Delhi University Admission, commonly referred to as DU Admission has started. The University of Delhi will either grant the admission on the basis of entrance test or as per the merit. For UG admission the merit will be prepared on the basis of class 12th marks, whereas, for PG admission, th marks of the qualifying exam will be used. Check here DU Admission 2018 dates, eligibility criteria, application process, list of participating college, courses details, exam pattern, syllabus, admission process and more.

DU Admission 2018

The admission in DU will only be granted to eligible candidates. Some of the best college granting admission through DU admission are SRCC, LRS, Miranda House, etc. From this year onward St. Stephen’s and Jesus and Mary Colleges will also be participating in DU counselling. The candidates may check the eligibility and other details from below. Also other official updates regarding DU UG Admission 2018 will be updated on this page continuously.

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Below we have given key points about Delhi University Admission 2018-19. These will assist candidates in submitting DU Admission Form. The details of admission in University of Delhi (DU) is given below.

DU UG Admission (Merit Based)

DU grants admission to over 6000 students in numerous UG courses. The admission in Arts, Commerce, and Science stream is granted on merit basis. For admission in certain courses, the entrance test is held. Delhi University Admission is purely merit based. The University will release cutoff to delimit the candidates. Information brochure for DU UG Merit Based Admission 2018 – Download here.

  • Candidates can fill Delhi University Admission Form from as per the schedule.
  • For merit based admissions DU Cut Off List is generally published few days after the conclusion of submission of application form for admission in Delhi University.

Important Information regarding merit based UG Admissions: Calculation of Best of FourECA / Sports Admission

DU Admission Procedure

First, the Delhi University Cut Off List will be declared. It will contain the minimum marks required for admission. Then, the candidates will have to report at the desired college as per the Schedule of DU Admission. The candidates will then be required to fill the University Enrolment form and college admission form. Lastly, the candidates are required to get the documents verified, submit it to the college, pay the admission fees and confirm the seat.

Undergraduate Courses Offered in Delhi University (DU)

The Undergraduate courses offered by the colleges under Delhi University can be segregated it four streams, i.e. Arts / Humanities / Music and Fine Arts, Commerce, and Sciences / Metamathematical Sciences.

For more information refer to the Information Brochure released by the university.

DU UG Admission (Entrance Based)

Delhi University offers admission to following courses through Entrance Exam held as per DU Admission Schedule.

You can Apply Online for these courses to appear in the entrance exam. Only those who apply in the given timelines will be issued admit card.

After completion of the exam, answer key and result will be released for each exam and admission is granted on the basis of merit.

DU PG Admission

Delhi University offers the following PG courses: MA, M.Sc, M.Tech, LLB, LLM, B.Ed, M.Ed, M.Com, MLISc, MPE in various fields. Every year, almost 8000 students are granted admission on PG courses offered by DU. Click Here for DU PG Entrance Examination Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Admission Test, Answer Key, Result and Interviews details for DU PG Admission 2018.

There is no minimum age bar for admission to the under-graduate and post-graduate courses in the University and its colleges expect few specified courses.

Other DU Entrance Exams & Admission

Cluster Innovation Centre

Students currently enrolled in any of the courses of the University of Delhi can apply for admission to this course. The admission to this course is through a written examination followed by an interview of the shortlisted students. The details and the application form of B.Tech (Information technology and Mathematical Innovations) and BA (Hons) – Humanities and Social Science (under Meta College concept) can either be obtained from the Cluster Innovation Centre.

Central Institute of Education (CIE)

Central Institute of Education (CIE), now known also as the Department of Education of the University of Delhi, was perhaps the first major institute of professional learning and research in Education that was established since independence.

Delhi School of Economics

The Delhi School of Economics is one of India’s premier institutes of higher learning. It aspired to social and economic progress, needed a vibrant centre for advanced studies in the social sciences.

Department of Commerce Department of Economics

Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law was established in 1924. The Law Faculty is claimed to be one of the largest law schools in India. The centre is situated in the university’s North Campus in Maurice Nagar, and is surrounded by a host of other prestigious academic institutions of the country such as the St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Hindu College, Delhi School of Economics, and the Faculty of Management Studies

Faculty of Medical Sciences

The Faculty of Medical Sciences has been established under the provision of statute 9 (Nine) of the Statute of the University of Delhi and the Faculty has such powers and to perform such duties as may be assigned by Statutes and the Ordinances and shall, from time to time, appoint such and so many committees of courses and studies in different branches of knowledge as may be prescribed by the Ordinances.

Ayurveda / Homoeopathic / Unani

School of Open Learning (SOL)

The School of Open Learning is a part of the Campus of Open Learning formerly known as The School of Correspondence Courses and Continuing Education, established under the University of Delhi in 1962, is a pioneer Institution in the field of Distance Education in India. The University granted admission to over 250,000 students to the School of Open Learning.

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Faculty of Management Studies (FMS)

About University of Delhi

The University of Delhi is a public central collegiate university, which was established in 1922. It was established as a unitary, teaching and residential university and formed by the act of Central Legislative Assembly. It started with three colleges, which has now expanded to 70. The University hold 87 Departments and 15 faculties, 11 centres and campuses.

List of Colleges & Fee Structure

College wise List of Programmes / Course with Annual Fee Information is given below.

DU Admission 2018 – The Delhi University is one of the most sought-after colleges in India. The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. The DU offers admission in UG and PG courses in various streams such as Engineering, Management, Law, Commerce, etc. The admissions in DU is done on the basis of either entrance exam or by merit in the qualifying examination. Application form for DU Admission 2018 shall be available for both admissions through entrance exam/ merit-based. Last year, the university conducted entrance test for a total of nine undergraduate courses. Check more details regarding the DU Admission 2018 in the article below.

DU Admission 2018

Candidates can check the expected schedule for DU Admission 2018 for UG/ PG courses, their admission type, date for the release of the application form, date for entrance exam or for admission in case of merit-based in the table below.

Name of the Course Admission Type Application Release Date Entrance Exam/ Admission Date
Faculty of Arts/Social Sciences/Applied Social Sciences & Humanity Merit Based 04th week of May 2018 04th week of Jul 2018
Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies (Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce [Hons.]) Merit Based 04th week of May 2018 04th week of Jul 2018
Faculty of Sciences/ Inter-Disciplinary and Applied Sciences Merit Based  04th week of May 2018 04th week of Jul 2018
DU Integrated Course in Journalism Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
DU JAT – BA (Honours) Business Economics, BMS, BBA (FIA) Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations) and BA (Honours) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
B.Sc in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
B.El.Ed Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
BA (Honours) in Multimedia and Mass Communication Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
BA (Honours) in Hindustani Music, Karnatak Music and Percussion Music Entrance Exam Last week of May 2018 03rd or 04th week of June 2018
MCA Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.Sc. Plant Molecular Biology Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
Master of Physical Education
Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
Bachelor of Physical Education
Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.Sc. (Informatics) Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A. in Life Long Learning & Extension Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A. Social Work Entrance Test + GD 04th week of April 2018
M.Sc. Operational Research Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A./M.Sc. Applied
Operational Research
Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A. Applied Psychology Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A. Psychology Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A German Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A Hispanic Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A Italian Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.A French Entrance Test + Interview 04th week of April 2018
MA Hindi Entrance Test 04th week of April 2018
Master of Business Economics Entrance Test+GD+Interview 04th week of April 2018
M.Com Entrance Test 04th week of April 2018
M.Sc. Microbiology Both Merit and Entrance Test 04th week of April 2018
Master of Science (Informatics) Merit Based
M.Sc. Biochemistry Merit Based
M.Tech. (Microwave Electronics) Merit Based
M.Sc. (Electronics) Merit Based or by Entrance Test 04th week of April 2018
Master of Science (Genetics) Merit Based
LLB Entrance Test 04th week of April 2018
LLM Entrance Test 04th week of April 2018
MBA Extempore Speech+Group Discussion+Personal Interview+Class X & Class XII marks+ CAT 2017 scores 27 Nov 2017
MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) Merit in Graduation + Executive Experience+ General Ability Test (held by FMS)+ PI 27 Nov 2017
M.Sc. Computer Science 50% of the seats are filled on the basis of merit in the Graduation and the rest to be filled by entrance test 04th week of April 2018
MD/MS/MDS On the basis of NEET PG 2018/ NEET MDS 2018 31 Sep 2017 – 27 Nov 2017 07 to 31 Jan 2018
BAMS / BUMS  On the basis of NEET 2018 Jan 2018 between 01 to 07 May 2018

DU Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria as prescribed by Delhi University for admission to the desired course. The eligibility criteria for DU Admission is given below for both UG and PG programmes:

For UG Courses:

Courses Qualification Eligibility
BMS/B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics/BBA (FIA)
  • Candidate should have passed/appearing 12th examination by securing 60% in four papers including English, Mathematics and other two subjects from the list of elective subjects as approved by the University of Delhi (55% for SC, ST, CW and PwD categories).
  • Candidates applying for improvement in 2018 shall not be eligible for admission.
B.Tech (Information technology & Mathematical Innovation)
  • 10 + 2 examination with Mathematics.
  • Minimum 60 % in four subjects (including mathematics), 54% for OBC, 57% for PwD/ CW category and passing marks for SC/ST.
B.A. (Hons.) Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Passed /appearing 10+2 examination.
  • Minimum marks criteria applicable as B.Tech (Information technology & Mathematical Innovation).
Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EL.Ed)
  • 12th passed/appearing with minimum 50% aggregate marks.
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports: B.Sc. (P.E., H.E. & S.)
  • 12th passed/appearing with at least 45% aggregate marks (The aggregate marks will be determined on the basis of one language and three best subjects).
B.A. (Hons.) Multi Media & Mass Communication
  • Minimum qualification is 12th passed/appearing with 75% aggregate of best four including 85% in English (for general category).
  • This course is only for women candidates.

For PG Courses

Courses Qualification Eligibility
M.Tech Microwave Electronics
  • Should possess a M.Sc. Electronics or M.Sc. Physics with specialization in Electronics by obtaining minimum 60% marks
  • Should possess a B.Tech./B.E. Electrical/ Electronics/ Electronics and Communication/ Instrumentation Engineering by obtaining minimum 60% marks.
M.Sc. Physics
  • Should possess a B.Sc in related subjects or any branch of Science or Engineering with Physics and Mathematics passed with minimum 60% aggregate marks (50% marks for B.Sc. (Hons.))
  • Should possess a B.Com (Hons.) or B.A. (Hons.) Economics Or B.Com Or B.B.S. B.B.A. , B.B.A., B.I.F.A., and B.B.E degree from recognized institution.
  • Should possess a Bachelor degree (10+2+3 Scheme) from the University of Delhi with at least one paper in Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics, computer Science, Statistics, Operational research).
M.A. Political Science
  • Should possess a B.A. Degree with 50% marks or any other graduate degree (Science/commerce/Engineering etc) with 60% marks from the recognized University/institution.
  • Should possess a three-year/five year LL.B. Degree with 50% marks (45% marks for OBC/SC/ST category candidates).

DU Application Form 2018

The Application Form for Du Admission 2018 will be available online at the University’s official website. In the online application form, the applicants need to fill up their Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, Communication and other details. Also, the applicants shall have to upload a scanned image of the Photograph and Signature. The application fee shall be payable by online mode.

Application fee for UG Courses

Categories Application Fee Charges for Merit-Based Application Fee Charges for Entrance Test Based
UR/OBC Rs. 150 Rs. 500
SC/ST/PwD Rs. 75 Rs. 250
Sports Rs. 100
ECA Rs. 100

Application fee for PG Courses

Categories Application Fee Charges 
SC/ST/PwD Rs. 250
For all other for all other categories (Unreserved, OBC etc.) Rs. 500

DU Admit Card 2018

The candidates who will opt to appear for entrance test will be issued admit card. The admit card for DU Admission 2018 will be available online at the University’s official website. The candidate will be able to download the admit card by entering their login credentials. Admit card consists of basic information about the exam such as its date, timings, and address of the exam venue. It is important that the candidate should carry a print out of the DU Admission 2018 Admit card on the day of the examination. Also, along with the admit card, the candidate need to carry a valid photo if proof.

Exam Centers for DU Entrance Exam

The entrance exam for DU Admission 2018 shall be held at the following test centers:

  1. Chennai
  2. Delhi
  3. Guwahati
  4. Kolkata
  5. Nagpur
  6. Varanasi

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for various UG/PG courses shall be as follows:

  1. Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities (B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics, Bachelor of Management Studies, and Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)
    • Duration of the exam: 02 hours
    • Type of Questions: MCQ
    • Number of Questions: 100
    • Subjects: The questions will be based on quantitative ability, reasoning and analytical ability, general English, and business and general awareness.
    • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 04 marks shall be given.
    • Negative Marking: There shall be a negative marking of 01 marks for every incorrect answer.
  2. B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations) and B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Duration of the exam: 02 hours
    • Type of Questions: MCQ
    • Number of Questions: 100
    • Subjects: The entrance test will carry questions on mathematics, reasoning and analytical abilities.
  3. Faculty of Education (B.El.Ed)
    • Duration of the exam: 02 hours
    • The entrance exam shall test the candidates’ proficiency in English, Hindi, mathematics, science and social science up to Class X level.
  4. Faculty of Inter-disciplinary and Applied Sciences (B.Sc. (Physical Education, Health Education & Sports))
    • The admission shall be on the basis on combined weighted average of percentage scored in the entrance test (50%), physical fitness test (20%) and sports proficiency (30%).
  5. Music and Fine Arts Faculty (B.A. (Hons.) Hindustani Music, B.A. (Hons.) Karnataka Music and B.A.(Hons.))
    • The students shall have to appear for a practical entrance test in the Department of Music, Delhi University.
  6. LLB
    • Duration of Exam: 120 minutes
    • Type of Questions: MCQ
    • Number of Questions: 100
    • Subjects to Prepare: English Language & Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Reasoning & Analytical Abilities, Legal Awareness & Aptitude.

DU Answer Key 2018

After the entrance exam is held successfully at all the test centers, DU releases the answer a day or two after the exam. The answer key consist of correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. With the help of DU Entrance Exam Answer Key, the candidate can cross check their answers and estimate their chances of qualifying the entrance examination. The answer key will be available by online mode only at the DU website.

DU Result 2018 and Selection Criteria

The result of the entrance examination will be published online. Both the “Merit” and “Entrance” lists (wherever applicable) shall be announced together, for all the categories. The selection of candidates for various UG and PG courses in DU for the academic session 2018 will be on the basis of two criteria:

  1. On the basis of the Merit: Merit-based courses are those courses in which admission is done on the basis of marks scored by a student in class 12 board exam in case of UG Admission or Graduation in case of PG Admission. For these courses, the university publishes cut off marks for the various colleges. For admission to most of the UG courses, marks scored in best four subjects that is one language, and three electives is considered.
  2. On the basis of Entrance Exam: These are the courses, for which Delhi University conducts an entrance test to select students for admission. In case of the entrance-based courses, the university may or may not decide to give weightage to marks scored in class 12 board exams. The candidates who qualify the computer-based test or written exam are then considered to be called for Interview or Group Discussion (if applicable).

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