Delhi University Cutoff 2015 likely to drop by 1%

11 Aug, 2015

The student’s aspiring for admissions into Delhi Universities colleges breathe a sigh of relief as the sky high cutoff of 100% decreases by 0.25-1% thus giving students another chance. The cutoffs that will be declared on Monday night may witness a greater dip for the social sciences and humanities.

The second list that was released by Kirori Mal College and Deshbandhu College witnessed a similar trend. The cutoff for History (Hons) decreased from 95.5%
to 94.75% at KMC , political Science (hons) is now decreased to 97% . While Deshbandhu College has closed admissions to B.Com (hons) and economics (hons) due to filling up of seats, has slashed the cutoffs for Histolry (hons) to 86% and political science (hons) to 87%.

College claims they are overbooked.

The Sri Ram College of commerce has also shut admissions for B.Com (hons) but will release a second list for Economics (hons). “There will be a second cutoff list for economics (hons) with a dip of 0.25-0.50%. But there is no second list for commerce as seats are already full. In fact, we have given admission to more number of students than seats available,” said Ashok Sehgal, officiating principal, SRCC. The first cutoff for economics was 98.75%


Ramjas college has also closed the admissions to several courses due to filling up of seats. Out of the 1300 available seats across the course around 7456 have already been occupied. “Seats are full in zoology, botany, life sciences, English and political science. For the rest, we will have a second list,” said principal Rajendra Prasad who also hinted at a dip of 0.50-1%.

There will also be a second list released at Lady Sri Ram College which had apparently announced the highest cutoff for economics (hons) and English (hons) at 98% and 98.25% respectively. . “We have seats left in economics, English and B.Com (hons) among some other courses,” claimed spokesperson Kanika Ahuja.

Those candidates who are aspiring for B.Com (hons) can try their luck at Ram Lal Anand College which is highly likely to bring out a second list for the course though the admissions to political science (hons )has been shut. “We are coming out with a second list in many subjects, including commerce and journalism (Hindi). Across subjects there will be a decrease of about 0.25-3% (in cutoffs). However, seats for political science and statistics are full,” said principal Vijay K Sharma.

“There would not be much decrease in cutoffs. They would drop by 0.25-0.5% in different subjects. There are many courses like sociology and botany which are already full,”claimed Anju Srivastava, acting principal of Hindu College with a hint of caution.


The Admissions for second list will commence on Tuesday.

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