Frequently Asked Questions



Q 1      How can I register myself for the admission to undergraduate courses in the University of Delhi?

Ans.     You can register online for all undergraduate courses through the admission portal URL & follow the guidelines to proceed.

Q 2      I have registered online on the DU undergraduate (UG) online portal. Do I still need to fill up the offline form for undergraduate admission?

Ans.    No, there’s no offline form.

Q 3      Can I apply in multiple programmes/courses in an online form?

Ans.    Yes, you may select all programmes/courses of your interest through a single online registration form. It is important to note that you can apply in all merit based as well as entrance-based courses through the same online application.

Q 4      Is it possible to change/update the information provided by the applicant in the online application form, once the fee is submitted?

Ans.    Yes, the applicant can change/update information till the last date of registration with the correction fees of Rs 100. However they can update the marks obtained till the last date of UG admission.

Q 5      I made an error in my online registration form. Do I need to register again using different email-id?

Ans.    No, the portal allows you to register only once. However, you can rectify error by logging again into your account through the “Edit” button at the end of each session/page till the online registration portal is open & the fee is not paid.

Q 6      How to pay registration fee on DU UG Portal?

Ans.     The payment is accepted online only through credit card/debit card/Net Banking/UPI.

Q 7      How does one apply through the ECA or Sports quota? Is there a separate fee for applying to these quotas?

Ans.     You can apply for ECA and Sports quota by selecting appropriate options in registration form. There is an additional fee of Rs. 100 each for applying under ECA or Sports quota

Q 8       Is ECA and Sports quota applicable to entrance test-based courses?

Ans.   No, ECA and Sports quota are not applicable to entrance-based courses.

Q 9      Is it possible to apply under ECA/Sports Category once I have paid my registration fee.

Ans.    No, once you have paid the fee, you will not be able to apply under ECA/Sports Category.

Q 10    Why am I not able to preview my application and also not able to pay the fee?

Ans.     Please ensure that you have:

  • Completed the mandatory fields (marked with red asterisk) on every page.
  • You have uploaded the required documents under the section ‘Uploads’.

Q 11    Will there be any disadvantage for gap year students?

Ans.     No, there is no disadvantage for gap year students and they would be treated at par with regular students. They should meet the requisite criteria for admission and must possess the necessary documents/certificates.

Q 12    Will the applicants be given admission on a first come, first serve policy after declaration of cut-offs?

Ans.     Admissions in the colleges are not based on first come first serve policy. Instead, the applicant who has filled the online registration form and satisfies the criteria and cut-off for a particular programme/course in a particular college will be considered for admission as per the schedule of admission specified.

Q 13    I did not have Mathematics in class 12th. Can I opt for B.A. (H) Economics / B.Com. (H)/ BMS/BBA(FIA)/ B. A. (H) Business Economics?

Ans.    No, without Mathematics, you are not eligible for above courses.

Q 14    Can I take admission in two different courses or same course in different colleges after declaration of a cut off?

Ans.     No, you cannot take admission simultaneously in two different courses or same courses in different colleges. In case you take admission at two places, your admission will be cancelled from both the colleges/courses.

Q 15    I have completed my class 12thfrom NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling). Can I get admission in a regular college?

Ans.    Yes, you can get admission in a regular college provided you have applied in an availableprogramme/course and meet the cut-off criteria.

Q 16    Is it important to have caste or tribe certificate in the name of a candidate/applicant?

Ans.     Yes, if you are applying under any reserved category (SC/ST/OBC/EwS), then you must have the SC/ST/OBC//EwS certificate in the name of candidate. The OBC certificate must also specify that candidate belongs to non-creamy layer and the caste is listed in the Central Government list I and it must be issued on and after 31st March 2020.

Note: For candidates claiming reservation under Ews category the Certificate should be issued by SDM and should have been issued on or after March 31, 2020.

Q 17    If my result is awaited, can I submit the online registration form?

Ans.    Yes, you can submit the online registration form by choosing “Awaited” in the drop-down menu of “Result Status” on “Academic Details” page/section while entering the information. However, you will have to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria/meeting cut-off list of that course/college during the stipulated period.

 Entrance Based Courses

Name of the Institution



Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities

·       B.A. (Honours) Business Economics

·       Bachelor of Management Studies

·       Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)

Cluster Innovation Centre

·       B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations)

·       B.A. (Honours) Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Education

·       Bachelors of Elementary Education

Faculty of Inter-disciplinary & Applied Sciences

·       Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports

Indraprastha College for Women

·       B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication

Music and Fine Arts

·       Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hindustani Music- Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar/Sarod/Guitar/Violin/Santoor)

·       Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Karnatak Music- Vocal/Instrumental (Veena/ Violin)

·       Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Percussion Music (Tabla/Pakhawaj)

Faculty of Social Sciences

·       Five Year Integrated Programme in Journalism in Delhi School of Journalism

Merit Based Courses

Name of the Faculty



Faculty of Arts

B.A. Prog.,B.A Vocational Studies, B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic, Bengali, English, French, German, Italian, Hindi, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Spanish, and Urdu.

Faculty of Social Sciences

B.A. (Hons.) in Economics, Geography, History, Political Sciences, Social Work, and Sociology.

Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities

B.A. (Hons.) in Hindi Patrakarita, Journalism, B.Voc. in Health Care Management, Retail Management & IT, Web Designing, Printing Technology, Banking Operations

Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies

B.Com. (Hons) and B.Com.

Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

B.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences, B. Sc (Hons) in Mathematics/Statistics,B.Sc. (Hons) inComputer Science

Faculty of Sciences/ Inter-Disciplinary and Applied Sciences

B.Sc.(Hons.) in Anthropology/Biological Sciences/ Botany/Microbiology/Zoology

B.Sc.(Hons.) in Chemistry/Physics/Polymer Science

B.Sc.(Hons.) Electronics/Instrumentation/Geology/Food Technology/Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Medical Science/ Home Science.

B.Sc.(Prog) Applied Physical Sciences/Physical Science (Computer Science)/Physical Science (Chemistry)/ Applied Physical Sciences (Industrial Chemistry/Physical Science with Electronics, Applied Life Sciences/ Life Sciences, Bachelor of Science (Pass) - Home Science.

Kindly check information bulletin for detailed information regarding eligibility criteria and last year cut-offs.

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