DU admissions 2017: Varsity to release 8th and 9th cut off for reserved category

University of Delhi has announced the special drive for reserved/ quota applicant category (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/CW/KM) including sports/ ECA for admissions to merit-based undergraduate programme. In this special drive, only those candidates would be considered for admission who are registered with Delhi University but are not admitted in any college irrespective of the category under any cut-off list. DU has said no fresh registrations shall be allowed in this special drive.  The varsity has said corrections related to category changes are allowed from UR to SC/ST/OBC /PWD /KM/CW subject to verification of…

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Cut funding to 28 DU colleges, Manish Sisodia tells finance department

The Delhi government Monday directed that disbursement of funds to 28 government-funded colleges in Delhi University be stopped. The move comes after the university failed to appoint governing bodies for the colleges, despite receiving 11 communications in the last 11 months as well as a warning. The governing body supervises and controls affairs of the college, and also handles its funds. It has members suggested by both the Delhi government and the university. Once constituted, it would give the Delhi government a say in the matters of the college through…

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DU admissions: NCWEB seventh cut off released

The Delhi University’s Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) on July 31 released seventh cut off list at du.ac.in. In a press release, the varsity has said, “Admissions will be done on 1 and 2nd August between 9.30  am and 1.30 pm at its respective teaching centres.” Among the colleges, the highest cut-off has been demanded by the Lakshmi Bai College for its BA programme (70 per cent) and at Satyawati College for B Com. Even in the  NCWEB had released its sixth cut-off list on July 26 in which Lakshmi Bai…

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DU admission 2017: Fifth cut off released, LSR at 97.5 for BA Psychology

The University of Delhi released the fifth cut off list for admission of students to its various colleges from the academic term of 2017-18 on Monday. The highest cut off for the fifth list this year was at Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) with 97.5 per cent for the BA (honours) Psychology course. Hindu College followed with the second highest cut off for the fifth list at 97.25 for BA (honours) Economics while LSR had a cut off at 97 for BA (honours) Journalism. The lowest cut off for…

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DU admissions 2017: These part-time courses will enhance your resume

Even if you have not got admission in the full-time courses in the Delhi University, you have some interesting short-term courses that can keep you busy and enhance your skills. A lot of professionals too are getting enrolled in such courses that can open various avenues for them. Short-term and part-time courses are generally meant for those who are aiming to improve their CV (and hence job profile) or are looking for some knowledge expansion. This doesn’t mean that regular graduation students can’t apply for them. Students who are pursuing…

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DU fucchas ready to spend 30K to 50K to look their best on day one

Delhi University’s new academic session kick-starts tomorrow, and freshers, it seems, don’t want to miss a chance to look their best on day one. Such is the craze to make the perfect first impression that some of them are willing to spend upto `50000 for it. From clothes to shoes and looks to gadgets, the freshers are spending anywhere between Rs 30,000 to Rs 50000. “Getting into DU is a dream-come-true for me. I want to look perfect on my first day, therefore, I have asked my designer to stitch…

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HC to hear plea seeking ‘priority admission’ for Delhi students in DU

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court (HC) will continue hearing a plea on Monday seeking priority in admission criteria for Delhi domiciled students in Delhi University (DU). Response on this matter has already been sought from the DU vice chancellor (VC). The HC on May 24 had issued a notice to the Centre, the Delhi government and DU on a plea seeking preference in admission to DU students who were Delhi domiciled. Member of Parliament from Delhi Parvesh Verma and Delhi assembly member Manjinder Singh Sirsa had met DU VC Yogesh Tyagi on…

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DU admissions: Just 10% seats left, popular colleges finalising intake for courses

Admissions to merit-based undergraduate courses under the fourth cutoff list at Delhi University closed on Saturday, with admissions approved to almost 90% of the seats. This may have been the last chance for many to get admitted to popular course choices in sought after colleges at DU, as many of them will be closing admissions to these courses. DU has around 56,000 seats in its 60-odd constituent colleges, of which 50,000 seats are for merit-based undergraduate courses. Admissions to these seats are based on cutoffs . By Saturday evening, admissions had been…

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Delhi University (DU) takes steps to ensure ragging-free campus

New Delhi With the academic year about to begin, the Delhi University has taken a slew of measures to ensure ragging-free and disciplined campus. At a proctorial meeting with officials of the DTC, Delhi Metro and the Delhi police held on Friday, decisions to make the campuses women-friendly were also taken. The university will set up two control rooms in North and South campus from July 20 to August 2 for easing the induction process of the freshers. The Delhi police will deploy women police personnel in plain clothes in the…

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With only 10% seats remaining, popular DU colleges closing admissions to most courses

Admissions to merit-based undergraduate courses under the fourth cutoff list at Delhi University closed on Saturday, with admissions approved to almost 90% of the seats. This may have been the last chance for many to get admitted to popular course choices in sought after colleges at DU, as many of them will be closing admissions to these courses. DU has around 56,000 seats in its 60-odd constituent colleges, of which 50,000 seats are for merit-based undergraduate courses. Admissions to these seats are based on cutoffs . By Saturday evening, admissions had been…

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