Many colleges shut their doors
With the release of its fourth cut-off list, Delhi University on Wednesday night dashed the hopes of many aspirants who had pinned their hopes on getting into coveted colleges as many colleges closed admissions to several courses.
The highest recorded cut-off in the fourth list was for BA Psychology (Hons) at Lady Shri Ram College, with 97.75 per cent.
In several North Campus colleges, at least five courses closed in the fourth cut-off with Hindu College shutting its doors for as many as 15 courses for general category students. Courses that were still open at the college, however, still had high cut-offs, with BA Economics (Hons) asking 97.25 per cent. Even BSc Statistics (Hons) and BA Sociology (Hons) made it to the fourth cut-off, with 96.5 per cent and 94.75 per cent, respectively.
At Kirori Mal College, a total of 14 courses had shut, including Economics, English, History and BCom (Hons).
At Lady Shri Ram College, nine courses were closed, while popular courses like English, Journalism, and History survived at 96.5, 97.25 and 96.25 per cent respectively.
SGTB Khalsa College, which had set the highest cut-off in the first list, still faced trouble filling its seats. The college did manage to fill up five courses, while cut-off for Electronics (Hons) – the subject with the highest cut-off in the first list –dipped by three percent, reaching 93.33. Cut-offs for BCom and BCom (Hons) stood at 92 and 93.5 per cent, respectively.
A total of eight courses closed at Miranda House, with courses like English (Hons) and Sociology still available at 96.25 and 94.5 per cent, respectively.
At Ramjas College, Economics (96.5 per cent), English (94.75 per cent), BA Programme (92 per cent) were among the courses still open.
In the previous cut-offs, Sri Venkateswara College had many seats up for grabs during the third cut-off, as many students had opted North Campus over the South Campus college.
However, the college now has closed eight courses, while B Com (Hons) at 96 per cent, B Com 95 per cent and BA Programme at 92 per cent are still open.