DU Eligibility Criteria 2018

DU Eligibility Criteria

DU Eligibility Criteria 2018:
The University of Delhi (DU) will release the DU application form and Eligibility Criteria of DU 2018 on May 15, 2018. Candidates seeking admissions in undergraduate programmes offered by Delhi University are advised to check DU 2018 eligibility criteria. DU Eligibility Criteria 2018-19 is the minimum marks required to qualify for the application procedure. Candidates should have passed the class XII board examination obtaining minimum marks as specified for each of the programmes. Gap year(s) would not be a bar for purposes of admission to the UG programmes. DU eligibility criteria 2018 varies from each programme/course. The Eligibility criteria of DU 2018 will be released for admission to around 54000 seats offered by various faculties, departments and constituent colleges of Delhi University. Read the full article below to know more about DU Eligibility Criteria 2018 like methods of grade conversion, qualifying examinations, age requirements, minimum percentage required for each programme, etc.

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What is DU 2018 Eligibility Criteria?

The eligibility criteria of DU 2018 includes the requirements for admission process. If the candidates do not meet these requirements, their DU application form 2018 will not be considered. These requirements include educational qualification, age requirement, etc. Candidates must keep in mind that the DU 2018 eligibility criteria are different for each undergraduate programme/course offered by Delhi University. The candidates’ eligibility is verified by supporting documents related to academic qualification and age proof certificate at the time of DU 2018 Admission.

 

DU Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Grade Conversion

Grade Conversion into Percentage

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

 

 

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

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 (Midpoint90)

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)

* Wherever G.C.E. Certificate indicates the grades; it will be treated at par with the grades of Indian School Certificate Examination for purposes of Admission requirements.

* The Applicants seeking admission to an Honours Programme must have passed the subject at an Advanced level. For Geology and Anthropology Honours Programmes, the applicant must have passed one Science subject at an Advanced level out of Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Biology. The Applicant seeking admission to Honours Programme in Physics / Chemistry must have passed: Mathematics and Additional Mathematics at Ordinary level and at least one subject at Advanced Level out of (1) Pure Mathematics (2) Applied Mathematics (3) Mathematics (Pure and Applied) and (4) further, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics at Ordinary Level and one subject at advanced level.

 

DU 2018 Eligibility Criteria - Requirements for Admission

1)      Qualifying Examinations

  • Qualifying examination for DU admission 2018 to the first year of undergraduate programmes offered by the University of Delhi is the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (Class XII) of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any equivalent examination.

  • Applicants seeking admission to the programmes offered by the University should have passed the qualifying examination scoring minimum marks as specified for each of the programmes/ courses.

  • For some Boards which issue consolidated mark sheets containing marks of both 11th and 12th class, the merit of such applicants shall be determined according to such consolidated mark sheet.

2)      Age Requirement: There is no minimum age bar for admission to the undergraduate programmes in the University and its colleges except in the programmes where the respective regulatory bodies, such as Medical Council of India (MCI), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Bar Council of India (BCI), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Dental Council of India (DCI), etc. have prescribed the minimum age requirement in their regulations.

Gap year(s) would not be a bar for purposes of admission to the undergraduate programmes.

 

DU Eligibility Criteria 2018

Th eligibility criteria of DU 2018 for various programmes/ courses offered by Delhi University are listed below:

B.A. Programmes

Programme

Minimum Percentage Required

Specific Requirements

B.A.

B.A. (Vocational Studies)

An aggregate of 40% marks in the qualifying examination

The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects

B.A. (Hons.) Except in Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Sanskrit, Persian, Punjabi & Urdu

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

B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic, Hindi, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Bengali

An aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination. Applicants securing 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in the subject concerned are also eligible for admission to the relevant Honours Programme

The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects.

Applicants who have passed the Intermediate Examination of an Indian University/Board with at least 40% marks in the aggregate and also one of the following examinations given below on the left shall be eligible for admission to the respective subject of the Honours Course given below: Maulvi Fazil in Arabic Prabhakar in Hindi Munshi Fazil in Persian Gyani in Punjabi Abid Fazil in Urdu Shastri in Sanskrit

B.A. (Hons.) in French, German, Italian, and Spanish

45% in the aggregate, in the qualifying examination

The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects

For admission to an undergraduate programme, where a particular subject or a group of subjects is required for admission, the applicants must have passed in the subject/each of the subjects concerned individually.

 

B. Com Programmes

Programme

Minimum Percentage Required

Mandatory Requirement of Subjects Studied and Passed

Basis of Selection

B.Com. (Hons.)

An aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination

Mathematics/ Business Mathematics

Selection shall be made on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying examination including one language and three best subjects

B. Com

An aggregate of 40% marks in the qualifying examination

 

Selection shall be made on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying examination including one language and three best subjects

All subjects to be included in the calculation of ‘Best Four’ must have at least 70% theory component of the examination. In case the subject to be considered does not have at least 70% theory component, then the marks obtained in theory and practical shall be converted to 70% and 30% respectively, on pro rata basis. The marks so arrived at will then be considered for calculation of ‘Best Four’.

 

B. Sc. Programmes

Programme

Minimum Percentage Required

Mandatory Requirement of Subjects Studied and Passed

Basis of Selection

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

Selection will be made on the basis of best four academic subjects including one language, Mathematics and two subjects out of Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science / Informatics Practices. The students of other streams: one Language, Mathematics with two Academic Subjects with a deduction of 2%.

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics, Statistics

50% marks in Mathematics and an aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination

The Merit shall be determined on the basis of one language, Mathematics and two best elective /academic subjects

B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Anthropology

Physics, Chemistry & Biology/ Biotechnology For Anthropology - Physics, Chemistry and Biology

55% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks.

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects for each Honours Course

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biological Science

Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology

55% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks.

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects for each Honours Course

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Instrumentation, Polymer

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

The overall percentage in 3 subjects in relevant column 3 should be 55% and one compulsory language should be 50%

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects for each Honours Course

B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Geology/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Geography

The overall percentage in 3 subjects should be 55% and one compulsory language should be 50%

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects for each Honours Course

B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology/Biotechnology

55% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and 50% in English as a compulsory language

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 science subjects, PCM or PCB/Biotechnology. Applicants who have studied both Mathematics and Biology, i.e., PCMB at qualifying exam will be given 3% relaxation

B.Sc. (Hons.) Bio-Chemistry

Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and Physics/Mathematics, i.e. PCB or CBM

55% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and passing in one compulsory language (i.e. English).

OR

55% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and 50% in one compulsory language

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science

B.Sc. (Mathematical Sciences)

The Merit shall be determined on the basis of one language, Mathematics and two best elective/academic subjects

B.Sc. in Physical Science/Applied Physical Science(s)

Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics

45% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and passing in one compulsory language (i.e. English).

OR

45% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and 40% in one compulsory language

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects

B.Sc. Life Sciences/App lied Life Science(s)

Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology

45% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and passing in one compulsory language (i.e. English).

OR

45% or more marks in the aggregate of 3 subjects and 40% in one compulsory language

Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects

B.Sc. Home Science (Pass)

Aggregate of English and any 3 discipline Subjects. It is essential to have passed English.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science

At least 50% marks in the aggregate of any three of the following subjects:

At least one subject from Physics/Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology/ and other Subjects.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biomedical Science

An aggregate of at least 55% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology (PCB/Bt) subjects. At least 50% marks in English (compulsory subject). Students having PCB/Bt with Mathematics (at least 60%marks) will be given an advantage of 3% over and above their PCB/Bt aggregate

The Applicant should have passed theory and practical separately, except the applicant who has passed the qualifying examination from Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.

*The above article was written by referring to the brochure issued by Delhi University in the previous year. Please note that the mentioned dates and locations may vary.

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