DU Eligibility Criteria 2019
Parul Thapa, 18 Jun 2019, #DU

DU Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Delhi University has released the DU 2019 eligibility criteria for the B.A, B.Com and B.Sc programmes offered along with the DU admission notification on May 30, 2019. The eligibility criteria of University of Delhi 2019 is the minimum criteria required to be followed by candidates to seek admission to the colleges affiliated to the University of Delhi. Candidates interested to apply for the different programmes offered but make sure to check the DU Eligibility criteria before filling out the Delhi University admission form 2019. The minimum eligibility criteria of DU 2019 requires candidates to have completed their class 12th qualifying examination with minimum marks as per the subjects they wish to apply for. Read more to check the eligibility criteria for the different programmes.

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DU Eligibility Criteria 2019 Basic Requirements

Candidates can check here the basic eligibility criteria of DU 2019 to be followed to apply for DU 2019 admission.

  • The qualifying examination to apply for DU admissions to the undergraduate programmes offered is Class 12 board examination.

  • Candidates who wish to apply for the B.A, B.Com and B.Sc programmes offered by the university must complete their qualifying Class 12 examination with minimum marks as specified for each programme offered.

  • The minimum marks for candidates belonging to the various reserved categories will be specified for the individual programmes.

  • There is no age limit to apply for undergraduate programmes.

DU Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Merit Based Programmes

The admission through merit-based criteria needs the candidates to calculate their 'Best of four' aggregate marks to be eligible for DU 2019 admission. To know about what college the candidates will get, they can use the DU college predictor introduced by Careers360 which can help the candidates in predicting what DU college they can get admission in by their 'Best of four' aggregate marks and previous year's cut off trend.

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DU 2019 Eligibility Criteria - Arts/Social Science

Courses/Programmes

Additional Eligibility Criteria

Combination of Subjects for ‘Best of Four’

B.A. (Hons.) English

55% or more marks in English

1. An aggregate of 55% marks or more in English and combination of three best other subjects from among the following: any language subjects (core/elective) from List A, Economics, Geography, History, Legal Studies, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.


2. Inclusion of any other subject from List B in the combination of the best three will lead to a deduction of 1% per subject on the aggregate, with a maximum net deduction of 2%.


3. Inclusion of any subject other than those in List A and List B in the combination of the best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject in the aggregate of the Best Four

B.A. (Hons.) Hindi

55% or more marks in Hindi

1. An aggregate of 50% or more marks in Hindi core/ elective and combination of best three other subjects from List A and List B.


2. Inclusion of any subject other than those in List A and List B in the combination of the best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject in the aggregate of the Best Four.

B.A. (Hons.) Bengali / Punjabi / Sanskrit / Urdu

40% or more marks in Class X or Class XII in the respective subject in which admission is sought.

1. An aggregate of 45% or more marks in either English or any Indian language from List A and combination of best three other subjects from List A and List B.


2. Inclusion of any subject(s) other than those given in List A and List B in the ―best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four.

B. A. (Hons.) Arabic/ Persian

40% or more marks in Class X or Class XII in Arabic / Persian / Urdu

1. An aggregate of 45% or more marks in either English or any Indian language from List A and a combination of the best three other subjects from Lists A and B.


2. Inclusion of any subject(s) other than those given in Lists A and B in the ―best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four

B.A. (Hons.) French/ German/ Italian/ Spanish


1. An aggregate of 45% marks or more in one language from List A and a combination of the best three other subjects from Lists A and B.


2. Inclusion of any subject(s) other than given in Lists A and B in the ―best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject in the aggregate of the Best of Four.

B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology/ Geography/ History/ Political Science/ Social Work/ Sociology/ Philosophy/ Psychology


1. An aggregate of 55% marks or more in either English or any one of scheduled languages from List A1, and a combination of best three other subjects from elective subjects of Lists A and B.


2. Out of the best three, chosen above, one must be the concerned subject in which admission is sought, failing which a deduction of 1% will be imposed on the aggregate of the Best Four. However, this deduction will not be applicable for admission in Philosophy (Hons).


3. Inclusion of any subject other than those given in Lists A and B in the ―best three‖ will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four.

B.A. (Hons.) Economics

Applicants must have passed in Mathematics in the qualifying examination

1. An aggregate of 60% marks or more in one Language from List A1, a combination of other best three elective subjects from Lists A and B.


2. Out of the best two chosen above, non-inclusion of Economics will lead to a deduction of 1% on the aggregate of the Best Four.


3. Inclusion of any subject other than those given in Lists A and B in the ―best two will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four.


DU 2019 Eligibility Criteria - Commerce & Business Studies


Course

Additional Eligibility Criteria

Combination of Subjects for ‘Best of Four’

B.Com. (Hons.)

50% or more marks in Mathematics/Business Mathematics

1. An aggregate of 60% or more in English/Hindi and combination of best three among the following subjects: Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics and Business Studies/ Commerce.


2. Inclusion of any subject other than mentioned above from List B in the combination of best three will lead to a deduction of 1% per subject on the aggregate, with a maximum net deduction of 2%.


3. Inclusion of any subject other than List B in the combination of the best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four.

B.Com.


1. An aggregate of 60% or more in English/Hindi and combination of best three among the following subjects: Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics and Business Studies/ Commerce.


2. Inclusion of any subject other than mentioned above from List B in the combination of best three will lead to a deduction of 1% per subject on the aggregate, with a maximum net deduction of 2%.


3. Inclusion of any subject other than List B in the combination of the best three will lead to a deduction of 2.5% per subject on the aggregate of the Best Four.

DU Eligibility Criteria 2019 - For Science Programmes

Course

Additional Eligibility Criteria

Combination of Subjects for ‘Best of Four’

B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science

60% or more marks in Mathematics

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in English, Mathematics and best of the two subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science/Informatics Practices

OR

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in English, Mathematics and two subjects (other than Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science/Informatics Practices) from List B with a deduction of 1% per subject in the aggregate

B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics / Statistics

60% or more marks in Mathematics

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in one language from List A1, Mathematics and any two subjects from List B.

B.Sc. Mathematical Sciences

60% or more marks in Mathematics

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in one language from List A1, Mathematics and any two subjects from List B.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Anthropology/ Biological Sciences/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Zoology

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry/ Physics/ Polymer Science

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Electronics/ Instrumentation

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer Science.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and any one among the following subjects: Mathematics, Geology, Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology, Geography.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Mathematics.


An Advantage of 2% in aggregate for applicants passing with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Chemistry, Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology and Mathematics/Physics.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biomedical Science

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 60% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology.


An advantage of 2% in aggregate for applicants with 60% or more marks in Mathematics.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science

50% or more marks in English

An aggregate of 50% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology.

OR

Combination of at least one subject from above with a maximum of two subjects from the following: Mathematics/ Informatics Practices, Economics, Home Science, Computer Science, Web Designing, Psychology and Sociology.

DU Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Grade Conversion into Percentage

Those candidates who receive their results in the form of grades can check here the grades and their corresponding percentages. The grade conversion table given here will help in deriving the eligibility for specific subjects.

DU 2019 Eligibility Criteria - Grade conversion

Grade

Minimum Percentage

Grade

Mean Resultant Percentage

1

90

A

90

2

75

B

75

3

66

C

60

4

61

D

40

5

57

E

30

6

51

F

Fail

7

47



8

40



9

Fail



DU Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Cambridge Grade to Marks scheme

Grade

Percentage Uniform Mark Range

Cambridge Grade As

Percentage Uniform Mark Range

*A

90-100 (Midpoint 95)

95

95

A

80-89 (Midpoint 85)

a

80-100 (Midpoint 90)

B

70-79 (Midpoint 75)

b

70-79 (Midpoint 75)

C

60-69 (Midpoint 65)

c

60-69 (Midpoint 65)

D

50-59 (Midpoint 55)

d

50-59 (Midpoint 55)

E

40-49 (Midpoint 45)

e

40-49 (Midpoint 45)

DU 2019 Eligibility Criteria - IB Grade to Marks scheme

Grade

Indian Equivalent Marks

7

96-100

Midpoint 98

6

83-95

Midpoint 89

5

70-82

Midpoint 76

4

56-69

Midpoint 62.5

3

41-55

Midpoint 48

2

21-40

Midpoint 30.5

1

1-20

Midpoint 10.5

Delhi University has started the admission process from May 30, 2019. Interested candidates must fill and submit the application form after checking the eligibility specified for the different programmes. The last date to submit the application form online is now June 22, 2019. Earlier it was June 14, 2019 for UG programmes. While filling the DU application form candidates are advised to enter the details correctly as there will be no provision provided by the university to make any corrections.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - DU Eligibility Criteria 2019

Question: Is it necessary for candidates to fulfil the eligibility criteria?

Answer:

Yes, if the eligibility prescribed is not fulfilled the applications will not be considered

Question: What is the qualifying examination to apply for DU

Answer:

Candidates applying for the Undergraduate programmes must have completed the Class 12 board exam from a recognized board

Question: Is there a provision to convert the Grades into percentages?

Answer:

Yes, candidates who get their scores in the form of grades can convert them into a percentage using the table given.

Question: Is there specific eligibility for the different programmes?

Answer:

Yes, each subject has a particular set of eligibility which includes subjects chosen in the qualifying examination and the minimum marks which has to be met with by the applying candidate. 

Question: What is the DU eligibility criteria 2019?

Answer:

The eligibility criteria of DU 2019 includes the required marks/degree that a candidate needs to possess/have acquired in order to be eligible for the DU admission 2019.

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