Delhi University Registration Begins Soon; 10 Points

Delhi University admission 2019: The registration process for Undergraduate courses will begin soon. New Delhi:  Delhi University (DU) will start the admission process for Undergraduate courses in colleges affiliated with the varsity from Thursday, reports Press Trust of India. The varsity is expected to release further details regarding the DU admission to merit-based and entrance based courses in the varsity today or tomorrow. The news agency also reported that the University gave the direction to various colleges for forensic test of applicants’ documents Tuesday after a meeting of its admission…

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DU admissions 2018: Chance to choose a college of your choice

The second cutoff list at Delhi University, with lower best of four scores, offers students an opportunity to get admitted to courses and colleges where they might not have qualified earlier. The cutoff for some courses had dropped by up to 5 percentage points in the second list. Students who may have taken a seat at a college under the first list can withdraw their admissions and go for a different college where they have now qualified under the new cutoffs. In such scenarios, students will only have to pay…

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DU admission 2018: Many hopes riding on the second cutoff list

Even as the admissions under the first list draw to a close on Thursday at Delhi University, students who may not have made the cut the first time around, have the second list to look forward to on June 25. This year, DU approved more applications on the first two days of admission than it ever did over three days last year, and some prominent colleges have said that they may not be issuing a second list for certain subjects. Despite this, students will have other options, particularly in off-campus…

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Steep cut-offs make it tough to bag DU seat, students below 90% may not get admission into popular courses

Those who have scored less than 90% have a slim chance of getting admission in popular courses such as B.Com (H), Economics (H) and English (H) in a Delhi University college under the first cutoff list. For those seeking admission in on-campus colleges, the competition is tougher with no college offering these subjects for less than 95%. The highest cutoff in the first list is 98.75% at Lady Shri Ram College for BA (Programme), which is a notch lower than last year’s highest 99.66% at SGTB Khalsa College for BSc…

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DU admission 2018: Options to explore if you don’t make the cut

Delhi University aspirants need not despair about the high cutoffs in the first list as most colleges are likely to come out with a second list with a slight dip in the minimum marks required for admission. The highest cutoff at Delhi University in the first list is 98.75% at Lady Shri Ram College for BA (Programme). Journalism (Hons) at Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC) and Economics (Hons) at Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) are a close second at 98.50%. College principals said they are extra cautious…

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Delhi University entrance tests: Important dates students should keep in mind

The Delhi University, which announced its first cut-off list on Monday, has begun conducting entrance tests for nine undergraduate courses. Entrance tests will continue till July 5, when the practical exam for BA (Hons) Music will be conducted. The first entrance test for Bachelor of Science (Physical Education, Health Education and Sports) was held on Monday. This year, the university provided a single portal for applications for both merit-based and entrance-based admissions to undergraduate courses. Till 2017, the registration for entrance-based admissions was separate. There are a total of 56,000 undergraduate seats…

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DU first cut-off list to be out soon: Here are the documents to carry for admission

The first cut-off list for admission to Delhi University’s merit-based undergraduate programmes is expected on Tuesday. If they clear the cutoff, the applicant should first log on the online admission portal and select the college and programme they want, and then take a printout of the registration form. The applicant should then proceed to the college, with all the documents required, and get them verified. The applicants will be required to carry the following set of original documents and self-attested photocopies of the documents. * Class X Board Examination Certificate * Class X mark…

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Students of DU vocational courses can opt out after completing first, second year with degrees

Colleges under Delhi University are offering six skill-based undergraduate courses, which give students the flexibility to opt out after completing the first or the second year with diploma and advance diploma degrees respectively. Students will also be allowed to rejoin the courses and complete their degree. The Bachelor of Vocational Degree (B Voc) programme is currently being offered at three DU colleges. These courses have been developed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as per the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) formulated by the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship,…

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DU admissions 2018: Maximum ECA applications for NCC

The highest number of applications under the extracurricular activity (ECA) category in Delhi University colleges is for the National Cadet Corps (NCC). However, with only 15 colleges posting requirements for NCC cadets this admission cycle, competition may be high. The two other activities that have got quite a large number of applications — close on the heels of the NCC — are dance and debate, respectively. According to a university official, this year, around 900 seats will be available under the category. Over 17,000 students have applied under the ECA…

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Wow! Delhi University student lands international job offer of Rs 1.02 crore

A student of the Delhi University has bagged an international placement offer of a whopping $150,000 – or Rs 1.02 crore – per annum, the Hindustan Times reported. The job offer was bagged by a student of the varsity’s Faculty of Management Studies (FMS). This is the highest ever international pay package secured by a student in the history of FMS. Meanwhile, the highest domestic pay package offered to FMS students this year stood at Rs 66 lakh per annum – last year, the highest domestic offer was Rs 35…

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