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DU to Start Admissions for Few Business Courses Early This Year
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The University of Delhi (DU) is all set to begin admission process for its specialized business courses from April 1, 2013.


Last Updated: 2013-03-11T11:36:12+05:30

DU to Start Admissions for Few Business Courses Early This Year

New Delhi: For this year's academic session 2013-14, the University of Delhi (DU) has decided to start its admission process earlier than the last year. Reportedly, the varsity is planning to issue application forms for its specialized business courses, namely, Bachelor in Business Economics (BBE), Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) and Bachelor of Financial Investment and Analysis (BFIA), from April 1. Applications will be made available only through online mode and the last date of submission of the same will be May 5.
 
According to the sources, the admission process for courses will include a written test, followed by a group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI). The joint entrance test for admission into all three courses will be held on June 2, whereas, the admit cards for the same will be made available from May 20. In addition, the entrance test will be held at Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow and Kolkata.However, following few changes, this year, there will be no GD and PI for admission to BBE course.
 
As per the admission guidelines, for admission into BBS and BFIA programmes, 50% weightage will be given to the entrance test scores, 30% to class 12 marks and 10% each to GD and PI. On the other hand, for BBE, 50% weightage will be given to the entrance test and 50% on the class 12 scores. Also, from this session onwards, the duration of all the undergraduate programmes including the BBE, BBS and BFIA will be of four-year, following the recent changes proposed by the University.
 
Apparently, the BBS course is being offered by DU’s three esteemed colleges, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Keshav Mahavidyalaya and Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (SSCBS) with a total of 275 available seats. Whereas, BFIA is taught only at SSCBS (with 62 seats on offer) and BBE is offered across 10 colleges (with 554 seats in total). For more details about admission and application procedures, candidates are advised to visit the DU’s official website: http://www.du.ac.in/, regularly.
- By Archana Sharma
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