Miranda House College Admission 2013: Procedure

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Application Form

The University of Delhi has a Centralized Pre-admission Form for admission to colleges.When applying to any regular course at Miranda House, in the first instance, students need not fill any form other than the Pre-admission Form, except for those seeking admission on the basis of Excellence in Sports and Extracurricular Activities. However, candidates are encouraged to procure the Prospectus to obtain an overview of the college and details of the selection criteria which would form the basis of admission.

After the cut-off lists are announced, the candidates selected for admission to the college are required to fill the Miranda House Admission Form attached to the Prospectus before they can be admitted to the college. This form will be available along with the Prospectus at the time of admission at the college counter


(i) Age Requirement: As per University rules.

(ii) Candidates who would like to reappear to improve their marks in order to satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria shall not be considered for admission.

Foreign Students
The admission of foreign students for all courses is centralized. Students should approach the following:

The Office of Foreign Students Advisor
c/o Faculty of Management Studies
University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007

Admission Form

Eligible candidates are required to fill the College Admission Form available from the office at the time of admission.

Submission of Original Certificates

All candidates, at the time of admission to the college, are required to submit the following certificates in the original:

i. Mark Sheet giving details of marks secured in the qualifying Class XII Examination
ii. Character Certificate issued by the Head of the school/ college last attended
iii. Date of Birth certificate, preferably the Class X certificate issued by the Examination Board
iv. Certificate of having passed Hindi in those cases where the student has studied Hindi up to Class VIII
v. Two recent passport-sized photographs and one stamp-sized photograph for the identity card, all unattested vi. One set of self-attested photocopies of all the above certificates
vi One set of self-attested photocopies of all the above certificates

  • Admission shall be subject to the verification of the certificates.
  • The college retains the right to seek authentication from the concerned authorities issuing the certificates.
  • Candidates who are unable to produce any of the above mentioned certificates either because their university/ board has not issued the same till the last date of admission or because of any other reason shall be given provisional admission till 16 August 2013.
  • If the candidate is unable to submit the requisite documents by the required date, her admission will automatically stand cancelled.


(i) Age Requirement: As per University rules.

(ii) Candidates who would like to reappear to improve their marks in order to satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria shall not be considered for admission.

Applications for B. A. Honours English

Till last year admission to English Honours was on the basis of an Entrance test. This year it will be only on the basis of School Leaving Examination Marks.


SC/ ST/OBC Category

  • Seats for SC/ST/OBC categories are reserved in all undergraduate courses as per the directive of the University of Delhi and Government of India (SC: 15%; ST: 7.5%; OBC: 27%).
  • This year SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates will be admitted directly by the college on the basis of declared cut offs.
  • Separate cut off percentages will be declared for each category
  • There will be no additional eligibility criteria for the reserved categories.
  • Reserved category candidates are required to submit an attested copy of the SC/ST/OBC certificate issued by anyone of the following competent authorities:

i. District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ City Magistrate (not below the rank of 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate)/ Sub Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate / Extra- assistant Commissioner
ii. Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
iii. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
iv. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate or her family normally resides
v. Administrator/ Secretary to Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshadweep and Minicoy Islands)

The certificate should be in the name of the student and not in the name of the parent.

Widows/ Wives/ Children of the Personnel of the Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces

Admission to this category will be through the Office of Dean of Students Welfare. Widows/ Wives/ Children of the Personnel of the Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces killed or disabled in action during the wars, 1947 onwards, or of those who have passed away while on duty, must submit a certificate to that effect from any of the following:
i. Secretary, Kendriya Sainik Board, Delhi
ii. Secretary, Rajya/ Zila Sainik Board
iii. Officer-in-Charge Record Office
iv. First Class Stipendiary Magistrate

Foreign Students

Foreign Students are admitted through the Office of the Foreign Students Advisor. In accordance with the directive of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, all foreign students are required to undergo a medical examination within a month of their admission. Their admission will remain provisional till then and will be confirmed only on the production of valid medical fitness certificates.

Persons with Disablility (PWD)

  • Three percent (3%) seats in all undergraduate courses are reserved for candidates with physical disabilities (not less than 40% of disability). The 3% reservation will be allocated as follows: 1% for persons with low vision or blindness; 1% for hearing impaired; 1% for those with locomotor disabilities and cerebral palsy.
  • This year persons with disability would be admitted directly by the college.
  • Separate cut off percentage will be declared for PWD category.
  • Applicants are required to submit to the college the following documents:

i. Certificate of physical disability issued by chief medical officer/civil surgeon of district or any government hospital authorised to give such certificate under the provision of PWD Act 1995 (in case of any query please refer to http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in).
ii. Certificate indicating the extent of (i.e. percentage) of the physical handicap, bearing the photograph of the candidate concerned and duly countersigned by one of the Doctors constituting the Board issuing the certificate.
iii. Certificate of declaration to the effect that the information furnished in the application form and documents annexed is true and correct and that in the event of the same being found incorrect, the admission is liable to be cancelled, in addition to any other action that may be taken in this regard against her.
In case of doubt about the genuineness of the certificates substantiating claims of disability and
the extent of disability, the college retains the right to refer the candidate to a Medical Board or to take other such steps as may be required to ascertain the accuracy of the facts. In case the candidate is found to be ineligible under this category, the college reserves the right to cancel the admission after issuing a show cause notice to the student giving her fifteen days to reply.

General Information

  1. Physical presence of the student seeking admission is essential.
  2. Candidates are advised to bring a sufficient number of self-attested photocopies of certificates.
  3. All certificates are subject to verification by a competent authority. As per University of Delhi rules, the college will accept self-attested copies of documents/ papers provided by the applicant. However, if any false attestation/ falsified records are detected, the student will be debarred from attending any course in the university or its college(s) for the next five years and in addition, a criminal case under relevant section (s) of IPC (viz. 470, 471, 474 etc) will be instituted against her.
  4. No one will be given admission, not even provisional admission, if the required certificates in the original, along with one set of self-attested
    copies thereof, are not submitted.
  5. Original Certificates shall remain in the safe custody of the college and shall be returned only when the student finally leaves the college.
  6. Temporary withdrawal of Original Certificates will be allowed in the case of students seeking admission to professional courses only on the
    production of proof of call for interview/counselling session. Students are required to give an undertaking that these certificates shall be returned to the college by a stipulated date, pending a decision for withdrawal of admission.

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