DU Admission 2024 Delayed: CUET-UG 2024 Result Hold-Up Pushes Start to Mid-September

DU faces significant delays in academic scheduling as CUET-UG results are postponed, impacting thousands of prospective students and university operations.

DU Admission 2024 Delayed: CUET-UG 2024 Result Hold-Up Pushes Start to Mid-September

New Delhi, July 7, 2024 – Delhi University (DU admission 2024)  are likely to be delayed due to a hold-up in the Common University Entrance Test for Undergraduates (CUET-UG) results. Originally scheduled for June 30, the results have yet to be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA). This delay could push the start of the academic session from the end of July to mid-September.

DU Admission 2024 : Timeline CUET-UG 2024 Delays

  • CUET-UG 2024: Conducted from May 15 to 24 for 46 central universities, including DU.
  • DU Admissions Portal: Opened for registrations on May 28; the second phase starts after results are declared.
  • Impact: Semester start delayed to September, affecting subsequent schedules and exams.
  • Future Plans: DU to release six seat allocation lists, each taking three to four days to process.

“According to the original timeline, the first semester was expected to start by end of July. However, with the CUET-UG results still pending, we estimate the academic session might begin only by the second week of September,” said DU registrar Vikas Gupta

CUET-UG Results Delay to Disrupt DU Academic Calendar & Exam Schedules

The delay in CUET-UG results is expected to push the start of the first semester to mid-September, subsequently affecting the entire academic calendar. Semester exams may be delayed to late December or January, and it may take years to realign the academic calendar to its original schedule. Colleges could face space constraints and overlapping exam schedules due to these delays.

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This delay follows recent controversies around NEET-UG and UGC-NET exams, highlighting broader issues within the centralized testing system. The university had hoped to restore its original academic schedule post-pandemic, but significant delays now seem likely.

DU Admission Future Progressions

Students and faculty have expressed concerns about the potential delays. NTA officials have stated that new result dates will be announced soon.

DU aims to minimize delays but stresses the importance of a thorough process to ensure all seats are filled adequately.

Dates for DU Admission & CUET-UG 2024 Delays

  • CUET-UG 2024: May 15 to 24
  • Results Scheduled: June 30
  • DU’s CSAS Portal: Opened May 28
  • Estimated Semester Start: Second week of September
  • DU Seats: 71,000 across 69 colleges
  • Programs Offered: 79 UG programs, including 183 BA combinations and 1,500 unique program and college combinations
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The delay in CUET-UG results is causing a significant ripple effect on DU’s admission process and academic calendar, potentially impacting students and the university’s operations for years to come. The university is working to manage the situation and minimize delays, but the effects of this hold-up are far-reaching.


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