Second list: Road to DU still tough for those who got less than 90%

Summary: The admission under second list will end on July 4 and the third cutoff list will be out on July 7. Many seats remain to be filled under second cutoff listThe first day of admissions under the second cutoff list saw a larger turnout among students. The admissions under the second cutoff list will continue till July 4. “It was a brisk day (on the first day of admissions after the second list). SGTB had set some of the highest cutoffs for undergraduate programmes during the first cutoff list, with 99.66 for BSc Electronics topping the charts.

Most Delhi University colleges have kept admissions open for popular honours courses such as Economics, BCom, English, Chemistry and Mathematics but even the second cutoff remains above 90% in all colleges, except one. The admissions under the second cutoff list will continue till July 4. Humanities and commerce English is at 90% and above at all colleges except Satyawati (Evening) where it is available at 89%. Admissions are open at 44 colleges for English (hons) and only two colleges have closed admission for the course. Kirori Mal College and Mata Sundri College have closed admission for English (hons), which has the highest cutoff at 97.5% at LSR. BA (hons) English has seen a drop of up to four percentage points at Dyal Singh Evening College where it went down from 96% to 92%. The highest cutoff for Economics is 97.25% at Hindu College and the lowest is 92% at Satyawati College. The cutoff is 95% and above at 24 colleges and between 90-95% at nine colleges. Out of the 38 colleges that offer Economics (hons), admissions have been closed at five colleges — Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Lady Shri Ram (LSR), BR Ambedkar, PGDAV, and Shyama Prasad Mukherjee. For BCom (hons) out of the 54 colleges that offer the course only two –LSR and Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (Evening) – have closed admissions.

The highest cutoff is at 97.5% at SRCC and the lowest is 91% at Zakir Hussain Evening. The course is at 95% and above at 31 colleges and between 90-95% at 21 colleges. “Colleges keep cutoff higher for these subjects to avoid over-admission. But in many colleges, especially off campus colleges, the cutoff will go further down in third list,” said a university official. Science Out of the 38 colleges that offer Mathematics (hons), it is closed for admission at seven colleges, including LSR. The cutoff is 95% and above at 11 colleges and is between 90% and 95% at 21 colleges. The highest cutoff for Mathematics is at Hindu College at 96.75% and the lowest is at Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women at 90%. Chemistry, which is offered at 23 colleges, has a cutoff above 90% at all colleges with six colleges keeping it at 95% and above.



Updated: July 4, 2017 — 11:02 am

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