DU Admission 2020 - The University of Delhi will begin the DU 2020 admission process in the last week of May with the release of application form at UG admission portal du.ac.in. The DU admission process 2020 for PG programmes and for St. Stephen's College will begin from the first week of June 2020. The online registration window for DU 2020 admissions will close by the fourth week of June. To begin with DU admission 2020, candidates have to visit the DU admissions portal at du.ac.in and get themselves registered. Note that, the process of admission to DU colleges involves several stages like registration, checking the courses/colleges cut off, course and college selection, document verification, approval for admission and admission fee payment. To know the complete process of DU admissions 2020, go through the article below.
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Total registered candidates
Registered candidates from General Category
Number of registered candidates from OBC
Registrations from SC Category
Registered candidates from ST category
Total registrations from EWS Category
Name of the University
University of Delhi
Mode of Admission
Merit and Entrance Based
Number of Seats
B.A, B.Com and B.Sc etc
Number of Colleges
Who can apply
Gen/OBC/SC/ST, Persons with Disabilities (PWD), Kashmiri Migrant (KM), Armed Forces (CW), Nominated Sikkimese Students and Ward Quota, Minority college applicants, Sports/Extracurricular activities (ECA) categories, women applicants from Delhi seeking admission in Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB)
Total DU registration
367895 applied (figures for 2019)
Total DU Paid Registrations
258388 paid (figures for 2019)
Admissions to University of Delhi are offered separately for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. While there’s no entrance test for UG programmes, except for 14 courses in all disciplines, PG programmes on the other hand are offered via entrance test. For DU PG admissions, NTA conducts DUET.
Know your admission chances in Delhi University's Science, Commerce & Arts Courses
It must be noted that Delhi University admission process for UG programmes is done based on the marks of the candidates in 12th or equivalent qualifying examination, except 14 UG courses. In other words, there’s no entrance test for admission to undergraduate programmes at the affiliated colleges of the University of Delhi. The entrance test for DU admissions 2020 is held only for 14 UG programmes. Delhi University admission process for UG programmes is common for all affiliated colleges, except for St. Stephen's College and Jesus and Mary College. For DU admission to most UG programmes, the 'Best of four' subject marks in the qualifying examination are considered for preparing the merit list and further offer the merit based admissions.
For Delhi University PG admission, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct DUET 2020 Examination. DU PG admissions are offered through entrance test mode and on the basis of merit also. Admission to 50% of the DU PG seats is offered through merit mode, while the remaining 50% post graduate seats at Delhi University are offered via entrance test – DUET.
The dates reflected in the tables below are the DU admission 2020 dates related to different events like registration, cut off lists, admission lists, etc. While inquiring about DU admissions, it’s important that candidates know the DU admission dates to stay updated about all the events and their schedule. Check all DU admission 2020 dates from the table below.
Online registration starts (For St. Stephen's College)
First week of June 2020
Online registration starts (UG Programmes)
Last week of May 2020
Online Registration starts (For PG Programmes)
Last date of online application submission (UG/ PG)
Last week of June 2020
St. Stephen's College first Cut Off
First cutoff list
Second cutoff list
First week of July 2020
Third cutoff list
Second week of July 2020
Fourth cutoff list
Third week of July 2020
Fifth cutoff list
Sixth cutoff list
Last week of July 2020
Seventh cutoff list
First week of August 2020
Eighth cutoff list
Last week of August 2020
University of Delhi admission process has different stages, which means that candidates need to undergo several stages to ensure their admission in the Delhi University colleges. University of Delhi admission for most of the DU undergraduate programmes takes place based on the merit of class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination, except 14 UG programmes admission to which happens through entrance test mode. Thus, DU admission 2020 via the merit based mode involves the following stages.
Check the college and course cut-offs
Select colleges and course
Verification of documents at colleges
Approval of admission by the college
Online payment of admission fee
While filling the DU admission form 2020, candidates must check in detail the eligibility criteria for DU admissions, avoiding that may result in the candidate loosing the candidature for admission (due to not meeting any of the prescribed DU eligibility criteria 2020. The University of Delhi prescribes DU 2020 eligibility criteria which contains requirements related to educational background, subjects studied, marks acquired in the qualifying examinations etc. The eligibility criteria of DU, for UG admissions, is common for all the affiliated colleges, except St. Stephen's and Jesus and Mary College. There is no minimum age criteria for DU UG admission. Candidates can know the Delhi University eligibility criteria for admissions to undergraduate programmes through the table below. Candidates can check DU 2020 eligibility for a few UG programmes from the tables below, while click on the link to check complete eligibility criteria for all the UG courses offered by the University of Delhi.
BA. (Hons.) English
An aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects.
The applicant must have studied and passed English in the qualifying exam and should include English for calculation of ‘Best Four’ percentage.
B.A. (Hons.) Hindi
Applicants securing 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in the subject concerned are also eligible for admission to the relevant Honours Course.
The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects. The applicant must have studied and passed Hindi in the qualifying exam and should include Hindi for calculation of ‘Best Four’ percentage.
Applicants who have passed the intermediate Examination of an Indian University/Board with at least 40% marks in the aggregate and also “Prabhakar in Hindi” shall be eligible for admission.
#B.A. (Hons.) Applied
Psychology/Geography/History/Political Science/Social Work/
Admission to B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology will be based on ‘Best Four’ percentage as in B.A. (Hons.) Psychology.
Admission to B.A. (Hons.) Social Work and B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy will be based on ‘Best Four’ percentage including one language and three academic/elective subjects.
#B.A. (Hons.) Economics
The applicants must have studied and passed Mathematics at the qualifying exam for admission to B.A. (Honours) in Economics.
The applicant must have studied and passed Mathematics/Business Mathematics at the qualifying examination for admission to B. Com. (Hons.).
Selection shall be made on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying examination including one language and three best subjects as per the following:
An aggregate of 45% or more in English/Hindi and combination of best three
among the following subjects: Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics and Business Studies/ Commerce.
Inclusion of any subject from List B other than mentioned above in the combination of best three will lead to a deduction of 1% per subject on the aggregate.
Inclusion of any subject other than those in Lists A and B in the combination of best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four.
An aggregate of 40% marks in the qualifying examination.
An aggregate of 40% or more in English/Hindi and combination of best three among the following subjects: Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics and Business Studies/Commerce.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science
Mathematics, one language and two other subjects listed as academic subjects Should have secured
a) 60% or more marks in Mathematics
b) 60% or more marks in aggregate of four subjects including Mathematics, one language and two other subjects listed as Academic Subjects.
The admission would be based on the aggregate of marks scored in class XII in best four academic subjects inclusive of one language, Mathematics and two out of Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science/ Informatics Practices.
The students from other streams, (with Mathematics in Class XII), will have a disadvantage of 2% in aggregate of required four subjects, i.e. Mathematics + one language + two academic subjects from those streams.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics / Statistics
50% marks in Mathematics and an aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry/ Physics/ Polymer Science
The overall percentage in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics should be 55% and one compulsory language should be 50%.
The overall percentage in 3 subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Geology/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Geography) should be 55% and one compulsory language should be 50%.
Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Geology/Biology/Biotechnology/Geography for each Honours Course.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Anthropology/ Biological Sciences/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Zoology
For Anthropology: 55% or more marks in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Practical & Theory together) and passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks.
For Biological Sciences/Botany/Microbiology/ Zoology: 55% or more marks in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology (Practical & Theory together) and passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks.
B.Sc.(Hons.) Home Science
At least 50% marks in the aggregate of any three of the following subjects: At least one subject: Physics/Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology/ and other Subjects from List B.
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DU admission forms or application process will begin online from the last week of May 2020 and will close by the fourth week of June for both UG and PG programmes. According to official data of 2019, as many as 367895 candidates registered for DU admissions, while only 258388 candidates paid the registration fee. This means that 1,09,507 candidates did not pay the registration fee or withdrew from DU admission process. For initiating the Delhi University admission process, candidates have to register themselves on DU admission portal online. Check the steps to fill the DU admission form below.
Step 1 - Registration: Registration is a one-time process and is the very first mandatory step. At this stage, their user name and password will be created which will further be used for all future login purposes.
Step 2 – Filling the application form: At this stage, candidates have to login using the log in details generated at the first stage and fill details. Details to be entered at this stage include personal, bank, academic details and also the "best of four" marks. The best of four calculation can be done using the online calculator provided by the university. Check the procedure to calculate the DU best of four below.
Step 3 - Uploading documents: The following documents have to be uploaded at this stage:
Passport size photograph of the applicant
Scanned signature of the applicant.
Self Attested Class X certificate/mark sheet containing Date of Birth.
Self-attested Class XII Marks Sheet OR a self-attested copy of the Marks Sheet downloaded from the respective Board’s website should be uploaded in case of result not declared.
Self-attested copy of the valid SC/ST/OBC/PWD/KM/CW certificate, if applicable.
Self-attested copies of Sports/ECA certificates, if applicable.
Step 4 – Now, in this stage, candidates have to pay the application fee. Check DU application fee details below.
St. Stephen's College
Apply here (Application window to be released)
Jesus and Mary College
Apply here (Applications window to be released)
The Delhi University admission fee can be remitted online through Debit cards/Credit cards/Net banking. Check DU application fee details from the table below, as per the different categories.
Registration fee for UR/OBC
Registration fee for SC/ST/PWD
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
Additional Registration fee for each Entrance-based course for SC/ST/PwD/EWS
The University of Delhi admits candidates for UG programmes across 90 participating colleges affiliated to it. Candidates can check the list of Delhi University colleges 2020 below to get an idea which all colleges they have admission opportunities for. The DU colleges 2020 have been divided as per the different campuses including North Campus, South Campus, West Campus, Dhaula Kuan Campus, East Campus and Central Campus.
Also, to get an idea about the admission chances at the DU 2020 colleges, DU college predictor is the tool. The tool lets the candidates know which college (s) they can get through. The predictor works on the previous years’ cut off data and trends and predicts results for the users about their admission chances in UG programmes in DU colleges. While using the DU 2020 college predictor, candidates have to enter their 'Best of Four' aggregate marks, 12th class stream and the special category. Check the list of some of the popular DU colleges below in the table.
Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College
Zakir Husain Delhi College
Sri Venketeswara College
Sri Aurobindo College
Shri Ram College of Commerce
Miranda House (W)
Lady Shri Ram College for Women (W)
Lady Irwin College (W)
Kirori Mal College
Gargi College (W)
Hans Raj College
Dyal Singh College
Daulat Ram College (W)
The admission process to the UG programmes at the participating colleges of DU uses the 'Best of Four' aggregate marks of the candidates
four subjects from the qualifying examination.
To calculate the best of four, the following subjects will be taken into account by the Delhi University:
One language (Core/Elective/Functional)
One subject (For which candidate wishes to apply)
Any two academic subjects
It must be noted that the best of four means the marks of those subjects (where the candidates have scored the highest out of the all subjects) will be included for offering admission to DU courses from the qualifying examination as per the subject options available in the list above. The subjects offered by the University of Delhi admission may differ from what they wish to apply for. However, the language subject will remain constant.
The formula to calculate the grade point average awarded in Cambridge School Certificate/ Malayalam / Overseas /African G.C.E./ Examination School Certificate Examination and / or 12th Grade Examination of American Embassy School, New Delhi along with the percentage of marks as are awarded in the Higher Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, for the purpose of admission to different programmes in the University of Delhi is given below. Candidates can check here the grade points as per the board of their qualifying examination.
Mean Resultant Percentage
Percentage Uniform Mark Range
Cambridge Grade As
90-100 (Midpoint 95)
80-89 (Midpoint 85)
80-100 (Midpoint 90)
70-79 (Midpoint 75)
60-69 (Midpoint 65)
50-59 (Midpoint 55)
40-49 (Midpoint 45)
Indian Equivalent Marks
The UG admissions at the University of Delhi takes place through 2 modes – merit based and entrance test mode. Most of the undergraduate admissions are through merit of 12th marks only, while a few courses offer admission via entrance test mode. Candidates can check the separate tables below for DU courses for merit based admission 2020 and entrance test based mode. The tables also carry the DU 2020 courses offered by the University of Delhi and affiliated colleges under different departments. So check DU courses or Delhi University programmes offered under different departments of the varsity below.
Faculty of Arts/ Social Sciences/ Applied Social Sciences & Humanities
Bachelor of Arts [Vocational Studies]
Bachelor of Arts [Hons.]
Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) Programme and Advanced Diploma Programme
Faculty of Arts
B.A. Programme, B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic, Bengali, English, French, German, Italian, Hindi, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Spanish, and Urdu
Faculty of Social Sciences
B.A. (Hons.) in Economics, Geography, History, Political Sciences, Social Work, and Sociology
Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities
B.A. (Hons.) in Hindi Patrakarita, Journalism, B.Voc. in Health Care Management, Retail Management & IT, Web Designing, Printing Technology, Banking Operations, Software Development, Advanced Diploma in TV Programme & News Production
Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce [Hons.]
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
Bachelor of Science – Mathematical Sciences
Bachelor of Science [Hons.] – Mathematics
Bachelor of Science [Hons.] – Statistics
Bachelor of Science [Hons.] – Computer Science
Faculty of Sciences/ Interdisciplinary and Applied Sciences
Bachelor of Science [Hons.] in Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Biological Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Electronics, Food Technology, Geology, Home Science, Instrumentation, Microbiology, Physics, Polymer Sciences, Zoology
For the following UG programmes, the University of Delhi conducts entrance examination. In other words, admission to the following 14 undergraduate programmes (all streams) will take place through entrance test. Rest of the UG programmes will be offered on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination or 12th.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Economics
Bachelor of Management Studies
Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)
Cluster Innovation Centre
Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Music and Fine Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hindustani Music- Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar/Sarod/Guitar/Violin/Santoor)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Carnatic Music- Vocal/Instrumental (Veena/ Violin)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Percussion Music (Tabla/Pakhawaj)
The University of Delhi is expected to release the DU 2020 cut off marks online from the last week of June. DU cut off 2020 will be released in the form of minimum percentage of marks required in the qualifying examination for DU admissions. This means that candidates have to either secure marks equal to DU cut off marks or more than that. DU 2020 cut off may be released in 8-10 rounds for admission to over 62,000 undergraduate programmes at the 90 participating colleges. DU cut off lists 2020 may continue to be released till the last week of August. Candidates can check below DU cut off as per the different categories and participating colleges.
Based on the previous years cutoff data of DU and the trends of the past few years, DU expected cut off for a few courses has been at the top DU colleges has been compiled here. Candidates can check their admission chances by checking the DU 2020 expected cut off marks here.
BA (Hons.) Economics
B.Sc (Hons.) Botany
B.Sc (Hons.) Statistics
B.Sc (Prog.) Physical Science with Electronics
B.A. (H) Economics
B.A. (H) Philosophy
B.Sc. (H) Chemistry
B.A. (H) English
B.A. (H) Hindi
B.A. (H) History
BA (Hons.) English
BA (Hons.) Sanskrit
BSc. Life Science
BSc. Physical Science (Chem)
Candidates can also check the actual DU cut off marks for the admission year 2019-20 below. The previous year DU cut off below has been mentioned according to the percentage of marks in their qualifying exam for admission in different participating institutes of University of Delhi. Check DU previous year cut off as per the different colleges and categories of candidates.
B.A. (H) Bengali
BA (Hons.) Hindi
BA (Hons.) History
BA (Hons.) Political Science
BSc. (H) Chemistry
BSc. (H) Mathematics
BSc. (H) Physics
BSc. Life Sciences
The cut off of Delhi University was released in 8 rounds in 2019, however, candidates can only check DU cut off marks here up to five admission rounds only. Check DU previous year cut off for 5 rounds as per the different colleges and categories of candidates.
DU First Cut off 2019
DU Second Cut off 2019
DU Third Cut off 2019
DU Fourth Cut off 2019
DU Fifth Cut off 2019
While planning admission to DU UG colleges, it’s important that aspirants now about the number of seats which each participating college is offering. Thus, for the sake of candidates, we have compiled the total number of UG seats offered by the DU participating colleges. The table below carries overall UG seats’ number which is inclusive of all the bachelor's programmes offered by it.
Acharya Narendra Dev College
Aditi Mahavidyalaya (W)
Bhagini Nivedita College (W)
Bharati College (W)
Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences
Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
College of Vocational Studies
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College
Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
Dyal Singh College (Evening)
Department of Germanic and Romance Studies
Indraprastha College for Women (W)
Institute of Home Economics (W)
Janki Devi Memorial College (W)
Jesus & Mary College (W)
Kalindi College (W)
Kamala Nehru College (W)
Lakshmibai College (W)
Maharaja Agrasen College
Maitreyi College (W)
Mata Sundri College for Women (W)
Motilal Nehru College
Motilal Nehru College (Evening)
P.G.D.A.V. College (Evening)
Ram Lal Anand College
Satyawati College (Evening)
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (Evening)
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women (W)
Shaheed Sukhdev College Business Studies
Shyam Lal College
Shyam Lal College (Evening)
Shyama Prasad Mukherji College For Women (W)
Sri Aurobindo College (Day)
Sri Aurobindo College (Evening)
Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College
Swami Shardhanand College
Vivekananda College (W)
Zakir Husain Delhi College (Evening)
Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
After checking the cut off marks, candidates will get an idea about the colleges where they have better chances for admission to the desired UG programmes. At the time of filling the DU admission form, candidates have to select the colleges/programmes in which they want to seek admission. After selecting the preffered colleges/courses, candidates have to take a printout of the admission form. Further, the admission form of DU has to brought to the allotted college. Based on the merit and courses/colleges selected, DU allotment will be made. Candidates have to carry the hard copy of the submitted admission form of DU along with the documents for verification. The physical presence of the candidates along with the documents is needed as per the schedule and dates mentioned on the DU admission portal – du.ac.in. Post the DU document verification, candidates have to pay the admission fee at du.ac.in which is the last stage for DU admission. Check the documents prequired for DU admission below.
Class X Examination Certificate
Class X Mark-Sheet
Class XII Mark-Sheet
Class XII Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate
SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of the Applicant) issued by the competent authority
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of the Applicant) as in the central list
Transfer Certificate from school/college as well as Migration Certificate from Board / University are required from those students who have passed the senior secondary exam from outside Delhi
Two passport size self-attested photographs.
While it’s important to know the Delhi University cut off marks for admission, it’s equally important to know the reservation criteria or rules to know seats offered through DU colleges for the academic year 2020-21. Thus, aspirants can check below the percentage of seats for various categories offered through DU admission.
Percentage of seats reserved in each course
Other Backward Classes
Persons with Disabilities
Sports/ ECA quota
Wards/ Widows of War Army Officers
No, there’s no offline admission form/method. You have to apply only through the centralised DU online admission portal - admission.du.ac.in.
Yes, you can apply for multiple courses. However, you need to choose all those desired courses while filling DU admission form 2020.
Yes, the application portal for DU undergraduate courses is same for merit based and entrance based admissions.
No, the admissions are not based on first come first serve policy. Candidates will be considered for admission based on the eligibility criteria, filled in online registration form and the cut off marks for a particular course in a particular college.
Yes, you are eligible for admission in the University of Delhi, but only if the result of your compartment exam is declared before the admission process is completed and seats are available. You have to update the online registration form by filling your latest marks within the time the registration portal is open.
You can fill in the online form using the “Awaited” option for “Result Status” if you have submitted your marks for re-evaluation or if you have appeared again for the paper (s) that you have not passed in. Once your updated marks are in, you have to update it on the DU registration portal. However, your registration form will be valid only if you update your marks within the admission period, meet the eligibility and cut off marks.
Yes, but not all college has hostel facility. Only a few DU colleges offer hostel facilities to the students.
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see some of the subjects of undergraduate courses in du is entrance based, and some of the subjects ug admission is done on merit based. for admission in B.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science admission is merit based, so shortlisting of candidates is done by 10+2 course marks basis. however there is no official notifications till now for any new information. the application process will starts from 4th week of may, 2020 tentatively.
Delhi University offers Bachelor’s in Management Studies (BMS) instead of BBA program. BMS is a 3-year undergraduate degree which will allow you to gain knowledge of business practices and processes, and acquire knowledge of global business issues.
Mathematics is mandatory subject to pursue BMS program from Delhi University.
So if you do not have Mathematics in class 12th, you are not be eligible to write DU JAT examination.
However, if you wish to pursue a management related course at your under graduation level then you can look at other institutes that offer BBA program. I am listing the names of few colleges. Please note these are not an exhaustive list:
You can get through these colleges by clearing the following entrance :
The entrance exams will asses your General knowledge, Numerical Ability , Reasoning, English etc
There are various private colleges as well from where you can pursue BBA such as SP Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai, GD Goenka University, Gurgaon, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, Bennett University, etc.
Going by the past trends, the cutoff for DBE was 90 percentile in 2015 and 2016 and it can raise till upto 93 percentile. The exact cutoff would be declared on their website once the CAT results are out. Although with your score and expected percentile if 93- 95, you can easily get a call from them.
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