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DU Admission 2016-17: More than 1.29 lakh applicants for PG Courses

Jun 1, 2016 12:30 IST

    Delhi: DU admission process has begun! With the onset of admission season, the Delhi University is witnessing large number of applicants for the post graduate programs. The PG level programmes include 69 courses and 51 departments in total. As per the latest report, more than 1.29 lakh applicants have submitted their application as a part of the intake process. Out of the total number of applicants, a total of 102667 are from general category.

    The highest numbers of applicants are from Delhi (68349 for PG program and 6262 for research program). UP stands in the second position followed by Haryana and Bihar with 21749, 15179 and 4111 applicants, respectively.

    Taking the gender wise comparison of the applicants into consideration, the number of women applicants is far more than their male counterparts. A total of 71878 women candidates have applied for post graduate programs against 57168 men candidates.

    In the research program, too, there has been the same trend of applicants! The research programmes include MPhil and PhD. A total of 7276 applicants have submitted their application for 85 courses and 53 departments. Delhi has the highest number of applicants (6262) for research programs followed by Varanasi (491 applicants). Among all the research programmes available in Delhi University, Hindi has the highest of applicants (694 for MPhil and 392 PhD).

    For the UG programs, a total of 54834 candidates have submitted the application out of which 30221 are women, 24632 are men and the rest four are from “other gender”.  Again Delhi has the highest number of applicants and majority of the applications are for the Business Economics/ Bachelor in Business Administration course. Bachelor of Elementary Education has the second highest number of applicants (10823).

    This year for the first time the entrance test for DU admission 2016-17 will be held in six cities, outside Delhi.

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