Delhi University boasts of some of the elite colleges in the country which beckons students of academic brilliance and extraordinary co – curricular records. Even though the classes have now shifted to online platforms owing to the pandemic, Delhi University hasn’t lost its charm, with thousands of students vying for admissions. For many students, it is a dream to study at Delhi University despite the fact that most colleges have announced the cut off marks as 100 percent. There are around 70,000 graduate seats in 91 colleges. It is tough to secure an admission for a good course at a prominent college even if you score 95 % marks. In case you are wondering what makes the Delhi colleges stand out, take a look at their unique features and brilliant approach at higher education.
Academics – Most colleges offer Honors degrees in which students can learn the subjects in – depth. Moreover, the syllabus is regularly updated. This kind of in – depth learning pattern helps the students secure admission at foreign universities for higher studies or prepare for civil services examination. The teachers have incredible research experience in a variety of fields from prominent universities abroad. Besides, the students are exposed to the cultural diversity of India as a classroom would have pupils from all over the country.
Exams – They have a unique patterns as followed by prominent foreign universities. There would be three or four descriptive type questions. The instructors are not looking for readymade answers that are copied from the text books. Instead, detailed answers that show the analytical skills of the students are preferred. So, open book tests were successfully conducted even during the lockdown period.
Internship – The colleges offer amazing internship opportunities. Students could easily find internship opportunities at various central government agencies and at international NGOs. Online internships too have become popular since the Covid 19 outbreak.
Other advantages – The colleges offers incredible opportunities for co – curricular activities. The cultural festivals held at many colleges in DU are the best in the country. Moreover, the students are in the vicinity of other centers of excellence like the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru University, Indian Institute of Technology, Jamia Milia Islamia University, Ambedkar University and All India Institute of Medical Science. Most importantly, the exposure that a metropolitan city like Delhi offers is spectacular.
As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 ranking four out of the five best colleges in India come under Delhi University. Miranda House, Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), Hindu College and St. Stephen’s are the ones that topped the NIRF ranking. Meanwhile, Hansraj College is ranked within the first ten. Shri Ram College of Commerce, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, Sri Venkateswara College, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Gargi College, Kirori Mal College and Dyal Singh College are included in the list of top 25 institutes in India.
Apply before 31 August
Applications for admission to the degree courses could be submitted till 31 August. The admissions would be based on the cut off marks that are announced by various colleges. The cut off is calculated based on the total marks scored by the students in four subjects. If a college announces its cut off as 100, then, only the students who have scored 100% marks in the respective subjects need to apply. Applications to St. Stephen’s College, which has a minority status, should be submitted separately.
For more information – admission.uod.ac.in
Students from Kerala who are interested in securing admissions in Delhi University could contact Malayali student associations like Maithri and Sarga for assistance. Ph – 7827890309, 9645478000.