DU cut-off list: Colleges keep hopes alive with promise of second list

New DelhiFilling admission forms at the Hindu College on Thursday

With Delhi University (DU) setting high cut-offs once again, students scrambled for seats on the first day of admissions. Colleges held out hope, saying several courses might see a second list.

Ram Lal Anand College, which kept the cut-off for BTech in Computer Science at 95-100 per cent, admitted 86 students for 630 seats.

Vijay Sharma, Ram Lal Anand principal, said, "According to university rules, the cut-off for students who have not studied science in Class XII should be five per cent higher than those who have. We have followed these rules... The actual cut-off should be seen as 95 per cent."

Admitting 120 students against its sanctioned strength of 750 on Day One, Lady Shri Ram College said students could expect a second cut-off list for English, Journalism and Philosophy.

"Political Science and BTech in Psychological Sciences received good response. There are two more days left to see which courses will have a second cut-off list," Kanika Khandelwal, spokesperson of the college, said.

Miranda House filled 20 per cent of its 1,001 seats on the first day. "Despite the high cut-offs, we saw good response for English, Sociology, Physics and History," Pratibha Jolly, principal of Miranda House, said. But Computer Science, which will be offered for the first time in the college as an undergraduate course, received lukewarm response. Jolly said the college would come out with a second cut-off list for nearly all courses.

At Shri Ram College of Commerce, almost 50 per cent seats in both Commerce and Economics were taken on the first day. "We will be bringing out more cut-off lists," SRCC principal P C Jain said.

Ramjas College principal Rajendra Prasad said, "We have to wait for another day to decide whether we will put out a second list."

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