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DU admissions under first list end: 41000 students secure seats, 31,000 from CBSE

On the finish of the primary cycle of admissions for roughly 70,000 undergraduate seats in Delhi College towards the primary cut-off checklist, 41,211 candidates have efficiently secured seats throughout schools. The College added that it has not been favouring college students of any board.

In accordance with authorities, out of the whole seats, 31,172 seats have been secured by college students from CBSE; 2,365 from the Kerala Board of Larger Secondary Schooling; 1,540 from Board of Faculty Schooling Haryana; 1,429 from CISCE; and 1,301 from the Board of Secondary Schooling Rajasthan. The remaining seats have been secured by college students from numerous different state boards.

The entire variety of registered candidates was the very best from CBSE at 2,29,264. The Kerala board had the fifth-highest variety of candidates at 4,824, Haryana had been second highest at 9,918, CISCE had been third highest at 9,659 and Rajasthan had been the sixth highest at 4,789.

In a press release, registrar Vikas Gupta emphasised that the college has not been favouring college students of any explicit board within the admission course of. “Being a central college, the College of Delhi equally and uniformly values tutorial credentials of all candidates no matter their States and Faculty Boards. This 12 months too, equal alternative was maintained by accepting functions based mostly on benefit solely. The College of Delhi strongly refutes and condemns the falsity of news which is being circulated concerning favouring candidates from just a few boards. Being a prestigious central college with a protracted legacy of high quality educating and analysis, candidates throughout the nation aspire to check in our schools, departments, and centres. It’s our utmost duty to take care of justice and fairness to all meritorious candidates coming not solely from Indian states but in addition from overseas,” learn the press launch from his workplace.

This follows a protest by the ABVP-led DU College students’ Union on Wednesday towards “inflated outcomes of state boards”, stating that its demand is a “honest and simply admission course of”. Considerations about an uneven admission course of have been raised as a result of a big majority of seats in common programmes which had a 100% first cut-off have been secured by college students from the Kerala state board.

College authorities had met with ABVP representatives after their protest. “We had a dialogue and listened to their issues. We’re looking for authorized opinion on whether or not we will change our admission standards, but it surely doesn’t appear doubtless that it is going to be potential on this admission cycle,” mentioned registrar Gupta.

There have been pushes and pulls over the method because the first day of admissions underneath the primary cut-off checklist.

On day 1, the method had been halted for just a few hours within the afternoon after issues have been raised on whether or not class XI marks ought to be included in calculating the proportion of scholars from some state boards. In Kerala, the state college board makes use of the coed’s efficiency at school XI and sophistication XII to reach on the remaining board consequence whereas DU solely considers the coed’s class XII efficiency for admission. Some lecturers and schools had raised issues over this and had requested that the category XI marks be included to behave as “a scaling mechanism”.

After a gathering, the central admissions group determined there needs to be a common precept to calculate marks of all college students, and since different boards like CBSE solely go by class XII, solely class XII marks ought to be counted.

On day 2, schools sought clarifications of whether or not sure topics by state boards ought to be included in calculating the perfect 4 percentages for explicit programmes. The college’s ‘Equivalence Committee’ shared tips on which topic can and can’t be thought of ‘equal’ to a related CBSE topic. Amongst others, it acknowledged that the paper titled Accountancy with Pc Accounting taught by the Kerala board won’t be thought of equal to CBSE’s Enterprise Research; the Enterprise Economics paper of Madhya Pradesh won’t be thought of equal to CBSE’s Economics; and Secretarial Follow of the Maharashtra board won’t be thought of equal to CBSE’s Enterprise Research.

[With PTI inputs]

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