Delhi University UG Admission.The University of Delhi, also known as Delhi University or DU is an “Institute of Excellence” by the UGC. Delhi University ranks 13th among the top universities in India by NIRF 2022 ranking. DU has grown into one of the largest universities in India with a total strength of more than 7 lakh students. It has 90 plus colleges along with 86 departments, 23 Centres, 16 faculties, and five other institutes.
The University was established on 1 May 1922 with three colleges St.Stephen, Ramjas and Hindu colleges with only 750 students. DU has 15 large libraries. The University Science Instrument Centre (USIC) houses several sophisticated and high-end research instrument which is accessed by not only teachers, and research scholar, but also by other institutions of neighbouring states.
Delhi University offers over 500 programs, out of which over 200 programs have been considered for NAAC accreditation, and others are being run by colleges that are separately accredited. At present, it offers UG, PG, certificate, Diploma, and PG diploma programs. Apart from regular full-time courses, Delhi University offers distance learning programs from its School of Open Learning (SOL).
Some specific programmes are offered in separate colleges. There are separate admission criteria for some colleges in Universities.
For admissions to St. Stephen’s College and Jesus & Mary Colleges following admission criteria shall apply:
- Unreserved Candidates Admission criteria Only on the basis of merit of CUET Score
- Christian Candidates- 85% weightage to CUET score and 15% weightage to Interviews conducted by the concerned college
There are six minority colleges at the University of Delhi, as listed below
|Christian College||Sikh colleges|
|St.Stephen||Mata Sundari College Women|
|Jesus and Mary College||Sh.Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce|
|Sh.Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa college|
|Sh.Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College|
Admission to the UG courses is done through the following entrance test-
CUET-for Under Graduate course
CUET- PG and PhD courses.
LLB-DU LLB Entrance Test
Integrated LLB-CLAT score
The admission into SOL, NCWEB and foreign nationals admission is not done through CUET in UG courses
There is no maximum age restriction
UG-Intermediate from any recognized Board or Institution in India or a foreign country as equivalent to the 10+2 system recognized by the Association of Indian University (AIU).
Gap Year Students can also apply for Under Graduate courses
The University Departments / Centres / Colleges have reserved 10% of seats for admission.
OBC, Non-Creamy Layer, Central List
27% of seats are reserved for Candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC – Non-Creamy Layer, Central List).
22.5% of the total number of seats is reserved for Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (15% for Scheduled Castes and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes, interchangeable if necessary).
Locomotor Disability, leprosy-cured person, cerebral palsy, “dwarfism, muscular dystrophy, acid attack victims, Visual impairment, Hearing Impairment
Specific learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder
Forwards of defence personnel killed, defence personnel disabled, widows/wards of defence personnel died while in service, and Wards of personnel in defence including police forces who got gallantry awards.
PwBD students who are getting fellowships / financial assistance shall be exempted from payment of fees/charges/mess fees subject to the condition mentioned below-:
|Value of Fellowship||Exemption of Fee/Waiver|
|Upto Rs,3000 PM||Fee waiver+50 % mess subsidy|
|Rs.3001 to 8000 PM||Fee waiver but no mess subsidy|
|8001 and Above||No Fee waiver and No hostel Subsidy|
Dr V.K.R.V. Rao Endowment Book-Grant
Sh.Prem Prakash Award
Shri Uggersain Memorial Education Endowment Book-Grant
Ganga Sant Book Grant
PG Courses Scholarship
Delhi University & All-India Postgraduate scholarships
His Holiness and Pope Scholarship
Madan Mohan Memorial Scholarship
Dr GS Sarin Scholarship
Dr N.C Kapoor Memorial Scholarship
Prof.HC Gaur Scholarship
|Hindi||Botany||Bachelor Of Mgmt Studies|
|English||Bio-Medical Science||BBA Financial Investment Analytics|
|Bengali||Chemistry||Bachlor of Business Economics|
|Hindi Patrakarita||Computer Science|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||Food Technology|
|Political Science||BSc Programme Applied Physical Science & Analytical method in chemistry and Bio Chemistry|
|Social science||BSc Programme Physical Science and Chemistry|
|Economics||BSc Programme in Applied Life Sciences|
|Sociology||BSc Programme Mathematical Sciences|
|Social work||BSc Physical Education,Health Education & Sports BSc PE, HE& S|
|Multi Media & Mass Communication||BSc programme Applied Physical Science with Industrial Chemistry|
|BA Programme||BSc Programme Physical Science with Electronics|
|Integrated Programme||BSc Physical Science,Computer Science/Informatics Practices|
|BSc Life Science|
|BSc Pass Home Science|
BA Hons Music
BA Karnatic Music
BA (Hons.) Hindustani Music
Undergraduate Programs in Education
Bachelor of Elementary Education
Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) and Sports Quota
Candidates desirous of taking admission under the supernumerary quota for ECA and/or Sports must appear in CUET.
For admissions to ECA and Sports supernumerary seats, a weightage of 25% will be given to the CUET score and 75% to certificates/trials/performances.
Nomination of Seats for Sikkimese Students
Sikkimese students nominated by the Govt. of Sikkim shall be considered for admission by the University in Colleges where hostel facilities are available
|BSc Physical Science/Applied Science||2|
|BSc Life Science/Applied Science||2|
Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K students
Candidates desirous of taking admission under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K students must appear in CUET