DU releases 8th cut off list, some seats still available
New Delhi: The colleges of Delhi University recently released their 8th cut-off list and it seems that they are still struggling to fill up the vacant seats. It’s been almost a month that the new academic session has started in the colleges and generally by this time such a situation never arises. However, according to the reports, 63.9% seats reserved for the economically weaker section (EWS) and 52.2% seats for Scheduled Tribes (ST) are still lying vacant.
In addition to this, 20% seats reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and 16% seats for Scheduled Castes (SCs) remain available for admission.
Also, in some of the colleges general category seats for some of the courses are yet to be filled. The list of such colleges include Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) offering popular course BA (Hons) in Economics at 98.6% and Hindu College has seats for BA (Hons) Economics at 97.62%. Similarly, seats for BA (Hons) English are available in Gargi College at 95%, Kirori Mal College at 95.75% and Ramjas College at 95.25%.
Seats are also vacant in various Science courses in several colleges including Hindu College, Miranda House, Kalindi College and Dyal Singh College.
Therefore, in an attempt to highlight the situation and invite students for admissions the university decided to release the 8th cut-off list.