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The Delhi University (DU) released the first cut-off list for UG courses for some colleges on Thursday, a day ahead of the scheduled date.

Prospective students can go through the official website – du.ac.in – to check college-wise and subject-wise cut-offs and start applying accordingly. Depending on the availability of seats after the first list, the university colleges issue second and, if needed, third cut-off lists.

Certain colleges from North and South campuses including SRCC, Miranda House, Hansraj College, Kirori Mal College, Jesus and Mary College, Gargi College, PGDAV, Satyawati College, Bhagini Nivedita College, Mata Sundari College for Women, Dyal Singh College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Keshav Mahavidyalaya and Shivaji College have released their first cut-off list.

As reported by news agency PTI the highest cut-off in DU is 99% for political science in Hindu College. Hindu College has also announced the highest cut-off for science courses at 98.3% for Physics (Hons.)

Here is the list of DU Colleges with cut-off percentages

Hindu College

Political Science – 99%

Physics (Hons.) – 98.3%


Lady Shri Ram College

BA Programme, Psychology (Hons) – 98.75%.

Shri Ram College of Commerce or SRCC

BCom (Hons) – 98.5% (increase of .75% from last year.)

BA Economics (Hons) –  98.75% (no increase)


Kirori Mal College

BA English (Hons), BA Economics (Hons) and BCom (Hons) – 97%.  (English same, 0.5 % increase in Economics)

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Hansraj College (0.5%) in few programmes including BA economics (Hons).

BA English (Hons) – 97.25%

BA Economics (Hons) – 98.5%

BCom – 98.25%


Jesus and Mary College

BA Psychology- 98% (with 85% and above in psychology in Class 12; 99% (without psychology or securing less than 85% in psychology in class 12)


Ramjas College

BA English (Hons) – 97%

History – 98%

BSc Physics, Mathematics – 97%


While the north-campus based St Stephens College released its first cut-off two days earlier — BA English (Hons), Economics – 98.75%

For UG admissions, maximum entries were in the unreserved category — 1,52,478 students followed by 5,5457 under OBC, 34,262 under SC and 7,100 under ST category.

In the newly introduced EWS category, a total of 9091 applications were received for undergraduate admissions.

As usual, most of the applications came from the Central Board of Secondary Education students. As many as 2.05 lakh students applied form CBSE followed by 8,755 applications by UP Board and 8,398 applications by the Council for the Indian School Certification Examination.

Since the number of students clearing CBSE 12 with 95% marks has increased from last year, the DU cut off too has increased, as expected.

Eligible applicants have started to form long queues at multiple colleges of the University to complete the admission process. However, many did express frustration over the delay in the process.



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