University of Delhi: Statistics

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#480 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
#95 of 1,017 For Biochemical Engineering
Top50% For 183 other topics
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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 48,261 scientific papers published and 594,957 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Materials Science.


University of Delhi majors

by publication & citation count

27,876 / 443,444
26,982 / 441,308
25,206 / 302,760
23,532 / 308,340
Quantum and Particle physics
19,549 / 220,889
Environmental Science
18,891 / 268,700
Organic Chemistry
16,644 / 273,879
15,668 / 295,360
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
15,630 / 143,386
Materials Science
14,662 / 204,368
14,198 / 204,186
Computer Science
12,599 / 142,729
12,245 / 241,799
8,960 / 145,517
Geography and Cartography
8,483 / 84,906
8,195 / 127,969
Political Science
7,818 / 47,754
Optical Engineering
7,312 / 76,672
7,233 / 46,495
7,212 / 57,260
6,482 / 57,619
6,441 / 60,673
Metallurgical Engineering
6,409 / 102,073
6,399 / 114,166
6,155 / 47,246
5,997 / 53,297
5,942 / 42,774
5,811 / 62,753
5,768 / 83,239
5,235 / 49,518
5,119 / 104,710
Electrical Engineering
4,748 / 52,764
4,512 / 86,037
4,497 / 44,570
Chemical Engineering
4,235 / 89,758
Condensed Matter Physics
4,155 / 32,131
4,103 / 35,007
Physical chemistry
3,942 / 66,897
Nuclear Physics
3,882 / 55,928
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,721 / 29,615

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 268 1245
1991 302 1135
1992 354 1331
1993 287 1284
1994 279 1346
1995 257 1490
1996 274 1574
1997 283 1539
1998 328 1723
1999 382 1954
2000 349 2017
2001 433 2297
2002 449 2505
2003 521 3449
2004 544 3846
2005 577 5019
2006 668 5951
2007 3962 7649
2008 877 9328
2009 915 11042
2010 1082 13315
2011 1285 16813
2012 1520 20751
2013 1715 24288
2014 2641 27308
2015 1978 29653
2016 2058 31648
2017 2246 34868
2018 2267 35994
2019 2332 42405
2020 2859 52056
2021 3853 72504
2022 3396 72813
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. Shah Rukh Khan

    Shah Rukh Khan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1965-.. (age 58)
    dancerfilm producertelevision presenteractorscreenwriter

    Shah Rukh Khan, also known by the initialism SRK, is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi films. Referred to in the media as the "Baadshah of Bollywood" and "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 90 films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. He has been awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India, as well as the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and Legion of Honour by the Government of France. Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world. Many of his films thematise Indian national identity and connections with diaspora communities, or gender, racial, social and religious differences and grievances.

  2. Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in the University of Delhi
    In 1978 studied political science
    writersocial workerbibliographerinternational forum participantpolitician

    Narendra Damodardas Modi is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current prime minister of India since May 2014. Modi was the chief minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament from 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.

  3. Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1945-.. (age 78)
    human rights activistwriterpolitician

    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 leader 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.

  4. Rakul Preet Singh

    Rakul Preet Singh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1990-.. (age 33)

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