Delhi University (DU) admissions offer students to get admission in various undergraduate courses in different fields. The whole process starts from registering students’ profiles for further process and then filling up the admission form of their particular selected UG programme. Every year around 4,00,00 Lakh students register themselves for DU UG admissions.
It is noted that Delhi University is a top-notched university that offers a quality of education and grooms the student with theoretical as well as practical knowledge which a student can use this set of skills in their respective personal life as well. At Delhi University students from any part of India or abroad can take admission at UG, PG, M.phil courses. They just cross the eligibility criteria of the university that is set by the university of admission grants of the particular course.
To take admission in DU for any Undergraduate course, students must have completed their 10+2 with a good aggregate from a recognized education board. Though taking admission in Delhi University, a student can go through with the cut-off eligibility with in some cases the university offers entrance tests for students for technical or administrative courses. Only 69,554 undergraduate seats will be offered to students who have registered themselves at the official website of Delhi University.
Hereby this blog, we are providing you a complete guide of DU admissions in a detailed view that consists of the DU Admission Procedure 2021, Schedules, Online Procedure, and Documents required at a time of admission. To stay updated about each and every update of DU 2021 admission, then keep referring to this blog. Scroll down to know the details in a more extended way.
DU Counseling Schedule 2023
The Delhi University has mentioned the counseling schedules for various degree courses on the official website of the University of Delhi (du.ac.in).
Also Read: How To Attend Online Classes In DU SOL?
Schedule for PG Programmes:
|Admission against first merit list||17th November 2021|
|Payment against 1st merit list||23rd November 2021|
|2nd admission list release||26th November 2021|
|Payment against 2nd merit list||1st December 2021|
|3rd admission list||3rd December 2021|
|Payment against 3rd merit list||7th December 2021|
Schedule for UG Merit Based Programmes:
The cut-off schedule for merit-based undergraduate courses are mentioned below:
|1st Cut off release||1st October 2021|
|Last date for payment for 1st cut-off||8th October 2021|
|Admission against 2nd cut-off||9th October 2021|
|last date for payment of 2nd cut-off||16th October 2021|
|Admission against 3rd cut-off||22nd October 2021|
|Last date of payment||23rd October 2021|
|Special cut off||25th October 2021|
|Last date of payment||29th October 2021|
|4th cut off||30th October 2021|
|Last date of payment||6th November 2021|
|5th cut off||8th November 2021|
|Last date of payment||12th November 2021|
|Special drive cut off||13th November 2021|
|Last date||16th November 2021|
DU Application Form 2023
The authorities have opened the DU application form 2021 window on their official website. The window has launched by the DU UG admission online admission portal in online mode on August 02, 2021. In order to register in the DU admission procedure 2021 for admissions in the merit-based Undergraduate Courses. Candidates first need to create their respective profiles and login into DU admissions. After the signing up procedure or say DU UG registration, candidates must have to enter the official portal and fill in their required basic personal details and academic qualifications. The Delhi University admission application was active till August 31st, of this year.
Also Read: How to fill DU SOL Form
The last year around 5,63,669 candidates had applied for DU UG admissions out of which only 3,53,919 candidates had finally paid the registration charges. In recent years the applications in Delhi University have been increasing for their Undergraduate Courses. Everyone wants their respective seat in DU and wants to continue their education with the reputed university. After clearing the Delhi University cutoff eligibility criteria, aspirants will get to know the admission process of the undergraduate specialized programmes.
The selection process in Delhi University colleges is made by filling the DU form of academic session 2021 for admissions. Students need to be present with their hard copy documents and fill the application which is given to students by respective colleges. The candidate is also required to carry the below mentioned by the heading “ documents required of counseling”. After filling up the application form, it would be submitted to the admission window and then all the documents per student will be verified for their further admission process.
Though, students can download the list of required documents at the time of admission from the official website of Delhi University (du. Ac. in). After the documentation process of the applicant, a candidate on the same day has to pay the whole admission fees of their particular undergraduate course which is between 5,000 to 20,000 as per their selected course. The fees at Delhi University are highly pocket-friendly and it fits in everyone’s bucket.
DU Application Form Stages – Detailed View 2023
Stage 1: Registration
The varsity provides the DU admission a separate and initial process for students. This is the crucial stage where a student needs to create their profile and generate their ID and Password for their further admission process. This is a one-time process, students need to fill in some credentials to use them in application/log-in stages for likewise. The below-mentioned table shows the registration fees, which an applicant needs to submit at the time of registration for their respective UG course.
DU Application Fee 2021
|Category||Payment in Rs.|
|Registration fee for UR/OBC||250 (Non-refundable)|
|Registration fee for SC/ST/PWD||150 (Non-refundable)|
|Registration fee for Sports||100 (Additional Non-Refundable)|
|Registration fee for ECA||100 (Additional, Non-refundable)|
|Additional Registration fee for each Entrance-based course for UR/OBC||750|
|Additional Registration fee for each Entrance-based course for SC/ST/PwD/EWS||300|
Stage 2: Fill Application Form
After completing the first step of registration. A student moves forward to fill the basic personal and academic details This is the second stage where a student needs to fill in their personal as well as academic qualifications that include 10+2 mark sheet, certificates, Identity proofs, and best of four marks.
Stage 3: Documents Required for Counseling
This section is crucial and important in the whole DU admissions. At this stage, the candidate must need to upload all the below-mentioned documents in the prescribed size and format which is mentioned for your perusal. It is recommended for the students to be very focused while uploading their certificates in online mode.
- Applicant’s recent passport-sized photograph.
- Scanned image of applicant’s signature
- Self-attested copy of mark sheet of Class 10th mark sheet and passing certificate, Class 12th qualifying mark sheet and passing certificate, Transfer Certificate from the school, Migration Certificate from the board, Character Certificate, Caste Certificate, EWS Certificate (if required), OMR form of University registration.
- Scanned copy of candidate’s migration certificate if they passed from other state boards other than Delhi such NIOS, Rajasthan, UP, Bihar, etc.
- Students applying under reserved categories such as SC/ST/PWD/OBC should submit a self-attested copy of the reserved category certificate.
- Candidate’s self-attested copies of Sports. ECA certificates (if a student is applying through this entrance).
- Students applying for Financial Assistance should upload a self-attested copy of the BPL ration card.
DU Documents Specifications-
|Photograph of Candidate||Greater than 4KB and less than 24 KB with a resolution of 120-pixel height and 100-pixel width (only JPG format accepted)|
|Signature of Candidate||Greater than 1 KB and less than 12 KB with a resolution of 60-pixel height and 40-pixel width (JPG format).|
|Marksheet of class 10th, 12th, and certificate||Less than 2 MB and in PDF format|
After uploading the documents for DU admission 2021, students can recheck their uploaded documents just before clicking on the submit button. Once all the documents are corrected the applicant can move forward to the next step, which is payment.
Stage 4: Admission Course Payment Structure.
This is the post-uploading stage and the last process of the whole DU admission 2021. Students can submit their respective fees for a particular course through an online mode of transaction. The applicants must have to submit the required course fee. The fee structure is different according to the selected UG course and if a candidate belongs from a reserved category they need to submit a different amount.
Applicants cannot able to change or cancel the process if they click on the submitting button. if they need to cancel the application or do some changes their whole application form will get canceled or rejected. Students can do the online payment through- Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.
Stage 5: Download the Confirmation Slip
After paying the application fee for a particular course, a student needs to download the confirmation slip. This confirmation is also addressed to your registered email id and active contact number. Candidates are suggested to save multi copies of this confirmation PDF for further use at the time of classes.
The Admission process at DU will be started after the university releases its admission list or cut-off of a particular course. Students will be able to apply for admissions as per their choice of interest or where they want to make their successful careers. Students can go through with the specific counseling sessions offline mode. The counseling sessions will be organized in various UG courses of their rounds that are depending upon the availability of seats of students.
Candidates will be going through the GD (Group Discussions) or PI (Personal Interview) rounds to get admissions in the desired course. The DU 2021 cutoff has been released on October 1, 2021. Cutoff for Science, Commerce, Arts & other degree courses is released separately. The cutoff is the minimum marks which a student have to score in their qualifying 10+2 examination.
The eligibility criteria of DU Merit-based admissions 2021 Arts/Social Science/ Commerce:
|B.A (Hons) English||
|B.A (Hons) Hindi||
|B.A (Hons) Economics||
|B.Sc (Hons) Computer Science||
|B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics / Statistics||
DU BA (Hons) Cut off -2023 College-wise
Delhi University has released its 5th cut-off on 08th November 201. As per the Du admission, under the Arts stream category, Miranda House, LSR College for Women, SRCC, Hindu College, and other DU colleges have updated their 5th cutoff. Some of the colleges have closed their admission process of Undergraduate courses as the seats are filled with students even in the 1st or second cut-off. Below mentioned are the Delhi University BA (Hons) 5th cutoff list as per the respected colleges.
|College Name||BA (Hons) Eng 5th Cutoff 2021||BA (Hons) Eco 5th Cutoff 2021|
1st cut off: 99%
2nd cut off: 99%
|LSR College For Women||98.5%||99%|
First cut off: 99.25%
|SRCC||Course Not Offered||99.50%|
|Sri Venkateswara College||98%||98.5%|
|Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College||97.75%||CLOSED
2nd cut off: 98.75%
|Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College||CLOSED
2nd cut off: 97%
|Course Not Offered|
|Hans Raj College||98%||99%|
First cut off: 99%
|Kirori Mal College||CLOSED
First cut off: 98.5%
|Daulat Ram College||97.75%||98.75%|
DU B.Sc (Hons) Cut Off 2023 College-wise
Delhi University has also released its Science cutoff of full-time science programmes in over 50+ DU colleges. Below mentioned are the science-based cut-off in which students can take admissions as per their selected college or course.
|College Name||B.Sc Maths (Hons) 5th Cutoff 2021||B.Sc Physics (Hons) 5th Cutoff 2021|
First cut off: 98.75%
First cut off: 98.33%
|LSR College For Women||CLOSED
First cut off: 98.5%
|Course Not Offered|
First cut off: 99%
First cut off: 99.66%
|SRCC||Course Not Offered||Course Not Offered|
|Sri Venkateswara College||97.5%||97.33%|
|Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm College||97%||96.66%|
|Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College||CLOSED
First cut off: 97.5%
Second cut off: 97%
|Hans Raj College||98.25%||98.66%|
|Kirori Mal College||97.75%||97.66%|
|Acharya Narendra Dev College||CLOSED
Second cutoff: 95.25%
Second cut off: 96.33%
|Daulat Ram College||CLOSED
First cut off: 97.5%
How To Calculate Best of Four Eligibility Criteria
The admission in Delhi University to merit-based courses is offered only by the calculation of marks are best of four subjects in their qualifying examination. Find how to calculate the best of four eligibility criteria and the calculation process.
To calculate the Delhi University best of four marks, the following subjects will be added into the account of calculation.
- One language (Core/Elective/Functional)
- One subject (For which a student wishes to apply for the UG programme)
- Any of two academic subjects
The best of four criteria in Delhi University admissions means that the best four marks are added out of the total subjects (from the qualifying examination marks). If a candidate percentage is calculated as per the cutoff, means they are crossing to take admission in Delhi University. One language subject is important however, the rest of the subjects would vary as per the selection of desired course or stream studied by the candidate.
Delhi University PG Programs Admission 2023-24
The Delhi university Post-graduation admission programs of the academic session 2021-22, has been started. This is a post-graduation level degree, which a candidate can only do after completing their bachelor’s degree in the relevant field.
Delhi University Post-graduation admissions would be offered in two different categories.
- Direct Admission
- Entrance Test
Aspirants who want to take admission in Delhi University’s master’s programme, a candidate can pick from a total of 17 cities from across the whole country to write their written entrance test of DU PG admission 2021. Check out the two modes of admission to PG courses in Delhi University are:
Direct Admission (Category 1): This category of admission is, a candidate who is applying under the way first must register themselves by filling in a form in person with the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB).
Entrance Test (Category 2): In this way of entry to PG courses admission is conducted for those aspirants who are seeking admission seats into PG courses under the Faculty of Law/Arts & Humanities/Science/ Engineering. Students along with the entrance examination, the interview rounds (PI) will also be held for admissions to PG programs. There is no age limit for students who want to enroll themselves in a master’s programme.
Delhi University PG Programs Admission Courses:
The University of Delhi offers full-time post-graduation courses in M.SC, MCA, and M.com Programmes. The programme is based on both merit and entrance examination. The duration of the PG courses is of two years that is divided into four semesters, except the MCA programme which is s three-year PG course.
|MCA (Master of Computer Application)||Bachelor degree with 60% aggregate in aggregate||Entrance exam or merit-based|
|M.Com (Master of Commerce)||B.Com (Hons), B.Com (Pass), B.Com or any other equivalent degree||Entrance exam or merit-based|
|M.Sc (Master of Science)||B.Sc (Hons)/ B.Sc degree with minimum 50% aggregate||Entrance exam or merit-based|
|PGDCSL (POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CYBER SECURITY AND LAW)||Graduates in Science (Physics and Chemistry), Mathematics, IT, Engineering in Technology (Computer Science/ Electronics/ Electronics and Communication), BCA, MCA, M.Tech or equivalent||Based on merit + PI|
|B.Ed (Bachelor of Education)||Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s Degree in Science/ Social Science/ Humanities/ Commerce with minimum 50% aggregate or B.Tech||Entrance exam or merit-based|
|B.Ed (Special Education)||Women candidates with at least 50% aggregate either in the Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanities||Entrance exam or merit-based|
|LLB (Bachelor of Laws)||Bachelor or Master’s degree with minimum 50% aggregate||DU LLB Entrance Test|
|LLM (Master’s program in Law)||Three-year or five-year LLB degree with 50% aggregate||DU LLM Entrance Test|
This blog has covered all the basic details of DU Admissions. If a student wants to know more or still has some query then they can visit or mail at DU official website (du.ac.in). We recommend an aspirant to carry all the documents which are already mentioned above for students, at the time of admissions.
⭐ Can a student take admission to Delhi University with 50% or below marks?
Yes, a student can take admission at this percentage. The criteria are dependent upon the cutoff marks which are notified by the University of Delhi for regular courses. If the DU college drops down its cutoff percentage, a student can qualify for the cut-off percentage.
⭐ Are there any special entry seats for NCC / NSS curricular activity?
No, Delhi University has no special quota for this entry of admission in all the DU colleges.
⭐ Can a science student apply for a bachelors programme (Arts and Humanities subjects)?
Yes, a student can apply for a Bachelor’s degree programme in the honors specialization of Arts & Humanities courses by crossing the cutoff marks offered by DU colleges.