University of Delhi, New Delhi

DU New Delhi - University of Delhi

  • New Delhi, Delhi NCR
  • ESTD 1922
  • Central University

Facilities available in University

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

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Prof. Yogesh K. Tyagi
Vice Chancellor
Prof. Suresh Chand Aggarwal
Professor, Department of Business Economics
Prof. Rashmi Agrawal
Professor, Department of Business Economics
Dr. Punam Bedi
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Anil K. Tyagi
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Prof. Mithilesh Kumar Chaturvedi
Professor, Department of the Sanskrit
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bhatt
Associate Professor, Department of Library & Information Science
Ms. Sakshi Mittal
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce
Prof. Mohammad Nauman Khan
Professor, Department of Arabic
Prof. Ramesh Chand Sharma
Professor, Department of Linguistics
Prof. Vijay Kanpur
Professor, Department of Business Management & Industrial Administration

About University

Delhi University or DU, is one of the top ranked central universities in India. Not just known for its heritage and legacy, the university is also popular as a budding ground for future intellectuals, thinkers, and policy makers. The University has produced some of the leading names in the fields of Sports, Cinema, Journalism, Politics, and Commerce etc. Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, TV Presenter Arnab Goswami, Shahrukh Khan and Burmese Diplomat Aung San Suu Kyi are some of the notbal alumni of Delhi University.

Delhi University Admission

Delhi University offers UG, PG, M.Phil., and PhD degrees in a variety of discipline. The admission process for all the degree programs are conducted separately.

The admission to most of the UG courses offered at the University is based on merit. The University invites application in online mode from prospective candidates by the end of the month of May. The beginning of application process for UG courses at DU coincides with the declaration of 10+2 examination results by the CBSE. After the application process is over, the university releases cut off score for separate colleges and courses. There are certain courses such as BBM, BBS etc. for which colleges affiliated with DU conduct entrance exams.

The admission to PG courses at DU is both merit based and through entrance exams. The schedule for PG admission is declared separately by the respective departments on the university website. On the other hand, admission to M.Phil. and PhD courses is entirely based on the performance in an entrance test and interview conducted by the respective department of Delhi University.

DU Online Form

Earlier the university conducted its application process in the offline mode and a candidate had to collect application form from the university counter or help desks at colleges affiliated with DU. This was a long and arduous task for applicants, specially for outstation candidates. To ease out the process, the university has made the application process for UG courses an online procedure. The online form is generally released by the beginning of June every year. Candidates are required to fill in their details and select their preferred courses and colleges in the online mode itself. Application fee can be paid in both online and offline mode (through SBI challan).

The application forms for PG and research courses are also made available online. But for these courses a candidate is required to download the form and submit it at the concerned department in person or by post.

Delhi University Cutoff

After the application process is over for UG courses, the University releases its cut off list. Cut off is the minimum percentage (in best four subjects) required to take admission in a particular course, in a particular college. The University declares subsequent cut off lists until all the seats are filled in the affiliated colleges.

The DU cut off is affected by certain factors such as number of applicants in a year and the highest percentage scored by students in qualifying exam. The university allows relaxation in cut off marks to women candidates, reserved category candidates and to those who apply under the ECA quota.

DU Entrance Exam

Delhi University conducts entrance exams for admission to PG, M.Phil., and PhD degree programs. The entrance exam for some selected UG courses is conducted by colleges respectively.

The entrance test for PG courses is conducted by respective departments of the University. The entrance exam for PG courses is generally held at the Delhi University North campus. The entrance exam consists of both objective and subjective type questions. The maximum marks for entrance test is 100. The merit list for entrance exam is prepared on the basis of marks scored in entrance exam and qualifying examination.

The entrance test for M.Phil. and PhD programs are conducted by the respective departments. The test is subjective in nature and tests a candidate’s ability to understand and analyze concepts related to their subject.

Delhi University North Campus

Delhi University North Campus is the main campus of the University. The colleges, which formed a part of the erstwhile University of Delhi in 1922, are situated in North Campus. North Campus is also the house to administrative blocks and all the department and faculties of the university.

DU North Campus is also the hub of many cultural, social, and political activities for students. Its proximity with Kamla Nagar market in Delhi also makes it a popular hangout location for DU students.

Delhi University South Campus

DU South Campus was established in 1973 to facilitate the students residing in the southern parts of the city. It moved to its current location on the Benito Juarez Marg in 1984. The South Campus has its own administrative block, library, departments, and faculties. The south campus also caters to needs to all the students studying in colleges situated in southern part of delhi.

Delhi University Colleges

There are a total of 77 colleges and 5 institutes affiliated with University of Delhi. Out of these, St. Stephens college, Ramjas college, and Hindu college have been a part of the Delhi University since its inception. Each college under the onus of Delhi University, has some of the best faculty and departments in the country with best possible amenities available for students.

Out of 77, 22 colleges are specifically for women students such as Miranda House, Lady Shri Ram College for WomenJesus and Mary College etc. . Rest of the colleges are co-educational. 

Delhi University Courses

Delhi university offers courses in a variety of disciplines in UG, PG, M.Phil., and Ph.D degree programs. In UG program, University offers both General and honors courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce streams. In UG programs, BBM, BBE, BA (Hons.) English , B.Com. (Hons.), BA (Hons.) Political Science are some of the popular courses for which the cut off often goes very high.

The University follows the Semester mode of examination. Every year is divided in two semesters and the final marks for each year are calculated by adding up the marks scored in each semester of the academic year. The odd semester exams are ideally conducted in the month of December while the even semester exams are conducted in the months of May and June.

Delhi University Results

Delhi University Results are declared within a month of the semester examination. The results are declared on the results portal of the university website. Each college also displays their respective results list on the college notice board.

The results for odd semester exams are out by the end of January and the results for even semester are declared by the end of July. The result of final year students are the first to be out.

About the University

The University of Delhi is one of the premier central universities of the nation and it is also amongst the best universities of the world. It was founded in  the year 1922 by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The University offers UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D, Certificate/Diploma/Advanced Diploma Courses in various fields

  • When the University was set up, just three colleges existed in Delhi: St. Stephen’s College, Hindu College and Ramjas College, which were eventually affiliated to the university accordingly. Thus the university had a humble starting with two personnel (Arts and Science) and around the range of 750 scholars
  • In October 1933, the University business settings and the Library moved to the Viceregal Lodge Estate.This site houses the business settings of the principle functionaries of the University. 
  • The university has two main campuses- one in North Delhi and another in South. The campus at North Delhi is the home to prestigious institutions such as Miranda House, Hindu College, St. Stephen’s College, and Delhi School of Economics etc. and the South Campus is the home to colleges like Sri Venketeshwara college, Jesus and Mary college, and SP Jain Centre for Management Studies etc.
  • At present, there are 77 colleges under its affiliation with 86 departments and 5 recognized  institutes  spread all over the city and the number of students are more than 13,2435 encompassing UG, PG and Ph.D. programs

Central Placement Cell

The campus has a placement cell through which students are placed in reputed MNCs, Government Organisations, NGO's and the private sector. Placement Statistics for 2014 is given below:

Name of the company

No. of Students

Whirlpool India Pvt. Ltd


Ingenious e- Brain Solutions


Freight System




AON Hewitt


Oravel Travel


Medley Marketing Pvt Ltd


Perkin Elmer


HT Studymate


Housing .com



Famous Alumni

  • Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and former Chief Minister of Gujarat
  • Sheila Dikshit, former Chief Minister of Delhi and  Governor of Kerala 
  • Madan Lal Khurana, former Chief Minister of Delhi and Governor of Rajasthan; 
  • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, the fifth President of India
  • Salman Khurshid, Minister of State for Corporate and Minority Affairs
  • Naveen Patnaik, current Chief Minister of Orissa
  • The university has produced a number of noted actors such as Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan etc


The library of DU started in 1922 with a collection of 1380 Books. Now, The Delhi University library system (DULS) holds more than 14 lakh books. DULS consists of 34 libraries such as e-resources, south campus library, central science library, Ratan Tata Library, Law library, East Asian Studies Library, Brallie Library etc. DULS subscribes to a large number of electronic databases

The collection of DULS comprises of following:

Document Category



14,50,000 Volumes

Current Journals


Bound Journals


PhD Thesis


M.Phil Dissertations







Computer Centre

The Delhi University Computer Centre (DUCC) has a huge network system. It provides networks to all departments at the North & South Campuses, all Colleges as well as 64 off campus Colleges. Now, there are over 11000 network access points. Services available to users include access to the internet through 36 Mbps bandwidth in North Campus and 24 Mbps in South Camp such as Email services, Web Hosting, Anti-Virus and Spam Protection, E-journals & on-line Database, E-prints & E-books Archives, DUCC Membership

The DUCC also conducts various training courses and programs related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for students, faculty members, and non-teaching staff of university.


The campus facilitate 15 hostels in north campus and 3 hostels in south campus

University Press

Delhi University Press (DUP) stated in 1961 in which all kinds of printing, binding and related work can be done.

University Radio

Delhi University Community Radio, DUCR 90.4 MHz was started in 2007 using the station for disseminating information about the admission process, through live phone-in programs with students and parents


Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Endowment Book-Grant
  • Sh. Prem Prakash Award
  • Shri Uggersain Memorial Endowment Book-Grant

Post-Graduate Scholarships

  • Delhi University & All India Post –Graduate Scholarship
  • His Holiness The Pope Scholarship
  • Shri G.L. Mahta Memorial Book-Grant

Departmental Scholarships

  • Hamdard Educational Scholarship in Persian
  • Datia Darbar Endowment Scholarship in Economics
  • Dr. G.S. Sarin Scholarship
  • Madan Mohan Memorial Scholarship

University Ranking

  • The college has been ranked 1 by India Today Survey 2014
  • The college has been ranked 97 in the Youth Incorporated, Education Times and 
  • The college has been ranked between 441 by QS World University Rankings 2013/14
  • The college has been ranked 81 441 by QS University Ranking Asia 2014
  • The college has been ranked 39 by QS World University Ranking BRICS Nations

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Contact Details

Phone No: 011-27667049
University Road, St Stephen's College, University Enclave
New Delhi - 110007
Delhi NCR , India
Nearest Bus Stand
A.R.S.D. College Bus Stop bus stand 1.07Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹8.75 K - ₹32.4 K

There are total 18 hostels located in delhi for outstation regular students, all the hostels are fully furnished with all the modern facilities and provides good environment for hostel life. Some of the hostels are only for Boys/Girls and some are common, list of hostels is given below:-

North Campus :-

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Hostel for Girls
  2. Under Graduate Hostel for Girls
  3. Ambedkar-Ganguly Students House for Women
  4. D.S. Kothari Hostel
  5. Gwyer Hall
  6. International Student's House
  7. International Students House for Women
  8. Jubilee Hall
  9. Mansarover Hostel
  10. Meghdoot Hostel
  11. North Eastern Students House for Women
  12. Post-Graduate Men's Hostel
  13. University Hostel for Women
  14. V.K.R.V. Rao Hostel
  15. WUS University Hostel

South Campus:-

  1. Aravali Hostel
  2. Geetanjali Hostel
  3. Saramati Post Graduate Men's Hostel

Fee structure and intake of each hostel is different and you may check it from the Brochures given in our website.

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