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Many Delhi students exploring options in Gurgaon colleges

india Updated: Jun 16, 2011 01:12 IST
Divya Sethi

The city colleges are drawing a fair share of applicants after Delhi University colleges declared their first cut-off lists on Wednesday. Many students, who could not get through the colleges of their choice, are exploring options here.

The admission process in Gurgaon colleges, affiliated to Maharishi Dayanand University, has started.

A student from the national capital, Riya Ahlawat, who scored 55% in Class, 12 said, “Scores are never the criteria to check the intelligence of a person. Unfortunately, this is the criteria and on the basis of which students are selected.” She added, “I want to pursue graduation in a regular course. I have come here to take admission.”

Another student from Delhi said, “I decided to apply in a Gurgaon college after Delhi University colleges declared very high cut-offs.” Government College for Women in Sector 14 sold 1,000 prospectuses on Wednesday, while Government College at Sector 9 sold around 500 application forms.

Ashok Diwaker, principal, Government College for Women, said, “Apart from students from all nearby areas, students from Delhi, too, have applied.” According to sources, around 12 students from Delhi have already bought application forms from the college.

Raghuvinder Singh, principal of Government College said, “Every year, we have 2-3% students from Delhi.”

The cut-off marks in Delhi University colleges are very high. As a result, many students are not able to either get the subject of their choice or the college where thecome here to take admission.”

Another student from Delhi said, “I decided to apply in a Gurgaon college after Delhi University colleges declared very high cut-offs.” Government College for Women in Sector 14 sold 1,000 prospectuses on Wednesday, while Government College at Sector 9 sold around 500 application forms.

Ashok Diwaker, principal, Government College for Women, said, “Apart from students from all nearby areas, students from Delhi, too, have applied.” According to sources, around 12 students from Delhi have already bought application forms from the college. Raghuvinder Singh, principal of Government College said, “Every year, we have 2-3% students from Delhi.”

The cut-off marks in Delhi University colleges are very high. As a result, many students are not able to either get the subject of their choice or the college where they want to study.