DU Admission 2018: FAQs

DU Admission 2018 FAQs - The University of Delhi has announced DU Application Form 2018 as an admission-cum-online registration form for DU 2018 admission on May 15, 2018. Amita Sharma, a DU aspirant feels it difficult to fill the online application form of Delhi University 2018 as she has a number of queries about the DU Admission Process including application forms, submission of admission fees and necessary documents that are needed to be uploaded during the application process. Not only Shraddha but there are several other DU aspirants out there facing similar issues. With an objective to help DU aspirants in filling the application form and complete the admission process, Careers360 brings you ‘DU Admissions 2018: FAQs’ enlisting a variety of questions regarding the admission process and their answers.

DU Admissions FAQs answers the frequently asked questions by applicants of Delhi University and ensures that there is no stone unturned regarding the clarity over DU admission process.


The DU admission process is completely online, including the payment of admission fee.


Read below the FAQs on DU 2018 

Ques 1. Do I need to fill up the DU application form in offline mode besides registering online for DU 2018 admissions?
Ans: Delhi University has announced DU 2018 online application form. Candidates need not fill any offline form. Moreover, you can find here how to fill DU application form 2018.

Ques 2. Where are the open days held for DU Admission 2018?
Delhi University is conducting Open days for DU 2018 admission between May 21 and May 28, 2018, at Conference Centre, Delhi University, North Campus.


Ques 3. How can I apply through ECA or Sports Quota?
Ans: Candidates need to fill an additional online application for DU Admissions 2018 if applying through ECA and Sports quota.


Ques 4. I have provided incorrect information while filling up the online registration form and also paid the online registration fees. What shall I do?
Ans: After payment of the online registration fee, corrections, additions, deletions etc. in any manner shall not be allowed in the DU 2018 application form. The candidates are, therefore, advised to fill their forms carefully. An incorrect form will be summarily rejected. However, an applicant can start afresh by registering online again using new registration id and password and applicant will need to submit online registration fee again.


Ques 5. Can I apply for multiple courses in an online form?
Ans: Yes, candidates can apply in multiple courses for DU 2018 admission through a single online application form of Delhi University.


Ques 6. Is it important to have caste or tribe certificate in the name of a candidate?
Ans:  Yes, if the candidate is applying under any reserved category (SC/ST/OBC/PH) then, he/she must upload the scanned copy of Caste/Tribe/PwD certificate. The certificate must be signed by any competent authority and the scanned copy should be self-attested. Moreover, the certificates should be in the name of a candidate. The OBC certificate must also specify that candidates belong to the non-creamy layer (NCL) and caste is listed in the Central Government list.


Ques 7. My result is yet to be declared, can I still submit online registration form?
Ans: Yes, candidates can submit online DU application form by choosing the appropriate circle of ‘result awaited’ under result section, however, they have to fulfil the minimum eligibility conditions and meet the cut off list of that course/college during the stipulated period.


Ques 8. I belong to ST category and live in Manipur. How can I apply for undergraduate courses in your University?
Ans: You can apply through the online mode from your place itself. You only have to visit the college for getting the documents verified during admission process of DU; else the admission process is completely online, this year.


Ques 9. Can an applicant for an undergraduate Honours Course be considered for admission in the non-Honours Programme in the same college or not?
Ans: Applicants can apply for all programmes/courses in which he or she intends to apply for admission, however, the admission will be offered only at par merit and upon fulfilment of eligibility conditions and meeting the cutoff marks.


Ques 10. During the online payment, the amount has been deducted from my account but I am still seeing the status 'pending' on UG admission portal.
Ans: Sometimes it takes time for the amount to be transferred to the University account (i.e. realization of fee payment) hence you need to be patient for the time being. If your payment is not realized for more than two days then you may send an email to technical query mail-desk mentioning all the details of the transaction. Resolution of the queries of this nature will be taken up after the closing date of an online registration period.


Ques 11. Once DU Cutoffs are declared, will the admission be offered on a first come, first serve basis?
Ans: Delhi University doesn’t offer admission in its colleges on the first come–first serve policy. The DU admissions 2018 are offered only at par merit secured by applicants.


Ques 12. I have studied both commerce and accounts in my class XII. Which subject will I have to choose for my ‘best of four’?
Ans: You can choose both the subjects in your ‘Best of Four’ subjects. Candidates can also find here how to calculate best of four subjects’ marks.


Ques 13. I am a science student. Can I apply for Bachelor with honours in Arts/Humanities subjects?
Ans: You can apply for Bachelor with Honours in Arts/Humanities subjects provided you fulfil specific eligibility conditions for the programme and meet the requisite cut off.


Ques 14. Will there be any disadvantage for gap year candidates?
Ans: No, there won’t be any disadvantage for gap year students; however, they need to upload the necessary documents while applying for DU admission 2018.


Ques 15. Once I have taken admission in a particular subject, can I change my subject during the course of study or after completing first year?
Ans: No, once you are admitted in a particular subject, you can change your subject only before the last date of DU admissions 2018, provided seats are available and you meet the requisite cut off.


Ques 16. I have appeared in class 12th exam but failed to clear Mathematics. Then, I appeared in the compartment exam and cleared it. Now, I have two marks sheets, can I get admission?
Ans: Yes, candidates can get admission in Delhi University and will not be at any disadvantage, provided that the result of compartment exam is declared before the DU admission process is completed.


Ques 17. I did not have Mathematics in class 12th. Can I opt for Economics (H) or B. Com (H)?
Ans: No, candidates can’t opt for Economics (H) or B.Com (H) without having Mathematics at Class 12th.


Ques 18. Is a candidate required to be present in-person on the day of admission?
Ans: Yes, the applicant must be present on the day of admission in the college along with the desired documents to get the same verified.


Ques 19. Can I take admission in two different/same courses in different colleges after the declaration of a cutoff?
Ans: No, candidates cannot take admission simultaneously in two different courses or same courses in different colleges. In case a candidate has taken admission at two places, the admission will be cancelled from both the colleges/courses.


Ques 20. I have appeared in class XII exam from CBSE Delhi. Will I get an advantage of being from Delhi?
Ans: No, there is no advantage for having studied in Delhi.


Ques 21. I have completed my class XII from NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling). Can I get admission in regular college?
Ans: Yes, candidates can get admission in regular course, provided they have applied in the course/college and meet the cut-off criterion for the same.


Ques 22. I have just passed class XII from outside Delhi with science subjects. Can I apply in Delhi University through the online application form of DU admissions 2018? I am also interested in applying at St. Stephens and Jesus Mary Colleges.
Ans: Yes, you can apply for undergraduate courses through the online DU application form as per the schedule. The online application form of DU 2018 is applicable for all courses and colleges where the admission is not based on the entrance examination.


Ques 23. Can I fill online registration form even if I have a compartment in class XII?
Ans: Yes, you can fill online registration form even if you have a compartment in class XII. You will get admission only if you fulfil the minimum eligibility condition and meet DU 2018 cutoff list of the course/college during the stipulated period.


Ques 24. Can I enroll myself in a certificate language course along with my regular graduation course?
Ans: Yes, many colleges offer part-time certificate courses in office management, foreign languages etc. However, it is advisable not to enroll yourself for any of these during the 1st year. In the first year, candidates need to understand how the regular course works and then can plan your certificate course accordingly.

Ques 25. I was admitted under Sports Quota last year but could not clear the first year. Can I apply afresh and also change my course?
Ans: You can clear your first year as an ex-student if your internal assessment is complete (including attendance). In case you have not completed the above-said condition, then you must apply afresh.


The University of Delhi offers admissions to over 54,000 seats in various undergraduate programmes under 16 faculties and 86 departments of 83 colleges spread over Delhi.

First Published On : 08 Jun 2016 01:09 PM IST

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