The University of Delhi will publish its first selection list for undergraduate courses on Friday. Scores are expected to increase this year compared to last time as more students scored above 95% on CBSE Class 12 board exams.
Some colleges have said they could even keep the thresholds at 100% to avoid “over-admissions” on the limited number of seats.
“We had decided on our cutoffs, but we were wondering to review the scores after seeing that more students scored above 95%.
“There are also students who got percentage marks and we may need to keep the thresholds at 100 percent,” said Vibha Chauhan, principal of Kirori Mal College.
Aryabhatta College at the University of Delhi released its provisional cut-off list on Thursday, with BA (Hons) psychology having the highest limit among all courses at 98.5%.
An off-campus college principal, requesting anonymity, said some courses could see a one or two percent increase from last year, while some might even see a six percent increase by compared to last time.
“More than 70,000 students obtained more than 95% at the CBSE this year and we have 70,000 places on offer. 85 to 90 percent.
“We have to maintain high thresholds in order to avoid admitting more students. It happens every year that end up admitting more students than the number of seats,” he added.
Dr Babli Moitra Saraf, director of Indraprastha College For Women, said students should not be desperate even if they are unable to meet the thresholds on the first list.
“The first and second thresholds are higher because the colleges do not want to run the risk of over-admissions. The rule is that everyone in the threshold must be accommodated regardless of the number of seats,” she said. declared.
She added that there are many colleges and universities in Delhi and people are distributed.
“We don’t know when they will physically open the university and then other facilities such as labs and human resources will be considered when setting the boundaries,” she said.
Miranda House principal Dr Bijaylaxmi Nanda said there would be no cut-off percentage for any college course.
“We will not have 100% thresholds. The thresholds will be slightly calibrated than last time. The thresholds will be close to 100 but we will be realistic with them,” added Nanda.
She said the increase would be 0.25% to 0.5% in popular courses like political science (Hons), certain combinations of bachelor’s degree programs, physics (Hons), etc.
Last year, Lady Shri Ram College had a 100 percent limit for three courses.
The head of Rajdhani College, Dr Rajesh Giri, said there would be a 2% increase in the thresholds in the college compared to last year in all courses.
St Stephen’s clippings, which were released, were more or less on similar lines, compared to last year’s scores.
Saraf said that in St Stephen’s there is an element of interviewing for applicants, something other colleges do not have.
The thresholds for the BA (Hons) Economics and B.Com (Hons) courses were 98 percent, respectively. The minimum marks required for admission to BA (Hons) English and BA (Hons) in Political Science were 96 percent for both courses.
In its indicative list published by Aryabhatta College, the thresholds for BA (Hons) Economics and B.Com (Hons) courses were 98% respectively. The minimum marks required for admission to BA (Hons) English and BA (Hons) in Political Science were 96 percent for both courses.
DU colleges were given a 1 p.m. deadline on October 1 to submit cut lists.
Students will start applying to colleges from October 4.
Over 2.87 lakh students applied for Delhi University undergraduate courses, up from 3.53 lakh applications last year, with the maximum CBSE aspirants.
Over 2.29 lakh applicants come from schools affiliated with the CBSE, followed by the Board of School Education Haryana (9,918), the Council for the Indian School Certification Examination (9,659) and the UP Board of High School and Intermediate Education (8,007). PTI SLB TDS TDS
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