99.25 pc highest this year

99.25 pc highest this year

The first cut-off list for Delhi University undergraduate admissions was announced on Monday with Hindu College declaring the highest at 99.25 per cent for two of its courses — BCom (H) and Economics (H).

The minimum for the two courses was decided at 96.25 per cent and 95.75 per cent respectively. In most Arts and Commerce courses cut-offs, Hansraj College comes second to Hindu with up to two per cent difference in courses like Economics (H) and BCom (H).

Compared to last year’s cut-offs, several prominent colleges have increased up to five per cent in sought-after courses under Arts and Commerce. Hindu and Hansraj have also increased one per cent this year in Economics (H) and B Com (H).

Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), which came under the radar for coming out with a 100 per cent cut-off for one of its courses last year, has stuck to 98.50 per cent — being the highest among the two courses offered by the college. SRCC’s cut-offs are BCom (H) at 96.50 per cent and BA Economics (H) at 96.75 per cent to 97.75 per cent.

Miranda House has increased its cut-off for BA by five per cent with 86 per cent to 91 per cent this year. Lady Shri Ram College has added one per cent to its last year’s cut-off, which is 93.25 per cent this year.

In fact, Ramjas College has dropped eight per cent, coming to 80 per cent to 90 per cent this year.

In prominent colleges

Similarly, in prominent colleges that offer BCom, an overall increase of one to two per cent has been noticed. For example, Kirori Mal College has increased two per cent, reaching 91 per cent to 95 per cent this year.

Gargi College and Delhi College of Arts and Commerce have maintained the same cut-off as last year, while Daulat Ram College has increased one percent at 93 per cent to 96 per cent. Jesus and Mary Convent has also increased one per cent at 94.50 per cent.

However, Bhim Rao Ambedkar College (94 per cent) and Laxmi Bai College (90 per cent to 95 per cent) have seen a jump of seven per cent in their BCom courses.

The trend is the same in BCom (H) cut-offs with an increase of one to two per cent.

Hansraj College this year has dropped one per cent for its BCom (H). Moti Lal Nehru College has increased one per cent, thus making the second highest cut-off for BCom (H) with 92 per cent to 99 per cent.

A three per cent increase is being noticed in this year’s cut-off in Acharya Narendra Dev College’s BCom (H) course, which is between 92 per cent to 97 per cent this year.


In Non-Common Aptitude Test for English (CATE) colleges, Hansraj College has the highest at 90.50 per cent to 98.50 per cent for its English (H) course, a three to four per cent jump. Ramjas, Maitreyi, JMC and Gargi College have cut-offs between 89 per cent and 97.50 per cent — an increase by one per cent this year.

In CATE colleges, Hindu has topped the cut-off with 84.50 per cent; Miranda House at 82.40 per cent; KMC and LSR at 80 per cent and 81.75 per cent respectively.

A similar trend of an increase by one per cent in courses like History (H) and Political Science (H) has been noticed.

In Science courses, Ramjas College saw a jump of up to 10 per cent in Physics (H) and Chemistry (H) with 96 per cent and 93.50 per cent this year. Last year, the cut-offs were 88 per cent in Physics (H) and 83 per cent in Chemistry (H). Other colleges have stuck to an increase by one to two per cent in their Science courses.

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