To address doubts on the admission process. The Delhi University (DU) will hold a webinar on June 23 DU’s admission portal went live on June 20 and will be open for candidates till July 4. The admission is being held for undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil and Ph.D. programs.
Registration for the DU admission webinar is free for all. The timings for the webinar are from 11 am to 1 pm.
As per standard criteria, This webinar will be for parents and students. DU performs open days to communicate information on the admission process. In December 2019, the university had attempted suggestions on open days to alleviate the dissemination of advice regarding the admission process.
This year The university has done several changes in the admission process due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year students with achievements in sports and extra-curricular activities, will not receive an opportunity to showcase their talent as the varsity will not have sports and extracurricular activities (ECA) trials. Only nominees with NCC and NSS certificates will be contemplated for admissions under the ECA category while admissions under the sports category will be permitted based on merit certificates.
Preliminary to this, candidates used to be initially shortlisted on the basis of merit certificates earned over the last three years. Those shortlisted had to document at different venues for centralized trials. The seats stored under the two categories are supernumerary seats.
DU offers admission under the sports quota in 27 domains encompassing archery, athletics, cricket, football, badminton, hockey, swimming, wrestling, tennis, judo, and basketball, among others.
Under the ECA category, there are 14 comprehended activities– creative writing, dance, debate, fine arts, music, music instrumental including tabla, harmonium, sitar, dholak, drums, guitar, and sarod; theatre, NCC, NSS, and yoga, among others.
Last year a total of 3,67,895 nominees had applied on the University’s admission portal, out of which 2,58,388 students had attained their application process with fee payment. From among the 2.5 lakh applicants, the utmost number of the application was obtained for BA (Hons) English attended by BA (Hons) Political Science, and BA Programme.