Friday, June 27, 2008

Delhi University's first cut-off list out

The first admission cut-off list for Delhi University colleges is out. The cut-off marks have moved up by almost one per cent for most popular courses.The Delhi University is also implementing quota for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from this year.The cut-off marks have moved up by almost one per cent for most popular courses.The Delhi University is also implementing quota for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from this year.Cut-off marks for for B Com(H) have fallen by .25 per cent in SRCC (94.5 per cent), Hindu (94 per cent) and Hans Raj College (94 per cent), this has definitely led some sigh of relief for the students fishing for top colleges in Commerce.The only college, which has raised its cut-off drastically is Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College for Women, the BB. Com (H) cutoff has risen by 1.5 per cent to 95.5 from last year’s 94 per cent.BA (H) Economics has also witnessed an increase, only SRCC, Hans Raj and IP College for Women have not increased their cut-offs for Economics (H).science courses have taken a backseat, the cut-offs has come down from one to three per cent in many colleges.The University has issued a separate cut-off list for the OBC category.The ‘OBC cut-off’ has given a relaxation of 1 to 3 per cent to OBC students as compared to the general category students.The prominent cut-off is for B.Com (Hons) course, which has received the maximum number of applications this year. The cut-off for commerce for OBC candidates stands at 89-91% at Gargi and Ramjas College.For OBC students the cut-off for History (Hons) and Political Science (Hons) at Miranda House is 76.5-81% and 80.5-85.5% respectively. For B.Sc. (Mathematics) at Miranda House, OBC candidates will require 83% marks. Further, OBC students who wish to pursue B.Sc Computer Science (Hons) at Indra prastha College should have at least 85-90% marks.However, low English scores in the CBSE Class XII this year has caused a marginal change of 0.5-1% for Arts and Commerce courses.Admissions as per the first cut off list will take place between June 27 and June 30. The second cut-off list will be announced on July 1.

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