St Stephens College, Satyawati College, Bhagini Nivedita College, Dyal Singh College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and Shivaji College are among some institutes in the Delhi University (DU) which have started releasing the first cut-off lists for undergraduate courses. News agency Press Trust of India reported that the highest cut-off in DU is 99 per cent for Political Science in Hindu College. Hindu College has also announced the highest cut-off for science courses at 98.3 per cent for Physics Honours. Lady Shri Ram College's cut-off for BA Prog and Psychology Honours is at 98.75 per cent.
The full DU first cut-off list -- indicating the minimum marks needed to get admission in various courses -- will go live on the university website on Friday for academic session 2019-20.
Depending on the availability of seats after the first list, the university colleges issue second and, where needed, third cut-off lists.
According to the schedule released by the National Capital Region-based varsity, document verification, approval of admission and payment of fee for first cut-off list based admission will be done from June 28 to July 1 (except Sunday). The second cut-off list for UG admissions are expected by July 7.
In Kirori Mal College, cut-off for popular courses like BA English (Hons.), BA Economics (Hons.) and B.Com (Hons.) are above 97%.
The highest cut off in Bhagini Nivedita has been set for B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics at 90% for General category candidates. Cut off for B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science is 85%, for B.Com. is 845, for BA (Hons.) Political Science, it is 79%. Cut off for B.Sc. Physical Science (Chemistry) and B.Sc. Physical Science (Computer Science) is 78%. Cut off for BA (Hons.) History is 75% and for BA (Hons.) Hindi and BA Programme is 72%.
A cumulative DU cut-off list of various Arts, Science and Commerce courses will be released by the varsity later.
According to the admission rules, applicants need to study the cut-off list, select courses and colleges on the university website, get a print of the admission slip and finally approach the respective colleges with it and required documents.
The highest cut-off last year was 98.75 per cent for BA Programme in Lady Shri Ram College. It was followed by Delhi College of Arts and Commerce with a cut-off of 98.50 per cent for BA (Honours) in Journalism and 98.25 per cent for BA (Honours) in Psychology in LSR College.