DUET 2022: Exam (Oct 17 - Oct 21), Answer Key

Exam Date

Oct 17, 2022

Sep 21, 2022 | Arts, Commerce


DUET 2022 exam schedule for PG and PhD programs have been released by NTA on Sep 21, 2022. CUET 2022 exam will be held from Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2022. NTA is expected to release the DUET 2022 admit card soon. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website and also this page to avoid missing out on any important notifications. 

A fake notice related to DUET 2022 exam dates is being circulated. DUET 2022 authorities have urged the concerned people to be cautious of such misleading information and trust information only from the official websites of NTA and Delhi University. Candidates are also advised to note that the Delhi University only corresponds through email ids ending with "du.ac.in".

DUET 2022 admission will be based on the exam and personal interview. The important dates for further events will be announced soon on the official website.

DUET Admit Card 2022 DUET Eligibility Criteria 2022

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.

Latest Updates on DUET

  • Sep 20, 2022: NTA will conduct DUET 2022 for PG and PhD courses from Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2022. Read More

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DUET 2022 Exam Dates

DUET 2022 PG and PhD exams will be conducted by NTA from Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2022. The conducting authority will also release the admit card for DUET 2022 soon on the official website.

DUET 2022 authorities have issued a clarification regarding a fake email and notification that is being circulated. The official authorities have clarified that emails sent from ids such as [email protected], [email protected], etc., are fake. Similarly, a phoney notice is also being circulated regarding misleading dates for the exam.

Delhi University has urged the concerned people to be cautious and trust notifications only from the official websites of NTA and Delhi University. Candidates are also advised to note that the Delhi University only corresponds through email ids ending with "du.ac.in".

DUET 2022 Exam Dates
Important Events Dates (PG, M.Phil) Dates (PhD)
Application Form Start Date Apr 6, 2022 May 23, 2022
Application Form Last Date Jun 30, 2022 Jul 10, 2022
Last Date of Fee Submission Jun 20, 2022 Jul 10, 2022
Admit Card Availability To be announced To be announced
DUET 2022 Exam Dates Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2022 Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2022
DUET 2022 Answer Key To be announced To be announced
Last Date for Submitting an Objection in the DUET Answer Key To be announced To be announced
DUET 2022 Result Date To be announced To be announced

About DUET Exam

DUET 2022 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 2022 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 2022

There are 45 colleges that accept the scores of candidates through the NTA DUET 2022 examination. Through DUET 2022, the following programs with various specializations are offered.

Postgraduate Courses Offered Through DUET 2022

The postgraduate programs offered to candidates who qualify for the DUET 2022 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 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who had completed their bachelor's degree in the appropriate field can apply for the DUET 2022 exam. The candidates had to meet an aggregate score to apply for the exam. This must have been 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 2022 exam is listed below.

PG Eligibility for DUET 2022
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 2022 Eligibility

DUET 2022 Application Form

The last date to submit DUET 2022 Ph.D application form was Jul 10, 2022. Candidates had to register for the exam before the deadline to appear for the entrance exam. The last date for the form submission was extended by the conducting body. 

The last date to submit DUET 2022 application form for PG programs was Jun 30, 2022. There was a separate application form portal for M.Phil./PhD courses under DUET 2022. Candidates were advised to check their eligibility before applying for the exam. 

How to Apply Online for DUET 2022 Exam?

The DUET 2022 application form was available on the official website of Delhi University (DU). Only after submitting the application form were candidates able to write the DUET 2022 examination. The step-by-step process to complete the DUET 2022 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 2022' or 'PG Admissions Portal 2022' 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 2022 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 2022 registration fee payment. DUET 2022 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 2022 Registration Fee

The DUET 2022 registration fees for different categories and courses are mentioned below.

DUET 2022 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 2022 Application Form

Following are the prerequisite documents required to fill out the DUET 2022 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 2022

DUET 2022 Admit Card

DUET PG 2022 admit card will be released on the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) before the examination is conducted.

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 2022 admit card.

How to Download the DUET 2022 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 form number and date of birth (YYYYMMDD format) as credentials to log in.
  • Step 4: The DUET 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Important Points

DUET 2022 admit card will be valid only if the photograph is clear and legible. Candidates were 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 had to 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 2022 admit card carefully and strictly follow them when the examination is conducted.

Read More: DUET 2022 Admit Card

DUET 2022 Exam Centres

The DUET 2022 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 2022 exam centre is given below.

DUET Exam Centres
DUET 2022 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 2022 Exam Pattern

The conducting authorities set the exam paper pattern for DUET 2022. The duration is for 120 minutes without breaks. Candidates had to note the different number of questions for postgraduate streams. The paper pattern for the M.Phil and PhD courses of the DUET 2022 exam is tabulated below.

Exam Pattern for DUET 2022
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 2022 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 2022 Syllabus

DUET 2022 Reference Books

Candidates aspiring for DUET 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Reference Books

DUET 2022 Answer Key

National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the provisional DUET PG 2022 answer key on the official website after the DUET exam date. The candidates will be able to access it from the official website of NTA and form an idea of the scores that they get.

The candidates can challenge the answers if they think there are mistakes in the answer key. Candidates needs to pay INR 200 per question to challenge the answer key. The candidates needs to be prepared with proof to support their challenge.

Read More: DUET Answer Key 2022

DUET 2022 Result

The DUET 2022 results will be declared on the official website based on qualified marks. Candidates will be ranked in the list based on their scores, respective category-wise. The official date will be announced after the exams is conducted.

How to Download DUET 2022 Results?

The candidates could 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 2022 result.
  • Step 5: Take the printout of the results for future reference and counselling process.

Details Mentioned on DUET Scorecard 2022

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 2022

DUET 2022 Cut Off

The Delhi University will release the separate DUET cut off 2022 for different programs. Based on the DUET cut off 2022 list, candidates will be able to secure admission to the colleges of their preference. The important dates relevant to DUET cut off 2022 are tabulated below.

DUET Cut Off 2022 Important Dates
Dates Events
Entrance Exam Date To be announced
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 2022

Several factors determine the DUET cut off for the respective year. The following are the significant factors that will be considered for setting the DUET cut off 2022.

  • The number of candidates appearing for the DUET 2022.
  • The difficulty level of the paper.
  • Marks obtained in DUET 2022.
  • Seat Availability
  • Reservation Category.

Read More: DUET Cut Off 2022

DUET 2022 Counselling

After the results are announced, candidates who qualify in DUET 2022 will be called for the counselling process. The date of the counselling will be intimated to students through email. The candidates must appear for DUET 2022 counselling for admission before the Admission Committee. 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 only on the deposition of 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 candidate who is next on the DUET 2022 merit list.

Documents Required for DUET 2022 Counselling

The candidate must bring the following documents in original at the time of DUET 2022 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 2022 Scorecard Hard Copy
  • Pre-final Year Mark Sheets for PG Courses.

Read More: DUET Counselling 2022

DUET 2022 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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