New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) sports trials are likely to go centralized again from next year, for sports quota admissions. The University has taken the decision due to the complaints of irregularities came during this year’s trials.
According to the sources, this year, the University received a large number of complaints regarding the unfair admissions under sports quota. In addition to that, Hindu College and Satyawati College had suspended sports admissions of taking into consideration these complaints.
In the same context, a senior DU official said that the university is planning to have centralized trials again next time. Though the committee was supposed to hold centralized trials this year as well, but due to lack of time the plan could not be worked out, he added.
Furthermore, he said that during the last session’s admissions, there were no complaints from students regarding the trials. It is clearly a fairer and easier way for students to get admission through centralized sports trails, the official concluded.
For the first time, centralized sports trials were conducted during the last year’s admissions. Although colleges opposed it as they had issues with the marking scheme and the certificates being given more weightage than trails, the trails were taken positively by the aspiring students.