DU UG admission 2021 is based on the merit list and entrance test conducted by the University itself, DUET 2021 (Delhi University Entrance Exam). The DU UG admission will be made based on marks in the entrance test and qualifying class XII examination. 

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DU UG Admission Details

The Delhi University has released the counseling dates and the first DUET merit lists for Undergraduate (UG) courses online. Delhi University conducts Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) to offer aspirants in various UG, PG, MPhil, and PhD programs. DUET 2021 exam is conducted in three shifts across 101 exam centers in 18 cities. The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts DUET on behalf of Delhi University. The national-level entrance exam is conducted online. Given below are the tentative dates for the application process for DU UG admission.

For UG courses (Based on Entrance Exam – DUET)

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of application 1st week of March 2021
Last date to submit applications Last week of March 2021
Availability of admit card Last week of April 2021
Exam date 1st and 2nd  week of June 2021
Declaration of result Last week of June 2021
Starting of admission 3rd week of July 2021

 For UG courses (Based on Merit list) 

Events Dates (Tentative)
Registration starts from 1st week of March 2021
Last date for registration March/ April 2021
First merit list released on April/ May 2021
Document verification May 2021
Release of 2nd cut off May/ June 2021
Document verification June/ July 2021
Starting of admission July 2021

DU UG Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

DUET Eligibility Criteria varies for most of the courses. The minimum eligibility requirement for different courses are given below.


  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 with 60% aggregate in four subjects, including mathematics as a compulsory subject. 

BA Hons Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Candidates must have secured at least 60% aggregate in four subjects in Class 12. 

BA Hons Multimedia and Mass Communication Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with 75% aggregate in four subjects. They must have secured 85% in English. Candidates can include Mass Media Studies as an academic subject among the best four subjects.

DU UG Admission Selection Process

The application process for DU UG courses usually commences in the second week of May, and the application forms will be accepted until the first week of June. Candidates can download the admit card for the entrance examination from the DU UG admission portal.

  • For BMS, BBA-FIA, and BA (Economics) admission, the joint admission test's weightage (JAT) and GD/PI is 85% and 15%, respectively.
  • For BTech and BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences admissions, the University conducts a two-hour MCQ-based entrance test. 
  • Admission of candidates to a B.Sc. is made based on marks scored in the written examination and other tests (fitness test, playing ability test) conducted by Delhi University.
  • Admission to B.El.Ed. and BA (Hons) program is made based on their university entrance test performance.

DU UG Admission NTA Guidelines 2021

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been entrusted with DU entrance tests for all the courses offered at the University of Delhi Undergraduate Admissions 2021.

  1. The NTA can change or shift the examination city center opted by the candidate to another nearby center if the number of candidates is more/less at any examination city center.
  2. No application will be left undecided. It will either be approved or declined.
  3. The name on the photo identification should match with the name as shown on the Admit Card. For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of the test for any reason, a re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.

DU UG Admission Checklist 2021

All candidates interested in the UG course offered by DU must ensure and double-check the following points to avoid any mistakes or confusion during the application procedure. Following are the checklists to keep in mind.

  1. Candidates are required to register online for all undergraduate courses through the Admission portal only.
  2. The applicant can change/update information till the last date of registration with the correction fees of INR 100 per login.
  3. The application fee payment is accepted online only through credit card/debit card/Net Banking/UPI.
  4. The Admit Cards for the examination will not be sent via post; the correct address will be a must.

DU UG Admission Fee

The DU application fees need to be submitted online by debit card, credit card, net banking, etc.

  • For undergraduate and postgraduate courses (entrance-based), the course's fee is INR 500 for UR/OBC categories, and SC/ST/PWD is INR 250.
  • For undergraduate courses (merit-based), the fee for the course is Rs. 100 for UR/OBC categories and SC/ST/PWD is INR 50, and for sports/ECA is INR 100.

DU UG Admission Entrance Exam 2021

The written Delhi University entrance exam consists of multiple-choice questions designed to evaluate the candidate's aptitude through areas relevant to each subject. There will be 100 questions, and it is conducted for two hours. Each correct answer will get a score of plus four marks, and each wrong answer will get a score of minus one mark. The candidate will have the option to change any previously saved answer to any question, anytime during the test's entire duration. The entrance examination of this course is conducted exclusively by the DU faculty. 

DU UG Admission Documents Prerequisite

The list of documents required at the time of admission is many. The applicants shall be required to produce the following documents in original with two sets of self-attested photocopies at the time of admission.

  1. The aspirant should get a class X board examination certificate.
  2. Applicants should have their class X, and class XII marks sheet. 
  3. Class XII provisional certificate/original certificate.
  4. A character certificate (recent) is essential.
  5. The candidate should get a transfer certificate from school/college and a Migration Certificate from Board/University.
  6. Two passport-size self-attest of the candidate.

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