DU Organises Special Admission Drive for Reserved Categories


The Delhi University will be conducting a dedicated admission drive for enrolment of students (reserved categories) for the 2019-20 academic year.

The university made a formal announcement in this regards on Thursday. During the drive, the varsity will facilitate admission process and help students complete the formalities which were missed in the earlier deadline. This means that all the students belonging to the reserved categories, who have failed to pay their fees or those who were left out will be facilitated for admission process now.

Along with holding the admission drive for reserved category students, the University is also planning to conduct a detailed audit of the admission procedure. The audit will look at the colleges who have admitted more number of students than the designated seats for General Categories. On the other hand, several seats belonging to reserved category students are still lying vacant in many colleges for several courses.

For Delhi University Admissions 2019, a total of 3.67 lakh applicants were received this year. Of the total number of applications, 2.58 lakh applications were completed with fees payment. With large number of applications, there was fierce competition among the applicants to grab one of the 64000 seats on offer at DU. Among the reserved category, 9091 applications were received under EWS quota, 55457 applications were received under OBC quota, 34262 applications came in for SC category and 7100 applications were received for ST quota.

In related news, the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) released its third cut-off list for BA programme and B.Com courses on Thursday. Following the 5th List 2019, colleges which still have seats available are expected to announce a 6th Cut-off List for admission in the coming week.

University of Delhi [DU], New Delhi was established in the year 1922 under the Act of the Central Legislative Assembly. It is also known as Delhi University. Being one of the premier universities of the country, DU has become the role model and trendsetter for other universities. The University has around 80 Departments with 7,00,000 students in the university over the decades. 

DU offers admissions to programs such as undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate of philosophy programs, and certificate programs. The Delhi University Entrance Exam varies for each course offered. The university is accredited by NAAC and also 5 Departments of the university namely Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Sociology, and History have been awarded the status of the Centres of Advanced Studies.

Some of the DU North Campus Colleges include: St. Stephen’s CollegeShri Ram College of CommerceHansraj CollegeKirori Mal College, etc. Some of the Delhi University South Campus includes the following centres: Centre for Canadian Studies, Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants, Inter-disciplinary Centre for Plant Genomics [ICPG], Biotech Centre, and the Centre for Genetically Modified Plants, Biosafety and Legal Issues.


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