DU Admissions 2016: Second Cut-off Released, Significant Dip Observed

The University of Delhi has released the second cut-off list yesterday night. The second cut-off shows a sizeable drop in percentages, even as some colleges closed the enrollment to popular courses like B.Com and Economics.

Delhi University is conducting the admission process for its undergraduate courses in all its affiliated colleges for the academic session 2016.

According to an announcement from DU, the university will be releasing only 5 cut-off list unlike the 10 cut-off list in the previous year.


The second cut-off shows a dip in about 0.25 to 1.5 percent in most subjects. Though most of the colleges have refrained from dropping their percentage, colleges like SGTB Khalsa has seen a steep fall of 8% for BA Honours in Punjabi.

According to sources, admissions to science courses seem to be closing faster than that of arts and commerce streams. Daulat Ram College has already closed admission to Biomedical Sciences and Zoology. Likewise, admissions into Zoology and Life Sciences has ended in Ramjas college.

Also read: Delhi University Admissions 2016: First Cut-off Released

One of the most popular courses B.Com Honours still remains open for admission in popular colleges like Lady Sri Ram, Daulat Ram college, Hansraj College, Hindu College and IP College.

Despite being in demand, admissions to Economics and English still remain open in Kirori Mal College, Lady Sri Ram, Miranda House and Ramjas.

Popular colleges where admission to History is still available include Ramjas, SGTB Khalsa, Venkateshwara college, Miranda House and LSR.

Ramjas College which had announced the highest cut-off at 99.25% for B.Com Honours, 98.75% for B.Com and 98.5% for Economics Honours brought it down to 97.5%.

DU Admissions 2016: Second Cut-off Released

The highest percentage in the second cut-off list has been announced by Lady Sri Ram College at 98.25% for Psychology Honours. The percentage required for B.Com Honours is 97.5% in the college.

Economics at Miranda House is available at 97.25%, 96% at College of Vocational Studies, 96.25% at Daulat Ram College, 97% at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce and 97.75% for SRCC.

The university had received 2.5 lakh applications for the 54,000 seats in 63 colleges

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