DU 2023 Exam Pattern, Delhi University Marking – Check Here

Delhi University Admission 2023DU 2023 Exam Pattern comprises of a number of questions, exam duration, marking scheme, etc. University of Delhi (Delhi University) is one of the prestigious university of India. The university offers admissions into various UG & PG courses in university and its affiliated colleges. These courses are offered in the field of science, commerce, arts, engineering, management, etc. DU provides admission to these courses on the basis of entrance test & merit list. In this article, we have updated complete details about Delhi University Exam Pattern 2023.

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DU 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check here complete details about Delhi University Exam Pattern for all the UG & PG courses:

For UG through CUET:

  • Mode of Exam: The examination will be conducted through online (CBT) mode only.
  • Maximum choice of subjects: From all three sections, candidates can choose maximum of 10 subjects.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Langauge: Question paper will be available in 13 languages.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 5 marks will be awarded while 1 marks will get deducted for each wrong answer.

For UG:

SectionSubjectsQuestions to be attemptedTotal questionsQuestions TypeDuration
Section IA13 different languages (can choose any one)4050Reading comprehension (based on different languages – Factual literary & Narrative, Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary)45 minutes for each language
Section IB20 different languages (can choose any language apart from Section IA)
Section II- Domain27 Domains specific subjects (can choose any subject as per university)3540Input Text for MCQ based questions (it will be on the bases of 12th NCERT syllabus)45 minutes for each domain specific subjects
Section III- General TestsFor any such UG programme/ programmes being offered by universities where a general exam is used for admission5060
  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions
  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s tat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
60 minutes

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DU 2023 Preparation Tips

DU 2023 Admit Card

For PG Courses:

  • Exam Date: The examination will be organised from 1st to 10th June 2023.
  • Exam Mode: The entrance exam will be conducted via online mode.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of examinations will be two hours.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will be the MCQs type (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Marking Scheme: For a correct response, 4 marks will be awarded to the candidates.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking for the wrong answer. One mark will be deducted for an incorrect response.
  • Answering Mode: Candidates must bring black/blue ball point pen for filling the OMR sheet (For offline exams).

For PG:

PatternQuestion PaperPaper Code
1There will be 100 questions divided into two parts

Part A: There will be 25 Questions consisting of Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability

Part B: 75 Domain Knowledge Questions Comprising of Teaching Aptitude, Mathematics, Social Science & Science

The no. of Questions will be 100 & divided into two parts

Part A: 25 MCQ’s consisting of Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability & Analytical Skills

PGQP02 to PGQP07 PGQP09 to PGQP37 PGQP39
PGQP41 to PGQP59 PGQP61 to PGQ73 PGQP75 to PGQ77
2100 questions will be divided into two parts

Part A : 25 Questions (Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Knowledge, and Mathematical/Quantitative ability )
Part B: 75 Questions Domain knowledge e.g. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering etc.

The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts
Part A: 25 Questions (General Knowledge/Awareness, MathematicalAbility and Logical Reasoning) Part B: 75 Questions of specific language.
3100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)PGQP38
100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning)PGQP40

DU Syllabus 2023

Delhi University Syllabus 2023 for UG & PG entrance test is prescribed by the university. For UG courses, the syllabus is based on class 11th & 12th standard subjects.

For PG course, it is based on graduation level study. For exam preparation, candidates should follow the official syllabus. Candidates must also prepare from last year question papers & model papers.

If you have any query about DU 2023 Exam Pattern, you can ask us by leaving your comments in the comment box.


  1. I am still so confused about whether CUET PG
    score is enough for admission in DU or there is both CUET PG and DU entrance exam to get admission. Can you please reply

  2. I am going to class 11th after appearing in the 10th board exam which is conducted from April 26 and I want to study in Delhi university how can I get admission in Delhi university

  3. Sir can you please tell me how can I clear entrance exam of DU please give me some tips for crack the entrance

  4. *Syllabus for the entrance exam of MSW(Masters on social work)
    *Date of form of entrance exam
    *Date of entrance exam

  5. If I want to do Bsc honours with botany/zoology/biochemistry or Bsc(ZBC) then what will be the syllabus for entrance . Did DU offer these courses or not?

  6. I m the student of class 12 arts stream… I want to do political honour… So in enterence exam my syllabus will be 11 nd 12 polity or more will be there

  7. I am a student of class 12th with science stream but i want to persue my graduation by commerce stream ..so can i do that??

  8. what type of questions are asked in entrance exam of du bsc. Botany
    From which standard and from which chapters

  9. I am arts with maths student and want to do bsc mathematics honours.can I ? And if yes then what type of questions will be asked in entrance test ?

  10. Which types of questions will be asked to the students applying for BA arts/humanities in DU entrance exam 2021?

  11. Diploma complete student Delhi university entrance exam de sakta hai kya unka admission graduation me hoga ya nahi ??? Ya

    1. Such details will be made available after the declaration of Information bulletin, so stay tuned and keep checking our articles regularly for latest updates.

  12. Sir sol graduation se ki h 3rd year me hindi nahi thi kya me only Hindi ka exam 3rd year ke liye de sakti hu…. graduation 2013 me complete ho gai thi

  13. I am a student of 12th standard right know ,if t du entrance will be on first or second week of June 2021.then till 11th of June cbse has conducted the senior secondary class papers .
    One more thing that entrance exam for all courses in du will be started from the session 2021-2022 or from the next session.

  14. Where can i find syllabus for botany and zoology msc entrance… Also where can i find previous entrance papers for it.

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