University of Delhi or दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय (DU) - public higher education institution in India. DU began its academic activity in1922. The university has an urban campus in New Delhi.

University ranking. In India University of Delhi is at the top 10 universities. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings. It ranks the highest in the following disciplines «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». DU is among the best in terms of education quality, proudly standing in the top 300 in the international rankings according to this criterion. Thanks to the good standing among the employers of India, the graduates of DU find employment quite easily.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 6,400 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 7,000 USD per year. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. University of Delhi is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 202,000 students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1100 specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of DU. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory.
Ranking   546   9
दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय
Country India
City New Delhi
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
207 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  206 USD/year.
to  207 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
516 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  618 USD/year.
to  620 USD/year.
Living expenses $210 -376 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1922
Abbreviation DU
Teachers 1,171
Students 202,841
Religion None
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Dedicated to Truth
• University Grants Commission, India
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
• Medical Council of India (MCI)
• Universitas 21
World ranking 546
Country ranking 9
Academic Reputation 224
Employer Reputation 147
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 177
Engineering and Technology 269
Natural Science 310
Social Sciences and Management 192
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 546
QS World University Rankings 489
Alternative title
French Université de delhi
ta தில்லி பல்கலைக்கழகம்
hi दिल्ली विश् वविद्यालय
ml ഡെൽഹി സർവകലാശാല
pa ਦਿੱਲੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ
bn দিল্লি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
ur دہلی یونیورسٹی
old Delhi university
Location on map

University of Delhi - Official Description

The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. The University of Delhi was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The East Campus is being developed with the University College of Medical Science as its nucleus, while the West Campus will have as its focus on Engineering and Technology. When the University Grants Commission started establishing Centres of Advanced Studies in the country, 6 were awarded to the University of Delhi out of a total of 18 such centres in the early sixties. These were in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Economics and Sociology. These Centres of Advanced Studies are now the centres of excellence in teaching and research in their respective areas. In addition, a number of these and other University departments received grants under the Special Assistance Programme of the UGC in recognition of their outstanding academic work. The University has 15 libraries. These are in addition to Libraries in the Colleges. The University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC) has a number of sophisticated research instruments which...

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