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School of Open Learning, University of Delhi-(SOLDU), New Delhi Admission: Date, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on August 11th, 2021 by Sounak Banerjee

Formerly recognized as “ The School of Correspondence Courses and continuing education “ , SOL DU has grown up to be an excellent university for distance learning education for the students since 1962.

This institute is famous for its UG and PG courses in humanities and commerce. Here the mode of education is completely online through study materials and notes .

The admission process can be of two types. Either online through the institution’s official website or students can also visit their north and south campus for the admission and registration process. The university has its own entrance examination before the admission process starts for certain subjects.

In case of PG courses half of their seats are filled through the candidate’s last qualifying marks and the rest is through the entrance exam, GD or PI. This test is commonly known as DU SOL whereas for UG courses they have specific cut off marks in the aspirant’s 10+2 boards examinations. The process of registration for the entrance examination is majorly between April’21 – May’21

Some of the important dates and information regarding the admission process is tabulated below :

SOLDU New Delhi Admission: Dates For UG Courses 

Name of the Event Tentative Dates
Availability of the application form Third week of July, 2021
Last date of filling the application form Last week of August, 2021
Last date of submission of the form with late fee Last week of September 2021
Result declaration To be notified
Display of Merit List To be notified
Admission process starts from Not yet announced

SOLDU New Delhi Admission: Dates For PG Courses:

Name of the Event Tentative Dates
Availability of the application form Second week of June, 2021
Last date of filling application form Fourth week of June, 2021
Entrance exam date First week of July, 2021
Availability of admit card Last week of June, 2021
Result declaration Last week of July, 2021
Display of Merit List June, 2021
Admission process starts from First week of August, 2021

SOLDU New Delhi Admission: Courses

UG courses :

Course Specialization Details
BA Hindi, English, Punjabi , Tamil, Urdu, Sanskrit, Economics, Education, Mathematics, Nutrition & Health Education, Political Science, History of India up to 8th Century.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed Class 12 with 40% marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
BA (Hons) English, Political science.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed Class 12
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
BCom Commerce
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed Class 12 with 50% marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
BCom (Hons) Commerce
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed Class 12 with 55% marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based

PG Courses: 

Course Specialization Details
MA Hindi, History, Sanskrit, Political Science
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
MCom Commerce

Eligibility Criteria 

The course-wise eligibility criteria that candidates need to fulfil for admission to SOL DU is given below:

  • BA – Candidates must pass their 10+2 board examination from a recognized board with at least 40% in their best five subjects.
  • BA(Hons) – Aspirants are expected to pass their 10+2 board examination with a minimum of 50% marks in the relevant subject specialization.
  • BCom –  Aspirants are expected to pass their 10+2 board examination with a minimum of 40% marks.
  • BCom (Hons) – Candidates should have commerce as a specialization subject along with a minimum of 55% in their 10+2 board examination.
  • MA – candidates should have a proper bachelor’s degree (hons) with a minimum of 65% marks.
  • MCom – Aspirants are expected to have a bachelor’s degree in BCom(Hons) with a minimum of 70% marks.

Selection Criteria

  • Nationality: Indian national candidates, foreign national candidates residing in India and Indian nationals working in Indian missions abroad & their dependents can apply.
  • Age limit: There is no age limit to apply for admission in DU SOL except for the courses where age limit is set by the respective regulatory bodies (MCI, AICTE etc).

SOLDU New Delhi Application Process

Aspirants can apply through online medium from the official website or can apply through offline mode by visiting the campus of the institution.

For online applications, one first needs to register himself through the portal with a valid e-mail address and contact number. Soon the candidate will receive mails regarding the admission process and enrollment number.

For Online Mode: 

  • The candidate can register by visiting the official website of DU SOL.
  • The application form must be filled with all the required details.
  • The candidate must upload the required documents and click on the “submit” button.
  • Payment for the application form can be paid via Internet banking or Credit/Debit card.

SOLDU New Delhi Admission: FAQs

Ques. Who is to be contacted for an admission related query?

Last updated on August 11th, 2021

Ans. One can drop a mail to the mail id i.e [email protected] or call to the phone number between 9 am to 4 pm.

Ques. What is the application fee required to register for SOL DU courses ?

Last updated on August 11th, 2021

Ans. An application fee of INR 500 is required during the registration process for any UG or PG program. The application fee becomes INR 250 for SC/ST/PWD candidates for any UG or PG programs.

Ques. What documents are required for the admission process?

Last updated on August 11th, 2021

Ans. Documents required for the admission process are :

  • Filled in application form
  • Original mark sheets.
  •  Pass/provisional certificates
  • Migration certificate
  • Disability certificate in case of any.
  • Reserved category certificate for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates
Ques. How to get the Admit card for DU SOL examination?

Last updated on August 11th, 2021

Ans. Successfully registered candidates can download their admit card for DU SOL exam 2021 from the official website.

  • A hard copy of the admit card should be taken and carried to the exam center along with a valid identity proof.
  • Venue and schedule of the entrance exam along with some basic details of the candidates will be printed in the admit card.
  • Admit cards should not be damaged or distorted or else it will not be considered as valid.
Ques. How will students from DU SOL get their study material after enrollment ?

Last updated on August 11th, 2021

Ans. Once the enrollment is finished the institution sends it’s candidates a SMS in their registered number. This SMS includes details about the time, place, date, location and counter number from where the books can be taken. Students need to visit the campus along with required documents in order to collect the books from respective counters.