DU Admissions 2017 : Delhi University Fixes Sports Quota Policy

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Delhi University has finalized admission policy for UG Admissions 2017 on the basis of sports quota.

Admissions will be based on 60% weightage to sports trials and 40% to certificates. However, admission dates are yet to be finalized and the final decision rests with the university vice chancellor.

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There will be no “fitness test” ‚Äî the qualifying test for sports trials. Instead there will be a sport-specific fitness test within the centralized sports trials. All aspirants will now be eligible for the trials.

According to the admission policy sports trials will include game/ sport specific fitness, fundamental skills and overall playing ability.To be eligible for admission,the candidates must score at least 30 out of 60 marks.

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Admissions will be made under two categories-direct and trial based. Candidates who have represented India in mentioned sporting events will be eligible for direct admission.Candidates have to upload self-attested copy of the “Highest sports certificate”.Under trial-based admissions,only those certificates that were issued between 1st April 2014 and 31st March 2017 will be recognized by the university.

The university will also issue a list of the certificates/events which will be considered valid.The Delhi University Sports Council has also created a matrix for marks assigned to various certificates as well as achievements.

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For example,anyone who participated in World/Asian School Games or other international competitions and stood first will get full 40 marks,followed by 39 marks and 38 marks for the second and third positions respectively.And simple participation will earn 37 marks.

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