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Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination 2022

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahUpdated On: July 27, 2022 05:48 pm IST

To take admission in the Delhi University's BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences programme 2022, interested candidates need to appear for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences. Check out the eligibility criteria, application process etc.

DU BA (Hons) Humanities & Social Science Admission

The University of Delhi offers a wide variety of UG and PG courses and programmes. Delhi University’s BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences is one such degree that is different from the other programmes offered by DU. BA (Hons) Social Sciences and Humanities is a degree that is offered by the Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) and the degree is offered to the student as an innovation degree.The candidates who plan to pursue the programme from DU’s Cluster Innovation Centre will be able to construct their own degree, i.e. they will be able to choose their own subjects and courses that they wish to study under BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Science. Those studying BA (Hons) Social Sciences and Humanities will also have the opportunity to pursue the respective programme from any Delhi University affiliated college, which they call the 'meta-college' concept.

However, the first and the last semester of the programme will be conducted at the CIC itself.BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences is an interdisciplinary course, which means that the student will be able to choose any subject or course under the programme. The student will be asked to conduct research work at the undergraduate level itself. Among the courses that the student will be able to pursue under the programme are Journalism, Design, Art, Historical Tourism and Counselling. 

From this year onwards, admissions to all the undergraduate programmes of Delhi University including BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences will be conducted through the CUET exam. The scores of CUET 2022 will be the sole parameter for granting admission to the candidates who are eager to pursue the said degree offered by Delhi University. The entrance exam is being conducted by NTA from July 15-August 20 in two phases.

Also Read: All About the University of Delhi

DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam Eligibility 2022

To pursue the interdisciplinary course from the premier university, you will first be required to meet the necessary DU BA(Hons) Humanities and Social Science entrance exam eligibility criteria 2022. Candidates of BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences of DU were advised to go through the course-specific eligibility requirements before applying for the entrance exam. Check the eligibility criteria as outlined below:

  • Candidates must be qualified in class 12 examination
  • Appearing in the CUET exam to qualify for DU’s BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences is mandatory.
  • Candidates must opt for any 1 language from List A.
  • Three subjects out of which 2 subjects must be from List B1.
  • Candidates who have gap year can also apply for the entrance exam.

DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Science Entrance Exam Application Process 2022

After ensuring that they meet the necessary eligibility requirements, the candidates need to complete the application process. The DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Science Entrance Exam application process for 2022 has ended now. For admission to the above-mentioned programme, candidates had to apply for the CUET exam through the official website of NTA. The detailed admission procedure is defined below:

Step 1: CUET 2022 registration has been done by the aspirants in order to fill up the application form.

Step 2: In the next stage, CUET 2022 application form was filled up to apply for the DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Science programme.

Step 3: Photograph, signature, class 10/equivalent certificate, category certificate etc, had to be uploaded according to the size mentioned by NTA.

Step 4: Then candidates had to deposit the application fees through online/offline mode.

Step 5: Once the CUET application form was submitted, candidates took the printout copy of the application form for future reference. 

Note: All candidates were advised to take a printout of the registration fee receipt for future admission references.

DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Science Entrance Exam Application Fees 2022

The application fees for Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences for different categories are as follows:


Application Fees







International Students


Documents Required for DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Application 2022

The documents required for DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences application are similar to the documents required for other UG programmes offered by the University of Delhi. Here is the list of documents required for DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Admissions:

  • Digital and scanned copy of candidates’ passport-sized photograph
  • Scanned copy of the signature
  • Scanned copy of class 10 mark sheet
  • Scanned copy of Class 12 mark sheet
  • Photo identification proof

The candidates will require these documents to prove their eligibility for the programme and the document verification process is an important part of the admissions.

Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam Admit Card 2022

In order to be able to appear for the entrance test, the candidates have to bring the Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam Admit Card 2022 which is CUET Admit card. The candidates were able to download the admit card from the official website of the NTA which is

The admit card for Phase II will be released on July 31, 2022. The Entrance examination is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Check out the steps to download the DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam admit card 2022:

  • Visit the website
  • Enter the application number and password
  • Enter the security pin
  • Log in.
  • Admit card will be shown on the screen
  • Check the data provided on the admit card and take a few printouts.

Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Selection Process and Merit List 2022

Once the application process got over, the candidates appeared for the entrance exam. As previously mentioned,  Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences selection process will depend on the performance of the candidates in the entrance examination. Therefore, the candidates must ensure that they have satisfied the DU entrance examination rules. The candidates will be informed of their selection status through the contact details provided by the University or via a merit list that will be released by the college.

Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam Pattern 2022

The candidates who are interested in pursuing the programme under the University of Delhi will have to appear for the entrance examination in order to be able to take admission to the programme. The Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Exam Pattern which is basically the exam pattern followed in CUET. And it is pretty simple. The questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and applicants have to answer questions within the stipulated time. 

Check out the exam pattern highlights for the DU BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance test 2022.

Mode of the Exam


Type of Questions


Medium of Paper

13 languages

Total Sections


Marking for Correct Answer

5 marks

Negative Marking


Unanswered Question


Total Marks

Section IA: 200

Section IB:200

Section II: 200

Section III:300

Also Read: DU Entrance Test for Integrated Course in Journalism & Mass Communication/ Media

Once the candidate has cleared all the stages for the BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences course, the candidates will have to wait for the varsity to release the results for the programme. The candidates will have to keep checking up the official website of Delhi University to know their admission status.

Delhi University BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences Seats

Listed below is the category-wise seats available for different category candidates: 


Seats For UR

Seats For SC

Seats For ST

Seats For OBC

Seats For Minority


Cluster Innovation Centre, DU







Top Colleges for BA in India

If you wish to pursue a BA degree in the country, then check out this list of private colleges that offer BA courses in India. Check out the top colleges for BA in India, their courses and fee range in the list given below.

Name of College

Courses Offered

Annual Course Fee Range

Centurion University of Technology and Management Vizianagaram

BA in Digital Arts


Jagannath University NCR Haryana

BA (Hons) English

BA (Hons) Psychology


BA Journalism and Mass Communication


Jain University Bangalore

BA (Hons) Economics

BA (Hons) Music

BA (Optional English, Psychology and Journalism)

BA (Psychology, Sociology and Economics)

BA Ad Film Making

BA Journalism and Mass Communication


Apeejay Satya University Gurgaon

BA (Hons) in Journalism and Mass Communication (English/Hindi)


Maharishi University Lucknow

BA (Hons) Psychology / Sociology


BA English / Hindi / Political Science / Economics / Education / Sociology / History & Psychology


The ICFAI University Baddi

BA in Humanities


These are just a few of the top colleges for the thousands of Bachelor of Arts programmes available in India. If you are interested in pursuing a BA (Hons) or BA course anywhere across India, then fill out the Common Application Form, available on our website. Our counsellors will then be able to help you search for the right college and course, as per your needs and requirements. You can also call on our toll-free number at 1800-572-9877 and avail of FREE counselling services regarding BA admissions in India.

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