DUET 2021: Final Answer Key for MPhil, PhD (Out), Cutoff, Merit List, Counselling

Delhi University Entrance Test 2021 ( DUET )

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Updated on Feb 24, 2022 06:20 IST

DUET 2021 final answer key for MPhil and PhD courses for various disciplines have been released on December 22 by National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates who appeared for the exam can check and download MPhil and PhD final answer key. DUET 2021 score card for three MPhil and PhD courses (List - III) was released on December 1. DUET score card for two MPhil and PhD programs (List-II) was released on November 22. Meanwhile, score card of 48 programs (List -I) was released on November 17. Meanwhile, DUET 2021 results for four PG programs (List - V) were released on November 15 by the National Testing Agency (NTA). DUET results for four PG programs (List IV) were released on November 8, results for 21 PG programs (List - III) were released on November 6, for 11 PG programs (List - II) on November 5 and for 34 PG programs (List - I) was released on November 3. DUET results for nine UG courses were declared on October 27. DUET exam 2021 were held between September 26 and October 1. Qualified candidates can appear in the DUET 2021 counselling process. DUET 2021 counselling schedule will be announced soon. 

The NTA (National Testing Agency) has been entrusted with the conduct of the Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) from the year 2019. The exam is conducted to offer admission to aspirants in various UG, PG, MPhil and PhD programmes offered by the Delhi University. DUET exam is conducted in three shifts across 101 exam centres in 18 cities. The national-level entrance exam is conducted in online mode i.e. LAN Based Computer-Based Test.

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DUET 2021 Highlights

Given below in the table are some of the important highlights of DUET 2021 exam including frequency of the exam, mode of the exam, types of questions, marking scheme, medium of exam and so on. 

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name 

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) 

Conducting Body 

National Testing Agency (NTA) 

Exam Level 

National Level 

Exam Frequency 

Once a year 

Mode of Exam 

LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test) 

Courses offered through Entrance Exam 

UG, PG, MPhil & PhD 

Exam Fees 

INR 750 (Unreserved/OBC/CW/Minorities) 

INR 300 (SC/ST/PwD/EWS) 

Exam Duration 

2 hours 

Total Questions 

100 

Type of Questions 

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 

Marks per questions 

4 (four) for each correct answer 

Scoring 

-1 negative marking for incorrect response 

Language/Medium of Exam 

English only (Language courses may have exception) 

Colleges Accepting Exam Score 

54 colleges 

No. of Test Cities 

18 (2021) 

Official Website 

http://www.du.ac.in/du/ 

Contact Details 

DU UG Course Admissions (Entrance Based) 

Room No.: 3, 1st Floor, Conference Center, Near Gate No. 4, 

North Campus, University of Delhi 

Delhi - 110007 

DUET 2021 Exam Analysis

NTA conducted DUET 2021 exam from September 26 to October 01 at different centres across the country. DUET 2021 was held in three different shifts including 8:00 AM to 10 AM, 12:30 Am to 2:30 AM, and 5 PM to 7 PM. Shiksha covered DUET 2021 live on the first day of the exam and interacted with students appearing for MA Political Science course. Students reactions were mixed for DUET 2021 entrance exam. For some students, the exam was easy while some students felt it was difficult. Some students were able to complete the exam on time while for some students, the question paper was lengthy. Check out detailed DUET 2021 Student Reaction.       

DUET 2021 Answer Key

NTA has released the DUET 2021 Final Answer Key for MPhil and PhD courses on December 22. Notably, Answer Key for PG and UG courses released on the official website of DUET-NTA on October 19 and October respectively. Candidates can see the below space to check the DUET 2021 Answer Key

DUET_2021__Final_UG_Answer_Key_for_B.El.Ed DUET 2021 MPhil and PhD Final Answer Key 
DUET_2021_Final_PG_Answer_Key_for_B.Ed_Special_Education  

DUET 2021 Important Dates 

Important DUET exam dates have been released by NTA. DUET 2021 exam was held between September 26 to October 01. Tabulated below are the exam dates for DUET entrance exam 2021.

Events

Dates 

Salient Features

DUET 2021 Application Form (PG)

26-Jul-2021 to 21-Aug-2021

Online registration was held on the mentioned date on the official website.

DUET 2021 Application Form (MPhil/ PhD)

26-Jul-2021 to 21-Aug-2021

Registration was held on the official website Delhi University. 

DUET 2021 Application Form (UG)

02-Aug-2021 to 31-Aug-2021

Registration process was held on the official website.

Release of DUET 2021 Admit Card

Sep-22-2021

Admit card could be downloaded from the official website of the university till the exam day.

DUET 2021 Exams

26-Sep-2021 to 01-Oct-2021

Exam was held in computer-based testing mode.

Release of Provisional Answer Keys (UG courses)

08-Oct-2021

Preliminary answer key and individual response sheet to be downloaded from Delhi University website.

Release of Provisional Answer Keys (PG courses)

19-Oct-2021

Preliminary answer key and individual response sheet for PG courses to be downloaded from Delhi University website.

Release of Provisional Answer Keys (MPhil, PhD courses)

26-Oct-2021

Preliminary answer keys for MPhil, PhD courses to be downloaded from Delhi University website.

Release of Final Answer Key (MPhil/PhD courses)

22-Dec-2021

Final answer key for MPhil/PhD to be downloaded from the official website.

Declaration of Results (UG Courses)

27-Oct-2021

DUET 2021 scorecard for UG courses to be downloaded from official website.

Declaration of Results (PG Courses) List -1 (34 programs)

03-Nov-2021

DUET 2021 scorecard for 34 PG programs to be downloaded from official website.

Declaration of Results (PG Courses) List -2 (11 programs)

05-Nov-2021

Scorecard for 11 PG programs to be downloaded from the official website. 

Declaration of Results (PG Courses) List -3 (21 programs)

06-Nov-2021

Scorecard for 21 PG programs to be downloaded from the official website. 

Declaration of Results (PG Courses) List -4 (4 programs)

08-Nov-2021

DUET 2021 scorecard for 4 PG programs to be downloaded from the official website.

Declaration of Results (PG Courses) List -5 (4 programs)

15-Nov-2021

Scorecard for 4 PG programs to be downloaded from the official website. 

Declaration of Results (MPhil, PhD) List -1 (48 programs)

17-Nov-2021

Scorecard for 48 MPhil and PhD courses to be downloaded from the official website.

Declaration of Results (MPhil, PhD) List -2 (2 programs)

22-Nov-2021

DUET 2021 Scorecard for 2 MPhil and PhD courses to be downloaded from the official website.

Declaration of Results (MPhil, PhD) List -3 (3 programs)

01-Dec-2021

Scorecard for 3 MPhil and PhD courses to be downloaded from the official website.

Counselling Round

To be announced

Counselling dates of DUET 2021 will be released on the official website.

Check Delhi University College Predictor Here!

How to fill DUET 2021 Application Form?

Given below is the procedure to fill the DUET 2021 application form:

  • Candidates need to visit the official website and create a login ID by providing email address, mobile number and password. 
  • Fill the DUET application form and enter personal details such as name, category, gender, address, nationality and parent's/guardian's name.
  • Click on the 'Register Button'
  • Upload documents such as photograph, signature, ID proof, class Xth certificate for (date of birth) in prescribed size and format.
  • Fill the educational details and click on submit
  • Download the DU application form
  • Pay the application fee. 
  • Candidates need to download the application form for further use. 

DUET Eligibility Criteria

DUET Eligibility Criteria varies for the courses as per their level. The minimum eligibility requirement are given below -

DUET Eligibility Criteria for BTech

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 with a 60% aggregate in four subjects, which must include Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

DUET Eligibility Criteria 2021 for BA Hons Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Candidates must have secured at least 60% aggregate in four subjects in Class 12.

DUET Eligibility Criteria 2021 for BA Hons Multimedia and Mass Communication Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with 75% aggregate in four subjects. They must have secured 85% in English. Candidates can include Mass Media Studies as an academic subject among the best four subjects.

DUET Eligibility Criteria 2021 for PG Courses

Candidates can check the below given table to know about the DUET eligibility criteria for PG courses

Courses

Qualification

LLB

Graduation with 50% aggregate for general, 45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ST

LLM

Three or five year LLB with 50% aggregate for general, 45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ST

MCA

Bachelor's degree with at least one paper in Mathematical Science. The qualifying mark is 60%

MCom

Must have completed graduation in Commerce. The qualifying aggregate is 50% for general, 45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ST

MEd

Graduated in BEd,  BABEd, BElEd or DElEd with 50% aggregate.

Courses Offered Through DUET 

In DU, admission in most UG courses is offered through DU cut-offs. However, for admission to some courses candidates need to appear in DUET. Listed below are the courses where candidates are given admission based on DUET. 

DUET: UG Courses

BA (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communication

B El Ed

BSc Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Sciences

BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) [Admission is administered through DU JAT

BBA Financial Investment Analysis (FIA) [Admission is administered through DU JAT] 

BA (Hons) Business Economics [Admission is administered through DU JAT] 

BTech (IT & Mathematical Innovations)

DUET: PG Courses

BEd Special Education (Visual Impairment)

MCA

BEd

MSc Botany

MA Sociology

MA History

MA Urdu

MA Punjabi

B.P.Ed

MSc Computer Science

MSc Chemistry

MA Political Science

MSc Zoology

MA Sanskrit

MA Persian

MSc Operational Research &

MA/MSc Applied Operational Research

MA French

MA Italian

MA German

MSc Food and Nutrition

MA Hispanic

LLB (DU LLB Entrance Exam)

LLM

MA in Psychology

M.P.Ed.

MA Economics

MSc Environmental Studies

MSc Fabric & Apparel Science

MSc – PhD combined degree in Biomedical Sciences & MSc Degree in Biomedical Sciences

MA Japanese

MA East Asian Studies

MSc Development Communication and Extension

Master of Library & Information Science

MA/MSc Mathematics

MA Applied Psychology

MSc Microbiology

MSc Electronics

MA Tamil

MA Bengali

MSc Resource Management & Design Application

MA Comparative Indian Literature

MA Russian

MA/MSc Statistics

MSc Physics

BEd Special Education (Mental Retardation)

MSc Geology

MA Philosophy

MCom

MA English

MA Arabic

MA Linguistics

MSc Informatics

MSc Anthropology

MTech Microwave Electronics

MSc Genetics

MSc Human Development and Childhood studies

MA Environmental Studies

MSc Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

MSc Mathematics Education

MEd

MA Social Work

MA Buddhist Studies

MA in Life Long Learning & Extension

MA Geography

MA Hindi

MSc Biochemistry

MSc Forensic Science

MA Hindustani Music

MA Karnatak Music

MA Percussion Music

DUET: MPhil & PhD

MPhil/PhD in Hispanic

MPhil/PhD in Italian

MPhil/PhD in French

MPhil/PhD in German

PhD in Computer Science

PhD in Chemistry

PhD in Philosophy

PhD in Arabic

PhD in Anthropology

MPhil/PhD in Political Science

MPhil/PhD in Zoology

PhD in Sanskrit

MPhil in Persian

MPhil/PhD in Operational Research

PhD in Law

PhD in Home Science

PhD in Business Economics

PhD in Psychology

MPhil/PhD in Economics

PhD in Environmental Studies

PhD in East Asian Studies

PhD in Library & Information Science

MPhil in Library & Information Science

MPhil/PhD in Mathematics

PhD in Biomedical Sciences

PhD in Biomedical Sciences

PhD in Microbiology

PhD in Electronics

MPhil in Russian Studies

MPhil in Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies

MPhil/PhD in Statistics

MPhil/PhD in Statistics

MPhil in Karnatak Music

MPhil/PhD in Geology

MPhil in Philosophy

MPhil/PhD in Commerce

PhD in English

MPhil in Arabic

MPhil/PhD in Linguistics

PhD in Informatics

MPhil in Anthropology

MPhil in Hindustani Music

PhD in Persian

PhD in Russian

PhD in Genetics

PhD in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

MPhil/PhD in Education

PhD in Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies

PhD in Bio-Physics

MPhil/PhD in Social Work

MPhil in Buddhist Studies

MPhil/PhD in Adult Continuing Education & Extension

MPhil in Hindi

PhD in Buddhist Studies

MPhil/PhD in Botany

MPhil/PhD in Geography

MPhil/PhD in History

PhD in Urdu

PhD in Hindi

MPhil in Urdu

MPhil in English

PhD in Punjabi

MPhil in Sanskrit

MPhil (Biotechnology)

PhD in Biochemistry

MPhil in Punjabi

PhD in Financial Studies

PhD in African Studies

PhD in Hindustani Music

MPhil in African Studies

PhD in Karnatak Music

PhD in Music & Fine Arts

To check the entire list of courses offered by Delhi University, candidates can click here.

DUET Admission Process

Candidates can check the below mentioned step-by-step procedure to know about the DUET admission process. 

Step 1: Fill DU Application Form

Aspirants need to fill the DUET application form online on the official website of Delhi University. For UG course, candidates need to register on DU’s admission portal 'UG Admissions 2021 (Entrance Based)' and for PG admissions through 'PG Admissions 2021'. Applicants need to upload their photograph and scanned signature such that it is a maximum of 500 KB in size and is in JPG/ JPEG/ PNG format.

Step 2: Download DUET Admit Card

Candidates can next download their DUET admit card from the official website of Delhi University by filling in their form number and date of birth on the entrance exam portal. Aspirants will be not allowed to appear for DUET if they do not have the admit card at the exam centre. 

Step 3: Appear for Delhi University Entrance Test

Students need to appear for DUET as per the schedule mentioned on their DUET admit card. Aspirants are advised to reach the exam centre at least an hour before the commencement of the exam.

Step 4: Check DUET Result

NTA announces the results of DUET. Candidates can access their results from the official website. 

Step 5: Appear for Interview/Group Discussion Round

In some PG courses offered at Delhi University, candidates who clear the Delhi University Entrance Test need to appear for an Interview/Group Discussion round. The courses in which the Interview/Group Discussion after the DUET entrance exam is conducted are mentioned below:

Course

Interview Weightage

GD Weightage

MCA

15%

-

MSc Plant Molecular Biology

15%

-

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd)

10%

-

Master of Physical Education (MPEd)

10%

-

MSc (Informatics)

15%

-

MA in Life Long Learning & Extension

15%

-

MA Social Work

-

15%

MSc Operational Research

15%

-

MA/MSc Applied Operational Research

15%

-

MA Applied Psychology

15%

-

MA Psychology

15%

-

MA German

15%

-

MA Hispanic

15%

-

MA Italian

15%

-

MA French

15%

-

Step 6: Counselling

Once the merit list has been released online, students who make it to the merit list will have to appear for the counselling session. Next, students will have to book their seat and verify their documents. Candidate need to appear for the counselling session at the given date and time. Students are also required to pay the first semester/year fees to confirm the admission. 

DUET Process

DUET 2021 Exam Day Guidelines 

Given below is a brief about the exam day dos and don'ts: 

Dos

Don'ts

Carry your DUET admit card 2021 to the exam centre 

Do not reach the exam centre late or else you will not be allowed to appear in the exam 

Carry one prescribed photo-identity proof for verification 

Do not carry electronic items or gadgets inside the exam centre

Reach the exam centre early to avoid last-minute hassle 

Candidates should not carry a pen or pencil, textbooks to the exam centre 

DUET 2021 Exam Centres

The list of DUET 2021 test centres are given below: 

Ahmedabad

Chennai

Jammu

Bangalore

Delhi (NCR)

Kolkata

Bhopal

Guwahati

Mumbai

Bhubaneshwar

Hyderabad

Nagpur

Chandigarh

Jaipur

Patna

Trivandrum

Varanasi

Ranchi

DUET Preparation Plan:

DUET 2021 exam was held between September 26 to October 01. Candidates planning to appear for the exam need to have have a specific strategy to be successful in it. Given below is the study plan that can help candidates in preparing for DUET.

Exam Pattern: Firstly, candidates must check the exam pattern to get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam and the structure of the exam. 

Marking Scheme: Candidates must be aware about the marking scheme of the DUET.

Syllabus: Candidates must check the DUET syllabus to get a clear idea of the subject for preparation. After getting through the syllabus, candidates can make a study plan accordingly. 

Time Table: After making a strategy, candidates need to make a time table for study. This will help in priotising the topic for preparation.

Also Read: DUET Preparation Tips

DUET 2019 Key Statistics 

The table below highlights the number of candidates who registered and who appeared for the DUET last year. The statistics are given for few courses only.  

Course 

Number of candidates registered 

Number of candidates appeared

BEd

17,151

13,654

BTech (IT and Mathematical Innovations)

12,759

6,881

BA(Hons.) Multimedia & Mass Communication

4,888

2,430

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd)

789

644

Five Year Integrated Course in Journalism (English/ Hindi)

14,377

9,974

BEd Special Education (Visual Impairment)

563

420

BElEd

10,956

8,353

MEd

779

561

MA Applied Psychology

1,605

1,205

MA Sociology

1,955

1,227

BA (Hons) Humanities & Social Sciences

10,848

4,526

MA History

4,030

2,932

MA Psychology

1,910

1,406

DUET 2021 FAQs 

Q. How can I register for DUET exam?

A. You need to fill DUET application form online through the admission portal.

Q. Can I apply for multiple programmes through one application form?

A. Yes, you can apply through one application only. You need to select the programme in the application form.

Q. How can I pay the registration fees?

A. The registration fees can be paid through credit card/debit card/net banking/UPI.

Q. I have completed class 12 from NIOS. Will I get admission to a regular college?

A. Yes, you can get admission to a regular college provided you meet the cutoff.

Q. How can I crack the Delhi University Entrance Exam?

A. A candidate appearing for the Delhi University Entrance Exam (DUET) needs to be thoroughly prepared before appearing for the test. Candidates need to understand the exam pattern, marking scheme and syllabus carefully. Buy the necessary study books for the course applied for as well.

Q. What is the syllabus for BA in DUET?

A. There is no specific syllabus for a BA degree. However, for the course applied for, the candidate needs to be thorough with the subjects and topics. The entrance exam is generally made on Class XII subjects and topics.

Q. Where can I get the previous year's question papers?

A. You can get the DUET question papers here.

Q. When will DUET 2021 counselling start?

A. The Delhi University has not released the counselling schedule for DUET 2021.

Q. What is the DUET pattern for BTech?

A. The exam pattern will be in multiple-choice questions (MCQs). There are four choices for each question in the entrance exam. There is negative marking as well, so candidates have to be careful and should know which answer they are dotting correctly on the OMR sheet.

Q. What are the ways to get into MCom at Delhi University?

A. There are two ways a candidate can get admission in MCom at Delhi University.
  • Direct Entry - A candidate can get direct entry in the respective college although, the candidate must be a BCom graduate and admission will be granted based on the required graduation CGPA.
  • DUET - The Delhi University conducts the DUET exam through which candidates are granted admission on the basis of merit.

Q. When will DUET 2021 result release?

A. DUET 2021 result for UG courses released on October 27, results for PG courses released on November 3. Meanwhile, DUET 2021 results for MPhil and PhD courses released on November 17.

Q. When will DUET 2021 answer key release?

A. DUET 2021 final answer key for UG, PG, MPhil and PhD courses have been released.

Q. When will DUET 2021 counselling start?

A. DUET 2021 counselling schedule is expected to be announced soon.

DUET 2021 Contact Information

DU UG Course Admissions (Entrance Based)

Room No.: 3, 1st Floor, Conference Center, Near Gate No. 4,

North Campus, University of Delhi

Delhi - 110007

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