The admission process for the undergraduate courses has started for Delhi University and the university announced its first cut-off list for undergraduate admissions on 28th June. The cut-off shows Hindu College ranking the highest, with putting the cut-off score of 99% for Political Science Honours students. This number is a marginal increase over the last years cut-off.
The highest cut-off last year was 98.75% for BA Programme students in Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College. It was followed by Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC) with a cut-off of 98.50% for BA (Honors) in Journalism and 98.25% for BA (Honors) in Psychology in LSR College.
This year, LSR College came a close second after Hindu College with 98.75% for BA Programme and Psychology Honors. Sri Ram College of Commerce has announced a cut-off of 98.75% for Economics Honors.
Hindu College also has the highest cut-off for science courses at 98.3% for Physics Honors and 97.75% for Statistics Honors and Mathematics.
Dyal Singh College’s 98.33% for Computer Science and Daulat Ram College’s 97.6% for Physics are among the university’s highest cut-offs.
DCAC has the highest cut-off for journalism at 98.50%, while Kirori Mal College has asked for 98.50% for B.Com Honours.
As many as 3,67,895 candidates had registered on the varsity’s admission portal till June 22 — the last day for registering, with 2,58,388 making payments.
According to the data, 84,021 female candidates and 68,457 male candidates applied for admission under the unreserved category.
Applications from 4,044 male applicants and 3,056 female applicants were received under the Scheduled Tribe category.
Over 17,000 male candidates and more than 16,000 female candidates applied for admission under the Scheduled Caste quota.
As many as 32,926 male candidates and 22,531 female candidates applied for admission under the Other Backward Class non-creamy layer quota.
Under the newly introduced Economically Weaker Section (EWS) quota, 5,528 male candidates, 3,562 female candidates and one candidate from the third gender applied for admission.
This year, the varsity has effected a 10 per cent increase in seats for the EWS category under postgraduate and undergraduate courses. The number of seats for undergraduate courses has increased to 62,000. There will also be separate cut-offs for the EWS category.
The second cut-off list for Delhi University undergraduate courses is also announced.
Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) has closed admission for BA (H) Economics but seats are available for B.Com. (H) at 98 per cent marks. Hindu College has closed admission for most of the Arts courses, but BA (H) Economics is still available at 98.25 per cent marks and B.Com. (H) is available at 97.75 per cent marks.
Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma college is offering BA(H) Economics at 96 per cent marks. B.Com. is available at 94 per cent marks and B.Com. (H) is available at 96 per cent marks at ARSD.
At Sri Venketeswara College, BA (H) Economics is available at 97.5 per cent marks. Seats in BA (H) English are also available at Sri Venketeswara at 96 per cent marks.
The third cut-off list is expected on July 9, fourth on July 15 and fifth on July 20.
Keeping this in mind, every Delhi University student should keep all these in mind during the admission process.