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Delhi University Admissions 2016 – FAQs

Delhi University Admissions 2016

The University of Delhi answers the queries and clarifies doubts of the aspiring students during their open house sessions.

“All you need to know about DU UG Admissions 2016-17 is here. You can also predict your college, get latest updates and insights on DU admissions – Click Here.”

Edunuts brings you all the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) asked during the interaction of the DU officials and the students regarding the new admission schedule and the changes.

Ques1. Do I have to fill up the offline form also even if I’ve registered online on the DU portal?

Ans. No, you need not fill the offline form, if you’ve already submitted your pre-registration form & made payments online.

Ques2. Are there any disadvantages for gap year students?

Ans. No, there are no disadvantages if you’re a gap year student, all you require is your necessary documents.

Ques3. What is the procedure to apply in DU through the ECA or Sports quota?

Ans. Every DU College has separate forms for ECA and sports. If you want to get admitted through the sports quota, there is a centralized fitness test, which is conducted by the University Sports Council. The respective trials for ECA as well as Sports are to be carried out by the DU colleges.

Ques4. Is there be any relaxation granted to women candidates?

Ans. For women candidates, relaxation varies from college to college or even from course to course. Nevertheless, the upper limit has been fixed at 3%.

Ques5. Are the NCC/NSS cadets granted special seats?

Ans. No, the NCC/NSS cadets are not given any special quota in any of the DU colleges.

Ques6. I am confused about which subject to choose for my best four. I have studied both commerce and accounts in my class XII. Help!

Ans. You can add both these subjects in your best four.

Ques7. I have studied science in 12th. Can I apply for the B.A. (Hons.) in Arts/Humanities?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for the B.A. (Hons) in Arts/Humanities provided you meet the specific eligibility criterion and the requisite cut off.

Ques8. If I’ve already taken admission in a particular course, can I change my subject during the study or after completing the first year?

Ans. If you’ve already taken admission in a particular course, you can change the course only before the last date of admission, provided seats are available and you meet the requisite cut off.

Ques9. Can I opt an additional certificate language course with my regular graduation course?

Ans. Yes, you can go for certificate courses along with your regular graduation course as many DU colleges provide part-time certificate programs in office management, foreign languages, etc.
But however, it is advisable not to enroll yourself for any of these programs during the 1st year. In the first year try to understand how your regular course works and you can plan your certificate course accordingly.

Ques 10. Can I opt for Economics Hons or B. Com Hons, even if I did not have Mathematics in class 12th?

Ans. No. You can not opt for Economics Hons or B. Com Hons without mathematics.

Ques11. Is it necessary for a candidate to present physically on the day of admission?

Ans. Yes. You must be present on the day of admission in the particular college along with the required documents.

Ques12. Is it possible to take admissions in two different/same courses in different colleges after the declaration of a cutoff?

Ans. No, you can not take admission simultaneously in two different programs or same courses in different colleges. If you take admission at two places, your admission will be canceled from both the colleges as well as courses.

Ques13. Can I get admission in regular DU college if I’ve completed my class XII from NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling)?

Ans. Yes, you can get admission in a regular DU College provided you have applied for that college and are meeting the requisite cutoff.

Ques14. Am I eligible to fill the OMR even if I have a compartment in class 12?

Ans. Yes. Even if you have got a compartment in class 12, you can fill OMR form. But the admissions are given only if you fulfill the minimum eligibility condition as well as meeting the cutoff list of that course/college during the stipulated period.

Ques15. Which DU UG courses have entrance examinations?

Ans. DU offers three courses of which selection is done on the basis of an entrance test. These are Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial and Investment Analysis (FIA) and Bachelor in Business Economics (BE). Apart from this, Indraprastha College for Women also offers entrance test for Bachelor of Multimedia and Mass Communication course.

Some additional questions about the Application Form:

Ques1. What is the process to avail hostels in DU Colleges?

Ans. Once you’re admitted in a course you’re interested in; you will have to separately apply for college hostels.

Ques2. Is it necessary to study Mathematics as a subject to apply for Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)?

Ans. Yes. Mathematics is a mandatory subject not only for BMS but also for those who want to study B. Com (Hons) or Economics (Hons).

Ques3. Can I edit my “Applicant’s details” if I’ve filled the form during the “New User Registration”?

Ans. No. Once you’ve filled the information, you won’t be able to change the information. Be careful in filling the information.

Ques4. Can I change my Centre of Entrance Examination after I’ve completed the online registration form?

Ans. No, you can choose any one of the six cities for appearing in the entrance examination via online registration. Once you’ve completed the entire online registration process, the chosen center will not be changed.  

Ques5. When will I have the access to download the DU Admit Card?

Ans. Admit Card will be available in your individual accounts after 31st May 2016. You are advised to regularly visit the Undergraduate Admissions 2016 (Only Entrance Based) portal for updated news and other updates related to the admission procedure.

Ques6. Is there any other method to deposit fees such as demand draft, etc.?

Ans. No. The registration fee will be accepted only through the Online payment options available in the DU registration portal.

Ques7. Can I change my Photo/ID Proof/ Signature/DOB Certificate/Caste Certificate, if I’ve uploaded a wrong one?

Ans. No. Once the photograph, signature or requisite documents are uploaded, it can not be changed.

Ques8. How will I find out the location of my entrance exam center in the city that I have chosen?

Ans. All the information related to the center will be announced on the UG Admissions Portal 2016. The information will also be printed on your Admit Card.

Ques9. Is it possible that two candidates can apply from a similar account?

Ans. NO. Only a single candidate can apply from one account for UG Admissions 2016.

Now, below are a few more important questions from our personal interactions to the aspiring students on Quora related to the Delhi University Admissions 2016-17 queries.

Ques1. What is the procedure of admission in DU?

Ans. There are probably many changes in the admission procedure for both the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Delhi University. The Registrations for the Undergraduate Admissions 2016 have already begun from 1st June 2016, and the last date for the same will be June 19.
Link to the entire answer on Quora.

Ques2. I have got 94% in class 12th. Can I get admission in Delhi University for BBA?

Ans. Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University is the only college offering B.B.A. Financial Investment Analysis and you can apply for this course from JAT 2016. But there are other subjects in the field of Commerce that you can choose to opt in DU.
Link to the entire answer on Quora.

Ques3. Which colleges in DU are not strict towards attendance of students?

Ans. Almost every DU College has some or the other guidelines for attendance. Some of the college like Ram Lal Anand College, Shyam Lal College, SGND Khalsa College, Deshbandhu College, Shivaji College may have some leniency towards the attendance procedures.
Link to the entire answer on Quora.

Ques4. Is it compulsory to include English in best of four for du admission?

Ans. YES! It is compulsory to include English in the best four subjects to get admitted to the University of Delhi.
Link to the answer on Quora.

Ques5. I’ve accidently uploaded a non-self attested version (meaning simple) of my 10th report card in DU admission form. Will my form get canceled?

Ans. Your form won’t get canceled. But to be on a safer side, you should fill another admission form.
Link to the entire answer on Quora.

Ques6. Will there be entrance assessments for UG admissions in Delhi university?

Ans. This year, Delhi University will only have entrance examination for BMS courses. The application form for the Undergraduate programs will be made through the online process only. It will start from 1st June 2016.
Link to the entire answer on Quora.

Ques7. What are the chances of a student getting admission in du after getting 94% marks in 12th board and my best four is 96%?

Ans. There are many chances that you will get through a good DU College with 96% marks. Colleges you can get through with easily, are:
Kirorimal College, Sri Venkateswara College, Daulat Ram College, Hindu College, etc.
Link to the entire answer on Quora.

Ques8. To how many colleges can I apply in DU?

Ans. You can apply in as many DU Colleges as you want.
Link to the answer.

Ques9. What is the DU registration number? I applied online for UG courses, and there’s a form no. on the application form, but no registration no.?

Ans. Because there isn’t any registration number required. All you need to know is the form number.
Link to the answer.

Ques10. What are the good colleges under DU for commerce?

Ans. Delhi University houses some of the very good colleges for commerce education. Leading among them are: Shri Ram College of Commerce, Lady Shri Ram College, Hans Raj College, Hindu College, etc.
Link to the entire answer.

Ques11. How long (in terms of years) is the mathematics part at B.Sc Honours Physics course at St Stephens?

Ans. You will have a Mathematical Physics Examination for the first two years in Stephen’s. BUT, on the contrary, if you want to go for M.Sc. Mathematics in the IIT’s, you should go for an undergraduate course for Maths only not B.Sc Physics.
Link to the entire answer.

These are all the necessary questions about the Delhi University Admissions 2016, application form, entrance examinations, and other procedures. Ask us all your queries related to the University of Delhi, we’d be happy to help.

All the best!

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