While there are thousands of students aspiring to get into good college, there is Delhi University (DU) which opens for all of them. This year the cutoff was set highest at 98.75% and lower than this thereof.
This year the available seats in the university were almost 56,000 out of which almost half of the seats were already filled with the admissions wrapping up on Wednesday under the second cutoff.
Despite the high cutoff, admissions in most popular colleges and courses were closed because of number of applicants. Some colleges however, failed to attracts the aspirants and therefore they made a high downfall in their cutoff percentage, majorly 2-5%. This made the off campus colleges filled with a whole lot of applicants for admission for which the time was increased to 3.30 pm instead of 1.30 pm by the administration.¬†”As many as 26,291 students have been admitted by Wednesday evening,” said Maharaj K Pandit, member of the admission committee. The university had completed 15,245 admissions under the first list.
As there take place a lot of admission, there too persists cancellation as well because of students getting college as per their choice or any other reason. There were around 3,200 cancellations as well.¬†Most of the cancellations were seen in Ramjas College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Gargi College and Daulat Ram College. Course wise maximum cancellations were witnessed in B Com (Hons), BA programme, B Com, Economics (Hons).
The admissions were seen in some popular colleges of which many would be closed in the next cutoff as predicted. While having a word with an official person from the admission committee he quoted that,¬†”Most of the admissions are done in popular colleges like Hindu, SRCC, Miranda House, Hansraj, Lady Shri Ram and Gargi College. Few courses will be available at these colleges in the third list.”
Meanwhile, seats are still lying vacant at several off-campus colleges like Aditi Mahavidyalaya and Lakshmi Bai College.¬†A drop of 1-3% is expected in the third cut-off list.
The third cutoff will be announced on Friday evening and the admissions will take place till Tuesday thereof.