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DU admission: sports trials set to have 60% weightage

On target: An applicant has to secure a minimum of 30 marks in the sports trial to be eligible for admission on the basis of sports quota.

On target: An applicant has to secure a minimum of 30 marks in the sports trial to be eligible for admission on the basis of sports quota.  

Certificates carry 40 marks; no trial for applicants who have represented India

For admission into merit-based undergraduate courses via sports quota, Delhi University has announced that a maximum of 40 marks will be given to the sports certificate that an applicant has been awarded and 60 marks will be given to the sports trial.

Only those applicants who have represented India in Olympics, world championship, world cup, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Asian championship, South Asian games and Paralympics will be allowed direct admission without trial.

Only one certificate

The university informed the applicants that only one certificate of their highest achievement in the field will have to be submitted at the time of admission.

The university has released a detailed list of eligible certificates and the marks that they carry.

For example, if an applicant has secured first position in a “national games” tournament, that certificate will be worth 36 marks.

Similarly, a certificate for a first position in a zonal competition of Central Board of Secondary Education-level tournament will be worth 16 marks.

List on website

To be eligible for admission via sports quota, all Delhi University applicants will have to fill the centralised online application form, pay an additional ₹100 and upload one self-attested certificate issued between May 22 , 2014, and May 21, 2017, in each sport/game they wish to apply under.

The list of games/sports for each college is given in the information bulletin uploaded on the university website.

Mandatory undertaking

Sports trial for a specific game/ sport identified by Delhi University Sports Council (DUSC) will be conducted by individual colleges and an applicant must secure a minimum of 30 marks in the sports trial to be eligible for admission on the basis of sports.

The university informed that it is mandatory to submit an undertaking on non-judicial stamp paper of ₹100 by the applicant at the time of admission, stating that he/she will play for the college and university during their under-graduate programme.

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