Delhi University Admissions: The academic breakthrough of the year!


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Every year lakhs of students pass out from their schools and seek admissions in Delhi University with the hope of making their future academically strong. Delhi University is no less than any other top class university in the world. The cutoff list sets the bar quite high for everyone and the above average ones can’t even think of making it to the first list ever.

Now that Delhi University is accepting the application for UG courses and the first cutoff list is likely to get announced, we have the most precise and apt guideline for you to understand this year’s admission and form filling criteria.

(FYI – For UG entrance based courses, application form has been released on 16th June 2017).

~ The first priority and task – Form filling/Filing your application

Every year there seems to be confusion with form filling process and many students fret while filing their college applications. So for you, we have accumulated the whole process into 5 easy steps to help you in the form filling process:

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Step 1: Online Registration Process

  • Visit the official website of Delhi University i.e.
  • Go through the new option “New Applicant Sign up”.
  • Now enter the required details such as Name, Password, Email ID, Contact number, etc. and submit it.
  • A page will open with the user registration details. Candidates should click on the link “Click here to save this information for future references”.
  • An email will be sent to the registered email to confirm the online registration process and the applicant has to click on the link received in the Email ID and confirm the account.

Step-2: Fill the required details

It is important to note that the details you enter are true in nature and to the best of your knowledge.

Now going forward with the process – A new login page will appear on the screen.

  • You have to enter your Username and Password and click on the login button.
  • Click on “Apply Now” & the application form will appear on the screen.
  • Applicants are required to fill various details in the application form – such as personal, educational, course applying, communication and other details.

Mainly these two categories –

  • Personal Details: Candidates Name, Category, Gender, DOB, Nationality, Aadhaar Card Number, etc.
  • Family Details: Mother’s Name, Mother’s Occupation, Mother’s Office Number, Father/Guardian’s Name, Occupation, Mobile Number, etc.

Candidates also have to fill category or their quota details.

  • Residential details: Address, City, Country, State, Pin code, etc.
  • Qualification Details: Candidates have to fill 12th class exam details like Board, Roll Number, Year, Result Status, Subject Name, Secure marks etc.
  • Now select the courses you are applying for.
  • Fill sports, ECA, Bank details, etc.

Step-3: Upload Images

You need to upload the images required to fill up the form.

  • Go through the image upload option & upload the scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, 10th class certificate, 12th class mark sheet, category and other relevant certificate (if asked for).

Step-4: Fee Payment

  • The application fee is Rs. 100 for general & OBC and Rs. 50 for SC/ST & PwD candidates.
  • You can use net banking as an option for paying the fee or by using your debit/credit cards. So, go through the make fee payment option & select your payment mode.
  • Fill the payment details and make payment.

Step-5: Download & Print Application

The final step before you become an official DU applicant –

  • Once the fee payment is done, students need to take printout of the application.
  • Click on “Print Form” option and take the printout of the submitted application form for future reference.

Also, remember to have all the required documents required to fill the application – if you are wondering about which documents will be needed, then:

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Furthermore, on representative basis for calculating your subject marks (according to different college requirements), you should know –

If you are a Humanities student, then for:  

– B.A. (HONS.)

  • For taking admission in B.A. (hons.) courses, ‘Best of four’ subjects will be considered while calculating the final percentage.
  • In case of Eco. (Hons.), Mathematics will be considered as a compulsory qualifying exam.

If Science, then for:

– B.SC

In B.Sc, all subjects will be treated to obtain the final percentage , and not just the top 4 subjects of 10+2 exams


In B.Sc (Hons.), Best of Four’ subjects will be calculated for obtaining the final percentage.

A few points to consider –

  1. For program courses, all five subjects (Core, Selective or Functional), should be included to obtain final percentage.
  2. Candidate opting for Modern Indian Languages (MIL), except in Hindi will be given an advantage of maximum 10% percentage in ‘Best of Four’ percentage in the colleges offer MIL.
  3. In case of stream change, disadvantage of maximum 5%, may apply.
  4. For hons. courses of and B.A, Economics, mathematics Mathematics will be treated as compulsory subject. (Some colleges may offer the seats to non-mathematics candidates also, depending on the availability of seats.)
  5. Not more than two of vocational subjects can be included for calculating ‘Best of Four’, for admission in Vocational Courses.
  6. Not more than two vocational subjects can be included for calculating ‘Best of Four’, for admission in Vocational Courses.
  7. Candidates applying from medical or non-medical streams need to have at least 70% component of the theory marks, including the internal assessments and continuous evaluation in the qualifying exam will lead to disadvantage of 10% of the maximum marks.
  8. Candidate not have language subject in class 12th and wants to seek admission in any hons. Courses, will suffer a disadvantage of 5% in ‘Best of Four’.
  9. For B.A. (hons.) in Social work, there must be one language subject should be included.

Certain rules here may vary depending on the college you are seeking admission in.

Other than this, you can also look at these images for better reference regarding DU related important dates –





P.S. The dates for first three Cutoff lists are – 20th June, 22nd June &  23rd June.

Hope these details help you to file the application easily and soon you get the official tag of being a DU student – and not just an aspirant. So, now gear up and hit the ground running because it’s DU ADMISSIONS!!!!!!