DU Admission Criteria for MA

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 12 Jun 2017
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DU Admission Criteria for MA

The DU admission criteria for M.A. 2017 is pretty similar to the other courses offered by the Delhi University. Since the deemed university offers various M.A. subjects, the eligibility criteria for enrolment into each of them varies. However, the basic eligibility criteria to get into M.A. courses are to clear an entrance exam and interview/group discussion rounds conducted by the University.

Candidates who want to check their expected college for admission in Delhi University 2017 can use DU College predictor 2017.

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DU admission criteria for M.A. 2017 are based on an entrance exam. The test will be conducted in the latter half of June 2017 in Delhi, Bengaluru, Jammu, Kolkata, Nagpur and Varanasi. The dates of examination have been finalised, and they will be conducted from 19th June – 23rd June 2017.

Day of examination

Time slot for the examination

8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

12:00 P.M. – 02:00 P.M.

4:00 P.M. – 06:00 P.M.

19.06.2017

 

M.A. History

 

 

M.A. Urdu

 

 

M.A. Punjabi

 

20.06.2017

M.A. Political Science

M.A. Philosophy

M.A. Sanskrit

M.A. Persian

M.A. Arabic

M.A Applied Operational Research

M.A. French, German, Italian, Hispanic

 

M.A. Psychology

21.06.2017

M.A. Economics

M.A Environmental Sciences

M.A. East Asian Studies

M.A. Russian

M.A. Japanese

M.A Mathematics

 

M.A. Applied Psychology

M.A Tamil

 

 

M.A. Bengali

 

 

M.A. Comparative Indian Literature 

22.06.2017

M.A. Statistics

 

M.A. Linguistics

M.A. English

 

 

23.06.2017

M.A. Social Work

M.A. Buddhist Studies

M.A. Life Long Learning & Extension

 

M.A. Geography

M.A. Hindi

M.A courses offered in Delhi University 2017

DU’s main chunks of courses offered in participating colleges include Masters of Arts courses. The University offers these courses under separate faculty centres. Here is a complete list of M.A. courses that aspirants can think of while understanding DU admission criteria for M.A. 2017.

Faculty Centre

Name of M.A. Course

Arts

Arabic, Buddhist Studies, English, German, Hispanic, Italian, French, Hindi, Library & Information Science*, Linguistics, Bengali, Tamil, Comparative Indian Literature, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Urdu

Applied Social Sciences

Russian Studies

Music & Fine Arts

Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental), Karnataka Music, Percussion Music (Tabla / Pakhawaj)

Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Operational Research

Science

Environmental Studies

Admission criteria for M.A. courses 2017

In general, the DU admission criteria for M.A. 2017 is to have a bachelor’s degree (in any stream) from a recognised university. Also, there is no age limit specified by the Delhi University to get enrolled for an M.A. course.

Students who are already pursuing related undergraduate courses from the Delhi University can compete for the 50% seats that will be filled directly based on the merit list.

Other 50% seats will be open to students who have passed their undergraduate course from other universities around the country. Candidates will be granted admission based on their performance in the entrance exam followed by group discussion and interview round.

DU admission criteria for M.A. 2017 has is that candidates appearing for entrance examination must have minimum 45 percent pass marks in bachelor’s course. The minimum pass percentage goes up to 60 percent (based on the course pursued).

For former Delhi University students competing in the merit list based category, the minimum percentage of marks required is 50-60% (depending on their bachelor’s degree course).

The DU admission criteria for M.A. 2017, however, varies slightly for each course, so take a look at the detailed conditions required to enrol into some of the main DU Master in Arts courses.

Course

Course Requirements

Marks Percentage

Total Seats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied Psychology

B.A (Hons.)/B.A. (Pass) / B.A. (Prog.) Examination in Psychology of DU and other Universities recognised by DU

55 % marks or above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Graduation from DU and other Universities recognised by DU

60 % marks or above in aggregate

Post-Graduation from DU and other Universities recognised by DU

60 % marks or above in aggregate

Eligibility in Merit Category

 

Applied Psychology

B.A. (Hons.) Psychology and Applied Psychology from DU

60 % marks or above in aggregate

 

15

 

 

 

Economics

B.A. (Hons.) Economics of the DU

50% or more marks in the aggregate

 

 

 

 

232

All other Graduates/ Postgraduate Degrees of DU or other recognised Universities

All other Graduates/ Postgraduate Degrees of Delhi University or other recognised Universities

 

Eligibility in Merit Category

 

Economics

B.A. (Hons.) Economics of the DU

50% or more marks in the aggregate

 

116

 

 

English

B.A. (Hons.) Examination in English from DU

45% or above marks in aggregate

 

 

213

Bachelor's Degree from a recognised Indian University

50% or above marks in aggregate

 

Eligibility in Merit Category

 

 

 

English

B.A. (Hons.) in English from DU

60% & above marks in aggregate. Available only for candidates who have completed their Honours programme in the year of 2014 or later

 

 

 

 

212

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geography

BA (Hons) / BSc (Hons) in Geography from any other University recognised by DU

50% or above marks in aggregate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

38

BA / BSc / B.Ed with Geography or its equivalent from DU or any other University recognised by DU

55% or above in Geography papers and 50 % or above in aggregate

BA / BA (Hons) in other disciplines or its equivalent from DU or any other University recognised by DU

60% or above in aggregate

BSc / BSc (Hons) in other disciplines or its equivalent from DU or any other University recognised by DU

60% or above in aggregate

 

Eligibility in Merit Category

 

Geography

BA (Hons) Geography from DU

50% or above marks in aggregate

 

38

 

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