The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided that starting from the 2024-25 academic session, National Eligibility Test (NET) scores will be utilised for PhD admissions, replacing the entrance exams traditionally held by various universities and higher education institutions, as the recent announcement dated March 27, 2024. Consequently, the University of Delhi will implement this new policy, using NET scores for PhD programme admissions from the upcoming academic year. The weightage for admission will be 70 percent for NET marks and 30 percent for interview marks. NET scores for candidates in Categories 2 and 3 will be valid for one year for PhD admissions. Candidates are advised to keep a close eye on the official website, i.e, For further developments.