Number of seats in the university increased to 54000
Jasleen Kaur | May 11, 2010
The admission process for various Under-Graduate courses for the academic session 2010-11 in Delhi University (DU) will commence from May 28 and will end on Jnue 11th. This year the process has been pre-poned for few days as CBSE results are ecpected to come out early. It was declared in a press conference addressed by Vice Chancellor Prof Deepak Pental and Dean of Student Welfare Prof S.K Vij on Tuesday.
University has set up 16 Admission Information Centres located in different parts of the city for sale and receipt of Common Pre-Admission Forms and Information Bulletin. The first admission list will be announced by the Colleges on 22nd June.
For answering student's queries, it has also introduced web chat counseling along with DU Help Line. Besides, students can also seek information through email and community radio.
University has increased 54 percent seats in the last three years to provide 27 percent reservation to OBCs in a phased manner. Now, total number of seats available with the university is 54000, out of which 27,270 are for general category, 12,150 seats are for SC/ST students and 14,580 seats are available for OBC category. Also, up to 5% seats in first year of each course in colleges will be made available for Foreign Students.
For candidates seeking admission through sports quota the trials will be centralised this year but admissions will be done by the individual college. Prof S.K Vij, Dean of Student Welfare said, "Every years there is a clash in date of trials, but this system will ease the situation. Also, the same expert will judge all the students."
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