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University of Delhi

University of Delhi

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About the College:

The University of Delhi (Hindiदिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय; informally known as Delhi University or DU) is a public central university located in DelhiIndia. It is wholly funded by the Government of India. Established in 1922, it offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Vice-President of IndiaMohammad Hamid Ansari is the chancellor. The University of Delhi is a premier institute of higher education in India. It was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the Central Legislative Assembly. The President of India is the visitor, the Vice President is the chancellor and the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Indiais the pro-chancellor of the university.

 

Courses Offer:

The academic session starts on 21 July while admissions for the regular courses are held in June–July. Admission in courses that are done through entrance examination follow a different schedule.

Admission to all the undergraduate courses (except the professional ones) is carried out by each college though the system and schedule is common and announced by the University each May. In the year 2011, the university decided to do away with the requirement of preregistration for admission, but as of 2012 the pre-admission form is back.

The university does not hold entrance exams (except for Bachelor of Business Studies, Bachelor of Business Economics, Bachelor of Finance and Investment Analysis & B.A. (H) English) but scores of higher secondary school examination are taken into consideration.

The colleges decide the cut-off percentage (minimum marks required) for their courses and is released by the university on predecided date as cut-off lists. Once the cut-off percentage is released, any student who has the requisite percent can approach the college and seek admission within a number of days. Separate cut-offs are announced for aspirants belonging to Other Backward Classes with some relaxation in cut-off percentage given to them as compared to candidates belonging to the General Category. If seats are available, university announces second cut-off list and calls for admission. Up to five lists are announced. If seats are completely filled in certain courses, no further cut-off of that course is announced.

Admissions based on excellence in extracurricular activities and sports is carried out after conducting trials by the colleges. Students need to apply separately to each college for being considered for admission under these categories.

The university reserves seats for students who are physically handicapped or belong to the Scheduled castes or scheduled tribes as per government policy. Students who seek admission under these categories need to register centrally in the University of Delhi. The university allocates the course and college to these students based on their choice and availability

 

Address:

New Delhi, Delhi, India

 

 

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