DU MBA Admission 2021 - DU MBA Colleges, Fees, Seats & Placements

Shreya Sareen
Shreya SareenPublished On: October 30, 2020 | CAT

Registrations for DU MBA Admission 2021 are about to start. Go through all of the important details such as dates, admission process, fee structure, seat intake and placements of MBA at DU in this article.

DU MBA Admission 2021 - DU MBA Colleges, Fees, Seats & Placements

MBA is one of the most sought-after postgraduate level course in India. The MBA admission process 2021 has already begun and aspirants are in the process of shortlisting MBA colleges in India along with keeping a tab on the top management entrance exams in which they can appear.

One of the most sought-after MBA courses in India is the one provided by Delhi University. Completing an MBA from DU not only offers a high return on investment but also costs less as compared to other tier-1 MBA colleges in India.

In this article, you will learn more about the DU MBA admission process, top colleges, fees, seats, placements and eligibility details.

Delhi University MBA Admission Process 2020 was concluded with the release of the 14th list of shortlisted candidates for MBA. GD-PI rounds were not conducted year due to COVID-19. However, the process is expected to be reinstated in 2021 admissions.

DU admission to MBA (HRD) and MBA (IB) is done on the basis of CAT percentile, class 10th, 12th and graduation marks, GD, extempore and interview scores. Candidates aspiring to get admission to MBA in DU will have to appear in CAT 2020 and a fill a separate application form for Delhi University as well.

About DU MBA 2021

A lot of management aspirants look at pursuing MBA from the Delhi University colleges where mostly CAT 2020 score will be accepted. CAT 2020 will be conducted on November 29, 2020. If you are keen on studying MBA from Delhi University (DU), this is the right time to look at the top 10 MBA colleges in Delhi University and weigh out your options.

If you are considering an MBA from DU, then Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) is an excellent option. It is among the MBA colleges with the best placements in India and it also has a very affordable fee structure as compared to other top MBA colleges. Department of Financial Studies and Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi, South Campus is another very good option. It is about to release the notification for eligible candidates for admission into the MBA Financial Management (FM) and MBA Business Economics (BE) Programme for 2021-23 batches.

DU FMS MBA Admission Dates and Schedule 2021

If you are planning to apply for DU MBA courses, you should keep a tab on the DU MBA admission dates and schedule so as to ensure that you do not miss out on any important application or examination dates for DU MBA admissions 2021. You can find the detailed DU MBA admission dates and schedule in the table given below:

DU MBA Admission Dates 2021


Tentative Date

Online registrations begin

4th week of November 2020

Online registrations end

1st week of January 2021

GD/PI Extempore


Result Declaration


Along with the above-mentioned dates, interested applicants must also go through the CAT 2019 Important Dates here.

Entrance Exam Required for DU MBA Admission 2021

Candidates who wish to pursue a full-time MBA programme from FMS and Department of Financial Studies have to appear for CAT 202.

Here are some helpful preparation tips that can help you crack CAT. You can go through the list of best books for CAT, CAT mock tests etc. here.

Top MBA Colleges in Delhi University - DU MBA Campus 2021

FMS, Delhi University is one of the oldest and among the top 10 DU MBA colleges. It offers MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral programmes. It offers MBA Full Time, MBA Executive (Evening programme), and MBA (Health Care Administration). Department of Financial Studies, South Campus, part of the prestigious Delhi University offers MBA (FM) and MBA (BE).

It must be noted that if you are planning to pursue MBA from Delhi University, having good knowledge of the business domain right from the undergraduate level will always be an advantage. There are many management colleges in Delhi University where you can pursue specialised management courses at the UG level and then work your way up to top MBA colleges in Delhi University. Check more details below.

DU MBA Seats and Fees Structure 2021

Let us take a look at the number of MBA seats available in each of the DU MBA colleges. Along with that, the tables below also describe the fee of MBA courses at the DU colleges.

1. Faculty of Management Studies (FMS)

The seat matrix for MBA courses at FMS Delhi is listed below for each category.

















Executive MBA







Executive MBA (Health Care Administration)20106322-43

* SN - Supernumerary seats on offer.

**CW - Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed/disabled in action, gallantry award winners, currently serving, retired etc.

***FS - Foreign Nationals. The FMS DU MBA fee structure is described below.


Total Fees (For 2 years)


Rs. 20,960

Executive Master of Business Administration


Executive MBA (Health Care Administration)


2. Department of Financial Studies (Delhi University)

The table given below shows the fee structure and the total number of seats for MBA (FM) and MBA (BE) courses at the Department of Financial Studies of Delhi University.


Total Fees

MBA (FM)50

Rs. 3,00,000 Course Fees
Rs. 1,100 Application Fees (Rs. 600 for SC/ST/PC candidates)

MBA (BE)88

Rs. 24,752 Course Fee
Rs. 1,100 Application Fee (Rs. 600 for SC/ST/PC candidates)

DU MBA Online Application Form 2021

Candidates who wish to take admission in the MBA programmes at Delhi University MBA colleges will have to apply individually to each college.

  • The students interested in applying to the Department of Financial Studies MBA courses will have to fill the application form to take part in the selection process. Applicants will have to fill the DU MBA online application form 2021 and submit it as no hard copy is acceptable. The application fee for DFS MBA is Rs. 1,800 for general category and for SC/ST/PWD, it is Rs. 900.
  • For admission to DU MBA at FMS Delhi, interested candidates have to follow the steps given below:
  1. Apply through the FMS website by filling in the DU MBA online application form 2021 and pay the fee for the application.

  2. SC/ST/PWD candidates have to pay a registration fee of Rs. 350 and candidates belonging to general category have to pay a fee of Rs. 1000.

  3. Payment of registration fee can be made through ICICI bank credit/ debit card.

  4. Those who wish to apply for more than one programme are required to register and pay separately for each programme.

  5. Foreign nationals need to apply through the office of Deputy Dean (Foreign Students), Conference Centre, University of Delhi.

To apply at FMS, applicants need to follow the steps listed below

  • Create their login on the official website
  • Verify their email
  • Fill in the application form online
  • Upload all the required documents after filling in the application form
  • Pay the application fee

DU MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

Check out the college-wise and course-wise DU MBA eligibility criteria 2019 below.

DU MBA Eligibility for Indian Nationals

Eligibility for FMS MBA (Full-Time) Course:

  • For admission to the two years full-time MBA in FMS, the candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline after 12 years of schooling with at least 50% marks.
  • Passing marks for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ CW is 45% or equivalent CGPA.
  • Valid CAT scorecard

Eligibility for FMS Executive MBA Course:

  • Bachelor degree with minimum 45% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Five years of work experience at an executive or administration level.
  • “No Objection Certificate” to pursue the course from the present employer.

Eligibility for FMS Executive MBA (Health Care Administration) Course:

  • Bachelor degree with 45% aggregate marks or equivalent in (MBBS)/ Dentistry (BDS)/ Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Genomics/ Nursing/ Bioengineering/ Paramedical Disciplines/ Alternative Systems of Medicine/ Anthropology/ Zoology/ Pharmacology from a reputed university.
  • At least five years of experience at an executive or administration level.
  • “No Objection Certificate” to pursue the programme from the present employer.

Eligibility for Department of Financial Studies MBA Course:

  • Graduate degree with minimum 50% aggregate
  • Valid CAT scorecard
  • Math/Business Math in Class 12th
  • Candidates in the final year can also apply

DU MBA Eligibility for Foreign Nationals

Foreign nationals who want admission in MBA programme have to apply through the office of Deputy Dean (Foreign Students), University of Delhi. Foreign nationals studying in India have to appear for the CAT while foreign nationals with Indian degrees (currently not staying in India) have to submit their GMAT scores (minimum score of 650). Foreign Nationals with foreign degrees are advised to submit GMAT and TOEFL scores. Foreign nationals who are out of India need to apply via their consulate and embassy (with GMAT scores).

Also Read: Part-Time MBA for working individuals at IIMs

DU MBA Selection Criteria 2021

Check out the college-wise and course-wise DU MBA Selection Process below.

DU MBA Selection Criteria for FMS

There are 2 stages in the FMSselection criteria

  • The first stage is appearing for CAT
  • After clearing the cut-off, the candidate will be called for the Extempore speech, group discussion, and personal interview round

The table below explains the weightage for FMS selection criteria:

CAT Score


Class X marks


Class XII marks




Group Discussion


Personal Interview


*An additional 3% of the maximum aggregate marks will be given to the women candidates who appear for the interview.

DU MBA Selection Criteria for DFS

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of CAT percentile and marks scored in Class X and Class XII.

For shortlisting candidates, extra weightage is given to academic skills and educational background. The following table explains the weightage system for shortlisting of candidates for GD/PI at DFS:

CAT Score75%
Class X Marks10%
Class XII (Best of four)7.50%
Maths/Business Maths Marks in Class XII2.50%
Applicants with B.Com (Hons), BA (Hons), and Business Economics, BBS/BBE/BMS/BBA (FIA) /BFIA5%

The following table explains the weightage system for the final selection of the candidates at DFS:

CAT Score60%
Class X Marks5%
Class XII Marks5%
Group Discussion Marks7.50%
Personal Interview Marks20%
Applicants with B.Com (Hons), BA (Hons), and Business Economics, BBS/BBE/BMS/BBA (FIA) /BFIA2.50%

Documents Required for DU MBA Admission 2021

Listed below are the documents required for FMS MBA admission, which need to be sent to the FMS Registrar office:

  • The FMS application form printout, affixed with the candidate’s photograph and duly signed
  • Certificate from the Principal/HoD/Registrar/Director for candidates appearing in the final year of graduation. Also, for candidates who have completed the final year but are awaiting their results
  • After making the payment, candidates are required to upload their photograph, signature and left thumb impression in JPEG. Each of these should not be more than 50kb
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories have to send self-attested photocopies of caste/category certificates along with the printed application acknowledgement form.

Listed below are the documents required for DFS MBA:

  • For DFS MBA admissions, candidates will have to fill in the application form online by entering their contact, academic, personal and work experience details. No hard copy is acceptable.

Also read: Top Private MBA Colleges in India: Courses, Entrance Exams, and Fees

DU MBA Placements 2021

FMS Delhi placement ended on a mixed note with 100% of the students getting placement offers. The average salary package was 23.20 LPA but the highest package witnessed a dip as it went down from 54 LPA to 48 LPA. From the batch size of 216, 198 students took part in the process while the remaining 18 signed out of the placement process. The remarkable achievement for the FMS placement 2019 was the increase in the average salary for women students as it rose to 25.10 LPA from 22.6 LPA earlier.

Also read: List of MBA Specializations and their Scope in India

DU FMS MBA programmes are some of the best in India with exceptional educational standards as well as sky-high return on investment. Admission into these programmes can be quite a competitive affair and getting a good CAT percentile is only the first step towards admissions. Candidates have to ensure that they understand the weightage system and use it to their advantage.

Top Management Courses at Delhi University

Top Management Colleges at Delhi University

Given below is the list of top DU colleges which offer excellent undergraduate degree courses that can help you bag a seat at the top DU MBA colleges in the future.


The admission to a majority of courses listed above is done through the DU Joint Admission Test (DU JAT). It is conducted in the month of June every year. Candidates need to clear the written test and then appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds to grab admission. However, admission to Bachelor of Business Economics (BBE) is done only on the basis of written test.

For more updates on the DU MBA admission process, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.

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Is work experience required for MBA admissions at DU?

No work experience is required for the full-time MBA courses at DU. However, for Executive MBA courses, candidates with at least 5 years of experience are eligible.

Is DU a good college for MBA?

Yes, DU is one of the most prestigious universities in India and it is quite well-known for its MBA courses as well. MBA courses at DU offer excellent quality of learning and prospects of placement in top companies with high salaries.

When are DU MBA Application Forms released?

Applications for MBA admissions in DU generally start in the last week of November and go on until the first week of January.

Which top DU colleges offer MBA courses?

The colleges affiliated to DU that offer MBA are Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) and Department of Financial Studies (DFS).

Which entrance exam is accepted for MBA admission at DU?

MBA Admissions at DU are conducted on the basis of CAT 2020 scores.

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