University of Delhi: Statistics



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#486 of 14,131 In the World
#76 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 876 In India
#1 of 64 In Haryana
#1 of 24 In Delhi
#79 of 1,129 For Biochemical Engineering
Top50% For 189 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate64%
Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJuly to March (July - September; October-December; January-March)

We've calculated the 64% acceptance rate for University of Delhi based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Delhi is a world-class research university with 55,988 scientific papers published and 685,329 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Organic Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Materials Science, and Biochemistry.


University of Delhi majors

by publication & citation count

33,839 / 518,523
32,143 / 522,933
29,433 / 367,139
29,360 / 354,949
Environmental Science
23,027 / 334,815
Quantum and Particle physics
22,786 / 264,535
Organic Chemistry
19,920 / 330,855
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
19,077 / 176,882
Materials Science
18,768 / 241,773
18,686 / 349,659
17,043 / 246,768
Computer Science
15,337 / 171,763
14,302 / 283,514
10,920 / 181,698
Optical Engineering
10,735 / 101,251
Geography and Cartography
10,460 / 106,865
10,147 / 161,642
Political Science
9,854 / 65,924
9,194 / 64,443
8,675 / 69,044
7,941 / 72,545
7,914 / 78,552
7,770 / 141,043
7,574 / 59,183
7,532 / 67,047
Metallurgical Engineering
7,494 / 126,438
7,308 / 55,973
7,150 / 77,522
7,139 / 101,182
Condensed Matter Physics
6,814 / 47,139
6,626 / 62,805
5,969 / 123,446
Electrical Engineering
5,805 / 68,085
5,616 / 59,099
5,425 / 104,635
Chemical Engineering
5,171 / 112,144
Physical chemistry
4,958 / 91,343
4,953 / 41,268
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,466 / 35,532
Nuclear Physics
4,398 / 54,493

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 336 1351
1992 430 1532
1993 317 1452
1994 295 1469
1995 280 1662
1996 305 1717
1997 335 1669
1998 348 1867
1999 422 2045
2000 362 2270
2001 464 2554
2002 559 2900
2003 586 3915
2004 596 4298
2005 622 5517
2006 728 6522
2007 4111 8130
2008 922 9681
2009 975 11484
2010 1199 14087
2011 1382 17434
2012 1642 21223
2013 1852 24858
2014 2905 28253
2015 2080 30162
2016 2234 32599
2017 2479 35629
2018 2558 38949
2019 2703 45911
2020 3156 56009
2021 3915 70773
2022 3884 77617
2023 4173 83392
Academic rankings


Local studetns 3,500-7,500 per annum (INR)

The University of Delhi has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Delhi.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology, Arabic, Ayurvedic Medicine, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Botany, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, English, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, French, Geography, Geology, German, Health Education, Hindi, History, Home Economics, Homeopathic Medicine, Indic Languages, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Instrument Making, Italian, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Orthodontics, Persian, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Primary Education, Production Engineering, Psychology, Sanskrit, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Surgery, Telecommunications Engineering, Traditional Eastern Medicine, Urdu, Vocational Education, Zoology
Postgraduate Diploma Medicine
Master's Degree Accountancy, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Anthropology, Applied Physics, Arabic, Asian Religious Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Cardiology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Community Health, Comparative Law, Comparative Literature, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dermatology, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, French, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Geography, Geology, German, Hindi, History, Home Economics, Human Resources, Hydraulic Engineering, Indic Languages, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, Italian, Japanese, Law, Library Science, Mathematics, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Microwaves, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Neurological Therapy, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Operations Research, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Persian, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Radiology, Russian, Sanskrit, Social and Preventive Medicine, Social Work, Sociology, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Spanish, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Thermal Engineering, Urdu, Zoology

University of Delhi alumni

  1. Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1950-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the University of Delhi
    In 1978 studied political science
    writerpoliticianinternational forum participantbibliographersocial worker

    Narendra Damodardas Modi is an Indian politician who has served as the 14th prime minister of India since May 2014. Modi was the chief minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Varanasi. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a right wing Hindu nationalist paramilitary volunteer organisation. He is the longest-serving prime minister from outside the Indian National Congress.

  2. Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1945-.. (age 79)
    politicianwriterhuman rights activist

    Aung San Suu Kyi, sometimes abbreviated to Suu Kyi, is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar (equivalent to a prime minister) and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2021. She has served as the general secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD) since the party's founding in 1988 and was registered as its chairperson while it was a legal party from 2011 to 2023. She played a vital role in Myanmar's transition from military junta to partial democracy in the 2010s.

  3. Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1970-.. (age 54)

    Rahul Rajiv Gandhi is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian Parliament, who represents the constituency of Wayanad, Kerala in the Lok Sabha. He previously represented the constituency of Amethi, Uttar Pradesh. He is a member of the main opposition party, the Indian National Congress and was the party president from December 2017 to July 2019. He is the chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress, the National Students Union of India and a trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust. He is the son of the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi.

  4. Rakul Preet Singh

    Rakul Preet Singh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1990-.. (age 34)

    Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil films. She has won several awards including a South Indian International Movie Award, in addition to four nominations at the Filmfare Awards South.

All 100 notable alumni

University of Delhi faculties and divisions

Centre : Agro-Chemicals and Pest Management Agricultural Management, Pest Management
Faculty : Applied Social Sciences and Humanities Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Economics, Finnish, Hungarian, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences
Faculty : Arts Arabic, Asian Religious Studies, English, German, Hindi, Indic Languages, Information Sciences, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Romance Languages, Sanskrit, Urdu
Faculty : Ayurvedic and Unani Medicine Ayurvedic Medicine, Traditional Eastern Medicine
Faculty : Commerce and Business Business and Commerce, Finance
Faculty : Education Education
Faculty : Interdisciplinary and Applied Sciences Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Management Studies Business Administration, Industrial Management, Management
Faculty : Mathematical Sciences Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics
Faculty : Medical Sciences Medicine
Faculty : Music and Fine Arts Fine Arts, Music
Faculty : Science Anthropology, Astrophysics, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Home Economics, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physics, Zoology
Faculty : Social Sciences Adult Education, African Studies, Continuing Education, East Asian Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Political Sciences, Social Work, Sociology
Faculty : Technology Technology

General information

Alternative names DU
दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1922
Accreditation University Grants Commission (UGC)
Motto निष्ठा धृति: सत्यम्

Location and contacts

Address University Road
Delhi, 110 007
City population 26,495,000

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