DU SOL

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DU SOL

School of Open Learning, University of Delhi or SOL DU was established in 1962 and is a unit under the University of Delhi. Recognized by the UGC, DU SOL is one of the premier institutes offering distance-learning courses. With over 5 lakh students, DU SOL is one of the biggest educational institutes in India. Offering courses at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate level, there are 13 distinct departments in DU SOL. in this blog we bring you everything you need to know about DU SOL.

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Highlights

Institute name  School of Open Learning (SOL DU)
Institute Type Central University (DU)
Basic Admission Criteria Merit-based
Exam mode  Online 
Application mode  Online followed by submission at the designated centres: UG Courses
Official website Sol.du.ac.in 

Also Read: National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

Important Dates for DU SOL

Here are some of the notable dates that every candidate should keep in mind if they are planning to apply for SOL DU.

Event  Dates 
Online Registration (PG & UG Courses) Apr 18, 2022
Last date for online registration (PG & UG Courses) May 23, 2022
Issue of admit card (PG & UG Courses) Jun 27, 2022
Exams (PG & UG Courses)  Jun 29, 2022
Results/Merit List(PG & UG Courses) Jul 12, 2022

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Courses Offered by DU SOL

Listed below are the courses offered:

Eligibility for Courses under DU SOL

Here is the eligibility for each course under DU SOL:

BA To secure admission into these courses it is required that
the candidates complete 10+2 from a recognized board or a university.
Additionally, they are required to score a minimum of 40% in
the relevant best four subjects.
B.Com To secure admission into these courses it is required that
the candidates complete 10+2 from a recognized board or a university.
Additionally, they are required to score a minimum of 40%
in the relevant best four subjects.
BA (HONS) Candidates are required to score an aggregate of 50% with
English as one of the subjects. Additionally, applicants must
score at least 60% marks in three academic subjects with
vocational subjects not being counted.
BCOM (HONS) Candidates are required to score an aggregate of 55%
(49.5% for OBC and 52.25% for PWD) and 60% in vocational subjects.
M.Com (ENTRANCE) candidates are required to score an aggregate of
50% in BCom (Hons) or BA (Hons) Economics from DU or any
other recognized university. Candidates are required to score
an aggregate of 65% from DU or any recognized university.
MA (ENTRANCE) candidates are required to score an aggregate of
45% in the graduation. (MERIT) candidates are required to score
an aggregate of 50% in graduation.

Application Process

Listed below is the step-by-step application process for securing admission to DU SOL

  • Candidates must first register on the official website
  • Candidates must then log in and fill in the details of the application form.
  • They will be required to upload documents like photographs and signatures.
  • After paying the registration fees, the applicants can submit the form.
  • Candidates are required to print the fee receipt and the ID and get it verified in a designated SOL center.

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Admission Process for DU SOL

UG – The courses offered at DU SOL follow the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and the same is divided into two semesters of six months each. The admission to all the UG programs is based on merit in the 10+2 exams for UG.

PG – The course duration for PG programs is 2 years. 50% seats of the total are filled through merit and the remaining 50% seats are filled based on the entrance test.

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Documents Required

Here are the required documents during the admission process:

  • Duly filled application form
  • Bank draft of the admission confirmation fee
  • Two recent passport size photographs (one for the application and another for identity card)
  • Self-attested photocopy of Class X & XII Certificate
  • Self-attested photocopy of Reserve Category Certificates of the candidate only
  • Original Income Certificate (BPL Ration Card
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Original Provisional Certificate of Graduation for current year students (other students will have to submit the photocopy of degree certificate)
  • Migration Certificate in original

Course Fees 

There can be variations in the tuition fees for the various subjects offered in DU SOL. Here is a list of the updated tuition fee for the subjects.

Course  Fees 
BCOM ₹3,530 (1st Year Fees)
BA (HONS) ₹3,630 (1st Year Fees)
BA ₹3,430 (1st Year Fees)
MCOM ₹5,140 (1st Year Fees)
MA ₹4,990 (1st Year Fees)
BCOM ₹3,830 (1st Year Fees)

SOL DU Placements

After the completion of a course in SOL DU, the students get the opportunity to apply for various jobs through their placement cell. Numerous recruiters participate in the SOL DU placement workshops through which students are recruited on the basis of their talent, skill, and merit. some of the top recruiters who participates in this placement drive are:

  • Infosys
  • Samsung
  • HCL
  • Wipro
  • TCS
  • Amazon
  • ICICI Bank
  • NIIT Technology

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SOL DU Scholarships

To encourage students from various regions in the country for pursuing higher education, SOL DU offers a number of scholarships to students on the basis of their merit and financial situations. Here are some scholarships offered by the institution.

  • India Post Graduate Scholarship
  • University Post Graduate Scholarship
  • National Scholarship (Economics)
  • DSE Merit (Economics)
  • South Campus Endowment Scholarship
  • Three Rotary Club Scholarship

FAQs

Does DU SOL provide placement support?

Yes, DU SOL has an active placement cell that addresses the needs of students to find a suitable placement after completion of their studies at SOL.

Which companies have participated in the DU SOL placement drives?

Ans. Some of the top recruiters of DU SOL are
-ISA Global 
-NIIT Ltd
-HDB Financial Services 
-Dalmia Group

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