Thousands of students from the northeast who flock to DU each year say they are often turned away by house owners, asked to pay twice the usual rent for boarding and not given rent documents. Shaswati Das and Mallica Joshi report.
The wait for the declaration of Delhi University's first merit list was long and nerve-racking but the frenzy surrounding admissions was surprisingly missing from most colleges on Thursday - the first day of admission. Shaswati Das and Mallica Joshi
All hell breaks loose nearly every day in Saket. Neighbours fighting each other over parking space is a daily sight. Mallica Joshi and Shaswati Das report.
As Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University go to polls on Friday, what’s on offer — on plate and in movie halls — may well swing the outcome.
Delhi University's fifth cut-off list came as a pleasant surprise to those who had lost all hope of getting admissions to a North Campus college despite scoring high marks. Shaswati Das
and Mallica Joshi
The Delhi University’s fourth cut-off list kept only few options open. Shaswati Das and Mallica Joshi
Third cut-off list opens up possibility of admissions to popular courses at DU colleges such as Hans Raj and Kirori Mal for aspirants who were disappointed after first two lists. Shaswati Das
and Mallica Joshi
The second cut-off list of Delhi University brought hope to many students of getting a seat in the much sought-after commerce and science courses. Mallica Joshi
and Shaswati Das
report. Cut-off list
Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) was among a host of colleges to declare “over-admissions” in humanities courses such as political science honours and sociology honours. The chances of a second cut-off list for the courses are remote. Shaswati Das and Mallica Joshi report.
The first list of cut-off marks released by Delhi University brought no relief to the thousands seeking admissions to its courses. Mallica Joshi and Shaswati Das
The Class 12 Board results that were declared on Monday revealed an increase in the number of students, who scored above 90%.
Isha Sharma, a first year student of English Honours was horrified to see her score of 67% come down to a second division on the Delhi University website on Wednesday. Mallica Joshi and Shaswati Das report.
The CBSE seems to have flunked the parent test on Day 1 of the Class 12 board examination. Some parents have protested against the English Core question paper, calling it "insensitive". Shaswati Das
and Mallica Joshi
report. Offensive bits
The ghost of the Mayapuri radiation fiasco is back to haunt Delhi University. More than a year after radioactive Cobalt 60 killed one and injured seven in the scrap market in Mayapuri, six DU professors were named in the chargesheet filed by Delhi police.
After days of suspense, Nitisha Verma, 17, finally knows that she will not be able to make it to Delhi University.
Apart from laying the basis for a sound academic future, Delhi University (DU) is also a stepping stone for students who may wish to pursue a vocation outside the confines of academics. And in this university, such students have a wide variety of options to choose from.
Though theatre is clubbed under a single head, it has two main forms — street and stage. While the former uses open public spaces like market places and grounds for performance, stage plays are performed at designated places — theatres.
Though the theatre scene is quite vibrant in Delhi University, one can also be part of independent theatre groups in the city. While most prefer to attach themselves them to college societies, some students do join groups.
The race is never quite over with securing admission into the college of one's choice.
With better campuses and a young faculty, off-campus colleges are no more the poor cousins of those in North Campus.