Delhi University (DU) is a public central collegiate university which offers admission in multiple specializations under various undergraduate (UG) courses (B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Tech) and postgraduate (PG) courses (MA, M.Com, M.Sc, M.Tech) on the basis of qualifying degree merit/ Entrance Examination marks. Known for its high standards in teaching and research, Delhi University is one of the largest universities in India with 77 affiliated colleges spread all over Delhi.
|Top Courses||Eligibility||Course Fees||Links|
|BA||Passed 10+2 with 40% marks||INR 10,290/-||Know More|
|M.Com||B.Com or any equivalent degree||INR 10,280/-||Know More|
|BA (Hons)||Passed 10+2 with 45% marks||INR 10,890/-||Know More|
For different academic programmes offered by the university, the exam pattern will be different. The test conducted for PG courses will be an OMR based examination. Candidates must also note that in case of merit-based UG courses, there will be no entrance exam. The entrance exam will be held for several UG courses (entrance based) and PG courses only. For PGDCSL, admissions will be done on the basis of combined merit of qualifying examination and personal interview.
Delhi University also offers correspondence courses at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level. School of Open Learning (SOL), DU has been established in order to serve the purpose of distance education.
Note: Apart from the general cutoff list for students of boards recognized by DU, students from schools that are not accredited with AIU, UGC or MHRD will be considered for admission in University of Delhi on the basis of separate merit list. University has a unique grade point conversion system to serve this purpose.
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|Delhi University UG Admission Through Entrance Test||Delhi University UG Admission||Delhi University PG Admission|
|Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)||Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI)|
|Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)||O.P Jindal Gobal University (JGU)|
Admission to UG merit-based courses such as BA, B.Sc and B.Com commence in the month of May every year. Candidates are shortlisted for admission on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying 10+2 examination. Interested students can apply through online mode to secure admission in non-entrance based courses offered in different affiliated colleges of University of Delhi. Apply For DU UG Courses
The following table lists the required eligibility criteria for various specializations offered under BA, B.Sc, B.Com programme by DU:
|BA||General||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 40% marks|
|BA (Hons)||French, German, Italian, and Spanish||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks|
|BA (Hons)||Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Hindi Patrakarita|
Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks. OR Passed with 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in the subject concerned
|BA (Hons)||Journalism||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks and studied English language in qualifying examination|
|B.Voc||Printing Technology, Web Designing, Health Care Management, Retail Management & IT, Banking Operations, Software Development||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 40% marks|
|B.Com (Hons)||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks. Also, candidate must have passed Mathematics/Business Mathematics at the qualifying examination|
|B.Sc (Hons)||Statistics, Mathematics||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks and 50% marks in Mathematics|
|Botany, Microbiology, Zoology, Anthropology, Biological Sciences||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 55% marks and passed English with minimum 50% marks|
|Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Instrumentation, Polymer Science||Minimum 55% marks in PCM and 50% marks in one compulsory language|
|Geology||Minimum 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Geology/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Geography and 50% marks in one compulsory language|
|Food Technology||Minimum 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology/Biotechnology and 50% marks in English|
|Biochemistry||Minimum 55% marks in Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, Maths/Physics and 50% marks in one compulsory language OR pass in English language|
|Mathematical Science||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 40% marks|
|Physical Science/Applied Physical Sciences||Minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics and 40% marks in one compulsory language OR pass in English language|
|Life Sciences/Applied Life Sciences||Minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and 40% marks in one compulsory language OR pass in English language|
|Home Science||Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 50% marks|
|Biomedical Science||Minimum 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and 50% marks in English language|
To apply for UG courses, candidates should register online by logging on to admissions portal available at the official DU website. Upon successful registration, students can choose the desired course and submit the required fees. Upon screening of the application, merit cum cutoff list will be released by the university and shortlisted students can report to the respective college with the marks sheet & other necessary enclosures.
Note: For international students admission, Delhi University has appointed the ‘Foreign Students Advisor’ to handle all the queries of foreign students. Interested candidates can contact the Foreign Students Advisor’s office in working hours.
Apart from merit-based courses, the university also offers several undergraduate (UG) programmes on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance examination, conducted by DU. Candidates seeking admission to such UG courses can apply through the common Web Portal for centralized registration and submit the required fees through available online payment modes. Apply For DU UG Courses
The following table contains the required eligibility criteria for various entrance based UG programmes offered by DU:
|Course Name||Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)||A minimum of 60% aggregate at 10+2 level in four subjects including English, Mathematics and other two subjects||Through Joint Admission Test (JAT) and GD/PI|
|BA (Hons) in Economics|
|B.Tech (IT & M)||Minimum 60% aggregate at 10+2 level in four subjects including Mathematics||MCQ Based Entrance Test|
|BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences||A minimum of 60% aggregate at 10+2 level in four subjects||MCQ Based Entrance Test|
|Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)||Should have passed the HSC (10+2) examination with at least 50% marks||Entrance Test|
|B.Sc in Physical Education, Heath Education and Sports (P.E, H.E & S)||Should have passed the HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks||Entrance Test|
|BA (Hons) in Multi Media and Mass Communication (MMMC)||Should have passed HSC (10+2) with at least 75% aggregate in four subjects and 85% marks in English||Entrance Test|
|Integrated Course in Journalism||Should have passed the HSC (10+2) examination with at least 50% marks||Entrance Test|
Application process for entrance-based UG courses usually commences in the second week of May and forms are accepted until the first week of June. Candidates can download their respective Admit Card for the entrance examination from the UG admission portal and take its print-out for future use
Note: In case a candidate wishes to apply for more than one course, he/she must fill separate registration form and pay a separate registration fee for every course. However, same Login details shall be used for all the registration forms filled by the candidate.
For entrance exam pattern, seats/ intake, reservation criteria and other admissions-related information, check Delhi University UG Admissions
The university also offers postgraduate courses in the stream of Arts, Commerce, Science etc. and other Faculties/Departments. The application process for PG admissions usually commence in May every year and admission to the courses are done on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test, conducted by Delhi University. Apply For DU PG Courses
In addition to various PG courses, Delhi university also offers a one-year Postgraduate Diploma course in Cyber Security and Law (PGDCSL) under the ‘Institute of Cyber Security and Law’. Admission to the 100 seats for the Cyber Security Program shall be based on the merit drawn from the marks obtained in graduation and personal interview. Following are some key points regarding PGDCSL program:
The eligibility and selection process for different PG courses is mentioned in the table given below:
|PGDCSL||Graduates or above in Science (Physics& Chemistry), Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering in Technology (Computer science/ Electronics/Electronics and Communication, Information Technology), BCA, MCA, M.Tech or any other degree equivalent thereto||Qualifying Degree Merit + PI|
|B.Ed.||Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Science / Social Science /Humanities/ Commerce with minimum 50% marks OR Bachelor’s in Engineering or technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks||Entrance Test/ Direct or Merit Basis|
|B.Ed Spl. Ed.||Women Candidates with at least 50% marks either in the Bachelors Degree and/or in the Masters degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Humanities OR Women Candidate with Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks|
|B.P.Ed.||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks and having at least participation in Inter College/Inter-zonal/District/ School competition in sports & Games OR Bachelor’s degree in physical education with 45% marks. OR Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 45% marks and studied physical education as compulsory elective subject.|
|LL.B||Bachelor or Masters Degree with minimum 50% marks|
|LL.M||3 years or 5 years LL.B. Degree with 50 % marks|
|MA||BA(Hons)/BA or any other equivalent degree in the relevant discipline|
|MCA||Bachelor degree with 60 % marks in aggregate|
|M.Com||B.Com (H), B.Com (Pass), B.Com (Degree) or any other equivalent degree|
|M.Sc||B.Sc. (H)/B.Sc. Degree with minimum 50% marks|
|M.Tech in Microwave Electronics||Relevant bachelors or masters degree with minimum 60% marks|
|B.Lib.I.Sc.||Bachelor’s Degree with 50% OR Master’s Degree II Division|
|M.Lib.I.Sc.||B.L.I.Sc. Degree with at least 50% marks|
|M.Ed||Relevant bachelors degree with minimum 50% marks|
Admission to the PG programmes is done:
In some courses, the entrance test is followed by Group Discussion/ Interview round which carries a significant weightage (10-15% in most cases). For more information related to PG courses admission offered by DU, check Delhi University PG Admission.
Note: Application & Admission process of St. Stephen’s college & Jesus & Mary college is different from the rest of DU affiliated colleges. Students seeking admission to the courses offered by the aforementioned institutes should contact the respective college for admission related queries.
In addition to various UG and PG courses, the university also offers M.Phil and Ph.D course in various specializations. For admission to Ph.D, candidates must have obtained Masters degree with minimum 55% marks. In case of M.Phil, the candidates should have passed Masters/ M.Phil degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks. Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy layer) and Persons with Physical Disability (PwD) are provided 5% relaxation in the minimum reuired eligibility for admission to M.Phil/ Ph.D courses. Online registration is mandatory for all the candidates applying for the M.Phil./Ph.D. courses. Apply for DU M.Phil/Ph.D. Courses
Before applying for admission to M.Phil/ Ph.D, candidates must check whether their is a requirement of Research Proposal for admission to their specialization/ department.
|M.Phil||Arts, Applied Social Sciences & Humanities, Commerce & Business Studies, Education, Inter-Disciplinary & Applied Sciences, Music & Fine Arts, Law, Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences, Science||Passed Masters degree with minimum 55% marks||Entrance Test + Personal Interview|
|Ph.D||Passed Masters degree/ M.Phil degree with minimum 55% marks|
Candidates will be shortlisted for the M.Phil/ Ph.D course on the basis of their performance in the entrance test and Personal interview round. The duration of written examination shall be 120 minutes. The question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ), except for some of the foreign language courses including Persian which may have short-answer questions.
The qualifying marks for the Entrance Test is 50% aggregate. The list of shortlisted candidates and dates of the interview shall be notified on the M.Phil./Ph.D. admission portal. For detailed eligibility, seat intake, and selection criteria, candidates can check Delhi University M.Phil/Ph.D Admission.
DU has released notification regarding admission to MD/MS/MDS programmes offered by the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
Admission to the 50% Delhi University Quota seats for the session will be done through NEET-PG / NEET-MDS entrance test. Candidates seeking admission must submit the application forms through www.fmsc.ac.in and www.du.ac.in along with the required fees of Rs.1500/- (Rs.1000/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates).
Candidate should have passed final MBBS examination (for MD/MS/Diploma Course) and BDS examination (for MDS Course) from Delhi University and must have completed satisfactorily one year compulsory rotating internship as on March 31. Students must also submit their internship completion certificate before or at the time of appearing for the counselling
Final selection of the candidates will be done from the medical graduates and dental surgery graduates of University of Delhi on the basis of their ranks in NEETPG/ NEET-MDS. Merit list of eligible candidates shall be notified on the official website.
In order to be eligible for counseling, a candidate must obtain a minimum of 50 % marks in NEET-PG/NEET-MDS. In case of candidates belonging to Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe & Other Backward Classes and Candidates with Disability belonging to SC/ST/OBC category, the minimum required aggregate shall be 40% marks in NEET-PG/NEET-MDS
Counseling and admission to the MD/MS/MDS course will be done strictly on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the NEET-PG/ NEET-MDS examination.
Note: Candidates in order of merit will be required to appear before Post-Graduate Admission Committee constituted by the Board of Research Studies of the Faculty of Medical Sciences for counselling and admission on the specified dates
For more information related to Delhi University MD/MS/MDS admissions, candidates can download the Official Admission Notification.
Candidates seeking admission to Delhi University courses can apply online through the official registration portal by following the below-mentioned steps:
Note: There is no extra registration fee for applying to multiple courses. Also, the applicant can update information in the application form by revisiting applicant’s account till the last date of registration but before the payment of the online registration fee.
|Candidate Category||Application Fee|
|Sports (Each Category) Additional Fee||INR 100|
|ECA (Each Category) Additional Fee||INR 100|
|Candidate Category||Application Fee|
|UR/OBC Additional Registration Fee||INR 750|
|SC/ST/PwD Additional Registration Fee||INR 300|
|Foreign National Candidates Registration (MBA and Ph.D. in Management)||10 Feb - 17 Mar, 2020|
|Foreign National Candidates Registration (PG and M.Phil.programs)||10 Feb - 31 Mar, 2020|
|Foreign National Candidates Registration (UG/Diploma/Certificate Programs)||10 Feb - 01 May, 2020|
|Foreign National Candidates Registration (Ph.D. programs)||10 Feb - 30 Jun, 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