New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Ambedkar University Delhi on Monday released its second cut-off for admissions to under-graduate courses, announcing a dip of 10 percent for History.
In the second list, the university announced a 10 percent drop for B.A. (Honours) with a major in History – from 87 percent to 77 percent for students from Delhi who have studied Arts in Class 12.
The drop was the same for science students (81 percent) and commerce (82 percent).
There was also a drop of 10 percent in all the three streams for students who are from outside Delhi.
The university, which announced its first cut-off on July 7, announced a 10 percent drop for courses like B.A. (Honours) with major in English, Psychology, Sociology and Social Sciences and Humanities for students who studied commerce in Class 12 and were from outside Delhi.
This time, the university announced a drop of 3 percent for English, bringing down the percentage to 97 percent for commerce students from outside Delhi.
For Sociology, the university announced a drop of 5 percent for commerce students from outside Delhi.
The subject saw a drop of 7 percent for Delhi students.
While Social Sciences and Humanities saw a dip of 4 percent for outside Delhi candidates and 5 percent for those from Delhi, Psychology saw a marginal dip of 2 percent for outside Delhi students and a drop of 1.5 percent for Delhi students.
“The variation in Psychology and History percentages is so because the students who haven’t got admission to the course because their marks are lower. Also, since DU has lesser seats for Psychology, the cut-off here is higher as it is sought after. It’s a simple case of supply and demand,” Kuriakose Mamkoottam, dean of students’ service, told IANS.
Economics saw a dip of 3 percent for Delhi students across the three streams, while it was 1 percent for outstation candidates. Also, Mathematics saw a drop of 7 percent for Delhi students, compared to 4 percent for outside Delhi students.
Students can secure admission from July 14 till July 16 between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.