DUET 2021 - UG, PG Admission, Exam Schedule, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus & Application Form

DUET

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral (M.Phil or Ph.D) courses offered by the University of Delhi. Admission to UG level courses offered by the University is either merit-based (based on marks secured in class XII board) or entrance-based (through DUET + marks in class XII). For merit-based admission, candidates are required to register through the university portal. And, for entrance-based admission, registration is done through NTA DUET official website. Here in the article, we have covered complete information related to the pattern, eligibility, syllabus, application process, and more for the DUET 2021.

Courses Covered (UG Level)

Admission to the following courses will be done through DUET 2021:

  • B.A (Honours) Business Economics {BA(H)BE}
  • Bachelor of Management Studies - (BMS)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) {BBA(FIA)}
  • B.Tech (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations) {B.Tech(IT&MI)}
  • B.A (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences {BA(H)HSS}
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education {B.El.Ed}
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports {BSc(PE, HE&S)}
  • B.A (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication {BA(H)MMC}
  • Five Year Integrated Programme in Journalism {FYIPJ}

DUET 2021 Latest Update - The DUET 2021 application forms were tentatively scheduled to be released in the first week of May 2021. However, there is no information on the official website yet for the application form.

DUET 2021 - Highlights

Exam Name

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

Exam Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official Website

nta.ac.in/DuetExam, www.du.ac.in 

Exam Level

University Level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Application Mode

Online


Available Application Forms

DUET 2021 Important Dates

The application process for the Delhi University Entrance Test 2021 has not started yet due to the COVID-19 situation. The same will begin soon.

DUET 2021 Exam Events

Important Dates

Online registration process begins

To be notified soon

Last date for application submission

To be notified soon

DUET 2021 admit card

To be notified soon

DUET 2021 exam

To be notified soon

Result declaration

To be notified soon


DUET Previous Years Solved Papers

DUET 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

The exam pattern for UG, PG, and Doctoral courses is mentioned below. The pattern mentioned is general and the nature of questions will vary as per courses. The test examines candidates on quantitative ability, general English, reasoning and analytical ability, general awareness, communication skills, current affairs, logical reasoning. The subjects will vary for different courses. Candidates must check the official notification of DU for further details.

DUET Exam Pattern for UG Admissions

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test

Number of Questions

100

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Duration

2 hours

Medium

English (Language courses are exception)

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct response

1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response

DUET Exam Pattern for PG Admissions

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test

Number of Questions

50/ 100

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Duration

2 hours

Medium

English (Language courses are exception)

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct response

1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response

DUET Exam Pattern for M.Phil/ Ph.D Admissions

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test

Number of Questions

50

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Duration

2 hours

Medium

English (Language courses are exception)

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct response

1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response

Syllabus for DUET 2021

UG Courses - The syllabus for UG courses is prescribed by the DU. Candidates can download the same from the official website.

PG Courses - Syllabus for the PG entrance test is as per the corresponding syllabus of B.Sc/ B.Com/ BA courses of the University. Candidates can get the syllabus from the respective department’s website.

M.Phil/ Ph.D Courses - Syllabus is corresponding to M.Sc/ M.Com/ MA courses of Delhi University. The same can be downloaded from the Department’s respective website.



DUET 2021 Eligibility

Eligibility Conditions for UG Courses

Courses

Eligibility Conditions

BA (Hons) Business Economics, Bachelor in Management Studies, Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)

Passed class 12th or equivalent with aggregate marks of 60% or more in four subjects viz. Mathematics, English, and any two other subjects.

B.Tech Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation

Passed class 12th or equivalent with aggregate marks of 60% or more in four subjects including Mathematics.

B.A (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences

Passed class 12th or equivalent with aggregate marks of 60% or more in four subjects

Bachelor of Elementary Education

Aggregate of 50% or more marks in the qualifying exam with minimum 50% marks in each of the ‘Best Four’ subjects.

Best Four subjects - One subject from English/ Hindi and three from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, History, Geography, Economics, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Business Studies/ Accountancy, and anyone language.

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports

Passed class 12th with at least 45% aggregate marks in one language and three best subjects.

B.A (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication

Aggregate of 75% or more marks in the ‘Best Four’ subjects (including 85% in English)

Five Year Integrated Programme in Journalism {FYIPJ}

Aggregate 50% or more marks in all five subjects in the qualifying exam.

Eligibility Conditions for PG Courses

Courses

Eligibility

Master of Physical Education

B.P.Ed. or B.Sc. in Health and Physical Education with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

LL.M

A three/ five year LL.B degree from DU with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ CW/ PWBD)

Those appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible for the exam.

MA Economics

Graduate/ Postgraduate degree (any subject) from Delhi University or any other recognised University by DU with at least 60% or first division or equivalent CGPA.

MA English

BA (Hons.) in English from DU with minimum 45% marks (40.5% for OBC and SC/ ST/ PwBD)

MA History

BA (Hons.) History from DU with minimum 55% marks.

Eligibility Conditions for M.Phil Courses 

Courses

Eligibility Conditions

M.Phil English

 MA English with at least 55% marks from a recognised University

M.Phil Library & Information Science

Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences with a minimum of 55% marks from DU or other recognised University

M.Phil Philosophy

MA Philosophy with 55% marks.

M.Phil Statistics

Master’s degree in Statistics from DU with 55% marks.

M.Phil History

Master’s degree in History with at least 55% marks

M.Phil Economics

Master’s degree in Economics with 55% aggregate marks

Eligibility Conditions for Ph.D Courses

Courses

Eligibility Conditions

Ph.D English

MA in English with 55% marks from a recognised university

Ph.D Library & Information Science

Master in Library and Information Science with at least 55% marks.

Ph.D Philosophy

MA Philosophy or allied subjects with 55% marks.

Ph.D History

Masters or M.Phil degree in History with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade

Ph.D Economics

Masters or M.Phil degree in Economics from a recognised University with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade


DUET 2021 Application Process

Candidates can apply for the DUET 2021 exam through the University’s official portals. There are different portals for UG, PG, and Doctoral programmes. Candidates must visit the respective portal and register for the entrance exam. The application forms are made available for approximately one month. The application once submitted cannot be corrected or edited; thus, it must be filled carefully.

DUET 2021 Application Submission Process

The application process for UG, PG, and Doctoral courses is similar with few changes in documents to be uploaded, etc. Here, we have provided the general method of application submission. It will involve the following steps:

  • Registration
  • Filling the Application Form
  • Document Upload
  • Enter Educational Qualification and Exam Centre Details
  • Download the Application Form
  • Make Fee Payment and Take a Print of the Form

Registration

  • Candidates must visit the respective portal for registration.
  • Provide email ID, Mobile Number, and Password to register.

Filling the Application Form

  • After the login Id and password are created, log in and fill in details such as name, parents’ name, date of birth, address, category, nationality, and gender.
  • Check all the details carefully and click the ‘Register’ button.
  • After successful registration, a verification link will be sent to your email ID. Follow the instructions provided to complete the registration process.
  • After the registration is complete, fill the remaining application form.

Document Upload

  • Upload the scanned images of self-attested documents in the prescribed formats as mentioned below:
    • Photograph: Recent Passport size photograph, JPG/ JPEG/ PNG format, Maximum File Size - 50 KB, Dimension - 2 inch X 2 inch
    • Signature: JPG/ JPEG/ PNG/ PDF format, Maximum File Size - 50 KB, Dimension - 1.5 inch X 2 inch
    • Photo ID Proof: JPG/ JPEG/ PNG/ PDF format, Maximum File Size - 100 KB
    • Qualifying Exam Certificate: JPG/ JPEG/ PNG format, Maximum File Size - 100 KB

Enter Educational Qualification and Exam Centre Details

  • Provide educational qualification details such as board name, roll number, marks secured, year of passing, subject names, etc.

Download the Application Form

  • Click the ‘Final Preview’ button and check all the details carefully.
  • Download the application form. After this, the DU form number and QR code will be generated.

Make Fee Payment and Take a Print of the Form

  • Now, click on the ‘Click to Make Payment’ button and make the fee payment using Credit Card, Debit Card, or Net Banking.
  • Take a print of the filled-in DU application form.

Application Fee for DUET 2021

The application fee is the same for all UG, PG, and Ph.D courses. Candidates must note that the fee is non-refundable.

Categories

Application Fee Amount

Unreserved/ OBC

₹ 750/- per course

SC/ ST/ PwD

₹ 300/- per course


Other Details

DUET Exam Centres

The entrance exam will be held in the following cities:

S.No.

City

S.No.

City

1

Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar

13

Jaipur

2

Amritsar

14

Jammu

3

Bangalore

15

Kolkata

4

Bhopal

16

Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai

5

Bhubaneswar

17

Nagpur

6

Chandigarh/ Mohali

18

Patna

7

Chennai

19

Raipur

8

Dehradun

20

Ranchi

9

Delhi NCR (includes - Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad)

21

Shimla

10

Guwahati

22

Srinagar (J&K)

11

Hyderabad

23

Thiruvananthapuram

12

Imphal

24

Varanasi

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DUET 2021 Admit Card

The DUET 2021 admit card will be made available on the official website. No admit card will be sent by post. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the examination without an admit card. It is advised to check the admit card carefully for name, date of birth, gender, exam centre name, city, category, etc. If any discrepancies are found in the admit card, please contact the helpline number provided on the admit card. The following documents are to be carried to the examination centre on the day of examination:

  • DUET 2021 Admit Card
  • Photo ID Proof (original, non-expired, any one of - Driving License/ PAN Card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar Card/ Passport/ Ration Card)
  • PwD Certificate (if claiming relaxation)

DUET 2021 Answer Key

DUET 2021 answer key (provisional) will be released on the official website and will remain available for three days. Candidates will be provided with the opportunity to challenge the answer key on payment of ₹ 200 per question. The recorded responses of candidates and the question papers will also be released along with the provisional answer key. This will help the candidates in estimating their scores. The final answer key will be released after considering the objections raised by candidates.

DUET 2021 Result

DUET 2021 results will be released online at the official website. The final answer key will also be released along with the result. The result will be released as merit lists comprising the merit ranks of the candidates. Separate lists will be released for different courses. Candidates can check the result on the official portal.

DUET 2021 Admission

After the result declaration, the portal will be reopened for one day to make changes in the course/ college options. After this, the seat allotment will be done based on the merit ranks. The document verification process will be carried online for the uploaded documents. Once the verification is done and the admission is approved, the applicants will receive a link on their Dashboard for submitting the course fee. The fee will be accepted only through the online mode via the portal. After this, the candidates must report at the allotted college with all the documents in original for physical document verification and other admission formalities. 


DUET 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

DUET exam is conducted for UG, PG, and Doctoral courses. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam.

Question 1: When will the DUET 2021 application process begin?

There is no information related to the application process yet on the official website.

Question 2: What will be the mode of DUET 2021 application submission?

Online.

Question 3: When will the exam be conducted?

The exam date is not known yet.

Question 4: If I miss the exam on the scheduled date, will the University conduct a re-test?

No, a re-test will not be conducted under any circumstances.

Question 5: Will the University release the answer key for the entrance exam?

Yes.

Question 6: Will I be able to challenge the answer key?

Yes. ₹ 200 are to be paid for every answer challenged.

Question 7: Is there any provision for rechecking the answer sheet?

No

Question 8: Will the document verification be online?

Yes. At first, the University will conduct the document verification online and after the online fee payment of the course.


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