29 May 2020, 12:39 pm By Rohit Sindhu
DU Academic Session 2020-21 from 3 August, University releases New Calendar

Delhi University (DU) has scheduled to begin Academic session from 3 August 2020 and has released new calendar. Delhi University academic session 2020-21 for second and third Year promoted students to begin from August 3, 2020, statement made by University officials. Due to Covid-19 the amendment in Academic Calendar has been made. As per re-scheduled fixture and new academic calendar admission process for 2nd & 3rd Year students in UG courses and 2nd Year for PG courses are likely to begin shortly. On other hand for 1st Year students or fresh admissions academic session 2020-21 shall start from September month, mentioned in release.

Delhi University is in process to finalize its plan to weather conduct Exams or Promote students without holding exams. Based on report if DU decides to begin new academic session, it would soon finalize its decision on promotion of students or to conduct exams, if feasible.

DU Academic Session 2020-21

As per press release Delhi University following the UGC guidelines has proposed to start new academic session from 3 August. For students getting promoted to 2nd and final year academic session and classes to resume from August 3. In meantime Delhi University to take decision on whether to conduct exams or direct promote students over internal marks basis. After activating admission link, University should complete the process of admission for such students by July end, expert said.

However the University hasn’t taken its final stance over promoting students to 2nd and 3rd years. Recently University proposed for Online Open Book Examinations and following this students objected the administration decision.

Should Read- DU Students Objects Online Open Book Exams

In the same context Delhi University has hinted to conduct Examinations from 1st July 2020 & result shall be declared by July end. Summer vacations are also planned from 13- 30 June 2020, stated in report.

DU Academic calendar

DU New Admissions 2020-21

For fresh admissions in first year, Delhi University is likely to start application process shortly. As CBSE & Other Boards’ result for Class 12th is pending University to soon finalize the new admission schedule for academic session 2020-21. University has tentatively proposed to begin new academic session for first year/ fresh admissions in B.A, B.Sc, B.Com (Prog/ Hons) courses from September 2020. However the dates of beginning of Online/ Offline applications and schedule for DU Cut off 2020 are not yet finalized.

du academic calendar

DU Academic Session & detailed Schedule

The fixture of conduct of exams & admissions 2020-21 is tentative and may change. The final decision is subject to du.ac.in

  1. DU Exam Dates 2020 for 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd Year students- From 1 July 2020
  2. Examinations Result- By July 31
  3. Summer vacations- From 13 to 30 June 2020
  4. Beginning of Admissions- July 2020
  5. Commencement of Academic session for 2nd/ 3rd Year students- From 3 August
  6. Beginning of DU First Year Admissions 2020-21: Yet to be decided
  7. Academic Session for new admissions- September 2020

Website of the Delhi University- du.ac.in