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DU Eligibility Criteria 2024: Minimum Marks, Qualifications, Age Limit

DU Eligibility Criteria 2024: Minimum Marks, Qualifications, Age Limit

Edited By Anurag Reddy | Updated on Apr 19, 2024 03:14 PM IST | #DU Admission
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DU Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Candidates applying for admissions to their desired programme in Delhi University are advised to go through the DU 2024 eligibility criteria before submitting the application form. Delhi University offers admissions for various UG programmes based on the marks obtained in the entrance exams.

DU Eligibility Criteria 2024: Minimum Marks, Qualifications, Age Limit
DU Eligibility Criteria 2024: Minimum Marks, Qualifications, Age Limit

Candidates must meet the minimum requirements required for admission of the candidates to get admitted in Delhi University. The DU eligibility criteria varies depending on the programme opted by the students. Delhi University offers admissions for UG programmes based on the CUET exam. Students can find the course wise eligibility criteria of DU for various programmes given below. Read more to know about the DU eligibility criteria 2024.

DU Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Basic Requirements

Candidates can check the basic requirements included in the DU 2024 eligibility criteria given below

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 from any recognised board.

  • Candidates applying for B.A., B.Com and B.Sc must qualify in Class 12th with the minimum marks required for each programme.

  • Point to be noted that DU eligibility criteria 2024 varies depending on the candidate’s category.

  • There is no age limit for UG programmes offered by the university.

DU 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the DU 2024 eligibility criteria of Arts, Commerce and Science stream in the table given below.

DU Eligibility Criteria for Arts Streams

Courses/Programmes

Domain/General/Optional Languages mapped to the programme

Combination of Subjects for ‘Best of Four’

B.A. (Program)

Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Any one from Section I+ Any one from Section II + Section III

Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 OR Combination II: Any one language from List A + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 + SECTION III of CUET (General Test) Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Note: As the weightage of the CUET Sections is not the same, appropriate proration will be done.


B.A. (Hons.) French

French + Any three from Section II OR Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II

Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: French from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 OR Combination II: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Candidates who opted for Combination II for admission will be considered only if seats remain vacant after considering all the candidates who opted for Combination I

B.A.(Hons.) History



B.A.(Hons.) Psychology


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


B. A. (Hons.) Journalism

English + Any three from Section II / Section III

Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: English from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 OR Combination II: English from List A + SECTION III of CUET (General Test) Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects.

B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.


B.A. (Hons.) English

English+ Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: English from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects

B.A. (Hons.) History

Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.


B.A. (Hons) in Hindustani Music – Percussion (Tabla/ Pakhawaj)


Any one from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


"Candidates must appear in both CUET and Performance-based test. Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Any one Language from List A + Performing Arts from List B2 + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1 OR Combination II: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 And Performance-Based Test Merit will be calculated by considering the ‘Combined CUET score (50% weightage) and Performance-based test score (50% weightage)’ CUET score will be the best score obtained from any one of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects."


B.A. (Vocational Studies)


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Any one from Section I+ Any one from Section II + Section III


"Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2. OR Combination II: Any one Language from List A + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 + SECTION III of CUET (General Test) Merit will be based on the best CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Note: As the weightage of the CUET Sections is not the same, appropriate proration will be done."


B.A.(Hons.) Social Work


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.


B.A.(Hons.) Geography


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


B.A.(Hons.) Philosophy


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.


B.A.(Hons.) Geography


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


B.A.(Hons.) Sociology


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.


B.A.(Hons.) Applied Psychology


Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.


B.A.(Hons.) Economics


Any one from Section I + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one Language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


DU Eligibility Criteria for Commerce Stream

Course

Domain/General/Optional Languages mapped to the programme

Combination of Subjects for ‘Best of Four’

B.Com. (Hons.)

Any one from Section I + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Accountancy/Book Keeping + Any two from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Any one Language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which at least one should be from List B1 OR Combination II: Any one Language from List A + Accountancy/Book Keeping + Any two subjects out of which at least one should be from List B1 Merit will be based on the best CUET scores obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects.


B.Com.

Any one from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Any one from Section I+ Any one from Section II + Section III


Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Any one Language from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 OR Combination II: Any one Language from List A + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 + SECTION III of CUET (General Test) Merit will be based on the best CUET scores obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Note: As the weightage of the CUET Sections is not the same, appropriate proration will be done.


DU Eligibility Criteria for Science Stream

Course

Domain/General/Optional Languages mapped to the programme

Combination of Subjects for ‘Best of Four’

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics


Any one from Section I + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


B.Sc. (Prog.) Mathematical Science


Any one from Section I +Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Studies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science


Any one from Section I + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two from Section II


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects."


B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry OR Combination II: Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Merit will be based on the best CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Statistics


Any one from Section I + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two from Section II


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Any one language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1 Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination.


B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET.


B.Sc. (Hons.) Biological Sciences


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Studies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Prog.) Life Science


Physics+Chemsitry+ Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Chemistry + Physics + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET.


B.Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Computer Science/ Informatics Practices


Physics+Mathematics/Applied Mathematics+Chemistry/ Computer Science/Informatics Practices, Any one Language


Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I : Physics + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Chemistry OR Combination II : Physics + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Computer Science/Informatics Practices Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET.


B. Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Chemistry


Physics+Mathematics/Applied Mathematics+Chemistry, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Chemistry Merit will be based on the CUET score obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Anthropology


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language from List A in CUET.


B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Studies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Mathematics/Applied Mathematics,Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry + Physics OR Combination II: Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Merit will be based on the best CUET scores obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Polymer Science


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination: Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Electronics


Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science/Informatics Practices, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Physics + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Chemistry OR Combination II: Physics + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Computer Science/Informatics Practices Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry OR Combination II: Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Geography, Any one Language


"Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics OR Combination II: Physics + Chemistry + Geography/Geology OR Combination III: Physics + Chemistry + Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry Merit will be based on the best CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. "


B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science


Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, Physics/ Chemistry, Any one from Section II,Any one Language


Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations: Combination I: Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry + Physics + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 OR Combination II: Biology/BiologicalStudies/Biotechnology/Biochemistry + Chemistry + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2 Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained in any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET.


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DU Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Grade Conversion into Percentage

If the qualifying examinations result is released in the form of grades, candidates can go through the table given below to check the grades and their corresponding percentage. It will help candidates in deriving the DU 2024 eligibility criteria of certain subjects.

DU 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 2024 - 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 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

DU 2024 Eligibility Criteria - Important Points

  • Candidates are advised to check the DU 2024 eligibility criteria before filling up the application form.

  • The DU application form will only be made available in online mode.

  • The process of conversion of the grades varies for all the boards. Thus, candidates have to check the minimum marks eligibility specified for all the programmes before applying for admission.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the criteria for DU admission 2024?

Candidates applying for DU 2024 admissions should complete Class 12 with a minimum of 55% from any recognised board.

2. What is the minimum eligibility for DU?

Students should qualify in Class 12 and score the minimum marks required to qualify in the CUET exam to meet the minimum eligibility criteria of Delhi University.

3. What is the admission test for DU 2024?

Candidates applying for admissions in Delhi University must qualify in the CUET 2024 exam to get admitted in Delhi University.

4. What is the entrance exam for DU B.Sc 2024?

To get admitted for the DU B.Sc 2024 programme, students must appear and qualify in the CUET exam 2024.

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