DU PG Admissions 2020: As per official timeline, Delhi University will commence the postgraduate level entrance exam and merit based admissions for over 54 courses offered by the varsity from Tuesday – 18th November 2020. The university made formal declaration regarding the start PG Admissions process for Delhi University Admissions recently. In the announcement, the varsity noted that PG candidates whose final year results have been declared are required to upload their marks on the dashboard by logging onto the DU Admission Portal 2020. Candidates for whom the results have not been declared yet, the university said that students will be granted provisional admission right now, which will be confirmed later on.
The official statement released by the university confirming the start of admission process read “The admission to some of the courses is either based only through entrance or through both entrance and merit. All the applicants whose final year results have been declared by the University must update their marks on their dashboard. Applicants whose final year result of the qualifying examination has not been declared yet should wait to update their marks,”
Admission Process to Entrance Exam Based Courses
According to the details shared by the varsity, candidates who are seeking admission to DU PG courses, the admission based on entrance exam, admissions will be granted to the candidates provisionally, irrespective of their result declaration status. However, students whose results have been declared will be required to upload their marks on the dashboard by 1 pm on 16th November 2020.
Merit Based Admission Process
On the other hand, students will be granted merit based admission to various courses only to those applicants for whom the final year results will be declared. For merit-based candidates, the option to submit qualifying examination marks was started on 8th November 2020.
Tie-Breaker Criteria for DU PG Admissions 2020
With fierce competition in place for admission process for Delhi University, the varsity has put in place an elaborate tie-breaker formula, which will be used to resolve a tie in case two candidates secure the same marks for merit based or entrance exam based admission process. The following factors will be considered for breaking a tie between applicants:
- Candidate with higher percentage in qualifying exam will be given preference
- Candidate with higher percentage in final year of bachelor’s degree will be given preference
- Candidate with higher aggregate marks (top 5 subjects) in Class 12 Board Exam
- If results to qualifying exams are not declared, admission to that seat will be kept on hold