NEW DELHI: Finally, the wait is over for scores of students as the Delhi University announced its admission policy for this year’s academic session on Saturday. According to the officials the first cut- off list for admissions in around 67 colleges associated with the varsity will be out in a month –on June 20.
Witnessing so many technical issues, glitches and server crashing problems last year in the online process, this year the DU has strengthen both its software to avoid any such technical issues.
"Last year it was our first time so we have learnt from that experience. We have improved our software and hardware and made them sturdy to make it more accessible for the aspirants. The varsity will announce six cutoff lists. Depending upon the number of seats left, the university will declare any further cutoff list" Maharaj.K.Pandit, chairperson of Admission committee.
Delhi University gets more than 3 lakh applications for admission every year, has decided to offer 58,000 seats in around 57 under- graduate and post-graduate courses this year, which is 2,000 more than last year.
The admission registration process for undergraduate courses will start from May 22 and the last date is on June 12. Bringing a smile to the students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) the university officials informed that they can just register with just their Roll number till the time the results are not out, the marksheet will be uploaded automatically afterwards.
This year the varsity has created a 'Pool Money Fund" for refund money. "Last years we have received many complaints from the students regarding refund of money. As they face problem while changing the college or getting the refund money. So this year, we have provided a separate section for bank details. Hence as the students cancels his/her admission or apply for other college will be transferred to the account holder" said another member of admission committee.
Adopting and adapting to the digital era, DU has made many changes in the admission process. A student applying at Delhi University will get notifications via a Pop-Up and messages will be sent to every student to confirm that they have successfully completed with the registration.
This is for the first time that the Delhi University has decided to conduct online entrance tests at 18 centers across the country. Form Monday onwards, a 10 day Open House day for students and parents will be held at all the colleges which come under the varsity, a special helpline has been launched by the university top cater to African students who come to study at Delhi university.