Delhi University (DU) Postgraduate (PG) 2018 Admission has started. The admit card of the it is now available for download. To grant the admission, the university conducts an entrance examination. Read the article below to know all the dates and details about DU PG Admission 2018.
DU PG Admission 2018
Interested candidates for DU PG Admission 2018 can go through this page and can stay updated for more information. There are various types of courses like LLB, M.Ed., B.P.E.D, B.Ed, M.Sc., M.Tech, B.El.Ed, M.P.Ed, MA, M.C.A, M.Com, B.P.E.D, M.Phil, and Ph.D. which Delhi University offers to the aspirants.
Schedule for DU PG Admission 2018 is given below:
|Start date of Online registration||18 May 2018|
|Closing date for online Registration||07 Jun 2018|
|Availability of DU PG Entrance Exam admit card||June 2018|
|DU PG Entrance Exam will be held on||17 – 21 Jun 2018|
|Announcement of Results of Entrance Examinations/ Grievance Handling||23 – 27 Jun 2018|
|GD / PI||27 Jun – 02 July 2018|
|First Admission list||04 July 2018|
|Date to deposit Admission fee (for Shortlisted candidates)||04 to 07 Jul 2018|
|Commencement of classes||20 Jul 2018|
DU PG 2018 Admission – Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit: As per Ordinance-I of the University, there is no minimum age bar for admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the University and its colleges except in the courses where the respective regulatory bodies, such as Medical Council of India (MCI), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Bar Council of India (BCI), National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), Dental Council of India (DCI), etc. have prescribed the minimum age requirement in their regulations.
Education Qualification: To receive admission in a course, candidates must have had graduation Degree in specified specialization.
There are numerous courses under DU PG Admission 2018. Whichever course candidates opt for, it is mandatory to fulfill the eligibility criteria.
It is the most sought institution for pursuing higher studies. DU has various faculties which provide admission to UG and PG courses. For some of the courses, DU PG 2018 Eligibility Criteria will vary as per each course. It will encompass requirements for education qualification only. Candidates should note that there is no age bar as per the University of Delhi. However, candidates will have to satisfy the age criteria laid down by MCI/AICTE/BCI/NCTE/DCI, etc
If the criteria for eligibility are not meet completely, the admission is not granted. Even if the candidate has qualified the entrance examination and secured marks more than the cutoff, the admission will not be granted.
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DU PG 2018 – Application Form
The application form for DU PG 2018 released on www.du.ac.in. The candidates may download and submit it by accessing the link above. To apply successfully, the candidates have to submit personal, educational and other details.
The requisite amount of fee is also to be paid. It is Rs. 500 for General and OBC category and Rs. 250 for SC/ST/PwD category. The applicants are required to pay the separate registration fee for each Course/Programme, for which the candidate is applying. The registration fee has to be paid during online registration process through one of the available online payment options. It may be noted again that your application submission process shall be completed only after payment and subject to realization of the online registration fee.
The Admit Card for the entrance examination shall be available in your online registration account. Admit Card download link shall be available after closing date of online registration. Please visit the PG admission portal for news and updates related to the Admit Card and on the admission procedures. The candidate shall take the print-out of the Admit Card. The print quality of the Admit Card should be good enough for verification. Admit Card shall carry the information related to Centre, Reporting time etc.
Duration: Two Hours
No. of Questions: 100 questions
Type: Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Medium of Question Paper: English
Negative Marking: 1 Mark
Each question carries 4 (Four) mark and each question has only one correct answer as an option. There will be Negative marking for the wrong answer. Each correct answer shall be awarded 4 marks, while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
The syllabus for the entrance examination of each postgraduate course is the corresponding B.A./B.Com/B.Sc. (or equivalent) syllabus of the University of Delhi or/and given on the respective Department’s website.
Group Discussion & Interview
For the courses having entrance examination and interview (Courses having Interview/Group Discussion (GD) after Entrance test and their weightage), the admission to the course will be through an entrance test, which results in the shortlisting of the candidates for the interview. The list of shortlisted candidates and dates of the interview shall be notified on the PG admission portal.
Results of the Entrance Examination and Interviews, if any, shall be notified on the PG Admission Portal. Selected applicants will be required to furnish the necessary documents at the time of admission. Admission fee for the first list of selected candidates will have to be paid as per the schedule available on the PG Admission Portal. Information regarding subsequent lists of selected candidates, if any, shall be notified on the PG Admission Portal. For all the news and updates related to PG admissions, visit PG admission portal.
DU PG 2018 – Mode of Admission & Seats Availability
In all the Faculties/Departments, except the ones offering inter-disciplinary or professional courses, there are two modes of admission for postgraduate courses:
Mode-1- Merit or Direct: 50% of the total intake shall be filled by direct admission of the students of the University of Delhi only, on the basis of merit. This mode is not available to students from other Universities.
Mode-2-DU Entrance Exam: Remaining 50% of the seats shall be filled through entrance examination and Interview/Group Discussion if any.
All the registered applicants must update the information regarding qualifying examination etc. on the PG Admission Portal using their registered email id and passwords. The PG Admission Portal shall reopen for this purpose again. Applicants’ are requested to keep checking the University website for further details related to the dates of portal re-opening etc.
For the “Merit Category”, the applicants shall only be considered in the “Admission List” if their Qualifying Examination results will be updated on the PG Admission Portal (after portal re-opening).
For the “Entrance Category”, the applicants shall be considered in the “Admission List” even if their Qualifying Examination results are still awaited (after portal re-opening).
For candidates entering their result in CGPA, the formula for conversion of CGPA into percentage for the final year students of the undergraduate courses of the University of Delhi under the Choice Based Credit System is as below:
Final Percentage of marks (%) = CGPA based on all six semesters x 9.5
In case of CGPA, the final calculated percentage will not be rounded off and shall be considered only up to 2 decimal places.
The selected applicants will log on to the respective admission portals again, download the Admission Form and take the printout of the Admission Form. The Admission Form will have the information of the “Reporting Centre” where the selected applicants will first report at the “Reporting Centre” along with the Admission Form and all the relevant documents (in original).
DU PG Admission 2018 – Reservation Criteria
The reservation under each course of DU PG 2018 will be as below:
- Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15%
- Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7 ½ %
- Other Backward Classes (OBC) – 27%
DU PG Admission 2018 – Faculties & Courses Offered
Official website: www.du.ac.in
For more information regarding DU PG Admission 2018 candidate can download information brochure.
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