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Source: Hindustan Times

DU Admission 2023: The University of Delhi is among the topmost choices of students for taking admission into UG and PG programs. Now, again the struggle of aspirants has begun as the admission season is almost here.

Delhi University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and most importantly gives amazing campus life. Also, it focuses on extracurricular activities to let candidates pursue their interests with their academics. 

Since last year, the pattern of DU admission has changed a lot. Now, 12th-class scores are not enough to take admission into the dream college. Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores determine whether a candidate can secure a seat or not. Moreover, DU PG admission will also be done through CUET-PG from this academic year. Before this, only undergraduate admissions were done through the CUET scores. 

DU UG Application Form 2023

Currently, Delhi University is planning to launch a Common Seat Allocation System (CSAS) portal for UG admissions in 2023. Candidates should keep checking the official website of the university i.e., www.du.ac.in. The website will notify you once the application form is out on the official portal.

It is advisable to carefully fill in all the details asked in the application form otherwise it can cost a loss of a seat. Before the application forms are out, keep all the documents handy like identity proof to avoid last-moment haste. 

DU PG Admission 2023

Similarly, for postgraduate course admission, the forms will be out on the official portal. In the form, the applicants need to fill in the details like educational qualification, choosing the desired course etc. Moreover, certificates, mark sheets, identity proof and other documents will be required. 

DU Admission 2023 Process

  • The very first step is registration, aspirants need to register themselves on the official admission portal. Basic details like name, contact details, and date of birth need to be filled in for registration. Thereafter, candidates will get a Login ID and password for further process. 
  • The next step is filling out the application form correctly by logging in. The information should be accurate and all the documents should be uploaded in the required format and size. Recheck before submitting the form to avoid losing the seat just because of one silly mistake. 
  • Now, to complete the process successfully, pay the application fee. Candidates need to pay the application fee through online methods like net banking, UPI, and credit/debit cards. Once done, submit the application form after reviewing it. Keep the soft copy as well as a hard copy of the submitted form and fee payment receipt for future use.

Besides, DU also takes admission through sports and extracurricular activities. Though, candidates need to appear for the performance test along with the CUET exam. Then, candidates will be selected based on CUET scores (25 per cent) and the remaining 75% will be counted for the performance test. 

DU Admission 2023: Documents Required

  • Class X Examination Certificate
  • Class X mark-sheet
  • Class XII mark-sheet
  • Class XII provisional certificate 
  • Character certificate
  • Transfer certificate from school/ college 
  • Migration certificate from board or university
  • Self-attested passport-size photographs
  • CUET 2023 scorecard 
  • Category certificate (SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM) issued by the competent authority
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate 

DU Application Fees 2023

The application fee information will be available on the official DU admission portal. Candidates must pay the application fee before the deadline to complete the process. Also, the fee may vary for different course and also according to the categories (General, OBC, SC/ST, PwD).

How to Apply for DU UG Admission 2023?

Once the form is out, the candidates need to apply on the official DU CSAS portal. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Firstly, head to the official website of DU CSAS
  • On the homepage, click on the link that reads ‘CSAS registration link’
  • Now, select the UG admission merit list
  • Fill out the application form correctly and carefully and upload all the documents in a specific format and size
  • Thereafter, pay the application fee and click ‘submit’ to complete the registration process successfully. Also, take a printout of it for future reference. 

CUET UG, PG  2023

As stated above, the DU admission process will be done through the Common University Entrance Test for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. Further, the CUET exam will be conducted from 1 June 2023. Whereas CUET PG exam 2023 will be conducted between 5 June to 12 June. However, NTA first scheduled the CUET UG exams on 21 May but extended them due to large numbers of applications. 

The admission for PG courses and a few UG courses was done through Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) in the academic year (2022-23). But now the pattern has been changed for these courses too. So, now those who want to take admission to Delhi University have to appear for this exam. 

Additionally, there is no upper age limit to appear for the CUET UG 2023 exam but they must have appeared for the 12th board exams. But candidates need to check the college and course-wise eligibility before applying. 

DU CSAS Portal

Only if the aspirants clear the CUET exam can register on the DU CSAS portal for seat allocation. Further, the seat allocation is done by considering various factors like a combination of colleges and chosen course/program, merit list, category (UR/SC/ST/OBC/EWS) and most importantly number and availability of seats.

DU Seat Allotment 2023

Delhi University will announce the seat allotment list on its official portal in online mode. Once the DU seat approval is done, candidates need to secure the seat by paying the admission fee. 

  • First, the selected candidate needs to visit the official DU CSAS portal
  • Now, log in using the unique ID and password
  • Then, accept the allotted seat and pay the admission or course fee  

Delhi University Popular Courses and Fees

Delhi University is a renowned and prestigious university that offers multiple courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In DU-affiliated 90 colleges, there are many courses available in engineering, pharmacy, arts, science, commerce, education, architecture and fine arts. Here are some popular courses and eligibility criteria among DU aspirants.

Popular courses Admission Criteria 
BA (Prog), BA (Hons) 12th class pass           must appear for CUET 
BSc (Gen), BSc (Hons)12th pass + CUET
BCom, BCom (Hons)12th pass + CUET
MBAClass 12 + UG Degree (50 per cent aggregate marks) + CAT + SOP + PI + Extempore
MABA with 45%- 60% aggregate marks + CUET-PG
MScUG degree with 60% + CUET-PG
BMSClass 12 with 50% aggregate marks + CUET
MCAUG Degree with 60% (compulsory Maths subject) + CUET-PG
LLBUG/ PG degree with 50% aggregate marks + CUET PG
MComBCom (Hons), BCom pass BCom or any other UG degree + CUET-PG
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics / Statistics50% marks in Mathematics and an aggregate of 45% marks in exam + CUET
B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry/ PhysicsAggregate 55% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and one compulsory language with 50% + CUET
B.A. (Hons.) EconomicsAggregate of 45% marks + Pass in Maths + CUET

For choosing any of the above UG courses, students have to clear the 12th board exam and CUET also. Whereas to apply for a PG course, candidates must pass the graduation with minimum required marks. All aspirants must keep themselves updated by visiting the DU website frequently. So that you don’t miss any important announcements and deadlines.

Further, the DU admission process for undergraduate admissions begins at the end of May or June. Whereas for postgraduate courses the admission process begins in April or May.




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