Delhi University: University of Delhi- DU Admission, Cutoff 2019-20, Courses & Fee

Delhi University Admission Cutoff College Courses and Fee


The name Delhi University, is more familiar as DU, is one of the most popular central universities in India. Every year hundreds of thousands of students from across the nation and abroad congregate to the university.

Delhi University started in 1922 quite humbly with only three colleges, today Delhi University has as many as 77 affiliated colleges across the national capital and is highly esteemed as one of the country's leading higher-education institutions. In about 100 years since Delhi University was founded, the university has increase from the strength of just 750 students to being one of India’s largest universities. Delhi University houses 16 faculties, over 80 academic departments, and over 700,000 students.

Delhi University Highlights

  • The University of Delhi has been ranked No. 1 by US News Global Top University Ranking (The Washington Post) at the national level in year 2018
  • It is ranked 2 by QS India Ranking among public universities in India in 2018
  • The University of Delhi stood 8 among public educational institutions/universities in year 2018
  • University is also commendable that it is ranked 21st globally in Alumni Outcomes by QS World University Graduate Employability Ranking in 2018
  • Based on ranking by national agencies, the University is ranked 7 by NIRF among all public universities in India in 2018
  • University ranked 2nd among all public universities in India by India Today in 2018
  • The University of Delhi has established around 70 MoUs with foreign universities and institutes like University of Tokyo, Japan; State University of New York, Oswego, USA,and many more
  • DU ranked at 1st position among the top 25 Central Universities and at 8th rank among top 100 universities by Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2019

Delhi University campuses

As of till date, Delhi University has 90 affiliated, constituent and recognised colleges, and 16 faculties across Delhi, with two main campuses — North Campus and South Campus. Besides, there are several off-campus colleges, too.

Colleges in Delhi University North Campus

Among the most popular North Campus colleges in Delhi University are:

  1. St Stephen’s College
  2. Hindu College
  3. Sri Ram College of Commerce
  4. Hansraj College
  5. Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
  6. Miranda House
  7. Ramjas College
  8. Kirori Mal College
  9. Daulat Ram College
  10. Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College

Colleges in Delhi University South Campus

Here is the names of the most popular South Campus colleges in Delhi University are:

  1. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR)
  2. Sri Venkateswara College
  3. Kamala Nehru College
  4. Gargi College
  5. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC)
  6. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
  7. College of Vocational Studies (CVS)
  8. Maitreyi College
  9. Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD)

Courses offered by Delhi University

Here are the various UG courses offered across colleges and departments of Delhi University:

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) courses

BA (Hons) Applied Psychology

BA (Honours) Arabic 

BA (Hons) Bengali

BA (Hons) Buss. Economics (BBE) 

BA (Honours) Economics

BA (Hons) English

BA (Hons) French

BA (Honours) Geography 

BA (Hons) German

BA (Hons) Hindi

BA (Honours) History

BA (Hons) Patrakarita Evam Jansanchar

BA (Hons) Italian

BA (Hons) Journalism

BA (Hons) Music

BA (Hons) Persian

BA (Honours) Philosophy

BA (Hons) Political Sc.

BA (Hons) Psychology

BA (Honours) Punjabi

BA (Hons) Sanskrit

BA (Hons) Social Work

BA (Honours) Sociology

BA (Hons) Spanish

BA (Hons) Urdu

BA (Honours) Hindi Journalism and Mass Comm.

BA (Honours) 


Other Bachelor of Arts (BA) courses

BA Functional Hindi

BA Vocational Studies


B. Ed. Home Sc.

B. Ed. Special Edu. MR 

B El Ed



BA Programme


Bachelor of Science (Hons) courses

BSc (Hons) Instrumentation

BSc (Hons) Anthropology

BSc (Hons) Bio-Chemistry

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Botany

BSc (Hons) Chemistry

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Electronics

BSc (Hons) Food Technology

BSc (Hons) Geology

BSc (Hons) Home Science

BSc (Hons) Mathematics

BSc (Hons) Microbiology

BSc (Hons) Physics

BSc (Hons) Polymer Science

BSc (Hons) Statistics

BSc (Hons) Zoology

BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences


Other BSc courses

BSc (Genl) Mathematical Sc.

BSc (MT) Radiography


B.Sc. Applied Life Sc.

BSc Applied Life Sciences with Agro-Chemical & Pest Mgmt.

B.Sc. Applied Physical Sc.

BSc Applied Physical Sc. (Analytical Chemistry)

BSc Applied Physical Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)

BSc Home Science (Pass)

BSc Industrial Chemistry

BSc Life Sc.

BSc Physical Sc.

B.Sc. Physical Edu. & Sports Sc.

BSc Physical Sc. Computer Sc. (CS)

BSc Physical Sc. with Chemistry

BSc Physical Sc. with Computer




Bachelor of Commerce and other courses

Bachelor of Buss. Studies

Bachelor of Elementary Edu.

Bachelor of Financial & Investment Analysis

BFA Fine Arts

B. Com Programme

B.Com (Hons)

Delhi University Merit-Based UG Admission 2020

Admission to UG merit-based courses such as BA, B.Sc and B.Com commence in the month of May every year. On the basis of marks get in the qualifying XII examination university shortlisted the candidates for admission. Interested students can apply through online mode to secure admission in non-entrance based courses offered in different affiliated colleges of University of Delhi. Apply For DU UG Courses

The following table lists the required eligibility criteria for various specializations offered under BA, B.Sc, B.Com programme by DU:






Passed 12th examination with minimum 40% marks

Vocational Studies

BA (Hons)

German, French, Spanish, and Italian

Passed 12th examination with minimum 45% marks

BA (Hons)

Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi Patrakarita, Persian,  Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit,

Passed 12th examination with min 45% marks or Passed with 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in the subject concerned

BA (Hons)


Passed 12th examination with min. 45% marks and studied English language in qualifying examination


Printing Technology, Web Designing, Health Care Management, Retail Management & IT, Banking Operations, Software Development

Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 40% marks



B.Com (Hons)


Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks. Also, candidate must have passed Mathematics/Business Mathematics at the qualifying examination

B.Sc (Hons)

Statistics, Mathematics

Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks and 50% marks in Mathematics

Botany, Microbiology, Zoology, Anthropology, Biological Sciences

Passed HSC (10+2) examination with at least 55% marks and passed English with minimum 50% marks

Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Instrumentation, Polymer Science

Minimum 55% marks in PCM and 50% marks in one compulsory language


Minimum 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Geology/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Geography and 50% marks in one compulsory language

Food Technology

Minimum 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology/Biotechnology and 50% marks in English


Minimum 55% marks in Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, Maths/Physics and 50% marks in one compulsory language OR pass in English language

Mathematical Sc.

Passed 12th examination with min 40% marks

Physical Science/Applied Physical Sciences

Minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics and 40% marks in one compulsory language OR pass in English language

Life Sciences/Applied Life Sciences

Minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and 40% marks in one compulsory language OR pass in English language

Home Sc.

Passed 12th examination with min 50% marks

Biomedical Science

Minimum 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and 50% marks in English language

Delhi University Entrance-Based UG Admission 2020

Apart from merit-based courses, the university also offers several undergraduate (UG) programmes on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance examination, conducted by DU. Candidates seeking admission to such UG courses can apply through the common Web Portal for centralized registration and submit the required fees through available online payment modes. Apply For DU UG Courses

The following table contains the required eligibility criteria for various entrance based UG programmes offered by DU:

Course Name


Selection Criteria

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

A minimum of 60% aggregate at 10+2 level in four subjects including English, Mathematics and other two subjects

Through Joint Admission Test (JAT) and GD/PI


BA (Hons) in Economics

B.Tech (IT & M)

Minimum 60% aggregate at 12th level in four subjects including Mathematics

MCQ Based Entrance Test

BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sc.

A min. of 60% aggregate at 12th level in four subjects

MCQ Based Entrance Test

Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)

Should have passed the HSC (10+2) examination with at least 50% marks

Entrance Test

B.Sc in Physical Edu., Heath Edu. and Sports (P.E, H.E & S)

Should have passed the 12th examination with min 45% marks

Entrance Test

BA (Hons) in Multi Media and Mass Comm.(MMMC)

Should have passed 12th with min. 75% aggregate in 4 subjects and 85% marks in English

Entrance Test

Integrated Course in Journalism

Should have passed the HSC (10+2) examination with at least 50% marks

Entrance Test

Application process for entrance-based UG courses usually commences in the second week of May and forms are accepted until the first week of June. Candidates can download their respective Admit Card for the entrance examination from the UG admission portal and take its print-out for future use

  • In case of BMS, BBA-FIA and BA (Economics) admission, the weightage of Joint Admission Test (JAT) and GD/PI is 85% and 15% respectively.
  • For B. Tech. (IT&M) and BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences admissions, a 2 hour MCQ based entrance test is conducted by the university. The pattern of marking will be as particularized by the university.
  • Admission of candidates to B.Sc. (P.E., H.E. & S) is done on the basis of marks scored in the written examination and other tests (Fitness Test, Playing Ability Test), conducted by Delhi University.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for admission to B.El.Ed. and BA (Hons) MMMC programme on the basis of their performance in the university entrance test

Note: In case a candidate wishes to apply for more than one course, he/she must fill separate registration form and pay a separate registration fee for every course. However, same Login details shall be used for all the registration forms filled by the candidate.

For entrance exam pattern, seats/ intake, reservation criteria and other admissions-related information, check Delhi University UG Admissions

Delhi University PG Admission 2020

The Delhi University also offers PG courses in the stream of Commerce, Arts, Science etc. and other Faculties/Departments. Usually, every year in May the application process for PG admissions commence and admission to the courses are done on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test, conducted by Delhi University.

Apply For DU PG Courses

In addition to various PG courses, Delhi university also offers a one-year PG Diploma course in Cyber Security and Law (PGDCSL) under the ‘Institute of Cyber Security and Law’. Admission to the 100 seats for the Cyber Security Program shall be based on the merit drawn from the marks obtained in graduation and personal interview. Following are some key points regarding PGDCSL program:

  • Candidates appearing in the last year examination of Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.
  • The application fee is INR 750 (Unreserved and OBC candidates) and INR 300 (SC/ST/PwD/CW candidates)
  • The course will comprise of two semesters, each containing five subjects and an end of semester project.
  • As per the scheduled timetable the classes will be held from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • For the PGDCSL, the Selection of the candidates will be based on the combined merit of qualifying exam and personal interview.
  • 85% weightage will be given to the qualifying degree merit and 15% weightage will be given to the interview.

The eligibility and selection process for different PG courses is mentioned in the table given below:



Selection Criteria


Graduates or above in Science (Physics& Chemistry), Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering in Technology (Computer science/ Electronics/Electronics and Communication, Information Technology), BCA, MCA, M.Tech or any other degree equivalent thereto

Qualifying Degree Merit + PI


Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Science / Social Science /Humanities/ Commerce with minimum 50% marks OR Bachelor’s in Engineering or technology with specialization in Science and Maths with 55% marks

Entrance Examination/ Direct or Merit Basis

B.Ed Spl. Ed.

Women Candidates with at least 50% marks either in the Bachelors Degree and/or in the Masters degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Humanities OR Women Candidate with Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Sc. and Maths with 55% marks 


Passed with 50% marks in Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and having at least participation in Inter College/Inter-zonal/District/ School competition in sports & Games OR Bachelor’s degree in physical education with 45% marks. OR 45% marks in Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and studied physical edu. as mandatory elective subject.


Bachelor or Masters Degree with minimum 50% marks


3 years or 5 years LL.B. Degree with 50 % marks


BA(Hons)/BA or any other equivalent degree in the relevant discipline


Aggregate 60 % marks in bachelor degree


B.Com (H), B.Com (Pass), B.Com (Degree) or any other equivalent degree


B.Sc. (H)/B.Sc. Degree with minimum 50% marks

M.Tech in Microwave Electronics

Minimum 60% marks in relevant bachelors or masters degree


Bachelor’s Degree with 50% OR Master’s Degree II Division


B.L.I.Sc. Degree with at least 50% marks


Relevant bachelors degree with minimum 50% marks


Delhi University Registration Process 2020

Candidates seeking admission to Delhi University courses can apply online through the official registration portal by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • As a first time user, the candidate shall navigate to the “New Applicant Sign Up” to create the user account by clicking on the “New Registration” link.
  • Under the “Create New Account” page, the candidate should fill in all the required details.
  • Candidate should verify his/her email-id and Password as henceforth, it will be used for the admission purposes.
  • Finally, the candidate should click the “Register” button to create a new user account.
  • A confirmation message will be sent to the valid and registered email ID/mobile no. upon sign up of the registration account.
  • Once registered, the applicant should log on to the UG/PG/Ph.D admission portal to complete the online registration form.
  • Under the “Registered Applicant Sign In” tab, the candidate shall enter “registered email-id” as username and the “password”.
  • At the time of logging in, the candidate must fill the registration form which is further divided among the following nine sections:
  1. Personal Details, Bank Details
  2. Academic Details
  3. Merit-Based Course Selection
  4. Entrance Based Course Selection
  5. Sports – In this section, the applicant can select “Yes” for consideration of admission through Sports Quota.
  6. ECA – In this section, the applicant can select “Yes” for consideration of admission through ECA Quota.
  7. Uploads – Passport size photograph, Signature, Class X certificate/marksheet, Self-attested Class XII marksheet, Slef-attested certificates
  8. Preview – In this section, the applicant can preview the completed application.
  9. Payment Section – In this section, the applicant can proceed to the online registration payment

For UG (Merit-Based):

Candidate Category

Application Fee


INR 250


INR 100

Sports (Each Category) Additional Fee

INR 100

ECA (Each Category) Additional Fee

INR 100

 For UG (Entrance-Based), PG and Ph.D:

Candidate Category

Application Fee

UR/OBC Additional Registration Fee

INR 750

SC/ST/PwD Additional Registration Fee

INR 300

Delhi University Departments

Here are the different departments comes under various faculties at North Campus of Delhi University.

Faculty of Arts

  1. Department of Arabic
  2. Department of Buddhist Studies
  3. Department of English
  4. Department of Germanic & Romance Studies
  5. Department of Hindi
  6. Department of Library & Information Science
  7. Department of Linguistics
  8. Dept. of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies
  9. Department of Persian
  10. Department of Philosophy
  11. Department of Psychology
  12. Department of Punjabi
  13. Department of Sanskrit
  14. Department of Slavonic & Finno-Ugrian Studies
  15. Department of Urdu

Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies

  1. Department of Commerce

Faculty of Education

  1. Department of Education

Faculty of Law

  1. Department of Law

Faculty of Management Studies

  1. Department of Business Management & Industrial Administration

Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

  1. Department of Computer Science
  2. Department of Mathematics
  3. Department of Operational Research
  4. Department of Statistics

Faculty of Medical Sciences

  1. Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care
  2. Department of Anatomy
  3. Department of Medical Bio-Chemistry
  4. Department of Community Medicine
  5. Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
  6. Department of Dental Sciences
  7. Department of Forensic Medicine
  8. Department of Obstetrics & Gyanaecology
  9. Department of Medicine
  10. Department of Medical Microbiology
  11. Department of Opthalmology
  12. Department of Orthopaedics
  13. Department of Otolaryngology
  14. Department of Paediatrics
  15. Department of Pathology
  16. Department of Pharmacology
  17. Department of Physiology
  18. Department of Pulmonary Medicine
  19. Department of Radiology, Radiotherapy, Radiodiagnosis & Radiation Medicine
  20. Department of Surgery

Faculty of Music

  1. Department of Fine Arts
  2. Department of Music

Faculty of Open Learning

  1. Distance & Continuing Education

Faculty of Science

  1. Department of Anthropology
  2. Department of Botany
  3. Department of Chemistry
  4. Department of Environmental Studies
  5. Department of Geology
  6. Department of Home Science
  7. Department of Nursing
  8. Department of Pharmacy
  9. Department of Physics & Astrophysics
  10. Department of Zoology

Faculty of Social Sciences

  1. Department of Adult, Continuing Education & Extension
  2. Department of African Studies
  3. Delhi School of Journalism
  4. Department of East Asian Studies
  5. Department of Economics
  6. Department of Geography
  7. Department of History
  8. Department of Political Science
  9. Department of Social Work
  10. Department of Sociology

Faculty of Technology

  1. Department of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  2. Department of Architecture & Planning
  3. Department of Civil Engineering
  4. Department of Computer Engineering
  5. Department of Electrical Engineering
  6. Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  7. Department of Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  8. Department of Mechanical Engineering
  9. Department of Production & Industrial Engineering

Affiliated Faculties

  1. Department of Ayurvedic & Unani Medicine
  2. Department of Homeopathic Medicine

 Here are the various departments under South Campus of Delhi University:


  1. Biochemistry
  2. Biophysics
  3. Business Economics
  4. Electronic Science
  5. English
  6. Financial Studies
  7. Genetics
  8. Hindi
  9. History
  10. Informatics
  11. Management Studies
  12. Mathematics
  13. Microbiology
  14. Operational Research
  15. Philosophy
  16. Plant Molecular Biology
  17. Political Science
  18. Psychology
  19. Sanskrit

Delhi University School of Open Learning (SOL)

 At present, SOL of Delhi University offers BA, BA (Hons), BCom (Hons) at the undergraduate (UG) level and M.Com. & Master of Arts under various disciplines at the postgraduate (PG) level. For admission to the Delhi University School of Open Learning, candidates can get application form-cum-prospectus either from the main North Campus centre or South Campus.

Below mentioned is a list of courses offered by DU school of open learning:

Name of course

In association with

Course Duration

Full course fee (Rs)

Medical Transcription

MT Forum 

6 months (+2 months of internship)


Soft Skills

Delhi University

2 months


For Interacitve Media - Web Design and Animation (Under UKIERI Program)

Edinburgh's Telford College, Scotland, UK 

6 months


3D Animation and Modeling (Under UKIERI Program)

6 months


Mass Communication


6 months


TV Journalism, Anchoring & Broadcast Production

3 months



2 months


Production & Film Making

6 months


Advertising, PR and Event Mgmt.

6 months


RJ and TV News Reading

RK Films and Media Academy

3 months


Theatre Acting and Presentation

2 months


2D Animation

6 months


3D Animation

6 months


Digital & Social Media Marketing

6 months


Graphics Designing & Advertising

6 months


Interior Designing

6 months


Fine Arts (FA)

6 months


Travel and Tourism

Bird Academy

4 months


Airfare and Ticketing

2 months


CRS (Computerised Reservation System)

1.5 months


Airport Mgmt.

2 months


Fashion Styling

Design Zone Academy

(Versatile Network Pvt Ltd)

6 months


Diploma in Drafting & pattern making (Manual & computerised)

3 months


Certificate Course in IAD Graphics

6 months


Travel Operations prog.

KUONI Academy

6 months


MICE Management (Meeting, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions)

6 months


Main hostels at North Campus of Delhi University are mentioned below:

  1. UG Hostel for Girls
  2. International Students House for Women
  3. North Eastern Students House for Women
  4. Ambedkar-Ganguly Students House for Women
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Hostel for Girls
  6. D S Kothari Hostel
  7. Mansarover Hostel
  8. Gwyer Hall
  9. International Student's House
  10. Dept. of Social Work Hostel
  11. Jubilee Hall
  12. Meghdoot Hostel
  13. PG Men's Hostel
  14. WUS University Hostel
  15. University Hostel for Women
  16. V K R V Rao Hostel
  17. Centre Inst. of Edu. Hostel

Main hostels at South Campus of Delhi University are given below:

  1. Saramati Hostel for Men
  2. Geetanjali Hostel for Women
  3. Aravalli P G Men’s Hostel

Reservation of seats in Delhi University

  • SC/ST reservation at DU: Candidates falling under the categories - scheduled caste (SC) or schedule tribes (ST) have a total 22.5% reserved seats for them in Delhi University colleges. Of these, 15 % seats are reserved for SCs and 7.5 % for STs.
  • OBC reservation at DU: Candidates belongs to the other backward classes (OBC) category get 27 % reserved seats, and a 10% relaxation on marks.
  • PwD: There is also a reservation of 3% seats for students with 40% disability.
  • Wards of Armed Force personnel: There are also reserved seats in Delhi University colleges for folks of armed forces, children/widows of officers, and para-military personnel.
  • Foreign students: 5% of all seats in various courses at Delhi University are reserved for students from foreign countries. These candidates are needed to apply directly to the Delhi University Foreign Students Advisor.
  • Sports quota/ECA Students: A max. of 5% of seats in courses are reserved for students under the sports/ECA quota at all DU colleges.
  • Kashmiri migrants: Students belong to this category get a 5% reservation, besides a relaxation of 10% in the last cut-off marks fixed for admission of students from the general category.
  • Minorities: There are some of the Delhi University colleges that provide 50% reservation seats for certain communities are Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa, SGTB Khalsa, Mata Sundri Devi College, Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, St Stephens College, and Jesus and Mary College.

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