Delhi University SOL Admission

SOL DU Admission 2017 - School of Open Learning Delhi University

Last Date to Apply

31 July 2017
With a Late Fees of Rs. 100: 1 August to 31 August 2017
With a Late Fees of Rs. 200: 1 September to 15 September 2017

About SOL DU

SOL DU Admission 2017 - School of Open Learning Delhi University Application Process has started from 1 June 2017. The School of Open Learning (SOL)  is a distant learning institution which comes under Delhi University and is suitable for those students who want to attain Higher Education and Vocational Skills. School of Open Learning Delhi University was established in the year 1962. SOL DU started with 900 students in 1962 and for the academic year 2013-14 it enrolled around 4 lakh students and in 2014-15 around 4.5 lakh students were enrolled in DU SOL. Delhi University regular has only 54000 UG seats. The registration for the School of Open Learning is 31 July 2017. Nearly 90,000 students have applied for the admission in the SOL with most in BA (programme).

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  • SOL DU Application Process has started from 1 June 2017. The candidates can now fill the application form by following the link given below on this page under application form section
  • SOL DU has added 10 New Courses for the convenience of the students. Check Here
  • The Campus of Open Learning (COL) to go Digital from this year, SOL DU is a part of Campus of Open Learning. Campus of Open Learning (COL) to go Digital 
  • SOL has also introduced the virtual classroom and the first virtual class was organised on 3 December 2016.

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SOL DU Admission 2017 Dates

 

Events Dates

SOL DU 2017 Online Application & Offline Sale
& Receipt of DU SOL Application Form 2017 begins

1 June 2017

Last date for sale of SOL Application Form 2017
(Online & Offline) - Without Late Fees

31 July 2017
Receipt of  SOL Application Form 2017
(Online & Offline)- With Late Fees of Rs. 100
1 August to 31 August 2017
Receipt of  SOL Application Form 2017
(Online & Offline)- With Late Fees of Rs. 200
1 September to 15 September 2017
SOL DU Result October 2017

 

SOL DU Date Sheet 2017 - Check Here

SOL DU has two centres one in North Delhi and the other in South Delhi and offers the course in English as well as Hindi medium except for BA (H) English. It offers admission to five courses

  • B.A (Hons) English
  • B.A (Hons) Political Science
  • B.Com (Hons)
  • B.A Programme
  • B.Com Programme

SOL DU

Short Term Courses for SOL Students

  • School of Open Learning has introduced some short-term courses to enhance the employability of the students. Delhi University has tied up with various industry partners for these courses. Students who get enrolled in these courses get a Joint Certificate from the University and the Industry Partners like CII, HCL, Birla Academy etc.
  • Most of these courses are of 6 months duration which includes a 2-month internship. After completing the programme the student is eligible for the placements.
  • There are around 21 short-term courses offered by the university.  The fees for these courses is in the range of Rs.3000 - Rs. 25,000.

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SOL DU Eligibility criteria

Who can apply to SOL DU

  • Indian citizens
  • Indian nationals working in Indian missions abroad and their dependents, subject to appearing in University Examination at Delhi centre only.
  • Indian nationals settled abroad, subject to appearing in University Examination at Delhi centre only (Indian nationals settled abroad have to submit a duly attested photocopy of the passport).
  • Foreign nationals residing in India.

Age: There is no minimum age for applying to UG Course in School of Open Learning Delhi University

Qualifying Examination: Candidate must have passed any of the following examinations

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (Class 12) of CBSE or an examination recognised as equivalent there to

OR

  • Pre-University Examination (2 years after 10 years schooling) of an Indian University recognised by University of Delhi.

OR

  • Intermediate Examination of an Indian University/Board or an examination recognised as equivalent.

OR

  • Indian School Certificate Examination (Class 12) of the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.

General Certificate of Education of U.K:

  • Pass in 5 subjects of ordinary level
  • At least in two subjects at an Advanced level. These two advanced level courses may either be chosen from among the5 ordinary level subjects or from outside this group as prescribed by the University of Delhi.
  • The students who have passed Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination of the C.B.S.E. Delhi from 1981 under Vocational Technical Stream

SOL DU Eligibility - Minimum Percentage of Marks

The SOL DU Eligibility criteria for the admission to the different courses offered by the SOL Du is given in the table below. The candidates are suggested to go through the table below to get a minimum percentage of marks required for the admission.

Courses

General- Min Marks

OBC

SC/ST

 B.A. (Hons.)
Programme English

Minimum aggregate of 60% marks in the qualifying examination with 
70% marks in English Core or 60% marks in English Elective/Functional English.
At least with 1 language and 3 academic subjects, the vocational stream is not allowed.

The minimum aggregate of 54% marks in the qualifying examination with 63% marks in English Core or
54% marks in English Elective/Functional English.

Minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination.

B.Com. (Hons.)

Minimum aggregate of 55% marks in the qualifying examination or a minimum of 60% marks in the vocational /technical stream with Commerce in qualifying the examination.

Minimum aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination 
or 
a minimum of 50% marks in a vocational/technical stream in the qualifying examination

Minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination.

B.A. (Hon.) Political Science

Minimum aggregate of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.

Minimum aggregate of 40% marks in the qualifying examination.

Minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination.

B.A. Programme &  B.Com. 

Minimum aggregate of 40% marks in the qualifying examination 
In case of CBSE & NIOS best 5 passed subjects will be considered and for other boards marks obtained will be considered

Minimum aggregate of 30% marks in the qualifying examination 


Candidate must secure minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination.

 

  • PWD CW: Relaxation of 5% Marks as prescribed for the General Category.
  • SC/ST: Minimum Qualifying Marks in any of the Qualifying Examination
  • OBC: Relaxation of 10% in the minimum eligibility prescribed for the General Category.

SOL DU Application form and Admit Card

School of Open Learning Application Form can be filled through online mode. However, the offline for filling facility is also available but it is only available for the PWD, BPL, NHE (Female), and admission through FSR Students (Foreign students).

SOL DU Application Form - Apply Online

The SOL DU Application has been started and the candidates can fill the application form until  31 July 2017 (without late fees) and until 15 September 2017 (with late fees). Once the candidates have submitted the Application Form and fee, they receive a welcome message along with a Virtual Identity Card from SOL. 

SOL DU Admission Form 2017 - Steps to Fill Online Form

We have provided the instructions to fill the application form which will help the candidates to correctly fill up the application form. The candidates are therefore advised to follow the instructions below and fill the application form for SOL DU Admission. The instructions given below is for filling up the online application form for SOL DU.

Registration of the SOL DU Admission Form

SOL DU Registration

  • The candidates applying for any of the mentioned course need to fill the application form by following the link given on this page above.
  • On successful registration, candidates will receive a username and password through email or text message on the phone and log in with using the credentials.
  • On successful login, candidates have to select admission tab on the top left-hand side of the screen.

Filling up the SOL DU Admission Form

SOL DU Admission Form Filling

  • In the admission tab, candidates have to fill all the information related to their name, address, date of birth, academic qualifications etc. and save it by clicking on the save button.
  • Upload photo in jpg format and documents in pdf format.
  • Save all the details and after checking them click on “finally submit”.
  • In case candidates are not satisfied with the shown details they can edit it by going to admission tab and then again click on save button.

Paying Admission Fee for SOL DU Admission

SOL DU Payment of Admission Form

For completing the application process, on the next working day candidates have to deposit the admission fee through three ways:

  • IDBI Net Banking
  • IDBI Card
  • Online Payment (SBI)
  • For filling the fee details, again candidates have to the login and go to admission tab where they will get payment option on clicking on finally submit.
  • After making successful payment admission process will be completed.
  • For more details about SOL Online Registration Process.

SOL DU Admission Form 2017 - Steps to Fill Offline Form

The Offline Facility is only available for PWD, BPL, NHE (Female), and admission through FSR Students (Foreign students)

  • Carefully fill the application form & card proforma and attach the requisite documents.
  • Submit the application form and documents at the designated SOL counter along with the fee in cash.
  • After submitting the fee, candidates will get an acknowledgement slip.
  • When this whole procedure is completed, the candidate will receive a welcome message after which they can download the SOL fee receipt from the official SOL website.

Documents to be submitted along with SOL DU Offline Application Form

  • Duly Filled Admission Form & Identity Card Proforma
  • Two Recent Size Passport Photographs to be affixed one on the Application Form and another on Identity Card Proforma.
  • Self-Attested photocopy of Class 10 and 12 Certificate and Marksheet
  • Original Copy of Migration Certificate/Transfer Certificate (if the candidates studied from the boards other than NIOS, UP, Bihar, Haryana, Rajasthan, etc)
  • Self-attested photocopy of Reserve Category Certificate of the candidates applicable for SC/ST/PWD etc. candidates. The certificate must have issued before the date of admission.
  • Original Income Certificate, if applying for Fee Concession/financial assistance.
  • Self Attested photocopy of BPL/AAY Ration Card, for financial assistance)

Submission of the Application Form


The candidates who have filled the Online Application Form need to submit any kind of hard copy to SOL DU. But the candidates who have filled the Offline Application Form need to send the hard copy of the duly filled in Application Form along with the documents mentioned above to SOL DU.

SOL DU Admit Card 2017 - Download Here

 
SOL DU Admit Card will be available on the official website of School of Open Learning, Delhi University. Once the admit card will be released by the official website of the SOL DU. The link to download the same will be available on this page.

The admit card will be released on the official website and after the release of the answer key, the candidates are suggested to download the admit card and check the details like name of the students, exam centre, exam dates etc. on the printed admit card.

SOL DU Fees

The candidates filling the online application form do not need to pay any application fee but if the candidates are applying through offline mode have to deposit the required amount to get the application fee. The application fee amount needs to deposit is given below.

Particulars Fee Amount
At counters Rs 100
By post in India Rs 120
By Post Foreign Countries Rs 240

 

Selection of Category while paying the SOL DU Admission Form

The candidates are advised to select the right category while filling the application process. The categories of the students who can apply for the SOL DU 2017 are given below. 

Category Details
A Students residing in India
B Students residing abroad and getting mail
through the diplomatic bag c/o Ministry of External Affairs.
C Indian national residing abroad and getting mail
through Deputy Dean, Foreign Students, University of Delhi
D Students who belong to Persons with Disability (PwD) category

 

DU SOL Annual Fee Structure


The candidates have to pay the course fee along with the DU SOL Application Form. The course fee given by each category is given below.

Course Category A Category B Category C
B.A Programme Rs. 3,430 Rs. 3,230 Rs.10,730
B.Com Rs. 3,530 Rs. 3,330 Rs.10,830
B.Com (H) Rs. 3,830 Rs. 3,630 Rs.11,130
B.Com 
(H).English
Rs. 3,530 Rs. 3,330 Rs.10,830
B.A Political Science Rs. 3,630 Rs. 3,430 Rs.10,930


For PwD Category the fees are only Rs. 65 for all the courses and they have to attach the proof for the same.

SOL DU Result and Counselling

SOL DU result for the Undergraduate course mostly get announced in the month of October 2017 but sometimes the result gets late. Once the result gets announced, the candidates are advised to fill the application form for the next year.

But if in case there is a back in any subject then they have to fill in the Re-Appear Form or Revaluation form for which the exam get conducted whereas for the latter i.e. revaluation results will be declared in one or two months’ time. 

 SOL Result 2017

SOL DU Important details

SOL Virtual Classroom


The School of Open Learning (SOL) at University of Delhi has started digital classes which are called virtual classes or webinar. The first virtual class was organised on 3 December 2016 and the next class is scheduled to be organised on 8 December 2016. The virtual classes run for maximum 300 minutes. 

How to Join SOL Virtual Classroom

The candidates can join the virtual classroom (Webinar) by following the simple steps given below:

  • The candidates can join the virtual class by entering their name 
  • After entering the name, the candidates will be able to enter the live classroom and have sessions.

Requisites to Join SOL Virtual Classroom

The candidates are required to have the following requisites to join the virtual classroom (webinar):

  1. PC (personal Computer) with stable internet connection
  2. Latest versions of either Mozilla or Google Chrome
  3. Headset with microphone to have a two-way communication online
  4. Webcam (If have)

SOL DU Contact

ADDRESS

  • North Campus: School of Open Learning (Campus of Open Learning),
    5, Cavalry Lane, University of Delhi
    Delhi-110007
  • South Campus: School of Open Learning (Campus of Open Learning)
    South Study Center, South Moti Bagh, (Old Moti Lal Nehru College Building)
    Delhi-110021

DU SOL Helpline Numbers

  • North Campus: PBX/Enquiries: 27667600, 27667581,
    27667645, 27666780 & Fax:  27667242      
  • South Campus: PBX/Enquiries: 24151600, 26882897,
    26879462 & Fax:  24104027
  • E-mail: admin@sol.du.ac.in, help@dusol.org

    In case there is any problem related to admission/online registration, candidates can mail and resolve their query.