On Tuesday, DU Committee mapped different subjects from various boards. Students from other boards who feel that a subject they studied has a similar syllabus to that of NCERT and is not in the list accepted by the Delhi University can produce an equivalence certificate from their board, revealed by an official.

This time the students from other boards will not be losing out on marks unlike before where they would facededuction in marks since these subjects would fall under the category of vocational subjects. The students would have to face 2.5 per cent deduction in marks.

Some of these subjects are biochemistry, which is taught by the Jammu and Kashmir Board but is similar to biology, civics which is a subject under the Uttar Pradesh Board.According to the DU admission bulletin, if the student’s subject does not match with the list provided by DU, the applicant must provide a content equivalence certificate certifying that the paper’s content is equivalent to NCERT class 12 syllabus for that paper.

The equivalence certificate must be accompanied by a copy of the syllabus of the paper attested by the principal or head of the institution, the varsity said. Only then will the final call will be taken.The online registration process for UG admissions has already commenced on May 30 that will end on June 14 and the first cut-off list will be released on June 20.

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