Marginal dip seen in Delhi University's 1st cut-off list

Posted June 25, 2017

Cut-offs for courses in Hindi and Sanskrit (Honours) hovered within an achievable 60-70 percent for most colleges.

Hindu, Lady Shri Ram (LSR), and Kirorimal College set their cut-offs for Economics (Honours) at 97.5 percent. The cut-off for English (hons) is same as previous year at 97 pc. The admissions for the University and the affiliated colleges will depend upon the score obtained by the student. "You can always shift to another college when the second or third cut-offs are announced", said G.K. Jha, Principal of Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma (ARSD) College.

Last year, SRCC announced its cut-off at 98.25 per cent for Economics Honours and 98 per cent for B Com Honours.

The trend of cut-offs becoming lower continued at Hans Raj College as well, where most subjects either remained at the same percentage as previous year or saw a dip of 0.25-1 percent.

SRCC which released the cut-off first had bolted the cut-off a little bit higher at 97.75 per cent, for the Economics (Honours) and B.Com (Honours). A few subjects at Daulat Ram College saw a rise in cut-offs, with 97 per cent for English (Hons) and 91 per cent for BA programme from last year's 89.5 per cent. Both the subjects witnessed a drop of 1.75 percent and 1 per cent respectively from a year ago. The institutes struggled to fill seats past year when the second list was released.

Admissions for the first cut off list starts from Saturday and continue for three days. 54,000 undergraduate seats of various Delhi University colleges have over 2.5 lakh online applications while the merit-based courses window is open since 13 June. After such a huge first cut off list for session 2017-18, students seeking admission in DU will have to wait for the second cut-off list that is expected to be out on 1st July. The timings for morning college will be 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and for evening college will be 4 pm to 7 pm. The payment of the fee can be made till 12 noon on the next day of the given admission list deadline.

The admission process shall begin from June 24, the DU registrar said in a release. This time Ramjas first cut off has lowered by 1.75% to is 97.5% for B.Com hons.

It left behind others when it came to sciences with the highest 99.66 per cent cut-off for B.Sc. (Electronics).