Jesus and Mary College

The DU cut off is what students are keenly waiting to release shortly. Delhi University is one of the most prestigious universities in our country. Now the registration process is over and cut off 2020 is outstanding. Due to the unfavorable pandemic situation, the admission is delayed for this academic session.

The University of Delhi gives merit-based admissions via its affiliated colleges. The applicant’s aggregate percentage marks in 12th board exams, under several streams of studies, decide the admission of students. The University provides admission under several faculties such as Social Sciences, Commerce and Business Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Applied Social Sciences and Humanities, Arts, Sciences. Also, the university offers Interdisciplinary and Applied Sciences.

The students have to clear the cut-offs, offered DU colleges. Under the cut-off system, students have to secure the minimum marks asked for a particular course, by the respective colleges.

However, there are two colleges in Delhi University who have their own distinct cut off and admission process. St. Stephen’s and Jesus and Mary College (JMC) admission process is different than other DU colleges.

St. Stephens College is located in North Campus and is a Coed college. On the other hand, Jesus and Mary College is located in the south Campus, girl’s college. The pupils who want to take admission in these colleges require to apply separately on their college websites too.

Also,  the Cut off outlet of both colleges is also different. The reservation criteria and the admission process of JMC and Stephans are unlike Delhi University.  These are Christian Minority college and have their own set of guidelines for the admission procedure.

Let’s check out the cut off criteria and admission procedure for St.Stephens and  JMC college


St. Stephen’s College is the first college to initiate the DU Admission 2020. St. Stephens College 2020  has already released its first cut off for UG courses on September 15, in the online mode.

The St. Stephens 2020 cut off list mainly depends upon the marks of four subjects. After the Candidates fulfill the requirements in St. Stephens College cut off 2020, they need to undergo an interview round further. The call letters and interview schedules will be available on the college’s website. Once the interviews are over will put up the list of shortlisted candidates on the college’s website and notice board. Those candidates are expected to finalize the document verification and registration process to claim their seats.

The college gives 85% weightage to Class 12 marks, 10% to the interview, and 5% to the aptitude test respectively.

In St. Stephens college, 50% of total seats are reserved for Christian aspirants because it is a Christian minority college. Nevertheless, 50% of the total sum of seats will be set completely for the Christian candidates which are described below-

Christian Minority – 17% (out of 50%)
• For the North India Church, 25% of the total seats will be devoted. (12.5% of the total) 50% out of it shall be stored for candidates who pertain to the Diocese of Delhi, CNI who supervises the whole college.
• The persisting 33% seats shall be occupied by candidates relating to all the other Christian denominations, who will be referred to as ‘Christian others’.
Now apart from Christian aspirants, the rest of the 50% seats which are empty for the candidates from General/SC/OBC/ST category will be divided as cited below:
• 17% for SC/ST
• For General Merit category 83% seats are stocked

Candidates who are applying under the Sports Category quota shall be granted admission on the basis of the merit given below criteria 

  • Class XII marks – (BFS/PCM) 40%
  • Sports Merit has 20% weightage of college trials and 30 % based on Certificates
  • Interview – 10%

 First Cut off 2020

As compared to last year, the cut off 2020 of St.Stephans College is higher. For admissions to BA (Hons.) in Economics, the initial cutoff marks at 99.25%. Whereas for the B.A. program, students need 99% for both science and commerce stream. Under History (program), the cut-off is decided at 99%. The cutoffs for this year are elevated than that of the previous year’s cutoffs. Last year English and Economics observed the highest cutoffs hitting at 98.75%.



Applicants who have completed 10+2 from a pertinent stream eligible to go for the respective UG courses.

• JMC gives merit-based admission for various courses.
• Admission to the B.El.Ed course will be performed on the basis of accomplishment in an entrance test.
• Merit List for the UG courses will be readied based on the marks in the best four subjects in the qualifying 12th standard examination.
• For Christian pupils, 50% of seats are reserved.
• In the calculation of the best four marks for appearing the merit list, English will be deemed as one of the subjects.

The Cut off list of JMC is yet to be released for this year. According to the trends, the cut off list will be almost similar to the cut off list of St. Stephens college.




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