DU 5th cut-off 2018: The Delhi University (DU) has released its fifth cut-off list today, on July 11, for admission to various undergraduate (UG) courses (based on merit) for the academic session 2018-2019. Hopes of over thousands of students are tied to this list as it is probably their last chance to get admission in the university. The list for science, commerce and arts stream is available at the official website — du.ac.in. Most of the seats which are vacant now are in the reserved category. Other colleges which have released the fifth cut off includes Ramjas College, Gargi College, Satyawati College and Vivekananda College.
This time, there is a minor drop of 0.5-3 per cent in cut-offs across colleges. Before the release of the fifth cut-off, around 50,000 students have taken admission in Delhi University colleges. Nearly 6,000 seats still lying vacant. Many colleges such as Hindu College, Hansraj College, Institute of Home Economics, Rajdhani College have closed admissions for general category students in many courses.
This year, the Delhi University has asked colleges to release realistic cut-off lists. In the last few years, DU has released nearly 7-8th cut off which leads to dragging of the admission process.
Ramjas College 5th cut-off
B.A: In Ramjas College, 93.75 per cent (general), 85.75 per cent (PwD) and 86 (Kashmiri migrants) is required for admission into B.A programme. Admission for the reserved categories have been closed.
B.A (Hons) Economics: Admission for B.A (Hons) Economics is open for all the categories witht the following cut-offs — 96.25 (general), 91.25 (OBC), 86 (SC), 83 (ST), 85 (PwD) and 86.75 (Kashmiri migrants).
B.A (Hons) English: 94.5 (general), 91 (OBC), 88 (SC), 87 (ST), 86 (PwD) and 88 (Kashmiri migrants)
B.A (Hons) History: 94 (general), 91.5 (OBC), 89.5 (SC), 89.5 (ST), 86 (PwD) and 88 (Kashmiri migrants)
B.Com: Admission has been closed for the general category. For all the other categories, the cut-off is — 93.75 (OBC), 92(SC), 85 (ST), 86 (PwD) and 88 (Kashmiri migrants)
B.Com (Hons): Students can still get admission in this course. Cut-off has been released for all the categories.
96.25 (general), 92 (OBC), 85 (ST), 76 (ST), 77 (PwD) and 86.75 (Kashmiri migrants).
Other courses for which admission is open are B.Sc (H) Botany, B.Sc (H) Maths, B.Sc (H) Physics, B.Sc Life Sciences
Gargi College 5th cut-off
B.A: Admission for B.A programme is open for all the categories till now. Following is the cut-off for this course — 90.5 (general), 80.5 (OBC), 79.5 (SC), 75.5 (ST), 79 (PwD) and 81 (Kashmiri migrants). Admission has been closed for most of the courses.
For B.A (Hons) Economics, English and History admission is still open for reserved category candidates. For B.A (Hons) Philosophy, a general category candidate requires 86.5 per cent, OBC requires 79.5 per cent, SC requires 75 per cent and PwD and Kashmiri migrants require 83 per cent. Seats are also avaliable for B.Com and B.Com (Hons) programme.
The fourth cut-off was released on July 5. As many as 26,291 of 56,000 seats were filled in the second list, and many prominent colleges had closed admissions. However, 3,203 students withdrew their admissions. Popular colleges such as Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) and Hindu have closed their admission for most of the courses. SRCC has no more seats left for its UG courses, whereas Hindu has closed admission for history, political science, sociology and philosophy for the general category.