The run-up for admissions has entered into the fourth phase post declaration of the initial cut-offs last month.
Delhi University (DU) announced its fourth cut-off list on Wednesday for admission to its undergraduate programmes with seats still vacant in popular courses.
Last month, DU kicked off its admission process after announcing the first cut-off list with English Honours topping the list at 99 per cent and St Stephen’s College receiving a record 32,100 applications for 400 seats.
One of the most preferred subject, English Honours is still up for grabs in colleges like Miranda House: 95.25 per cent, Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College for Women: 96 per cent, Hindu College: 96.25 per cent, Hans Raj College: 95.5 per cent compared to colleges like Kamla Nehru College, Janki Devi Memorial College (JDMC), Dyal Singh College and Deshbandhu College.
While Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), LSR and Daulat Ram College College closed admissions for all courses for the general category, majority colleges still have seats vacant with the latest cut-off list citing a marginal drop in percentages required for admission.
However, at SRCC, Economics (H) is still open in the fourth list at 97.37 per cent. According to the notice released by the college, those students who qualified in the previous list under general and PWD categories can also apply for admission.
Kirori Mal College closed many courses in Arts except Political Science (H) at 94.25 per cent. Commerce courses like Economics (H) and B.Com (H) are open at 96.25 per cent and 96.5 per cent with a maximum drop of 0.5 per cent.
Gargi College released its cut-off with an average dip of 0.5 per cent in most courses. English (H), B.Com (H) and Application Psychology (H) courses are open at 93.75 per cent, 95.25 per cent and 95.5 per cent respectively.
B.Com (H) is still available at Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD): 97 per cent. In Aryabhatta College, Deshbandhu College and College of Vocational Studies: 95 per cent. Gargi College: 95.25 per cent and Hans Raj College: 95.5 per cent among others.
Four colleges, JDMC, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadar Khalsa College and Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, which had not released the third-cut-off list in view of a Delhi High Court judgment granting them minority status, have featured in the fourth list.
These colleges had written to DU authorities saying as per the directive from Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, they needed time to work out the cut-offs and admission guidelines keeping in mind legality and implications of the reservations to minority students.
According to admission guidelines, students who meet the qualifying criteria can take admission under the fourth list till July 9. The next cut-off list will be announced on July 14.