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St Stephen’s first cut-off out with English, Economics highest at 98.75%

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Delhi University’s St Stephen College has released its first cut-off list for the 10 undergraduate course with highest cut off at 98.75% for BA English (Hons) and BA Economics (Hons).

With BA Economics (Hons) cut off same as that of the last year, BA English (Hons) has witnessed a marginal increase of 0.25 percentage points. However, the cut-off for BSc Physics (Hons) saw a dip of 0.73 percentage points.

This year, college has received 19,862 applications of which 3,505 were for English and 3,418 were for Economics.

The cut-off for BA English (Hons) stands at 98.75% for commerce students, 98.25% for humanities students and 98.75% for science students. From last year, there is an increase of 0.25 percentage points for commerce students and 0.75 for students from humanities and sciences backgrounds.

The college has also put a provision of minimum 90% or above in mathematics to secure a seat in Economics course. Moreover, the students belonging to categories other than Church of North India (CNI) and CNID–Church of North India (Delhi Diocese) including general, SC, ST need to score 92% marks. In English honours, applicants must score 90% in English Core or 85% in English Elective.

Anju Shrivastava, principal of Hindu College, said, “The cut-off released by St Stephen’s would help other colleges in assessing and deciding their cut-offs as well. Requesting anonymity, principal of another college in the north campus said other colleges are likely to have similar or higher cut-offs than Stephen’s in order to receive maximum applications and filter students accordingly.”

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