First round of admission begins in Delhi University

 With the announcement of its first cut-off list on Wednesday, admission process for Delhi University undergraduate courses began here today.

ANI| Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016, 10:43 AM IST
First round of admission begins in Delhi University

New Delhi: With the announcement of its first cut-off list on Wednesday, admission process for Delhi University undergraduate courses began here today.

Students can check the cut-offs online and if they meet the eligibility they can log into the university's admission portal and choose the college and course.

They will have to take a printout of the completed form, along with the listed documents and their self-attested copies and visit the designated college on any of the three days of admission.

For the first time, the university saw a dip in the number of applications compared to last year.

This year, a total of 2,50,914 applications were received by the university for the 54,000 seats in 63 colleges, as compared to last year's 2,91,819 applications. Out of total applications, 1,30,354 applicants are male and 1,20,545 are female applicants. The university has received 15 applications in the others category.

However, the number of applicants under the disabled category has increased. This year, 1,187 applicants under the disabled category have applied.

The university, for the first time had also made sports and ECA category application centralised and online. Under the sports quota, there are 10,382 applicants, and 8,273 under the ECA quota. Each college reserves not more than 5% quota in the category.

Also, this year, the applicants under the Children of War Widows and Kashmiri migrant quota also filled the centralised form. There were just 430 applicants under Kashmiri quota. Under the Defence Category (CW) there are 318 applications. The university reserves 5 per cent each under the category.