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DU undergraduate admissions begin

New Delhi : The much delayed admissions to the three-year undergraduate programme in Delhi University began Tuesday after the first cut-off list was declared.

The students securing the required cut-off – the minimum marks in the final examination required for admission – can get entry into the colleges they have applied to till July 3 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The university has notified that it would release eight cut-off lists this year.

With the rollback of the four-year undergraduate programme, the university has also notified that students who did not fill the admission forms can directly go to the colleges they qualify for and fill the forms.

In the first cut-off list, three south campus colleges have set their minimum required marks at as high as 100 percent for the honours degree in computer science.

Aatma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD), Acharya Narendra Dev College and Shyama Prasad Mukherjee colleges have set 100 percent cut-off for honours degree in computer science for students belonging from non-science background.

The rollback of the four-year undergraduate programme recently has not affected the cut-off as it increased by minimum of 1.5 to 2 percent compared to last year.

Followed by computer science, cut-offs for admissions to commerce stream also stood at as high as 99.75 percent.

In the Hindu College, the cut-off for commerce is between 99.75 and 97.25 percent, while it was between 96.25 and 92 percent last year.

Similarly, in the Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), the commerce cut-off has gone between 99.25 and 97.50 percent, it was between 97 and 93.75 percent in 2013.

Hans Raj College has also set a high cut-off between 99.25 and 97.25 for the honours degree in commerce.

For economics, the Hindu College has set the benchmark between 99 and 97.5 percent followed by the SRCC between 98.25 and 97.25 percent.

Also for English, the cut-off is as high as 97 percent in the Hindu College and Miranda House.

Even for the B.A. Pass programme, the cut-offs are as high as 95 percent in the Ramjas College and between 95 to 96 percent in the Hindu College.

Similarly, for psychology, the cut-off at the Gargi College has been set at 99.5 percent, followed by the Indraprastha College for Women at 98 percent.

The admission process began in the university for 54,000 seats in 61 affiliated colleges.