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DU admissions: 1,324 overseas applications received for 2021-22 session

DU had invited online applications from foreign candidates in April for various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

By: PTI | New Delhi I |
Updated: July 7, 2021 10:27:30 am
DU admissions, DU foreign students applicationsDU has received a total of 1,324 overseas applications. (File)

The Delhi University on Tuesday said it has received a total of 1,324 overseas applications, including 320 from Afghanistan, for the 2021-22 academic year. The university’s Foreign Students’ Registry (FSR) admission committee said the applications were received from 61 countries. 

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DU had invited online applications from foreign candidates in April for various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. It received 185 applications from Nepal, 156 from Tibet, 10 from Vietnam, seven from Thailand, five from Sri Lanka. Other applicants are from Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, and Jordan among other countries, the committee said. 

Meanwhile, the decision on CUCET is expected soon for the Indian students. DU acting Vice-Chancellor PC Joshi told indianexpress.com, “We are hoping for CUCET to become a reality. The admission process is anyway going to get delayed till September, hence a central entrance exam will only bring uniformity in the admission process as boards have already adopted different marking schemes for class 12 students this year.”

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