DUET 2023: Delhi University Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

Delhi University Entrance Test is basically organized by National Testing Agency at the national level. By qualifying DUET, interested candidates can get admission to various UG and PG programs affiliated with Delhi University. Candidates can submit their applications before the last date. The National Testing Agency will conduct DUET for postgraduate programs, Ph.D. level programs, and a few undergraduate courses. The admit card for the same will be made available in August 2023. It is expected that the DUET 2023 is scheduled to be organized in September 2023. Therefore, candidates must start their preparation for it, as DUET 2023 is very near.

DUET 2023 Overview

Name of the Exam DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test)
University Name University of Delhi
Conducting body National Testing Agency
Offered programs UG, PG, Ph.D., M.Phil
Level of Exam National level
Application mode Online
Exam mode Online
Exam frequency Once a year
Medium English
Participating colleges 4

DUET 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
Online registration begins from Third week of June 2023
Online registration closes on July 2023
Admit card releases on To be updated
Last date to download the admit card To be updated
Entrance exam date To be updated
Result declaration To be updated

Eligibility Criteria

Age limit- There is no age bar set by the authorities of Delhi University for admission.

Eligibility for UG Entrance-Based Courses:

Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)

Applicants must have obtained at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam with one language subject and 3 other subjects such as:
Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Accountancy/ Business Studies, Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Geography, Political Science, Mathematics, Economics, History.

BA (Hons) in Multimedia and Mass Communication

Candidates should score a minimum of 75% marks with 85% marks in English as a compulsory subject in class 12th.

B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation)

Candidates must have gained at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

Eligibility for PG Entrance Based Programmes:

M.A. Economics

Candidates should hold any graduate and a postgraduate degree in any discipline from the University of Delhi or any Indian University recognized by the University of Delhi with 60% marks.

M.A. English

Candidates must have secured 45% marks for general and 40.5% for OBC/SC/ST marks only if candidates hold a B.A. (Hons.) degree in English from Delhi University. In the case of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Indian University, students should have secured 50% marks for general and 45% marks in the case of OBC/SC/ST.

M.Phil Entrance-Based Programmes:

Commerce: Applicants must have at least a minimum of 55% of marks in M.Com. / MIB/ MFC/ MBA/ MHROD examination for the admission to M.Phil programme.

Economics: Candidates must have obtained 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.

Ph.D. Entrance-Based Programmes:

Business Economics: Candidates should obtain a minimum of 55% marks in M.Phil / Master‘s degree from the Delhi University or any other Indian recognized University in Economics/ Commerce/ Environmental Studies/ Management.

Commerce: 55% marks s in M.Com. / MBA (HRD)/ MBA (IB)/ MFC/ MHROD/ MIB/ M.Phil. / MBA from a recognized University.

DUET 2023 Application Form

The only mode to fill the application form is online mode. Applicants are required to follow the steps given below in order to fill the DUET Application form 2023:

  • Applicants have to visit the official website of the National Testing Agency- www.nta.ac.in.
  • After visiting the site, fill in all your personal, communications, and academic details in the application form.
  • Also, candidates must not forget to provide their active email id and phone number in the application form.
  • While a passport size photograph of the candidate and signature should also be uploaded as per the specifications.
  • Next, start uploading your necessary documents that are mandatory in the application form.
  • After uploading the documents, complete the last step i.e. fee payment which can be done through debit card, credit card, internet banking and UPI.
  • Lastly, before submitting the form, make sure that it is completely filled as the same will be used for the admission process.

DUET 2023 Application Fee

Category Application fee
General/ OBC INR 750/- (per course)
SC/ ST/ EWS/ PwD INR 300/- (per course)

Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Duration 2 hours (120 minutes)
Type of questions MCQ- Multiple Choice Questions
Medium of exam English
Total Marks 100
Total Questions 400
Sections in the exam 4
Marking scheme
  • +4 for the correct answer
  • -1 for wrong answer

Subject-wise distribution of questions in detail:

Subject Questions
Reasoning and General Awareness 30
Teaching Aptitude and  Sensitivity Towards Disability 10
Language Comprehension 20
Hindi, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science at 10th level 40
Total 100

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: Is there any negative marking in the DUET exam?

Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 1 mark in the DUET.

Question: Which authority will be conducting DUET 2023?

Ans. National Testing Agency is the authority responsible for conducting DUET.

Question: What is the application mode for DUET?

Ans. The application mode will be online only.

Question: In which mode NTA will conduct DUET?

Ans. The exam will be organized in Computer Based Mode by NTA.

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