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Delhi University admits 36,000 after 2nd cut-off list

This year, the varsity has effected a 10% increase in seats to accommodate for the EWS category students

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Politics India Delhi University admits 36,000 after 2nd cut-off list

New Delhi: More than 36,000 students have been admitted to the Delhi University after the second cut-off list, according to data shared by the varsity.

After 751 withdrawals since the beginning of admissions, the number of admissions stands at 36,850, the university said. After the second cut-off, 3,069 cancellations have happened, it added.

Saturday was the last day of admission after the second cut-off was announced on Wednesday.

According to Anju Srivastava, principal of the Hindu College, BCom (Honours), BA (Honours) Economics and Physical Science have seen a high number of admissions. She said some withdrawals have happened. The analysis will be done on Monday to see which courses will be closed for the third cut-off list.

[pullquote]After 751 withdrawals since the beginning of admissions, the number of admissions stands at 36,850, the varsity said[/pullquote]

Manoj Khanna, principal of Ramjas College, said there have been around 200 cancellations, but there have been 850 admissions to over 1,400 seats.

Kamala Nehru College (KNC) has seen around 845 admissions to 940 seats, college principal Kalpana Bhakuni said. She said BA (Honours) Sociology has seen a high number of admissions and the number of withdrawals has not been very high. However, she said courses like BA (Honours) Hindi, BA(Honours) Sanskrit, BA (Honours) English and BA (Honours) Journalism are likely to have third cut-offs. KNC has also seen around 60% admissions under the economically weaker section (EWS) category. The number of seats under the EWS category is 52, she said.

Lady Shri Ram College has seen over 1,100 admissions and there are seats still available under B.Com (Honours) and Mathematics (Honours), college principal Suman Sharma said.

This year, the university has effected a 10% increase in seats to accommodate for the EWS category students. There has been a rise of close to 6,000 seats, taking the total number of seats for undergraduate courses to 62,000. Separate cut-offs for students belonging to the EWS category have been released by the institution.

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