DU Admissions Schedule – Important Dates & Admission Process

Delhi University or University of Delhi has postponed the schedule of admission-related events for the academic session 2020. The application window closed on 31st August 2020 and candidates must now wait for the official announcement regarding the commencement of the counselling process for admissions in UG courses. However, DU recently announced the schedule for the DUET 2020. DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test) is the eligibility test which candidates must pass in order to get admission in some UG and PG courses. The admit cards for the DUET 2020 were released by NTA on 29th August 2020. The DUET 2020 will now be conducted from 6th September to 11th September 2020.

The University of Delhi will soon announce the commencement of the admission process for UG aspirants and candidates must keep a regular check on this page for updated notifications.  At the moment, candidates who look forward to applying for UG programmes in DU must assemble all the required documents and wait for the release of the seat allotment list for the year 2020. On the other hand, candidates who have applied for PG programmes in DU must secure eligible marks in DUET 2020 to be granted admissions. DUET 2020 will be conducted from 6th September to 11th September 2020. It is crucial to know for the candidates that 50% of the PG courses require the candidates to qualify the DU entrance test, which is also known as DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test). A few colleges in DU also accept the DUET for UG courses like B.A (Hons) Business Economics, Bachelor of Management Studies, B.A (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences, amongst others. It is interesting to note that the application form for DU is applicable for all the affiliated DU colleges except for two – St.Stephens College and Jesus and Mary College. These 2 colleges conduct their own application process.

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DU Admissions Schedule – Important Dates (Undergraduate Courses)

EventsDates (2019)Dates (2020)
Online Registration 30th May 201920th June 2020
Deadline for Registration22nd June  201931st August 2020
1st Cut off28th June 2019Not Announced Yet
2nd Cut off4th July 2019Not Announced Yet
3rd Cut off9th July 2019Not Announced Yet
4th Cut off15th July 2019Not Announced Yet
5th Cut off20th July 2019Not Announced Yet

DU Admissions Schedule – Important Dates (Postgraduate Courses)

DU PG Admission- Registration20th June 2020
DU PG Admission- Registration Deadline31st August 2020
DUET Admit Card Release Date29th August 2020
DUET Exam6th September – 11th September 2020
DUET Provisional KeyYet to be announced
DUET Final Answer KeyYet to be announced
DUET ResultYet to be announced
DU PG Admission ListYet to be announced
Document Verification, Approval of AdmissionYet to be announced

DU Admission Schedule – DUET Entrance Schedule

The DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the Delhi University. The test is a gateway for admission into few DU colleges for both UG and PG courses.  The schedule for the DUET 2020 is given below – 

EventPreviously Scheduled Dates that are now DelayedRevised Date
Application Forms available from2nd April 202020th June 2020
Deadline for the Applications30th April 202031st August 2020
Release of Admit Cards15th May 202029th August 2020
DUET Exam2nd June – 9th June 20206th September – 11th September 2020
Declaration of Result25th June 2020Not Released Yet

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DU Admission Schedule – Process and Brief Description

Registration/Application – Aspiring candidates for both UG and PG courses must initially apply for the registration form. To do so, candidates have to:

  1. Visit the official website of DU and click on the ‘Registration Link’. 
  2. Create a login account at the DU Portal. 
  3. Fill basic academic and personal details and proceed further for the application form. 
  4. Fill both academic and personal credentials in the application form and finally pay the application fee (as per the category).

Cut offs and Seat allotment – After the submission of application form, candidates must wait for the release of cut off lists. The DU Admission UG cut offs are expected to be released in 8 rounds for the academic session 2020. Seats will be allotted on the basis of merit and after the allotment of seats, aspirants have to visit the college centre for the verification of documents and the approval of admission. Candidates must finally pay the fee of the course they have opted for at the allotted campus.

Admission (via Entrance Test) – Candidates appearing for the DUET test must wait for the announcement of the result. After the result of the DUET exam is announced, the qualifying candidates must clear an interview round to be eligible for the admissions. Delhi University will release 5 merit lists of cutoffs along with the admission list. Eligible candidates have to then visit the allotted college for document verification and approval of admission. Aspirants must finally pay the admission fee and wait for the commencement of the session.

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DU Admission Schedule – FAQ’s

Q. When will the registration form be released for the DU UG admissions 2020?

DU registration forms will be released on the official website of University of Delhi from 20th June 2020.

Q. What is the selection process for the UG courses in DU?

Eligible candidates are selected in DU on the basis of merit (result of the qualifying 12th board exam). For a handful of courses like B.A (Hons) Business Economics, and Bachelor of Management Studies, candidates must qualify the entrance exam known as the DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test). Candidates have to choose their preferred Delhi University colleges and visit the allotted campus for the verification of documents and payment of admission fee after the declaration of the cut off lists.

Q. Is the DUET exam conducted by the University of Delhi?

No. The DUET exam is conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency) on the behalf of University of Delhi.

Q. Can I fill the registration form for DU admissions through offline mode?

No. Candidates must fill the registration form for the DU admissions through online mode. Aspirants may visit the official website of the Delhi University and click on the ‘Registrations 2020’ link. The link will soon be available on the official website.

Q. Is there any reservation of seats for the SC/ST candidates in Delhi University?

Yes, there is a reservation of 15% of the total seats for the Scheduled Caste candidates and 7.5 % for the Scheduled Tribe candidates in each of the courses available in Delhi University.

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