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Some hope as DU announces third cut-off list

Urvashi Sarkar

NEW DELHI: Delhi University's third cut-off list declared over the weekend came as a ray of hope for many students seeking admission, as many colleges have brought down their cut-off in commerce courses and reduced it considerably in some science courses.

A few colleges have even re-opened admissions for the odd course. Shri Ram College of Commerce has re-opened admissions for its Economics (Honours) course at 95 per cent to 98 per cent, lower by 0.25 percentage points compared with the first list.

Campus colleges are still accepting admissions for some courses. However as expected, seats in most courses are full, with only admissions for the Other Backward Classes continuing.

B. Com (Hons) is available at Hans Raj from 95.75 per cent to 97.75 per cent, which is the same as in the second list cut-off. Economics (Hons) is being offered at 94.75 per cent to 95.75 per cent, which is lesser by 0.75 percentage points compared with the second list. Physics (Hons) and Chemistry (Hons) are being offered by the college at 95 per cent and 92 per cent respectively, reflecting a fall of one and two percentage points from the previous cut-offs. Electronics (Hons) and B. Sc. Life Sciences are also available.

Surprisingly, the coveted English (Hons) course is available in Hindu, Kirori Mal, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce and Kamala Nehru colleges.

B.A. Programme can be pursued at Hindu College at 89 per cent to 93 per cent, same as the second list cut-off. For Science courses, the college is open for B.Sc. Physics (Hons) at 95.33 per cent, re-opened admissions for both Maths (Hons) at 94.75 per cent to 96.75 per cent and Statistics (Hons) at 94 per cent to 95 per cent, reflecting a 0.25 percentage point fall.

Kirori Mal College is offering B. Com at 94.25 per cent and B. Com (Hons) at 95.25 per cent, marginally lower compared with the second list. Botany (Hons) can be pursued at 74 per cent to 77.67 per cent, reflecting a drop of four percentage points from the second list. B.Sc. Life Sciences is also open here.

Botany (Hons) is also available at Daulat Ram, Kirori Mal and Sri Venkateswara College. Ramjas College has re-opened admissions for the course.

Daulat Ram College is offering Psychology Honours at 89 per cent, one percentage point lower than the second list cut-off. Biochemistry (Hons) is available at 85 per cent and B.Sc. Life Sciences at 72 per cent. The decrease compared with the second list cut-off is up to six percentage points. Zoology (Hons) can be pursued in Miranda House at 87 percent.

College of Arts and Commerce is open for B.A. Programme at 70 per cent to 82 per cent, B. Com at 90 per cent to 92 per cent and B.Com (Honours) at 93 per cent to 96 per cent. Gargi College is closed for all courses, barring Sanskrit (Hons), while Maitreyi College is offering B.Com. at 88.5 per cent to 93.5 per cent.

B.A. Programme is available at Lady Shri Ram College at 92.5per cent, which is 0.25 percentage point lesser from the previous cut-off and Political Science (Hons) at 93.5 per cent, down by 0.25 percentage points. Courses available at Sri Venkateswara College include B.A. Programme at 81 per cent to 86 per cent, lesser by three percentage points; B.Com at 93 per cent, lower by 1.5 percentage points; and B. Com (Hons) at 94.75 per cent to 95.75 per cent, down by about 0.75 percentage points. Economics (Hons) at 93.5 per cent to 96 per cent is available at 0.5 percentage points lesser than the second list cut-off.

Biochemistry (Hons) and B.Sc. Life Sciences are also still available at the college.

Students can check the university website www.du.ac.in on Sunday for information about the cut-offs. Colleges may put up cut-off lists on Monday on their notice boards. Students can take admission as per the third list from June 28 (Tuesday) to July 1 (Friday).

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