Kamala Nehru College is one of the leading colleges of Delhi University. The college currently offers a B.A. degree with Honours in 13 arts disciplines along with B.Com Honours and B.Sc Mathematics Honours. At the post-graduate level, the college offers 6 M.A. courses. KNC participates in the Delhi University online undergraduate and postgraduate admission process and all students are admitted based on their performance in the qualifying examination.

Kamala Nehru College Cutoffs 2020

Courses  Cut off 1 (Gen) Cut off 2 (Gen) Cut off 3 (Gen) Cut off 4 (Gen) Cut off 5 (Gen) Special Cut off (Gen) Fee 
B.A (H) Economics 96.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
B.A (H) English  95.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
B.A (H) Geography 93.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 11,600
B.A (H) Hindi 82.00 81.00 80.00 Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
B.A (H) History 92.50 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
BA (H) Psychology 97.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 11,100
B.A (H) Philosophy  90.00 89.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
B.A (H) Political Science  95.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
B.A (H) Sanskrit 70.00 68.00 65.00 63.00 61.00 61.00 INR 9,700
B.Com  94.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
B.Com (Hons)  94.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed 96.00 INR 13,100
B.A (H) Sociology  93.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 9,700
BA (H) Journalism 96.00 95.75 Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 18,700
B.Sc (H) Mathematics  95.00 94.50 Closed Closed Closed 94.50 INR 10,500

Kamala Nehru College Admission Dates

Registration Begin for UG / PG Courses 20 Jun, 2020
Last Date to Apply for PG Courses 18 Jul, 2020
Class XII Marks Updation Last Date 09 Aug, 2020 – 05 Oct, 2020
Last Date for UG Registration 31 Aug, 2020
DUET Applications Available 20 Jun - 31 Aug, 2020
DUET Admit Card (Released) 29 Aug, 2020
DUET Exam Date 06 Sep - 11 Sep, 2020
UG / PG DUET 2020 Answer Key (Released) 26 Sep, 2020
First Cutoff Release Date 10 Oct, 2020
Admission Against First Cutoff 12 Oct, 2020 – 14 Oct, 2020
Fee Payment Deadline (First List) 16 Oct, 2020 (Upto 11:59 p.m.)
Second Cutoff Released 17 Oct, 2020
Third Cutoff Released 24 Oct, 2020
Fourth Cutoff Released 31 Oct, 2020
Fifth Cutoff Released 7 Nov, 2020
First List for PG 2020 Admissions Released 18 Nov, 2020
DU Special Cutoff (Released) 23 Nov, 2020
Admission in Special Cutoff 24 Nov, 2020 – 25 Nov, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment 27 Nov, 2020
Admission Against Sixth Cutoff 30 Nov, 2020 – 2 Dec, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (6th Cutoff Admission) 4 Dec, 2020
Admission Against Seventh Cutoff (If Released)  7 Dec, 2020 – 9 Dec, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (7th Cutoff Admission) 11 Dec, 2020

Kamala Nehru College Admission Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1964 | Public
Affiliated To Delhi University
Set by Government of India
Courses Offered B.A, BSc, B.Com, M.A
Popular Courses B.A & B.Com (Hons)
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Facilities Available Library, Laboratory, Auditorium, Sports
Official Website https://www.knc.edu.in/index.php

Kamla Nehru College Ranking

Kamla Nehru College was ranked 43rd in the recently published NIRF 2020 rankings. In NIRF 2019, the college was awarded the same rank. The college is graded ‘A’ by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.33.

Kamala Nehru College Courses

Under the UG domain, KNC offers Bachelors of Arts (Honours) in 13 disciplines, Bachelors of Commerce (Honours), and Bachelors of Sciences in Mathematics (Honours). In addition, Bachelors of Arts Programme and Bachelor of Commerce Programme in the full-time mode.

Course Details
B.A (Honours) Subjects: English, Geography, Hindi, History, Journalism, Philosophy, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology Eligibility: At least 45% marks in the 10+2 level examination.
B.A (Programme) Subjects:General, Psychology, APSPMP & OMSP Eligibility: At least 40% marks in the qualifying examination.
B.Sc. (Honours) Mathematics Eligibility: At least 50% marks in Mathematics with a minimum of 45% marks in the 10+2 examination.
B.Com (Honours) Eligibility: At least 45% marks in the 10+2 level
M.A. Subjects: English, Hindi, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit Eligibility: At least 50% marks in the graduation level

Kamla Nehru College Admissions

To get admission in UG courses, students must complete 10+2 with at least 45% marks in any stream from a recognized board. Students who wish to pursue postgraduate courses must complete their graduation with at least 45% marks from a recognized university. Relaxations are given to candidates belonging to backward class communities.

How to apply?

  • The candidates need to apply through the DU UG application system.
  • The merit list for admission will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination.
  • Selected students need to visit the college with all the required documents.
  • Upon verification of documents and submission of fees, students will be admitted by the college.

Documents required

  • Registration/Admission form of the university.
  • Mark sheet of the qualifying examination.
  • Image and signature of the applicant in the required format.
  • Caste certificate, if any.
  • Identity proof and proof of age, if applicable.


The first cut-off for various courses at KNC for the 2017-18 session is tabulated below.

Program Name Gen cut-off OBC cut-off SC cut-off St cut-off
B.A. 89 84 84 84
B.Com 94 90 89 89
B.Com (Hons) 96 93 92 92
Journalism 97 94 93 93
English 96.5 94 93 93
Hindi 82 77 76 76
History 92 88 87 87
Economics 96.5 91.5 91.5 91.5
Philosophy 90 86 84 84
Psychology 97.5 92.5 92.5 92.5
Political Science 94 89 89 89
Geography 92 90 89 89
Mathematics Hons 95 93 91 91
Sanskrit 63 58 58 58
Sociology 93 88 88 88

Kamla Nehru College scholarships

KNC offers the following scholarships to the economically challenged, needy and deserving students

  • Mrs Rita Seth Memorial Scholarship 
  • Araine Jain Scholarship 
  • Mrs Shanta Kumar Memorial Award
  • Dr Sita Bimbraw Lal Singh Prize 
  • Mr Kenneth Masih Memorial Scholarship 
  • Shri Manish Jain Memorial Scholarship

Kamla Nehru College facilities

  • Library: KNC boasts a three-storeyed Library building, well equipped with academic, fiction and non-fiction books, journals and reference material.
  • Laboratories: KNC has modern, well-equipped labs for both Psychology and Geography departments.
  • Chaupal: An amphitheatre for various students' activities/ dramatics.
  • Other facilities: two seminar rooms with audio-video facilities, committee room and visitors lounge with facility for holding meetings, aesthetically designed students' common room for meetings and interactions fully equipped gymnasium with a qualified instructor for staff and students, three computer laboratories and WiFi facility in the college and air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 700.


Ques. How to reach the KNC campus?

Ans. It is located at the Kranti Marg, of New Delhi. Nearest Metro Station from Kamala Nehru College is the Green Park Metro Station located on the Yellow line. The total distance between Kamala Nehru College and Green Park Metro Station is just about 3 km.

Ques. When will the registration process begin for PG Courses at KNC?

Ans. The registration process for PG courses will commence from June 3, 2020, tentatively. The registration process must be completed using the official portal of Delhi University.

Ques. How are the seats distributed for various courses at KNC?

Ans. There are seats for General, SC, ST, OBC and EWS categories. To check the seat distribution matrix for various courses.

Ques. Are there seats available through sports quota?

Ans. Yes, some of the seats are available on the basis of sports quota for students. Students participating in Sports/Games like Basketball, Cricket, Football, Gymnastics, Kho-Kho and Taekwondo can apply through Sports Quota.