Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Courses for 2021


The University of Delhi, commonly known as Delhi University, is going to start the online admission process for UG students from 2 August to 31 August. The number of DU courses for which entrance tests will be held this year has been increased from nine to 13. The four new courses for which entrances will be held from this year are Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Masters of Physiotherapy.Along with the undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) programmes, the online registration window will facilitate application for Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET), PhD and MPhil programmes. The online portal has been launched to make the admission process hassle-free.

Eligibility Criteria for application of 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/ University examination 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”:

i) PwBD (Persons with Benchmark Disabilities);

ii) CW (Children/Widows of Personnel of the Armed Forces including Para-Military);

iii) KM (Kashmiri Migrants);

iv) Prime Minister’s special scholarship for Jammu and Kashmir;

v) SS (Nominated Sikkimese Students);

vi) WQ (Ward Quota);

vii) ECA (Extra-Curricular Activities);

viii) Sports.

Note: Categories i –viii above are applicable to courses where admission is based on merit.

For courses where admission is based on entrance tests, only categories i and ii above are applicable.

For further details refer to Delhi University bulletin.

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