CUET 2022 Not Mandatory for DU’s Short-Term Certificate Courses

The Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET 2022) scores will not be mandatory to get admission in the certificate courses offered by the Delhi University’s Campus of Open Learning (COL). These courses range from various professional and technical training programmes to short-term certificate courses.


  • The Campus of Open Learning (COL-DU) offers admissions in over 24 certificate courses that are offered in association with industry training partners like the Bird Academy, MT Forum, and RK Educational Group.
  • Classes for the many certificate courses are available in both online and offline modes.

 CUET 2022 Not Mandatory for COL-DU Certificate Courses: Details

  • The COL-DU department has been receiving queries from interested candidates about the validity of CUET 2022 scores for taking admission in short-term courses.
  • To clear all kinds of doubts related to the matter, Officer on Special Duty (OSD), COL-DU Prof. Uma Shankar Pandey has stated that the admissions in the certificate programmes offered through COL are open to all Class 12 passed candidates apart from students enrolled in various colleges or universities.
  • Those who have recently passed out of degree programmes are also eligible to apply.

List of COL-DU Courses

The list of COL-DU courses for which the registration process is currently underway are as follows:

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Airfare and Ticketing
  • Airport Management
  • Computerized Reservation System
  • Medical Transcription
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security
  • Financial Markets
  • E-Accounting and Office Automation
  • Personality Development and Soft Skills
  • Stenography and IT Skills
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media Advertising
  • Animation and Motion Graphics
  • Filmmaking, Direction and Screenplay
  • Photography
  • Mass Communication and Digital Media Productions
  • Radio Jockeying, Anchoring, and TV Journalism
  • Graphic Designing and Video Editing
  • Interior Designing
  • Acting and Fashion Modeling
  • Fashion Design
  • Event Management and Public Relations
  • Web Designing
  • 3D Animation and Video Editing
  • Fine Arts and Digital Arts


  • The application process for the above-mentioned courses will end on 30 September 2022 and the classes will begin from October 2022.
  • Candidates interested in joining COL-DU courses can get more details about them from the official portal.
  • Candidates can also reach out to COL-DU helpline numbers 011-27181469, +91-9312237583, and +91-9255587177.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are CUET scores mandatory for getting admission into COL-DU courses?

No. CUET scores are not mandatory for getting admission into COL-DU courses.

Who is eligible to apply for COL-DU courses?

Admissions in COL-DU courses are open to all Class 12-passed candidates apart from students enrolled in various colleges or universities. Those who have recently passed out of degree programmes are also eligible to apply.

When will the classes for the DU-COL courses begin?

The classes for the DU-COL courses will begin from October 2022 onwards.

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