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Top-tier colleges fill away many popular courses

New Delhi: With the release of Delhi University's second cut-off list for undergraduate courses, many courses in demand were closed in some top-tier colleges.

Speculation was rife that seats will not be available in many top colleges, and Sunday's list proved it true.

At North Campus' Hindu College, BA Political Science (Hons), BA History (Hons), BA (Programme), BSc Physics (Hons) and BSc Statistics (Hons) were the courses closed post the first cut-off.

Lady Shri Ram College, meanwhile, closed off BA Economics (Hons), BA Political Science (Hons), BCom (Hons) and BA Sociology (Hons).

Among top women's colleges, Gargi College shut its doors for top courses like BA (Programme), BA History (Hons) and BA Philosophy (Hons), while Daulat Ram college shut off BA History (Hons), BA Political Science (Hons), BSc Chemistry (Hons) and BSc Physics (Hons).

Seats for four courses, including BA Urdu (Hons) and BA Sanskrit (Hons), were filled at Kirori Mal College. Even the coveted Economics (Hons) was unavailable in the second cut-off.

At Ramjas College, BA (Programme) and BCom (Hons) did not make it to the second cut-off.

Sri Venkateswara College, one of the highly sought college in South Campus, saw only BSc Botany (Hons) not making it to the second list, while all other courses are up for grabs.

Miranda House closed curtains on BA Political Science (Hons) and in SC and ST categories for BSc Physics (Hons).

Meanwhile, Shri Ram College of Commerce – which set the admission ball rolling in the first cut-off with the highest percentage for BA Economics (Hons) – also closed intake in the general category for Economics, BA Political Science (Hons) and BCom (Hons).

The second cut-off list threw many surprises, as thousands of aspirants were hoping to secure seats for their favourite courses in top colleges. However, they might now have to see other options.

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