According to data shared by the university, over 2,750 students got themselves enrolled in various colleges on the first day of Delhi University admissions on Friday. As many as 1,496 admissions were approved, which means that such students were yet to pay the fees. Around 2,758 admissions were done till 10 pm on Friday after university announced its first cut-off with some colleges still compiling the lists.
The university announced its first cut-off list for admission to undergraduate courses on Thursday night, with Hindu College demanding the highest score of 99% for Political Science Honours – a marginal increase over last year.
According to Anju Srivastava, principal of Hindu College, 310 admissions were done on Friday. She said out of 43 seats under the Political Science Honours course, 31 students took admission on the very first day. She also said of the 63 seats available for BSc [Honours] Physics, 53 were filled and the accounts of all the courses were opened on the first day of admissions.
There was an unprecedented response from the students during the admission process and colleges are still compiling the admission data.
In the prestigious college, SRCC, 75 admissions were done to BA [Honours] Economics out of 135 students. In B.COM [Honours], 200 seats were filled of the 552 on offer.
Around 89 students took admission to science courses while 79 took admission to arts and commerce programmes in Hansraj College.
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