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University of Delhi, New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Autonomous University
  • Government
  • Estd. 1922
  • UGC
  • Institute of Eminence

Dedicated to becoming one of the leading universities in India, the foundation stone of the University of Delhi (DU) was laid in the year 1922. The prestigious university, located in New Delhi is renowned for its academic excellence at global level, various educational programmes, and co-curricular activities which help for the betterment of students. The prestigious university of DU which is an autonomous institution is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

A group of faculty members having profound knowledge in their respective field are dedicated to providing quality education; academic resources, both practical and theoretical.

At present, the co-ed university offers a number of undergraduate courses such as B.A.(Hons.) in Journalism, Multi Media and Mass Communication (BMMMC), Hindi Journalism & Mass Communication, Business Economics, Arabic, English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Hindi, Bengali, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental), Karnatak Music (Vocal/Instrumental), Percussion Music (Tabla/Pakhawaj), Home Science, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology; B.A. (Voc.) in Human Resource Management, Marketing Management and Retail Business, Tourism Management, Management and Marketing of Insurance, Office Management and Secretarial Practice, Small and Medium Enterprises, Materials Management; B.Sc. (Hons.) in Electronic Science, Instrumentation, Microbiology, Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Science (PEHES), Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physical Science, Anthropology, Forensic Science, Bio-Chemistry, Bio-Medical Sciences, Botany, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Food Technology, Home Science, Life Science (Botany, Chemistry, Zoology), Polymer Science, Physics, Physics with Electronics, Zoology; BBA in Financial Investment Analysis; B.Com (Hons.); Bachelors in Management Studies; B.Voc. Healthcare Management; B.Voc. Retail Management & IT; and B.Voc. Printing Technology. Besides, the university offers a few Diploma Courses such as Diploma in Business Journalism & Corporate Communication, Pali Language & Literature, Modern Arabic, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tibetan Language & Literature. Candidates seeking admission to the prestigious university have to qualify for the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) or DU Common Entrance Test (DUCET). Securing qualifying marks in Higher Secondary examination is amongst the criteria set by the official authorities.

Students can apply for the Entrance Test through the official website of the DU. A range of scholarships are available for needy and meritorious students. Scholarship schemes at DU include Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Endowment Book Grant, Sh. Prem Prakash Award, the DU and College Karamchari Union Book-Grant, the Delhi State Co-operative Union Book-Grant, Shri Ram Lubhaya Book Grant, Vijender Sharmila Chopra Book Grant and Shri Moti Lal Kaul Aima Memorial Book Grant for blind students.

To get students placed in reputable global corporations, governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and the private sector, the Central Placement department of DU puts in relentless efforts round the clock. Students are also provided with lectures and workshops which help them to become professionals.

To assist students with all sorts of information, the DU features a library system consisting of the Central Library Complex, FMS Library, Central Science Library, East Asian Studies; a digital library with access to E-resources. Besides, the DU includes basic amenities such as a Computer Center and University Science Instrumentation Center; separate hostel accommodation for boys and girls; sports facilities with a rugby stadium, basketball court, indoor gymnasium, a polo ground and more; spacious classrooms; a health centre; on-campus ATM; bus services; railway reservation centre and a cafeteria.


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  • NIRF 2023 Ranking

    Universities - Rank 11

    Research Institutions - Rank 17

    Overall - Rank 22


Admission Procedure

The University of Delhi has an admission method in which students (co-ed) must visit the official website after obtaining qualifying marks on their 10+2 examination from a recognised board. Candidates may apply to any course within the broad range of courses the DU offers. The final admissions procedure will be announced through the website in due course after the application is submitted via the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) or Delhi University Common Entrance Test (DUCET).


The University of Delhi provides a set of faculties for diverse fields of subjects and related courses in order to make all knowledge available to students through research-based analysis. With the appropriate theoretical and practical resources for the academic programmes, the faculties offer each student complete assistance and support. The professors turn the students into accomplished professionals for their future goals via years of expertise and knowledge.



The University of Delhi's Central Placement department works to place students in reputable global corporations, governmental agencies, non-profit organisations, and the private sector. All CPC-registered students will receive counselling on job placement, self- and social enterprise, and placement support. By making university facilities available to them, the cell ensures logistic support to the visiting firms at every stage of the placement process. It will serve as a conduit between the academic community and business, allowing students to choose from a variety of career paths while serving as a point of contact for businesses looking to hire graduates and place them in internships when their courses are over. Additionally, it offers lectures and workshops to help students develop into effective professionals.


The University of Delhi provides various scholarship schemes for the undergraduate students like "Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Endowment Book-Grant", "Sh. Prem Prakash Award", along with for the blind students like "Shri Moti Lal Kaul Aima Memorial Book-Grant", "Shri Ram Lubhaya Book-Grant", and "Vijender Sharmila Chopra Book-Grant".

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Latest Updates: 13th January, 2023


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