The admission process of the University of Delhi slowed down on day 2 of admissions on Tuesday. A college principal shared that the admission process was hampered because of this.
University of Delhi has resorted to a completely online admission procedure this year. this has happened for the first time when the entire admission process will be online. This has been done in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Admission began on Monday i.e.12 October. Around 19,000 admission applications were filed on the first day of admission on the portal. Out of those, only 1,628 of the applications have been approved for admission on day 1.
Manoj Khanna, Principal of Ramjas College, said that the admission portal of the university was slow on the first day for few hours initially. But the speed had increased after 2 pm. Since it was taking 30 minutes in approval of each application hence, only 60 applications were approved till 2 pm.
He further communicated that there were 440 applications which were cleared by the respective departments and that he has cleared 200 of them. And rest will be cleared the other day. University officials informed that the portal has received around 30,000 hits.
Principal of Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied sciences for Women, Payal Mago shared that they had only 160 admissions till then.
The best four percentage was calculated by the teachers and then the final admission is approved after the online verification of the documents. The final admission is approved by the principal.
More than 353,153 applications were received by the varsity for a total of around 70,000 seats in around 45 colleges across DU.
The entire admission process will be online this year.