More than 2750 student got admission in the University of Delhi on the very first day of admission. According to a data shared by the varsity, on Friday, over 2750 student got admission in the various colleges of DU.
AN official from the University said that as many as 1,496 admissions were approved by the university, which means that the students were yet to pay the fees. They added that 2,758 admissions were done till 10 pm on Friday after the university announced its first cut-off with some colleges still compiling the lists.
On Thursday night, the DU announced its first cut-off list for admission to undergraduate courses with Hindu College pegging the highest score of 99 per cent for Political Science Honours which is a marginal increment from the last year.
In Shri Ram College of Commerce, 75 admissions were done to BA (Honours) Economics out of 135 seats. In B.Com (Honours), 200 seats were filled of the 552 on offer. Principal of Lady Shri Ram College, Suman Sharma, said there was an unprecedented response from students, adding that they were still compiling the admission data.
According the official from Hansraj College, total 89 students took admission to science courses while 79 took admission to arts and commerce programs in the college.
According to Anju Srivastava, principal of Hindu College, 310 admissions were done on Friday. Thirty-one students took admission to Political Science Honours, she said, adding that there were 43 seats under the course. Of the 63 seats available for BSc(Honours) Physics, 53 were filled, Ms Srivastava added.She also said the accounts of all the courses were opened on the first day of admissions.