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St Stephen?s cut-offs soar high

St Stephen?s College has paved the way for higher cut-offs this year by increasing scores in all subjects. This trend is likely to influence the first cut-off list to be released by Delhi University on June 26.

education Updated: Jun 17, 2006 13:28 IST

St Stephen’s College has paved the way for higher cut-offs this year by increasing scores in all subjects. This trend is likely to influence the first cut-off list to be released by Delhi University on June 26.

The cut offs have gone up by 1 per cent in science stream and 2 per cent each in humanities and commerce streams. For BSc Programme, the scores have gone up by 1 per cent, while Mathematics, BA Programme, English, Philosophy, History and Economics have registered a 2 per cent hike compared to last year.

In the last four years, there has been a significant rise in the cut offs. St Stephen’s College Principal Dr Anil Wilson attributes this to the performance of students in Class XII boards in CBSE and ICSE.

Anyone opting for English from Science stream must score at least 93 %, which is an increase of one per cent. A commerce student applying for English must score 97% which is an increase of 2 per cent.

A humanities student applying for same must score 87%, which means that there has been an increase of 2 per cent. A science student opting for Economics must score 94 per cent, which implies the cut-off has increased by 1 per cent.

For commerce stream, the cut-off is 97 per cent which has gone up by 2 per cent, while for humanities student, the cut off is 92 per cent, which is 2 per cent higher.