14 Students of Seelampur Slums Get Admissions in Delhi University

Published: | July 07, 2016
14 Students of Seelampur Slums Get Admissions in Delhi University
14 students of Seelampur slum area secured admissions in Delhi University.

14 students of Seelampur slum area secured admissions in Delhi University. It’s a rural area where most of the parents are rickshaw pullers, daily wage labourers, street vendors and much more. These students managed to get admissions in the two cut-offs list. Out of 14 students, 12 students are girls.

This year, a total number of 78 students have attended for the Class XII CBSC examination from Seelampur Slum area. Out of them, 12 students secured marks above 80%. An NGO organisation, Asha has been working in this area to promote education.

Heena, who secured 84% in Class XII managed to get admission in BA in Zakir Hussian College. Similarly, Saugatha secured a seat in Urdu Honours in Kirori Mal College. She secured 86.5% in Class XII. Her father is a street vendor.

This year, the University received 2,50,000 applications for 54,000 seats among 63 colleges affiliated to Delhi University.

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