The Delhi University, in a press release signed by the Registrar yesterday, announced a second cut-off list for undergraduate admissions 2017-18 to colleges affiliated to it, to be displayed/notified by colleges by today, July 1st. The press release also stated that the details of the minimum percentage at which colleges will admit students to their various courses will also be notified in the Second Admission List, and any queries regarding the variation of the cut-off percentages across colleges should be brought to the colleges themselves. The students who do meet the requirements were further advised to complete the admission formalities within the time frame mentioned in the first notice. The DU site also carried off the second cut off percentages in addition to the press release.
Also published were clarifications to earlier guidelines for admission in Bharti College, Ramjas College, Zakir Husain Delhi College and Dyal Singh College. The clarifications stated that for the Bharti College, the earlier advantage of 5% accorded to students who have studied sociology and psychology for admission in BA.Hons courses for sociology and psychology respectively is null and void now. For B.Com and B.Com Hons. courses, admission will be based on the UG Merit based bulletin and no additional marks will be applicable, and for B.A. (Hons.) History and B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, the disadvantage in the best four of the applicants who have not studied the respective subject in the qualifying examination for the above courses has been reduced to 2.5% from the earlier 5%, as per the UG Merit Based Bulletin.
For students hoping to get into the B.Com course of the Ramjas College, there is no disadvantage of 5% for a change of stream as it was mentioned in the remarks section. The same went for Zakir Husain College, where the disadvantage of 3% for change of stream in the evening B.Com course has now been removed. For the evening B.Com course at the Dyal Singh College, the university has announced no relaxation of 5% for any MIL studied at the qualifying examination.