DU UG, PG admission 2020: Like every year, the admission process in DU (Delhi University) has started.

As per the notification, it is to get started from June 20, 2020. All students are hereby informed that they can apply for DU UG, PG exam 2020 via official website which is du.ac.in.

Within a period of 2 days, over one lakh students have registered through the DU website. Out of the total of over 1 lakh application received, most of them have applied for undergraduate courses.

As per the notification, the admission process will be closed on July 4, 2020. Candidates are suggested to apply as early as possible to save themselves from the last minute rejection of their forms.

This year, students will witness as many changes as the University of Delhi has made. The first change that it has made is to make the entire system of DU admission online.

Now, this is something great to escape from all the chaos that gets created every year when huge number of students come together to seek admission.

By making the system completely online, it will not only help students but also make the entire process run smoother.

Another thing worth noted is that the DU has withdrawn its policy to withdraw up to 5% marks to those students who simply change their course stream to apply for BA courses.

Another point to be noted is that this year, there will be no trials for any student under ECA category.

For full information on this, you may either visit the official DU website or be vigilant for any updates published on govt job hiring page.


DU entrance exam 2020: Check syllabus, paper pattern


DU UG PG Admission 2020: This is something that students need to read with care.

As per the new norms, the entrance exam (also known as DUET) for admission to DU UG, PG courses will now be conducted in the month of August through online mode only.

The exam will have duration of 2 hours (120 minutes) and will contain an objective type of question paper. The test will carry as many as 100 MCQ’s. It will also have a negative marking as well.

For each correct entry, the students will be awarded four marks. Also, one mark will be deducted for each incorrect entry.

Now, please take a look at some of the details of other DU courses available this year.


MA Journalism

This is going to be the only stream where the entrance test is to be conducted in BA Journalism. Like mentioned above, it will also comprise an objective type of question paper that will carry 100 questions. Each question will carry 4 marks. And so, the paper will be of 400 marks.

For each correct response, students will be awarded 4 marks. For each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score.

The above test will be to basically assess the students over their knowledge in current affair, GK along with comprehension and analytical skills.

From the year 2020, DU (Delhi University) has introduced MA Journalism, also known as Masters in Journalism. It’s a great initiative by the government and will surely benefit the students in making their career choice.


MA Hindi

The test is basically designed to asses the knowledge of students in the field of Hindi literature.

And so, the questions will be asked from students to test their knowledge in literature, cultural heritage, Hindi language along with the basic concept of the language.


Indian Languages

In the recent time, DU has taken an initiative to introduce so many courses for students to not only make them scale high in their career but also to learn better.

In order to continue with that kind of initiative in 2020, University of Delhi has again introduced some other courses like MA Tamil, MA Bengali, MPhil comparative Indian literature, MA comparative Indian Literature, PhD in modern Indian languages and many more.

In order to get selected in any of these courses, there will be aan entrance test that the students need to clear.


MSc Biochemistry

 The above course has always been the center of attraction for all those DU PG students. It basically includes the syllabus such as essential molecules of life, enzymes, proteins, metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, cell biology, Bioenergetics, membrane biology, Human Physiology and Hormones, gene replication and organization, DNA repair, transcription and gene expression.

The syllabus also includes the concepts in genetics, genetic engineering, biotechnology and immunology.


MA Japanese

It’s going to be a career oriented course like the above/ The syllabus for the entrance test will include questions from different fields like expressions in Japanese language, vocabulary, kani,  general knowledge about Japan and grammar.


MA East Asian Studies

For the above course, DU will conduct a test that will assess the student’s skills in current affairs, general knowledge and the knowledge of East Asia.


MA in lifelong learning

Like other course, here too, students will have to clear the entrance test that will comprise as many as 100 objective type questions.

Now, the questions that are going to be asked will comprise topics like Social Sciences, Lifelong Learning, and Policies for Social Development, Commerce general Science.

There will be some other questions to be asked related to Adult and Continuing Education along with Adult Education.


MA/MPhil/ PhD Political Science

For those students who like to opt the above course will have to directly check the very syllabus taught at the University level.



The entrance test of this disciplinary course will comprise an objective type of question paper.

The question paper will comprise as many as 100 objective type questions from English language, legal awareness and aptitude, analytical abilities, comprehension, general knowledge and aptitude.



 DU will conduct a test for the admission to the above programme. The test will be of 2 hours long having one question paper with 100 objective type questions.

The paper will be asked from various subjects like Consumer Protection, Environment Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Law of Torts, Constitutional Law of India, Sale of Goods, Jurisprudence, Law of Contracts, Property Law and Company Law and Partnership.

Along with all the above, students will also be asked questions related to contemporary legal issue.


MA Punjabi

Like other languages, Punjabi signifies the rich heritage of our country. This is the reason why DU has introduced this course.

The syllabus will include studies like advanced Punjabi conversation, Punjabi culture and literature, modern age Punjabi poets, Punjabi dramas and plays, culture and heritage,, grammar and Gurmukhi, fair and festivals, literature and Punjabi language.


MSc Mathematics

In order to get selected for the above course, the students need to crack an entrance test. It will comprise of an objective type of question paper that will carry 100 questions. It will be of 2 hours duration.

As it looks quite obvious, the students will be assessed on their knowledge and skills of mathematics, general English language, reasoning, mental ability, mathematics education along with general awareness.


PhD Law

The above DU PG course will comprise an entrance test of 2 hour duration. Now, the paper will comprise as many as 50 objective type questions. Just like the above, the language of the test will be in English.

Coming to the syllabus, the test will comprise 50% questions from research aptitude or methodology and another 50% subject specific questions.


BEd Special Education

DU will conduct the entrance to admit students for the above course. In addition to this, there will also be a merit list prepared that will carry 50% weightage to each.

Questions will be asked from subjects like Reasoning, general awareness, subject knowledge and language. Students will also be assessed their knowledge of maths, science and social science up to class 10.


MA Philosophy

In order to get selected by the above DU PG course, students will need to check their syllabus and previous years question papers to prepare for the entrance test conducted by the DU.


Bachelor of physical education (BPEd)

The entrance test for the above course will also be conducted by DU for all the eligible candidates.

The entrance test will comprise a written test along with candidate’s sports proficiency having an overall weightage of 60 and 40 marks respectively.



DU UG PG Admission 2020 entrance exam: Eligibility




DU UG PG Admission 2020: There will be minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the above course. In order to be eligible, candidates should have earned a minimum of 50% marks in their Bachelor’s programme.

The eligibility criteria vary for other categories like SC, ST and others. Students need to check the official notification for category wise eligibility standard.


Age Limit

DU has not set any prescribed age limit for all the UG, PG courses. In order to get the details, students need to check the official notification in this regard.

Well, there are some other UG courses available that will now comprise an entrance test. It will include subjects like BBA financial investment analysis, BA (hons) Business Economics, BA (honours), Bachelor of Elementary Education, sports and BSc physical education.



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