DU colleges come out with fifth cut off list

Last Updated: Monday, July 9, 2012 - 22:25

New Delhi: With admissions to general category largely closed, Delhi University colleges declared a fifth cut off on Monday but admissions were mostly open for the reserved category OBC category.

Though seats for the OBC category students were yet to be filled, the cut off was not brought down drastically as compared to the last list.

The University said that many of the colleges are to announce one more list with lower cut offs in various subjects.

In a surprise, however, admission to the popular B Com (hons) course was still open in Hindu college for general category at a cut off of 86. 75 to 88.75 per cent.

The course is still open for general category students in IP college, Jesus & Mary college as well as Kirorimal college.

Economics (hons) was also open in IP college and Kirorimal college, so was history at in colleges like Delhi college of Arts and Commerce, IP and Ramlal Anand colleges.

The cut off for OBC was cut down a few notches, but not drastically.
Hindu college brought down the cut off for OBCs by 0.5 percentage point only in B Com (hons), while Deshbandhu college cut it by 2 percentage points in Commerce and 1 percentage point in Economics.

Dyal Singh which closed admissions in the OBC category in Economics, saw the cut off percentage in Commerce for the reserved category coming down by 0.25 per cent.

A section of teachers has raised concerns over what they allege as violations in admissions of OBC students.

They have said colleges have not brought down the cut offs for OBC category by as much as required.


First Published: Monday, July 9, 2012 - 22:25

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