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DU opens doors for freshers today

A plethora of subject and college choices await DU aspirants as they gear up to fill and submit the pre-admission forms today.

india Updated: Jun 01, 2006 10:47 IST

A plethora of subject and college choices await DU aspirants as they gear up to fill and submit the pre-admission forms on Thursday. DU has established 16 centres which will sell forms across the city.

Meanwhile, Youth for Equality will be setting up counters at these centres where they will address admission related queries and also distribute anti- reservation pamphlets.

 Advisory for students

* Start your day early as

   you may have to visit

   several colleges to collect

   individual forms. Forms

   are available between 10

   am to 1 pm. 

* Calculate your best of 

  four subjects before hand 

  and choose your subjects

  carefully.

* Carry at least 15 passport

   size photographs with

   your name written behind.

   Also carry blue and black

   pens.

* Attested photocopies of

   your class X and XII

   marksheets and  

   certificates of 

   achievements in ECA or

   sports if you are applying

   for this quota.

* Keep a copy of last year's

  cut-off list before applying

  in a college or course.

  Cut-offs differ each year by 2-3     per cent.

* Each pre-admission form  

   costs Rs 30 and one student is

   allowed to buy three forms  

   only. 

* Write carefully, overwriting may 

   cause problems. Double check

   basics before filling form. 

* Carry change, water

* Read the prospectus

   carefully, if you have any 

   doubts or queries, contact the  

   helpdesks there.



“We want to garner more support from students on this issue,” said a student. Students will be given the option of choosing colleges of their choice and this is unlimited as compared to earlier where they had to choose only 10 colleges and 8 subjects, in the erstwhile ICR forms.



The pre-admission form has two sheets and the second sheet is a carbonless copy. The university has introduced OMR format whereby students will have to select the college and course of their liking by darkening the appropriate circle.



“It has to be ensured that blue or black pens are used for making the appropriate markings. We will not accept any form without the second sheet,” said a DU official. “Students must first practice on a specimen form and then fill the original.



"The form is required to be filled without detaching the carbonless copy. The copy will be detached, duly stamped and returned to the student as acknowledgement at the time of submission at the designated university admission centre.”



The form must not be crumpled or folded and no additional marks should be mentioned unless required.