DU Admissions 2019 to begin a month earlier from April 15
Delhi University Admissions 2019 – The Delhi University (DU) will commence the admission procedure to undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil and PhD seats in the university from April 15, according to PTI report. As per the report, the DU will start the admission process a month earlier, from April 15, in contrast with the previous year. The admission process for undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses will conclude on May 7, noted the report.
Students who wish to apply for the admission are suggested to keep themselves updated with the university’s timeline.
Important things to remember
- The application process will conclude on May 7, 2019
- DU will allow candidates to correct their application forms from May 20 for two weeks
- DU provides five per cent seats in all colleges under the sports and extra-curricular quota
- ECA (Extra Co-curricular Activities) and Sports fitness trials for the admissions in DU will begin on May 20
- The admission through these two options will begin before the main cut off list is released
- This year, DU has reduced the percentage of mark deduction during a change of stream
- This year only 2% will be deducted from the best of four average
- In another development, DU is trying to use the database of CBSE for the marks of students, so that they do not have to submit it during the admissions
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Established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential University by the Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and social outreach has made the University a role-model and trendsetter for other universities. The President of India is the Visitor, the Vice-President is the Chancellor and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India is the Pro-Chancellor of the University. Beginning with three colleges and 750 students, it has grown as one of the largest universities in India with 16 faculties, over 80 academic departments, an equal number of colleges and over seven lakh students.
Over 500 programmes offered by the University are approved by Academic and Executive Councils, out of which 209 programmes are being considered for NAAC accreditation purpose. The rest being run in colleges are separately accredited.