DU Admission 2020: Online registration for admission to various courses at the University of Delhi began on Saturday, 20 June 2020. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus outbreak, the university has decided to not have sports and Extracurricular Activities (ECA) trials this year. Students with NCC and NSS certificates will be considered for admissions under the ECA category while admissions under the sports category will be granted based on merit certificates. The sports quota has 27 disciplines including archery, athletics, swimming, cricket, football, badminton, hockey, wrestling, tennis, judo, and basketball, etc. Under ECA category, there are 14 recognised activities – dance, debate, fine arts, music, creative writing, music instrumental including tabla, sitar, dholak, drums, harmonium, guitar, and sarod; theatre, NCC, NSS, and yoga, among others.
As per the circular, ECA merit list will be based on the highest number of marks obtained in the uploaded NCC or NSS certificate. “They should also register for a maximum of five courses and colleges in order of their preference where they wish to get admitted. These preferences will be utilized later in the allotment of course and college,” the university stated.
An additional registration fee would apply to ECA category (UR/OBC/SC/ST/PwBD/EWS). The applicants need to upload five self-attested NCC/NSS certificates. Based on which, the applicant would be awarded marks. A minimum of four marks is required to be eligible for admission on the basis of ECA.
Marks will be awarded based on their performance under five different heads for NSS-
• regular activity
• working hours
• national camps
• special camps
• Pre-RD Camp
The candidates will be awarded marks out of a total of 100.
For NCC, marks will be awarded based on their performance under five different heads-
• regular activity
• special camp
• RD Camp
For applicants in sports, an aspirant can register for a maximum of three games/sports.