DU (Delhi University) has commenced its registration process from May 30th onward and the it will end in the 4th week of June. Though, students were waiting from so long for the registrations to get open, which was delayed due to the unfinalisation of the examination conducting Agency.
The list of changes have been made by DU in its admission procedure for this academic session-
– Students will be able to edit their forms once after filling them at an additional price of Rs. 100 during the registration process.
– Cancellation fee has been increased from existing Rs. 500 to 1,000 in order to ensure students weigh their options and seek admissions. Only one cancellation is allowed per cut-off list.
– Yoga subject has been replaced from its existing category. Earlier it was the part of sports quota list in Delhi University till last year but now it will be placed under the Extra Curricular Activities.
– The university has included Modern Indian Languages in the list of academic subjects, which means if students choose these as one of their main subjects for calculating their best 4 marks, then they will not be facing 2.5 % deduction of marks, which was the norm till last year.
– 10% seats will be increased for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and there will be a rise of close to 6,000 seats for undergraduate courses to 62,000.
The 8 evening colleges of DU are are likely to carry out their process between 11 am and 5 pm. There will be a suggestive online calculator, which will be their when students fill in their marks. Officials claimed that the admission portal is mobile-friendly and can even run on a 2G network.
This year the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting entrance exams of more than 180 courses, including 11 undergraduate programmes of the Delhi University.
The DU has also advised its colleges to give relaxation to women in cut-offs to have a uniform policy and not varying percentage of relaxation.