Many options were available to students seeking admission to Delhi University, with the cutoff dipping by up to 3 percentage points in popular courses in the third list announced on Thursday night.
Top colleges such as Hindu, Hans Raj, Ramjas, Kirori Mal, Miranda House, Sri Venkateswara, Lady Shri Ram and Indraprastha College for Women still have seats in popular honours courses such as Economics, BCom, English, Political Science, History and Mathematics.
LSR topped the chart again in the third cutoff list, seeking 98% for admission to BA Psychology. The course had the highest cutoff in DU in the second list at 98.25%.
Commerce and Economics
Admissions to Economics is closed in nine colleges, including Sri Ram College of Commerce. The highest dip in cutoff for the course was recorded at Aryabhatta College, where it came down from 96% to 94%.
Seats in Economics were available in colleges such as LSR, Hindu, Hans Raj, Ramjas, Kirori Mal, Sri Venkateswara, IP College for Women, and Daulat Ram. The highest cutoff for the course is at LSR at 97.5% and lowest at Sri Aurobindo Evening at 91.5%.
BCom (Hons) is closed for admissions at 11 colleges including, SRCC, Hindu, and LSR. But seats were available at Hans Raj, KMC, Ramjas, Sri Venkateswara, IP College for Women, and Daulat Ram. The highest cutoff for the course is at Hans Raj at 96.75% and lowest at Aditi Mahavidyalaya at 89.5%.
Four colleges –Dyal Singh, Gargi, Mata Sundri and Satyawati College Evening — closed admissions to English. The highest cutoff for the course was at LSR at 97% and lowest at Zakir Hussain Evening College at 88%.
Cutoffs for BA (Hons) in English and BA (Hons) in History have also dipped by up to three percentage points.
BA Programme, which is one of the most sought after courses at DU, has also seen a dip in cutoff by up to five percentage points. At SGND Khalsa College, the cutoff for the course has dropped from 90% to 85%.
As many 18 colleges, including Gargi, Hindu and LSR, have filled up their seats for History. But the course was still available at Kirori Mal, Hans Raj, LSR, Miranda House, Ramjas, Sri Venkateswara, and IP College for Women. KMC quoted the highest cutoff for the course at 95% and while it was lowest at Swami Shraddhanad at 84%.
Admissions to Political Science was closed at 14 colleges, including Hindu and Kamla Nehru College. The highest dip in the cutoff for the course was seen at SGTB Khalsa, where it came down from 97.25% to 95.25%.
Seats in the course, however, were still available at LSR, Ramjas, Miranda House, Kirori Mal, Sri Venkateswara, and IP College for Women. LSR quoted the highest cutoff for the course at 97.25% and lowest by Shaheed Bhagat Singh College Evening at 85%.
Admission to Mathematics was closed at 13 colleges, including LSR and KMC.
But it is available for admission at colleges such as Hindu, Hans Raj, Miranda House, KMC, Sri Venkateswara, IP College for Women and Daulat Ram. The highest cutoff for the course was at Hindu at 96.75% and the lowest at Vivekananda College at 90%.
Seats in Physics have been filled up at nine colleges, including Gargi, Hans Raj and Hindu. But it is open for admission at KMC, Ramjas, Miranda House, Daulat Ram and Sri Venkateswara.
For Mathematics and Physics, the cutoff has dropped by up to three percentage points. For Physics the cutoff has dropped from 93% to 90% at Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences.