Admissions 2014

What all to carry along as you head out for admissions to DU

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Now that the first list of eligibility percentages is out and students flock the colleges all over Delhi to seek admissions, here is a list of few essentials you ought to carry along with,as you head out of your homes.

The Documents required for procedure of admission.

  • A list of all the colleges you are eligible in on the basis of the cut-offs.
  • At least 5 photocopies, attested by a gazetted officer and also self-attested of the following documents along with the laminated originals:
  • Class X marksheet + passing certificate
  • Class XII marksheet + passing certificate ( If the passing certificate has not yet been issued, a provisional certificate from your school)
  • Receipt of the Common Admission Form
  • Migration Certificate (esp. for outstation students)
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • If you are seeking admission in a category other than ‘General’ such as SC, ST or OBC, do carry the certificate authenticating your claim. Remember, such a certificate shall be considered legitimate, only if issued in your name, your parent’s certificate won’t work.

Other equally important stuff.

  • About 10 latest passport-size coloured photographs
  • A black and blue pen, a pencil, stapler with extra pins, glue
  • Around 10,000 INR in a carefully concealed envelope
  • Some cash in change of 100 INR and 500 INR notes for prospectus purchases and transportation. You might also want to keep a Metro card with sufficient balance handy.

Also, not to miss out these.

Apart from these extremely important stuff, do not forget:

  • A water-bottle
  • Some easy-to-carry snacks
  • A packet of glucose biscuits
  • An umbrella
  • Some spare change
  • A cellphone with adequate amount of balance
  • Some blank sheets
  • A folder
  • A big, but comfortable carry bag
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes

Bringing along a companion, preferably an elder turns out to be beneficial. Remember to not panic.In case you realize at the college that you do not meet their requirements, make a quick decision and refer to your list of eligible colleges for the next viable and easily accessible college.

Save a seat first and then, wait for the next cut-off.

Ayesha Sareen for DU Beat
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