Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

The Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions of meritorious and skilled candidates to various UG, PG, M.Phil and PhD courses available at Delhi University. The examination is conducted in two shifts across 18 cities in India. It is a national-level examination conducted on a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Disclaimer: DUET examination has been replaced by the CUET common entrance exam. Therefore please refer to CUET notification for a detailed overview.

Table of Contents

DUET Highlights

Examination Name

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

Examination Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Level of Examination

National Level

Frequency of the Examination

Once a Year

Mode of Examination

LAN Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode

Medium of Examination


Total Time of Examination

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Total Number of Questions in Examination


Courses Covered

All UG, PG, M.Phil, and PhD Courses Available at Delhi University

Types of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marks Carried by Each Correct Answer

4 Marks

Negative Marking

-1 Marks for Every Wrong Answer

Official Websites

Exam Fees

For Unreserved/OBC/CW/Minorities: Rs 750/-

For SC/ST/PwD/EWS: Rs 300/-

DUET Important Dates (CUET)

All Central Universities are accepting admissions through CUET (2023) in India. Thus, students who wish to get admission to Delhi University through the DUET exam must appear for CUET. Below is the complete schedule for CUET 2023.

S.No. Events Dates
1. Online Submission of Application Form 09 February to 12 March 2023 (up to 09:00 P.M.)
2. Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI 12 March 2023 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
3. Correction in Particulars 15 March to 18 March 2023 (Up to 11:50 P.M.)
4. Announcement of the City of Examination 30 April 2023
5. Downloading of Admit Cards from the
NTA website
Second week of May 2023
6. Date of Examination 21 May 2023 to 31 May 2023
(Reserve dates: 01 to 07 June 2023)
7. Display of Recorded Responses and
Answer Keys
To be announced later on the website
8. Website(s),
9. Declaration of Result on the NTA
To be announced later on the website
Note: In some cities, the count of registered candidates is very large, so the CUET (UG) – 2023 examination will be extended to 01 and 02 June 2023 as well as 05 and 06 June 2023. Moreover, buffer days of 07 and 08 June 2023 are also being kept as reserve days.

For DUET exam dates and other important details, refer the below table of CUET entrance exam:

Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs


How many questions are there in the DUET (CUET) Question Paper?

There are a total of 100 questions in the DUET Question Paper.


What is the mode of conduction of DUET (CUET)?

The DUET will be conducted in an online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.


What kind of questions will be there in the DUET (CUET) Question Paper?

The DUET (CUET) Question Paper will consist of the questions of the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type. Each question will be provided with four different choices, out of which only one choice will be correct. Candidates will have to mark only the correct choice as an answer to the question.


What is the marking scheme of DUET?

The DUET (CUET) Question Paper will consist of 100 questions. Each question will carry 4 marks.


What are the maximum marks for DUET (CUET) ?

The maximum marks for DUET (CUET) are 100.


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