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CBSE Class 12 result 2017: What are your chances of making it to DU? Check out last year’s cutoffs

CBSE Class 12 result announcement will kick start the DU admission rush. Check out last year’s DU cutoffs

education Updated: Jul 11, 2017 17:29 IST
Students at Delhi University’s open house sessions held recently to get more clarity on the admissions process. (Photo by Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times).
Students at Delhi University’s open house sessions held recently to get more clarity on the admissions process. (Photo by Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times).(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expected to declare its Class 12 results on Saturday - kick starting the rush for Delhi University (DU) admissions.

The university’s cutoffs this year, too, are unlikely to dip with the CBSE deciding to not challenge a Delhi High Court order to continue with the ‘moderation policy’. Marks moderation refers evaluators doing upward or downward revision of marks of students based on how difficult their examination paper was. This is said to be the reason for inflated scores in Class 12 board exams — which in turn lead to impossibly high cut-offs.

Almost 80% of applications, DU receives, are from CBSE and rest are from other boards.

Take a look at DU’s first cut-offs of 2016 to find out if you have a chance of getting admission in DU.

Teachers say these cutoffs can give a fair idea to students of their chances of getting admission to DU as the variation every year is not significant.