Eight Delhi University institutions, including SRCC, Hindu, Ramjas, Hansraj and Khalsa, have announced 100 per cent cut-off for admissions to ten undergraduate programs, though the initial cut-off marks for some courses have increased by six to seven per cent. Years
Eight Delhi University colleges, including SRCC, Hindu, Ramjas, Hansraj and Khalsa, have announced 100 per cent cut-off for admissions to 10 undergraduate courses, while some colleges have increased the first cut-off mark for some courses from six to seven per cent. Compared to last year.
Other colleges that have set perfect scores for admission are Jesus and Mary College, Deendayal Upadhyay College and Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies.
College principals have blamed increasing cut-offs for increasing board exam scores, with more than 70,000 CBSE students scoring more than 95 percent this year.
Many students who scored above 95 percent are now hoping for extra-curricular activities (ECA) and sports quotas, with scores in the next cut-offs or a limited chance of vacancies. SRCC has demanded 100% marks for admission in BA (Hons) Economics and BCom (Hons). Last year the college set a cut-off of 99 per cent in BA (Hons) Economics and 99.50 per cent in B.Com (Hons).
Jesus and Mary College (JMC) set a 100 percent cut-off for BA (Hons) Psychology for those who do not include the subject while calculating their Best Four (BFS) percent. The cut-off for students who will include the subject in their BFS number is 99 percent. Last year, the cut-off for Psychology (Hons) was 99.5 percent if the subject was not included in the BFS or if a student got a score of less than 85 percent in the subject, for others it was 98.5 percent.
For admission in BSc (Hons) Computer Science in Hansraj College, one student needs percentage percentage marks, a significant increase over last year when 97.25 percent was required for admission to the course.
This year, Hindu College and Ramjas College have perfect scores for admission in BA (Honors) Political Science. In 2020, the minimum marks required for admission in BA (Hons) Political Science in Hindu were only 0.50 per cent less than 100 per cent while in Ramjas College, the cut-off was 99 per cent.
For admission to BCom at SGTB Khalsa College, students now need a 100 percent score, a significant increase over last year when 96.5 percent was required to qualify for the course.
Ramjas College has set a 100 per cent cut-off for the combination of BA programs under which a student can choose any one of the two subjects (English / Hindi / Political Science / Economics / History / Mathematics). Last year, the minimum qualification required for this adjustment was 96 percent. The college has set the same requirements for Physics (Hons).
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies last year did 97 percent cut off peg for BSc (Hons) Computer Science, but this time, it is 100 percent.
Deendayal Upadhyay College had 96 per cent cut-off for admission in BSc (Hons) Computer Science last year and it is now 100 per cent.
Colleges that have announced 100 per cent cut-off include BA (Hons) Economics and Shri Ram College for Commerce (SRCC) for BCom Honors, Hindu College and Ramjas College for Political Science (Hons), SGTB Khalsa College for BCom, Hansraj. College, Deendayal Upadhyay College for Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Jesus and Mary College for BA (Hons) Psychology and Ramjas College for a combination of BA programs.
The cut-off at Deshbandhu College has increased significantly compared to last year. The college has set a cut-off of 97 percent for adjustment to some BA programs.
At Aryabhatta College, BA (Hons) Hindi cut-off has increased since last year. In 2020, the cut-off for the course was 80 percent but this year it is 86 percent. Last year, the cut-off for BA program combinations ranged from 86 percent to 88 percent. The highest cut-off was 90 per cent in English and political science and a combination of history and political science, which increased to seven per cent this time.
It was in 2015 that two colleges – the College of Vocational Studies (CVS) and the IP College for Women — required perfect scores for admission to BSc (Hons) Computer Science.
Students will start applying to colleges from October 4.
More than 2.87 lakh students have applied for undergraduate courses at Delhi University, down from 3.53 lakh last year, with the highest number of CBSE candidates.
More than 2.29 lakh applicants came from CBSE-affiliated schools, followed by Board of School Education Haryana (9,918), Council for the Indian School Certification Examination (9,659) and UP Board of High School and Intermediate Education (8,007).