Delhi University Entrance Test 2020

Form Date: 16 Apr - 15 May 2020 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 16 Apr - 15 May 2020

DUET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 750
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)
  • Courses:B.Tech, MCA, BBA, MSc, MA
  • Streams:Engineering, Commerce, Management, Science, Arts

DUET 2020: Application (Delayed),

Updated On - April 03 2020 by Swagota Nandi

DUET 2020 Application Form has been delayed. It is the National Level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Delhi University Entrance Test 2020 is conducted by the University to offer admission into various UG and PG programmes. DUET 2020 Exam dates have been released by the NTA. Delhi University is amongst the famous university of India. DU offers admission in Undergraduate, Postgraduate & MPhil/PhD courses in following fields like Engineering, Arts, Commerce, Law, Management, Science etc. The exam for PG courses is conducted once every year whereas, for UG courses, candidates can apply based on the merit of qualifying degree.  The candidates must read the complete article to know more about DUET.

Latest Update

  • DUET 2020 Application form has been postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak.

DUET 2020 Application Form

Candidates can fill the DUET 2020 Application form online. Check the details about DUET Application form 2020 given below:

  • The Application Form will be available on the official website of the NTA.
  • Candidates can fill the application form through online mode only.
  • Firstly, candidates have to register themselves using a valid e-mail id to proceed with filling up an application form.
  • While filling the application form candidates will furnish personal details, contact details, academic details, etc.
  • Applicants need to upload the required documents and scanned images of Passport size Photograph (maximum size 50KB) and Signature (maximum size 50KB) in JPG/JPEG/PNG format.
  • Candidates should make sure that all the information given in the form are complete and correct, as the same will be used throughout the admission procedure.

DUET 2020 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: The application fee for DUET 2020 can be paid through online mode via Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, and UPI.

Candidates can check the DUET Application Fees 2020 for PG, M.Phil and PhD Programmes are given below:

DUET 2020 Registration Process Fee
Category Fee
SC/ST/PwD/EWS (Economically Weaker Section) Rs. 300/- (per course)
UR/OBC and other Rs. 750/- (per course)

Candidates can check the DUET 2020 Application Fees for UG programmes in the given below:

Category Registration fees
For Merit-based courses for UR/OBC Rs. 250/-
For SC/ST/PwD/EWS Rs. 100/-
The registration fee for ECA/Sports Rs. 100/-
 Entrance-based course for UR/OBC  Rs. 750/-
Entrance-based course for SC/ST/PwD/EWS  Rs. 300/-

NOTE: The application fee will not be refunded by the NTA under any circumstances.

DUET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the DUET 2020 eligibility criteria to know whether they are eligible for the exam they are applying for. The DUET eligibility criteria are given below:

  • Age Limit: There is no minimum age bar for applying for DUET 2020.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible for the test.

Eligibility Criteria for UG Merit Based Courses:

  • For B.A. (Hons.) English: Candidates must secure 45% marks in the qualifying exam with English as a compulsory subject.
  • For B.Com (Hons.): Candidates should secure 45% marks in class 12 examination with Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics and Business Studies/ Commerce as a compulsory subject.
  • For B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science: Candidates must secure at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam with one language, Mathematics and two out of Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science/ Informatics Practices subjects.
  • For B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry/Physics/Polymer Science: Candidates should secure 50% marks in the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and one language subject.

Eligibility Criteria for UG Entrance-Based Courses:

  • Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.): Candidates must secure at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam with one language subjects and 3 other subjects such  Biology; Physics; Chemistry; Mathematics; Economics; History; Political Science; Geography; Sociology; Philosophy; Psychology; Business Studies/Accountancy.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Multimedia and Mass Communication: Candidates should secure 75% marks with 85% marks in English as a compulsory subject in class 12.
  • B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation): Candidates should secure at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

Eligibility Criteria for PG Merit-Based Programmes:

  • M.A. Economics: Candidates should clear the B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from University of Delhi with 60% marks for the general category or equivalent CGPA.
  • M.A. English: Candidates should secure 45% for general and 40.5% marks OBC/SC/ST/PWD marks if candidates qualify the B.A. (Hons.) Examination in English from the University of Delhi. In the case of B.A. (Hons.) Examination in English from University of Delhi candidates should secure 50% for general and 45% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD marks in the qualifying exam

Eligibility Criteria for PG Entrance Based Programmes:

  • M.A. Economics: Candidates should possess Any Graduate/ Postgraduate Degree in any subject from the University of Delhi or any Indian University recognized by the University of Delhi with 60% marks in the qualifying exam.
  • M.A. English: Candidates should secure 45% marks for general and 40.5% for OBC/SC/ST marks if candidates qualify the B.A. (Hons.) Examination in English from the University of Delhi. In case the case of Bachelor's Degree from a recognized Indian University candidates must have 50% marks for general and 45% marks for OBC/SC/ST.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Phil Entrance-Based Programmes:

  • Commerce: Candidates should have a minimum of 55% of marks in M.Com. / MIB/MHROD / MFC /MBA examination for the admission to M.Phil programme.
  • Economics: Candidates must have 55% marks in Master‘s degree in Economics, or any of such subjects Business Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, History and Engineering from the University of Delhi.

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Entrance-Based Programmes:

  • Business Economics: Candidates should secure 55% marks in M.Phil / Master‘s degree from the University of Delhi or any other recognized University in Economics/Environmental Studies/Commerce/Management.
  • Commerce: Candidates must have 55% marks s in M.Com./ M.Phil./ MBA /MIB /MHROD / MFC /MBA (IB)/MBA (HRD), from a recognized University.

DUET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the DUET 2020 Exam Pattern for UG, PG and M.Phil/PhD which is mentioned below so that they have an idea about the exam paper structure:

Delhi University Entrance Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Duration 120 Minutes (2 Hours)
Medium English
Type of Question Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total Marks 100
Number Of Questions 400
Marking Scheme +4 mark for each correct answer
Negative Marking _1 mark for each wrong answer

Check the given below table related to section-wise marks distribution for PG courses:

Section Marks
Reasoning & General Awareness 30 
Teaching Aptitude & Sensitivity Towards Disability 10
Language Comprehension 20
Subject Knowledge up to class 10th level in Hindi, English, Social Science, Mathematics &

DUET 2020 Syllabus

Candidates can check the DUET 2020 Syllabus which is mentioned below:

Syllabus for UG Courses

Course Syllabus
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education and Sports (B.Sc.[PE,HE&S]) The Syllabus of Health, Physical Education and Sports (Class XII 2019-20 CBSE) and General Knowledge
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Multimedia and Mass Communication  General Awareness, Media Awareness, Current Affairs, English Comprehension and Grammatical and Analytical Skills
Five Year Integrated Course in Journalism  General Awareness, Media, Awareness, Current Affairs, English Comprehension, Grammatical and Analytical Skills, Logical Reasoning and Basic Mathematics Skills
B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation)  Mathematics, Reasoning and Analytical abilities at 10+2 levels
B.A. Hons. (Humanities and Social Sciences) General Awareness, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Communication skills (English/Hindi), Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability at class 12

Syllabus for PG Courses

Course Syllabus
MA/M.Com/M.Sc B.A. / B.Com. / B.Sc. syllabus of the University of Delhi
M.Phil./Ph.D M.A./M.Com/M.Sc. (or equivalent) syllabus of the University of Delhi

DUET 2020 Preparation Tips

Before start preparing for the exam, candidates can refer to the DUET 2020 preparation tips given below to score good marks in the exam:

  • Candidates must check the syllabus, exam format and marking scheme of DUET before starting their exam preparation.
  • Candidates must start their preparation early so that they can get enough time for the revision.
  • Prepare notes and go through these notes every day to refresh your memory and remember the studied topics.
  • Candidates should fix their weekly targets and try to achieve them and calculate their success weekly and try to improve themselves every week.
  • Candidates must solve all the question paper of previous years and also the sample question papers. This would help the candidate to have an idea about the pattern of examination.
  • Applicants should refer to the standard books for study material.

DUET 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can download their DUET Admit Card 2020 from the 30 April 2020 on the official website. Candidates must go through the given below points regarding admit card:

  • Candidates have to download their admit card from the official website.
  • Candidates required to login with their registration number and password.
  • Candidates must check the whole admit card carefully that there is no mistake.
  • Admit card contains details such as candidate name, roll number, exam centre, exam date and time, test centre address.
  • Candidates must take the print out of their admit card for examination.

DUET 2020 Exam Centres

Candidates can check  the given mentioned list of DUET Exam centres 2020:

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

DUET 2020 Result

DUET 2020 Result or scores will be declared on the official website. Candidates are requested to follow up on their results and the merit list that has been formed so they can easily fulfil the requirements for further counselling and admission procedure.

Rank and Merit List

Read the points given below for the Rank and Merit List:

  • For each test paper of DU Entrance Exam 2020, candidates will be assigned Rank which is based on their performance in the examination.
  • In the case of tie-breaker, those candidates who had more positive mark than negative given the higher rank. 
  • If this criterion fails to break tie than candidates will give the same rank.
  • For qualified candidates, the score will be available on the NTA 2020 official website.

DUET 2020 Counselling

DUET 2020 Counselling will start from Mid of April 2020 for the candidates who have successfully qualified the DU exam 2020 examination. The qualified applicants will be offered courses at different colleges based on their merit. The list of important documents has already been mentioned above in the article which all the candidates must carry at the time of admission failing to which their candidature shall be cancelled.

  • Passing Certificate of the qualifying exam
  • Caste certificate
  • Domicile certificate 
  • Copy of online application form
  • Scorecard
  • Photograph 

Courses Offered for UG, PG and M.Phil/PhD

Candidates can check the table of courses offered through DUET entrance exam:

Name of Faculty Name of Course
Courses for UG Merit Based Programmes
Faculty of Arts B.A. Prog., B.A Vocational Studies, B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic,
Bengali, English, French, German, Italian, Hindi, Persian,
Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit,
Spanish, and Urdu
Faculty of Social Sciences B.A. (Hons.) in Economics, Geography, History, Political
Sciences, Social Work, and Sociology
Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities B.A. (Hons.) in Hindi Patrakarita, Journalism, B.Voc. in Health
Care Management, Retail Management & IT, Web Designing,
Printing Technology, Banking Operations
Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies B.Com. (Hons) and B.Com
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences B.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences, B. Sc (Hons) in Mathematics/Statistics, B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science
Faculty of Sciences/ InterDisciplinary and Applied Sciences B.Sc.(Hons.) in Anthropology/Biological Sciences/Botany/Microbiology/Zoology
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Chemistry/Physics/Polymer Science
B.Sc.(Hons.) Electronics/Instrumentation/Geology/Food Technology/Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Medical Science/ Home Science.
B.Sc.(Prog) Applied Physical Sciences/Physical Science (Computer Science)/Physical Science (Chemistry)/ Applied Physical Sciences (Industrial Chemistry/Physical Science with
Electronics, Applied Life Sciences/ Life Sciences, Bachelor of Science (Pass) - Home Science
Courses for UG Entrance Based Programmes
Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities

B.A. (Honours) Business Economics

Bachelor of Management Studies

Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial
Investment Analysis)

Cluster Innovation Centre

B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations)

B.A. (Honours) Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Education

Bachelors in Elementary Education

Faculty of Inter-disciplinary & Applied Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports

Indraprastha College for Women

B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication

Faculty of Music and Fine Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hindustani MusicVocal/Instrumental (Sitar/Sarod/Guitar/Violin/Santoor)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Karnatak MusicVocal/Instrumental (Veena/ Violin)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Percussion Music (Tabla/Pakhawaj)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Five Year Integrated Prog in Journalism in Delhi School
of Journalism (in English and Hindi)

Courses offered for PG Programmes


B.Ed. Special Education (Mental Retardation)

B.Ed. Special Education (Visual Impairment)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

Bachelor of Physical Education




Master of Art (Both Merit and Entrance Based)

M.A. (Hindustani Music) Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar / Sarod / Guitar / Violin / Santoor)

M.A. Percussion Music (Tabla/Pakhawaj)

M.A. (Karnataka Music) Vocal/Instrumental

M.A. in Applied Psychology

M.A. Arabic

M.A. Bengali

M.A. Buddhist Studies (Entrance Based Only)

M.A. Comparative Indian Literature

M.A. East Asian Studies (Entrance Based only)

M.A. Economics

M.A. English

M.A. French Studies

M.A. Geography

M.A. German Studies

M.A. Hindi

M.A. Hispanic Studies

M.A. History

M.A. Italian Studies

M.A. Japanese (Entrance Based only)

M.A. Lifelong Learning & Extension (Entrance Based only)

M.A. Linguistics (Entrance Based only)

Computer Application

M.C.A (Entrance based only)



Master of Science

M.Sc. Anthropology

M.Sc. Biochemistry

M.Sc. Biochemistry

M.Sc. Chemistry

M.Sc. Computer Science

M.Sc. Electronics

M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science

M.Sc. Food & Nutrition

M.Sc. Forensic Science (Entrance Based only)

M.Sc. Genetics (Entrance Based only)

M.Sc. Geology

Courses offered for PhD Programmes


Arabic, Buddhist Studies, English, Germanic &
Romance Studies, Hindi, Library & Information
Science, Linguistics, Modern Indian Languages &
Literary Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology,
Punjabi, Sanskrit, Slavonic &Finno – Ugrian Studies,

Applied Social Sciences and

Business Economics

Commerce & Business Studies

Commerce, Financial Studies



Interdisciplinary & Applied

Biophysics, Genetics, Bio-Chemistry, Plant Molecular
Biology & Biotechnology, Electronics, Microbiology,
Physical Education and Sports Sciences

Institute of Information of &

Institute of Informatics and communication



Music & Fine Arts


Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, Computer

Social Sciences

Adult Continuing Education and Extension, Political
Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Geography,
Social Work, East Asian Studies, African Studies


Anthropology, Botany, Physics & Astrophysics, Chemistry,
Geology, Zoology, Environmental Studies, Dr B.R.
Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research (ACBR), Home

Courses offered for M.Phil Programmes


Buddhist Studies


Germanic & Romance Studies


Library & Information Science


Modern Indian Languages and Literary
Studies/ Comparative Indian Literature






Slavonic &Finno – Ugrian Studies


Commerce & Business




Inter-Disciplinary & Applied Sciences 



Music & Fine Arts


Mathematical Sciences


Operational Research


Social Sciences

Adult Continuing Education and Extension

Political Science





Social Work

African Studies






Participating Institute of DUET 2020

  • Aryabhatta College
  • Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
  • College of Vocational Studies
  • Gargi College
  • Lakshmibai College
  • Maharaja Agarasen College
  • Shivaji College
  • Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce
  • Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College
  • Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa Colleg
  • DeenDayal Upadhyaya College
  • Keshav Mahavidyalaya
  • Ram Lal Anand College
  • Ramanujan College
  • Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women
  • Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
  • Cluster Innovation Centre
  • Aditi Mahavidyalaya
  • Institute of Home Economics
  • Jesus and Mary College
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women
  • Mata Sundri College for Women
  • Miranda House
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji College
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
  • Delhi School of Journalism
  • Faculty of Music and Fine Arts

DUET 2020 Highlight (Basic Information)

Candidates can check the basic information fo DUET 2020 exam in the given mentioned table:

Exam Name DUET 
Full Name Delhi University Entrance Test 
Conducted Body National Test Agency (NTA)
Level National level
Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Master in Philosophy/ Doctor of Philosophy
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
DUET Official Website
Exam Aim To offer admission in various UG, PG and M.Phil or PhD courses

National Test Agency

National Test Agency is a government agency that has been established in 2017 to conduct entrance exam for higher education institute. It has been approved by the Union Council of Minister. Vineet Joshi is appointed as the first director-general of the agency. NTA office is in Sector 62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. NTA conducts the Various exam to offer admission in engineering, medical, pharmacy, management, Delhi University and college or university teaching and fellowship.

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DUET Important Dates

DUET 2020 Form Date16 Apr - 15 May 2020 (Tentative)
Admit card Downloading Date15 May 2020 (Tentative)
DUET 2020 Exam Date02 Jun - 09 Jun 2020
Result Date25 Jun 2020

Delhi University Entrance Test 2020 Exam Pattern

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