DTU to use AIEEE scores for admission

From 2010-11 academic sessions the Delhi Technological University (DTU) would be admitting aspirants from the NCT on the basis of their All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Formerly known as the Delhi College of Engineering, an affiliated college of Delhi University (DU), DTU has been upgraded to an university. While changing its admission policy DTU has now decided to complete the admission process for its undergraduate programmes on the basis of merit of rank of AIEEE results. DTU has 85 per cent of seats reserved for Delhi candidates and 15 per cent for outside Delhi students. While students for outside Delhi category has been admitted on the basis of rank obtained in AIEEE so far, the students from Delhi were selected on the basis of the rank obtained in the Combined Entrance Examination of DU. “From the next academic session the admissions for both the category would be based on AIEEE rank, through the counselling conducted by DTU,” said assistant registrar, K Singh. The admissions would be made to 14 BTech courses including 10 programmes of the erstwhile DCE, and four new courses introduced this year including B Tech in software engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, automotive engineering and engineering physics. The combined intake of these courses would be 910. The prospectus is expected to be made available from February.

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