Delhi University MA English Admission 2016 Update

Delhi University MA English Admission 2016 Update

MA English Admission 2016 now open.

Delhi University’s MA English programme is one of the oldest post-graduation course not only at Delhi University but also in country. Any student planning to take up research or further studies in English literature then MA English has to be a milestone, but pursuing at DU is an achievement in itself.

MA English programme at Delhi University are now open for admission in 2016. Important dates are given below:

Start Date for DU MA English Admission 2016: 28th April, 2016

Last Date to Apply: 24th May, 2016

DU MA English Entrance Exam 2016: 19-23rd June, 2016

Results on or before: 4th July, 2016

Last Date to fee submission (for shortlisted candidates): on or before 18th July, 2016

Course commencement: 20th July, 2016


There are two ways for students to be eligible for the MA English Admission 2016 at DU are given following:

Direct Mode: 50 percent of all seats are reserved for direct mode admissions to MA English at DU. Students securing 60 percent or more in B.A. English Honors from any Delhi University college are eligible for direct mode. However, Delhi University clearly state that securing 60 percent or more does not guarantee admissions therefore it is highly recommended for all students to apply through entrance exam mode.

Entrance Mode: rest 50 percent of all seats are available under DU MA English Entrance Exam 2016. Students securing 45 percent or more in B.A. English Honors from any Delhi University college, and students securing 50 percent or more in Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized Indian university are eligible to sit for DU MA English Entrance Exam 2016.


Art Faculty’s English Department offer and conducts the MA English course at Delhi University, which has come out with total 425 seats in 2016. A brief overview of the seats distribution is given below:


MA English Admission 2016 Seats Distribution
Exam Type General SC ST OBC Total
Entrance Mode 107 32 16 58 213
Merit 107 32 16 57 212


To apply for DU MA English Entrance exam you can visit Delhi University’s online admission website.



Note: Fee for registration online for Post Graduate courses 2016-17 is: Rs. 500/- for each course (General, OBC and unreserved), and Rs. 250/- for each course (SC/ST/PwD)


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  • What is fee of entire course of M.A.English?

    irfan khan Reply
  • sir/madam, I m a student of 5th semester now having Hons in English and by June 2017 will complete my Degree . I intend to join DU for MA.but it seems to be applied in the month of April,17 before my result. is it possible to apply and sit for entrance in May month.

    nupur Reply
  • sir/madam now i am doing my BA English Literature 5th semester i want to do my MA English Literature in DU when the entrance will be? what may ask in entrance? & when admission starts?

    keziah dhamaris.M Reply
  • sir how many seat are for MA(English) in DU. How many seats for out side Delhi students

    Daksha Sharma Reply

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