Many to flock to DU on last day

42,000 admission forms yet to be submitted

In the ongoing Delhi University undergraduate admissions, which will have its last day of sale and submission of forms on Monday, at least 1.3 lakh forms were sold over-the-counter. Of these, 88,000 have been submitted.  

DU officials expect rush on the last day with at least 42,000 forms yet to be submitted. Some 32,000 online forms have been submitted so far.

“The number is slightly bloated and may come down by 15 per cent as students have made both online and over-the-counter submissions to be on the safer side. Monday is a crucial day. We advise students not to panic as post offices are also accepting forms. They should make use of that,” said a senior DU official.

Last year, the total number of forms sold was 1.8 lakh and some 1.3 lakh were submitted.
According to the official, Saturday saw a huge rush and Monday will also see a huge crowd.

“We have opened more submission counters as there will be more number of students who will be coming to submit instead of buying,” said the official.
On Monday, online sale and submission of forms will be till 5 pm.

Over-the-counter forms can be submitted in 10 university centres and 12 head post offices between 10 am and 1 pm for general category students.

SC/ST candidates

For Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates, no online forms are available. Over-the-counter forms will be available at Arts Faculty, North Campus; office of the dean of students’ welfare, Shyam Lal College and Rajdhani College from 10 am to 2 pm.

Students applying through sports and extra curricular activity quota will have to go to individual colleges to collect forms and check which ECA activity and sports the college is offering.

DU introduced online form system from this admission season, though initial technical glitches were reported, following which the system gathered speed.

Cut-off list

The first cut-off list will be announced on June 26.

The School of Open Learning is expecting an increase in admission once admissions for regular courses are closed.

“We already have 1,500 students applying for various courses. Our online form system is expected to start on Monday,” said H C Pokhriyal, executive director of School of Open Learning.

The admission process of SOL started on June 1 and will go on till September.

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