Many students have cancelled their admissions in Delhi University colleges after the third cut-off list.

Last Updated: 2013-07-05T10:54:31+05:30

Several Admissions Cancelled in DU after Third Cut-Off

New Delhi: After the issue of third cut-off list of Delhi University, several students cancelled their admissions in both campus and off-campus colleges, on Thursday. With 37 cancellations from commerce course, Kirori Mal College saw 114 withdrawals of admissions. At Ramjas College, 125 cancellations took place as against 105 admissions on Thursday.
Following the list, there has been a large no. of cancellations from sciences. As per sources, one of the reasons attributed for the cancellation is that the students must have been allotted engineering seats during the ongoing counseling.
As per sources, among the other campus colleges, Daulat Ram had 59 cancellations, while Miranda House received around 40 cancellation requests. 44 students cancelled their admissions at Hindu College. Many off-campus colleges too received requests for cancellation, which include Kamala Nehru College with 55 cancellations.
After the release of the third cutoff on Wednesday, many colleges dropped their cutoffs significantly in courses like commerce, economics, English and physics. According to the information, Shivaji College has decreased its English cutoff by 2 points - from 89% to 94% in the second list to 87% to 92% in the third cutoff. The campus colleges’ admissions are also open in popular courses like commerce and economics. For instance Kamala Nehru is still open for admissions in commerce, economics and philosophy with a marginal decrease from that of the first list.
Furthermore, Delhi University released the second cutoff list for non-collegiate women's education board. The cutoff for general candidates for BA programme continues to be above 60% with Hans Raj at the top with 80% and PGDAV and Sidharth International School being the lowest at 63%.
The admissions for general category have been closed in colleges like Lakshmibai, Kalindi, Janki Devi Memorial and Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce. Admissions for SC / ST and OBC are still open in all the 13 centres. B Com is available in eight of the 13 colleges, with Bharti College having the highest cutoff at 75%.
- By Raihan Hassan
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