Saturday, June 21, 2008
DU ADMISSIONS -08
B.Com programme emerged as the most sought after course among candidates in delhi university admissions. And Ramjas College seems to be the hot favourite for students applying for the same.Out of the 93,368 applications received this year, a whopping 28,339 have sought admission in the B.Com programme course offered by Ramjas.while at Kirori Mal College and Dyal Singh College the number of applications received for the course is 27,859 and 26,320 respectively.At Lady Shri Ram College for Women, 19 students who have scored in the 95-100 per cent bracket (as their best four subjects) have applied for English (Hons), while 654 applications have come from those with scores between 90 and 95 per cent.At Hindu College, 22 candidates in the 95-100 per cent category have applied for that course, while in the 90-95 per cent bracket 765 applications have been received. Overall, the college has received the highest number of applications for this course among all others -- 23,881. Close to 2,500 applicants to this college have scored above 90 per cent. Hindu has only 47 seats for B.Com (Honours).Hindu has been emerged as the popular choice for other sought after courses as well.For English (Honours),it has received 23881 applica -tions. Kirori Mal College missed the top by a margin of 1,225 forms. For Economics (Honours), about 16,652 students have applied at Hindu College.For Economics (Hons), 117 students have applied in the 95-100 per cent category at SRCC, while 2,078 forms are from those who have scored between 90 and 95 per cent.At Hans Raj, 21 students who have applied for English (Hons) have obtained between 95 and 100 per cent. In the category of 90-95 per cent, 710 applications have been received.In the category of 95-100 per cent, 18 applications have come for English (Hons) at Sri Venkateswara College. As many as 586 students who have got between 90-95 per cent have applied for the same course.The figures are quite high in the 90-95 per cent category at Gargi College as well as Miranda House.The indications are there - ethe cut-offs for the English (Honours) course to go high.The cut-offs for popular courses such as B.Com (H), B.A (H) Economics, B.A(H) English and B.Com (Programme) are set to rise from last year.At least in the better known,main-campus colleges.For the BCom (Honours), Economic (Honours) and BCom Programme, students can at the expect a cut-off higher by 0.25%-0.50%.it was a close battle between Hindu and Ramjas, with the former getting a few more forms. In English though, Hindu College got the maximum applications, with 23,881 students opting for the college, followed by KMC and Ramjas.Out of BCom (Hons), BCom (Pass), BA Economics (Hons) and BA English (Hons) (with the exception of BCom (Pass) which it doesn’t offer), Hindu has the uppermost hand in the university.The first list will be out on June 26.