The Delhi University has offered a relaxation of up-to 10 percent in the cut-offs for OBC students, yet most off-campuses colleges saw a low entry of students under this category. For about 296 seats, only 29 OBC admissions have been made so far at Sri Venkateshwara College.
Spokesperson at the college Dr.VCS Rao said, "Nine OBC students were admitted yesterday, and then umber increased to 20 today". The situation was no different at evening colleges too. At Dyal Singh Evening college, only 25 of the 321 OBC seats have been occupies till now.
The Principal of Dyal Singh Evening college, Dr.Deepak Malhotra said "Students who seek admission under this category wait for the second and third lists to come out".
The Principal of Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College Dr.Sandeep Sharma said "During the first round of admission, most OBC students prefer getting seats under category if they meet the cut-off. It is only in the second and the third list that the admission under OBC quota picks up".
Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College has 319 seats for OBC and is offering up to 5% relaxation for the quota. Till now, 31 OBC students have registered for admissions in the college.
"Shaheed Bhagat Singh College also has a very poor responces regarding admission in OBC quota. It has just 5% seats being occupied" said the principal Dr.PK Khurana. Talking about the lack of applicants, Dr. Khanna said "Last year a number of fake caste certificates were notices at various colleges. Thus, the university this year issued strict guidelines to ensure that only genuine candidates get admissions".