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DU Admissions 2021: Special cut-off list out, admissions open in some top colleges

The special cut-off can be checked on the individual college websites and on the official website of DU at The cut-off list has been released only for courses that have vacant seats after admission against the third cut off list.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: October 26, 2021 10:55:15 am
DU Cutoff 2021 List , DU Cutoff 2021 special ListThe exams are supposed to commence from December 10. (Representational image/File)

DU Admissions 2021: The University of Delhi (DU) published a special cut-off list on October 25. The special cut-off can be checked on the individual college websites and on the official website of the varsity at Under the special list, some courses in top-ranked colleges that were closed have reopened, thereby offering an opportunity to those who did not apply then to grab a seat now.

CVS college has released the special cut off for English (H) and Hindi (H) at 96 per cent and 82 per cent respectively. At Aryabhatta, admissions are open for most courses with a marginal decline in cut-off. DDU college has also released the special cut-off for BCom(H) – 98.25 per cent, BSc(H) Chemistry – 96.33 per cent, BSc(H) Computer Science – 97 per cent, BSc Hons Mathematics – 97 per cent BSc Physics (H) – 97 per cent, BSc Physical Science with Computer Science at 95 per cent.

The cut-off list has been released only for courses that have vacant seats after admission against the third cut-off list. Students can apply under this category from October 26 onwards. The varsity will approve the admission against the special cut off till 5 pm on October 28. Candidates can pay the admission fee till 5 pm on October 29.

It is noteworthy that the special cut-off is not the fourth cut-off list. The fourth cut-off list will release on October 30.

How to check DU special cut-off 2021:

Step 1: Visit the official website of respective colleges or

Step 2: Go to the ‘Latest News’ of ‘Admission 2021’ section available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on the link ‘DU Special Cut off 2021’

Step 4: Download the PDF file available to check the special cut-off list.

At the Hindu College, BA (Honours) Philosophy was closed for admission after the first list but it has opened under the special list. The cut-off for the course is at 97.75 per cent, the same as the first list.

Even at the Lady Shri Ram College (LSR), the same course was closed for admission after the first cut-off list but is available under the special cut-off list at 97.50 per cent. Similarly, BSc (Honours) Mathematics had closed for admission at LSR after the first list but it has been reopened with the cut-off being pegged at 98.50 per cent.

At Miranda House, BA (Honours) Economics, which was closed after the second cut-off list, has been reopened even though the required marks is at 99 per cent. Kirori Mal College, which had closed admissions to BA (Honours) Economics and BCom (Honours) after the second list, has reopened the courses for admission with the required marks for both the programmes being 98.75 per cent.

Kamala Nehru College has reopened admissions for BA(honours)Economics and is seeking a minimum of 98 per cent marks. At Sri Venkateswara College, BSc(Honours) Statistics and BSC(Honours) Electronics were closed after the second list but have reopened. The cut-off for BSc(Honours) Statistics stands at 98.25 per cent while for BSc(Honours) Electronics it is at 96 per cent.

According to university admission guidelines, “There will be no movement allowed during the special cut-offs. Candidates who are already admitted in any programme and college of DU will not be eligible to participate in the second cut-off.”

Students who have taken admission to any course or college in the first three lists will not be eligible for admissions against the special cut-off. According to admission data shared by the university, Delhi University has received 1,70,186 applications and over 58,000 students have secured admissions so far. DU has around 70,000 seats for undergraduate courses.

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