DUET 2020 – Exam Dates, Registration, Application Form, Exam Pattern

DUET 2020 – NTA has been announced the DUET 2020 exam dates. All the eligible and interested candidates may apply via the DUET 2020 Application form @ www.du.ac.in. Delhi University will open the online registration for submission of application form from 2nd March 2020 and close on 31st March 2020. Students can get admission into various UG, PG, M.Phil, and Ph.D programs based on the merit list at Delhi University. From here candidates can get more details regarding the DUET 2020 Exam official notification such as eligibility criteria, Application form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit card, Result, Admission process, etc.


Overview of DUET 2020 Exam

Examination Name Delhi University Entrance Test – DUET 2020
Exam Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Examination Level National Level
Frequency of Examination Once a year
Offered Courses UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D
Official Websites http://du.ac.in, https://nta.ac.in/
Helpline Numbers +91-11- 27667092, +91-11-24116178,+91-11-27006900

DUET 2020Important Dates of DUET 2020 Examination

Events Dates
Starting Date of Online Application 02nd March 2020
Last Date for Submission of Application Form 31st March 2020
Downloading of Admit Card 30th April 2020
DUET 2020 Examination 02nd – 09th June 2020
Announcement of Answer Key To be announced later
Declaration of Result 25 June 2020


Eligibility Criteria for DUET 2020 UG Exam


The applicants should be a citizen of India

Foreign Candidates

Students from the foreign countries can apply the separately on Foreign Student’s Registry website i.e., http://fsr.du.ac.in

Age Limit


There is no age limit for appearing the UG admission

Qualifying Examination

Students should have passed the 10+2 examination system of any Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

Eligibility Criteria for DUET 2020 PG Exam

Courses Eligibility
LL.M Candidates should secure at least 50% marks for Unreserved Categories in Bachelor’s degree from the Delhi University


Candidates from the categories of SC/ST/OBC/CW/PwD have passed the qualifying examination with at least 45% marks

M.A 50% marks in the qualifying examination
M.Sc Any Undergraduate B.Sc/B.A.Sc (or) B.Tech/B.E with minimum aggregate of 55% marks from Delhi University
MCA A Bachelor’s degree from Delhi University with at least one paper in Mathematical Sciences with a minimum of 60% marks.
M.Com Bachelor Degree (B.Com) from Delhi University with an aggregate of 55% marks for General Category, 49.5% for OBC category, 50% marks for Sports and CW, minimum passing marks for SC/ST categories.
M.L.I.Sc B.L.I.Sc degree from Delhi or other recognized university with 50% marks.
M.P.Ed Bachelor’s degree from B.P.Ed or B.Sc in Health and Physical Education with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
PGDCSL Bachelor’s or above in the field of Science or Technology (Networking, Database management, Operating Systems, and Data Structure) with pass percentage.


Eligibility Criteria for M.Phil/Ph.D Courses

Students should have passed the Master’s degree in the related discipline from a recognized University for applying DUET M.Phil/Ph.D admission.

Offered UG Courses

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Economics (B.El.Ed) Bachelor of Elementary Education Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Five Year Integrated Program in Journalism (FYIPJ) Bachelor of Science (Physical Education, Health Education & Sports) Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations)
B.A (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences (BMS) Bachelor of Management of Studies Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communication

Offered PG Courses

Master of Arts (M.A) Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security and Law (PGDCSL) Master of Law (LL.M)
Master of Commerce (M.Com) (M.Tech) Master of Technology (MCA) Master of Computer Application
Master of Education (M.Ed) (M.Sc) Master of Science Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)

Mode of Selection/Admission Procedure

There are two ways to get the admission at the Delhi University

  • Merit-based Admission
  • Merit-based Admission

Admission Procedure for Merit-based UG and PG Courses

Step 1: Register at University official website

Students should register themselves on the official admission portal of the Delhi University by creating a username and password.

Step 2: Fill the registration form

Candidates should fill the entire registration form by providing the personal details, educational details, and choice of course on it. Finally, students should upload the necessary documents as mentioned in the form.

Step 3: Choose the college and course

Delhi University will announce eligible cutoff marks for each and every participating (or) affiliated institution on the admission Dashboard for the merit-based admission. Candidates can know the eligibility criteria for the courses of participating institutions and then applying as per the merit-list based.

Step 4: Verification process

Applicants should present for the verification process for the allotted institution on the scheduled time with necessary original documents such as the registration form, Educational Certificates, Proof of fee paid, etc. Candidates should submit all the original documents at the time of the verification process.

Step 5: Confirmation of Seat

After the verification process, students should pay the applicable fees for the confirmation of the seat availability for the selected course and institution. The paid amount will be adjusted in the academic fees.

Exam Pattern of DUET 2020

Examination Mode Online
Question Paper Language English and Hindi
Time Duration 2 Hours
Question Types Multiple Choice Questions
Total No. of Questions 100

Eligibility and Selection Procedure of UG Courses

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.A (Hons)/BMS/BBA
Students should secure the minimum aggregate of 60% marks in the qualifying examination.

Selection Process: Selection will be based on the percentage in the entrance test and qualifying examination i.e., Entrance Test – 65% and Qualifying Examination – 35%.

Questions will be asked in the entrance test in the following topics.

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Reasoning and Analytical Ability
  • General English
  • Business and General Awareness
B.A (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communications
Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination an aggregate of a minimum of 75% marks.

Selection Process: Selection is based on marks secured in the entrance test

Question Pattern will be designed by the below-mentioned topics

  • General Awareness
  • Media Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • English Comprehension
  • Grammatical and Analytical Skills
B.A (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences
Students must have passed the qualifying examination with aggregate of minimum 60% marks

Selection Process: Selection is based on marks secured in the entrance test

Questions will be based on the below-mentioned topics

  • General Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge
  • Communication Skills (English/Hindi)
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical ability
Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination an aggregate of minimum 60% marks in four subjects. One subject form English/Hindi and the other three subjects from any one language.

Selection Process: Selection is based on marks secured in the entrance test

Question Pattern: There first 40 questions in comprehension in English and Hindi and the 20 questions each in Mathematics, Science and Social Science

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination an aggregate of minimum 60% marks in four subjects. Mathematics is a compulsory subject

Selection Process: Selection is based on marks secured in the entrance test

Questions Pattern will be asked in below-mentioned topics

  • Mathematics,
  • Reasoning and Analytical abilities at 10+2 level
Five Year Integrated Course in Journalism (FYICJ)
Students should secure the minimum aggregate of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.

Selection Process: Selection is based on marks secured in the entrance test

Question Pattern: The Entrance test based on below-mentioned topics

  • General Awareness
  • Media Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • English Comprehension
  • Grammatical and Analytical Skills
  • Logical Reasoning and Basic Mathematics Skills

Reservation of seats

Category Reservation Percentage
Other Backward Classes (OBC NCL) 27%
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 10%
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
Person with Disability (PwD) 5%
Children/Widows of Personnel of the Armed Forces (CW) 5%
Kashmiri Migrants 5%
Foreign Applicants 5%
Extra-curricular and Sports Quota 5%

Examination Centres for DUET 2020 Exam

Ahmedabad Delhi (NCR) Mumbai
Bangalore Guwahati Nagpur
Bhopal Hyderabad Patna
Bhubaneshwar Jaipur Ranchi
Chandigarh Jammu Trivandrum
Chennai Kolkata Varanasi

Mode of Admission for DUET PG 2020

There are two ways to get the admission at the Delhi University

Merit-based Admission: 50% of seats will be filled based on the candidate’s merit list in the qualifying examination. This merit-based admission is eligible for the candidates only who have completed the Bachelor’s degree from Delhi University.

Merit-based Admission: The Remaining 50% of seats will be filled on the basis of the candidate’s merit list obtained in the entrance examination followed by Interview/Group Discussion.

Online Application fees for DUET PG, M.Phil, and Ph.D

Categories Application Fees
UR/OBC Rs. 750/-
SC/ST/PwD/EWS Rs. 300/-

DUET 2020 UG PG Application Form

Step 1: Register at University Website

Applicants should register through the official page of Delhi University www.du.ac.in. In this stage, students should provide a valid email id and password for registration purposes. The provided email will act as the login id for the admission process.

Step 2: Filling the online application form

In this stage, candidates must provide the personal details and academic details such as the full name, father name, mother name, DOB, Caste, Gender, Nationality, Postal Address, educational relevant details like Board/University, Year of passing, Maximum marks/Grade Points. Applicants can select the courses from the course selection page as many as they want. Their selection of these courses does not ensure admission. Students are advised to check and ensure the entered details are correct because once they submitted it can’t be changed at any circumstances.

Step 3: Upload Necessary documents

Applicants must upload the valid documents at the time of form filling as per the instructions that have been mentioned on the screen. Here we have mentioned necessary documents for uploading as follows.

  • Candidate’s passport size photograph (5 mm X 5 mm)
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Self-attested X, XII Mark sheets
  • Valid Community Certificate with self-attested
  • Any one of Government-issued ID Proof

Note: The size of the candidate’s photograph and signature should be between 10kb-50kb and other documents are between 100kb-500kb

Step 4: Application fees

Students should pay the application fees to complete the process of the online application form. The registration process will be completed after the successful payment of the application fees. The fees can be paid through online transactions like Credit/Debit/UPI/Net Banking

Fees for UG Courses

Categories Application Fees
Merit-based courses for UR/OBC Rs. 250/-
SC/ST/PwD/EWS Rs. 100/-
Additional Fees for ECA/Sports Rs. 100/-
Entrance-based courses for UR/OBC Rs. 750/-
Entrance-based courses for SC/ST/PwD/EWS Rs. 300/-

Fees for PG/M.Phil/Ph.D Courses

Categories Application Fees
UR/OBC/Others Rs. 750/-
SC/ST/PwD/EWS Rs. 300/-

Note: The facility of a onetime correction is allowed for limited details with applicable fees of Rs.100.

 Step 5: Admission Process

The eligible cut off will be announced by the participating institutuions after the examination completed. Students should check the minimum eligibility for their choice of courses. Candidates should have to confirm their interest of course at the allotted institution. After that, they must produce their original documents for the verification purposes of the allotted institutes/universities. The seat will be confirmed after the verification process has been done at the allotted institution. Then, the candidates should have to report the allotted institution with pay the applicable fees within 24 hours to confirm the seat availability. Counseling for the M.Phil/Ph.D will be followed the interview and Group Discussion based on the selected courses by the candidates.

DUET 2020 Syllabus

The Syllabus for the UG programs is based on the class 11th and 12th standard and for PG courses is based on the graduation level.

DUET 2020 Admit Card

Aspirants can download the admit card for the UG and PG courses on the Delhi University or the NTA website. Candidates may download the admit card by using their login id and password on the official page of Delhi University. It contains the important details regarding the DUET 2020 UG & PG examination such as examination date and day, the timing of examination, exam conducting venue, etc.

Candidates are advised to read the instruction carefully and deploy that on the examination day. NTA can change the examination city centre opted by the candidate to another nearby centre, if the number of candidates is more/less at any examination centre.

Examiners are should ensure for your name, subject group, date of birth, exam centre, etc. In case of any problem related to the admit card, please contact the helpline numbers between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

How to download DUET 2020 Admit card

Aspirants should follow the below mentioned simple steps for how to download the DUET 2020 admit card.

  1. Visit the Delhi University official website
  2. Check the notification of DUET 2020 UG PG Admit card download
  3. Enter the valid details like application number and password
  4. The requested admit card will be open on the screen
  5. Download the DUET 2020 admit card for exam uses.
Printed details on the Admit card

Students must check and ensure that the printed details have been correctly presented in the DUET admit card. Applicants should have to check the below-mentioned details on the admit card.

  • Applicant’s name
  • Candidate’s Photograph and Signature
  • Register or Application Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Exam Centre
  • Examination Timing, etc.
Important Instructions to the Candidates

Examiners should bring the below-mentioned documents on the examination day at the examination centre.

  • Print out of DUET PG Admit card
  • Candidate’s passport size photograph
  • Government-issued ID Proof (Aadhar/PAN card/Voter ID/Passport)
  • PwD Certificate.

DUET 2020 Mock Test

Candidates who want the basic awareness about the examination and how to face the questions and how the questions will be asked can be known clearly from this type of Mock Test. If applicants prepare a number of mock tests it will be led to get higher marks in the examination. Candidates can take and prepare themselves well for the examination as per their applied examination and its syllabus based.

Display of Answer keys and Recorded Responses

After the DUET 2020 examination, National Testing Agency will display recorded responses of the candidates. Candidates can check it from the NTA official page www.nta.ac.in, and Delhi University official page du.ac.in.  Approximately the recorded responses of candidates and answer keys will release before the declaration of the DUET 2020 result.

DUET 2020 Answer Key

After the examination concludes, the answer key will be announced by the exam conducting authority at the NTA official website. Students who are all participated in the DUET 2020 exam can check and download the answer keys. Approximately the provisional answer key will be released before the announcement of the result and also candidates’ responses. Candidates can download the DUET 2020 Answer Key PDF in the online mode of its official page.

Students can check their correct and incorrect answers from that answer key. Subsequently, the final answer key shall issue after some days from the announcement of the provisional answer key. The candidate’s results will be finalized based on the final answer has been released by the exam conducted authority.

DUET 2020 Challenging the Answer key

After the declaration of the provisional answer key, candidates can raise their hands for the answer to questions that they think are wrong. They can participate in the contest to provide their suggestions about that the answer to the question by paying the applicable fees for each question within the stipulated time. The paid amount will not be refunded.

How to challenge the DUET 2020 Answer Key

Applicants who wish to participate in the event of challenging the answer key should follow the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Visit the Delhi University official page
  2. Select the contest of challenging the answer key
  3. Provide your valid reason for that assumed answer to the question.
  4. Pay the application fees for that concerned questions

Exam Preparation Tips

There are some useful tips are mentioned below for candidates can get more ideas to the DUET UG PG examination

  • Candidates can take Mock Test will be available in the online mode at NTA official website for knowing the examination pattern and how to handle the time management also from this test.
  • Exam applied candidates are should focus the DUET previous years old question paper for practice purposes. Candidates can check and download the previous year question papers/sample papers according to their selected subject.
  • Students should take the number of online tests of the DUET exam to practice them to achieve the eligibility criteria to get admission into the well-reputed universities/colleges/institutes.

DUET 2020 UG PG Result

DUET 2020 results will available for the UG and PG courses separately. Candidates may check their results in the online mode of the official page of Delhi University. After the announcement of the result, the separate merit list will be announced for the UG and PG courses. According to the merit list, students can get admission into Delhi University or its affiliated institutions.

How to check DUET 2020 Result

Candidates should follow the below-mentioned instructions for how to check their DUET 2020 UG PG result.

  1. Go to the DU official website
  2. Select DUET Result 2020 option
  3. Provide the valid details on the result page
  4. DUET 2020 result will be displayed on the screen
  5. Take a printout for future references

DUET 2020 Cut off Marks

Delhi University will be announced separately the cut off marks for UG and PG courses. Students who have applied the UG and PG courses should log in and register the allotted institute the official admission site of Delhi University. Students can register and participate in the counseling as per their merit list is matched with the concerned participated institution. The cut off marks will be varying from the courses and institutes.

DUET 2020 Counseling

Delhi University will announce the eligible cut off mark for the provided courses. Students should check it with the admission Dashboard through login in the admission portal of Delhi University. Based on the merit list candidates will get UG admission as per the selected course at the allotted institution. Candidates should submit the original documents at the time of the verification process. After the verification process, the seat will be confirmed by the allotted institute only for the candidates who paid the fees within 24 hours. Students who have applied the PG/M.Phil/Ph.D courses should attend the Interview/Group Discussion will be conducted by the concerned institution. The selection rounds may differ from the various institutes.

Documents needed for Counseling

Candidates should keep ready to produce the below mentioned original and photocopies of the documents at the time of counseling/verification process

  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Class X, XII Mark Sheets
  • Degree Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • PwD Certificate

Based on the courses from the streams of undergraduate, postgraduate counseling will be conducted either in the online mode or offline mode. Candidates are advised to report the allotted institution within the stipulated time.