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DU announces second cut-off list, drop in cut-offs revives hopes of many
Delhi University (DU) announced its second cut-off list on Thursday, June 28, 2012 which revived the hopes of many students who were seeking admission to DU. Although admissions to popular courses such as BCom (honours) has ended at 36 colleges, 15 colleges including Kirori Mal, Hindu, Sri Venkateshwara and Lady Shri Ram have dropped their cutoffs for the course by 0.5%.
About 6 colleges have completed admission for BA program, which is not specialized but is a popular course among students. Colleges such as Delhi College of Arts and Commerce and Shyam Lal(evening) have reduced their cutoffs by about 10%, making many more candidates eligible for admissions.
Many candidates seeking admission to the BCom (H) course may have to opt for Bcom, owing to a very small decrease in cutoffs for the course. Kirori Mal, Ramjas, Kamla Nehru, SGTB Khalsa and Sri Venkateshwara have dropped the cutoff for the BCom course by 0.25% to 0.5%, while admissions for the program have closed at only three colleges.
Students seeking admission to science courses will still have to face stiff competition as the cut-offs are still on higher side with only a marginal dip in many colleges. The maximum drop in cutoffs is 3% for the BSc (H) Physics course at Bhaskaracharya College of applied sciences. Colleges such as Hindu and Hans Raj have witnessed only a drop of 1% in the cutoff for science courses. Though admissions to BSC(H) course is closed in 16 colleges, many are still inviting applicants.
Admissions to other science courses such as BSc life sciences have closed at Miranda House and Gargi. Cut offs for BSc (H) Chemistry has seen a marginal drop of 3% at Moti Lal Nehru College, while admissions to the program are still open at 13 colleges.
Aspirants seeking admission to English program seem to have hit the jackpot with a decrease of 8% in the CATE cutoff, along with a drop of 1-3% in cutoffs at various colleges. SGTB Khalsa, Daulat Ram, Ramjas, Hindu, Miranda house, KMC and JDM are the colleges offering English programs.
While admissions to BA(H)History has ended at 8 colleges, Ramjas, Kalindi and Delhi college of commerce and Arts have reduced their cutoffs by up to 6% for the program.
However, SRCC dropped its cut-off for BA(H) Economics by only 0.25%. Admissions to the course are still on at Hindu, Hans Raj, Miranda House, Sri Venkateshwara and Lady Shri Ram.
Source: Times of India
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