DU 2018 Admissions: St Stephen’s cutoff for BA, English, History go up; Dip in Sanskrit and BSc cutoff
Updated on Jun 12, 2018 - 6:55 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee

DU Admission 2018-19 - As Delhi University aspirants eagerly await cut-off for different colleges, St Stephen’s College has announced its first round admissions with higher cut-off for BA Programme, Mathematics (H), English (H) and History (H) even as the cut-off for BSc and Sanskrit eased this year as compared to last year.

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St Stephen’s College usually announces its admission cutoff a few days in advance to the announcement by other DU colleges. The 2018 admission cut-off for all 77 Delhi University affiliated colleges is expected by June 19.


The St Stephen’s College is first to announce the cutoff with its first list announced on June 11, 2018.

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While the cutoff for BA Programme has increased by as much as 2 percentage points, for some programme including Mathematics, English and History, the cutoff has increased marginally by 0.25 points. However, for programmes like BSc and Sanskrit, the cutoff has shown a substantial dip of 6.34 and 10 percentage points, respectively.

The minority college also calculates the cutoff based on the Delhi University’s Best of Four subjects formula.


St Stephen’s Cutoff: 2018 Vs 2017

BA Programme – The St Stephen’s General category applicants from both, Science and Commerce streams will need 98 per cent in their ‘Best of Four’ subjects for admissions to BA programme this year, while it was 96 per cent and 96.5 per cent last year. The candidates from Humanities stream will need 95.5 %, 0.50 percentage-point less than last year’s 96 per cent.

Economics – This year’s cutoff for General category candidates of Science stream applying for Economics programme is the same that of last year, i.e., 97.5 per cent. Further, the Commerce stream candidates will need 0.25 points more than last year’s 98.5 per cent and the Humanities stream candidate will need 98 per cent to get a seat in the Economics programme. Last year, the Humanities stream candidates needed 97 per cent for admissions.

English – The General category candidates applying for English programme at St Stephen’s College will need 98 per cent, which is 0.25 percentage points more than that last year. However, the Commerce stream candidates, this year, will need 0.50 points lesser that last year’s 99% for admissions into English programme. Further, the St Stephen’s English Cutoff for Humanities stream has not seen any change, where seats are available for candidates scoring more than 97.5% in their ‘Best of Four’ subjects.

Sanskrit – The cutoff for Sanskrit has dipped by 10 % this year. While last year, it was available at 75 per cent, this year, the applicants can have the seats with a 65% score. The Sanskrit cutoff for Humanities stream candidates have dipped by 5 points, yet at 65 per cent.

Chemistry – The Chemistry programme applicants will need this year, 0.66 percentage point lesser than last year’s 96.66%.

BSc Programme – The candidates applying for BSc programme will get admission with 6.34 % lesser score than last year. This year, the BSc programme applicants will need 89.66% in their Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics aggregate, while last year, it was available at 96%.


St Stephen’s Cutoff Comparison

UG Programme

2018 Cutoff (in %)*

2017 Cutoff (in %)*


BA Programme























- 1.25




- 10




- 0.66





BSc Programme (Maths, Physics & Chemistry)



- 6.34

BSc Programme (Maths, Physics & Computer Science)



- 1.34

*Cutoff for Science Stream candidates under General Category


Click here to check St Stephen’s 2018 Admission Cutoff


St Stephen’s Interview Schedule

Being a minority institution, St Stephen’s College enjoys the privilege of conducting its own admission process and publishes separate cut-offs. According to the St Stephen’s Interview Schedule, the candidates qualifying the cut-off are invited between June 18 and July 6, 2018 for different undergraduate programmes.

St Stephen’s Interview schedule for different programmes


Interview Dates


June 18


June 18, 19 and 20


June 18, 19 and 20


June 21 and 22


June 21, 22, 23 and 25


June 23, 25 and 26


June 26


June 25, 26 and 27

BA Programme

June 27, 28 and 29

BSc Programme

June 28, 29 and 30


July 5 and 6


St Stephen’s Programme

St Stephen’s College offers admissions into as many as 11 undergraduate programmes. The offered programmes are –

  1. BA Programme

  2. BA (H) Economics

  3. BA (H) English

  4. BA (H) History

  5. BA (H) Philosophy

  6. BA (H) Sanskrit

  7. BSc (H) Mathematics

  8. BSc (H) Chemistry

  9. BSc (H) Physics

  10. BSc Programme

  11. BSc Programme in Computer Science

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Hello dear student!

Yes you can apply to upcoming admission forms of Delhi University if you are in class 12th . The admission in most of the courses will be on the basis of merit cut off. If you are eligible for it , then you can apply to various colleges. So whenever the Delhi university forms are available, you can apply to it.

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So, after cracking DUJAT we can get the admission in delhi University main branch.

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Hello Shraddha,

DU JAT happens to be a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to professional undergraduate programmes offered by 18 colleges affiliated to Delhi University. The entrance exam acts as a gateway to the courses of BBA, BMS and BA (Hons) in Business Economics.

The DU JAT scores will enable a candidate to get admitted in one of the 18 colleges under Delhi University.

As per previous years cut-offs data, one needs to have a DUJAT score of atleast 230 in order to get admission into SSCBS and a minimum score of 200 to seek admission into DDU.

Hope this helps you. We wish you the best for your future endeavours!



Am I get admission in delhi University for b.tech without jee mains.

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Hello Shraddha,

Yes obviously, you can take admission in Delhi University (DU) for B.Tech without appearing for JEE-Mains exam. DU conducts it's own entrance test for admission in B.Tech course which is provided by only one college of DU that is Cluster Innovation Center. Through JEE-Mains you can only take admission in institutes associated with JEE-Mains.

For more information you can visit the given link :

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I hope that you got the required information.

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Hi. I am a Bachelor in Management Studies graduate 2019 from Mumbai University. I wish to apply for M.A English at DU. Am I eligible as a commerce student to apply for the admission entrance exam and course?

Charvi Nayyar 18th Feb, 2020

Hello aspirant

As per the rules of the university, you must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:-

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Since you didn't pursue English or related disciplines in graduation you cannot do MA.

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When will registrations start for UG courses at DU in 2020 ?

TANUJ JAIN 18th Feb, 2020

Here sis the list of dates of registration for UG courses at DU:

Entrance Test Based Admission

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration 2nd April 2020
End of Online Registration 30th April 2020
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Entrance Test date 2nd – 9th June 2020
Announcement of Result 25th June 2020
Starting of Admission process 3 rd week of July 2020

Merit Based Admission

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online Registration starts 3 rd week of May 2020
End date for Registration 2 nd week of June 2020
Release of First cut off 4 th week of June 2020
Verification of documents and approval of admission 4 th to last week of June 2020
Release of Second Cut Off 1 st week of July 2020
Verification of documents and approval of admission 1 st week of July 2020
Starting of Classes 3 rd week of July 2020
Admission last date 3 rd week of August 2020

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