DU Admission 2017, Popular Colleges Keep Their Cut-off 95%


DU admission 2017 released its second cut off list for the under graduate courses, students who were waiting for the second cut-off list can now know about the second cut-off list 2017, Delhi University being the most popular college has cut off above 95% for the U.G courses, and even in the second cut-off list the percentage continues to soar.

Students can were eagerly waiting for the second cut-off result can visit the official website of Delhi University as the second merit list of cut-off has been published in the official website, From that students may come to know about their affiliated college and the students who don’t y find the name in second cut-off list can wait for the allotment of third cut-off list.

Every year thousand of students register themselves under Delhi University,  the only thing which matter here is the cut-off marks, the cut marks of DU is too high but despite of the high cut-offs, students apply in thousands of numbers, Delhi University holds 56,000 seats, in which 14,000 seats have been filled while 42,000 many seats are yet to be filled so the students still have chance to grab it. As per DU policy, a college has to give admission to all those who meet the cut-off. However, university officials said students need not panic.

While the second cut-off list released by the Delhi University on Friday saw a dip in percentages across courses, it still remains on the higher side.

For popular courses like B.A Programme in the following courses:

  • English (Hons)
  • BCom (Hons)
  • Political Science (Hons)
  • Physics (Hons)

The dip varies between 0.25-1%. Meanwhile, to avoid over-admission, popular colleges exercised caution and kept the cut-off above 95%.

Students who meet the cut-off under the second list can take admission between July 1 and July 4. The third cut-off list will be declared on July 7. Students who met the first cut-off criteria but could not take admission has a golden chance to apply on July 4. However, students can know about the availability of subjects and seats from the official website.

At Shri Ram College of Commerce, the cut-off for B.Com (Hons) has come down to 97.5% from 97.75%. As the college has already filled 400 of 501 seats, the dip has been kept to a minimum.

At Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, which had set a record for the highest cut-off for most subjects in the first list, as the highest dip is for Chemistry (Hons), where the cut-off has come down by 2%. This, despite the college not being able to fill even one general category seat for any of its courses. For Political Science (Hons), which saw a 99% cut-off in the first list, the figure has come down by 1.75 percentage point to 97.25%.

But it is courses such as

  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • Botany
  • Zoology

Where the dip in cut-off varied between 0.5 and 2 percentage points. Incidentally, popular colleges that had placed cut-offs below 95% have been able to fill the seats.

The Kamla Nehru College, admissions to Geography (Hons) and History (Hons) are now closed. Cut-offs for both subjects in the first list was 92%.

Hindu College and Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), which have closed admissions for most courses, despite high cut-offs in the first list. They had offered only 14 courses at LSR college, out of which 10 courses did not have a second list. However, seats are still available for the following courses:

  • Psychology
  • Journalism (Hons)
  • Political Science
  • English (Hons)

The dip in the second cut-off is 0.25 percentage points, with Psychology (Hons) still at 98.25%. Of 18 courses being offered at Hindu College, there is no second list for 10 science and humanities courses.

Students for further information can visit the official website.