DUET 2024: Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility

Parvathy Krishnakumar
Parvathy Krishnakumar

Updated on - Jan 12, 2024

DUET 2024 exam notification is expected to release in Feb 2024 on the official website. According to the recent reports, the form will be released in the first week of Feb 2024. Candidates who intend to appear for the exam must check the eligibility criteria and submit the application form within the stipulated date.

Delhi University Entrance Test, commonly known as DUET, is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Authority (NTA) to offer admissions to aspirants in various postgraduate, M.Phil, and doctoral courses. DUET 2024 admission will be based on the exam and personal interview.

The official website will announce important dates for further events soon. Candidates should keep checking the official website and this page to avoid missing out on any important notifications. 

DUET Admit Card 2024 DUET Eligibility Criteria 2024

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About DUET Exam

DUET 2024 is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of Delhi University for admission into various university postgraduate and doctorate courses. Delhi University (DU) has 77 affiliated colleges and 1.32 lakh regular students. The Honourable Vice-President of India is the Chancellor of the university.

DUET is conducted once a year and will be conducted online as a computer-based test (CBT). The test would be conducted at various Delhi University campuses. The exam highlights for the DUET entrance exam are tabulated below.

DUET 2024 Exam Highlights
Exam Name DUET
Full Form Delhi University Entrance Test
Exam Level National Level
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Application Mode Online
Languages English
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Official Website nta.ac.in/duetexam
Helpdesk 011-27006900

Courses Offered Through DUET 2024

There are 45 colleges that accept the scores of candidates through the NTA DUET 2024 examination. Through DUET 2024, the following programs with various specializations are offered.

Postgraduate Courses Offered Through DUET 2024

The postgraduate programs offered to candidates who qualify for the DUET 2024 exam are listed below.

  • Master of Law (LLM)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc .Informatics
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc)
  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc)
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech).

DUET 2024 Exam Dates

DUET 2024 exam dates will be released on the official website along with the notification. The important dates related to the application form submission, admit card download, and other dates will be announced as well. DUET 2024 PG and PhD exams will be conducted by NTA on different dates.

The conducting authority will release the admit cards for DUET 2024 on the official website for PG and PhD exams.

DUET 2024 important dates will be updated below after the official notification is released. For now, check the tentative dates for the important events in the table below.

DUET 2024 Exam Dates
Important Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form Start Date Feb 2024
Application Form Last Date Mar 2024
Last Date of Fee Submission Mar 2024
Admit Card Availability Apr 2024
DUET 2024 Exam Dates May 15 - 31 2024
DUET 2024 Provisional Answer Key Jun 2024
Last Date for Submitting an Objection in the DUET Answer Key Jun 2024
DUET 2024 Final Answer Key  Jul 2024
DUET 2024 Result Date Jul 2024

DUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who have completed their bachelor's degree in the appropriate field can apply for the DUET 2024 exam. The candidates must meet an aggregate score to apply for the exam. This must be checked before registration, as the application will be considered invalid if the eligibility criteria are not met. The eligibility for postgraduate courses for the DUET 2024 exam is listed below.

PG Eligibility for DUET 2024
Courses Eligibility
Master of Law 3/ 5 Year LLB with 50% for General, 45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ ST
Master in Computer Application Passed Bachelor's Degree with 60% Marks
Master in Commerce Completed Bachelors in Commerce with 50% for General, 45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ ST
Master of Education Graduated B.Ed., BA.B.Ed., B.EI. Ed or D.EI.Ed with a Minimum of 50% Marks

Read More: DUET 2024 Eligibility

DUET 2024 Application Form

DUET 2024 application form will be released on the official website along with the notification. Candidates must register for the exam before the deadline to appear for the entrance exam. The last date for the form submission will be released by the conducting body. 

DUET 2024 application dates will be different for the programs offered through the exam. There will be a separate application form portal for M.Phil./PhD courses under DUET 2024. Candidates are advised to check their eligibility before applying for the exam. 

How to Apply Online for DUET 2024 Exam?

DUET 2024 application form will be available on the official website of Delhi University (DU). Only after submitting the application form will candidates be able to write the DUET 2024 examination. The step-by-step process to complete the DUET 2024 application process is given below.

Step 1: Visit the Website

Candidates should visit the official website of Delhi University and click on either 'PG Admissions Portal 2024' or 'PG Admissions Portal 2024' according to the candidate qualification.

To access the admissions portal for the first time, candidates must register by providing a valid email ID and generate login details by clicking the 'New User Registration button.

A confirmation email will be sent to the candidate's email ID, and they must click the same for registration. The email ID will be the username of the candidate, and it must be kept handy along with the password to access the portal for future reference.

Step 2: Upload Photograph/ Signature

Candidates should upload their passport size photograph and a scanned copy of their signature. Both the photographs and signature should be either in JPEG or PNG format, and the size should be less than 50 KB. Candidates must also upload the qualifying examination marks document. For PG courses, candidates must upload their UG course certificates.

Candidates must provide details about their identity proof. They are required to upload a scanned copy of any photo identity proof such as Aadhar, Driving License, Passport, Voter's ID or PAN card.

Once all the documents mentioned above are submitted, the candidate can submit them by clicking on the 'Submit My Profile' option.

Step 3: Enter Credentials

After the document submission, candidates must provide their educational details and the course to which they are applying. Applicants must enter all the personal details such as the candidate's name, date of birth, father's and mother's name, etc.

Candidates must check all their inputs and click on the 'Save Application' option.

If any error was spotted while entering the credentials, the applicants could click on the 'Edit' option and rectify the errors.

Step 4: Complete Payment

The last step of the DUET 2024 application process is the fee payment. Candidates must complete the fee payment, or their application form will not be submitted.

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe and Economically Weaker Section students did not have to pay the total amount for the DUET 2024 registration fee payment. DUET 2024 application payment could be paid through net banking, debit card, credit card or UPI. The application fee, once submitted, was not refunded under any circumstances.

DUET 2024 Registration Fee

The DUET 2024 registration fees for different categories and courses are mentioned below.

DUET 2024 Registration Fee
Category PG Registration Fee M.Phil./ Ph.D. Fee
General/ OBC/ Other INR 750 INR 750
SC/ ST/ PwD/ EWS INR 350 INR 300

Important Documents for DUET 2024 Application Form

Following are the prerequisite documents required to fill out the DUET 2024 application form.

  • Marksheet of Classes 10 and 12
  • Passport size Photograph
  • Scanned Image of Candidate's Signature
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sports Certificate (if applicable).

Read More: DUET Application Form 2024

DUET 2024 Admit Card

DUET PG 2024 admit cards for PG and PhD programs will be released on the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates can check and download their admit cards from the Candidate Portal using their login credentials, such as their application number and date of birth. 

ID Proof: The candidate must carry a government ID proof such as a Voter ID, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, or Passport, along with the DUET 2024 admit card.

How to Download DUET 2024 Admit Card?

Candidates can follow the steps below to download the admit card from the candidate portal.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA).
  • Step 2: On the website's homepage, click on the 'Release of DUET Admit Card' option under the 'Latest @ NTA' tab.
  • Step 3: A new page will be redirected. Enter the application number and date of birth (YYYYMMDD format) as credentials to log in.
  • Step 4: The DUET 2024 admit card will be displayed on the screen. Check all the details mentioned and download the admit card.
  • Step 5: Take the printout of the admit card to be shown at the test centre.

Details Mentioned on DUET 2024 Admit Card

The details available on the DUET admit card are listed below.

  • Applicant Name
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Roll Number
  • Reporting Time
  • Date of Birth
  • Gate Closure Time
  • Exam Timings
  • Category
  • Test Center Address
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Signature of the Candidate
  • Center Code.

DUET Admit Card 2024 Important Points

DUET 2024 admit card will be valid only if the photograph is clear and legible. Candidates are advised to take a colored printout of the admit card on A4 size paper. In case of illegible/ unclear or no photograph on admit card, the applicants must bring two passport size color photographs with them to affix on the admit card.

Carrying any items other than the hall ticket and the ID proof is strictly prohibited inside the exam hall. The candidates are requested to read all the instructions on the DUET 2024 admit card carefully and strictly follow them when the examination is conducted.

Read More: DUET 2024 Admit Card

DUET 2024 Exam Centres

The DUET 2024 exam will be conducted in 24 cities by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates could select their choice of test city at the application form filling process. Once allotted by NTA, the exam centers were not be changed under any circumstances. The list of DUET 2024 exam centre is below.

DUET Exam Centres
DUET 2024 Exam Centres
Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar Bangalore Bhopal Bhubaneshwar
Chandigarh/ Mohali Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur Patna
Ranchi Trivandrum Delhi (NCR) Guwahati
Hyderabad Jaipur Jammu Srinagar
Imphal Chennai Varanasi Kolkata
Amritsar Raipur Dehradun Shimla

DUET 2024 Exam Pattern

The conducting authorities set the exam paper pattern for DUET 2024. The duration is for 120 minutes without breaks. Candidates must note the different number of questions for postgraduate streams. The paper pattern for the M.Phil and PhD courses of the DUET 2024 exam is tabulated below.

Exam Pattern for DUET 2024
Exam Mode Online, i.e., Computer Based Test (CBT)
Question Type Objective - Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Exam Duration 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
Number of Questions

Postgraduate: 50/100 Questions
M.Phil./ Ph.D: 100 Questions

Total Marks

Postgraduate: 400 Marks
M.Phil./ Ph.D: 200

Marking Scheme +4 Marks for Correct Answer
-1 Mark for Incorrect Answer
Language English (Language courses may have exception)

Read More: DUET Exam Pattern

DUET 2024 Syllabus

DUET syllabus for MSc Physics, Economics, Mathematics and other similar subjects will have a general understanding of the undergraduate syllabus for the examination. Students who are opting for DUET MA linguistics syllabus which includes all the languages that are available in the DU program must be well versed with the undergraduate syllabus of the selected language. 

Read More: DUET 2024 Syllabus

DUET 2024 Reference Books

Candidates aspiring for DUET 2024 needs to prepare well for the examination. In order to crack the exam, candidates needs to learn and practice questions from good reference books. A list of books for different courses in DUET 2024 is mentioned below.

  • Delhi University MA Economics
  • Delhi University MA English Guide
  • Delhi University MCom Honours Guide
  • Delhi University Financial Accounting
  • Fluency in English by Department of English - University of Delhi

Read More: DUET 2024 Reference Books

DUET 2024 Answer Key

DUET 2024 provisional answer key for PG and PhD will be released on the official website, and candidates can download the final answer key from the official website. The provisional answer key objection facility will also be active on the official website till a particular date.

The candidates will be able to challenge the provisional answer key by paying requisite fee of INR 200 per question. The candidates must submit the proof to support their challenge as well. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the provisional DUET PG 2024 answer key on the official website.

The candidates can check the provisional answer key on the official website of NTA and form an idea of the scores they get. DUET 2024 final answer key will be released after considering the objections raised against the provisional key.

Read More: DUET Answer Key 2024

DUET 2024 Result

DUET 2024 results will be declared on the official website along with the scorecards and merit listsCandidates can download the scorecard from the official website for future reference. The official DUET 2024 result date will be announced after the exams are conducted.

How to Download DUET 2024 Results?

The candidates can follow the steps below to download their results.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the conducting authority- the National Testing Agency.
  • Step 2: Follow the 'PG Admissions option under the 'Admission' tab.
  • Step 3: Click on the 'Result' link.
  • Step 4: Enter the login credentials and submit them to view the DUET 2024 result.
  • Step 5: Take the printout of the results for future reference and counselling process.

Details Mentioned on DUET Scorecard 2024

The scorecard of DUET had the following details.

  • Registration/ Form Number
  • Roll Number
  • Candidate’s Name
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Total Marks
  • Marks Obtained
  • Rank.

Read More: DUET Results 2024

DUET 2024 Cut Off

The Delhi University will release the separate DUET cut off 2024 for different programs. Based on the DUET cut off 2024 list, candidates will be able to secure admission to the colleges of their preference. The important dates relevant to DUET cut off 2024 are tabulated below.

DUET Cut Off 2024 Important Dates
Dates Events
Entrance Exam Date May 15 - 31, 2024
DU PG First Cut Off To Be Announced
DU PG Second Cut Off To Be Announced
DU PG Third Cut Off To Be Announced

Factors Determining DUET Cut Off 2024

Several factors determine the DUET cut off for the respective year. The following are the significant factors to consider for setting the DUET cut off 2024.

  • The number of candidates appearing for the DUET 2024.
  • The difficulty level of the paper.
  • Marks obtained in DUET 2024.
  • Seat Availability
  • Reservation Category.

Read More: DUET Cut Off 2024

DUET 2024 Counselling

DUET 2024 counselling dates will be released after the exam is conducted successfully. After the exam results are announced, candidates who qualify in DUET 2024 will be called for the counselling process. The date of the counselling will be intimated to students through email.

Before the Admission Committee, the candidates must appear for DUET 2024 counselling for admission. No relaxation of any kind will be given in this regard. The admission committee shall allot the seats to the candidates in order of merit, subject to their availability, and the candidates shall be required to deposit fees on the spot either through cash, demand draft (DD), credit/ debit card. 

The seat shall be deemed to be allotted through DUET 2024 counselling only on depositing the fee. If a candidate fails to deposit the fee on the spot, then the right to admission will be forfeited, and the seat will be offered to the next candidate on the DUET 2024 merit list.

Documents Required for DUET 2024 Counselling

The candidate must bring the following documents in original at the time of DUET 2024 counselling (to be taken back by the candidate after verification) along with two sets of attested photocopies.

  • Class 10 Mark Sheet (Mandatory for all programs)
  • Address Proof
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet
  • DUET 2024 Scorecard Hard Copy
  • Pre-final Year Mark Sheets for PG Courses.

Read More: DUET Counselling 2024

DUET 2024 Contact Details

Candidates can refer to the following list of contact details to resolve any queries. 

The University of Delhi,
Benito Juarez Marg, South Campus,
South Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India.

Contact Number: 011-27006900

Official Website: nta.ac.in/duetexam


What is the registration procedure for the DUET Exam?

The Application Form was available on the official website of Delhi University (DU). The candidates had to pay the registration fee of INR 750 (for general) and INR 300 (for reserved category) while filling the Application Form.

What are the different online modes for paying the application fee?

The application fee can only be paid through online mode via Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

What is the exam pattern of DUET?

DUET will be conducted Online (Computer-based Test - CBT) or Offline (Paper and Pen-based Test - PBT) based on the course you choose. The question paper will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). For all the courses under DUET, the question papers will be in both Hindi and English.

I am a resident of Delhi. Is there any reservation or special quota?

No. The University of Delhi does not provide any special quota or reservation for Delhi localites. However, if applicable, candidates can apply for sports quota or ECA quota.



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