The 17-year-old Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Manu Bhaker has secured direct admission at the University of Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College for Women where she is set to study Bachelor’s in Political Science through the sports quota offered at the University.
Ace shooter Manu Bhaker had applied for admission through the sports quota, enrolling herself for undergraduate education at the University of Delhi.
The University of Delhi is known as one of the finest meeting grounds for sports players from all fields, with a highly competitive spirit present in the space. Extremely qualified sportspersons find the University of Delhi as a ground to open up opportunities for them in activities and academics apart from their areas of expertise in sports.
The University’s guidelines for seeking direct admission under sports quota mention that sportspersons who have represented India in competitions recognized and funded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) will be given Direct Admission without Sports Trial. This includes competitive events such as the Olympics, Paralympics, Commonwealth and Asian Games amongst others.
Bhaker, who is an internationally acclaimed Indian face of shooting has won several awards in and outside India and had also been applauded by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for her feats in shooting.
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