The University of Delhi (DU) has released the first cut off list for all the colleges affiliated to it. The DU First Cut Off has been announced online, on du.ac.in and for most of the colleges, the cut off score has increased by a percentage or so, in comparison to last year.   

Though St. Stephen’s was the first institute that announced cut off score but Lady Shri Ram College (LSR) stood out with the highest cutoff of 98.75% for B.A. Programm. For the same, last year’s cutoff score was only 95.5% and the highest was for B.A. (Hons) Psychology at 98.25%.


Some of the most preferred colleges under Delhi University like SRCC, Hindu, Hansraj, etc has also increased the cut off. The increase in the cutoff is not more than one percent but the impact of this shall be evident for the students.

 The difference in the cut off score of top colleges.

DU First Cut Off List 2018

Despite the spiking number, the cutoff has not crossed 99% like last year. SGTB Khalsa College astonished the nation when it announced B.Sc. (Hons) Electronics and B.A. (Hons) Political Science cutoff above 99%. This year, the institute has settled for 98% as the heights cut off score.

One reason for the dip in highest cutoff marks can be less number of applications. Last year, the total number of applications crosses 3 lakh, while this year, it is only 2,78,574 only. The candidates have applied for over 56000 seats.

Cleared DU First Cut Off 2018? This is What You Need to Do Next

Those who have cleared the DU cut off, need to visit du.ac.in and access candidates login. There, the candidates need to generate an admission form for the desired college. After generating and filling the form, candidates need to visit the college and submit class 10 mark sheet, class 12 mark sheet, provisional certificate, character certificate, transfer certificates, OBC NCL certificate, migration certificate, SC / ST / PwD / CW / KM certificate.

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Along with these, the candidates will also have to submit at least two passport size photographs. It is important to note that the certificates are to be carried in original and as a photocopy. The photocopies should be self-attested. When the certificates will be approved by the principal, candidates will be able to see fee payment option in the dashboard of candidate login. Candidates must finish the admission formalities before June 21, 2018.

In case, candidates want to cancel admission and apply again for another college then they may do so, from the login by paying certain fee amount. To take the admission in new college, candidates will have to repeat the same process.

What to Expect out of DU Second Cut Off 2018?

The DU Second Cutoff List will release on June 25, 2018. Candidates who were not able to make it in the first cutoff list may look forward to the second cutoff list. As per the trends, the cut off score in the second merit list will be way lesser in comparison to the first one. The cutoff in the second merit list can go as low as 60 for the colleges and courses in which the admission response will be lukewarm in the first admission.

Last year’s DU Second Cut Off Merit List is as follows: