The University of Delhi (DU) has released the schedule for DU Special cut-off, Sixth cut-off and Seventh cut-off on its official website.
In a Press Release dated November 21, 2020; the University of Delhi has notified the schedule and guidelines for Special cut-off and the Sixth and Seventh cut-offs for Undergraduate merit-based courses. Earlier DU had released the schedule for only five cut-off lists and later postponed the dates for Special cut-off list.
Sixth and Seventh Cut-offs
The admissions under the Sixth cut-off list will begin from November 30, 2020, at 10:00 AM and will go on till December 2, 2020, till 5:00 PM. The last date for the payment of fees would be December 4, 2020. The Seventh cut-off list will be released only “if required”, i.e. if seats remain vacant. The cut-offs for the Seventh cut-off list will be announced on December 7, 2020, at 10:00 AM and the admission portal will remain open till December 9, 5:00 PM. The last day of payment of fees against 7th cut-off is December 11, 2020.
The policy and process of taking admissions under the above lists will be same as adopted for the previous five cut-off lists.
The application process for the Special cut-off will begin from November 24, 2020, and will only remain active till 1 pm on November 25, 2020. Interested candidates will have to apply for the same within the deadline. The colleges will approve the applicants selected under a special cut-off list by 5 pm on November 26, 2020.
The University has also informed guidelines for applying and getting admission under the special cut-off list. Here’s a summary of the guidelines –
- Who can/cannot apply –
- Those candidates who have not taken admission until the 5th cut off
- Candidates who have cancelled their admissions in 5th cut off will not be eligible
- Applicants who are already admitted (including NCWEB) in any course/college of DU will not be eligible.
- Applicants will only apply for a single course + college. Carefully, check the number of seats vacant in the course + college.
- The special cut-off list will be available on the website of Delhi University on November 23.
- If the number of students applying is more than the number of seats available, colleges will make a Merit as per the Best of four/ Best of three required for the course and approve students as per the merit, as the number of seats available.
- In case of a tie, the following tie-breaking rule will be applied –
- Applicant who has scored higher percentage of marks (aggregate of Best of five subjects, including one language) in the qualifying examination will be considered.
- Applicant who has earlier date of birth (as mentioned in Class X certificate) will be considered.
- Application for admission against special cut-offs does not guarantee admission.
- No grievances will be entertained if the candidate fails to apply or pay the fees (if approved) within the stipulated time period.
University of Delhi Officials had earlier declared that a total of 67,781 students had taken admissions to various undergraduate courses till the Fifth cut-off lists.
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