The admission process for undergraduate and postgraduate programs has been announced to conclude on December 31 for the academic session 2022-23 by Delhi University.
In the last round of admission in UG courses, Delhi University has allocated only around 3,500 seats to students. Therefore, officials stated that there are nearly 6,000 seats are still vacant across colleges.
Out of the total 70,000 UG seats, so far, around 64,000 seats have been filled. The admission process is about to conclude. The admission process for undergraduate and postgraduate programs has been announced to conclude on December 31 for the DU academic session 2022-23 by Delhi University.
On Thursday, the allocated list was declared which can be accepted by the candidates till Friday. It was stated by a senior official that all the 70,000 seats will not be filled this academic year 2022-2023 across colleges.
The university has allocated around 3,500 seats in the last spot admission round. The Dean of Delhi University stated that the admission process for the academic session will conclude by December 31.
He was, then, enquired about the conduct more rounds. Therefore, the Dean replied that this is the last round for admission into undergraduate programs. This shows that 2,500 seats across colleges will remain vacant even if the 3,500 candidates accept the allocated seats.
Delhi University Admission Process
The admission process of the Delhi University was conducted in three phases:
- Application process,
- Preference filling,
- Seat allotment-cum-admission.
The university is admitting students, this year, through the CUET (Common University Entrance Test). From this year, the university has warded off Class 12 marks as their cut-off. In off-campus colleges, the seats are mostly vacant. Some of these colleges previously struggled to fill seats.
It was enquired on whether the reason behind the seats being vacant in off-campus colleges is due to the delay in the start of admission. However, the official stated that the withdrawal has been less this year compared to the previous years.
Only those students who are genuinely interested in taking admissions in the University of Delhi applied for it as the admission process started late. She stated that there are fewer withdrawals this year unlike previous years. Despite the persistent efforts of the university to prevent this, the seats have remained.
Admission to DU Undergraduate Courses
The university admitted 20 per cent of extra students under OBC and unreserved categories in order to fill all the seats. To fill the maximum seats in undergraduate courses, the university also admitted 30 per cent of extra students in the SC/ST category, this year, in the first round of counselling.
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