Delhi University has not only extended the last registration date from 14th June to 22nd June 2019 for admission to the undergraduate courses for the academic year 2019-2020 but has also announced the revised eligibility criteria. DU released the revised eligibility criteria for admission to various UG courses by 5.00 PM on 17th June 2019.
DU Admission 2019: Revised Eligibility Criteria
The Delhi University revised eligibility criteria for admission to UG courses can be checked in the detail below:
- BA. (Hons.) English: Candidate must have at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination. The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects. The applicant must have studied and passed English in the qualifying exam and should include English for calculation of ‘Best Four’ percentage
- B.A. (Hons.) Hindi: Candidate must have at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination. Applicants securing 40% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in the subject concerned are also eligible for admission to the relevant Honours Course.
- The merit will be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects. The candidate must have studied and passed Hindi in the qualifying exam and should include Hindi for calculation of ‘Best Four’ percentage. Applicants who have passed the Intermediate Examination of an Indian University/Board with at least 40% marks in the aggregate and also “Prabhakar in Hindi” shall be eligible for admission
The varsity informed about the revised eligibility criteria through the Bullet of Information. Among the changes in the eligibility criteria introduced by the university this year, one that caused a lot of agitation among the students was to include Mathematics in the best of four subjects for admission to BA Hons Economics course with a minimum of 50 per cent marks in Mathematics or Business Mathematics for admission to B.Com (Hons) courses.
One of the DU aspirants filed the petition against the same and considering the same university decided to issue the revised eligibility criteria for UG admissions. The High Court had also asked the varsity to allow the aspirants to apply for admission on the basis of 2018-19 eligibility criteria and to extended the registration date till 22nd June 2019.
The DU admission committee released the revised eligibility criteria. The High Court's judgement stated that the changes in the eligibility criteria should be as per the requirement of the present day.