DU SOL Admission 2021 Begins: Here is the list of various top courses you can apply for

30 November,2021 03:00 PM IST |  Mumbai  |  BrandMedia

DU SOL distant education program is a viable option for students who require a flexible medium of instruction to obtain higher education and vocational skills.

Delhi University

With around 10 lakh students, DU SOL is one of India*s largest distant education institutes. The School*s 13 departments offer a variety of UG and PG degrees in Arts and Commerce disciplines, including B.A (Program), B.A (Hons.), B.Com, B.Com (Hons.), M.A, M.Com, and many others.

The minimum qualifying criteria for BA, BA (H), and B.Com degrees for DU SOL Admission 2021 is 10+2 with the required percentage of marks. All undergraduate courses have merit-based admissions. Bachelor*s degree in the relevant subject is required for MA and M.Com courses. PG Admissions are divided into two categories: entrance exam-based and merit-based. A total of 50% of PG seats are filled on a merit basis, with the remaining 50% based on the Entrance Test.

DU SOL distant education program is a viable option for students who require a flexible medium of instruction to obtain higher education and vocational skills. The university has also begun offering online courses in five programs: B.A., B.Com, English (Hons.), Political Science (Hons.), and B.Com (Hons.).

Founded in 1962, DU SOL sends registered students thorough study materials via email, with the same augmented by a Personal Contact Program (PCP) that is beneficial to DU SOL students.

Highlights of DU SOL Admission 2021

On October 22, 2021, the Delhi University School Of Open Learning (DU SOL) began accepting applications for offering UG Admission 2021. Candidates who wish to be considered for admission must register by December 15, 2021. The application form can be filled online through the official website.

Candidates must provide information such as their email address and phone number to enroll for UG courses. Here you will find information about the courses, the qualifying criteria, how to fill out the DU Open Online form 2021, relevant dates, and the courses available.

DU SOL Admission Dates 2021



DU SOL Admission starts

October 22, 2021

Last date to apply for DU SOL Admission

December 15, 2021

DU SOL Courses 2021

Delhi University School of Open Learning (DU SOL) courses are available in both short and long-term formats. Aspirants must choose a course in their area of interest. The courses of DU SOL 2021 cover two primary lines of study: commerce and humanities, at both the UG and PG level. Candidates interested in enrolling in a course should carefully study the SOL DU eligibility criteria for the course.





Duration: 3

Eligibility: Class 12 with a minimum aggregate of 40%

Fees: 10,290


B.A (Hons.)

Duration: 3

Eligibility: Class 12 with a minimum aggregate of 50%

Fees: 10,890



Duration: 3

Eligibility: Class 12 with a minimum aggregate of 40%

Fees: 10,590


B.Com (Hons.)

Duration: 3

Eligibility: Any one of the qualifying examinations must have a minimum of a 55 percent aggregate. In the qualifying examination, you must get at least 60% in the vocational stream

Fees: 11,490



Duration: 2

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a bachelor*s degree in a relevant field

Fees: 9,980

Merit-based or Entrance-based


Duration: 2

Eligibility: Candidates must have a B.Com (Hons.) or B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from DU or another accredited university with a minimum of 50%. (45 % for OBC, CW, PWD & Sports). For SC/ST students, passing marks are necessary

Fees: 10,280

Merit-based or Entrance-based

DU SOL UG Admission 2021

DU SOL offers UG programmes like BA in 10 specializations, BA (Hons.) in 2 specializations, B.Com and B.Com (Hons.). Students can use DU SOL*s video and recommendation video classes for each course that is available on the official website.

DU SOL UG Specializations

BA: Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Punjabi, Tamil, Mathematics, Political Science, Economics, Nutrition & Health Education

BA (Hons.): Political Science, English

DU SOL UG Eligibility

Eligibility for BA: Candidates must have a minimum 40 percent aggregate in the best five subjects from a recognized board in Class 12 or equivalent.

Eligibility for BA (Hons): The eligibility for the BA (Hons.) is as tabulated below



BA (H) English

A minimum of 60% in Class 12 with a minimum of 70% in English or a minimum of 60% in English Elective/ Functional English

BA (H) Political Science

A minimum of 50% in Class 12 with one language subject and three academic subjects is required

Eligibility for B.Com: Candidates must have a minimum of 55% in their best four subjects without a vocational subject or 60% with a vocational subject.

DU SOL PG Admission 2021

DU SOL offers a two-year MA and M.Com programs at PG level. The entrance test, GD, or PI are used to fill 50% of the total seats, while the remaining 50% are filled based on merit (if any). Admission is also open to foreign nationals residing in India. Aside from MA programs, DU SOL also offers a two-year M.Com program in Commerce. It also allows immediate admission, based on the program*s seat availability.

DU SOL PG Specializations

MA: Hindi, Sanskrit, History, Political Science

DU SOL PG Eligibility

Eligibility for MA (Hons): The eligibility for various specializations of MA (Hons.) is as tabulated below




A minimum of 65% in the Bachelor*s degree subject is required


Minimum 60% aggregate in University of Delhi*s B.A (Hons.) in Sanskrit or equivalent


BA (Hons.) in History from the University of Delhi or any other recognized institute/university with a minimum of 60% aggregate or equivalent and above

Political Science

A minimum of 60% in a B.A (Hons.) in Political Science from Delhi University or another recognized institution/university is required

Eligibility for M.Com: Minimum aggregate of 50% in B.Com (Hons.)/ minimum aggregate of 55% in B.Com (Pass)/ minimum aggregate of 50% in B.A (Hons.) Economics/ A minimum of 60% in BBS, BBA, BIFA, and BBE is required.

DU SOL Short Term Courses 2021

Aside from the long-term slot, candidates might discover various DU SOL courses in the short-term slot. The School of Open Learning offers a variety of short-term DU SOL courses, ranging from advertising to event management to foreign languages. Candidates can choose from a variety of short-term DU SOL courses according to their skill sets and interests.



Sports and Event Management

3 - 6 months

Advertising and Marketing Communication

6 months

Learning Languages

1 year

Television & Web Journalism and Photography

3 - 6 months

Mass Communication

6 months

Media Studies

6 months

Tourism and Travel Management

3 - 6 months

Banking and Financial Service

6 months

Hindi Journalism

6 months

Computer-Based Courses

2 months

Acting and Filmmaking

3 months

How to Apply for DU SOL Admission?

Candidates interested in undergraduate studies may apply directly without taking the DU SOL entrance exam. The sole factor that is taken into account is eligibility.

Applicants for postgraduate studies can be chosen based on merit or through an admission examination. Candidates who have finished their bachelor*s degree from Delhi University are eligible to apply for PG programs directly through DU SOL.

Individuals who have graduated from any other university must take the DU SOL entrance exam, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for an interview/group discussion after the group discussion, after which the university will announce the final list of selected candidates.

The steps to apply for DU SOL are mentioned below:

  1. Candidates must go to the official website, sol.du.ac.in, to apply.
  2. They must go to the homepage and click on register.
  3. Candidates will be taken to another page after clicking it, where they must register with their name, email address, and phone number.
  4. Candidates must check in with their email id and password after completing the registration process to fill out the application form.
  5. Candidates must then pay the application cost online using Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card.
  6. Candidates should maintain a copy of the application form for future use after submitting it.

Students interested in pursuing higher education at DU SOL should think about the characteristics listed above before applying. They should pursue SOL entry if it is convenient for them, and they should also consider developing skills through vocational or professional courses.

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