The University of Delhi offers admission in 90 colleges, in more than 500 UG, PG, M.Phil / Ph.D programmes. The admission in DU is done on the basis of entrance test and merit. The merit based admission is done on the basis of the qualifying exam, for which 7 to 8 cut offs are released. Entrance exam for Delhi University UG and PG admission is held by National Testing Agency. The diversity of academic programmes are relected in the range of faculties spanning, but not limited to Arts, Commerce and Business Studies, Education, Law, Management Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Music and Fine Arts, Science, Social Sciences, Technology and Open Learning.

DU 2018  DU 2019

DU Admission

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, marks of the qualifying exam will be used.

DU UG Admission (Entrance Based)

As stated above, all the entrance test for DU are being conducted by NTA through DUET. Delhi University offers admission to following courses through Entrance Exam held as per DU Admission Schedule.

Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities BA (Honours) Business Economics
BBA (Financial Investment Analysis)
Cluster Innovation Centre B.Tech. (IT and Mathematical Innovations)
BA (Honours) Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Education Bachelors of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
Faculty of Social Sciences 5 Yr Integrated Journalism Course in Delhi School of Journalism
Faculty of Inter-disciplinary & Applied Sciences B.Sc (Physical Education, Health Education & Sports)
Indraprastha College for Women BA (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication
Music and Fine Arts BA (Honours) in Hindustani Music- Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar/Sarod/Guitar/Violin/Santoor)
BA (Honours) in Karnatak Music- Vocal/Instrumental (Veena/ Violin)
BA (Honours) in Percussion Music (Tabla/Pakhawaj)

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 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 as given above, the entrance test is held. Delhi University Admission is purely merit based. The University will release cutoff to delimit the candidates.

  • 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 2019 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 / Mathematical Sciences.

Entrance based courses list is in above table. Merit Based Courses offered by Delhi University are given below.

Faculty of Arts B.A. Prog., B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic, Bengali, English, French, German, Italian, Hindi, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Spanish, and Urdu.
Faculty of Social Sciences B.A. (Hons.) in Economics, Geography, History, Political Sciences, Social Work, and Sociology.
Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities B.A. (Hons.) in Hindi Patrakarita, Journalism, B.Voc. in Health Care Management, Retail Management & IT, Web Designing, Printing Technology, Banking Operations, Software Development, Advanced Diploma in TV Programme & News Production.
Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies B.Com, B.Com'(Hons)
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences B.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science
Faculty of Sciences/ Inter-Disciplinary and Applied Sciences B.Sc.(Hons.) in Anthropology, Bio-Chemistry, Bio-Medical Science, Biological Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Electronics, Food Technology, Geology, Home Science, Instrumentation, Microbiology, Physics, Polymer Sciences, Zoology.
B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences (Analytical Methods in Chemistry and Biochemistry), Applied Physical Sciences (Industrial Chemistry), Applied Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Bachelor of Science (Pass) – Home Science

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

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 2019.

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.

DU UG and PG Exam Pattern

NTA has only provided the below mentioned following details about the exam pattern of DUET

Duration: 2 Hours
Mode of Exam: Computer Based
Number of Questions: 50 to 100 (depending on the course)
Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Type

However, it has been observed that NTA does not change the pattern and syllabus of the exam. Hence, it is expected that for each course, the pattern will be as it was before. You can check the previous exam pattern for each course from below:

  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 hoursType 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.
  7. PG Exam
    • Duration of Exam: 120 minutes
    • Type of Questions: MCQ
    • Number of Questions: 100
    • Marking Scheme: +4 and -1
    • Medium of Paper: English

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  1. Hey My name is komal malviya and I have scored 70% in class 12th subject commerce and can I get admission in DU

  2. Hi I am smriti i got 74.8% in Arts side, and in English I score 65℅, can I got admission inna english honours or in maas communication, otherwise in which du colleage possible

  3. Sir I got 75.75%in best 4 subject in12th science. And I want to do BA programme in Du in any campus…shall I get any college..????plzz sir reply

  4. Hello sir , i got 64.8% and i scored 60% in english. I want to do BA(HONS) english from D.U. so, will i be able to do so from any D.U. campus?

  5. Sir i got 84.2 in 12 arts and above78 in best four subjects and i want to do BA programme in du in any campus shall i get any college

  6. Hey sir I got 63% in 12th commerce side I want to do (hons) from DU so will I be to get admission from any DU campus?

  7. sir,my daugther scored 95% in ICSE and is persuing her studies plus two with Bio-Maths.she want to do integrated course in CHEMISTRY.Is there SUCH A COUSE in DU

  8. Sir, I am a commerce student .I got 95% .Iwanted to know will i be able to get admission in DU and in which college ??

  9. Hy, I have got 78.2% in 12th arts And 85 in English. Which college will i Get For journalism?
    I belong to General category so should i APPly for merit based or Entrance based?
    Reply ASAP

  10. Hi,i am commerce student and I got 76% in best four subject and I want girls college in du so it is possible or not and I want to get admission in bba? Please reply!!

  11. Hi,i got 85.5% in best 4 sub. In science stream…So can I get admission in BA foreign language in du north campus?? Please tell me

  12. Hi sir I can got admisson in due
    in 12th got percentage 83.40 and in four top subject in 70.80 percentage thanks u for your supporting for

  13. If I take admission in Ramanujan in first cut off in Pol Science and then I get my subject of choice, applied psychology in 2nd or 3rd cut in another college or same college, then will I be allowed to change the subject and/ or college for getting admission as per merit cut off?

  14. Sir I got 70% marks. I am arts student. I want to do web designing B.Voc I am a boy. Can I got admission in du. If yes please. Tell me colleges My subjects was eng,Hindi,IP,web and miltimedia. My 2nd option is vocational course human resource development. Can I got admission.

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