CUET results were out, candidates had begun to question if a 700 score out of 800 is sufficient for a seat at the DU. In earlier years, as many as nine practices mandated a minimum of 100 percent marks to take admissions to DU.
CUET result being declared, students are currently eyeing the top colleges for admissions. This year, instead of class 12 marks or individual level entrances, top colleges and universities will be enrolling students via CUET scores. The NTA has sent the scores to universities and colleges at the time of the CUET result declaration. Currently, the educational institutes will complete their merit or cut-off list for admission to each class. In such a position, one of the top options for students is the University of Delhi.
Most popular among higher education institutes is Delhi University which has reportedly received over 6 lakh applications. DU is India’s biggest central university housing 80 departments. The DU offers graduation, post-graduation, Ph.D., and certificate courses. The DU has around 79 colleges, in which every year, more than 70,000 students take admissions to science, commerce, and humanities streams.
Even before the results were out, students had started to ask if a 700 score out of 800 be enough for a seat at the DU. Last year, as many as nine courses needed a minimum of 100 per cent marks to offer admissions. From BA political science to BCom to BSc computer science, cut-offs across streams were around 99 per cent till the third list.
This year, instead of 100 percent marks in CBSE, the percentile in CUET will be considered. As many as 20,000 students scored 100 percentile in CUET. Further, English has the highest number of 8,236 followed by Political Science (2,065) and Business Studies (1,669). Biology (1324), Economics (1188), and Psychology (1209). These subjects remain popular at DU as well. Thus, raising concerns over the high cut-off for admission to top colleges and courses affiliated with the varsity.