Admissions for PG Operation Research - 2011

Testdate: Sunday, 19th June, 2011

Eligibility conditions for admission to M.Sc. Part-I in Operational Research and M.A. / M.Sc. part-I Applied Operational Research, 2011-12:

Examination passed

Percentage Required

Any Master’s Degree examination of the University of Delhi or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto with atleast two papers in Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Statistics/ Operational Research at graduation/ higher level.

55% marks in aggregate


Any Bachelor’s Degree examination under 10+2+3 scheme of examination of the University of Delhi or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto with atleast two papers in Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Operational Research/ Statistics.

55% marks in aggregate


  1. The candidates who are appearing in the final year examination of the degree on the basis of which admission is sought are also eligible to apply.

  2. Applicants who have graduated under 10+2+3 scheme or an equivalent scheme are eligible for admission.

  3. Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility conditions will be allowed to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates.


  1. 15 % and 7½ % of total number of seats will be reserved for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates respectively, subject to production of certificate as mentioned.

  2. 27% of total number of seats will be reserved for OBC, subject to production of certificate as mentioned.

    1. 5 % of the total number of seats will be reserved for the Children or Widows/ Wives of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces including Para Military Personnel killed or disabled in action.

    2. The cases of the Wives/ Widows/ Children of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces including Para-Military Personnel who died/ were disabled while on duty will be considered for admission if any seat remains vacant after admission of persons mentioned above in category (i). Above reservation is subject to production of certificate as mentioned.

  3. 3 % of seats will be reserved for the physically handicapped candidates, subject to production of a certificate as mentioned.

  4. 5% of total number of seats will be reserved for admissions under Sports Category. Students seeking admission under the Sports Category shall apply directly to the Delhi University Sports Council.
    In case sufficient numbers of eligible candidates mentioned at (a), (c), (d) and (e) above are not available, the vacancies will be treated as unreserved in the respective categories.

  5. Foreign students seeking admission in the Department and satisfying the eligibility criteria are required to apply directly to the Foreign Students’ Advisor, Foreign Students Registry, c/o Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 (India). No foreign student will be admitted directly by the Department. Foreign students studying in Indian Universities are required to appear in the Common Entrance Test. For foreign students there would be 5% additional seats over and above the sanctioned number of seats in both the Courses. Fee would be charged as per University rules.

Admission Procedure:

  1. Entrance Test fee
    As the Eligibility Conditions are same for admission to both the Courses M.Sc. Operational Research Part-I at North Campus and M.A./M.Sc. Applied Operational Research Part-I at South Campus, the candidates may opt for admission to both the Courses. Accordingly, the Common Entrance Test fee would be as follows :

    Course Name

    Entrance Test Fee

    General Category

    Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ OBC Category

    M.Sc. Operational Research and/or M.A./ M.Sc. Applied Operational Research

    Rs. 800/-

    Rs. 400/-

  2. Mode of Payment
    Payment should be made by crossed Bank Draft in favour of “Registrar, University of Delhi” payable at New Delhi.
    For obtaining the bulletin and application form by post, the Bank Draft only alongwith a self-addressed stamped (worth Rs.30/-) envelope (size 10’’x7’’) should be sent to the
    Office Incharge
    Room No. 215
    Department of Operational Research
    IInd Floor, New Academic Block
    University of Delhi
    Delhi – 110007.

    The Department will not be responsible for any postal loss/ delay.

  3. Common Entrance Test
    It will consist of written test, group discussion and interview.

    1. Written Test (80%) :
      It will be of 3 hrs. duration with multiple choice questions. There will be negative marking for every wrong answer. It will consist of two parts :
      Part-I : General Aptitude (20%) : General English, Comprehension, Logic, Analytical ability and Reasoning.
      Part-II :Quantitative Aptitude (60%): Questions from Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research and Computer Science.

    2. Group Discussion (10%)

    3. Interview (10%)

      Based on the performance in written test, a consolidated merit list consisting of 3 times of the number of seats available for admission in each course would be prepared for group discussion and interview.

Note: In all cases the decision of the Mathematical Sciences Courses Admission Committee will be final and binding on the candidates.

Admission Ticket
The Admission Tickets will be issued by post only. In case of non-receipt of the Admission Ticket, a request may be made to the Department with two copies of photograph and Serial Number of Application Form, not earlier than three days before the date of the Common Entrance Test date, for issue of a Duplicate Admission Ticket. The candidate will be required to show the Admission Ticket at the time of the test. No candidate will be admitted to the Examination Hall without the Admission Ticket.

Important Date:

1 (a) Starting date of obtaining Application Forms for Common Entrance Test

13th April, 2011 From the Department office on working days (Monday- Friday), 10:00AM-1:00PM

(b) Last date for receipt of completed Application Forms

20th May, 2011 On working days (Monday- Friday) 10:00AM-1:00PM

2 Dispatch of Admit Cards by Post

31st May, 2011

3 Declaration of result of Common Entrance Test

27th June, 2011*

4 Group Discussions and Interviews

4th – 8th July, 2011*

*Tentative Dates

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