DU SOL 2016 admission process goes online as registrations start; Delhi University

The admission process to courses of Delhi University’s DU SOL 2016 has begun this year and the registrations can be done from today, July 15.

The School of Open Learning, University of Delhi has commenced the online application process for undergraduate courses – B.A., B.Com., B.A. (Hons.) English, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science and B.Com. (Hons.). Apart from undergraduate courses, the School also offers postgraduate degree courses in the subjects of Arts/Humanities and Commerce.

DU SOL has uploaded the prospectus at its official site sol.du.ac.in on Friday. Eligible candidates seeking admission in a course of their choice can do so by August 31, 2016. The applications would also be accepted till September 15, with a late fee of Rs 200. For PWD/BPL/NHE (female) students, the application process remains offline this year too and they can the application forms from North and South Campus of SOL.

SOL Director C S Dubey said, “The online process is effective. A student can now be admitted in less than seven minutes and get his receipt, identity and admit cards, mark sheets, and provisional certificates with bar/QR code simultaneously.”

Students can apply for SOL admissions by 31 August without late fee.
Students can apply for SOL admissions by 31 August without late fee.

SOL, that admits around 1.45 lakh students every year in its undergraduate programs, had received 1.1 lakh applications through online mode while around 33 thousand offline applications last year. The School once started with 900 students, is witnessing an increase in the number of applicants every year. Prof. Dubey said, “B.A. (Programme) and B.Com are the most sought after courses at SOL. As many as 86,696 students were admitted to B.A (Programme) while 33,718 got admission in B.Com last year.”

As per the reports, the syllabus of courses offered by SOL is being prepared on the basis of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). The delay in the DU SOL admissions has been mainly due to delay in approval for courses from University Grants Commission. “UGC has given approval for two years for the first time to any distance education authority,” Prof. Dubey said.

With the admission process kick-started today, candidates are advised to go through the official prospectus to check heir eligibility for different courses and apply accordingly. For problems related to online registration or admission, students can forward their queries at admission@sol.du.ac.in. The authorities can also be reached at helpline numbers 011-27008300 and 011-27008301.

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