DU cut-offs hit 100-per cent mark in first admission list

Written by Aditi Vatsa | Naveed Iqbal | New Delhi | Updated: Jun 28 2013, 22:46pm hrs
Delhi UniversityThis academic session will see the introduction of the new four-year format at the university. (AP PHOTOS)
Once again, DU cut-offs have hit the 100-per cent mark in the first list that was announced on Wednesday night. Two years ago, the in Delhi University cut-off for B Com (H) was 100 per cent at Shri Ram College of Commerce, for some students under the general category.

This year, rank outsider Ram Lal Anand (RLA) College (South Campus) holds the distinction, as students seeking admission to its B Tech (Computer Science) course will require 100 per cent marks.

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This academic session will see the introduction of the new four-year format at the university. Once again, cut-offs have shot up across DU colleges, and reached 99.75 per cent for Commerce and Computer Science in some colleges.

The cut-offs at RLA range from 95 to 100 per cent for Computer Science. The cut-off last year for Computer Science (H) at the college was in the 86 to 91 per cent bracket for general category students.

Apart from North Campus colleges such as Hindu, SGTB Khalsa and Hansraj, the list of colleges where cut-offs were above 99 per cent includes off-campus colleges such as Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, I P College, Rajdhani, Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences, Shivaji, Motilal Nehru and Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.

At Bhaskaracharya College, for instance, the general category cut-off for computer science is 97 to 99.75 per cent. The cut-off for Computer Science (H) at the college last year was 89-94 per cent.

Even for students falling under the PWD, OBC and SC categories, the cut-off for the course ranges from 94.75 to 99.75 per cent.

Students seeking admission to B Tech in Psychological Sciences at Indraprastha

College for Women will require a score of 95.5 to 99.5 per cent.

Hindu College recorded the highest cut-off for Commerce, at 96.75 to 99.75 per cent. The college also had the highest cut-off for English at 98.5 per cent. For Economics on the other hand, the highest cut-off was recorded at Kamala Nehru College 93.75 to 98.75 per cent under the general category.

Some colleges also increased their cut-offs for Hindi by around 10-14 per cent as compared to last year. ARSD College raised the cut-off for Hindi to 80 per cent, a 14 per cent increase compared to last years figure for general category students.

Among the science subjects, Hansraj has the highest cut-off between 92 and 97 per cent. In Physics, Hansraj recorded the highest cut-off at 97 per cent, an increase of one per cent when compared to last years figure.

This is followed by Hindu College at 96.66 per cent. Ramjas and Sri Venkateswara College have also set the bar high 96 per cent in the general category.

The lowest cut-off for Physics was 70 per cent in Shyam Lal College.

The cut-off for Mathematics at Hansraj is 96.75 per cent, followed by Hindu College at 96.5 per cent.

The college with the lowest cut-offs for science subjects is Shyam Lal College, where the minimum score needed for admission ranged between 65 and 75 per cent.

Both Hansraj and Hindu set the cut-off for Zoology (H) at 94 per cent. They have increased the cut-off for the subject from last years 90 and 92 per cent respectively.