DU admissions: 15,000 seats on offer in fourth cutoff list, check details here

Delhi University will start the admission process for the remaining 15,000 seats under the fourth cutoff list from Thursday with admission to honours courses such as Economics, English and BCom being closed at many popular colleges. The cutoff has dropped by up to 5% points in popular courses and some colleges have reopened admissions in courses such as History, Economics, English and Political Science. Commerce and Economics Economics was closed for admission at 14 colleges, including Kirori Mal College (KMC), Kamla Nehru College (KNC), Lady Shri Ram (LSR), Miranda House,…

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HC order could delay further admissions, frets DU

New Delhi: A day after the Delhi High Court said that the ongoing Delhi University admissions could be impacted by the outcomes of a plea in the court and the results of the re-evaluation of CBSE Class 12 answer sheets, DU officials are concerned about how their “sacrosanct” number of seats and the calendar will be affected by the impending orders. A senior DU official, who wished to remain unnamed as the matter is still sub judice, said that students who have already taken admission at the university and its…

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DU admissions: 57% seats in various colleges full, 4th cut-off list on July 13

Nearly 57% of around 52,000 seats in undergraduate courses in various Delhi University colleges have been filled following the release of three cut-off lists by the varsity in a fortnight. The varsity had on Friday released the third cut-off list with highest being 98% for BA (Honours) in Psychology course in Lady Shri Ram College for Women. “Over 30,000 out of around 52,000 seats in various DU colleges have already been filled, along with payment of fees. Remaining seats will is most likely to be filled after release of other…

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Disabled student unable to board train misses DU exam, Delhi HC issues notice to Railways

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a suo moto notice against the Railways in connection with an incident wherein a disabled student missed his exam due to lack of proper access for disabled passengers to train coaches. The court issued a notice and sought a reply from the ministry of railways, the North-Eastern Railways and the University of Delhi (DU). The court also issued directions to DU to examine the possibilities of conducting an examination for the student, Vaibhav Shukla, to enable him to secure admission, if he qualifies…

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DU tales: Sites in North Campus that will make you inquisitive about history

Who said history is boring? Did you know that the vice-chancellor’s office in North Campus is the place where Bhagat Singh was held captive for a day? There are many such nuggets of history hidden in the monuments in and around the North Campus of Delhi University. Though K- Nags (Kamla Nagar) and Hudson Lane will pop up as popular hang out options during conversations; use the breaks between your classes to get acquainted with the hidden gems of history on campus and feel the old stone on your skin.…

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GST may become part of DU syllabus

The Delhi University is planning to introduce Goods and Services Tax (GST) subjects for students studying B Com (Hons), B Com and BA Programme. The university’s academic council has cleared the proposal and is awaiting a nod from the executive council, officials said. “Students used to study taxation in three streams — B Com (Hons), B Com and BA Programme commerce-based papers. According to the new proposal, GST will replace the content on other indirect taxes,” said Sunaina Kanojia, an academic council member. According to the proposal, students of B…

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DU admission: Last day to get a seat if you made it to third list, fourth cutoff on July 12

If you meet the cutoff under the third list at Delhi University colleges but have not taken admission yet, then you should rush as admissions at morning shift colleges will close at 1pm and at evening shift colleges will close at 7pm. Monday is the last day of admission under the third cutoff list, admission under which was started on July 7. The fourth list is expected to be released on July 12. Under the third cutoff list there are still options available with many Delhi colleges in popular honours courses such as economics,…

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DU admissions: 73% seats full, fourth cutoff list on July 13

With admissions approved to approximately 73% of the seats at DU colleges, the last day of admissions under the third cutoff list drew to a close at the Delhi University on Monday. The fourth cutoff list is to be released on Thursday, however, the qualifying percentage requirement is not expected to drop by more than a mark or two for most popular courses at sought after colleges. DU has around 56,000 seats at its 60-odd constituent colleges. “Admission to almost 41,000 seats have been approved. Of these, around 37,000 students…

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DU admissions: You can still get seats in popular honours courses

Many options were available to students seeking admission to Delhi University, with the cutoff dipping by up to 3 percentage points in popular courses in the third list announced on Thursday night. Top colleges such as Hindu, Hans Raj, Ramjas, Kirori Mal, Miranda House, Sri Venkateswara, Lady Shri Ram and Indraprastha College for Women still have seats in popular honours courses such as Economics, BCom, English, Political Science, History and Mathematics. LSR topped the chart again in the third cutoff list, seeking 98% for admission to BA Psychology. The course had the…

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ECA quota list out, DU to start admissions from Tuesday

Delhi University on Saturday released its final merit list for students applying under the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) quota at its constituent colleges. Approximately 1,100 students have made it to the merit list for 12 different colleges this year. Of them, 120 students have made it to Indian Classical Dance merit list, while a 110 students have made it to the English Debate list. However, making it to the merit list does not guarantee admission, according to Shalini, the head of ECA admissions at DU. DU colleges reserve up to…

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