DU admission 2018: Expected cut-off


The first cut-off is likely to release on June 19. Following the previous year trends, the cut-off is likely to vary between 95 to 99 per cent.

What was the cut-off in 2017

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Last year, most colleges reduced their cut-off by 0.25 to 1 per cent to 95 percent. In 2016, the percentage required for admission in the popular colleges remained between 97 and 98 per cent. However, in 2017, Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College (SGTB Khalsa) set the first cut-off and second cut-off at 98.75 per cent and 96.75 per cent respectively.

BCom (Honours) and Economics

Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), ranked among the best in the country for commerce programmes, set its cut-off at 97.75 per cent for B.Com (hons) and Economics (hons). However, SGTB Khalsa College had hit the headlines for demanding high percentage in the said course. They announced their first cut-off at 98 per cent for BCom (Hons) and 98.25 per cent for Economics.

Other courses

At Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, which had set a record for the highest cut-off for most subjects in the first list, the highest dip was for Chemistry (Hons), where the cut-off had come down by 2 per cent. For Political Science (Hons), which saw a 99 per cent cut-off in the first list, the figure had come down by 1.75 percentage point to 97.25 per cent.

But it is courses such as Geography, Sociology, Botany and Zoology, where the dip in cut-off varied between 0.5 and 2 percentage points. Incidentally, popular colleges that had placed cut-offs below 95 per cent had been able to fill the seats. Cut-offs for both subjects in the first list was 92 per cent.

DU admissions 2018: List of documents needed for registration
DU admissions 2018: The online registration process for admission into various undergraduate courses at the Delhi University (DU) will commence today, on May 15 from 6 pm onwards. The last date for submitting the forms is June 7 and candidates can apply for both merit-based and entrance-based courses in the same form. Admissions to postgraduate and MPhil/PhD courses will begin on May 18 and May 20 respectively. Admissions to all the courses for this academic session, and registration process for all categories and quotas will be online. 
The candidates have to submit the online application before the last date of the closing of admission procedure, failing can lead to rejection of their application procedure. Open days will also be conducted by the university from May 21 to May 29 at North Campus to provide information about the admission process.

“All eligible applicants are informed that the registration process of all the programmes will be completely online for all categories and for all quota. The details of the registration process and subsequent procedure will be available in the Bulletin of Information, which will be available online in downloadable

There are various documents which applicants might be required to submit in original. Based on last year’s requirement, following certificates may be needed by a student at the time of online form filling. They should keep all of these ready before the process begins.