Delhi University or DU is one of the top-ranked central universities in India. Not just known for its heritage and legacy, the university is also popular as a budding ground for future intellectuals, thinkers, and policymakers. There are 90 colleges affiliated with the university. The university has been ranked at 1st position among the top 25 central universities and 8th among top 100 universities in 2019. DU has produced some of the leading names in the fields of Sports, Cinema, Journalism, Politics, and Commerce, etc. It offers UG, PG, M.Phil. and Ph.D. Courses in a variety of disciplines. The admission process for all the degree programs is conducted separately.
The university has two main campuses- one in North Delhi and another in South. The campus at North Delhi is the home to prestigious institutions such as Miranda House, Hindu College, St. Stephen’s College, and Delhi School of Economics, and many more whereas the South Campus is the home to colleges like Sri Venkateshwara College, Jesus and Mary college, and SP Jain Centre for Management Studies, etc.
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Which colleges are under Delhi University?
Currently, there are 77 colleges affiliated with the DU. Some of the top-notch colleges are SRCC, Maulana Azad Medical College, Venkateshwara College, Hansraj College, Hindu College, LSR, Ramjas College and many more. To know more colleges affiliated to the University, click here
DU offers discipline courses in a variety of fields at UG, PG, M.Phil., and Ph.D. degree level. It offers both General and honors courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce streams. In UG programs, BBM, BBE, BA (Hons.) English, B.Com. (Hons.), BA (Hons.) Political Science is some of the popular courses for which the cut off often goes very high.
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Delhi University Admission
Delhi University offers UG, PG, M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses in various disciplines. The admission process for all the degree programs is conducted separately.
The DU UG admission offered at the university is based on merit. The University invites application in online mode from prospective candidates by the end of the month of May. The beginning of the application process for UG courses at DU coincides with the declaration of 10+2 examination results by CBSE. After the application process is over, the university releases a cut off score for separate colleges and courses. There are certain courses such as BBM, BBS, etc. for which colleges affiliated with DU conduct entrance exams.
The admission to PG courses at DU is both merit-based and through entrance exams. The schedule for PG admission is declared separately by the respective departments on the university website. On the other hand, admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses are entirely based on the performance in an entrance test and interview conducted by the respective department of Delhi University.
What is the procedure for admissions in DU?
Delhi University offers admissions in multiple specializations under various undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the basis of qualifying degree merit/ Entrance Examination marks. Read More
Mentioned below are the basic eligibility requirements for registration in the courses offered by the University:
|Undergraduate||Intermediate graduate from a recognized board|
|Postgraduate||Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with 50% marks|
|M.Phil||Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 55% marks|
|Ph.D.||Master’s degree with 55% marks in relevant discipline|
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DU Entrance Exam
DU conducts entrance exams for admission to PG, M.Phil., and Ph.D. degree programs. The entrance exam for some selected UG courses is conducted by colleges respectively.
The entrance test for PG courses is conducted by respective departments of the University. The entrance exam for PG courses is generally held at the DU North campus. The entrance exam consists of both objective and subjective type questions. The maximum marks for the entrance test are 100. The merit list for the entrance exam is prepared on the basis of marks scored in the entrance exam and qualifying examination.
The entrance test for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs are conducted by the respective departments. The test is subjective in nature and tests a candidate’s ability to understand and analyze concepts related to their subject.
After the application process is over for UG courses, the University releases its cut off list. Cut off is the minimum percentage required to take admission in a particular course, in a particular college. The University declares subsequent cut off lists until all the seats are filled in the affiliated colleges.
DU cut off is affected by certain factors such as a number of applicants in a year and the highest percentage scored by students in the qualifying exam. The university allows relaxation in cut off marks to women candidates, reserved category candidates and to those who apply under the ECA quota.
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Delhi University Central Placement Cell
The objective of DU central placement cell is to get students placed in reputed multinationals, government jobs, NGOs and private sector, all registered students with CPC will be entitled to placement assistance, counseling for employment and even self-employment. The CPC will act as an interface between the industry and students and will primarily enable the students to select from their career options. It will facilitate the selection process of all the companies as per their requirements. If we look at the statistics of previous years, a total of 112 students got placed with reputed companies.
Interested students can register themselves for the placement drive and internship opportunities provided by the University. Mentioned below is the stepwise process of the same:
Step 1: Create a login ID using a valid email and complete the online student registration process.
Step 2: Pay requisite fee of INR 100 for completion of registration.
Step 3: Take a print of the generated identity card and paste your photograph.
Step 4: Verify the Identity card by the College Principal and get it signed.
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DU Results are declared within a month of the semester examination. The results are declared on the results portal of the university website. Each college also displays its respective results list on the college notice board. The results for odd semester exams are out by the end of January and the results for even semester are declared by the end of July. The result of final year students is the first to be out.
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Delhi University Scholarship
Listed below are the scholarships/ financial help provided by the University to needy and meritorious students:
|UG Scholarships||PG Scholarships||Departmental Scholarships|
|Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Endowment Book-Grant||Delhi University & All-India Postgraduate scholarships||Madan Mohan Memorial Scholarship|
|Sh. Prem Prakash Award||His Holiness and Pope Scholarship||Dr. G.S. Sarin Scholarship|
|Shri Uggersain Memorial Education Endowment Book-Grant||-||Dr. N.C Kapoor Memorial Scholarship|
|Ganga Sant Book-Grant||-||Prof. HC Gaur Scholarship|