Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility rules are determined by the University of Delhi. Applicants are advised to consult the guidelines for admission available on the University of Delhi website for admission in the Three Year Undergraduate Programme for year 2016-17. Some important informations are reproduced below in the table.

Admission to the undergraduate courses at this college shall be determined on the basis of percentage of marks secured in the subject combination at 10+2 level as indicated below against each course.

Course to which Admission is sought Basis for admission as per marks secured in the Subject or Subject combination at 10+2 level.
Humanities/Arts
English English (Elective, Core or Functional) and best three elective subjects
Hindi Hindi and best three elective subjects
Punjabi Punjabi and best three elective subjects
Economics English and best three elective subjects, but must have studied and passed Mathematics in qualifying examination
History One language and best three elective subjects
Political Science One language and best three elective subjects
BA (Programme) One language and best three elective subjects
Commerce
Commerce English + best three elective but must have studied and passed Mathematics in qualifying examination
B.Com (Programme) English + best three elective
Science
Botany Physics + Chemistry + Biology/Biotechnology with minimum 50% in English
Chemistry Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics
Mathematics Mathematics + English + best two elective subjects
Physics Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics
Zoology Physics + Chemistry + Biology/Biotechnology
Electronics Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics
B.Sc Physical Science Physics + Chemistry/ Computer Science + Mathematics

LIST OF ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

The following Discipline subjects must be treated as Academic/ Elective subjects for the purpose of undergraduate admissions. All other subjects offered by different boards may be treated as non-elective.

All the Discipline subjects must have at least a 70% component of theory exams (theory exam does not include internal assessment/continuous evaluation etc.) in the qualifying exam for the purpose of being treated as academic/elective subject.

Arabic French Legal Studies Punjabi
Bengali Geography Mathematics Sanskrit
Botany Geology Music Sociology
Chemistry German Persian Spanish
Commerce* Hindi Philosophy Statistics
Computer Science History Physics Urdu
Economics Home Science Political Science Zoology
English Italian Psychology  
  1. Accountancy/ Business Studies/ Commerce shall be treated at par with academic/ elective subjects.
  2. Biology/ Biotechnology and Business Studies will be treated as academic/ elective subjects.
  3. Mass Media Studies will be treated as an academic subject for the purpose of admission to B.A. (H) Journalism (Hindi/ English).
  4. Admission to B.A. (Hons.) Hindi Patrakarita and B.A. (Hons.) Journalism will be based on ‘Best Four’ percentage as in B.A. (Hons.) Hindi and B.A. (Hons.) English, respectively.
  5. In case a candidate has studied both elective and core in a language, then core language subject will be treated as language, while elective language can be considered as academic/ elective subject.
  6. Admission to B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology will be based on ‘Best Four’ percentage as in B.A. (Hons.) Psychology.
  7. Admission to B.A. (Hons.) Social Work and B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy will be based on ‘Best Four’ percentage including one language and three academic/elective subjects as per the above procedure.
  8. The subject ‘Informatics Practices’ will be equivalent to Computer Science for admission to B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science only.
  9. The candidates must have studied and passed Mathematics at the qualifying exam for admission to B.A.(Honours) in Economics and Commerce.
  10. Business Mathematics will be treated as equivalent to Mathematics for admission to B.Com (H)/ B.Com only.
  11. (a) For admission to Honours in any language course, advantage of 2% in the Best Four percentage may be given to those candidates who have studied that particular elective language.
    (b) In case, a candidate has not studied a language at qualifying exam and is seeking admission to Honours in that language (except for Honours in English and Hindi, refer ©), deduction of 5% will be imposed on ‘Best Four’ percentage.
    (c) For admission to Honours in English and Hindi, the candidate must have studied and passed the respective language in the qualifying exam and should include respective language for calculation of ‘Best Four’ percentage.
  12. University may define any other relevant subjects as an academic/ elective for a particular Honours course.

Academic Subjects and Procedure for Calculating Best of Four Percentage

(For courses wherein admission is done on the basis of Best of Four)

Procedure for calculation of ‘Best Four’ subjects percentage for Honours Courses (For admission to Arts/ Humanities Courses):

  • One Language (Core/ Elective/ Functional)
  • The subject in which admission is sought (If a candidate does not include the concerned subject whether studied or not, in ‘Best Four’ in which he/she is seeking admission in the Honours course, then a deduction of 2.5% will be imposed on the calculated ‘Best Four’ percentage). For Honours in languages merit shall be determined on basis of one language and three best elective subjects mentioned in List of Academic subjects.
  • Any two other academic/ elective subjects as per List of Academic subjects. Note:
    1. If a candidate doesn’t include the subjects given in List of Academic subjects in ‘Best Four’, then a deduction of 2.5% of maximum marks will be levied for each subject for the purpose of calculating ‘Best Four’.
    2. All subjects to be included in the calculation of ‘Best Four’ must have at least 70% theory component of exam. In case, the subject to be considered does not have 70% theory component and 30% practical component, then the marks of theory and practical only shall be converted to 70% and 30%, respectively on pro rata basis. These new marks will then be considered for calculation of ‘Best Four’.

Procedure for calculation of ‘Best Four’ subjects percentage for B.A (Prog.) /B.Com(Prog.):

  • One Language (Core/Elective/Functional)
  • Any three elective subjects can be chosen. A deduction of upto 5% on ‘Best Four’ percentage may be imposed if there is a change of stream.
  • One non-listed (List of Academic subjects) subject can be included in calculation of ‘Best Four’ without any deduction.
  • For admission to B.A. (Vocational) only, related vocational subjects may be treated at par with academic/elective subjects and up to two vocational subjects which are in relationship with the course of study may be included for the calculation of ‘Best Four’.
  • If a candidate opts for MIL (Except Hindi) as a subject, an advantage of up to 10% may be given in ‘Best Four’ in those colleges where MIL is offered as a subject.

Admission to Science Courses

The Basis of Selection for Mathematical Sciences/Science courses is listed in Section 5.3 (page-18) for Science courses in course wise requirements published in UG information bulletin-2016 by University of Delhi. All the subjects to be included for Basis of Selection (PCM/PCB/PCMB) must have at least 70% theory component of exam. In case, the subject to be considered does not have 70% theory component and 30% practical component, then the marks of theory and practical only must be converted to 70% and 30%, respectively on pro rata basis. These new marks will then be considered for calculation of PCM/PCB etc.

GENERAL RULES FOR ADMISSION UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

  1. Medium of instruction in the College for all courses is English except for the Modern Indian Language (MIL) courses and B.A. (Hons.) Hindi and B.A. (Hons.) Punjabi.
  2. All undergraduate courses are of three year’s duration.
  3. Only such students who have passed SSC (Senior School Certificate Examination), 10+2 of the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Examination), New Delhi or an examination recognized as equivalent to it, with English Core or English Elective as a compulsory subject and English as medium of instruction shall be admitted to the undergraduate courses.
  4. An optional subject/paper which attracts less than 15 students will not be entertained.
  5. Every admission is provisional and subject to confirmation by the University of Delhi.

Guardianship: Students hailing from outside Delhi; Parents of students from outside Delhi (including foreign students) should inform the College in writing the name of the local guardian and submit his/her photograph at the time of admission. In case of a change in the guardian, parents are advised to inform the College immediately.

Foreign Students: Foreign students are required to apply for admission through the Advisor, Foreign Students, University of Delhi. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (Dept. of Education) Govt. of India, have notified that all foreign students being admitted to the Indian Universities, should produce a medical fitness certificate or undergo medical examination within a month of their taking admission and that these students will initially be admitted provisionally and their admission will be confirmed only on production of valid medical fitness certificate within the stipulated period.

STUDENTS OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES ARE NOT ADMITTED TO THE COLLEGE:

  • who have not written their Sr. Secondary or equivalent examination in English;
  • who have failed to take University Examination for any reason including shortage of attendance;
  • who have failed in the University Examination or whose results were withheld on account of use of unfair means.

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

  • A few seats at the postgraduate level are available in subjects offered by the College. These admissions are processed on the basis of admission slips issued by the Department of the relevant subject in the University of Delhi. College gives preference to those students who have completed graduation from the college.

Three seats for teaching and non-teaching staff of the other colleges and departments of University of Delhi will be allocated depending upon the availability of seats and merit of students. Normally admission will not be given to a ward of staff of other college if that subject is taught in his/her own college.

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