DU fifth cutoff list out, Eco(hons) still available at SRCC

  • HT Correspondent, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2016 14:57 IST
Delhi University has released its fifth cutoff list for admissions to undergraduate courses. (HT File Photo)

HT Correspondent


New Delhi: Delhi University announced its fifth and last cutoff for admissions to undergraduate courses on Tuesday.

The university will start its academic session from Wednesday and Friday will be the last day for students to claim admission in the 61 affiliated colleges.

In the fifth list, Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) still had seats to fill. At SRCC, admissions to Economics (hons) – one of the most sought after courses -- was open at 97.25%.

At LSR, admission have been closed for Economics (hons), Hindi (hons) , Political Science (hons) and Sanskrit (hons). Other courses, however, recorded a dip of 0.25 percentage points yet remaining above the 95% mark.

Economics (hons) was open in the fifth list in 21 of the 34 colleges that offer the course. Similarly, BCom (hons) was still available in more than 20 of the 54 colleges which offer the course. Among the colleges where seats were still available in these courses are popular North Campus institutions such as Hindu and Hansraj.

Ramjas College, which had announced the highest cutoff at 99.25 % for BCom (hons), still has slots vacant in most courses. The college has closed admission for BCom Programme, Sanskrit (hons) and honours in Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Zoology and Life Sciences.

English (hons), which had received the maximum number of applications this year, is open for admission in 28 colleges of the total 40 which offer the course.

In the science stream course, most courses have closed admissions to Botany (hons) Chemistry and Life Science. Botany (hons) is offered in 18 colleges and after the fifth list seats are left only in two colleges.

In case, after the fifth list seats still remain vacant, the colleges will release the details of the vacancies. Students will then have to apply to college individually through the Delhi University website. The website has a separate UG portal for undergraduate admissions. After the application process, the colleges will separately release the merit list and conduct admissions done accordingly.

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