1. DU applying EWS quota this year
“With the exams being held from June 30 to July 6, the aspirants are advised to keep a check on the official DU website for exact dates” Dr. Manasvini M Yogi, OSD of Delhi School of Journalism told India Today.
The EWS quota will be applied for the general students this year. The registration for Undergraduate courses had started on 30th May and will go on till the 14th June.
2. NTA to conduct Delhi University entrance exam
The entrance exams for the nine undergraduate courses including BA (Hons) Business Economics, BA (Humanities and Social Sciences), Five Year integrated course in Journalism etc, will be all conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) set up under Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) and is happening for the first time.
3. Entrance exam centres
The DU admission entrance exams will be conducted across India at Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi (NCR includes Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad), Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Ranchi, Trivandrum and Varanasi for postgraduate courses.
4. Additional Information about the Examinations
The two-hour written exam will consist of 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The exam will also have negative marking. For each correct answer, students will get four marks and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. The answer key will be uploaded within 24 hours of the exam and students will get 48-hours time to raise objections, if any.
Entrance examinations will also be held for MPhil and PhD degrees in various specialisations. The candidates have to appear for an interview round afterwards.
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