DEPARTMENT OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH
• M.Sc. Operational Research
• M.A./ M.Sc. Applied Operational Research (SOUTH CAMPUS)
M.Sc. Operational Research and M.A. / M.Sc. Applied Operational Research
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 Date of Common Entrance Test Sunday, 19th June, 2011
4 Declaration of result of Common Entrance Test 27th June, 2011*
5 Group Discussions and Interviews 4th – 8th July, 2011*
6 Admission List Second week of July, 2011*
Notes: (1) The list of candidates selected for interview will be notified in the Department of Operational Research and on the Website. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the candidates to contact the Department personally.
(2) The Common Entrance Test will be conducted at University of Delhi only.
M.Sc. Operational Research at University of Delhi, North Campus
M.Sc. Operational Research is a two-year post graduate course. The number of seats in this course is 93 (including all reservations). This course includes a number of techniques of Operational Research: Linear, Nonlinear, Parametric and Network Optimization, Queueing, Inventory, Reliability, Marketing, Quality Control etc.. The curriculum emphasizes on formulation of OR models and algorithms. Students are encouraged to develop skills in setting up and analyzing Operational Research models. The course demonstrates factors and restrictions involved in building and using models for planning and management problems. Case studies, Projects and use of OR software are constituents of the course.
M.A. / M.Sc. Applied Operational Research at University of Delhi, South Campus
M.A. / M.Sc. Applied Operational Research is a two-year post graduate course. The number of seats in this course is 47 (including all reservations). This course was started in the year 1994. The curriculum lays heavy emphasis on experimental and process-oriented learning. The pedagogical tools include the use of case studies and industry oriented project work. Besides building up skills of individual decision making, lot of emphasis is laid on developing team skills and value focused decision making.
M.Phil and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programmes
The Department has strong research interest in different subject areas of OR and offers M.Phil and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programmes aimed at producing quality researchers.
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 :
M.Sc. Operational Research
and/or M.A./ M.Sc. Applied
General Category: Rs. 800/-
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ OBC Category : Rs. 400/-
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
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.
(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. 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.
(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.
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.
List of Colleges offering M.Sc. Course in OR, North Campus
1. Hindu College
2. Hans Raj College
3. Indraprastha College (for Women)
4. Kirori Mal College
5. Ramjas College
6. St. Stephen’s College
M.A./M.Sc. AOR is offered at South Campus.
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About University of Delhi
The University of Delhi (or simply DU) is a central university situated in Delhi, India and is funded by Government of India. Established in 1922, it offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. Vice-President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari is the Chancellor of the university. It has been ranked 371 in the whole world in the year 2010 by the THES - QS world universities ranking. The university has two campuses, namely north campus and south campus in the northern and southern part of the city respectively. The north campus is well connected with the yellow line of the Delhi Metro. The station is called Vishwavidyalaya, which means "university" in Hindi and Sanskrit. North campus is about 2.5 km from Delhi Vidhan Sabha and 7.0 km from ISBT.
The University of Delhi was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the Central Legislative Assembly. The first convocation of Delhi University was also held in the Assembly Hall in Old Secretariat Building which now houses the Legislative Assembly of Delhi, on 26 March 1923 with 750 invitees. Honorary Degrees were conferred on Lord Reading (Viceroy of India), Sir Md. Jahan and Sir Hari Singh Gaur, the first Vice Chancellor of the University.
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