New Delhi: Delhi University has announced its first cut-off list on Monday night for merit-based undergraduate courses in the 2018-19 academic year, recording a drop in the minimum required marks as compared to the last year.
The highest cut-off this year is 98.75% for BA (programme) in Lady Shri Ram College. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce has a cut-off of 98.50% for BA (Hons) in Journalism, while LSR College has a cut-off of 98.25% for BA (Hons) in Psychology.
Last year, the highest cut-off was 99.66% for B.Sc (Hons) in Electronics in SGTB Khalsa College. In humanities stream, Khalsa College had set the highest cut-off at 99% for BA (Hons) in Political Science.
In science stream this year, the highest cut-off is 98% for B.Sc (Hons) in Physics in Hindu College. Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College also has a cut-off of 98% for its B.Sc(Hons) in Computer Science course.
St Stephen’s College was the first to release its cut-off. For commerce students, the cut-off for Economics (Hons) was pegged at 98.75%, and 98 and 97.5% for humanities and science students respectively. The cut-off for English (Hons) was 97.5%.
In Gargi’s first cutoff, Applied Psychology, Economics, Mathematics have the highest cutoffs with 97%. In case of English, which is considered to be one of the coveted undergraduate courses it is at 95.5%.
Shri Ram College of Commerce today released its first cut-off for B.Com Honours and BA Hons in Economics for the current academic year with the highest score being 97.75 and 98.50% respectively for general category.
This year the maximum number of applicants out of over 2.70 lakh registrations for admission to Delhi University’s undergraduate courses are from the national capital, according to the varsity’s admission portal. Delhi is followed by Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Bihar and Rajasthan, the data showed.
Around 1,38,450 applicants are from Delhi, 76,042 from UP, 45,542 from Haryana, 16,838 from Bihar and 11,625 from Rajasthan for over 56,000 Delhi University seats, the portal showed.
The varsity threw open its admission portal for aspirants of various undergraduate courses on 15 May. The registration for these courses ended on 7 June. Registrations were made for the merit-based course and rest for the entrance-based ones.
The university has, for now, announced a total of five cut-off lists with the notification for the first cut-off scheduled to be issued on 19 June. The other cut-off lists will be released on 25 June, 30 June, 6 July and 12 July on the official website.
The total number of male applicants are 1,44,248, women 1,34,297 and other applicants 29. According to an official from the university, 2,78,544 aspirants have made payments. Last year, around 2.20 lakh candidates had made payments.