The DIET Delhi is an examination conducted by the SCERT Delhi for admission to the D.El.Ed and DPSE courses, which are two-year diploma courses in elementary education. The Online Admission Form is now available It is compulsory for all applicants of the course to take the examination. The application mode is online. SCERT Delhi starts registrations process in June. The application fee is 250 INR.

DIET Delhi Key Dates

Event Date
Application form availability 23 July 2020
Registration Deadline 03 August 2020
Correction of the application form 04 to 05 August 2020
Display of Provincial Ranking To be Announced
Display of final rank To be Announced
Declaration of 1st merit list To be Announced

DIET Delhi Highlights

Eligibility 10+2
Examination level State
Conducting body SCERT
Application mode Online
Official website 

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to fulfil a few criteria to sit the DIET Delhi. The criteria are listed below:

  • The candidate should have passed 10+2.
  • The candidate should have scored at least 50% marks
  • For CBSE students, the top five subjects will be considered for calculating marks
  • For other boards, one language and the top four subjects will be considered.
  • Students from the reserved categories will be given a relief of five percent marks
  •  During the time of the release of the official notification, the candidate should not be more than 24 years old. For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the age limit is 29
  • Candidates have to submit a medical certificate of physical fitness from a registered medical practitioner

DIET Delhi Application form

Candidates have to apply for DIET Delhi via the official website of SCERT. Click on ‘Click Here to Apply for Admission’. Then, click on ‘New Candidate Registration’.

  • Fill out the registration form.
  • Upload scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • Pay the registration fee of 250 INR online.
  • Fill in your preference of institute.
  • Your documents will be verified at the designated centre. At this point, you may address any possible discrepancy in the registration free.
  • If a seat has been allotted, you may pay part of the admission fee.
  • You have to report to the allotted DIET centre or institute. If satisfied with the given institute, you may freeze your allotted seat.
  • The candidate may also take the application form from one of the facilitation centres and submit it with the required information.
  • At the time of submitting the form, the following documents will be required:
    • Class 10 and 10+2 marksheets
    • Birth certificate
    • Relevant certificate in the case of reserved categories

DIET Delhi Results

A merit list will be released which will contain the names of the eligible candidates. The list is completely merit-based.

Tie-breaker criteria

In the event of a tie, a candidate will be selected on the basis of:

  • Class 10 marks;
  • If the tie persists, then the date of birth of the candidates will be considered. The older candidate will get the go-ahead;
  • If there is still a tie, the candidate will be selected by drawing lots.

DIET Delhi 2020 Document Verification

The candidates who are mentioned in the merit list have to report for the verification of documents. The candidate has to report physically; if unable to do so, their guardian can report to the Principal of DIET along with a written request from the candidate, along with all the original documents and cause of absence of the candidate. When the documents are verified, they are then considered for final selection. The following documents are required:

  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Class 12 marksheet
  • Certificate of reserved or sub-category
  • Medical certificate of fitness from a medical practitioner

DIET Delhi 2020 Seat Allotment

After verification of documents, a seat allotment list will be published by SCERT. The candidates can check their registration number, allotted institute and status there. To check allotment results, follow these steps:

  • Go to the official website.
  • Login by entering your registration number and password.
  • Click on the ‘sign in’ button to submit the login details. You will be directed to the page where you can check your allotment result.

DIET Delhi Fees

Fees for D.El.Ed, Government Institute

Particulars Fees (in INR)
Admission fee 5
Caution Money 100
Pupil Fund 150 per month
Maintenance and upgradation fund 50 per month
Development fund 500 per month
Examination fee 1,00 per year

Fees for D.El.Ed and DPSE, Private Institutes

Installment number Fees (INR) for D.El.Ed Fees (INR) for DPSE
1 9,375 7,500
2 9,375 7,500
3 9,375 7,500
4 9,375 7,500
Total 37,500 30,000

DIET Delhi Counselling

The candidates who have qualified the examination have to go for counselling to get admission in a college. Candidates will be given seats on the basis of merit.

The following documents will be required at the time of counselling:

  • DIET Delhi DPSE 2020 Admit Card
  • 10+2 mark sheet
  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Birth certificate

DIET Delhi Cutoff 2018

The following chart shows the closing rank for DIET Delhi 2018 for the General category:

Examination Closing Rank
DIET Delhi 12,813

DIET Delhi Reservation

85% of the seats are reserved for those candidates who have passed 10+2 from a school in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The remaining 15% is for candidates who have studied outside the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The candidate has to apply to any one of the two categories to avail themselves of the subsequent benefit. There is no need to submit any domicile certificate.

Break-down of the 85% seats for candidates from NCT Delhi:

Category Quantum of reservation in percentage Total Seats reservation-wise
General - 463
Other Backward Classes 15 132
Scheduled Caste 15 133
Scheduled Tribe 7.5 66
National Cadet Corps 1 9
Sports 2 18
Wards of Ex. Service Defence Personnel 1 9
Wards of Delhi School Teachers 2 18
Persons with Disability 3 26
Wards of regular employees of SCERT and DIETs of Delhi 1 10
Total 85 884

Break-down of the 15% seats for candidates from outside NCT Delhi:

Category Quantum of reservation in percentage Total Seats reservation-wise
General - 92
Other Backward Classes 15 24
Scheduled Caste 15 23
Scheduled Tribe 7.5 12
Persons with Disability 3 5
Total 15 156
Grand Total of Delhi Domicile and All-India 100 1,040


Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for taking the DIET Delhi?

Ans. For taking the examination, candidates should have passed 10+2 with 50% marks.

Ques. Which body conducts the DIET Delhi entrance examination?

Ans. The DIET Delhi entrance examination is conducted by the Examination Cell of the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT).

Ques. What is the application fee for the examination?

Ans. The application fee for the examination is 250 INR.

Ques. What is the mode of application form?

Ans. The application mode is both online and offline. To apply online, visit the official website of SCERT. To apply offline, go to one of the facility centres designated for the examination.