Delhi University has arrived in with its second cut-off list for the undergraduate admissions. The second cut-off list is out for 65 colleges across the city. The admission process based on the second cut-off list will begin on 04 July and will continue till 07 July 2014.
The seats are available in many colleges. Students this time stood mostly for humanities courses and commerce and economics courses were left behind. History and Political Science are the subjects that have been most popular among students this year. Thus, admissions are open in Commerce courses in about 50 colleges. Even seats in English and economics are also available.
The second cut-off list has seen a very meager drop in percentages as compared to first cut-off list. Some of the reputed colleges came up to only 0.25% drop in percentage. Shri Ram College of Commerce came up with the second cut-off list from a range of 97.5%-99.25% to 97.25%-99%. The college has cut-off the percentage for B Com (Honours) between 99.50% and 97.50% in the first list to between 97.25% and 99% in the second list. Other colleges such as, Kamala Nehru College, Ram Lal Anand and Acharya Narendra Dev has arrived in with cut-off by a single percentage point.
HansRaj and Hindu have reduced the cut-off percentage very low to only about half a percentage. SGTB Khalsa has dropped it from 96.5%-97.5% to 94.25%-95.5%. Among all of them, LSR has made it notable by dropping three marks or 0.75 percentage points. For science subjects the seats are still available. The cut-off for Physics at Miranda has been from 96.33% to 95%; at Hansraj, from 97.33% to 96.33%; and at Sri Venkateswara, from 96% to 94.33%. Chemistry also saw same drop in percentages. Botany and Zoology has received good response among the science subjects.
Many of the prominent colleges like Miranda House, IP College for Women, Kamla Nehru College, where more than half of the seats are vacant.