Admission Guidelines


  • All eligible applicants desirous of seeking admission to Undergraduate Course(s) of the University of Delhi for the academic session 2020-21 must read the contents of this Bulletin of Information on DU website carefully.
  • The University reserves the right to revise, amend, update, or delete any part of this Bulletin without giving any prior notice. Any change so made shall be updated on the UG Admissions Portal.
  • Any change made in any course after the release of this Bulletin shall become effective from the date it is posted on the Undergraduate Admissions Portal,
  • Applicants are responsible for regularly checking the portal for updates. Grievances resulting from not having consulted this bulletin and the portal will not be entertained.
  • Admissions to undergraduate (UG) courses at the University of Delhi are merit-based (thatis, basedonmarksscoredinClassXIIBoard/qualifyingexaminations). There is no offline admission for anyapplicant.
  • Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Courses
  • The applicant must be a citizen of India. (Applicants seeking admission under the Foreign Students’ category to apply separately on Foreign Students’ Registry website,
    • The applicant should have passed the Class XII examination of any Board/ Universityexamination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
    • The applicant should have “passed” individually in each subject required (including practicals if any) for calculating merit and eligibility to the course they seek admission in.
    • Applicants with gap year(s) will not be at any disadvantage for the purpose of admission to undergraduate courses.
    • Applicants under the UR/SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories are eligible to seek admission based on both merit and entrance tests to courses in all Colleges/ Departments (except Minority Colleges, wherein some categories may not be applicable). • Applicants from the Sikh and Christian minorities may also seek admission under the minority quota in the Minority Colleges of the University.
      • The following categories are designated “supernumerary”
      • a.PwBD (Persons with Benchmark Disabilities)
      • b.CW (Children/Widows of Personnel of the Armed Forces including Para-Military)
      • c.KM (Kashmiri Migrants)
      • d.Prime Minister’s special scholarship for Jammu and Kashmir
      • e.SS(Nominated Sikkimese Students)
      • f.WQ (Ward Quota)
      • g.ECA (Extra-Curricular Activities)
      • h.Sports
  • Note: Categories a –habove are applicable to courses where admission is based on merit. For courses where admission is based on entrance tests, only categories a and babove are applicable.