Delhi University (DU) had released it's fifth cutoff list but even after the list was displayed some colleges still have seats vacant.
Delhi University (DU) is considered as on the of the most prestigious university in the nation. It is kind of the situation that the colleges were not prepared for. The situation is really mind boggling as Hans Raj College received 84,000 applications for the 50 seats to fill up. That's 1,680 candidates per seat. This type of exponential rise was witnessed in other colleges as well. Like Ramjas has 57,000 applicants for 100 seats and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya 37,000 applications for 25-odd seats. Lady Shri Ram College has to contend with 1,800 aspirants for six seats.
Anju Srivastava, principal, Hindu College said, "We are working on the data. The numbers are huge. And we have to work out a merit list only based on the number of seats available. Hindu college, for instance, has received over 5,000 applications for six seats in BCom (H)."
Kanika Ahuja, media coordinator, LSR said, "LSR received 1,811 applications for the six general category seats in psychology. We never imagined such big numbers. That makes our work even tougher to prepare a merit list. We will go step wise, as directed by the university. In case of the best-of-four scores being the same, we will have to consider the overall class XII aggregate."
In another statement, a principal of a south Delhi college said, "The problem is that if these students are offered seats, their current seats will fall vacant and it will only prolong the admission process. Initially candidates were not allowed to apply without cancelling their admission in other colleges. Some of them came to us seeking an assurance that they would get the seat in case they cancel. That's something we can't promise. Only students from St Stephen's and Jesus and Mary, as they are not part of DU's centralized admission process, were allowed to apply without cancelling their admissions. Later, the DSW office rightly allowed other students the same facility."
Let's see how these colleges deal with this rise in number of applications. Brainbuxa will keep you updated on these news. For more, take a halt at Brainbuxa