DU Admissions 2017 : Choose A Language,Get Advantage Up To 10% In BA Programme

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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.

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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.

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“If an applicant opts for Modern Indian Language (MIL) (except Hindi) as a subject, an advantage of up to 10% may be given in ‘Best Four’ in those colleges where MIL is offered as a subject,” a university official told Hindustan Times.

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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.

“A deduction of up to 5% on ‘Best Four’ 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,” he added.

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Shivam Malhotra
A social media enthusiast who is in love with this digital world! Wrote the first article for DU Express in May 2016.

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