DU Admissions 2017 : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) & Admission Query Web-Desk

DU Admissions 2017 : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) & Admission Query Web-Desk

DU Admissions 2017 : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) & Admission Query Web-Desk

DU ADMISSIONS 2017 : We present to you a set of common questions every aspirant has in its mind.We hope we were able to cover most of the questions.In case you want to ask us anything,you can comment the same and below at the end of this article and we’ll answer your query within next 24 hours.

Ques: Is there any reservation for Delhi students in Delhi University?

Ans: No.there is no such reservation in Delhi University.

Ques: What is the procedure to apply for Under Graduate courses offered at St. Stephen’s College or Jesus and Mary College?

Ans: St Stephens College and Jesus & Mary College follows their own admission process.You’ll have to apply to both the colleges separately.

Ques: Is there NCC quota in Delhi University?

Ans: No,there is no NCC quota in Delhi University.

Ques: What all documents are required for a student planning to take admission under various caste based reservations? (SC/ST/OBC)

Ans: Students planning to take admission under caste based reservation should have a caste certificate issued in their name which shouldn’t be more than 6 months old.The OBC certificate should mention that the candidate belongs to Non Creamy layer and the caste is a part of the Central Governments official list.An income certificate of the parents can also be asked.

Ques: Is admission to Delhi University based on Entrance Test or Merit for Under Graduate Admissions 2017?

Ans: Admission to Delhi University’s UG Courses is on the basis of merit only which is cutoff based.There will entrance tests for some courses which always had entrance test based admission.

Ques: I gave my Class 12th exams in 2016 and had compartment in a few subjects which I’ve now cleared.Now I’m having two mark sheets,which marks will be considered for admissions at Delhi University? Also will I face any disadvantage because of the year gap?

Ans: No,you wont face any disadvantage because of the year gap.You can get admission to Delhi University provided you clear the cutoffs.Also,you need to provide your revised marks to the university.

Ques: What relaxation is provided to girl candidates in Delhi University?

Ans: A number of Delhi University colleges offer relaxation to girl candidates in some particular courses where the Boy-Girl ratio isn’t balanced.It is generally between 1-5% according to last three years.The relaxation policy changes every year.The idea behind offering relaxation is to maintain a healthy gender ratio in college.

Ques: I didn’t study Mathematics in Class 12th. Am I eligible to get admission in B.Com (Hons) or BA Economics (Hons)?

Ans: No,you aren’t eligible to get admission in any of these two courses.

Ques: Which UG Courses will have entrance test?

Ans: Courses like BBE,BFIA,BBS,B.El.Ed,BMMMC taught at IP College For Women and courses at Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) will have an entrance exam.

Ques: I had both Commerce and Accountancy as a subject in Class 12th.Which subject will be added to Best of Four calculation?

Ans: Both the marks can be added to Best of Four score.

Ques: After getting admission in a particular college can the course be changed later on during the next 3 years?

Ans: No you can’t change your course during those 3 years.

Ques: Are admissions done on the basis of First Cum First Serve basis?

Ans: No,admissions aren’t done on first cum first serve basis.All the students who are getting admission in a college and are able to complete all the formalities during that particular cutoff window will be given admission no matter how many seats are present in the college.

Ques: I’ve completed my 12th class from Open Schooling.Can I get admission in DU?

Ans: Yes you can provided you meet the desired cutoff by colleges.

Ques: Will there be CATE for admission to English Hons?

Ans: No,CATE is no longer a part of the admission process.English Hons admissions will take place on the basis of Class 12th Marks only.

Ques: I have compartment in some subjects. Can I still apply to Delhi University?

Ans: It is strongly recommended that you apply for Delhi University but you won’t get admission if the result of your compartment exams isn’t released within the admission window of Delhi University.

Ques: I’m from science background and wants to study either B.A. or B.Com now.Can I apply for the same?

Ans: Yes you can apply to courses like B.Com (Hons),B.Com and B.A.

Ques: What benefits can a Sikh candidate avail from Sikh minority colleges?

Ans: Colleges like SGTB Khalsa College,SGND Khalsa College,Mata Sundri College and Shri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce have seats reserved for sikh candidates.You can check with these colleges to get more information about the relaxation and reservation criteria.

Ques: Is it necessary for the applicant to be present on the day of admission?

Ans: Yes,there are a number of documents which have to be provided by the applicant and also sign many documents.


  1. I had Economics, Geography, English, Hindi & Finearts as subjects in class 12th Arts. Which subjects will be added in best of four subjects? Is it possible to consider finearts as one of the best four subjects?

  2. I have completed my 12th class this year from RBSE.
    I had the following subjects under arts stream as my elective subjects:- 1.English Literature. 2.Geography. 3.Political Science.
    I aspire to get admission into BA general programme in DU.
    I wanted to know if there are any fixed subject combinations or I can choose my subjects in the colleges. Also I wanted to know in which colleges Can I get these three subjects altogether which I had in my 12 th class.
    Waiting for your response.
    Thank you.

  3. I gave my 12 mark sheet for verification so the last date of submitting the registration form is 12 July 2017 so what I do … Should I wait for my verified result or upload my unchanged marks? please help

  4. Can I include English core and hindi elective both in calculating best 4 subjects..?? Is there any college that treats physical education as an academic subject..???

  5. Can someone please tell me that if I apply for du ug admission under eca quota can i still see my name in the merit cut off or is it necessary that i can only get admission on eca otherwise not.

  6. I completed my 12th class this year . I want to take admmision in B.A llb …..when will the application form upload on site …

  7. I’m from commerce background and want to study b.a. can I apply for the same and not to face any disadvantage also i want to know that according to the cutoff list how much percentage is required..and if required then will 2.5 or 5percent is deducted from total percentage..?

  8. I m from commrc background n want to opt ba as my professional course so may i apply fr that without getting any disadvantage from du cllges n if i apply fr that i wan to lnow that how much pecentage is needed for that n is 2.5 or 5pecent will b deducted from total percentage n then it will b calcuted?

  9. DU’s registration date is over and I have uploaded all the documents. Everything is completed but due to re-evaluation, my marks were increased in English and my marksheet was given a few days after the last date of registration. But my preferred course is PCB/PCM. Will it hinder my admission because of my new marksheet which is different from the uploaded one. I can re-upload it because the last date of registration is over please help me I’m confused

  10. I have scored 89% and i am a obc student as my father has obc certificate but in 12th and du it has been sent gen as my obc certificate along many other documents were destroyed due to fire so now I have applied for the obc certificate as I have collected ol my documents and i would get my obc certificate within next 3-5 days . So what is the solution over my problem can I get admission in du under obc and wat can we do to get it change in du form. Plz let me know the solution. I have my father obc certificate so wat can we do.

    Plz let me know
    Revert as soon as possible

  11. Is elective english same as alternative english? I have studied alternative english (MIL) in class XII but while applying for DU i entered elective english as there was no option for alternative english. If they are different subjects,will i ever get a chance to correct it? Also can i calculate my alt.eng mark for BSc admission in DU?

    • It depends on the course but you should contact DU Helpline again to mention about the change.This can even lead to rejection of your application.

  12. I have made payment for du online ug merit based form and I also got the payment message but in online du portal form my payment status is showing not paid then what I have to do now

  13. I have completed online registration. My marks in Business studies increased on verification (as shown on the CBSE site). Mistake letter will come in due time. Wii the collages accept that?

  14. During filling the form of post graduation of University of Delhi I had an option for in which they were asking about my graduation marks but my last semester results still hasn’t be announced so, then what should I fill in that option ? Result awaited or latest marks without the last semester. But I already choosed the option of result awaited. Did I make mistake ? please tell me ?

  15. I have passed 12th in 2016 and I also did NCC in 10th class and mentioned the NCC certificate in Delhi University online form under ECO .do I need to submit affidavit during the time of admission or join trail of NCC .