DU Entrance Exam 2017 Guide for PG Courses in Science

Preeti Gupta updated on : 12 Jun 2017
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With Delhi University (DU) admissions for PG courses starting tentatively from June 22, 2017, students are gearing up for the entrance exams. Here is your list of DU entrance exams for PG courses in Science.

DU Entrance Exam for PG Course in Science

The tentative schedule for DU Entrance Exam 2017 for PG Courses in Science are out. Delhi University (DU) is one of the most prestigious universities in India offering various undergraduate and post graduate courses in different disciplines of Science, Commerce, Arts etc. The university has announced the dates for various courses and the registration process for PG courses will commence from May 31, 2017.

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With high competition, it is no wonder that getting admission in DU is tough. The university follows a process of both merit-based and examination-based admission process. Those who have completed their undergraduate degree from Delhi University need to fill the online form and check the cut-off list to get admission in the desired course. Those seeking admission through entrance exams need to follow a different process. The admission process through entrance exam includes these steps:

  • Release of application form
  • Admit Card
  • Entrance exam
  • Declaration of result
  • Counseling
  • Interview
  • Admission

Different PG Courses in Science Offered by DU:

Programme  Name

No. of seats (Filled through entrance exam)

No of seats (Filled through merit)

M.Sc. (Mathematics Education)

10

0

M.Sc. Anthropology

23

23

M.Sc. Bio-Chemistry

6

6

M.Sc. Botany

39

39

M.Sc. Chemistry

139

139

M.Sc. Computer Science

23

23

M.Sc. Development Communication & Extension

11

11

M.Sc. Electronics

32

0

M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science

19

18

M.Sc. Food & Nutrition

21

20

M.Sc. Forensic Science

46

0

M.Sc. Genetics

12

0

M.Sc. Geology

16

16

M.Sc. Human Development & Childhood Studies

11

11

M.Sc. Informatics

62

0

M.Sc. Microbiology

6

6

M.Sc. Operational Research

93

0

M.A./M.Sc. Applied Operational Research

47

0

M.Sc. Physics

147

147

M.Sc. Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

12

0

M.Sc. Resource Management & Design Application

11

11

M.Sc. Zoology

46

46

Eligibility Criteria:

To secure a seat in the PG courses in Science stream, you must have a B.Sc. or B.Sc. Honours degree with relevant fields, either from DU or its equivalent university. You need to have at least 55% marks in aggregate to apply for the entrance exam.

Application form for PG courses:

Students seeking admission to PG courses in Science in DU need to fill the DU 2017 application form. The university conducts entrance exams only for post graduation courses and for 50% seats only. The first preference to fill these 50% seats is given to the Delhi University students. Students need to fill the application form timely to take the entrance exam and get admission in the desired course. Students who belong to SC/ST/PwD categories need to pay INR 250 registration charges for each course and fees for General, OBC, etc. is INR 500.

The online registration for PG admissions will start from May 31, 2017.

DU Admit Card:

After successfully applying for the PG courses in Science, applicants will get the Delhi University Admit Card which they can download from the university’s portal. Make sure you take a printout of the Admit Card and keep multiple copies of the same to avoid any problems during the exam.

Documents to be carried in the examination hall:

To ensure that students don’t face any difficulty in getting entry into the examination hall, they should carry the following documents with them:

  • Printed copy of the  Admit Card
  • One ID card having candidate’s photograph (Driving License, Voter’s ID card, PAN card, Passport or College I-card)

Duration of the exam:

Students get two hours to solve Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Syllabus:

The entrance exam syllabus for a postgraduate course in Science includes the B.Sc. syllabus of DU or the syllabus given on the Science department’s website.

Exam Dates:

Important exam dates based on which students can secure admission in their desired courses at Delhi University:

Course

Date

Time

M.Sc. Botany

Third week of June 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

M.Sc. Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Third week of June 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

M.Sc. Chemistry

Third week of June 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

M.Sc. Electronics

Third week of June 2017

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

MA/M.Sc. Environmental Studies

Third week of June 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

About DU:

The University of Delhi was established in 1922, with just three colleges. Over the years, it has become one of the most coveted universities in India. Today, with 86 departments, 77 colleges, and other facilities, it provides various higher education, professional courses and regular academic programs.

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