Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University Delhi (Ambedkar University Delhi / AUD) is a Govt. University and has multiple campus, unitary structure with research, postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in the social sciences and the humanities. 

It was established in 2007 by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi through an Act of Legislature and was notified in July 2008. 

The University tries to consolidate value and social equity with greatness, and to pioneer an institutional culture of non-various leveled working, cooperation and innovativeness. The University firmly accepts that no information turns out to be socially beneficial except if it spreads across society, rising above obstructions of station, statement of faith and class. At exactly that point can educating and learning become freeing endeavors, adding to the advancement of uniformity, social equity and excellence.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Arts with various specializations. In addition, the university also offers M.Des, MBA, and doctoral programs to the students. 

The Admission to the UG courses are offered on the basis of merit of the last qualifying examination and for PG courses admission is done through an entrance exam followed by an interview conducted by the university. M.Phil and Ph.D. admissions are based on a written test, interview, and Statement of Purpose (SOP).

AUD Major Courses Cut off 2020

Courses  General OBC SC ST EWS-UR
BA Honours with a Major in Economics NCT 96.50 87.00 79.50 66.00 81.75
Outside NCT 96.75 - 91.00 78.25 -
BA Honours with a Major in English NCT 96.25 90.50 86.50 84.50 85.75
Outside NCT 96.75 - 94.50 93.00 -
BA Honours with a Major in History NCT 96.50 88.25 84.75 78.75 75.75
Outside NCT 97.00 - 96.00 94.75 -
BA Honours with a Major in Mathematics NCT 93.00 85.25 66.75 - 78.25
Outside NCT 94.50 - 87.00 78.25 -
BA Honours with a Major in Psychology NCT 97.50 90.75 88.00 79.00 89.50
Outside NCT 99.00 - 95.33 94.50 -
BA Honours with a Major in Sociology NCT 96.50 88.50 86.50 76.75 76.25
Outside NCT 98.25 - 96.00 94.75 -
BA Honours with a Major in Social Sciences & Humanities NCT 96.25 89.75 84.75 74.00 83.00
Outside NCT 98.25 - 94.75 94.75 -
BA in Law Politics & Society NCT 93.75 81.25 77.00 60.00 65.75
Outside NCT 96.00 - 90.50 93.25 86.50
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) NCT 95.25 86.25 85.25 68.00 86.75
Outside NCT 96.25 - 88.00 86.75 91.25
BA in Global Studies NCT 93.25 71.75 65.75 72.25 65.75
Outside NCT 96.75 - 93.00 82.75 70.50
BA in Social Science and Humanities NCT 92.50 76.25 75.25 60.00 65.25
Outside NCT 96.00 - 89.00 94.75 89.75
BA in Sustainable Urbanism NCT 88.00 68.00 57.75 68.50 65.75
Outside NCT 93.25 84.75 76.00 69.25

AUD Admission 2020 Dates

Registration Begin for UG Courses July 23, 2020
Last Date for UG Registration September 30, 2020
PG Admission Registrations Open Septmeber 2, 2020
PG Registrations Close (Indian Applicants) October 10, 2020
PG Registrations Close (Foreign Applicants) October 23, 2020
First UG Cutoff 2020 October 13, 2020
PG Entrance Dates  TBA

AUD Highlights

Establishment | Type of University 2007 | State University
Location New Delhi, Delhi NCR
Campus Setting Urban
Campus Size 3 acre
Recognised by UGC, AIU Member, NAAC Accreditation (Grade 'A')
Modes of education Full-time
Scholarships Merit-based, Full and Partial Tuition Fee Waivers
Average salary offered (2019) Rs 3 LPA
Gender intake Co-education
Application mode Online and Offline
Total Faculty 210
Official website https://aud.ac.in/

AU Delhi Courses 

Following are three details of the courses offered by the university: 

Courses Details
B.A. {Hons.} Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Passed 10 + 2 from a recognized board of education with minimum 50% marks secured in the qualifying examination
Subjects: English, Hindi, Maths, Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Social Science and Humanities
M.A. Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Passed a bachelor’s degree examination from a recognized university with at least 45% marks secured in the qualifying examination
Subjects: Sociology, Psychology, Literary Art and Creative Writing, History, Visual Art Practice, Performance Studies, Development Studies, English, Film Studios, Environment and Development, Sociology, M.Des, Gender Studies, Economics
M.B.A. Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline from a relevant university/institute with at least 50% marks secured in the qualifying examination.
M.Phil. Eligibility: Master's degree in the related discipline from a recognized university/institute with at least 55% marks secured in the qualifying examination
Subjects: Comparative literature and Translation Studies, Development Practice, Hindi, History, Mathematics, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Women and Gender Studies
Ph.D. Eligibility: Master's degree in the related discipline from a recognized university/institute with at least 55% marks secured in the qualifying examination
Subjects: Comparative literature and Translation Studies , Development Practice, English, Film Studies, Hindi, History, Human Ecology, Literary Art, Mathematics, Management, Psychology, Visual Art, Women and Gender Study

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AUD Delhi Admissions

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. All the courses offered are examined below:

The university offers BA (H) in 7 specializations. Admission is based on the merit in 10+2.

Admission to MBA is based on the scores of a written test and interview. Admission to MA and M.Des is based on an entrance test conducted by the university followed by an interview. 

Ambedkar University Delhi offers Ph.D. and M.Phil in 12 and 7 specializations respectively. Admission to Ph.D. and M.Phil is based on a research proposal, written entrance test followed by an interview conducted by the university. 

How to Apply? 

Candidates can Apply Online by visiting the official website of Ambedkar University Delhi. Ambedkar University Delhi admissions begin in May, except MBA and MASE (MA in Social Entrepreneurship) for which registrations begin in December and continue till March. Here is some important information for the interested candidates seeking admission to Ambedkar University Delhi:

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised university to secure admission in UG programmes
  • Candidate needs a graduation degree in relevant discipline from a recognised university for MA programmes admission
  • MBA applicants' admission is based on CAT or AUD entrance exam and interview conducted by the University
  • Aspirants can submit the Ambedkar University application forms online

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AUD Delhi Placements

Here are few highlights of Ambedkar University Delhi placements:

  • Ambedkar University, New Delhi collaborates with some industries in various fields to facilitate the placement needs of its students.
  • The cell also trains the students' skills and brushes up on their knowledge and way to present it.
  • They make the student prepared for all the interviews, challenges and criticism that they might face in the process of obtaining a job and even after it.
  • Average salary is Rs 3 lakh
  • Many renowned companies visit the campus for placements such as Axis Bank, Ameriprise Financial, Bajaj Energy, Azure Power, Cease Fire, HDFC Bank, Cream Bell, Indian Oil, KPMG and Naukri.com

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AUD Delhi Scholarships

The university offers full and partial tuition fee waivers to the students who are in need of support according to their economic background. Students who have an annual family income of less than Rs 6 lakh are considered for tuition fee waiver. The University also extends full waiver of tuition fees to all students belonging to SC, ST, and PwD categories.

Tuition Fees Waiver for the economically backward students:

Family Income (in Rs LPA) Tuition Fee Waiver (in %)
3 100
3-4 75
4-5 50
5-6 25

University also provides merit-based scholarships to students:

  • The university will institute a scheme of scholarships for meritorious students equivalent approximately to 10% of the fees collected for the programme in question
  • The amount of scholarship will normally be Rs 16,000, Rs 8,000 or Rs 4,000 per student per semester, and a certificate
  • The scholarship scheme is available to a specified number of students per programme admitted in a semester in accordance with the academic performance criteria and the procedures laid down by the university in similar regards

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AUD Delhi Facilities 

Library Services: 

The institute has a great collection of books in its Library that is located on both campuses of Ambedkar University Delhi, with a quickly growing subscription base of e-journals and resources. The library is completely online and can be accessed via both on and off-campus.

Hostel Facilities:

The institute has hostel facilities for Women at its Kashmere Gate Campus. Girl students can apply for the hostel accommodation once they have successfully secured their admission at the university. The availability of application form and the brochure for hostel accommodation is at the university offices and is also available at the official website at the time of admission.

Disability Services:

Ambedkar University Delhi looks forward to working towards making its campus accessible to Persons with Disabilities. The university welcomes the applications from disabled students to motivate them for a good and comfortable life.

Other facilities:

  • Labs
  • Cafeteria
  • Medical
  • Auditorium
  • Gym
  • Transport

AUD Delhi Faculty 

Ambedkar University Delhi comprises very experienced and well qualified faculty. The faculty focuses on imparting valuable knowledge to the students in the best ways. The university has more than 200 professors and some of them are pretty well recognized in their respective fields. They help the students prepare for the upcoming challenges and mould them into valuable human beings. Some of the faculty members are listed below:

Prof. Akha Kairi Map

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: M.Phil.

Prof. Anil Persaud

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D.

Prof. Anirban Sengupta

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D.

Prof. Anshu Gupta

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: M.Phil., Ph.D.

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Ques. Is AUD a government college?

Ans. Yes, AUD is a Government college. It is a public University with a multi campus, unitary structure with research, postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in the social sciences and the humanities.

Ques. Is Ambedkar University Delhi approved by UGC?

Ans. Yes, it is approved by UGC (University Grants Commission). It has also gained ‘A’ grade accreditation by NAAC.

Ques. When was Ambedkar University Delhi established?

Ans. Ambedkar University Delhi was established by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi through an Act of Legislature in 2007 and was notified in July 2008.

Ques. What is the mode of application?

Ans. Students can apply online as well as offline. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of Ambedkar University Delhi.

Ques. Are there any seat reservations at AUD?

Ans. Yes, 85% of the total seats will be reserved for the residence of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT).