Delhi University (DU) is a public central university which offers admission in multiple specializations under various undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses.Du admission 2020 is on the basis of qualifying degree merit/ Entrance Examination marks.
DU 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.Through the entrance exam, candidates will be able to apply for admission in various colleges affiliated to the Delhi University.
Delhi admission 2020 (DU) Dates has been announced. Check other dates below.
DU Admission 2020 Facts
- Admission from for admission in Delhi University will be available from April 15, 2020.
- The application process for UG, PG courses commences in the month of May every year.
- Candidates who have passed the higher secondary examination (Class 12) from a recognized board of education can apply to UG courses.
- Final admission to merit-based UG courses involves screening of qualifying marks.
- For several UG courses such as B.Tech, BMS, BBA-FIA etc., candidates have to appear for the university entrance test.
- Those seeking admission to PG courses must possess a bachelors degree in the relevant discipline with minimum required aggregate.
- Registration for the UG, PG courses can be done through common registration portal available at the official DU website.
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.
Delhi University Admission 2020 Exam Dates
Check complete official Delhi University Admission Dates for UG and PG merit as well as entrance based Admission:
For UG Programmes (Entrance Test Based Admission)
|Starting of Online Registration||2nd March 2020|
|End of Online Registration||31st March 2020|
|Availability of Admit card||30th April 2020|
|Entrance Test date||2nd – 9th June 2020|
|Announcement of Result||25th June 2020|
|Starting of Admission process||3rd week of July 2020|
For UG Programmes (Merit Based Admission)
|Online Registration starts||3rd week of May 2020|
|End date for Registration||2nd week of June 2020|
|Release of First cut off||4th week of June 2020|
|Verification of documents and approval of admission||4th to last week of June 2020|
|Release of Second Cut Off||1st week of July 2020|
|Verification of documents and approval of admission||1st week of July 2020|
|Starting of Classes||3rd week of July 2020|
|Admission last date||3rd week of August 2020|
For PG Programmes (Entrance Test Based Admission)
|Starting of Registration||2nd March 2020|
|Last date to register online||31st March 2020|
|Availability of Admit card||30th April 2020|
|Date of Exam||2nd – 9th June 2020|
|Answer key release||1st week of July 2020|
|Declaration of result||25th June 2020|
|Group Discussion/Interview||2nd week of July 2020|
|Release of First admission list||3rd week of July 2020|
|Admission fee submission||3rd week of July 2020|
|Starting of Classes||3rd week of July 2020|
Delhi University Merit-Based UG Admission 2020
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.
DU Admission 2020 Eligibility
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.
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.
Delhi University Entrance-based UG Admission 2020
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.
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|
The Application process for entrance-based UG courses will commences in the second week of May and forms are available 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
- In the case of BMS, BBA-FIA and BA (Economics) admission, the weightage of Joint Admission Test (JAT) and GD/PI is 85% and 15% respectively.
- For B. Tech. (IT&M) and BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences admissions, a 2 hour MCQ based entrance test is conducted by the university. The marking pattern will be as specified by the university.
- Admission of candidates to B.Sc. (P.E., H.E. & S) is done based on marks scored in the written examination and other tests (Fitness Test, Playing Ability Test), conducted by Delhi University.
- Candidates will be shortlisted for admission to B.Ed and BA (Hons) MMMC programme based on their performance in the university entrance test
Note: If a candidate applying for more than one course, he/she must fill a separate registration form and pay a separate registration fee for every course.
For entrance exam pattern, seats/ intake, reservation criteria and other admissions-related information, check DU Admissions 2020