams were scheduled for final semester students of regular and open learning courses. Delhi University previously scheduled the exams to commence from
Delhi University students stage protest against OBE
Students of Delhi University (DU), staged a protest against the online open-book exam, or OBE, outside the Arts Faculty on Monday.
The protest is a part of “National Protest Day" being organised by the All India Students’ Association, or AISA, a left-leaning students' group a
DU pre-admission counselling 2020 to be conducted online
In the online mode, Delhi University will conduct the whole admission process by following the guidelines for a contactless admission process, keeping in mind the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.
In the online mode, this academic session for the students will also be conducted the open sessions involvi
DU Admission 2020: Virtual Open Session to be conducted for safety
Delhi University begins Admission 2020 procedure for UG, PG and PhD courses from June 20, and to achieve contactless Admission for the upcoming session in this extraordinary time, it has decided to conduct virtual open sessions regarding the admission and counselling assistance.
Delhi University May Start Online Registration for DUET on 20 June
The University of Delhi is yet to provide students with details about online registrations for undergraduate admissions and the Delhi University Entrance Test. However, according to reports, online registrations for admission for the year 2020-21 are likely to open on 20 June.
It also seems that
HC asks DU to Assist Visually Impaired Students in Open Book Exam
On Wednesday, dated 17 June 2020, Delhi High Court instructed the University of Delhi (DU) to provide thorough assistance to visually impaired students appearing for Open Book Exam (OBE) 2020.
The court said, each of those students of Delhi University appearing for OBE, will be facilita
DU Open Books Test: Uploading Answers a Challenge, Say Students
On 15 June, several colleges affiliated with Delhi University held open-book examinations (OBEs). These were certificate or diploma examinations held for students enrolled in different foreign language courses.
While the response to the examinations was favourable, students faced proble
Admission to DU's Music Courses on the Basis of YouTube Audition
Candidates applying for admission in Delhi University music courses for the upcoming academic session will have to upload their YouTube videos as part of a practical entrance test. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the uploaded videos.
Delhi University admission Committee
Delhi University Exam 2020: Philosophy Teachers Against Open Book Exam
Philosophy teachers of Delhi University (DU) colleges have written to the Dean of University for reviewing the decision to hold Open Book Exam (OBE).
As teachers are against the concept of OBE, about 38 petitions have been signed. The petition requests the Delhi University&nbs
DU Admission 2020: Scraps 15% interview Weightage For PG
In light of the present situation, Delhi University has decided to do away with the interview component of the admission process.
On Thursday, Delhi University took this decision to abide by the social distancing norms. The university is making efforts to conduct contactless admission this
HC Refuses to Interfere With DU Final Year Open Book Exams
Delhi High Court has denied interference with DU’s decision to conduct open book exams for its final year students.
However, it has asked Delhi University and University Grants Commission (UGC) to devise solutions for disabled students taking similar exams.
The court’s de
NIRF Ranking 2020 for Delhi University Colleges Released
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has released the Delhi University top colleges rankings. The top spot has again been secured by Miranda House.
The ranking has been allocated on the basis of 2019 performance. Miranda House has secured the first position in both All I
DU MA English Students Say 'Not Comfortable with Online Examination'
Delhi University’s MA English students have expressed their problems regarding the online examination. Out of 183 students, 25 students of the MA English programme have said that they are not comfortable with online examination.
Moreover, Only 89 students studying in Delhi University’
Delhi HC Declines to Interfere in DU's Open Book Exam Decision
The Delhi High Court has said it would not interfere with Delhi University's decision to hold open book online exams for final year students. However, UGC and the Centre has been asked to work out a solution to also enable disabled students to take the examinations.
The court mentioned
COVID-19 Impact: IITs Ditch Final-Sem Exams, Online Open Book Exams at DU
In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the impact is deep on academics as institutes have either scrapped exams or planned to hold online exams.
Premier institutes like IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, including others like Hyderabad Central University will evaluate students
DU Admission 2020: Plan To Increase 15% Seats In All Courses
Delhi University Academic Council will hold a meeting today, dated June 10, 2020, to discuss increasing 15% seats for EWS category in all courses.
The standing committee of Delhi University will conduct the meeting for increasing seats in the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category t
Delhi University Helplines Opened; DUET Application Commences Soon
Delhi University has provided updates on Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) 2020 and also clarified on online registrations.
For students who wish to get clarification on online registrations can contact Delhi University officials from 10:00 PM till 5 PM, the details for which are pr
DU admissions 2020 delayed, students will have to wait for a few more days
Students seeking admission in Delhi University will need to wait a couple of more days because the tentative admission schedule shared by the varsity with its statutory bodies, which said that the admission process could start on Monday, has been delayed further.
Last month, it was reported that
DU launches 'Admission Help Desk' to Resolve Students' Queries
The University of Delhi launched the Admission Help Desk to resolve the admission related queries of the students.
Candidates seeking admission in Delhi University can now contact the University’s admission help desk and get their admission queries resolved over the phone or email.&nb
MHRD Calls for DPR from Institutions of Eminence (IoEs)
On Friday, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) directed all institutions under the Institution of Eminence (IoE) scheme to submit Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) at once and declared the making of a project management unit to monitor the works of the IoEs.
The Union Human Resour
DU Announces Special Guidelines for PWD Students
The University of Delhi has released separate guidelines on holding open book examinations (OBE) for differently-abled students. The guidelines came on the heels of the decision of the university to cancel all semester examinations for the first-year and second-year students of all undergraduate
Delhi University cancels first and second year UG exams
Delhi University, DU on July 4th, announced that it will not conduct semester exams for the intermediate year students of the undergraduate programs and the first year postgraduate students.
The notice proposed by the DU authorities has mentioned that this is a one-time measure and the decision h
Plea opposes DU's Open Book Exams: Delhi High Court seeks response
The Delhi High Court has sought response from Delhi University on a plea challenging its decision to conduct open book exams (OBE) for final year UG and PG students.
Three students of DU, belonging to economically weaker sections of the society have made a plea that this form of examination is be
DU launches Virtual Learning Platform to promote Online Education
The University of Delhi has launched a virtual learning environment (VLE), a web portal (vle.du.ac.in) to provide required digital support to teachers and students. DU claims to host 1500 e-lessons, 29000 e-quizzes, 20 e-labs and 50 e-lectures. To train the teachers in required inform
DU Admission: New Eligibility Criteria Debacle
The registration process of Delhi University admission was started from May 30, 2019. This year, around 2.29 lakh aspirants have registered on Delhi University admission portal for undergraduate courses. The University has introduced numerous changes in the eligibility criteria. As a result aspirant
DU Admission 2020: Scholarships, Waiver and Web Tools for Aspirants
Delhi University plans to assist students whose parents are deceased or unemployed and economically weaker sections by providing scholarships and increasing number of reserved seats.
The DU recently shared its plan to provide full scholarship to students whose both parents are deceased or unemplo
DU Cutoff 2020 (Released): College and Course wise List
DU Cutoff 2020 Updates
September 16: St. Stephens has released First Cutoff 2020 list. 99.25% for Eco (Hons). Check Here
Colleges under the Aegis of Delhi University have finally started releasing the DU Admission 2020 Cutoff. In its first for the year, the University has released DU