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Delhi University Common Admission Forms

Published on: Dec 12, 2009


Delhi University
 will soon make the admission forms available for academic session 2012. The aspirants can start applying for admission to Delhi University from June 4 to 18. DU has decided for the first time to give out the Centralized Online Application forms and Over the Counter forms. The online forms can be accessed on DU official website, while the physical forms will be available at 12 post offices across the city and at 10 designated colleges. The cost of the form has been doubled to Rs. 100 this year. It is probable that the first cutoff will be declared on June 26, 2012 while the last cut off is scheduled for July 10, 2012  with the new session beginning on July 23, 2012. Five cutoffs are likely to be prepared this time.

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Starting 2011, Delhi University (DU) is doing away with Common Admission Forms. The admission schedule for DU undergraduate courses for the academic session 2012-2013 will start from June 26 with the first cut off list. The last date for admission for the those selected as per the first cut off list would be June 28 and the new academic session will start from July.

Note : For detailed admission procedure and new guidelines for DU undergraduate courses Click Here.

Read below to find out previous years' admission process through Common Admission Form.
  • With more than 80 colleges under its umbrella, the University of Delhi, commonly known as DU, is definitely the most sought after university in the country today. The University of Delhi is a premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research.
  • Personalities like Manmohan Singh, Amartya Sen, Shahrukh Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rahul Gandhi, Amitabh Bachchan, Sheikh Hasina and Aung Sang Su Kyi, have only one thing in common - Delhi University!
  • Securing the right percentage to make the cut off of your dream college at DU might be the foremost step. The next most important step is filling the admission form correctly.
If you're applying to the colleges affiliated to Delhi University, there are two options available.
  1. You can fill up the centralized pre-admission forms. The admission forms are made available at the 16 centres specified by the University. Sale of Common Admission Forms start tentatively from last week of May 2012 while the last date of submission will be  mid of June 2012. Any number of colleges and any number of courses can be applied for through these forms. The advantage of the common admission forms is that you don't waste money on the individual admission forms of colleges.

  • You can fill up the individual admission forms of colleges.
 Note: St. Stephen's College and Jesus & Mary College does not accept the Common admission form. Individual forms need to be filled for admission. St Stephen's College started the sale of Online Application Forms from May 21, 2010 while the printed application forms will be issued from June 04, 2012 (all weekdays 10:00 am to 3:30 pm). Last date for submitting the Forms is June 18, 2012, 4.00 p.m.

Important Instructions For Filling Offline Common Admission Form
  • In order to avoid rejection, the candidate must ensure that
a) The form is not folded, crumpled or mutilated in any manner.
b) No extra marks are made anywhere except wherever required.
c) The black marks on the margin are important. They should not be tampered with marker under any circumstance. Use Blue or Black pen only.
  • Use the specimen copy for practice before filling up the actual Pre-admission Form.
  • The Pre-admission Form has two sides. After filling both sides, take photocopy of form on single page i.e. both sides, submit to any of the 17 centres and get it duly stamped on photocopy as acknowledgment.
  • Select the colleges you would like to study in and the course you would like to pursue by darkening appropriate bubble keeping in mind the cut-off percentages of the last academic year. Please remember that the cut-offs give only trends.
  • Information or data furnished on the Pre-admission Form is the sole responsibility of the applicant. Incomplete forms will be rejected.
  • All courses available in colleges for which registration is done through Pre-admission form are included in the form. However, courses for which entrance tests are held or done directly by colleges or students seeking admissions on sports or Extra Curricular Activities basis, candidates may contact the colleges concerned.
  • This is only a pre-admission form. Submission does not guarantee admission. Admission will be granted by colleges subject to fulfillment of prescribed eligibility criteria and is at the discretion of the colleges.
Important Instructions For filling Online Application Form

The online application form is exactly a copy of the OMR form. Following three steps are involved in the process of filling online forms:
  • Firstly, a candidate must create login/Password and enter class XII details. The ‘login’ can be created using any E-mail ID. Once an account is created, the candidate can move to next page for filling up personal profile, which contains all information related to class XII board exam like name of Board, Year of Passing, Roll number and subject-wise marks.

  • Second step involves filling up the choices of college – courses. It is advised that candidates must fill all course choices at one go.  Once candidate starts filling up course choice in a college, it is advised that all courses has to be filled in one go. It has been observed that without saving college-course choices, some candidates have made the payment. Hence, University has decided to give another chance to those candidates who have made the payment and could not fill college-course choice, can fill up college course choices without making any additional payment.

  • Final step is to make payment either through Demand Draft or Payment gateway (Credit/Debit Card). The candidates must check the status of their application using Application Number. This will give them information regarding payment made and number of college-course choices filled-in. They can keep the print out as an acknowledgement. It must also be noted that multiple applications made by a candidate through online/offline mode (duly paid) are accepted for the purpose of admission and no such application/s shall be rejected)

You Can Buy Forms From

Delhi University Colleges

North Delhi
  • Miranda House : Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
  • Faculty of Arts (North Campus) : Faculty of Arts , Main Administration Building, University of Delhi, Delhi-110 007
  • Swami Sharadhanand College : Alipur, Delhi-110036

South Delhi
  • Dy. Dean Students Welfare Office (South Campus) : University of Delhi, Benito Jaurez Road, New Delhi- 110021
  • A.R.S.D. College : Govind Puri, Kalkaji, New Delhi-110019
  • P.G.D.A.V. College: Nehru Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110065
  • Gargi College : Siri Fort Road, New Delhi–110049

East Delhi
  • Shyam Lal College : Shahdara, Delhi-110032

West Delhi
  • Rajdhani College, Raja Garden : Ring Road, Raja Garden, New Delhi-110015
  • Bhagnini Nivedita College : Kair (Near Najafgarh), New Delhi-110043

Delhi University designated Head Post Offices
  • New Delhi GPO, Ashok Road, New Delhi-110001
  • Sansad Marg Head Post Office, Patel Chowk, New Delhi-110001
  • Lodhi Road Head Post Office, New Delhi-110003
  • Kalkaji Head Post Office, New Delhi-110019
  • Delhi GPO, Delhi-110006
  • Ramesh Nagar Head Post Office, New Delhi-1100015
  • Naraina Industrial Estate Head Post Office, Naraina, New Delhi-110028
  • Ashok Vihar Head Post Office, Ashok Vihar, New Delhi-110052
  • Krishna Nagar Head Post Office Krishna Nagar, New Delhi-110051
  • Jhilmil Head Post Office, Jhilmil, New Delhi-110095
  • Sarojani Nagar Head Post Office, Sarojani Nagar, New Delhi-110024
  • Indraprastha Head Post Office, New Delhi-110002
Click Here For - Specimen Copy of DU Common Admission Forms

Filling The Common Admission Form

The following steps will help you to correctly fill in the Common Admission Form of DU and therefore avoid rejection.
  • Firstly, the form is to be filled on both the sides.
  • On the front page, the general information about the student is asked and on the second page all colleges with the courses offered are mentioned.
A total of 10 questions are mentioned in the Common Admission Form.
  1. Candidate's name: A candidate has to write his/her full name in Capital letters only and darken the circle below each letter containing that particular alphabet. Remember to leave one box blank between the two parts of name i.e. the first name and the surname.
  2. Category column: You have to fill in the admission, form the category to which you belong i.e. General or OBC Non Creamy. Darken the circle in front of the category you belong to.
  3. Sex: You have to fill in your gender, male or female.
  4. Name of the Examination Board: You have to mention your Board from which you have passed senior secondary (class 12) or an equivalent examination. The options include CBSE, ISC (All India), Bihar Board, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Open School and Others.
  5. The fifth question is about the year in which you passed the class XII examinations i.e. 2007, 2006 or 2005 or before 2005.
  6. Date of Birth: You have to mention the date of birth you also have to darken the circle below the number you have mentioned as your date of birth.
  7. Pin Code
  8. Board Roll Numbers: The Common Admission Form has been prepared keeping the CBSE roll numbers as a benchmark. ISC students need not fill any box for parts of their roll numbers with letters like ‘B', ‘/' or ‘-'.
  9. Status of the Result: You have to mention whether passed, awaited or a compartment.
  10. Marks Obtained in the Subjects: The student has to mention the marks in the Board Examination, the maximum marks and the marks obtained in the particular subject. The subject code is mentioned in the Information Bulletin (Table A).
Note: After filling in the subject code, the next column is of the Maximum Marks and not of the Marks Obtained in the subject.

The next step is to turn the Form for filling in the colleges and the courses to apply for.
  • On the left side of the form, the names of the colleges (abbreviations) are mentioned in alphabetical order. The first 20 colleges mentioned are only Women's colleges. After the women's colleges, the co-educational colleges have been mentioned.
  • College names have been mentioned in an abbreviated form. To know the complete names of colleges, table B & C in the information bulletin can be referred to.
  • Students have to select their choice of college and then look up for the course they want to apply and thereafter darken the circle.
  • Some circles contain letters like A, S, P, G, V, where A stands for Applied, B is for Biological, G is for Geology, P for Polymer, V for vocational.
  • At the bottom of this page, the student has to mention name and the application number.
NNE wishes all DU aspirants all the best!
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