DU Undergraduate Courses on Offer

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 02 Jun 2017
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DU Undergraduate Courses on Offer

As the class 12th results are out, students have been planning to apply for the appropriate academic programmes at Delhi University, which is among India’s top universities to be providing a vast range of undergraduate courses. The admission process for most of the Delhi University undergraduate courses has already started. In such a rushing scenario, students should be well prepared to apply for the right courses after considering the most suitable options that would lead them to a bright career. Check out here all the required details about various undergraduate course options at DU to facilitate your decision.

DU Undergraduate Courses for Arts Stream Students

Arts stream students have a very good choice of Delhi University undergraduate courses, as they have several subjects to choose from. They can go for the following programmes:

B.A. Courses: It is not only the Inter students from arts stream who can take up a Bachelor of Arts course, but students from any stream can opt for these courses. In fact, interesting B.A. programmes are available for students who want to change their study stream. There are courses like B.A. in vocational studies or functional Hindi, as well as choices like Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis (BFIA) that students can pursue. They can also go for B.A. (Pass) courses if they think they may not meet the cut-off for an honours course.

B.A. (Honours) Courses: These Delhi University undergraduate courses are available in many subjects of specialisation. Below are the options you can select from:

S. No.

B.A. (Honours) Subjects

S. No.

B.A. (Honours) Subjects

1.

English

14.

Business Economics

2.

Hindi

15.

Economics

3.

Sanskrit

16.

Mathematics

4.

Urdu

17.

Social Work

5.

Punjabi

18.

Journalism

6.

Bengali

19.

Hindi Journalism and Mass Communication

7.

Persian

20.

Applied Psychology

8.

Arabic

21.

Psychology

9.

Italian

22.

History

10.

French

23.

Philosophy

11.

Spanish

24.

Sociology

12.

Political Science

25.

Music

13.

German

26.

Geography

Other B.A. Courses: Apart from the above, students can seek admission in other Delhi University undergraduate courses at B.A. level that can help them in entering a specific career stream strongly. Here are the options:

  • Tourism
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing management and retail business
  • Management and marketing of insurance
  • Office administration and secretarial practice
  • Library and information science

B.Ed. and B.El.Ed Courses: Apart from arts and humanities programmes, there are Delhi University undergraduate courses in the field of education that can be taken up by students from Arts stream or any other stream. They can opt for the following:

  • B.Ed. or Bachelor of Education
  • B.El.Ed or Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • B.Ed. in Home Science
  • B.El.Ed in Special Education

These courses can be beneficial to those who want to enter the teaching profession.

DU Undergraduate Courses for Commerce Stream Students

Commerce stream students should check out the below-mentioned options of Delhi University undergraduate courses before they apply for a suitable programme:

B.Com. (Pass) Courses: While most students would want to go for an honours programme in commerce, those who think they will not be able to meet the honours course cut-offs can take the option of B.Com (Pass) course. This course is also quite value adding for commerce stream students, after which they can continue doing a postgraduate programme or professional programme.

B.Com. (Honours) Courses: B.Com. (Honours) is mostly the first course choice of every commerce student. This detailed course opens several avenues for bright commerce students. However, the course cut-offs are usually higher in comparison to other Delhi University undergraduate courses available for commerce students.

B.A. and B.Ed. Courses: All B.A. courses, as well as B.Ed. and B.El.Ed programmes are open to commerce students as well.

Professionally Oriented Courses: Apart from merit-based courses, there are other Delhi University undergraduate courses in which admission is given on the basis of an entrance exam. A few of these professionally oriented programmes are available as options to commerce students who have also studied mathematics as a subject. Find them here:

  • BBS or Bachelor of Business Studies
  • BMS or Bachelor of Management Studies
  • BBE or Bachelor of Business Economics
  • BFIA or Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis

DU Undergraduate Courses for Science Stream Students

Science students can opt for various Delhi University undergraduate courses according to the subjects they have studied in class 12th. While there are special courses for PCM students, there are also specific programmes for PCB students. Some programmes can be taken up by any science student.

B.Sc. (General) Courses: While there are B.Sc. (General) programmes in subjects like mathematical science and home science, there are also courses in MT radiography, physical education and sports sciences, industrial chemistry, life sciences, applied life sciences, physical sciences, and applied physical sciences.

B.Sc. (Honours) Courses: There are several subject choices under this programme, including the following:

S. No.

B.Sc. (Honours) Subjects for PCM

S. No.

B.Sc. (H) Subjects for PCB

S. No.

B.Sc. (H) Subjects for PCM/PCB

1.

Electronics

1.

Anthropology

1.

Chemistry

2.

Mathematics

2.

Botany

2.

Biochemistry

3.

Physics

3.

Biomedical Science

3.

Geology

4.

Computer Science

4.

Home Science

4.

Food Technology

5.

Statistics

5.

Microbiology

 

 

6.

Instrumentation

6.

Biological Sciences

 

 

7.

Polymer Science

7.

Zoology

 

 

 

 

8.

Nursing

 

 

Engineering Courses: The Delhi University undergraduate courses in Engineering (B.E./B.Tech) are available only for 12th-pass students with PCM subjects. You can go for this professional course in branches like IT, computer science, electronics and communication, instrumentation and control, electrical, mechanical, civil, environmental, production and industrial, polymer science and chemical technology, and manufacturing process and automation.

Medical Courses: For students who have passed class 12th with PCB subjects, one of the best options is a medical course. They can do courses, such as MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery, and Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery.

B.A., B.Ed., and BFIA Courses: Again, all B.A. courses, as well as BFIA, B.Ed. and B.El.Ed programmes are open to science students as well.
How and When to Apply for Admission in Desired Courses

Now that you know about all the Delhi University undergraduate courses offered by its affiliated colleges, you can select the best programme to further your career in a specific direction. To begin with, you will have to apply for admission in these courses and provide your course preferences to the university. Based on these preferences and course cut-offs or exam performance, you will be able to secure admission in a desired course and college. Check here the application dates for different courses:

For merit-based courses: The application procedure is already on for merit-based courses. You can apply online on the official website of DU, starting May 22, 2017.

For exam-based courses: For exam-based admissions in some Delhi University undergraduate courses, you can submit your online application starting May 31, 2017. Mentioned below are the undergraduate courses for which the candidates will have to take an entrance exam and/or interview/GD:

  • B.A. (Hons.) in music, business economics, humanities and social sciences, and multimedia and mass communication
  • B.El.Ed
  • BFIA
  • BMS
  • B.Sc. in physical education, health education and sports
  • B.Tech in information technology and mathematical innovations

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