On Saturday, Delhi University began with its admission process with the opening of the online registration portal. Thousand of students pan-India aspire to become a part of the prestigious university for the various UG, PG, M.Phil and PhD courses its 63 colleges have to offer. As the admission process has now begun, extreme care should be taken by all candidates while filling out the information in the form. Here’s everything you need to know about the steps and procedures needed to be followed to get enrolled in the varsity:
STEP 1 – REGISTRATION ON THE ONLINE PORTAL: candidates must register themselves to the online UG admission portal available on the main website, www.du.ac.in. using their personal email IDs, candidates shall create a username and password, fill the registration form with valid information, upload the required documents and select their courses of interest (all courses will be selected by default without any penalties).
- Applicants shall be fully responsible for all the information they upload, including all the certificates and documents. They shall also be responsible for the quality and authenticity of the various certificates they will be uploading so that there is no problem later, in the admission procedure. A sample version of all the scanned documents shall be available in the preview section.
- LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED:
- Class X certiﬁcate
- Class XII certiﬁcate
- Relevant reservation certiﬁcate issued by the competent authority
- Self-attested copies of requisite certiﬁcates for admission under sports/ ECA category
- Link of the uploaded clip for admission against music
- Photo identity card (Aadhar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Voter Identity Card, Passport or School Identity Card)
STEP 2 – PAYMENT OF THE REGISTRATION FEE: the registration would be considered complete only when the applicant has paid the registration fee using the link available at the dashboard. Candidates are also advised to keep a record of the payment made, such as details of the transaction ID, Credit Card/ Debit card/ Netbanking details, for future references. Furthermore, the payment should be made well before the last date deadline to avoid unnecessary hassles.
STEP 3 – REOPENING OF THE PORTAL; upon declaration of the CBSE results, the online UG portal shall be re-opened and applicants will be allowed to enter the marks they secured.
STEP 4 – DECLARATION OF CUT-OFFS: the University shall release at least 5 Cut-Offs. Applicants shall be allowed to take admission in whatever course or college they desire, provided they meet the cut-off. Special Cut-Off shall also be declared only for those who could not or did not take admission in the initial 5 cut-offs. It will be the last cut-off declared by the college for any particular course. This shall happen in case there are any seats left for a particular course even after the 5 rounds of cut-offs.
- All colleges shall declare if there are any seats left after the release of the 5th cut off and their number.
- Applicants will have to give their preferences for the available course (A) and the available college (B).
- The allotments to the course and the colleges, only for the Special Cut-Off, will be made centrally using the formula (min A + min B), B will be dependent on A.
STEP 5 – SELECTION OF COURSE AND COLLEGE: upon the declaration of a cut-off, applicants shall be allowed access to their dashboards and select the course and college they wish to seek admission in, amongst the list of courses and colleges they are eligible for. Applicants will not be allowed to select more than one course or college. This selection will only be allowed online, within a stipulated time interval, no physical visitation to colleges is required. Within a cut-off, applicants shall not be allowed to change their preference for a course or college. For example, if the 1st cut-off has been released and an applicant has chosen course A in college B, they shall not be allowed to change it thereafter. However, if the applicant wishes to change their preference after the release of the subsequent cut-off, that can be made possible.
STEP 6 – ONLINE VERIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS BY THE COLLEGES: after the successful registration and choosing the desired college and course, the submitted documents shall be verified by the respective college.
- Course in-charge shall verify the minimum qualifications and cut-off requirements and Convenor Admission shall recheck and approve/decline the admission. The Principal shall confirm approve or decline the admission.
- In case any necessary document/s is/are missing, the college shall contact the respective applicant via phone or email. The admission shall be denied citing reason if the concerned documents are not made available.
- No admission shall be left undecided. Either it is approved or it id declined.
- Applicants can know the status of their application through the dashboard.
- Those who will be declined admission shall also be provided with a link to object the same to the Grievance Committee.
STEP 7 – PAYMENT OF FEES TO CONFIRM ADMISSION: once the admission is approved by the Principal, the applicants shall be provided with a link to pay their fees. The fees can only be paid online which is advisable to be done within the 24 hours of receiving the confirmation of admission. The admission shall be cancelled if the applicant has not paid the fee within the allocated time.
- After the successful payment of the due fee, students are requested to save the Acknowledgment Slip searing transaction ID, Credit Card/ Debit card/ Net banking details and date of the transaction as a proof for future reference. On successful payment of fees, the applicant is granted provisional admission to the said college.
- Once the applicant has gained admission, they will have to sign an online declaration stating, “All the information provided by me are correct. In case any information provided by me is found to be false and/or is not supported by the documents presented by me, I understand that the admission will be immediately cancelled and no fees will be refunded. I shall abide by all the rules and regulations laid down by the University and the College.”
STEP 8: PHYSICAL VERIFICATION OF THE SUBMITTED DOCUMENTS: the uploaded documents shall be verified by the respective colleges in due course of time. If at this stage, the documents submitted by the applicants are found to be faulted, the admission shall be cancelled immediately, without refunding of the fee.