Doon University Admission 2020-21: UG/ PG Courses, Eligibility, Merit List

Doon University Admission 2020-21: Doon University is one of the renowned University in India which is running various undergraduate and postgraduate degree and diploma courses. The university is running around 56 number of courses in different disciplines. Candidates seeking higher studies in courses like B.A., B.Sc., B.Tech., M.Tech. M.Sc. and other certificate and diploma courses can opt Doon University. Aspirants who are planning for higher studies in Dehradun especially from Doon University then this article will help you to understand the Doon University admission process, eligibility criteria and admission schedule etc.

Doon University Admission Dates 2020-21

The candidates can check admission schedule of the Doon University for the academic session 2020-21 in the table below:

EventsRespective dates
Online registration for application form will commence fromMay 2020
Last date for applying onlineJune 2020
Date of exam/InterviewAugust 2020
Counselling will begin fromAugust 2020

Doon University Admission 2020-21 in BA, B.Sc., B.Des., B.Li.Sc.

The university will admit 40 students each in its B.A.(Hons.) in Media & Communication Studies and BCA program. There are some language courses available in the University such as German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese and French with the availability of 25 seats in each language course. The students have to through an entrance test for getting admission in these courses.

Candidates can also take admission B.Sc. programme of three years duration with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics. The candidates can also opt for an integrated 5 years M.Sc. programme. B.Des. programme is fulltime 4 years duration course. There will be 40 seats for each subject and aspirants have to qualify the entrance test.  The candidates can check course and eligibility criteria in the table below:

Courses AvailableEligibility CriteriaSelection Process

M.A. (integrated) in German, Spanish, Japanese,  Chinese, French /

B.A.(Hons)/ M.A. (integrated) in Mass Media & Communication Studies

10+2 with 50% (45% in case of SC/ST candidates) marks in any discipline from a recognised board/institute.

Performance of entrance test and merit list thereafter.
B.Sc. (Hons)/ M.Sc. (integrated) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science and Economics 

10+2 with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology from a recognized Board/Institute. SC/ST candidates need to score 45% marks only. Similarly same criteria with economic subject

B. Lib. Sc.50% marks in the qualifying exam i.e 10+2 in any discipline from recognized Board.  SC/ST candidates need to score minimum 45% marks.Performance of the entrance test and thereafter merit list.
B. Des.10+2 with minimum 50%(40%  marks in case of SC/ST candidates) marks from any recognized University/Board.Written

Doon University Admission 2020: MA, M.Sc. M.Li.Sc. & M. Tech.

The University is offering 2 years full-time M.Sc. courses for 20 seats in Environmental Science and Environmental Science with specialization in Natural Resource Management. Candidates can also go with M.Sc. Physics and Mathematics (with specialization in Optoelectronics). The candidates must know that they have to qualify entrance test for getting admission in respective course.

Doon University is running various language courses such as M.A. in Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, German, French and Media and Communication studies. Admission in these courses will be made on the basis of an entrance test followed by an Interview. The Media & Communication Course has around 40 seats while other has 25 seats approximately. Doon University is also running fulltime M.A. (Economics and Social Work) having 20 and 30 seats respectively which are filled through entrance test. Candidates opting for M.A. (Social Work) might also go through a group discussion test.

Those who aspire to take admission in M.Li.Sc. (Master of Library and Information Science) course should know that it is a one year course. The University conducts an entrance test for admission in 20 seats of this programme. Candidates have to go through an entrance test followed by an Interview.

Course-wise Eligibility Criteria

Courses AvailableEligibility CriteriaSelection Process
M.A. in German/Spanish/ Chinese/Japanese/ French and

M.A. in English, M.A. in Media & Communication,

M.A. Social Work

Graduation degree in any discipline with Spanish or Chinese or German or Japanese or French as an elective subject or a diploma certificate in any of these language courses with minimum 50% (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST from Uttarakhand State) marks from a recognized University.


Graduation degree in any discipline of Social Science, Arts, Humanities with English as an elective subject with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates of Uttarakhand) from recognized University.


Graduation degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST candidates of Uttarakhand) from a recognized University.

Entrance test followed by an Interview or oral test or Group Discussion.

M.Sc. in Environmental Science and Environmental Science (specialization in Natural Resource Management) and M.Sc Mathematics

Graduation degree in basic or applied sciences with minimum 50% (45% marks for SC/ST students of Uttarakhand) from a recognized university/institute.


Graduation degree with mathematics as one of the subjects

Entrance test and then Interview.

Bachelor of Library & Information Science with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST candidates) from a recognized university.

M.Tech (Environmental Technology)

M.Sc. in Environmental Science or basic or applied science from a recognized University/Institue. candidates must secure 50% marks (45% for SC/ST of Uttarakhand State) in the qualifying exam.


Graduation degree in B.Tech. (Civil Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Microbiology/ Biotechnology and allied Engineering disciplines)

Performance in entrance test and interview. Those who have a valid GATE score are exempted from Interview.

Note: Candidates looking for admission in M.Tech. programme are relaxed from appearing in the entrance test if they have a valid GATE Score.  A valid JRF Score holder is also exempted to appear in the entrance test.

Doon University Admission 2020-21: M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission

Doon University is running Ph.D. programme in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science and Environmental Science. Admission in these courses will be held through an entrance test and Interview. There is 1 seat for Ph.D. in Media & Communication studies which can be obtained by a JRF after going through an Interview.

The candidates interested in M.Phil, Ph.D. Economics course should know that the University is offering 2 years integrated programme in these courses which may have 3 to 5 seats. Eligible candidates have to go through an entrance test following an Interview for securing admission:

Program Available Eligibility CriteriaSelection Process
Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science


Ph. D. in Environmental Science,  Management

Masters’ degree with minimum 55% marks from a recognized University or equivalent OGPA in the respective subject or applied science.


MCA/M.Sc./M.Phil./ M.Tech. or any equivalent degree in Computer Science or in an allied subject from a recognized University.


Masters’ degree in management or MBA or PGDM from a recognized university securing minimum 55% marks or equivalent to OGPA.

 Category I: 6 seats will be filled on the basis of entrance test and interview.

Category II: 3 seats are reserved for UGC JRF qualified candidates. Aspirants eligible for this category are exempted to appear in the entrance test. However, they have to face personal Interview.

Category III: In this category, 3 seats will be filled from those candidates who have 2 years of teaching experience or 2 years of Industrial experience or having an M.Phil with one publication.

Written Test or JRF Score and Interview.

Candidates must qualify in entrance test with minimum qualifying marks. Candidates also need to clear Interview.

Ph.D. (Media & communication)

Candidates having JRF in Mass Communication or candidates having two years of teaching/research experience will be eligible.

Those who are having an M.Phil degree in Mass Communication along with one research paper published in a refereed journal will also be eligible.

Candidates with good JRF score can apply. They have to qualify interview round.

M.Phil (Ph.D. Economics)

Masters’ degree in Economics, Commerce, Management, Mathematics, Statistics with minimum 55% marks (45% marks of SC/ST candidates of Uttarakhand)


Entrance test followed by an Interview. Candidates must qualify both entrance test and interview for admission.

Note: Candidates who have JRF & GATE qualifying score will be exempted from the entrance test for Ph.D programme. They only need to attend personal Interview.

Stay tuned to for more information on Doon University Admission 2020-21


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