Latest Updates for Delhi University (DU)
CAT answer key 2023 is expected to be released on Nov 30, 2023.
DU admission 2023 for UG, PG & BTech programme to end on October 13, 2023. Delhi University was established in 1922 and provided a plethora of UG, PG, doctoral, and certificate and skill-based courses like BA, B.Ed, B.Sc, MBA, and LLM, among others. DU UG admissions are based on CUET, and applicants must clear DUET for the PG courses.
Admission to all the undergraduate courses at Delhi University for the academic year 2023 will be conducted based on CUET (Central Universities Entrance Test). As per the Govt. of India's latest updates regarding using CUET for admissions, all public universities must make it mandatory. Hence, Delhi University's Dean of Admission has announced that the university will now begin to consider CUET for its UG admissions this year henceforth. However, the admission criteria for PG admission remain the same- the candidates must appear in the Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) for admission.
Economical course fees and accommodation makes DU an attractive option for students seeking quality education at feasible prices. Learn more on GetMyUni Verdict.
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DU/Delhi University is one of the most famous universities in India. UGC has recognised it as an institute of excellence. DU and its five departments, namely chemistry, geology, zoology, sociology, and history, have been awarded the Centres of Advanced Studies status. Other highlighting features are given below
|Delhi University(DU), Delhi|
|Year of Establishment||1922|
|Type of University||Public|
|Chancellor||Vice-President of India|
|Visitor||President of India|
|Recognition||NIRF, CWUR, Institute of Eminence (IOE) by the MHRD|
|No. of Affiliated Colleges||90|
|Courses Offered||Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate, Diploma, PG Diploma, Open Learning (Distance)|
|No. of Departments||80+|
|No. of Courses Offered||500+|
|No. of Academic Staff||1,060|
|No. of Students||25,315 (UG 1,271+ PG 20,344)|
|Infrastructure Facilities||Library, Sports, Hostel, Computer Centre|
|Location||New Delhi, India|
DU/Delhi University Registration for 2023 is open now. Given below are the important admission dates to be noted.
|Last date for DU PhD admissions||January 31, 2023|
|CUET 2023 Registration Opens||April 2023|
|CUET 2023 Exam Dates||May 21, 2023 to May 31,2023|
DU/Delhi University has been ranked at the country's top per the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR) ranking and is 8th by the NIRF. It is among the top 10 Indian public educational institutions/ universities and the first among Indian public universities under the QS BRICS University Rankings. The index of the university touched 192, one of the highest among Indian universities. Other rankings are as follows.
DU/Delhi University affiliates 90 colleges under it. Miranda House has been ranked at the top position in the NIRF Ranking 2022 and was consistently ranked the same 4 times for the last few consecutive years. Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Miranda House are the top 2 colleges ranked by NIRF and AIR for 2022.
The list of 10 top Delhi University Colleges affiliated with it are
|DU Affiliated Colleges||
|Lady Shri Ram College for Women||5|
|Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College||7|
|Kirori Mal College||10|
|Shri Ram College of Commerce||12|
|Sri Venkateswara College||15|
DU/Delhi University offers UG, PG, doctoral, and certificate courses in multiple disciplines such as arts, commerce, science, engineering, etc. The major courses offered by the university are B.Tech, BA, B.Ed, B.Com, B.Sc, M.Tech, MBA. The syllabus for courses at DU is at par with the UGC standards. Below mentioned are a few courses offered by the university.
|B.Tech||4 Years||Marks scored in 10+2 examination + CUET|
|MBA||2 Years||Graduation in relevant discipline+CAT Scores|
|BA||3 Years||Marks scored in 10+2 examination + CUET|
|M.Phil||2 Years||Graduated in Master's(Economics)+DUET Scores|
|M.Tech||2 Years||Graduate in B.Tech/BE + GATE Scores|
DU/Delhi University admission is confirmed once the candidate makes the fee payment online. The fee varies for different courses different on the university. Below is a list of a few courses and their respective tuition fees.
|Course||Total Tuition Fees|
|B.Tech||INR 7.8 Lakh|
|MBA||INR 55,000 to INR 2 Lakh|
|BA(Hons)||INR 20,000 to INR 1 Lakh|
|M.Phil||INR 10,000 to INR 25,000|
|M.Tech||INR 2 Lakh to INR 8 Lakh|
Read More: Delhi University Courses and Fee
DU/Delhi University offers various UG and PG courses under 15 faculties. Each faculty consists of various departments that conduct academic and co-curricular activities at the institute. The following table enlists the 15 faculties of the university.
|Applied Social Sciences and Humanities||Interdisciplinary and Applied Sciences||Social Sciences|
|Management Studies||Commerce and Business Studies||Open Learning|
|Mathematical Sciences||Technology||Affiliated Faculties|
Admission for courses like BA, B.Ed, B.Sc, MBA, LLM, etc can be done online. Students are shortlisted based on the marks obtained/ secured in the qualifying examination. Applicants must now appear in the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) and DUET for UG admission and PG admissions, respectively. DUJAT exam has also been discontinued at Delhi University, and now admission to BBA, BMS, and BBE will be based on CUET scores only.
DU/Delhi University has different eligibility criteria for different courses a student must have for their successful admission to the university. The following are the eligibility criteria for the courses offered at DU.
B.Tech Eligibility Criteria
Ph.D Eligibility Criteria
MBA/ PGDM Eligibility Criteria
Read More: Delhi University Admission
DU/Delhi University is a worldwide recognized university honoured as an Institute of Eminence (IOE) by the MHRD
for its academic excellence and quality education. It has been ranked 1st among the top 25 central universities and 12th among the top universities in India by NIRF 2021. The following are the unique features that set it apart from the rest. DU is also an Institute of Excellence by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
DU/Delhi University contributes to various attributes of education by producing technical and intellectual students with well-defined skills, knowledge, and ethics who are creative thinkers. The following are the academic advantages the students could get benefitted from
DU/Delhi University is ranked by NIRF at the top in India at position- 12 compared to the other top universities in India. The list of a few elements compared to the top universities is tabulated below.
|Top Universities in India||NIRF Ranking (Overall Category)||Placement Packages 2021||No. of Courses Offered|
|Calicut University||60||Median- INR 3.81 LPA (UG), INR 2.06 LPA (PG)||30+|
|Gujarat University||43||Highest- 3 LPA (UG)||175|
|Delhi University (DU)||12||Highest- INR 37.8 LPA (UG)||500+|
|Kerala University||27||Median- INR 3 LPA (PG)||326|
|Kashmir University||48||Median- 1.8 LPA (UG), 3 LPA (PG)||107|
Delhi University cutoff 2022 will be released soon. The university considers the CUET score hereafter for all admissions to its various UG courses. Candidates seeking admission to various UG courses are now required to qualify in the Common University Test (CUET) and Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) for PG courses. CUET 2022 results were released on September 16, 2022.
Expected CUET UG BA(Hons) Cutoff 2022 Data
|Category||Expected Cutoff %|
|General / UR||88-92|
Read More: Delhi University Cutoff
Delhi University result 2021 has been released on its official website for undergraduate and postgraduate courses for semesters 1, 3, and 5. Besides, the results 2021 for MBA in International Business and IB-Part-II (Semester-IV) courses on December 22.
Candidates can check their University of Delhi examination results by the following steps
Read More: Delhi University Result
Delhi University offers the best facilities for its students and faculty. The computer science department has two computer labs, one seminar room, and two lecture halls. The labs are fully equipped with the latest hardware support and required open-source software. A university intranet provides National Knowledge Network (NKN) connectivity to all the facilities. The libraries at the university partner with the department of computer science to facilitate learning, teaching, and research. The Central Science Library (CSL) is one of the largest science libraries in India. The facilities offered by the university are enlisted below
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Delhi University recruitment 2020-21 has produced successful results, with top recruiters being Accenture, KPMG, Deloitte, and EY. 185+ recruiters were visiting the affiliated colleges of the university. The university has established a 'Central Placement Cell' on campus to provide assistance and counseling for employment and self/ social entrepreneurship. It provides logistics facilities to the students during the period of the placements.
The Central Placement Cell of DU provides 100% placement assistance to all eligible students enrolled in the university. Some of the top recruiters who visit the university every year are given below.
|Deloitte||EY||McKinsey Knowledge Center|
|ICICI Bank||Accenture||FIS Global|
|HCL Technologies||DE Shaw|
Read More: Delhi University Placements
Delhi University offers various scholarships for eligible candidates across the constituent colleges. Some of the Delhi University Scholarships are given below
Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Endowment Book-Grant
|Scholarship is offered to UG students with an amount of INR 100 per month.|
|Sh. Prem Prakash Award||Scholarship is offered to UG students with an amount of INR 250 per month.|
|Datia Darbar Endowment Scholarship||Scholarship is offered to PG M.A. in Economics students with an amount of INR 125 per month.|
|hi StPt. Manmohan Nath Dhar scholarship||Scholarship is offered to UG students with an amount of INR 100 per month.|
Read More: Delhi University Scholarship
Delhi University extends its academic affairs globally by reaching out to fraternal institutions worldwide for collaborative programs, research, and student exchange programs. It has signed MoUs with partner universities across 35+ countries. The following is the list of some of the partner universities.
|Canada||Concordia University, University of British Columbia|
|Australia||Macquarie University, University of Wollongong, University of Melbourne|
|France||Universite Paul-Valery Montpellier 3, Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3|
|USA||The State University of New York at Oswego, California State University, Fresno|
|UK||King’s College London/ University of Bradford, University of Edinburgh, Bath Spa University|
|Switzerland||The University of Teacher Education, State of Vaud|
With a total strength of 1,060 academic staff members from across India and abroad, Delhi University has emerged as a symbol of excellence. The university has many inspiring role models and eminent personalities visiting the campus, such as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Narendra Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Morarji Desai, and so on. The teaching faculties facilitate various forms of multimedia in the form of audio, video, and short films to expose the students to the latest technologies in pedagogy.
DU/Delhi University, apart from all the academics and the cultural festivals, has given our country some of the most profound and notable alumni. The alumni have brought laurels to the country and the university. Mentioned below are some inspirational and famous alumni of the university.
Founder and executive chairman of Info Edge Ltd, Owns Naukri.com, Co-founder of Ashoka University
Indian film actor, television host, producer, and a playback singer
|Siddharth Malhotra||Indian Actor, Former Model|
Indian actor, anchor, film producer, and television personality
|Imtiaz Ali||Indian film producer, director, actor, and writer|
|Year of Establishment||1922|
|Publisher||Ranking & Year||Criteria|
|#11 in 2023||University|
|#407 in 2023||University|
|#3 in 2023||University|
|#3 in 2021||University|
|#34 in 2019||MBA|
₹ 26,693 (3 Years)
₹ 12,480 (3 Years)
How much percentage is required for DU?
Minimum of 75% aggregate marks is required for general category with 85% in English. For OBC/SC/ST categories, 55% is required.
How can I get admission in Delhi University?
The selection process is administered based on the scores obtained in the entrance exams that Delhi University conducts. In addition, the college accepts online and offline modes of application. Delhi University announces admission through CUCET or DUCET from 2022-23
What is the rank of Delhi University in world?
DU is ranked 635 in Best Global Universities and ranked 5 in Best Global Universities in India.
Are there any entrance exams for DU admissions?
Yes, DU conducts entrance exams for admission to PG, M.Phil., and Ph.D. degree programs.
Is DU admission first come first serve basis?
No, it is not on a first come first serve basis. DU admissions are made online based on the eligibility criteria and the cut off marks. From 2022, CUET exam scores will be considered for admission to various courses.
Academics & Faculty
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College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities
Clubs & Associations
Entrance Exams & Admissions
Placements & Internships : No information was provided regarding placements in different companies by the placement society of the college, as many of my college friends and myself didn't get placed after my graduation.
Entrance Exams & Admissions : I didn't give any entrance exam as I gav
Placements & Internships : For my particular course, on-campus placement opportunities were pretty less but off-campus opportunities were pretty nice. I guess having completed my graduation from this college and university, did add to my credibility and made me quite a use
Entrance Exams & Admissions : *Eligibility 12 pass out with 40% results, Admission is through merit-based or Through the Entrance based. * Highest 4 subject marks!
Entrance Exams & Admissions : Criteria are 12th pass with any steam and process is only merit bases high percentage cut But Admission for BA Program Minimum percentage 70-75 % for DU Admission.
Fees & Scholarships : First Year Fee is INR 5000 Approximately And Second
Placements & Internships : There are a lot of companies that offer jobs and placement for the students and the companies include the foreign companies and also the Indian companies like HCL, Tata, and other various companies which offer jobs to students.