DU Admission 2020 Dates Delhi University Application Form UG/PG/Ph.D

DU Admission 2020 | Delhi University Application Form: University of Delhi (DU) is all set to start the admission process for UG, PG, and Ph.D./M.Phil. Programs soon for academic session 2020. Delhi University will begin the DU UG/PG admission 2020 process for the academic session 2020-21 by releasing DU application form for registration most probably in the 4th week of April 2020.

DU Admissions 2020

University of Delhi is one of the prestigious universities of India. Each year a huge number of applications are filled for DU admissions to various undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D./M.Phil. programs into DU and its 77 affiliated colleges but only those candidates make their way to the admissions who fulfill the DU admission eligibility criteria and meet the admission requirements.

An overview of Delhi University 2020 Admission

DU 2020 Admissions- Important dates

Delhi University Admissions 2020 – UG

Mode of Intake/ Admission

Admissions to Undergraduate programs in DU can be made through the two modes. Candidates have to fill the mode of intake at the time of filling online application. The two modes of intake in DU are-

  • Direct mode

The first mode of admission is the direct mode; it means the admissions in the university are made on the basis of merit of the applicants in the qualifying examinations. Only DU students can apply through direct mode for admission to the university.            

  • DU Entrance Exam

The other mode of admission to the university is through the entrance exam. Candidates outside the university are required to appear in the entrance tests conducted by the university for various courses. Entrance test is conducted on separate dates for admission to various program. 

List of Entrance-based UG programs

List of Merit Based UG programs

DU Application form 2020

Applications for DU can be made only through the official admission portal.

The online application is as follows-

Delhi University application form fee

Application fee for both the modes of admissions is different for all the categories.

For Merit-based programs-

For Entrance-base programs-

  • Application fee payment will be accepted only through the online mode (Net banking/credit/debit card/UPI).
  • Application fee is non-refundable.

DU Admission Application Eligibility Criteria

DU Eligibility is one of the important factor that plays an important role in the admission of candidates in the university. Therefore, it is compulsory all the applicants to satisfy the eligibility criteria set the university before filling the online application.  

The general DU eligibility criteria for admission to DU is as follows-

  • Candidates should have passed class XII examination or equivalent from a recognized Board with respective subject with minimum marks as per the university admissions policy.
  • As per the university, there is no minimum age bar for applicants.       
  • Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exams and their result is awaited can apply for admission to UG programs in DU.

DU Cut-Off Marks 2020

Each university under DU releases its cut-off list for all the categories. The dates of release of cut-offs is intimated to the candidates through the online portal. DU cut-off lists are releases in various phases.

Candidates have to check the cut-off list and have to fill the admission form in the preferred college as per the cut-off marks using the DU online registration account.

Delhi University Admission Merit List 2020

On the basis of analysis and scrutiny of admission forms, university publishes the DU merit list. Du admission Merit list for direct mode and entrance test admissions is released separately. 

  • DU Spot Allotment

If seats still remain vacant after the release of subsequent merit lists, University will also conduct spot allotment of seats on the basis of availability of seats.      

Delhi University Admissions 2020 – PG

University offers a number of Post Graduate or master programs. A single candidate can fill application for more than one courses provided he/she is required to pay application fee separately for all the programs. Application can be filled only the online mode.

Mode of DU PG admission

Admission to PG programs (expect Professional or inter-disciplinary courses) can be made through two modes viz.

  • Direct/Merit- 50% of PG seats in DU will be filled by direct admission or on the basis of merit of the candidates. This mode of admission is only applicable for the students of DU.
  • Entrance Exam- Remaining 50% seats will be filled through entrance exam and interview/GD (if any). This mode of admission is basically applicable to all the students other than DU students. The entrance exams for different PG programs will conducted separately. Exam schedule and other related information will be updated on the PG admission portal of the university.  

List of Entrance based PG programs

DU will conduct PG entrance exam for admission to the following programs-

DU PG admission Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application, applicants must make sure that they fulfill all the eligibility requirements. Below we have shared the eligibility criteria for PG admission in the University-

Age Criteria

As per the policy of University, there is no minimum age limit for admission to DU and its affiliated colleges. However, there are various programs for which certain regulatory authorities such MCI, DCI, BCI, ACITE, NCTE etc. prescribe minimum age criteria.

Educational Qualification

 The general qualification criteria for admission to PG programs in DU is that candidates must have a bachelor degree in the respective subject from a recognized university. For detailed information on education requirements for various PG courses, candidates have to visit the PG admission portal.   

Admission flow in DU

  • Interested and eligible applicants have to fill an online application form. Registration can be made either through merit or entrance test.
  • After the scrutiny of online application, the concerned department/ institutes will announce the admission list.
  • Selected candidates have to download the admission form from the respective admission portal.

  • Candidates have to be present at the respective reporting centers for document verification.
  • After the verification of the documents at the reporting centers, candidates have to report at the place of admission i.e. college/department. Candidates have to submit the original documents at the college/ department.
  • Once original documents will be approved, candidates have to make payment of admission fee through the PG portal.
  • After successful payment of the admission fee, finally, admission will be granted to the candidate.

DU Online Application procedure PG

Online registration is the initial and mandatory step in the DU PG admissions. Without online registration, applicants cannot participate in PG admissions in DU. Applicants have to fill separate forms for all the courses they wish to apply. They can use the same login details for every registration form. However, they have to pay separate application fee for each course.

The step-by-step guide for PG online application is shared below-

Application fee for PG admissions

  • Fee for unreserved, OBC etc.- Rs.500/- per course
  • Fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates- Rs.250/- per course
  • Registration fee will be paid only through the online mode.
  • Application fee will not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances.

DU admission Examination Centres

PG entrance exams are supposed to be conducted in the following cities-

DU Interview/ Group Discussions

University may also conduct interview or Group Discussion round for selection of candidates for PG programs. Interview or GD will be conducted after the completion of entrance test. Candidates qualifying the entrance test are invited for interview round.

There are various programs for which interview is conducted after entrance exam such as MCA, M.Sc. (Informatics/ Plant Molecular Biology), and various M.A programs. The weightage of interview in all these programs in 15%.

DU PG Admission Merit list

After the completion of entrance, interview (entrance mode) and analyzing the marks (direct mode), DU will release the merit list. Candidates whose names will be there in the merit list have to follow the further admission procedure. Merit lists will be released in various phases until all the seats get filled in the University.

Merit list for both direct and entrance based admission will be announced together all the categories of the candidates. Merit list will be uploaded on the official portal PG portal of the university

DU M.Phil/Ph.D. admissions 2020

  • Admissions to M.Phil./PhD programs in DU are granted through a written examination followed by an interview.
  • Application form will be filled only through online mode.
  • All the details regarding the admission procedure, application, eligibility, interview, merit list etc. will be provided on the official information bulletin available at the university portal.

Admission of International/ Foreign candidates

Admissions in University of Delhi are also open to international students who wish to study in India. The admission procedure for various programs for the academic session 2020-21 is currently going on. Eligible international candidates can register online before the last date. The last date online registration to various programs for foreign students is 30th March.

Admission Procedure

All the candidates registering under foreign category have to go through a particular admission procedure. The complete procedure for filling online application is shared below-

  • Online Application

Application for admission to UG can be made only through the online mode. There are two categories of applicants under international admissions viz.- Self-financing applicants and ICCR and Government Sponsored Applicants.

Self-financing Applicants

  • Visit official website and fill the application form before the due date
  • Upload all the necessary documents as mentioned on the admission guidelines.
  • Submit the attested copies of the filled in application form along with all the documents to the FSR office by post or self.

ICCR and Government Sponsored Applicants

  • Fill application through ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Research)
  • Submission of application form along with all the required documents.

Admission Process

Once application process will complete, admission process will start. Check the admission process given below-

After selection

  • After responding to offer of admission, candidates will receive a provisional admission letter.
  • Applicants have to check the reporting date.
  • Candidates have to apply for fresh student/research visa to Indian Embassy in the home country.
  • They have to arrange all the necessary document and travel & accommodation.

After Reaching Delhi

  • Once applicants have reached Delhi, they have to report FSR.
  • At FSR all the verification and registration formalities will be conducted.
  • Reporting to the college.
  • They have to make online fee payment.
  • Submission of payment slip to FSR and concerned College/Institute.
  • They have to register at Foreigner Regional Registration Office (RFFO).
  • Finally, they can start attending the classes.

To know more about foreign student’s admission in DU, candidates can http://fsr.du.ac.in.  

For any query regarding admission, international candidates can contact at the address provided below-

Foreign Students’ Registry Office Room No. 11, First Floor, Conference Centre,  University of Delhi, Delhi 110007 Phone No.- 011-27666756 E-mail- ,

DU Admissions Important Points

  • Applications for admission to DU will be made only through the online mode in all the UG, PG and Ph.D. programs. No physical forms will be made available.
  • DU Application process is expected to start in the month of April this year.
  • DU Applicants must read the information bulletin carefully provided on the UG, PG and M.Phil/Ph.D. admission portal before applying.
  • All the information in the application form should be filled carefully. After payment of application fee, no edit/modification or correction will be permissible.
  • All news and updates about the admissions will be notified to the applicants through the university portal.

  • Mere names listed in merit or admission list does not entitles a candidate for admission. They have to verify all the necessary documents, make payment of DU admission fee and complete all the formalities related to admission in DU.  
  • Candidates interested in procuring admission to DU are advised to stay in touch with the university website for all the latest updates regarding the admissions.

The information mentioned above is based on the previous year admission information. Any updates regarding the Delhi University admissions from the university will be updated.


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