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Minimum Aggregate Marks - 45% (40.5% for OBC category candidates)

Arts / Humanities / Commerce

S. No Discipline I (DC- I) Minimum Percentage Specific Requirements
Economics, English, Geography, Linguistics History, Sanskrit, Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Commerce An aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best elective subjects.
Arabic, Hindi, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Bengali An aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination. Candidates securing 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in the subject concerned are also eligible for admission to the relevant Honours Course. The merit shall be determined on the basis one language and three best elective subjects. Candidates who have passed the intermediate Examination of an Indian University/Board with at least 40% marks in the aggregate and also one of the following examinations shall be eligible for admission to the respective Honours Course:
Maulvi Fazil - Arabic
Prabhakar - Hindi
Munshi Fazil - Persian
Gyani - Punjabi
Abid Fazil - Urdu
Shastri - Sanskrit
Mathematics Statistics 50% marks in Mathematics and an aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination. The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language, mathematics under academic stream and two best elective subjects

Further Details:

(1) Wherever G.C.E. Certificate indicates the grades, it will be treated at par with the grades of Indian School Certificate Examination for purposes of Admission requirements.

(2) The Candidates seeking admission to an Honours Course must have passed the subject at Advanced level.

* The college reserves the right to select the best three elective subjects for purposes of determining eligibility.

* Rounding off the fraction of marks is not permissible in any course.

Details of additional eligibility criteria for admission to undergraduate courses in the academic session 2013-14




Reservation of Seats for Scheduled Caste/Tribe Candidates


22½ % of the total numbers of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes (15% for Scheduled Caste and 7½% for Scheduled Tribes, interchangeable, if necessary).
Relaxation to the extent of 5% in the minimum marks will be given to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes to determine their eligibility and merit for admission to the course concerned.
In case, after giving 5% relaxation, the reserved seats still remain vacant, further relaxation would be given to the extent required in order to fill up all the reserved seats.(AC Resolution A88, 14.6.1983) (EC Resolution 157, 24121.2001).

* Note:SC/ST students who get admission under open merit will not be included in the reserved quota i.e. 22.5%.


Reservation of Seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC)


27% seats will be reserved for candidates belonging to OBC Category.
At the time of giving admission to an OBC candidate, the College will ensure that the caste is included in the Central List of OBC. The certificate must mention non-creamy layer status of the candidate;
The OBC candidates shall be given a relaxation of 10% in the minimum eligibility marks of the said course and in the admission entrance test 10% of the minimum eligibility marks prescribed for General Category candidates.
It is a statutory obligation on the part of Colleges to fill all seats reserved for OBC candidates.
The Colleges shall not refuse admission to any OBC candidate on the basis of medium of instruction. Any deficiency in the knowledge of any particular language should be removed, remedial classes for which may be arranged by utilizing grants that are available from University Grants Commission.
If the seats meant for OBC remain vacant on the last date for admission, the same will be filled up by other eligible
Note: The merit list for the general category seats will comprise of all the candidates in the order of merit. No one will be excluded from the same. In other words, it will also include SC/ST/OBC candidates, if they come in general merit. The candidate cannot be excluded from the general category merit list just because he belongs to SC/ST/OBC. Such a candidate is entitled to be considered under the general category, as well as under the reserved category. Admission to open category seats will be strictly in the order of merit without excluding SC/ST/OBC candidates.


Reservation of Seats for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)


Three percent (3%) seats in all undergraduate and postgraduate institutions (including professional and technical institutions) will be reserved for candidates having minimum 40% physical disabilities.

Procedure for Admission of Physically Challenged Candidates:

3% seats are reserved for the physically challenged candidates for admission to undergraduate courses.

Physically challenged candidates who secure admission on merit in the general category will not be counted in the 3% quota.

The 3% reservation will be allocated as follows: 1% for person with low vision or blindness; 1% for hearing impaired; 1 % for those with loco motor disabilities and or cerebral palsy. However, if sufficient candidates are not available in a sub-category, then candidates from other sub- categories should be considered in their place.

The Dean Students' Welfare office of the University will register the physically challenged candidates for admission to various undergraduate courses.


Reservation of Seats for Armed Forces


5% of the seats in each course have to be offered to the Children/Widows/Wives of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces including Para-Military Personnel, in the order of preference given below. Such candidates will be required to get their names registered at Room No. 218, II Floor, New Administrative Block, North Campus, University of Delhi (between June 5, 2013 to June 19, 2013 from 10.00 P.M. to 1.00 P.M. excluding Sundays).

Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed in action;

Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action;

Widows/Wards of Defence personnel who died in peace time with death attributable to military service;

Wards of Defence personnel disabled in peace time with disability attributable to military service;

Wards of Ex-servicemen personnel and serving personnel including police personnel who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards.

Relaxation to the extent of 5% in the minimum marks in the aggregate or in the subject, as the case may be, will be given to the candidates of the above mentioned categories while determining their eligibility to the course concerned.

For purpose of registration, the candidates are required to submit their applications on a prescribed form available at the Registration Centre, along with two self-attested Photostat copies as well as the originals of the required certificates which will be returned to them after endorsement on the reverse of the original certificates.

In order to become eligible for the above concessions, the Children/ Widows/Wives of the Officers and Jawans etc. will be required to submit the certificate of educational concessions (in original) from anyone of the following authorities:

Secretary, Kendriya Sainik Board, Delhi

Secretary, Rajya/Zila Sainik Board

Officer-in-Charge, Record Office

First-Class Stipendiary Magistrate

Ministry of Home Affairs (For police personnel in reciept of Gallantry Awards)

Note: For additional concessions, students are advised to contact the college Principal.


Reservation of Seats for Foreign Students


All foreign students, including those who have completed their schooling from an Indian Board may be treated as Foreign Students for the purpose of their registration/ admission in various departments and Colleges of the University and they may be considered for admission under 5% quota prescribed for foreign students. The Colleges/ Departments are advised to keep a column of nationality in their admission form.

The foreign candidates seeking admission to undergraduate Courses should apply to Deputy Dean (Foreign Students), Conference Centre, University of Delhi-110007. Email: dydean_fs@du.ac.in



Candidates with Compartment in one subject at the Senior School Certificate Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education/Statutory University Board will be eligible for provisional admission, if they satisfy the course requirements by adding the minimum pass marks of the subject in which the candidate has been placed under compartment, to the marks obtained in the remaining best three subjects. Candidates, who fail to appear in or do not pass the Compartmental examination by December of the year of admission, shall not be entitled to continue on the rolls and their provisional admission will be cancelled.

No student shall be denied admission due to gap year(s).

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