A number of courses are still available at premium colleges of the university
With a glimmer of joy in their eyes and spring in their feet, a large number of students made their way to various Delhi University colleges on Thursday, having qualified for admissions to courses of their choice through the third cut-off list that was announced late on Wednesday evening.
As Thursday was the first day of admissions after the announcement of the third list, students made a beeline for the colleges where they had made it through the reduced asking percentage.
“After the high cut-off, I was completely dejected and felt that my world had fallen apart, but today I have managed to secure a seat in English Honours at Miranda House, something which I had been eagerly looking forward to, said one of the applicants.
Miranda House is still open for Economics with 95.75 per cent, English with 94, Political Science with 94, Philosophy with 89.75 and Sanskrit with 63 per cent for general category. Till now it has already given admissions to 900 students and some courses like Geography and History here have got over-filled. This has been the scenario in many North Campus colleges.
A number of courses are still available in the premium colleges here. So on Thursday Hans Raj College was taking admissions for Commerce Honours at 96.5 to 98 per cent; Economics at 96.5 per cent and for English at 93-96 per cent. Similarly, at Hindu College, students could get Commerce at 96.25-99.25, Economics at 96.5 and English at 93.5-94.5.
On the other side, colleges in South Campus too were busy with admissions to some of their courses. Lady Shri Ram took in students in Economics at 96.5 per cent, English with 95 and History with 94.5 per cent for general category.