On Friday, the High Court directed the Delhi University (DU) to extend the last date of registration for admissions in undergraduate courses to June 22. The direction comes on the last scheduled day of registrations.
Earlier the registration was supposed to close on June 14. However, on the High court’s order, the date h as been extended. DU Dean students welfare confirmed that the last date has been extended for all courses on account of ‘Equal opportunity to all candidates’. The last date for applying to the college is June 22 and the cut-offs are expected to be declared on June 24.
St Stephen’s College which carries out its admission process separately has also extended the last day for registration, following a Delhi High Court order.
Among the changes in the eligibility criteria introduced this year was to include mathematics in the best of four’ subject computation for BA (Hons.) Economics and 50 per cent or more marks in mathematics or business mathematics for B.Com (Hons.) as opposed to just passing in these subjects. Therefore, it is mandatory to include Maths as part of the best of four subjects.
Various colleges affiliated with the varsity, including top-ranked St. Stephens College, Hindu College, SRCC, LSR and Miranda College, were expected to release the first cut-off list on June 20, a week after the conclusion of the registration process. But, now with the expected changes in the deadline, the cut-off dates will be postponed.