DU Entrance-Based Admission 2017 : Acquaint yourself with the recent updates

Delhi University is one of the famous universities of India which offers education in the field of engineering, arts, commerce, law, management, science, etc. The University provides admission into various Undergraduate, Postgraduate & M.Phil and PhD courses on the basis of merit list as well as an entrance exam. DU Entrance Application Dates 2017 have already been officially announced by the University earlier this month. The registration process of all the programmes will be completely online including sports, Extra Curricular Activities (ECA), Kashmiri migrants, CW (Defence), and PWD categories. For the process of registration, one has to just visit the official website of DU i.e. www.du.ac.in and complete the required formalities.
The online registration process for admission into entrance-based undergraduate courses, that has already started, at Delhi University, will close on June 25. Students need to register themselves on https://ugentrance.du.ac.in. Students can apply for more than one course at the same time. The application fee is ₹500 for all unreserved categories and 250 for reserved categories. A separate fee will be charged for each entrance test for which an application is submitted. All entrance exams, except for music courses, will be conducted online and based on the MCQ format. Apart from Delhi, the tests will be held in 17 other cities. Classes will commence on July 20. As per the NDTV report, this year the university will be conducting entrance test for a total of nine undergraduate courses. In comparison to last year, only one more course has been added to the list of entrance based courses, i.e. BA (Hons) in Music.

The Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities is offering three programmes — B.A. (Hons.) Business Economics, Bachelor of Management Studies, and Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis). Selection will be based on the rank computed from the combined weighted average of percentage scored in the two-hour entrance test (65%) and the percentage scored in the Class XII board examinations (35%). The questions will be based on quantitative ability, reasoning and analytical ability, general English, and business and general awareness. There will be 100 questions. Each correct answer will fetch four while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no penalty for unanswered questions.
The Cluster Innovation Centre is offering B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations) and B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences. The two-hour entrance test will carry questions on mathematics, reasoning and analytical abilities. The Faculty of Education is offering a Bachelors of Elementary Education, for which the two-hour entrance exam will test the candidates’ proficiency in English, Hindi, mathematics, science and social science up to Class X level.
The Faculty of Inter-disciplinary and Applied Sciences is offering a B.Sc. (Physical Education, Health Education & Sports). Admission will be based on the combined weighted average of percentage scored in the entrance test (50%), physical fitness test (20%) and sports proficiency (30%).
Indraprastha College for Women is offering a B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication. The two-hour entrance test will be based on general awareness, media awareness, current affairs, English comprehension, and grammar. The Music and Fine Arts Faculty is offering three programmes— B.A. (Hons.) Hindustani Music, B.A. (Hons.) Karnatak Music and B.A.(Hons.) Percussion Music. Students will have to appear for a practical entrance test in the Department of Music, Delhi University. The entrance exam would be conducted in the following courses:

-Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
-Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)
-B.A. (Hons) Business Economics
-B.A. (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences
-Bachelor of Elementary Education (Bel Ed)
-Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports: BSc (PE, HE & S)
-B.A. (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communication
-BTech (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations)
-B.A. (Hons) Music
The notification containing the schedule has been marked tentative, which means the dates could change, and considering how DU has been consistently postponing the process, starting from registrations to cut-offs, there is a possibility of some changes in dates. But for now, here is the schedule:
Sunday, 2nd July
-B.A. (Hons.) Multimedia and Mass Communication 8 AM to 10 AM
-Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) 12 PM to 2 PM
-Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports: B.Sc. (P.E., H.E. & S.) 4 PM to 6 PM
Sunday, 9th July
-B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences 8 AM to 10 AM
-Joint Admission Test (BMS/BFIA/BBE) 12PM to 2 PM
-B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations) 4 PM to 6 PM

The online registration for admissions to Postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses have begun since Monday, 12th June, after a delay of over a month and will continue till June 22, 2017. There are about 9,000-10,000 seats at the postgraduate level in courses such as MA, MSc and Master in Computer Applications (MCA). The number of seats in MPhil and PhD is still being calculated as each department has to send the number of research students a faculty member can take. The University reserves 50% of the total seats for direct admission to most of the postgraduate courses for students who have completed their undergraduate degree from DU. The admission is based on the marks scored by the applicants in their undergraduate courses. The remaining 50% seats are given to external candidates who clear entrance exams. Some departments also conduct an interview after the entrance exams.
The tentative schedule released by the University for the Entrance Test in various courses is as follows:
Saturday, 1 July
-B.Ed. Special Education (Visual Impairment)
-M.Sc. Botany
-M.A. Sociology
-M.A. History
-M.Phil. / PhD in Sociology
-M.A. Urdu
-B.P.Ed. (Department of Physical Education & Sports Sciences)
-M.A. Punjabi
Sunday, 2 July
-PhD in Computer Science
-PhD in Chemistry
-M.Phil./Ph.D. in Italian
-M.A. Political Science
-Ph.D.in Philosophy
-M.Phil./Ph.D. in French
-M.Phil. / PhD in Political Science
-PhD in Arabic
-M.Phil./Ph.D. in German
-M.Sc. Zoology
-PhD in Anthropology
-LL.B. M.Phil. / PhD in Zoology
-M.A. Sanskrit
-M.A. Persian
-PhD in Sanskrit
-M.Phil. in Persian
-M.Sc. Operational Research
-M.A. /M.Sc. Applied Operational Research
-M.A. French /M.A. German,
-M.A. Italian/M.A. Hispanic
-M.Phil. / Ph.D. in Operational Research
-M.Sc. Food and Nutrition
-PhD in Law
-PhD in Home Science
-M.P.Ed. (Department of Physical Education & Sports Sciences)
-PhD in Business Economics
-M.A. in Psychology
-Ph.D. in Psychology

Monday 3 July
-M.A. Economics
-M.Sc. Environmental Studies
-M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science
-M.Phil. (Department of Home Science)
-PhD in Economics
-PhD in Environmental Studies
-M.Sc. – PhD combined the degree in Biomedical Sciences & M.Sc. Degree in Biomedical Sciences (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research)
-M.A. Japanese
-M.A. East Asian Studies
-M.Sc. Development Communication and Extension (Department of Home Science)
-PhD in East Asian Studies
-Master of Library & Information Science
-PhD in Library & Information Science (Dept. of Library & Info. Sc.)
-M.Phil. in Library & Information Science (Dept. of Library & Info. Sc.)
-M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics
-M.Phil./ PhD in Mathematics
-PhD in Biomedical Sciences
-M.A. Applied Psychology
-M.Sc. Microbiology
-M.Sc. Electronics
-PhD in Microbiology
-PhD in Electronics
-M.A. Tamil
-M.Sc. Resource Management & Design Application (Department of Home Science)
-M.A. Bengali
-M.A. Comparative Indian Literature
-M.A. Russian
-M.Phil. in Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies
-M.Phil. in Russian Studies
Tuesday, 4 July
-M.A./M.Sc. Statistics
-M.Sc. Physics
-B.Ed. Special Education (Mental Retardation)
-M.Phil. / PhD in Statistics
-PhD in Physics
-M.Phil. in Karnatak Music
-M.Sc. Geology
-M.A. Philosophy
-M.Phil./Ph.D. in Geology
-M.Phil. in Philosophy
-M.Phil. / PhD in Commerce
-M.A. English
-M.A. Arabic
-M.A. Linguistics
-PhD in English
-M.Phil. in Arabic
-M.Phil./ PhD in Linguistics
-M.Sc. Informatics (Institute of Informatics & Communication)
-M.Sc. Anthropology
-M.Tech. Microwave Electronics
-PhD in Informatics (Institute of Informatics & Communication)
-M.Phil. in Anthropology
-M.Phil. in Hindustani Music
-PhD in Persian
-M.Sc. Genetics
-PhD in Russian
-M.Sc. Human Development and Childhood Studies (Department of Home Science)
-PhD in Genetics
-M.A. Environmental Studies
-M.Sc. Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
-PhD in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
-M.Phil./ PhD in Education
-M.Sc. Mathematics Education (Cluster Innovation Centre)
-PhD in Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies
-PhD in Bio-Physics
Wednesday, July 5
-M.A. Social Work
-M.A. Buddhist Studies
-M.A. in Life Long Learning & Extension
-M.Phil./Ph.D. in Social Work
-M.Phil. in Buddhist Studies
-M.Phil. / Ph.D. in Adult Continuing Education & Extension
-M.Phil. in Hindi
-M.A. Geography
-PhD in Buddhist Studies
-M.Phil./ PhD in Botany
-M.Phil. /PhD in Geography
-M.A. Hindi
-M.Phil. / PhD in History
-PhD in Urdu
-PhD in Hindi
-M.Phil. in Urdu
-M.Phil. in English
-PhD in Punjabi
-M.Phil. in Sanskrit
-M.Phil.(Biotechnology) (Faculty of Applied Sciences- offered by Departments of Microbiology, Genetics, Biophysics and Biochemistry)
-M.Sc. Biochemistry
-PhD in Biochemistry
-M.Phil. in Punjabi
-M.Sc. Forensic Science (Department of Anthropology)
-PhD in Financial Studies
-M.A. Hindustani Music
-M.A. Karnatak Music
-PhD in African Studies
-PhD in Hindustani Music
-M.Phil. in African Studies
-M.A. Percussion Music
-PhD in Karnatak Music
-PhD in Music & Fine Arts
The applicants for the various UG, PG, M.Phil and PhD are advised to be in a regular touch with the university’s official website: www.du.ac.in.


Gaurav Prateek
B.A.(H) English
Jamia Millia Islamia


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