Latest DU apps in town

  • Sahil Magoo, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Aug 16, 2014 17:01 IST

Been a few days on campus and still finding it difficult to remember the bylanes of North Campus or to spot the coolest hangouts near your college? Fret not, as few mobile applications on Android phones are providing all the information that a Delhi University student needs. While these apps helped in informing freshers’ about the cut-off lists, ECA (Extra-curricular Activities) trials and basic information about colleges in Delhi University, these apps have also been useful on updating newbies as well as seniors on what’s happening on campus. Amid the list of several apps on Delhi University, here are the top five that have the maximum number of downloads and are a must have if you are a DU student.

DU Beat

With the recent addition of the mobile app, DU Beat – a student-run newspaper based on Delhi University – has expanded its readership. Along with latest news and what’s trending on campus, it also features writings on various aspects such as sports, art and culture. The app provides a rich source of students’ writings on campus.

Average rating by users: 4.2

Number of downloads so far: 100+Size: 3.88 MB

Delhi University Undergraduate Admission App

As the name suggests, the app provides information about admission in various undergraduate courses in Delhi University and the link for the same can be found on the official website of DU. What made the app a hit favourite was the useful information about the admission process and cut-offs. The founder of the app, Dr Gurpreet Tuteja, has also created the app Delhi University, which provides information about the campus.

Average rating by users: 4.1

Number of downloads so far: 1,000+Size: 1.80 MB DU Things

Dedicated to add ‘fun’ to your DU life, the app not only provides you with the latest on campus but also gives freshers’ a chance to virtually explore the campus area with google maps (inset). It has several sub-sections such as news, gossips, hangout, admissions, jobs, and also features a confessions page in the gossip section.

Average rating by users: 4.7

Number of downloads so far: 500+Size: 2.02 MB


The official app for School of Open Learning, DU, is one of the most downloaded apps as it caters to the needs of a large number of students who are enrolled in correspondence courses. From latest news to E-learning, admission ticket to exams results, the app helps in getting all the important information that a student needs without visiting the university.

Average rating by users: 3.5

Number of downloads so far: 1,000+Size: 3.32 MB 360

One of the highest rated apps in this segment, DU 360 provides a comprehensive guide to campus. It has several sub-sections such as news, gossips and rumours, events, admissions, hangouts and placements and internships, that updates students on the latest happenings.

Average rating: 4.9

Number of downloads so far: 100+Size: 1.94 MB

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