Reserved category students yet to get admitted in various DU courses

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Few undergraduate courses have experienced the admissions of students from reserved categories in comparison to those from unreserved category.1,313 courses across DU’s colleges have observed the admissions from unreserved category. ST category students have been admitted to merely 528 courses and EWS category students to only 664 courses. After the release of the third list, EWS or ST students still needed to get admitted by several colleges for several courses.

This trend of unreserved category dominating in the admissions continued in the number of students admitted under the third list with some small changes. Percentage of unreserved students has fell down to 59.83%, those belonging to the ST category have risen by 0.03% and those belonging to the EWS category have risen by 0.05%.

It was clearly stated by the bulletin of information that 7.5% of the students must be belonging to the reserved ST category and 10% must belong to the EWS category. Only 11.67% were admitted under the Scheduled Caste category in comparison to 15% and 21.54% admissions done under the Other Backward Castes (OBC) category compared to a mandated percentage of 27. The current calculation is totally dependent on the net number of students admitted, apart from those belonging to which is redundant , which is over and above the allotted number of seats at a college and sikh categories.

Most number of admissions have been done in B.Com and B.Com (Honours) making commerce a highly preferred course for those aspiring of Delhi University . Various combinations of B.A. pprogramme has witnessed higher number of students taking admission, almost 11,532 students.However, there are approximately 400 such combinations offered by colleges whereas there are about 40 courses each of B.Com and B.Com (Hons.).

Admissions still have a long time left with several colleges remaining open under the fourth list of cut-offs. Approvals under the fourth list will reportedly start from Monday and will go on till Wednesday

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