University of Delhi conducted yet another open day on Friday for the students seeking admission to Delhi University in 2020. The aim of the open day was to clarify all doubts and any prevalent misconceptions about any admission procedure, cutoffs, and the need to visit the university campus.
The admission branch conducted the open to address all queries, doubts, and grievances. Dean of Students Welfare (DSW), Mr. Rajeev Gupta re-clarified that DU admission 2020 was completely online and the students across the nation do not get confused and feel the need to visit the college themselves.
He further shared that the University of Delhi has been trying to make the entire admission procedure in an online mode for the past few years and the university also tried this by conducting an online entrance test, last year.
Nor the candidates neither any of their Kin will be allowed to enter the college premises hence they are advised to not attempt visiting the college. Any queries or doubts can be raised on the website or via calls and emails and they will be addressed in some manner.
The webinar also gave a detailed step-by-step guide about how to proceed in the admission procedure and how to pay the fee and clear the doubts.
WILL CUTOFFs BE HIGH THIS YEAR?
Dean of admissions, Shobha Bagai said that there are many rumors about the cutoff for the year 2020 to be unexpectedly high. Dean advised the candidates to go through the previous year cutoffs and she also added that the previous year cutoffs can be used to have a fair idea of this year’s trend too. All the colleges will submit their cutoffs by Saturday.
WILL NO STREAM CHANGE DEDUCTION RAISE THE CUTOFF?
SP Agarwal, principal of Ramanujan College, said that they are yet to receive any data from DU and also that the data won’t be much of use to them as the applicants have been given the choice to select any of the course barring deduction. As per him, this makes it tough for the colleges to make a proper cutoff that suits this interdisciplinary fair model.
Suman Kumar from the admission branch has advised the colleges to look at the highest scores in certain subjects while deciding the cutoffs. Mr. Agarwal that it was better to eye the general trends and CBSE marks scored by the students. Principal of Ramanujan college shares that eh is expecting higher cutoffs this year.
Anju Srivastava, principal of Hindu College shared that they are considering the institutes earlier records to come up with appropriate cutoffs and they will submit it by Saturday.