Delhi University has adhered to its schedule and published first cut off on 23rd June. As can be seen in DU Cut Off 2017, cut offs are quite high, as it was expected from first list. With first cut off out, race for admission has begun. Students who have applied can now check first list, go for document verification and get approval of admission. There is a four days time window for verification and admission until 28th June.

Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) has lowered its cut off by 0.5% as compared to last year. To get admission in B.Com (hons) and BA Economics (hons), 97.75% is required. For OBC candidates in same courses, cut offs stand at 95.25% and 95.75%. SC cut offs are 92% and 95% and for ST they are 88% and 92.25%.

Ramjas College had given highest cut offs last year. This time Ramjas first cut off has lowered by 1.75% to is 97.5% for B.Com hons. Economics (hons) cut off is 1% lesser and stands at 97.5%. English (hons), History (hons) and Chemistry (hons) are also widely popular, for which cut offs are 96.5%, 97%, 98%.

Hansraj is again a popular choice among DU admission seekers. Hansraj college has raised cut off for BA program by 1%, which is 97% this year compared to 96% last year. Cut offs have lowered for other programmes. Its cut offs for admission to Economics (hons), B.Com (hons), Engilsh (hons) are 97.25%, 97.5%, 97%. Science stream offered are Chemistry (hons) with 97.33% cut off and Physics (hons) with 97% cut off.

At Kirori Mal College (KMC), cutoff for Physics (Hons) has gone down from 98% last year to 96%, whereas Political Science is up to 97%. Daulat Ram College has raised cut off for English (Hons) to 97%, and for BA to 91%. In other subjects cutoff has gone down such as B.Com, B.Com (Hons), Economics, History, Political Science. Maharaja Agrasen has also published first cut off .

Top 15 highest cut offs are observed in B.Com (H), Electronics, English, B.Com, Economics, Maths, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Journalism, BA, Political Science, History, Sociology. Among colleges in DU, highest cut offs are listed by Ramjas, SGTB Khalsa, Lady Sri Ram, PGDAV, Hindu, Miranda House.

Delhi University offers popular programmes at under graduate and post graduate level thus attracting a large number of students from across India. There are around 54000 seats to which admissions are done in June-August. Around 1500 seats are filled through entrance tests by Delhi University. Undoubtedly cut offs do go high in first list. There are good chances of them going down in later rounds so even if a student has not cleared first list, they must not be disheartened and wait for next list, which will be out on 1st July.

Admission season is one such time when even high performers, with over 90% marks in board exams, fear not getting admission. It is indeed a cause of worry among academicians that despite getting such good marks, students are unable to get programme of choice in reputed institutions. Various actions are taken by government and education experts from time to time to take measures to help aspiring students study courses they want in educational institutes of repute. One must keep options open during admission and if not Delhi University, then explore equally good options. It is important to take an informed and wise decision as it decides career options and paves way for a bright future. Let us know in comments below what you think about DU Cut Off 2017.

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