DU Acting Vice-Chancellor professor PC Joshi announced on Saturday that registration for undergraduate admissions will take place between August 2 and 31, while for postgraduate, MPhil, and PhD admissions will take place between July 26 and August 21. The institution said in a statement that the eligibility criteria and registration costs for merit and entrance-based admissions will remain unchanged this year.
While announcing the Delhi University UG and PG registration dates, the university also stated that a portal for admissions will be launched soon to make the DU admission process easier. According to DU, this portal will allow students to fill out admission forms, pay fees, and check details from the comfort of their own homes.
Here are ten insights about DU UG and PG admissions in 2021 that you should be aware of:
- The university has a total of 65,000 undergraduate seats and 20,000 graduate seats.
- Admission to undergraduate courses will be based on merit, as it was last year. There will be no modifications to the candidates’ eligibility criteria.
- The registration fees for merit-based and entrance-based admissions will remain unchanged.
- The admissions process will be entirely online this year, as the year before.
- Extracurricular Activities (ECA) and Sports quotas allow a college to admit up to 5% of its total intake strength.
- Between September 7 and 10, the university will release the first cut-off list. The admissions process will most likely be completed in September.
- This year, the number of Delhi University courses for which entrance exams will be held has been increased from nine to thirteen. Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Masters of Physiotherapy are the four new courses for which entrance exams will be held beginning this year
- Admission to UG courses will be centralized through a single registration-cum-application form. The same form will be used by all departments and colleges. For PG courses, students must fill out a single registration form but must pay separate fees if they choose more than one program.
- The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct DUET 2021 for all PG programmes, selected undergraduate programmes, and MPhil and PhD programmes, with dates to be announced soon.
- Non-NET candidates who wish to pursue admission to PhD and MPhil programmes must take the DUET 2021 exam.