Delhi University authorities Saturday confirmed that admissions to its undergraduate programs for tutorial session 2021-22 will happen by way of cut-offs based on advantage, like earlier years. Registration for UG programs will start August 2, and the final date to use is August 31.
Like final 12 months, the admission course of will be utterly on-line — from registration to price fee. Approximately 70,000 undergraduate seats and 20,000 postgraduate seats are on supply this 12 months.
DU had earlier mentioned it could probably conduct admissions by way of a cut-off checklist, however that it was additionally “committed to implementing” the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET), if it begins this 12 months. The CUCET has now been dominated out this 12 months.
In a press convention Saturday, Chairperson, Admissions, Rajeev Gupta mentioned, “Admissions to undergraduate merit-based programmes will be based on cut-offs as per past years’ practice. The admission branch is working with principals of colleges on modalities for deciding cut-offs so as to avoid over- and under-admissions.”
He mentioned the change in standards for analysis by the CBSE will not be more likely to delay the announcement of DU’s cut-offs, as their course of “will remain the same”.
As Class XII Board exams couldn’t be held as a result of pandemic, CBSE will calculate outcomes utilizing the ratio of 40:30:30 for students’ efficiency in courses XII, XI and X respectively.
Acting Vice-Chancellor P C Joshi mentioned registration for postgraduate programs and the DU Entrance Test (DUET)-based programs, to be carried out by the National Testing Agency, will start on July 26 and finish August 21. Admissions for MPhil and PhD programs will observe the identical schedule.
From this 12 months onwards, admissions to Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Prosthetics & Orthotics, and Masters of Physiotherapy will be carried out by way of DUET.
Gupta mentioned that protecting in thoughts the comfort of students as a result of “unprecedented pandemic situation”, the eligibility standards and price construction will stay the identical as final 12 months”.
“Considering the challenges that emerged last year due to the Covid pandemic, this year, for the benefit of the students, the University has decided to retain the eligibility criteria as last year,” mentioned Gupta.
“The University has also decided that there will be no change in the registration fees for merit-based and entrance-based admissions. Centralised UG admissions will be done through one registration-cum-application form. All departments/colleges will use the same registration-cum-application form for admissions and candidates will not have to fill any other form,” he mentioned.
Like final 12 months, sports activities and extracurricular actions (ECA) admissions will even be carried out utterly on-line, and will be based on certificates slightly than trials.
“However, there is a slight change this year. Until last year, we had given applicants the option of uploading their certificates for the last three years. This time certificates of the past four years (May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2021) will be valid,” mentioned Gupta.
Acting V-C Joshi mentioned the college was doing every little thing to make the admission course of “smooth and hassle-free” for students.
As a part of this, the college has plans to make the admissions web site extra interactive.
“The Admission Branch is planning to organise webinars and upload tutorial videos to help candidates throughout the admission process. Announcement of these webinars will be published on the University website from time to time,” mentioned Gupta.
Sanjeev Singh, a member of the admission committee, mentioned all related info will be up to date as quickly as potential on the admission web site.
“Computer-based help desks in the form of chat bots and emails will also be available 24×7 to answer queries of candidates,” he mentioned.