University of Delhi Applications invited for MSc Operational Research and MA/M.SC Applied Operational Research Programmes

Name of Institute / University

University of Delhi

Courses Offered

1) M.Sc. Operational Research at University of Delhi, North Campus

2) M.A. / M.Sc. Applied Operational Research at University of Delhi, South Campus


(a) Any Master’s Degree examination of the University of Delhi or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto with at least two papers in Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Statistics/Operational Research at graduation/ higher level. (55% marks in aggregate)


(b) 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 at least 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 the 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.

How To Apply

(a) 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 fro M.Sc. Operational Research and/or M.A./ M.Sc. Applied Operational Research:

Entrance Test Fee for General Category – Rs.800/-
Entrance Test Fee for Scheduled Tribe/OBC – Rs.400/-

(b) Mode of Payment:

Payment should be made by crossed Bank Draft in favor of “Registrar, University of Delhi” payable at New Delhi.

For obtaining the bulletin and application form by post, the Bank Draft only along with a self-addressed stamped (worth Rs.30/-) envelope (size 10”x7”) should be sent to the:

Office In-charge
Room No. 215
Department of Operational Research
2nd Floor, New Academic Block
University of Delhi
Delhi – 110007.

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

(c) Common Entrance Test

It will consist of written test, group discussion and interview.

(i) Written Test (80%) - It will be of 3 hrs duration with multiple choice questions.

(ii) Group Discussion (10%)

(iii) 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.

Contact Details

Department of Operational Research
IInd Floor, New Academic Block
University of Delhi
Delhi – 110007

Phone: 24117772, 24116427



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