Delhi University issued its third cut-off list on Wednesday; seats for many popular courses still available.

Last Updated: 2013-07-04T13:06:08+05:30

DU's Third Cut-Off List Issued with Seats for Popular Courses

New Delhi: The Delhi University (DU) released the third cut-off list for admission to the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) on Wednesday. With the third cutoffs out, the aspirants, who didn’t make to second list for their favorite colleges or course by small margin, still have the opportunity to seek admissions in popular courses such as Commerce, Economics, English, Physics and Chemistry at most North Campus colleges.
As per sources, the seats for admissions in Commerce course are available at 31 colleges, while Economics is open in 30 colleges succeeded by English in 25 colleges. For science students, there are still 14 colleges open for admission in mathematics, whereas chemistry is open in 11 colleges and physics in 8 colleges. With 10% decrease in Hindi and geography, the highest decrease has been registered in Aditi Mahavidyalaya.
According to the information, the cut-off for English at Hindu has gone down from 96.5%-98% to 93.5%-94.5%; political science has reopened at Kirori Mal; English seats are available in many colleges including Ramjas and Gargi; and cutoffs for science subjects have dropped considerably. Owing to the ongoing counselling for engineering colleges, the second-list admissions have registered a large number of cancellations in science courses, leading to drop in cutoffs in popular DU colleges. For example, at Ramjas and KMC, the cutoff for chemistry has decreased by 2.33%. Physics is now available for 94.33% at KMC. While the cutoffs at Deen Dayal Upadhayay has been decreased by three points.
Moreover, the general category admissions are open for economics at Hindu, KMC, Ramjas, Hansraj and Daulat Ram. Though, the difference in cutoffs is marginal, with 0.25% at Hansraj and DRC, 0.5% at Hindu and 0.75% at Ramjas. Economics is available in several off-campus colleges including LSR, Shivaji, DDU, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Lakshmibai and Vivekananda. The new cutoff for economics at LSR had decreased from from 97.25% to 96.5%. The admissions in history, sociology, English, mathematics and statistics are also open at the college with the maximum drop in sociology from 96% to 94.75%.
As per the third list, commerce is available at several colleges, including Hindu, Ramjas, Hansraj, DRC, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, while at DDU, it has reopened. At Hindu, the cut-off for commerce has been reduced to 96.25% for all categories. Even Hansraj has disposed of a cutoff range in favour of a single cut-off score for candidates of all streams. The cutoff has come down from 96.75%-98.5% to 96.5%.
- By Madiha Wasi
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