DU MA English Entrance 2021 – Eligibility, Dates, Syllabus & More

DU MA English Entrance 2021 – Eligibility, Dates, Syllabus & More

DU MA English Entrance 2021 online application has started from 26th July 2021. The last date is 2nd August.

Delhi University (DU) is one of the top leading universities in India. Its MA English course is one of the most popular courses, in which students across India apply. Moreover, the competition is increasing each year due to DU MA English course popularity. 

There are approximately 400 seats available in the MA English course at Delhi University. But 50% of the seats out of those are reserved for the DU’s BA English Honors students scoring at least 60% aggregate (54% for reserved categories). 

The remaining 50% (45% for reserved categories) of the seats are available through DU MA English Entrance 2021 mode. All you need is a graduation degree from a UGC recognized University in India. 

Despite having 200 seats, the competition makes it difficult for students from other courses and universities to secure a seat at Delhi University. 

Learning Skills offer targeted online DU MA English Entrance 2021 preparation course, you can join now to crack the exam and secure a seat. 

In this article, we bring you all the important details you need about DU MA English Entrance, and related information. We have covered eligibility criteria, important dates, syllabus and much more. 

Any point, you want to ask a question then scroll down to the comment section and type and submit your questions. We are happy to help you and resolve your queries. 

Note, this year again Delhi University’s complete application process for Admission 2021 is online. That’s why there will be no offline admission or registration for any candidate from any category.


Delhi University Admission 2021 Important Dates

Online Registration Start Date 26th July 2021
Last Date for Online Application 21st August 2021
Last Date for Application Fee Payment 21st August 2021
Admit Card Release Date 2nd or 3rd Week of September 2021
DU MA English Entrance Exam Date 26 September to 1st October (notified)
DU MA English Entrance Result Date 1st Week of October


DU MA English Entrance 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Delhi University offers admission through two modes – one is Entrance mode, and the other is direct mode. Accordingly, the seats are bifurcated equally, which means 50% for entrance mode, and remaining 50% for direct mode (merit-based). 

There are approximately 400 seats for the MA English course at Delhi University. 

DU MA English Entrance Mode Eligibility Criteria

ID Course Requirement Marks Eligibility
1 B.A. English Honours from Delhi University 45% marks or equivalent CGPA for General and 40.5% marks or equivalent CGPA for reserved categories (OBC/SC/ST/PwD/CW)
2 Graduate Degree from a UGC recognized University 50% marks for General and 45% marks for reserved categories (OBC/SC/ST/PwD/CW)

DU MA English Direct Mode Eligibility Criteria

3 B.A English Honours from Delhi University Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA for General category, and 54% marks or equivalent CGPA for reserved categories (OBC/SC/ST/PwD/CW)

Please note, admission under sport quota to be done as per the guidelines of Delhi University’s Delhi Sports Council. 


DU MA English Entrance Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

Exam Mode CBT (computer based testing)
Exam Pattern MCQ (multiple choice questions)
Total Questions 100
Total Duration 2 hours
Total Marks 400
Negative Marking -1 for each incorrect answer
Types of Questions English comprehensions and objective type questions
DU MA English Entrance 2021 syllabus History of English Literature, and Literary Theory and Criticism


Delhi University Online Application Process 2021

1. Visit the DU PG admission 2021 Portal – https://pgadmission.uod.ac.in/index.php/site/login 
2. Click on ‘New User Registration’ option
3. Fill the registration form accurately
4. You’ll receive confirmation Email; click the link in it to confirm registration
5. Visit the link given in step 1 again
6. Use your Email ID and Password created in step 3
7. Upload the passport size photo, scanned signature, qualifying mark sheet in prescribed format
8. Upload and Provide details of any one ID such as Aadhaar Card, Voter Card, Pan Card, Passport
9. In the next section, candidate will need to provide their education details, course in which candidate is applying, and select the admission criteria – Merit, Entrance or Both
10. Click the ‘Save Application’ and review the filled application form
11. After review, pay online application fee, which is Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PwD, and Rs. 750/- for General/OBC/EWS
12. Keep the receipt and application form details for future use

Candidates, who want to apply for more than one course, will need to fill the same Registration Form for each program and pay a fee separately for each program. 

Download PDF of Delhi University Admission 2025 Prospectus for Detailed Information


DUET 2021 Entrance Test Center List


Delhi University Contact Details 2021

Official Website http://www.du.ac.in/ 
Admission Portal 2021 https://admission.uod.ac.in/ 
Contact Email for PG Admission 2021 pg@admission.du.ac.in 
Admission Branch +91-11-27667092
English Department Nodal Officer Prof. Raj Kumar



Payment Related Grievances +91 9311374188, +91 9654067616

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