Delhi University first cut-off list to be out today

Mumbai city news

There was a considerable drop in the cut-offs of most courses, including English (Honours), B Com (H) and Economics (H), from previous year. In humanities stream, Khalsa again set the highest cut-off at 99% for BA (Hons) Political Science, according to the list available on DU website.

Similarly cut-offs at Ramjas College also dropped for most subjects.

SRCC had pegged it just a little higher at 97.75 per cent, for the Economics (Honors) and B.Com (Honors). This year however, the cut-off did not touch the mark of 100 percent but stayed at 97.75 percent, which is still quite high. "So we decided it is better to give a reasonable first cutoff this year to reduce the burden on students". "You can always shift to another college when the second or third cut-offs are announced", said G.K. Jha, Principal of Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma (ARSD) College. Ramjas College previous year set the record for the highest cut-off, with 99.25 per cent for BCom (Hons). At Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), admissions for B.A. (Hons.) Economics opened at 98.25% and closed at 97.25%.

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For B.Com (hons), there is a dip of 0.25 percentage points from last year's 98%. An average dip of 0.25-2 per cent is observed in cut-offs announced by Ramjas College. Both the subjects witnessed a drop of 1.75 percent and 1 per cent respectively from past year. The problems in the admission process were many including absence of original documents and the slow functioning of the official DU website. The admission process under the first list will begin on June 24 and will continue till June 28.

More than 2,50,000 candidates have applied for around 55,000 seats across the colleges in the university. The timings for morning college will be 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and for evening college will be 4 pm to 7 pm. Subsequently, if the admission of the particular candidate is approved, students can then log on to the online admission portal to complete the other activities, including payment for admission.

SGTB recorded 99.66% in aggregate is the highest score for science. The college kept the cutoff for Eco (H) at 97.25 per cent and B.Com (H) at 97.5 per cent.