New Delhi: B Com (Honours) and Economics
(Honours) continued to be the most sought after courses in
Delhi University, with the cut-off marks for admission to
these courses remaining over 90 per cent in major colleges.
According to the first cut-off list released tonight,
the minimum marks required for admission to the B Com (Hons)
course in Sri Ram College of Commerce ranges between 95.25 to
98.75, 95 to 98 in Daulat Ram college, 95.5 in Kirorimal and
95 to 97 per cent in Hansraj college.
The cut-off for the course in Lady Sriram College and
Sri Venkateshwar College is both pegged at 95 per cent, while
in Ramjas college and Kamla Nehru it is 94.5 to 97.5 and 92 to
96 per cent respectively.
In case of Economics (Honours), another popular course
among students, the cut-off marks were highest in Lady Sriram
College, Hindu college and Hansraj College.
While in LSR, the minimum marks that will fetch you a
seat in Economic (Honours) are 95.25 per cent, in Hansarj it
is 93.25 to 95.25 while in Hindu it is 93 to 96.74.
The cut-offs in major colleges have not increased
substantially as was being speculated, given the high number
The first phase of the admission in the 60-odd
affiliated colleges will start from tomorrow and will continue
till June 25, the university authorities said.
DU is offering 54,000 seats this year for its
undergraduate programmes, 5,000 more than last year`s 49,000.
The process of sale and submission of forms for
admission to the university`s colleges began on May 28 and
thousands of students flocked to North and South campus for
buying forms, counselling sessions and submitting them.
In Sriram College of Commerce, the cut-off for BA
(Hons) in Economics is 93.75 to 96.75.
Bcom (Pass) also continued to be a popular course with
the cut-off in Ramjas 93.5 to 96.5, 93 per cent in Kirorimal,
and 94 in Sri Venkateshwar college.
In Science courses, BSc (Computer Science), Physic
(Honours) and BSc (Life Science) emerged as the most popular
In Hansraj college the cut off for admission to
Computer Science stood at 94 to 98 per cent while in the
Bhaskaracharya college of Applied Sciences it was 85 to 90.
The same was at 91 to 96 in Keshavmahavdyala.
For Physics (Hons) the cut-off in Hans Raj and
Kirorimal both was at 75 per cent, while for BSc (Life
Science) it was 80 and 75 for the two colleges respectively.
For Mathematics, the cut off in LSR was 85 to 90 and
SGBT Khalsa college was 90.
The university also brought out separate cut-offs for
The cut off list was announced amid a call by the
Delhi University Teachers Association, asking teachers to
dissociate themselves from the admission procedure.
DUTA President Aditya Narayan Mishra claimed over 98
per cent of teachers had responded positively to the Union`s
DU authorities refused to comment on the number of
teachers pulling out of the process, but Dean Students Welfare
S K Vij said it was the colleges` responsibility to bring out
the lists on time and they will manage it.