Students who have studied modern Indian Languages (MIL) like Bengali or Tamil during school time will gain up to 10% additional marks if they opt for the language while taking admission in BA Programme at Delhi University like every year.
“Only those applicants who take up the MIL as a subject in BA Programme will get the benefit in colleges where it is offered. Applicants will be given be an advantage of 10 percentage points on their best four”¬†a university official said.
This advantage will be offered at only those colleges who have that language.The MILs offered in the university are Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu, Telugu and Bengali.
‚ÄúIf an applicant opts for Modern Indian Language (MIL) (except Hindi) as a subject, an advantage of up to 10% may be given in ‚ÄòBest Four‚Äô in those colleges where MIL is offered as a subject,‚Äù a university official told Hindustan Times.
For admission to BA Programme, students have to take one language and any three elective subjects. But those who change stream will face a disadvantage.
‚ÄúA deduction of up to 5% on ‚ÄòBest Four‚Äô percentage may be imposed if there is a change of stream for admission to BA programme, which means either from Commerce stream to Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences or from Science stream to Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences,‚Äù he added.