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Jan 2017 Source: MOTACHASHMA

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DU admission for foreign students will start in February 2017. Delhi University is going to start the admission process for the foreign students to pursue undergraduate as well graduate programmes in Delhi University. The DU admission process will start from the first week of February 2017. According to the news, the admission process will be completely online, and the candidates willing to pursue the undergraduate as well as post-graduate programmes need to fill the application form online and have to make the payment for the same through online mode. However, the documents of all the candidates will be verified by the consulates.

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Delhi University Foreign Student Admission - News Highlights 

  • The admission process was scheduled to start in the month of January, but because of some policy changes, the admission process got delayed by the Varsity.
  • The Varsity are the teams representing a college, university, high school, or other secondary schools.
  • Varsity will soon release the complete admission notification for the admission in undergraduate and postgraduate courses on its official website.
  • The admission process for the undergraduate as well as post-graduate courses will be finalised by the end of the March (for postgraduate courses) and April (for undergraduate courses).

Amrit Kaur Basra, deputy dean, Foreign Student's Registry, said: "The admission process will start from the first week of February with the commencement of the application process. We will issue a notification shortly."

According to FSRO head Amrit Kaur Basra, The maximum number of foreign candidates who take admission in DU are from South Asian and South-East Asian nations, there are very few students that come from the Middle Eastern, European and African countries. As per the date available with DU’s Foreign Student Registration Office (FSRO), the number of Foreign candidates taking admission in Delhi University has increased in the last few years.

Academic Year

No. of Foreign candidates
enrolled in DU



2012- 13


2014 - 15


DU Foreign Student admission

List of Delhi University Colleges 

Foreign Candidates are ones who; 

  • holds a Passport/ Citizenship of a country other than India.
  • has an OCI/ PIO Card and also holds a Passport of a country other than India. 

DU Admission Eligibility Criteria as per DU Foreign Student's Registry

As per the Foreign Student's Registry Guidelines of Delhi University, no admissions will be granted admission on Tourist Visa or X- Visa. There are many other guidelines led by the DU Foreign Student's Registry in regard to admission of Foreign candidates in DU;

  • Foreign students have to mandatorily procure Equivalence of the degree/ School certificate issued by Association of Indian University (AIU) before submission of his/ her application. 
  • The candidates must have medical insurance with evacuation clause. 
  • The students willing to get admission in Delhi University for the undergraduate and postgraduate course need to provide either the certificate of TOEFL or IELTS
  • The students must have secured minimum 70 points if applying for the admission through TOEFL and a minimum six bands if willing to get admission through IELTS.
    • If the students are not applying through any of the scores mentioned above, then they may be asked to complete an intermediate-level learning course administered by the department of education in the first year.
  • The reservation of 5% of seats for foreign students across every course and in the colleges.

Fee Structure of Foreign candidates in Delhi University


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