Much awaited Delhi University (DU) admission first cutoff is expected to be announced on June 24 midnight even as more than 2.9 lakh applicants eagerly wait for admission opportunities in 55 undergraduate courses under 77 colleges of the central university for the academic session 2015.
The cutoff this year is might slightly go up as compared to the last year, experts suggest. The colleges affiliated to the Central University will be announcing the cutoff on their college notice boards on June 25 at 9:00 am.
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As per the DU officials, as many as 291817 candidates have successfully applied for around 54000 undergraduate seats in various courses of the University. BA (H) English has continued to be the most preferred course with as many as 90331 applications, followed by B.Com and B.Com (H) courses with 71505 and 68866 applications, respectively. Moreover, B.Sc (H) Chemistry, B.Sc (H) Mathematics and BA (H) Economics stood the fourth, fifth and sixth preferred courses, respectively with 66987, 66586 and 63264 applications, respectively.
Moreover, as per the official data, majority of the candidates belong to CBSE with 218872 applications made by the Central Board students. The state board of Rajasthan and Bihar came 2nd and third by the volume of applicants with 26693 and 12705 candidates respectively.
DU Officials and Principals of a few colleges expect cutoff for the preferred courses including BA (H) English, B.Com, B.Com (H), BA (H) Economics and B.Sc (H) Computer Science to go slightly higher this year. The increase in number of applications can be one of the key reasons for this.
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The University has 16 faculties and 86 departments spread over North and South campuses in the National Capital. The Central University has 83 affiliated colleges with around 150000 students in regular programmes and about 250000 students enrolled in its other programmes.
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