On Thursday, Delhi University’s St Stephen’s College will commence the admissions process to several undergraduate courses. This year, too, the prominent faculty is not going to conduct the entrance exam, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. All interviews can be conducted within the digital mode, faculty officers informed on Wednesday.
St Stephen’s College, being a spiritual minority institute has its particular admission process, impartial of the cutoff lists submitted by DU, and reserves 50% seats for Christian college candidates. After disclosing cutoffs for its UG courses, the school performs checks and interviews, which altogether have a weightage of 15 marks. The continuing 85 marks have specified the efficiency of students of their Class 12 examination.
However, because of the pandemic, the college concluded to eliminate the test and conduct interviews online, and gives your entire 15 marks on the notion of the interview alone, a procedure which can be repeated this year too.
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Faculty principal John Varghese mentioned that the college has consulted all departments to make question papers for entrance examinations as a backup, but keeping in mind the pandemic condition it has been concluded the college will not be performing entrance exam this year as well and the interviews will be performed in online mode. The prospectus and forms will be functional on the St Stephen’s website from 10 AM, Thursday.
The final date for submitting the form is August 31
St Stephen’s have approximately 450 seats in 11 undergraduate courses, together with BA (Hons) in History, English, Philosophy, Economics, Sanskrit, BSc (Hons) in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry, amongst others. All students need to register with the Delhi University website first before filling the St Stephen’s.
Meanwhile, the college has begun the enrollment process for admissions to its hostel for the academic session 2021-22. The final date of enrollment for availing of the hostel facility is Friday (August 6). In the application form, the college has attempted particulars relating to the vaccination of candidates. If they are vaccinated them they can add the certificates.
A senior official on the faculty mentioned that the idea is to obtain data on the number of candidates who are vaccinated and who are not before the beginning of the academic session. The college can later facilitate vaccination of candidates who are yet to take the jab.