Apart from battling the sky high cut offs in the top DU colleges, aspirants now have an alternative option of applying for the 12 entrance-based courses at the university.
The courses include B.A. (Honours) Business Economics, Bachelor of Management Studies, Bachelor of Elementary Education, Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis), B.Tech. (IT and Mathematical Innovations) and B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences at Cluster Innovation Centre, B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication, Five-year Integrated Programme in Journalism at Delhi School of Journalism, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hindustani Music, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Carnatic music and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Percussion Music.
The two-hour written entrance exam will consist 100 multiple choice questions. The exam will also have negative marking. Additionally, for PE and music courses, a practical component will be involved. The exams will be conducted between June 30 and July 6. The final dates will be announced on Friday, 7th June 2019.
This year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) which falls under the Ministry of HRD will be conducting the entrance exams for the first time.The tests will be conducted under the lens of CCTV cameras along with cell phone jammers in place.