Delhi University UG/PG Admission 2021 - Cut-offs, Important Dates, Courses, Application

The cut-off for DU Admission 2021 has been releasing. Find out all about the Important Dates, Courses, Applications, and Cut-off list here to obtain clarity about DU admission process.

Created On: Jul 26, 2021 10:00 IST
Modified On: Oct 9, 2021 19:57 IST
Delhi University Admission 2020 Courses, Application Cut-offs
Delhi University Admission 2020 Courses, Application Cut-offs

The University of Delhi has released the 2nd cut off list on 9th October 2021. Candidates can check the list in online mode on the official website.  In the cut off of DU admission, candidates will be able to know the minimum marks for each undergraduate course offered by the college. The University of Delhi offers admission to the courses on the basis of both merit and entrance examinations, however this year, there will be changes in the admission process as well owing to the cancellation of Board exams.

For admission to the undergraduate merit-based courses, the merit scored in 10+2 will be calculated through the 'best of four systems' of the University of Delhi. Delhi University PG admissions are on the basis of the entrance exam conducted by the University for respective courses. 

There are around 56,000 seats offered by the University of Delhi in 91 colleges affiliated with the University. Candidates can apply for both merit-based and entrance-based courses through a single application form which will be made available online on the official website of DU.

DU 2nd Cutoff  2021 for Arts and Commerce

DU 2nd Cutoff 2021 for Science

DU 2nd Cutoff 2021 for BA Programmes

DU Admission 2021 – Important Dates

Candidates aspiring to secure admission to the various courses offered by the University of Delhi can refer to the table given below with reference to the important dates for the DU 2021 Admissions.

Important Dates for Undergraduate Admissions



Notification of DU Admission 2021

17th July 2021

Online registration starts

2nd August 2021

Last date of online application submission 

31st August 2021

First cutoff list

1st October 2021

Second cutoff list

9th October 2021

Third cutoff list

 16th October 2021

Fourth Cutoff

30th October 2021

Fifth cut off list

8th November 2021

Commencement of classes

To be announced

Important Dates for Postgraduate Admissions

DU Admission Events

Important Dates

Starting of Registration

26th July 2021

Last date for registration

21st August 2021

Entrance Exam on

26th September to 1st October 2021

Results on

 To be announced

Group Discussion/Interview if any

To be announced

Commencement of classes

To be announced

DU Admission – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates aspiring to secure admission to the courses offered by Delhi University need to first ensure that they meet the required eligibility criteria as prescribed by the university. There is no minimum age limit for admission into UG & PG courses in the university & its colleges (Except in the courses where regulatory bodies are MCI, AICTE, BCI, NCTE, DCI, etc).

Given below is the list of the Courses offered along with the minimum required percentage and mandatory subjects for admission in that particular course. This is the cutoff for the previous year (2021), the latest cutoff shall be updated on this page once it is released:- 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • BA/B.Com: 40% Marks in aggregate.
  • B. Voc (Printing Technology, Web Designing, Health Care Management, etc.): 40% Marks in aggregate.
  • BA ( Hons )/B.Com (Hons.): 45% Marks in aggregate.     
  • B.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics: 50% marks in Mathematics and 45% in the qualifying exam  
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany, Zoology, Microbiology: 55% or more marks in aggregate of 3 Subjects (Practical and Theory together) and passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks
  • B. Sc. (Hons) in Physics, Chemistry: 55% or Marks in 10+2in each subject (Practical and Theory together) and passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks

PG Courses (Entrance Based):

  • MA: Candidates must have successfully cleared a bachelor’s degree.
  • MCA: Candidates must have successfully cleared a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree and secured a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate.
  • M. Sc: Candidates must have successfully cleared an Undergraduate degree. Candidates appearing in the final qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
  • M.Com: Candidates must have a successfully cleared B.Com/B.Com (Hons.)/B.A (Hons.) Economics/ BBS/BBA/BBA/BIFA/BBE
  • Master of Physical Education: Candidates must have a degree in Bachelor of Physical Education or B. Sc in Health and Physical Education with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • Master of Library & Information Science: Candidates must have a degree in B.L. I. Sc. degree or any bachelor degree as well as fulfill other conditions of eligibility for admission to M.L. I. Sc. Also candidates must have secured a minimum of 60% marks (general) & 50% marks (reserved categories).

DU Admission Application Process

Until last year, the admission forms for the University of Delhi, Post Graduate Admission were made available online. Candidates were required to first register for the admission process by entering some of their personal, education and contact details in the application portal. For successful completion of the application submission process, candidates will have to submit the application fee within the stipulated time period. Any application submitted without the application fee will be rendered incomplete and rejected.

The application/registration fee for the DU Admissions is different for different categories as well as for merit-based and entrance-based courses and has to be paid accordingly at the time of application. The application can be submitted in online mode using a credit card or debit card or net banking.

DU Admission Courses / Programs Offered

Candidates aspiring to participate in the DU Admission can refer to the tables given below with respect to the different undergraduate and postgraduate level courses offered by the University of Delhi and its affiliated colleges:

Undergraduate Level Courses offered by the University of Delhi

B.A. (Hons) Applied Psychology        

B.A. (Hons) Arabic

B.A. (Hons) Bengali

B.A. (Hons) Business Economics (BBE)

B.A. (Hons) Economics          

B.A. (Hons) English

B.A. (Hons) French 

B.A. (Hons) Geography

B.A. (Hons) German              

B.A. (Hons) Hindi

B.A. (Hons) History 

B.A. (Hons) Patrakarita Evam Jansanchar

B.A. (Hons) Italian               

B.A. (Hons) Journalism

B.A. (Hons) Music               

B.A. (Hons) Persian

B.A. (Hons) Philosophy

B.A. (Hons) Political Science

B.A. (Hons) Psychology        

B.A. (Hons) Punjabi

B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit               

B.A. (Hons) Social Work

B.A. (Hons) Sociology            

B.A. (Hons) Spanish

B.A. (Hons) Urdu               

B.A. (Hons.) Hindi Journalism and Mass Communication

B.A. Functional Hindi

B.A. Vocational Studies

B. Sc (Hons) in Physics

B. Sc (Hons) in Chemistry

B. Sc ( Hons) in Botany

B.Sc. (Hons) in Zoology

B. Sc ( Hons) in Mathematics

B. Sc. ( Hons) in Geology

B.Sc. (Hons) in Microbiology

Postgraduate Level Courses offered by the University of Delhi

M.A. (Hindustani Music) Vocal/Instrumental

M.A. (Karnataka Music) Vocal/Instrumental        

M.A. Applied Psychology

M.A. Arabic       

M.A. Bengali

M.A. Buddhist Studies  

M.A. Comparative Indian Literature

M.A. East Asian Studies

M.A. Economics

M.A. English      

M.A. French

M.A. Geography             

M.A. German

M.A. Hindi          

M.A. Hispanic

M.A. History      

M.A. Italian

M.A. Japanese 

M.A. Life Long Learning & Extension

M.A. Linguistics

M.A. Persian

M.A. Philosophy              

M.A. Political Science

M.A. Psychology             

M.A. Punjabi

M.A. Russian Studies     

M.A. Sanskrit

M.A. Social Work             

M.A. Sociology

M.A. Tamil         

M.A. Urdu

M.A./ M.Sc. Environmental Studies

M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics

M.A./M.Sc. Statistics     

M.Com M.Sc. Anthropology

M.Sc. Bio-Chemistry      

M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences

M.Sc. Botany    

M.Sc. Chemistry

M.Sc. Computer Science               

M.Sc. Development Communication & Extension

M.Sc. Electronics             

M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science

M.Sc. Food & Nutrition 

M.Sc. Genetics

M.Sc. Geology  

M.Sc. Human Development & Childhood Studies

M.Sc. Informatics            

M.Sc. Microbiology

M.Sc. Physics    

M.Sc. Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

M.Sc. Resource Management & Design Application     

M.Sc. Zoology


Delhi University Admission 2021: Top Colleges

  • Stephen’s College
  • Shri Ram College Of Commerce
  • Hansraj College
  • Hindu College
  • Miranda House
  • Lady Shri Ram College
  • Kirorimal College
  • Ramjas College
  • Sri Venketeswara College
  • Indraprastha College For Women
  • Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College
  • Jesus And Mary College
  • Daulat Ram College
  • Kamla Nehru College
  • Delhi Collge Of Arts And Commerce
  • Gargi College

DU Admission Cutoff - Previous Year

The previous year's cutoffs of some of the important colleges and their important courses are given below. It will give you an idea about the probable cut-offs for 2021.

Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)

  • BA (Hons) Economics: 98.50%
  • BCom (Hons): 97.75%

Hansraj College: BA courses: 96.25%

  • BA (Hons) English: 97.25%
  • BCom (Hons): 97.5%
  • BA (Hons) Economics: 98%
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics: 97%
  • BSc (Hons) Physics: 97.33%

Hindu College

  • BA (Hons) Economics: 98%
  • BA (Hons) English: 98%
  • BSc (Hons) Physics: 98%

Gargi College

  • Applied Psychology: 97%
  • Economics: 97%
  • Mathematic: 97%

Kamala Nehru College: BCom (Program): 94%

  • BA (Hons) Economics: 96.25%
  • BA (Hons) English: 96.5%
  • BA (Hons) Political Science: 94.5%
  • BA (Hons) Psychology: 96.5%
  • BA (Hons) Mathematics: 95%

Kirori Mal College

  • BA Program: 96%

DU Admission 2021– Entrance Exam Result

The results of Delhi University (DU) will be announced on the official website. Candidates will be able to check the entrance examination result, along with the group discussion and interview rounds result on the official website. On the basis of the performance in the entrance exam, candidates will be able to reserve the seat corresponding to the marks and the fixed cutoffs. Candidates can expect the results to be declared by the end of August. After the result, candidates will be required to report to the allotted college, along with all necessary documents to complete the admission necessities.

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