DU MA English Entrance 2018 – Syllabus, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Application Process and More

DU MA English Entrance 2018 – Syllabus, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Application Process and More

DU MA English Entrance 2018 online registration recently announced on 18th May 2018 for Delhi University’s MA English course. The MA English programme is one of the most popular PG course at Delhi University. Therefore, thousands of students apply for it each year for just few hundred seats.

In India, if you want to pursue PG course in English Literature then Delhi University has to be on the top of your target list. However, the competition for securing a seat is extremely high. Hence, you require effective planning and preparation to crack the exam and get the top rank.

But, before you jump the gun. You will need to get the complete information around DU MA English Entrance 2018. That includes syllabus details, important dates, exam pattern, application and other relevant information.

We have compiled all for you here in this article on DU MA English Entrance 2018 notification.

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Important Dates – DU MA English Entrance 2018

Registration Start Date: 18th May 2018

Last Date to Apply: 7th June 2018

DU MA English Entrance 2018 Date: 20th June 2018 (Wednesday) from 8 to 10 am

MA English 1st Admission List: 4th July 2018

Document verification, approval and fee payment: 4th to 6th July 2018

2nd Admission List: 10th July 2018

Doc verification, approval and fee payment: 10th to 12th July 2018

3rd Admission List: 16th July 2018

Verification, approval and fee payment: 16th to 18th July 2018

Classes start from: 20th July 2018


Eligibility Criteria for DU MA English Entrance 2018

There are two ways admissions are offered to MA English programme at Delhi University. The first, which is also compulsory for all, is the entrance mode. The second mode is direct merit-based admission entry to MA English course.

MA English Entrance based admission 2018

  • Minimum 45 percent (for OBC 40%) in BA English Honors from Delhi University
  • Or, at least 50 percent (for OBC 45%) in any Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in India
  • For SC, ST and PwD minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Minimum passing marks in DU MA English Entrance 2018 is 30%, 27% for OBC and for PwD, SC, and ST no minimum marks.

Direct Admission (Merit-Based) for DU MA English Entrance 2018

  • Minimum 60% marks in BA English Honors (54% for OBC from Delhi University 2015 onward.
  • Seats reserved for SC, ST, and PwD will be offered in the order of merit list for respective categories.

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DU MA English Entrance 2018 – Total Seats and Seat Distribution

DU MA English Programme Regular

Total seats: 309

Admission Through Entrance – Seat Distribution

Total seats: 155

General: 78

OBC: 42

SC: 23

ST: 12

Direct Admission – Seat Distribution

Total seats: 154

General: 78

OBC: 41

SC: 23

ST: 12


DU MA English Programme NCWEB

Total seats: 112

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Exam Pattern of DU MA English Entrance 2018

The DU MA English Entrance 2018 will be the complete objective exam (which will have multiple-type-questions). Hence, you will need to prepare for it effectively with detailed study in order to crack it.

Following are the details of MA English Entrance exam:

Maximum marks: 100

Type: MCQ (multiple type questions)

Mode: pen or pencil

Questions: 100

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


Syllabus for DU MA English Entrance 2018

The majority of the questions for Delhi University’s MA English Entrance 2018 exam will come from following:

– Unseen passage and comprehension

– The History of English – from Chaucer to Current

– Literary Theory and Criticism


DU MA English Entrance 2018 Application Process

We have provided step-by-step application process to apply for DU MA English Entrance below:

  1. Visit this link: http://admission.du.ac.in/pg2018/index.php/site/login
  2. Click on “New User Registration” just below the login form
  3. Fill in the relevant details accurately
  4. Review and submit the form
  5. You will receive the confirmation message, click the button in it to confirm
  6. Go back to the above link again, this time use your ID and Password (refer to 4th step)
  7. Now start your application process
  8. Fill in the application form, and upload signature, photo, and scanned documents
  9. Review and then submit it
  10. Pay the application fee online
  11. The application process ends here

Note: if you are applying for more than 2 courses then for each course you will have to register separately and application form.


Contact Delhi University for DU MA English Entrance 2018

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Friday)

Address: Room No. 5, Conference Room Near Gate No. 4, North Campus, Delhi University, Delhi-07

Phone: 011 27667092

For payment related queries contact ICICI Bank: 7982991983, 8967657510

For technical queries contact: du.pg.grievance2018@gmail.com

Department website: http://englishdu.ac.in

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  • Can you please provide question papers of MA entrances of this year of JNU and DU for 2019 exam

    Shipra Reply
    • We will try our best to arrange it!

      Learning Skills Reply
  • Can you please provide MA English entrance question papers of 2018

    Shipra kumari Reply
    • We will try our best!

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  • Please provide entrance question paper to help of us

    Mohan Lal meena Reply
  • Only this much is syllabus anything else

    Muskan Reply
    • English Comprehension has been unpredictable over the years, and there are few questions asked in context of current affairs in English Literature such as Movie Adaptations, Awards etc.

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