DU Admission 2020 - Cut Off: Dates, Process, Cut Off Lists

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: August 05, 2020

The Delhi University cut-offs will be announced in September. Wondering what to do after the list is out? Check the step-wise admission process for merit-based courses in Delhi University elaborated below.

What after Delhi University 2020 Cut Off is Out?

The Delhi University 2020 admission process is in full swing despite the delay and the hiccups caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application form filling process is ongoing and the university is also expected to release the DU 2020 cutoff soon. While no official dates have been specified by the varsity itself, it is expected that the first cutoff list for Delhi University 2020 admissions will be released in the first week of September. The university has extended the registration for DU Admissions 2020 to 31st August.

This year, DU has opened admissions to more than 62,000 seats in 91 colleges. Admissions to these seats will depend on the 2020 cutoff marks released by Delhi University. Individual colleges affiliated to Delhi University will first release the cut off scores for their programmes. Delhi University will then release a combined cutoff list for 2020 admissions on its official website.

The 2020 cutoff score for Delhi University will be based on the performance of candidates in the best of four subjects in Class 12 examinations. The cutoff score list for Delhi University will contain the score required for admission to each course. The cutoff marks will also be available for each category of candidates.

DU Cut Off Dates 2020

Given below are the important dates of release 

DU 2020 Cut Off ReleaseTentative Dates
First Cut Off ListFirst Week of September
Second Cut Off List2nd Week of September
Third Cut Off List3rd Week of September
Fourth Cut Off List4th Week of September
Fifth Cut Off List1st Week of October
Special Cut Off List1st Week of October

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What after DU Cut off is Declared?

To make the admission process easier for the aspirants, listed below is the step-by-step process of admission in merit-based courses after the declaration of cut-offs.

Step 1: Candidate will be required to log in to their portal and select the programme and college to generate the application form for admission.

Step 2: Once the candidates have the application form, they have to visit the college for admissions with the following documents:

  1. Class 10th & Class 12th Marksheet

  2. Class 10th Board Examination Certificate

  3. Class 12th Provisional Certificate

  4. Recent character certificate, issued either by the Principal of the school last attended or Class -1 Gazetted Officer.

  5. If applicable, SC/ST/OBC/PwD certificates in the name of the applicant only.

  6. Transfer certificates from school/board along with the migration certificate

  7. Two Passport Size Self Attested Photographs

Check the complete list of DU Admission Documents here.

Step 3: Once the application is approved by the Principal, the candidates can pay the fees. After the successful payment of the fees, the admission process to that particular college is complete.

Step 4: However, if a candidate wants to take admission in other programme-college in any of the subsequent cut-offs, they will be required to follow the following steps:

  • Candidates will be required to cancel their admission online and pay the withdrawal fee.
  • Print the receipt of the withdrawal fee
  • To take admission in another programme-college candidate will have to pay the balance fee of the new college in which they are taking admission
  • In case, any student has paid an extra amount the same will be refunded after the last date of admission to the bank account of the candidate.
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Will DU 2020 Cut Off Be Higher?

Looking at the past trends of DU cut off and considering that this year the board exam results have seen better scores on average, it is expected that the DU cut off will be significantly higher this year as compared to the cut off in 2019.

Candidates can expect a rise of 1 to 2 percent increase in the admission cutoffs for each course this year. While this is not confirmed but candidates are suggested to adjust their applications accordingly.

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