Nearly 1.21 lakh students have secured admission to Delhi University’s School of Open Learning (SOL), according to official data. Last year, around one lakh students had secured admission to SOL. Students had time till 15 December 2021, 5 PM to register. However, the time for paying fees is till 11.59 pm.

According to data, 1.91 lakh students have registered for admission. But only 1.21 lakh students have paid the fees. According to officials, the date for applying to DU SOL has been extended till December 31. However, the issuance of notification on the date extension might take a few days since the university also has to take approval from the Distance Education Bureau for it.

“The SOL also follows the choice-based credit system like regular colleges. Students have the option of migrating to a regular college from the SOL and vice versa,” said Uma Shankar Pandey, officiating principal for SOL. “This year, SOL has also launched a chatbot to answer students’ queries during office hours”, he added.

Delhi University has extended the last date to change course or subjects for undergraduate courses – BA (Hons) English, BA (Hons) Political Science, BCom (Hons), BCom and BA course. Students who freshly got enrolled on the first semester under various degree programmes can apply for a change in course or subjects of their choice. The last date for the same is December 31 till 4 pm.

Earlier, candidates had to apply for DU SOL UG admission 2021 by December 15. However, DU has extended the deadline till December 31.