DU DSE M.A. (Economics) Admission 2014

DU DSE M.A. (Economics) Admission 2014 – Important Dates

  • Date of Exam: June 28, 2014
  • Last date for submitting applications online: April 18, 2014

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DU DSE M.A. (Economics) Admission 2014 – Eligibility

General category

  • B.A. (Hons.) Economics of the University of Delhi with 50% or more marks in the aggregate.
  • B.A. (Hons.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Economics of any other Indian University recognized by the University of Delhi with 50% or more marks in the aggregate. In the case of Universities where the B.A./B.Sc. (Hons.) Economics degree includes courses other than Economics, the course shall be treated as an Honours course only if it contains at least 55% marks of the total marks in respect of papers in economics.
  • First Class with 60% or more marks in Graduate/Post-graduate degree in any other subject from the University of Delhi or any Indian University recognized by the University of Delhi.
  • No candidate will be admitted in the General Category unless he/she secures at least 40% marks in the Entrance Test.

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

  • The minimum eligibility requirement for the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates will be that they must have passed the qualifying degree examination, provided that the minimum eligibility for admission to post-graduate Courses be the minimum pass marks of the qualifying examination concerned of the University of Delhi.
  • In the case of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes candidates who had passed the last qualifying examination from other Universities, they should have secured at least the same percentage of pass marks at the qualifying examination as prescribed for the equivalent examination of Delhi University for purposes of admission to the Post-graduate course of this University.
  •  Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes Candidates would also be required to take the Entrance test but their merit list be drawn separately and operated as per the reservation quota.

Other Backward Classes

  • The OBC candidates who belong to the ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ and whose castes appear in the Central List of the OBCs only shall be eligible to be considered for admission under the OBC Category.
  • The OBC candidates shall be given a relaxation in the minimum eligibility in the qualifying examination and in the minimum eligibility (if any) in the admission entrance test to the extent of 10% of the minimum eligibility marks prescribed for the General Category candidates.  For example, if the minimum eligibility for admission to a course is 50% for the General Category candidates, the minimum eligibility for the OBCs would be 45% i.e. (50% less 10% of 50%).
  • All those OBC candidates who meet the minimum eligibility marks in the qualifying examination and the minimum eligibility marks in the Entrance test shall be eligible for admission in the order of their merit, keeping in view the availability of seats reserved for them.

Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

  • The PWD candidates with not less than 40% disability shall be given a relaxation in the minimum eligibility in the qualifying examination and in the minimum eligibility (if any) in the admission entrance test to the extent of 5%.
  • Children/Widows of the eligible Armed Forces Personnel (CW)
  • A concession of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility requirements in the qualifying examinations.

Students from Foreign Universities

  • Foreign nationals with Indian degrees and Indian nationals with degrees from foreign universities should ideally appear for the entrance test. No candidate will be admitted unless he/she secures at least 40% marks in the Entrance Test.
  • In case it is not feasible for a candidate to appear for the test, he/she must submit application with GRE scores and recommendations from two academic referees.

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