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Delhi University Sports Quota / ECA Admissions 2017 - Merit List

Delhi University Sports Quota/ECA Schedule List 2017 is announced by Delhi University on 15 June 2017 and the ECA trials are started from 17 June 2017 and ends on 27 June 2017. Delhi University offers admission to students excelling not only academically but also to those who are good in Sports and Extra Curricular Activities (ECA). Each college reserves maximum 5 per cent seats for Sports/ECA quota in all undergraduate courses. The individual college has the authority to decide the actual number of seats offered under the quota. Students are selected for admission via sports quota in DU in two ways: direct admission or through sports trials.

Latest Update:  DU Sports Quota Merit List will be declared on 13 July. Stay Tuned with us for Latest News.The candidates seeking admission under Sports Quota in are required to check their eligibility based on their uploaded Total Marks on Dashboard. 

This year, more than 12,000 students applied for 2,600 seats under this category. Around 4,000 applications were cancelled for ineligibility.There is no centralised process for the Sports Quota Admission and the candidates have to visit individual colleges for registration. The candidates have to carry their original documents for calculating best four percentage while going for registration.

The Tedious task here is that the students have to go to each college for registration. Their name will not appear in the merit list if they do not register.

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Students who have applied through Sports Quota and have uploaded their certificates online are eligible for Admission through Sports Quota.Applicants appearing for Sports Trial have to carry a printed copy of the online admission form and should reach the venue 30 minutes before the test.The candidate should be dressed in the proper sporting gear.

Direct Admission: The candidates who have represented India in Olympics, World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games will get direct admission.

DU Sports Quota Admission Dates 2017

DU Sports Trial Dates

27 June - 6 July 2017
Display of complete Sports Merit List along with rank on DU website 13 July 

Document Verification at DU

13 July -15 July 2017

DU Sports 1st Merit List by Individual Colleges

15 July 2017

Admission based on 1st Merit List

17 -18 July 2017

Document verification and approval of
Sports admission at concerned Colleges

19 - 21 July 2017

DU Sports 2nd Merit List by Individual Colleges

21 July 2017

Admission based on 1st Merit List

22 -24 July 2017

Document verification and approval of
Sports admission at concerned Colleges

25 - 27 July 2017

DU Sports 3rd Merit List by Individual Colleges

27 July 2017

Admission based on 3rd Merit List

28 - 29 July 2017


DU ECA Admission Dates 2017

ECA Trial begins on 

17 June 2017

ECA Trials Ends

27 June 2017


DU ECA and Sports Trial Schedule 

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Number of Applications for Sports and ECA Quota

  • Sports Quota- 12,914 Applications
  • ECA: 20,2017 Applications

The most common ECA Category which received application was NCC with 3,281 Applications followed by Dance which received 2,797 Applications.

The most number of Applications in Sports Category have been received for football which is 1557 Applications followed by Basketball, Athletics and Volleyball. Cricket was at number 5 in terms of a number of applications and received 1087 applications.

Delhi University Admission through Sports Quota

The candidates willing to take admission in the Delhi University through sports quota can apply for the same while filling the application form for UG programme. The candidates applying through the sports quota need to select the Yes for the section “Applying for Sports Quota” and then they have to select the sports under the category they are applying for.

Selecting the Sports level

After selecting the sports, the list of the colleges which invites application for that particular sports will be shown to the candidates. Then the candidates have to select the level of sports. However, the candidates should keep in mind that the university will consider only the highest level of sports certificate for marking.

 DU Sports Trial Requirements


Delhi University Admission through ECA Quota

The candidates seeking admission to the Delhi University for the admission in UG courses can go to the section of ECA while filling the application form. There are several categories offered in the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) Quota and the candidates can select the sub-categories accordingly. The candidates applying through the ECA quota need to select the Yes for the section “Applying for ECA Quota." 

Click Here for ECA Guidelines for Final Round

Selecting the ECA Category

After selecting the ECA category, the candidates are suggested to go through the category and select the category of their choice and thereafter, they have to choose the subcategory. The candidates can get the details from the given below reference.

DU Sports Quota / ECA Admission 2017 - Important Points

  • The candidates should know that they will not be allowed to change the selection once the payment is made.
  • The candidates have to attach a self-attested copy of Sports certificate.
  • Sports/ ECA certificate of invitation/ memorial/ open/ prize money/ ranking competition will not be considered.
  • The university will consider only the highest level of sports certificate for marking.
  • Only the sports/ ECA certificate of preceding three years from the date of online registration will be considered.

Delhi University Sports Quota / ECA Admissions 2017

The sport quota admissions will be based on 60% weightage to sports trials and 40% of certificates. Now there will be no qualifying "Fitness Test" for sports trials. Delhi University Sports Council has decided, instead of "fitness test" there will be a sport-specific test within the centralised sports trials.

Delhi University DU Sports Quota Schedule 2017

DU Sports Quota Admission will start from 27 June 2017 and end with after the declaration of the third admission List and verification of documents on 6 July 2017. Th complete schedule for the DU Sports Trials is given below.

DU SPorts Trial Schedule

DU Sports Trial Schedule - Game Wise

Super Category: Direct Admission without Sports Trials

Sportsperson who have represented the country in the following Competition are eligible for Direct Admission in Delhi University. All candidates have to upload the self-attested copy of the “highest sports certificate“.

  • Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • World Championship / World Cup by International Sports Federations (ISFs)
  • Commonwealth Games by Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF)
  • Asian Games by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)
  • Asian Championships by International Sports Federations (ISFs)
  • South Asian Games (SAG) by South Asian Sports Council (SASC)
  • Paralympic Games by International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

Admission on the basis of Sports Trials

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Candidates are also offered admission in Sports Quota on the basis of fitness test followed by sports trials.  The dates for preliminary and final trials will be notified on the College Website and Notice Board before the last date of Registration. The trial-based candidates have to upload their sports certificate for admission. Only those certificates that were issued between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2017 will be valid.

No Fitness Test before the Sports Trial by the University

Now there will be no qualifying "fitness test" for sports trials. Delhi University Sports Council has decided, instead of "fitness test" there will be a sport-specific test within the centralised sports trials. This sport-specific test will be conducted by the Committee constituted by Delhi University Sports Council and it will also video graphed.

Sports Trial by the Colleges

The student has to apply individually to each college for admission through Sports/ ECA Quota. Application forms are available in the college administration office itself. The candidate needs to go to the office himself/herself for the application forms.The candidate has to submit the self-attested copy of the Sports certificates along with the DU sports quota application form. The sports quota admission will be based on 60% weightage to sports trials and 40% of certificates.

According to the new admission policy, sports trials will include fundamental skills, overall playing ability, and game sport specific fitness. The Delhi University Sports Council (DUSC) will identify and allocate colleges to conduct specific trials. The candidates have to score at least 50% (38 out of 75) marks to be eligible in the final selected list.

Minimum Marks Required in Sports Trial

  • Student need to secure minimum 38 marks in the Sports Trial
  • A Video would be recorded for each of the Sports Trial
  • It is mandatory for all the students to carry their sports kit along with them at the time of trials.
  • It is also mandatory for all the students to bring along with them last three years certificates regarding their participation in their sport/game.
  • # The candidates seeking admission in St. Stephen’s College under sports category needs to apply online.There are no printed forms available.

Result: The list of finally selected candidates containing, marks of the Sports Trials and Sports Certificates along with course/subject allotted shall be displayed before admitting on the College Website and Notice board for three days to take cognizance of the grievances if any.

The Sportsperson who are selected for DU Admission through Sports Quota has to submit an Undertaking on Judicial Stamp paper of Rs. 100  at the time of admission stating that he/ she will play for the College and University, all the years, during his/her undergraduate course of Study.

Sports Trial Marks will be divided into 3 parts

  • Specific Games Fitness
  • Fundamental Game Skills
  • Playing Ability based on the Criteria Set by Sports Authority of India.

DU Sports Certificate Calculation For Trials


Extra Curricular Activities (ECA)

The Colleges will separately notify the number of seats under ECA Quota (supernumerary). The dates for preliminary and final trials will be notified on College Website and Notice Board. The candidates are advised to keep a check on College Website and Notice Board. ECA trials will be held at two levels; Preliminary trials and Final trials. The candidate must have secured at least 50% marks in final trials (38 out of 75) to be eligible, while the preliminary round is qualifying.

Guidelines for admission to various undergraduate courses on the basis of Extra Curricular Activities (ECA):

  • The candidates seeking admission under ECA Category has to register online on DU Admission portal.
  • The candidates who are seeking the benefit of any participation/winning certificate evidence must ensure that the certificate of participation in the concerned activity is not older than three years (1 April 2014, to 31 March 2017). 
  • Weightage for ECA Admission: 25% to Certificates: 75% to Trials. The certificates to be considered should not be more than three years old.

College - Wise List of ECA Activities

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