DU announces first cut-off list, SGTB Khalsa College registers highest

SRCC is one of the reputed and top ranked commerce colleges in the country and for the last couple of years the college has been in lime light for setting unusually high cut-off of 100 percent for the BCom Honors.

Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) has announced its first cutoff with the minimum marks for B.Com (hons) and Economics (hons) set at 97.75%, a dip for both subjects over last year's cutoff. And among these, the highest cutoff - after a gap of five years - has not crossed 99 in the best-of-four for humanities aggregate: Lady Shri Ram College (LSR) recorded 98.5 in aggregate in the best of four for Psychology (H), which is the highest.

Students looking to get admission in Hansraj College have to get 97.25% in Economics (hons) which is a drop of.75 % from a year ago 97.5% in B.Com (hons). The release also states a Note saying, "Candidates belonging to General and OBC categories seeking admission to B.Com (Hons) are required to report for admission as per the a schedule between 9 AM to 1 PM".

Talking about Hansraj College, most subjects had the same cut off as compared to past year.

The trend of cut-offs becoming lower continued at Hans Raj College as well, where most subjects either remained at the same percentage as past year or saw a dip of 0.25-1 percent.

Among colleges offering journalism course, LSR set the highest cut-off of 98 per cent, followed by Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC) with 97 per cent. The Philosophy (H) course, on the other hand, has risen to 85 from 83 in the first cutoff list, released on Friday evening. Political Science (99pc) has recorded a jump of 1.50 percentage points from last year's 97.50 pc. Now, all the aspirants are waiting for the DU 1st Cutoff List 2017. Mission Admission for the session 2017-18 in various colleges under Delhi University will be started after the declaration of the first cut off list 2017. The second cut-off will be released on July 1, and the third cut-off will be released on July 7.

Once the College approves the candidate's admission, the student has to pay the admission fee through the online portal of Delhi University before the deadline of 12 noon next day. Undoubtedly cut offs do go high in first list.

Delhi University officials even compare this year's cut-offs to 2013's.

  • Leroy Wright