DU Admission: Over 19,000 students apply on the first day
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Delhi University received over 19,000 applications on the first day of its first completely-online admission process on Monday for undergraduate courses, an official said.
Principals of various colleges said the first day of the process was a learning curve for them and there were no technical glitches. The university had announced its first cut-off list on Saturday, with the Lady Shri Ram College pegging the cut-offs for three honours courses at 100 per cent.
Officials said they faced difficulties in verifying documents and it took time for them to get into the groove. As many as 19,086 aspirants applied for the 70,000 seats on offer for undergraduate courses. Out of these, 1,628 applications were approved, while 920 students have made the payment, according to university officials.
The admission process is being held completely online this year amid the coronavirus pandemic and the university has advised students not to visit colleges in person.