DU Admissions 2022: Several seats in science programs stay vacant, principals blame delayed admission course of3 min read
DU Admissions 2022: Even after Delhi University admission course of has reached its third spherical of seat allocation, there are a number of vacant seats throughout science programs particularly in south campus and off campus schools.
College principals attributed the vacancies to delays within the admission course of. They additionally stated science college students have a wider alternative as they’ll elect commerce programs as properly.
The schools count on among the vacancies can be crammed by the third spherical. The third checklist of seat allocation was declared by the varsity on Sunday and college students have been allowed to just accept the seats until Tuesday.
At the top of the second spherical of allocations, over 61,500 college students have taken admission to the college. In the third spherical, 16,231 seats for undergraduate programmes have been allotted. As of seven pm on Monday, 9,504 college students have accepted the school and programs allotted to them.
At Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, most seats within the commerce and humanities departments have been stuffed with solely one among two remaining vacant. However, vacancies in science programs are nonetheless within the double digits.
Principal Hem Chand Jain advised PTI that the school had 912 sanctioned seats and 748 college students had confirmed their admission by paying the charges as of three pm.
Seats within the commerce and humanities departments have been crammed already, Jain stated.
“We are facing problems in filling seats in science courses even in the third round. However, we are hopeful that the majority of seats will be filled in this round,” he stated.
For BSc (Hons) programs at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, 14 seats are vacant in Botany, 10 in Computer Science, 14 in Electronics, 19 in Mathematics and 22 in Physics. Eight and 12 seats are additionally vacant in Zoology and Life Sciences, respectively.
At off-campus Rajdhani College, the utmost vacancies are in Sanskrit and science programs, together with Chemistry, Electronics, and Physics.
The school has 1,192 sanctioned seats and 900 have been crammed by Monday evening.
“Seats in science courses are still vacant. We are hopeful that it will be filled by the end of the third list and bring stability,” Principal Rajesh Giri advised PTI.
“Every year, the situation is the same. Science courses are always filled late. Science students have a lot of choices as they can take admission into many commerce courses as well,” he added.
However, schools in North Campus similar to Miranda House stated that they aren’t dealing with such points.
The school has 1,297 sanctioned seats and it has already admitted 1,375 college students.
Principal B Nanda stated, “Majority of seats across courses have already been filled. Even the seats in science courses are not vacant.” She, nevertheless, acknowledges that seats in science programs took time to fill this 12 months as a result of the admission course of began late.
“The science students might have already taken admission into engineering or medical colleges. Our admission process started in September, which is late,” Nanda added.
The admission course of, which started on September 12, is being carried out in three phases – software course of, choice filling and seat allotment-cum-admission.
This 12 months, the varsity is admitting college students by way of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores as a substitute of their Class 12 marks.