Press Trust of India|Jul 26, 2021
Delhi University to skip trials for sports, ECA quota; Admissions based on certificates
In view of Covid-19 pandemic, the University of Delhi has decided not to hold any offline or online sports and ECA trials this year.
NEW DELHI: The University of Delhi will not conduct sports trials for ECA and Sports quota in DU UG admission 2021 this year, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The DU officials, while briefing about the admission process in the recent press conference, have informed that the admissions to Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) and sports quota seats will be done through certificates submitted by the candidates.
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The Delhi University UG admission 2021-22 will be done without any offline or online trial or competition. “Admissions under these supernumerary seats will be done based on the merit/participation certificates of the applicants. Only for this year, the applicants will be allowed to upload certificates of the preceding four years (1st May 2017 – 30th April 2021),” reads the press release available on DU’s website.
The Delhi University officials have announced that the DU UG admission 2021 will begin from August 2 and the registration window will be available till August 31. For postgraduate programmes, the DU PG admission 2021 will kick-start from July 26. The last date for submission of DU PG registration form 2021 is August 21.
Last year too, the university had to do away with the DU ECA and sports trials due to the unprecedented circumstances caused due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
ECA and sports quota are two alternate ways of getting admissions to Delhi University colleges for the candidates having excellent records in sports or some extra-curricular activities. 1% of the total seat in each college is reserved for ECA and sports quota with a ceiling of 5% supernumerary seats for ECA and sports together.
There are a total of 14 categories of extra-curricular activities for admission in undergraduate admissions, NSS, creative writing, dance, debate, digital media, music (vocal), music (instrumental: Indian), yoga, fine arts, NCC, divinity, quiz and theatre.
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