Admission Criteria

AGE REQUIREMENT
There is no minimum age bar for admission to under graduate courses in the University and its Colleges.

The upper age limit for admission to the first year classes will ordinarily be 20 years for boys and 22 years for girls on Oct. 1, 2011.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(Subject to revision by the University)
A candidate who has passed one of the following examinations can be considered for admission to the first year of
B.A. Programme/B.Sc. Programme/B.A. (Hons.)Programme/B.Sc. (Hons.)/B.Com. (Hons.) course :

  1. Senior school certificate examination (Class XII) of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi
  2. or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto,
    OR Pre-University Examination (2 years after 10 years of schooling) of an Indian University recognized by the University of Delhi,
    OR Intermediate Examination of an Indian University/Board or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
  3. Indian school Certificate Examination (class XII) of The Council of Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
  4. General Certificate of Education Examination of the U.K.
    1. Passed in five subjects at Ordinary level.
    2. and
    3. at least in two subjects at the Advanced level. These two advanced courses may either be chosen from among the five Ordinary level subjects or from outside this group as prescribed by the University of Delhi.
NOTES :
  1. Application from students who have not passed from the above mentioned examination bodies may be considered if accompanied by an Eligibility Certificate issued by the University of Delhi.
  2. Students passing an eleven year school examination are not eligible for admission to undergraduate course in the University of Delhi.

Minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination required for admission to various courses.

CourseMinimum percentage of marks required
B.A. Programme40% aggregate(three best elective subjects and one language)
B.A.(Hons) Programme */B.Com(Hons)45% aggregate(three best elective subjects and one language)
B.Sc(Hons) Mathematics45% aggregate of four subjects PCME with 50% in Mathematics
B.Sc(Hons) Botany/Zoology55% aggregate of PCB/BT with 50% in English
B.Sc(Hons) Chemistry/Physics55% aggregate of PCM with 50% in English
B.Sc(Hons) Biochemistry55% aggregate of PCMB/BT with 50% in English
B.Sc. Life Sciences45% aggregate of PCB/BT with 40% in English
B.Sc.Physical Sciences45% aggregate of PCM with 40% in English
B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences
(Computer Science/IndustrialChemistry)
45% aggregate of PMC/CS. with 40% in English

*       1. For B.A.(Hons) Programme Sanskrit, candidates securing 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% in Sanskrit are also eligible. Candidates  who  have  passed  the  Intermediate  Examination  with  at  least   40%  marks  in theaggregate and have passed 'Shastri' examination are also eligible.
*       2. For B.A.(Hons) Hindi, candidates securing 40% marks with aggregate and 50% in Hindi are also eligible.Candidates who have passed the Intermediate Examination with at least 40% marks in the aggregate and have  passed 'Prabhakar' examination are also eligible.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
S. No. Name of Course Additional Eligibility Criterion Additional requirement over cut off percentage Justification
1. B.A. (Hons) Hindi 60% in core Hindi OR 55% in Elective in XII   Fair Knowledge of Hindi (Core or Elective) is essential for a Hons. Course in Hindi
2. B.A. (Hons) English Admission on the basis of performance in CATEexamination conducted by the Department of English, University of Delhi
3. B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit 45% in Sanskrit in XII /50% in Sanskrit in Class X   Many Schools do note have Sanskrit as an option in Class XII, but have the subject till class X.
4. B.A. (Hons.) Pol. Se.   2% more than the cut off percentage for students from science and commerce stream Students from Science and Commerce stream do not have a background of the subject. A better and commerce stream percentage scorer should do well in such subjects new for him/her.
5. B.A. (Hons.) History   2% more than the cut off percentage for students from science and commerce stream Students from Science and Commerce stream do not have a background of the subject. A better and commerce stream percentage scorer should do well in such subjects new for him/her.
6. B.A. (Hons.) Eco. 60% in Maths in XII   Economics (Hons.) course has a lot of mathematical application for different papers. Hence fair knowledge on mathematics is essential.
7. B.Com (Hons.) 60% in Maths in XII
English + Best 3 out best
of Commerce, of Commerce, Accounts, and Maths
2% higher in lieu of best three subjects out of Commerce, Accounts and Maths B.Com (Hons.) course has a lot of mathematical application for different papers. Hence fair knowledge on mathematics is essential
8. B.Se. (Hons.) Botany 50% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
9. B.Se. (Hons.) Zoology 50% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
10. B.Se. (Hons.) Chemistry 50% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
11. B.Se. (Hons.) Physics 50% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
12. B.Se. (Hons.)Biochemistry 50% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
13. BSc. (Hons.) Mathematics 70% in Mathematics   Students who want to pursue Mathematics Hons. Course should have good mathematics base.
14. BSc. Physical Sciences 40% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
15. BSc. Life Sciences 40% in English   Medium of instruction is English. This is the minimum eligibility criterion laid down by the University.

Note:
  1. Physical Education will not be considered as subject while calculating the percentage of the best of four subjects
  2. Not more than two Vocational Subjects for B.A. Programme and not more than One Vocational Subject for B.A.(Hons.) or B.Com (Hons.) will be considered while calculating the aggregate percentage to decide the eligibility of the candidates, and 10% of the maximum marks will be deducted from the marks obtained in that subject/s before calculating the aggregate.
CourseMinimum percentage of marks required
B.A. Programme40% aggregate(three best elective subjects and one language)
B.A.(Hons) Programme */B.Com(Hons)45% aggregate(three best elective subjects and one language)
B.Sc(Hons) Mathematics45% aggregate of four subjects PCME with 50% in Mathematics
B.Sc(Hons) Botany/Zoology55% aggregate of PCB/BT with 50% in English
B.Sc(Hons) Chemistry/Physics55% aggregate of PCM with 50% in English
B.Sc(Hons) Biochemistry55% aggregate of PCMB/BT with 50% in English
B.Sc. Life Sciences45% aggregate of PCB/BT with 40% in English
B.Sc.Physical Sciences45% aggregate of PCM with 40% in English
B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences
(Computer Science/IndustrialChemistry)
45% aggregate of PMC/CS. with 40% in English
RESERVATION OF SEATS
In each course, seats are reserved as per following details:
(i) Scheduled Caste* 
(ii) Scheduled Tribe* 
(iii) Other Backward Classes (OBC) 
(iv) Wards of ex-servicemen personnel and serving personnel
of the Defence/Armed Forces and all Police Force who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards
  5%
(v) Physically Challenged*: 3%
(vi) Foreign students*: 5%
(vii)Sports and Co-curricular activities : :5%
(viii) Kashmiri Migrants : The wards of the Kashmiri Migrants will be registered centrally by the University for admission to various under-graduate courses under the Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Commerce & Business, Mathematical Sciences and Faculty of Science,except the courses where admissions are made on the basis of Entrance Test and the allotment of seats to the courses/colleges will be made on the basis of merit (not more than three seats in one college, at least one seat in one stream i.e. Arts and Social Sciences, Commerce, Science and Mathematical Science.) : 

*For admission to these categories, the candidates have to register directly with the University. These admissions are centralized and the University allots students to different colleges.

*Note : Whenever there is common merit between two candidates i.e. one belonging to one reserved category and the other belonging to the reserved as well as Physically Handicapped category, preference should be given to the Physically Handicapped candidate over the able bodied candidate.

ADMISSION FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED CANDIDATES

The candidates seeking admission against the reserved quota for the physically challenged category are advised to apply directly to the Office of the Dean, Students Welfare (Main Campus), New Examination Hall, Near University Main Gate.
A candidate seeking admission under this category needs to fulfill same requirements for admission as for the general candidates except for a relaxation of 5% marks in the cut off percentage notified.

ADMISSION TO FOREIGN STUDENTS
Admission  of  foreign  students  is  handled  by  the  Foreign  Students'  Adviser,  Foreign  Students'  Registry, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007. No foreign student is admitted by the college unless he/she produces a letter from the Foreign Students' Adviser, University of Delhi, regarding his/her eligibility.