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Students are well acquainted with rigorous DU admission process. Those high cutoff lists make difficult for student to get admission in college or course of their choice. Clearly not every college stand up to expectations of students. Almost every student wants to be the part of those renowned campus colleges and then ‘Migration’ works as a back door for them. Though it is an unfair practice still most of students rely on it as it gives students a second chance to study in college of their choice without wasting a year of studies.

Migration is a provision whereby students can apply for admission to another college of DU in the second year. After following certain criteria and checking if vacant seats are available college accept applicant. It should be clear that migration is allowed on the basis of marks, which implicitly says merit will be the basis on which admission will be given. Moreover, the percentage required for migration differs from college to college and from course to course. Here is the guide how you can migrate based on Rules given by DU on website:

1)A student can migrate from one college of Delhi University to another in his/her third semester of B.A, B.Com., B.Sc., B.A.(H), B.Com(H) and B.Sc.(H) courses considering the availability of seats and consent of principals of both the colleges.

2) The eligibility criterion for the candidates requires them to have passed in both 1st and 2nd semester exams of the degree course under semester mode.

3) The process to apply for migration includes contacting the office of the principal of the concerned college where he/she wants to migrate to obtain the no objection certificate first.

4) The last date to apply for migration is 31st August, although the tentative dates for actual migration are issued by the University of Delhi.

5)The documents required for migration are, (a) A No Objection Certificate from the principal/head of the College where he/she wants to migrate as well as where he/she is currently studying, (b) A leaving certificate from the principal/head of the concerned college and (c) The mark sheets of the examination already passed.

There are certain terms and conditions that are followed in the process of migration, which are-

  • Candidates are not allowed from regular college to School of Open Learning (SOL) or Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) as migration is allowed in semester mode and the SOL and NCWEB are in annual mode.

  • Migration is not allowed from one college to another in a different course.

  • Migration is not allowed at Post Graduation level.

  • Applications for migration from one college to another shall be entertained by the principal of the college from which the migration is sought

For a student to migrate from one college to another, he/she will need to have a written permit that the principals of both the colleges agree on the matter.

Migration is not an easy task. If you want to migrate from your college you need to have a strong reason as it is stated in provision that migration is not a right, it is only a permissive facility and not an obligatory one. It all depends upon both incoming and outgoing colleges concerned; therefore, the policy of reservation in migration for college & inter-university is not acceptable.

According to some university officials and experts migration is an unfair mean to get admission in famed colleges. Lesser known colleges prepare students with good marks who later migrate to some other college of their choice.

Sometime even students face partiality.  It was seen in SVC College, students with higher marks were not allowed to migrate but student with low marks was allowed. The other unreasonable thing was SVC college had more than 140 students in B Com second year, whereas the sanctioned strength was 92. The college did not have any vacant seats when it took the applicants in.

Migration should not be used as an opportunity to get chance to study in college of your choice but should be only considered when reason is genuine like difficulty in commuting from current college.

By Anushikha Chaudhary for DU Updates

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  1. I m in evening college so its possible to migrate in morning college?
    And when i asked from lectures about migration he said don’t do it it’s just a wasting of time

  2. Hey i m studying in daualatram now bt i actually didnt find it worth studying their aftr every month we use to face differnt kind of problems der due to which i stopped going clg n this effected my studies so i wanted to migrate in any another clg may it b sgtb khalsa or ramjas is that possible to migrate?

  3. I also passed from this process.Finally get success and migrate myself from rla(eve) to mlnc (mor) in 2014 but migration is not so easy process. This process can takes ur approx. 10 days above.
    One thing is not mention in this article that is HOD or Incharge of Department. Without HOD or IOD there is no possibility to get migration in ur fav College.Percentage factor is more effective if u get more % in both sem u will not able to get migration because no HoD want that I lose my best student .So u cannot get your noc by HoD there. So average % is good.

  4. Abhi mera 2nd semester ka result nhi aaya h…kya m abhi migrate kr skta hu? Aur iske liye koi registration form bhi fill krna pdega kya?

  5. I want to get migration from slc to kmc or ramjas, is that possible for me to get migration ( course bsc physical science with che.) In these colleges ?

  6. How to know that how many seats are available for migration in a particular college?
    And on an average how many students apply for migration in North campus?
    What’s their CGPA ?


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