Delhi University Admission 2018: Application, DU Entrance Exam, Syllabus

Delhi University (DU) also known as University of Delhi is the leading public University situated in New Delhi. It is the most sought institution for pursuing higher studies. DU has various faculties which provides admission to UG and PG courses. For some of the courses, DU admission will be done on the basis of entrance exam while for some courses, admissions are based on qualifying examination. Candidates can check below the detailed information about Delhi University Admission 2018 including application form, important dates, eligibility, syllabus, admit card, result, cut-off and counselling.

 

 

 

Delhi University Important Dates 2018

Candidates seeking admission in UG and PG courses of DU constituent colleges can check the tentative dates from here:

UG Admission (through entrance exam):

Events Exam Dates
Start of Online Registration 2nd week of May 2018
Closing of Online Registration 4th week of May 2018
Exam Date 3rd week of June – 4th week of June 2018
Result Announcement 1st week of July 2018

UG Admission (based on merit of qualifying exam):

Events Exam Dates
Start of Online Registration 1st week of June 2018
Closing of Online Registration 4th week of June 2018
Notification of First Admission List 4th week of June 2018
Classes Starts From 3rd week of July 2018
Last date of Admission 3rd week of August 2018

PG Admission (through entrance exam):

Events Exam Dates
Start of Online Registration 4th week of April 2018
Closing of Online Registration 4th week of May 2018
Exam Date 3rd week of June – 4th week of June 2018
Notification of First Admission List 4th week of June 2018
Result Announcement 1st week of July 2018
Last date to submit admission fee (for shortlisted candidates) 3rd week of July 2018
Classes Starts From 3rd week of July 2018

Note: UG Entrance exam is held only for some courses which are Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), B.A (Hons) Business Economics, Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis), B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations), B.A (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences, Bachelors of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.), Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports: B.Sc. (P.E.,H.E. & S.) and B.A (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communication.

DU Application Form 2018

Candidates applying for the UG courses for which entrance exam is mandatory can check the application details below:

  • Registration will be done through online mode only.
  • The application form will be available from the second week of May 2018.
  • Candidates can apply for more than one course but they have to submit separate application fee for each course.
  • Applicants will be asked to upload scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, self attested ID proof, self attested copy of caste certificate and self attested copy of 10th passing certificate in prescribed format.
  • Application submission process will be completed after the payment of online registration fee.

UG admission in 4 streams of studies namely Arts/Humanities/Music and Fine Arts, Commerce, Mathematical Sciences and Sciences under different faculties will be done through merit drawn on the basis of qualifying examination. Admissions in these courses will start from filling the DU admission forms 2018. There shall be common pre-admission form for all courses.

Application Fee:

Courses Category Fee
UG/PG Courses (Admission Based on Entrance Exam) UR/OBC Candidates Rs. 500/- per course
SC/ST/PwD Candidates Rs. 250/- per course
UG Courses (Admission Based on Qualifying Examination) UR/OBC Candidates Rs. 100/-
SC/ST/PwD Candidates Rs. 50/-
Sports/ECA Rs. 100/-

Only online payment option will be available for paying the application fee that include credit card/debit card/net banking.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for DU entrance exam for UG and PG courses is given below:

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:

The eligibility of PG courses is different for every course. Here, we have mentioned the eligibility for some courses:

Courses Qualification Eligibility
M.Tech Microwave Electronics
  • M.Sc. Electronics or M.Sc. Physics with specialization in Electronics by obtaining minimum 60% marks
    Or
  • B.Tech./B.E. Electrical/ Electronics/ Electronics and Communication/ Instrumentation Engineering by obtaining minimum 60% marks.
M.Sc. Physics
  • 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.))
M.Com
  • 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.
MCA
  • 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
  • B.A. Degree with 50% marks or any other graduate degree (Science/commerce/Engineering etc) with 60% marks from the recognized University/institution.
LL.M.
  • A three-year/five year LL.B. Degree with 50% marks (45% marks for OBC/SC/ST category candidates).

Age Criteria:

No Age Bar: There is no minimum age bar for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the University and its colleges except for the courses for which age is prescribed by MCI, DCI, BCI, AICTE and NCTE.

Exam Centres

DU UG/PG entrance exam will be conducted in six cities namely Bengaluru, Delhi, Jammu, Kolkata, Nagpur and Varanasi.

Delhi University Exam Pattern 2018

The examination pattern is different according to the course. For each course, there will be different question paper.

  • Mode of Examination: The answers have to be marked on Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheet.
  • Subjects: For each course, there will be separate subjects from which the questions will be asked.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper for UG and PG courses will include objective type questions (except for some of the foreign languages including Persian which have short answer questions).
  • Exam Duration: The duration of examination will be 2 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For UG courses, 4 marks will be credited to each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There is a negative marking for UG courses. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

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