On the first day of merit-based DU admission 2020 for various undergraduate courses, the University of Delhi (DU) received around 19,000 applications for admission to various colleges. University officials said that over 1,628 students were approved on the first day while 920 students have paid the admission fees.
Keeping in mind the ongoing coronavirus situation, the process for DU admission 2020 is going entirely online. The verification process for the documents is also being held online through the DU portal while the University has advised students to not visit colleges.
The DU admission portal opened at around 10:00 am on Monday and shall remain open till 5:00 pm on Wednesday. Due to the ongoing online admission process, college-specific data about admissions and applications were not available.
Anju Srivastava, Hindu College principal said that the college has received many applications but the accurate data cannot be given as the admission process is continuous. We are receiving applications, but it is difficult to give an exact number of applications received at the movement, she added.
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At Lady Shri Ram College Delhi University, which has set 100% cutoff for political science, psychology, and economics, LSR principal Suman Sharma said that the college has received several applications so far. She added that quite a few applications have been received for the three courses with 100% cutoff. It is difficult to provide the exact statistics as the process is still on. Some of the applications have already been approved while things are being elucidated for others. All in all, the rush at LSR for DU admission 2020 is similar to past years.
DU Admissions 2020: Smooth and Steady Process
Ms. Sharma while stating that the DU admission 2020 online admission process is going smooth apart from a few glitches added that they were at first quite worried about the procedure but the process is going smooth. Initially, there were few glitches in the beginning but later they coordinated with Delhi University. The University has provided a comprehensive list of persons and professionals whom we can contact at the time of the problem, she added.
Meanwhile, nearly 600 applications were evaluated at Delhi University’s Gargi College till 6:00 pm while over 126 admissions took place at DU’s Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ASRD). Furthermore, Ramjas College processed over 155 admission applications at the college’s department-level whirl 25 applications were ratified by the college principal till 6:30 pm.
Manoj Khanna, Ramjas College principal regarding verification of documents said that the college is facing some issues while reviewing the CBSE class 12th mark sheet as it is not accessible for some applicants. Hence, it was becoming difficult for the college to verify the mark sheets uploaded by the students. He added that they have raised the issue to the University.