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The DU Saga Begins

Breaking the trend of the past few years where admissions remain slow on the first day, several top DU colleges saw heavy traffic this year. Over 2,750 students have already been enrolled into various colleges on the first day of admission opening at Delhi University on Friday, according to the data shared by the university.

2,758 admissions had been done till 10 pm on Friday after the university had announced its first cut-off, with some colleges still compiling the lists. Out of these, 1,496 admissions were approved by them.

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The DU had announced its first cut-off list for the admissions to undergraduate courses on Thursday night. Hindu College set the bar really high with 99 percent marks required for Political Science Honours. The cutoff has been as a marginal increase since last year.

Anju Srivastava, principal of Hindu College, on Friday stated, “Thirty-one students took admission to Political Science Honours and there were 43 seats under the course. Of the 63 seats available for BSc(Honours) Physics, 53 were filled“.

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Suman Sharma, the principal of Lady Shri Ram College, said, “There was an unprecedented response from students. We are still compiling the admission data“.

At Shri Ram College of Commerce colleges for commerce in DU, known as one of the best, 75 admissions were done to BA (Honours) Economics out of 135 seats. In B.Com (Honours), 200 seats were filled with the 552 on offer.

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On the other hand, in Hansraj College, 89 students took admission to science courses while 79 took admission to arts and commerce programs.