Delhi University has received record 2.5 lakh forms for four-year undergraduate programme.

Last Updated: 2013-06-20T13:19:54+05:30

DU gets record 2.5 lakh forms for FYUP

New Delhi: The University of Delhi (DU) has got near about 2.5 lakh application forms for admissions into four-year undergraduate programme this year. DU registration closed on Wednesday, as the offline registrations process closed at 4pm, and online form submissions ended at midnight.
As per records, this year, Delhi University has received 2,49,661 forms, both online and offline including all categories, which are over a lakh more than last year’s 1.47 lakh forms. Out of total numbers, 1,26,704 numbers of registrations were completed offline and 1,22,957 online.
J M Khurana, Dean of Students' Welfare has stated that the online registration has tripled this year (200% increases). The total number of Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Persons with Disability (SC/ST/PWD) applicants has also been increased by more than 100%, as only 23,000 candidates enrolled last year. While, there were 47,484 SC / ST / PWD applicants this year.
As informed by the sources, on the last day of registration, DU received 13,038 applications, even though crowds at the centers for registration remained thin. Now, applicants are heading to colleges with enquiries on admissions into extracurricular activities (ECA) and sports quota admissions. A student helpdesks were opened at Gargi College to assist applicants. The sales of the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) forms began on June 5, 2013, and nearby 450 forms have already been sold. Chandni Khattar, a student who got 84% in commerce in Class XII, said, I am hoping to do B Com (Honours) from Gargi College and will be giving my ECA trails for photography on June 1-2.
A good number of forms were sold even on the last day. As per records, the university sold 3,895 forms to the general category / other backward classes (Gen/OBC) and around 950 to SC / ST / PWD applicants. The record registrations for FYUP is expected to raise cut offs for various courses. The first cut off list is likely to be issued on June 27.
- By Madiha Wasi
PrintRecommend This Site
Report Error

move to top