Delhi University (DU) aspirants can heave a sigh of relief as all the colleges remained open for admission baring some courses with marginal dip of 0.25-2 percentage points in second cut-off list, which was released on Monday night.
One of most sought-after colleges of North Campus, the Shri Ram College for Commerce (SRCC), which had closed the admission after the first cut-off in 2015, opened up second chance to the aspirants as it released second cut-off with marginal dip in required percentage. The college decreased the cut-off by 0.5 per cent for B.Com (Hons) at 97.50 per cent and 1.25 per cent for BA (Hons) Economics at 97.75 per cent.
Surprisingly, Ramjas College, which had set 99.25 per cent in its first cut-off for BCom (Hons), reduced 1 per cent in second list at 97.75 per cent.
While, cut-off for admission to BA programme remained same at 94 per cent, cut-offs for English (Hons), History (Hons) and in Political Science (Hons) also dropped by one per cent.
For admissions to Kirori Mal College (KMC), North Campus, second cut-off for BA programme was set at 95- 96.5 per cent from 96.5 per cent in first cut-off. However, the college has closed the admission to BA (Hons) History, BA (Hons) Sanskrit, BSc (Physical Science, Computer Science) programmes. For Economics (Hons), second cut-off saw a dip of 0.5 per cent at 97.5 from the previous 98 per cent.
Though Lady Shri Ram College closed the admissions to Hindi (Hons), there are seats for other courses. For BCom (Hons), the cut-off sees 0.75 -1.5 per cent drop. Cut-offs for both Economic (Hons) and English (Hons) were reduced to 97.50 per cent from 98 and 98.25 per cent in first cut-off.
In Saheed Bhagat Singh College (SBS), admission has been closed for BA (Hons) Economics and BSc (Hons) Mathematics for OBC, SC and ST categories. For General category, second cut-off is 97 per cent and 94.50 per cent for BA (Hons) Economics and BSc (Hons) Mathematics respectively. Some seats for BCom (Hons) and BCom programme are lying vacant as the college set 97 and 96 per cent for courses respectively in the second cutoff.
Shivaji College’s second cut-off saw a marginal dip of 1-2 per cent in all streams.
In Miranda House College, admission to its popular course — BSc (Life Science) programme was closed. However, the college released second cut-off with one per cent drop for admission to BSc (Hons) Chemistry and BA (Hons) Geography courses at 95.67 and 96 per cent respectively. The college set 97.25 per cent for Economic (Hons) and 97 per cent for English (Hons).
Maitreyi College closed the admissions to BA (Hons) Political Science and BA (Hons) Sociology. However, the college has reduced the cut-off for the admission to BSc (Hons) Chemistry and BSc (Hons) Physics to 94.33 per cent and for Botany (Hons) at 89 per cent.