Delhi University entrance test AKA DUET is an online-based entrance exam. It is conducted by a National testing agency(NTA) candidates seeking admission for undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil, and PhD courses which are offered under DU. The exam is held once a year for aspiring candidates.
A few days ago NTA announced the dates for each step of registration and exam of DUET 2021. Some of the DUET news and highlights were-
To view the DUET Information bulletin pdf click here. You can also download it for UG, PG, and PhD.
In the year 2021, firstly, NTA will conduct a UG entrance exam under the DUET exam:
Secondly, NTA also manages various entrance exams for PG under the DUET exam like:
Lastly, NTA also conducts M.Phil and PhD entrance examinations under DUET.
The NTA is in charge of conducting entrance exams for DU, name as Delhi University examination (DUET). It has been under NTA since 2019.
About NTA, the National Testing Agency is an autonomous hence independent, and self-sustained premier testing organization. The Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD), at present known as the Ministry of Education(MoE), established the NTA.
NTA, established under the societies registration act (1860). NTA conducts an efficient, transparent, international standard test. The factual purpose behind this is to check the talent among candidates to get admission in premium institutions.
The DUET examination is a mandatory entrance test for getting admissions in UG, PG, or P.hd. courses. DUET is specially composed for the entrance tests for DU and affiliated colleges.
NTA is responsible for conducting many entrance exams, including DUET. DUET application form for the examination is available from August 2nd for all courses. The last date to complete the application for UG is August 31st. And for PG and P.hD., it is August 21st. Fill the forms before the last dates.
For now, DUET conducts many entrance exams offered by DU. The mode of examination is Computer Based Test. And the duration of the exam is 2 hours maximum. The format will be Multiple Choice Questions based. The paper is of a total of 50 questions of 4 marks each. The marking scheme is the same as other exams. Negative marking will be there for this exam. A -1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The language for the question paper will be English. Duet application fee for the General category is Rs 500.
The frequency of the DUET exam is once every year. The examination is in online mode. But, the mode of counselling is offline. DUET is a National Level exam in which 4 colleges participate. The exam will be at allotted centres in different cities. Centres are – Jammu, Amritsar, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. The exam centres, once selected by the candidate, can’t be changed. But, NTA can allot cities other than the options made by the candidate in the application form.
After the registration process, the DUET Admit Card will be available soon. The candidates need to download it from the official website. Soon after the exams, the results will get uploaded to the official website. As soon as the score is out, DU and affiliated colleges start the counselling process.
At least eight DUET 2021 admission lists will be released by universities for their respective entrance test exam. The candidate’s name in the DU merit list will be just a few steps away from admission. These candidates have to go to the online portal to complete the process. First, upload the documents. And last, pay the fees according to the fee structure for a particular course.
You can look for the fee structure in the DUET registration process.
DUET Notification pdf released on July 27, 2021. Further proceeding with the registration starting from August 2, 2021. But the window closes on different dates for different streams. The admit card releases before the exams, the date of release is still not sure.
As of now, exam dates are from September 26 to October 1 for various streams. The provisional answer key will upload in October. The final answer key will release in October. And finally, the result will be released in late October, soon after which counselling will commence.
|Duet examination 2021 application form||July 26, 2021|
|Release of DUET Admit card||To be announced|
|DUET exam 2021||21 September 2021 – 1 October 2021|
|Release of Answer key||To be announced|
|Result of DUET exam||To be announced|
On July 21, 2021, NTA released the DUET Notification pdf on the official website. In other words, NTA announces the commencement of the DUET-2021.
Important dates for registration are in the Notification pdf. The table is for reference –
|Program||Start Date||Last Date|
|PG Program||July 26, 2021 – Monday.||August 21, 2021 – Saturday.|
|M.Phil./Ph.D, Program||July 26, 2021 – Monday.||August 21, 2021 – Saturday.|
|UG Program||August 2, 2021 – Monday.||August 31, 2021 – Tuesday.|
In addition, the notification also had the necessary details. Like email and contact number to connect to the cell directly. The table represented has the contact details –
Meanwhile, the candidates can also call the cell directly on the number – 011-40759000.
To see the official DUET notification pdf click on the link.
Candidates appearing for any of the entrance examinations under DUET 2021 has to meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility set is different for various exams. To know read the article carefully.
DUET B.Tech Eligibility Criteria.
DUET B.A.Hons Eligibility Criteria.
DUET L.L.B. Eligibility Criteria.
DUET B.B.A/ B.M.S Eligibility Criteria.
DUET Integrated Courses in Journalism Eligibility Criteria.
DUET M.A. Eligibility Criteria
DUET M.C.A. Eligibility Criteria.
DUET M.Sc. Eligibility Criteria.
On July 26, 2021, the application form for DUET 2021 came out. To appear in the examination, a candidate must fulfil the eligibility criteria. They must make sure to fill the application form correctly following the DUET Registration Process. At last, candidates need to fill in their details, education, along with the documents.
The mode of application is Online. The payment for the application will be Online means. It can be a Credit/Debit card/ UPI. Cash will not be accepted.
It has the following steps to fulfil the registration and completion of the application.
|OBC, General||–||Rs 500/-|
|ST, SC||–||Rs 250/-|
|ST, SC, OBC, General||PWD||Rs 250/-|
The application fee is the same for both males and females.
*The mode of fee payment is Online for everyone.
DUET Examination has many courses to offer for admission. Therefore, the DUET syllabus is not limited to a single course/program or a few subjects. There are many common subjects though.
DUET exam offers –
The subjects for different admission exams are under certain sections.
Some of the subjects mutual for majority courses are –
|English||Common Error, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks, One Word Substitution, etc.|
|Business and General Awareness||Latest Business Trends, Understanding of Business, Latest Business Updates, Personnel Management, Principles of Management, Marketing Management.|
|Quantitative||Distance and Speed, Mensuration: 2D and 3D, Data Interpretation: Table, Combination, Linear & Quadratic Equations, Distance and Heights, Critical Path, Arithematics, Geometry, Algebra.|
|Analytics||Syllogisms, Analogy & Data Sufficiency, Alphabet & Eligibility Test, Ranking & Time Sequence, Number Sequence, Blood Relations, Input & Output, Coded-inequality.|
Meanwhile, for further assistance, go to the Syllabus page.
DUET 2021 exam pattern is different for all the various entrance exams.
Candidates who will appear for the DUET B.Tech entrance exam should see the exam pattern in addition before going proceeding.
Before appearing for the DUET BA Hons exam, know the exam pattern.
The exam pattern for DUET L.L.B. came out with the application form.
The DUET admits card is easily downloadable from the official website. Candidates can get the admit card by logging in with their username, password, and captcha code. Only registered candidates will be able to download the DUET admit card. The admit card is the most crucial document carried to the entrance exam centre. In short, to appear for the exam candidate must possess the admit card with other required documents.
The admit card for the DUET exam will have the following details, which the candidate has provided to NTA while registering.
The candidate should carefully download the admit card from the website and place it carefully. A candidate isn’t allowed in the examination hall if he does not have their admit cards.
Firstly, candidates should get at least two copies of the downloaded admit card. Secondly, both prints will get signed by the invigilator at the exam centre on the day of the exam.
Candidates have to carry some other certified documents on the day of the examination.
To know more about the Admit Card details and how to download it -> click here.
NTA announced the dates for the DUET exam 2021. According to the notification, the exam will be from September 26 to October 1 for different streams. NTA is yet to announce the dates for the answer key and result. As soon as the exam ends, results will be out. To check results, candidates need to log in to the official website of the NTA on specific dates. In the conclusion, the result card will have the following details-
Shortlisted Candidates will get a call for group discussions or interviews. After the results from all the rounds, a merit will be out. After this, the candidates get seats for the applied program.
The result card can be checked and downloaded from the website. Candidates should carry the result card for the rounds of counselling.
To know more about the DUET result, go to -> DUET result 2021 page.
A. The DUET exam is a once-a-year exam conducted by NTA.
A. DUET exam is an entrance exam for the admission process for the DU and affiliated colleges.
A. The exam is conducted offline in the allotted centres.
A. DUET exam is a bit challenging exam for aspiring candidates. DUET is a National Level exam. It makes the competition level rise higher than expected.
A. No, physical calculators will not be allowed in the examination hall. But a virtual calculator on the screen will be available during the exam.
A. Candidates will get four marks for each correct answer. For each wrong answer, one mark will get deducted.
A. Most of the time, questions get repeated in the exam.
A. First of all go to the official website and register yourself for the desired course. And then follow the steps for filling the application form.
A. No, there are no age restrictions to appear in the DUET 2021 exam.
A. A candidate has to register for the DUET 2021 exam. You can do this by filling the online admission form.