Decrement in MA English Seats by 30% in DU | DU Updates

Table of Contents

Decrement in MA English seats by 30% in DU | University owe us an explanation says teacher

Delhi University’s English department has reduced the number of seats in its master’s programme by almost 30% this year.

In the first admission list issued by the university, only 299 students have been allotted seats against the 425 admitted last year. The 299 seats are inclusive of all categories, including those admitted through direct and entrance-based modes.
DU has 50% reservation for students who have graduated from the university. The rest are admitted through entrance tests. Sachin N, an English teacher at Dyal Singh College, said, “We, as academic council members, met over three days in June and the administration never revealed anything about seat reduction in English or any other discipline. The university owes us an explanation”. Even the teacher says that they were not informed about this move.
HOD of the English department, Christel Devdawson, said, “This is a course correction done by the department. Over the years, the department had been admitting more students. This was brought to our notice and there was considerable discrepancy. We wanted to correct ourselves before we were corrected and penalised by the UGC.”

“The seat cut has put a condition that even those DU students who have got marks as high as 70% cannot secure an MA seat. The HRD ministry should direct DU to reverse this anti-student move…,” said Pappu Ram Meena, an English teacher at Dyal Singh College.

-Prachi Agarwal

Siddharth Anand

A Social Media geek who enjoys writing about youth and their life. Marketer by profession, Digital marketer by passion.

Recent Posts

DU Spot Round 2 Vacant Seat list out | Link Here

The University of Delhi released the DU Spot Round 2 vacant seat list yesterday i.e.,… Read More

7 days ago

DU NCWEB Fifth Cut-Off to release Tomorrow, 29 November

DU NCWEB Fifth Cut-Off 2022: The University of Delhi will declare the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education… Read More

1 week ago

DUET PG Admission 2022: First Merit list date out | Know here

DUET PG Admission 2022: According to the Delhi University schedule, the first merit list for… Read More

1 week ago

DU Spot Round 2 Admission to begin tomorrow, 28 Nov

The University of Delhi will begin the DU Spot Round 2 Admission process tomorrow, 28… Read More

1 week ago

DU Spot Round 2 Schedule Released | Know the Dates

DU Spot Round 2 Admission: The University of Delhi has released the schedule for the… Read More

1 week ago

Delhi University Releases Round 2 DU Supernumerary allocation list

DU Supernumerary Allocation list: the University of Delhi has released the second round list for… Read More

2 weeks ago