DU cutoffs: Top 10 tips to guide you through the process

  • Heena Kausar, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 30, 2016 08:18 IST
Delhi University will release its first cut off list on Wednesday night. HT brings to you all things you need to know about the admission process.

Delhi University will release its first cut off list on Wednesday night. HT brings to you all things you need to know about the admission process.

Read: DU admissions: First cutoff list to be released today

1) Number of colleges: There are 63 colleges under Delhi University, which offers Humanities, Science and Commerce courses. Most of the popular colleges like St Stephen’s, Hindu and SRCC are located in North Campus while Sri Venkateswara College, LSR are in South Delhi.

2) Number of courses: There are around 57 undergraduate courses offered by different colleges. Based on the number of applications received, English is the most popular course with 1,15,786 applications, followed by BA (Programme) with 98,294 applications. The courses with the highest cutoffs are usually for B.Com (Honors), Economics (Honors), English (Honors).

Check out the Hindustan Times CollegeExplorer, an interactive map that helps you find the Delhi University college that matches your interests and qualifications.

3) Cutoff: The first cutoff list is expected to come out late Wednesday night on DU’s website www.du.ac.in. College website and notice board will also display the cutoffs. Students can start checking the individual college website for the cutoffs after 8 pm on Wednesday.

4) Number of cutoff lists: This s year the University will announce only 5 cutoff lists after which admissions will start at individual colleges based on number of vacant seats. Registered students will have to apply to the individual college again based on course-wise and category-wise vacant seat.

Students fill OMR forms for Delhi University admissions.

5) Separate cutoff list for Kashmiri Migrants: For r the first time the University will bring separate cutoffs for Kashmiri migrants for which there is a 5 % supernumerary quota. All Kashmiri migrants who have been issued certificates across the country will be considered for admission.

6) No first come first serve policy: The colleges will have to admit all the students who meet the announced cutoff criteria. There will be no first come first serve policy.

Read: Will high cut-offs lower hopes at Delhi University?

7) Admission process is online this year: The candidate who meets the requisite cutoff should log on to the DU web portal and select college and course where the candidate wants to take admission. The candidate will take a print out of the form and go to the respective college for verification of mark sheets and other documents. After this the college will approve admission on its web portal and student will pay fees online on DU’s web portal.

8) Girl’s concession: There is a uniform 1 % concession given to girls at 24 colleges in some of the courses.

Students and guardians check cutoff lists at Delhi University.

9) Sports and Extra Curricular Activities quota: All colleges offer not more than 5 % seats under sports and ECA quota. Students who have applied under these quota in the central registration form can give trials in their field and based on marks allocated can get admission.

10) Last date for admission: It is August 16, 2016.

DU admissions 2016 | Find your college, know details on this interactive map

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