NEW DELHI: Here’s some good news for students waiting for admissions to Delhi University. A few popular colleges still have their seats vacant in several courses.
As the university released the fourth cutoff on Saturday, about 30% seats in colleges were still vacant. While there are about 70,000 seats up for grabs, 45,342 students have paid their fees so far.
Unlike previous years, Lady Shri Ram College for Women still has seats left in several courses like English, history, economics, psychology and journalism. The cutoff for psychology (H) is now 99.25% and for political science (H) 99%. Cutoff for these two courses was fixed at 100% in the first list.
Even at Ramjas College, vacant seats for many courses are still available. For political science (H), the college has lowered the cutoff to 98%. Seats are still available for English (H) at 96.50%, history (H) at 97% and BCom at 97%.
Of the total 45 colleges, the political science (H) course is still available for admissions in 13 colleges. English course is available in 18 colleges, out of the 47 colleges that offer it. The course is available at Miranda House, LSR, Hansraj and others.
Out of 38 colleges, Economics (H) is open in 15 colleges. At Shri Ram College of Commerce, admissions for the subject have been closed. However, at the college, BCom (H) course is still available at 98.12% cutoff.
However, on the contrary, off-campus colleges like Kamala Nehru, Gargi, Rajdhani and Dyal Singh have most of their courses closed.
Unlike the arts and commerce courses, science courses are open in most colleges of the varsity, even for general category students. However, most colleges still have seats vacant for students of reserved categories, such as Kashmiri Migrant, people with disability, economically weaker sections and Scheduled Tribe.
The admissions under the fourth list will begin on Monday. The university will be releasing only five cutoff list after which there will be a special cutoff.
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