New Delhi: Seven colleges of Delhi University have declared a 100 per cent cut-off in 11 subjects for 2021-22 admissions making this a higher cut-off — by one point — than last year in popular subjects.
Around 70,000 students scored 95% and above in the CBSE Class 12 exams this year.
Among the Science colleges, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and Hansraj College have a 100 per cent cut-off for B.Sc Computer Science, Ramjas College for B.Sc in Physics and Shaheed Sukhdev College for Business Studies for B.Sc in Computer science.
Lady Sri Ram College has a 100 per cent cut-off for BA Economics & B.Com, Ramjas College for Political Science, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa college for B.Com and Hindu College for B.Com.
The Jesus and Mary College too has a 100 per cent cut-off in its BA Psychology honors course.
The CBSE class 12 examinations were cancelled in view of the Covid pandemic by a Supreme Court order. The apex court had approved the usage of the 30:30:40 evaluation criteria for students. However, when results were declared, CBSE saw an an increase in the number of students with 95 plus per cent.
Colleges with 98% and above cut-offs
In the Arts and Commerce Colleges of the 77 colleges in DU, about 80 courses have a cut-off of 99 per cent or more.
Some of these courses include Kirorimal College with a cut-off 99.75 per cent in B.Sc Mathematics, Maitri College with a 99 per cent cut-off for the same course, Indraprastha College for Women with a 99.75 per cent cut-off for BA in Political Science and Kamla Nehru College with a 99 per cent cut off for BA honors in English.
Some of the more prominent colleges of the university saw their cut-off bracket concentrated between the 96-100 per cent — of the 11 courses Lady Shri Ram College is offering, nine had a cut-off between 97-99.75 per cent. Hindu College, too, was offering seven of its nine courses with a cut-off between 97-100 per cent. Miranda House’s 7 courses, of its 10, has a cut-off between 97-99.75 per cent.
Among science colleges, Bhaskaracharya College for Applied Sciences has all of its 11 courses in the 94-99 per cent bracket, Daulat Ram College has all of its seven courses in the cut-off bracket of 94-99 per cent.