Colleges of Delhi have seen enrollment of over 15,000 students after the first cut-off list by the Delhi University (DU). The number of enrollment is almost seven times the number last year.
Friday was the last day for the admission process for the first-cut-offs after which out of 56,000 seats, 15,245 seats were filled, revealed a varsity official. Last year, 2,200 seats were filled after the first cut-off list.
With 950 enrollments, Hindu College is the top choice among students followed by Ramjas College with 926 filled seats, Gargi College for Women with 776 filled seats, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College and Shaheed Bhagat Singh College each with 632 filled seats were, according to a data shared by the varsity.
BA (Prog) is the top choice among the students where 1,929 seats were filled. The second most preferred choice among the students was BCom (Hons) where 1,606 seats were filled and the third most popular course was BA (Hons) Political Science, where 1,260 seats were filled.
The other top courses were BA (Hons) History with 1,075 filled seats and BCom with 1,068 filled seats, the official data stated.
The first cut-off list of Delhi University was announced on June 18 for merit-based admission tto undergraduate courses in the 2018-19 academic year.
The highest cut-off this year is 98.75 per cent for BA (programme) in Lady Shri Ram College. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce has a cut-off of 98.50 per cent for BA (Hons) in Journalism, while LSR College has a cut-off of 98.25 per cent for BA (Hons) in Psychology.