Delhi University admission to be delayed; likely to commence from May 1

Delhi University admission to be delayed; likely to commence from May 1
Parul Thapa | Apr 11, 2019 - 10:34 a.m. IST
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New Delhi, April 11: The admission committee of Delhi University has announced the admission will be delayed and will commence from May 1 with a delay of total 15 days from the earlier announced schedule of April 15. Earlier, on March 15, the committee had announced the process of admission will kick-start early with application process beginning on April 15 and May 7 being the last date to register. 

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Dr Rajeev Gupta, the chairperson of the admission committee, says “The registration process for the university will, most likely, start from May 1 as the officials are yet to complete the preparations. We will, soon, come up with the revised schedule once we are ready with our changed policies and procedures.”

Another committee member said that another reason for the delay is because the university is working in collecting all the database of the students registered with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). “The mark sheets and certificates can be acquired directly once and if we are able to get the database of the students, making the process a lot more clear. The process of getting the database is still underway”, the member said.

Changes to be made in DU 2019 Admissions

The Delhi University admission committee is likely to be making some changes for the academic year 2019-2020 which is as follows-

Stream Change - Earlier, the university used to deduct as much as 5% from the ‘best of four’ subject aggregate marks during the change of stream. However, this year the officials will be deducting only 2% from the aggregate marks of ‘Best of Four’ in the change of streams.

Sports and ECA quota - This year the admission under Sports and ECA quota will be delinked from the DU cut-off lists. The trail for Sports and ECA Category admissions will begin on May 20.

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