With the application process for undergraduate courses in Delhi University entering its fifth day on Monday, over 1.5 lakh students have registered themselves.
According to university officials, they have received 1,58,636 applications. Out of this, nearly 55,406 have applied under the general category, around 26,527 under OBC, SC and ST categories while 172 have registered themselves under persons with disabilities category.
Meanwhile, “open day sessions” in the university – where the university administration addresses applicants’ queries on the admission process – came to an end on Monday.
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The university has decided to put up videos of these sessions on its website.
Called “e-open days”, the recorded videos are expected to help clear any confusion that applicants might face.
Moreover, the community radio, available on the frequency of 90.4 Mhz will also cater to applicants in the coming days.
“Under the banner “Mission DU Admission”, the radio channel will have experts – including college principals and teachers – to answer students’ queries.
For half-an-hour, the channel will air a programme centered around colleges while another half hour show will take questions from applicants,” a university official said.
He further added that these programmes will be aired twice a day – at 11 am and 3 pm everyday.
In another attempt to assist students in the application process, the university is setting up help-desks at the Conference Centre in North Campus.