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DU Second Cut-off Highlights: Third cut-off releasing on June 30

DU Second Cut-off Highlights: The online admission process for the second cut-off will be conducted from June 25 to June 27. The other colleges under Delhi University have released the cut-off on June 24 evening

By: Education Desk | Updated: June 26, 2018 12:18:15 pm
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DU Second Cut-off Highlights: Colleges under Delhi University, SRCC, Kirori Mal have released the second cut-off lists. Shri Ram College of Commerce demanded 98.25 per cent for BA (Economics), while it is 97.38 per cent for B.Com (Hons), a slight dip of 0.25 per cent from the first cut-off. The first cut-off for the Economics (Hons) was 98.50 per cent while for B Com (Hons), it was 97.75 per cent

At Kirori Mal College, the second cut-off for BA (English) programme stood at 97 per cent and 96.75% for BA (Political Science). Meanwhile, the admission process for BA (Urdu) and BA (Sanskrit) has been closed at Kirori Mal. The online admission process for the second cut-off will be conducted from June 25 to June 27. The other colleges under Delhi University will release their cut-off today.

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DU Second Cut-off Highlights: Check college wise cut-off lists here

Highlights

    12:18 (IST)26 Jun 2018
    Maximum demand for BA programme

    Admission figures released by the university after the first list revealed that maximum admissions (1,889) had taken place in the BA Programme course across colleges.

    11:24 (IST)26 Jun 2018
    Five cut-off lists published

    The admission portal for aspirants to take admission into various undergraduate courses was activated on May 15 and the registration for the same ended on June 7. Till now, the university has published a total of five cut-off lists.  The total number of male applicants for admissions are 1,44,248, women 1,34,297 and other applicants 29.

    10:56 (IST)26 Jun 2018
    2,388 students cancel admissions

    Unlike first cut-off’s first day, the admission process was carried out smoothly without any technical glitches after the released of the second list. Over 15,000 admissions took place during the three days after the first cut-off lists were released. However, 2,388 students cancelled admissions.

    10:49 (IST)26 Jun 2018
    Over 5,000 students enrolled after second cut-off release

    Ever since the second cut-off has been released by the Delhi University (DU), the varsity has been witnessing a significant rush of students to obtain admission in their choice of colleges. More than 5,000 students took admission in various colleges under DU, a day after the second cut-off lists were released.

    13:17 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    25 per cent seats filled

    After the release of the first cut off,  25 per cent seats have been filled by now at the Delhi University colleges. Even after the release of the second cut off, not much of a difference has been observed. Students who were eyeing the latter for admission may have to wait for the  third or fourth cut off.

    12:09 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU's journalism course in demand

    For Journalism course, the highest cut-off, set by the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce at 98.50 per cent, dropped it to 97.25 per cent in the second cut-off list.

    12:08 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU's SRCC still demands above 98%

    One of the most sought-after colleges, SRCC, in the Delhi University's North Campus, had set its first cut-off, announced on June 19, at 98.50 per cent. The cut-off for B.Com (Honours) was 97.75 per cent in the first list, while in the second, it is 97.37 per cent. 

    11:56 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU Second Cut-off 2018: Procedure to change admission after second cut-off

    In case you wish to cancel your admission to the DU college for another, you need to follow these steps: First submit an application to the college in which you have already taken an admission that you wish to withdraw or cancel your admission. In the application, mention the certificates you have submitted. Then fill up the requisite forms, if any, for the cancellation of admission. These will be provided by the college authorities itself.

    Go to the college where you wish to take admission and submit a fresh application form duly signed by you, just the way you had submitted at the previous college at the time of admission. Follow the admission formalities in the same manner.

    11:47 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU Second Cut-off drops

    Popular courses like BCom (Hons), Economics (Hons) and English (Hons) have witnessed a drop in the cut-offs ranged between 0.25 to 2.5 percentage points.

    11:24 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU second cut-off 2018: Planning to rent PG?

    There is a rise in property rates which is why the homeowners in and around North Campus are giving their properties on rent to ‘PG managers’, and living elsewhere. “The value of a 100-sq yard property has increased from Rs 3 crore to Rs 4 crore in the span of a year, and there is tremendous competition among PG managers,” said Bobby Grover, another property dealer. Even students have found a way to earn a profit by turning ‘aggregators’. Students direct newcomers seeking accommodation in PGs free of charge, depending on their requirements. In return, they receive 15-day rent from the ‘PG managers’.

    10:45 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU Second Cut-off: Application increased from southern states

    Between 2016 and 2018, applications from the Kerala board jumped from 601 to 2,000; the Telangana board saw a rise from 539 to 1,484; and Andhra Pradesh from 394 to 604. “DU has a good international ranking and a great pool of alumni, so everybody wants to come here. This shows the diversity of our campus,” said Gurpreet Singh Tuteja, deputy dean, students welfare and OSD admission.

    10:26 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU second cut-off 2018: From Kerala, Andhra, Telangana, a spike in applications

    According to officials, admission figures at popular colleges under the first cut-off, which ended on June 21, suggest that close to 70 per cent have been taken up by students from southern states. But unlike previous years, when Kerala and Tamil Nadu had the lion’s share, this time it’s different. “This year, seats have been distributed equally among students from Kerala, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu,” said SRCC principal Simrit Kaur. Officials at Hindu College as well as Lady Shri Ram College for Women echoed the same.

    10:14 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    BA Programme commands maximum admissions in Delhi University

    Admission figures released by the university after the first list also revealed that maximum admissions (1,889) had taken place in the BA Programme course across colleges. Hindu College principal Anju Srivastava acknowledges that there have been “success stories” of BA Programme alumni doing well in civil services exam. But it isn’t the only reason. Yashavi Kumud, a second-year student of BA Programme, said she opted for the course for other reasons: “It was always my preference because it is interdisciplinary. In my third year, I will get to study courses like international relations and gender, along with other subjects, making it more like a liberal arts education offered in the West. I want to work with the UN, so it helps to understand how different disciplines merge with each other.”

    10:06 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    BA Programme in DU is a hit!

    To take admission in English, one needs a score of 94.5 per cent — half a per cent lower than last year. For Economics, the cut-off has been reduced by one per cent from 97 per cent to 96 per cent. At Hansraj, the cut-off for BA Programme now stands at 95%, down by 1.25 per cent from the last list. For those interested in studying at Kirori Mal College, most subjects remain open. The cut-off for BA Programme has been reduced by 1.25 per cent from 96 per cent to 94.75 per cent. Similarly, the cut-off for English has been reduced from 97 per cent to 96 per cent.

    10:04 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    LSR college closes admission in most courses

    In science courses in LSR, Statistics has been closed for admission. However, Mathematics remains open at 96.5 per cent, down by 0.25 per cent from the first list. In other colleges, too, courses like English, Economics and BCom (Hons) are still up for grabs. Gargi College has closed admissions to BA Programme, Geography and History, but English, Economics and BCom (Hons) remain open.

    09:48 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    Top colleges closes admission for popular courses in DU admissions

    Top college LSR has closed admissions to six of its 12 arts and commerce courses, including Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and BCom (Hons). However, few other popular courses like English (Hons), Journalism, Philosophy and BA Programme. For Philosophy, the college has reduced its cut-off by 1.5 per cent to 92.5 per cent, whereas for BA programme the cut off now stands at 97.75 per cent — one per cent less than the last list.

    09:43 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    Top courses continue to draw students

    Delhi Universities's most popular courses like Economics, English, and BCom (Hons) continue to remain open. To avoid over-admission, however, the college — like others — has exercised caution and only marginally reduced the cut-off. The cut-off for English at Hindu has dropped by 0.5 per cent from 98 per cent to 97.5 per cent, while for Economics and BCom (Hons) the dip is of 0.25 per cent from 98 per cent to 97.75 per cent, and 97.5 per cent to 97.25 per cent respectively.

    09:40 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    IP College dips 2 percent for subjects in DU Second Cut-off

    The most significant dip among the top colleges was seen at IP College, which has dropped its cut-off percentage for several subjects by 2 per cent. The cut-off for History, Sanskrit and BA Programme stands at 94 per cent, 63 per cent and 94.5 per cent — all a dip of two per cent from the last list. For Sociology, the dip is as high as three per cent from 95.5 per cent in the first list to 92.5 per cent now.

    09:36 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    DU Second Cut-off: Seats available in most colleges

    Top colleges like the Hansraj College, Ramjas College and Indraprastha College for Women still have seats vacant in most of their courses. In terms of course, History and Political Science among the arts, and Maths and Physics among the sciences seem to have the most number of takers.

    01:13 (IST)25 Jun 2018
    1,44,248 male, 1,34,297 female applied in the first cut-off

    The university has, for now, announced a total of five cut-off lists. The first cut-offs were announced on June 19. The total number of male applicants are 1,44,248, women 1,34,297 and other applicants 29. According to an official from the university, 2,78,544 aspirants have made payments. Last year, around 2.20 lakh candidates had made payments. 

    - PTI inputs

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    The Delhi University’s Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) Sunday released the second cut-off list for BCom (Honours) and BA (Honours) Economics, with a marginal dip in the score required for admission in the courses. The cut-off for general category candidates for BCom (Hons) was 97.75 per cent in the first list, while in the second cut-off, it is 97.37 per cent.

    - PTI inputs