Once you pass all the exams. Semester Wise or Year Wise. You get your Mark sheet from your college just after 2–3 months after the result declaration. You can use your mark sheet and a provisional certificate in upcoming admissions, exams and maybe for Job Hunting.
Why it takes 2–3 months?
All the process which happens after you submit your answer sheet and give all the exam till the time of result declaration recheck or revalidation kind of things happens. That’s why it takes 2–3 months for you to get your Marksheet.
The need of a Degree?
Basically, Degree is just a document which is not very useful in taking admissions or do any kind of career-related procedure.
You can get your degree from the college in case of Regular College and from University in case of SOL degree after 3 years when you pass your exam.
DU delivers your degree at home if you don’t go and take it by yourself.