It has been a month since Delhi University started its new academic session and yet there are around 6,500 seats available for several undergraduate courses.
To fill the vacant seats, the university will now be releasing three more cutoff lists for admission on August 20, 24 and 29. Admissions under each list will be conducted till August 22, 26 and 30, respectively.
“There are around 6,500 vacant seats in various colleges of which at least 1,100 seats are under general category, 2,900 in OBC category, 1,000 in SC category and 1,500 in ST category,” said a university official.
At Bhim Rao Ambedkar College 35 and 36 seats are vacant in B Com and B Com (hons) courses. Dyal Singh, Gargi and Ram Lal Anand colleges also have vacant seats in these two courses.
Seats in English (hons) are available at Dyal Singh College, Janaki Devi Memorial College and Kalindi College.
In Mathematics (hons), Dyal Singh College and Janaki Devi Memorial College has 17 vacant seats each while Keshav Mahavidyalaya has 12 seats to fill.
The university had announced that it would release five cutoff lists only. It said that admissions for the remaining seats will be done on merit lists. Admissions under the fifth cutoff list ended on July 22.
To fill up the vacant seats, registered students applied again as colleges brought out a merit list. Admissions under the merit lists ended on August 16.
“Many students have withdrawn admissions due to which there are vacant seats,” said a university official.
Document verification and approval of admission will be taken till 1pm for the morning colleges, and till 4 pm for evening colleges.
The application process this year was fully online. University officials said college fees can also be paid online and the only time students will have to visit the colleges was when they have to get their documents verified.