This year, the Delhi University administration has decided to hold entrance tests for certain courses instead of relying completely on cutoff marks scored by the students. For admission to Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) and BA (Honors) Multimedia and Mass Communication, there will be entrance test. Near about 1500 DU seats in various courses will be open for admission through entrance tests this year.
On 13 May, the online registration process for eight of the Bachelor Degree courses has already begun. The students will be allowed to apply for these courses till 31 May 2016. The courses include BA (Hons) Business Economics, Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis), BTech (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations) and Bachelors of Elementary Education.
The written tests for the courses will be conducted between 19 June and 23 June 2016 in the University and the final results will be announced on or before 4 July 2016. This will be the first time when the University will allow students to apply for the courses and select them on the basis of their entrance examination scores rather their cut off marks.
The BMS course has 413 seats in total and is available in six colleges including Deen Dayal Upadhyay College and Keshav Mahavidyalaya. The BMS entrance test will take place on 20 June 2016. For BTech (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations), the written examination will take place on 23 June. The number of seats in the course is 40 and there will be a written test of two hours testing the mathematics, reasoning and analytical skills of the candidates. The Bachelor of Elementary Education (BElEd) course has 400 seats and is offered in eight colleges in Delhi including Lady Sri Ram and Jesus & Mary colleges. The written test of this course will be held on 20 June 2016.
For the 54000 odd undergraduate seats under the Delhi University in various streams, the online registration process will begin from 28 May 2016 till 16 June 2016. For these seats the selection of candidates will be made on the basis of their marks scored in Class 12. The cut off generally rise very high in Delhi University and seats are offered to the deserving candidates scoring the cut off marks in each of the streams.
This year the process of undergraduate admission in DU has undergone some changes. The applicants for Sports and Extra Curriculum Activity too will have to fill up the centralized online form this year.