On Thursday, Delhi University started the undergraduate admission in its 63 colleges.
Registration fees have increased by more than 60% for merit courses and 50% for entrance-based courses. Those who want to change their stream or planning on taking a subject they hadn’t studied in class 12th will now get an advantage since they will cut 1%, rather than cutting 2.5% from their best of four marks.
It has also been reported that there won’t be any deduction for the inclusion of Modern India Languages (MIL) in the best of four marks. The decision covers all the 22 languages listed in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
Subjects like biochemistry and biotechnology that are taught by boards other than CBSE will also be incorporated in the best of four marks. Candidates are only asked to use Class XII marks.
The submission of original documents won’t be required in admission from now on. The additional eligibility criteria has returned, students need to have at least 60% in languages they pursued in class XII. It will vary from course to course.
Virtual wallet and online calculator will be there on the portal. Once the form is filled by the aspirant, all courses that he /she can apply for will be shown. Earlier, students approached the university with requests to add courses they forgot to add. An opportunity will also be given to students to edit the form by paying Rs. 100 till the registration ends.
In order to have less cancellation this year, they have increased the admission withdrawal fee to Rs. 1000. DU has given the reason for delay and said that the high court had asked it to adjust the process as per the CBSE results in order to help students who applied for re-evaluation.
The number of cut-off lists, and the last date for PG , MPhil, PhD and entrance based registrations still need to be declared by the University.