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St Stephen's cut-offs out: Economics at 98.75%, English at 98.75%

New Delhi: The most prestigious St Stephen's College, usually the first to release its cut-off list that sets the tone for other institutions in Delhi University, announced a slight increase in the humanities courses compared to last year. However, in science courses, there was a slight dip in cut-offs compared to 2018.

The highest cut-off was set for Economics ( Hons) at 98.75 percent and for English (Hons) 98.75 percent. Moreover, the cut-offs for Economics (Hons) were at 98.75 percent, and 98.5 per cent and 97.75 per cent for Humanities and Science students respectively while last year, the cut-offs for the three streams were 98.75, 98 and 97.5 percent. Whereas, the BA Sanskrit remained as the same with the 65 percent for commerce, Humanities and Sciences.

The cut off for BA Programme is 98 per cent for general category students who belong to Commerce stream,98 for Science stream, and 96.5 for Humanities students.

St Stephen's college, which always releases different cut-offs for students from different streams, has witnessed a slight increase this year.

The college, which reserves 50 percent seats for Christians by virtue of being a minority institution, conducts an aptitude test and an interview for applicants who meet the cut-off. In its final selection criteria, applicants are given 85 percent weightage for their Class 12 marks, 5 percent for the aptitude test and 10 percent for the interview. The interviews are starting from June 28.

For English (Hons), the cutoff is 98.75 percent, which is .25 percentage points up from the last year's 97.5 percent for humanities students.

The cut-off for History (Hons), too, has been on 98.5 percent for commerce, 97.25 percent for humanities and 96.5 for Science.

But the first cut- off for chemistry ( Hons) dropped to 95 percent from last years's 96 percent; for physics ( Hons) it also seen a dip of 1.33 percent with 96.66 percent and B Sc ( hons) Mathematics stands with 97.5 percent for commerce, 96.75 percent for Humanities and 97.75 for science.

The first cut-off list of the other DU colleges will be released on June 28.

The highest cut offs in last year was in Humanities and Commerce had been set by Lady Shri Ram College. LSR had set 98.75 percent for admission to BA Programme course.

The cut off for BA Psychology was 98.25 percent and for BA Economics was 97.75 percent.

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