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A simple guide to score-wise options

delhi Updated: May 22, 2010 00:24 IST
Mallica Joshi

The CBSE results may have disappointed some. But there’s no need to worry. There are a lot of options available. Here are a few choices.

Score: 40 to 60 per cent
There are more opportunities for you than you think. DU’s School of Open Learning offers an undergraduate degree in courses like B Com and Political Science. At the same time, job-oriented courses like fashion designing, hotel management, and radio jockeying are some interesting alternatives.

Score: 60 to 75 per cent
It is better opt for a course than a college. It will be better to apply for courses where you can get in. You may also get admission into your dream college in courses like B.El.Ed., BE or Journalism, etc. Keep your eyes open for entrance test dates and forms.

Score: 75 to 90 per cent
Getting into the college of your choice will be tough as competition in this category is the maximum, but once again, choose the course over college. Also wait for first, second and third lists as many seats fall vacant after most students have chosen their college and course.

Score: 90 to 100 per cent
You’ve made your mark but a seat in colleges like SRCC, St. Stephens and LSR may still elude you. Choose a good college. Many lesser-known colleges have excellent faculty. You can wait for the cut off to dip and then select the course. You can also migrate to a college of your choice if you do well in your first year examinations.