Admission blues: A 'Bhaiya' may be of help
Got 65 per cent in your class XII board exams but still want to get admitted for B Com. Don't worry, as the friendly 'Bhaiyas' are always there to help you out, of course, if you have money.delhi Updated: Jun 11, 2007 14:51 IST
Got 65 per cent in your class XII board exams but still want to get admitted for B Com. In some of the better off colleges in Delhi University (DU) while the cut off rate is much higher? If yes, then don't worry, as the friendly 'Bhaiyas' are always there to help you out, of course, if you have money.
While over a lakh students bear the heat and do the rounds of various colleges for around 35,000 undergraduate seats, its boom time for many seniors and former students who cash in on the admission time in DU. "I can get you admission in any of the colleges here. It is not a problem at all. Depending on your paying capacity, choose a college" says Vikram, (name changed) a final year DU student, bang opposite to one of most high profile colleges in South Campus.
"Get in touch with the nearby snack bar owner tomorrow who will tell you what to do next," Vikram adds.
The asking rate for admissions in colleges can vary anywhere between Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 2.5 lakh which can be brought down with further negotiations, says an aspirant trying his luck for admissions.
"The modus operandi is very simple. All the admissions are done through student union contacts or someone who knows the system of the college well. There are various methods that are used, like the quotas under sports and Extra Curricular Activities (ECA), through which someone can be accommodated," says a former Student Union president of one of the DU college.
"If there are 10 seats available under the quota, then at least two such candidates can be accommodated easily.