Delhi University cutoff lists out: Check them here
Delhi University is famous (or infamous) for its soaring cut-offs, which often starts with more than 98% for popular courses.
This year, a total of 2,58,388 candidates have applied for DU - a drop of 20,000 applicants. Reports suggest that this drop can be attributed to the curbing of multiple applications by a single applicant this year.
Unlike last year, the option was introduced to edit the application form which resulted in a dip in multiple applications by one student.
The university is famous (or infamous) for its soaring cut-offs, which often starts with more than 98% for popular courses. Last year, Lady Sri Ram College released a cut-off list, asking for 98.75% for admission in the BA (Programme). This year too, the cutoffs – at least the initial ones- are expected to be very high.
Since the number of students getting more than 90% is increasing every year and the seats remain limited – the colleges usually test the water by coming up with very high cut-offs. Once the colleges get the idea of students actually taking admissions – cut-offs are adjusted accordingly.
This year, the university saw 3.67 lakh candidates applying for it, of only 2,58,388 students paying fees for the applications. The Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota will be implemented this year, and around 5,528 male candidates, 3,562 female candidates have applied under that. Only one transgender student has applied for admission and that too under the EWS quota.
The university has decided to increase its intake from 53,000 seats to 63,000 seats to accommodate EWS admissions.
English, like last year, remains the most popular course, followed by Political Science and BA (Programme.
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