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DU Releases Schedule for Special, 6th, and 7th Cut-Off Lists

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. 

Special Cut-offs

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 – 

  1. 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. 
  1. Applicants will only apply for a single course + college. Carefully, check the number of seats vacant in the course + college. 
  2. The special cut-off list will be available on the website of Delhi University on November 23. 
  3. 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. 
  4. 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. 
  1. Application for admission against special cut-offs does not guarantee admission. 
  2. 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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